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151 Family tradition asserts that the Doremus family were originally from France, in which case the name may be a corruption of "de Heims", signifying that they came from that ancient town, or since they were of French origin, the name may be derived from "ore'mus", meaning prayer.

Cornelis d'Oremus, bachelor from Breskens was betrothed to Janneke Joris van Elsland, spinster from Groede, at de Groed April 21, 1675. They were married on record (or certificate) from here at Arnemuyden on May 12, 1675. Attest: Franciscus van Roosbeke, minister in that place.

Arnemuyden, where Cornelis Doremus and Jannetje Joris were married is a short distance east of Middleburg. It dates back to the thirteenth century, but has undergone so many vicissitudes by fire and war that it had only about 1500 inhabitants (circa 1897) whose principle occupation was fishing.

Breskens and Groede, the respective places of residence of Cornelis Doremus and Jannetje Joris, are in the northern part of the Province of Laan, which lies next south of the isalnd of Welcheren, of which Middleburg is the capital. Groede had about 12, 500 inhabitants around 1897. Breskens was smaller.
The Province of Laan is the most southwesterly of Holland and is next north of Belgium. The proximity of Breskens to Belgium might easily account for a migration from the latter country, or from France.

Middleburg is a famous town, the chief city of the Province of Zeeland, situated on the island of Walcheren, in the southwestern part of Holland.

A careful examination of the baptismal records led to the inference that Cornelis Doremus was the son of Hendrick Doremus and that he came to America before September 1684, the date of baptism of his son, Thomas at Bergen, New Jersey. Jannetje Joris was evidently the daughter of Joris Matthyssen and the sister of Matthys Joris.

The first settler in the area and his children were all called "Doremus" with very little variation in the spelling. Their two sons, Cornelis and Johannes were both born in Middleburg, Holland. Although folklore had it that a third son died on the voyage and was buried at sea.

Source: "The Doremus Family in America 1687-1987", Revised Edition, based on "The Doremus Family History in America", by William Nelson (1897), Revised, Edited and Supplemented by Edith Whicraft, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1990. 
Cornelis Doremus
152 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
153 Family tradition asserts that the ancestors of the Doremus family were originally from France, in which case the name may be a corruption of de Rheims, signifying that they came from that ancient town, or since they were of French origin, the name may be derived from ore'ms, meaning prayer.

Margaret Valentine left a will dated June 22, 1871, proved May 12, 1874, #6411B, Hohokus Township, Bergen County, New Jersey, in which she devised to her five daughters, viz, Jane, Caty, Rachel, Mary and Leah, all wearing apparel, share and share alike. The remainder of the property, of whatever nature or kind, to her seven children now living, viz, David, Jacob, Jane, Caty, Rachel, Mary and Leah, share and share alike. Executor was son-in-law, Isaac J. Storms. Witnessed by Garret Van Gelder and Abraham B. Van Gelder. 
Margaret Doremus
154 Baptized December 27, 1691, New York Reformed Dutch Church. Witnesses, Johannes Van Laren, Catharina Van Laren. Thomas Doremus
155 1880. Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York Federal Census. Charles M. Dorr, age 32, born New York, tinsmith, wife Lavina age 29, born New York, son Fred age 4, and son Clarence age 11 moths, both born New York.

1900. Same location. Charles M. Dorr, born October 1847, New York, wife Lavina born October 1850, New York, Fred B. born August 1875 and Clarence born August 1870, both born in New York.

1910. Same location. Charles M. Dorr age 60 and his wife Lavina age 59, both born New York and living next door to their son Clarence Dorr.

Obituary: Charles Milton Dorr, senior member of the Dorr-Parker Hardware Company and C. M. Dorr Company, and one of our oldest and most highly respected residents, died at 5 o'clock this morning in his home on River Street after a long illness. The funeral will be held at the house at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. A complete obituary notice will be given in the next issue of the "Standard." 
Charles Milton Dorr
156 1920. Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York Federal Census. Fred Door age 41, born New York, hardware store proprietor, wife Sadie age 36, born New York, son Hugh age 14, son Frederick age 6, both born New York. Also living with them was Thomas Potter, father-in-law, age 63, born Scotland. Fred E. Dorr
157 1930. Detroit, District 1091, Wayne County, Michigan Federal Census. Leo Dorr, age 29, born New York, heating engineer, wife Loretta age 28, son Carton age 8, daughter Virginia age 6, and Leo's mother Lena Dorr, age 50, divorced. All born New York.

Trull family update received from:
Peter Valentine
29439 North Place
Cave Creek, AZ 85331  
Leo Parsons Dorr
158 John Doty was a graduate of King's (Columbia) College 1770, and became an Anglican minister. Divorced between 1793 and July 28, 1819 when he married Rachel Jeffrey at Three Rivers, Quebec. John Doty
159 Benjamin Drake left a will dated August 24, 1741, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, in which he devised his estate to his wife, Mary. After her death, the lands were to go to his sons. Benjamin was the only son named, and he was to have the house and land his father bought of Jonothan Odell along with three acres of salt meadow lying at Hutchinsons as his part. Wife Mary, was to have all movables, and the rest he devised to his daughters, not named, who had come of age. Executors were his wife Mary, and brother Jasper Drake. Witnesses were Samuel Sneeden, Solomon Dean and John Cuir. "Abstracts of Wills," Vol. III, published by New York Historical Society. Benjamin Drake
160 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
161 Joseph Drake, Jr., left a will dated November 20, 1711, proved May 22, 1712 as follows: "I Joseph Drake, Jr., of the town of Eastchester in the County of Westchester, being weak in body. I leave to my honored father Joseph Drake, and my brother, John Drake, all my lands and meadows and privileges. I leave to my sisters Mary Fowler and Sarah Drake, 2 cows each. I leave to my father-in-law, Isaac Taylor, all my household goods and movable estate, that he gave me with my wife Jane, deceaased, his dauther. I leave all the rest to my father, Joseph Drake, and make him executor." Witnessed by Roger Barton, John Stanton and Roger Barton, Jr. "Abstracts of Wills", Vol. II, published by the New York Historical Society.,  Joseph Drake, Jr.
162 Will of Joseph Drake, dated March 10, 1731, proved May 12, 1732, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York. To his son John, Joseph Drake devised his wearing apparel, his cane, and five shillings, he having received his portion already. To son Samuel, 5 shillings, he having received his portion already, son Benjamin, 5 shillings, he having received his share already. Daughters Sarah Slaughter and Anne Fowler, 5 shillings, they having received their portion, daughters Elizabeth and Rebecc Fowler, and son Joseph Fowler. To his son Jasper, all the rest of two home lots in Eastchester bounded north by James Delgreth, east by the road, south by Nathaniel Tompkins, west by Joseph Fowler, also 16 acres at a place called Hutchinsons, bounded east by the road to the Hammocks, south by land formerly of Nathanial Tompkins, west by Nehemiah Palmer and north by Rattlesnake Brook, and 1/2 of a piece of salt meadow called the Colwell Meadow and 1/2 my privilege in patent of Eastchester. "To my wife (not named) I leave the use of the house I now live in, and 1/2 the cellar while she remains my widow, then to go to my son Jasper Drake. To my son Jasper Drake, "all the rest of my home lots in Eastchester bounded north by James Dalgreth, east by one road, south by Nathaniel Tompkins, west by Joseph Fowler, and also a place called Hutchinsons, bounded by a road to the Hammocks, south by land formerly of Nathaniel Tompkins, west by Nehemiah Palmer, north by Rattlesnake Book, and 1/2 a piece of salt meadow called the Colwell Meadows." Executors, sons Benjamin and Jasper Drake. Witnessed by Jonothan Odell, William Barker and John Buer. "Abstracts of Wills", Vol. III, p. 60, published by The New York Historical Society. Joseph Drake
163 All children interred Alpine Cemetery, Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Josiah Drake
164 Samuel Drake of Eastchester, left a will dated May 3, 1686. "I Samuel Drake of Eastchester being sicke and weake." He left to his wife Ann all household goods, "except one bed with furniture sufficient to keep warm in winter, and some pewter, and a kettle, a warming pan and a bed pan." which are to be delivered back at her decease, and if she remarry, then security to be given for them. Also 4 pounds which is in the hands of my son John Drake. Part of it is to be paid by my son Samuel Drake of Fairfield, Connecticut. "And 3 pounds a year so long as she remains my widow, and noe longer". Leaves her some cows "and grasse to winter five head of cattle." The dwelling house is to be put in repair for her use. Leaves to son Samuel Drake, "my best horse that is in Fairfield County, and my branding iron." To son John "my bed pan, to be delivered after my wife's decease." Leaves to daughter Mary, 25 pounds to be paid at Fairfield by my son Samuel, and one cow when she is married, and 2 pewter platters, and four Porringers. Leaves to son-in-law Joseph Jones, 5 shillings. To son-in-law Richard Headley 5 shillings, and the same to grand;children, Samuel and Robert Headley, Joseph and Elizabeth Slatter. "My lot of upland and my lot of meadow at Cornelis, with one half of my home lot in Eastchester, " are to be security for the payment of the above legacies. Leaves the remainder to his son Joseph Drank and makes his wife executor. Witnessed by John Tompkins and Richard Shote. .  Samuel Drake
165 "Barent Duyscher, born Esopus, Ulster County, New York, widower of Marytie Conklin married December 29, 1717, Dercktie Smith, widow of Hendrick Lammertse, born Stuyvesant Bowery. Both living in Philipsburgh." Tarrytown First Reformed Church Records. Barent Dutcher
166 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
167 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
168 Baptized August 2, 1761, Ramapo Lutheran Church Elizabeth Eckhart
169 Baptized January 6, 1764, Ramapo Evangelical Lutheran Church Jacob Eckhart
170 John Eckhart, youngest son, died of Cholera. John Eckhart
171 Joost Echart was named as the eldest son in his father's will. Joost Eckhart
172 Marriage record: Budke Collection BC-64.

William Ackhart, Jr left a will dated January 3, 1844, Bergen County, New Jersey; probated March 7, 1845. #4901B, in which he named his wife, Jane. William devised $50.00 to his nephew, William Valentine, son of David Valentine and his sister, Rachel, and named Andrew Terhune to whom he devised $40.00 and two acres of woodland adjacent to Andrew's land. William, Jr. also named William Van Orden, son of Abraham Van Orden, to whom he devised $40.00, and William Ackhart, son of his brother, John Ackhart, $50.00.

After the death of his wife, Jane, the other half and remainder of his estate was to be divided between William's brothers and sisters, not named in William Jr.'s will but named in his father, William Eckhart's will. Executors were his wife, Jane, John Thomas and Levi Hopper. Witnesses were Gerrit Van Dein, William W. Ramsey and Samuel Walters.
William Eckhart
173 Either Thomas Eddy, or his father, Thomas Eddy, reportedly married four times. Thomas Eddy
174 Headstone shows 1865 Karen Eggen
175 Name also spelled as Karin on George's delayed birth certificate which was filed in 1949. Karen was listed on tombstone and family bible. It also listed a Mr. Jens Hoyem and Miss Merry Eggan on the baptism certificate for George (see files of Gordon Hoyem Sr.)

She died of pneumonia according to the family bible. It shows the middle initial looking like an I or J or Z. They were married on July 28, 1888 in Ishpeming, MI by Rev. Gustafson. The pictures from Oliver Hoyem that Ken McLeod has show probable relative inscluding a Martin Eggen from Minnesota who had a brother John called uncle by Ken McCleod. He was not sure on the relationships. 
Karen Eggen
176 Parents born in England. Elizabeth
177 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
178 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
179 Baptized 8 February 1859, Loonenberg Zion Lutheran Church.  Benjamin Erston
180 Baptized 1 July 1752, Linlithgo Reformed Dutch Church, Livingston, Columbia County, New York. Witnesses were Matthew Erston and Helen Lowerse. Maria Erston
181 Baptized 16 July 1769, Linlithgo Reformed Dutch Church, Livingston, Columbia County, New York. Witnesses were Thomas Erston and Liszbeth Kerral. Pieter Erston
182 Benjamin Farrington left a will dated April 4, 1779, proved August 4, 1783, Mile Square, Westchester County, New York, "being very sick and weak in body, I leave my dearly beloved wife, Susannah, all my household goods and one cow and one horse. My lands and tenements to be sold when my son Benjamin comes of age in May 1795. Then unto my loving wife, and my daughters, Sarah, Elizabeth, Jane, and Mary, 25 pounds, payable by my executors out of my estate. Unto said daughters, Sarah and Elizabeth, when they are eighteen. Unto my three loving sons, James, Joshua and Benjamin, the remainder of my estate in equal shares. Unto my eldest son James, two horses, my farming utensils and shoemaking tools. One third of my leather in the tan and out of the tan to be sold by my executors; all my book debts to be collected and 30 pounds in cash to pay all my just debts and funeral charges. Should either of my sons die before twenty-one, his part to be divided equally among the other two. I make my loving friends, Thomas Volentine and Gilbert Volntine executors. Witnesses were Stephen Bartine, James Valentine, Cornelius McCarthy. "Abstracts of Wills," Vol. XII, published by The New York Historical Society. Benjamin Farrington
183 Will of Benjamin Farrington, Borrough of Westchester, Westchester County, New York, dated February 1, 1737, proved June 3, 1741. Benjamin left all of his estate to his wife, Phebe, except "the legacy left to me by my honored father, Matthew Farrington, late of Flushing." Out of this legacy, I leave to my wife Phebe 50 pounds, and to niece Mary Mollinux, daughter of my brother-in-law Moses Mollinux, 20 pounds, and the rest to his brother's sisters (not named). He appointed his brother James Farrington and brother-in-law, Moses Mollinux as executors. Witnessed by Joseph Palmer, Wm. Foster and Joshua Hunt. "Abstracts of Wills," Vol. II, p 336, published by The New York Historical Society. Benjamin Farrington
184 "Next come embarkation 26 Mar. 1635 for Barbadoes and St. Christopher; p 23, 1 April. in the Hopewell of London, Wm. Burdocke, for New England, Jo. Cooper, 41 yeres, of Oney in Buckinghamshire, EDMOND FARRINGTON, 47 yeres, of Oney in Buckinghamshire, and Wm. Purryer, 36 yeres of Oney, Buckinghamshire. Theis have taken the othe of allegiance and supremacy. Wibroe, 42 yeres, wife of Jo. Cooper, ElLIZABETH 49 yeres, WIFE OF EDMOND FARRINGTON, Alyce, 37 yeres, wife of Wm. Purryer, Alyce, 42 yeres wife of Geo. Griggs. Philip Phillips, 15, servant to John Cooper, SARA FARRINGTON 14, MARTHA FARRINGTON 12, JO. FARRINGTON 11, Eliz. FARRINGTON, 8, CHILDREN OF EDMOND FARRINGTON." "New World Immigrants," Volume I, "A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from Periodical Literature," Edited by Michael Tepper, Gen. Pub. Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1979.

"Daniel Farrington, Wretham, 1695, perhaps son of John of Dedham, had wife Abigail. Edmund Farrington of Lynn, from Olney in Buckinghamshire, Hopewell, Capt. Bundocke, 1635, age 47, with wife Elizabeth, 49, and children, Sarah 14, MATHEW 12, John 11, Elizabeth 8, was of the first to settle on Long Island in 1640, perhaps went thither, did come back in a few years and died July 20, 1671. Edward of Andover wed Martha Browne, April 9, 1690, was son of first John." "Genealogical Directory of First Settlers of New England before 1692", Vol II, James Savage.

"New World Immigrants lists "Martha Farrington age 12. Savage lists "Matthew Farrington age .12"
Should it be Matthew Farrington instead of Martha Farrington? Another family genealogist gives a baptismal for Matthew of February 12, 1621/21, Sherrington, Buckinghamshire, England.

Edmund and Thomas, sons of Edmond Farrington were not listed as passengers on the ship "Hopewell." However, Edmund and Robert were named in Edmond Farrington's will dated August 12, 1667.

It has been suggested that Edmond, Jr., and Thomas, being older, stayed in England and may have arrived on a different ship at a later date? Or, from the following document, it appears Edmond, Jr. and Thomas preceeded their father to Lynn, Massachusetts..

The disposal of the Vessell March 10, 1639/40, in consideration that Edward Howell hath dispersed 15 lb. and Edmond Farrington, 10 lb., Josia Sanborough, 5 lb., Geo. Welbe, 10 lb., Job Sayre, 5 lb., Edmond Needham, 5 lb., Henry Walton, 10 lb., and Thomas Sayre, 5 lb. It is agreed that we the forenamed undertakers have disposed of our Vessell to Daniel How. In consideration whereof he is to transport them so much Goodes as their several Sommes of Money shall amount unto, to each man a person and a tunne of goodes free. Likewise this Vessell shall be for the use of the plantation and that the said Daniell shall not sell this Vessell without the consent of the major part of the company. And that the Vessell shall be reddy at the Town of Lynn to transport such goodes as the aforesaid undertakers shall appointed, three times a year. . . we the forenamed undertakers should not be putt upon in fencing, building of meeting house, erecting fortifications, building of bridges, preparing highways during the time of our discontinuance in our intended plantation except in the fencing in of planting lotts every man shall with his neighbors fence, or cause to be fenced by the first of April, and those lots yet we lay out for plantinge lotts shall not at any time hereafter be made house lotts whereby more inhabitants might be received into our plantation to the over chargeing of Commons and the Improverisinge of the towne. Moreover whosoever cometh in by us shall hould himself satisfied with four acheres to an house lott and twelve acheres to a plantinge lott and soe much meadow and upland. Ffurthermore no person whosoever shall challenge or claim any proper interest in seas, rivers, creeks or brooks howsoever bounding or passing through his grounds but freedom of fishing, fowling and navigation shall be common to all. "Edmond (X his mark) Ffarrington, John Ffarrington, Thomas Ffarrington." (Original document)

Edmond Farrington returned to Lynn, Massachusetts, and on December 16, 1643, he signed the inventory on the estate of Abraham Belknap. On July 3, 1643 he was freed from common training, keeping their arms complete, and later fined for not training with the militia. Edmond appealed and on December 26, 1648, on account of his age (50) he was freed from the fine for not training.

November 15, 1648, Edmond and other Lynn men were fined for failing to fence their share of common fields against great cattle.

June 28, 1649, Edmond was called to account of ill-advised words, stated he wished Mayor Endicott to hear his son Maththew's court case against Goodman Edwards because he had given him apple trees. Edmond was required to make a public apology for implying that he bribed Endicott.

June 29, 1653, Edward Farrington and Edward Kemp were presented at court for being drunk.

July 4, 1653, Edmond Farrington sold 200 acres of upland and meadow in Lynn, and 2 acres lying in the Great Meadow to Joseph Pope and Samuel Eborne.

On December 28, 1654, the town granted Edmond the right to build a grist mill on Summer Street where it crossed the stream above Needham landing. In 1661, Edmond Farrington was recorded as being about 3 score and seven.

July 28, 1654 and June 26, 1655, Edmond served on the Essex County Jury. While in 1655 he built a corn mill or Water mill, forming a watercourse named "Farrington's Canal."

May 22, 1656, Edmond Farrington, yeoman, deeded to his son Matthew, one half of his corn mill with utensils belonging thereto, with all profits, produce and effects arising therefrom, except the toll of my son Fuller's (son-in-law) grist mill which is well and duly to be ground toll free during the life of my daughter Elizabeth, his wife. Likewise gives 5 pounds to son Matthew, the one half of the mill house, houses, barn and half the upland and meadow, bought from Nicholas Browne, and half of salt marsh in town of Marsh. In return for which Matthew was to support his father and mother for the rest of their lives. and to my son John Fuller, (son-in-law) his heirs or assigns, ten pounds sterling on Edmond's death.

December 3, 1699, Edmond Farrington, yeoman, of Lynn, deeded to Matthew (son), of the same place, Lynn, the one-half of all and singular tide mill at Lynn, with houses, barn and several Parcells of land belonging thereto.

Autust 12, 1667. Edmond Farrington left a will in which he devised to his wife, Elizabeth, his half of land and corn mill during her natural life with all movables, then to his son Matthew after her decease. Edmond devised 20 shillings to his son Edmund, to be paid after his decease; to son Robert Terry (son-in-law), he devised 20 shillings to be paid after his decease; to daughter Elizabeth Ffuler (Fuller), 10 pounds after his decease. Executor. Edmond'son Matthew Farrington. Signed, Edmond (X his mark) Farrington. Witnessed by Nathaniel Kirtland, John (x his mark).

January 25, 1671, Inventory of Edmond Farrington's estate was presented by his wife, Elizabeth, and Matthew Farrington, his son, taken by Joseph Armitage and Thomas Newhall, attested to at Ipswich Court on March 28, 1671 by Matthew Farrington. 
Edmund Farrington
185 "Consent of Inhabitants of Flushing that William Lawrence Obtain a Patent to Land in Their Town."
Document 22:lll, February 15, 1670, "(. . . ) am that com (. . . .. ... . . . . . . . .. . . . I (. . .. . ) hee H (. . )ies (. . . . . . . . . . . the place where gr(. . . . . ) (. .)ad a faller and so (. . . . . . )into the (. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . )common lands I conce(. . .)lettall ore noe benefett toe the inhabettantes bec(. . .)es itt is most P(. . . )apes and land uncapabell of manuwering: therefor itt is the request of William Lawrence that those that are willing that hee should have that (. . . .)name land would signify of it by fatsce(...)ing (.......) names. Richard Cornell Elias Doughty, Edward Farrington, John Forbes, Thomas Willett, John Hinchman, Charles Bridges, John Thorne, Thomas Stor...)ke(...), Jehu (. . . . ) Rich (. . . . . . . . ) mark, James (. . . . . ). The mark T of Thomas Stiles. The mark ( X ) of William Pegan. John Bowne, William Hobp(2), Robard Terry, Joseph Thorne, Thomas Bowne, Edward Greggen, Thomas Hickes, Jonothan Wright. (Endorsed:) . . . of Records in New Yorke, Matthias Nicolls, Secretary. A Patent to bee recorded with Long Island purchases, etc. entered. "New York Historical Manuscripts, English," Volume XXII, Edited by Peter R. Christoph, pub. under the Direction of The Holland Society of New York, republished, Gen. Pub. Co., Baltimore, Md, 1980.

Will of Edward Farrington, Flushing, Queens County, New York, dated the 4th day of the 4th month, 1673. He devised to his wife Dorothy, all housing lots and orchards lying together in Flushing, and "my upland and meadow in Foster's Neck during her lifetime, and then to my eldest son, John Farrington, and his heirs, male, and then to the next male heir of the blood of Farrington, and from generation to generation forever. To son Edward Farrington, a 50 acre lot #33 and a share of salt meadow No. 3 in Flushing. To son Thomas Farrington, the other 50 acre lot, #34, and a share of salt meadow. To son Matthew Farrington, 20 acres of land at the east end of Robert Terry's lot and the meadow formerly called Gray's Meadow. Also a share of fresh meadow #13 and another share of fresh meadow lying in the upper meadow. No other children's names were given. Executrix, wife, Dorothy. Witnessed by John Forbes and Francis French. "Abstracts of Wills," Vol. II, published by The New York Historical Society.

"Whereas Edmond Farrington of Flushing upon Long Island, in his will appointed his wife Dorothy, his executor, and the original having been transmitted to the Office of Records, where it now remains, the said Dorothy is confirmed executrix, July 1, 1675." Liber 1-2, p 118. "Unrecorded Wills," Vol. XIII, p. 31. published by The New York HIstorical Society.

"Whereas Dorothy Farrington, widow and executrix of the will of Edmund Farrington, late of Flushing, Queens County, New York, died intestate, and her eldest son, John Farrington, making application on the 13th of this month for Letters of Administration. Granted June 24, 1678. Ibid, liber 1-2, p 196, p 48. "Abstracts of Will," Vol. I, p 48, published by The New York Historical Society.

Edmund Farrington became a Quaker on his arrival at Flushing, Long Island, Queens County, New York.  
Edmund (Edward) Farrington
186 Edmond Farrington moved to Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts where two indictments were brought against him for witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials. One "for Covenantin w'th the Devill Billa" and one for "aflicting Mary Warren."

1692. Province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England, Essex County. Edward Farrington four or five years since in the town of Andover, The jurors for our Soverign Lord and Lady the King and Queen, present that Edward Farrington, wickedly, malitiously and feloniously made a covenant with the Devil both soul and body forever, and to serve the devil and signed the Devil's Book; by which diabollical covenant by him with the Devil made in manner and form aforesaid. "The said Edward Farrington is become a detestable Witch Against the peace of o'r Soveraigne lord & lady the King & Queen their Crowne & dignity & the Laws in that Case made & provided witness his own Confession." (Reverse for Covenantin with the Devill Billa. Vera Robert Payne, foreman files. Mass. Archives, Vol. 135. No. 51.

In 1692, a second indictment followed, citing Edward Farrington of Andover, , . as "after certain detestable arts called witchcrafts and sorceries, wickedly and malisiously and feloniously, served, practiced and exercised at and in the town of Salem, aforesaid, upon and against one Mary Warren of Salem, a single woman by which wicked arts the said Mary Warren the day and year foresaid, and divers and other days and times as well before as after, was and is tortured, afflicted, pined, tormented, consumed, pined and wasted against the peace of our Soverign Lord, etc., and the laws in that case made and provided. Witnesses, Martha Sprague and Ann Puttnam. (Reversed). Robert Payne, foreman. Ibid, Vol. 135, No. 52. 
Edward Farrington
187 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
188 Baptized September 19, 1624, Olney, Buckinghamshire, England. Elizabeth Farrington
189 Miscellaneous Farrington Notes:

Thomas Farrington of Westchester was owed money from the estate of George Tippetts of Yonkers, according to an inventory of his estate taken August 29, 1675 by Thomas Hunt of Westchester.

John Farrington was among others who declared "As in the Presence Almighty God" that they did see William Richardson seal and publish the last will and testament on the 20th day of 10th month called December 1692. Westchester County, New York.

Moses Farrington and Robert Sneden were executors to the will of Samuel Sneden of Eastchester, dated May 28, 1778, proved April 1, 1785, who named sons Stephen, farm, Robert and John Sneden. Jonas Farrington of Eastchester, yeoman, enjamin Drake and Stephen Lewis were witnesses

Stephen Farrington witnessed the will of Richard Sutton, Manor of Cortlandt, dated July 25, 1774, proved September 16, 1775.

Thomas Farrington was mentioned in the will of Timothy Hunt, Eastchester, dated October 18, 1771, proved January 31, 1772, as "Executor to sell land that layeth between Thomas Farrington's land and Jacob Ricke's land. Timothy Hunt named daughters Phebe and Eunis Hunt; sons, Eliah, Aaron, Timothy (under age 14), and Moses Hunt. Executors, Brother-in-law David Oakley and Moses Drake. Witnessed by Eurie Oakley, Moses Fowler and Jean Drake.

Thomas Farrington died intestate, Letters of Administration were granted to his wife Sarah November 6, 1732.

Robert and Benjamin Farrington witnessed the will of Stephen Rich of Yonkers, dated November 23, 1771, proved April 6, 1772.

John Farrington witnessed the will of Thomas Moone of Flushing April 1, 1756, proved September 6, 1756.

Samuel Farington's land situated in Flushing was mentioned in the will of Jeronimus Papelye August 29, 1754, proved September 23, 1754.

Matthew Farrington was a witness to the will of Francis Doughty, Flushing, dated April 26, 1741, proved March 8, 1741.

John Farrington, Flushing, witnessed the will of Ann Powers of Flushing dated June 13, 1768, proved September 26, 1768.

Mary Farrington was named as daughter in the will of Samuel Bowne, Flushing, dated May 26, 1753, proved April 4, 1769.

John Farrington, Jr. witness to the will of Samuel Thorne, Flushing, dated December 8, 1713, proved December 21, 1715.

Will of William Tallman, Flushing, dated June 6, 1766, proved July 16, 1766, "Executors are to sell the house and land where Elizabeth Smith now lives, and which my father John Tallman, deceased, purchased from Benjamin Farrington, deceased, formerly belonged to John Man, deceased."

Thomas Farrington of Flushing left a will dated March 10, 1772, proved September 16, 1773, wife not named, named cousin Mary Hedger, wife of James Hedger, sons, Benjamin and Matthew, daughters Sarah and Abigail.

Thomas Farrington of Rye, Westchester County, New York left a will dated 1767. Executor Thoams Vail. Named children, John, Lydia and Stephen Farrington. 
George Farrington
190 Hannah died young. Hannah Farrington
191 "Whereas we have certain information that some foreigners have come on Long Island into Marten Gerritsen's bay and Schout's bay, which are the Hon. West India Company's lands, under the authority of the High and Mighty Lords the States-General, and there thrown down the arms of the Lords States, and settled and cultivated the soil, we therefore send you, Secretary Cornelis van Teinhoven, thither, with the under-sheriff, the Sargeant and three and twenty men to inquire into the state of the matter, and you shall regulate yourself as follows:" "New York Historical Manuscripts, Dutch, Translated and Edited with Added Indexes, Coucil Minutes 1638-1649." Vol. IV. Kenneth Scott and Ken Stryker-Rodda, under the Direction of the Holland Society of New York, Volume IV. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1974..

You shall endeavor to arrive there unexpectedly; 'twill be best, in our opinion, at the break of day, and to surround the English there and prevent the use of any force of arms; and you shall forthwith, inquire who has knocked down the arms, and who have them commission to do so, and constraint them to come here and defend themselves. If they refuse, then you shall set about, by force, to bind and bring them hither, taking an inventory of their goods and making out in writing a careful report of all that has occurred and been done by you; you shall also prevent the soldiers committing any excess, and in case the Indians themselves have removed the arms, and the English are innocent of the matter and willing to depart in your presence, it would not be unwise to let them do so quietly; then, the chiefs of the Indians must be taken prisoners and brought hither, and, in all cases, it will also be necessary that you take the Indians with you. And if it happens that so many additional English have come (which we do not anticipate) as to prevent you being able to cope with them, you shall make a strong protest against such proceedings, have it served and come back, taking care, above all things, to avoid all bloodshed.
Thus done in our council the 13th of May 1640. Ibid.

Anno 1640, the 14th May, the secretary and five and twenty soldiers, departed with the preceding instructions from Fort Amsterdam, and on the 15th at break of day arrived at the place where the English had taken up Thier abode, finding there a small house built by them and another not yet finished. They were first asked what they were doing there; by what power or by whose authority they presumed to settle on our purchased soil, and told that they must show their commission. Eight men, one woman and a little child made answer that they intended to plant there and were authorized thereto by a Scotchman who had gone with their commission to the Roode berch. Secondly they were asked, for what reason did they throw down their High Mightinesses' arms and set up a fool's face instead. To which some answered: "The arms were put down by a person who is not present. Another answered that "Such was done in their presence by order of a Scotchman, and the man who did it was at the Rode berch." Hereupon six men were brought to Fort Amsterdam, leaving two men and one woman and a child on the ground to take care of their goods; they arrived on the 15th of May 1640. Examination of divers Englishmen taken on Long Island.

On the 16th May 1640, at the house of the honorable director of New Netherlands, the following six persons examined, to wit, one of whom was JON FARRINGTON, and questioned as follows:

Where were you born?
Answer: In Bockingamshier.
How old is he?
Answer: Twenty-four years.
Who brought them there, and who was their leading that conveyed them thither, and what did they intend to do there, and how many persons are to come there?
Answer: Lietenant Houw, with Mr. Foret's permission, brought them to where they intended to plant; it was intended that 20 families should come, and if the land was good they expected a great many people.
Were they to settle under English or Scotch rule?
Answer: English, and they have acknowledged Lord Sterling for their Lord; and if 'twere found that the land belonged to the States they would have been subject to them.
Where did he live in New England? Did they come there with the knowledge and consent of Mr. Winthrop, the Governor of the Bay?
Answer: At Lin, in Matetusje's Bay, eight miles from Boston, and he understood so.
Did he not see the arms of the States?
Answer: Saw them when brought on board. Does he not know who tore them down and conveyed them on board?
Answer: Lieutenant Houw and Mr. Forest brought them on board and he understood that they had torn them off.
Does he not know who carved the fool's face on the tree in the stead of the arms?
Answer: Does not know that any of his people did it.
Declares this to be true and truthful and confined the same on oath before the honorable director. JON FARRINGTON.

Others questioned were; "Jop Cears, George Wilbe, Philip Cartelyn, Nathaniel Cartclandt, Willem Harker." It was resolved in council inasmuch as the six Englishmen who were brought in were found not to be guilty of having torn down the arms of the Lords States, to discharge them from confinement and to set them at liberty, on condition that they promised to depart forthwith from "our territory, and never to return to it without the director's express consent; whereto they shall be obliged to pledge themselves in writing." 19th of May anno 1640.

In 1640 Jon Farrington answered that he was age 24, born at Buckinghamshire, England, which would make him born in 1616. On the passenger list, John Farrington, son of Edmond Farrington, was listed as 11, born 1624.  
John Farrington
192 John Farrington, Jr. was one of the witness to the will of Henry Wright of Flushing, Queens County, New York, dated December 8, 1713, proved December 21, 1715. "Abstracts of Wills" published by the New York Historical Society, Vol II, p 159. John Farrington
193 Not strickly proven.  John Farrington
194 Died at age 68.

Jonas Farrington, yeoman of Eastchester, Benjamin Drake, Stephen and Levinas witnessed the will of Stephen Sneeden of Eastchester, dated May 28, 1778, proved April 12, 1785.  
Jonas Farrington
195 Questionable. Joseph Farrington
196 Baptized February 12, 1620/21, Sherington, Buckinghamshire, England. Given as age 12, on the Passenger List, born 1623. Died age 80.

Will proved January 2, 1700.
Matthew Farrington
197 Gave oath of Freeman April 18, 1691.
Died age 78. 
Matthew Farrington, Jr.
198 Will of Matthew Farrington, Flushing, Queens County, New York on Nassau Island, dated September 6, 1728, proved February 16, 1728. "After all debts are paid I leave to my wife Hannah, my now dwelling house and all my lands and meadows with appurtenances for her use as long as she remains a widow. And after my death, if said wife shall happen to die or marry again, then the said house and lands are to be sold to the best advantage. I leave to my son, Matthew, 25 pounds in lien of all claim by right of inheritance. All the rest I leave to my sons, Edward, Joseph, Benjamin, James and Thomas Farrington. I leave to my son James, a brown pacing mare. To my son Benjamin, a sorrel horse. To my son, Thomas, a sorrel mare. I leave to Sarah, daughter of Dorothy Wilson, a cow and a bed if she stays or tarries out her time. I leave the rest of my personal property to daughters, Sarah, wife of Samuel Veal (Vail), Hannah, wife of Moses Molleneux, and my daughter, Mary Farrington, who is to have 15 pounds above her sisters. My wife and brother-in-law, John Embree, and John Clemnts to be executors. Witnessed by Matthew Franklin, Nathaniel Roe and D. Humphrey. Hannah, wife of Matthew Farrington, resigned as executrix on the 11th day of the 12th month called February, 1728. "Abstracts of Unrecorded Wills" published by The New York Historical Society, Vol. XI, pp 83-4.

Will of Hugh Cowperthwait of Flushing, Queens County, New York, February 28, 1730, called April 1730, proved June 3, 1730. Mentions, "Also my lot of land joining to the land of Matthew Farrington, deceased, land now or late of John Genong, east by Jonothan Wright and Thomas Farrington, Jr. He also devised to Joseph Radmon, Thomas Farrington and Samuel Bowne, 100 pounds in trust "for ye use of ye Poor amongst Friends (Quakers) in ye Province of N. Y. I give to the said Thomas Farrington (vis., him called Town Thomas), 25 pounds to be paid at the same time and manner." Ibid, p 107.  
Matthew Farrington
199 Baptized September 1619, Sherington, Buckinghamshire, England. Given as age 14 on the passenger lists, born 1621.  Sarah Farrington
200 Died young. Sarah Farrington

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