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immigrant flag  John  PROCTOR

  (b. 1595, England   d. 1672Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony )  
Summary: John PROCTOR was born 1595 in , England . John PROCTOR was the child of

John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1635.

He married  Martha HARPER 1 June 1630 in England .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Martha HARPER  was born 29 August 1609 in , England (United Kingdom) .  She died 13 June 1659 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA . 

John PROCTOR died 1672 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Notes:
John Procter appears in Ipswich, Massachusetts records in 1635

Source: History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, page 12.
John, of Ipswich, came in 1635 at the age of 40
from London in the "Susan and Ellen" with his wife Martha (28), and
children John (3) and Mary (1). In a few years, was settled at Salem.
His wife died 13 June 1659, but he took a second wife of the same bapt.
name who outlived him. His will of 28 August 1672, pro. 28 Nov. foll.
names w. and ch. John, Joseph, Benjamin, ds. Martha White, Abigail
Varney; Sarah Dodge; and Hannah Weeden, or some such name.


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John PROCTOR married immigrant flag Martha HARPER-- Date: 1 June 1630 Place: , England
married at Groton, Suffolk, England



Source:
Title The Salem witch trials: a reference guide
Author K. David Goss
Edition illustrated, annotated
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008
ISBN 0313320950, 9780313320958
Length 189 pages
Page 99


Children:
immigrant flag John PROCTOR (b.9 October 1631, , England   d. 19 August 1692, Salem, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

flag Mary PROCTOR (b.17 October 1633, , England   d. , )

flag Martha PROCTOR (b.abt. 1637, Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. , )

flag Abigail PROCTOR (b.abt. 1639, Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 1 March 1731, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

flag Benjamin PROCTOR (b.10 June 1639, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. , )

flag Hannah PROCTOR (b.abt. 1645, Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. , )

flag Sarah PROCTOR (b.12 August 1646, Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 8 February 1706, Beverly, Province of Massachusetts Bay )

flag Joseph PROCTOR (b.abt. 1649, Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. , )


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England 1601 - Queen Elizabeth I died; James VI of Scotland became James I of England, first Stuart king

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USA 1620 - The Mayflower sails from Plymouth, England and after a journey of sixty-six days anchors in Plymouth harbor, and the Pilgrims established a settlement.

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England 1621 - Thirty Years War began (Protestants against Catholics)

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England 1625 - King James I died; son Charles I crowned

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1630 Marriage / Partner
John PROCTOR and Martha HARPER 1 June 1630, , England (United Kingdom)
1631 Birth of Child
John PROCTOR was born 9 October 1631, , England (United Kingdom)
1633 Birth of Child
Mary PROCTOR was born 17 October 1633, , England (United Kingdom)
1635
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1639 Birth of Child
Benjamin PROCTOR was born 10 June 1639, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
England 1642-1645 - 1641 - English Civil War began; 1645 - Civil War ended, Charles I defeated

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1646 Birth of Child
Sarah PROCTOR was born 12 August 1646, Salem, Massachusetts, USA
England 1649 - King Charles I tried for levying war; found guilty and was executed; son Charles II declared himself King

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England (1653 - 1658) Lord Cromwell ruled England as Lord Protector

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England 1654 - England declared war on Spain

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1659 Death of Spouse/Partner
Martha HARPER died 13 June 1659, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
England 1660 - Monarchy restored with King Charles II

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England 1664
English take New York

England 1665 - Great Plague struck London; over 75,000 died

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Death
1672
Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Will:

In the name of god Amen: I John Procter Senr beinge aged & inform in body of sownd understandinge & memory (god be praised) doe make & ordaine this my last will & testament in manner & forme followinge, viz. First i give my soul into the hands of god who hath redeemed it by the most precious blood of his deare Son Jesus Christ and my body be desently buried in hope of a happy resurection at the last day. Item. I give my wife fower pownds yearly to be pd in merchantable paye at the price Currant soe long as she Liveth.
Item. I give my wife martha the milk of two cows which She shall choos & every spring.
Item. My will is that every year she shall have a good hog of one yeare & halfe old wel fatted & fower bushels of malt & fower bushels of wheate, also I give her the horse that was George Stevensons to be kept for her use both winter & sumer & to be attended as neede doth require, also two yews and there Fleeces & what increeses of them, also I give her the use of the bed and al belonging to it in the parler roome & al the wood she needeth ready split and cut up for her fires, also the comand of al my.......pewter & al this (except onely the fower pownds.......which she shal have dureing her life is to be ....shal have soe long as she remaineth a widow.....also my wil & meaning is she shall.....whether she will except of what I doe thus dispose or stand to her dower or thirds wch the law al.....for which she shal take one month to considr of. Also I give Martha Hadly my grand-daughter tenn pownds in mrch....pay to be be paid out the day of her maridg also I give to Jno Ha......my grandsonn fifty shillings to be pd when his tyme....out with John Davis, also I give to my ffower daughters Martha White, Abigail Varney, Sara Dodge & Hanna Wede five pounds apeece also I do make & appoint my three Sons John Procter, Joseph Procter & Benjamin Procter executors of this my last wil & testament & they are to have my lands & my moveables equaly devided amongst them.
In witness hearof I have heare unto Sett my hand this 28th of august 1672.

John (his V mark) Procter
Witness: Samuel Symonds, John Dane junr.
Proved in Salem court 28:9:1672 by Mr. Samuel Symonds, and the court was informed there was something more added verbally to be left to the court's further consideration.
Inventory.........
Copy of will and inventory, Essex County Probate Records, vol. 301 pgs 6 & 7.
Sarah Story and Mary Fellows testified in Ipswich court 24:7:1672 that being at Goodman Procter's house, they asked him what should be done with his wife's clothing and he answered that it should be disposed of among his daughters and Martha Hadley, both woolen and linen, also her horse & all the wool that was in the chamber, about one or two pounds. He also said that he had given his son James White one pair of oxen which were not entered in his will. Copy made Oct 3, 1672 by Robert Lord, cleric. The court at Salem 26:4:1673 ordered the above written to be annexed to the will.
Essex County Quarterly Court Files, vol. 20, leaf 147.


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