First minister of Marblehead.
Administration on the estate of Mr. William Walton, intestate, granted 24:9:1668, to Elizabeth Walton, the widow, who brought in an inventory. The house and land in Marblehead were to be held for security. Salem Quarterly Court Records 5:18
Debts of Mr. William Waltun: To Mr. George Corwin, £ 8 14s 8d; to Mr, William Browne, sr., £ 10 12s 1d; to Mr. Moses Mavericke, £ 73 1s 4d; to Mr. Samuel Ward, £ 12 7s; to Mr. Phellep Cromwell, £ 2 12s 9d; to Mr. Walter Price, £ 1 15s; to Dockter Checkaren, £ 1 4s; to Mestress Woodcock, £ 8; to William Huet, £ 1 12s; to James Denes, 8s: total £ 120 6s 10d. Due from the town £ 39.
Inventory of the estate of Mr. William Waltun of Marblehead, lately deceased, taken Nov. 23, 1668, by John Peach, sr. and Samll. Ward: Dwelling house with a garden & orchard, £ 120; parcell of land bounded with Mr. Mavericks land on ye one side & Rich. Rowlands land on the other side, with an old barn, £ 80; £ 10 in the first purchase in ye farme neere the towne, £ 20; 2 Cowes pastoridge in the twone Commons, £ 10; 2 heifers at £ 6; 1 Cow at £ 4, £ 10; his Library Viewed by Mr Higginson and Mr. Hale, £ 20; 1 bed and bedsted, £ 5; 2 fetherbeds, £ 7; 4 pewter platters, 16s; 3 small old dishes, 3s; 4 Candlesticks, 8s; 1 paire of Andriosns, 12s; 1 Spitt, 1 paire tongs, 1 Crooke, 7s; 1 Chamber pott, 1 drinking pott, 4s; 1 silver bowle & 1 saltseller, £ 3; 2 potts being defective, 12s; 1 table Cloth, 6s 6d; napkins, 6s, 12s 6d; 2 stills, £ 1 5s; 1 Gun, £ 1; 2 tables, 1 forme, £ 1 6s; 1 trunke, 5s; wearing Clothes, viz; 2 Cloakes, 1 Coate, 1 paire Stockings, 1 old paire breeches & 1 old Dublett, £ 5; total £ 287 10s 6d. Essex County Quarterly Court Files 13:138,139
Elizabeth Walton, relict of Mr. William Walton, was ordered June 19, 1779, to keep the whole estate in her hand during her ilfe, she being administratrix, with the consent of all thechildren. She was to pay all the debts of the estate, and at her death, said estate was to be divided among the children, Nathaniell, the eldest, to have a double portion, of which he had already received £ 30, and Samuell having had £ 8 of his portion. Salem Quarterly Court Records, 5:25
"Wee whoes names are underwritten being desired by nathanill Waltown to vew a parsell of medow and upland lying in marblhead which acordinglie we did and to the best of our Judgment it is worth the sum of fortie pounds." Dated June 25, 1669, and signed by John Peach, sr. and Samll. Ward. "the Charges that I haue ben out vpon the mash for fencing and daming aginst the see: 20:00:00"
Moses Mavericke and Samll. Ward, on June 29, 1669, appraised for Samuel Waltown, a parcel of land at marblehead, called Williams' lot at £ 10, and the parcel on which his house stands at £ 8. Essex County Quarterly Court Files, 14:132
Whereas by an order of the County court held at Salem June 29, 1669, the estate of our father mr. William Walton, deceased instate, was left in the hands of our mother and the remainder at her decease to be divided among the six children left, viz. Nath., Samiel and Josiah Walton, Elizabeth Mansfeild, Martha Munjoy and Mary Bartlett, the eldest to have a couble portion and our mother having died the last year and by means of the death of our brother Josiah Walton, his part by will and what he had of his own was bequeathed to be divided amongst us, we have made the following agreement and settlement; the accounts shall stand and the debts shall be paid out of the estate; the bill of slae made by our mother for one half of the lot sold to our brother nathaniel Walton and Martha munjoy for £ 40 of debt was confirmed; Robert Bartlett shall for £ 20 of debt paid by him have that quarter part of the lot whereon his house stands; the books shall be shared equally, the eldest son to have his double share; Sam. Walton shall have one cow lease at £ 5 to be allowed out of his £ 25 and one cow; the whole remainder of the estate to Nathaniel Walton and Martha Munjoy they to pay to us £ 25 each, which we accept as our portion.
Signed and sealed march 29, 1683 by Andrew Mansfeild, Nathaniel Walton, Marth, Munjoy, Robart Bartlett. Witness: Samuel Cheever, William Bartlett. Essex County Quarterly Court Files, 45:12