Annis Littlefield (Austin) (1596 - 1677) MP

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Birthplace: Exeter, Devon, England
Death: Died in Wells, York, Maine, United States
Occupation: married 12/11/1614 England
Managed by: Arlene Cook LoBianco
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About Annis Littlefield (Austin)

Annis arrived with six children and two servants, John Knight and Hugh Durdall, in the ship Bevis in 1638, having sailed from Southampton in May. She made her will 12 Dec 1677 (Inventory in York Deeds V). FTM CD523, Maine Wills 1640-1760; pg. 76:

The Last Will and Testament of Annis (Austin) Littlefield [Registry of Deeds. 5,25] 12th December: 1677:

In the name of God Amen/ The last Will & testament of Annis Littlefejld/

1: first I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty god, my maker, my body to bee buried in Christean buriall, at ye discretion of my executor hereafter mentioned/

1: I do giue unto my daughter Hannah Cloyce my bed & bowlster, & Katterine Wakefejld to deliuer It to her/ 2: I giue unto my three daughters, Elizabeth Wakefejld, Mary Barrett, & Hannah Cloyce, all my lining & Wollen New & ould to bee equally diueded amongst them/ I giue unto my sonn John Littlefejld my Cow Gentle & fiue buslls of Corne/ I giue unto my daughter Merribah foure buslls of Wheate due from ye Mills/ I giue to my Grandchild Katterine Wakefejld my Rugg & eight buslls of Corne/ I giue to my sonn Peter Cloyce too Acres of Marsh bee it more or less, yt lyeth on the South West side of Mr. Whelewrights Necke of Land/ I giue unto my sonn Thomas Littlefejld, who hath taken a great deale of care of mee, all the rest of my househould goods Corne & chattles, & I do make my sd sonn Thomas Littlefejld, my whoole & soole executor, & to receiue all debts comeing to mee, & to pay all If anything there bee that I do ow, & to take all the remajndr to him selfe & to see my will fullfilled/

Signed, & Deliuered, Annis Littlefejld

In ye Presence of us, Joseph Bolls/ her marke (x)

William Symonds/

(Sworn to by attesting witnesses & recorded 2 April 1678; Inventory

returned at ú36:15:0, by Samuel Austine and Joseph Bolls, appraisers, 7

March 1677/8.) -------------------- Christened 1595 in Titchfield Co., Hants, Hampshire, England. She, 6 children & servants came to America aboard the ship, 'Bevis', in May 1638 from Southampton, England (they landed in Boston Harbor). In the ship records it mentions her as 'Annis'. In her father's Will her first name is spelt, 'Annes' & 'Annesses'. At the time of her father's death he leaves 'three of her children three bullocks'.

Sources:

The book, 'The Pioneers of Massachusetts'.

Ship Records from the 'Bevis' of Southampton, England.

Info from Franklin Littlefield, Kennebunk, ME.

Dedham, MA. Town & Church Records. -------------------- Annis Littlefield age 38 with six children and two servants (John Knight and Hugh Durdall) came to New England in the ship "Bevis" from Southampton, sailing in May 1638.

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Annis Littlefield's Timeline

1585
December 20, 1585
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
1596
February 1, 1596
Exeter, Devon, England
February 1, 1596
Tichfield, Hants.
1597
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hants, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
February 1, 1597
Age 1
Titchfield, Hampshire, England