Person:John Osgood (7)

m. 30 Oct 1599
  1. John Osgood1595 - 1651
  2. Mary Osgood1600 -
  3. Robert Osgood1603 -
  4. Peter Osgood1605 -
  5. William Osgood, I1605 - 1698/99
  6. Christopher Osgood1606 - bet 1650
m. bef 1628
  1. Sarah Osgoodest 1628 - bef 1659
  2. Captain John Osgoodest 1630 - 1693
  3. Mary Osgoodest 1633 - 1686
  4. Elizabeth Osgood1636 - 1673
  5. Stephen Osgoodest 1638 - 1690/91
  6. Hannah Osgood1642 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] John Osgood
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 23 Jul 1595 Wherwell, Hampshire, England
Marriage bef 1628 Wherwell, Hampshire, England (probably)Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Sarah Unknown
Emigration[1] 1638
Residence[1] 1638 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1638 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Other[4] 22 May 1639 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Residence[1] est 1645 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Will[6] 12 Apr 1650 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1][2][3][5] 24 Oct 1651 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Probate[6] 25 Nov 1651 Will proved.

Estate of John Osgood of Andover

"The 12 of Aprill 1650: in the ag of the testator 54 born in 1595 July 23 In the name off God Amen I John ossgood off Andever in the County of Essex in new England Being Sick of Body But in Pfect memory do institut and mak my last will and Testament in maner and fforme as ffolloweth Inprins I bequeath ║and║ Giue my Soule in to the hand of God my heauenly ffather through the medyation of Jesus Christ my Blessad Saviour and Redeemer my Body to the earth ffrom whenc it was taken my Goods and chatells as ffolloweth Inprinis I do Giue Vnto my Sonn John Ossgood my hous and hous lot with all acomedationes thervnto Belonging Brooken vp and Vnbroken Vp and with all the medow thervnto belonging fforeuer with this proviso yt my wif Sarah ossgood shall haue the moyety or the on half of the hous and land and medowes during her naturall life. I do Giue and Bequeath to my Sonn Steven Ossgood 25 pound to be payd at 21 yeares of age in Contry pay It I doe Giue to my daughter Mary Ossgood 25 pound to be payd at 18 years off age in Contry pay It I do Giue to my dater Elizabeth Ossgood 25 pound to be payd at 18 yeares off age in Contry pay It I do giue and Bequeath Vnto my daughter hannah Ossgood 25 pound to be payd at 18 years of age in Contry pay It I do Giue to my daughter ssarah Clement 20s It I do Giue to her daughter Bakah 20 sshillings to Be payd when she is 7 yeres of age But if she dy before yt tim it to be null It I do Giue to my Seruant Caleb Johnson one Cow calf to Be payd 3 years Befor his time is out and to be kept at the Cost of my executor till his tim is out It I do Giue to the meeting hous off newbery 18 shillings to Buie A Chushion for the minister to lay his Book Vpon: all the Rest of my Goods and Chateal Vnbequeathed I do giue Vnto my sone John Ossgood and to Sarah my wife whom I do mak Joynt exccutorrs of my last will and testament in wittness thereof [I] set my hand an Seale." John Ossgood.

"I do intreat John Clement of Hauerell and Nichalas hoult of Andever to be ouerseers of this my last will and testament.

John Ossgood.

Witness: Joseph Parker, Richard Barker.

"debt owing to me mr Edword Woodman eyght shillings."

Proved 25: 9: 1651, by the witnesses. Salem Quarterly Court Files, vol. 2, leaf 22.

Presented by Joseph Parker and Robert Barker, proved by Robert Barker. Salem Quarterly Court Records, vol. 3, leaf 35.

Inventory taken by John Clements and Nicholas (his H mark) Hoult, and signed by Sarah (her 0 mark) Osgood: … total, 373li. 7s. Essex Co. Quarterly Court Files, vol. 2, leaf 23."[6]

Founders of Andover, Massachusetts
The first permanent settlement in Andover was established in 1641 by John Woodbridge and a group of settlers from Newbury and Ipswich. Ten men signed the 1644 covenant establishing the church (the 24th organized in Massachusetts), and eighteen men had settled there by 1646 when grants of land were confirmed by the General Court. See The Essex Genealogist Vol. 21:195 (2001).
Signers of the 1644 Covenant: John Woodbridge - Richard Barker - Robert Barker - Richard Blake - Edmond Faulkner - John Frye - Nicholas Holt - John Osgood - Joseph Parker - Nathan Parker
Additional Settlers by 1646: George Abbott - Andrew Allen - John Askett - William Ballard - Thomas Chandler - Andrew Foster - Henry Jacques - John Lovejoy - Daniel Poor(e) - John Russ - Benjamin Woodbridge
Current Location: Essex County, Massachusetts   Parent Towns: Newbury, Ipswich   Daughter Towns:
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 John Osgood, in Osgood, Ira, and Eben Putnam. A Genealogy of the Descendants of John, Christopher and William Osgood: Who Came from England and Settled in New England Early in the Seventeenth Century. (Salem, Mass.: Salem Press, 1894), 1-8.

    John Osgood of Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, was born in the parish of Wherwell, Hampshire, England, 23 July, 1595; died in Andover, 24 October, 1651. He married in England, about 1627, Sarah, who died 8 April, 1667.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Osgood, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:320.

    John (Osgood), Ipswich, perhaps br. of Christopher the first, came from Andover, in Hampsh. Eng. where he was b. 23 July 1595, wh. in the open. line of his will of 12 Apr. 1650, pro. 25 Nov. 1651, he plain. assert.; rem. soon to Newbury, freem. 22 May 1639, thence to Andover, where he was one of the found. of the ch. Oct. 1645, and the first rep. of the town, 1651; d. 24 Oct. of that yr. A wid. Sarah O. d. at A. 8 Apr. 1667. His ch. were Sarah; John, b. in Eng. a. 1631; Stephen, a. 1638; Mary; Eliz.; all bef. he went to A. and there had Hannah, 1644; and prob. Deborah. Sarah m. 1 June 1648, John Clement; Mary m. 6 July 1653, Henry Ingalls; Eliz. m. 12 Oct. 1659, John Brown of Reading; Hannah m. 21 May 1660, Samuel Archer; and Deborah m. 28 Aug. 1663, John Russ.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Stearns, Ezra S.; William F. Whitcher; and Edward Everett Parker. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation. (New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1908), Vol 4, p 1701-1703.
  4. Paige, Lucius R. List of Freemen. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1849), 3:96.
  5. Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Andover, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Topsfield, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912), 2:514.

    Osgood, John, [died] Oct 24, 1651.

  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Estate of John Osgood of Andover, in Massachusetts, Probate Court (Essex County). The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts. (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1916, 1917, 1920), 1:141-42.