Mary (Barstow) Sylvester
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Mary (Barstow) Sylvester (1641 - 1708)

Mary Sylvester formerly Barstow
Born in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1664 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
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Caution

This Mary Barstow, despite being listed across the internet with the same parents and very similar dates to Mary Barstow Ingraham [Barstow-421] is not a candidate for merge considering that the two are listed with children just a few months apart each with different husbands.

Biography [1]

Alternate name: Mary Bairstow

Baptism: 02 Nov 1642, Dedham, Norfolk County, MA, USA

"Sittuate the twenty eight day of July in the year one thousand seven hunderead and fifteen

An inventory taken of the Esteat of mary Silvester who deceased the twenty first day of march last…

In wearing clothes and linen..........................04-11-00
More in bookes and beding...........................17-14-00
More one putter and lead still........................01-10-00
More in two cowes...........................................08-00-00
More in chaines................................................00-16-00
More in putter and brase and Iron................05-03-06
More in pleat?...................................................01-01-10
More in one peer of stillyeads........................00-10-00
More in Lumber...............................................01-05-00
...........................................................................42-10-6
Charles Stockbridg
William Berrey

The twenty eight day of July 1715
Debts due from ye Esteat of ye widow mary Silvester deceased

To funarall Charges.........................................02-13-10
To ye dockter dixen.........................................00-10-00
To ye Prisers.....................................................00-04-00
To mary Curtis for nursing & mony paid......00-10-00
To docter Jacob................................................00-02-00
..........................................................................42=10=6"[2]

In the distribution of the estate of Mary Silvester, widow of Joseph Silvester, the eldest son Joseph received two shares, and Benjamin, David, Amos, Mary Curtis, Anne Bates, and Naomi Turner received one share each. The inventory was done 22 Oct. 1715. In the settlement of the accounts her daughter Mary Curtis stated that she nursed her mother during her last sickness.[3]

The settlement & Devision of the estate of goods & chattels of mary Silvester widow of Joseph Silvester late of Sittuate in the County of Plimouth, decd to & Amongst her Children as follows

The Inventory of the said Estate given in by Amos Stilvester
the Administrator amount to the sum of....42=10=6

The funeral charges & Debts to......................3=19=10
To the Probate office........................................1= 2 = 0
..........................................................................05=11=10
To the Administrators time &c.........................0=10=0
............................................................................36=18=8

There Remains to devide into Eight parts that is to
say to each share............................................... 4=12=4
To Joseph the Eldest son of the sd decd 2
shares...................................................................9=4=8
To Benjamin the 2d son...................................4=12=4
To David the 3d son..........................................4=12=4
To Amos the 4th son.........................................4=12=4
To Mary Curtis the Eldest daughter................4=12=4
To Anne Bates 2d daughter.............................4=12=4
To Naomy Turner 3d daughter.......................4=12=4
..........................................................................36=18=8

To be paid to each of them by Amos Silvester the Administrator"[4]

Children

All born in Scituate and bpt. at the Second Church.

I. Joseph- b. 11 Nov. 1664, bpt. 12 Feb. 1664/5, m. Apr. 1690 Plymouth, Hannah Bartlett (b. 17 Feb. 1671/2 Marshfield, d. before 4 Mar. 1754 Plymouth), d. 4 Mar. 1754 Plymouth????
II. Mary- b. 24 Dec. 1666, bpt. 21 Mar. 1666/7, m. 1689 Scituate, Benjamin Curtis (b. Jan. 1666/7 Scituate)
III. Anna- b. 5 May 1669, bpt. 20 June 1669, m. Joseph Bates (bpt. 20 Nov. 1653 Hingham, d. 9 July 1740 Hanover), d. 15 Aug. 1742 Hanover
IV. Naomi- bpt. 19 Nov. 1671 Scituate, d.s.p.
V. Solomon- bpt. 31 Mar. 1674 Scituate, d.s.p.
VI. Naomi- b. 5 Mar. 1677/8, bpt. 16 June 1678, m. 27 Nov. 1705 Scituate, Abner Turner (b. July 1672 Scituate, d. 1721 Scituate), d. 13 July 1739 Hanover
VII. Benjamin- b. 11 Dec. 1680, bpt. 15 May 1681, m.1. 16 Nov. 1710 Scituate, Jerusha Wheaton (d. before May 1718), 2. 8 May 1718 Scituate, Ruth Woodworth (b. May 1687 Scituate, d. 20 Mar. 1762 Hanover), d. 14 Mar. 1760 Hanover
VIII. David- b. 20 Apr. 1683, bpt. 10 June 1683, d. 7 Mar. 1732/3 Hanover
IX. Amos- b. 15 Nov. 1685, bpt. 30 May 1686, m. 20 Nov. 1706 Scituate, Elizabeth Hincksman (b. 17 July 1685 Scituate, d. 11 Feb. 1762 Hanover), d. 23 Oct. 1753 Hanover

Notes

"(....William and Mary [Bairstow] Ingraham of Boston, Mass.), who were m. May 14, 1656; 'Mary Bairstow Ingraham died Nov. 16, 1708, ae, 70 yrs.' (from stone in Wequetequock Cemetery)". (Wildey source, p. 21)

Sources

  • Abstracts of the Plymouth County Probate Records and Files- Will of Joseph Silvester- The Mayflower Descendant- Vol. XXX, pp. 138-9
  • Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough, Founder of Stonington, Ct., (New York: Press of T. A. Wright 1903), page 21.[5]
  • Dee Essex, Essex Family Records, (Jan 2000).[6]
  • Judy Sporny, Sporny Family Records, (1998).[7]

Footnotes

  1. Source: Larry Chesebro'. http://chesebro.net
  2. Plymouth Co. Registry of Probate- Docket No. 20004
  3. Richard Silvester of Weymouth and Some of his Descendants- Albert Silvester, NEHGR- Vol. 85, pp. 247-65, 357-62 (July & Oct. 1931)
  4. Plymouth Co. Registry of Probate- Docket No. 20004
  5. Source: Larry Chesebro'. http://chesebro.net
  6. Source: Larry Chesebro'. http://chesebro.net
  7. Source: Larry Chesebro'. http://chesebro.net

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Larry Chesebro' for Starting, adopting, correcting or adding to this profile and/or merging it with other profiles of the same person.

Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Larry and others.

WikiTree profile Barstow-341 created through the import of BDM7-7-11.ged on Jul 8, 2011 by Brian McCullough

This person was created on 14 September 2010 through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged.

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This person was created through the import of Family.ged on 28 November 2010. The following data was included in the gedcom.



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