DESCENDANTS OF JOHN HARRIS

Descendants of John Harris



First Generation


1. John Harris 1 was born about 1513 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 1 and died before 4 Jun 1554 1.

John married Anne Unknown (Harris) 1 about 1533 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 1. (Anne Unknown (Harris) died before 5 Feb 1585/86 1.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. William Harris 2.
   3 F    ii. Alice Harris 1.
   4 M    iii. John Harris 1.

Second Generation (Children)


2. William Harris 2 (John1).

William married Agnes Mason 2, daughter of Henry Mason, on 30 Jan 1579 in Cheltenham, Gloucester, ENG 2. (Agnes Mason died after 1598 2.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Oct 1598; Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 2. Executrix of her husband's will.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 5 M    i. Thomas Williams (alias) Harris 3 4 5 was born after Jan 1579 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 1 4 and died before Sep 1634 in Winnisinmet (Chelsea), Suffolk Co., MA 3 4 6.
   6 M    ii. Edmund Harris 2, died after 1599 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Oct 1598; Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 2. Referred to as one of 'my 4 youngest sons' in his father's will.

   7 M    iii. William Harris 2, died after 1599 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Oct 1598; Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 2. Received 5 in his father's will; noted as eldest son.

   8 M    iv. Robert Harris 2, died after 1599 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Oct 1598; Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 2. Referred to as one of 'my 4 youngest sons' in his father's will.


Third Generation (Grandchildren)


5. Thomas Williams (alias) Harris 3 4 5 (William2, John1) was born after Jan 1579 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 1 4 and died before Sep 1634 in Winnisinmet (Chelsea), Suffolk Co., MA 3 4 6.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1630; Massachusetts Bay Colony, MA 7. Listed as being passengers with the Winthrop Fleet, but ship not given: Thomas Harris, Mrs. Elizabeth Harris. Also listed under Thomas Williams alias Harris in the same listing.

2. Application for Freeman; 19 Oct 1630; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8.

3. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 18 May 1631; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 8.

4. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 1 Oct 1598; Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 2. Referred to as one of 'my 4 youngest sons' in his father's will.

Thomas married Elizabeth Hills 3 4 9 on 31 Jul 1600 in Bluham, Bedford, ENG 4. (Elizabeth Hills was born in 1576 3 and died on 16 Feb 1668/69 3.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 9 M    i. Captain Daniel Harris 5 10 11 12 13 was born in 1618 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 14 15 and died on 30 Nov 1701 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16.
   10 M    ii. John Harris 3 17 18 was born about 1616 in England 13 18 and died on 15 Feb 1694/95 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA 18.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls him 'Cousin'.

2. Residence; 22 Jan 1677/78; Rowley, Essex Co., MA 20. To John Harris senior two free holds 2

   11 M    iii. Thomas Harris 3 17 18 was born about 1618 13 18 and died on 2 Aug 1687 17 18.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls him 'Cousin'.

2. VR - Marriage; 15 Nov 1647; Essex Co., MA 21 22. Married Martha Lake.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Aug 1648; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of Thomas, son of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Jan 1650/51; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of Martha, daughter of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 7 Jan 1652/53; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of John, son of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Feb 1654/55; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Aug 1657; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of Margaret, daughter of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 31 Jan 1659/60; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of Mary, daughter of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Dec 1661; Essex Co., MA 21. Birth of William, son of Thomas Harris & Mary Lake, his wife.

10. Will; 16 Jul 1687; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 23. Estate of Thomas Harris of Ipswich
Essex Probate Docket # 12551
In the Name of God Amen. The 16th day of July & in the yeare of Grace 1687. I Thomas Haris of Ipswich in the Shire of Essex in New-england doe make $ declare this my last will & testament in writing revokinge therby both in deed & in law all other former wills & Testaments. I being at this time weake in body, but of good & pfect memory (blessed be God) first I commend my soule into the hands of God my maker hopeing assuredly through the onely meritts of Jesus Christ my Savior to be made ptaker of life everlasting, & I comend my body to earth wherof it is made to be desently buried by my loveing wife Martha Harris whome I make & ordaine my sole executrixof this my will & testament, my Just debts to be paid by her out of my estate; And the remainder I give as followeth.
Inprimis I give & bequeath unto Martha Harris my Deere & loveing wife, my dwelling house & Barne & the orchyard, & gardin, & three marsh Lotts at Plumb Island. And I give unto her two third pts of my Planting lott at Towne on the south side of the highway as far as the old fence, and all that planting lott on the North side off the highway afore named, & also I give to her one halfe of the Claypitt meadow, And two thirds of my marsh lott at the hundreds with my parte in the boate. Also I give unto her fower Cowes, & fower Qxen, with all my Sheepe & Swine; and all my household stuff with the Instruments & utensills of husbandry whatsoever duringe he naturall life, More over my will is that my Loveing wife may give & dispose of all my household stuffe & other things not mentioned in this my will at her pleasure amongst or Children.
Item I give to my sonne John harris & to his heirs forever, the new house which I built in Ipswich, also I give to him & his heirs forever my two marsh lotts purchased off Deacon Goodhew at Plumb Island, and that part of my planting lott at Towne from the old fence to Samuell Graves his pasture after my debts be paid. Also I give unto my sone John & to his heirs for ever one third part of the planting land at Middle Island, and two oxen, And halfe the Clay pitt meadow, And one third pt of my marsh in the hundreds for quantity & quallity, And more over I give to my sonne John & his heirs forever, after his mothers deseace one third part of the houselott & orchyard, & my will is that my sonne John shall have one thord pt of the fruit of the orchyard during his mothers life yearly.
Item after their mothers deseace I give my sonne William Harrs & Ebeneser my younger sonns, the three marsh lotts at Plumb Island, & halfe the Clay pitt meadow, & all the planting land which their mother enjoyed during her life: And also two third parts of the house lott & orchyard, And two third parts of the marsh lott at the hundreds for quantity & quality. Also I give my two sones William & Ebenezer the same, with the shop betweene them, to them & their heirs forever after their mothers deseace. my will is that if any of the brothers be minded to sell their part of Land or Meadow that the other brethren may have it giveing as much as an other will give.
As for my oldest sonn who dyed beyond sea, I gave him forty pounds to redeeme him out of Turkie which I account was his portion.
In witness wherof I have heere unto sett my name & seale.
Thomas Haris [seal]
Witnesses,
Daniel Epps senr
James Chute senr
On January 1, 1696, Thomas' widow Martha pointed out that to the court that Thomas' will did not mention two of the Harris children: Elizabath Gallop and Margaret Staniford, "which fell out by the fault of him that wrote the same,". She requested authority to settle personal property on these two daughters. ( Essex Probate, 304:183)

   12 M    iv. William Harris 3 13 17 18 was born about 1620 18 and died in 1717 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls him 'Cousin'.

2. Town Service; 10 Mar 1653/54; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 24. Assigned one day of work as his share of erecting the meadow fence.

3. Residence; 22 May 1670; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 25. Listed amoung the proprietors of Middletown with an estate of 200.

4. Residence; 1673; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 25. Listed amoung the proprietors of Middletown with an estate of 163

5. Town Office; 30 Jun 1685; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 26. June 30, 1685. At the same towne meeting the towne made choyce of those
mentioned as pattentees for the towne to procuer a patten for the towne
according to the Court order. the men are Mr. Gills Hamline, Leftnt White
& Ensign Ward and Ensigne Chiny & Captn Harris and Deacon Hall and Robert
Warner & William Harris and Deacon Alyn.

6. Probate; 17 May 1714; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.

   13 M    v. Anthony Harris 13 17 18 was born about 1622 18 and died on 30 Dec 1651 13 17.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls him 'Cousin'.

   14 F    vi. Ann Harris 13 17 18 was born about 1613 18 and died on 7 Sep 1697 in Reading, Berkshire, Eng 18.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls her 'Cousin Ann Maverick'.


Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)


9. Captain Daniel Harris 5 10 11 12 13 (Thomas5, William2, John1) was born in 1618 in Hatherup, Gloucester, ENG 14 15 and died on 30 Nov 1701 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Bef 29 Oct 1639; Suffolk Co., MA 19. Legacy of 20s in the will of Richard Eels who calls him 'Cousin'.

2. Town Service; 10 Mar 1653/54; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 24. Assigned one day of work as his share of erecting the meadow fence.

3. Lands Recorded; 9 Jun 1654; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28. Vol 1, p 9

4. Residence; 22 Mar 1669/70; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 25 29. Listed amoung the proprietors of Middletown with an estate of 102-10-00

5. Town Office; Oct 1678; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 30. Elected as Deputy to the General Court

6. Town Office; Oct 1684; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 30. Elected as Deputy to the General Court

7. Town Office; 30 Jun 1685; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 26. June 30, 1685. At the same towne meeting the towne made choyce of those
mentioned as pattentees for the towne to procuer a patten for the towne
according to the Court order. the men are Mr. Gills Hamline, Leftnt White
& Ensign Ward and Ensigne Chiny & Captn Harris and Deacon Hall and Robert
Warner & William Harris and Deacon Alyn.

8. Will; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 31. Name: Capt. Daniel Harris Location: Middletown
Invt. 501-09-00. Taken 19 December, 1701, by William Sumner, John Hamlin and Israhiah Wetmore. Will dated 13 March, 1698-9:
I, Daniel Harris, Sen., of Middletown, do make this my last will and testament. I give to my son Daniel all that lott he now dwells on, excepting only that part already disposed of to Comfort Starr. Also the remainder of that lott lying to the southward of the Town, about 12 acres; also 1 parcel of land lying at Pecowsett; also 1/2 of my great lot abutting on Farmington and Wethersfield bounds, to be equally parted in the middle of the lott north and south, and my son Daniel to take his choice. Item. I give to my son Thomas Harris all that parcel of land which he now stands possessed of, as by deed of gift is specified. Item. I give unto my son William Harris all those parcels of land as by deed of gift are specified. Item. I give unto my son John Harris my now dwelling house, barn, barnyards, orchards, gardens and inclosures now belonging to my home. Also so much of my land not inclosed as reaches from my south fence to my son Thomas Harris and John Cook's north line, abutting on Kirby's land west and on Isaac Johnson's land east. Also 1 parcel of land in Hop Swamp, about 26 1/2 acres. Also my negro Mengo, to be wholly at his dispose for and during the term of 20 years after the date hereof, provided that my sd. son John shall provide for myself and my wife all such comfortable and convenient maintenance, both for food and physic, rayment, lodging, firing and what else shall be comfortably and conveniently necessary for our comfortable being during our natural lives. And accordingly to take the estate I now stand possessed of into his care, custody and management, to improve the same to the best advantage for his and our comforts, and then at our decease to stand lawfully seized and possessed of each and every particular given to him in this my last will. I give to my daughter Mary Johnson one parcel of land in my farm, 65 acres. I give to my daughter Elizabeth the other half of my lott abutting on Wethersfield and Farmington bounds, after my son Daniel has taken his choice; also to my daughter Elizabeth that 2 acres of land in Middletown which I bought of Joseph Bull of Hartford. I give to my daughter Hannah Cook all those two parcels of land which by a deed of gift are already certified. I give unto my grandchild Thankfull Bidwell one parcel of land lying in my farm, 133 acres, which is my last division in my farm. I give unto my grandchild Abiell one parcel of land in my farm, 43 acres. Also it is my will that if either or both of these my grandchildren shall decease before they come to the age of 18 years or the time of their marriage, that the lands given to them shall fall to their parents, that is, Abiell's to her mother (my daughter Elizabeth), and Thankfull Bidwell's to her father (my son-in-law), Samuel Bidwell. Also I commit the sd. Abiell unto the care and custody of my son John Harris until she attain the age of 18 years or the time of her marriage. I appoint my son John Harris and my son-in-law Samuel Bidwell joint executors, hereby giving, ratifying and confirming to my sd. son-in-law Samuel Bidwell what in reversion was to have been my daughter Sarah's.
Witness: Daniel Johnson, Alexander Rollo.
Daniel Harris, ls.
Court Record, Page 24--1st January, 1701-2: Will proven.
Page 39 (Vol. VIII) 9 November, 1711: Mr. John Harris of Middletown, executor of the last will of Capt. Daniel Harris (his the said John's father), late of Middletown decd., presented to this Court a distribution of some remaining part of the estate. Allowed, and to be kept on file.
Page 40--19 November, 1711: Isaac Johnson objects against the dist. The Court order them to present reasons.
Page 69--8 April, 1712: Whereas, Daniel Harris and Isaac Johnson of Middletown did summon and cite John Harris and Samuel Bidwell of said Middletown to appear before this Court of Probate, as executors to the last will of Capt. Daniel Harris, late of sd. Middletown decd., to answer the complaint of sd. Daniel Harris and Isaac Johnson, wherefore the said John Harris and Samuel Bidwell have not performed the trust committed to them, in neglecting to set out to them their legacies according to the said will of the decd., upon consideration whereof this Court are of opinion that this case is not cognizable before this Court, and therefore do dismiss the same and do declare that this case is proper and cognizable before the Inferior Court of Common Pleas, and therefore have considered that the said John Harris and Samuel Bidwell shall recover their costs of this Court, and cost allowed is fifteen shillings money, and this Court do order that execution be issued forth upon this order.

9. VR - Death; 30 Nov 1701; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28 32.

Daniel married Mary Weld 10 11 12 33, daughter of Joseph Weld and Elizabeth Shatswell, on 26 Oct 1648 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA. (Mary Weld was born on 11 Nov 1627 in England 14 33 and died on 5 Sep 1711 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 32 33.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Death; 5 Sep 1711; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28 32.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 2 Jun 1646; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 34. Received in her father's will 1/5 share of 'the farm'

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Birth of Child; 2 Apr 1651; Rowley, Essex Co., MA 35. Mary Harris, d. Daniell & Mary, 2: 2m: 1651


Children from this marriage were:

   15 F    i. Elizabeth Harris 5 10 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 22 Mar 1659/60 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 5 11 12 16 17 and died before 5 Jun 1714 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 13.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 22 Mar 1659/60; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

Elizabeth married John Birdsey 10.

   16 F    ii. Mary Harris 11 13 16 17 was born on 2 Apr 1651 in Rowley, Essex Co., MA 11 13 16 17 and died on 1 Aug 1740 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 2 Apr 1651; Rowley, Essex Co., MA 35.

2. VR - Marriage; Dec 1669; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 22. Married isaac Johnson

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

   17 M    iii. Daniel Harris 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 16 Jul 1653 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17 and died on 18 Oct 1735 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 13 17.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 16 Jul 1653; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

3. VR - Marriage; 11 Dec 1680; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 22 28. Married Abigail Barnes.

4. VR - Death of Spouse; 22 May 1723; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 32. Abigail, wife of Daniel.

5. VR - Marriage; 8 Jan 1726/27; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28. Married Elizabeth Cook, widow to Samuel Cook of Wallingford.

6. Will; 22 Mar 1734/35; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 37. Harris, Daniel, Middletown. Invt. 1008-04-00. Taken 20 November 1735, by Abijah Moore, Jonathan Allin, and William Rockwell.
Will dated 22 March 1734/5: I, Daniel Harris, being advanced in age to fourscore years, do make this my last will and testament, in manner and form following: I give to my wife Elizabeth my silver spoon, Bible, bellows, and whatsoever goods or household stuff she brought to my house when I marryed her, my best bed with furniture and 20. I give to the First Church of Christ in Middletown my silver cup (inventoried at 18). I have already given to my two sons, Daniel and Joseph, their full portions by deeds of gift. I give to the children of my daughter Abigail Cornell deceased, viz., to Abigail Miller, the wife of Amos Miller, my brass kettle; to Elizabeth Cornell, my silver salt celler; to Joseph, Daniel and Nathniel, to each, two acres of my boggy meadow. I give to my son-in-law Ezekiel Gilbert two acres of my boggy meadow. And to my grandson Jonathan Gilbert, I give four acres of the western part of my home lot. I give to my son Daniel Harris my cloak, and to my grandson Daniel Harris I give the remainder of my home lot and the building thereto belonging. I give to my sons-in-law, Joseph Cornell and William Ward, all my rights of land on the east side of the Great River, divided and undivided, especially my Wongunk swamp. I give to my grandsons, the sons of my daughter Mary Ward and Patience Gilbert, all my household stuff and stock that shall remain after my wife's decease or marriage. I give to my grandsons, Jonathan Gilbert, Daniel Harris and Moses Harris, all my right in the commons or undivided land, to be equally divided. I give my gun to my grandson Joseph Harris. I give my gold ring to my granddaughter Abigail Harris, the daughter of my son Joseph Harris deceased.
I ordain my wife Elizabeth to be sole executrix.
Witness: Nathaniel Starr Daniel Harris, L.S.
James Ward, William Rockwell

Court Record, Page 336 -- 13 November 1735: Will proven.

7. Inventory Taken; 20 Nov 1735; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 37. Invt. 1008-04-00.

   18 M    iv. Joseph Harris 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 12 Feb 1654/55 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17 and died before 1698-1699 11.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 12 Feb 1654/55; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

   19 M    v. Thomas Harris 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 20 May 1657 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17 and died on 22 Aug 1700 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 May 1657; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

3. VR - Death; 22 Aug 1700; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 32.

4. Inventory Taken; 4 Sep 1700; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 38. 186-00-03

   20 F    vi. Sarah Harris 11 12 13 16 17 32 was born on 17 Feb 1660/61 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17 32 and died on 15 Mar 1660/61 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 16 32.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Feb 1660/61; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28 32.

2. VR - Death; 15 Mar 1660/61; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28 32.

   21 F    vii. Sarah Harris 2d 11 12 13 17 was born on 30 Sep 1663 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 17 and died before 1698-1699 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 30 Sep 1663; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Her husband, Samuel Bidwell, and daughter, Thankful Bidwell, received her share of her father's estate as her heirs.

   22 F    viii. William Harris 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 17 Jul 1665 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17 and died after 5 Jun 1715 11 39.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Jul 1665; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. VR - Marriage; 8 Jan 1689/90; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28. Married Martha Collins.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

   23 M    ix. John Harris 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 4 Jan 1667/68 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 12 13 16 17, died on 29 Nov 1754 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 5 11 32 39 and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 39.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 4 Jan 1666/67; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. VR - Marriage; 18 Mar 1702/03; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28. Married Susanna Collins

3. VR - Marriage; 11 May 1749; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28. Married Midwell Lyman of Durham.

4. VR - Death; 29 Nov 1754; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28 32.

5. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will.

   24 F    x. Hannah Harris 9 11 12 13 16 17 was born on 11 Feb 1669/70 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 11 12 13 14 16 17 and died after 1713-1714 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 11 Feb 1668/69; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 28.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 36. Received legacy in father's will. Listed as 'Hannah Cook'



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33. John William Linzee, The History of Peter Parker and Sarah Ruggles, (Boston 1913). p 500.

34. W. B. Trask, Abstracts of the Wills of Early Settlers of New England, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 7, Jan 1853, p 29 & subsequent).

35. Vital Records of Rowley, Essex Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). Vol 1, p 89.

36. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 2, p 72-74.

37. ibid. Vol 3, p 164-165.

38. ibid. Vol 2, p 74.

39. Middletown Headstone Inscriptions Before 1800, (The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol 8, No 3 & 4).

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