12288. Robert NOYES 498 was born about 1467 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.498,499 (Probably Littleton. NEHGR, Vol. 149 says ca. 1465.) He died before 4 Apr 1524 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.498 In 1516, Robert Noyes leased the manor of Littleton, Hampshire, from the Abbot of the Monastery of Saint Peter’s of Gloucester. (C1/861/87-91) After his death, his widow made a new lease and enjoyed it nine years before her own death. The complicated suit brought by Nicholas St. John in the Court of Requests, over possession of two-ninths of this manor, resulted in the recording of depositions about four generations of Robert’s family. (Court of Requests, REQ2/14/71) Robert Noyes left a will, naming his son William as his executor, but this document does not survive. (Lists and Indexes, No. 50, “List of Early Chancery Proceedings”, vol.7 (London, 1926), p.186) Joan Noyes left the earliest Noyes will on record. Buried outside the door of the church of Blessed Mary of Kimpton next to wife Joan. Robert NOYES and Joan MONDEY were married about 1488.498
12289. Joan MONDEY signed a will on 15 Oct 1532.498,499 Joan Noyes left the earliest Noyes will on record, abstracted below from the Latin original probated in the Consistory Court of Winchester:
“Joan Noyes of Littleton in the parish of Kimpton, Winton diocese, written 15 October 1532; to be buried outside the door of the church of Blessed Mary of Kimpton next to husband Robert Noyes; to the mother church of Winchester, 12d; to the light of the Holy Cross in the church of Kimpton 2 ewes; to the daughters of Robert Noyes her son 280 sheep; to John Noyes, son of Robert Noyes, 100 sheep and a vessel called a mazer with two silver spoons; to Cecily, daughter of the same Robert, 1 silver spoon; to John Noyes the second best bed with appurtenances; to every daughter of Robert her son, a cow; to John Noyes, their brother, another cow and 6 horses; to every godson and goddaughter 4d; to Anne Noyes, daughter of the said Robert, her best prayer book; to Joan Noyes, Anne’s sister, the second best prayer books and the second best silver girdle; to the said Anne her best silver girdle; to the church of Fyfield 3 ewes; to the church of Cholderton a quarter of corn; I affirm I have surrendered to the Abbott of St. Peter’s Gloucester title to the farm of the manor of Lytleton held by indenture from the Abbott and Convent by myself and Robert Noyes, William, John, Nicholas Noyes my sons, and Thomas Noys, kinsman, with the intention that the said William, John and Nicholas, my sons, be altogether freed, and thereupon I took from the Abbott and Convent to myself, Robert, my son, Emma his wife and other of their sons and daughters, new leases which I confirm; to Sir Henry Brassart, rector of Fyfield 12d; to Sir John Arthur, vicar of Howsborne Priors 6s 8d; to the curate of Kimpton at the time of my death 12d; supervisors to be William Mondey her brother, and Robert Bosell, and to each of them 6s 8d; residue to Robert Noyes, executor. Witnesses, Sir John Arthur, Sir Arthur Nicholasson, curate of Kimpton, Sir Bernard Darbey, chaplin, William Walter, notary public of London Diocese.” She died after 15 Oct 1532 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.498,499 Robert NOYES and Joan MONDEY had the following children:
i. Robert NOYES was born about 1490 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.500 (Probably Littleton)
ii. William NOYES500 was born about 1492 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.500 (Probably) He died before 1546.500 Living 8 Nov. 1534 when he was a plaintiff in a Chancery Proceeding (C1/861/87-91). William was the founder of the extensive Shipton branch of the Noyes family.
iii. John NOYES was born about 1494 in Littleton, Kimpton, Hampshire, England.484 (Probably) He signed a will on 1 May 1538.499 He died before 21 Jun 1538 in Shipton Bellinger, England.499 Will (proved) on 21 Jun 1538.499
6144 iv. Nicholas NOYES.
12320. John KNIGHT died in 1560 in Romsey, Hampshire, England. John KNIGHT had the following children:
6160 i. William KNIGHT.
12688. Nicholas COFFIN was born about 1560 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.227 Brixton Parish. He signed a will on 13 Sep 1613.447 (He mentions his wife, Joan; sons Peter, Tristram, Nicholas, and John; daughter Anne; and Joan, a daughter of one of his sons. He was grandfather to the emigrant to New England.) He died after 13 Sep 1613 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.227,447 (Brixton Parish.) Will (proved) on 3 Nov 1613.447 Nicholas COFFIN and Joanna [COFFIN] were married about 1580.447
12689. Joanna [COFFIN]447 was born. Mentioned in her husband’s will. Nicholas COFFIN and Joanna [COFFIN] had the following children:
6344 i. Peter COFFIN.
ii. Tristram COFFIN447 was born. Mentioned in his father’s will.
iii. Nicholas COFFIN447 was born. Mentioned in his father’s will annd appointed executor in his grandfather, Tristram’s will.
iv. John COFFIN447 signed a will on 4 Jan 1628 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.447 Brixton Parish. Appoints his nephew Tristram executor, and gives legacies to Joan, Deborah, Eunice, Mary, and John all under twelve years of age. He died after 4 Jan 1628 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.447 Brixton Parish. Will (proved) on 3 Apr 1628.447 Mentioned in his father’s will.
v. Anne COFFIN447 was born. Mentioned in her father’s will.
vi. Joan COFFIN447 was born. Mentioned in her grandfather Tristram’s will.
12690. Robert THEMBER was born. Robert THEMBER and Anna [THEMBER] were married.485
12691. Anna [THEMBER] was born. Robert THEMBER and Anna [THEMBER] had the following children:
6345 i. Joan THEMBER.
12700. Nicholas MOORE Sr.456 signed a will on 18 Aug 1590 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 (The Will of Nicholas Moore Sr.
In the name of god amen Anno 1590 the 18th daye of August in the
32nd yere of the Reigne of Soverigne Lady Elizabeth by the grace of
god of England France and Ireland Queene Defender of the Faith I
Nicholas Moore of Maldon in the County of Essex and…diocesse Sick of
body but of sound and perfect memory god be thanked doe ordayne and
make this my…last will and testament in manner and forme folowinge
First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almight god my creator
and Redeemer and my body to the earth in sure hope of Resurrection
with the Just through my Lord and Savior Christ Jesus
Item I give and bequeath unto Willamin my wife my notage [?] or
tenament situated in Maldon aforesaid in the street called fulbridge
street now in the tenure and occupation of Thomas Moore my son and
his assignes, to have and to hold the same to her and her heirs forever
Item I give and bequeath unto her my said wife my lease and tenure of
…that I have in the house that I now dwell in To have and to hold the
same unto her and her assignes payinge the rent and discharging the
covenante in the same lease specified.
Lastly I give and bequeath unto the said Willamin my wife all and
singular my other moveables good debts Stock of leather…Tallow oile
and all other my chattles and Implements of household in hand I make
and ordain my sole executrix revokinge all…wills whatsoever In
witness whereof I have to this…set my hand and seale the Daye and
Year above written
Signum hefi [i.e. the mark of]
In the…of Enoch Moore
Nicholas Moore the Younger Et
mei Samueila Moore Script
This will of Nicholas Moore Sr. was written by his son Samuel as
clerk, 18 Aug 1590, and was proved in Chelmsford, 22 Oct 1594, by
Samuel as attorney for his mother Willamin. Enoch Moore and Nicholas
Moore the Younger served as witnesses.
Source: New England Historical Genealogical Register in the article
“Sara, First Wife of Edmund Greenleaf (1588-1663)” by Dorothy Greenleaf
Boynton. [NEHGR 122:28-36]) He was buried on 8 Oct 1594 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 (Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.) Will (proved) Nicholas Moore on 22 Oct 1594 in Chelmsford, Essex, England.368 The family of Nicholas Moore Sr. and his wife Willamin are in St. Peters Parish at the time of their son Enoch’s baptism, 19 Jan 1560/61, but we find them living in All Saints Parish by the time of the baptism of Nicholas the Younger, as of 17 Sept 1570. All of the family records, after the baptism of Enoch, are therefore in All Saints Parish, Maldon. Nicholas MOORE Sr. and Willamina were married before 1560.487 Based on bp. son, Enoch.
12701. Willamina signed a will on 30 Aug 1603.368 (The Will of Willamin Moore
In the name of god Amen the thirtieth daye of August in the year of our Lorde James by the grace of god now kinge of Englande I willamin Moore of the parish of all Saints in maldon in the county of Essex Wyddow being now very weaken bodye by reason of my great age and years whereby I am put in remembrance that my time and end approacheth and cometh on a pace, do therefore make publishe and declare this my last will and testament in writing in manner and forme following: First I commend my Soule into the hands of almighty god the Father the sonne and the holy ghost assuredly believing that all my Sinnes of gods great mercy in Jesus christ are doomed and done away And my bodie I comytt to christian buryall at the discretion of the executor of this my last will and testament here under named
Item I will and give unto my sonne nicholas Moore my tenement with the appertances situated and being in or near agenst Fulbridge street in the parish of Saint Peter in maldon aforesaid now in the tenure and occupation of [?] hybberd wyddow or her assigns to have and hold the said tenement with appertances unto the said nicholas his heirs and assigns forever.
Item I give and bequeath unto the said nicholas a hall bedstead standing in the chamber over the hall of the messauge in which I now dwell and a downe bed now being thereon and other the bedding and furniture thereunto belonging in all things fully furnished and a …chest in the same chamber with all the linen in the same chest And it is in my minde and will that if in future the said nicholas (after my death) to marrye or to settle and occupe (by himself) the trade of a shoemaker that then the executor of this my testament shall immediately thereupon pay and deliver to him the said nicholas (as my gift) 10£ of lawful money of england.
Item I give and bequeath unto Sara Moore the daughter of my sonne Enoch Moore 5£ of lawful english money to be payd her by my executor at her age of 21 years or day of marriage which shall first happen
Then I will and give to be paid by my executor uppon my buryall unto my sonnes Samuel Enoch and Thomas Moore and to my daughters Anne and Phillip to everyone of the same my children (in token of a friendly remembrance) 5s. a piece and no more for that my said daughters and ye one of my said sonnes last named have had already their full portions
All the rest of my goods moveable household stuff and implements of household and whatsoever ellse I have or may dispose of that is testamentary I give fully and wholly unto Edward Moore my Sonne whome I do make constitute and ordain sole and only executor of this my last will and testament and him do appoint and require to pay my funerall and debts and the legacies of this my testament In witness whereof I have hereunto put my Seale subscribed my name the day and year first above written
the mark of
Willamin Moore widdow
In the prive of George Purcas [?]
Thomas Chesse the writer hereof
Note: Willamin’s will was executed 30 Aug 1603 and proved in 1606.
Source: New England Historical Genealogical Register in the article “Sara, First Wife of Edmund Greenleaf (1588-1663)” by Dorothy Greenleaf Boynton [NEHGR 122:28-36].)
She was buried on 20 Jul 1606 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 (Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.) Will (proved) Willamin Moore after 20 Jul 1606.368 Nicholas MOORE Sr. and Willamina had the following children:
6350 i. Enoch MOORE.
ii. Nicholas MOORE Jr.487 was born before 17 Sep 1570 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 He was baptized on 17 Sep 1570 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 (Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.) He signed a will on 21 Apr 1646.368 (Property went to his widow Margaret except for a silver wine bowl as he said his son, Edward, had had his share already though likely as an only child he would in the end get the rest just as he got the Bradwell juxta Mare property after his Aunt Elizabeth’s death as his Uncle Edward had directed.) He was buried on 30 May 1646 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England. Will (proved) on 23 Jun 1646.368
iii. Edward MOORE368 signed a will on 30 Apr 1617.368 (The Will of Edward Moore
In the name of god amen the Thirtieth day of April in the yere of our Lord one Thousand Six hundred and seventeen and in the fifteenth yere of the reigne of our Soveringne Lord James by the grace of god now king of England I Edward Moore of the parish of All Saints in maldon in the county of Essex shoomaker being weeke in body yet of sound and perfect memory (thanks be god) knowing that all men are subject to mortality do therefore make publize and declare this my last will and testament in writing in manner and form folowing
First and principally I commend my Soule into the hands of almighty god (that blessed trinity) the father the sonne and the holy ghost assuredly believing by faith in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ of god’s great mercy in him that all my synnes are freely forgiven and that eternal life in the heavens is reserved for me after the end of this mortall life. And my body I comytt to christian Buryall at the discretion and appointment of Elizabeth my well beloved wife and of the executor of this my last will and testament hereinafter named.
And as touching my Lands and possessions and other things of this life my minde and will is there of as followeth:
First I give unto the sayd Elizabeth my wife all the movable goods household stuff and Implements of household and bedding which she had before my intermarraige with her. (Excepting the linen brass and pewter which I had with her)
Item I give to the sayd Elizabeth my wife all the wearing apparell linen and rayment and also a featherbed a feather bowlster a great joined chest…with a drawer which now standeth in the chamber over the Buttery
And I give unto the said Elizabeth one half of all the linen brass and pewter whatsoever whereof I am now possessed Excepting only the brass pannies now used for my trade for stuffing [?] or currying of Leather to be indifferently divided and set out unto her by my brother Thomas Moore and my Brother-in-law John Hewster or the survivor of them with all convenient speede next after my death and also I give unto the said Elizabeth 5£ of lawful money of England to be payd unto her by my said Executor within one month next after my death
Item I give unto the said Elizabeth one of my two drawing tables (to be taken at her choice) my settall in the hall and two reasonable loads of wood
Item my minde and will is that the said Elizabeth my wife shall have and enjoy for and during the time of her naturall life if she so longe for time to life solo and unmarryed and not other wife the use and occupation of the great chamber over the shopp of my now dwelling house with convenient room and place in my yarde or backside for laying and bestowing of her wood and also a piece of my garden (of twenty feet square) and also the joint or common use and benefitt (with the tenent or dweller in my dwelling house for the time being) of one chamber therein called the storyers chamber hanging and drying of the linen with free accesse ingresse egresse and regresse by and through my said dwelling house unto and from the said chamber’s yard and garden and any of them at all times and from time to time without any lett or molestation whatsoever.
Item I give and will to be payd unto the sayd Elizabeth by my said executor or his assignes after my death yearly every year during the time of her natural life (at the messauge in which I dwell one early sume of 5£ of lawful money of England at the four usual feasts and times of payment in the year by equal portyons for and in full compensation and satisfaction of the estate jointure dower or things which to her shall or may arrive or grow after my death of in and to or out of my lands and tenaments whatsoever either freeholds or copyholds which I am now seized or shall be seized at my death or an estate of inheritance (the first payment thereof to begin and to be made at first one of the said feasts which shall first happen and come next after my death)
Item I will and do devise and give unto my Brother Nicholas Moore his heirs and assigns forever those two tenements (customary or copyhold to the manor of Bradwell juxta [?] Mare in the said county of Essex) whereof one is called Reeves containing by estimation ten acres of land and that which is called feldmans containing by estimation eight acres of land with their appertances and all my estate reversion [?] and remaynder of and in the said tenements and lands after the death of the said Elizabeth my wife
Item I devise will and give unto my sayd Brother Nicholas Moore his heir and assignes forever the said messauge (in which I dwell) situated and being in the said parish of All Saints in maldon aforesaid with the edifice [?] buildings yards backsides gardens and orchards ways and easments to the sayd messauge belonging or now used and other appertances.
Item I will and do give unto the said Nicholas Moore my Brother one meassauge and six acres of land with the appertances called Myllers late in the tenure and occupation of Robert Sooke in the said county of Essex to have and to hold to the sayd Nicholas Moore his heirs and assignes forever according to the custom of the said manor
Item I give and bequeath unto Francis Moore the sonne of my Brother Enoche Moore 10£ of lawful english money to be payed to him by my sayd Executor within one yere next after my decease (over and besides the 10£ which I am to pay him for and out of the rent and profitts of a certain shop situated in the sayd parish of all Saints near unto the fish stalls)
Item I give unto Nicholas Moore and Phillip Moore the sonne and daughter of my Brother Thomas Moore to either of them 10£ a piece of like money to be payd within one year next after my decease by my said Executor
And I give unto my said Brothers Enoch and Thomas Moore to either of them 10s. a piece and to my Sister Phillip 5s. of lawful english money as a small remembrance of my Love and goodwill to them
Item I give to the poor of All Saints parish in maldon aforsaid 6s.8d. to be payd to the overseers of the said poore within three months next after my death
All the rest of my goods chattles movables household stuff and implements of household wares shop stuff ready money and debts and whatsoever ellse I have or may dispose that is testamentary I do give fully and wholly unto the said Nicholas Moore my brother which said Nicholas I do make and constitute sole and only Executor of this my last will and testament and I require and charge him duly and truly to pay my funerall charges and debts and the legacies and portions of money by this testament bequeathed provided always and nevertheless my minde and full meaning and will is that if at the time of my decease there shall be a surrender in force to the use of my will of and concerning my said coppyhold lands and tenements holden of the manor of Walton aforsaid that then the said Nicholas Moore my Brother after my decease and before probate of this my testament shall become bounden by Deede obligatory sufficient in the…unto the said Elizabeth my wife in the Some of 30£ of lawful money of England with condition theron for the sure payment of the said yearly Some of 5£ by the year to the said Elizabeth yearly during her life in the manner and order and according to the effect and purpose afore declared in this my will; But if no sure Surrender shall from time to be at my death of the said copyhold lands and tenements last mentioned for the use of my will that then the said gift of 5£ a year to my wife yearly during her life shall be voided and of no effect (any thinge afore in this my will confirmed to the contrary in any wise not withstanding). In witness whereof I the said Edward Moore to this my last will and testament have put my seale and subscribed my name the day and year first above written in the presence of the persons herein-under named Joseph Walker John Dandy and Thomas Chese [? Chase, one of Enoch’s daughters married the apothecary Thomas Chese of Boston] Edward Moore
Note: This will of Edward Moore was executed 30 Apr 1617 and was proved approximately a month after he was buried on 10 Dec 1619.) He was buried on 6 Nov 1619 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 (Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.) Will (proved) on 10 Dec 1619.368
iv. Thomas MOORE368 was buried on 19 Sep 1624 in Maldon, Essex, England.368 Parish Records of All Saints, Maldon, Essex, England.
v. Samuel MORE368 was born.
vi. Phillip MOORE368 was born. Mentioned in the will of her brother Edward.
vii. Anna MOORE368 was born.
12899. Dorothy BARNARD490 signed a will on 3 Jan 1610/11.491 “Dorothie Barnardd of Rangery in the Countie of Glouc[ester], widow,” made her will. To Agnes, daughter of Thomas Lideatt, she gave “my peticoate which I weare every holy daye.” The residue of her wearing apparel she gave to her daughter Dorothie Dole. All of her remaining goods she gave to Giles Dole, whom she named as executor. Witnesses to her will were Robert Hoop[er], parson of [Iron] Acton, and Maurice Lenny. Will (proved) on 20 Aug 1614.491 Dorothy BARNARD had the following children:
6449 i. Dorothy.
12904. Henry ROLFE was born about 1515 in Hamptworth, Wiltshire, England.477,492 Henry ROLFE and Agnes BUTLER were married before 1545 in England.492
12905. Agnes BUTLER was born. Henry ROLFE and Agnes BUTLER had the following children:
i. ROLFE was born about 1545.477
6452 ii. John ROLFE.
12908. Richard ROLFE477 was born about 1545.477 Will administered 1567. Richard ROLFE and Elizabeth were married.477
12909. Elizabeth was born. Richard ROLFE and Elizabeth had the following children:
6454 i. Richard ROLFE.
12910. ROLFE was born about 1545.477 ROLFE and Alice were married before 1573.477 Based on birth of dau., Agnes.
12911. Alice signed a will on 8 Dec 1604 in Downtone, Wiltshire, England.501 The Will of Alis Rolfe of Hamptworthe in the parish of Downtone in the county of Wilts, widow, 8 December 1604. My body to be buried in the parish churchyard of Downtone. I give to the parish church of Downtone 6d. To our lady church of Sarum 4d. To my son Thomas Rolfe a coverlet and other household goods. To my son John Rolfe my best heifer, three bushels of grain, and I forgive him 9s. which he oweth me. To his daughter Alis Rolfe, a bullock, and to his son, John Rolfe a sheep, and to his wife a gown. To my daughter Agnes Rice two ewes and a heifer, and to her daughter Honore Rolfe a heifer and a coffer, and to them both all my wearing apparel. To her daughter Agnes Rolfe a ewe, to her daughter Alis Rice a bullock, and to her daughter Marie Rice a ewe. To my maid servant Margaret Dyer a sheep. The residue of my goods and chattels I give to my sons Henrie Rolfe and Thomas Rolfe equally divided, and make them my executors. My well beloved friends Thomas Cousins and Robert Emmerie to be assistants to my executors, and to them 5s. each. Debts I owe: to my son Henrie Rolfe 40s. and to my son Thomas Rolfe £6 7s. Proved 26 January 1604/05, by the executors named. Inventory taken 8 December 1604, by two “nabours indifferent dealers herin Roger Webbe and John Raafe,” £45 6s. 8d., exhibited 26 January 1604/05, by the executors. (Archdeaconry of Sarum, 1604, Original Will and Inventory.) She died before 26 Jan 1605 in Downtone, Wiltshire, England.501 Hamptworthe. Will (proved) on 26 Jan 1605.501 ROLFE and Alice had the following children:
6455 i. Agnes ROLFE.
ii. John ROLFE477 was born. Had issue.
iii. Henry ROLFE477 was born. Adm. 1617.
iv. Thomas ROLFE signed a will in 1629.477