A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Steven JAQUES
[[Category: Newbury, Massachusetts]]
== Biography ==
"Steven the son of Henry Jaques was borne Sept. 10th 1661."
[Source: [[#S2844]] Newbury Births, Marriages & Deaths, Births p. 41, orig. rec. p. 102]
Other transcriptions all say Sept. 9th.
[ Essex Institute, ''VRs of Newbury, Massachusetts to the Year 1850'' (Essex Institute, Salem, MA, 1911), Vol. 1:249]
"Jaques, Steven, and Debora Plumer, May 13 1684"
[''VRs of Newbury,'' Vol. 2:258, Jaques/Plumer marriage]
at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Steven died before October 29, 1774, the date his Will was proved.
His Will was dated August 13, 1743, at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. No widow is mentioned. He left his homestead to John and Samuel Jaques, sons of his son Samuel. To his son Stephen. To his cousin (nephew) Richard Jaques. To his son Richard Jaques, 200 acres at Coxhall. To his son Benjamin. To his grandson Eliphalet Jaques. To his four daughters, Mary, Sarah, Anne and Elizabeth. To his grandson Parker Jaques, his right in the plantation of Contoocook. To Sarah and Eleanor Jaques, daughters of his son Stephen £100 each. To his daughter Sarah, ??56. To his daughter Anne, £57. To his daughter Elizabeth, £12:4:0. To his granddaughter Ruth Mooers, £3. To his granddaughter Elizabeth Atkinson, £3. To his granddaughter Mary Noyes, £8. To his daughter Elizabeth, £9. To his son Henry Jaques's widow, £5. To his grandson Parker Jaques, £20. To his granddaughter Mary Pierce, £10. To his granddaughters Love Jaques and Florence Jaques, £10 each. To his grandson Samuel Jaques, son of his son Samuel, £5 and £8 more to be paid by his kinsman Richard Jaques after receiving his above legacy. To his daughter-in-law Lydia Pearson, £5 to be paid by her sons John and Samuel Jaques. To his daughter Thankful Jaques, while she remains his son Stephen's widow, a room in his house and the use of part of the cellar, the orchard and the garden (this was a very anticipatory provision, as Stephen was still alive). To his son Stephen, his Indian man Will. Executors: son Stephen and grandson John Jaques to whom all the personal estate. Witnesses: John Pike, Joseph Ilsley, Tristram Little.
[[http://www.americanancestors.org/databases/essex-county-ma-probate-file-papers-1638-1881/image/?pageName=14783:6&volumeId=13769&rId=245448849 Essex Co. Probates 326:129] (Link by $ubscription)]
== Sources ==
* Source: S2844
Massachusetts, Town Records, 1620-1988, Url: Ancestry.com
See also:* Davis, Walter Goodwin, ''Massachusetts & Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis'', (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co)* Perley, Sidney, [https://archive.org/details/plumergenealogyf00perl/page/n6 ''The Plumer Genealogy : Francis Plumer, who settled at Newbury, Massachusetts, & some of his descendants''] (Salem, Mass. : Essex Institute, 1917)
=== Acknowledgments ===Contributors: [[Madison-125 | Bobbie Hall]], [[McAvity-1 | David McAvity]], [[Fay-286 | Loren Fay]].
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