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"Joseph Hawley"
"Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Grandfather"


JOSEPH HAWLEY of Parwich, in Derbyshire, about nine miles northwest of Old Derby, and four miles from Ashbourne, came to America in 1629 or 1630. That he had a homestead in England is indicated by his will in which he says, "I give to my sonn Samuel Hawley all my lands and buildings in Parwidge in Darbyshere in Old England, to him, his heirs and assigns."

Joseph Hawley was born in 1603, and died May 20, 1690. He was a "yoeman"; he was the first town recorder at Stratford, Connecticut, and wrote the earliest land records that are still in existence in Stratford; in the tax list of the town in 1671 his tax was next to the largest; he was Town Clerk or "Recorder" from 1650 to 1666; was Treasurer of Stratford; was chosen by the town several years to "keep an ordinary"; served on committees to survey lands and adjust boundaries; in 1687 was on a committee to draft a "Patent" for the town; was elected twenty-nine times a Deputy to the General Assembly of Connecticut(*) (election twice a year) serving from 1665 to 1687; was appointed "Commissioner" for Stratford; and held church offices.

In 1646 he married Katharine Birdsey who died June 25, 1692. Births of all their children except Samuel are entered on Stratford records.

NOTE:--A granite memorial to Joseph Hawley, pioneer ancestor, was erected in the Congregational cemetery at Stratford in 1924 by the Society of the Hawley Family.

(*)During eighty consecutive years, four members of the Hawley family--Joseph, Sr., his sons Samuel and John, and his grandson Capt. Joseph--were elected seventy times to the Connecticut Legislature.

From "The Descendants of Captain Thomas Carter", pg. 112

The Hawley family has been fully written up by Mr. Elias Hawley in a large tome, "The Hawley Record." The English ancestry of this family is expounded back to 1006 A. D., with illustrations and coats-of-arms. The first to come to America was Mr. Joseph Hawley, who resided at Stratford, Connecticut, as early as 1629. He was the first town recorder of that place as well as magistrate. He owned several thousand acres of land in and around Stratford, and was returned to the General Assembly as a Deputy twenty-nine times between the years 1658-1687. His wife was Katharine Birdseye. Their cldest son, Samuel Hawley, was also a large land owner and farmer, and succeeded his father as a member of the General Assembly, being returned twenty-three times. He was a first settler of the town of Derby. He was twice married, his first wife, Mary, being a granddaughter of Governor Welles; and the second wife, Patience (widow of Lieut. John Hubbell), was a daughter of Isaac Nicholls, and granddaughter of Sergeant Francis Nicholls, through whom this family claims descent from King Robert Bruce. (See "Sergeant Francis Nicholls," by Walter Nicholls).

From "Hughes and Allied Families", pg. 191-192:

Joseph, who was born in the Parish of Derbyshire, England, and died at Stratford, Connecticut, in 1690. According to some accounts Joseph Hawley came to this country in 1629, and according to others in 1640. The family settled in this country at Scituate, Massachusetts, and afterwards moved to Stratford, Connecticut.

From "Records of the Guthrie Family", pg. 5:

Mary Hawley Coe, died Sept, 9, 1731. She was the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Birdseye) Hawley. Joseph Hawley, grand-father of Abigail (Coe) Guthrie, on her maternal side was Deputy to the General Assembly of Connecticut for Stratford, from 1665 to 1689. Was Town Clerk and Recorder sixteen years, and Treasurer of the town. He was Deacon of the First Congregational church. Joseph Hawley was born in Derbyshire in 1603, and died in Stratford, Conn., in 1690.

From "Reverend John Beach and John Sanford and Their Descendants", pg. 168:

Dea. John Birdsey came from Reading, Berkshire, England, to America in 1636, and to Wethersfield, Conn., where he married Phillipa, daughter of the Rev. Henry Smith and sister to Dorothy Smith, who married John Blakeman of Stratford, son of the Rev. Adam Blakeman. Tradition says Joseph Hawley, the first at Stratford, married a Birdsey at Wethersfield, Conn., and if so it was most probably a sister of this John Birdsey.

From "Reverend John Beach and John Sanford and Their Descendants", pg. 169:

Richard Booth, the progenitor of the Booth family of Fairfield County, Conn.... married Elizabeth, sister of Captain Joseph Hawley, who was the first town clerk of Stratford, and settled in Stratford in 1640.

From "Reverend John Beach and John Sanford and Their Descendants", pg. 188-189:

The Hawleys, according to their own account of themselves, came from Parvidge, Derbyshire, in Old England, now called Parwich ("Parritch"), about nine miles from Derby and four from Ashbourne, the market town. Mr. Joseph Hawley came to America about 1629-30, but just where he located previous to our meeting him in Stratford in 1650 has not been revealed. His brother Thomas was in Roxbury, Mass., as early as 1639. Joseph purchased land in Stratford in 1650, was already married and had a son Daniel, born in 1647-8. Seven sons and three daughters are entered in the Stratford records [leaving out Samuel]. He was also one of the original proprietors of Newtown. Samuel Hawley Junr, in whom we are more interested, married Bethia Boothe, daughter of Ephraim; he and his wife were second cousins, which anyone can discover by a sufficiently elaborate study of the "Hawley Record." This was the Saml Hawley who was one of the three purchasers of Newtown. The story of their first coming is traditional only, and not recorded. It is said they rode to the top of a high hill, at sunset, and seeing an impossible dip before them, stopped there and made their first settlement, calling it "Land's end." Hawley, Junos, and Bush were the historic three who made that wonderful bargain of coats, etc., with the Indians.

From "Newtown's History and Historian, Ezra Levan Johnson", pg. 369:

Joseph Hawley b. 1603, at Derbyshire, England, came to America, 1629, later came to Stratford, d. 1690.

From "Powers-Banks Ancestry", pg. 209:

The first of the name in this country were two brothers, Thomas and Joseph, from Parwich, Derby. Joseph was born about 1603, died 20 May, 1690. He came to America about 1629 or 1630, but first appears on the Stratford records in 1650. He was a deputy in 1665 and often down to 1687. In 1675 he was a quartermaster to collect wheat for the army against the Indians. He married his second wife, Katherine Birdseye, in 1646. His will, dated 1689, mentions children: Samuel, born 1647; Joseph, Elizabeth, Ebenezer, Hannah, Ephraim, John, Mary.

From "Powers-Banks Ancestry", pg. 210:

Deacon Joseph Birdseye, in Wethersfield as early as 1636, came from Reading, Berks, England. Tradition says that Katherine, the wife of Joseph Hawley, was daughter to Edward, the brother of Joseph Birdseye, who resided in New Haven and Wethersfield.

From "Abridged Compendium", pg. 3489

HAWLEY, Joseph (1603-90), from Eng., 1639 was at Stratford, Conn.; dep Gen. Ct., 1665-87.

From "Lineage of Albert L Johnson", pg. 9:

feb. 29: 1671 Mr. joseph hawley hath his fourth Division on Sentanal Hill Nere Jerymiah johnsons field.

Lieut. Thomas HAWLEY was born Abt. 1609 and died Apr. 21, 1676. He married Dorothy HARBOTTLE.
Child of Thomas Hawley and Dorothy Harbottle is:
Elizabeth HAWLEY b. Abt. 1656, d. Dec. 7, 1719; m. Edward DORR (as his first wife)

Notes: From "Powers-Banks Ancestry", pg. 209:

The Hawleys appear to have been substantial and influential people. The immigrant Thomas had a son, Captain Joseph, who in turn was father to the Rev. Thomas Hawley of Ridgefield, the husband of Abigail, daughter to Deputy-Governor Nathan Gold. Other Hawleys were prominent in the Connecticut Valley.

Joseph Hawley's Last Will and Testament

This information obrained from Hawley Lore Newsletter, edited by Ann Summers.

I Joseph Hawley of Stratford, Yeoman, sometime Justice of the Peace, or commissioner in Stratford, in the Colony of Connecticut and County of Fairfield, retaining the understanding and reason the Lord hath given me, do leave this my last will. My spirit I commit into the hands of Jesus Christ, my Redeemer, my body to a comely buriel, and after my debts and funeral expenses are discharged, I do, as hereinafter followeth, dispose of what worldy estate I shall be possessed of at my death, viz:

I do hereby confirm to my children all the lands given them as they are recorded to them, further I give to my son Samuell Hawley, all my lands and buildings in Parwidge in Darbyshire in Old England, to him, his heirs and assigns, after the death of my now wife Katharine Hawley. Moreover I give to him my meadow called the common meadow on the Great Neck, and my meadow at Galep's Gapp, between Porter's children and me.

I give to my son Ephraim Hawley, one acre and a quarter of meadow in ye Great Neck on the east side of the creek, the south side of which is a part of that meadow purchased of Mr. Zacher Walker. All the right of that peace of meadow on the Great Neck, both of the west side of the creek and east, which I purchased of Mr. Walker, I give to my son, John Hawley.

I give to my grandchildren, John Chapman and Joseph Chapman at Seabrook, fifteen pounds to each of them when they come to the age of one and twenty years, in such goods and chattels as my executors are able best to pay them.

I give to Joseph Hawley, my son Samuel's son, besides what is upon record given him, my lot at the field gate called the Stubing lot, the whole of it.

I give to my sons, Ephraim and John Hawley, the two little lots on Claboard Hill and what was laid out to me at the Gallos Creek, also a little lot by Joseph Curtus' lot, purchases of Mr. Ripon, that was laid out to John Wheeler, being above one acre.

I give to my daughter Hannah Nichols, twenty shillings, and to my daughter Mary Coe, twenty shillings. Moreover, I give all my grandchildren five shillings apiece.

Moreover, I appoint my three sons, Samuel Hawley, Ephraim Hawley, and John Hawley, my executors, and do given unto them all my lands in Stratford, Darby and Woodbury equally amongst them, their heirs or assigns forever, also I give unto them all and whatsoever is my estate in debts or otherwise not given, they paying all legacies and debts, and taking care of their mother, my now wife, that she hath whatsoever she needeth during her widowhood; also, I will that my wife Katherine Hawley, shall have the disposing of what household stuff she pleases, and what cows she desires to keep and what corn she shall desire from my said executors or any other needful thing whatsoever wherey her life may be comfortable; and all this I command whilest she remains unmarried. It is to be understood that what of the above said estate my wife disposes of, it is to be to her children or grandchildren, and if she die and leave households undisposed of, then they are to be divided amongst all my children equally that are living, and such children of mine that are called away by death those children shall have their parts.

I give to Mr. Israel Chancie five pounds, and in case their fail to be an difference amongst my above-named executors, my will is that Mr. Israel Chancie and Capt John Geard shall have the power to put a final issue to any difference.

That this is my will I declare by setting my hand and seal this 17 of September, 1689. Joseph Hawley. {Wax Seal}
Memorandum, John Hawley shall have Uriah Mills the remainder of his time and fulfil his indentures.

Signed and Sealed in the presence of Joseph Curtis, Recorder.


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Notes: There are several things worth noting about Joseph's will. One of course is that he named the property in England from which it has been assumed that he orginated. Another is that this property being located in England, would be subject to the English rule of primogeniture, which assured that real property would be inherited by the eldest son. This rule was not part of the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, which permitted the inheritance of real property to be governed by a will. So, Joseph left his eldest son, Samuel, the English property in compliance with English law, made specific bequests of other real property located in Connecticut, and then split the balance among all three named sons, equally.










"John Bruen III"
Born: 1560 Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, England
Died: January 18, 1624 Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, England
Married: 1597 Anne Foxe
& Elizabeth Hardware
(Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Grandfather)


JOHN, 13 bapt. in 1560, the eldest of thirteen children, the father-in-law of John Baldwin of Milford.

John Bruen's life was published first in 1641, under the title:"The very Singular Life of John Bruen, Esq., of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, exhibiting a variety of Memorable and Exemplary Circumstances, which may be of Great Utility to all Persons, but Principally Intended as a Precedent of Piety and Charity for the Inhabitants of the County of Chester. By the Rev. William Hinde, Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford, and Preacher of God's Word at Bunberry, in the aforesaid County." It was republished at Chester in 1799, and in New York in 1857; and a Synopsis was published in Ormerod's "History of Chester." [CC Baldwin goes on for another couple of paragraphs of the wonders of John's character that I will be happy to snail mail to you if you want it. CCB also mentions John, 13's brothers Dutton, of Dutton and Thomas (who attended Oxford with John from 1574-1580) and his sister Catherine. John and Catharine's lives are in Christopher Morton's "Monuments of the Fathers and Reformers. London: 1706. 8 vo." And in case you were wondering- I do not have any of these books!] The genealogy continues on the next page [I added the gen&#'s 14 and on]: JOHN,13 bapt. in 1560, d @ 1625 Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, Eng m. 1st Elizabeth HARDWARE, who d. in 1596, [dau of Henry HARDWARE]; 2nd Anne Fox; and 3rd, Margaret ----.


"Captain Joseph Judson"
Born: 1619 Messing, Essex County, England
Died: October 08, 1690 Stratford, Connecticut
Married: October 24, 1644
Windsor, Connecticut
(Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Grandfather)


Joseph Judson, (Capt.) was born in England in 1618-1619, and died in Stratford, Connecticut, on October 8, 1690. Sarah Porter was baptized in Felsted, Essex, England, on Tuesday, March 15, 1624/5, and died in Stratford on March 16, 1696/7. Her gravestone indicates she died at age 70. They were married in Windsor, Connecticut, on Thursday, October 24, 1644. She took the name Sarah Judson. He is the son of William and Grace Judson. She is the daughter of John and Anna (White) Porter. They had 11 children:

i. Sarah Judson was born on March 2, 1645/6, and died in Southampton, New York, on August 29, 1688. She married Edmund Howell on November 11, 1664.
ii. John Judson [ʀ]: He was born in Stratford on December 10, 1647, and died in Woodbury, Connecticut, on January 12, 1709/10.
iii. James Judson was born on April 24, 1650, and died on February 25, 1721. He married Rebecca Welles, granddaughter of Thomas Welles.
iv. Grace Judson was born on February 19, 1651/2, and died in Milford, Connecticut, in January, 1724. She married (1) Samuel Prudden on December 30, 1669; (2) Thomas Clark.
v. Joseph Judson was born on March 10, 1654, and died on February 1, 1677/8.
vi. Hannah Judson was born on December 31, 1657, and died in Farmington, Connecticut, on August 22, 1732. She married Samuel Wadsworth on June 12, 1689.
vii. Esther Judson was born on August 20, 1660, and died on August 27, 1713. She married Benjamin Curtis on March 23, 1680/1.
viii. Joshua Judson was born on October 27, 1664. He was Ruth's twin; he died young.
ix. Ruth Judson was born on October 27, 1644, and died in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1744. She was Joshua's twin. She married Samuel Welles, grandson of Thomas Welles.
x. Phebe Judson was born on October 29, 1666. She died young.
xi. Abigail Judson was born on September 15, 1669, and died about 1697. She married Josiah Curtis in July, 1692.

His will was dated February 27, 1679/80; his estate was inventoried on October 28, 1690.









"Jeremiah Judson"
Born: 1620 England
Married: Sarah Foote
(Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Granduncle)


Jeremiah Judson was born in England in 1620-1, and died in Stratford on May 15, 1700. He married (1) Sarah Foote and (2) Catherine (Craigg) Fairchild, second wife and widow of Thomas Fairchild.

Sarah Foote was the daughter of Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth Deming. Both Sarah and Nathaniel died before Elizabeth; her second marriage was to Thomas Welles of Wethersfield. [Writer's note: This is an early joining of what are to me the Gilbert (via Fairchild) and Judson branches of my ancestry.] Much more information is available in the Jacobus article cited below. Note that Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth Deming are ancestors of George Bush and George W. Bush, U.S. Presidents, via their daughter, Rebecca: Rebecca Foote, Rebecca Smith, Anna Stillman, (1699), Elizabeth May (1730), Lydia Newcomb (1763), Obadiah Newcomb Bush (1797), James Smith Bush (1825), Samuel Prescott Bush (1863), Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895), George Herbert Walker Bush (1924), and George Walker Bush.




"Deacon Paul Peck Sr."
Born: 1608 Essex County, England
Died: December 23, 1695 Hartford, Connecticut
Married: 1631 Martha Hannah Hale;
Hartford, Connecticut
(Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Grandfather)

Paul PECK (1608-1695) of Hartford, Conn. (1639) was married, ca. 1637, to Martha HALE. They had children:Paul PECK m. 1665 Elizabeth BAISEY; Martha PECK m. John CORNWELL; Elizabeth PECK (1643-1704) m. 29 Oct.1674 Jeremiah HOW; John; Samuel; Joseph; Sarah PECK m. Thomas CLARK; Hannah PECK m. 1680 John SHEPHERD; Mary PECK (1662-1752) m. John ANDREW; and Ruth PECK m. 1680 Thomas BEACH.

Deacon Paul Peck remained in Boston, MA, or its vicinity, until 1636, and then removed to Hartford with the Rev Thomas Hooker and his friends.

His name is on the list of the proprietors of Hartford in 1639. From the records of the town, it appears that he became one of its leading men. His residence is said to have been upon what is now Washington Street, not far from Trinity College, the site of which being still known by aged persons as the "Peck Lot".

His will is upon the Probate Records, B. 5, pp. 217-18-19, dated June 25, 1695, and proved January 15, 1695-6. It is of interest in its details and descriptions of his property. His inventory amounted to £536 and 5s. He makes bequests to his wife Martha, sons Paul and Joseph; his daughters Martha Cornwell, Mary Andrew, Sarah Clark and Elizabeth How; his grandsons Paul and Samuel; and his son-in-law John Shepherd. He also names his granddaughter Ruth Beach, and son-in-law Joseph Bonton, to whom Samuel was required to pay legacies.


"Captain John Charles"
Born: 1608 Essex County, England
Died: December 23, 1695 Hartford, Connecticut
Married: 1631 Martha Hannah Hale;
Hartford, Connecticut
(Morgan Elizabeth King's 13th Great-Grandfather)


Charles family history - Journey to the New World

In the county of Devon in England there lived a man by the name of John Charles. His residence was in the town of Malborough located in the southern area of the county, though he traveled throughout the county of Devon. Through the parish records we find he and wife Agnes Christian had the following children: Humphrey christened in 1578 at Shebbear; Robert christened in 1582 also at Shebbear; Agnes
christened in 1583 at Malborough; Ann christened in 1585 at Shebbear; William christened September 11, 1583 at Malborough and died January 8, 1649 in Salcombe, Devon County, England; Phillip and Edward christened in 1594 at Plymouth; Henry christened in 1595 at Dartmouth; Tomasina christened in 1596 at Plymouth; Joan christened in 1600 at Malborough.

William eventually married Abigail _______ about 1605 and moved to Sandford a town located in the middle of Devonshire County. There the following children were born; Abigail in 1606 who later married John Moss; John christened on April 13, 1608 who later married Sarah Moss; Phillip christened on January 20, 1610; Margaret christened on December 25, 1614; Elnour christened in September of 1618. William's first wife Abigail died about 1618. William married Joan Perrot January 15, 1619 in Malborough, Devon County. Joan was born August 24, 1600 and died May 29, 1657 in Salcombe, Devon County. William and Joan had 4 children. Joan boar October 6, 1622 in Malborough, Devon County; Robert born march 9, 1625 in Tiverton, Devon County, Mary born May 1 1629 in Exeter, Devon County (this is the lady who later married martin Tichenor); and Liver born February 2, 1630 in Tiverton, Devon County.

Sandford is a small village in the vale of the Creedy River. There are about 7770 acres of fertile land in the parish which would indicate that William was farmer before he moved his family to county seat of Exeter. Farming was obviously not a vocation that John wanted as he left with his two sisters early on to travel to London. This is probably where he met up with John Moss as Moss was from the county of Manchester. Thought it has been a common belief that John married before going to American and that he had a daughter, Mary, who married Martin Tichenor, the author of the book Freedom's Call a history of the Charles-Weeks family by Nancy J. Wach (Nancy Wach is a direct descendent of John Charles and has done considerable research on the Charles family), believes that John with his sisters Abigail and Mary traveled to London and that they along with John Moss, Sarah Moss Geer and her husband John set sail on the same ship fro the New World.

They boarded a ship that was possibly named the 'Winterhee' and sailed the Atlantic. A storm must have blown them off course and ship was wrecked off the island of Barbados. John Geer, husband of Sarah (Moss) was lost at sea. Eventually the survivors were transported to Charlestown in Massachusetts.

After arriving in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, John Charles courted Sarah Geer. They eventually married June 23, 1636 in Charlestown. Their first daughter, Sarah, was born in Charlestown in October of 1637. John Moss married Abigail Charles January 18, 1637 probably at Suffolk County, Massachusetts,

With the outbreak of disease in Charlestown and surrounding areas, John and Sarah Charles, Joan and Abigail Moss, and Mary Charles then eight year of age along with many others decided to move to Connecticut. By 1641 they were in New Haven, Connecticut.

Below is a copy of a lawsuit in which John Charles was defendant


MIGRATION: 1633
FIRST RESIDENCE: Charlestown
RETURN TRIPS: Returned to England permanently 1644
OCCUPATION: Artist (i.e., surveyor).
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admitted to Charlestown church on the 30th day of a month late in 1633, possibly December [ChChR 8].
FREEMAN: 3 September 1634 [MBCR 1:369].
EDUCATION: His letters to the Winthrops, his term as town clerk, and his skill as a surveyor all indicate that Benjamin Hubbard was very well educated.
OFFICES: Clerk of the writs for Charlestown, 1641 [MBCR 1:345].
ESTATE: On 26 October 1635 "Mr. Benia[min] Hubberd was granted the houseplot next Geo[rge] Felch which John Charles should have had & left it" [Ch TR 17]. Allotted one share of hayground in 1635, which was increased to two shares [ChTR 19, 20]. His hayground proportion in 1637 was 2* [ChTR 32]. In 1637 he held five acres Mystic Side, and in the Mystic Side allotments of 23 April 1638 he had parcels of ten,
twenty-five and five acres [ChTR 36].

At the New Haven court of 5 January 1646/7 a lengthy case was heard in which Mr. Thomas Evance sued John Charles for goods lost from and damage done to a vessel which belonged to Evance, and which was to sail from New Haven to Guilford and Saybrook and back, with Charles as master. The plaintiff stated that "he at first intended & appointed Sergeant Jefferies to go master of the said vessel or shallop for this voyage ... but Mr. Crayne, Mr. Wackman & Mr. Atwater, intrusted as feoffees for the building of a ship at New Haven, desired that Sergeant Jefferies might be spared to go to the Massachusetts about rigging & other occasions concerning the said ship" [NHCR 1:283].

As it turned out Jeffreys did not make the trip to Massachusetts Bay, and was free to master the vessel of Evance, but when he appeared at dockside he found Charles in charge. Charles proceeded on the voyage, resulting in the damage that was the basis of the lawsuit, and Jeffreys twice gave testimony, once as to the specific point of whether he thought he or Charles was to be master of the vessel for this voyage, and then as an expert on what a skilled master might have done to avoid the loss of goods and the damage to the boat [NHCR 1:285, 289]. The court found in favor of Evance.

Below is an inventory Deed

On 3 June 1685, an inventory of the land held by Henry Glover in New Haven was entered, listing the following parcels: "one house lot containing half an acre and twenty rods ... which at first belonged to James Pruden deceased ... with the dwelling house, barn and other buildings standing on the said home lot"; "one parcel of land being in the quarter commonly called Mr. Goodyear's quarter containing in quantity nine acres"; "one parcel containing twelve acres ... lying in the aforesaid Goodyear's quarter"; "one parcel lying on the west side within the first division of the said Goodyear's quarter containing six acres"; "one parcel lying in the second division on the west side of the abovesaid quarter which belonged to the lots of Bayly and Stonnell containing 104 acres"; "three parcels of land in the third division, one of them bought of William Pringle"; "one parcel of meadow containing four acres, two of which belonged to the allotment of the aforesaid James Pruden and the other bought of Mr. John Wakeman deceased"; "one parcel of land containing 100 acres being in the second division of the Hertfordshire quarter"; "one parcel of land in the
second division of the Suburbs Quarter containing eighteen acres, which at first belonged to John Charles deceased and passed from him to Martin Tichenor, and by the said Tichenor deeded to the said Glover"; "one parcel of meadow land containing three acres"; "one parcel of land in the neck containing two acres and a half"; "several parcels of land bought of Mr. Samuel Wakeman and Mr. Samuel Kitchell"; "one parcel of meadow land containing seventeen acres and one quarter"; "one parcel of upland containing forty-two acres [and] one quarter ... of the first division land"; "one parcel of upland in the second division (bought of the said Wakeman and Kitchell)"; "one parcel in the neck ... in quantity nineteen acres and a half"; "one parcel of land in the neck upon the account of James Pruden's lot containing one acre and half"; "one parcel more in the neck containing six acres belonging to Bayly and Stonell's lots"; "one parcel in the Suburbs Quarter containing five acres"; "one parcel of land in the first division on the west side in Hertfordshire quarter upon the account of the aforesaid Pruden's lot, containing three acres and a half"; "one parcel of meadow containing five acres ... lying in the west meadow at rear of Mr. Goodyear's quarter"; "one parcel of meadow at the upper end of Malibone Cove containing three acres"; "one parcel of meadow containing three acres"; "in Solitary Cove a parcel of
meadow about two acres"; and "six acres of land in the quarter called Mr. Newman's quarter, being part of Mrs. Eldred's lot"[NHLR 1:276].

Daniel Howe was in New Haven on two occasions in 1646, but he does not seem to have lived there at that time. On 7 April 1646 "Capt. How, being then in court," testified as to the behavior of Mark Meggs [NHCR 1:239]. On 24 November 1646 "Daniel How" agree to be one of four referees in a matter pending between Mr. John Evance and John Charles, over a trading voyage in which Charles was master of a vessel owned by
Evance [NHCR 1:282].

On 18 September 1648 Aspinwall recorded that Theodore Atkinson of Boston gave a letter of attorney to Anthony Waters late of Marshfield to"ask leave &c. of Capt. Howe of the Isle of Wight alias Lieft: Gardiners Iland near Long Island" for £11 [Aspinwall 158].


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