| 1646 - 1716|
||Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
||Stonington, New London, Connecticut
- Deed by which Dr Sam will left land as a cemetery for Worden Descendants
"To all people to whom these present shall come - Samuel Werden, of Kingstown, in the Government of Rhode Island and Providence plantations in New England, sendeth Greeting: Know ye that I, the said Samuel Werden, for and in consideration of the full sum of two hundred and fifty pounds, lawful money of New England, to me in hand paid before the sealing and delivery of these presents, well and truly paid by Isaac Chapman of Bristol, in the Government of the Massachusetts bay in New England, blacksmith, the receipt thereof and of every part and parcel I do acknowledge myself therewith to be fully satisfied, contented and paid, and thereof and of every part and parcel thereof I do, for me and my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns exonerit, acquit and discharge him the said Isaac Chapman, his heirs, executor, administrators and assigns and every of them by these presents for ever, have fully, freely, clearly and absolutely given, granted, bargained , sold, enfoeffed and confirmed, and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, enfoeff and confirm unto him the said Isaac Chapman, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever, all that my farm situate, lying and being in Susuet, in the township of Yarmouth, in the Government of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, the which is bounded as followeth: Southwardly by the Commons, Northerly by the land of Silas Sears, Westerly by the westernmost (corner) of the brick Kills so called and so north to the creek and south to the head of the Lots, Easterly by the land of Paul Sears, the marsh running more easterly till it cometh near a bridge or causeway, and bounded as the fence now standeth about the marsh, with all housing, orcharding, enclosure, and all my right in Susuet Neck , with the profits, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or any way appertaining, to all and singular the bargained premises, except one half aker of land which I the said Samuel Werden except and reserve to myself and to my father's posterity forever, for a burying place in my father's posterity forever, lying square about the place where my father Werden was buried, out of the aforementioned farm, notwithstanding whatever is above said to the contrary, with free liberty of ingress and egress with horse or cart or foot from the common highway to the same, to have and to hold all the residue of said farm, both upland and meadows, to him the said Isaac Chapman, his heirs and assigns, an to their only proper use and behoof for ever; and I the said Samuel Werden, do for me, my executors, administrators, and assigns, covenant and guarantee to and with him the said Isaac Chapman, his heirs and assigns, that at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents I have full power, just right and lawful authority to give, grant, and confirm in manner and form aforesaid according to the true intent and meaning of these presents, and that all the said bargained premises are and at all times hereafter shall continue to be free and clear of and from all former gifts, grants, bargains, sales, titles and incumbrances whatsoever had, made, committed or done or to be had, made committed or done by me the said Samuel Werden, my heirs or assigns or from any other person or persons lawfully claiming of, from, by or under me, them or any of them, or by my or their means, consent or procurement. In witness whereof, I the said Samuel Werden have hereunto set my hand and seal this twelfth day of February, one thousand six hundred ninety-six-seven.
The above said Samuel Werden and Hopestill Werden his wife did both of them personally appear the date aforesaid and acknowledged these presents to be their act and deed.
Before me, Samuel Werden, L.S.
Hopestill Werden, L.S.
William Gibson, Assistant
Signed, sealed and delivered
in presence of
October the 8th, 1702 - then received this deed, to be recorded, and is accordingly recorded in Barnstable County Book of Records, in the 4th Book of Evidences of land folio 43, and herewith compared
(signed) pr me -Wm. Bassett, Reg'r.
||29 Aug 2005 |
||Peter Worden, b. 1609, Clayton, Lancashire, England , d. 11 Jan 1680, Near, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts |
||Mary, b. 1609, , Lancashire, England , d. 26 Mar 1687, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts |
||9 Feb 1638
||Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
||Hopestill Holley, b. 1646, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts , d. 13 Sep 1715, Stonington, New London, Connecticut |
||15 Sep 2006 |