Appendix H The Hawes Family

Richard Hawes

Richard came toNew England on the Truelove in 1635. His destination wasDorchester. His wife Anne, their daughter Anne age 2 1/2 and their son Obadiah 6 months accompanied him. OnMay 2, 1638 he was admitted intoDorchester as a freeman. In Dorchester more children were born: Bethia b. 1637; Deliverance b. 1640;Constance b. 1642; Eleazur b. 1644.

The inventory of Richard's estate was taken onNovember 27, 1656. The Administration of the estate of Richard Hawes was granted to Humphrey Atherton and Roger Clapp. The Inventory included a 6 acre meadow and calves pasture.

Sources: Topographical Dictionary of New England, Emigrants fromEngland toNew England, Pages 9, 172. Research Relative to the Founders of New England, The Founders ofNew England, Page 43. History ofNew England, 1630-1649, Vol. II, Page 449. The First Settlers ofNew England, Page 139. Guide to the Early Settlers ofAmerica, Page 244. Ancestral Heads ofNew England Families, Page 112. Pioneers ofMassachusetts, Page 221.Suffolk County Wills, Abstracts of the Earliest Wills Upon Record or on File, Page 212.Suffolk County Wills, Abstracts of the Earliest Wills Upon Record or on File, Page 150. Richard Hawes ofDorchester,MA & some of his Descendants, by Frank Mortimer Hawes,Htfd,CT, 1932.

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