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WILLIS Deacon John

Male Bef 1637 - Abt 1692  (~ 55 years)Deceased


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  • Name  WILLIS Deacon John  [1
    Prefix  Deacon 
    Born  Bef 1637  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1637  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Land Sale  1657  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    William Paybody 
    Occupation  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    deacon 
    • John was the first deacon in Bridgewater. He was also appointed to solemnize marriages and administer oaths to witnesses and others.
    Will  1692  [3
    • John's will was written in 1692 and proven in 1693. He mentioned the following children: John, Nathaniel, Joseph, Comfort, Benjamin, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Sarah. His son, Nathaniel, was named executor.

      John left a tract of land to his son, Joseph, 15 acres to Comfort, a house and land to John, a homestead to Nathaniel.
    Died  Abt 1692  [2
    Age  ~ 55 years 
    Person ID  I11767  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  23 Dec 2012 

    Family  HODGKINS Elizabeth,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Y  [2
    Children 
     1. WILLIS Nathaniel,   d. 29 Nov 1716, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. WILLIS John,   d. Abt 1712
     3. WILLIS Joseph,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. WILLIS Comfort,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. WILLIS Benjamin,   b. Abt 1657,   d. Abt 1696  Age: ~ 39 years
     6. WILLIS Hannah,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. WILLIS Elizabeth,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. WILLIS Sarah,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2012 
    Family ID  F10320  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1637 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - William Paybody - 1657 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - deacon - - Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 98, 181, 363. (Reliability: 3), 13 Nov 2011.

    2. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 363. (Reliability: 3), 12 Jan 2012.

    3. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 363-364. (Reliability: 3), 12 Jan 2012.