DESCENDANTS OF ROBERT DAY

Descendants of Robert Day



First Generation


1. Robert Day 1 2, son of Richard Day and Anna Kirby, was born in 1604 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 1 2 and died before 14 Oct 1648 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1634; Cambridge, Suffolk Co., MA 2 3 4. Sailed on the ELIZABETH of IPSWICH, Mr. William Andrews, Master:-- Robert DAY, 30; Mary [Day] his wife, 28.

2. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 6 May 1735; Massachusetts Bay Colony, MA 5.

3. Lands Recorded; 8 Feb 1635/36; Cambridge, Suffolk Co., MA 6. The Names of Thofe men who haue houfes in the Towne at this prefent as onely are to be acconted as houfes of the Westend:-- Robert Day - 1

4. Will; 29 May 1648; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 7. *[Copy of the Will and Inventory of Robert Day.--Colony Records, vol. 1. pp. 255, 6. May 20th, 1648. The will of Robert Day hee being sick and weake, yet in perfect memory : doth order and dispose of his estate to his wife and children, in the manner following: Impr'mis I give vnto my beloued wife Edatha Day my now dwelling howse and howsing thereto adjoyning, howse Lott, Allso all my Land whereof I stand possessed, or that of right doth belong vnto mee, lying in Hartford, during the tearme of her naturall life : And at the end of her life, my will is that the said howse and land shall bee deuided in an equall proportion : my will allso is that all my howsehold stuff, and Cattle and other moueable goods shall bee my wiues to bring vp my children : And in case my wife should bee married to another man, then my surviers of my will shall haue power if they thinke good to take security for the bringing vp of the children, and for so much estate as shall bee though meete by them, and to this my last Will and Testament I make my wife my Executrix, and I doe desire my Deare Brethren Mr. Tailecoate, Willerton, and Stebbing, to take care of and Assist my wife in the ordering her selfe and my children, and I give them power to doe what in their Judgements may bee for the best, to bring vp my Children and dispose of them, and that I leaue, for theire good : And to this my will I sett to my hand the day aboue written. EDWARD STEBBING, ROBERT DAY WALLTER GAYLERD.

5. Inventory Taken; 14 Oct 1648; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 7. 142-13-06: 14th October, 1648. An Inventory of the Goods of Robert Day deceased. s. d. In the Chamber. Impr. one Bedstead ; one fether bed, and fether Boulster and flock boulster : 2 pillowes, & bedcase & Curtaines. 07 00 00 Item : 2 blankitts, one red & yellow Couerlitt Item : 1 chest 10s : 1 Box 3s : 1 desck box 3s : 00 16 00 Item : 1 table 5s : 1 Cubberd 5s and Chaiers 00 16 00 Item : 3 paier of sheetes 02 00 00 Item : 6 table napkins 12s : 1 table cloth 5s. 00 17 00 Item : 6 pillow beeres 01 10 00 Item : the wearing Clothes with 3 skinns 05 00 00 Item : in Linnen yearne and Cotton wool yearne 01 10 00 Item : 2 Cushins 6s : 1 paire of Bellowes 3s. 00 09 00 Item : 1 Little Baskitt 12d : 1 warming pann 6s. 00 07 00 In the Hall. Item : 1 Brass Kettle 02 10 00 Item : 1 Little kettle 12s : 1 little brass kettle 00 15 00 Item : 1 brass possnett () 4s : 1 brass pott 16s : 1 Iron 01 14 00 pott 14s. Item : 1 brass Chaffin dish 3s : one skimer 00 05 06 Item : 7 pewter dishes, and some broken pewter : 1 saser : 2 pewter potts : 1 Candlestick : 1 salte : 1 small bottle : 01 10 00 6 ockum () spoons, 2 porringers and 4 old spoones. Item : 1 Lattin () dripping pann : 1 spitt, 1 pistoll : 1 00 10 00 smoothin Iron Item : in earthern ware, and wooden ware 00 10 00 Item : 1 muskitt Bandleers () and sword 01 00 00 Item : 1 table and 2 Chaires 00 05 00 In the sellar, Item : in tubbs and Tables and formes 01 00 00 In ye little chamber : It : one flockbed, 2 blankitts : 1 couerlitt, 1 04 12 00 feather houlster, 2 feather pillowes, 2 bedsteads Item : 3 hogsheads, 2 Linnen wheeles, 1 woolen wheele, 00 19 00 one Barrill. Item : 1 table, 1 wheele, 1 hatchett 00 05 00 Item : in working tooles 01 08 00 Item : 1 Leather Bottle 2s : VId : 1 paire tongs : 00 15 00 fier pann, grid Iron : frying pann, one trammell Item : in Bookes, and Sackes, and Ladders 01 00 00 Item : one Cow : 1 3 yeare ould heifer : one 2 yeare 14 10 00 old heifer, with some hay to winter them Item : 2 hoggs 3. 03 00 00 Item : in seuerall sortes of Corne with some hemp and flax 15 00 00 Item : the dwelling howse and out howsing, howse lott 45 00 00 and Garden. Item : about 6 Akers of meadow, in severall parcells 26 00 00 with vpland ________________ Summa : Totalis 142 : 13 : 06 JOHN TAILECOATE GREGORY WILLTERTON EDWARD STEBBING :

Robert married Editha Stebbins 8, daughter of William Stebbins and Mary Unknown (Stebbins), about 1636 1. (Editha Stebbins was born in 1613 in Woodham, Eng 8 and died on 24 Oct 1688 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 9.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 20 May 1648; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 7. Executrix of husband's will. Inherited full estate for the bringing up of the children.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 Jan 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10. Received legacy from her second husband, John Maynard, of house & land; made sole Executrix of his will.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. John Day 1 8 11 was born in 1645 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 8 and died before 29 Apr 1730 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12.
   3 M    ii. Thomas Day 1 11 was born about 1638 1 and died in 1711 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 Jan 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10. Received legacy of 20 Sterling in the will of his step-father, John Maynard, provided he "carry well & dutifully to his Mother".

2. VR - Marriage; 27 Oct 1659; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 13. Married Sarah Cooper

3. VR - Death of Child; 25 Dec 1666; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 14. Day, Mary, d. Thomas & Sarah

4. VR - Birth of Child; 20 Feb 1667/68; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 15. Day, John, son of Thomas & Sarah

5. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 30 Mar 1669; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. Thomas Day: admitted to freedome, by the General Cort in October 1668: and sworne March 30th 1669 at Northampton Court.

6. Town Office; Aug 1669; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. Thomas Day was Swonrne Constable of Springfield.

7. VR - Death of Child; 6 Aug 1670; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 17. Day, John, son of Thomas

8. VR - Birth of Child; 20 May 1671; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 18. Day, Samuel, son Thomas & Sarah

9. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Sep 1673; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 19. Day, John, 2nd of that name, s. Thomas & Sarah

10. Court Appearance; 8 Feb 1674/75; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. "Thomas Day being complained off by the Constable for refusing to goe out Scout with his horse saying that If he must goe he would goe on foote and being snt for, and the Constable affirming it he not denying but owning it, and Justifing himself in it saying he did enough to offer his person.
There being plaine Contempt and the Publike Service and safety neglected in such a perilous day as this is, I fine him 5s to be forthwith Paid to enable the carying on such service as this is and in case of Neglect the Constable to Levy it forthwith in Corne or mony or that which will be equilivent theretoe with all charges: This 5s was Imployed accordingly [marginal notation]"

11. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Feb 1675/76; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 20. Day, Ebenezer, s. Thomas & Sarah

12. VR - Death of Child; 12 Jun 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 21. Day, Ebenezer, s. of Thomas & Sarah

13. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Sep 1677; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 22. Day, Ebenezer, 2nd of that name, s. Thomas & Sarah

14. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Aug 1680; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 23. Jonathan Son of Thomas & Sarah Day was borne Aug 8, 1680

15. Fine; 26 Sep 1682; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 24. Thomas Day was fined 5 and charges by the Hampshire County Court for selling liquor without a license. "this course of Lodging and retailing Liquors without License .. so Contrary to Laws and the good Intent and End of the Law forbidding such practices."

16. VR - Marriage of Child; 28 Jan 1684/85; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 25 26. Tho. Day & Elizabeth Merick Joined in Marriage March 4, 1685

17. Investment; 21 Feb 1684/85; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 27. The Company or Eight owners of this
Pine Sawmil per Contra are Febr 21 1684
Thomas Merick Thomas Day |
James Warriner Saml Ball |
Thomas Stebbins Jos Stebbins| Who are CR
John Burt | By the said Mill
& Henry & Major Pynchon |

[p 238]
JP Disbursed 8 10 04
Tho Merick 6 01 00
Tho Stebbins disbursed 4 17 00
Tho Day 5 10 00
James Warriner 5 10 06
Sam Ball 5 19 06
Jos Stebbins 7 12 06
Burts 6 15 00
More to G Merick for Pond Land 50s 02
& other things Summed up in the
Paper Dec 21 1685 03 12 00
------------- 54 08
This 58 li 8 s Devided into Eight pts for every owner to pay the pt or share or Sum which each owner is to pay of this sum is 6 16s a piece.
Besides this pt each owner hath to pay Gaines 0 17 00
& the 1/8 of the Iron Work is 2 05 00
of this not accoted & Nayls
altering Irons & Raising abut
4 li in all which each 1/8 pt is ros 0 10 00
-----------
10 08 00
The whole Mill stands in about 83 12 00
Each 1/8
Dec 21 1685

18. Lawsuit; 11 Aug 1685; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. John Miller sued Thomas Day for impounding his mare which had destroyed an acre of oats. Court found for Thomas 3s 12d

19. Residence; 13 May 1691; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. Listed as a Freeman of the town of Springfield, Hampden Co., MA

20. Lawsuit; 12 Sep 1692; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. Thomas Day of Springfield Plantiff against Richard Burk late of Springfield Defendant according to Atachment for not paying a debt of about fifteene shillins due ByBil with all due dameages.

21. Will; 29 May 1711; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 7. From the Day Family Genealogy:
Will of Thomas Day son of Robert and Edith Day Thomas b.1637 d. May 29,1711
in Springfield, Mass.

I, Thomas Day of Springfield.in the county of Hamshire within her Majest's
province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England having by God's good hand
of providence unto me attained to old age and having by daily expectation of
my dissolution;yet through God's mercy towards me in ye enjoyment of a
competent measure of health and in perfect memory, have thought good to
make, appoint and constitute this my last will and testament; hereby
abrogating and nulling all other wills and testaments. And first I do give
and bequeath my soul to God my most meciful Father in Jesus Christ, hoping
by ye merit of his Son my Savior that I shall obtain eternal redemption and
forgiveness of my sins for his sake and that my departing soul shall be
received into the arms of his everlasting mercy, being pardoned by the blood
of my most dear Redeemer and Saviour and sanctified by his Holy Spirit to
enjoy everlasting happiness in the kingdom of glory,forevermore. And my body
I do commit to the earth, there to rest til the resurrection at which time I
firmly beleive I shall obtain the resurrection of my dead body and reunion
of my immortal soul and so to live with Christ to all etermity.

And as to that portion of outward estate which God hath been pleased to
bless me withal, I do hereby dispose of in manner following.

1st. I do give unto Sarah my well beloved wife, in case she survive and
outlive me, the improvement of all my whole estate both lands and moveavbles
to be for her comfort and maintainance as long as she shall continue in the
estate of widowhood and bear my name, together also with all the income of
my estate in my son Jonathan's hand, that so she may be comfortably provided
for. And further I do give unto my beloved wife aforesaid one third part of
the moveable estate to be at her own dispose, according as she shall see
convenient.

2dly. I do give unto my son Thomas Day all my woolen wearing clothes after
my decease together with my best hat.

3dly. I do give unto my son Samuel Day my lower lot in the Neck over the
Great River, containg two acres more or less and also one third part of my
land in the piece called Ashquenunseck Neck over the Great River aforesaid:
moreover one forth part of the Meadow called the World's End, the whole
being ten acres.

4thly. I do give to my son John Day my upper lot in ye Neck containing two
acres more or less and one third part of my land in Asquenunseck aforesaid,
the whole being twenty three acres and also one forth part of my land at
the place called the World's End aforesaid.

5thly.I do give unto my son Ebenezer Day three acres and a half of land in
the plain above End Brook, being the whole of my land in that place; and
also four acres of land lying upon the hill lying between the lands of James
Warriner, Jun_ and William Warriner, only provided that if my son Jonathan
Day see cause to pay unto my son Ebenezer Day nine pounds cash within the
spaceof two years after the decease of myself or wife which shall last
happen that then the aboves'd four acres of land on the hill shall be his.
Further, I do give unto my son Ebenezer one third part of my land in
Asquenunseck Neck he having his choice which side of the lot to take the
land, also one fourth part of my land at the World's End Meadow.

6thly. I do give unto my Jonathan Day six acres of land lying on the back
side of my pasture in Garden Brook and one fourth part of my land at ye
World's End, he having his choice which side of the land to take it, and
also all my rights in the Outward Commons.

7thly. I do give unto my three daughters Sarah Burt, Mary Mirick and
Abigail Warriner, that is to say to each daughter particularly the sum of
nine pounds apiece as money to be paid out of the moveables if it hold out
so much and what overplus there may happen to be in the moveables more tham
to pay the daughters their respective portions, to be equally divided among
all my children. It is to be understood that all the improveable lands in
my estate be improved by my son Jonathan according to covenant and agreement
with him so long as either myself or wife shall continue and then the will
to take place. And further what moneys shall happen to be in the house at
my decease, I give unto my well beloved wife for her supply and maintenance,
if God so order that she survive and that my funeral charges and what other
debts may happen, to be paid out of the state. And whereas I have twenty six
acres of land granted to me on the south side of Agawam River, I do give the
same to my two sons Samuel and John Day.

I being very desirous to maintain love and unanimity among my children, if
any of them shall go about to break my will they shall forfeit their
respective portions. And I do hereby order and appoint my well beloved wife
executrix and my two sons John Day and John Mirick executors to this my last
will and testament. And to the confirmation of these present I have hereto
set my hand and seal this 29th day of May, 1711. Thomas Day

   4 F    iii. Sarah Day 1 11 28 was born in 1638 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 28 and died on 19 Sep 1677 in Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA 1 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 Jan 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10. Received legacy of 20 in the will of her step-father, John Maynard, to be paid within two years, provided "that they attend the Councel of my wif and the supervisors of this my Will."

   5 F    iv. Mary Day 11 was born about 1641 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 11 and died on 17 Oct 1725 in Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 Jan 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10. Received legacy of 20 in the will of her step-father, John Maynard, to be paid within two years, provided "that they attend the Councel of my wif and the supervisors of this my Will."

Mary married Thomas Stebbins 29, son of Lieut. Thomas Stebbins and Hannah Wright. (Thomas Stebbins was born on 31 Jul 1648 29.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 31 Jul 1648; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 29.

2. Signed Petition; 2 Feb 1668/69; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 30. Signed a petition protesting the imposition by England of customs upon goods being exported into and from Massachusetts Colony.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 29 Dec 1677; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 31. Hannah Stebbin Daughter of Thomas & Abigail Stebbin, borne Dec 29, 1677

4. VR - Birth of Child; 23 Nov 1678; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Thomas & Abigail Stebbein had a child still borne.

5. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 1 Jan 1678/79; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 33.

6. Lawsuit; 23 Sep 1680; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. John Pope plantiff against Thomas Stebbings Junior for non payment of Monys due to the sum of Ten shillings 6d with all due damages: The debt was owned to be Nin shillings 6d the wich though John Pope demands it in whate, yet Thomas Stebbins denying ti to be such pay and noe profe being made by Pope that the Pay is to be wheate, but there being other evedences (as on file) to the Contrary: and profe being made by Thomas Stebbins producing Isack Gleson & Josephy Ely: whose Testymony are on file, that Thomas Stebbins caryed and tendered him 2 bushel of Indian Corn: and one bushel and of Ry which amounts to 9s 6d, I Judge Pope shuld have taken said pay and is not to take up, therewith, adn pay Costs of Court Thomas Stebbing bearing his owne tyme: Costs allowed is for 3 witnesses: 3s.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Dec 1680; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 23. Hannah Daughter of Thomas & Abigail Stebbins, junr., borne Dec 22, 1680

8. Investment; 21 Feb 1684/85; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 27. The Company or Eight owners of this
Pine Sawmil per Contra are Febr 21 1684
Thomas Merick Thomas Day |
James Warriner Saml Ball |
Thomas Stebbins Jos Stebbins| Who are CR
John Burt | By the said Mill
& Henry & Major Pynchon |

[p 238]
JP Disbursed 8 10 04
Tho Merick 6 01 00
Tho Stebbins disbursed 4 17 00
Tho Day 5 10 00
James Warriner 5 10 06
Sam Ball 5 19 06
Jos Stebbins 7 12 06
Burts 6 15 00
More to G Merick for Pond Land 50s 02
& other things Summed up in the
Paper Dec 21 1685 03 12 00
------------- 54 08
This 58 li 8 s Devided into Eight pts for every owner to pay the pt or share or Sum which each owner is to pay of this sum is 6 16s a piece.
Besides this pt each owner hath to pay Gaines 0 17 00
& the 1/8 of the Iron Work is 2 05 00
of this not accoted & Nayls
altering Irons & Raising abut
4 li in all which each 1/8 pt is ros 0 10 00
-----------
10 08 00
The whole Mill stands in about 83 12 00
Each 1/8
Dec 21 1685


Second Generation (Children)


2. John Day 1 8 11 (Robert1) was born in 1645 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 8 and died before 29 Apr 1730 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 23 Jan 1657/58; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10. Received legacy in the will of his step-father, John Maynard. As the youngest son of his mother, was to receive house and lands left to Editha after her death.

2. Will; 16 Nov 1725; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12. THE WILL OF JOHN DAY (from Day Family web site)
The will is as follows:--
November 16, 1725. In the name of God, Amen. I, John Day of Hartford, being advanced in years and weak in body, not knowing the day of my death, and being willing to set my house in order, I do ordain and make this to be my last will and testament, hereby making void all former wills by me made or declared. Impri. I give my soule to God who I hope hath redeemed it by the precious blood of his Son, Jesus Christ. Item. After my debts and funeral charges are discharged out of my moveable estate, I give to my loving wife two cows, with a third part of the remainder of my moveable estate, as also all my right in the mill, and after her decease, I give it to my son William and his heirs: Item. I give to my son John Day forty shillings to be paid out of my [wearing or weaving.]--I do confirm to my several sons the deeds of gift I have formerly made to them, of my lands to them and their heirs. Item. I give to my son William and to his heirs my three acre lot in the Long meadow. I give to my son Joseph my teame, with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging. Item. All the rest of my moveable estate not before given, I give to my daughters equally to be divided among them, only my daughter Sarah shall have the value of four pounds more than either of her sisters. And I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife Sarah to be sole Executrix of this my last Will. It being before omitted, I add, I give to my wife the use of half my house during her widowhood, and half the cellar, the housing to be on the south part.
JOHN DAY.

From Mainwaring Vol 3, p 35: Inventory 820-18-10, taken 29 Apr 1730, by Joseph Barnard, Ozias Goodwin and Samuel Edwards.

3. Inventory Taken; 29 Apr 1730; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12. 820-18-10

John married Mary Gaylord 34 35, daughter of Walter Gaylord and Mary Stebbins. (Mary Gaylord was born on 19 Mar 1650/51 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 34 35 and died on 1 Feb 1711/12 in Waterbury, New Haven, CT 8.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 19 Mar 1650/51; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 34.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 24 Aug 1663; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 36. Instructed in her grandfather Edward Stebbin's will to "be with her grandmother". Was to share the remainder of the estate after Frances Stebbin's death equally with her cousins Cadwell and John Wilson.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 12 Nov 1673; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 36. Bequeathed an equal division of her grandmother's wearing apparel in a codicil to the original will. Named as Mary Day. The other women sharing were the wife of John Wilson and Mary Cadwell.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 6 M    i. John Day 2 12 38 39 was born on 24 Sep 1676 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 and died on 4 Nov 1752 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 2 38 39.
+ 7 F    ii. Mary Day 8 was born in 1678 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 8 and died in 1729 8.
   8 M    iii. Joseph Day 1 12 was born in 1672 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 1 and died in 1696 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 42.
   9 M    iv. Thomas Day 1 43 was born about 1674 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 43 and died in 1724 43.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 21 Sep 1698; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 44. Married Hannah Wilson, daughter of John Wilson.

2. Probate; 20 Jan 1724/25; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 45. The estate of both Thomas Sr. & Thomas Jr. was settled by the heirs' agreement among themselves.

   10 F    v. Sarah Day 1 12 was born before 1686 1 and died in 1767 43.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 16 Nov 1725; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12. According to her father's will, Sarah was to receive 4 more than her sisters.

   11 M    vi. William Day 12.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 16 Nov 1725; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12. Received 3 acre lot in the Long Meadow in his father's will.


Third Generation (Grandchildren)


6. John Day 2 12 38 39 (John2, Robert1) was born on 24 Sep 1676 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 and died on 4 Nov 1752 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 2 38 39.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Livestock; 13 Feb 1719/20; Colchester, New London Co., CT 46. februwary the 13th : 1719-20 -- John Day of Colchester - hath taken up a dark brown mare with a few white hares on her forehead : with a bay mare Colt : about six months old -- the mare is branded on the left shoulder with Colchester town brand -- taken up as strays -- in a suffering Condistion -- and apprised at forty shillings by Andrew Carrier & Micaeill Taintor Junr.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 16 Nov 1725; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12. Received 40 shillings in his father's will.

John married Grace Spencer 2 38 39, daughter of Samuel Gerrard Spencer and Hannah Willey, on 21 Jan 1695/96 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 40 41. (Grace Spencer was born on 27 Jul 1674 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 2 38 39 and died on 12 May 1714 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 2 38 39.)

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 21 Jan 1695/96; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 40.


Children from this marriage were:

   12 M    i. Joseph Day 39 47 was born on 27 Sep 1702 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 39 47 and died on 26 Oct 1793 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 27 Sep 1702; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

Joseph married Esther Hungerford 39 47 49, daughter of John Hungerford and Deborah Spencer, on 1 Apr 1729 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 39 48. (Esther Hungerford was born on 14 Oct 1709 in East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 38 49.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 14 Oct 1709; East Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 49.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 1 Apr 1729; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Jan 1730/31; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Ezra

3. VR - Death of Child; 23 Jul 1731; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Death of Ezra

4. VR - Birth of Child; 6 May 1731; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Joseph

5. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Mar 1732/33; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Esther

6. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Mar 1735/36; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Grace

7. VR - Birth of Child; 2 Jul 1738; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Mary

8. VR - Birth of Child; 20 Jul 1740; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Ezra, 2nd of that name

9. VR - Death of Child; 17 Mar 1741/42; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Death of Ezra, 2d of that name

10. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Mar 1742/43; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Asa

11. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Nov 1745; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Rachel

12. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Jan 1747/48; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Jesse

   13 F    ii. Lydia Day 38 39 43 was born on 11 Apr 1698 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 38 39 43 and died on 2 Nov 1763 in Kent, Litchfield Co., CT 38 39 43.
   14 F    iii. Mary Day 2 43 was born on 14 Aug 1699 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 2 39 43.
   15 M    iv. John Day 43 was born on 6 Jun 1701 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 39 43 and died on 25 Aug 1780 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.
   16 M    v. Benjamin Day 37 38 was born on 7 Feb 1703/04 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 37 38 39 and died on 22 Dec 1777.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 7 Feb 1703-1704; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

2. VR - Marriage; 6 Mar 1728/29; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Married Margaret Foot

3. VR - Birth of Child; 27 Feb 1729/30; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Ann, daughter of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Sep 1731; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Benjamin, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Jul 1733; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Adonijah, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 16 May 1735; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Asa, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

7. VR - Death of Child; 23 May 1735; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Death of Asa, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

8. VR - Death of Child; 23 May 1735; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Death of Asa, 2d of that name, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Jun 1736; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Asa, 2d of that name, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 27 Oct 1737; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Margaret, daughter of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 14 Sep 1740; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Aaron, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

12. VR - Birth of Child; 21 Apr 1742; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Amasai, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

13. VR - Birth of Child; 21 Apr 1744; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Lydia, daughter of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

14. VR - Birth of Child; 21 Jul 1747; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Daniel, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

15. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Aug 1749; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of David, son of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

16. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Jan 1751/52; Colchester, New London Co., CT 48. Birth of Editha, daughter of Benjamin Day & Margaret Foot, his wife.

   17 F    vi. Editha Day 43 was born on 10 Sep 1705 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 39 43 and died on 19 Jan 1746/47 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 10 Sep 1705; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

2. VR - Marriage; 11 Dec 1729; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Married David Bigloe.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Nov 1730; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Hannah, daughter of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 7 May 1732; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of David, son of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Sep 1733; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Amasa, daughter of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Apr 1736; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Ezra, son of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 25 May 1738; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Daniel, son of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 25 Aug 1739; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Eliz, son of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Dec 1741; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Azariah, child of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Mar 1744/45; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50. Birth of Editha, daughter of David Bigloe & Editha Day, his wife.

11. VR - Death; 19 Jan 1746/47; Colchester, New London Co., CT 50.

   18 M    vii. Daniel Day 38 was born on 9 Mar 1708/09 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 39 and died in 1712 39.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 9 Mar 1709/10; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

   19 M    viii. David Day 38 43 was born on 18 Jul 1710 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 39 43 and died on 5 Sep 1775 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 18 Jul 1710; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

   20 M    ix. Abraham Day 43 was born on 17 Mar 1711/12 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 39 43 and died on 18 Mar 1792 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Mar 1712/13; Colchester, New London Co., CT.

   21 M    x. Isaac Day 38 43 was born on 17 May 1713 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 38 39 43 and died on 7 Mar 1765 in Colchester, New London Co., CT 43.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 May 1713; Colchester, New London Co., CT 37.

   22 M    xi. Daniel Day 38 was born before 12 May 1714 38 and died about 1746 38.
7. Mary Day 8 (John2, Robert1) was born in 1678 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 8 and died in 1729 8.

Mary married William Clark 1, son of Joseph Clark and Ruth Spencer, on 14 Nov 1699 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1. (William Clark was born about 1675 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died on 22 Oct 1747 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Will; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Courtesy of David Hoffman:
[Colchester Probate Records Vol. 1 pp. 132 ff.]
In the name of God amen the 19th day of Feb in the year of our Lord 1731 I William Clark of Haddam in the County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England being considerably advanced in years and now come to my declining age though at present in a comfortable state of health and also of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be to God considering my own declining years now looking and drawing towards the grave and not knowing how soon it may please God in whose hands my breath is and whose ______ to call me hence to be here no more do therefore make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul to God that gave it and my body I bequeath to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian manner at the _____ of my descendants hereinafter named-and as touching that portion of worldly goods ___ it hath pleased God to give me in this life, I now give demise and dispose of the same in the following form and manner viz.

Imprimis I give and bequeath to my dear wife Prudence the use of my southeast lower room during the time she shall remain my widow and also the use of two acres of my plow land at the northwest end of my homestead and butting souwest on the country road during the aforementioned term and also the use of twelve apple trees upon the southeast side of my orchard during the said term and also the use of sixteen pounds of my personal estate _____ she choose to be let out taken at inventory appraisement to use so long as she shall remain my widow and then to belong to my daughters as hereafter mentioned.

Item-As touching my oldest son William I have already by a deed of gift given him his full portion and therefore add not thing herein

Item-I give to my loveing son Peletiah his heirs and assigns forever the southeasternmost end or half of the fourth Division lot on Haddam next to the land on the right of Daniel Cone late of _____ Haddam deceased the whole lot containing 124 acres and is butted and bounded as in the records and also the sixth division lot laid out upon the right of Joshua Arnold of _____ Haddam containing 27 acres more or less being butted and bounded as in the record and also the one half of all my right and title in and to the undivided land on the west side of the great river viz. one half of my inhabitant right and of no other.

Item-I give to my loving son Benajah his heirs and assigns forever my
dwelling house barn and homestead viz. all the land which I have there
adjoining, being butted and bounded as followeth viz. noreast upon the great
river, norwest upon land of Caleb Brainerd partly and partly upon land of
Gideon Arnold southeast upon land of John Clark and southwest of the country
road-and also my land upon the east side of the great river to be same more
or fewer acres, and also ten acres and thirty two rods of said 7th division
lot on Haddam westside lain out upon the right of Mr. Nicholas Noyce some
time of Haddam deceased which whole lot containing fifteen acres and is
butted and bounded as in the records-and also three acres of land which I
have in partnership with Caleb Cone Junior-and also the other half of my
inhabitant right in all the undivided land on the west side of the river.

Item-I give to my loving son Uriah his heirs and assigns forever all my land
divided and undivided except what I have given to my three other sons herein
be the same more or fewer acres

Item-I give to my five daughters viz. Mary, Lois, Ruth, Anne and Lydia all my personal estate of all sorts equally to be divided to and amongst them five excepting Lois and Ruth which are to have so much less than their sisters as I have already paid and am paying to them on account whereof I will leave upon my book-And I do make and ordain my eldest son William sole executor of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannull and _____ every other or former wills testaments legacies and bequeaths and executed heretofore by me named wills and bequeaths ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof and for full confirmation I have hereunto let my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above let down.

William Clark, sig. and seal

Signed, sealed, published, pronounced and
declared by the said Will. Clark as his
last will and testament in presence of us said
subscribers

Hez. Brainerd
Mary Brainerd Junr.
Jerusha Brainerd

Will proved Middletown 31 Oct 1747


Children from this marriage were:

   23 M    i. Pealtiah Clark 8 was born on 5 Mar 1712/13 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 8 and died about 1754 8.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Lands Recorded - Sold; 2 Oct 1735; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 52. Peletiah Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of his father-in-law, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. "Item-I give to my loveing son Peletiah his heirs and assigns forever the
southeasternmost end or half of the fourth Division lot on Haddam next to
the land on the right of Daniel Cone late of _____ Haddam deceased the whole
lot containing 124 acres and is butted and bounded as in the records and
also the sixth division lot laid out upon the right of Joshua Arnold of
_____ Haddam containing 27 acres more or less being butted and bounded as in
the record and also the one half of all my right and title in and to the
undivided land on the west side of the great river viz. one half of my
inhabitant right and of no other."

3. Lands Recorded - Sold; 8 May 1736; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 52. Peletiah Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of his father-in-law, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr.

Pealtiah married Anna Sutliff 8, daughter of Nathaniel Sutliff Jr. and Sarah Savage, on 26 Jun 1735 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 8. (Anna Sutliff was born on 30 May 1715 in Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 1 8 and died on 16 Mar 1738/39 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 8.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 25 Jun 1728; Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 53. Received 1/10th share of father's estate in his will. Named as Anna Sutlief.

2. Lands Recorded - Sold; 2 Oct 1635; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 54. Ann Sutlief along with husband Peletiah Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of her father, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr.

3. Lands Recorded - Sold; 8 May 1736; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 54. Ann Sutlief along with husband Peletiah Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of her father, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr.

4. VR - Death; 16 Mar 1738/39; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 55.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 26 Jun 1735; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 56.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Nov 1735; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 56. Birth of Ruben

3. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Jun 1737; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 56. Birth of Hannah

4. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Feb 1738/39; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 55. Birth of Daniel & Eli

   24 M    ii. William Clark 1 was born on 27 Nov 1700 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died before 1746 in Connecticut 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. "Item-As touching my oldest son William I have already by a deed of gift
given him his full portion and therefore add not thing herein." William was sole executor of his father's will.

2. Lands Recorded - Sold; 2 Oct 1735; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 52. William Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of his father-in-law, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr. [see Petaliah's notes for details]

William married Judith Sutliff 8, daughter of Nathaniel Sutliff Jr. and Sarah Savage. (Judith Sutliff was born in 1704 in Branford, New Haven Co., CT 8 and died on 24 Feb 1764 in Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 8.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 25 Jun 1728; Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 53. Received 1/10th share of father's estate in his will. Named as Judeth Sutleif.

2. Lands Recorded - Sold; 8 May 1735; Durham, Middlesex Co., CT 54. Judith Sutlief along with husband William Clark signed a quit claim deed for property in Durham received in the will of her father, Nathaniel Sutlief Jr.

   25 F    iii. Lois Clark 1 was born on 21 Feb 1704/05 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Received 1/5 of her father's personal estate, minus what he had already paid on her account, in his will.

   26 F    iv. Ruth Clark 1 was born on 15 Aug 1707 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Received 1/5 of her father's personal estate, minus what he had already paid on her account, in his will.

   27 F    v. Anne Clark 1 was born on 30 Apr 1712 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Received 1/5 of her father's personal estate, adjusted to reflect the smaller shares her older sisters, Lois and Ruth received [perhaps because their father had paid doweries?].

   28 F    vi. Mary Clark 1 was born on 24 Aug 1702 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died on 10 Oct 1702 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Received 1/5 of her father's personal estate, adjusted to reflect the smaller shares her older sisters, Lois and Ruth received [perhaps because their father had paid doweries?].

She never married.

   29 M    vii. Benejah Clark 1 was born on 5 Nov 1716 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1 and died about 1765 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. "Item-I give to my loving son Benajah his heirs and assigns forever my
dwelling house barn and homestead viz. all the land which I have there
adjoining, being butted and bounded as followeth viz. noreast upon the great
river, norwest upon land of Caleb Brainerd partly and partly upon land of
Gideon Arnold southeast upon land of John Clark and southwest of the country
road-and also my land upon the east side of the great river to be same more
or fewer acres, and also ten acres and thirty two rods of said 7th division
lot on Haddam westside lain out upon the right of Mr. Nicholas Noyce some
time of Haddam deceased which whole lot containing fifteen acres and is
butted and bounded as in the records-and also three acres of land which I
have in partnership with Caleb Cone Junior-and also the other half of my
inhabitant right in all the undivided land on the west side of the river."

   30 F    viii. Lydia Clark 1 was born on 15 Oct 1719 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Feb 1731/32; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 51. Received 1/5 of her father's personal estate, adjusted to reflect the smaller shares her older sisters, Lois and Ruth received [perhaps because their father had paid doweries?].



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