Edmond Hawes of Yarmouth, Massachusetts; An Emigrant to America in 1635, His Ancestors, Including the Allied Families of Brome, Colles, Greswold, Porter, Rody, Shirley and Whitfield and Some of His Descendants


This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... standing ye Petitioner dwelling more than twenty miles from ye place of setting of sd Court, he came there a few minutes after said Court was adjourned as aforsd, but too late and inasmuch as the Supr. Court sets in sd County but once in a year. Your Petitioner is like to be much exposed by the creditors demands before he can at ye Supr. Court obtain Licence to sell sd land apprised at no more than one hundred and eighty three pounds old Tennor, wherefore ye Petitioner prays that this Honble. Court will be pleased to Grant his Licence to sell sd. land for the purpose aforesd and your petitioner as in duty bound shall ever pray. John Hawes."" He resided in West Signature of John Hawes to petition, 1749. Chatham, his house being S. of the main road a little E. of where the road to East Harwich branches off. His homestead land extended easterly to a point about opposite the road that runs northerly to the old burying ground, where it met the land of Samuel Taylor. It stretched southerly to the "Cove" (sometimes called Cockle Cove), and included certain islands of salt meadow, called "flats," in the Cove. In 1766 he had also owned land in common with James Ryder near Ebenezer Paine's in the northern part of the town. June 10, 1779, letters of administration on his estate were granted to his son John.6 The inventory was taken June 24, 1779, by James Covell, Barnabas Eldredge and Sylvanus Harding. It amounted to 1094 pound and 10 shillings paper, including 639 pounds for the homestead farm and buildings. The assets also included real estate in partnership with his son John (the homestead farm and buildings), a woodlot in Harwich and three parcels of meadow in Chatham. The inventory was allowed Sept. 9, 1779." The administrator's account, dated Dec. 21, 1780, states th...


James William Hawes
Paperback | 82 pages
189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
Publication date
15 Jan 2012
General Books
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white

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