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Henry Burt

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: December 11, 1748 (85)
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Jonathan Dea. Burt and Elizabeth Burt
Husband of Elizabeth Burt and Deborah Burt
Father of Hannah Burt; Ebenezer Burt; Henry Burt, Jr.; Elizabeth Burt; Lieut Jonathan Burt and 7 others
Brother of Elizabeth Sikes; Jonathan Burt; Sarah Ruth Hitchcock; John Burt and Mercy Burt

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About Henry Burt

Documented Events in the Life of Henry Burt 1617 to 1662 , Springfield , Massachusets

Documented events in his life were: 1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 10 Jul 1617; Harberton, Devon, ENG 2. Legacy in father's will. 2. Parish Record; 28 Dec 1619; Dean Prior, Devon, ENG 2. Record of Marriage. 3. Emigrant Ancestor; Between 1638-1639. One source say that he may have come on the Ship James in 1635, but he isn't listed among the passengers. 4. Lawsuit; 13 Jan 1641/42; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. Henry Burt Complaines against Judith Gregory in an action of the Case for breach of Covenant in Molestinge him in his daughter Sara[h] Burt. Judith Gretory was 3 tymes caled by the Constable to answer the action abovesaid and she appeared not. 5. Town Office; 26 Sep 1644; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 6. By general vote of the town, Henry Smith, Thomas Cooper, Samuel Chapin, Richard Sikes, & Henry Burt were elected Selectmen with power "to order in all the prudential affaires of the Towne, to prevent anythnge they shall judge to be to the dammage of the Towne or to ordr anything they shall judge to be for the good of the Towne: and in these affaires they shall have power for a yeere space and that they, 5, or any three of them shall also be given full power and virtue, alsoe to here complaints, to Arbitrate controversies, to lay out High ways, to make Bridges, to repayr High wais ... to see to the Scouring of Ditches, and to the killing of wolves, and to training up of children in some good caling, or any other thing they shall judge to be to the profitt of the Towne. 6. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 14 Apr 1648; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. Henry Burt was sworne to be Freeman 7. Military Service; 7 Nov 1648; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. "Henry Burt was this day sworne Clarke of the Band" 8. Town Office; 29 May 1649; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. "Henry Burt was chosen Clark of the writts for this Towne. This day all the printed lawes were read: the whole Towne being present:" 9. Lawsuit; 29 Mar 1659; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. Henry Burt Plantiff contra James Bridgman defendant in an action of debt to the vallue of 27 19s 4d. 10. Credit; 16 Sep 1659; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 7. Henry Burt CR
Sept 16 1659
By Wm. Deines 00 02 00 11. Jury Duty; 7 Apr 1660; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. Served on the jury investigating the death by drowning of Ebenezer Herman, youngest child of John Herman who was found dead in the brook in Nathaneell Pritchard's yard. The death was ruled accidental. 12. Jury Duty; 25 Sep 1660; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. 13. Lawsuit; 14 May 1661; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. "Henry Burt Complaines against John Henryson for not paying of Three bushells of wheate according to promise for spinning and knitting of Stockens. To which John Henryson says that the debt which he owes Henry Burt is but 10s and this he ingaged 2 bushells of wheate towards it and noe more: and he hat paid Henry Burt in worke so that Henry Burt owes him 8x for worke: Henry Burt ownes owing him 8s which says he John Henryson was to have a shurt cloth for and John owning it is adjudged to take the shurt cloth: and for the other 10s John Henryson is adjudged to pay Henry Burt Two bushells ow wheate (7s) and Three shillings in a day and halfe worke." 14. Jury Duty; 24 Sep 1661; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. 15. Will; 30 Apr 1662; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. "Henry Burt of Springfeild who departed this life Aprill 30th 1662, not leavinge any will under his owne hand for the disposing of his leigh, estate yet for that he did by words express his mind therein before Ensigne Thomas Cooper and Jonathan Burt who by a writing under their hands presented the Same unto this Corte: a coppy whereof hereafter follows, the Widdow Burt before the Corte consenting thereunto The Corte allowed the same to stand as the Last will and testament of the said Henry Burt.
We Thomas Cooper and Jonathan Burt doe testify, That after Henry Burt now deceastl had disposed of part of his estate to his Son Nathaneell, the said Henry had Such expressions as these. vizt. that what estate he had then left should be at his wifes dispose as witness our hand This 29th of September 1662.
Thomas Cooper: Jonathan Burt
To the truth hereof in the mind of the said Henry Burt the said Ensigne Cooper & Jonathan Burt tooke thier oath in the presence of the Corte: 16. VR - Death; 30 Apr 1662; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 8. Burt, Henry "the Clark of ye Writtts", d. 30th of Apr. in ye evening and buried May 1, 1662 17. Inventory Taken; 11 Sep 1662; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 5. An Inventory of ye estate of Henry Burt of Springfield, deceased, taken Sept. 11, 1662. Also the Widow Burt before the Corte made oath that this is a true Inventory of her said deceased husband's estate.
A remnent of broadcloth œ1.00
One remnent of gray kersey 10s
One cloak 10s
One suit of clothes 1.00
One hat, 12s--chest--10s 1.02
One Jackett 5
A pound of hemp and flax œ0.12
Several other small things 1.00
Other particular things 10
The housing and land at ye town 45,00
Corn at ye town 1.00
5 pair of sheets 2.10
2 pillow cases 5
2 bed ticks, 20s--one bed, 20s 2.00
3 blankets and 1 rug 2.10
Pillows 1.00
Brass pan and kettles 5.00
One iron pott 12s--pewter 30s 2.02
A warming pan and frying pan 15
Wooden wear 40s, 3 bottles 5s 2.05
Books 10s--2 wheels 8s 18
1 smoothing iron 4s, a hatchell 8s 12
A branding, 3 bellows and clevis 09 72.15
3 Seves .04s
Sellers and fencing œ5.00
2 axes, 3 sithes, 1 beetle ring 1.00
Swine 4.10
2 oxen 14.00
3 cows 11 00
3 young cattle 5 00
15 acres of land 22.00
5 acres of land 7.10
18 acres corne 20.00
16 loads of hay 8.00
Yarn 7 lbs., bedclothes 8.00
One chest .05
Two guns 2.10
Taken by Geo Colton 108.19
" "Benj Cooley 72.15
Total 181.14
Debts. To Mr Pynchon 45.00
To John Drake 1.07
To Mr. Hab. Glover 17
Sam Maudford 16
John Stewart 15
Total 50.10

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Henry Burt's Timeline

1663
December 11, 1663
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1685
December 1, 1685
Age 21
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1690
November 16, 1690
Age 26
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1692
April 17, 1692
Age 28
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1693
January 4, 1693
Age 29
Springfield, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
1696
June 24, 1696
Age 32
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1698
December 16, 1698
Age 35
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
1701
May 14, 1701
Age 37
Springfield, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
May 14, 1701
Age 37
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States