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Jonas Humphrey Sr.1

Male
b. 9 September 1587, d. 19 March 1661/62


Father Jonas Humphrey Elder b. 1569, d. 12 February 1659
Mother Elizabeth Okebanke b. circa 1567
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Family 1 Francis Coley b. between 1587 and 1591, d. 4 January 1616/17
Child  1. James Humphrey b. c 1608, d. 12 May 1686

Family 2 Elizabeth Seamer b. 9 September 1587, d. before 1668
Children  1. Deacon Jonas Humphrey b. 1620, d. 9 Feb 1697/98
  2. Sarah Humphrey b. 1628, d. Sep 1638

Family 3 Jane Clapp b. circa 1611, d. 6 February 1667 or 2 August 1668

Birth* 9 September 1587  Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England2 
Marriage* 11 June 1607  Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England, Principal=Francis Coley 
Marriage* 8 November 1619 or 11 August 1619  Turville, Buckinghamshire, England, Principal=Elizabeth Seamer2 
Marriage* after October 1659  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA, Principal=Jane Clapp2 
Will* 12 March 1661 or 12 March 1662  Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, March 12, 1661 or 1662
The last Will and Testament of Jonas Humphrey being weake in body by reason of old age and other infirmities, but of perfect understanding and memory. Blessed be God therefor, I dispose of my outward Estate as foloweth:

First I give to me beloved wife all yt good that is now in being which she brought with her, Also I give my wife a third part of yt four acres of land that lyeth in the great lott, & q third part of seven acres $ a half in the 20 acre lott, & a third part of 2 acres at ye 8 acre lott, during her life, and after her decease all these parcells of land to return to my son James Humphreys,

Also I give my wife one cow, one new chest, one blanket, one pair of Sheets, and half the hemp. Also I give my son Jonas Humfrey on Bed, one coverlid, one flock Bolster, also my cloake and my great coat.- Also I give to my grand child Elizabeth Price four pounds & yt chest yt was her grand mothers. Also I give my daughter Susanna White wife to Nicholas White ten shillings. All the rest of my Estate both lands and goods I give to my loving son James Humfrey whom I make my whole Executor.-
JONAS HUMFREY

Witnesses
Thomas Joanes
William Sumner
Edward Clap1 
Death* 19 March 1661/62  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 

Citations
  1. [S35] Humphreys in America, Sarah M. Churchill, Otis Milton Humphreys, Henry Reed Stiles F. Humphreys.
  2. [S270] David G. Richardson Personal Research, David G. Richardson.


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