2424.Thomas Hine. Thomas died in 1698 in Milford, CT.61
Thomas arrived in Milford in 1646 and had lot #25 with 3 acres in the northeast end of the village. His will was dated 9 May 1694, inventory taken 15 Mar 1697/8.61
Check out Descendants of Thomas Hine , Milford, Connecticut, by Robert C. Hine, 1899.
Sometimes Thomas’s parents are given as William & Abigail (Ward) Hine, of Nazing, Essex. Sometimes his father is given as Thomas Hine of Carlton, Bedfordshire.
Will: Be it remembered that I
Thomas Hine Sr. of Milford of ye County of New Haven
in ye Colony of Connecticut in New England doe this ninth
day of May in the year of our Lord Christ One thousand
six hundred ninety & four being weekly in body but of
perfect understanding & memory do cause to make and by
these presents doe make & declare my last will &
testament in manner & for me asfolloweth, first, after my
decease of my body may be comely &Christian manner
buryed and then my just debts to be paid by my executor
hereafter named who is to pay debts and legatees according
to my will out of my moveable estate or in current pay at
merchant's price. Item. I give to my eldest son Thomas
Hine the West end of my lot in the new field the whole
breadth unto a walnut tree growing into plowing land
containing about five acres be it more or less as also I give
my said son Thomas my meadow at the upper meadow as
also five pounds moveable estate with my land in the
Indian side the whole lot to be added to what he hath recvd
already. Item. I give to my sonns namely Stephen Hine and
Wm Hine my lot division of land layd out to mein the
woods to be divided equally between them. Item. I give to
my daughter Elizabeth Simkins ten pounds in moveable
estate to be added to what she hath already received. Item.
I give to my daughter Allise Canfield ten pounds in
moveable estate to be added to what she hath received
already and my will is that my sister Mary Lane if she stay
not with my son Sam'l but part from him she should have
five pounds given to her. Item. I give to my son Saml Hine
whom I make &appoint whole & sole executor of this my
last will & testament my dwelling house my home lot &
orchard with all ye buildings upon it forever, as also all my
whole estate of land or meadow & moveable goods within
doors or without and he is or receive what debts are due to
my estate & pay within three years what is willed in
moveable estate to all my children. And my will is yet my
sons all of them after my decease shall have & hold their
land willed to them forever to them their heirs or assigns,
further I declare that my son Samll hath my homestead &
my meadow in Adding Plains as a due debt to him willed to
him. And for the further ratifying & firm confirmation of ye
above written I the above Thomas Hine Senr have
hereunto set my hand &seal the same day above.
In ye, presence of us witnesses Thomas Hine it was signed
or sealed his mark.
Samuell Clark : H (seal)
Daniel Terrill : sworn and Seale
before the Govr."
The executor accepted the executorship in Court and
Thomas Hine. An inventory of ye estate of Thomas Hine
Senr late of Milford Dated taken & Appraised by us whose
names are under written the 15th day of March 1697-8.
for wearing aparell 1 L 16 s 6 d
for bed & bedding 6 L 03 s
07 L19 s 6 d
Bras pewter & iron 03 16 00
Trahnles tongs fyre shovill & other iron
ware 01 00 00
Plow irons chains cart tackling 04 20 06
Earthenware wooden ware chests chairs 02 05 00
Two cows bedsteads & other lumber 9 L 14 s
6 d House & home lot 85 L 94 14 06
Out land & meadow 62 L 15 more out
land 37 L 10 s 100 05 00
The last division of land 20 00 00
John Smith )
Miles Merwin ) These 2 appraisers sworne before ye
Thomas Baldwin ) Govr.
Ca 1652/3 Thomas married Elizabeth.
Elizabeth was probably not the daughter of John Lane. John Lane d. Sep 1669 at Milford. Although his will mentioned three children, there’s no mention of any daughter named Elizabeth.