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John Spencer

Male 1638 - 1682  (43 years)


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  • Name John Spencer 
    Born 17 Aug 1638  Stotfold, co. Bedford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 03 Aug 1682  Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2503  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Gerard Spencer,   b. 16 Apr 1614, Stotfold, Bedford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1685, Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Hannah Hills,   b. Abt 1616, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1692, East Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 17 Dec 1636  Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1011  Group Sheet

    Family Rebecca Howard,   b. 17 Aug 1648, Windsor, Hartford County, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1682  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 1665  Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1020  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • REF:
      Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
      (Hartford District),
      Charles W. Manwaring,
      Hartford, 1902,
      Vol 1, p 364

      John SPENCER, Haddam. Died 3 Aug 1682. Invt. 267-00-06. Taken 7 Aug 1682, by George GATES, Joseph ARNOLD. The children: Rebeckah 16 years of age, Jarrard, 14 years, Benjamin 11 years, Lydia 10 years, & Grace 6 years. Will nuncupative. He declared it as his Will that his Eldest son Jerrard SPENCER & his Eldest daughter Rebeckah sould be at the disposal of his Brother-in-law Daniel BRAYNARD and his own sister Hannah, the wife of Daniel BRAYNARD. That his son Benjamin should be with Nicholas NOYSE of Haddam till 21 years of age. That his father HOWARD should have his daughter Lydia. That his brother-in-law John KENNOE & his Sister Rebeckah KENNOE should have his youngest daughter Grace SPENCER. He declared his Will that Thomas BROOKS, whom his sister BROOKS had committed to his Care when at the age of 4 years and whom he had brought up to the age of 18 years, should show all respect to his Mother, now the wife of Thomas SHAYLOR; but the two years time which he was to have lived with his Uncle he now gave to himself; also gave him 20 shillings, and desired his Overseers to take Care of him because he was too young to be wholly set free. He gave 30 to each of his sons and 20 to heach of his daughtrs, left money to buy books for them, and desired that they all should be well clothed with linen & Wollen. He gave to Good wife SMITH, for Kindness & attendance, 20 shilling; also to his sister SHAYLOR. He desired Nicholas NOYES, George GATES, Daniel BRAYNARD, Daniel CONE & Thomas SPENCER, might be overseers.

      Witness: George GATES, Thomas SPENCER.

      Court Record, Page 58 -- 7 Sep 1682: Adms., with Will annexed, to Daniel BRAYNARD, Thomas SPENCER.

      Page 51 -- (Vol. V) 8 Feb 1693: Grace SPENCER, daughter of John SPENCER, late of Haddam decd., chose her Uncle Nathaniel SPENCER to be her guardian.