Person:Mary Lane (67)

m. bef 1606
  1. Avis Lane1606 - 1682/83
  2. William Lane1608 -
  3. Andrew Lane1610 - 1675
  4. George LaneCal 1613 - 1689
  5. Mary LaneEst 1615 - 1671
  6. Sarah LaneCal 1617 - 1695
  7. Elizabeth LaneEst 1627 -
  • HJoseph LongBef 1611 - Bef 1651
  • WMary LaneEst 1615 - 1671
m. bef 1636
  1. Joseph LongEst 1636 - 1676
  2. Thomas LongEst 1641 - 1711
m. bef 1656
  1. Samuel Farnsworth1656 - 1697
  • HJohn WilcoxEst 1620 - 1676
  • WMary LaneEst 1615 - 1671
m. aft 1660
Facts and Events
Name[1] Mary Lane
Gender Female
Birth[1] est 1615 Beaminster, Dorset, England (possibly)
Marriage bef 1636 to Joseph Long
Marriage bef 1656 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)to Joseph Farnsworth
Marriage aft 1660 Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)to John Wilcox
Will[2][3] 3 Apr 1671 Nuncupative.
Death[2][3] bet 3 Apr 1671 and 7 Sep 1671 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United StatesBetween date of will and date of probate.
Probate[2][3] 7 Sep 1671 Will proved.
  1. 1.0 1.1 William Lane, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011)

    "Mary Lane, b. say 1615; …"

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Wilcox, in Jacobus, Donald Lines, and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley. (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1952)

    "… Mary (Lane) (Long) Farnsworth, who died at Middletown in 1671, daughter of William Lane and widow of Joseph Long and of Joseph Farnsworth, both of Dorchester, Mass.; … The will of William Lane of Dorchester, Mass., made 28 Feb. 1650/1, proved 6 July 1654, named his daughter, Mary Long. By her first husband, Joseph Long, she was mother to Thomas Long who married her stepdaughter, Sarah Wilcox; also of Joseph Long, Jr., of Dorchester, who died 26 Aug. 1676. For her second husband, and as his second wife, she married Joseph Farnsworth of Dorchester, who in his will made 2 Jan. 1659/60 provided for his children and for his wife Mary and her children Joseph and Thomas Long. By him she had a son, Samuel Farnsworth, who settled in Windsor, Conn., and for his first wife married, 3 June 1677, Mary3 Stoughton, daughter of Thomas2 Stoughton and presumably niece of John2 Wilcox's second wife. Mary Willcox of Middletown, in her will dated 3 Apr. 1671, proved 7 Sept. 1671, gave to her son Samuel Farnsworth, £10 out of her land in Dorchester, the remainder of the land to her husband, John Willcox; to son, Joseph Long, the bill she had of him for the purchase of land; to Mary Wilcox, some clothing; to Sarah Long, the bed and bolster already in her house in Hartford; witnesses: John Hall, Ann Hall (her mark)."

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Wilcox, Mary, of Middletown, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)

    "Probate Records. Vol. III, 1663 to 1677. Page 92.

    Wilcox, Mary, of Middletown. Will dated 3 April, 1671. (No Inventory.)

    Mary, the wife of John Wilcox, April the third, being very sick & weak, & as she sayd shce conceived her selfe neer her death yet shee was of sound understanding & memory, shee declared by word of mouth this following to be her Last Will & Testament, viz: She gave to her sonn Samuel Fernsworth Tenn pounds sterling out of her Land in the great Lotts at Dorchester, as a remembrance of her, & the remaynder of the Lott shee gave unto her husband John Willcox. Moreover, she gave unto her sonn Joseph Long the Bill shee had of him for Land he Bought of her; & shce gave her white wascoat & her red Dammy coat to Mary Wilcox; and She gave to Sarah Long her feather Bed & Boulstcr which is at Hartford In her House all ready, & her Cloath wascoat with the great Silver lace, & a petty Coate Likewise. She did Give & Freely resigne up to her husband John Willcox that part of his Estate which was Mortgaged to her by her sayd Husband, & she desired that that tenn pounds shee gave to her sonn Samuel Fernsworth should be delivered Into the hands of her trusty friend Captain Hopcstill Foster of Dorchester, to be kept for him untill he come of age. This above written of her voluntary accord very freely she declared to be her Last will & Testament, the 3 April, 1671.

    In the presence of us John Hall, Ann X Hall.

    John Wilcox owned in Court that he gave his wife Liberty to make her will & dispose of those things mentioned in her will. John and Ann Hall sworn in Court to the truth of what is above written.

    Court Record, Page 114—7 September, 1671: The Will of Mary, the late wife of John Wilcox, exhibited and approved."