Descendants of John Shatswell

First Generation

1. John Shatswell 1 was born in 1574 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 1 and died on 11 Feb 1646/47 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 1 2.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 1.

2. VR - Death; 11 Feb 1646/47; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 3. 1647, Feb. 11th. John Shatswell d. l. He left a wife, Joanna, and son, Richard. He came to Ipswich 1634, and was Deacon of the First Church.

3. Go Fetch. NEHGR 150:185

John married Judith Unknown (Shatswell) 1 in 1599 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 1. (Judith Unknown (Shatswell) was born in 1578 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 1 and died on 17 Apr 1648 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 1.)

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Elizabeth Shatswell 1 4 was born in 1600 in Sudbury, co. Suffolk, ENG 1 5 and died on 16 Oct 1638 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 1.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Death; Oct 1638; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 6. Elizabeth, ye wife of Joseph Weld buried (8) 1638.

Elizabeth married Joseph Weld 1 4, son of Edward Weld and Amye Dereslye, on 11 Oct 1620 in All Saints, Sudbury, co. Suffolk, ENG 1. (Joseph Weld was born on 7 Apr 1599 in Terling, co. Essex, ENG 1 5, died on 7 Oct 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 7 8 and was buried on 7 Oct 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 1 9.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; Abt 1633; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA.

2. Took Inventory; 25 Dec 1637; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 10. Along with John Stow, Isack Heath, John Jonsone, Thomas Sems, William Parke and Sammwell Basse, took inventory of the estate of Edward Blackley of Roxbury,

3. Settler; After 1637; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 11. Listed in the first book of the Town Records as having 278 acres, making him one of the largest land owners in the town. [The list is undated, and estimated at between 1634 and 1643 in the article. Given a date of after 1637 here because of the inclusion of Samuel Chapin who was not in Roxbury until 1638.]

4. VR - Death of Spouse; Oct 1638; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 6. Elizabeth ye wife of Joseph Weld buried (8) 1638.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 31 Dec 1640; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 6. Birth of Sarah, daughter of Joseph Weld.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Sep 1642; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 6. Birth of Daniel, son of Joseph Weld.

7. Witnessed Will; 19 Jan 1642/43; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 12. Witnessed the will of Samuel Hagborne

8. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Feb 1644/45; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 6. Birth of Joseph, son of Joseph Weld.

9. Will; 2 Jun 1646; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 13. (Weld Mss. with the N. E. H. & G. S.) 1646.
Ipswich, this second day of the fourth month. (june).
Being visited by the hand of the Lord, and not knowing what the purposes of God may be; my spirit being restless and out of quiet because my house is not set in order, I think it my duty to go about the work having first sought to God for direction; and though I cannot do it so well as I might had I been at home, yet because I know not whether ever I shall return, I do therefore make this my last will and testament as followeth.
Imprimis.--I give to the College in Cambridge Ten Pounds to be paid in 5 years, viz: 40 shillings per annum to the help and furtherance of such in learning as are not able to subsist of themselves; wherein I refer myself to Mr. Dunster and Mr. Eliot, whom I esteem and honor in the Lord; to be disposed as they judge meet; only this I recall the 20 shillings a year back again which I put to my hand to give to Dr. Ames' son; yet if those forenamed judge it fit to give him the 40 shillings per annum, I leave it to their wisdoms. This legacy I would have paid by my Executrix, and the payment to begin, 6 months after my decease 20 shillings and 6 months after 20 shillings, and so on, till the term and sum be expired.
Item.--I give to my son John, who is now my eldest son, & to my son Thomas, my son Edmond, and my daughter Mary, my house called the Farm, with barn, gardens and all the arable land, meadows and pasture ground, containing 80 acres and upwards, with all the household stuff I have there,--oxen, corn, and 4 cows, with cart, plows, yokes, chains, and all the furniture; also my last division of land, being the 22d or 23d lott, being about 130 acres more or less; also the 3 acres of land sometime John Graves, lying next to the ground of Joshua Hews; also 6 acres of marsh, more or less, that was bought of the heirs of Samuel Shoreman, lying next to the marsh of John Watson; all those houses and moveables, Cattle and pieces of land named, I give to those 4 of my children named, to have and enjoy to them and their heirs forever in manner following, viz: my son John being my elder son, my will is that he should have a double portion, and all the other three an equal portion; further my will is, presently after my decease, they shall enter upon the land, and those friends that I shall hereafter name to be the overseers of my will to be performed, I desire that they may take such order that the best improvement be made, and an equal proportion be given to every child, according as is formerly expressed. Also my will is, that if God take any of them away by death, under the age of 21 years, or day of marriage, that the survivors of those 4 children named shall enjoy his or their portions.
I also give to Hannah my youngest daughter by my first wife my ground commonly called the 11 acres, lying next Muddy River, to be improved for her, so soon as God shall take me away; also I give to my daughter Hannah 20 pounds to be paid out of my goods by my wife Barbara Weld, at the age of 21 years, or day of marriage; if God take her away before, my will is that her portion shall be divided among the children I had by my former wife. Also my will is, if I die before that time be expired, that I am engaged to Mr. Hooker to find her clothes then, and I leave it to be done out of her portion. Also my will is that my children I had by my former wife, shall have each of them a pair of sheets, and all the bedding except that which I shall hereafter name. Also I give to those 4 children, as to John, Thomas, Edmond and Mary, all the rent which is due to me from Wm. Davis, which is a whole year's rent, and something more, only I desire that he may be abated 5 pounds of what shall be found to be due. Also my will is that my overseers do see performed out of the corn which Wm. Davis is to pay, that Brother Edward Porter have 10 bushels of rye, Brother Mays 5 bushels, Brother Jones 5 bushels, Brother Lewis 5 bushels, Brother Peake 5 bushels, and brother Gamlin 5 bushels to be paid to them as soon as it can be conveniently threshed. Also my will is, because my house in the town have little wood belonging to it, that my wife and children that are to enjoy that shall have free liberty to take so much in the hither-most grounds as will save for their use for firing provided that they cut it out, and make no destroy, and this to enjoy for the space of ten years next after my decease; also my will is that those 4 children named shall have each of them a book, there be 3 of Dr. Preston's, one of Dr. Sibbs' and Mr. Rogers' 7 treatises--and the eldest to take his choice first; also my will is that my son John shall have my best stuff suit, and my son Thomas my frieze suit, and Edmond such a portion as may be equivalent, also my son John my cloth cloak; to my son Daniel I give a suitable portion of my apparel, which I desire may equally be parted among all my sons, except my black tamey cloak, which I give to Mr. John Eliot our teacher, my best friend. I give to my son John my other sword, and black belt to my son Thomas. Father my will is that all I have in the Iron Works, the yearly profit of it may be disposed to bring up my son Thomas at Cambridge till he come to be Master of Arts, and if my son Daniel be capable of learning, my desire is that he also after my son Thomas have the like benefit till he come to be Master of Arts, and then after that the whole to be equally divided among all my children and their heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Barbara Weld (whom I make my sole executrix) together with my son Daniel, my daughter Sarah and my daughter Marah, the house I live in, with all the housing, yards, gardens, home lot, and the 15 scres on the neck. Also that cow I bought at Watertown for the other is my son John's, together with two young steers that are summering at John Woods' in Sudbury, these excepted I give to my dear wife and her children, all other cattle at home also the down bed and bolster, and all things belonging to the bed and bedstead in the best chamber, and one other feather bed and the bedstead in the hall
chamber, with the yellow rugg and the largest green rugg, 4 pillows and 2 pair blankets, also one flock bed; and all the other beds either feather beds or flock beds, with blankets, ruggs and all other bedding, I give to those children I had by my former wife, to be equally parted among them, also each of them a pair of sheets; and all the rest of the sheets or linen or woolens, I give to my wife and her children; only this exception hereinafter mentioned--, My daughter Dennison affirms, the down bed my wife's mother gave to her after my decease--I know no such thing, yet being so confidently affirmed by her, my will is after the decease of my wife, if she outlive her (otherwise not) then the down bed and bolster with the binded corceing shall be my daughter Dennison's. Also I give to my wife and her children all my other movable goods, my wife to have one half, and the rest of the children their portion. I mean the children I had by her. Also I give to my wife all my debts, moneys, or any other thing not formerly expressed, provided that special care first be taken that all the debts I owe, either in Old England or new, be first paid, those in Old England by the first return. The debts I owe I shall set down together, also Mr. Cuddington's annuity of 20 pounds per year, till seven years be expired, except death prevent, two years and a half being paid already. Also 40 shillings a year for 5 years to the college, and all my other debts, my wife and her children to have all except that before expressed, she to have the one half, and to enjoy all till the children be brought up. But if the Lord so ordain, that my wife change her condition, then I desire my overseers to take order that my children's portion be secured. Now if any of the children I had by my wife not living, decease before 21, or change of their condition by marriage, their portion shall go wth the survivors. If the Lord should take away my wife in the state of her widowhood, then my will is that her portion should be divided among all my children. Thus have I finished my will, in the best manner my weak condition will afford, praying and beseeching my esteemed friends Mr. John Eliot, Elder Heath, Edward Clapp at Dorchester, and William Parks all of them, or the major part of them, to take care to see my will fulfilled, and that my dear wife may be counselled and comforted by them and my children instructed and brought up in the fear of the Lord. And as a token of my love for their great pains they are like to take, I will that ten pounds be paid to them out of my estate, which I appoint my beloved wife to pay; which is but a small recompense; my desire is that the Lord would requite all their pains and labors of love into their bosoms. Amen. Amen.
By me. Joseph Weld.
This 22d of the 5th month (July) 1646.
My desire is that Lieutenant Hews, Brother Bell, also Brother John Johnson may be added to the rest of the overseers, because they know the state of some reckonings; whom I earnestly desire to join with
Brother Bell in packing my beaver or other goods to pay my debts in England. Also one thing more my will is that if after my debts be paid and my annuities be considered of, there be a manifest difference between those children I have by this wife, and the former, it shall remain in the power of my overseers to regulate it, my desire being to make my children equal, and likewise, if it shall appear on the contrary; provided always, my mind is, that my wife shall have one half of what I give to her and her children.
By me. Joseph Weld.
26th day of the 5th month 1646.
Taking in the consideration of my children by this wife, being to be brought up.
Witness by us Joshua Hews, John Johnson.
To the Reverend and his esteemed in the Lord, Mr. John Eliot, give this. Not to be opened till after death.
Testified upon the oath of Lieutenant Hews and John Johnson before the Court, the 10th day of the 8th month (October) 1646.
Wm. Aspinwall, the Recorder.
(R. Comm. Rep. XXXII: 66) 10 Dec. 1646. Barbara Weld of Roxbury appointed Thomas Bell of Roxbury her attorney to collect debts due to her husband Deceased from any pson or psons in England; also another to the same intent unto Michael Powell of Dedham in case Thomas Bell be sick or deceased.
(Suff. Deed I: 30) Nouerint Vniusi per prsentes me. Antoniu Stoddard de boston in massachusetts merc tenerj et firmiter obligarj Johanis Elljot Joshue Hues, Isaaco: Heath Thome Bell. Edwardo Clapp wilhelmo Parke et Johannis Johnson de Roxbury supvisoribus. Testamentj Josephj Weld de Roxbury nuper defunct in mille libris bone et legalis monete solvend eisdem supervisoribus alicuj vell aliquibus eorum ad vsum Barbara weld vidue prdict. Joseph weld. ad quam. quidem. soluconem bene et fidelliter faciend: obligo me haeredes execcutores et Administratores meos. firmiter p prsentes dat sigillat dje.
The Condicon of this obligation is such that whereas the above bounden Anthony Stoddard doth purpose & Intend (volente Deo): to enter into a Contract of marriage wth Barbara weld, widdow, late wife of Joseph weld of Roxbury in New England deceased, wth whom he is to Receive the dowry left by hir said husband deceased, if therefore the sajd Anthony Stoddard doe leave vnto the sajd Barbara: to hir owne vse at hi[s] death five hundred pounds of lawfull money or moneys worth if he leave her a widdow, and if his estate be not Apparently diminished from what it is now (which what it is Appeared by a mrte vnder the sayd Anthony Stoddard his owne hand and deliuered to John Johnson of Roxbury to keepe or if it be Apparently diminished, if then he leauve the sajd Barbara one third part of his whole estate to hir propper vse that then this present obligati [ ] shall be Vojd and of none effect otherwise to remajne in full force and strength this 24th of 6th month: 1647.
Anthony Stoddard & seale
Signed Sealed and deliuered
in the prsence of vs. Hugh Prichard. Richard Wooddey.
Richard Wooddey of Boston came before me this 7th of the 8th mo. 1653. and did vppon his oath testify that he saw this bond. signed & sealed to which he is a wittness to the vs[ ] of the partie wthin expressed. William Hibbins.
Entered & Recorded 8 of October 1653.
Edward Rawson Reco [ ].
(Suff. Deed I: 137) Anthonie Stoddard of Boston in N: E: mercht (for & in consideration of the portions of Sarah daniel & marah Weld the children of Joseph Weld by Barbara his late wife, to him him in hand pd by the overseers of the will of the sd Joseph) doth grant vnto the sd overseers John Eliot Isaack Heath Edward Clapp Joshua Hues John Johnson & wm Parke, for the vse of the aforesd children all that his dwelling house in Roxbury wth all barnes Cow houses stables out houses orchyards gardens wth three Acres of vpland, & fifteene acres of vppland & meadow more in or neere the towne of Roxbury. Provided that if the sd Anthonie shall pay or cause pd vnto the said Sarah daniel & marah one hundd & fifty pounds, vzt. fifty pounds a piece in currant pay or to the survivor or survivors the whole summe of one hundd & fifty pounds as they shall attaine the [ ] respectiue ages or day of marriage wch shall first happen, or dye ere they attaine full age or be marryed, If then the said Anthonie pay the sd summe to the said overseers in ten months after such decease of the sd children to be divided amongst the children of the sd Joseph Weld by his first wife, that then this deed to be void. In the meane season the sd overseers are pleased that the sd Anthonie shall possesse the praemisses for his owne benefitt. dat 5 June 1651 & acknowledged the 5 June 1651. Rec. 8 June 1651.
(Suff. Deed III: 106-7) Whereas Capt Joseph Weld of Rockbery Co. Suffolke in Mass. dyed Seized in fee simple of one Tennemt Scittuate in the above Towne Conteyneing one dwelling house barne and out houses with Garden and Orchard, and about two Accrs of Land, more or lesse on the west Syde thereof, and is bounded with mr Isacke Heath on the South, mr Edward Denison on the north and Thomas Lambe on the West, Also fifteene Accrs of Marsh and vpland, being bounded with mr Thomas Weld on the West the high way Leading to gravelly point on the East Thomas Lambe South, and vpon the Marshes of John Polly and John Watson North, the wch by Order of the genll Court held at Boston May the Seventh 1651 was Confirmed vnto mr Anthony Stoddard, his heyres and Assignes
foreuer, the which Anthony Stoddard Marryed, the relict of the aboue named, Joseph Weld deceased. Now, the said Anthony Stoddard for One hundred and Eightie pounds payd by Samuell Danforth of Roxbery, Pastour of the Church of Christ there, sell, All the aboue named Tennemt. Signed 11 Feb. 1657, by Anthony Stoddard and his wife Christian.
In prnts of Edw Rawson, Nicho: Clapp. Ack. by both 5 Feb. (sic) 1657.
Rec. 17 Feb. (57).
(Suff. Deed V: 488) Whereas Anthony Stoddard of Boston in new England merchant heretofore married Barbara the relict of the late Capt: Joseph Weld, & for the payment of one hundred & ffifty Pounds to sarah, Daniel & marah Children. of the late Joseph & Barbara Weld, that is to say ffifty pounds a peece at their seuerall ages of Twenty one yeares, did by his deed of saile or mortgage bearing date the fifth of June: 1651: (See Suff. Deed I: 137, previously given). Now, we Daniell Weld, John ffranck that married sarah Weld & Comfort starr that lately married Marah Weld sonn & daughters of ye late Joseph Weld & Barbara his wife, Doe Acknowledge hereby to haue receiued each of vs, Our just & full portion of ffifty pounds apeice, of the sajd Anthony Stoddard. Signed by mr Daniell Weld 4 July 1666: in presents of John Weld: Edward Michelson jun. Signed by John ffrancks & sarah his wife 5 July 1666: in presents of Samuell Danforth, Abigaile Odllin. Signed by mr Comfort star & marah his wife 25 July 1667: in presents of Rich: Wayte, Symond Stoddard. Rec. 24 Sept. 1668.
(Suff. VI: 370-1) The will of Thomas Savage of Boston Senr. mentions wife Mary; dau. Hannah Gillam and her three children; son Thomas Savage and his three children; dau. Mary Thacher and her four children; Thomas, son of my son Habiah Savage deced and to each of his two daus.; Hannah Savage, widow of my son, Habija; son Ephraim and his three child.; dau. Higginson all my land in Salem; Mary Higginson her dau.; my dau. Dinnice; sons Ebeneser, Benjamin [both under 21]; appoint exors. sons Thomas, Ephraim, Perez and my son Ebenezer Savage; ffreinds mr John Hull & Mr. Isaac Addington to be overseers. Made 28 June 1675. In presence of Tho: Brattle, Jacob Elliot. Proved 23 Feb. 1681.
(Suff. XI: 99) The will of Anthony Stoddard Sr. of Boston, mentions engagement made to my present wife upon marriage; dau. Grace; eight children, Solomon, Samson, Anthony, Christian, Lydia, Dorothy, Mary and Jane. Made 29 Dec. 1684. In presence of Benjamin Daviys, Penn Townsend, Isaac Addington. Proved 19 May 1687.
(Suff. XVII: 77) The will of Mary Stoddard of Boston, widow, being aged, mentions dau. Sarah Higginson, son in law Major John Higginson; children of my son and daughter Higginson viz: John, Mary, Nathaniel, Sarah and Elizabeth; Mary Savage the dau. of my son Eben Savage; dau. Sarah Higginson and grandson John Higginson Exors. Made 5 Feb. 1697-8. In presence of Daniel Epes, William Simes, Isa. Addington.
(Suff. XVIII: 175) Inventory of the Estate of Mrs. Mary Stoddard, late of Boston, widow, was apprized 29 Sept. 1710. Allowed 26 Oct. 1710.
(Mass. Archives XLV: 363-5) At the Second Session of the General Court held at Boston the 16 of October 1660.
In Answer to the Petition of Mr Anthony Stoddard; The Court haveing perused and considered the Grounds of the Petition: As also the readiness of the Petitioner at all times to be Serviceable for the good of the Country.
Judge meet to Grant five hundred acres of Land to be equally divided between the Petitioner and Captain Welds Children.
Lib. 3: p. 356. A true Copy as appears of Record
Examin. P. Isa Addington Secry.
I find no Record of the
Laying out of the Land contained in this Grant.
Isa Addington Secry.
To his Exey Joseph Dudley Esqr Capt General & Govr in Chief in & over her Matys Province of the Massachtts Bay in New Engld And to the Honble the Council & Representtatives for sd Province now in General Assembly Convened.
The Petition of Simeon Stoddard Esqr for himselfe his Brethren & Sistrs, And in behalfe of ye children of Capt. Welds.
Sheweth: That Whereas the General Court of the late Colony of ye Massachtts. At their Session in October 1660 Upon the Petition of Mr Anthony Stoddard ye Petrs father were pleased to Grant five hundred Acres of Land, to be equally divided between him & Capt. Welds children, as by the Copy of ye sd Grant hereto annexed, doth appear which Five Hundred Acres of Land hath not as yet been taken up & laid out, nothing appearing there of on Record.
We therefore humbly Prays this Courts Confirmation of ye sd Grant. And Order to Some Sutable persons to Survey & lay out ye Same in Some Vacant & Unappropriated Lands, where it may be found & Return a Plett thereof to this honble Court for further confirmation.
And yor Petr as in Duty bound shall euer Pray &c.
Simo Stoddard.
26 Novr. 1707. In Council Read and Recommended. 28 Nov. 1707 In the House of Representatives.
June 22th 1708 Read & Ordered that the Praier of the above Petition be granted. Sent up for Concurrence.
June 23th 1708 In Council Read and Concurred.
Thomas Oliver, Speaker
Isa Addington Secry.
And that Captain John Chandler be appointed to Survey five hundred acres of vacant and unappropriated Land as may be found, & upon the Grant within mentioned, And to present a Plat thereof to this Court for Confirmation.
Isa Addington Secry.
Sent down for concurrence.
In the House of Representatives
July 1: 1708 Read, & Concurred.
Thomas Oliver, Speaker.

   3 F    ii. Margaret Shatswell 14.
   4 M    iii. Richard Shatswell 14 was born in 1602 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 14 and died on 1 Oct 1638 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 14.
   5 M    iv. John Shatswell 14 was born in 1604 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 14 and died in 1647 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 14.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Will; 11 Feb 1645/46; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 15. Estate of John Shatswell of Ipswich
Essex Probate Docket # None
ffebruary 11th 1646
The last will and Testament of me John Satchwell of Ipswich though weake in body yet in pfect sence & memory doe comend my soule to god who gave it & my body to the dust whence it was at first till the resurreccon which I doe expect.
And for my estate I give to my sonne Richard all my howses and land wth their apprtenancs except that pt of the 25 acre lott from the vper end of the plowd land & soe downward to the sea, & sixteene acres of pasture beyond muddy river pt of the ox pasture towards Rowley which pcells of land.
I give to Johan my wife during her naturall life an to her Issue if she have any and for want of such yssue then to returne to Richard my sonne his heires & Assignes: further it is hereby pvided & my will is that Johan my wife shall have the vse of my howses barne Cowhowse orchard halfe of my particular during her naturall life or vntill she can conveniently pvid otherwise for her selfe. And my will is that if Richard shall not marry wth Rebecca Tuttle which is now intended then my wife shall have her being in the howse as is before mentioned during her life vnlesse she see good to dispose of herselfe otherwise. But in case my sonne Richard should decease wthout issue lawfully begotten of his body then my will is that all that estate that is not given to his wife by ioynture shall returne to Johan my wife if then living and if both dept this life without issue then my will is that such estate of land as remayne should be equally divided betweene my brother & sisters' children that are here in New England.
I doe hereby give to my brother Theophilus Satchwell my best cloth sute and coate. To my brother Curwin my stuff sute. To my sister webster about seaven yards of stuff to make her a sute and alsoe a yonge heiffer thought to be wth calfe.
ffurther I doe hereby make my wife sole executrix to receive what is due to me & alsoe to pay if I doe owe any thinge to any that is iustly due. In wittnesse of this my last will & Testament I doe hereto sett my hand the daye & yeare first above written. Those words (of land as remaynes) were interlined before the subscripcon hereof.
John Satchwell
Jonathan wade
James Howe
Proved Mar 30, 1647, by the witnesses
Source: Printed "Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts;
1635 - 1681," In three volumes,The Essex Institute; Salem, MA; 1916

   6 F    v. Mary Shatswell 14 was born in 1606 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 14 and died on 28 Apr 1694 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA 14.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Feb 1645/46; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 15 16. Received legacy in the will of her brother, John Shatswell, of "seaven yards of stuff to make her a sute and alsoe a yonge heiffer thought to be wth calfe."

2. Executor or Overseer of Will; 29 Sep 1646; Essex Co., MA 17. Executrix of the estate of her husband, John Webster.

   7 M    vi. Curwin Shatswell 14 was born in 1608 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 14.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Feb 1645/46; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 15. Received legacy in the will of his brother, John Shatswell, of John's best stuff suit.

   8 M    vii. Theophilus Shatswell 14 was born in 1609 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 14 and died on 17 Aug 1663 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 14.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 Feb 1645/46; Ipswich, Essex Co., MA 15. Received legacy in the will of his brother, John Shatswell, of John's, best cloth suit & coat.

   9 F    viii. Judith Shatswell 14 was born about 1612 14.
   10 F    ix. Margaret Shatswell 14 was born in 1613 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng 14 and died in Southhold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, NY 14.


1. Ancestors of Peter Paul Dziekan, Jr., (Peter P Dziekan, 64 Wayside Inn Rd, Marlborough, MA 01752, 508-481-7421,

2. Joseph B. Felt, History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, (Massachusetts. 1966.) Obituary and Biographical Notices.

3. ibid. Obituary & Biographical Notices.

4. William Richard Cutter, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial Vo III, (1915). p 1212.

5. John Russell Bartlett, Russell Genealogy, (1879). p 149.

6. David Pulsifer, Early Records of Boston, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 2, January 1848, p 76 & subsequent). Vol 6, p 377 [Roxbury].

7. Robert M. Morse, Jr., Memoir of the Life and Character of the Late Hon. Stephen Minot Weld, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 22, October 1868, p 381).

8. T.W. Harris, Notes on the Will of Richard Hills, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register; Vol 2, April 1848, p 218-221).

9. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 Vols., (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., c. 1981). Vol IV, p 277.

10. 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). Vol 7, p 29.

11. Charles M. Ellis, transcriber, Early Records of Roxbury, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 2, January 1848, p 52).

12. Trask, William B., Abstracts of the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files of the County of Suffolk, Mass., (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 2, Jan 1848, p 102 & subsequent). Vol 2, p 260.

13. ibid. Vol 7, p 33.

14. Ancestors of Steven Blake Bianco, (James Vanderbilt Bianco, 215 Shaker Road, East Longmeadow, MA. 01028, 413-525-9441,

15. Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts; 1635 - 1681, (The Essex Institute; Salem, MA; 1916).

16. Johnson, Carol Clark, A Genealogical History of the Clark and Worth Familes, ([none given]). p 222 - 225.

17. Ipswich Quarterly Court Records. Vol 2, leaf 5; courtesty Linda Herrick Smith.

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