Catherine <I>Chapin</I> Marshfield

Catherine Chapin Marshfield

Berry Pomeroy, South Hams District, Devon, England
Death 4 Feb 1712 (aged 84)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Willow Avenue 2-97
Memorial ID 68735252 · View Source
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Died 1712

Father Deacon Samuel Chapin
Mother Cecily

1st Marriage 1646 Nov 20
Nathaniel Bliss
Died 1654 Nov 18

2nd Marriage 1655 Jul 31
Thomas Gilbert

3rd Marriage
Samual Marshfield

Thomas Gilbert
MARRIAGE: 1655 Katherine Bliss (widow of Nathaniel & dau of Deacon Samuel Chapin)
DEATH: 5 June 1662. Widow married Samuel Marshfield.
BIOGRAPHY: Springfield: March: 5th 1654/5 Concerninge the disposinge of the estate of Katharine Bliss Widdow late wife of Nathaneel Bliss deceased who died intestate. It was Ordered that shee should enjoy all the Estate, left by her said Husband, and that shee may be carefull of the children which shee had by her said Husband which children are for present of very tender yeares: And it Is further Ordered that when her Eldest Son attaynes to the age of One and Twenty yeares shee shall pay unto him, the Summ of Eight pounds, and when the Two daughters attayn to the age of sixteen yeares shee shall pay to each of them the summ of Foure pounds: and Foure pounds to the youngest son at the age of One and Twenty yeares: And in case any of them dy under such ages aforesaid, the portion or portions of the decease shalbe divided equally among the rest: Know all men by these presents that whereas there is a marriage intended to be solemnized between the above mentioned the Widdow Katherine Bliss of this Town, and Thomas Gilbert of Windsor. The said Thomas Gilbert doth for good causes and considerations him hereunto mooving covenante and promise, and hereby bynd himself his heires executors and administrators to pay or cause to be paid unto the children above mentioned of the said Widdow their Severall portions in the order above mentioned, and at the severall tymes of payment above mentioned: In witness whereof he hath hereunto sett his hand this 23d of May 1655. The mark of Thomas Gilbert
CHILDREN of Thomas Gilbert and Katherine Bliss:
1. Sarah, b 1655; m Samuel Field
2. John, b 1657
3. Thomas, b 1659; m Abilene Marshfield & Anna Bancroft
4. Henry, b 1661; m Elizabeth Marshfield

Bio by: M Cooley

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