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 New Hampshire State Papers

 

PROBATE RECORDS

OF THE

PROVINCE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

VOL. 7

 

1760-1763

STATE PAPERS SERIES

Vol. 37

Edited by

OTIS G. HAMMOND
Director of the
New Hampshire Historical Society

PUBLISHED BY

THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
1939

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

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

 

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

 

That His Excellency the Governor be 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 appropriated — 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

 

                                        ————————————

 

Abbott, Jacob, Hollis, 1761                                                             122

Adams, Samuel, Durham, 1762                                                     319

          Thomas, Charlestown, 1760                                                    5

Addison, William, Londonderry, 1763                                             456

Alexander, John, Londonderry, 1761                                               69

Allen, Eunice, Chester, 1762                                                         291

Allison, Samuel, Londonderry, 1760                                                22

Anderson, Mary, Londonderry, 1760                                                  1

          Robert, Manchester, 1762                                                    360

Austin, Nathaniel, Dover, 1762                                                      283

Ayer, Ebenezer, Salem, 1762                                                         287

Ayers, William, Londonderry, 1761                                                182

 

Bailey, Josiah, Hampton Falls, 1762                                              357

Baldwin, Samuel, Newmarket, 1761                                              171

Banfill, George, Portsmouth, 1760                                                   15

Bartlett, Israel, Newbury, Mass., 1761                                           197

Barton, Henry, Hollis, 1760                                                             29

Basford, Jacob, Chester, 1761                                                         87

Batbor, Mary, Londonderry, 1763                                                   394

Batchelder, Jonathan, Hampton Falls, 1761                                  138

          Josiah, Kingston, 1760                                                          38

Battishall, Jonathan, Newington, 1762                                          348

Bedel, Jacob, Salem, 1761                                                             146

          John, Salem, 1761                                                                75

          Timothy, Salem, 1761                                                          122

Bell, John, Bedford, 1763                                                              391

Bennett, William, Portsmouth, 1762                                              332

Bergin, John, Newmarket, 1761                                                    245

Bickford, Henry, Boston, Mass., 1762                                             264

          Jethro, Rochester, 1763                                                      427

          John, Rochester, 1761                                                           98

 

 

 

          vi                                LIST OF ESTATES

 

Bigelow, Jonathan, Rockingham, Vt., 1761                                    186

Bixby, Thomas, Litchfield, 1761                                                     227

Blake, Stephen, Epping, 1763                                                        453

Blunt, Jonathan, Chester, 1762                                                    309

Bogle, Thomas, Peterborough, 1762                                               266

Boothby, Jonathan, Portsmouth, 1762                                            306

Boynton, Joshua, Hollis, 1763                                                       418

Bradford, Thomas, Portsmouth, 1762                                             347

Bridgham, William, Portsmouth, 1763                                            405

Brown, Jacob, Hampton Falls, 1761                                               124

          John, New Ipswich, 1763                                                     385

Bunton, Robert, Allenstown, 1761                                                  229

Burleigh, Giles, Newmarket, 1761                                                 149

          Joseph, Newmarket, 1761                                                    135

Burnham, Robert, Durham, 1760                                                    16

          Winthrop, Durham, 1762                                                     265

Buss, Joseph, Portsmouth, 1762                                                    299

 

Calfe, Jeremiah, Exeter, 1762                                                       279

Call, Sarah, Boscawen, 1761                                                         230

Campbell, Mary, Londonderry, 1762                                               349

Carr, ——, Hampton Falls, 1761                                                    222

          Daniel, Hampton Falls, 1761                                                108

          Hezekiah, Hampton Falls, 1761                                            120

          Joseph, Epping, 1761                                                           121

Chambers, Margaret, Portsmouth, 1762                                         334

Chase, Abraham, Plaistow, 1761                                                      95

Clark, Abraham, Barrington, 1762                                                 324

          Edward, Salem, 1760                                                             23

          Isaac, Keene, 1761                                                              117

          Joseph, Greenland, 1761                                                     251

          Thomas, Exeter, 1761                                                          193

          Thomas, Amherst, 1762                                                       314

Clough, Isaac, Jr., Salem, 1762                                                     320

          Josiah, Kingston, 1760                                                          58

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES              vii

 

Coffin, Tristram, Dover, 1761                                                         139

Coker, John, Stratham, 1761                                                         135

Colby, Sampson, Hopkinton, 1761                                                  114

Cole, Amos, Somersworth, 1762                                                     263

Colfax, Sampson, Charlestown, 1760                                                 5

Connor, Philip, Exeter, 1761                                                          189

Cook, Peter, Somersworth, 1762                                                    294

Cram, Benjamin, Jr., Brentwood, 1762                                          321

Cummings, Josiah, Hudson, 1761                                                  137

Currier, Jeremiah, Kingston, 1761                                                194

          Jonathan, South Hampton, 1762                                          357

Curry, William, Canterbury, 1762                                                  379

 

Dam, Pomfret, Madbury, 1763                                                        458

          Samuel, Dover, 1762                                                           333

Danforth, Jonathan, Hollis, 1763                                                   385

Davis, Aaron, Dover, 1762                                                             343

          John, Kingston, 1761                                                           123

          Sarah, Portsmouth, 1763                                                     429

Dinsmoor, John, Salem, 1761                                                        155

Dodge, David, Londonderry, 1763                                                   454

Dolbear, Jonathan, Rye, 1761                                                        163

Donahue, —— , Londonderry, 1761                                                255

Dow, Benjamin, Hampton, 1762                                                     280

Downer, Andrew, Exeter, 1761                                                        99

Downing, Jonathan, Kingston, 1760                                                55

Drake, Nathaniel, Hampton, 1763                                                  438

          Nathaniel, Jr., Hampton, 1762                                             334

Drew, Lemuel, Dover, 1763                                                           425

Dudley, Elizabeth, Exeter, 1762                                                     282

          James, Brentwood, 1761                                                      157

          Jonathan, Brentwood, 1762                                                 301

          Nicholas, Brentwood, 1763                                                   398

Dustin, Samuel, Plaistow, 1760                                                       49

 

 

 

          viii                              LIST OF ESTATES

 

Emerson, Edward, Boston, Mass., 1763                                          460

          Stephen, Newmarket, 1763                                                  426

Emery, Samuel, Boscawen, 1761                                                   230

          Sarah, Boscawen, 1761                                                       226

 

Fairbanks, Nathaniel, Keene, 1763                                                383

Farley, Joseph, Nashua, 1762                                                        374

Farrington, Jeremiah, Amherst, 1762                                            339

Felch, Daniel, Hampton Falls, 1763                                               455

Fernald, Job, Durham, 1763                                                          433

Field, John, Dover, 1762                                                               257

Fifield, Elizabeth, Kensington, 1761                                               113

Fogg, James, Kensington, 1762                                                     378

          Samuel, North Hampton, 1760                                               45

Folsom, John, Durham, 1763                                                         463

Foster, Amos, Keene, 1761                                                            104

Frost, Joseph, Newcastle, 1762                                                     275

Fuller, Benoni, North Hampton, 1761                                            119

Fullonton, John, Epping, 1761                                                       195

Furber, Jethro, Newington, 1761                                                   117

 

Garland, Moses, Dover, 1762                                                         274

Giddings, Zebulon, Jr., Exeter, 1760                                                36

Gilman, Abigail, Kingston, 1762                                                     278

Glazier, Stephen, Durham, 1761                                                     73

Godfrey, Nathan, Hampton Falls, 1762                                           363

Goss, Thomas, Rye, 1761                                                               185

Gove, Daniel, Hampton Falls, 1761                                                222

          Jonathan, Hampton Falls, 1761                                           201

Gregg, James, Londonderry, 1762                                                  258

Green, Bradbury, Hampton Falls, 1761                                            93

Greenough, Daniel, Salem, 1761                                                   121

Griggs, Jacob, Boston, Mass., 1763                                                457

Grove, Nathaniel, Greenland, 1762                                                382

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES              ix

 

Haines, Joseph, Greenland, 1761                                                    86

Haley, Morris, Portsmouth, 1762                                                    333

Ham, Eleazer, Rochester, 1760                                                       25

          John, Dover, 1763                                                               433

          Reuben, Newington, 1762                                                     258

Hanson, Tobias, Dover, 1762                                                          365

Harvey, Robert, Nottingham, 1762                                                 363

Hayes, Reuben, Dover, 1762                                                          297

Heard, Nathaniel, Rochester, 1763                                                410

Hight, Charles, Portsmouth, 1761                                                  125

Hill, John, Portsmouth, 1762                                                         271

Hills, Samuel, Chester, 1762                                                         267

Hoag, Joseph, Stratham, 1762                                                       265

          Sarah, Stratham, 1763                                                        411

Hooker, Michael, Portsmouth, 1762                                               292

          William, Portsmouth, 1763                                                   393

Hubbard, Jeremiah, Kingston, 1762                                               357

          John, Townsend, Mass., 1762                                              264

Huse, Thomas, Hampstead, 1762                                                   323

Hussey, Joseph, Somersworth, 1762                                              259

 

Jackman, Richard, Boscawen, 1761                                               102

Jackson, Joshua, Portsmouth, 1763                                               457

James, John, Brentwood, 1761                                                      165

Jefts, Henry, Mason, 1760                                                                6

Jenness, Mark, Rochester, 1762                                                    317

Jewell, Henry Lancaster, Sandown, 1760                                        21

Johnson, John, Hampstead, 1762                                                  324

          Noah, Nashua, 1761                                                            189

Jones, Ann, Durham, 1762                                                            354

          William, Portsmouth, 1761                                                   184

 

Kemp, Zerubbabel, Hollis, 1762                                                     335

Kendall, Amos, Litchfield, 1762                                                     282

Kennedy, William, Portsmouth, 1763                                             421

 

 

 

          x                                 LIST OF ESTATES

 

Kenney, Thomas, Hudson, 1762                                                     361

Kenniston, George, Greenland, 1761                                             108

          Joshua, Stratham, 1761                                                      112

          Moses, Stratham, 1761                                                        224

Kent, Jacob, Plaistow, 1761                                                             93

Kezar, John, Jr., Hampstead, 1762                                                255

Kidder, Joseph, Londonderry, 1763                                                463

Kimball, Abner, Haverhill, Mass., 1761                                             82

Knight, Richard, Plaistow, 1761                                                     156

Knowlton, Rice, Pelham, 1762                                                       316

 

Ladd, Nathaniel, Exeter, 1763                                                       401

Laney, William, Amherst, 1763                                                      384

Lane, Joshua, Hampton Falls, 1760                                                 65

Lawrence, Joseph, Stratham, 1761                                                  70

Leach, Zachariah, Portsmouth, 1761                                             146

Leavitt, James, Hampton, 1761                                                      174

          Timothy, Brentwood, 1760                                                     42

Libby, Jeremiah, Portsmouth, 1760                                                  67

Light, Ebenezer, Exeter, 1762                                                        329

Little, Joseph, Hampstead, 1762                                                    257

Logan, Robert, Londonderry, 1762                                                  303

Long, Richard, Salisbury, Mass., 1763                                            402

Loud, Abigail, Portsmouth, 1763                                                     409

          Solomon, Portsmouth, 1762                                                  325

Lovewell, John, Nashua, 1763                                                       430

Lucy, Benjamin, Portsmouth, 1761                                                101

Lunt, Henry, Chester, 1761                                                           101

 

McClary, Daniel, New Ipswich, 1761                                              164

McClure, David, Chester, 1762                                                      301

McClurg, Charles, Litchfield, 1762                                                 308

McFarland, Daniel, Chester, 1761                                                 147

McMurphy, Alexander, Londonderry, 1763                                      425

Mallam, Matthew, Newcastle, 1762                                                320

Maloney, John, Madbury, 1762                                                      326

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES              xi

 

Mann, Peter, Windham, 1762                                                        303

Manson, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1761                                               243

Manuel, Joel, Boscawen, [763                                                       452

Marden, Noah, Portsmouth, 1762                                                   294

Marston, Elisha, Hampton, 1761                                                    232

          Ephraim, Hampton, 1761                                                     179

          John, Hampton, 1763                                                           395

          Jonathan, Hampton, 1763                                                    394

Mathes, Abraham, Durham, 1762                                                  261

          Francis, Durham, 1761                                                        162

Maynard, Daniel, Marlborough, Mass., 1761                                   187

Meloon, Daniel, Greenland, 1761                                                  107

          Henry, Greenland, 1761                                                      109

          John, Newmarket, 1761                                                         72

          Joseph, Jr., Greenland, 1761                                               109

Merrill, Samuel, Hudson, 1763                                                      386

Meseat, Isaac, Portsmouth, 1761                                                   114

Miles, William, Canterbury, 1760                                                    62

Miller, Charles, Gosport, 1761                                                       118

          Thomas, Jr., Somersworth, 1762                                          327

Millett, Thomas, Dover, 1762                                                         307

Mitchell, Joshua, Newmarket, 1761                                               172

Moores, John, Hampstead, 1761                                                    194

          Joseph, Chester, 1761                                                         166

Morrill, Benjamin, Biddeford, Me., 1763                                         415

          Micajah, South Hampton, 1761                                            141

Morse, Abel, Chester, 1760                                                             60

Moulton, Henry, Sandown, 1762                                                    336

          Jonathan, Hampton, 1762                                                    370

          Joseph, Portsmouth, 1762                                                    328

          William, Hampton, 1762                                                      345

Murdough, Robert, Merrimack, 1761                                              151

 

Nason, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1761                                                   95

          William, Portsmouth, 1762                                                   322

 

 

 

          xii                               LIST OF ESTATES

 

Newmarch, Elizabeth, Portsmouth, 1763                                        462

          Thomas, Portsmouth, 1761                                                   227

Norton, Joseph, Portsmouth, 1761                                                   73

Nutter, Mary, Portsmouth, 1761                                                     147

 

Odiorne, Robert, Portsmouth, 1762                                                340

O'Shaw, Daniel, Newcastle, 1763                                                  410

          John, Newcastle, 1763                                                         395

Otterson, James, Londonderry, 1760                                               41

          William, Chester, 1760                                                         69

 

Page, David, Brentwood, 1762                                                        360

          Joshua, Haverhill, Mass., 1760                                              36

Palmer, Joseph, Plaistow, 1763                                                      407

Park, Joseph, Windham, 1762                                                        337

Parker, Isaac, Charlestown, 1762                                                  315

          Isaac, Jr., Charlestown, 1761                                                97

Pearson, William, Portsmouth, 1763                                              414

Peirce, Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1762                                              368

Pendergast, Stephen, Newmarket, 1763                                         464

Pendexter, John, Portsmouth, 1760                                                 52

Philbrick, Joseph, Hampton, 1760                                                      2

Pike, Joseph, Kensington, 1763                                                     435

Pillsbury, Henry, Newton, 1762                                                     338

Plummer, Samuel, Hampstead, 1762                                             350

Prescott, John, Kingston, 1761                                                      186

Pressey, Paul, Danville, 1760                                                          57

 

Quinby, Eleazer, Hampton Falls, 1762                                           297

          Elisha, Kingston, 1761                                                           93

 

Redman, Sarah, Nottingham, 1762                                                256

Reed, Margaret, Newcastle, 1760                                                    27

Richardson, James, Pelham, 1761                                                 126

Roberts, John, Madbury, 1763                                                       403

          Joseph, Dover, 1761                                                            163

          Thomas, Dover, 1761                                                           166

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES             xiii

 

Robinson, Daniel, Portsmouth, 1761                                              246

Rogers, Mary, Bow, 1763                                                               453

          Richard, Dunbarton, 1762                                                    328

Rowell, Samuel, Salem, 1760                                                          59

Runnells, Job, Durham, 1763                                                        434

Russell, William., Hampton Falls, 1761                                          232

 

Sanborn, Jabez, Hampton Falls, 1760                                                8

          John, Hampton, 1760                                                            53

          Nathan, Epping, 1760                                                            10

Sargent, David, Newton, 1761                                                        241

          Nathaniel, Portsmouth, 1760                                                 31

          Nathaniel, Newcastle, 1761                                                 112

Sawyer, Jacob, Hampstead, 1763                                                   417

Saxon, John, Crown Point, N. Y., 1763                                           403

Scammon, Richard, Dover, 1762                                                    292

Seavey, Benjamin, Rye, 1761                                                        167

Secomb, Joseph, Kingston, 1760                                                      29

Selorgy, John, Portsmouth, 1762                                                   316

Severance, Joseph, Hudson, 1760                                                   24

Seward, Ebenezer, Portsmouth, 1761                                             148

Shattuck, William, Hollis, 1761                                                     152

Sherburne, James, Portsmouth, 1760                                              50

          Jethro, Barrington, 1763                                                     427

          Samuel, Portsmouth, 1760                                                     58

Sleeper, Ebenezer, Brentwood, 1761                                                90

          John, Brentwood, 1761                                                          76

Smith, Elias, Hollis, 1761                                                              238

          Jabez, Hampton, 1761                                                          128

          Moses, Hollis, 1761                                                              241

          Richard, Exeter, 1763                                                          412

          Samuel, North Hampton, 1762                                             294

Snyder, Martin, Portsmouth, 1762                                                 322

Spear, Thomas, Salem, 1762                                                         308

Stackpole, Philip, Somersworth, 1761                                            192

 

 

 

          xiv                               LIST OF ESTATES

 

Stearns, Zachariah, Merrimack, 1761                                            111

Steele, Robert, Exeter, 1761                                                          135

          Samuel, Londonderry, 1761                                                 248

Stevens, John, Newington, 1762                                                    314

          Jonathan, Plaistow, 1761                                                       99

          Nathan, Concord, 1761.                                                       160

          Samuel, Exeter, 1761                                                          165

Stewart, John, Windham, 1761                                                      142

Stickney, Jeremiah, Concord, 1763                                               396

Stoodley, James, Portsmouth, 1760                                                   4

Swett, Benjamin, Hampton Falls, 1762                                          295

 

Thing, Bartholomew, Epping, 1761                                                 183

          Joseph, Brentwood, 1762                                                     380

Thompson, Alexander, Londonderry, 1761                                      197

          James, Durham, 1762                                                         329

Tilton, Samuel, hampton Falls, 1762                                              305

Towle, Caleb, Hampton, 1763                                                         440

          Matthias, Epping, 1763                                                        456

          Sarah, Hampton, 1762                                                         293

Tucker, Nathaniel, Plaistow, 1761                                                 169

Twombly, Benjamin, Somersworth, 1761                                        249

          William, Dover, 1763                                                           443

 

Varney, Thomas, Dover, 1763                                                        405

Veasey, Benjamin, Brentwood, 1763                                              422

          Samuel, Stratham, 1763                                                      464

          Thomas, Stratham, 1763                                                      418

 

Wallingford, John, Rochester, 1761                                               228

Walton, Samuel, Portsmouth, [762                                                 364

Ward, Ezekiel, Hampstead, 1762                                                    361

          Hezekiah, Hampstead, 1762                                                 342

Webster, John, Kingston, 1763                                                      388

          Joseph, Hampton, 1761                                                        137

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES              xv

 

Weeks, Jedediah, Epping, 1760                                                       63

          John, Hampton, 1763                                                           447

          Leonard, Greenland, 1761                                                   159

          Samuel, Greenland, 1762                                                    288

Welland, Nathaniel, Dover, 1761                                                   107

Wentworth, Ezekiel, Somersworth, 1762                                        344

          Grant, Dover, 1761                                                              118

          John, Portsmouth, 1763                                                       472

Wetherbee, Joanna, Charlestown, 1762                                         330

Weymouth, John, Rochester, 1761                                                  85

Wiar, Martha, Londonderry, 1763                                                  434

Wiggin, Josiah, Durham, 1762                                                       266

Willey, Samuel, Durham, 1761                                                      226

Williams, Samuel, ,Amherst, 1762                                                 368

Wilson, William, Chester, 1761                                                      190

Wise, Wyman, Plaistow, 1760                                                          68

Woodwell, David, Hopkinton, 1762                                                 371

Worthen, Ephraim, Concord, 1763                                                 449

Wright, William, Newcastle, 1762                                                  319

 

Yeaton, Joseph, Newcastle, 1761                                                   188

Young, Charles, Brentwood, 1761                                                  156

          Nathaniel, Dover, 1762                                                        262