Mary Butterworth

Female Abt 1628 - 1714


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  • Name  Mary Butterworth  [1
    Born  Abt 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Will  28 Jan 1712/13  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In the Name of God Amen. The Twenty eighty day of January 1712/13 I Mary Mason of Rehoboth in the County of Bristol in ye Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, widow, being aged but in perfect mind & Memory Thanks be give to God therefore, Calling unto mind the Mortality of my Body & Knowing it is Appointed for all men Once to Dye Do make and ordaine this my last will & Testament; that is to say Principally and first of all I give & Recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it And my body I Recommend to be buried in Decent and Christian Buriall at the Decresion of my Executor hereafter mentioned Nothing Doubting but at the Resurrection I shall Receive the same againe by the Mighty power of God And as Touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life I give and Dispose of the same in manner following After my Just Debts & ffunerall Charges be payed.

      Imps's. I give & bequeath to my beloved son in Law Ephraim Wheaton and my Daughter Mary Wheaton his wife All my goods & Cattle which are at his or their house where I now Dwell, Together with all my Rents & Dues: Due to me from my sone Pelatia Mason; to them the said Ephraim & Mary Wheaton, their heirs and assigns forever.

      I give unto my daughter Sarah five shillings & I give & bequeath unto my Grand Children the Daughters of my Daughter Bethyah wood Deceased on shilling each of them ---

      I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Thankfull Bowen the sum of five shillings: the Reason why i Give no more unto my said Daughters (viz. Sarah, Bethiah & Thankfull) is I have allready given them a portion according to my ability at the time of their Marriage. ---

      And all the Rest of my estate Remaining (after all Charges aforesaid are defreyed) in the hands of my two sons Palatiah Mason and Benj: Mason and eight pounds due to me from the estate of my Son Noah Mason deceased & six pounds from my son Paletiah Mason I commit unto the law & ordering of my two sons viz Samuel Mason and Joseph Mason for the support of my son Samson Mason as he may stand in need & want and as they in their Discresion shall find proper as the sd estate may hold out for his Supply: And I ordain Constitute & Make my Beloved son in Law Ephraim Wheaton my Executor of this my Last will and Testament & I do hereby utterly Disallow Revoke and Disalull all & every other former Testaments wills Executors by me in any way before made; Rattifying & confirming this to be my last will & Testament in witness whereof I have herunto set my hand and Seal the day & year above written.

      Mary Mason

      Signed, sealed & delivered in the presence of
      Samuel Bullock
      John Wheaton
      Samuel Whitaker.

      Probated December 6, 1714.

      Inventory taken October 1714 In Rehoboth.
    Died  29 Aug 1714  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Widow Mary Mason, wife of Sampson Mason, Senr., died August 29, 1714.
    Notes 
    • 5 of 6th mo. 1669 - Mary the wife of Sampson Mason propounded for admission and was approved of; if no objection be brought against her by this day mo: [4]
    Person ID  I50762  Bryant
    Last Modified  19 Jul 2004 

    Father  Henry Butterworth,   b. Abt 1598, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1640/41, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Longbottom,   b. Abt 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1686/87, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1622  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F2900  Group Sheet

    Family  Sampson Mason,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1676, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  09 Mar 1651  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Noah Mason,   d. 02 Mar 1699/0, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sampson Mason, Jr.,   b. Abt 1654, probably, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Mason,   b. Abt 1656, probably, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1743/44, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Mason,   b. Abt 1657, probably, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1683, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Mason,   b. 15 Feb 1657/58, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Mason,   b. 07 Feb 1659/60, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James Mason,   b. 30 Oct 1661, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Joseph Mason,   b. 06 Mar 1662/63, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1748, Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Bethiah Mason,   b. 15 Oct 1665, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Isaac Mason,   b. 15 Jul 1667, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1741/42, Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Peletiah Mason,   b. 01 Apr 1669, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1763, Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Benjamin Mason,   b. 20 Oct 1670, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Thankful Mason,   b. 27 Oct 1672, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F3459  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1628 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Mar 1651 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 28 Jan 1712/13 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1714 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S141] IGI, LDS.

    2. [S366] Hannah (Haile) Mower, Mower, Lyman & Karen Hoiriis Mower, (Compilers, Durham, New Hampshire, 1997), p. 86.

    3. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 18:247.

    4. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 139:30.

    5. [S366] Hannah (Haile) Mower, Mower, Lyman & Karen Hoiriis Mower, (Compilers, Durham, New Hampshire, 1997), p. 85.


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