John Southwick

Male Abt 1620 - 1672


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  • Name  John Southwick 
    Born  Abt 1620  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Will  26 Oct 1672 
    • Oct. 26, 1672. THIS, God willing, doth declare that John Sowthick being upon my sick bed but in perfect memory doe leave this my last will and testament.

      First. I give and bequeath unto my son Samuel one half of my lands and one half of my barns.

      Second. I give unto my sons John and Isack all the rest of my lands and the other half of the barns equally divided, in case my father Burnet gives them the medoe he promised and lying in Williston Medoe, but if not then my son John shall have two thirds and Isaac but one third; but in case my father Burnit doe give them the medoe then my will is that both lands and medoe shall be equally divided between them except the seven acres I have given to my daughter Sarah and her heirs forever, provided that either of my three sons dy without issue it shall fall to the survivors, and if two of them dy without issue it shall fall to the survivors and his heirs forever.

      Third. I give unto my daughter Sarah, besides the seven acres of land before mentioned, one acre of meadow lying in Williston medoe and three pounds in Corn and Cattle.

      Fourth. I give to my daughter Mary, tenn pounds in Corn or Cattle and four acres of upland, beginning at the draw-barn and to the pond and soe to go towards the house.

      Fifth. I give to Elizabeth Giles, alias Tidd, 4 in cattle.

      Sixth. I do appoint my loving wife whole and sole executrix.

      Seventh. I intreat my true loving two brothers Josiah Sowthick and Daniel Sowthick to be my overseers to see this my will to be performed. My intent and meaning is that my two sons enjoy the estate when they come of age and this I leave as my last will and testament. In witness hereof I have set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

      JOHN SOWTHICK.

      John Pudue and Edward Grover gave oath in Court at Salem, 29, 9 mo., 1672, that the above written was declared by the said John Sowthick to be his last will and testament.
      HILLARD VEREN, Clerk.
    Died  26 Oct 1672  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I26832  Bryant
    Last Modified  4 Mar 2006 

    Father  Lawrence Southwick,   b. Abt 1595, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1660, Shelter Island, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Cassandra Burnell,   b. 1598 
    Married  25 Jan 1624  Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F1917  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1658 
    Married  Aft May 1642  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2301  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Hannah 
    Married  12 May 1668  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID  F2302  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Sarah Burnell,   b. Abt 1646 
    Married  03 Feb 1669  Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F2303  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1620 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aft May 1642 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 May 1668 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 Feb 1669 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1672 - Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S163] Caller-Ober, Southwick Gen., Caller, James M. and Mrs. M. A. Ober, (J.H. Choate & Co., Salem, MA, 1881), p.68.

    2. [S32] TAG, The American Genealogist, 73:30.

    3. [S163] Caller-Ober, Southwick Gen., Caller, James M. and Mrs. M. A. Ober, (J.H. Choate & Co., Salem, MA, 1881), p.71.

    4. [S14] Torrey, Editor: Torrey, Clarence Almon, (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985, Baltimore, MD, 1985 (reprint)), p.693.


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