William Holbrook

Male 1657 - 1714


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  • Name  William Holbrook 
    Born  20 Jan 1657  Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Nov 1714  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Born either 23 Jun 1657 or 20 Jan 1658. No children are mentioned in his will dated 15 Nov 1714. After providing for his wife, he names two children of his brother Cornelius, viz. Mehitable Corbett and Cornelious, making the latter his heirs.
      ! Savage

      William's will, dated 15 Nov 1714, proved 16 Dec following; gives his Negro man, Prince, to the testator's wife, for four years, but at the end of four years he is to be free. Negro maid, Moll, and some other chattels, "kine," etc., are to be sold and converted into money. In the inventory, Moll is valued at 35 pounds, about 86 silver dollars. Four years' service of Prince are valued at 20 pounds, about 50 dollars. He was wealthy, and having no children, he left most of his property to his nephew William, only son of his brother Cornelius.
      !The Vinton Memorial, John Adams Vinton, 1858.
    Person ID  I5919  Bryant
    Last Modified  17 May 2007 

    Father  William Holbrook, Captain,   b. Abt 06 Jun 1620, Glastonbury, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1699, Scituate, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Pitts,   b. 1622,   d. Bef 09 Sep 1696, Scituate, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1640  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F400  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Fairbanks,   b. 27 Jun 1664, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 April, 174 -, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Jan 1683  Sherborn, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID  F402  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1657 - Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1683 - Sherborn, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1714 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 3:71.

    2. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Mendon:474.

    3. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Sherborn: 141.


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