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Michael Bacon

Birthplace: Winston, Suffolk, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Bacon and Elizabeth Marstead Bacon
Husband of Alice Bacon
Father of Michael Bacon, III; Elizabeth Bacon; Daniel Bacon; John Bacon, I; Sarah Hubbard and 4 others
Brother of John Bacon; Joanna Bacon; Mary Bacon; Thomas Bacon; Sarah Yorke and 3 others

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About Michael Bacon

Michael Bacon emigrated to this country about 1630; his name appears as one of the signers of the Dedham Agreement in 1633. By tradition, he went back and sold his property in Winston, Suffolk, England, brought his wife and 4 children in 1640 from Ulster, Ireland, although they may have come via England.

Some records refer to him as Captain Michael Bacon indicating that he had obtained some military status in Massachusetts

Michael Bacon's will is dated 14 April 1648. In it he mentions sons Michael, Daniel & John, daughter Sarah and son-in-law, Thomas Bancroft. He signed with a mark (a circle). The estate inventory was taken 20 April 1649, totaling 54 pounds, 4 shillings.

A Michael Bacon married Mary Jobs, 31 August 1624, Dedham, Mass, per Clemens, American Marriages before 1699. Who was this Michael?

Will of Michael Bacon

14-2-1648. Vnto Michall Bacon my Eldest sonne one tipped pott (torn) silver spoones after my decease (and) my stuff coate and my stockings. Vnto Daniell Bacon, my second sonne, the best kowe & the best steere, that shall be mine at the time of my decease, pvided, said kowe or steere be let out vpon hyer at (torn) of my decease. At the end of the tearme of hyer they shall be deliured vnto said Daniell. In case of losse of said cattell, my executor shall make it good. Vnto sonne Daniell, my best Iron kettle, and three pewter dishes of middle sort in value; my own best (torn) Coate & my wives best Gowne. Vnot John Bacon my third son, my pcell of vpland comonly called the twelve Acre Lott, with all buildings &c thervpon; also that pcell of Meadow adjoyning, allso four Acres of Meadow Lying in ffowle Meadow in Dorchester; all woodlands & swamps granted me by the Town of Dedham, excepting that Swampe that Lye on the North (of) Charles Riuer. To sonne John, my best ffeather bedd, except one (torn) twoo pillowes & pillow bieres, one blancket, best couerlet, except one, one payer of (torn) fine ope seamed sheetes, my bigg (torn) pott & one trammell. Vnto Sarah Bacon, my dau. my Tenement therein I now dwell, with all the houses, lands &c there vnto belonging, also seauen acres of meadow in Broade Meadowe, & twoo Acres of my pcell of six acres in ffoule meadow, to be differentl devided from the other four Acres formerly in this my will given to my sonn John; also four Acres of Land vpon the great playne, lately purchased of Richard Ellice; allso that pcell of woodland I formerly purchased of Edward Culluer. If Sarah decease, without leauing issue, all Lands given her shall at the end of one year after her decease return to my twoo sonnes Daniell & John to be equally divided betwixt them. If Sarah leaue issue that shall not live to the age of 18 yeares, it shall returne as before said to my two sonnes. If her issue live to the age of 18, then my gift shall be of full force to them & their heires. to Sarah all my cattell not formerly disposed of; all my swine living or dead, my houshold stuffe not herein bequeathed, wth all instruments of husbandry my Cart wheeles with what doe belong to them, reserueing the Corne & debts due me, to the use of my executor. To Sarah my (orchard?) being on the Island playne. Vnto Thomas Bancroft my sonne in Law 20s to be payd within one yeare after my decease. John Bacon my sonne Executor vnto whom I giue all my gods not disposed of.
                                                               (sign) Michael o Bacon

Emigration: 1633 America

Baptism: 10 DEC 1579 Winston, Suffolk, England

Will: JUL 1853 printed in NEHGR

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Michael Bacon's Timeline

December 6, 1579
Winston, Suffolk, England
December 6, 1579
December 6, 1579
December 6, 1579
Winston, Suffolk, England
February 15, 1607
Age 27
Dedham, Norfolk, England
Age 28
Winston, Suffok, England
Age 29
Winston, Suffolk, , England
Age 31
Winston, Suffolk, England
Age 33
Winston, Suffolk, , England
April 1615
Age 35
Winston, Suffolk, , England