Person:John Death (5)

  • HJohn Death1651 - 1690
  • WMary PeabodyEst 1650 - Aft 1689
m. 1675
  1. Thomas Death1670 -
  2. Oliver Death1674 - 1705
  3. John Death1676/77 - 1754
  4. Hepzibah Death1680 - 1769
  5. Lydia Death1682 - 1797
  6. Samuel Death1684 -
  7. Mary Death
  8. Ruth Death1688 -
Facts and Events
Name John Death
Gender Male
Birth? 1651 Of Framingham, Middlesex, Ma
Marriage 1675 Topsfield, Essex, Massachusettsto Mary Peabody
Death? 1690 Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts

! (1) 974.45 P2e 4:234 Rec. & Files of Essex Co. (1667-1671) "John Death and wife fined for fornication before marriage," 8:304 Rec. & Files of Essex Co. March Term 1670 "Rec'd of John Death and wife sum of 27 li. 2s," 4:319 Rec. & Files of Essex Co. for Topsfield "Birth of Thomas 21 May 1670 son of John and Mary Death." (2) F554001 Vol. 6:378-9 Mdsx. Deeds 29 Sep 1673 Benjamin Rice sells 80 acres to John Death (3) F476875 p. 97 Hist. of Framingham 24 Jan 1676 John Death named as a landholder. (4) 974.45 B2a Vol. 1:127 Essex Antiqu. "John Death moved 1677 from Topsfield Essex to Framingham, Mdsx." (5) F554009 Vol. 20:671 Mdsx. Deeds 18 Oct 1682 "Thos. Gleason sells 16 acres to John Death" (6) F476875 Hist. of Framingham "John Death voted to gather money for the meeting house" 31 Mar 1701 (7) F554007 Vol. 17:362 Mdsx. Deeds 1 Apr 1702 "John Eames sells to Ensign John Death 40 acres ...." (one of the witnesses is John Death, Junior.) (8) Hist of Framingham "John Death, Moses Haven, Thomas Gleason appointed a Com. for a highway to meeting house" 6 Sep 1709 (9) F554005 Vol. 15:269 Mdsx. Deeds 25 Apr 1710 "Wm. Waite sells 75 acres to Henry Leland and John Death of Sherborn (50 lbs. to be paid within 4 years.) 17 Feb 1726 Henry Lealand released ... I, John Death have ... satisfaction as above as to witness my hand 13 Apr 1731" signed John Death. (10) F554007 Vol. 17:265 Mdsx. Deeds 4 Mar 1714 "John Bullen sells 42 acres to John Death" (11) 974.44/F1 H2b Hist of Framingham p. 45, 10 Oct 1721 Ensign John Death and others entered their dissent against town receiving said bills" (12) F554014 Vol. 21:526 Mdsx Deeds 30 Mar 1722 "John Death of Framingham deeds all his estate in Framingham andalso in Sherborn both real and personal to my well-beloved son-in-law Samuel How, Jr. and his wife Ruth shall during their natural lives of the said John Death and his wife Mary and their son Samuel provide a good honourable and sufficient mantainanance, by nursing in time of infirmity, old age, any sickness and also provide for them respectively a decent burial at their decease... and shall pay equal proportions at one years' end after the decease of the said John Death and his wife Mary unto his children hereafter named VIZ: unto John Death, Jr., Mary Eames, Hephzibah How and Lydia Lamb and the said Samuel How, Jr. and or his wife Ruth...." (13) 974.44/F1 H2b Hist. of Fram p. 54 4 Feb 1724/5 "Return of Highway on both sides of Beaver Dam viz...the bounds of Oliver Death...said tree where Sherborn men began to lay out the way more than 20 years ago (as Ensign John Death informed us...." (14)F554014 Vol. 26:231 Mdsx. Deeds 20 July 1725 Ephraim Bullen sells 3 acres to Ensign John Death; 20 Oct 1725 David and Asa Morse sell 10 acres to John Death of Sherborn (15) Sources from Family Groups Sheet prepared 12 Mar 1973 by Mrs. Rae W. Moss, 2829 East 3780 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109. "So John Death is still living in 1731, but no death dattes have been found to date, 12 Mar 1973."