Person:Alice Wright (36)

Alice Wright
b.1614 England
m. MAY 1636
  1. Peter Wright1637 - 1651
  2. Gideon Wright1638 - 1685
  3. Job Wright1639 - 1706
  4. William Wright1641 - 1648
  5. Mary WrightAbt 1643 - Abt 1699
  6. Hannah Wright1647 - 1675
  7. (son) Wright1648 - 1648
  8. Sarah Wright1648/49 -
  9. Mordecai Wright1649 - 1650
  10. Adam Wright1650/51 - 1698
  11. Elizabeth WrightAbt 1654 - Bef 1677
  12. Lydia Wright1655 -
  13. Jacob WrightAft 1655 -
m. Bef 17 Sep 1663
Facts and Events
Name[1] Alice Wright
Gender Female
Birth? 1614 England
Marriage MAY 1636 Massachusettsto Peter Wright
Marriage Bef 17 Sep 1663 to Richard Crabb
Death[2][5] 24 Apr 1685 Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, United States
  1. John P. Dornan, "Andrews Family." IN: Charles Carroll Gardner (ed.), "Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey," Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey
    vol 24, p. 51-56.
  2. Perrine, Howland Delano. The Wright family of Oysterbay, L.I. with the ancestry of and descent from Peter Wright and Nicholas Wright, 1423-1923. (New York: unknown, 1923)

    Peter Wright m. England bef. 1635 Alice ---. She d. Oyster Bay 24 Feb 1685.
    [This is a misinterpretation of the numeric month. The 2nd month in 1685 was April, not February.]

  3.   Abstracts of early wills of Queens County, New York: recorded in Libers A and C of deeds now in the Registers Office at Jamaica, New York, 1683-1744. (Typescript)

    Will of Alice Crabb, Feby. 23, 1685. I Alice Crabb of Oyster Bay, widdow make this my last will and testament.

    I give to my daughter Lydia Horner two shares of meadowing adjoining to a share of meadow one belonging to nicholas Simpkins in the towne meadow which two shares I had by will from my brotherinlaw Anthony Wright.

    I give to my daughter Mary Andrew and my grandchild Job Townsend all my land both upland and meadowing at the south and at the plains to be euqally divdied betwixt them all which said lands as did once belong to my brother Anthony Wright.

    I bequeath to my grandson Job Townsend one bed and bedding, the bed that hath the sale ticking. I give at my decease and one cow the best I have at my decease and I give to my said grandson one ewe and one lamb, one brimed pewter basin, one little iron kettle one beker of pewter.

    I give to my daughter Mary Andrews two bedds with the furniture belonging thereunto and one brass pan, and my biggest great kettle & three of the best pewter plattes and the best pewter basin and one stew pan, one flaggon, one candle cupp, one little beker, one pewter candle stick and one bermuda chair.

    I bequeath to my daughter Lydia Horner, 1 wanescott chest 1 brass motar and pastill, one brass skimmer, one pewter forringer, one little brass kettle and the lessor great kettle and one frying pan.

    I bequeath unto my granddaughter Alice Townsend, one little iron pott, one pewter plate, it is my will that all my household goods not here mentioned should after my decease be equally divided between my two daughters Mary Andrews and Lidia Horner.

    I give to my negro man one calf, 1 iron kettle, one mare and his freedom and liberty. I freely give him after my decease he performing the engagement given under his hand to pay four pounds within the space of 3 years from the day of his freedom in silver money to Symon Cooper and James Townsend for the use of my grandson Job Townsend the son of said James townsend to whom I give the said money for him to enjoy when he comes of age.

    It is my will that all my live creatures as oxen, cows, calves, steers horses, hoggs, sows, piggs, sheep & what is more of such then is disposed of in the will shall be to pay such debts as I owe and the remainder I give to be equally divided betwixt my two daughters Mary Andrews and Lydia Horner.

    I give my three sons Gideon Wright, Job Wright and Adam Wright 5 shillings each. I appoint my two sons-in-law Samuell Andrews and Isaac Horner to be trustees.

    [Signed] Alice [her mark] Crabb

    In presence of John Dewsbury, Johan Dewsbury, Simon Cooper

    Liber A, page 13, Will Nicolls, Clerk. (no inventory)

  4.   I. Richard Crabb, in Prall, Richard Dwight. The Crabb family. (Albuquerque, New Mexico: R.D. Prall, c1997)
    pg 71.
  5. "Records of the Society of Friends of the City of New York and Vicinity, from 1640 to 1800", in The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. (New York, New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)
    Vol. 7, p. 39.

    Aleice Crabb dyed ye 24th of ye 2'd m'o 1685.
    [Note: In old-styles dates, the second month is April. More info may be found here.]