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Peter Aldrich and Hannah Hayward

HUSBAND:
Peter ALDRICH. [Ancestros].
Born on 17 (19) October 1686 at Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts; son of Jacob ALDRICH and Huldah THAYER.

Peter married Hannah HAYWARD about 1705-1706 (in 1706-S4) in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

He is not the Peter Aldrich who married Experience Cook. That couple were of Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts


                              George ALDRICH and Katherine SEALD
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               Jacob Aldrich and Huldah Thayer                  John Aldrich and Sarah Leach
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                 Peter Aldrich and Hannah Hayward                  Peter Aldrich and Experience Cook
       (lived in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts)    (lived in Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts)




They were farmers; the farm had horses, cows, pigs and sheep.

Peter's will was written 18 January 1745 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

He died in (1747-S2)(1748-S1,S3,S4) in (Uxbridge, Worcester County-S1,S3,S4)(Norton-S2), Massachusetts.

Peter's will was probated on 11 May 1748 in Worcester County, Massachusetts. {S4}. (Worcester County Probate Records, Vol. 2 page 705). Each daughter received either 25 pounds, or a couple of acres and about 5 pounds. Son Peter received most of the land and animals, and the house.

PROBATE: I, Peter Aldrich of Uxbridge in the County of Worcester in the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Yeoman, desire to give thanks, to God for that perfection of mind & memory that he hath bestowed upon me & that still continueth me in yet calling to mind the mortality of my Body & Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die and being desirous to settle that outward estate that God hath blessed me withall & in order thereunto I make & ordain this my Last Will & Testament that is to say principally first of all I give & Recommend my soul in to the hands of God that gave it hoping thro the ments Death & passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to Have full & free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins & to Inherit Ever lasting Life and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive of same again by the almighty power of God and as Toughing such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this Life I give demiss & dispose of ye same in the following manner & form (that is to say)

PROBATE: Firstly I will that all those Debts & Duties, as I do owe in Right or Conveyence to any manner of person or persons whatforever shall be well & truely contested & paid or ordained to be paid in convenient time after my decease by my Executors hereafter named.

PROBATE: Item I give & bequeath unto my beloved wife Hannah Aldrich the old end of my now dewelling house with half of cellar with a third part of improveable Estate both as to tillage & mowing & pasture land in & such a part of it wood lott as shall be sufficent for her use during her natural life and lifewise two cows & my saddle horse & six sheep & one swine & likewise so much barn room as shall be sufficent for her creatures both for fodder to keep them & room to place them in & likewise one half of household moveables throughout.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Huldah Johnson or to her heirs five pounds in money of gold tenor & two sheep.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Elison and to her heirs about four acres of Land lying near their dwelling house beginning at as take & heap of stones which is a corner of Elison's land southward of his house thence runing southwesterly to a hgeap of stones then turning & runing northwesterly to a Great white oak mark thent urning & runing northeasterly to his father land westeward of House.

PROBATE: Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter Deborah Eliot & to her heirs four acres of land be it more or be less bounded as followeth begining at a heap of stones on a rock which if abound of Eliphates Warfields land then runing southeasterly to a heap of stones then turning northerly to a heap of stones then turning & running westerly to a Black Oak Stand or to Hannah Elison's land then turning & running to a first bound mentioned.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mehatabel Eliot & ot her heris two acres of Land taken off from the Easterly end of my land which lyeth joyning to David Eliot's land begining at a stake which is a corner of land said David Eliot purchased of Moses Thompson, said two acres is for to be of an equal breath from End to end likewise four sheep.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Margery Martin & to her heirs the sum of twenty & five pounds in money of the gold Tenor.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha McNomarra and to her heirs the sum of twenty & five pounds in money of gold tenor.

PROBATE: Item I give and bequeath unto my son Peter Aldrich & to his heirs all my land already not disposed of lying on the westerly side of the Great River wit a certain tract lying joyning to David Eliots land northerly & westerly on common southerly parrtly on land laid to me and part laid out to Major Daniel Lovett and partly on common of said land was laid out to me and part thereof I purchased of Edward & Dinah Aldrifch whcih is a part of a greater tract of Land given by my brother Seth Aldrich to four of his daughters and the purchased land is one full quarter thereof both as to quantity & quality & remaining it undivided more about five acres lying on both sides of the road laid out to Joseph Thompsons land near John Ellisons House & is joyning to said Ellisons land more about five acres lying on of westerly side of John Springs land & when laid out was bounded on all sides on common as it record of said land shall make it to appear.

PROBATE: Finally I constitute and ordain my well beloved son Peter Aldrich sole Executor of this my Last will & Testatment ordering as above to carefully to fullfill each clause in the same by paying all my just debts and by being carefull of aged mother by letting her enjoy in a free way & manner allt hat is above willed to her & likewise for to cut & bring home so much firewood as shall be necessary for her age for one fre at all times of year and for to look after her creatures for her as shall be needfull although I have before of making of this my last will and testament made over the improvable part of my estate by a deed of sale to my said son whom I have ordained to be my executor willing & bequeathing to my son Peter Aldrich over & above what is above mentioned the two thirds of my household moveables throughout not as yet willed & likewise all my stock of creatures not before disposed of & not he shall pay to his siter what money is above willed to them in the space of one year after my decease & my and my will is that each of my children rest satisfied & contented with what I have willed & bequeathed unto them over and above what I have heretofore in my Life time done for them & my will & pleasure is that my executor shall have all the money or bills bonds or notes which shall be due to me at my decease memorandum, before signing of clause rosedout in ye latter part off of widows due & two sheep ye word & the word & to her words he shall it was done...... Peter aldrich * apeal...this Last Will & testament as signed sealed and openly prounced on the day & year above said to be his Last Will & Testament in the presence & hearing of us.

PROBATE: Joseph Aldrich
Jona. Aldrich
Stephen Sweat
Edward Rawson witnesses

WIFE:
Hannah HAYWARD. [PC M3-4].
Born on 18 August 1680 in Mendon, Worchester County, Massachusetts; daughter of Samuel HAYWARD and Mehitable THOMPSON. She married Peter ALDRICH about 1706 at Mendon, Worchester County, Massachusetts. Peter and Hannah had seven children. Two of Hannah's sisters married Peter's brothers (Jacob and Seth). She died in 1746 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

CHILDREN of Peter ALDRICH and Hannah HAYWARD:
  1. Huldah ALDRICH. Born on 8 November 1707 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Huldah married William JOHNSON on 16 June 1731 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  2. Hannah ALDRICH. Born on 18 February 1709-1710 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Hannah married John ELLISON, son of Thomas Ellison, on 11 April 1732 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. John was born about 1710 in Hempstead, Queens County, New York, and died about 1774 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Hannah died after 1793 in Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  3. Margery ALDRICH. Born on 17 June 1712 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She married John MARTIN on 3 November 1737 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. John was born 15 Aug 1710 in Mendon, and died 8 Aug 1785 in Boston (Suffolk) Massachusetts. Margery and John had seven children
  4. Deborah ALDRICH. [Ancestors]. Born on 31 May 1714 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She married John ELLIOTT on 2 October 1736 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. John was born about 1710, and died 2 Oct 1736 in Uxbridge (Worcester) Massachusetts. Deborah and John had six children.
  5. Mehitable ALDRICH. [Ancestors]. Born on 9 October 1716 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She married David ELLIOTT on 20 December 1739 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She died on 13 October 1794 in Kingsbury, Washington County, New York.
  6. Martha ALDRICH. Born on 15 May 1719 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Martha married Mr. Mc Nomarra (Mac Namarrow)(McNamarra-S4).
  7. Peter ALDRICH. Born on (14-S5)(19) November 1722 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He married (1) Esther Comstock on 8 February (1744-1745-S5)(1746) in Mendon (Uxbridge-S5), Worcester County, Massachusetts. They were farmers. Peter and Esther had eleven children. He was a private in the American Revolution in Captain William Wyman's Company, Colonel John Paterson's Regiment. He married (2) Isabel Baker on 23 June (1774-S5)(1785-S5) in (Jamestown, Providence, Rhode Island)(Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts-S5). He died on 17 March 1799 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts; and was buried there.


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