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John Talcott

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Braintree, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of The Worshipful John Talcott and Dorothy Alice Talcott (Wells)
Husband of Anne Skinner and Anne Wall (Skinner)
Father of Sarah Talcott; John Talcott; Mary Eggleston (Talcott); Sarah Wadsworth (Talcott); Rachel Steele (Talcott) and 3 others
Brother of Robert Talcott; Miss Talcott and Margarita Talcott
Half brother of Grace Death (Talcott); Joanna Talcott; Thomas Talcott; Maria Talcott and Eme Talcott

Managed by: Eric Charles Shotwell
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About John Talcott

Alternate Data at time of merge on 11/23/09

  • Birth Date(s): 10/4/1562
  • Birth Location: Colchester, Essex, England

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Originally of Warwickshire, England. Arms and pedigree registered in the Visitations of Essex Co. in 1558 and 1634. Motto: Virtus Sola Nobilitas .

John (1), a descendant of this family living in Colchester, Essex Co., prior to 1558, at his death about 1 Nov. 1606, bequeathed real estate and personal property to his children and grandchildren. He was twice married - 1st wife _____ Wells.

John (2), eldest son by first wife, settled in Braintree, England, about 14 miles from Colchester, and died there about 1604, leaving a family of minor children, the eldest of whom was John (3), the immigrant to New England. The wife of John (2) was Anne Skinner - daughter of William. Their children were John (3), Rachel, Anne, Mary, Grace and Sarah.

Rachel became the wife of John Steele, who was born in Essex Co., and with him came to America in 1631, from Braintree. (NEB genealogy)

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John TALCOTT [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1562 in Colchester, Essex, England. He died Oct 1604 in Braintree, Essex, England. John married Anne SKINNER on 1592 in Braintree, Essex, England.

Anne SKINNER [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1572 in Braintree, Essex, England. She died May 1637 in Felstead, Essex, England. Anne married John TALCOTT on 1592 in Braintree, Essex, England.

Other marriages:

  • WALL, Moses

They had the following children:

  • 1. M i John TALCOTT was born 1593 and died Mar 1660.
  • 2. F ii Anne TALCOTT 1 was born 1595 in Braintree, Essex, England.
  • 3. F iii Mary TALCOTT 1 was born 1597 in Braintree, Essex, England.
  • 4. F iv Grace TALCOTT 1 was born 1599 in Braintree, Essex, England.
  • 5. F v Rachel TALCOTT was born 1601 and died 24 Oct 1653.
  • 6. F vi Sarah TALCOTT was born 1603 and died 1643.

Sources:

1. Jacobus, Donald Lines, Hale, House and Related Families: Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978.), p. 747, Family History Library, 929.273 H135j 1978.

2. Morris, David Davis, A History of the Morris Family, East Lansing, Michigan: D. Morris, 1974., p. 4.

3. Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995-), 3:1796, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 A549.

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Son of John Talcott by his 2nd wife Marie Pullen. Notes in the Talcott genealogy say he moved to Madrid, Spain. There was also a son by his first wife, ______ Wells, who was named John.

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WILL.

The Will and Testament of John Talcot, of Braintree, Essex County, England, who died in 1604. He was the Father of John Talcott who emigrated to America in 1632. This Will was copied from the Register of the Prerogative"Court of Canterbury in 1849, at the request of S. V. Talcott.

In The Name Of God, Amen. Anno Domini 1604, Annoq domin nostri Jacobi dei gra Anglie Franc et llibine Ilege fidei defensor &C. secundo et Scotie tricessimo septimo. I, John Tailecot, of Braintree, in the countie of Essex, England, being at this time sick in bodie but of good, sounde and perfect memorie, sence and minde I thanck and praise Almightie God for it, well weighing the incertaine and fraile estate of this mortall and miserable life, doe hereby and herein ordeyne and make my pute testament and last will in manner and form following, that is to say :

Inprimis. I doe commend and comit my Soule into the handes and tuiton of th' almightie god, my creator and redemer, and my bodie to be buried in Xtian buriall where it shall please almightie god to take my life from me, by and at the discrecon of my Executrix hereafter named. It-m. I doe give unto the poore people of the Parish of Brainetrye twentie shillinges of lawfull money of England, to be paide to and amongst them withine one moneth iiexte after my decease by my Executrix hereafter named. Item. l will devise and bequeath all that my messuage or tenement wherein I nowe dwell, with yards, gardens and appurtenn'cs to the same belonging as they nowe are in my occupacon set and being in Branetry aforesaide unto Anne, my wife, for and during the whole term of her natural life, and from and after the decease of the saide Anne, my said wief, I will, devise and bequeath all that my aforemenc'oned messuage or tenement with the yardes and gardens and other appurten'nce thereunto belonginge as they now are in my tenure or occupac'on unto John Tailcot, my sonne, and to his heires of his bodie, lawfullie to be begotten, forever, and for want of such issue to remaine to the righte and next heire of me, the saide John Tailcot first named for ever. Item. I will and devise all that my tenement with the yardes and appurtenances thereunto belonging in Brainetrie aforesaide, as the same are now in the tenure or occupac'on of one Barnabe Bottell, Taylor, or of his assignes unto my saide wief and to her assignes for and during the full terme of twentie yeares, from the daie of my death, and from thence nexte to come and fully then to end and from upon and after the determinacon of the same terme of twentie yeares, I doe devise, give and bequeath all my saide tenement with the saide yards, gardens and appurtennc's to the saide tenement belonging as they nowe are in the tenure or occupa'con of the saide Barnabe Bottell or of his assigns unto Rachell Tailcot, my daughter, and to the heires of her bodie, lawfully to be begotten, for ever. And for wante of such issue to and amongest all the residue of my daughters that shall happen to survive the saide Rachell and to their heires of their bodies, lawfully to be begotten, for ever. And for wante of such yssue to John Taylcot, my sonne, and to his heires of his bodie for ever. And for want of such issue to revert to the right next heires of me, the saide John Tailcot, for ever. Item. I doe give unto John Taylcot, my sonne, and to Anne Tailcot, Marie Tallcot, Grace Tailecot and Sara Tailecot, my daughters, to every of them fortie poundes apeece of lawfull money of England, to be paide to them seaverally at their seaverall accomplishments of their seaverall ages of one and twentie years, if they shall soe longe fortune to live, and in case an}■ of them should fortune to die before the receipt of their saide legacie of fortie poundes, that then I will devise and bequeath the porc'on of him, her or them soe dyeinge, of fortie poundes to and amongest all the residue of my daughters whatsoever which shall fortune to survive, to be paide and apporc'oned and devided amongest them at their severall ages of one and twentie years. Item. I doe give unto John Tailcot, my saide sonne, my best bedstedle standing in my parlor, next my hall, with my best feather bed, lienge uppon the same, my best rug and my best flock bed, my best vallaunce and hangings to the same, my best coverlet, my best feather boulster, my best flock boulster, a paire of my best blankets, a pair of my sheetes, two of my qiest pllowes, with pillowe beers to the same, my booke of Martirs and my booke intituled by the name of Mr. Roger's booke, to be delivered unto him by the executors, administrators or assigns of Anne, my saide wife, within one moneth next after her decease, and she during her life to have the necessary using thereof without altering the propertie other then is hereby intended.

Item. I doe in like manner give and bequeath my ioyned table with the frame and bench hordes, and six ioyned stooles in the saide parlor, and all the wainscot, seelinges, settles, glasses and windowes and hangings now fixed, used or imployed as propertie belonging to the house, and the Great chest in the saide parlor unto John, my saide Sonne, to be delivered to him by the executors, administrators or assigns of tbe saide Anne, my saide wife, within one moneth nexte after the decease of the saide Anne, my saide wief, and she to have the necessary use of them during her life, nott altering the propertie of them or anie of them.

Item. I doe give unto every of my children one brasse pot apeece of the waight of sixtene poundes, two kettles apeece, th' one of every of them to conteine in measure five gallons, thy' other of them to conteine in measure twelve gallons, twelve pewter dishes apeece, of thre seaverall sortible sizes, conteyning every twelve dishes, five and twentie pounds waight or above, to be delivered unto them seaverallye at their seaverall ages of xxith yeares or to soe manie of them as shall live to attaine to that age, by my executrix hereinafter named.

Item. I doe give unto Anne Tailcot, my daughter, all that my standing bedstedle standing in my chamber in my hall, furnished as it now standeth, that is to saie, having a feather bed, a flock bed, a feather bolster, a paire of blanckets, a coverlet, two pillowes, two pillowe beeres and a pare of sheetes now used uppon the same, to be delivered unto the saide Anne Tailcot, my saide daughter, at such time as she, the saide Anne, shall accomplish the full age of xxith yeres, by my executrix hereafter named.

Item. I doe give and bequeath unto Marie Tailcot, my daughter, my standing bedsteddle standing in my bedchamber

over my kitchen, where I now dwell, and the bedding and furniture as it now standeth, having a feather bed and other appurtenn'cs and alsoe a paire of sheetes and a pillowe here to be delivered unto her at the accomplishmente of her age of xxith yeres by my executrix hereafter named.

Item. I doe give unto Grace Tailcot, my daughter, one bedsteddle with a flock bed and all things thereunto appertayning to be delivered to her at her age of xxi". yeres, by my executrix or her assigns.

Item. I doe give unto my daughter my chest standing in my hall chamber, to be delivered unto her at the age of xxith yeres.

Item. I doe give unto Elizabethe Ingram, my mayde servant, x s. of lawfull money of England.

Item. I doe give unto William Mullings and Thomas Clarke, to either of them xx s. of lawfull money of England, upon this condic'on, that either of them doe serve their app'nteshodes with my wief after my decease, and to be paide to him or either of them at the determyna'con of their appn'tishode and not otherwise, than uppon their seaverall servinge of their appn'tishodes with my wife.

Item. I doe give unto every of my children three of my silver spoones, to be delivered unto them seaverallie as they shall come to and accomplish their seaverall ages xxith yeres if they shall so long live. All the residue of my goodes, chatties, cattell, money, plate, debts, household stuf, implem'8 of household moveables and immoveables whatsoever nott being hereinbefore bequeathed, my debts being paide, my Funerall expencs disbursed and these my legacies herein given and bequeathed being paide and p'formed, I whollie give and bequeath them unto Anne, my wife, and doe make her Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament, and I will that my wief uppon the probate of this will she, my saide wife, doe enter her owne bonde in the somme of thre hundred poundes to my Father in law, William Skinner, and Rob't Tailcot, for the p'formance of all and every my legacies herein given, by her to be performed according to the true meaning hereof. And that in case she shall fortune to marrie againe, that before her such marriage, shall enter into sufficient bonde in fower hundred poundes, with one sufficient suretie that my saide Father-in-Lawe, William Skinner, and Roberte Taii.cot, my brother, shall like of, to the same William Skinner and Roberte Tailcot, trnlie to p'forme all the legacies which on her parte are to be paide according to the true meaning of this mv last Will and Testament.

JOHN TAILCOT.

Witnesses,

Marke Mott,

Erasmus Sparhawke,

James Sparhawke.

Probatum fuit suprascriptu test urn apud London coram ventis viro domino Johanne Benuet milite et lejrum d'core Surragato etiam viri domini Johannis Gibson milite legumq d'coris Curie Prerogative, (-ant. Magri custodis Sine Oomissary lt'ime constituti vicessimo quarto die menss January Anno Domini uexta eursum et computa'conem ecc'lie Anglicane millimo Sexcentessimo quarto Juram' Moybis Wall, mariti Anne rel'ce dicti defuncti et Executrix in huroi tes'to noi'ate cui commissa fuit. . . Administraco honor iuriu et creditor eiusdem defuncti. De bene et fideler administrado eadem ad Saneta Dei Evangelice iuret.

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John Talcott's Timeline

1562
October 4, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England, (Present UK)
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
October 6, 1562
Colchester, Essex, England
1591
1591
Age 28
Braintree,,Essex,England