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James Hadlock, Sr

Birthplace: Raydon, Suffolk, England (United Kingdom)
Death: December 03, 1687 (70)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Hadlock and Mary (Draper) Hadlock
Husband of Damaris Hadlock and Rebecca Hadlock
Father of James H. Hadlock, Jr.; Hanna Hadlock; Sarah Simons; Mary B Worthen; John Hadlock and 1 other
Brother of Anne Hadlock; Sarah Hadlock; John Hadlock; Nathaniel Hadlock, Sr. ❣️; Marie Draper and 3 others

Occupation: Yeoman of Salem Village
Managed by: Tom Hutchinson
Last Updated:

About James Hadlock, Sr

Will of James Hadlock Sr.

     In the name of God, Amen: the 14 day of November 1678: I James Hadlock Senior of Salem in the county of Essex in New , , England, being sick in body but of perfect memory, thanks be to God, and calling to mind the uncertain estate of this transitory life; Do make constitute ordain and declare this my last will and testament in mannor and form following: 
     I give and commit my soul unto Almighty God, my Saviour and Redeemer in whom and by the merits of Jesus Christ I trust and believe assuredly to be saved: And my body to buried where my executor hereafter named shall appoint - And now for the settling of my temporal estate which God hath given Maine. 
     Item - I give and bequeath unto my son James Hadlock the land he formerly improved from a tree standing at the end of the stone wall upon a line to the round hole in the swamp westerly containing about 4 acres - as also my gray mair and my musket and sword. 
     Item - I give to my daughter, Mary an acre of land joining to James his land on the southward side and also 5 pounds. 
     Item - I give to my daughter Hannah 5 pounds. Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah 5 pounds, Item - I give to my daughter Rebecca 5 pounds. 
     Item - I give and bequeath to Rebecca my wife, my housing and land that is not above disposed of together with my goods, cattle and chattel which are not already bequeathed to enjoy and posses - until my son John comes of age, that is to say 21 years of age, that my son John shall enjoy and posses the one-half of the improved and one-half of the unimproved land, the house to remain to my wife during her natural life and at her decease the whole to redound to my son John: And my will is that two daughters, Hannah and Sarah shall receive one-half of their legacies to each fifty shilling within one year after my decease and the following year my daughter Mary to receive her whole legacie of 5 pounds and the following my two daughters - before expressed to receive the other parts of their legacies to each fifty shillings and my will is that my daughter Rebecca shall be paid her legacy when she comes to the age 18 years and my will is that my executrix and my executor shall see to the payment of the above said legacies. 
     Item - I constitute and ordain my wife and my son John my executrix and executor to this my last will and testament and whom as I have formerly sold to John Caume an acor of land, my will is that my son John shall give him a legal conveyance of the same when he comes of age. 
     I request and desire my loving friend Nathaniel Ingersol and Samuel Gibbs to be my overseers. 
                       (signed) Isral Porter 
                                   Nathaniel Ingersol 
                                   Samuel Gibbs 
                       The Mark of 
                       James Hadlock Sr. 


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James Hadlock, Sr's Timeline

May 15, 1617
Raydon, Suffolk, United Kingdom
September 2, 1654
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
July 1657
Salem, Essex, Massachussetts
September 16, 1659
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
March 2, 1661
Salem, Essex, Massachussetts
Salem, Essex County, MA
Salem, Essex, Massachussetts
December 3, 1687
Age 70
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States