Essex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643 by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when it ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires."
His will was dated February 7, 1711 and gave his son, Nathan, the house and 60 acres when he was 21 years old. His wife Mary was to enjoy the parlor and the chamber over the parlor. It also mentioned his daughters Elizabeth Gott, Susannah Fisk, and Mary who was 15 years old. It also mentioned his step-sons Nathan and Jonathan Prince.
He died on April 10, 1712 in Ipswich.
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In 1688, during the Glorious Revolution, the Protestant king and queen,William and Mary, took the English throne from Catholic King James II. The bloodless revolution profoundly impacted the American colonies.
from New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1866
John [Warner], b. about 1642, d. 10 April, 1712 ; m. 1st w. Hannah Bacheldor, 20 April, 1665, dau. of Joseph B., and niece of Henry B., who d. seized of considerable lands" in Ipswich. John W. was one of his Administrators in 1683. She d. 10 March, 1688.
He m. about 1691, 2d w. Mary Prince, who, 23 July, 1694, was administrator estate of Jon. Prince, of Salem.
from the Essex Antiquarian
Samuel Lambert House. . . . Mr. Cromwell was a slaughterer, and, for thirty-five pounds, conveyed the estate to Jonathan Prince of Salem, cordwinder, Aug. 15, 1683. Mr. Prince died about 1685; his widow Mary, having married John Warner of Ipswich, was appointed administratrix of the estate; and she, for thirty-five pounds and ten shillings, conveyed the house, shop and lot to Samuel Lambert of Salem, mariner, Jan. 23, 1694. . .