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Joseph, b. 29 March 1645 at Sudbury, m. Dorathy Haynes, 6 May 1680;
d. at Preston, Conn., 2 Feb. 1697/8. James, b. 10 June 1647 at Sudbury; d. 18 June 1647. El1zabeth, b. 23 June 1648 at Sudbury, m. Thomas Gates, 6 July 1670;
d. prob. at Preston, Conn.
HAYNES John. His marriage to Alice Lambert 23 Oct. 1575 is found on the Sherburn, Dorcet register and which may be the marriage of Walter Haynes' parents. The following is a copy of the Will of Alice Haynes, widow of Semley, Co. Wilts, England, and dated 20 March 1620. "It: I give to Suffraine Hayne my best bore cloth and an apon and Marie Hayne a pillow-ber and one Pewter dish, and Elizabeth Hayne a Pewter dish and Suffraine a Pewter dish. It: My Sonn Walter Hayne shall have the use of my bigest brass pann during his life, wch pann I give to Thomas Hayne his sonn and my silver spoon. It: I bequeth to Walter Hayne my sonn the half years p'fitt of my tenement after my decease whom I make and ordaine to be my whole Executor to whom I bequethe all the rest of my goods." Inventory is dated 1623.
HAYNES Walter.1 The following, dated "Southamton 24 April 1638," is from a list of names of passengers of the ship "Confidence," intended for New England. "Walter Haynes, Sutton mandifield, Co. of Wilts, Linnen Weaver, age 55, Eliza his wife, Thomas, John, Josiah, their sonnes under 16 years of age, Suffrance, and Mary, their daughters, beside 3 servants." Most of the passengers of the "Confidence" settled at Sudbury, Mass. He is found in a list from the town records of Sudbury, as being of the early granters or settlers who went to the Sudbury Plantation about 1638 or 1639. He was a prominent person in the community and had a house by the meadow margin when in 1676 it was used as a garrison and which early in town history was called " Mr. Haynes old house." He was made a freeman 13 May 1641, and was a Representative for the years 1641-44-48-51, Selectman for ten years. His will of 25 May 1659 and Proved 4 Apr. 1665 mentions his wife Elizabeth, son Thomas, who is away from home, and never married; John, who is made executor; and Josiah, daughters Suffrance, wife of Josiah Treadaway; Mary, wife of Thomas Noyes, beside a daughter, Goard and son-in-law Roger Goard to which he devises a tenement at Shaston in Dorsetshire. This family uniformly spell the name with an i instead of a y, thus, "Haines." The Inventory of his estate amounted to £495:18:10. His wife died at Sudbury, 15 June 1659. He died probably at Sudbury, 14 Feb. 1664/5.
Suffrance * b. in England before 1620, m. Josiah Threadway.
d. 7 Dec. 1666; m. (2) Bacon, f
El1zabeth,* b. in England before 1620, m. Roger Goard in England,
d. prob. in England. Thomas,* b. in England before 1620. Never married. John,t b. in England about 1621, m. Dorothy Noyes, 13 Oct. 1642; d.
6 March 1697.
Jos1ah.j b. in England; m. Elizabeth (Noyes ?t) Freeman, 13 Nov. 16(40]; d. between 31 Jan. and 4 July 1698.
HAYNES John2 (Walter1), son of Walter and Elizabeth Haynes, born in England about 1621, was brought to this country by his father in 1638. He married at Sudbury, Mass., Dorothy, daughter of Peter Noyes, 13 Oct. 1642. She was born in England. He was a Freeman in 1646, was a representative in 1669. John Haynes was selectman 18 years and Deacon of the church at Sudbury, he lived and died there, and I believe all of his children were born there. His will is dated 1 Oct. 1692 and prob. 19 April 1697 in which he mentions by name his married
* All these children were born in England before the Will of Alice Haynes (mother to the above Walter Haynes) was drawn in 1620.
t In the Will of Josiah Haynes dated 31 Jan. and Prob. 4 July 1698. He mentions "Son-in-law" (i.e., Step-son) Joseph Freeman and daughterin-law Elizabeth Gates, wife of Thomas Gates, and also refers to land in Preston. His wife is not mentioned. It has been conjectured that she was the widow of John Freeman; this would seem to me to prove it. (See Articles on John Freeman and Peter Noyes.) He also mentions sister Mary Bacon, which gives us the added information that his sister Mary had married again after the death of Thomas Noyes in 1666.
t These two boys were born in England between the year of Alice Haynes Will 1620 and 1638 the date of the above Walter Haynes' arrival in America.
children: John, Peter, Elizabeth, Mary, Dorothy and Son James, also mentions "My now wife Dorothy," Son David and two daughters Rachel and Ruth. Administration granted to Dorothy Haines and David Haines, dated 29 March 1697. The inventory of the estate of Deacon John Haines, "who died ye six* of March Anno Domo 1697," and the total amounted to £556 : 15 : 00.
El1zabeth, b. 19 July 1644, m. Henry Balcom of Charlestown, 12 Aug.
1666. A widow Balcom d. at Sudbury, 20 Nov. 1715. John, Capt., b. 6 May 1649, m. Ruth Roper at Sudbury, 19 June
[16)83, d. at Sudbury, 11 Dec. 1710. Mary, b. . A Mary Haynes married Josiah How at Sudbury,
18 May 1671.
Dorothy, b. 1651, m. Joseph Freeman, 6 May 1680; d. at Preston,
Conn., 26 Jan. 1697/8.
Peter, b. 7 April 1654, m. Elizabeth Rice, 2 Jan. 1677.
Rachel, b. 12 Feb. 1655, m. John Lochard of Sudbury.
Joseph, b. 7 Sept. 1656. (Killed in youth by a fall from a tree.)
Thomas, b. 1658; d. at Sudbury, 30 May 1683.
James, b. 17 March 1660/1, m. Sarah Noyes, 21 Dec. 1689; d. at Sudbury, 15 Oct. 1732.
Dan1el, b. 16 May 1663. He died a soldier in 1688.
Ruth, b. 7 April 1668, m. Joseph Noyes at Sudbury, 20 Dec. 1693; d. at Sudbury, 20 May 1727.
Dav1d, b. 4 May 1676, m. Tabitha Stone of Framingham.
FREEMAN Joseph (Sergt.),2 (John1), was the son of John and Elizabeth (Noyes) Freeman, born in Sudbury, Mass., 29 March 1645. He married 6 May 1680 at Sudbury, Dorothy, daughter of John and Dorothy (Noyes) Haynes. She was born 1651. He became a prominent man, first settled at Stow, Mass., and afterward at Preston, Conn. The first record we find of him dated 26 March 1677 in the Sudbury Town Records, is as follows: "Jos. Freeman with others are given liberty to build a saw-mill on Upper Hop Brook." He was a Freeman in 1678. From a document dated 1681, we learn that he with others were owners of twelve original lots drawn in the town of Stow. On 9 April 1683 he with four others were chosen the first Selectmen of Stow. In 1684 he is on a committee to purchase a tract of land " for them selves and for all the rest of the English proprietors therof; giving them the full power to treat with and purchase the same of the Indians; proprietors of the said tract of land to satisfy & pay them for their natural ancient & hereditary rights title & interest therunto." He was representative to the General Court from Sudbury 1691.
He soon removed to Preston, Conn., that part now called Griswold, and bought a farm, a description of which now follows: "The Old Freeman Farm, in Griswold, Conn. — On 5 May 1692 the heirs of Christopher Huntington, deceased, of Norwich Conn, sold to Joseph Freeman, better known as Sergeant Joseph Freeman, and Josiah Haynes both of ' Sudbrough,' Mass., a tract of land in Preston, Conn, bounded on the west by the Norwich line, containing 250 acres. This tract was nearly in the form of a square with the northeast corner gouged out and measured 240 rods on the west side and 232 rods on the south side. — (See No. 1 on Map, p. 124.) In 1698 Sergeant Joseph Freeman died and his two sons John and Joseph inherited his part of the land above mentioned. In 1703 Josiah Haynes executor of Sargent Freeman's Will bought for the sons John and Joseph all the land between the Norwich line, which was their west bound and the Quinebaug river, comprising some 150 acres. — (See No. 3 on Map.) In 1709 Josiah Haynes conveyed to John and Joseph his half of the original tract, which he and Sargeant Joseph bought together. Sometime during these years it is presumed but just when and through whom is not known, the Freemans acquired the territory gouged out of their Northeast corner, before mentioned, making the Freeman land a block nearly in the form of a parallelogram and covering a full square mile. — (See No. 2 on Map.) On Feb. 3, 1710/1 1 John and Joseph divided their farm by an east and west line which ran a part of the way on the path between their two houses (this must have been the lane mentioned later). Joseph was to have the south side and John to have the north side of this line. On the north side of the lane which ran from what is now the main road to the fording place in the river, stood the old Freeman house. It was standing when I was a boy and I remember it well. It was built on the brow of the hill and overlooked goodly portions of three towns. It was a large one story house and when I knew it, was considered the oldest house in the community. It had a large stone chimney in the center and a gambrelled roof, the gables