Honor Newton

Female Abt 1561 - Bef 1637


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  • Name  Honor Newton 
    Born  Abt 1561  probably, Milverton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Will  19 Jul 1637  Dorchester, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "In the name of god Amen. The ninteenth day of July One thousand six hundred thirty and seaven I HONER ROCKWELL of Dorchester in the County of Dorset, widow, doe make this my Laste will and Teastament in manner and for me following: first and before all things I Bequeath my soule unto almighty god my Creator and body to the earth and Christian Buriall.

      Imprimeis I Give and bequeath unto Six of my Grandchildern the Sonnes and Daughters of my Son Richard Rockwell deceased, Thomas, Joseph, Nathaniell, Samuell, Deberath and Mary Twenty shilling apeece to be paid unto them and to Either of them when they shall come to the Age of one and twenty yeeres, with Condition they shall give my Executor a Recipt for every paiment.

      Item I give unto my Son Roger Rockwells Childern ten shillings apeece when they shall come to the Age of one and twenty yeeres. I give to all my grandchildern in new england, both sonnes and daughters of Richard Rockwell William Rockwell and John Rockwell, twelve pence apeece to be paide at the age of one and twenty yeares. Item I give unto my daughter Jane Farthing all my wearing apparell except my best whitle wch I give to Abigall Rockwell daughter of my Son Roger Rockwell. All the Rest of my goods not yet given nor bequeathed I Give unto my Son Roger Rockwell whome I make my whole and sole Executor to this my last will and testament.

      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written. Sealed and delivered in the presence of

      Henry Bridges
      Tho: Poole

      The Marke of Honer Rockwell

      Sealed with a signet ring bearing a device, apparently a swan. Probated London, Jan. 26, 1637-38 by oath of Roger Rockwell, executor. Endorsed: "Tempp. mortis suae de ffitsed in com. Somers. vide cert." (Death certificates were kept by executors and are therefore not at Somerset House.)..."
    Died  Bef 21 Aug 1637  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  21 Aug 1637  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Fitzhead Parish Church Records
    Notes 
    • Honor (NEWTON) ROCKWELL's will dated 19 July 1637, was proved 26 Jan 1637. There is a memorial bench and and American Oak in the Fitzhead churchyard that were dedicated by American descendants in 1985, in the 400th anniversary of their marriage. !Search ... 17:131
    Person ID  I17046  Bryant
    Last Modified  29 Nov 2002 

    Family  John Rockwell,   d. Bef 23 Feb 1637, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Jul 1585  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Fitzhead Parish Church Records
      John Rockwell and Honor Newton were married the 19th day of July Anno Dom 1585
    Children 
     1. Richard Rockwell,   b. Abt 1586, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Rockwell,   d. 10 May 1662, Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Rockwell,   d. May 1640, Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Roger Rockwell,   d. Dorchester, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jane Rockwell
    Family ID  F1249  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1561 - probably, Milverton, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jul 1585 - Fitzhead, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 19 Jul 1637 - Dorchester, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 21 Aug 1637 - Fitzhead, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Aug 1637 - Fitzhead, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
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