Mary Cudworth (Howland) (1637 - 1684) MP

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Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, USA
Death: Died in Scituate, Plymouth, MA, USA
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Mary Cudworth (Howland)

Married 1665, a Quaker

James b. 5-3-1635 in Scituate

                             m .1665 Mary Howland, a Quaker, d. 1699
                             d. prior 1697
                             3rd. Generation
                             James          b. 2-13-1665, m. 1694 Elizabeth Hatch, died in Freetown
                             Mary           b. 3-4-1667, unmarried, died ca 1699
                             Sarah           b. 4-13 1669, unmarried, died ca 1699
                             James          b. 1670, Capt., deceased Freetown 1729
                             Joanna        b. 8-8-1671, m. Zachary Coleman, 12-26-1696
                             Elizabeth     b. 3-4-1672, m. James Tripp 12-12-1702, Portsmouth, R.I.
                             John            b. 5-2-1674, m. 1-21-1702 Margaret Hatch
                             Abigail        b. 3-7-1680, m. Ebenezer Tripp




(Needs to be edited, copied from PDF)

The following is a correct copy from the P. C- R. of THE WILL OF HENRY HOWLATCD. Hennery Howland being week of body, yet a good and perfect memory makes and ordains this to be his last will and Testament as followeth: Imprimis. I give and bequeath all my housing, both dwelling house borne with all my lands both vpland and meddow land now lying and being within the Township of Duxburrow unto my sonne Joseph Howland only daring my wife's life she shall have and injoy the new Room to herself for her owne self s I give and bequeath to my son John Howland five oxen and two heifers and one horse with all the trappings belonging there to as also abed with things belonging there to as also my fowling piece. 3 My will is that my son Joseph Howland out of the fore mentioned houses & lands & cattle shall pay or cause to be paid unto my son Zoeth Howland 20 pounds that is to say 5 pounds by the year till the 20 pounds be paid; as alsoe twelve pence apiece to all his brothers and sisters and their children sviving. 4 Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah two heifers and two sheep and one mare now running at Apponogansctt; as alsoe one bed and bedding there onto belonging 5 Item I give unto my son John one muskctt •Bassettwas a Quaker. He did not come to Dartmouth to live, but settled in Bridsewater. Henry owned property in the latter place, and it may be that be and Bassett made a trade of real estate, Henry desirinc to set as far from Boston and Plymouth as possible, as be was outspoken and fearless. 6$ TIIIC UOWI-ANDH OK AMBUICA. 6 Item I give unto my Kli/ahcth one rmv 7 Item I give my old mure now running at AppnnnginirtiiU untn my son Samuel 1 lowland.* N Item I give Ul,,n my son Joseph I lowland ten neres of meadow land now 'ving nml being nt n plnrc commonly known by the name of the (lurnclts None Marsh Q I give ami bequeath untn my iltm^htcr Mary, to shilling* tn tic paid out of my oHlatc ns yet undisposed of 10 Koin I give nnto my daughter Abigail to shillings tn lie paid by my mm Joseph who in to nell n barrel of syder and to pay it out of that 11 I give mito my two son* John and Samuel hoth of them a barrel of syder 12 Lastly I give and hcipienth unto my loving wife nil the rent of my estate hulh movable* ami chattels that thin is my laHt Will and Testament I here unto sett my hand and scale thin 2.Sth day of Nov 1(170 Signed and Mealed in the presence of SAMUKL NASII IlKNERY HOWLAND and JOHN SPRACUK A [Seal] 'I*hc above written last Will and Testament of llencry I lowland deccHcd was cx-hihited to the court holdcn at Plymouth the 8th of March Anne dom one thousand six hundred and seventy one on the oaths of Samuel Nosh and John Sprague lienry married Mary Newland. Where and when she was born does not appear.f She probably passed her last days with her son Joseph »n the old homestead. In the P. C. R. is the following WILL OF MARY HOWLAND. Mary Howland sometime* the wife of I Icnnery Ilowland now deceased she being now feeble of body but of perfect memory maketh and nrdaincth this lo be her last Will and Testament * £ *■ p. 1. I give unto my daughter Abigail Young CK> — 01 — 00 2. I give unto my son Zoith Howbnd 00 — 01 — 00 3. T give unto my son John Ilowland my house at Apponcgansett. 4. I give unto my daughter Mary Cudworth 00 — 01 — 00 5. I give unto my son Samuel Ilowland 00 — 01—ox?

  • This"old mare" may be the animal which brought the indebtedness of the colony, in 1655, to ** Henery Howland for honi hicr • . . j£o6: 00 s: 00 d."

f I think Mary wai 0 ulster of William Ncwtanu, who came to Sandwich from Lynn in 1637, wan a freeman of the colony in 1641, representative in 1642-4, but Oct. 3, IU5»J, was disfranuiisrit for abetting Quakers. He m. May 19,164S, Rote Holloway, and had Mary, b. April 1*, 1649; John; and Mercy, who xr. tin Edwards, and had administration of the estate of her father, June 36, 1694. In 1644 he was " lycenscd to draw wine at Sandwich to psnns for their needc," and in 1645 he was "allowd to trayne the townesmen in Armcs." Hut he appears later to have joined the Friends, for in 1658 he and his two daughters were ordered before the„court " for abuscing Marshall Barlow " when attempting to search hi* house. JIKNKY IIOWIWANU. 69 6. I Rive untn my daughter Snrnli DenU, oo — 01 — oo 7. I give unto my clnuKlilcr Kli/nhctli Allin, 00 — 01—00 8. And liutly I give unttt my mm Joseph I Km land all my i-talc both movable ami chattels nnd that my son JnHcph I lowland pay Hie uhovt'suid twelve pt'nn* apiece unto his tirolhcrt* & sisters according to this gilt. That this in my last will I have hccunlosctt my hand and scale lite eighth day of the third month called May, 1674, Signed ami sealed in the presence of 11* The mark M of MAKY IMWI.ANI) AI.l.IN And 11 [Heal] JOHN SPKAliUK. John Spraguc attested lo this will this anlh of the 20ml month 1074 [(), S, | Before mee John Allin Ralph Allin tcHtifycd that thin wan the last will of Mnry llowlnnd deceased testator, to which hec wart n witness. April the Mth 1675. Iteforc J( )SIAII UTNSI.OW Covr. 85- HENRY and his wife Mary probably died at the old Dux-bury homestead; Henry 17, 1, iCji, and Mary 17, 6,1674. Children: 86. i. JOSKPH, b, —; d, 15. 6, 1692. 87. ii. ZoKlif, b. —; d. 31, I, 1676. 88. iii. JOHN, b. —-; d. —. Davis' Plymouth says this John in. Mary Walker, My belief is he never marricJ.* - 89. W. SAMUEL, b, —; d. 1716. V. SA.R/HI, b. —; <I. —; m. 16, if, 1672, Robert Dennis, of Portsmouth, K. I., "att the house of Joshua Goggcshall before the people of God." Her brother John signed as a witness to the marriage* vi. ELIZAIIKTM, b.—; d.—; m. Jdlcdiab Allen in 1601, He was probably a son of "Gcorg Allen, Scnicr, hurried at Sanawidg the 2«>nd of May 1648." Sandwich town records. vii. MARY, b. —; d.—; m. James Cudworth of Duxbury. viii. ABIGAIL, b, —; d. —; m. John Young, 2, Q, 167S. He was probably a son of John Young, who "

From a Book titled The Howard Family etc by Franklyn Howard 1885 which I have a PDF copy of

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Mary Cudworth's Timeline

July 23, 1637
Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, USA
June 3, 1665
Age 27
Plymouth, MA, USA
Age 27
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
March 14, 1667
Age 29
April 13, 1669
Age 31
August 8, 1671
Age 34
May 2, 1674
Age 36
Scituate, Plymouth, MA
January 9, 1677
Age 39
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Plymouth Colony (Massachusetts)
March 4, 1677
Age 39
Portsmouth, Newport, RI
June 17, 1684
Age 46
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, USA