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Hannah Langford

Female - 1659


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  • Name Hannah Langford 
    Gender Female 
    Will Hannah Beecher’s will was dated 13 Jun 1657, proved 5 Apr 1659. New Haven Probate 1:80
    I Hannah Beecher of New Haven, expecting my great change do make this m,y last will and testament, I bequeath my soul unto the hands of my Lord Jesus Christ by whose meritt I hope to be saved and my body to be burried at the discretion of my Son William Potter my Executor. And for my wordly goods I give unto John Potter my Grand child twenty shillings and to Hannah Blackly, my Grand child, wife to Samuel Blackly, twenty shillings, And to Samuel Potter my Grand child twenty shillings to be paid to them within three months after my decease. And for the rest of my estate I give one third part to my son Isaac Beecher and two thirds to my eldest son William Potter, making him my Executor, desiring him to be as a father to his younger brother and his children. And in dividing my goods my will is that my son William should have my feather bed with that belongeth to it, unto his part and that the rest be divided at the discretion of my overseers with the assistance of Sister Wakeman and sister Rutherford and I desire my loving freinds Mr. Mathew Gilbert and John Wakeman to be overseers of this my last will whereunto I have set my hand this 13th day of June, Anno. 1657.
 Witnesses. Mathew Gilbert, John Wakeman, Sarah Rutherford. the mark of Hannah Becher. 
    Died between 13 June 1657 and 5 April 1659  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hannah’s first husband was a Mr. Potter. She married second John Beecher as his second wife.

      She was called Widow Potter or Widow Beecher the midwife. [1]
    Person ID I32235  Schirado
    Last Modified 7 July 2015 

    Family/Spouse 1 William Potter,   d. August 1619, Lewes, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 October 1607  St. Thomas in the Cliffe, Lewes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Potter,   b. about 1608, Lewes, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. June 1662, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    +2. John Potter,   b. ca 1609/10, Lewes, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1643, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
    Family ID F22005  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 John Beecher,   d. 1637/8, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24424  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Donald L. Jacobus, (1922-1932).


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