Person:Elizabeth Vaughan (1)

m. 1652
  1. Elizabeth Vaughan1653 - 1727
  2. Joseph Vaughan1654 - 1733/34
  3. Daniel VaughanBef 1657 -
  4. John Vaughanbef 1658 -
  5. Mary Vaughanbef 1660 - Aft 1727
  6. Mercy VaughanAbt 1664 -
  7. George VaughanAbt 1670 - bef 1708
  • HIsaac Howland1649 - 1723/24
  • WElizabeth Vaughan1653 - 1727
m. bef 1677
  1. Seth Howland1677 - 1729
  2. Isaac Howland1679/80 - 1723/24
  3. Priscilla Howland1681 - 1746
  4. Elizabeth Howland1682 - 1685
  5. Nathan Howland1686/87 - bef 1759
  6. Jael Howland1688 - 1754
  7. Susannah Howland1690 - 1720
  8. Hannah Howland1694 - 1792
Facts and Events
Name Elizabeth Vaughan
Gender Female
Birth[1] 8 Apr 1653 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[2] 31 May 1657 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesSecond Church
Marriage bef 1677 Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Isaac Howland
Will[5][7] 13 Oct 1725 Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death[3][4] 29 Oct 1727 Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Probate[7] 28 Mar 1728 Will proved.
Burial[6] Cemetery at the Green, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Widow Elizabeth Howland's Will

"[5:391] 'Elisabeth Howland of middleboro Relict of Isaac Howland Senr late of Sd middleboro deceasd' made her will 13 October, 1725.

Bequests were as follows.

To 'my Son Nathan Howland: The feather Bed I Lodge on with all ye furniture belonging to it: also I give Him my two Cows' also 'Halfe my Pewter & Halfe my Brasse: because I think He Hath most need of it.'

To "my Son Seth Howland the Bed & furniture that He Commonly Lodges on.'

'all ye Rest of my moveables & Debts due to me Shall be Equally divided between my Children. viz. Nathan. Seth. Priscilla Bennett. Jael Southworth. & Hannah Tinkham.'

'I doe hereby Constitute. … my Son Nathan Howland my Sole Executor'

The will was signed by a mark. The witnesses were Joshua Morss, Benjamin Foster and Thomas Palmer.

[From original summons] On 15 December, 1727, 'Isaac Winslow Judge of Probate' issued a summons 'To mr Thomas Palmer, mr Joshua Morss and mr Benjamin Foster all of Middleborough' the 'witnesess to the last Will of mrs Elizabeth Howland late of Middleborough aforesd deceased' to testify 'before my selfe at the house of mr Thomas Wetherell in Plimoth on friday the Twenty second of this Instant December'

[5:392] Thomas Palmer made oath to the will on 22 December, 1727, and Benjamin Foster on 8 March, 1727/8, before Isaac Winslow, Judge of Probate. The will was allowed, at Marshfield, on 28 March, 1728, and letter of administration issued to Nathan Howland, the executor."[7]

  1. Marshfield, Mass. Vital Records, in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant, 2:6.

    Elizabeth The daughter of George Vaughan was Borne the .8. of Aprill 1653.

  2. Records of the Second Church of Scituate, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 57:85.

    1657. Elisabeth, Joseph, Daniel, ye children of George & Elizabeth Vaughan [baptized] May 31.

  3. Middleborough, Mass., Vital Records, in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant, 5:38.

    Mrs Elisabeth Howland widdow of Mr Isaac Howland senior Deceased october ye : 29th : 1727 In the : 75th : year of her age.

  4. Records from the Old Cemetery in Middleborough, in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant, 13:27.

    Howland, Elizabeth, "Ms", died 29 October 1727, in her 75th year.

  5. Isaac2 Howland, in General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass. December 1620. (New England - United States: General Society of Mayflower Descendants., Various), 23:1:15.
  6. Elizabeth Vaughan Howland, in Find A Grave.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Howland Notes", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant, 17:188-89.