Person:Aaron Gunn (1)

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m. 22 Jan 1678/79
  1. Thomas Gunn1679 - 1744
  2. Captain John Gunn1682 - 1748
  3. Mary Gunn1684/85 - 1746/47
  4. Daniel Gunn, Sr1686/87 - Aft 1747/48
  5. Mercy Gunn1691/92 - 1758
  6. Daughter Gunn1691/92 - 1691/92
  7. Aaron Gunn1694 - Bet 1752
m. 4 Feb 1719
  1. Aaron Gunn1719 -
  2. Ann Gunn1721 - 1735
  3. John Gunn1724 - After 1753
  4. Capt. Stephen Gunn1726 - 1759
  5. Rhoda Gunn1728/9 -
  • HAaron Gunn1694 - Bet 1752
  • WJane Lee1734 -
m. 3 Apr 1750
Facts and Events
Name Aaron Gunn
Gender Male
Birth[2] 29 Aug 1694 Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[1] 2 Sep 1694 Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 4 Feb 1719 Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United Statesto Esther Dewey
Marriage 3 Apr 1750 New London, New London, Connecticut, United Statesto Jane Lee
Death? Bet 24 Jan and 12 May 1752 Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United StatesAaron's Last Will and Testament was probated in May 1752
Burial[4] Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United StatesMechanic Street Cemetery [Old Burying Ground]

Married to Esther Dewey by Capt. John Ashley of Westfield, a member of the original settling committee for Sheffield and father of Colonel John Ashley.

Aaron Gunn's Westfield estate:
July 10, 1731-2. Distribution of outer-commons:
John Gunn 265 acres
Thomas Gunn 58 acres
Aaron Gunn 298 acres
Daniel Gunn 163 acres
(Jubilee, 129)

Jan 28, 1733-34. It was voted "to divide the rest of the land in the inner-commons, which is not disposed of in said scheme."
At same meeting inner-commons were allotted to at the rate of "2 acres of land to one £ real estate": John Gunn 55, Aaron Gunn 62, Thomas Gunn 05, Daniel Gunn 33. (Jubilee, 131-32)

On 23 September 1743, [Lieut. Martin Dewey] bought from Aaron Gunn, husbandman, for £90, 1-1/2 acres with a house in Westfield, formerly Daniel Gunn's. This land was bounded south on Joseph Rood, east on David King, north on the highway, and west on Aaron Gunn. The Thomas Dewey Family: http://josfamilyhistory.com/htm/nickel/griffin/sheldon/noble/noble-dewey.htm

Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999
Last Will and Testament of Aaron Gunn
Book 4, page 293
May 12, 1752
In the Name of God amen, I Aaron Gunn of New London in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut being sick and weak of body, but of sound mind and understanding, praise be to God for it, and knowing the uncertainty of my time in this world do for settlement of that estate which it hath pleased God to bestow upon me make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, first and principally I release my soul to God who gave it and beseeching him to accept the same that the …. And mediation of his Son Jesus Christ my only Savior and Redeemer, my body to be duly buried.
Item: I will that all my full debt and … charges be paid and satisfied as soon as may be.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son John the sum of twenty shillings in old tenor, which with what I have heretofore done for him to be in full of his portion.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son Stephen the sum of twenty shillings in old tenor bills which with what I have already done for him to be in full of his portion.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rhoda the sum of twenty shillings in the old tenor bills, which with what I have already done for her to be in full of her portion.
Item; I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Jane Gunn the full and whole of the remainder of all my estate whatsoever after my full debt and the above legacy are paid and discharged to be at her disposal forever.
Item: I do appoint my loving wife Jane Gunn to be sole executrix of this my Last Will which I do declare to be my Last Will and Testament and in …… thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal in New London the 24th day of January AD 1752.

References
  1. Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. Baptisms Performed in the Church of Christ 1679-1836.

    Baptism 9/2/1694.

    Aaron GUN s. John & Mary

  2. Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. Births, marriages, and deaths, 1669-1838, 1844-1854 (Westfield, Massachusetts). (Microfilm of records at town hall: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958), Vol. 1, p. 20.

    John gun was mareyed to mary williams Januwary 22 = 1678....
    Aron Gun the sone of John Gun & mary his wife was born Agust 29 1694.

  3.   Bates, William G. The Westfield jubilee: a report of the celebration at Westfield, Mass., on the two hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town, October 6, 1869, with the historical address of the Hon. William G. Bates, and other speeches and poems of the occasion, with an appendix, containing historical documents of local interest. (Westfield), p. 130, 131.

    [Information on the land holdings of Aaron Gunn]

  4. Find A Grave, Aaron Gunn.

    [No tombstone shown, nor dates given. However, there is a note: "1995 Inventory by Walter Ayers, Westfield Historic Commissioner--Brother of Capt John Gunn".]