Person:William Pepperell (1)

Col. William Pepperell
Facts and Events
Name Col. William Pepperell
Gender Male
Christening[4] 5 Sep 1648 Yealmpton, Devon, England
Marriage Bef 1681 to Margery Bray
Death[1][3] 15 Feb 1733/34 Kittery, York, Maine, United States
  1. Anderson, Joseph Crook, and Lois Ware Thurston. Vital records of Kittery, Maine : to the year 1892. (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, c1991), 13.

    The Above William Pepperrell Esq'r Died Feb'y 15th: 1733/4 in the Eighty[blank] year of his age.

  2.   Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn. Old Kittery and her families. (Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States: Press of Lewiston journal company, 1903), 244.

    Nothing definite about his ancestry. Native of Ravistock Parish, Plymouth, in Devonshire, England where he was born in 1646.

  3. Sargent, William M. (William Mitchell), and Maine) Maine Historical Society (Portland. Maine Wills, 1640-1760. (Portland, Me.: Brown Thurston, 1887), p. 342 (viewable at [1]).

    [Note: the letter 'J' written as 'I']

    Will of "William Pepperrell of Kittery ... Merchant", dated 19 July 1733, proved 6 Mar 1733/34.

    Margery my dearly beloved Wife
    my well-beloved Daughter Mary Frost, her Husband Iohn Frost Deces'd
    my well-beloved Daughter Margery Gunnison
    my well beloved Daughter Dorathy Watkins
    my well beloved Daughter Iane Clark
    my son in Law George Iackson [husband of my Danghter Ioanna Iackson Deces'd]
    my Grand children, the Children of my Daughter mary Frost as followeth vizt To Willm Frost and to Iohn Charles, George, Joseph, Andrew, Sarah, Abigail Miriam, Iane, Dorathy, Frost's
    my well Beloved Daughter Miriam Tyler
    my beloved Grand children Peletiah & Ioel Whittemore, to Willm Whittemore and to Mary March (their sister)
    my beloved Grand-children the Children of my Daughter Ioanna Iackson Deces'd as followeth. Vizt to Margery Iackson, to Mary Elizth Ioanna Dorothy, & Sarah Iackson
    my beloved Grand children William, Andrew, Miriam, Mary & Katharine Tyler's
    to my Grandson Pepperrell Tyler
    my beloved Grandsons Andrew & Iohn Watkins
    my beloved Grandsons William Clark & Benjamin Clark
    my beloved Grandaughter Sarah Frost the Wife of Charles Frost, her Children vizt Charles, Sarah, Margery & Iane Frosts
    my beloved Grandaughter Margery Wentworth, her Son Andrew Pepperrell Wentworth & to her Daughter Sarah Wentworth
    my beloved Grandson Andrew Pepperrell
    my beloved Grandaughter Elizabeth Pepperrell
    my Kinsmen William, Andrew, & Iohn Phillips
    my Cousin Mary Nicols in Ravelstock, my said Cousin Nicols two Daughters Mary & Elizth, my Cousin Tamazin Gilberts, Ioan gendal in Primstock, Dorothy Lapthorn if she be living [all apparently in England]

  4. Davis, Walter Goodwin. "Notes: Pepperell: Alger: Heifer: Thorne: English Records", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), Vol. 96, p. 91.

    From parish register of Yealmpton, co. Devon, a few miles northwest of Revelstoke:
    1648 Sept 5 Pipperall, William, son of Andrew of Revelstoke, baptized.