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Notes for Benjamin Wilmot and Elizabeth Tenney

1605 "James Heaton son of William" was baptized on July 7 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire. [1]

1610 "Elizabeth Tenney daughter of John" was baptized on August 8 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire. [2]

1630 "James Heaton & Elizabeth Tenney of Great Limber were Mar' the xviith day of August" in Stallingborough, Lincolnshire. [3]

1631 "Fayth Heaton daughter of James" was baptized on June 15 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire. [4]

1631 James Heaton dictated his will on December 11. [5]

James Heaton made a nuncupative will, attested by tho Barcroft clerke and William greene, sho stated that,

The last will of James Heaton of Great Limber husband man delivered by word of mouth in ye hearing of us whose names are under written December ye eleventh 1631
Impr[i]mus his will was that Elizabeth his wife should have all his goods & Chattels these legacies only excepted making her onely Executriz of all his goods his debts & funeralls discharged
Impr[i]mus [sic] to five Children of Cxpefer Orell bee gotten of his sister Avis 10s apeece … to the sonne of Nathaniell Heaton his brother 10s … to three Children of Austen Sedle begotten of his sister Elizabeth 10s
Item his will was yt if Elizabeth his wife shall happen to bee with Child that then the saide Childe to have out of his goods for a portion the sume of £50

1631 James Heaton was buried on December 12 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire. [6]

1632 "James Heaton son of Ja: defunct:" was baptized on August 19 in Great Limber, Lincolnshire. [7]

1644 "Benjamin Willmott" took the oath of fidelity at a New Haven court meeting on July 1, "old Willmott" took the same oath on "The 2th of Maye 1647, and "Will' Willmott" took the same oath on 22th Nay 1654. [8]

Att a Genrll Court held att Newhaven the 1t of July, 1644. …
The Gobernor haveing allso received the oath of fidelity … Then he gave itt to all those whose names are hervnder writt, …
Benjamin Willmott

1644/45 Hannah Wilmot was born on January 25 in New Haven. (See 1648 baptism record.)

1646/47 Mary Wilmot was born on February 16 in New Haven. (See 1648 baptism record.)

1648 "Hannah & Mary Wilmott" were baptized "21 3mo 48" at the First Church in New Haven. In the margin of the record book is written, "H: w. born 25 11th mo 44 & M: w. born 16th 12mo 46." [9]

1648 Benjamin Willmott was fined on November 7 for missing training and coming late to training in New Haven.

At a Court held at Newhauen the 7th of Nouember, 1648. …
Benieamen WIllmott was complained of for absenc one trayning day and for late comeing another trayning day. He said his absenc was because he had haye that laye vpon the spoyle, prtly by the tide & ptly by the raine, & if ther had come more wett before it was stirred, it might haue bine quite spoyled, & that day being faire he went to looke to it. For his late comeing he knowes not, but if it was too late it was very little, but he submitts to the court. the court hold him it was many mens case then to have haye lye vpon spoyle by wett, wch attended the trayning; the court for his late comeing ordered him to paye the fin wch is 12d, & for his absenc that he paye halfe ye fine wch is 2s : 6 d.

1649 "Elizabeth Willmott" was baptized "23 7mo 49" at the First in New Haven. [10]

1651 "Benjamin Willmott dyed the 8th of Aprill 1651" in New Haven, Connecticut. [11]

1651 [12]

At a Court held at Newhaven the 6th of May 1651
Widdow Willmot desired to know whether she should bring in to the Court an Inventory of the Estate her husband left, because ther was an Estate wch belonged to her sonn James Eaton, left him by his father, her former husband, and is now in this Estate, wch she thinkes he should have. She was told that a true and Just Inventory must be brought, so as she may take oath of it: and that it will be no hinderance to her sonns estate but when the Court vnderstands the estate and how things are they will doe that is justL and vpon her desire and wth her consent the COurt chose Mr Wakeman and Robert Johnson to prise the Estate.

1659/60 "Will Judson & Elizabeth Wilmott were maried by Mr Gilbert the 8th of ffebruary 1659" in New Haven Connecticut. [13]


Research Notes:

Donald Lines Jacobus wrote a sketch of the Wilmot family.
Donald Lines Jacobus, The Wilmot Family of New Haven, Conn. (Boston: New England Historical Genealogical Society, 1904)

"The Wilmot Family" source indicates that Benjamin married Elizabeth Heaton, a widow, who had a son James Heaton. Elizabeth married William Judson 8 Feb 1660 after Benjamin's death.


Footnotes:

[1] Lincolnshire Archives, Great Limber Parish Register, 1561-1712, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[2] Lincolnshire Archives, Great Limber Parish Register, 1561-1712, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[3] Lincolnshire Archives, Stallingborouh Parish Register, 1588-1648 , [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[4] Lincolnshire Archives, Great Limber Parish Register, 1561-1712, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[5] Douglas Richardson and Dean Crawford Smith, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 152 (1998), 430-452, at 452, [AmericanAncestors].

[6] Lincolnshire Archives, Great Limber Parish Register, 1561-1712, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[7] Lincolnshire Archives, Great Limber Parish Register, 1561-1712, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

[8] Charles J. Hoadly, ed., Records of the Colony and plantation of New Haven, From 1638 to 1649 (Hartford: Case, Tiffany and Company, 1857), 138, [HathiTrust], [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[9] First Church of New Haven Records, FHL film 5343, DGS 8141221, [FamilySearchCatalog], [FamilySearchImage].

[10] First Church of New Haven Records, FHL film 5343, DGS 8141221, [FamilySearchCatalog], [FamilySearchImage].

[11] Vital Records of New Haven, 1649-1850, part 1 (Hartford: The Connecticut Society of the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 1917), 4, [InternetArchive], [GoogleBooks].

[12] Franklin Bowditch Dexter, ed. New Haven Town Records, 1649-1662, Ancient Town Records, Vol. 1, (New Haven: New Haven Historical Society, 1917), 71, [GoogleBooks].

[13] Vital Records of New Haven, 1649-1850, part 1 (Hartford: The Connecticut Society of the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 1917), 16, [InternetArchive], [GoogleBooks].