Person:William Hazelton (2)

  • HWilliam Hazelton1706 - Bef 1775
  • W.  Miriam Richardson (add)
  1. William HazeltonBef 1765 - Bef 1804
  2. Sophia Hazelton
  3. Miriam Hazelton
Facts and Events
Name William Hazelton
Alt Name William Hasleton
Alt Name William Heaselton
Gender Male
Birth[4] 1706 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage to Miriam Richardson (add)
Property[3] 20 Oct 1766 Kent, Delaware, United Statesgave power of attorney for ejectment
Other[2] 6 Mar 1773 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesassigned 4 apprentices
Will[1] 19 Mar 1774 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesWill written
Death[1] Bef 27 Aug 1775 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Probate[1] 27 Aug 1775 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesWill entered into probate
Burial[4] Dover, Kent, Delaware, United StatesChrist Episcopal Church Cemetery
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Philadelphia County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills. Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1947, 1981-1982), Vol Q, p. 36, #37; FHL #0021727, Primary quality.

    In the Name of God Amen I William Heaselton of the City of Philadelphia in the Province of Pennsylvania a Mariner . . . .
    All my Just Debts & funeral Expences be duly paid and satisified . . .
    And I do give and bequeath unto my Son William my largest Silver Salver together with one Case of Silver Handled Knives & forks
    I do give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Meriam and unto my two Daughters Sophia and Meriam Heaselton the Remainder of all my Plate Together also with all and Singular my Household Furniture to be Equally divided between them Share & Share alike
    And I do give devise and bequeath unto my said Wife Meriam and two Daughters Sophia & Meriam Heasleton my House & Lot of Ground with the Appurtenances thereunto belonging Situate on the West Side of Front Street in the city of Philadelphia . . . .
    Immediately on the decease of my said Wife the part and Share of my Estate real & personal hereby given or intended for her shall go to and be equally divided between my said two Daughters Share and Share alike . . . .
    If it should happen that Either of my said daughters die unmarried and without lawful Issue the part and Share of my Estate hereby given or intended for such decedend shall go to the Survivor of them her Heirs & Assigns for Ever . . .
    Concerning all the rest residue and remainder of my Monies Goods Chattles . . . Either real personal or mixed I do give devise and bequeath the same and Every part and parcel thereof unto my said Three Children William Sophia and Meriam to be equally divided between them Share and Share alike
    And what I have herein given or intended for my said wife shall be deemed and taken to be in Lieu and as full Satisfaction of her Dower . . .
    My said Wife and three Children to be the Executors of this last Will and Testament . . .
    Signed 19 Mar 1774, Wm Heaslton
    Witnesses Francis Feariss, John Maxfield
    24 Aug 1774, Philadelphia, Francis Feariss and John Maxfield proved the Last Will and Testament of William Heaselton deceased and Letters Testamentary were granted to Meriam Heaselton William Heasleton Sophia Heaselton and Meriam Heaselton Executors

  2. Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). Mayor; William Fisher; and John Gibson. Record of indentures of individuals bound out as apprentices, servants, etc: and of German and other redemptioners in the office of the mayor of the city of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771 to October 5, 1773, p. 202, Secondary quality.

    6 Mar 1773
    Frederic Castil, Francis Doyer, Zetman Treper, Francis Bildsteur, from Lisbon, to William Hasleton, Sr., and his assigns, resident in the three lower counties of Delaware, as servants for 4 years each. 20 pounds

  3. Brewer, Mary Marshall; Maryland) Willow Bend Books (Westminster; Maryland) Family Line Publications (Westminster; and Irma Sweitzer Harper. Kent County, Delaware, land records. (Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books and Family Line Publications, c1999), Vol. 8, p. 122 , 1756-1764, Secondary quality.

    360. 20 Oct 1766. Power of Atty. William Heazelton, Miriam Heazelton, Thomas Penrose and Anna Penrose all of Phila have appointed our trusty and loving friend James Sykes esqr our atty to recover all such accounts due . . . and to seize into his hands every tr or lott of land belonging to us and to eject any sch person who may have heretofore committ trespass in said trs of land being with kent Co and to dispose of same
    Wit: Andrew Doz, John Lock
    Proved 22 Jan 1767

  4. 4.0 4.1 Memorial# 11909985, in Find A Grave, Secondary quality.

    Capt William Haselton
    Birth: 1706, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
    Death: Aug. 7, 1774, Delaware, USA
    Burial: Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery , Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA

    Inscription: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Kent County
    Delaware, USA