Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England

Thomas PATTEN [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 22 Mar 1665 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 10 Oct 1747. Thomas married Miriam STEARNS.

Miriam STEARNS. Miriam married Thomas PATTEN.

William PATTEN [Parents] was born 1 on 12 May 1671 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 5 Oct 1730 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. William married Mary ROGERS.

Mary ROGERS. Mary married William PATTEN.

James WRIGHT was born on 10 Mar 1677 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. James married Elizabeth PATTEN on 17 Mar 1702 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth PATTEN [Parents] was born 1 on 8 May 1680 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1734 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married James WRIGHT on 17 Mar 1702 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Daniel HOVEY [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 9 Aug 1618 in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, United Kingdom. He died 4, 5 on 24 Apr 1692 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Daniel married 6, 7 Abigale ANDREWS 8 in BY 1642 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Daniel, planter, Ipswich. propr. 1636. He m. Abigall, dau. of Robert Andrews about 1642 Ch. Daniel, John, Thomas, James, Joseph, Nathaniel, Abigail, Priscilla. Letter to Essex Pro. Court. vol. 2, page 244. dated Sept 27, 1683, names wife and 6 sons and 1 dau., her children. All the sons, except James, then living. [Reg. XXXVI, 195.]

Daniel, Sen. d. May 29, 1692. Will dated 15 March. 1691-2, aged "seventy thre gointo seventy fower," beq. to sons Daniel, John, Thomas, Joseph and Nathaniel: gr. ch. Daniel, son of dec. son James; daus. Pricilla, wife of John Aires, and Abigail, wife of Thomas Hodgkins. The son-In-law John Ayres deposed In 1693, ae. about 44 years.
Source:"The Pioneers of Massachusetts" by Charles Henry Pope FHL book area US/CAN 974.4 D3p 1991

(Unless otherwise noted, the following material is a direct quotation from the Hovey Book of 1914, JSMB US/CAN Book 929.273 H824h 1988 or FHL US/CAN Film 1017417 Item 8)

Daniel Hovey, the ancestor of the American Hoveys(1), was born at Waltham Abbey, in Essex county, England, Aug. 9, 1618, being the son of Richard Hovey, a glover (one who makes gloves), of that place. He was apparently a man of education, and the fact that the curate of his parish church was friendly to and interested in him while he was in his teens and far away in a strange land, indicates that there were elements in his character which drew and held attention to him. He was one of the early settlers of Ipswich, Massachusetts, in 1635, at the age of seventeen. Feb. 5, 1637, the town granted to him six acres of land on Muddy creek; and also "Granted to Daniell Hovey, an house lott, 1 acre of ground on the South syde of the Town River, having a house lott, granted to William Holdred on the West, and a house lott, granted to Thomas Sherman on the East. Also six acres of planting ground, lying on Sagamore Hill, having a planting lott, formerly granted Henry Wilkinson on the West, and a planting lott granted to William Holdred on the East: to enjoy the sayde Landes, to him, his heirs, or assigns forever. Entered this 27th day of March 1639."(2) The freemen of the town granted to William Holdred a house lot of half-an-acre adjoining Daniel Hovey's on the southwest, being on the south side of the river, and bounded by the house lot of Roger Preston on the southwest; also six acres of planting ground on Sagamore hill adjoining Daniel Hovey's planting lot west, and the planting lot of Roger Preston on the east; the grants being entered April 9, 1639; and both of these lots were conveyed by Mr. Holdred to "Daniel Hovey of Ipswich, planter," and, also, one dwelling house built on the house lot and all the fencing belonging to both lots. Entered April 10, 1639.

Feb. 10, 1644, the town of Ipswich ordered that Mr. Hovey be paid three shillings for killing three foxes.

In 1648, he subscribed three shillings three times a year to Maj. Daniel Denison, "so long as he shall be their leader, to encourage him in his military helpfulness," the whole annual sum being twenty-four pounds and seven shillings, and the largest subscription ten shillings.

Mr. Hovey was somewhat prominent, and held several town offices in Ipswich, being chosen one of the selectmen Feb. 14, 1659; a surveyor of highways in 1648-9 and 1649-50; and a constable in 1658. In 1656, he was one of a committee to set up a saw mill on Chebacco river. The selectmen ordered, 12: 12: 1650, that Symon Tomson and Daniell Hovey shall view a certain parcel of land.(3) In 1649, he was a juror at Ipswich court.

In the county court which sat at Ipswich 29: 1: 1642, Mr. Hovey was plaintiff in three civil actions. One was against James Pitney and James Howe, in which he recovered judgment for nine bushels of corn; one against Jo: Lee, which was not tried; and the other was against George Varnham and Jo: North, which was continued.

Daniel Hovey was granted a highway to go to his lot in, by the town of Ipswich, March 4, 1650.3

22: 12: 1652, the town gave him liberty to set his fence down to the river at his ground which he bought of William Knowlton, making a stile at each end.3

At a town meeting held Feb. 14, 1659, Daniel Hovey was granted liberty to build a warf against his ground that he bought of William Knowlton, and , also, such building as may tend to the improvement thereof.3

Mr. Hovey was living on his farm in Topsfield in 1663 and 1664. Jan 15, 1663, he was chosen one of two persons to lay out some land.(4)

Mr. Hovey was complained of for speaking falsely to the prejudice of General Denison, and was fined twenty shillings in Ipswich court Sept. 24, 1667. The records show that in some case, in which evidently General Denison acted as magistrate, Mr. Hovey said that Major Denison did not write his determination nor state his sentence in public, and what was done occurred after he was gone, and that John Gould whispered in the major's ear as he was going away.(5) Magistrates did not allow themselves to be criticized in those days.

In May, 1660, a colony went from Ipswich to Quaboag(6), a place subsequently named Brookfield; and Daniel Hovey joined it in 1668. His sons James and Thomas went with him. The lots of land laid out to the father and sons adjoined, and were situated easterly of the little brook, on the north side of the road. Daniel Hovey was living in Quaboag in May, 1672, and settled in Hadley before the massacre at Quabog in 1675.

While in Hadley, he lived on a farm of Mr. Henry Clerke; and Mr. John Russell, Jr., and Mr. Peter Tilton, Sr., executors of the will of Mr. Clerke of Hadley, deceased, brought an action against Mr. Hovey, at the court in Springfield Sept. 26, 1676, for withholding rent due to said plaintiffs "for a ffarm or Land of ye sayd Mr. Henry Clerkes which ye sayd Hovey hath Occupyed as a tenement."(7) The jury found a verdict for the plaintiffs, and awarded them fourteen pounds damages, due in 1767.(8) At the succeeding term of court held at Springfield the same year, Mr. Hovey brought suit against Mr. John Russell, Jr., being an "Action of unjust molestation in a Suite at ye last Corte at Springfield & for uncharitable Charges to ye defamation or Slandour of the sd Dannll Hovey & his Wife & Charging ye sd Danll to be a man of a Scandolous life in an Open Afsembly & therefore was denyed Church Comunion & this threatened to be made Out to his Church and ye belonged too & all ye Churches thereaboute." The jury found a verdict for Mr. Hovey.(9) Whether these proceedings and the unhappy contentions that must have been engendered by them had aught to do with his departure from Hadley or not the writer does not know; but Mr. Hovey returned to Ipswich in 1678.

While living in Hadley, he suffered much at the hands of the Indians, and was also a sharer in providing defense for the town. Three years after his return to Ipswich, he sent to the colonial council a petition, an exact copy of which, copied from the original instrument on file in the Massachusetts archives, at the state house in Boston is as follows:(10)

"To the Honoured Council now sitting in Boston; the humble petition of Daniel Hovey of Ipswich,
"Wheras your humble petitioner was an inhabitant of Hadly in the time of the late Indian warrs, and there expended (beside my lofses) much of my Estate in the Countreys service against the common enemy; and since that time was removed thence by Providence to Ipswich, where I have remained now these three yeers last past; and by reason of the remote distance fro Hadly and want of intelligence thence I mifsed the opportunity of sending in my last accots together with my neighbours there, to the last Sefsions of the Genll Court; which caused me much labour and long travell thither from Ipswich; yet at the last I have gained a certificate of those my Expences from the Committee of Militia in Hadley, being the last of mine Expences there on the Countreys service; amounting to 11lb 13s 08d; as by the said Certificate doth fully appear; now my humble request and petition is, that yor Honors would be pleased to grant me an Order to the Constables of Ipswich that I may receive the said Sums there; where my setled residence is, and have no commerce or dealing at Hadley; that so I may discount my present Rates, and may have the residue for the relief of my family, which hath been much straitned by my lofses and expences there in time of the warrs, and by rates both then and since. The Lord direct your counfells and afsist yor endeavors in all weighty transactions now in hand, that we may rejoice and blefs God under yor good dovernmt continued over us. so prayeth
Yor humble petitioner,

The order thereon was as follows: --

"28 ffebruary
It is ordered that the Trefurer pay vnto Daniel Hovey of Ipswich the Sume of Eleven pou[n]ds out of there Country Rate in full of all his Accounts in Controversy

P councill EDW RAWSON Secrery
Councils act to pay Dani Hovey 11th 1681."(11)

The selectmen of Ipswich granted to him six pine trees, presumably for timber, at two times, three on Jan. 2, 1678, and three Dec. 15, 1679.(12)

Daniel Hovey married Abigail, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth (Franklin?) Andrews of Ipswich, about 1641(13) Mr. Andrews died in 1643, having given to Mr. Hovey a legacy of ten pounds. In the settlement of the estate of Mrs. Hovey's brother Thomas Andrews, a prominent schoolmaster, Mr. Hovey certified to the county court as follows: --(14)
"September 27, '83'
Thefe may inform this Honored Cort. & may it pleafe your Honors, to take notis touching the relations of this worthy gentilman Mr Thomas Andrews, my truly louing dear & wel. Beloved Brother &c. I did more then forty years ago, match wth his Loving & welbeloved fifter Abigal Andrews, by home the lord bleft me with six sons. & an dafter, five of which sons ar yet liuing so that by thes it may apear that we ar suerly related to this desesed gentlman, but in brief he hath six nefews & two neses. as. folows their is the son and dafter of his brother as namly John. Andrews & sara Connant his sister both which are Considerably deters vnto his estate as also Mrs Elisibeth Glouer wo is married to Mr John Glouer formerly liuing at Bofton now at fwanfy wch alfo is deter to the estate ther is myfelf alfo deter to ye estate five shilins vpon the prifin of fom things he lent me for my prefent vs & faue me order to vfe & dep them til he Caled for them, there is Daniel & John Hovey two of his nefews deter to the estate for fcolin their Children about four pounds. their is also Thomas, Joseph & nathaniel Hovey. thre of his nefews wch never had the value of on shiling of the estate of their unkls that I know of. I humbly draw your favor to ouerlook my weaknes in indevrin to lay this narative befor your Honors. yt when their fhal aper a visibl eftat of my Loving Brothers youe mav haue fo much as thef few lines may aford as touching the fetling of his estat upon his relations that we quietly & peasably wth ye lords blesing may haue the benifit of the vf of ye his estate wch he left vndisposed of now the good lord of heven to influens your heads & hearts by ye lit of his holy spirit as that a Gevin sentans may prosed frome you as god may haue honor yourselus joy in the day of Crift & no persons or person may have cause of complaint but that we may flef god for his mersy to se justis & judgt fil runnin in our strets. so prays your humble petitioner.


The real estate transactions to which Mr. Hovey was a party besides those that were grants from the town in the earlier days are as follows: He owned, with others, twenty-five acres of marsh, which was divided Jan. 30, 1658.(16) He bought seventy acres of upland and meadow in Topsfield, bounded north and northeast by the pond, east by a part of the Ipswich commons, south by upland and meadow of Robert Andrews and west by common land and meadow, June 12, 1660.(17) When he was living at Quabog, he conveyed a piece of marsh and "my farm in Topsfield wch my son John now liveth in, to him he surrendering to me his land in Ipswich," and paying forty pounds and allowing to the grantor thirty shillings a year during the latter's life; and also "my division of land at wheall brooke," June 13, 1671.(18) While Mr. Hovey was still at "Quabaugh," he conveyed one-half of an acre of land in Ipswich, lying on the south side of the river, together with the frame of a house standing on the adjoining land of his son Daniel and some shingles at Topsfield, May 8, 1672.(19) When Mr. Hovey lived at Hadley he sold twenty-four rods of land in Ipswich, being part of that lot called Knowlton's lot, on the south side of the river, May 1, 1677.(20) After Mr. Hovey's return to Ipswich, he sold one and one-half acres of plowing land lying on the south side of the river in Ipswich, Feb. 11, 1688-9.(21) He also conveyed six acres and seventy-one square rods of pasture land in Ipswich April 23, 1689.(22) He also conveyed one and one-half acres of plowing land in Ipswich, lying on the south side of the river, next to the lot last above described, Oct. 12, 1689.(23)

Mrs. Hovey died between 1676 and 1683. He died in Ipswich April 24, 1692. His will was proved Oct. 31, 1692.

The following is a copy of the original document on file in the probate office at Salem: --

"I Daniell Hovey fenier of Ipsfidg Confidrin the changes of man doe defier by the help of the Lord to fetel my conserns as may be for the glory of god and the good of my family my fole I desir to resign and Comit unto the hand of my Lovin ffather in Jesus Christ ho is the Lord my Ritosnis my body to be desently buried in erth in hop of a glorious and blesed reserectio by christ amen
"Itt The ftat which god and his grace hath giuen me I haue dispofd of af folows to my Eldest fonf Daniell and John houey and my daftor Airs I haue giuen them thire proptions of yt Estat I had to our mutuall content ye one at Ipsig ye other in topsfill Now in their poseson Abigals paid by my son John to my son Airs:
"Itt To my son Thomas and James his son Daniell I give all that my Iland caled houeys Iland which with the thatchbanks and Low marsh belongin to me on the other sid the rek which I a Lowed quarter master Perkins to improue holdin my posesion till I had ocasion for fam also all yt house and Land in Ipsig yt I shall not dispos of befor deth
"Itt I giue to my son Joseph and Nathanil Houey one hundred rods of ground a pice Joseph bounded Next to mr Emersons Land from ye hiway to yt Land Daniell Ringes Nathanil one hundred rod of my Land Next to my fon Daniell with ye dweling hous Barn part of ye orchard to but on Danil Ring: half planting Lot a bout three acres wt a way to it or ye bridg I made to go to it three acrs at plum Iland alfo: which Lands I Leaue in ye hands of my Executor and overfears: yt if left after my deth To be disposed of af folows: the Children of Joseph Hovey: to haue an equall proporshon of what if Left after my Deth: as to yr father Legaci: the children of my son Nathaniell to haue an Equall proporshon: amount ym only Nathaniell Houey ye son of Nathaniell Houey to haue a duble pro porshon: if he Liue to ye eage of one and twenty if no ye to be diuided among ye other Children of yt family:
"Itt my mouables to my son Nathaniell those sheep he hath of mine to his children: my cart and plow Irons chains great tramill great bras cittell Iron Cettell Little Iron pot: my poutter poringer and drincking Cup with one chamber pot: and my wife wearing aparell to Nathaniell children: the other to Joseph his brothers children all my wearing cloths my great bras pot and putter pot and my great bible an books as foloweth: come to christ and wellcom Cotten one ye Counant mader: 7 : farmons to Nathaniel children to Daniell gran child those sheep with wt his master and books also Christan warfer Caleun one Job tenn deuins ye golden septer with what other Books undesposd by me and mine and shuch towls for his trade as are sutable of mine: to Abigel Hodgkins wife of Thomas Hodgkins ye brase pan and putter falfeller, my part of ye meare and colt to gran child Daniell and Iuory
"Itt my entreft of brockfeld and swampfeld I giue to my fon Joseph and Nathaniell children
"Itt I make my fon Thomas Executor and would haue his Nephu in cafe he Liues to eage if capable to Joyne in ye fame wt him and he to pay out of his part to his brother James and fister prafila and John Aires tenn pounds a pice within thre after his poseson and in Cafe of his part: my bed bolfter and pillow wt my gren Rug a paier of blanckits. wt ye bedsted to Daniell gran child, I would haue my son John of topsfeld to tack in to his poseshon with his Books:
"Itt I doe apoynt my Louing fons Daniell Houey; and John Hovey to be oversers: of this my Last will; and fe: to discharg my ffunerall Chargis which I alow four pounds Estat: and to take any: inventary of my estate: and discharge all my dets and make probet of my will: and to se his Nephuse haue their equall proporshon: Joseph and [torn] children how haue lately desesed: for which I a Low my our fears three pounds apice for their ceare and truble: This is my will: as witnes my hand and seal



aged fevnty three & goin to
fevnty fower this on &
twentieth day of march on
thoufand fix hundrend
ninty on or two (SEAL)"

The following is a copy of the inventory of the estate of Daniel Hovey: --

"An Inventory of the Estate of Daniell Houey sener Deseased The twenty forth of April (1692)

forth of April (1692)
                                                                                   £   s   d

Itam. The homsted wt about three eacres Tilidg Land 50 00 00
Itam one eacer of Low ground wt a bout 3 eacers Tilidg 24 00 00
Itm in Nolton Lot a bout one eacor wt house and wharf 35 00 00
Itam: Iland of upland and faltmarfh Containing about 18 eacers yt if caled Houey's Iland 80 00 00
Itam 3 eacors marsh at plum IlfLand by ye knobs 3 10 00
ffether beed a bolster and pillow a gren Rodg and 2 blanckits 7 00 00
Itam Seuerall books yt weare ualued at 5 00 00
Itam in sheep 20s half a mare half 2 yeareling Colt 3 10 00
Itam to Lining 34s and wolling cloth much worne wt seurall other old things 3 15 00
Itam to wolling cloathing one camblit fut 2 peare of fhufe 3 16 00
Itam house hold goods namly poutter and brasse 4 10 6
Itam husbandery tolef cart Iorns and plow Iorns whip saw 2 10 00
Itam armes and amanihon 00 14 00
                                                                                    248 01 00
Itam one brafe pot 001 00 00
may the 21; 1692 Leftenant Burnam and Philemon dane  we are ye priferes of ye a boufe Named preticulers(24)
1. (Although this is the claim made in The Hovey Book of 1914, this is not quite true. In an electronic mail from a Lonnie James Hovey, received by the compiler on Mar. 27, 1998, he relates that he is the first progeny of the sixth generation of the Hoveys in a family line that originated from one Frederick William Hovey who was born in Sept. 1821 in Prussia and emigrated to the U.S. to Northwestern Ohio by the 1860's. No one has been successful in finding where in Prussia Frederick originated but the spelling was firm. They, however, pronounce the name "Ho-vee" instead of "Hu-vee.")
2. Town records.
3. Ipswich town records.
4. Topsfield town records.
5. Court records and files.
6. Also, Quabog and Quabaugh.
7. Records in probate office at Northampton, Mass., vol. I, page 177.
8. Records in probate office at Northampton, Mass., vol I, page 189.
9. Records in probate office at Northampton, Mass., vol I, page 190.
10. Massachusetts Archives, Vol. LXX, document 58.
11. English spelling and grammar was not standardized until the 19th century, making it difficult to understand documents from this period. See Appendix 1 for a modern rendition of this.
12. Town records.
13. See Appendix 7 for Notes on Abigail's Ancestry.
14. Court files, clerk of courts office, Salem, vol. XL, leaf 63.
15. See Appendix 2 for a modern rendition of this entry.
16. Ipswich Deeds, book 1, page 245.
17. Ipswich Deeds, book 1, page 239.
18. Ipswich Deeds, book 4, page 114.
19. Ipswich Deeds, book 3, page 227.
20. Ipswich Deeds, book 4, page 99.
21. Ipswich Deeds, book 5, page 333.
22. Ipswich Deeds, book 5, page 306.
23. Ipswich Deeds, book 5, page 334.
24. See Appendix 3 for Modern Rendition.

Abigale ANDREWS [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1623 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 on 24 Jun 1665 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Abigale married 4, 5 Daniel HOVEY 6, 7 in BY 1642 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Daniel HOVEY was born in 1642. He died on 29 May 1695.
  M ii John HOVEY was born in 1644. He died on 29 May 1718.
  M iii Thomas HOVEY was born in 1648. He died on 4 Mar 1739.
  M iv James HOVEY was born in 1650. He died on 2 Aug 1675.
  M v Joseph HOVEY was born in 1653. He died in May 1690.
  F vi Abigail HOVEY was born about 1655.
  M vii Nathaniel HOVEY was born on 20 Mar 1657. He died on 24 Mar 1692.
  F viii
Priscilla HOVEY 1 was born about 1659 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Mentioned in father's will.

Samuel SMITH. Samuel married 1 Priscilla HOVEY.

Priscilla HOVEY [Parents] 1 was born about 1671 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 9 Aug 1720. Priscilla married 2 Samuel SMITH.

Daniel HOVEY [Parents] 1 was born in 1672 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 7 Mar 1742. Daniel married Mercy HOWARD\HAYWARD.

Mercy HOWARD\HAYWARD. Mercy married Daniel HOVEY.

James BARLOWE [Parents] was born in 1597 in Turton, Lancaster, England, United Kingdom. He was christened on 25 Sep 1597 in Saint Mary, Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.


He had the following children.

  M i
BARLOW was born about 1616 in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 13 Mar 1618.
  F ii
Elizabeth BARLOWE was christened on 11 Mar 1622 in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
  F iii
Allis BARLOWE was christened on 23 Jan 1625 in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iv Edmund BARLOWE was born in 1626. He was buried on 24 Dec 1697.
  M v
John BARLOWE was christened on 18 Aug 1628 in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

James PEMBERTON 1 was born in 1607 in England, United Kingdom. He died 2 on 5 Feb 1662 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. James married 3, 4 Alice 5 about 1633 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

James had a will 6 on 23 Mar 1659/1660 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. His will was probated 7 on 1 Apr 1662 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
, Margaret


ORIGIN:  Unknown
REMOVES:  Malden

FREEMAN:  Requested 19 October 1630 [MBCR 1:80].
EDUCATION:  He made his mark to his will.
ESTATE:  Granted two acres of planting ground at Charlestown, 10 January 1634/5 [ChTR 12].  Had hay ground allotment of one in 1635, which was increased to two [ChTR 19, 20].  Had five acres of land Mystic Side, 1637 [ChTR 27].  Had 2½ cow commons, 1637 [ChTR].  In Mystic Side allotments of 23 April 1638 received five shares as his first proprotion [ChTR 36 (second and third proportions illegible)]. In cow commons on stinted common had 2½, 30 December 1638 [ChTR 42].

In the 1638 Charlestown Book of Possessions James Pemberton held eight parcels: half a rood of ground; two acres arable land in East Field; two acres arable land in Line Field; two and a half cow commons; five acres woodland in Mystic Field; one acre meadow in Mystic Field; five acres woodland in Mystic Field; and thirty-two acres of land in Water Field [ChBOP 14].

On 12 May 1648 James Pemberton acknowledged that he had sold one stinted cow common to Robert Hale of Charlestown [ChBOP 104].

In his will, dated 23 March 1659/60 and proved 1 April 1662, "James Pemberton of Maldon ... being weak in body" bequeathed to "my son Edward Barlow all that my upland ground he now is resident upon containing four acres and to my daughter Mary his wife and to the heirs of their two bodies for ever"; to "my son Edward Barlow, his wife, my daughter, and their children aforesaid, my orchard plot and the fresh meadow thereunto adjoining containing one acre ... only one half part of the grass for hay for my wife during her life"; to "my daughter Sara £10"; "my dwelling house with all the land belonging to it being ten acres more or less, five acres of land in the great swamp, all my salt marsh ... with all other my estate whatsoever not before particularly disposed of I give one half part unto my son John ... the other half part I give unto my beloved wife Margit Pemberton during her life, and after her decease to my son John and his heirs"; "my wife and my son John executors"; "my friend Joseph Hills Sr." overseer [MPR Case #17117].

The inventory of the estate of James Pemberton was taken 5 February 1661[/2] and totalled £84 12s. including £72 in real estate: "one dwelling house," £12; "ten acres of upland, and five of swamp," £30; "four acres of upland more and one acre of orchard & meadow," £18; and "four acres of meadow more," £12 [MPR Case #17117].

BIRTH:  By about 1608 based on estimated date of marriage.
DEATH:  Malden 5 February 1661/2.
MARRIAGE:  (1) By 1633 Alice _____; "Alice Pemberton" was admitted to Charlestown church 31 August 1633 [ChChR 8]; she died after 1642 and before 1653.
(2) By 1653 Margaret _____, named in his will.  She deposed on 15 December 1662 aged about fifty years [Pope, citing Middlesex Files].

COMMENTS:  James Pemberton was admitted as an inhabitant of Charlestown in December 1633, and was in the lists of inhabitants of 9 January 1633/4 and January 1635/6 [ChTR 9, 10, 15].  He signed the town agreement establishing the office of selectman, 10 February 1634/5 [ChTR 12].

There is no record of this James Pemberton in New England between his request for freemanship in September 1630 and his reappearance in Charlestown in 1633.  This gap, and especially the fact that he was not made a freeman in May of 1631, suggests that he returned to England for some portion of these years.  There is even the possibility that the 1630 man is not the same as the one who appeared in 1633 in Charlestown.

About 1640, James Pemberton, Prudence Wilkinson, and others petitioned that having been inhabitants of Charlestown and now planters on Mystick side, found that the town meeting had passed very prejudicial and unreasonable rules to the detriment of the planters and they sought redress from the court [Lechford 365].

Savage notes that this James Pemberton "perhaps removed to Hull for a short time, about 1647" [Savage 3:387].  Savage is off by a decade, and it is not certain that these records apply to James Pemberton of Charlestown.  12 March 1637/8: "James Pemberton is referred to the committee of the next Court about the ground which he had at Nantascot" [MBCR 1:226].  2 May 1638: "There is ten acres of land granted to James Pemberton, part of it the land formerly planted by him, & the rest joining to it at Nantascot" [MBCR 1:229].

On 19 October 1652 the court judged that the island claimed by James Pemberton, and called by his name, did belong to him [MBCR 3:291].

Alice 1 was born about 1613 in of Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Alice married 2, 3 James PEMBERTON about 1633 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
James PEMBERTON was christened 1 on 14 Sep 1633 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.
  F ii Mary PEMBERTON was christened on 3 Feb 1636.
  F iii Sarah PEMBERTON was born in BET 1638 AND 1647. She died on 10 Oct 1676.
  M iv John PEMBERTON was born in 1642. He died in 1691.

John CHADWICK was born in 1651. He died in 1707. John married 1 Mary BARLOW on 30 Oct 1674 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Mary BARLOW [Parents] was born about 1660 in of Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died after 1722. Mary married 1 John CHADWICK on 30 Oct 1674 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Thomas BARLOW [Parents] was born in 1664 in of Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 1 Oct 1691. Thomas married Elizabeth MELLINS on 29 Oct 1681.

Elizabeth MELLINS. Elizabeth married Thomas BARLOW on 29 Oct 1681.

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