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SHEAFE, Mary

SHEAFE, Mary

Female 1620 - 1693

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  • Name  SHEAFE, Mary   [1
    Born  1620  [2
    Christened  26 Sep 1620  Cranbrook, Kent, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  Cranbrook, Kent, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  22 Jul 1693  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Old Hill Burying Ground - In the Hubbard plot [3]
    Notes 
    • THE WILL OF MARY MERRIAM, WIDOW OF ROBERT

      I Mary Merieam widdow of Concord in the County of Medelsex in the
      Masatusats Colliny in New England: being in perfect memory doe make
      this my last will and Testament in maner and form as following: First
      I commeet my soule into the hands of God my Father through Jesus Christ :
      and my body to be decently buried: hoping the resurection thereof to
      eternall life.

      As touching my outward estate which God hath given mee as foUoweth

      It I give to my cousin Jonathan Hubbard who liveth now in my hous
      with me all my housinge and lands in Concord whech my husband gave
      to me and the medow which I bought of John Wilier, and a wood lott
      which was my husbands that I bought againe, to him and his heirs for ever

      It I give to my cousin Mris Elizabeth Corwin my Brother Jacob Sheafes
      eldest daughter ten pounds in monny to her or her children. I give to
      my cousin Mris Mehittibell Sheafe the youger daughter of my brother
      Sheafe ten pounds in monny to her or her childeren.

      It I give to my owne sisters childeren but four of them liveing now in
      the sowern parts to say John Chittenden, Nathanaell Chittenden and
      there two sisters Mary and Johana ten pounds apice in monhy two them
      or thecr children.

      It I give to my cousin John Rucke five pounds in monny to him or his
      childeren.

      It I give to my cousin Samuell Rucke five pounds in monny to him or
      his childeren.

      It I give to my cousin Willam Meriam four pounds in monny to him
      or his childeren.

      It I give to my cousin Elyzabeth West four pounds in monny to her
      or her childeren.

      It I give to my cosin Isack Day four pounds in monny to him or his
      childeren.

      It I give to my cousin John Meriam forty shillings in monny to him or
      his childeren.

      It I give to my cousin Samuell Meriam forty shillings tc monny to him
      or his childeren.

      It I give to my cousin Scochford or his wife forty shillings in monny.

      It I give to my cousin Robert Meriam si.x pounds in mormy and my
      great silfer cup.

      It I give to Sara Wilier which formerly lived with me halfe my wearing
      apearell linen or wollen silk or stufe to her or her childeren, and the other
      halfe to my cousin Samuell Meriams wife and her childeren.

      It I give to John Hamclton four pounds in goods.

      Lastly I doe heareby nomenate and consticutc my cousin Jonathan
      Hubard that now lives with me and my cousin John Meriam and my
      cousin Samuell Meriam my joynt Executors of this my will. In witness
      hearof I set to my hand and seale This Fifteen day of Februery one thou-
      sand six hundered Eighty si.x Eighty seven.
      Two words scribled out before signed in the i6 line.

      Mary Merif.am.
      Signed sealed and published

      before us

      John WTiellcr sener

      his

      Steven X Hosmer

      marke
      Thomas Browne
      Proved 21 August 1693
    Person ID  I6068  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2017 

    Father  SHEAFE, Edmund,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F3309  Group Sheet

    Family  MERRIAM, Robert,   b. Abt 1613, Tudeley, Kent, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1681/82, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F1497  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Sep 1620 - Cranbrook, Kent, , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Cranbrook, Kent, , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jul 1693 - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Mary Sheafe, d 22 Jul 1693
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Mary Sheafe, d 22 Jul 1693
    In Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, MA

  • Sources 
    1. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), Page 39 (4) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S511] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Concord , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).
      Actual Text: on death record has "age 72"

    3. [S670] GENEALOGY: One Thousand Years of Hubbard History, 866 to 1895, DAY, Edward Warren, (https://archive.org/details/onethousandyears00daye), Page 215 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=meriam&GSfn=mary&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScnty=1181&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=22543505&df=all& (Reliability: 2).