Mary Hoskins (Gillett) (1668 - 1729)

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Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
Death: Died in Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
Managed by: Linda Kathleen Thompson, (c)
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About Mary Hoskins (Gillett)

Early Connecticut Probate Records: Hartford district, 1729-1750, Volume 3 Author-Charles William Manwaring

PublisherR.S. Peck, 1906 pg. 68 Page 24-5.

Hoskins, Robert, Sen., Simsbury. Died 8 November, 1729. Invt . £510-00-00. Taken 20 November, 1729, by Nathaniel Holcomb, Joseph Case and James Hilyer. Will dated 16 April, 1728.

The last will and testament of Robert Hoskins of Simsbury, in the County of Hartford: I give to my wife, Mary, 1-3 part of my moveable estate. I give her 3 acres of meadow land in the south end of my meadow, called Owen's meadow, to her forever. I give her the 1-2 of my house and house lott and orchard and barn, and the priviledge of 1-2 of the cellar during her natural life. Also, I give her 1-3 part of all my real estate or lands which I have not disposed of by deed, to be and remain to her during her natural life. I give to my eldest son Robert Hoskins, besides what I have already given him by deed of gift or otherwise, a tract of marsh land on the east side of the mountain which I bought of Mr. John Moore of Windsor. I give to my son John Hoskins, besides what I have heretofore given him by deed of gift or otherwise, the 1-2 of my lott in the lower meadow which I had of my father, being in the whole 20 acres. I give to my son Joseph Hoskins, besides what I have already given him by deed of gift or otherwise, all my meadow called Owen's meadow, excepting three acres which I have given to my wife. I also give him the home lott adjoining on the sd. meadow, on which he hath built a barn, and to extend northward as far as the cross fence now standing between the old orchard and the young orchard. Also, I give him 1-2 of a field of improveable lands between Owen's Brook and Bissell's Brook on the Plaine. Also, I give him the 1-2 of my 30O-acre grant or division that lyeth between my house and John Case's. I give to my son Daniel Hoskins, besides what I have given him by deed of gift or otherwise, the 1-2 of my lott in the lower meadow. Also, I give my son Daniel a piece of land of about an acre lying within the meadow fence, to the brow of the hill as the fence now standeth, being a young orchard. Also, I give him 1-2 of a field of improved land of 12 acres lying between Bissell's Brook and Owen's Brook. Also, I give him the 1-2 of my 30O-acre land or division. I also give him 12 acres on Owen's Brook, lying between his land which I gave him by deed of gift and land which I gave Joseph by deed of gift. I give to my daughter Mary, the wife of Joshua pg. 69 Holcomb decd., £40 in money besides what I have already given her. I give to my daughter Thankfull, now the wife of Benajah Humphris, £40 as money besides what I have already given her. All other rights, titles, reversions and remainders not heretofore mentioned I give and bequeath to my six children, Robert, John, Joseph, Daniel, Mary and Thankfull, in equal shares. I appoint my wife Mary Hoskins and Joseph Hoskins, my third son, to be executors. Witness: William Buell, Robert Hoskins Joell Gillett, Samuel Higley. Court Record, Page 9—6 January, 1729-30: Will proven.

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Mary Hoskins (Gillett)'s Timeline

1668
August 12, 1668
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1686
October 27, 1686
Age 18
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
November 7, 1686
Age 18
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1689
September 3, 1689
Age 21
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
1690
January 19, 1690
Age 21
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1692
July 20, 1692
Age 23
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
1695
August 13, 1695
Age 27
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
1698
October 8, 1698
Age 30
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
1704
February 12, 1704
Age 35
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA
1729
November 8, 1729
Age 61
Simsbury, Hartford, CT, USA