New Hampshire State Papers

 

 

PROBATE RECORDS

 

OF THE

 

PROVINCE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

VOL. 6

1757-1760

STATE PAPERS SERIES

 

VOL. 36

Edited h
OTIS G. HAMMOND

Director of the
New Hampshire Historical Society

 

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PUBLISHED BY

THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

1938

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

Relating to the preservation and publication of portions of the early state and provincial record. and other state papers of New Hampshire.

 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

That His Excellency the Governor he hereby authorized and empowered, with the advice and consent of the Council, to employ some suitable person and fix his compensation, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriュated to collect, arrange, transcribe, and superintend the publication of such portions of the early state and provincial records and other state papers of New Hampshire as the Governor may deem proper; and that eight hundred copies of each volume of the same be printed by the state printer, and distributed as follows: namely, one copy to each city and town in the state, one copy to such of the public libraries in the state as the Governor may designate, fifty copies to the New Hampshire Historical Society, and the remainder placed in the custody of the state librarian, who is hereby authorized to exchange the same for similar publications by other states.

Approved August 4, 1881.

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES

 

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Adams, William, Hollis, 1757 148

Akerman, Benjamin, Portsmouth, 1757 208

Allen, Robert, Londonderry, 1757 144

Ambrose, Jonathan, Nottingham, 1759 475

Ames, David, Newmarket, 1757 29

Anderson, John, Londonderry, 1757 179

Archdeacon, Peter, Portsmouth, 1758 330

Ayers, James, Londonderry, 1759 397

Samuel, Portsmouth, 1760 507

 

Babb, Joshua, Portsmouth, 1758 351

Bagley, Orlando, Amesbury, Mass., 1757 60

Barnes, Joseph, Portsmouth, 1758 274

Batchelder, Daniel, Kensington, 1758 355

Jonathan, Newmarket, 1757 67

Joshua, Brentwood, 1757 114

Josiah, Hampton Falls, 1759 479

Nathaniel, Kensington, 1757 131

Page, Chester, 1757 22

Samuel, Kensington, 1757 149

Bean, Ruth, Exeter, 1758 356

Berry, James, Greenland, 1758 249

Bickford, John, Dover, 1757 160

Blair, David, Londonderry, 1759 372

Blanchard, Joseph, Nashua, 1758 238

Boynton, Samuel, Stratham, 1757 204

Brackett, John, Greenland, 1758 226

Brown, Jeremiah, Hampton Falls, 1758 229

Pearson, Hampton Falls, 1760 515

Bruce, William, Durham, 1759 368

Burbank, Jonathan, Hopkinton, 1759 500

 

 

 

vi LIST OF ESTATES

 

Burditt, Daniel, Malden, Mass., 1760 529

Burnside, David, Londonderry, 1757 162

Buss, Lydia, Portsmouth, 1758 293

Butterfield, John, Nashua, 1758 246

Buzzell, Samuel, Kingston, 1757 130

 

Canney, Thomas, Dover, 1758 240

Carty, Daniel, Exeter, 1760 510

Cate, Tucker, Greenland, 1757 83

Caverly, Moses, Barrington, 1758 275

Chaddock, William, Somersworth, 1758 283

Challis, Enoch, South Hampton, 1759 369

Chase, Nathaniel, Londonderry, 1757 165

Ruth, Londonderry, 1758 237

Thomas, Stratham, 1757 30

Childs, Richard, Durham, 1757 40

Choate, Benjamin, Kingston, 1758 297

Jonathan, Kingston, 1757 38

Clark, Enoch, Greenland, 1759 360

George, Portsmouth, 1759 395

Clement, Daniel, Sandown, 1758 261

Clements, James, Somersworth, 1758 315

John, Salem, 1757 70

Clifford, Samuel, Kensington, 1760 516

Clough, Ann, Brentwood, 1758 301

Cochran, Joseph, Bedford, 1758 284

Peter, Amherst, 1738 323

Colby, Nathan, Concord, 1759 441

Theophilus, Sandown, 1758 320

Cole, Simeon, Durham, 1759 490

Conant, Josiah, Hollis, 1757 81

Connor, Meribah, Kingston, 1757 138

Corliss, David, Salem, 1760 537

Cotton, John, Portsmouth, 1759 457

Timothy, Portsmouth, 1759 487

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES vii

 

Cram, Jonathan, Hampton Falls, 1759 501

Creighton, Ann, Exeter, 1758 342

Crockett, Jonathan, Portsmouth, 1758 352

Crockford, Daniel, Portsmouth, 1757 99

Cummings, Eleazer, Hudson, 1757 150

Leonard, Londonderry, 1758 333

William, Hudson, 1757 182

William, Nashua, 1758 335

Cunningham, John, Londonderry, 1757 48

Currier, John, Kingston, 1757 191

John, Plaistow, 1758 243

Cutt, John, Portsmouth, 1759 483

 

Davis, Benjamin, Plaistow, 1758 334

Daniel, Durham, 1759 381

Joseph, Chester, 1759 477

Timothy, Portsmouth, 1758 221

Dinsmoor, Asa, Hollis, 1758 283

John, New Ipswich, 1758 282

Doe, Andrew, Newmarket, 1760 512

Dole, Parker, Plaistow, 1758 330

Dow, Daniel, Salem, 1758 220

Jonathan, Plaistow, 1759 496

Simon, Hampton, 1757 93

Downs, Gershom, Rochester, 1757 51

John, Somersworth, 1757 30

Dresser, Jeremiah, Concord, 1760 512

Drew, Joseph, Dover, 1757 78

Dudley, Samuel, Exeter, 1758 242

Dustin, Jonathan, Londonderry, 1757 204

Dwinell, Amos, Hampton Falls, 1757 110

 

Eastman, Thomas, Danville, 1760 556

Eaton, Jabez, Hampton Falls, 1760 570

Emmons, Samuel, Kingston, 1757 49

 

 

 

viii LIST OF ESTATES

 

Fassett, Peter, Goffstown, 1760 507

Fifield, Joseph, Kingston, 1757 103

Flagg, Eleazer, Hollis, 1757 111

Flanders, Jeremiah, South Hampton, 1757 77

Philip, Chester, 1758 221

Samuel, Brentwood, 1758 320

Fogg, Daniel, Rye, 1757 170

Forbush, Benoni, Amherst, 1758 353

Foss, Isaac, Stratham, 1759 456

Foster, Abijah, New Ipswich, 1760 525

French, James, Salem, 1759 499

James, Salem, 1760 566

Samuel, Jr., South Hampton, 1757 139

 

Gage, William, Methuen, Mass., 1757 8

Gale, Jacob, Kingston, 1760 554

Garfield, Benjamin, Hinsdale, 1759 388

Garland, Jonathan, Hampton, 1760 532

Gault, Matthew, Chester, 1759 393

Gilman, Andrew, Brentwood, 1757 166

Jacob, Kingston, 1757 105

Stephen, Kingston, 1758 278

Timothy, Newmarket, 1759 359

Gilmore, James, Windham, 1758 257

Glines, John, Canterbury, 1757 42

Godfrey, Simon, North Hampton, 1758 327

Gooding, James, Newmarket, 1757 46

Gordon, Thomas, Exeter, 1757 186

Gould, Joseph, South Hampton, 1757 90

Nehemiah, Mason, 1759 373

Gove, Enoch, Hampton Falls, 1759 444

John, Hampton Falls, 1759 460

Graham, Arthur, Londonderry, 1759 389

Graves, John, Kensington, 1757 73

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES ix

 

Griffin, Isaac, Kingston, 1757 147

Grow, Ebenezer, Greenland, 1760 568

 

Hadley, Joseph, Hampstead, 1758 327

Samuel, Hampstead, 1759 411

Haines, Samuel, Greenland, 1760 534

William, Greenland, 1760 538

Hale, Thomas, Plaistow, 1757 8

Hamilton, Samuel, Newmarket, 1758 357

Hanson, Isaac, Somersworth, 1757 91

Isaac, Dover, 1758 304

Joseph, Dover, 1758 315

Hardy, Dudley, Exeter, 1757 130

Samuel, Stratham, 1759 381

Theophilus, Durham, 1757 184

Hazelton, John, Chester, 1758 324

Heath, Richard, Plaistow, 1757 174

Richard, Plaistow, 1758 277

Hill, William, Madbury, 1760 590

Hilliard, Jonathan, Hampton Falls, 1758 301

Hills, Benjamin, Chester, 1759 413

Henry, Hudson, 1759 150

Hinsdale, Ebenezer, Deerfield, Mass., 1760 521

Hobbs, Benjamin, North Hampton, 1757 44

Humphrey, Wilton, 1757 57

John, Hampton, 1760 580

Stephen, Kensington, 1757 87

Holland, John, Jr., Exeter, 1758 282

Holmes, John, Portsmouth, 1760 518

Honey, Gideon, Nashua, 1757 91

Hopkins, William, Portsmouth, 1760 535

Homey, David, Portsmouth, 1757 85

Houston, John, Nashua, 1759 389

Hoyt, Daniel, Epping, 1757 189

Hubbard, Jonathan, Charlestown, 1760 551

 

 

 

x LIST OF ESTATES

 

Hunt, Nathan, Sandown, 1759 436

Huntoon, Josiah, Newmarket, 1758 323

Huntress, Samuel, Newington, 1758 232

 

Jackson, Dorothy, Portsmouth, 1758 331

Elisha, Portsmouth, 1760 526

Joshua, Portsmouth, 1758 211

Samuel, Portsmouth, 1758 253

William, Durham, 1757 27

Jenkins, William, Greenland, 1757 76

Johnson, James, Charlestown, 1760 510

Jones, John, Durham, 1759 430

Jonathan, Amesbury, Mass., 1759 401

Jonathan, South Hampton, 1759 406

Jose, Ebenezer, Portsmouth, 1760 518

Judkins, Joel, Brentwood, 1758 222

 

Kelly, Richard, Salem, 1757 178

Kidder, Benjamin, Bedford, 1757 38

Benjamin, Bedford, 1759 368

Kimball, Aaron, Hopkinton, 1760 546

Joseph, Hampstead, 1758 234

Richard, Salem, 1757 163

Thomas, Jr., Exeter, 1757 37

 

Ladd, Daniel, Epping, 1758 334

Lancey, William, Nashua, 1757 137

Lang, Daniel, Portsmouth, 1757 101

Robert, Portsmouth, 1757 105

Ruth, Greenland, 1759 392

William, Portsmouth, 1759 395

Leavitt, Daniel, Exeter, 1760 511

Elisha, Stratham, 1758 356

Ephraim, Stratham, 1757 106

Jeremiah, Exeter, 1758 279

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES xi

 

Leavitt, Moses, Hampton, 1758 264

Leslie, Daniel, Londonderry, 1759 501

Libby, Jeremiah, Portsmouth, 1757 70

Liggett, James, Londonderry, 1759 394

Light, John, Exeter, 1757 86

Little, George, Plaistow, 1758 247

Littlehale, Isaac, Pelham, 1757 167

Locke, Ward, Kensington, 1758 281

Lord, Jonathan, Ipswich, Mass., 1757 51

Love, John, Londonderry, 1757 95

Lovering, Samuel, Kingston, 1760 518

Lunt, Daniel, Greenland, 1757 54

 

McCargin, Philip, Hampstead, 1760 527

McConechey, John, Bedford, 1757 26

Mace, Betty, Dover, 1758 291

Mack, William, Londonderry, 1760 589

McMurphy, John, Londonderry, 1757 29

McNeil, Abraham, Manchester, 1757 121

John, Londonderry, 1759 418

Main, Amos, Rochester, 1760 529

Mann, Nathan, Windham, 1758 341

Mannering, John, Portsmouth, 1757 5

Marsh, Ephraim, Londonderry, 1760 591

Marston, Daniel, North Hampton, 1757 176

Martin, Nolar, Portsmouth, 1758 211

Mason, Robert, Durham, 1760 560

Mattoon, John, Newmarket, 176o 543

Mead, Thomas, Portsmouth, 1759 428

Meader, Nicholas, Durham, 1759 424

Melvin, Patrick, Chester, 1758 262

Merrill, John, Jr., Bow, 1758 236

Joseph, Stratham, 1760 547

Samuel, Jr., Hudson, 1758 346

Meserve, Hanson, Portsmouth, 1759 483

 

 

 

xii LIST OF ESTATES

 

Meserve, John, Portsmouth, 1760 514

Mary, Portsmouth, 1759 489

Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1758 289

Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1759 386

Mills, William, Chester, 1758 348

Mitchell, George, Londonderry, 1759 430

Morgan, Timothy, Epping, 17,57 158

Morrison, David, Nottingham, 1757 71

David, Londonderry, 1760 538

James, Londonderry, 1757 87

John, Epping, 1758 266

William, Nottingham, 1758 319

Morse, Jacob, Kingston, 1758 266

Moulton, Abraham, Kensington, 1757 135

 

Neal, Joshua, Stratham, 1760 558

Samuel, Newmarket, 1760 569

Nealey, Matthew, Nottingham, 1757 123

Nelson, James, Portsmouth, 1759 386

Matthew, Portsmouth, 1757 154

Nesmith, Arthur, Londonderry, 1758 259

Newmarch, Thomas, Portsmouth, 1757 114

Newton, John, Kingston, 1757 17

Nutt, John, Chester, 1757 182

 

Ober, John, Jr., Salem, 1758 328

Osgood, James, Concord, 1757 13

Otis, Stephen, Madbury, 1759 418

 

Packer, Ann, Portsmouth, 1759 437

Page, David, Epping, 1757 18

Joseph, Plaistow, 1757 58

Onesiphorous, Kingston, 1758 354

William, Brentwood, 1757 194

Paine, John, Portsmouth, 1758 292

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES xiii

 

Palmer, Joseph, Pembroke, 1759 390

Samuel, Jr., Hampton, 1759 442

Park, Alexander, Windham, 1760 525

Parker, William. Litchfield, 1760 508

Pattinson, Mary, Portsmouth, 1757 47

Pease, Zebulon, hollis, 1759 415

Peavey, William, Portsmouth, 1759 442

Pecker, John, Haverhill, Mass., 1757 25

Perham, Samuel, New Ipswich, 1760 543

Perkins, Joseph, Durham, 1759 359

Joseph, Hampton Falls, 1760 561

Perryman, Nicholas, Exeter, 1757 120

Philbrick, Caleb, Epping, 1759 416

Joses, Rye, 1757 45

Pierce, Ebenezer, Hollis, 1759 490

Pomeroy, , Goffstown, 1759 388

Powers, Peter, Hollis, 1757 143

Prescott, Jonathan, Hampton Falls, 1759 367

Samuel, Hampton Falls, 1758 270

Pritchard, Christopher, Newcastle, 1758 348

Purmort, John, Exeter, 1758 335

Putney, Henry, New Ipswich, 1757 173

 

Quinby, Daniel, Brentwood, 1759 421

 

Redman, John, Nottingham, 1758 349

Joseph, Hampton, 1758 260

Reed, Philip, Portsmouth, 1759 444

Richardson, Seth, Wilton, 1757 183

Timothy, Hollis, 1757 81

Roberts, David, Plaistow, 1758 264

Francis, Somersworth, 1758 307

Stephen, Dover, 1758 286

Robinson, John, Merrimack, 1757 165

Jonathan, Brentwood, 1757 97

 

 

 

xiv LIST OF ESTATES

 

Rowe, Benjamin, Newington, 1758 273

Charles, Hampton Falls, 1758 232

Robert, Hampton Falls, 1757 116

Robert, Kensington, 1757 205

Rowell, Job, Salisbury, Mass., 1758 279

John, Epping, 1757 175

Russell, Pelatiah, Litchfield, 1758 247

Peter, Litchfield, 1759 488

 

Sanborn, Abraham, Kensington, 1757 151

Ezekiel, Newmarket, 1757 137

Israel, Newmarket, 1758 256

Jonathan, Kingston, 1760 563

Sanders, Avery, Haverhill, Mass., 1759 366

Sargent, Zebediah, Haverhill, Mass., 1757 69

Saylor, John, Nashua, 1760 567

Scribner, Joseph, Exeter, 1757 169

Searles, Samuel, Nashua, 1758 209

Seavey, Samuel, Rye, 1760 541

Severance, Ephraim, Jr., Kingston, 1757 97

Seward, George, Portsmouth, 1759 367

Seymour, Henry, Portsmouth, 1757 183

Shaw, Benjamin, Nottingham, 1757 6

Shedd, John, Nashua, 1757 52

Sherburne, Hannah, Newcastle, 1759 478

Henry, Portsmouth, 1757 195

Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1757 191

Smith, Andrew, Londonderry, 1757 146

Benjamin, Haverhill, Mass., 1758 290

Elizabeth, Kingston, 1757 145

Oliver, Brentwood, 1757 96

Oliver, Exeter, 1759 432

Priscilla, Portsmouth, 1759 421

Samuel, Exeter, 1760 513

Stackpole, Samuel, Somersworth, 1758 220

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES xv

 

Stark, Archibald, Manchester, 1758 276

Stevens, , 1758 281

David, Hampstead, 1757 122

James, Portsmouth, 1759 484

John, Chester, 1757 153

Nehemiah, Hampstead, 1757 152

Peter, Plaistow, 1759 428

Phineas, Charlestown, 1760 550

Stickney, Moses, Hampton Falls, 1758 353

Stinson, Samuel, Dunbarton, 1759 414

Stoneman, Charles, Portsmouth, 1760 515

Stoodley, Jonathan, Portsmouth, 1759 375

Swain, John, Hampton Falls, 1757 118

Swett, Benjamin, Hampton Falls, 1757 173

 

Taylor, Joseph, Exeter. 1757 175

Willoughby, Exeter, 1758 268

Thing, Jonathan, Brentwood, 1760 535

Thomas, Benjamin, North Hampton, 1758 312

Thompson, Benjamin, Londonderry, 1759 374

William, Windham, 1757 75

Tibbetts, Ephraim, Dover, 1760 593

Tidd, Joseph, Hollis, 1759 415

Titcomb, Daniel, Dover, 1758 339

Towle, Benjamin, Hampton, 1758 212

Ebenezer, Brentwood, 1757 204

Trussell, Moses, Plaistow, 1759 492

Tuckerman, Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1758 311

 

Underwood, Phineas, Merrimack, 1757 151

Urin, Peter, Salem, 1760 534

 

Varney, Moses, Dover, 1759 403

Samuel, Dover, 1759 439

 

 

 

xvi LIST OF ESTATES

 

Vaughan, Elliot, Portsmouth, 1758 329

Vennard, John, Newcastle, 1759 460

 

Walker, , Concord, 1757 76

Alexander, Jr., Londonderry, 1759 429

Walton, Benjamin, Amherst, 1760 566

Ward, Dorcas, Portsmouth, 1760 553

Warren, George, Portsmouth, 1760 528

Watkins, Andrew, Newcastle, 1759 380

Watson, Isaac, Dover, 1757 64

Samuel, Dover, 1757 34

Watts, John, Plaistow, 1759 422

John, Salem, 1759 419

Weare, Mary, Kensington, 1757 160

Nathaniel, Hampton Falls, 1758 357

Weeks, Joshua, Greenland, 1757 1

Walter, Jr., Greenland, 1758 245

Welch, David, Kingston, 1757 96

Wentworth, Ebenezer, Portsmouth, 1757 21

Ezekiel, Dover, 1757 95

Gershom, Somersworth, 1758 286

Mark, Somersworth, 1757 69

Samuel, Somersworth, 1758 280

Thomas, Somersworth, 1758 349

West, William, Portsmouth, 1757 41

Weston, Ebenezer, Amherst, 1759 398

Weymouth, Samuel, Somersworth, 1759 373

Wheeler, Abner, Salem, 1758 267

Whidden, John, Greenland, 1757 35

Whiting, James, Hollis, 1760 560

Whittier, Abner, Amesbury, Mass., 1757 53

Wiggin, Bradstreet, Stratham, 1757 157

Simon, Stratham, 1757 107

Williams, Benjamin, Danville, 1759 493

 

 

 

LIST OF ESTATES xvii

 

Wilson, 覧, Londonderry, 1759 360

John, Plaistow, 1757 168

Winchester, Ebenezer, Portsmouth, 1757 6

Winslow, Elisha, Kingston, 1760 569

Wood, Joseph, Charlestown, 1760 552

Worcester, Jesse, Newbury, Mass., 1758 289

Worthen, Samuel, Plaistow, 1757 19

Wyman, Thomas, Pelham, 1760 508

 

York, Benjamin, Durham, 1760 512

Young, John, Kingston, 1758 318

Jonathan, Rochester, 1759 419