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James Percival

Male 1704 - 1738  (33 years)


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  • Name James Percival 
    Born 09 Jul 1704  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1738  Westchester Cemetery, Westchester, New London, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Mar 1738  East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I505  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2019 

    Father James Percival,   b. 18 Jan 1678, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1728, East Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Abigail Robinson,   b. 20 Mar 1674, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 02 Oct 1712, East Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1696  Sandwich, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • REF: Mayflower Descendant Volume XXX Sandwich, Mass., Vital Records, page 59
      The Marriage between James Parsivel and Abigale Robinson solemnized before Shearjashub Bourne Esq the 18th of February Anno 1695-6
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Bacon,   b. 17 Sep 1714, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1739, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 09 Jul 1730  East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ebenezer Percival,   b. 30 May 1731, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1813, Norwich, Windsor, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Mary Percival,   b. 25 Mar 1733, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Abigail Percival,   b. 15 Jun 1735, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anna Percival,   b. 09 Jun 1737, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F257  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    James Percival and Elizabeth Bacon family
    James Percival and Elizabeth Bacon family
    FamilySearch, FLH film #1480163
    Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1687-1915
    East Haddam, Middlesex, Conn.
    Author: Town Clerk
    Location: Town Hall, East Haddam, Conn.
    Vital statistics v. 1 1687-1789, page 310, image 64 of 96
    James Percival's estate distribution
12 Jun 1752
Approved 7 Nov 1752
    James Percival's estate distribution 12 Jun 1752 Approved 7 Nov 1752
    Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut, Probate Packets, 1641-1880, images 616-24.
    James Percival's Inventory
20 Apr 1738
Page 1
    James Percival's Inventory 20 Apr 1738 Page 1
    Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut, Probate Packets, 1641-1880, images 616-24.
    James Percival's Inventory
20 Apr 1738
Page 2
    James Percival's Inventory 20 Apr 1738 Page 2
    Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Author: Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut, Probate Packets, 1641-1880, images 616-24.

    Headstones
    James Percival
Parsivell, James, d. Mar 21, 1738, age 34
    James Percival Parsivell, James, d. Mar 21, 1738, age 34
    findagrave.com
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7134493/james-parsival
    Courtesy Frank Grimes

  • Notes 
    • REF: Gene & Helen Percival family tree

    • Church Records
      Records of the First Congregational Church, East Haddam, CT 1704-1802
      No records listed of James' children being baptized in this church.

      Check the church records for West Colchester, CT

    • Probate records
      Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
      (Hartford District),
      Charles W. Mainwaring,
      Hartford, 1902,
      Vol 8, p 320

      PERSIVELL, James, East Haddam. Invt. 856-17-06. Taken 20 April, 1738, by Thomas GATES, Jeremiah GATES and John PERSIVELL.

      Court Record, Page 28 -- 2 May, 1738: Adms. granted to Elizabeth PERSIVELL, widow. Recog. 500, with John PERSIVELL.

      Page 67 -- 3 June, 1740: This Court appoint John PERSIVELL to be guardian to the children of James PERSIVELL, viz., Ebenezer, age 9 years, Mary 7 years, Abigail 5, and Ann 3 years of age. Recog., 500.

      Page 25 (Vol XIV) 7 June, 1743: John PERSIVELL, Adms., exhibited an account of his Adms. which is accepted.

      Page 63 (Vol XVI) 9 April, 1752: John PERSIVELL, Adms., on the estate of James PERSIVELL and Elizabeth his wife, of East Haddam, having fully administered on sd. estates, now moves for a distribution. This Court so order:
      To Ebenezer Persivell, son of the deceased, 327-05-08
      And to Mary, Abigail and Anna, daughters, to each of them, 163-12-10
      And appoint Capt. Thomas GATES and Deacon Jeremiah GATES, of East Haddam, and Stephen BRAINARD, of Colchester, distributors.

      Page 79 -- 7 November, 1752: A distribution of the estate of James PERSIVELL and Elizabeth his wife was exhibited in Court and accepted.

    • Cemetery records
      Westchester Cemetery, New London, Connecticut
      Lists James Parsivell death date as 3/21/1738, age 34
      Lists Elizabeth Parsivel death date as 12/12/1739, age 25 widow of James


  • Sources 
    1. [S269] Sandwich, births, marriages, deaths 1803-1842, Sandwich, MA Town Clerk, (FamilySearch.org), 23 (Reliability: 3), 28 Mar 2019.
      "The marriage between James Parsivel and Abigale Robinson solomnized before Shoawjashub Bourne Esqr [?] [?] 18th of February Anno 1695-6."

    2. [S35] East Haddam Vital Records from Barbour, Transcribed by Coralynn Brown.
      Elizabeth BACKEN, m James PASAVELL, July 9, 1730