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Nicknames: "Eccleston"
Place of Burial: United States
Birthplace: Kingston, Kings, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Managed by: Kevin Christopher Roberts
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About Ichabod Eggleston

Land Records #113

THE HADSELL-HODSELL GENEALOGY, by Willard Hadsell, page 34.

Spelling EGGLESTON

Will and Photostat of it at DAR Library/North Stonington

THE CRUMB GENEALOGY, DESCENDANTS OF DANIEL CRUMB, of Westerly, Rhode Island, compiled by Clara Crumb Fisk, Sarasota Florida (1956), found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 18.

BIGOD EGGLESTON: ENGLISHMAN & COLONIST & SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS, 1991, Published by: the Mary & John Clearinghouse, 5602-305th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.

Children of Ichabod Eggleston (Windsor-201)

9.3.1 Ichabod Eggleston, Jr. - B. abt 1778

JAN. 4, 1736, VOL. 4, PAGE 601.

Jonathan Richardson of Stonington to Ichabod Eaglestone for 5 pounds, dated Jan. 4, 1736, Vol. 4, page 601, do sell one certain tract of land lying in Stonington adjacent to Voluntown south line and Daniel Wilcox's sawmill, and --- Begins at a chestnut tree marked on four sides standing by a brook which is the northeast corner of land laid out to Mr. Joseph Noyes, from thence northward 25 chains and 00 links on a straight line to an ash tree marked on four sides standing in said brook and bounded with ye brook, from thence W 10 N wardly 20 chains and 00 links to a white oak tree marked on four sides, thence southwardly 25 chains and 00 links to a black oak tree marked on 4 sides, from thence E 10 Swardly 20 chains and 00 links to ye first mentioned bound.

Wintessed by Nehemiah Palmer and Nathan Palmer.

VITAL RECORDS OF WESTERLY, RI, by James N. Arnold, page 29.

EAGLESTONE, Ichabod and Thankful Hadfall; m. by Samuel Wilbur, Justice June 27, 1736.

JAN. 5, 1743/4, VOL. 5, PAGE 387.

Ichabod Eaglestone to William Davis, Jr., dated Jan. 5, 1743/4, Vol. 5, page 387, for 250 pounds, 50 acres -- beginning at a chestnut tree marked on four sides standing by a brook which is the northeast corner of land laid out to Joseph Noyes, from thence northward 25 chains to (2) links on a straight line to an ash tree marked on four sides standing by said brook, and bounded with the brook, from thence W 10 Northwardly 20 chains 00 links to a white oak tree mofs, thence southwardly 25 chains to (2) links to a black oak tree mofs, from thence E 10 S 20 chains to (2) links to the first mentioned bound.

Witnessed by Joseph and Amos Palmer.

JAN. 11, 1743/4, VOL. 5, PAGE 390.

Matthew Randall to Ichabod Ecclestone dated Jan. 11, 1743/4, Vol. 5, page 390, 100 acres -- Beginning at a stake and heap of stones which is Thomas Brownen's northeast corner, and so bounding Brownen's land to Robert Burdick land, and so bounded by said Burdick's land and Samuel Hubbard Burdick land to William Stewart's land, and bounded by said Stewart's land to John Wiatt's land and bounded by said Wiatt's land to the bound first mentioned.

Witnessed by Frances Palmer and Amos Palmer.

MARCH 17, 1748/9, VOL. 8, PAGE 219.

Isaac Ecclestone and Ichabod Ecclestone to Joseph dated Mar. 17, 1748/9, Vol. 8, page 219, land formerly father Joseph's, 42 acres -- beginning at a merestone the __ corner of the premises, thence E __ N 71 rods to a merestone, thence S 7 W 83 rods to a merestone, a corner of Ichabod Ecclestone's land, thence W 2.5 S 108 rods to a merestone, thence N __ E 36 rods to a merestone, thence E. 10 N 36 rods to a merestone, thence N 10 E 30 rods to a merestone, thence N 10 E 30 rods to the first mentioned bound.

SEPT. 9, 1754, VOL. 6, PAGE 386.

William Stewart, 2nd., to Ichabod-3 Ecclestone Sept. 9, Vol. 6, page 386, 10 acres -- Beginning at a lopt white oak tree which is Ichabod Eccleston's northeast corner, thence running easterly 12 rods to a stake and stones about it, bounding by William Stewart's land, the grantor, thence running southwardly 121 rods and one half to a stake standing in Lott Tripp's line bounding by said Stewart's land, thence running westerly 12 rods to a stake with stones about it which is Lott Tripp's northwest corner, bounding by said Tripp's land, thence running northerly 131.5 rods bounding partly by land of Samuel Hubbard Burdick and partly by land of Ichabod Ecclestone, til it comes to the first corner.

SEPT. 12, 1755, VOL. 7, PAGE 8.

Ichabod Eccleston to Peter Main dated Sept. 12, 1755, Vol. 7, page 8, 100 acres for 2M pounds -- Beginning at a wot mofs being the northwest corner of said tract, thence running easterly by John McDowell's land 84 rods to a wot which was George Denison's northeast corner of the same tract, thence running by William Stewart's land12 rods E 11.5 N to a stake with stones about it, thence running southerly by said Steward's land until it comes to Mary Hull's land to a stake and heap of stones about it, thence running W 11.5 S 12 rods to an old Boxwood stump and stones about it, from thence northerly by Samuel Hubbard Burdick to a stake and heap of stones abut it which is Burdick's northeast corner, thence running westerly by said Burdick's land to a wild cherry tree by the falls in the Galde Brook, thence running W and my N 21 rods or thereabouts by said Burdick land to a heap of stones about 3 feet to the S of a gray oak sapling tree, thence running northerly by said Burdick and partly by Thomas Holmes land straight line to the first mentioned bound.

Witnesses: Aaron Cady and Nathaniel Ayer.

FEB 2, 1758, VOL. 7, PAGE 45.

Joseph Page, Jr. to Ichabod Eccleston, of Stonington dated Feb. 2, 1758, Vol. 7, page 45, one certain tract of land with a swelling house there on containing 111 acres of land, butted and bounded as follows with allowance of two acres out of said land for a highway as it is now laid out, namely -- beginning at a mearstone standing about 9 rods northwardly from a heap of stones where formerly stood a bunch of maple tree, which heap of stones is a corner of land formerly belonging to Sylvester Baldwin deceased from said mearstone E 9 N bounding with the brook 60 rods to another mearstone standing to the southward of a island which is a corner of land lately belonging to Aaron Fish, deceased, thence northeasterly bound with said Fishes's land 30 rods to a mearstone in the meadow, thence N 9 W to a white oak bush in or near the line of Elihu Chesebrough, thence westerly bounding with said Chesebrough land 8 rods to a black oak bush, thence westerly with said Chesebrough's land, thence northwest bounding with land belonging to the Baldwins until it comes to land formerly laid out to Gershom Palmer, thence S 2 W 72 rods to a white oak tree marked with stones about it, thence a straight line to the mearstone first mentioned.

Witnessed by Samuel Prentice and John Baldwin.

JUNE 26, 1758, VOL. 7, PAGE 188.

Ichabod Eccleston to Jeremiah Main dated June 26, 1758, Vol. 7, page 188, 55.25 acres for 96 pounds -- beginning at a small gray oak tree standing on the westwardly side of Elihu Chesebrough's land; thence running south about 122 rods to a small chestnut tree with stones about it; thence running W 18 N 34 rods to a mearstone, thence running W 37 N 24 rods to a mearstone standing in a brook; thence running northeasterly down stream, in the middle of said brook, as the same runs, about 173 rods to a mearstone standing in said brook; thence running S about 38 E 47 rods to the land first mentioned.

Witnessed by Joseph Billings and William Witter. Recorded Feb. 10, 1759.

NOV 11, 1758, VOL. 1, PAGE 180.

Ichaobd Eccleston to John Parke of Preston dated Nov. 11, 1758, Vol. 1, page 180, 14 acres partly in Stonington and partly in Preston -- Beginning at a heap of stones on a rock on the e/s of a mtn which is my northwest corner, thence southwardly on the west line of my land 34.5 rods to a heap of stones, thence eastwardly about 70 rods to a heap of stones which stands in the west line of Joseph Billings land, thence running northwardly about east on said Billings land 34.5 rods to a black oak bush marked with stones about it, thence westerly abutting north on the lands of Joseph Billings and Joshua Wallis to the first mentioned bound.

APR. 12, 1766, VOL. 8, PAGE 143.

Ichabod Eccleston of Stonington for 8 pounds to son Ichabod Eccleston, Jr., of same town, dated Apr. 12, 1766, Vol. 8, page 143, quit-claim to one certain tract of land lying in the North Society of said Stonington containing about 6 acres -- Beginning at a black oak staddle marked on 4 sides with stones about it, thence running southerly about 50 rods to a chestnut marked on two sides with stones about it; thence southeasterly about 40 rods to a stake and stones about it by the road; thence northeasterly about 15 rods by the road to said Ichabod Eccleston, Jr., own land; thence northwest about 80 rods to the first mentioned bound.

Witnessed by Silvester Worden and Amos Brown.

APR. 12, 1766, VOL. 8, PAGE 143.

Ichabod Eccleston, Jr., to Ichabod Eccleston for 80 pounds dated Apr. 12, 1766, Vol. 8, page 143, quit-claim one certain tract of land containing about 10 acres in said Stonington -- Beginning at a white oak bush, thence running S 9 E by lands belonging to Stephen Billings; thence running north westerly by Ichabod Eccleston's land to the road; thence northeasterly, bounded by said road, to the bound first mentioned, with a small piece of land lying from a huckleberry bush that is the northwest corner of Ichabod Eccleston's land thence running about 30 rods to a black oak staddle marked on four sides, bounded by land belonging to the heirs of John Baldwin, deceased, with all the land to the southwest of that line.

Witnessed by Amos Brown and Silvester Baldwin.

MAR. 17, 1767, VOL. 8, PAGES 183 & 184.

Charles Phelps to Ichabod Eccleston dated Mar. 17, 1767, Vol. 8, page 183 and 184, 10 acres -- beginning at a wot bush with stones about it, in the line of Thomas Main's land, thence S 79 E 192 rods to a walnut stub with stones about it, thence S 35 W 102 rods to a heap of stones, thence N 79 W to a heap of stones, east side of the highway, thence northerly with the said highway on the west to Thomas Main's land, thence with said Main's land til it comes to the bound first mentioned.

Witnesses by Samuel and Thomas Prentice.

SEPT. 5, 1767, VOL. 8, PAGE 218.

Joseph Ecclestone and Ichabod Ecclestone to Isaac Eccleston, land which was my father's Joseph Eccleston, 42 acres, beginning at the NE corner of the premises and the SE corner of Ichabod Eccleston's land thence S 7 W 67 rods, thence W 8 N __ rods to a merestone by a brook, thence N 12 E 48 rods to a merestone, a corner of Ichabod Eccleston land, thence E 2.5 S 104 rods to the first mentioned. Dated Sept. 5, 1767, Vol. 8, page 218.

Witnesses; Sam Prentice and Joshua Prentice

SEPT. 5, 1767, VOL. 8 PAGE 218.

Joseph Ecclestone and Isaac Ecclestone to Ichabod Ecclestone Sept. 5, 1767, Vol. 8, page 218, land our father Joseph died seized of, 21 acres, -- beginning at a merestone the NE corner of the premises and SE corner of Joseph Eccleston's land, thence S 7 W 30 rods to a merestone, a corner of Isaac Eaglestone's land, thence W 2.5 S 108 rods to the first mentioned bound.

JAN. 17, 1770, VOL. 9, PAGE 33.

Ichabod-4 Ecclestone to Isaac-4 Ecclestone dated Jan. 17, 1770, Vol. 9, page 33, 20 acres, -- Beginning at a merestone, the NE corner of the premises, and the SE corner of Joseph Ecclestone's lot of land, thence S 7 W 30 rods to a merestone, a corner of said Isaac Ecclestone's own land, thence W 2.5 S 114 rods to a merestone another bound of the said Isaac Ecclestone's own land, thence N 15 E 31 rods to a merestone, thence E 2.5 N 108 rods to the first mentioned bound.

Witnesses: Sam and Phebe Prentice

MAR. 22, 1780, VOL. 10, PAGE 81.

Ebenezer Reynolds of Stonington for 50 pounds to Ichabod Eccleston, Jr., dated Mar. 22, 1780, Vol. 10, page 81, one certain tract of land lying in Stonington containing about 20 acres -- beginning at a heap of stones in the middle of the highway in the line of land belonging to Charles Phelps of Stonington aforesaid; thence S 38 W 80 rods to a heap of stones standing 7 rods and 12 links S 68 E from a flat rock marked EC and EB and is a corner of Charles Philps land; thence N 38 E 95 rods to a heap of stones in the middle of the highway aforesaid, thence eastward 39 rods and 9 links to the first mentioned bound.

Witnessed by Jemima Palmer and Charles Phelps.

WILL of Ichabod, signed 19 May 1784 and witnessed by Abraham Utter, Jr., Abigail Mott and Dolly Killam. A codicil, dated 21 June 1788 was witnessed by Eliezer Herrick and Abigail Mott. In a declaration given 26 Oct 1793, Abigail Mott was listed as "Mrs." Abigail Downer, late Abigail Mott."

Eccleston Cem.; No. Stonington, CT

NOV. 5, 1793, VOL. 5, PAGE 377.

Will of Ichabod Eccleston admitted at session of Stonington Conn., probate court held Nov. 5, 1783, Vol. 5, page 377.

I give my loving wife, Thankful, 1/3 part of my real estate to improve during her natural lifetime and also 1.3 of my moveable estate to be her own property forever.

To my loving son Ichabod Eccleston, 30 pounds lawful money to be paid him by my son Joseph within 1 year after my decease and also my wearing apparel which with what he has already received is to be his whole portion of my estate.

I give to my loving son, Benedict Eccleston and his heirs all of my land which is west of the highway being about 5 acres. I also give to my son Benedict 30 pounds lawful money to be paid him by my son David within one year which with what he has heretofore had is the whole of his portion of my estate.

I give to my son Winlock Eccleston and his heirs the tract of land on which he is now living, partly in Stonington and partly in Preston and also I give to my son Winlock the south part of my home farm to be set off to him by the line from west to east drawn through my said home farm with the south line of said home farm so that his part shall be 20 rods wide the whole way from the road on the west to the east end of said farm joining to Tift land and my will is the 1/4 of an acre with the house where the widow Deliverance Jones now lives in the first tract herein given to my son Winlock he reserved for the use of said Widow Jones during her life.

I give to my loving son Joseph Eccleston the east end of my home farm to be set off by a line drawn from north to south so as to contain the one half of the number of acres except what is herein given to Winlock, the said east part so set off to Joseph containing the land where his dwelling house now stands and the said east part to be and remain to him the said Joseph and his heirs and assigns forever.

I give to my loving son David Eccleston and to his heirs and assigns forever all that part of my Homestead Farm which is not herein otherwise given away viz; the west and of the said Home Farm including a small corner or strip of the land which I bought of Thomas Main and extending from the highway on the west to the lot or part given to Jsoeph on the east and including all my buildings and my orchard and north part adjoining on the lands of Benedict Eccleston on the south by the strip of the Home Farm therein given to Winlock, together with about 17 acres and a half of land lying in Preston which I bought of Thomas Rose and have a deed of sale of the same dated May 30, 1781, and is on record in Preston, 10th book of Records, page 151.

I give to my four daughters Sarah, Rebecca, Deliverance and Thankful all my household goods excepting what is herein otherwise given away to be equally divided among them, and it is always to be understood that the legacies herein given in lands to my sons Joseph and David is on condition that they pay out the legacies herein ordered for them to pay to Ichabod and Benedict and my will is that all my just debts and funeral Charges shall be paid by my Executors out of my moveable estate as nearly as may be to be out of that part of estate which is not specially herein given away and I do by these presents constitute and appoint my two sons Ichabod and Benedict Eccleston as executors. Dated May 19, 1784.

Witnessed by Abraham Utter, Abigail Mott (later Downer) and Dolly Killam.

On June 21, 1788, Ichabod Eccleston made a codicil; "after my loving wife Thankful has got her part of my stock, farming tools, and money at interest according to the directions in said aforegoing will and after my just debts and funeral charges are paid, all the remainder of my livestock, farming tools and money at interest shall be divided among my 5 sons, Ichabod, Benedict, Winlock, Joseph and David, and I do declare that the disposition mentioned in this codicil is made in addition and to the foregoing will in witness. Witnesses were Eleazer Herrick and Abigail Mott.

At Preston Oct. 26, 1783, appeared Mrs. Abigail Downer, late Abigail Mott, one of the witnesses. (Utter is since dead) Also appeared Eleazer Herrick for the codicil.

Inventory was filed Nov. 9 1793, Book 5, page 436, by Amos Brown and Sanford Billings.

Receipts for all are on page 437.

Oct. 13, 1793, Sylvester and Rebecca Worden for the whole legacy.

Oct. 17, 1793, Joseph Eccleston for the whole legacy.

Oct. 17, 1793, Winlock Eccleston for the whole.

Nov. 16, 1793, Deli Jones for the whole legacy.

Nov. 16, 1793, Thankful and Nathaniel Park for 20-0-00

Nov. 16, 1793, Deliverence Jones for 20-0-00

Nov. 16, 1793, Sarah and Ebenezer Reynolds for 20-0-00

Nov. 16, 1793, Thankful and Nathaniel Park for the whole legacy.

Nov. 16, 1793, Sarah and Ebenezer Reynolds for the whole legacy.

Oct. 13, 1794, Sylvester and Rebecca Worden for the whole legacy.

Oct. 17, 1794, Joseph Eccleston for 12-6-11.

Oct. 17, 1794, Winlock Eccleston for 13-6-11.

Apr. 08, 1794, David Eccleston for 20-0-00.

DEATH: Ancestral file has died bef 26 Oct 1793.

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Ichabod Eggleston's Timeline

1716
July 23, 1716
Kingston, Kings, Rhode Island, United States
1721
1721
Age 4
1733
1733
Age 16
1736
June 27, 1736
Age 19
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
1737
October 10, 1737
Age 21
North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1738
1738
Age 21
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1739
1739
Age 22
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1739
Age 22
North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1740
1740
Age 23
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1740
Age 23
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States