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Sarah TILTON

Sarah TILTON

Female 1747 - 1824  (76 years)

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  • Name Sarah TILTON 
    Born 5 Dec 1747  Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Death [1824] 
    Aged 8 Jan 1787  40 years Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Living 24 Oct 1801 
    • Henry Blake
      in the New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982
      Name: Henry Blake
      Probate Date: 29 Mar 1804
      Probate Place: Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1804
      Inferred Death Place: New Hampshire, USA
      Case Number: 7223
      Item Description: Estate Papers, No 7121-7222, 1803-1804
      Table of Contents 2 images
      Cover Page 1
      Title Board 2
      Estate Papers, Old Series, 1771-1869; Author: New Hampshire. Probate Court (Rockingham County); Probate Place: Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Rockingham County Probate Index
      1804 Henry Blake #7223 Hampton Falls Will Micro #15
      #7223
      [Page]
      Letter of Administration
      Know all men by these Presents that we Dearborn Blake, Jeremiah Blake & Levi Lane [Blake crossed out] all of Hampton Falls in the County of Rockingham & State of New Hampshire are holden and stand firmly bounf and oblige unto Nathaniel Rogers Esqr Judge of the Probate and Wills etc for said County in the full sum of three thousand Dollars to be paid to the said Nathaniel Rogers his successor or successors in the said Offive or to his or their assigns, to the true payment whereof we bind ourselves, our heits Executors & administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents
      Sealed with our seals dated the 29th day of March AD 1804.

      The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden Dearborn Blake who is niminated & allowed to be Executor of the Will of Henry Blake late of said Hampton Falls Dent deceased

      Do make or cause to be made, is true and perfect Inventory of all the Estate of the said deceased, which has , or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of him the said Executor or into the hands, poessession or knowledge of any other person or person for him and the same so made, so exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the Registry of the Court of Probate for said County, at or before the third Wedneday of June next ensuing, and the same Estate and all other Estate of the said deceased at the time of his death, which at any time hereafter shall come to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him do well & truly administer according to Law, and further, do make or cause to be made a just & true Account of said Administration upon Oath, at or before the third Wednesday of March will be AD 1805 - And all the Rest and residue of the said Estate which shall be found remaining upon the Account of said Executor the same being first examined by the Judge of Probate for the time being, withing the County aforesaid shall deliver & Pay unto such person or persons respectively, as the said Judge by his decree or sentence, pursuant to law shall limitt & appoint then the said obligation to be said and of now effect, or ? to abode and remain in full force & virtue
      Dearborn Blake
      Jeremiah Blake
      Levi Lane

      Signed, sealed and delivered in Presence of
      W Parker

      [Page[
      Rockingham SS April 3d 1804

      Pursuant an order from the Honble Judge of Probate of wills etc for said County we have apprised the Estate of Henry Blake late of Hampton falls Deceased and is follows

      About Seventy acres of land with the building thereon called he home place ... Dollar 2100
      About Eight acres of wood lying in Herrsington ... 160
      One acre & half of Salt marsh ... 40
      One pew in the meeting house in Hampton falls ... 25
      two oxen two Cows and two heifers ... 14o
      horse Sheep and Stone pigg ... 37

      Cart wheels Plow Chains and Sundrey other farmers untentials ... 30.93

      Sider Cask Pork barrels and Sundreys ... 6-70

      four Beds with beding with Sundry articles of housold furnature ... 198-45
      about fifteen bushels of Potatoes ... 3-75
      wearing apparel ... 18
      2756-83

      Caleb Titson
      Joseph Perkins
      James Sanborn

      Rockingham SS April 12th 1804 the appraisers Tilton & Sanborn the Executors sworn by W Parker Regr

      [Page]

      Will of Henry Blake October 24 1801

      Know all men by these Presents, that I Henry Blake of Hampton Falls in the County of Rockingham & State of New Hampshire, gent., being at this time of a sound disposing mind & memory & calling to mind the mortality of my body, knowing it is appointed unto all men once to die & being desirous for to settle my affairs before my decease, do this twenty fourth day of October in the year of our Lord Christ, One thousand, eight hundred & one make & ordain this to be my last will & Testament; hereby revoking all & every former will or wills, Testament or Testaments by me heretofore made And first I command my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body I commit to the Earth to be buried at the diseration of my Executor herein aftermentioned, & as to such worldly goods & Estate ass it hath pleased God to bestow upon me in this life, I give & bequeath in manner & form following, viz.
      First
      First, I give & bequeath unto my wife Sarah Blake, the one third part of the income of my Estate until my son Henry & my daughter Sarah Blake arrive to the age of twenty one years, after that time one quarter of the income & improvement of two cows & four sheep so long as she remains my widow, & the use of my wood land in Kensington during said term, my Executor to hale it to the door seasonably for her use, also the improvement of the Easterly half of my dwelling house, together with the use of the well & a proportional part of my barns & the use of a horse as she shall have occasion during the term aforesaid, I also give unto her all the household stuff she brot with her when I married her, & all she has made since for her own disposal
      Item, I give unto my daughter Jemima Underhill, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my dec, by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my Daughter Susanna Graves, One dollar to be paid her by my Executor in one year after my decease.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Abial Sherburne, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Rhoda Chase, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Abigail Fogg, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy Blake Forty dollars to be paid her on marriage day by my Executor.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my son Henry Blake his heirs and assigns Ten acres of land set off of the South end of my land at Cock Hill so called, square across. I also give him my bed & bedding belonging to it, & my wearing apparel, & my will is, that he shall be put to & learn a good trade when of suitable age.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Blake forty dollars, to be paid her on marriage day, by my Executor
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my son Dearborn Blake, the whole of my Estate both Real & Personal that is not
      Otherwise
      Otherwise disposed of in this my Will, & do hereby constitute & appoint him my said son Dearborn Blake sole Executor of this my Will, & I order him to pay my just & honest debts & funeral charges in convenient time after my decease, and the legacies mentioned in this my Will. In confirmation of all aforegoing, I have hereunto set my hand & seal, the of the sate aforewritten. Henry Blake (Seal)

      Signed, sealed & declared by the said Henry Blake to be his last Will & Testament in presence of
      Jeremiah Lane, Jeremiah Blake, Levi Lane
      True Record, attest, Wm. Parker
    Residence 1810  Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stephen Chase
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Chase
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 [Henry]
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1 [Jacob]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 [Stephen or Joeph]
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [Stephen]
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2 [Sally, Rhoda]
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1 [Dolly]
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 [Susannah]
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 [Rhoda]
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [Sarah wid Blake?]
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
      Number of Household Members: 10
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Roll: 25; Page: 327; Image: 00332; Family History Library Film: 0218686
    Residence 3 Apr 1824  Chichester, Merrimack, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 3 Apr 1824 
    Died 14 Jul 1824  Chichester, Merrimack, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Readex Newspaper Database University of Maine Fogler Library

      Mortuary Notice page [3], iss. 799, vol. XVI
      Date July 26, 1824
      Source
      New-Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette
      Place(s) of Publication Concord, New Hampshire
      Deaths...In Chichester July 14 Mrs Sarah Blake aged 77 years [1747] formerly of Hamptonfalls.

      * * *
      Also

      Mortuary Notice page 122, iss. 31, vol. VI
      Date August 2, 1824
      Source
      New Hampshire Observer (published as New-Hampshire Repository)
      Place(s) of Publication Concord, New Hampshire
    Will Proved 17 Aug 1824 
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/428947?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Probate records, 1823-1972; probate indexes, 1823-1973
      Authors: New Hampshire. Probate Court (Merrimack County)
      Probate records v. 1 1823-1828
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16170
      Item 2
      7131886
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007131886?cat=428947
      [163/415]
      Volume 1 Page 62
      Will Blake Sarah
      In the name of God, Amen. I Sarah Blake of Chichester in the County of Merrimack and State of New Hampshire, Widow, being infirm in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz
      1st I give and bequest to my only daughter Sarah Leavitt wife of Moses Leavitt all my beds and bedding, all my wearing apparel also all my house hold furniture of whatever name or nature and a certain note of hand for thirty five dollars, payable by Asa Tilton of Gilmantown, and all other notes I hold against individuals also four sheep
      2d I give and bequeath to my grand child Henry Blake Leavitt one ewe and the incoe of her.
      3d I give and bequeast to my only son Henry Blake one dollar to be paid by my Executor in one year after my decease.
      I hereby appoint my said daughter Sarah Leavitt sole administratrix of this my last Will and Testment, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the third day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four.
      Sarah Blake [Her mark]
      Signed, sealed, published and delivered bb the said Sarah Blake, to be her Last Will and Testament in presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses in this presence of the Testatrix
      Josiah Mason
      David R Kelly
      Amasa Kelly
      Copy Examined
      Probated 17 August 1824
    Person ID I5222  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 16 May 2021 

    Father John TILTON,   b. 17 Feb 1717/8, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1769  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Sarah ROBIE,   b. 3 Oct 1722 
    Married 13 May 1742  Falls Parish, Hampton, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F1521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry BLAKE,   b. 23 Jun 1733, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. [1804] 
    Married 8 Jan 1787  Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947 about Henry Blake
      Name: Henry Blake
      Marriage Date: 8 Jan 1787
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Place: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
      Birth Date: abt 1733
      Age: 54
      Gender: Male
      Spouse Name: Sarah Tilton
      Spouse Age: 40
      Spouse Gender: Female
      FHL Film Number: 1000962

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/261770?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town records, 1677-1899
      Authors: Hampton Falls (New Hampshire). Town Clerk
      1677-1814
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15161
      5510724
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/005510724?cat=261770
      [168/662]
      Page 168 [93/103]
      John Blake Son to Joshua Blake which he had by Gemimah his wife was born the 30th Day of September 1736

      [505/662]
      Page 190
      List of Marriages by Revd Dr Saml Langdon in Hampton falls
      ...
      Henry Blake and Sarah Tilton were joined in Marriage Jany 8th Day 1787
    Children 
     1. Henry BLAKE,   b. 27 Jan 1788, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1854, Son's Residence [Carleton, NB] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Sarah BLAKE,   b. 30 Aug 1789, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830-1850  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F1513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Readex: Death mentioned as below. Administration mentioned.
      Census 1820: Probably with daughter Rhoda, wherever she is. Census 1820 missing for Hampton Falls. Daughter Sarah m 1819 is also supposedly in HF that year as well.
    • Stephen Chase
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Chase
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 [1785-1794] [Sister Sarah Blake?]
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [Sarah wid Blake?]
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
      Number of Household Members: 10
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Roll: 25; Page: 327; Image: 00332; Family History Library Film: 0218686

  • Sources 
    1. [S355] Vital Statistics from the town record of Hampton Falls, NH thorugh 1899, Ruth Nichipon, (1976, Hampton Falls Free Library).

    2. [S361] Hampton Falls Town Records, Town of Hampton Falls, NH.

    3. [S362] William Tilton: His English Orgins and Some American Descendants, William Heslet Jones, (Heritage Books (CD)).

    4. [S356] Descendants of Jasper Blake, Emigrant from England to Hampton, NH, ca 1643, 1640-1979, Carlton E Blake, (Rpt. 1980, Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA).

    5. [S344] History of Hampton Falls, NH, Brown, Warren, (John B Clarke, 1900, Rpt. Higginson, Of late).