John Garland, of Hampton, NH

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John Garland

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pentworth, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Hampton, (Present Rockingham County), North Plantation (Present New Hampshire)
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter "the Mariner" Garland and Elizabeth Garland
Husband of Elizabeth Robie
Father of John Garland, Jr.; Jacob Garland and Peter Garland
Brother of Peter Garland, of Hampton, NH; George Garland; Amy Garland; David Garland; Jonathan Garland and 9 others

Occupation: Sailor of Garland Family owned fleet "Garland Privateers"later farmer.
Managed by: Christopher Garland
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About John Garland, of Hampton, NH

From The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660: A Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the Colonies, Towns, Churches, Courts and Other Contemporary Sources. Charles Henry Pope. C.H. Pope, 1908 - Maine - 252 pages. Page 76. "Garland"

John, Hampton, worked for Humphrey Wilson at his mill before 1655. [Mass. Arch. 38 B, 128.] Taxed in 1653.

He m. (1) Oct. 26, 1652, Elizabeth Chapman; m. (2) Elizabeth Chase, dau. of Thomas Philbrick and widow of Thomas Chase. Ch. John b. 11 (1) 1655, Jacob b. 20 (10) 1656, Peter b. Nov. 25, 1659.

He d. 4 (11) 1671. Will dated 15 Nov. 1671; "about fivety years"; beq. to wife Elizabeth and sons John, Jacob and Peter..

-------------------------------------- The will of John Garland of Hampton, 1671 Return to probate index The last will and teastiment of John Garland senior: aged about fivety yeares of Hampton in the countie of norfolke: in nue england Being made and signed: this 15th day of November 1671: In the name of Jesus christ who is Lord of quick and dead: who hath [taught] uss to doe the will of our Heavenly father And yet hath in his word Ratified the will of the teastatour when he is dead: I John Garland sick in body * * *

As for my outward Estate which god have [gratiously] given me As it is the will of god so my will Is that out of It [my debts] being first paide that then my wife and childreng: should live of [ye] Rest: I doe thearfore give and Bequeath unto Elizabeth my loving wife the north End of my dwelling House and lower Rome & the bed in the Rome & all: furniture to itt: and ten: pound a yeare to be payd as followeth & nesesary Housold stufe that shall be nedfull for a single woman & a Hors to be found Her by my Excectatour: & wood brought to Her dore fitt for the fire: so long ass she live in the House if she Remove from the House or marry then the wood & Hors & the House & five pound of the former ten to cease: she only to Have five pound a yeare paid to Her: and to the milke of a cow so Long as she live in the House: aforesd:

tt I give and bequith unto my son John: garland: my Dwelling House and barn & all my out Housing and all the land: a bout the House & the medow: all that I bought of phillip lewes: & 5 ackes: more or less of salt marsh lieng in the Littill oxe comon: which wase formerly Tho: chaces: and a mare colt: which I formerly gave him Likewise I give unto my son John garland: all my stock of cattell Horses & swine: And Impliments of Husbandry: that are about my House att Home: and all my Housolld stufe: & beding Excepting what shall be after mentioned: He paying: the former pay to His mother which is formerly mentioned untill: His brother Jacob garland & peter garland shall come to the age of twentie one yeares: and then that: pay to be Equeally: devided & thay all to pay there mother: one ass much ass the other:

tt I give unto my son: Jacob: garland & peter garland the [one ] Half: of that land that I bought of mr Seaborn cotten that is in the woods with the plows & Impliments of Husbandry that is theare: the land and them to be equally: devided between them: which is att the Hog pen plaine : thay to Have it [ass] thay come to the age of twentie one years: : ase also each [of] them a bed and the furneture to itt: when: that come to [ye age] of twentie one years: to be paid to them by my Excecteure

And I doe hearby apoint my deare and loving wife Elizabeth Garland: & my son John garland to be my lawfull Excetor & Excecetour: she untill: my son John come to the age of [one] and twentie yearse: and then: my son John garland to be my Excectetour to this my last will and teastiment and for the confermation Hearof I the above sd John garland Senior Have Hearunto put my Hand and seall the day and yeare above

The mark of John X garland [seal] Senior

Signed & sealed in the pressenes: Of uss Robard X page & & His mark Hen: Dow

[proved April 9, 1672.]

[Essex County, Mass., Probate Files; Norfolk County, Mass., Deeds, vol. 2, p. 249.]

[Inventory of the estate of John Garland of Hampton "late deceased upon the 4 day of Jenuary 1671," taken by Robert Page, James Philbrick, and Henry Dow Feb. 6, 1671; amount, £363.0.0.]

[Essex County, Mass., Probate Files.]

[Words in brackets are supplied from the recorded copy, Norfolk County, Mass., Deeds, vol. 2, p. 249.]


  • Garland genealogy the descendants (the northern branch) of Peter Garland, Mariner, admitted resident of Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay, in 1637. by James Gray Garland. Published 1897 by Watson's Illuminator Print in Biddeford, Me . Page 4-5. The children of Peter (d 1687) and his (unnamed) wife - their children who settled in the North: l. John b bef 1622 m 1) Elizabeth Chapman 2) Wid. Elizabeth Chase. ll. Peter b bef 1615 m Joan ___. Res Boston. lll. George (possibly).
  • Hampton, New Hampshire, Area Genealogy - Lane Memorial Library Rootsweb database
    • Noyes, Sybil; Libby, Charles Thornton; Davis, Walter Goodwin. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire Publication: (1939) Page: p. 254, #6
    • Vital Records of Hampton, New Hampshire, to the End of the Year 1900. Page: p. 555
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John Garland, of Hampton, NH's Timeline

1621
1621
Pentworth, Sussex, England
1655
March 11, 1655
Age 34
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
1656
December 20, 1656
Age 35
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
1659
September 25, 1659
Age 38
Hampton, (Present Rockingham County), North Plantation (Present New Hampshire)
1672
January 4, 1672
Age 51
Hampton, (Present Rockingham County), North Plantation (Present New Hampshire)
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