John Rolfe, of Wiltshire & Newbury (c.1634 - 1681) MP

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Birthplace: Whiteparish, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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Immediate Family

About John Rolfe, of Wiltshire & Newbury

Jno. Roffe of the Island of Nantucket acknowledged the receipt from Jno . Bishop, sr., sometime of the Island of Nantucket, of "forty od pounds, " in behalf of his wife Mary Rolfe, formerly Mary Sculler, it being her share given unto her by her father, Samuell Sculler. The 5li. given her b y her grandfather Richard Kent included in the value. Dated Sept. 19, 16 70. Witness : Wm. Chandler, Nathaniell Clark, Richard Dole. (Ipswich Deeds, vol. 3, page 162.) [1]

Sources

  1. Essex Probate, The Essex Institute. Salem, Mass., 1916-17. Page: 1:82-4

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-------------------- Called John Rolfe the Younger in his father's will:http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28113&tree=noyes

" and John Rolfe the younger, my son, "

http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28115&tree=noyes

(This 4th [3d (the day of the month was changed in the original instrument)] of februrie 1663

I John Roffe of Newbry being often sickly am willing while my memorie is good to dispose of my outward Estat no knowing how soon I may be desolved and leve this world. Therefore I do ordain and make my last will and Testament as followeth

first I Comit my soule to god and my body to the Erth to be buried

2dly I give and bequeath my house and all my land I have in salsbery with all the priviledges and apurtenances be longing ther vnto in said salsbery unto my daughterr Hestur Sanders the wife of John Sanders during his life and thirtie pounds more and after his decease to Remain vnto hir Children of hir body by Equall portions

Itm I give and bequeth vnto sarah Cottell the wife of willm Cottl besid twenti pounds I formerly gave hir I give hir twenti pounds more and vnto hir two Children sarah Cottl and Ann Cotle tenn pounds a peece to be Improved by willm Cottl for ther benifit

Itm I giue vnto my Grand Children Isac Ring and Josep Ring tenn pounds a peece and vnto Elizabeth shropshere and hester Ring twentie pounds a peece

Itm I giue vnto Thomas whittyre for his Children ten pounds

Itm I giue vnto the Church of newbre twenti shilings

Itm I giue vnto Richard whittyr my sisters sonn tenn pounds and vnto his sonn John whityr five pounds

Itm I giue vnto John Rofe my brothrs sonn tenn pounds and vnto his two daughtrs marie and Rebeca Rofe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto benjamn Rofs sonn John Roffe tenn pounds and his sonn benjimin Roffe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto Ann Gardner the wife of Richard gardner five pounds

Item I give vnto honore dole the wife of Richard dole my **

Item I giue vnto Richard dols six Children fortie shillings and ..**

Item I giue vnto heneri lesenby Richard dols servant ten shillings

Item I giue vnto mari Kinrick tenn shillings and a plater of pewter

Likwis I do ordain and apoint my louing Kindsman Richard dole to be my Executur discharg and pay all the former ligacies and debts and Charg that may a Rise for my funerall or otherwise

and I defir my three frends Henri short willm moody and Richard Knight to be my ouer seers to see this my will is that all the legacies should be paid within a yere and a half after my decease

signed & seled in the presents of

Richard Knight the mark

Cornelius Connor of John R Roffe (SEAL)

Hen : Short

the mark of W-M william moodye) -------------------- Called John Rolfe the Younger in his father's will:http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28113&tree=noyes

" and John Rolfe the younger, my son, "

http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28115&tree=noyes

(This 4th [3d (the day of the month was changed in the original instrument)] of februrie 1663

I John Roffe of Newbry being often sickly am willing while my memorie is good to dispose of my outward Estat no knowing how soon I may be desolved and leve this world. Therefore I do ordain and make my last will and Testament as followeth

first I Comit my soule to god and my body to the Erth to be buried

2dly I give and bequeath my house and all my land I have in salsbery with all the priviledges and apurtenances be longing ther vnto in said salsbery unto my daughterr Hestur Sanders the wife of John Sanders during his life and thirtie pounds more and after his decease to Remain vnto hir Children of hir body by Equall portions

Itm I give and bequeth vnto sarah Cottell the wife of willm Cottl besid twenti pounds I formerly gave hir I give hir twenti pounds more and vnto hir two Children sarah Cottl and Ann Cotle tenn pounds a peece to be Improved by willm Cottl for ther benifit

Itm I giue vnto my Grand Children Isac Ring and Josep Ring tenn pounds a peece and vnto Elizabeth shropshere and hester Ring twentie pounds a peece

Itm I giue vnto Thomas whittyre for his Children ten pounds

Itm I giue vnto the Church of newbre twenti shilings

Itm I giue vnto Richard whittyr my sisters sonn tenn pounds and vnto his sonn John whityr five pounds

Itm I giue vnto John Rofe my brothrs sonn tenn pounds and vnto his two daughtrs marie and Rebeca Rofe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto benjamn Rofs sonn John Roffe tenn pounds and his sonn benjimin Roffe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto Ann Gardner the wife of Richard gardner five pounds

Item I give vnto honore dole the wife of Richard dole my **

Item I giue vnto Richard dols six Children fortie shillings and ..**

Item I giue vnto heneri lesenby Richard dols servant ten shillings

Item I giue vnto mari Kinrick tenn shillings and a plater of pewter

Likwis I do ordain and apoint my louing Kindsman Richard dole to be my Executur discharg and pay all the former ligacies and debts and Charg that may a Rise for my funerall or otherwise

and I defir my three frends Henri short willm moody and Richard Knight to be my ouer seers to see this my will is that all the legacies should be paid within a yere and a half after my decease

signed & seled in the presents of

Richard Knight the mark

Cornelius Connor of John R Roffe (SEAL)

Hen : Short

the mark of W-M william moodye) -------------------- Called John Rolfe the Younger in his father's will:http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28113&tree=noyes

" and John Rolfe the younger, my son, "

http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I28115&tree=noyes

(This 4th [3d (the day of the month was changed in the original instrument)] of februrie 1663

I John Roffe of Newbry being often sickly am willing while my memorie is good to dispose of my outward Estat no knowing how soon I may be desolved and leve this world. Therefore I do ordain and make my last will and Testament as followeth

first I Comit my soule to god and my body to the Erth to be buried

2dly I give and bequeath my house and all my land I have in salsbery with all the priviledges and apurtenances be longing ther vnto in said salsbery unto my daughterr Hestur Sanders the wife of John Sanders during his life and thirtie pounds more and after his decease to Remain vnto hir Children of hir body by Equall portions

Itm I give and bequeth vnto sarah Cottell the wife of willm Cottl besid twenti pounds I formerly gave hir I give hir twenti pounds more and vnto hir two Children sarah Cottl and Ann Cotle tenn pounds a peece to be Improved by willm Cottl for ther benifit

Itm I giue vnto my Grand Children Isac Ring and Josep Ring tenn pounds a peece and vnto Elizabeth shropshere and hester Ring twentie pounds a peece

Itm I giue vnto Thomas whittyre for his Children ten pounds

Itm I giue vnto the Church of newbre twenti shilings

Itm I giue vnto Richard whittyr my sisters sonn tenn pounds and vnto his sonn John whityr five pounds

Itm I giue vnto John Rofe my brothrs sonn tenn pounds and vnto his two daughtrs marie and Rebeca Rofe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto benjamn Rofs sonn John Roffe tenn pounds and his sonn benjimin Roffe five pounds to be Improved for ther benifit

Itm I give vnto Ann Gardner the wife of Richard gardner five pounds

Item I give vnto honore dole the wife of Richard dole my **

Item I giue vnto Richard dols six Children fortie shillings and ..**

Item I giue vnto heneri lesenby Richard dols servant ten shillings

Item I giue vnto mari Kinrick tenn shillings and a plater of pewter

Likwis I do ordain and apoint my louing Kindsman Richard dole to be my Executur discharg and pay all the former ligacies and debts and Charg that may a Rise for my funerall or otherwise

and I defir my three frends Henri short willm moody and Richard Knight to be my ouer seers to see this my will is that all the legacies should be paid within a yere and a half after my decease

signed & seled in the presents of

Richard Knight the mark

Cornelius Connor of John R Roffe (SEAL)

Hen : Short

the mark of W-M william moodye)

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John Rolfe, of Wiltshire & Newbury's Timeline

1589
April 24, 1589
White Parish, Wiltshire, England
1614
September 18, 1614
White Parish, Wiltshire, England
1616
April 2, 1616
Probably Melchett Park, Wiltshire, England, (Present UK)
1616
1618
1618
White Parish, Wilts., England
1620
1620
Whiteparish, Wiltshire, ENGLAND
1620
White Parish, Wilshire, England
1622
1622
White Parish, Wilts., England
1622
White Parish, Wilshire, England
1634
March 16, 1634
Whitesparrish, Wiltshire, Eng