Averill Genealogy | Clothing


1. ______Issue I. John- bur. 27 July 1577 Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, will 25 Apr. 1577-10 Mar. 1577/8  2II. WILLIAM- b.c.1525, d. after 1606  III. Annes- m. ______ Crosley Ref: Will of John Avery- Archdeaconry court of Oxford, Series I, Vol. 8, p.514

2II. WILLIAM b.c.1525 ?Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire William received 6/ from his brother John in his will and was made an overseer of the will. Each of William's sons Philip, Richard and Edward received 20/.(1) William was one of the principal burgesses of Chipping Norton when it was incorporated on 27 Feb. 1605/6.(2) Issue I. Philip- d.s.p. adm. 21 Feb. 1628(3)  II. Richard- will 28 Feb. 1583-15 May 1584 Chipping Norton  3III. EDWARD- b.c.1550, m. JUDITH ______ (will 20 Oct. 1618- 20 Feb. 1618/9 Chipping Norton), bur. 7 May 1617 Chipping Norton Ref: (1) Will of John Avery- Archdeaconry court of Oxford, Series I, Vol. 8, p.514 (2) "The Visitation of Oxfordshire"- Vol.V, p.261 (3) PCC- 10 Ridley

3III. EDWARD (WILLIAM 2) b.c.1550 m. JUDITH _____ (will 20 Oct. 1618- 20 Feb. 1618/9 Chipping Norton) bur. 7 May 1617 Chipping Norton Edward made his will 28 Apr. 1617 and gave his children John, William, Thomas, Samuel, Edward, and Margaret Averie a platter each. After the payment of his debts he gave the rest of his estate to his wife Judith who was his executrix. Overseers were his brother-in-law Richard Berrie and Thomas Hiat. The will was witnessed by Richard Berrie, Thomas Hiat, and Richard Heidon.(1) Judith made her will 20 Oct. 1618. She gave to her oldest son John and her sons Thomas and Samuel Averell £ 1 each to be paid by her son Edward when he should turn twenty-one. Edward was to have her home and appurtenances "that John Coxe late lived in". John received the bedstead with a flock bed and a


flock bolster, a feather bolster, a pair of hempen sheets, a coverlet, a little brass pot, posnet of pot brass, a platter and a "pottenger". Thomas received a platter, a pottenger, two silver spoons, a little kettle and a posnet. Samuel received the bestead in the shop chamber, the second best "bee bedstead", standing in the chamber over the parlor, the worst feather bed, a feather bolster, a flock bolster, the best coverlet, two pairs of sheets, the second best brass pot, the second best kettle, a posnet of pot brass, two silver spoons, two platters, the table board she bought of William Higgons, a little kettle, three of the biggest coffers in the chamber over the parlor, a pewter chandlestick, the liquor pan that his father used, three table napkins, two joined stools and the best cupboard in the hall. Edward received two bedsteads in the chamber over the parlor, the best and third chest in the parlor, the coffer that was his father's, the best flock bed, a flock bolster, a feather bolster, two pair of sheets, the second best coverlet, the third brass pot, the third brass kettle, a posnet of pot brass, a little kettle and a little candlestick, two platters, two silver spoons, the table board in the shop chamber, the brass pan that was Thomas Carreck's, three table napkins, two joined stools and the other cupboard in the hall. Margaret received "my greene say curtains with the frindge that belongeth to them, the vessell that we call the Corsell, a gallon kettle, and one of the best silver spoones and the ware that I leave unfouled, my best gown, my best peticoat" as well as her best apron, kerchief, smock, and her second best gown. Robert and Thomas Berry, Judith's sister's sons each received 5/. Their sister Sara received 10/. Thomas also received a cracked silver spoon. Alice Russell received a platter and a brazen candlestick. Her sister Crosbee received a gown and a petticoat and each of her children received 12d. Her brother-in-law Philip Averell received her husband's best doublet. The poor of Chipping Norton received 10/. The residue of the estate went to her son William who was made her executor. The overseers Thomas Hiat and Richard Berrye each received 3/4. Her sons Samuel and Edward received eight quarters of malt that was at William Slatters to be divided equally. Samuel also had his father's best cloak and Edward his other coat or jacket. Each of them also received a "Dowghe Kever" and Edward a "Hobbert". The will was witnessed by Richard Berry, Thomas Hiat, Richard Heidon and John Timson.(2) Issue I. John 4II. WILLIAM- b.c.1595, m. 26 Nov. 1618 Chipping Norton, ABIGAIL HINTON, d.c.1652 Ipswich, MA  III. Thomas IV. Samuel V. Edward VI. MargaretRef: (1) Consistory Court of Oxford- Series II, Vol.2, folio 371 (2) Ibid- fol.417

4II. WILLIAM (WILLIAM 2, EDWARD 3) b.c.1595 m. 26 Nov. 1618 St. Mary's, Chipping Norton, Oxford, ABIGAIL HINTON (d. 3 Mar. 1655 Ipswich, MA) d. 3 June 1652 Ipswich, MA William was one of the bailiffs of Chipping Norton in 1634.(1) On 8 Sept. 1634 Thomas Hyatt of Chipping Norton made his will leaving to William and William Diston his messuage in the west end of Chipping to provide a preacher to preach five sermons a year. The will was not proved until 1644 and William was not called to administer this trust as he had already emigrated to New England.(2)


William and his family had emigrated to Ipswich, MA by 2 Mar. 1637/8 as he was granted six acres of planting ground on the far side of the Muddy River and 20 acres of upland and six acres of meadow at Chebacco (now in Essex, MA) by the town.(3) He probably had received a grant of his house lot of three acres before this time which was located on the northeast side of the Ipswich River at the great cove below the falls.(4) William was recorded as a commoner of Ipswich in 1639.(5) In Mar. 1646 William (or William Jr.) was "to keep the herd of goats on the North side of the River, to begin the 29th of this present month: and to have for his pains 5s 6d the week, to have 6d a head at their first going out and the rest at the end of his time, of this pay 3d for every head to be paid in butter or wheat, only the last month he is to have but 3s 6d a week".(6) William made his will 3 June 1652 and gave each of his seven children 5/ and the rest went to his widow Abigail who was his executrix. The will was witnessed by Andrew Hodges, and Renold Foster. The will was proved 29 Mar. 1653 and the inventory amounted to only £ 40.(7) The inventory of Abigail's estate was settled on 27 Mar. 1655 and amounted to £ 77/4/11 with debts of £ 13. The inventory included the house and lot valued at £ 12, the six acre lot at Muddy River at £ 4, the "Pequot lot" of seven acres at £ 6, and six acres of meadow at £ 5. The house was sparsely furnished but, included a good supply of brass, pewter and iron utensils, bedding and clothing, and hour glass, a corslet, two bibles, two other books and "a hatt bruish".(8) Issue- children bpt. Chipping Norton  I. Abigail- bpt. 17 Oct. 1619  II. Mary- bpt. 14 Oct. 1621  III. Hannah- bpt. 28 Sept. 1623  IV. William- bpt. 26 June 1625, m. 31 July 1661 Ipswich, MA, Hannah Jackson (living in 1702), d. 23 Apr. 1691 Topsfield  5V. SARAH- b.c.1627, m. 23 Nov. 1663 JOHN WILD (b.c.1618, d. 14 May 1705), executed 19 July 1692  VI. Thomas- bpt. 7 Jan. 1630  VII. John- bpt. 1632. probably moved to Wells, ME Ref: (1) "The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes"- p.42 (2) PCC- 91 Seager (3) "The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes"- p.42 (4) "Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony"- Diagram No. 1 (5) "The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes"- p.42 (6) Ibid (7) Essex Co. Probate- I, 151 (8) Ibid- p.201 Additional Sources: "The Wildes Genealogy"- N.P. Apr. 1984, p.2 "New England Marriages Prior to 1700"- Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, 1985, p.26


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