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Moses Ventrus

Also Known As: "Ventris", "Venterus", "Ventres", "Venetroos"
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Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Death: Died in Farmington, Hartford, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Ventrus and Sarah (Gray Abraham) Ventres
Husband of Grace Ventrus
Father of Sarah Brunson and Grace Blakeslee
Brother of William Ventres and Elizabeth Graves
Half brother of Priscilla Markham; Sarah Deming and Mary Dow

Managed by: Jennifer Rae Mieirs
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About Moses Ventrus

Moses Ventris, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:370.

VENTRIS, VENTERUS or VENETROOS, MOSES, Farmington, freem. 1651, m. 14 Jan. 1647, Mary Graves [SIC: Grace unknown], d. perhaps of Thomas, perhaps of George, had Sarah, b. a. 1649; and Grace, a. 1652, both bapt. July 1653; Moses, bapt. 18 Feb. 1655; and Mary, 21 Feb. 1657; and he d. a. 1697, his inv. being of 12 Apr. in that yr. tho. his will is of 1693. Sarah m. John Brownson; Grace m. Samuel Blakesley; and Moses and Mary d. unm.

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Probate Records, Vol., VI, 1695-1700. Page 10-11.

Ventrus, Moses sen., Farmington. Invt. £17-15-00. Taken 12 April, 1697, by John Hart & Daniel Andrews sen. Will dated 15 June, 1693.

The last Will & Testament of Moses Ventrus sen. of Farmington: I having now for a long time been weake and infirm, and my only son and youngest daughter having taken special Care of me, I acknowledge the Goodness of God therein and think it my duty and in some measure to requite them according to my ability. Imprimis: I give to my daughter Sarah, the wife of John Brunson, a feather pillow & a pewter salt Celler, she having formerly received her portion. Item. I give to my daughter Grace, the wife of John Blakeley, a feather pillow, a little pewter dish and a little pewter Cup; & further I oblige my Executor, within one year after my decease, to pay her 20 Shillings and a Bible, she having already received her portion. Item. I give to my daughter Mary Ventrus my Bed and Bedding on which I used to lye, and one Cotton Pillow Beere, and 1-2 of all the Linen in the House, with 1-2 of the Bedds & Bedding not before mentioned, with all my Household Goods which is truly mine, except what is before or shall be hereafter mentioned in this Will, Item. I give to my son Moses Ventrus all my Right & Title and all the Neat (Catle), Sheep & Swine that is or was to be mine, with Household Goods, he paying the Legacies aforesd. I appoint him my Executor, and desire Samuel Hooker Jr. and John Wadsworth Overseers.

Witness: William Wadsworth, moses X ventrus sen. Nathaniel Wadsworth, John Wadsworth.

Court Record, Page 149 (Vol. IV) - 12 April, 1697: Will proven.[2]


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Moses Ventrus's Timeline

1625
1625
Braintree, Essex, England
1652
July 19, 1652
Age 27
Farmington, Connecticut Colony
1653
July 29, 1653
Age 28
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1655
February 18, 1655
Age 30
February 18, 1655
Age 30
February 18, 1655
Age 30
February 18, 1655
Age 30
February 18, 1655
Age 30
Braintree, Essex, England
February 18, 1655
Age 30
Braintree, Essex, England