According to George E. McCracken, the name of William Buell's wife was not memorialized in the record of their 18 November 1640 marriage. Her given name, Mary, is known "from other sources" but no more has been learned by which her maiden name or parentage could be known. McCracken explained specifically that while her surname is sometimes reported as Thomas or Post, "No evidence for these names has been discovered."
Mary was born in 1616. ... She passed away in 1684. Birth ABT 1619? There seems to be some controversy about Mary's birth date, 1608, 1616 and 1619. Other dates are in agreement.
Mary was born July 17, 1608 at Chesterton, Huntingdon, England.
Marriage 18 NOV 1640 Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut; Also found also seen as 13 Nov 1640, possibly a mis-reading of a manuscript Death: Date: 1 SEP 1684 Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
The will of Mary Buell
- I Mary Buell, being very weak and nigh to death, but having my natural Understanding, having some smale things to dispose of, my Will is that my Eldest daughter Mary Mills shall have my Westcoate, Coat, & that Hatt which was Sarah's , ...
The inventory of the estate of Mary Buell was fairly extensive. It included things such as "3 Linsy wolsy cottes & ould waskets" a "carsy peticote," stockings 2 pr."
- ↑ George E. McCracken, "William Buell & Early Descendants." The American Genealogist 54 (1978):66 (in particular part); digital images, AmericanAncestors.org (accessed 2014).
- ↑ Charles William Manwaring, A digest of the early Connecticut probate records, 3 vols. (1904-1906), 1:280 Widow Mary Buell; digital images, Hathi Trust (accessed 2014).
- ↑ Helen Schatvet Hartford Co CT, County Court Minutes, Vol 3 & 4; Ullmann, p.396.
- Helen Schatvet Hartford Co CT, County Court Minutes, Vol 3 & 4; Ullmann, p.396. Report entry of 24 Mar 1684/5 for "Last will & Inventory of the widow Buell proved & ordered recorded."
- Find A Grave Memorial #46344639
- Welles, Albert. American Family Antiquity (Society Library, New York, 1881) Vol. 1, Page 49
- Manwaring, Charles William. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (R. S. Peck & Co., Printers, 1904)
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On 15 Oct 2015 at 15:51 GMT Darlene Bora wrote:
She was the widow of William Buel (Bewell). They were married on Nov. 18, 1640 in Windsor and her surname was not given.
William left his wife two parcels of land, one by the Gravell Hill and one by the Mill Brook. Mary "Bewell", his relict, made oath 6 Mar 1681/1682 that she had made a true presentment of his estate and the distribution was accepted.
The inventory of her estate was taken Oct. 11, 1684 by James Hilliard & Samuel Barber and amounted to 19-15-06. Her will dated August, 1684 as follows: (it will not all fit, so see information at findagrave.com)
On 1 Nov 2014 at 11:46 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
On 1 Nov 2014 at 11:45 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
On 31 Oct 2014 at 22:26 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
On 31 Oct 2014 at 21:40 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
On 31 Oct 2014 at 19:50 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
P.S. I'll tidy up the bio to cite and summarize the extraction.
On 30 Oct 2014 at 19:04 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:
On 30 Oct 2014 at 17:47 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
Source that follows reports about Abraham Post and his wife "Ann Hurst," and calls out their daughter Mary. That daughter, however, is reported to have married Allen Wenn, not William Buell.
Records of the baptisms Abraham Post's children are found at Hollingbourne in Kent, England. Given the birth information about William Buell's wife, how would she be associated as Abraham's daughter?
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