James Capen (1598 - 1628)

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Birthplace: Dorset , England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex , England
Occupation: Scrivener
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About James Capen

• i. James Capen, b. circa 1598, d. testate on or after Sept. 3, 1628 presumably at Holborn, a parish just outside the western limits of the City of London, England.

Waters: Genealogical Gleanings in England [NEHGR 49 (1895), p. 489].

• The third day of September A.D. 1628 James Capen of Holborne in the County of Middlesex, scrivener, being sick in body but of good memory did by word of mouth declare his will and purpose how his estate should be disposed of after his death, as followeth: • first, he did appoint that his mother Joane Capen the wife of Barnard Capen of Dorchester in the County of Dorset, shoemake[r], should, out of the estate of the said James, pay unto his four sisters unmarried four pounds apiece. • And all the residue of his moneys, apparelll and goods whatsoever he gave to his said mother to do with it according to her mind. • Whereunto were witnesses Barnard Capen the younger and Jerom Wolverton. [Attest:] Barnard Capen his Iuke [marke] Jerom Wolverton. Barrington, 83.


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Dorset , England
September 3, 1628
Age 30
London, Middlesex , England