Descendants of William Warriner



First Generation


1. William Warriner , son of William Warriner and Alice Harvard, was born in 1581 in Lincolnshire, Eng and died on 2 Jun 1676 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1638; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

2. Lawsuit; 18 Jun 1640; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. William Warrener complaines against Henry Gregory in an action of the case for layenge false imputations of money dealinge in taking of those pompions that Richard Everit gave to both of them which Henry Gregory affirms to be contrary to the appointment of Richard Everit. [remainder of page is damaged]

3. Oath of Fidelity; 6 Feb 1648/49; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2.

4. Fine; 30 May 1649; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. Along with Samuell Chapin, ordered to pay 1 bushels of marsh wheat to Henry Burt for the damage their team of oxen did to his field.

5. Town Office; 1 Nov 1652; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. "William Warrinar was chosen and sworne to the office of a Constable of the Towne of Springfeild for the yeare ensueing and till anothe be chosen in his roome"

6. Jury Duty; 27 Sep 1659; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2.

7. Jury Duty; 25 Sep 1660; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2.

8. Lawsuit; 2 Dec 1661; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. "Richard Fellows Compaines against Willaim Warrinar for withholding pay for his many Harmon Rowleys victualls at Chikkuppy as he passed to and from the Lead mines: to the vallue of wich William Warrinar engaged to pay for Uppon the Testymonys of John Ginny and Garret Dolley which are on file it appeared that William Warriner had ingaged to pay Richard Fellows his just demand wich being examented and rectified William Warriner is Adjudged to pay Richard Fellows the sum of eight and twenty shillings and six pence."

9. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 8 May 1663; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. "William Warriner [was] made free of this Comon Wealth"

10. Employment; 1664-1665; Springfield, Erie Co., PA 3. From John Pynchon's Account books:
Volume III, 1664-1667 . Page 133 [p 205]
Wm Warrinar CR
1664
By carying downe Corne & bringing up goods with G Morgan Ano 1664 youre halfe
02 00 04
By 3 Journys your cart tot he foote of the falls
01 07 00
One Journey your Teame 00 10 00
1665
By goeing down with Sam Terry: carying downe Corne at 5d per bus & and 2d from the foote of the falls & carrying barrels at 2[s] pce: bringing up Salt at 6d per bush & goods at 12s per Tun: In all you have earned togither 26 li 2s 10d your halfe of it is 13 li 2s 5d [only you are] to abate for the Boate wich I am to all to
13 02 05
By carting 2 load ofWheate to the wharfe 00 02 00
3 load to the Warfe 00 03 00
1 Load of wheate to the warf 00 01 00
Bringing up 50 bsh salt from the wharfe 00 02 00
more bush salt from the warfe 00 01 00
carying 20 bush wt to the foote for the falls & bring up Boards from fresh water River
00 09 00
Nov 65
Carting to the foote of the falls 00 03 06
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18 01 03
18 li 01 o3 out of which 01 01 00 I say out for which I am to pay for your Boate which you had downe the falls to G Morgan so tis 17 li 00 03.
Discounted per Contra Dec 8 1665

11. Signed Petition; 2 Feb 1668/69; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 4. Signed a petition protesting the imposition by England of customs upon goods being exported into and from Massachusetts Colony.

12. VR - Death; 2 Jun 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5.

13. Inventory Taken; After 2 Jun 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. The inventory of William Warriner's estate amounted to L160 19s l0d,
and included his house and houselot, and thirty-three acres of land, two
cows, a heifer and a calf, two swine, an ox and two steers, and three
horses, and his personal property.

14. Probate; 26 Sep 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. His estate was divided by agreement between his three children, James, Joseph & Hannah, and his widow Elizabeth. Elizabeth received 1/2 of the estate during her life and the remaining half was split three ways between the children.

William married Johanna Searle, daughter of Thomas Searle and Agnes Unknown (Searle), on 1 Jul 1639 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. (Johanna Searle was born in 1614 in England and died on 7 Feb 1660/61 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 1.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 21 Dec 1641; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 7. Her husband, William Warriner, was given a legacy in the will of her brother John Searles as "my brother-in-law William Warriner', thus establishing that Johanna was the daughter of Thomas Searle.

2. VR - Death; 7 Feb 1660/61; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 8. Johanna, wife fo Will[ia]m, d. 7th of 12 mo. 1660

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 1 Jul 1639; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 9. Actual record reads 5th month 31st day, 1639, but June only has 30 days


Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. Deacon James Warriner was born on 21 Jan 1640/41 and died on 14 May 1727.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Jan 1640/41; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 10.

2. Employment; 25 Jul 1653; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 11. [torn]n accot of what I haue
laid out [torn] Mill dam
25 July 1653
pd Goodm Warrinar for 2 d 00 04 00

3. Oath of Fidelity; 23 Mar 1655/56; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2.

4. VR - Marriage; 31 Mar 1663; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 12. Married Elizabeth Baldwin

5. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Feb 1665/66; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 13. Samuel, son of James Warriner

6. VR - Death of Child; 12 Feb 1666/67; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 8. Samuell, son of James Warriner

7. VR - Birth of Child; 19 Jul 1668; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 14. James, son of James & Elizabeth Warriner

8. Signed Petition; 2 Feb 1668/69; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 4. Signed a petition protesting the imposition by England of customs upon goods being exported into and from Massachusetts Colony.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Aug 1670; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 15. Elizabeth, daughter of James & Elizabeth Warriner

10. Town Office; 28 Aug 1670; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. James Warrinar was sworne Constable of Springfeild.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1671/72; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 16. William, son of James & Elizabeth Warriner

12. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Feb 1674/75; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 15. Hannah, daughter of James & Elizabeth Warriner

13. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 26 Sep 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. James presented to the court at Springfield an Articles of Agreement on the distribution of the estate of his father William Warriner.. He split one half of the estate with his brother Joseph and brother-in-law, Thomas Noble. The other half went to the widow, Elizabeth.

14. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Nov 1677; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 17. Joseph, son of James & Elizabeth Warriner

15. Lawsuit; 24 Sep 1679; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. John Pope Plantiff against James Warrinar for not Paying him as he says 7s ordered him by the Comittee for the Meeting house: There apparing some mistake in it as to the Sum James Warrinar being to be allowed for one Seate and so it shuld have bin for 3s down or being 3s 6d I find for the plantiff 3s 6d and Costs of Court 4 10d
This Attachment & serving it 1.6
Entry of Action 3.4
all is 8.4d

16. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Jan 1679/80; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 18. Samuel, 2nd of that name, son of James & Elizabeth Warriner

17. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 30 Mar 1680; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 2. James Warriner .. admitted to freedome October 1679: sworn at Northampton March 30 1680

18. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Mar 1681/82; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 19. Ebenezer, son of James & Elizabeth Warriner

19. Tax Rate; Jan 1684/85; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 20. From John Pynchon's Account books:
Account received for Mr. John Richards, the Schoole Mr. DR
Jan 1684
To James Warrinars paying in Ind C at as 6d per li 12s

20. Investment; 21 Feb 1684/85; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 21. 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
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10 08 00
The whole Mill stands in about 83 12 00
Each 1/8
Dec 21 1685

21. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Apr 1685; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 22. Mary, daughter of James & Elizabeth Warriner

22. VR - Death of Spouse; 24 Apr 1687; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 23. Elizabeth [Baldwin] Warriner

23. Jury Duty; 19 May 1688; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2.

24. Military Service; 21 Sep 1688; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 24. Sept 20 1688 Same Phelps & Wm Randal coming from the Bay this eveing & Informing me that the Inhabitants of Quabaug were in some Danger, they being few & weake could not send on Purpose but by these Travelers & [torn] syred them to acquaint me with their wants & that 3 Indians were there last Night sculking & running into a Swamp as before [torn] same day they discovered Tracks &c & desiring some assistance [torn]
This 21th of Sept I accordingly sent to their assistance Henry Gilbert, John Hitchcock, James Warrinar, Eben Pars[torn] Thomas Gilbert Sam Pars[torn]

25. VR - Marriage; 10 Jul 1689; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 25. Married Sarah Alvord

26. VR - Birth; 13 Oct 1690; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 26. Sarah, daughter of James Warriner & Sarah, his second wife

27. Residence; 13 May 1691; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. Listed as a Freeman of the town of Springfield, Hampden Co., MA

James married Mary Graves 27, daughter of John Graves and Mary Smith, on 29 Dec 1704 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. (Mary Graves was born about 1654 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 27.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 15 Jan 1670/71; Hatfield, Hampden Co., MA 28. Ball, Samuell m. Mary Graves

   3 F    ii. Hannah Warriner 29 was born on 17 Aug 1643 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 29 and died on 12 May 1721 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 30.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Aug 1643; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 29.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 May 1697; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 31. I give unto my beloved wife, Hannah Noble, an acre of land reserved out of my son John's homelot; also half my dwelling house, that is to say, that end next the street, and halfe the land and orchard and barn we dwell on, and the other halfe of the house lot and barn to my son James, as also the thirds of all that I here will to my sons

Hannah married Thomas Noble on 1 Nov 1660 in Hampden Co., MA 32. (Thomas Noble was born about 1632 in Leicester, Eng 30 33 and died on 20 Jan 1703/04 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 34 35 36.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1652; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

2. Residence; 5 Jan 1652/53; Boston, Suffolk Co., MA 37. At the State House, Boston, Ma.:
1. Examined microfilm of the early Boston Town records and
found:" on 5th day, 11th month 1651, at a meeting of Mr. Richard Parker,
Mr. Edward Tinge, Mr. Jeremy Houchin, Deacon Marshall and Anthony
Stoddard, Thomas Noble was admitted an inhabitant."

3. Debt; Between 1653-1671; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 38. The Pynchon Papers, Vol II, Selection from the Account Books of John Pynchon, 1651-1697; Carl Bridenbaugh & Juliette Tomlinson, eds.; The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Boston, 1985

[p 400-401 ]

Volume 1, 1651-1655. Page 76
Thomas NOBLE DR

Sept 13th 53 00 00 00
[To 3 yds of frise at 5s 6d per yd]*
Decembr 1653
To of a yd of wt Cotton 00 02 06
3 yds linnen cloth at 2s 6d 00 09 04
1 Case of pen knives 00 01 09
Pap 00 00 01
4 doz buttons 00 01 08
3 yds rib 00 01 06
6 yds kersy at 8s 8d 02 14 02
7 yds lockr at 3s 1d 01 01 07
6 yd lock at 30d 00 10 00
3 yds red napt Cotton at 2s 10d 00 08 06
1 lb 2 oz bb & bro thrid 00 04 04
11 li Coll thrid 00 05 00
14 doz buttons 20d silke 4d 00 02 00
yd fuston 00 01 04
1 pr stockens 00 03 00
4 doz of buttons 20d 00 01 08
Needles 00 01 00
1 pr shooes of the 12s 00 06 04
1 pr of the 11s 00 05 10
1 hat 00 18 00
7 thimbles 00 01 06
1 ppnt of Lickquors 00 02 00
2 yds lockram in dear skins 00 05 00
a Coate 01 05 00
a [sheepskin making the trades
a hatt To make me a coate] 01 00 00
a suite 02 01 00
8 yds Kersy at 12s per yd is
5 li 2s, silke & lace 12d 05 03 00
8 sc of stucking silk 00 01 00
40 yds Pakcing Canvas 00 05 00
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posted to p 256 27 16 00

Volume 1, 1651 1655 . Page 317
Thomas Noble DR

To 6 yds of locram at 2s 2d 00 13 00
To page 24 for several pticulars the 27 16 00
Sum off [torn]

Recd by Taylering as in Tho Nobles
book 08 06 06
Recd more by Taylering as in Thomas Noble
his booke all his worke being acoted 02 18 06
Recd by what I pay you for Rich Maund 01 02 00
Recd by paying for James Taylor 00 10 04
Recd by Mary Copsey 00 19 00
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13 16 04
Octobr 9th 1656
Acoted & Thomas Noble owes mee the Sum of fourteene pounds twelve shillings & Eight pence as witness his hand 14 12 08
THOMAS NOBLE

To 6 oz of thrid 18d |
To oz of Coll Thrid 2s 6d | 4s 00 04 00
1 li of bb Thrid 00 06 08
5 yds of dimity drawers 00 10 01
To what I pd for your passade to &
from Engld & for your charges
(besides what I give you) as in my
pocket booke 16 10 00
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Sept 1st 1157 [sic]
the whole Sume that is due me is 32 03 06

[ p 402]
Volume II, 1657-1666 . Page 97
Thomas Noble CR

March 15th 1661/62
Dlrd to Tho Noble to make into Coates (which he is to mak at 18s ber doz)
16 yds of bb shag beys
25 yds red shag
11 yds blew shag
in all 52 which at 2 yds & ql to a Coate will make 2 doz wat 1 yd &

more dlrd 30 yds of red cotton plaines
& 21 yds greene kersy
24 Red kersy
16 Blew Kersy
62 all for Coate
8 bunches of lace Buttons about 13 doz

[p 403]
Volume III, 1664 1667 . Page 134
Thomas Noble DR

Sept 3 64
To Severalls brought from day booke 01 02 06
To Severals dlrd Sept 6 64 as inday Booke 02 18 07
To a Sieth 5s cotton riban 6d 00 05 06
To Severalls Sept 20th 64 01 00 01
To paymt for Billings: 6 li 1 pr stockens
4 s 4 d 06 04 04

Sept 26
To Severalls 02 06 00
Oct 7 64
To Severalls 01 06 05
To Severalls 01 11 11
Oct 10th
To 1 yd Searge 00 10 00
To 4 yds Gallome 00 01 02
Nov 1 64
To Severalls 01 03 11
N [II (illegible)] 7
To 01 03 09
Nov 25
To 4 li sugar 00 04 00
Jan 12 64
6 yds Cotton rib 15d 4 yds 12d 00 02 03
[illegible]rry Comb M pins 00 01 09
Febr 3 64
To 1 lanthorne 4s Gimblet 6d 00 04 06
3 yds kersy at 10s 01 15 00
2 doz Buttons 2s 4d
5 yds Gallome 2s 1d 00 04 04
1 li of Powder 1 Bar of lead 00 04 00
To 44 li of fat (abote) the Tub
at 4 li at guess 01 00 00
To 4 C of rod Nayls at 14d 00 04 08
[p 404]
March 7 1664
To a psell of land below Schonunganick of 22 acres
& 2 acres & at 5s your & Abell Wright your pt is
01 05 00
1 yd Gallome 5s Serage 4yds ql 01 05 09
Stockens 12 d Comb 9d 00 01 09
To Payment for you to Sam Bliss 01 00 00
To payment for you to the Swead 00 02 06
1 pr Sissars 00 00 06
Brought from day Booke 03 11 00
Brought from old booke the sum of 05 08 03
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36 11 06
Recd per Contra 26 li 15s 04d
Rests 09 16 02

December 24 1666
By Porke 122 li & 68 li is 190 li abate 2 li on the
Light hog & tis 02 07 00
By John Ponder 00 09 06
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[02 16 06]
2 day worke 3 you agreed to allow me for taking in the Country Rate 1664

Thomas Noble DR
To 6 Needles 3d 00 00 03
1 yard Searge when I was in the Bay 00 09 09
1 Oz black thrid 00 00 06
To 1 peck salt 18d 2 yds Cotton 8s 4d 00 09 10
Octo 2d 69
To 1 pr Stockens 5s 1 doz Buttons 2s 3d
00 07 03
6 yd looplace 00 00 03
To 1 bush of Salt 00 06 00
yard black ribban 00 00 09
Nov 18 69
To 2 yds red shage 8s 8d 2 yds wt cotton 8s
00 16 08
3 yds blew linned 5s 3d 1 m Pins 18d 6 Laces 6d
00 07 03
yd rib cooton rib 6d sissars 6d 00 01 11
To your County Rate 1668 00 08 02
May 4 1670
Searge 1s 11d Pap of pins 7d 1 knife 9d Comb 10d
00 04 01
July 27 1670
To 2 yds fillet 4d 1 pr large Sissors 8d 00 01 00
To 2 bush of Indian you had from G. Dorchester in Aug 1669
More 3 bush of Ind. 00 12 06
26 bush wt Againe 2 bush of Ind from G. Dorchester
00 05 00
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04 11 06

Over this leafe forward is the sum of & forward over the leafe on the right hand is
07 12 02
& 04 05 02
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22 12 08
Posted to New Booke this 22nd May 1671.
Posted to N. Booke this 22nd May 1671 Tho Noble being psent when I cast up : he desyring to se hou much is debt is & psently (he geing gon first) I caryed the sum to the N booke & so cross it here.

Volume III, 1664-1667 . p 136
Thomas Noble DR
March 27 1667
To 3 li sugar 2s June 10 67 Needles 6d 00 02 06
May 1
To 3 li sugar 00 02 00
To 1 horn booke 00 00 08
June 13
To 2 li Powder 00 07 06
June 16 00 03 11
Jun 18
Thrid 3 scaines 00 00 04
July
To 4 li sugar 00 02 08
Aug 8
To 3 Thimbls 00 00 09
To 3 li sugar when I was in the Bay 00 02 00
Oct 67
To 1 bush of Salt 00 08 00
Nov
To 4 li of sugar 00 02 08
To 8 li of cotton woole 00 08 00
To Needles 6d 00 00 06
To a miscast is day Booke 00 03 03
To the last side back brought from hence hither
33 17 04
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35 17 04
Recd per Contra 12 19 09
Rests 22 17 07
To the hire of a bull9ck of Capt Clark last y 20s & this y out the end of Febr 20s all is
02 00 00
24 17 07
Jan 3d 1667
Acoted & rests due to Balance 24 17 07
Jan 4 67
To 6 lb sugr at 8d per lb 00 04 00
Feb 1 67
To 4 li sugar 00 02 08
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25 04 01

Rec'd this whole debt per land & also he pays me what he owes on Bills & for Skeepmuch & for Broth Smiths debt all that is due to me upon the severall Bill which are dlrd up to him all is betwixt 61 li & 62 li all which I acknowledge to haue Recd by his How [illegible] allow me one Twenty bush of wheate more which he is to pay me sometime.

In case he Faile of the Twenty bush of wheate next
Winter he is Dr 03 10 00
A chaticise 00 00 04

March 67/68
To searge to Tho Stebbins Jr. 00 10 00
Tho Jone 1 lb shott 6d hornbook 6d 00 01 00
1 M of Nayls May 18 68 00 12 00
March 18 67/68
To 4 lb sugr at 8d per lb 00 02 08
March 21
To 16 lb hogs fatt at 6d per lb 00 08 00
Apr 23 68
To 7 li of hogs fat 00 03 06
Aug 8th 68
To 3 lb of sugr 00 02 00
Annisseed 00 00 07
Aug 12 1668
12 Needles 00 00 06
Dec 13 68
To 2 li sugar is 4d Buttons in Jun last is 6 Button ag 9d
01 03 07
4 li sugar July 29 2s 8d 1 pr Ind breeches 7s
00 07 00
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06 03 10

Vol V, Part I, 1672 1693 . Page 220
Tho Noble DR
Aug 25 1670
To 1 Bible 00 09 08
Nov 30 70
To 2 yds of Holland at 9s 8d 00 19 06
Jan 11 70
50 8 doz of Coate Buttons per Tho Gunn
00 08 00
Feb 3 70
To your Lad T Joanes 4 doz Buttons 00 04 00
To the Sum in the old Booke which Sum I bring from thence hither this 22th May 1671 viz 22 12 08
To the purchase of Westfield of the Indian
03 12 06
[5 Feb 1671]
To your Contributions to his Maj's fleete in Aug 1667 3 bush of Ind C 7s 6d which I Pd for you & forgot to acot it till now 00 07 06

Volume V, Part I, 1672-1693 . Page 221
Tho Noble CR

[6 September 1673]
By my Son John at Boston
Balanced Per Contra 45 09 00

4. Travel; Abt 1657; England 39. Thomas most likely traveled to England and returned to New England around this time as an item in John Pynchon's account book lists: "To what I pd. for yor passage to and fro. Engld, and for yor charges (beside what I give you) as in my pocket booke, 16 00. 00".

5. Jury Duty; 7 Apr 1660; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. Served on the jury investigating the death by drowning of Ebenezer Herman, youngest child of John Herman who was found dead in the brook in Nathaneell Pritchard's yard. The death was ruled accidental.

6. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 25 Mar 1662; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 2.

7. Lawsuit; 30 Sep 1662; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 2. Thomas Noble of Springfield Plantiffe contra Widdow Sackett late of Springfield defendant in an action of debt with damage to the vallue of 3. In the action depending betweene Thomas Noble & Widdow Sackett the Jury fynd for the Plantiffe the summe of three pounds:

8. Occupation; 1664-1667; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. From Ted & Freda Noble research notes: At the Pynchon Memorial Library, Springfield, Ma.:
1. Photocopied five pages of a transcription of the account book of Major John Pynchon, Springfield, Ma., Vol. III, 1664-1667, pages 133-135. These pages contain numerous transactions of Thomas, such as purchases of tailoring supplies, (thread, needles or pins, cloth, shears, etc.,) as well as food, sometimes in exchange for wheat and labor. The pages give evidence that Thomas was a tailor. They also reveal Thomas's accumulating indebtedness to Pynchon.

9. Investment; 8 Dec 1664; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 40. Was granted the right to build a sawmill with Samuel Marshfield, Thomas Miller & Elizur Holyoke.

10. Town Service; 21 Jan 1668/69; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 41. "Voted, that Ja. Cornis, Geo. Phelps, Thomas Dewey and Thomas Noble shall go to Springfield the first Tuesday in February next, at a Towne meeting, to propound for the settlement of our place and affayres, in particular to determne where the lyne shall run betwixt Springfield and us, and to appoynt persons to lay out the bounds granted us by the honored Genll court, and to allow us to be a Township by ourselves and signify the same to the honuored Genll Court."

11. Signed Petition; 2 Feb 1668/69; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 4. Signed a petition protesting the imposition by England of customs upon goods being exported into and from Massachusetts Colony.

12. Town Office; 7 Apr 1674; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 2 42. He was chosen constable of Westfield; the records of Hampshire county court show, that on the 7th April 1674, he "was sworne to dischardge ye sd office," which in those days was one of honor and trust.

13. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 26 Sep 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. Received 1/6 [1/3 of 1/2] of the estate of his father-in-law, William Warriner, by right of his wife, Hannah. 1/6 went to each of Hannah's brother's, James & Joseph, and 1/2 of the estate was left to the widow, Elizabeth.

14. Will; 11 May 1697; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 31. "The last will and testament of Thomas Noble of Westfield, in ye county of Hampshire, in ye Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, being weak in body, but of perfect understanding.
Impr, I commend my soul into the hands of Christ my blessed Lord and Saviour and my body to Christian burial, in full faith of a blessed resurrection, through the rich Grace of God in Christ my Saviour.
Item, I give unto my son Thomas, that parcel of land lying in the farm purchased from Mr. Jn. Pynchon, from the gate beyond the house entering into the field bounded by the plowing land, the way to Springfield, John Noble's land and the drain all along the swamp.
Item, to my son Matthew, a tract of land in the same farm, lying by a ditch easterly and bounded at both ends by the river.
Item, I give unto my sons Mark and Luke, my little meadow, lying against the orchard of Noah Cooke and that homelot that I have bought and they have raised frames upon.
Item, I give the lot that the town gave me on the top of the hill against my house on the same farm, to all my six sons for pasture. Item, to my son James, a parcel of land and house upon it, on that farm that is fenced in, being six or seven acres more or less.
Item, I bequest the rest of this my farm lying bounded upon James northerly, Thomas on the east, Matthew on the south, ye river on the westerly sides, to all my sons, i.e., to my sons John, Thomas, Matthew, Mark, Luke and James, equally to be divided amongst them by my brother James Warriner and John Hitchcock of Springfield and by Capt Isaac Phelps of Westfield.
Item, I give to my son James, all my land in the plain, on this side the hundred acres and the lot by the way to Pochastuck.
Item, I give to my son John, the rest of my lot in ye fort meadow.
Item, I give unto my beloved wife, Hannah Noble, an acre of land reserved out of my son John's homelot; also half my dwelling house, that is to say, that end next the street, and halfe the land and orchard and barn we dwell on, and the other halfe of the house lot and barn to my son James, as also the thirds of all that I here will to my sons and after her decease, I give to my son James the whole of the house, houselot and barn and the acre reserved out of my son John's homelot.
Item, I give unto my four daughters, Hannah, Elizabeth, Mary and Rebecca 20 apiece, to be paid them by my sons (viz.), Thomas, Matthew, Mark, Luke and James, to Mary and Rebecca about half a year after their marriage and a cow apiece at their marriage. And in case any of my children should dye, not leaving any issue behind them, then my will is that the legacies that I here give them, be equally divided among the surviving and also I order these my sons to find my wife fewel wood and two load of hay every year, so long as she shall remain widdow. Item, I give unto my wife also a cow and heifer, also all my household goods, which household goods I would have her at her pleasure dispose of to my two youngest daughters.
Item, my team (one yoak of oxen excepted), I give unto my three youngest sons, Mark, Luke and James. And for the well and faithful execution of this my last will, I ordain and make my beloved wife Hannah Noble and my son Thomas Noble joynt executors, to defray all my lawful debts and for that end leave one yoke of working cattle, a yoak and fatt oxen and the money in the Bay due me and all other dues, the which, when my debts are defrayed, the remainder I would have go to pay my daughter's portions. But in case the same shall be too little to clear my due debts, that then they are to raise what is sufficient out of the legacies, I have here given to my children, to do the same. In witness whereof I set to my hand and seal this eleventh day of May, Ano Dom., 1697.
Thomas Noble and a [seal]
Signed & sealed in the presence of
Edward Taylor
Victory Sikes
James Warriner

In Springfield, Sept: 5th, 1704
Mr. Edward Taylor and Victory Sikes, two of the witnesses to this instrument, appeared before the Judge of Probates in Hampshire, viz., Samuel Partridge, Esq., and made oath that they saw Thomas Noble, deceasd, sign and seal the sd instrument, as his last will and testament, and that he was of a sound mind and memory, whe he did it, according to there judgment and that they with James Warriner signed as witnesses to the same, in the testators' presence. Which sd will (the executors there in name having accepted sd trust), was by the sd judge approved and allowed of. Attest, JOHN PYNCHON, Regt.

15. VR - Death; 20 Jan 1703/04; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 35.

16. Inventory Taken; 18 Feb 1703/04; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 31. An inventory of the estate of Thomas Noble, Senr of Westfield deceased, taken Februry ye 18th, 1703/4.

Impr. s. d.
To a house & barn & homestead in the town plott 035 00 00
To a lot in the plain by estimation eleven acres 036 00 00
To four acres of land in the fort meadow 006 00 00
To six acres of upland or pasturing 012 00 00
To an acre of homelot land in the town platt 018 00 00
To ninety acres of land in the farm 270 00 00
To fifty acres of land or thereabouts called the
pasture lying against the farm. 005 00 00
To the old building upon the farm 002 00 00

To two and one halfe acres of land with a frame
upon it cald Mark's homestead 10 00 00
To two acres of homelot land near the Widw Dewey's 005 00 00
To a yoak of three yeares old stears at 5 005 00 00
To two cows, & one calfe at 5, & a heafer & two
steers at 3 15s 008 15 00
To a horse at 2 10s & six swine at 2 004 10 00
To a cart at 1 12s, & plow & plow chain at 1 15s,
together with other implements belonging
to the team 1 15s; & ye halfe of a timber
chain at 13d 004 14 00
To axes, hatchels, howes, & forks at 18d, & hay
knife & pease hoods 4d 001 02 00
To wareing apparel 3; & arms & ammunition 1 15s.,
& bed, bolster, & 2 pillows at 2 16s, &
blankets 1 10s 007 11 00
To 4 toe ruggs 1 4s, and a blankett 4s, 2 down beds
& 2 bolsters at 1 2s 002 10 00
To two pillows 7s, and curtaines & valiants 15s, &
4 bedsteads and cords 1 3s 002 05 00
To 1 dozn of napkins, & 2 table cloathes, & 3 towels,
1 8s., & 5 pillow beers 8s 001 16 00
To 9 sheets 1 15s, and 3 large pewter platters 1 4s,
& 6 plates a 15s 003 16 00
To old pewter 13s, & a tankerd, & 2 porringers &
salt cellar 8s. 001 01 00
To brass kittles & skillets & warming pan 001 16 00
To an iron pot & kittles 1 2s, & tin & earthern
ware 6s. 001 08 00
To pott hooks, trammels & fire irons & chaffen dish
13s 000 13 00
To barrels, tubbs, chaires, & wheels, & some other
small things, 1 15s 001 15 00
To pailes, bowls, dishes, trenchers, spoons, & cann 13s 000 13 00
To wheat, peas, rye, indian corn & oats 7 9s 6d 007 09 06
To wool, flax, & sacks, 1 5s; & chests, boxes, hooks
& hatchels 1 15s 003 00 00
To a shovel, frying pann, & bridle, & sadle 13s; and
provision in ye house 1 10s 002 03 00
To scieths, sickles, & scieth tackling 6s 000 06 00
To bettle rings, & wedges, & other small things, 5s;
& 2 bb of turpentine at 1 10d, and linnen &
woolen yarn, 8s 002 03 00
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Totall 448 06s 06d
pr Isaac Phelps, Nathl Wellar, Jos. Sexton

"Hampshr ss. Springfield Septemr 5th 1704
"Hannah Noble widw and Thomas Noble, executors of the last will & testament of Thomas Noble (late of Westfield dedeasd) made oath before Saml Partridge, Esq., Judge of the Probate of will &c, for sd County, that the within is a true inventory of the estate of sd deceasd, so far as the know of, and if any more appear, they will readily make discovery thereof from time to time, to sd Judge, or his successors.
Attest, JOHN PYNCHON, Regr"

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 1 Sep 1660; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 43.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1662/63; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 44. Birth of John Noble, s. of Thomas Noble, borne the 6 day of ye 1 mon. 1662

3. VR - Birth of Child; 24 Feb 1663/64; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 44. Birth of Hannah Noble, d. of Thomas Noble - "borne ye 24 Feb 1663'

4. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Jan 1665/66; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 45. Thomas Noble s. of Thomas Noble borne 4 Jan 1665

5. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Feb 1672/73; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Jul 1675; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Birth of Luke, son of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah

7. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Oct 1677; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Birth of James, son of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah

8. VR - Death of Child; 20 Jan 1703/04; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Death of James, son of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah

9. VR - Birth of Child; 29 Jun 1680; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Birth of Mary, daughter of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah

10. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Jan 1681/82; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 46. Birth of Rebecca, daughter of Thomas Noble & wife Hannah

   4 M    iii. Joseph Warriner 29 was born on 6 Feb 1644/45 29 and died on 21 Apr 1697 in Enfield, Hartford Co., CT 34 47.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 Feb 1644/45; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 29.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 26 Sep 1676; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. Joseph split one half of the estate of his father, William Warriner, with his brother James and brother-in-law, Thomas Noble. The other half went to the widow, Elizabeth.

3. VR - Marriage; 16 Jul 1691; Enfield, Hampshire Co., MA 48. Joseph Warriner widdower & Sarah Collins widow Joined in Marriage July 16, 1691

4. VR - Death of Spouse; 22 Jul 1689; Enfield, Hampshire Co., MA 48. abt 47

5. VR - Birth of Child; 4 May 1692; Enfield, Hampshire Co., MA 48. Abigail & Mary [twins], daughters of Joseph Warriner [& Sarah Collins, his wife]

6. VR - Marriage; 25 Nov 1668; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 49. m. Mary Mountague

7. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1670/71; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 50. Warriner, Joseph, s. Joseph & Mary

8. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1671/72; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 50. Warriner, Joseph, 2nd of that name, s. Joseph & Mary

9. VR - Death of Child; 1 Nov 1672; Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA 51. Warriner, Joseph, 2nd of that name, s. Joseph & Mary, bur. 1 Nov 1672

10. Military Service; 19 May 1676; Upper Falls of the Connecticut River, MA 52. Listed in 1736 as being among those who fought under Capt. Wm. Turner against the Indians in the Falls Fight.



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