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Nathaniel Spear, Sr
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Birth: May 16, 1665
Braintree
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1728
Braintree
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Nathaniel SPEAR was born on 15 May 1665 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He died on 12 Sep 1728 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried in , , Massachusetts. He married Hannah HOLMAN on 8 Aug 1689 in Braintree, Norfolk, Ma.

He was elected hayward or field driver 1695, fenceviewer "for the farm field" 1699, surveyor of highways 1702,1705, as Srgt. Nathaniel 1714,1721, fenceviewer 1701,1708,1710,1718, constable 1707 but was excused. He lived about where the Adams Mansion now is on Adams St.


The will of Nathaniel Spear, as written on card 4356 by Waldo Chamberlain Sprague:
"March 5, 1727/8-Aug 4, 1728 advanced in age and under pain and weakened of body , to eldest son Nathaniel 20/ to son Joseph5/ to son Nathan5/ because I have already given each deeds of gift in the value of 100 pounds apiece. to son John 1/2 acre adjoining N. side of land already given him which with with what already given will amount to 100 pounds. To eldest dau. Hannah Nightengale wife of Ebenezer 40 pounds. to dau. Mary Kinsley of Milton 20 pounds, to dau. Margaret Spear one feather bed and a cow. to dau. Lydia Spear same. to my little grand child Bethia Spear of son David deceased 10 pound at age 18 or day of marriage which ever shall happen first. To wife Hannah all the rest of the lands belonging to my homestead and she may sell to pay the legacies if she sees----- or to accommodate my daughters Margaret and Lydia in order to marriage or otherwise as need may be and after decease their shares to be made up as to amount to 70 pounds each and I give my wife my half of my dwelling house and my half of the barn and privilege in the well for her life, and the remainder to be divided among dau. I give 5 pound and the beds already given are not to be recorded part of 70 pound and my sons to have first offer of any lands sold, Wife Hannah and son Nathaniel executors. Wit. Nathaniel Belcher, Moses Belcher and John Marshall, Sr. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hannah Holman Spear (1668 - 1751)
 
 Children:
  Nathaniel Spear (1692 - 1732)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hancock Cemetery
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Dick Nelson
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
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