Facts and Events
On 18 July 1635, "Jasper Gonn," aged 29, and "Ann Gonn," aged 25, were enrolled at London as passengers for New England on the Defence [Hotten 107].
In his will, dated 25 December 1670 and proved 27 January 1670/1, "Jasper Gun of Milford" bequeathed to "my son Jobamah a piece of land in the New Field ... I suppose 10 acres more or less"; to "my son Abell Gun," 10lb., also "my physic chest with all physic and chirurgery things in it, also ... all my physic books, ... also ... my best cloth cloak and the divinity books he hath now of mine, and one of Mr. Hooker's"; to "Daniell Gun my son half all my lands & meadows, except Dreadful Lot & my homelot, only my will is that Daniell shall have a piece of my homelot two rods wider than his brother Jobamah's orchard is"; to "my son Sam[ue]ll my house, housing, orchard, gardens & Dreadful Lot, with half my other lands & meadows equally divided between Daniell & Samuell, also ... my Great Bible & fowling piece" and some furniture; to "my sons Daniell & Samuell all my cattle, horses, cart & all implements" equally divided between them; "my loving wife shall have her dwelling in the house" and be provided for by Daniel and Samuel, they to be sole executors; to "my daughter Mehitabell Fenn one of Mr. Hooker's books & Mr. Aynsworth's Communion of Saints"; "my loving brothers Jno. Smith & Joseph Pecke" to be overseers [NHPR 1:2:35].