Person:William Gaylord (3)

William Gaylord
  1. William Gaylord1617 - 1656
  2. Walter Gaylord1617 - 1689
  3. Elizabeth Gaylord1618 - 1675
  4. Samuel Gaylord1619 - 1689
  5. John Gaylord1621 - 1689
  6. Joseph Gaylord1624 - 1624
  • HWilliam Gaylord1617 - 1656
  • WAnna Porter1621 - 1653
m. 24 Feb 1641
  1. Ann Gaylord1645 - 1690
  2. Hannah Gaylord1646/7 - 1678
  3. John Gaylord1648 - 1699
  4. William Gaylord1650/1 - 1680
  5. Hezekiah Gaylord1652/3 - 1677
m. 9 Feb 1653/4
  1. Josiah Gaylord1654 - 1727
  2. Elizabeth GaylordABT 1655 -
  3. Nathaniel Gaylord1656 - 1720
Facts and Events
Name William Gaylord
Gender Male
Christening[1] 28 Dec 1617 Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Marriage 24 Feb 1641 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Anna Porter
Marriage 9 Feb 1653/4 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Elizabeth Drake
Death[2] 14 Dec 1656 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Ancestral File Number 9J3T-7C

He signed the first land warrents at Dorchester, MASS and was a representative to the General Court.

From Manwaring:

"Invt. £423-00-09. Taken by Matthew Grant, Benhamin Newbery, David Wilton & William Haydon. The Legatees: Elizabeth the Widow; The children: Anne, age 11 years & 9 months; Hannah, 10 years; John 8; William, 6 years; Hezekiah, 4 years; Josiah, 2; and Nathaniel, 15 weeks.

"My Brother expressed these words unto me & my wife before his decease: that he would that his house & halfe his land should be and remain to two of his Children. Further, that he had £40 with his wife & he would be as good as his word to make it up Four Score at 'iter' £80 to her. John Gaylord."

Distribution: £80 to widow, 72-6-6 to eldest son, 33 to eldest daughter , 30 to 2nd daughter, 30 to 3d daughter, 42 each to the 2-5th sons. Distributors were John Porter, Jacob Drake (brother-in-law of brother John?), and John Gaylord.

References
  1. Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
  2. Windsor Town Records.

    William Gaylord the younger dyed December 14th 1656