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 New Hampshire State Papers

 

 

PROBATE RECORDS

OF THE

PROVINCE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

VOL. 8
1764-1767

STATE PAPERS SERIES

VOL. 38

Edited by

OTIS G. HAMMOND

Director of the
New Hampshire Historical Society

PUBLISHED BY

THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
1940

 

 

 

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, John, Portsmouth, 1764                                                       73

Adams, Ebenezer, Dover, 1765                                                       127

          William, Londonderry, 1764                                                   97

Alexander, Robert, Londonderry, 1765                                           209

Allen, Elizabeth, Greenland, 1767                                                 396

          William, Madbury, 1764                                                         91

Anderson, John, Portsmouth, 1767                                                384

Apthorp, Henry, Portsmouth, 1765                                                 220

Austin, Samuel, Somersworth, 1766                                              297

Ayers, John, Portsmouth, 1764                                                        97

          Thomas, Greenland, 1764                                                      61

 

Bartlett, Gershom, Newton, 1765                                                  166

Batchelder, Jeremiah, Kensington, 1764                                       115

          Nathan, Kensington, 1764                                                     59

Bean, Jonathan, Kingston, 1765                                                    122

          Joseph, Raymond, 1764                                                         92

          Joseph, Kingston, 1766                                                        370

          Miriam, Kingston, 1764                                                           5

Beck, Thomas, Jr., Portsmouth, 1767                                             401

Bickford, Benjamin, Durham, 1764                                                 74

          Thomas, Madbury, 1765                                                       125

Blanchard, Nathaniel, Milford, 1766                                              354

Blood, Simeon, Nashua, 1765                                                        198

Borland, Jane, Boston, Mass., 1765                                               211

Bowden, John, Exeter, 1765                                                          206

Boynton, Nathan, Rowley, Mass., 1767                                                    406

Brackett, Samuel, Newmarket, 1766                                             268

          Samuel, 1766                                                                      370

Brewster, Joseph, Portsmouth, 1766                                              360

Brown, John, New Ipswich, 1765                                                   153

 

 

 

          vi                                LIST OF ESTATES

 

Brown, Thomas, Hampton, 1765                                                    136

          Thomas, Hampton Falls, 1765                                              223

Bryant, Andrew, Plaistow, 1765                                                     158

Buzzell, Henry, Barrington, 1764                                                     63

 

Caldwell, Alexander, Litchfield, 1765                                             229

Canney, John, Dover, 1764                                                             77

Carson, John, New Boston, 1765                                                   147

Cheney, Thomas, Plaistow, 1767                                                    417

Chesley, Jonathan, Durham, 1765                                                169

Christie, John, Windham, 1766                                                     326

Cilley, Benjamin, Danville, 1765                                                   228

Clarkson, Andrew, Portsmouth, 1765                                             208

Coburn, Zachariah, Pelham, 1767                                                  439

Colburn, Thomas, Hudson, 1765                                                    216

Colcord, Ebenezer, Brentwood, 1766                                              297

Collins, John, Windham, 1767                                                       380

Cook, Richard, Dover, 1764                                                             43

Crommett, John, Durham, 1765                                                    212

Crown, John, Portsmouth, 1766                                                     364

Cummings, Helen, Concord, Mass., 1764                                         42

Currier, Isaac, Exeter, 1764                                                          106

          Phoebe, South Hampton, 1766                                              332

          Samuel, Hampstead, 1766                                                   338

 

Dam, Sarah, Madbury, 1766                                                          364

Davis, Deliverance, Durham, 1765                                                 151

Dean, Katharine, Exeter, 1766                                                      307

Dearborn, Joseph, North Hampton, 1766                                        308

Dimond, Reuben, South Hampton, 1764                                           35

Doe, Samuel, Newmarket, 1767                                                     379

Dow, Ezekiel, Kensington, 1766                                                     335

          John, Kensington, 1764                                                       108

Duncan, William, Londonderry, 1764                                             103

Dustin, Obadiah. Salem. 1765                                                       233

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES                               vii

 

Dustin, Thomas, Salem, 1766                                                        356

Dutton, Elijah, 1764                                                                      122

 

Eastman, Joseph, Kingston, 1767                                                  392

          Obadiah, Kingston, 1765                                                      171

          Obadiah, Salem, 1767                                                          398

Elkins, Obadiah, Danville. 1764                                                       81

Emerson, David, Plaistow, 1764                                                       54

Estes, Joseph, Dover, 1767                                                            384

 

Fernald, Humphrey, Portsmouth, 1764                                                        8

Fifield, Edward, Stratham, 1765                                                    203

Fletcher, John, New Ipswich, 1765                                                147

Foss, William, Dover, 1764                                                              32

Fox, Benjamin. Nottingham, 1766                                                  270

French, Samuel, South Hampton, 1767                                                   414

          Simon, Kingston, 1764                                                           46

          Zephaniah, Chester, 1764                                                     82

Frost, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1764                                                    65

          Sarah, Portsmouth, 1766                                                     246

Fuller, Thomas, Sandown, 1765                                                     180

Fullerton, John, Epping, 1764                                                          31

Furber, Moses, Newington, 1764                                                      90

 

Gale, Daniel, Raymond, 1767                                                        400

          Edward, Portsmouth, 1767                                                   442

Gambling, Mary, Portsmouth, 1764                                                  37

Gerrish, Paul, Madbury, 1764                                                          20

Gibbs, Robert, Portsmouth, 1767                                                    441

Gilman, Jacob, Kingston, 1765                                                      174

          John, Kingston, 1765                                                           233

          Joseph, Newmarket, 1767                                                    395

          Moses, Jr., Exeter, 1767                                                      383

          Sarah, Exeter, 1766                                                             339

          Trueworthy, Exeter, 1765                                                    159

 

 

 

          viii                              LIST OF ESTATES

 

Glidden, Ann, Exeter, 1764                                                             40

Goodwin, Bartholomew, Portsmouth, 1765                                     128

Gorrell, John, Windham, 1766                                                       245

Gove, Jeremiah, Hampton Falls, 1766                                            243

Graves, James, South Hampton, 1765                                            163

          Phineas, Charlestown, 1767                                                413

Greeley, Insley, Salisbury, Mass., 1765                                                   197

          Richard, Portsmouth, 1766                                                  325

Green, John, Hampton Falls, 1765                                                169

Greenwood, Thales, Portsmouth, 1766                                           342

Gregg, John, Windham, 1767                                                         383

Grindall, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1766                                              366

 

Hale, Eliphalet, Exeter, 1765                                                         126

Hall, Joseph, Newmarket, 1767                                                     387

Hamblett, Josiah, Pelham, 1765                                                    237

Hanson, Samuel, Epping, 1766                                                      377

Hardy, Biley, Brentwood, 1766                                                      362

Harriman, Abner, Plaistow, 1765                                                   123

Hart, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1766                                                    354

Heard, John, Dover, 1765                                                              163

Heath, Joseph, Kingston, 1764                                                        87

          Joseph, Kingston, 1765                                                        231

Henderson, John, Jaffrey, 1766                                                     364

Hildreth, Levi, Pelham, 1765                                                         209

Hill, Samuel, Rochester, 1764                                                       110

Hixon, Joseph, Portsmouth, 1765                                                   191

Hobbs, James, Pelham, 1765                                                         217

          James, Somersworth, 1767                                                  411

          Noah, Kensington, 1765                                                       201

Holmes, Nathaniel, Londonderry, 1765                                                    154

Holt, John, Andover, Mass., 1766                                                   248

Horney, Hannah, Portsmouth, 1764                                               107

Hoyt, Ephraim, Chester, 1767                                                        402

Hubbard, John, Epsom, 1766                                                         325

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES                                ix

 

Huggins, Nathaniel, Jr., Greenland, 1765                                      205

Hunt, Zebedee, Rye, 1764                                                               21

Huntress, George, Portsmouth, 1764                                             121

 

Jewell, Samuel, Jr., Newton, 1765                                                134

Jewett, Joseph, Stratham, 1765                                                    140

Johnson, Josiah, Pelham, 1764                                                       56

Jones, John, Portsmouth, 1766                                                      348

          Mary, Stratham, 1766                                                          331

 

Kelsey, John, Nottingham, 1764                                                      22

          Moses, Nottingham, 1764                                                       42

Kelso, William, Londonderry, 1764                                                    6

Kielle, Moses, Dover, 1766                                                            301

Kimball, Isaac, Bradford, Mass., 1765                                            219

Kinnicum, John, Merrimack, 1766                                                 248

Knight, John, Portsmouth, 1765                                                    238

 

Lamont, Neil, Portsmouth, 1765                                                     237

Langdon, William, Portsmouth, 1766                                              343

Laskey, John, Durham, 1764                                                           94

Lawrence, Tilton, Stratham, 1767                                                  432

Leavitt, John, Exeter, 1764                                                             11

Lewis, William, Portsmouth, 1764                                                    19

Libby, Joseph, Rye, 1764                                                                 43

Lincoln, Jacob, Somersworth, 1764                                                  88

Little, Thomas, Plaistow, 1766                                                       345

Lovering, John, Exeter, 1764                                                         119

 

McCutcheon, Phedris, Barrington, 1766                                         292

Mann, ——— , 1765                                                                       171

Marston, Elisha, Brentwood, 1766                                                 287

          James, Newmarket, 1767                                                    435

          Jonathan, North Hampton, 1766                                                    252

Martin, Jonathan, Newcastle, 1766                                               275

 

 

 

          x                                 LIST OF ESTATES

 

Mason, Samuel, Somersworth, 1765                                              173

Merrow, Benjamin, Rochester, 1764                                                  4

Miller, Isaac, Rochester, 1765                                                       174

Mills, Luke, Portsmouth, 1764                                                         70

Montgomery, Hugh, Londonderry, 1766                                                    295

Morrill, Moses, Kingston, 1766                                                       349

Moulton, Daniel, Chester, 1764                                                     105

          Jabez, Hampton, 1767                                                          440

Murray, James, Londonderry, 1764                                                 31

          William, Londonderry, 1767                                                 407

Musset, John, Rochester, 1767                                                      416

 

Nesmith, John, Merrimack, 1766                                                   269

Nevin, James, Portsmouth, 1766                                                    301

Newmarch, Joseph, Newcastle, 1765                                             221

Norris, Benjamin, Stratham, 1764                                                   77

          Samuel, Epping, 1764                                                          111

Norton, Daniel, Portsmouth, 1765                                                  149

Nute, Samuel, Dover, 1764                                                              33

 

Odiorne, Jotham, Portsmouth, 1765                                               145

Ordway, Sarah, South Hampton, 1766                                           317

Owen, Thomas, Portsmouth, 1764                                                  119

 

Paige, John, South Hampton, 1766                                                289

Palmer, Samuel, Hampton. 1764                                                    102

Parker, Thomas, Litchfield, 1764                                                   100

          Thomas, Dracut, Mass., 1766                                               341

Peirce, Mary, Portsmouth, 1764                                                         1

Pendergast, Edmund, Durham, 1764                                             113

Perkins, Abigail, Hampton, 1764                                                      56

          Moses, Hampton, 1764                                                           67

Philbrick, Nathaniel, Epping, 1765                                                 142

Philpot, Elias, Somersworth, 1764                                                   86

          Richard, Somersworth, 1766                                                304

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES                                xi

 

Pickering, Daniel, Portsmouth, 1765                                              144

          James, Newington, 1766                                                      305

Pinkham, Otis, Dover, 1764                                                               4

Place, James, Rochester, 1764                                                        28

Poor, Samuel, Raymond, 1765                                                       232

Pray, Mary, Portsmouth, 1766                                                        278

Prescott, Nathan, Kingston, 1764                                                   107

Presson, William, Chester, 1766                                                    344

Pulsifer, Jonathan, Brentwood, 1766                                             316

Putnam, Nathaniel, Wilton, 1766                                                   298

 

Rand, Edmund, Hampton, 1764                                                       47

Randall, Jacob, Portsmouth, 1764                                                    89

          Samuel, Somersworth, 1765                                                210

Richardson, Amos, Pelham, 1765                                                   167

          James, Dracut, Mass., 1764                                                  25

Ricker, Thomas, Somersworth, 1764                                              100

Ritchie, William, Peterborough, 1766                                             346

Robinson, James, Brentwood, 1767                                                419

Roby, Thomas, North Hampton, 1766                                              249

Rogers, James, Londonderry, 1765                                                223

Rollins, Caleb, Stratham, 1766                                                      280

          Joshua, Exeter, 1765                                                           191

Runnells, Joseph, Dover, 1766                                                      277

          Thomas, Deerfield, 1766                                                      247

St. Clair, George, Hampstead, 1767                                               438

Sanborn, Joshua, Epping, 1764                                                          2

          Richard, Nottingham, 1764                                                      5

Sargent, Joseph, Newcastle, 1765                                                 232

Sawyer, Mary, Hampstead, 1766                                                    341

Senter, Jean, Londonderry, 1764                                                    13

Shackford, John, Portsmouth, 1765                                               181

Shannon, Cutts, Portsmouth, 1764                                                  21

Sherburne, John, Kensington, 1767                                               434

 

 

 

                             xii            LIST OF ESTATES

 

Sherburne, Samuel, Portsmouth, 1765                                                    129

Shirley, John, Chester, 1764                                                           92

Sloane, William, Lyme, 1766                                                         348

Smith, Ebenezer, Durham, 1764                                                      15

          Francis, Salem, 1766                                                           312

          Jacob, Nottingham, 1765                                                      189

          Jean, Londonderry, 1766                                                     369

          Joseph, Durham, 1765                                                         182

          Paul, Chester, 1766                                                             322

          Samuel, Dunbarton, 1764                                                    118

Snell, Solomon, Barrington, 1764                                                    76

Spead, John, Stratham, 1766                                                        293

Stanyan, Jacob, Hampton Falls, 1764                                            110

Stevens, Mary, Portsmouth, 1765                                                   150

Stockell, Robert, Portsmouth, 1764                                                  89

Swett, Mary, Hampton Falls, 1764                                                   14

 

Tarbox, Noah, Londonderry, 1766                                                   276

Taylor, Timothy, Merrimack, 1766                                                  333

Thing, Daniel, Exeter, 1765                                                           226

Thompson, Benjamin, Wilton, 1767                                                432

Thurston, Samuel, Exeter, 1764                                                      39

Tibbetts, Gideon, Rochester, 1766                                                 273

          Obadiah, Rochester, 1765                                                    144

Todd, Samuel, Peterborough, 1765                                                 156

Toppan, James, Kingston, 1765                                                      132

Towle, Anthony, Chester, 1765                                                      172

          Caleb, Jr., Danville, 1765                                                    221

Twaddell, James, Salem, 1766                                                      252

Twombly, John, Dover, 1764                                                            48

 

Ulmore, Jacob, Portsmouth, 1767                                                  440

Usher, John, Merrimack, 1766                                                      337

 

Wadleigh, Philip, Exeter, 1765                                                       136

Walker, Lucy, Portsmouth, 1766                                                    266

 

 

 

                                            LIST OF ESTATES             xiii

 

Walton, George, Newington, 1764                                                    95

Ward, Abel, Kensington, 1766                                                        240

Watson, Joseph, Dover, 1766                                                         272

Webster, Josiah, Rye, 1764                                                             77

Wentworth, Joseph, Somersworth, 1765                                        151

Wheat, Josiah, Narragansett No. 6, Mass., 1764                                1

White, Robert, Newcastle, 1765                                                     191

Whitney, James, Dunstable, Mass., 1764                                       101

Wibird, Richard, Portsmouth, 1765                                                174

          Thomas. Portsmouth, 1765                                                   217

Wiggin, John, Stratham, 1764                                                         27

Wilder, Andrew, Lancaster, Mass., 1767                                        433

Willey, John, Durham, 1766                                                          255

Williams, Joseph, Durham, 1764                                                     19

Wilson, Joshua, Exeter, 1766                                                        255

Wingate, John, Dover, 1764                                                             51

          Joshua, North Hampton, 1764                                                25

Winn, Benjamin, Nottingham, 1765                                               198

Woodman, Daniel, Kingston, 1767                                                 407

Worthen, Jonathan, Bow, 1764                                                        93

Wright, Abel, New Ipswich, 1764                                                    115

Wyman, Levi, Pelham, 1766                                                           267

 

York, Richard, Epping, 1766                                                           240