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Life and my Negro Woman Nanny, with the third
Part of my personal Estate forever.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Loving Daughter, Eunice Bur-
rett, the Sum of Fifty pounds current Money of the
Colony, to be paid by my son, Stephen Wakeman,
when he arrives to ye age of Twenty One Years,
which with what I have given her is to be her full
Portion of my Estate.

Item. I will, devise and bequeath to my beloved Son Stephen
Wakeman my Gun and my Homestead, containing
about Fifty Eight Acres, with all the Buildings
thereon, to him, his Heirs and assigns forever.

Item. I give to my beloved Son Jesup Wakeman, the Home-
stead I lately purchased of Abraham Higgins, con-
taining about Fifty Eight Acres, with all ye build-
ings thereon to him and his Heirs and assigns forever.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Son Stephen Wakeman, the
Value of Fifty pounds Current Money of this Colony
out of my Estate, this I give him to pay my Daugh-
ter Eunice Burrett her Portion, which is Fifty
pounds Current Money of this Colony.

Item. My Will is that my Executors shall sell three pieces .of
Land hereafter mentioned towards paying my Debts
(viz.): Three acres of Salt Marsh lying in Conyrea
Creeks, which I lately purchased of Abraham Hig-
gins, the other piece lying southwardly from John
Elwood, containing about four acres lately purchased
of Higgins. The other piece lying to ye Southwardly
End of the School Meadow so Called containing
about One acre and a half.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Sons Stephen and Jesup
Wakeman all my Right and Interest I have in ye
tract of Land called Susquehannah.

Item. All ye Remainder of my Estate, both Real and personal,
of what kind or nature soever not before disposed of,
I will, devise and bequeath in manner following
(viz.), to my Sons, Stephen and Jesup Wakeman,
one-third part to be equally Divided between them to
them their Heirs and assigns forever.

Item. The Remaining two-thirds I give and bequeath to my
loving Daughters, Sarah, Mary, and Bette Wakeman



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to be equally Divided between them, to them, their
Heirs and assigns forever.
Item. My Will is that my Executors shall have ye Improvement
of my whole estate to bring up my Children until
they arrive at age, Stephen and Jesup Wakeman till
they are twenty-one, and my Daughters, Sarah,
Mary and Betty Wakeman til Eighteen or Marriage.
Item. My will is that if either of my Sons, Stephen or Jesup
Wakeman, die before they arrive to the age of
Twenty One Years, ye Surviving Son shall have
both Homesteads, containing Fifty Eight acres
each, with all ye Buildings thereon, and also to
divide equally with his sisters in ye Remaining Es-
tate of ye Dec'd.
Finally, I do hereby constitute and appoint my well beloved
Wife, Sarah Wakeman, Executrix of this my last Will and Testa-
ment, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made ; Declaring
this and no other to be my last Will and Testament. In witness
whereof, I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seal ye Day and
Date ahove written.

Stephen Wakeman, 2D. -Jseal. j-

Signed, Sealed published and Declared

by the Testator to be his Last Will and Testament

in Presence of

Jabez Wakeman,

Richard Elwood,

Gideon Wakeman.

At a Court of Probate held in Fairfield, April ist, A. D. 1760.
Personally appeared Messrs. Jabez Wakeman, Richard Elwood
and Gideon Wakeman, Subscribing Witnesses to ye foregoing In-
strument, and made oath that they saw Stephen Wakeman 2d
Sign and Seal the same, and heard him declare ye Same to be his
Last Will and Testament, and that they then Judged him to be
of Sound Mind and Memory, and that they all signed as Wit-
nesses to sd Will in ye presence of the Testator and of each other.
Sworn before the Court. Test.

At sd Court also personally appeared Sarah Wakeman, named
Executrix to sd will, accepted ye Trust committed to her by ye
Testator, Exhibited sd Will to sd Court for probation, and ye
same being proved, is by sd Court approved and ordered to be
recorded.

Test.



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LINEAGE MATTER.



ABBREVIATIONS, ETC.

b. for born. ch. for children,

d. for died. dau. for daughter,

m. for married. s. for son.

w. for wife. yr. for year,

wid. for widow. inv. for inventory,

bap. for baptized. (?) implies doubt,
d. s. p. for died single person.

In presenting this lineage to the family, their indul-
gence is asked regarding errors and omissions, and as
the volume is provided with stub leaflets on which
sheets containing additional data may be gummed, we
hope that all who are able to procure for us the names
and dates necessary to fill in the missing links, will do
so at their earliest opportunity and forward the same to
the author, in order that it may be arranged and printed
for insertion in the book. Of the sons of Francis
Wakeman, of England, but two are known to have
come to this country.

ENGLISH LINEAGE.

Francis Wakeman, of Bewdley, Worcestershire, Eng-
land, was m. at Eastham, England (now in Ten-
bury), Oct. 6, to Anne Goode. He d. Sept. 2, 1626.
She d. Jan. 29, 1621. They begat,

I. Mary, bap. 1591. She m. Jan. 14, 1622,
John Wo wen, and begat,
A. Mary.
II. Sarah, bap. April 23, 1593. She m., April
30, 162 1, Richard Hubbell, and begat,
A. Richard.



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III. Martha, bap. March 27, 1596, d. 1664, in
New Haven, Conn. She m., Nov. 30,
1621, William Davis, in Bewdley, and he
d. 1659. They begat,

A. John, d. at sea 1657, lost in Garrett's ship.

B. Sarah. She m. William Russell and begat,

a. Noadiah. b. Anna. *

\. IV. John, bap. March 29, 1601; d. 1661. (See

2 John below.)
2 V. Samuel, bap. Sept. 25, 1603; d. 1641. (See
J Samuel below.)
VI. Isaac, bap. Aug. 3, 1606; d. April 14, 1609.
VII. Joseph, bap. April 23, 1609.
VIII. Anne, bap. July 3, 1614. She m. Adam
Nichols prior to 1645, an ^ begat,

A. John, bap. Aug. 10, 1645; d. 1662.

B. Barachiah, bap. Feb. 14, 1647.

C. Anna, b. at Hartford, Conn.

D. Esther, bap. March 10, 1650. She m. Mr. Ellis.

E. Lydia, bap. Feb. 28, 1652.

F. Sarah, b. at Hartford, Conn.

G. Ebenezer, b. at Hartford, Conn.

Adam Nichols was from Springfield, Mass.,
and lived in Hartford to 1655, and in
Hadley to 1661, and was in Boston 1670.
He d. Aug. 25, 1682.
IX. Hester, bap. June 15, 161 7. She m. Thomas
Selden (d. 1655), She d. 1693. They
begat,

A. Thomas, bap. Aug. 31, 1645; d. Nov. 24, 1734.

He m. at Hadley, Conn., Felix, dau. of Wil-
liam and Mary (Hopkins) Lewis, of Farming-
ton. She d. 1738.

B. John, bap. 1647; d. May, 1650.

C. Mary, bap. March 26, 1648-9; d. Jan. 7, 1713. She

m. John Taylor (d. Oct. 1, 1713) Dec. 12, 1666.

D. Esther, bap. March 3, 1650 d. 1651.

E. Joseph, bap. Nov. 2, 1651; d. July 14, 1724. He

m. Feb. ir, 1677, Rebecca (dau. of Dea. Ed-
ward and Mary Church); d. Sept. 17, 1691.



158 WAKEMAN GENEALOGY.

F. Hannah, d. single, 1695.

G. Esther.

H. Sarah. Mrs. Hester Selden m. Andrew Warner
for her second husband, and d. at Hadley,
Conn.
X. Priscilla. She m., Jan. 23, 1630, Thomas
Richards, and begat,
Mary and Thomas.
J. Samuel Wakeman, 1 born at Bevvdley, Worcester-
shire, England, and baptized Sept. 25, 1603; m. Elisa.
He was killed at the Bahamas in 1641. (See p. 44.)
He begat,

I. Son, who d. at sea in 1631.
II. Elisa. She m. Joseph Arnold, b. in Eng-
land, d. in Haddam, Conn., Oct. 22, 169 1,
son of John Arnold, who was, in Cam-
bridge, Mass. Freeman, May 6, 1635, and
with Samuel Wakeman in Hartford, Conn.,
in 1636. His wife was Susanna, and he
d. in 1664. Joseph and Elisa settled in
Haddam, Conn., and begat,

A. John, b. 1662.

B. Joseph, b. 1665.

C. Samuel, b. East Haddam, Conn., 1668; d. East

Haddam, Conn., March 20, 1739; m - unknown.
He begat,

Enoch Arnold, born East Haddam, Conn. ;

bap. Sept. 9, 1716; d. Millington, Conn.,

April S, 1795; m. June 16, 1743, Dorothy

Emmons, b. East Haddam, Conn., Sept.

18, 1722; d. East Haddam. Conn., June

24, 1754. They begat,
Jonathan Arnold, b. East Haddam, Conn.,

May 21, 1754; d. Meredith, N. Y., Oct.

16, 1828; m. Jan., 1774, Lucy Green,

b. Millington, Conn. ; bap. Nov. 14, 1756;

d. Meredith, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1837. They

begat,
Jonathan Arnold, b. Sandisfield, Mass.,

Oct. 29, 1792; d. Sheffield, Mass., May



WAKEMAN GENEALOGY. 159

14, 1837; m. Dec. 29, 1814, Maria Em-
mons, b. Cornwall, Conn., April 1, 1794;
d. New Marlboro, Mass., Feb. 15, 1854.
They begat,

Emmons Arnold, b. Canaan, Conn. Dec. 2,
1815; d. Portland, Oregon, Feb. ir, 1878;
m. Sept. 23, 1841, Ruth Jane Kellogg, b.
Sheffield, Mass., Jan. 19, 1821; d. Port-
land, Orogen, June 27, 18S9. They
begat,

Frederic . Kellogg Arnold, b. Sheffield,
Mass., July 10, 1844; lives now at Port-
land, Oregon; m. Sept. 15, 1869, Mary
Nichols Tower, b. Springfield, Vt., April
7, 1847.

D. Susannah, b. 1675.

E. Jonathan.

F. Elizabeth.

3. III. Ezbon, 2 d. 1683.

IV. Joanna. 2 She m. Francis Hacleton, of
Northampton, 1661, Hartford, 1662, and
was a brickmaker.
V. Grace, 2 m. John Kelly. He died prior to
1663.

Mrs. Elisa Wakeman m. Nathaniel Willett prior to
1643. He died Jan. 4, 1698.

3. Ezbon Wakeman, 2 m. Hannah Jordan at Guil-
ford, Conn., April 1, 1669. They begat one child,

I. Abigail, who m. Thomas Hill. Mrs. Hannah
Wakeman m. Joseph Bastard for her sec-
ond husband.
2. John Wakeman, 1 born at Bewdley, Worcester-
shire, England, about 1598-9; m. Elizabeth Hop-
kins, dau. of William Hopkins and Helen Vickaris (m.
Oct. 30, 1609), at Bewdley, Jan. 28, 1628-9. He d. at
Hartford, 1661. She was bap. Oct. 7, 1610, in Ribbes-
ford Church, England, and d. at New Haven, 1658.
They begat at Bewdley,



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