Descendants of Philip Leek (Knight)



First Generation


1. Philip Leek (Knight) 1 2 was born in 1611 in Leake, England 2 and died in May 1676 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Census; 1669; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 3.

2. Inventory Taken; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. 188-07-07

Philip married Joan Ackley 1 2. (Joan Ackley was born about 1620 in England 2 and died in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 2.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Ebenezer Leek 1 5 was born before 12 Sep 1647 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1, was baptized on 12 Sep 1647 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5 and died on 10 Jul 1726 in NY 1.
   3 M    ii. Philip Leek 1 5 was born on 26 Aug 1646 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1 5 and died on 24 Sep 1717 in NY 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 26 Aug 1646; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Philip Leek, son of Philip Leek - father's name taken from the town records.

2. Census; 1669; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 3.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. Listed in father's probate records.

   4 M    iii. Thomas Leek 1 5 was born before 12 Jan 1648/49 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1, was baptized on 12 Jan 1648/49 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5 and died in 1719 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 21 Jan 1647/48; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Thomas, son of Philip Leek - father's name taken from the town records.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. Listed in father's probate records.

3. Residence; 1685; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 6. Listed among the Proprietors in 1685.

   5 F    iv. Mary Leek 1 5 was born on 16 Jun 1651 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1 5 and was baptized on 16 Jun 1651 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 16 Jun 1651; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Mary, daughter of Philip Leek - father's name taken from the town records. Town Records gives birth date as 16 Jun 1652 [?]

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. Listed in father's probate records as Mary, wife of John Davis

   6 F    v. Joanna Leek 1 5 was born on 22 Jan 1656/57 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1 5, was baptized on 28 Mar 1658 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5 and died in May 1676 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 22 Jan 1657/58; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Birth date from town records.

2. CR - Baptism; 28 Mar 1658; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Johana, daughter of Sister Leek, wife of Philip Leek.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. Listed in father's probate records.


Second Generation (Children)


2. Ebenezer Leek 1 5 (Philip (Knight)1) was born before 12 Sep 1647 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 1, was baptized on 12 Sep 1647 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5 and died on 10 Jul 1726 in NY 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 12 Sep 1647; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 5. Eleazar, son of Philip Leek - father's name taken from the town records.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jun 1676; New Haven, New Haven Co., CT 4. Listed in father's probate records.

3. Town Office; 5 Apr 1698; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 7. Constable

4. Town Office; 4 Apr 1699; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 7. Constable

5. Town Office; 2 Apr 1700; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 7. Constable

6. Will; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8 9. From Abstracts of Wills Vol III, 1730-1744:
Page 186.--In the name of God, Amen. I, EBENEZER LEEK, of the town of East Hampton, in Suffolk County, cooper, being in good health. I leave to my wife Hannah all my lands and tenements in East Hampton, during her life; And after her decease to my son Recompence Leek. I leave to my sons, Stephen and Ichabod, 5 shillings each. I leave to my daughters, Hannah Alien and Aylce Smith and Abigail Woodruff, each 5 shillings. All the rest of my estate I leave to my son Recompence, and I make him executor. "My will is that my son Recompence shall maintain his mother honorable, so long as she shall live."
Dated March 19, 172 2/3. Witnesses, Joseph Osborne, Eliakim Conkling, John Davis. Proved, before Brinley Silvester, Esq., July 3, 1734.

Ebenezer married Hannah Baker 10, daughter of Thomas Baker and Alice Dayton, between 1672-1673. (Hannah Baker was born on 26 Jun 1650 in East Hampton, Long Island, NY 10.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Left all land & tenements in East Hampton in her husband's will.


Children from this marriage were:

   7 F    i. Alice Leek 11 was born about 1664 in Connecticut.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy of 5 shillings in father's will as Aylce Smith.

Alice married Jonathan Smith 14 15, son of Jonathan Smith and Martha Bushnell, on 25 Dec 1695 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12 13. (Jonathan Smith was born on 20 Nov 1664 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14 15 and died on 8 Apr 1735 in Portland, Middlesex Co., CT 14.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 20 Nov 1664; Wethersfield, co Essex, ENG 15.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 25 Dec 1695; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12 13.

   8 M    ii. Ebenezer Leek 1 was born in 1674 1 and died on 4 Apr 1702.
   9 M    iii. Thomas Leek 1 was born after 1675 1 and died on 17 Apr 1702.
   10 M    iv. Phillip Leek 1 was born about 1678 1 and died on 6 Apr 1712.
   11 M    v. Stephen Leek 1 was born in 1685 1 and died on 14 May 1753 in Little Eggharbor, Burl Co., NJ.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy of 5 shillings in father's will.

   12 M    vi. Ichabod Leek 1 was born after 1682 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy of 5 shillings in father's will.

   13 M    vii. Recompence Leek 1 was born about 1688 in East Hampton, Long Island, NY and died on 9 Nov 1749 in Cumberland Co., NJ.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy in father's will of all land and tenements after mother's death. Charged to 'maintain his mother honorable, so long as she shall live." Executor.

   14 F    viii. Hannah Leek 1 was born after 1683 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy of 5 shillings in father's will as Hannah Alien.

2. VR - Marriage; 4 May 1698; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12 13. Married Thomas Allin

3. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12. Birth of Hannah Allin, daughter of Thomas & Hannah

4. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Sep 1702; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12. Birth of Thomas Allin, son of Thomas & Hannah

5. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Aug 1707; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12. Birth of Elesebeth Allin, daughter of Thomas & Hannah.

6. VR - Death of Spouse; 3 Dec 1733; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 12. Death of Deacon Thomas Allin.

   15 F    ix. Abigail Leek 1 was born after 1684 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 19 Mar 1722/23; East Hampton, Long Island, NY 8. Legacy of 5 shillings in father's will as Abigail Woodruff.



Sources


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