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PAYNTER files in Barbados and Bermuda
Posted by: Tina Beller (ID *****9353) Date: April 03, 2007 at 15:14:10
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Here is what I have in my files for PAYNTER family within our BULLOCK/ JULIEN lines :

Per Tina Rogers Beller Files :
15 Sep 1641 - Mar 1642 Triumvirate
- William Sayle
- Stephen Paynter
- William Wilkinson


( From Early Bermuda Wills ) :

W1:69,70 (65-68 missing)
19 October 1659
proved 6 May 1661
died 25 Feb 1660
inventory 7 May 1661 one and ___, then my will is that my overseers doe cause my servants to measure (or manure?) and fallow my land, and out of the benefit of it, to allow provision for my servants, and what ever profit also shall bee raised, the one half of it I give to the wife of Stephen Paynter deceased, for the bringing up of her children, which she had by my sonne Stephen, and the other halfe to be put into a stock for my other grandchildren.

Item. My will is that in case my grandsonne John Painter doth come to live, that he shall have the tobacco chest, the coxn's chests (or corn crusher?), one salt chest in the kichon, two pistles, two potts, the table and ___(pestle?), and Mortar and fowles and what other things my overseers shall think fitt, but in case he cometh not ___ himself, then my grandchildren, ____ inhabiting shall injoy all my _____ goods in equall proportion.

Item. My will is that all my plate and pewter and linen and books bee equallie divided betweene my daughter Patience and my daughter Ruth except what shall bee otherwise disposed of in this my will and I give and bequeath unto Patience Bullock after the death of her husband William Bullock my profit or take of _____ in the hall and the best ___oon _____ with a silk fringe belonging unto it and one needle-work cushion and two cushionstools, and my still and all belongings to it, but if shee decease before her husband, then I give these aforesaid goods unto her children.

Item. I doo give and bequeath unto my daughter Ruth, the great chest that is in the parlor, and two cushion stools, and a needlework cushion.

Item. I give unto my n___ Sybella Righton the next Negro childe that shall bee borne of any of the Negroes belonging unto mee, and in case my said ___ doe desire to change the said child if it be a male fro a female, my will is that shee shall have the next female childe that shall belong unto mee for the said male childe and that the said child shall bee nursed for her at the charge of my executrix, till it be twelve months ould. Moreover I give unto the said Sibella one cushion stoole.

Item. I doo give unto Elizabeth, the wife of John Todd my rosestill, in case shee doe outlive my wife.

Item. I doo hereby ordaine my deere and loving wife Jane Painter aforesaid my full and whole executrix of this my will and also doo ordaine and make my sonne Florentius Seymor and Capt Thomas Richards overseers for the taking hand and seeing to the fullfilling of this my will after her decease. And as a pledge of my love I give unto each of my executors a silver ring. To my sonne Seymor a ____ with a foot, and to Capt Richarda a low ___ with two oares.

It is my will that my executrix during her life shall pay unto my overseers for the use of my daughter, the late wife of my sonne Stephen deceased and her children, five pounds ___ of annm out of the benefitt of the goods & chattels left in her hands, and whatsoever profit she shall bee raised out of my estate by her care and industrie may dispose of it to whom shee pleaseth.

It is my will that imediatlie after my decease that my overseers take a true inventorie of all and singular my said estate excepting my wife moarning clothes, her rings, a piece of plate, a trunk, a ____, two cases of bottles, and all my oyle.

That whatever else of my goods or chattell that is not herein ____ossed, which is in the custody of my executrix bee taken into the hands of my overseers imediatlie after her decease, and by them to be improved for a stock for my grandchildren which are and shall be borne before my decease to be equallie divided amongst them when they turn to lawfull age, that is to say, the children of my daughters Patience and of my daughter Ruth and the children of Sybella Righton, and Mary Sto__ (Stokes?) and Patience Tatum.

Item. my will is that in case my Negro _osicus (/Josias?) Simon (/Seymour?) doo honestlie and faithfullie demene himself during the life of my said wife, he shall have the oversight of the hands and families untill my grandsonne john Painter or his heires shall come to possess it, and ___ the said possessor and who to years after his entrie on it and then there bieng nothing of unfaithfullnesse ___ changed uppon him, that hee forever bee freed. And for my Negro Bongo (/Banjo?), my will is that shee continues in the familie untill my said grandsonne or his heirs ___ ___, who having charge that nothing bee wanting for her comfortable living with him, it shall bee at her charge, whether shee will continue or ___ for ___ depart.

Lastlie, and that this is my last will and testament which I desire should after my decease bee fullfilled, I have for testament thereof have unto set my hand and seale this nineteenth of October An:Dom 1659

witnessed by us.
Robert Kestaven
Horatio Mallory

May the 6th An:oDom: 1661
The day and yeare above written Captaine Florentia Seymor and Capt. Thomas Richards have uppon oath anexxed in the presence of Capt. William Sayle Governor that the aforesaid will and testament was signed and sealed by Stephen Painter aforesaid.


PAYNTER, Paul, Father STEPHEN - mother not listed - bap. 1620 ( year & date only )


Per Tina Rogers Beller Files : ( and Early Bermuda Wills )

1637 - 1800, Barbados Wills and Administrations
Vol. II Wills and Administrations :

" PAYNTER, Paul Kntt: of Musnill Hill, Parish of Hoendly ( also spelled as Hornejey & Hornsey ) ( ? ), Co. Middlx :
12 May 1682, RB6/40, p. 268
My eldest sis Shirke died long since & there being 3 daus. of her living; AGNIE STRIKE, MARY STOKES her sis, & her sis RIGHTON ( or KIGHTON ) ; sis PATIENCE BULLOCK; sis RUTH SEYMORE; bro STEPHEN PAYNTER's 3 daus; his son JOHN PAYNTER -- money for land in Barmudas' STEPHEN PAYNTER, son to my bro GOHEMIAH ( ? ) PAYNTER decd; chn of nephew JOHN PAYNTER; my wf to make STEPHEN PAYNTER her Xtr. for my will; nephew EDWARD ALLEN Esq. & his wf ; PAUL ALESFREE ( or SLESTREE, SLESFREE ) ; servants ANNE EMPSON & LUKAS GOOSE ( or GOOFE ) ; wf DAME RACHEL PAYNTER ( Also spelled as BAYNTER ) - Xtrx. signed PAUL PAYNTER
Proved : 4 Oct. 1686.


Per the Burmuda Records :

Will Abstract of Sir Paul Paynter :

PAYNTER, PAUL ( SIR ) : Will dated 12 May 1682, proved 4 Oct. 1686 and he died 8 June, 1686.
Knight of Musnill Hill in Hoendly ( or Homejey/ Homsey ) Parish, Middlesex, England. etc.


Per Tina Rogers Beller Files : ( William Bullock and Patience Paynter married on Nov. 01, 1632 in Bermuda :

"Barbados, 1637 - 1800 "
"Barbados Baptisms " 1637 - 1800 St. Philip Parish "

Page 2, RL1/22, 1648-1649
" 1649, June ___, MARGARET dau. of WILLIAM BULLOCK"


Bride Marriages - Southampton Parish, Bermuda :

PAYNTER, ELIZABETH & STIRK, Rev. George - 1626, May 02.

( parents of Marie Mary Paynter who md. Stephen Bullock per my files listings ).


BARBADOS WILLS and ADMINISTRATIONS in Vol. I of Wills and Administrations has listed the will of JOHN KNIGHT dated 9 Dec. ( 25th year of reign of Charles II ), RB6/9, p. 61 mentioning a "NICHOLAS PAYNTER Sr. of Norwich, weaver. "


BARBADOS WILLS and ADMINISTRATIONS in Vol. I of Wills and Administrations has listed a will of John NEIMISON, Gent. dated 15 July 1673, RB6/9, pg. 170 of St. Michael's Parish, Barbados, in which the name of ELIZA. PAINTER is mentined having married at direction of wf. Mary Neimison ( wife of John Neimison ) and this will was proved on 23 Nov. 1669.


BARBADOS MARRIAGE RECORDS in St. Michaels Parish, Barbados has following listed by name of PAINTER :

pg. 34, RL1/1, 1655 St. Michael's Parish
1655, Nov. 26 Mr. William Painter & Mrs. Eliza Neuson, cert. of Pub.

pg. 398, RL1/1, 1690 St. Michael's Parish
1690 May 19 Richard Painter & Elizabeth Benson

pg. 225 RL1/1, 1678 St. Michael's Parish
1678, Sep. 08 James Tison & Margrtt. Painter


13 May 1667, RB6/14, p. 522
Mo. in law ANNE JONES; sisters in law ANNE ELLICE & ANNE JONES; Mary Pargiter; Helenna Rich; Elizabeth Brandt; Bridgett Prideaux; Judith Sparrow; Eliza. Brand, Sr. ; God chn. Dorothy Gregory, Richard Mann, Elizabeth Chapman, Elizabeth Cullimer, Eliz. Thomas, Ann Smyth, George Watson, William Rich, Elizabeth Weldon, Francis Springham, & elizabeth Gouldingham; Mary King; Margaret Pamer, Alexa. Mackery; John Nusum; Robert Munroe; Richard Sawell; William Weldon; bro. Christopher NEVINSON; Jessee Whaugton; John Springham; John Gouldingham; Ann Smyth; Ann Warner; Hercules Turvell & Jane Turvell; negroes Muddy, Gands, & Peteete - freedom; bro John NEVINSON - Xtr. signed Eliza. Paynter.
Wit : William Cobb, Joanna ( X ) Williams
Proved 25 July 1667.

( brother to ELIZABETH NEVINSON PAYNTER above, who is listed as JOHN NEVINSON has a baptismal record of his son XTOPHER listed below : )
Barbados Baptisms, 1637 - 1800 in St. Michael Parish, Barbados :
"Page 166 RL1/1, 1671 May 18, XTOPHER : son of Jno. Nevinson"

John Nevinson is also listed in the William Kirton Esq. Will of 1669 listed below :

Christ Church Parish, 11 Nov. 1669, RB6/8, p. 51
Money due me from Thomas Applewhaite of St. Thomas Parish; Richard Buckworth Esq. Nicholas Prideaux, & Richard Seawell -- Xtrs. ; wf. Margrett Kirton; things from Holland to be brought by Capt. Edward Kirton mariner; son Degarie Kirton, eldest son by 1st wf; mentions Thmas Cheavely of London merchant; dau. Dorothy Kirton at 16; son John Kirton at 16 -- Plantation Brookhaven in Christ Church which I had in marriage with his mo., my later wf. Elizabeth Kirton, signed to me by his late Exellency Lord William Willoughby of Parham; 2nd son Phillipe Kirton, eldest son by 2nd wf Susannah Kirton -- several plantations purchased by William Chapman, Thomas Hackleton, George Hanbury, Henry Russell, John Frawecke, & JOHN NEVINSON; 3rd son Francis Kirton; Xtr. -- son Phillippe ; dau. Dorothy Kirton; Elizabeth Phillips now living with me, at 14; Dr. Jesie Wharton; debts to Edward Boddy & Nathaniel Kingsland. Signed William Kirton.
Wit : Elizabeth Bainham, Capt. William Eyton, Dr. William Dunn. Proved 23 Nov. 1669.

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