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|| SALLY SCHOLTZ OBITUARY|
Sally Kirkham Scholtz, 79, wife of the late Frederick Henry Scholtz, passed away at her home Sunday, April 18, 2010, in Naples, Fla.
Sally was born Oct. 1, 1930. Growing up in Greenwich, Conn., she attended Greenwich Academy and Centenary Junior College.
Married in 1951, Sally and Fred lived in Darien for almost 30 years. Sally enjoyed playing golf, tennis, and being with her dear friends and, most especially, her grandchildren.
She is survived by her three children, Peter Scholtz of Darien, Conn., Sarah Dewar of Valdosta, Ga., and Bradley Scholtz of Darien, Conn.; their spouses; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road, Naples, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Naples United Church of Christ. For online condolences, www.fullerfuneralhome.com">visit www.fullerfuneralhome.com. — Fuller Funeral Home, Naples, Fla.
|Kirkham, Sally (I25)
|| Inventory of the goods and chattells of Robert Eire, deceased, taken and praised by Thomas Eire, gent, Richard Eire, William Crosse and John Eire, the 16 Sept. 1603: [BOLD:] |
In the halle [:BOLD] [living room]--books, vessels, cupboard, formes, stoole, skillets, tongs, hooks, etc., and cushins. [BOLD:]
In the little buttery [:BOLD] [storeroom]--pewter, barrells, caldrons and furnace, washing bowls, tub, pails, churn, board and cloth, table napkins and candlestick. [BOLD:]
In the lower chamber [:BOLD] --bedstead and truckle and two beds with appurtenances, coffers, etc. [BOLD:]
In the over chamber [:BOLD] --bedstead and truckle with appurtenances, and three coffers. [BOLD:]
In the middle loft [:BOLD] --coffer, bolster, pillows, coverlet, chair, flaskets, scales and weights, etc. [BOLD:]
In the wool loft [:BOLD] --wool and yarn, etc., weaving bar, frame, etc., and hogshead, feather beds and bedding. [BOLD:]
In the ...(?) sheds [:BOLD] --broad loom and implements, wearing apparel; hay, corn, wood, etc.; sheep and calf, horses, pigs; cheese, butter, poultry, clipping shears, etc.
Sum total, £316 16s 2d.
|Eyre, Robert (I378)
|| The probate records for Daniel Bradley (?-1689) are given below and are copied from Peters. The date is September 30, 1690. |
Daniel Bradley. To the Honored Court now sitting att Ipswich. This may signify to your honors That whereas by the providence of God my father Daniel Bradley was slaine by the hand of the Heathen and left no will as to the disposing of his outward estate and that as yet there is not as I do know of any administration granted to any person upon said estate This may Inform your honors, That I am not willing to take administration thereupon, But humbly crave that my brother Joseph Bradley may have administration Granted to him which will much oblige him who is your humble servant
Witness [BOLD:] Josiah Gage Daniel Bradley [:BOLD]
At court held at Ipswich Sept. 30, Administration is Granted unto Mary Bradley of Haverhill, Relict of Daniel Bradley of Haverhill, Dowager. To his estate and Joseph Bradley son of the said Daniel Joyned with his mother; in the power of administration and the said Mary and Joseph as principles and John Gage and Bartholomew Heath of Haverhill as suretyes owned themselves to stand Bound to the Treasurer of Essex in the sum of four hundred pounds. The Condition is that the said Mary and Joseph shall act accordingly to Law in their administration as Attests [BOLD:]
Thos. Wade, Clerk [:BOLD]
Below is Daniel's inventory taken after his death.
[BOLD:] Haverhill, dated Sept. 23, 1689
An inventory of the Estate of Daniel Bradley Senr. Slaine by the heathen 13th of August, 1689. [:BOLD]
To 2 oxen £12 3 year old steer £6........................ 18: 0-
To 4 cows £12 3 yearlings £4-10-......................... 16-10-
2 calves £1.5s 14 sheep and Lambs £6-6s.................. 7-11
1 horse £4 1 colt 1 yearling £2......................... 6-
1 mair £2 5s 14 swine £8.................................. 10- 5- 0
arms and ammunition 50s................................... 2-10
3 pots and pot-hooks and brass kettle..................... 3-
brass skillet and pewter 5s............................... - 5
bed and bedding £5 chest and box 12s..................... 5-12
plow and iron chains and other Irons for husbandry........ 4-10-10
abt. 12 acres land within fence........................... 30-
68 acres land without fence............................... 68-
common right £2 abt 4 acres meadow........................ 8-10
Indian corn in ye field £9 Labour on ye farm 10£......... 19-
Ephraim Gile and wife have in land........................ 12-
£213:3:10 £213- 3-10
[BOLD:]In acct of what ye Estate is in debt. [:BOLD]
To his son Joseph £21 Edward Young £3 24-
To Mr. Wainwright £8 Peter Ayer £2 10- 0- 0
To Ephraim Gile 34s Debt unknowne £4 5-14- 0
. £39-14- 0
Notwithstanding the data above this Inventory was taken by us the 23d Sept. 1689
[BOLD:]Daniel Lad Junr. Samuel Ayre [:BOLD]
att a County court at Ipswich Sept. 30, 1689. This Inventory was delivered into Court by Mary Bradley and Joseph Bradley admrs. to the Estate of Daniel Bradley late of Haverhill decd as true inventory of all the Estate of the abouve sd Daniel Bradly with their oathe to the Truth of all that which at psent appeirs as also if more appes to add the Same and give acct thereof to the Court in Convenient time as attests
. [BOLD:]Thomas Wade, cleric [:BOLD]
Vera copia as it stands Entered in Ipswich Book for Wills and Inventory vol. 244__Examined attest
. [BOLD:]John Croade Regt. [:BOLD]
Know all men that whereas Daniel Bradley Senr. by ye providence of almighty God came to untimely death being murdered by ye Heathen and leaving no will according to law, the following lines are an agreement of ye widow and children of ye said Daniel Bradly dec. which is as followeth: that Joseph Bradly, son of sd Daniel Bradly dec. shall from ye decease of his Father the full power and dispose and comand of ye whole estate left by his father with the full use an improvement thereof upon ye grounds and conditions hereafter named: one third part whereof is hereby to be conferred upon ye sd Joseph as his proper estate and ye rest of ye estate in cas of real need for the end hereafter named. The condition is that the sd Joseph Bradly shall from this day take care, provide for, and sufficiently maintain his mother ye widow for meat, drink, washing, and Lodging and clothing and housing for herself convenient during her widowhood she giving to him that income of all her labour during the above time and if the said widow shall change her condition and doe marry then the sd Joseph Vradly shall pay to her ye sd widow then married £3 per year during her natural life in merchantable corn at price current at some place in Haverhill where she shall appoint, and also the sd Joseph Bradly doth engage and promise to maintain his brothers Isaac and Abraham with meat and drink and clothing until they be fourteen years of age and to teach them to read and then to be disposed of by those that are guardians to them; ye sd Joseph Bradly keeping and yearly making an exact account of all charges by him thus laid out, and if this third part of estate really conferred on him above named will not Defray ye charge with the real income and improvement of the rest of sd real estate, the sd Joseph shall have full satisfaction of the rest of sd real estate, and when all that is above written is comfortably accomplished then what remains of sd estate is to be equally divided between all the children of the decesed: Daniel, Joseph, Martha, Marey, Sarah, Hanah, Isack, Abraham, in witness whereof we have set to our hands Oct. 25, 1689.
[BOLD:] Mary Bradley the widow Daniel Bradley
Joseph Bradley Ephraim Gile on behalf of Martha his wife
John Jonson sen. Robert Ford Joseph Gage wit.
Essex April 26 1708[:BOLD] Lt. Johnson of Haverhill before me the subscriber and gave oath that he sett too his hand as a witness to the above written instrument.
. [BOLD:]Richd. Saltonstall J. P.[:BOLD]
[BOLD:]1697 Essex Co.[:BOLD] Mary Bradley and Joseph Bradley administrators of the Estate of Daniel Bradly late of Haverhill, decd. the acct of their adm. on Sd. Estate Exhibited to the Honble Bartho. Gedney Esq. Judge of Probate of wills, &c. for sd. county April 5, 1697. The said Estate or apprized as pay
The Real estate as to Inventory ....................£108:00: 0
The Personal Estate as to Inventory .................105: 3:10
. £213: 3:10
yr Humble acctant prays allowance for the following charges paiments and disbursements by them made since they accptd the said Trust. The Estate Dr
To the bond and admson and recording Inventory 4s
to ye bringing up of 2 children one being 5 yr.
. old and other abour 8yr old keeping ym
. thre years til ye came to be helpful to Ern
. yr living £30: 0:0
Paid Joseph Bradley ............................ 21:00:0
an article of loss in the Inventory about La-
. bour on the Farm the benifit being
. wholly lost by reason of the Enemy fyring and
. spoyling the same ........................ £10:00:0
paid Colonel Saltonstall ........................ 7:19:0
paid Mr. Simon Wainwright ....................... 9:19:3
paid Cornet Peter Ayer .......................... 3:19:3
paid Mary Bradley daughter of ye deceased ....... 11:00:6
stating the acct and recording ye settlmt ....... 8:0
allowing the acct settling and dividing of estate 10:0
qietus .......................................... 4:0
allowd the adm for their trouble ................ 6:00:0
pd Edward Young as per Receipt .................. 3:00:0
pd Samuel Watts ................................. 12:0
pd Abraham Haseltine ............................ 1:10:0
pd Doctor Dole .................................. 2:10:0
pd Robert Clements .............................. 5:0
Remains to balance this account ......... 104:10:1
. £213: 3:10
[BOLD:]1697 Essex Co.[:BOLD] Before the Honble. Bartho. Gedney Esqr Judge of probate of wills &c, for sd County, April 5.
Mary Bradly and Joseph Bradly Admts made oath to ye truth of the above acct. to the best of their knowlidge. Same attst Jno. Croade Regt, And the widow Mary aforesaid desiring now to be relesd from her admin. it is yefore granted and Joseph the son is to pforme wh. remains to be done.
The balance of the above acct being and consisting in Real Estate Is divided as follows viz..............£104:10:1
The widow Mary Bradley 1-3 during her natural life and after her decease to Revert to the children of Daniel Bradly decd as the law directs
The Widow ......................................... £34:16:9
Daniel Bradly ye eldest son 2 shares ............. 17:8:4
Joseph Bradly .................................... 8:14:2
Mathew Bradly [should be Martha] alias Giles ..... 8:14:2
Joseph Bradly adm. ye account 1697 Recd for
Daniel ye eldest son and wife and two children killed by
. Indians and two more Carried away and we know
. not but are dead*
Sarah Bradly alias Beane ......................... 8:14:2
Hanah Bradly a 19 yrs ............................ 8:14:2
Isaac carried away by ye Indians @ 15 | Don't record 8:14:2
Abraham Bradly @ 14 yrs ..................... | this 8:14:2
* Daniel Bradley, Jr., his wife, and two of his four children were killed by the Indians, March 15, 1696/7; the other children, Daniel and Ruth, were carried away by the enemy; it appears probable that both returned.
Each member of the family received their land during the year of 1697 except for Isaac and Abraham who were too young. They each received 40 acres of land from Joseph, Isaac in 1702 and Abraham in 1708. He was killed by Indians on Parsonage Farm Road. For more information see section on Daniel Bradley.
|Broadley, Daniel (I460)
||"In the name of God Amen. I Margaret Hunting of Hoxne in the County of Suffolk widow do make this my last will and testament. Imprimis Out of my money which I have in my son Samuels hands I give unto John Hunting of New England my son fyve pounds. To Mary his daughter twenty shillings. To Margaret his daughter twenty shillings. To the rest of his children to be divided three pounds. Item I give and bequeath to the children of my two other daughters there two pounds. Item 1 give three pair of sheets to my three children formerly mentioned in New England. Item I give to my son Stephen and his heirs twenty pounds to be paid by my son Samuel within six years after my decease. Item I give ten pounds to my son Robert to be paid within two years out of the moneys my son Samuel hath of mine. [Item] I give five pounds to my son Samuel. Item four pounds to my daughter Mary. Item twenty shillings to Thomas Hunting of Thrandeston all these to be paid within one year after my decease. The moveables within the house I dispose thus: I give to Mary Hunting my daughter the bed whereon she lyeth with that which belongeth to it two pair of sheets, the little kittle, one board cloth, two napkins. To my son Linnies[?] daughter and my son Stephen his daughter the box in (he parlor to be divided among them. To my son Stephen I give the mill as it standeth in the millhouse with what belongeth to it. And for my catten [i.e., cattle] I give to my daughter Linny [?] the best cow and the things given to my daughter Liney[?] to return to their children within seven years. The rest of the cattle I bequeath them to my son Samuel and Robert to be divided. The rest of all my moveables whatsoever I give to my son Samuel and Robert and my daughter Liney [?] and son Stephen to be divided among them and my daughter Liney[?] to have two parts. Out of the money which I have in my hand I give four pounds to be divided between my son Stephen's daughter and my son Linny's[?] two children and all what I have given besides to my son and daughter Liney[?] to return to their children as aforesaid. I make my son Samuel and Robert executors of this my will the 25th of October Anno domini 1648.|
Witnesses: Mary Bach, Margery Bach (both by mark). Signed by mark by Margaret Hunting."
|Randolf, Margaret (I2283)
||"Mehetabel Wife of Aged Ebenezer Ware died suddenly" ||Mehetabel (I2075)
||13216 Shadberry Ln ||Statius Muller, Norina Adelaide "Norma" (I973)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||Living (I74)
||3rd Ward, Baptist Minister living with "Rev? John Francis". ||James, William (I547)
||3rd Ward. ||James, Mary Jane 'Jennie' (I443)
||3rd Ward. ||Francis, Jane (I548)
||425 Adams St|||| ||Feissner, Gerald Edward (I75)
||According to "History of Newton": Joseph, and of John Davenport and grandson of Thomas Davenport, born August 30, 1701, was a clothier, and settled about 1731 at Newton Lower Falls, on the right side of the road leading to Upper Falls, where he died March 12, 1752. His wife was Sarah Ware, daughter of Ebenezer Ware, of Needham. ||Davenport, Joseph (I532)
||According to a genealogy done by his great great grandson August Leberegt Statius Muller, Franciscus Muller name was von Statius. He was supposed to be the infant son in a royal family living in a castle in Oost-Friesland near Esens in what is now part of Germany and born about 1500. He was reportedly the only survivor in his family of a great flood. He was found asleep in his cradle by a local miller who raised him. To honor the miller von Statius changed his name to Statius Muller.|
No one knows where this story came from but it is not true. Instead, Franciscus Muller was a Lutheran pastor who followed in the footsteps of his father in [COLOR:31,73,125,255,255,255]Börry[:COLOR], Germany.
|Muller, Franciscus (I588)
||According to Alice Ayer Williams and Clementine Ayer Morse he was the younger son of the Earl of Carmarthen. I have not been able to prove this. He came to America and settled in Richmond, VA. He was in the shipping business between Canada and Liverpool (his wife wrote a poem while sailing from St Johns, New Brunswick and Liverpool). He was also involved in shipping to China and other eastern ports. Most of the beautiful and valuable things that he collected during his travels were lost when Richmond was burned during the Civil War. During the war he and his family moved to Washington because he was a Union man. At the time of his daughter Jennie's wedding they were living at 302 13th St in Washington. His son, Samuel, said (in his 1904 Civil War Pension application) that there were nine children of which four were still alive. ||James, William (I547)
||According to Alice Ayer Williams and Clementine Ayer Morse he would have become the Earl of Carmarthen had the family stayed in England. He fought in the Union Army during the Civil War. He enlisted and was discharged in Washington, DC in 1st NY Artillery as a 1st Lt. in 1862. He was captured and held prisoner in Libby Prison. From there he was able to escape and find his way home. After the war he lived in Ashland and Richmond for a few years until about 1876 when he moved to Schenectady, NY. When he enlisted he described himself as 5' 7'', complexion medium, and dark brown eyes and hair. In 1904, he described himself as 5' 7", 235 lb., dark brown eyes, and gray balding hair. He had several scars and a stiff toe wounded by a bullet. ||James, Samuel Reginald (I549)
||According to Alice Williams:|
He first served in the battle of Concord, April 19, 1775, as a private in Capt. Ammiet Fuller's Company from West Newton. In May 1775, he enlisted for eight months in Capt. Phienoss Cook's Company, Col. Gardner's Reg't., receiving a bounty cost for this service.
He enlisted a third time, March 1st, 1777 in Capt. E. Smith's Company, Col. Smith's Regt. Mass. Continental troops serving until July 1st 1790. He was with Gen'l. Gates at the surrender of Gen'l. Burgoyne, Oct. 17, 1777.
Joseph Davenport appears as a private in Capt. Cook's Company.
Joseph Davenport appears with rank of Corporal in Continental Army Pay Accounte of Capt. K. Smith's Company, Col. Smith's Regt. for services from March 1, 1777 to July 1, 1780 - credited to the Town of Newton.
|Davenport, Josiah (I1234)
||According to Anderson, he "became the celebrated minister of Chebacco Parish In Ipswich, and author of two important tracts, The Churches Quarrel Espoused (1715) and A vindication of the Government of New England Churches (1717)." ||Wise, Rev. John (I2530)
||According to Anderson, he "should have been born no later than the second decade of the sixteenth century and died before the compilation of the 1568 subsidy list." ||Hunting (I2309)
||According to Bigelow Genealogy, he "is said to have died in Spain, but we find no date of death." ||Bigelow, David (I2031)
||According to Bigelow Genealogy, he:|
"was in the public service and was injured by being thrown from a horse".
|Bigelow, Benjamin (I2027)
||According to Bigelow Genealogy:|
"He was a carpenter by trade. His father sold him a piece of land in Weston, Oct. 7, 1717. He lived in Weston a short time and then moved to Worcester where he lived for a time, and it is supposed that he lived a while in Newton, and in 1740 he is found to be living in Waltham. We find but few of his children's births recorded, the most of them being from the church records. We have no date of his death or of the death of his wife, but tradition says that he died in Cuba."
|Bigelow, Ebenezer (I2001)
||According to Bigelow Genealogy:|
"He was a soldier in King Phillip's War in Capt. Ting's company and was wounded, and in consideration of his services in that war the General Court gave him a grant of land in Narragansett No. 2. He lived in Watertown the most of his
life and his children were born in that town, and when his father died he was appointed executor of the will with his brother-inlaw Isaac Learned, and was a well known citizen in Watertown; but late in life (his 87th year) , being anxious to reside on the land that he had earned at the peril of his life, removed from Watertown (in company with his son Eleizer) to the grant of land in Narragansett No. 2, now Westminster, making the journey June 9, 174;i, where he spent the last years of his life, and died Feb. 1, 1745, in the 90th year of his age, and was the first adult who died in the new town. He had a large family of children, but one of whom lived in Westminster."
|Bigelow, Jashua (I2017)
||According to Bigelow Genealogy:|
"We find no record of his birth, but family traditions say that Jabez settled in Bristol, England, and had a large number of descendants, and he was engaged in mercantile business, but we fail to find any records to corroborate the tradition."
|Bigelow, Jabez (I2028)
||According to Crane, he "removed to Worcester at the time of the third and successful attempt to settle in 1718 and was very prominent among the early settlers." ||Flagg, Benjamin (I2242)
||According to Crane, he settle in Watertown and was "one of the first proprietors of the attempted settlement of Worcester in 1674, served in King Philip's war." ||Flagg, Michael (I2052)
||According to Crane, he was a "soldier on guard at Lancaster in King Philip's war and killed by the Indians in the massacre August 22, 1675." ||Flagg, William (I2378)
||According to Crane:|
Gershom was a tanner, removed to Woburn about 1668, held a commission as lieutenant in King William's war and was killed by the Indians in a skirmish at Wheelwright's pond, Lee, New Hampshire, July 6, 1690;
|Flagg, Lieut. Gershom (I2236)
||According to family tradition he came from Glamorganshire, Wales. He was one of the first settlers of Newbury, MA about 1633. He was then one of the first founders of Haverhill, MA. ||Williams, John (I620)
||According to Harry Warren, he died in a railroad accident. ||James, Clemens R. (I551)
||According to her cousins Clementine and Alice her name was Christine but she was called May. However, she also went by Emma according to the 1880 census and her first wedding announcement in 1895. In the 1900 census through the last record of her that I have, her 1908 wedding announcement she went by Christine or Christina. After her second marriage she moved to England where she and her husband raised a family. She may have gone my May after moving to England.|
Her cousins Julia and Alice and Alice's daughter Angela went to visit her in England in 1926.
|Jourgensen, Emma Christine "May" (I1721)
||According to his brother he lived on their father's farm. In 1850 and 1860 it was valued at $6000 and $7000 respectively. He recruited, trained, and was captain of a Company that fought in the Civil War as did his brother Ira. His company was Company K, 116th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry. He died of disease in camp during the Civil War. Post No 202 of the Grand Army of the Republic (Union veteran's organization) named themselves the James Ayer Post in his honor. His brother Ira was a member. A memorial book by the James Ayer Post to Ira Ayer gave the following description of James Ayer: |
Captain James Ayer was the youngest brother of Captain Ira Ayer. He was born in what is now the town of Evans, August 14th, 1813, and died in camp at Baton Rouge, La., May 22, 1863.
I have heard it stated at various times, though I am not prepared to substantiate the fact from any records, that James Ayer was the first white male child born within the present limits of the town of Evans. His early life, like that of his older brother, developed military ability.
When a young man he was Captain and afterwards, by successive promotions, Major, Lieutenant-Colonel and Colonel of a Regiment of New York State Militia.
He resided all his life in the town and upon the same farm where he was born.
As a citizen he was honored and beloved by all. In a long acquaintance with him and with those among whom he resided I never heard other than words of esteem spoken of him as a neighbor, a friend and earnest and exemplary Christian citizen.
Like his brother he had been called to pass through great affliction.
A short time before he offered his services to his country he buried his wife and was left with two motherless children of tender age to care for.
He, however, did not falter in his convictions of duty and receiving authority to recruit a company he soon found himself mustered into the service as Captain of Company "K," One Hundred and Sixteenth Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry. He was an efficient officer and had he lived would undoubtedly have gained promotion, as he had the entire confidence of his superior officers.
In the service he exhibited the same spirit of kindness and solicitude for others welfare that had ever been a prominent trait in his life and character and the more intimately the members of his company came to know him the stronger was their attachment to him as a friend and their admiration of him as an officer.
A few days before we left Baton Rouge on the Port Hudson campaign, he was taken sick and much against his wish compelled to remain in his tent, not wishing to go to the hospital.
... His symptoms, however, grew more alarming. He was taken with fever, followed by inflammation of the bowels and at 5 P.M. of May 22nd he passed away.
... After the war had ceased his remains were removed from Southern soil and placed by the side of his beloved wife in the town where he was born.
|Ayer, James Jr. (I434)
||According to Hoyt he was of Salisbury and was probably from Suffolk Co., England. He received land in the first division of 1640 and 1641 and received more land in 1654. He was listed as a commoner and taxed in 1650 and 1652. He signed a petition in 1658. The will of Nicholas Stanton of Ipswich, Suffolk Co., England in 1648 mentions Joseph Moyce of Salisbury. In 1648 in Haverhill, MA there was a reference to "Goodman Moyce and his three sons" although Hoyt only had records of his daughters. ||Moyce, Joseph (I768)
||According to Hoyt her name may have been Folcard. ||Hannah (I769)
||According to Ira Ayer, his nephew, he went to sea at an early age and "after years he was captain of a vessel, was cast away and remained on a masthead three days." At the time of his marriage, the births of his children, and his death, the Haverhill Vital Records referred to him as both Capt. Low Bradley and Caleb Low Bradley. ||Bradley, Caleb Low (I652)
||According to Jacobus and Waterman in "Hale, House and Related Families", 1952, Thomas was probably the father of Richard. He was from Woodford in Northampton, England. Thomas was named as a witness for five other people. ||Totehyll, Richard (I2372)
||According to NEHGR:|
"After inheriting the homestead at his mother's death, according to his father's will, he removed to Milton, where his name first appears on the tax list in 1707. In Milton he lived in the old farm house still standing (as of 1867) on the Isaac Davenport estate, who inherited the Homestead. His will is in the Suffolk Co. probate office."
|Davenport, John (I531)
||According to NEHGR:|
"Charles was ensign, and held many town offices; was selectman most of the time from 1700 to 1714. His homestead on Washington Street was on the south side of Mt. Bowdoin. His inventory amounted to £2700.
|Davenport, Charles (I1990)
||According to NEHGR:|
"His wife Naomi is supposed to have been the Naomi daughter of Timothy Foster, of Dorchester, who was born Feb. 11, 1668, at Dorchester."
|Foster, Naomi (I1973)
||According to NEHGR:|
"Thomas Davenport of Dorchester, first appears on any of its records as member of its church, Nov. 20, 1640; his wife Mary joining March 8, 1644." "He was made a freeman, May 18, 1642, and constable 1670. He probably lived on the eastern slope of Mt. Bowdoin, near the corner of Bowdoin Street and Union Ave. He bought house and lands of William Pigrom, Nov. 25, 1653, and of William Blake, Feb. 5, 1665. He made his will, July 24, 1683, 'being aged,' leaving the homestead to his youngest son John, after his widow's death." "His inventory amounted to £332 16 8."
|Davenport, Thomas (I530)
||According to Old Families of Curacao, he "died in the internment camp at Tjimahi in Indonesia on 26 April 1945. His grave stone says he was loved under supervision the Japanese director. He was head engineer on Sumatra's East coast and member of the state Mobilization Council." ||Statius Muller, George August Laan (I1732)
||According to Pierce, he "was a weaver; res. in Worcester for a time until driven away by Indians." ||Atwood, Philip (I2489)
||According to Pierce, Timothy moved to Dorchester just before getting married, still keeping some of his property in Scituate. ||Foster, Sergt. Timothy (I2461)
||According to Samuel James' pension application, Jane had 9 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1904 (Samuel, Jennie, Hannah, and Emma).|
During the Civil War she helped the wounded and dying in hospitals. She often wrote letters to the families of the soldiers that died. She is mentioned in the biography of her son-in-law Ira Ayer, II because after writing a letter to the family of a soldier from Ira's regiment Ira came to thank her. This is when Ira and Jennie met. According to Alice Ayer Williams and Clementine Ayer Morse she is one of the few woman mentioned in "Deeds of the Civil War" (this book may have been "Martial Deed of Pennsylvania). She crossed the Atlantic 24 four times and Jennie was born on one of those trips. Below is a poem she wrote during a particularly rough passage. The ship was traveling from New Brunswick to Liverpool when it encountered a terrible storm.
Written on board the "Lillies"
on a passage from St John NB for Liverpool
In the "Lilies" from the port of "St John" we set sail.
Towed out by the steam boat, with a southerly gale,
Around the bluff headlands where the winds wildly blow
Away! far away! to the Eastward we'll go
Three cheers 'from the gallant ship soon rose on high
And rang through the vapour that obscured the sky,
But twill soon clear away and Norwesters will blow
Bound away to the East ward in the "Lillies" we'll go,
Night soon came on and the winds wilder blew
We stood by and up our top gallants did clew
While the tempest tossed ship lay rolling to and fro
Bound away to the East ward in the "Lillies" we go
We beat down the bay for two days or more
Till the winds drove us down on the bold Yarmouth shore
Our foresail to pieces while we "ware ship" is rent
But another good sail in it's place soon is bent,
The wild "Petite "passage" lay under our lee
Either we must run through it or lost we shall be
Either we must run through it from the frost and the snow
Or away to the Eastward we never shall go
So now then Lay aft-every soul of our crew
Stand by your "Clewgarnets" your mainsail up Clew
Jump start your main Jack and let your wheel flow
And flying away to the passage we go.
We near it hope in each sailors heart now beats high
Alternately "luff" and "Keep away" is the cry
We clear it. We fly from the frost & the snow.
And in triumph away to the Eastward we go.
But still there Cape Sable looms out on our lee
Board your main tack and we'll stand out to sea
And now let the west winds more wildly blow
For before them in triumph to the Eastward we go
Still wilder and wilder the good west wind blows
Think our good starboard anchor is adrift from the boat
And our boatswain washed away with a wild [Gyfar - may be Gybe or Jibe]
Still away far away far away to the Eastward we go
Our anchors secured we snugged every sail
And ran 'fore the fury of that western gale
Away from New Brunswick and the [ice] & the snow
In the wild Ocean "Lillies" to the Eastward we go
We run fore the fury of that western sea
Till our bulwarks are stove and life boats washed away
But the west wind is Blowing. so let each sheet flow
And away! far away! to the East ward we go.
Let her ride o'er the foam let her bend to the blast
Thirteen knots are counted as each hour is past
Blow good wind and we fly from the frost and the snow
And in triumph away to the East ward we go
But Hark! the ship popps she is struck by the sea
Our wheel is all smashed and taffrel rail washed away
Our foresail is split [Dump] and up it blew
As flying wildly away to the Eastward we go
Lay aft with your tackles lay aft all our crew
Quick with your helm up before we come to
There away she goes off 'fore her deadly foe
Like lightning away to the East ward we go
These lines are most respectfully dedicated to the Captain & passengers of the ship "Lillies" and will be concluded on arrival in the Mersey.
-- Clew-garnet is the tackle used to furl the lower square-sails.
-- "Till the bulwarks are stave" means till the bulwarks are broken.
-- Taffrel rail or taffrail is the rail around transom of a ship.
|Francis, Jane (I548)
||According to the 1900 census both her parents were born in Wales. It also said that she had seven children six of whom were still living. According to tradition her mother remaried a man named Williams and Ellen took his last name. According to her death certificate her father (or step-father) was Henry J Williams. A Henry Williams gave consent for her marrage because she was a minor. She used to have the whole family over for dinner every Sunday night. Because the family was so large the adults ate first and then the children had the left-overs. Sometimes there were not any left-overs, so she made "cracker soup" (saltines, spices, and hot water). At the time of her death her address was listed as 802 Ridge St, Freeland, PA.|
Ellen was called Nini by her grandchildren.
|Williams, Ellen Ann (I89)
||According to the 1900 census, she had had 11 children of whom 7 were still living. ||Boström, Sofia Charlott (I2834)
||According to the 1910 census he was a machinist and a coal breaker. He rented a house Hazle Township where he lived with his wife, 11 children and his father-in-law. Both his parents were born in PA. Tradition says that he died at age 42 (the 1910 census has him at 50 years of age) from complications after a welding accident after having his eye blown out. ||Miller, Henry Frank (I77)
||According to the 1910 census he was living with his daughter Alice, he was a widower, and had been married for 25 years. Both is parents were born in PA. ||Koons, Jacob (I992)