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Posted by: Cliff Hunter II (ID *****0045) Date: October 21, 2006 at 15:59:25
In Reply to: John Shatswell b. 1574 d. 11 Feb 1646 by Karyn White of 65


John, Ipswich, with his wife 1633.
[Court Rec.] Propr. 1634.
His will dated 11 Feb. 1646, prob. 30 march, 1647; Wife Johan, son Richard, about to marry Rebecca TUTTLE; my brothers and sisters children that are here in N. E.; bro. Theophilus S., bro. Curwin and sister WEBSTER. The widow Joanna d. 17 April, 1648.

Richard, Ipswich, rented lands of John TUTTLE; renewed lease in 1654. Prop. 1648.
Ch. Mary d. Sept. 1657, Richard d. 28 Jan. 1662, Sarah b. 19 Aug. 1658, Ann b. 21 Feb. 1664, Richard, (m. at Newbury 17 Dec. 1696, Eleanor CHENEY).
He d. July 13, 1694.

Theophilus, husbandman, Ipswich, recd. pay from the town in 1643 for service against the Indians. Propr. 1648. Rem. to Haverhill; town officer and propr., 1649 and onward. Deposed concerning the lease of TUTTLE lands in 1662, ae. about 45 years. Mentioned kinsman Richard S. He m. Susanna, [Bosworth, says Hav. Town Rec.] Ch. Mary, Lydia, (m. Sept. 17, 1663, John GRIFFIN,) Hannah, (m. Richard MERCER).
He d. Aug. 17, 1663. He signed his will 20 (4) 1663, prob. 13 (8) folg.; beq. to wife; to daus. Mary, Lydia and Hannah; to Haniel CLARK; kinsmen Philip CHALLIS and brother William SARGENT overseers. Wife Susanna and dau. Hannah MERCER execs. After their death Haniel BOSWORTH petitioned the court, 10 April, 1683, that his ward Abiall MERCER might be appointed admin.; which was done 19 June, 1704. Susanna, "spinster widow" of Theophilus, deeded land 3 Jan. 1670, to her son-in-law Richard M. [Ips. De.] The inv. of her est. was pres. 23 May, 1672, by Haniel BOSWORTH and John GRIFFIN.

SOURCE: The Pioneers of Massachusetts
Drawn from Records of the Colonies, Towns and Churches, and other Contemporaneous Documents.


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