m. ABT 1638
m. BET 1605 AND 1664
m. Abt. 1680
Facts and Events
Joseph Thorne was born about 1642 in Flushing, Long Island, New Amsterdam [now NY]. He was buried in 1727 in Friends Cemetery, Flushing [now NY]. Original Friend's Cemetery, later moved to another site on Long Island. He died in May 1727 in Flushing, Long Island.
Will of Joseph Thorne
A bookS1gives the following transcription of his will:
I, Joseph Thorne, of Flushing, in Queens County, being aged and indisposed. Being well advised with ye weighty concern I am now about. I leave to my son Benjamin, all my Plantation and homestead where I now live in Flushing, with all housing, orchards, and lands, and all my meadow and woodland. I leave to my wife Mary, the use of 1/2 of all lands and meadows, and 1/2 of all housing and orchards during her life. After he death I leave 1/2 to my son Benjamin and he is to pay legacies, viz.: To his brother Jacob, 100s, and to his brothers, Isaac, Thomas, and Abraham, 20s each. To my son Isaac I leave 5 shillings. I leave to my sons, Thomas, Abraham, and Isaac, all that tract of land lying at a place called (???), in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. I leave to my wife Mary, a negro man, and an Indian woman. To my daughter Sarah, a negro girl. I leave to my son Joseph, 5 shillings over and above what I have formerly given him by deed of gift. I leave to my son William, 5 shillings besides what I gave him in West New Jersey. To my son John, 5 shillings and a negro boy. To my wife Mary, 1/2/ of the rest of my movables. To my daughter, Mary Shadwell, a negro girl. I leave to my daughters, Hanna Field, Mary Shadwell, Susanah Hedger, and Sara Thorn, 1/2/ of my movables. I make my wife and my son Benjamin, executors.
Dated July 27, 1724.
Witnesses, Thomas Farrington, Richard Laurence, John Haight. Proved, November 27, 1727.
NOTE: ?? Line 4290: (New PAF RIN=1546) 1 BURI 2 PLAC Lee Burial Grounds, Middlesex This individual has the following other parents in the Ancestral File: William /THORNE/ (AFN:2T2K-2N) and Sarah Or S /HALLETT/ (AFN:2T2K-3T)