|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1651|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1714|
James Eno, Jr., eldest s. of the immigrant James Eno, Sr. by his first wife Anna, b. Oct. 30 (bapt. Nov. 2), 1651 at Windsor, Conn. He d. testate at Windsor July 16, 1714, Æ 63. By virtue of his only brother John having all girls, all Eno surnamed descendants of the immigant ancestor descend from James Eno, Jr.
On Dec. 26, 1678 at Windsor, James Eno, Jr. m. Abigail Bissell (by Capt. Newberry), dau. of Samuel Bissell and Abigail Holcomb. She was the eldest dau. of James Eno junior's stepsister, b. July 6, 1661 at Windsor. She d. testate in Apr. 1728 either at Windsor or adjoining Simsbury, Conn.
James Eno, Jr. has no personal gravestone. The veteran's memorial erected to his honor by the DAR or SAR at the Palisado Cemetery in Windsor, Conn. has his surname inscribed as "Enos." It addresses only his service against the Narragansett Indians and their allies during the King Philip's War (1675-76). He served in Capt. Samuel Marshall's Company of Maj. Robert Treat's Regiment of Connecticut troops. The red table-top memorial to the rear of James' veteran stone is dedicated to his son Capt. Samuel Eno, Esq. (see Samuel's memorial page.)
Manwaring: Hartford Probate District, vol. 2, p. 195-6, citing Probate vol. VIII; Will and Inventory in vol. IX, p. 11-12:
• James Enno, Sen. of Windsor. Inventory of £642-17-06 taken Aug. 5, 1714 by Cornelius Brown and John Palmer. Will dated June 24, 1709.
• I give unto my eldest son James Enno my right and title to that part of the house and homestead where sd. James now dwells, which pertained to me of my father Bissell's; also a lot of near four acres in [the] great meadow which was formerly belonging to Nathaniel Phelps; also a piece of swamp and upland adjoining, all 20 acres more or less; also my part in the grist mill at Pohquanuck [Poquonock].
• I give to my son William Enno 1/3 part of all my lands within the bounds of Simsbury, and two parcels lying in Windsor limits (the one on Wash Brook which lyeth in partnership with Benajah Holcomb, Sen., and about seven acres called plumb tree swamp). These forementioned parcels of land as aforesaid 1/3 part on an equal division to William. He, in the marsh lot, is to take his part at the south end where his house and barn standeth.
• I give unto my son John 1/3 part of my lands in the limits of Simsbury and of my part in land at Wash Brook and plumb tree swamp above mentioned, on an equal division.
• Also, I give unto my son Samuel 1/3 part of the land above mentioned, to be divided between him and his two brothers, William and John.
• I give also to my youngest son David my lot which I bought of Samuel Farnsworth, known by the name of Timm's lot, and also my land in [the] second meadow, about four acres, and my lot on the Mill Brook.
• I give unto Abigail my wife a lot in the Great Meadow which was Father Bissell's, about 4 acres, to be at her dispose forever; and also all my homestead, housing and orchards, both that on which I dwell and the lot which I bought of Josiah Gillett, with the lands on the west side of the way, I give to my wife during her natural life.
• I give to my two daughters £20 a piece, my three sons to pay to their 4 sisters, Anne, Abigail, Mary and Susannah, £10 apeice.
• My wife Abigail and my son James [to be] sole executors.
• Witness: John Moore, Sen., Job Drake, Sen.
• Court Record, Page 213--Sept. 6, 1714: Abigail Enno and James Enno, Jr., of Windsor, exhibited now in this Court the last will of James Enno, Sen., deceased. Mr. John Moore, one of the witnesses, now sworn (the other witness to the sd. will being departed this life). The will was proven and approved and allowed. Joseph Case and Samuel Humphrey, of Symsbury, and Samuel Phelps, of Windsor (sons-in-law of the sd. decd.), being dissatisfied with the decree of this Court in approving and allowing the sd. will, appealed therefrom unto the Superior Court.
• Page 237--Feb. 7, 1714-15: Samuel Enno, a minor about 19 years of age, chose Joseph Case to be his guardian.
• Page 108 (Vol. IX) July 7, 1719: David Enno, a minor 17 years of age, son of James Enno, made choice of Samuel Phelps to be his guardian.
The children of James Eno, Jr. and Abigail Bissell, all b. of record at Windsor, Conn., are:
• i. Sgt. James Eno, 3rd, b. Sept. 23, 1679, d. May 22, 1762 at Union, Conn., Æ 83; m. 1) Apr. 15, 1703 at Windsor, Mary Grant, dau. of Tahan Grant and Hannah Palmer, b. Oct. 23, 1678 at Windsor and d. Mar. 6, 1703/4, Æ 26. One child was b. of this marriage, son James, b. Dec. 30, 1703 who d. young. James m. 2) July 15, 1708 at Windsor, Hannah Phelps, dau. of Capt. Timothy Phelps and Mary Griswold, b. Aug. 4, 1684 at Windsor. She d. at Union, Conn. July 15, 1760, Æ 92. Six children of the family.
• ii. Anna Eno, b. Apr 10, 1682, d. June 10, 1760 at Simsbury, Conn., Æ 79; m. at Simsbury Apr. 6, 1699, Joseph Case, s. of the immigrant John Case and Sarah Spencer, b. Feb. 2, 1699/700 at Simsbury. He d. testate at Simsbury Aug. 11, 1748, Æ 75. Eight children of the family.
• iii. William Eno, b. Dec. 15, 1684, d. betw. Apr. and June 1763 at Simsbury, Conn.; m. 1) Mary North, dau. of John North and Mary Warner, b. Feb. 3, 1694/5 at Farmington, Conn. Eight known children of the family. William m. 2) a Mehitable, whose identity is unknown who purportedly d. at Simsbury July 20, 1767.
• iv. Abigail Eno, b. Mar. 1, 1686/7, d. testate Dec. 25, 1749 at Windsor, Conn., Æ 63; m. Apr. 3, 1707 at Windsor, Lieut. Samuel Phelps, brother of the wife of Abigail's elder brother Sgt. James Eno, 3rd, b. Jan. 29, 1674/5 at Windsor. He d. testate at Windsor Oct. 26, 1741, Æ 67. Nine children of the family.
• v. Mary Eno, b. May 5, 1691, d. Sept. 16, 1731, Æ 41; m. 1) Capt. Samuel Humphrey, s. of Sgt. John Humphrey and Hannah Griffin who d. testate at Simsbury, Conn. Sept. 20, 1725. Six children of the marriage. Mary m. 2) as his 1st wife May 5, 1726 at Simsbury, Ens. Joseph Cornish, s. of Dea. James Cornish and Elizabeth Thrall, b. Oct. 18, 1697 at Windsor. He d. May 26, 1759, Æ 62. Two children of the second marriage.
• vi. John Eno, b. Jan. 1, 1693/4, d. testate in 1757 at Simsbury, Conn., Æ 64; m. circa 1726 the widow Frances Roberts, who d. testate in early 1778 at Simsbury. Six children of the family.
• vii. Capt. Samuel Eno, Esq., b. July 7, 1696, d. Aug. 17, 1778 at Windsor, Æ 83; m. Dec. 24, 1735 at Windsor, Esther Marshall, dau. of Thomas Marshall and Mary Drake, b. May 3, 1709 at Windsor. She d. at Windsor May 7, 1792, Æ 84. Seven children of the family.
• viii. Susanna Eno, b. May 16, 1699, d. Dec. 12, 1773 at Hebron, Conn., Æ 75; m. Mar. 3, 1714/5 at Windsor, Joseph Phelps, Jr., Esq., s. of Joseph Phelps and Sarah Hosford, b. Mar. 16, 1692/3 at Windsor. He d. at Hebron Oct. 17, 1761, Æ 69. Four children of the family.
• ix. David Eno, b. Aug. 12, 1702, d. in June 1745 at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia during the King Charles War against the French in Canada, Æ 43; m. Oct. 20, 1726 at Simsbury, Mary Gillett, dau. of William Gillett and Mary Sexton (q.v. Saxton), b. Feb. 18, 1702/3. She d. at Simsbury Nov. 23, 1760, Æ 59. Seven purported children of the family.
James Eno (1625 - 1682)
Anna Bidwell Eno (____ - 1657)
Abigail Bissell Eno (1661 - 1728)*
Ann Eno Case (1682 - 1760)*
William Eno (1684 - 1763)*
Mary Eno Cornish (1691 - 1731)*
John Eno (1693 - 1757)*
Samuel Eno (1696 - 1778)*
Susannah Eno Phelps Emans (1699 - 1773)*
David Eno (1702 - 1745)*
Sarah Eno Holcombe (1649 - 1732)**
James Eno (1651 - 1714)
King Philip's War
James Enos [sic]
Capt. S(amuel) Marshall's Co.
Maj. R(obert) Treat's Regt.
Died July 16, 1714.
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Jeffrey Mills
Record added: Aug 23, 2009
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