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Jacob GRAY

Male - 1712


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  • Name Jacob GRAY 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Mar 1712  Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 12 Mar 1715  Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Jacobus, Donald Lines, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Two Volumes in Three [Reprint], Vol. I, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1991, pp. 233-234:

      Gray, Jacob, s. of Henry.

      Having a legacy from gr. father William Frost, he bound himself 17 Nov. 1662 not to sell without consent of uncle Daniel Frost and Cornelius Hull.

      Married (1) Joanna Smith, bapt. at Hartford, 25 Mar. 1649; dau. of Giles, whose will 1669 called her Johanna Gray.

      Married (2) Sarah, widow of John Bartram of Stratford.

      He d. at Fairfield, 6 Mar. 1712.

      Inv. 12 Mar. 1712. Widow Sarah and son Jacob, Adm'rs. Isaac Jennings of Fairfield assigned to bro.-in-law Joseph Gray of Newtown, right in Est. of father-in-law Jacob Gray, Sr., 29 Mar. 1712. Samuel Umberfield of New Haven assigned to bro.-in-law Jacob Gray right in Est. of father-in-law Jacob Gray.

      Inv. of Sarah Gray, who d. in Stratford, 16 Dec. 1716, taken 2 Feb. 1716/7. Adm'n on estate of Sarah widow of Jacob Gray, Sr., was granted to her son-in-law Charles Lane.

      Jacob conveyed 11 acres to dau. Rebecca Gray for her portion, 6 May 1690. Jacob, Sr., in case son Jacob marry with Hannah Seeley the dau. of Lt. Nathaniel and leave her a widow, she shall have north-east end of my house during widowhood. He conveyed land to son Joseph, 20 Feb. 1707/8; also to son Jacob, with reservation for himself and wife Sarah. He conveyed to son Joseph, 24 Dec. 1709, reserving life use to himself and wife Sarah, and Joseph with his bro. Jacob obligated themselves to pay father and mother £5 a year and to pay portions to daus. of Jacob, Sr.

      Child [by first wife], recorded at Fairfield:

      [i] Rebecca, b. 1 Jan. 1670 [1670/1].

      Children [by second wife], recorded at Fairfield:

      [ii] Sarah, b. 9 Oct. 1677, prob. m. Samuel Humphreville [Umberfield] of West Haven.

      [iii] Mary, b. 7 July 1679; m. Isaac Jennings.

      [iv] Jacob, b. 10 Dec. 16[81], d. at Greenfield, 26 Dec. 1742 æ. abt 61; will 21 Oct. 1742, proved 13 Jan. 1742/3; m. Hannah Seeley, dau. of Lt. Nathaniel.

      [v] Joseph, b. [say 1683]; m. Sarah _____.

      [vi] Joanna, m. Charles Lane.
    Person ID I43742  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry GRAY,   d. Abt Oct 1658, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia FROST,   b. Bef 27 Dec 1618, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 11 May 1639 and 18 Sep 1640 
    Family ID F2954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joanna SMITH,   b. Bef 25 Mar 1649, Hartford, Hartford County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca GRAY,   b. 1 Jan 1671, Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 15:49:28 
    Family ID F25640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah (BARTRAM),   d. 16 Dec 1716, Stratford, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah GRAY,   b. 9 Oct 1677  [natural]
     2. Mary GRAY,   b. 7 Jul 1679  [natural]
     3. Jacob GRAY,   b. 10 Dec 1681,   d. 26 Dec 1742, Greenfield, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     4. Joseph GRAY,   b. Abt 1683  [natural]
     5. Joanna GRAY  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 15:49:28 
    Family ID F25641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart