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Richard LOWLE

Male 1602 - 1682  (80 years)


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  • Name Richard LOWLE 
    Born 3 Jan 1602  Kingston-Seymour, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Aug 1682  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "He came over from Bristol, Eng., with his father, Percival Lowle 1639 in the ship 'Jonathan," landed in Boston and settled in Newbury, Mass.

      Richard Lowell was appointed one of the adminisrators of the estate of his brother John of Newbury on 6 Jul 1647 and guardian to his sons James and Joseph in May 1648.

      1670, in a deed, he is called "gentleman."
      1674, he and wife were members of the Newbury Mass. Church.
      His will made June 25, 1681 may be found in.
      He had a 'freehold right", No. 63, in the upper common, Newbury, Mass. (Essex Co. Prob. Rec., 19; 27).
      June 2, 1650, effort was made to relieve him as overseer of an estate because he was "sickly and unable to look after their interests."
      Members of Newbury Church in 1674.
      The Will of Richard Lowle of Newbury was dated June 25, 1681 and proved 26 September 1682. To "my loveing & beloved wife Margaret, all my household Gods (Except ñmy great Bible and ñmy great pot) & Chattels with house & land & orchard and ñmeadow, during her widowhood, or naturall life if shee remains a wide." He appointed Margaret as the sole executrix, "And after her I give & bequeath unto my son percivall Lowle, all my house & Barne & outhousing & orchard with all my land adjoyning to my house (except [twelve?] acres on the northeasterly side of my Land). Also…my twlve acres of Marsh in the great marshes by the Plumb bushes, and five acres of marsh or meadow below Benamin Rolfes, and two acres of my Marsh of the eight acres at old Towne and also the one-halfe of my freehold & previdedg of commonage and my great pot & my great Bible. And I do hereby acknowledge that the meadow in Birchen Meadows which was formerly mine to bee my son Percivall's by purchase. Also I give and beqeath to my son Thomas Lowle twelve acres of my Upland adjoyneing to James Brownes and Nathaniel Clarkes land & widow Muzzeyes Land. So much in breadth at the street as running the whole length, bearing an equall breadth as shall amount to twelve acres. Always provided that if my son Samuel Lowle desire one acre of Land to build a house for his settled habitation, then my son Thomas shall let my Son Samuel have an acre adjoyneing to the widow Muzzeyes Land foure Rods in fron next the Street and forty Rods in Length, but if ñmy Son Samuel shall refuse or relinquish his Right in the acre of Land… Then my son Thomas shall pay to the said son Samuell six pound in current Newengl: silver money or ten pound in Currant [pay?]. Also I give to my Sonne Thomas Lowle all my Plumb Island Lott of Marsh Land, and six acres of my eight acres of Salt Marsh at the old Towne marsh, also I give to him the other halfe of my freehold or previledg in the Comoning or Comon lands. And after my wive's decease, I give all my household Goods & movables: of what kind soever within or without doors, to be equally dividd between my two sons Percival Lowle & Thomas Lowle or their heires. Also I give all my living Stock of Cattell to my Son Tho: Lowle. Also I give liberty to mly Sonne Thomas Lowele to live in the house & have the sixt part of the Apples yearly so long as he lives a single man without a wife and no longer, and I give a booke called Mr. Hooker's politic unto Anthony Somerby…"Witnesses were Tristram Coffin and Anthony Somerby. [1, 2]
    Person ID I320  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2018 

    Father Percival LOWLE,   b. Abt 1570, Kingston-Seymour, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1664, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Mother Rebecca ?,   b. 1575, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1645, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret ?,   b. 27 Nov 1604, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1642, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Percival LOWELL,   b. 1639/1640, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1709, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years)
     2. Rebecca LOWELL,   b. 27 Jan 1642, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1662  (Age 20 years)
     3. Samuel LOWELL,   b. 1644, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1685-1686  (Age 42 years)
     4. Thomas LOWELL,   b. 28 Sep 1649, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Samuel LOWELL,   b. 1644, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1685-1686  (Age 42 years)
     2. Thomas LOWELL,   b. 28 Sep 1649, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 May 2018 
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jan 1602 - Kingston-Seymour, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Aug 1682 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts., Hoyt, David W., (Providence, R.I., Snow & Farnham, 1897.).

    2. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).