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Captain John Chandler

Male 1655 - 1721  (66 years)


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  • Name Captain John Chandler 
    Title Captain 
    Born 14 Mar 1655  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Sep 1721  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Will of John Chandler of Andover:

      I john Chandler of Andover Town, being aged and Weak In Body but through God's goodness Composed In Mind, not knowing how soon God may take me out of this World:

      Doe make this my Last Will and Testament. First, I give my Soul Into the hands of my Blessed Lord, Jesus Christ, Who hadth purchased ye Same with his most precious Blood: --- and my Body I give to my Executors and Friends to be Interred by them; And for what portion of Worldy Goods God hath given to me I Dispose of In manner following: --

      Item. My Will is yet all my just debts and funeral Charges be payed by my Executors out of my stock. Except so much as I shall hereafter name.

      Item. I give my Dear and loving Wife Hannah Chandler, Eight bushels of Indian Corn, Two bushels of Rye, Two bushels of Wheat, Two bushels of Malt, Ten pounds of Good Sheep's Wool, 100 weight of good pork, 50 lbs of Good Beef, Butter and Cheese She Wants for her own spending; Two Barrels of Syder and What Apples She needs, and a Garden to be kept ffnd and Dugg for her, and Whot fire Wood She Wants To be Cutt and brought into her Room, and Three pounds In Money to be payed by my Son John to his Mother yearly -- My Wife to live with my Son John and to have ye West End of ye House and Cellar and Chamber Room. So much as She Wants of ye. All which She Shall have During ye Time She Lives my Widow. My Son John to be at all ye Chard of Buryall for his Mother. But if She See Cause to Marry againe, my Son John shall pay her fifty Shillings a year Which Is all she shall have out of my Estate.

      Item. I give my son John the Living I now live on (besides What I hav given him a Deed of) with all ye houseing, orchards, pastures, Wood lots, out Divisions of Land already layed out or to be Layed out. My Son John Paying such Legacies as I shall Order in this my Will: --

      Item. I give to my son Zebadiah besides What I have already given him a Deed of, a piece of Meadow on ye Lower End of my Share of ye Brook Meadow, up so far as ye Beech known by ye name of burch Dinner meadow. What meadow and meadow grounds Is above It I have given to my Son John. Also I give to my Son Zebediah four acres of Land lying on ye South Side of my Son in law, Daniel Abbot's Pasture, as It Is bounded In Our pprietor's Book of Records, and Ten pounds In Money or Stock. To be payed by my Executors within five years after his Mother's Decease.

      Item. I give to my two Daughters, Hannah Abbot and Sarah Wright besides What I have already given them, -- the household Goods, Woolen and linen cloathes, pewter, brass, Iron and Wooden Ware (excepting the Corn Tubbs, Syder Barrells adn corn Riddle. Them I give to my Son John) and Ten pounds In money or Cattle to Each of them; -- to be payed by my Executors within five years after their Mothers Decease.

      Item. I give to my Daughter in Law Hepzibah Chandler Two Cows and six Sheep, and What household Goods I have given her for her own, and so long as she lives my son Abiall Chandler's Widow I give her ye use of my Back [large] Chamber and Cellar under so much as she needs of them, One barrel of Cyder and Six bushels of Apples and grass and hay to keep her Cow and her Six Sheep, Summer and Winter, and barn Room for them and for her hay. Also my Son John to Lett her have So much fire Wood as she needs. To Cutt Itt and Cart Itt. These things Last Mentioned My Said Daughter to have the use of so Long as She lives my Son's Widow and no longer.

      Item. I give to my Grand Daughter, Abiel Chandler, fifteen pounds in Money and Twenty pounds in household Stuff att money price and four Cows and Six Sheep, and This to be payd her after ye age of Eighteen years. To be payd her by my Executors. Butt, If the providence of God should shorten her days yt she live not to yt age, Then five pounds of money to be payd To my Daughter In Law Hepzibah and the rest of the Legacy to be my Executors: --

      Item. I do hereby constitute and appoint my Son John Chandler my Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament -- making void all writings of this nature, and whatsoever I have Left out or forgott of This my Last Will. This p mine In possession of reversion I give to my Executors, and If God in his Holy Providence should so ordain itt I out live my Son John Then I give Itt to my Sons present Children. Thus fulfilling my Son Johns Obligations Which are mentioned in this my Will as Witness my hand and Seal This Sixteenth Day of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty One and In ye Seventh Year of the Reigne of our Sovereign King George.

      signed... John Chandler

      Signed and Sealed in Presence of us,
      Henry Chandler
      Samuel Chandler
      Nehemiah Chandler

      Will proved in Ipswich 4 Dec 1721
    Person ID I5999192  7_families
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father Thomas Chandler,   b. 1628, Bishop's Stortford, Herfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1703, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Hannah Brewer,   b. 1630, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1717, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1650  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1847007  Group Sheet

    Family Hannah Abbott,   b. 9 Jun 1650, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1741, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1676  Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. John Chandler,   b. 23 Oct 1677, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1679, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +2. John Chandler,   b. 14 Mar 1680, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1741, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Zebediah Chandler,   b. 1 Apr 1683, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abiel Chandler,   b. 9 Jan 1686, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hannah Chandler,   b. 12 May 1690, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Chandler,   b. 8 Oct 1693, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F1847010  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1655 - Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1676 - Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Sep 1721 - Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 11. 24: (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S109470] Massachusetts, Essex, Andover - Vital Records to 1849, Massachusetts, Essex, Andover, (Topsfield, Massachusetts : Topsfield Historical Society, 1912. FHL Book #974.45/A2 V2t), 409: Captain John Chandler died Sept. 19, 1721 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 25: (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 3: Thomas Chandler married Hannah Brewer (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S109470] Massachusetts, Essex, Andover - Vital Records to 1849, Massachusetts, Essex, Andover, (Topsfield, Massachusetts : Topsfield Historical Society, 1912. FHL Book #974.45/A2 V2t), 79: Chandler, John and Hannah Abbott, Dec. 20, 1676 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S109471] The Chandler Family, George Chandler, (Worchester, Mass : C. Hamilton, 1883. vi, 1315 p., [15] leaves of plates. FHL Film # 824090), FHL Film # 824090., 7: (Reliability: 4).