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Edmund LITTLEFIELD

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  • Name Edmund LITTLEFIELD 
    Born Bef 27 Jun 1592  Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 Jun 1592  Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1661 
    Notes 
    • (1) Maine & New Hampshire Settlers, 1600s-1900s [database online], Genealogy.com, 2003:

      LITTLEFIELD . . .

      8 EDMUND, Wells, came 1st to Boston, likely with two oldest sons. W. Annis (Austin) ag. 38, six ch., and servants John Knight and Hugh Durdal foll. in the -Bevis- in May 1638 from Tichfield, co. Hants., where he was bap. 27 June 1592 and m. her 16 Oct. 1614. N. E. Reg. 67.343. At Exeter he signed the Combin. 5 June 1639, had two lots in the 1st div. of uplands, and remov. to Wells bef. 14 July 1643, when Thos. Gorges gr. him 100 a. adj. the mill and the neck of marsh bet. that and Webhannet River. There he had a saw and gristmill, and headed a large and promin. fam. The 1st yr. he was agent for R. Vines to give poss.; in Nov. 1645 Vines gr. to John Wadleigh and E. L. 200 a. on S. W. side of Ogunquit River, not intrenching on town of Wells. Tr. j. 1645, 1647; Gr. j. 1645, 1647; O. A. to Mass. 5 July 1653. Com. t. e. s. c. 1654 to death, except 1657. Authorized 1654 to sell wine and strong liq. to Inds. Selectm. 1654, 1657. Lists 373, 376a, 378, 261, 252, 263, 262, 264. Will 11 Dec. 1661; fam. compromise signed 17 Dec. by s. Francis sr., his mo., and bros. Thos. and Francis jr.; inv. 24 Dec. Wid. Annis's will 12 Dec. 1677, inv. 7 Mar. 1677-8. Ch., all but Mary bap. at Tichfield: Ann, bp. 11 Feb. 1615-6, bur. 2 Jan. 1616-7. Edward, bp. 17 Feb. 1617-8; bur. 13 June 1635. Francis, bp. 17 June 1619. Anthony, bp. 7 Oct. 1621. John, bp. 1 Nov. 1624. Elizabeth, bp. 22 July 1627, m. John Wakefield. Mary, m. Lt. John Barrett(2). Thomas, bp. 10 Aug. 1633. Anne (Hannah), bp. 10 Aug. 1633, m. Peter Cloyes(5). Francis, bp. 24 Mar. 1635-6.

      (2) Maine Wills 1640-1760 [database online], Genealogy.com, 2003:

      Court Records, B, 53.

      The last will & Testament of Edmund Littlefejld Decembr 11: 61:

      First I bequeath my soule to god Almighty, & I bequeath my body to the earth from whence I came/

      I bequeath vnto Francis Littlefejld my Elldest sun, & Anthony Littlefejld, & Elizabeth Wakefejld my daughter, all the whoole Tract of Land lijng of the North East side of Kenebunke with the Falls togeather with a Certen quantity of Marsh lijng vp In the woods, betweene Cape Porpus River, & Kenebunke, which is specifyd In two deeds, granted by Mr Geo: Cleeue Agent of Mr Rygby, which is now come into the Goverment of Mr Gorges, Proprietor of the Prouince of Mayne/ Which Land & Marsh shall bee ?qually devided amongst those three aboue specifyd/

      I giue vnto Francis Littlefejld Senjor 10s to bee pd out of my goods/

      I giue vnto Anthony Littlefejld all my weareing Cloaths/

      I giue vnto Elizabeth Wakefejld 5s to bee pd out of my goods/

      I giue vnto my 3 executors Namely Annas Littlefejld, My wife, & Thoms Littlefejld, & Fran: Littlefejld my youngest sun all my vpland & Marsh att home which is not disposd, & that which I bought of my sun Anthony, & alsoe yt which I bought of Mr Fletcher, togeather with ye Corne Mill & saw Mill, with all my houseing & goods, within doores & with out, togeather with all the stocke & Cattle both small and greate, which shall bee 'qually deuided amongst those 3 executors, onely the Yland that lyeth on the South side of Webbhannett River, If the sd Thos & Francis Littlefejld Junjor do both of them pay to Annas my wife foure bushs of Corne yearely for 7 yeares, then my wife shall haue nothing to do with Itt, otherwise if they do not pforme that yearely, then my wife shall haue pouer to lett it to others, & to expell them quitte out of it all/

      And likewise my sun Thoms & Fran: Littlefejld shall pay vnto my wife eight bushs of wheate yearely, for ye Corne Mill, if they will not yn my wife shall haue pouer to lett it to any other, & expell them out of it/ And my wife shall haue her third part of the Marsh, that lyeth on the South East side of Webbhannett River; And if soe bee yt Fran: Littlefejld & Thomas Littlefejld, & Fran: Littlefejld my youngest sun bee loueing & helpfull to yr mother my wife, then they shall haue all after her desease, otherwise if they bee not loueing & helpefull to her shee shall haue pouer to dispose of itt, wr shee thinkes good herselfe/

      I giue vnto my daughter Mary Barrett, and to my daughter Hannah Littlefejld fiueteene pounds a peece to bee pd with in 3 years, fiue pounds a peece yearely, till it bee payd/ I do giue vnto all my grandchildren fiue shillings a peece Wn they come at age/

      I give vnto my sun John Littlefejld Tenn pounds, to bee payd out of ye fourty pounds which hee is to pay for his purchase att Ogunquett/

      Alsoe the 3 executors, Namely Annas my wife, & Tho: & Fran: Littlefejld shall haue pouer to recover & receaue all debts/ And those 3 executors shall pay all debts dues & demands, & all portions Legacys & gyfts, which is here specifyd; My suns Tho: & Fran: Littlefejld Iunjor, is to Improue & till the ground, & thejre mother my wife shall haue the third part of the Corne/

      I giue vnto my wife 6 or 7 Acers of Marsh that lyeth at Ogunquet.

      I desire Mr Ezekell Knightt & Mr Jos: Bowles to bee my Feffees In trust If neede require, to see my will fullfilled/

      Testes/ Edmund Littlefejlds
      Ezekell Knights/
      Jos: Bowles/
      owne hand/

      Inventory returned at £588: 13: 4, by Ezekell Knights, Jos: Bowles and William Hamonds as appraisers, who were sworn 24th: 10th: 1661. Will recorded 16 July '62
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    Last Modified 29 May 2018 

    Family Annis AUSTIN,   b. Bef 1 Feb 1596, Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Oct 1614  Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas LITTLEFIELD,   b. Bef 10 Aug 1633, Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth LITTLEFIELD,   b. Bef 22 Jul 1627, Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Francis LITTLEFIELD,   b. Bef 17 Jun 1619, Tichfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 13:23:14 
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