WILL: Dated Aug 7, 1688; names wife Mary; daus: Hannah, Martha & Lidia; sons: John & Samuel. [Maine Wills 1640-1760, p. 37]
MARRIAGE: Date in Saco VR. [NEHGR 71:125+
DEATH: Administration Maine Province & Court Records:
Sept 11, 1677 2/515
Nov 6, 1677 2/334
Apr 12, 1682 3/164
May 29, 1693 3/105
Court of pleas held at York May 29, 1683 to settle estate of Thomas Rogers of Saco, decd...5 children not named; eldest son, Richard Rogers, to have double portion... [York Deeds Vol 3, folio 137]
BIRTH: Named in father's will as Easter Rogers, decd.
BIRTH: Date in Boston VR by Appleton, p. 117.
MARRIAGE: Date in Andover, MA V.R.
BIRTH: Date in Andover VR. Named in will of grandfather, John Russ as Hannah Austin dau of Mary Foster.
BIRTH: Date in Andover VR.
MARRIAGE: Date in Andover VR.
BIRTH: Date in Andover VR.
BIRTH: Listed in Descendants of Stephen Gates p. 21
MARRIAGE: m. Nov 6, 1713 Preston Hannah Woodward. [PVR 1:84]
m(2) Mercy Luce who d. May 14, 1796 [NEHGR Oct. 1966]
DEATH: Year & place from Gates genealogy p. 21.
Date from NEHGR 120:264.
WILL: Dated June 21, 1779. Division of estate names wife Mercy; sons: Nehemiah & Joseph; heirs of Hannah Perkins; heirs of Thankful Clark; heirs of Phineas Gates; heirs of Stephen Gates Jr.; heirs of Azariah Gates. [NEHGR 120:264, 1966]
BIRTH: Date & place from Woodward genealogy p. 100. Bapt. date in Cambridge V.R.
DEATH: Date & place from NEHGR Oct. 1966
MISC: Apr 17, 1715 Hannah, wife Stephen Gates owned her covenant - 1st Congregational Church, Preston, Salmon Treat, Pastor.
BIRTH: Date from Preston VR 1:70. [Barbour Index]
Bapt. date from 1st Congregational Church of Preston.
MARRIAGE: Date from Preston VR 1:111. [Barbour Index]
m(2) Sept. 16, 1761 wid. Zipporah Freeman. [Barbour Index]
DEATH: Date from Preston VR. (at age 67) [Barbour Index]
BIRTH: Date from Preston VR 1:7. [Barbour Index]
Bapt date from 1st Congregational Church of Preston.
DEATH: Date from Preston VR 1:111. [Barbour Index]
BIRTH: Date from Stonington VR Vol. 2, p. 3. [Barbour Index]
MARRIAGE: Date from Stonington VR Vol. 3, p. 50. [Barbour Index]
DEATH: Date from Hist. of Stonington.
WILL: Dated Oct 5, 1785, of Stonington; Wife Marcy; son-in-law Simon Pendleton whose mother was Mrs. Sarah Pendleton of Westerly; gson Ethan Pendleton; gsons Walter Palmer & Vose Palmer; dau Grace Breed; dau Marcy Pendleton; dau Bathsheba Niles; gson Isaac Palmer < 21; gdau Bathsheba Pendleton; gdaus: Anna Palmer & Bridget Palmer both < 18. Exors: sons-in-law Simon Pendleton & Sands Niles. Witn: George Swan, James Rathbun, Thomas Minor. [Gen. of the Palmers from Gershom & Ann, 1887, by Walter Palmer & Lydia C. Dorrance, p. 20-3]
MISC: REVOLUTIONARY WAR--signed Memorial presented to CT General Assembly Oct. 14, 1776.
Appointed guardian to grandchildren: Walter, Vose, Isaac, Bridget & Anna Palmer. [Probate records Vol 6, p. 207 in Plainfield Town Hall]
BIRTH: Date from Stonington VR 1:112. [Barbour Index]
Bapt date of Oct 7, 1716 in Hist. of Stonington must be an error.
DEATH: Date from Denison genealogy p. 338.
BIRTH: Date from Stonington VR Vol 2, p. 7. [Barbour Index]
MARRIAGE: Date from Stonington VR Vol 3, p. 94. [Barbour Index]
BIRTH: Named in father's will as Ann Frink. Date from SVR 2:51; Barbour Index.
BIRTH: Information from McFarland Genealogy, compiled by Clara Emerson, 1930.
DEATH: Date & place from Descendants of Daniel McFarland, Ellery B. Crane, 1907, p. 7
WILL: Dated Feb 23, 1759; pvd June 17, 1761.
BIRTH: Information from McFarland Genealogy, compiled by Clara Emerson, 1930
BIRTH: Not sure if he was of the Scotch-Irish settlers.
MARRIAGE: m. int. Feb 26, 1725/6 Sarah Gray of Worcester. [Weston VR]
WILL: Dated June 23, 1769; pvd Oct 30, 1769. Wife Sarah; sons: James Barber, James McFarland husband of dau Elizabeth, John Barber, Matthew Barber, Joseph Barber, William Barber, & Benjamin Barber; daus: Sarah wife of Daniel McFarland, Hannah wife of Eliot Gray, Margaret wife of Micah Richmond; gdau: Dinah, dau of Margaret.
DEATH: Burial in the Worcester old Common Burying Ground in middle of town;
stones flattened & covered over after inscriptions recorded.
LAND: Mar 28, 1725 Robert Barber of Weston, weaver, purchased 33A in Weston. Rec. June 30, 1727. [Middlesex Deeds 1726-29; LDS film #554,014]
-Nov 26, 1728 purchased land partly in Weston & partly in Worcester. Rec. Mar 16, 1729/30. [Middlesex Deeds 1728-31; LDS film #554,016]
-Jan 1731/2 purchased 90A in south part Worcester.
-Mar 4, 1740 Robert Barber of Worcester, clothier, purchased from James McFarland and sold it June 15, 1744. [Worcester Deeds ]
-Oct 6, 1752 of Worcester, sold meadow land in Worcester to son James.
[Worcester Deeds 1751-3; LDS film #843,172]
-Sept 25, 1760 of Worcester, clothier, sold 45A in Worcester to son
Matthew; price = 5s. [Worcester Deeds 1760-2; LDS film #843,177]
-Sept 13, 1763 of Worcester, yeoman, sold to son Matthew of Worcester,
clothier, his full mill & clothiers shop & tools. [Worcester Deeds
1763-5; LDS film #843,180]
-Sept 19, 1764 of Worcester, yeoman, sold to son James 44A. [Worcester Deeds 1763-5; LDS film #843,180]
-Apr 2, 1767 sold to son Joseph, weaver, his homestead, abt 110A, his farming tools, his church pew for 5s. [Worcester Deeds 1765-7; LDS film #843,183]
BIRTH: Placed in this family because she was of Worcester in 1725 and this is the only Gray family documented there at the time.
MARRIAGE: m. int. Feb 26, 1725/6 Robert Barbour. [Weston VR]
WILL: Dated May 22, 1790; pvd July 6, 1790. Sons: Joseph, James, John & Matthew; daus: Sarah McFarland, Elizabeth McFarland & Hannah Gray; gch: Sarah Richmond, Anna Barber, Wm Barber, Mary Barber, Sarah Barber, the dau of son James and Hannah Witter. [Worcester Probate 1789-92;
LDS film 856,286]
BIRTH: Listed in Descendants of John Gray of Worcester by M.D. Raymond, 1887
MARRAIGE: m. Jean Clark/Clerk. [Gray genealogy]
DEATH: Date in Pelham VR.
WILL: Dated Jan 16, 1758; proved Northampton Feb 19, 1759. Names wife Jean; sons: Jonathan, Eliot, William & Adam Clark; daus: Sarah, Lydia & Jean Gray, Ann Harkness, Mary McKee & Esther Hood. Exors: sons-in-law Robert McKee & William Harkness.
MISC: Cordwainer, elected fence viewer in Worcester 1722. May 1, 1739 drew lot 11 in Pelham and moved there.
BIRTH: Gray genealogy calls her dau of Lt. John Clark & Agnes Adams of Colrain.
DEATH: Date in Pelham VR.
MISC: Oct 14, 1760 wid Jean Gray deeded to her son Adam Clark Gray land in Colrain inherited from her father.
BIRTH: Named listed with bapt of dau Mary only.
BIRTH: Bapt from Milford 1st Cong. Church records.
BIRTH: Named in father's will as Joanna Wheeler. Bapt date from Milford 1st Cong. Church.
BIRTH: Date in Middletown VR, Barbour Index. Bapt 1st Cong. Church.
MARRIAGE: m(1) Mar 30, 1710 Olive ___, wid Jonas Wright. [Middletown VR]
m(2) Oct 5, 1721 Esther Adams of Hartford. [Middletown VR]
DEATH: Date from Stanclift genealogy, p. 13. Date of death from gravestone in Old Quarry Cemetery. No probate records, burial records etc.
MISC: Stonecutter. Stopped cutting gravestones in CT in 1736. Where was he living after that? He engraved the stones for Perrigrine Stanbrough and his dau Eunice Stanbrough, d. 1701 on Long Island.
BIRTH: Date & place from Stanclift genealogy p. 15 Had grandson named Stanbrough Perrigrine Stancliff. Southampton Town Records Vol I, p 123
MARRIAGE: m(1) Jonas Wright, d. bef 1704, no marriage record exists. Had dau Eunice Wright b. Dec 31, 1704.
DEATH: Date in Middletown VR, Barbour Index. Gravestone: in 50th yr. which means she was 49 and hence b. 1670.
BIRTH: Date & place from Middletown Land Records LR 2, p. 7. [Stanclift Genealogy, p. 362-3]
MARRIAGE: m. Feb 25, 1720 Colchester Mary Rowley. [Colchester Records Vol. L-1, p. 446]
DEATH: Elnathan Rowley of Colchester was granted L.A. Dec 17, 1743. [Stanclift Genealogy, p. 363]
MISC: June 3, 1724 received land in Colchester from bro-in-law Jabez Rowley.
Aug 14, 1724 purchased from Town of Colchester land needing survey.
BIRTH: Listed in father's estate settlement.
BIRTH: Date from NH VR; Families of Ancient New Haven.
MARRIAGE: m. Jan 3, 1723 Killingly?, CT Katherine Utter. [Families of Ancient New Haven]
DEATH: Date from EH Cong. Church records, age 75. [Fam. of Ancient NH]
BIRTH: Date from Families of Ancient New Haven. Bapt date from Records of the Congregational Church in Canterbury 1711-1844, p. 49; pub by CHS 1932. "Katherine dau Jabez Utter Sr." was bapt.
DEATH: Date from EH Cong. Church records, age 85. [Families of Ancient NH]
BIRTH: Bapt date from 1st Congregational Society New Haven.
MARRIAGE: m. Mary How. [Families of Ancient New Haven]
DEATH: Year from East Haven VR.
BIRTH: Date from New Haven VR. Bapt date from 1st Congregational Society New Haven.
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