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Sarah Littlefield

Sarah Littlefield

Female 1649 - 1735  (85 years)

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  • Name Sarah Littlefield 
    Born 16 Nov 1649  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17, 18
    Parents Will 31 Jul 1666  [17
    Christened 27 Jul 1718  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptism as an Adult 27 Jul 1718  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Will 27 Apr 1734  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 16
    Died Jan 1734/35  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 7, 13, 14, 17
    Probate/Proved 10 Feb 1734/35  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Web References 2019 
    Buried Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, York County, Maine, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I421  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2021 

    Father Francis Littlefield,   c. 17 Jun 1619, Titchfield, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 15 Jan 1712/13, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Mother Rebecca,   d. After 1683 
    Married About 1648 
    Family ID F448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Wells,   b. Abt 1638,   d. 11 Apr 1677, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Married 1664/65  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Age at Marriage She was 15 years - He was 27 years 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Wells,   b. 27 Aug 1669,   d. 27 Mar 1756, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. John Wells,   b. 1670, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Deacon Thomas Wells,   b. 1672, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1737, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Patience Wells,   b. 1674, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1703, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Sawyer,   b. 1 Feb 1655/56, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1718, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Married 2 Nov 1677  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Age at Marriage She was 28 years - He was 21 years 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Sawyer,   b. 14 Aug 1678, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1703, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Francis Sawyer,   b. 6 Mar 1681, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1756, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Daniel Sawyer,   b. 26 May 1683, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     4. Hannah Sawyer,   b. 9 Apr 1685, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ruth Sawyer,   b. 26 May 1687, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Savage confuses the widow with the daughter, Sarah, and has the widow marrying John Sawyer.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1649 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1664/65 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1677 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Jul 1718 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism as an Adult - She was baptized and received into the Wells Church. - 27 Jul 1718 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - To All People to whom these Prestns shall come Greeting. Know ye, that I Sarah Sayer of Wells in the County of York in the Province of the Massachusets Bay New England Relique of William Sawyer late of Wells aforsd Decesd (thô weak of Body, yet of sound & well Disposing mind & Iudgment) Do Committing my sperit in the first place unto God the Father of it thrô Jesus Christ, & my Body into the hands of my Executors hereafter named to be by them decently Interred in hopes of A Blessed Resurrection, Dispose of the Temporall Estate with which God has been pleased to bless me in the manner following viz 1. My Will is that all my Iust & honest Debts, together with my Funerall Charges shall be paid out of my Estate by my Executors hereafter Named. 2 I Give & bequeath unto my son John Wells Eight Pounds to be paid him by my Executors within six months after my Decese. I Will also that A Bond of thirteen pounds given by him to me, shall be freely surrendred up unto him by my Executors within the aforsd term of six months after my Dece'se And I Will that the Eight pounds I herein give unto this my sd son John Wells be laid out by him in procureing A Funerall Coat after my Disc. 3. I Give & Bequeath unto my son Thomas Wells Eight pounds to procure A Funerall Coat after my Decese the which sd sum shall be paid him by my Executors within six months after my Decease. I will also that A Bond of thirteen pound given from him to me shall be freely surrendred up to him after my Dece'se. 4. I Give unto my Daughter Patience Clark five pounds (besides five pounds I have already given her) to be paid unto her by my Executors within six months after my Decease. 5. I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Sayer of Newbury two pounds & four pounds A piece to Each of her two sons Vizt Jonathan Sibley & Samll Sibley these several sums to be paid vnto my sd Daughter Sarah Sawyer & her aforesd two sons by my Executors within six months after my Decease. 6. I Give & Bequeath unto my son Francis Sawyer thirty pounds to be paid unto him within six Months after my Decease by my Executors. 7. I Give & Bequeath unto my Grand son William son of my son Daniel Sayer De'csd thirty pounds, to be paid him by my Executors within six months after my Decease. 8. I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Hannah Chesley thirty pounds to be paid her by my Executors within six Months after my Decease. 9. I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Ruth Sampson Thirty pounds to be paid her by my Executors within six Months after my Decease. 10. I Give & Bequeath unto my great grand-Daughter Mary Clarke Daughter of my grand son Nathall Clarke A Certain Feather Bed that has an homespone Tick to be Delivered to her by my Executors within six Months after my Decease. 11. I Will that what ever Use or Interest shall be found due upon my Bonds that any of my Children or Grand Children have Obliged themselves unto me by, shall be freely wholy and absolutely remitted released & given up unto such from whom it may be found due by my Executors at my Decease. 12. I Give & Bequeath unto my four Daughters my wearing Cloths as follows vizt I give to my Daughter Patience Clark A black Calaminco suit & my black blew searge Petty Coat. I give to my Daughter Sarah Sawyer my silk Crape suit & my red & Yellow under Petty Coat. I give unto my Daughter Hannah Chesley my silk suit. I give to my Daughter Ruth Sampson my striped Calaminco suit, & A striped Calaminco Gown & A black silk Petty Coat. all the Rest of my Cloths I will shall be Equally Divided among these my four Daughters. And if either of these my Daughters shall Decease before I shall, then I will that their Daughters shall have such Clothes as their Mother would have had by Vertue of this my Will if they were Liveing. 13. I Will that four pounds shall be paid by Executors unto the Church of Christ in Wells, within six months after my Decease, to be distributed by them among some of the poor Members of sd Church. 14. I Will all my Estate of what nature or kind so ever not already disposed of in this my Last Will & Testament unto my two grandsons & my two Daughters hereafter mentioned vizt Joseph Sayer, Wm Sayer, Hannah Chesley & Ruth Sampson to be delivered up unto them & equally Divided amongst them within six months after my Decease. 15. finally I Do hereby Ordain Constitute & appoint my son Francis Sayer & my Grand-sons Joseph Sayer & William Sayer to be the sole Executors of this my last Will & Testament and Do hereby revoke & Disannull all former Wills & Testaments heretofore made by me & Declare this to be my last will & testament : As Witness my hand and seal this twenty seventh Day of April Anno Domini 1734. Annoque R R Georgii secundi magnæ Brittanniæ &c septimo. Signed sealed & pronounced in presence of Hans Dalzel Jeremiah Storer Jeremiah storer Jur Sarah Sayer : (seal) - 27 Apr 1734 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1734/35 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 10 Feb 1734/35 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, York County, Maine, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S811] Appleton, William S. "Family of William Sawyer of Newbury", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XXVIII, 1874), Secondary Source.

    2. [S812] Appleton, William S. Some Descendants of William Sawyer of Newbury, Mass., (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1891), Secondary Source.

    3. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Secondary Source.
      Memorial ID 21014165 Sarah Littlefield Sayer

    4. [S1947] Gravestone Inscription, Primary Source.

    5. [S832] Hammatt, A. "Physicians of Ipswich" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume IV, 1850), Secondary Source.

    6. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897), Secondary Source.

    7. [S645] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume II, Reprint 1902, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1902), Secondary Source.

    8. [S2124] Martin, Cassius C. Generations of Littlefield Tracks Across America: A Family History, (Albuquerque, New Mexico: Cassius C. Martin, 1990), Secondary Source.

    9. [S793] Norris, D. W. and H.A. Feldman. The Wells Family , (Milwaukee: Cramer-Krasselt Company, 1942), Secondary Source.

    10. [S643] Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1972), Secondary Source.

    11. [S808] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume III, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1861), Tertiary Source.

    12. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862), Tertiary Source.

    13. [S814] Sawyer, Eleanor Grace. Sawyer Families of New England 1636-1900 , (Camden, Maine: Penobscot Press, 1995), Secondary Source.

    14. [S815] Sawyer, Fred E. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900, (Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co., 1983), Secondary Source.

    15. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985), Secondary Source.

    16. [S829] Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury. Descendants of Edward Small of New England. Volume 1 , (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934), Secondary Source.

    17. [S1629] Wells, Charles K. Genealogy of the Wells Family, of Wells, Maine, (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Burdick & Armitage, 1874), Secondary Source.

    18. [S1631] Wells-Custing, Gertrude W. Genealogy of the Wells Family and Families Related, (Milwakee, Wisconsin: S. E. Tate & Company, 1903), Secondary Source.