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Hannah Pontus

Female 1614 - 1690  (76 years)


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  • Name Hannah Pontus 
    Born 1614  Leyden, Zuid, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Dec 1690  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • May 3, 1664 (PCR 4:58) *Att this Court, Hannah Churchill,widdow,desired that the one halfe of the land graunted to Willam Pontus, being in the diusion of lands att Namassakett and places adjacent, might bee confeirmed vnto herand he heires and assignes for euer: the Court, considering of her request, and serching the records conserning both the will of the said deceased Willam Pontu and the manor of the graunt of the said lands, haue, with the consent likewise of Phillip Delanoy, whoe was then psent, and with the consent of Mary, his wife the other daughter of the said Willam Pontus, settled the one halfe of the whol intire share of land lying and being att Namasskett of places adjacent,will al and singulare the meddows and all other appurtenances ther vnto belonging,vpon and vnto the said Hannah Churchill, widdow, to her and her heires and assignes for euer.


      The Churchill Family in America by Gardner Asaph and Nathaniel Wiley Churchill.


      [THE WIFE OF JOHN CHURCHILL, SR.]

      [On folio 82] The Will Nuncupative of John Churchill senir: late Deceased exhibited before the Court held att Plymouth the 3 of March 1662 Attested upon oath as followeth:

      Abigaill Clarke aged twenty yeares and or theraboutes being Deposed saith; That on Tusday the 24th of December last past before the Date heerof; her kinsman viz John Churchill senir: being ill att ease but of pfect memory Did expresse him selfe in manor as followeth that his mind and will was that his son Josepth Churchill and his son Eliezer Churchill shall have and enjoy all his lands both uplands and meddowes within the Township of Plymouth excepting onely fifty acrees of land graunted to him by the Towne lying att Mannomett ponds; which hee gave then unto John Churchill his son; morover that his will was that his son William shall have his purchase land att Punckateesett viz: his share of the townes land there; further

      * This paragraph is on the outer margin of the page.

      The word "and" was crossed out, in the same ink.

      John 1 Churchill's Will and Inventory 41

      that hee Did expresse him selfe that his son Josepth shall have his New house att his wifes Death and for the use of all the lands aforsaid that they shalbee for the use and Improvement of his wife as long as shee lives; and that hee alsoe said that incase Josepth should marry or bee for him selfe that then hee should have the use of the old Dwelling house and some land to make use of; and as for his estate remaining hee said, that hee knew not whether there would bee any thing left when his Children were brought up or noe; but if his wife Could spare it then that Josepth should have a yeake of oxen and Eliezer a yeake of oxen and Hannah a Cow if not two and incase any thinge should bee left att his wifes Decease that then such of his Children as have had nothinge in prticulare as above given them should have what is left in equall proportions to equallice what is given to them forenamed as farr as it will goe

      The oath of Abigaill Clarke taken in the Court held att Plymouth the third Day of March 1662

      Attested p me Nathaniel Morton; Clarke:

      Att the Court of his Matte held att Plymouth in New England the 2cond Day of March anno Dom 1668 Joseph Churchill Came before the said Court and alowed approved Rattifyed and Confeirmed the will of his father John Churchill Deceased above expressed in all and every the prticulars therof; the said Will and Testament to stand remaine and Continew unalterable and Inviolable for ever

      [fol. 83] An Inventory of the goods and Chattles of John Churchill late Deceased apprised by those underwritten on the 11th of ffebruary 266, and exhibited to the Court held att Plymouth the third of March one thousand six hundred sixty two as followeth:

      s d
      Impr: 4 oxen 16 00 00
      Item 2 Cowes 06 00 00
      Item 2 heiffers supposed to bee with Calfe 05 00 00
      Item 2 steers of 2 yeares old and an heiffer of 2 yeares old 07 00 00
      Item a yearling steer 01 00 00
      Item 2 steer Calves 01 10 00
      Item 2 sowes and three piggs 01 10 00
      Item 2 featherbed teekes not full 03 10 00
      Item 4 blanketts 01 10 00
      Item 3 pair of sheets 02 00 00
      Item 2 pillowes and 4 pillow beers 01 00 00
      42 John 1 Churchill's Will and Inventory
      Item 5 napkins and a Table Cloth 00 06 00
      Item his wearing Clothes 06 00 00
      Item stokers and shooes and an home made coate 01 00 00
      Item a hatt 00 08 00
      Item 3 shirts 00 12 00
      Item bands and handkerchifes 00 08 00
      Item a great brasse kettle 01 00 00
      Item a belmettle skillett 00 02 06
      Item 2 great Iron potts 01 10 00
      Item an old kettle & an Iron skillett 00 00 s 00
      Item pot hookes and pot hangers & an old Iron ladle 00 04 00
      Item a paire of tonges & a fier shovell 00 02 00
      Item 4 pewter platters 00 12 00
      Item 2 pewter basons one Drinking pott and seaven Alcomy spoones
      00 05 00
      Item in earthen ware 00 08 00
      Item 2 treyes 7 trenchers & some other wooden vessell 00 04 00
      Item 2 hogsheds 4 barrells 00 10 00
      Item 2 beer barrells and a Chern & a washing tubb 00 08 00
      Item a trundell bedsteed 2 Cheirs & 2 old tables 00 10 00
      Item 2 axes a morticeing axe and 2 hatchetts 00 08 00
      Item 2 pickaxes 3 hoes 00 06 00
      Item 2 augers & some other smale iron tooles 00 03 00
      Item 5 wedges & a beetle ringe 00 00 s 00
      Item 2 guns 05 10 00
      Item a sword & shott pouch 2 pound of powderand 4 pound of shott 00 12 00
      Item 2 spining wheels and three paire of Cards 00 10 00
      Item meale baggs and sackes & a sitting trough 00 10 00
      Item one fan 2 Corn seives and 2 meale seives 00 10 00
      Item 2 Cow bells 00 01 00
      Item a Cart and wheeles 01 00 00
      Item 2 Chaines a bolt and shakle 00 08 00
      Item one wainhead yeake the ring and staple 2 sting yeake with hookes & staples 00 10 00
      Item one plough share & Coulter 00 08 00
      Item 3 sythes & 3 sickles 00 10 00
      Item in bookes 00 06 00
      Item in old lumber 00 05 00
      suma 74 14 14
      by us Nathaniell Morton
      Ephraim Morton
      Debts Due from the estate s d
      Item to Robert finney 06 00 00
      Item in other smale Debts 01 00 00
    Person ID I593928  7_families
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 

    Father William Pontus,   b. 1583, Of Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1652, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Wybra Hanson,   b. 1590, Of Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Dec 1610  Leyden, Zuid, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F215145  Group Sheet

    Family 1 John Churchill,   b. Abt 1620, Muston, Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1662, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1644  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Joseph Churchill,   b. 1647, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Hannah Churchill,   b. 12 Nov 1649, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1721, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Eliezer Churchill,   b. 20 Apr 1652, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1716, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Mary Churchill,   b. 1 Aug 1654, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. William Churchill,   b. 1656, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1722, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +6. John Churchill,   b. 1657, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1723, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Henry Churchill,   b. Abt 1659, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1715  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F214963  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Giles Rickard,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jun 1669  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F215144  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1614 - Leyden, Zuid, Holland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Dec 1644 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1669 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1690 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 655 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 666 (Reliability: 3).