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Enos Mead

Male 1721 - Bef 1774  (< 53 years)


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  • Name Enos Mead 
    Born 17 Nov 1721  Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 19 Dec 1774  Stillwater, Saratoga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I10559  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father Jonathan Mead,   b. 1684, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Esther Butler 
    Married 13 Jul 1713  Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F4524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Millicent,   b. 17 Jan 1724, Milan, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Dec 1774  (Age > 50 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Gideon Mead,   b. Abt 1744, of Nine Partners, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 18 Oct 1813 and 29 Sep 1814  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a twin of Nehemiah Mead. He owned a substantial amount of land in Dutchess County. His birth year given here is a guess based on the known birth years of evidently adjacent siblings.

      Will of Enos Mead:

      In the Name of God, amen. I Enos Mead of Charlotte Precinct in the county of Dutches and Province of New York, Being in good health and perfect memory (Blessed be God therefore) do this nineteenth day of December, in the fifteenth year of the Reign of the Lord, George the third of Great Britain france and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith &c. and in the year of our Lord Christ, one Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy four, make and Publish this my last will and testament, in manner and form following (that is to say) Imprimis, I commend my Soul into the Hands of almithy God, who gave it me; and my body to the earth from whence it came, in hopes of a joyfull Resurrection, through the Merits of my Saviour Jesus Christ; and as for that worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me I dispose thereof as follows. I give and dispose thereof as follows, and first it is my will and I do hereby order and direct that my Executors hereafter named do in the first place pay off and discharge all my Just debts & funeral Expences out of my Personal Estate, and in case my personal estate should be insufficient to discharge the Same then and in sutch case it is my will that my Executors Should Sell and Dispose of so much of my land at or in Charlotte County within this Province, as to make up the Same, and as to the Remainder of my Estate I Dispose thereof as follows viz: I give to my Loving wife Melasen in Lew of her dowry & thirds, one fether ber bedstead beding and furniture thereunto belonging, also the one-third part of the Remainder of my personal Estate to her and her assigns. I also give to my said wife the one third part of all my Real Estate during her natural life. Item. I give and devise to my Son Gideon, Eighty acres of Land off of my homestead farm Bounded Easterly by Land of Capt Moses Harris, South by Land of Thomas wolsey, north & west by other lands of mine, comprehending the South Lott commonly called the South Meadow also two Lotts North of said lot and South of the lot whereon Said Gidion now Dwelse, also two and a half of the lot Said Gidion now lives on at the East End to include his house, also two Lotts north of Said last mentioned Lott and if the aforesaid Described Lotts Encluding the wood Land on the East of them should not contain Eighty Acres then to ad to the North- ernmost Lott with a parrallel line on the North Side as much as to make up the Eighty acres. I also give and Devise to my Said Son Gidion one certain lott of land lying in Charlotte County in Somerestt Township No. I also give & Devise to my said Son Gidion Six hundred acres of land out of my Right to land I have on the west Side of Delaware River as yet undevided to him his heirs and assigns. I give and Devise to my Son Michael 100 acres of land being a part of the farm I live on Bounded Northerly by the line called Bushes line west by Land of James Winans South by Lott No. 19 of the great division of the great nine partners or the line called Edsalls line and East by other land of mine So far east as to confain Eighty acres with a line parrallel with the west Side. I also give and Devise to my Said Son Michael as Much Land in Somerseth Township in the County of Charlotte and of my Right on the west Side of Delaware River, as I hereinbefore have given to my son Gidion, to be holden to my Said Son Michael his heirs and assigns. Item. I give to my Daughter Melasen the wife of Israel Thompson four hundred acres of Land out of my Right in the aforementioned tract of land on the west Side of Delaware River to her her heirs & assigns. I also give to my Said Daughter Melasen fifty Pounds Currency. Item. I give to Lockwood Smith who late had my Daughter Nancy to wife four hundred acres of land out of my aforeSaid Right to land on the West Side of Delaware River to him his heirs and affigns. Item. I give the Remainder of My Estate Boath Real and Personal to my two Sons William and Levy Mead to them their heirs and assigns to be equally divided between them they first paying my Just debts & the Legacy to my Daughter Malasen and lastly I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint my beloved Sons William and Levy Mead and my Trusty friend Enos Thompson Executors of my last will and Testament Hereby Revoking disalowing and annuling all and Every other will and wills Testament and testaments by me here to fore made Declaring this and none other to be and contain my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto Sett my hand Seal the day and Year first abovewritten. Enos Mead (L. S.) Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Enos Mead as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us whose Names are hereunder written, who Subscribed our names as witnesses at his Request and in his prefence. Ann Bockee Mary Salkeld Abraham Bockee

  • Sources 
    1. [S402] Genealogy of a Branch of the Mead Family, With a History of the Family in England and in America and Appendixes of Rogers and Denton families, by Lucius E. Weaver. Rochester, New York, 1911., date only, no year given.

    2. [S396] Belnap Family Organization.

    3. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990., date only.

    4. [S2230] Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (The Barbour Collection), on AmericanAncestors.org. In print as The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol. 1-55, ed. Lorraine Cook White. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1994-2002., "12 Jul 1713".

    5. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990.

    6. [S402] Genealogy of a Branch of the Mead Family, With a History of the Family in England and in America and Appendixes of Rogers and Denton families, by Lucius E. Weaver. Rochester, New York, 1911., "December 7, 1713".