LUNT Henry[1]

Male Abt 1610 - 1662  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name LUNT Henry 
    Born Abt 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 26 Mar 1633  London, City of London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Pioneers of Mass. says March 22, 1633. Mass. & Me. Families: On March 24, 1633/4 he took the Oath of Supremacy and Allegiance at Southampton in England and embarked on the Mary and John of London, Robert Sayres, master, for the voyage to New England.
    Immigration 1634  Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Noyes Genealogy gives date and lace of landing for the "Mary and John". Medford was first known as Mistick.
    Residence 1635  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Will 8 Jul 1662  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • Henry Lunt's Will.

      WITNESS BY THESE PRESENTS, that I, Henry Lunt of Newbury, in the County of Essex, in New England, being but week of body, but of sound mind and perfect memory, for divers causes and considerations will hereunto moving, doe make my last will and testament, and doe dispose of my lands, and chattels as followeth:

      First, I bequeath my soul whenever it shall depart out of my body, into the hands of my redeemer, Jesus Christ, with an assured hope of a blessed resurrection, and my body to be buried where it shall please the Lord at death to cast me.

      Then, next to Anna, my wife, I give and bequeath during her natural life my dwelling house, barn and orchard, with the pasture ground, the house stands in with my grounds joining to the pasture, as also eight acres, be it more or less in the little field, as also all my meadow in the marshes on this side of Plum Island River, also I give my son Daniel, the corn ground and pasture ground which was formerly Thomas Davis's, as also all my marsh ground at Plum Island, and my will is that my son Daniel shall give to my daughter Priscilla 20œ, to be paid her at the age of twenty-one years, and if she marry before then, to pay within half a year after marriage, also I give unto my daughters Sarah, Mary and Elizabeth, to each of them 20œ, to be paid out of my goods and chattels when they attain to the age of 21 years, also I give unto my son John 20œ, and to my son Henry 5œ, to be paid out of my goods and chattels at the age of 21 years, and till then, my will is that my son John and my son Henry shall be at my wife's disposing, also my will is that after my wife decease, I give unto my son John and my son Henry my dwelling house and barn and orchard with the pasture ground the house stands on with the grounds joining to the pasture, as also 8 acres be it more or less in the little field, as also my meadow in the marshes, on this side of Plum Island River, (except that at Jericho as they call it) to each of them an equal portion, and my will is that my son John and my son Henry after my wife decease, shall pay unto my daughters Sarah, Briscilla, Mary and Elizabeth, to each of them 10œ, to be paid by them equally, that is to say by my two sons John and Henry within one year decease.

      Also I give to my son Daniel after my wife deceased, the meadow or marsh ground at Jericho, as they call it, which is excepted above from John and Henry, and I appoint Ann, my wife, the sole executor of this my last will and testament.

      IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, the said Henry Lunt, have sett my hand and seale, this eight day of July, 1662.

      (Signed) HENRY LUNT.


      Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of William Moody and Abraham Toppan.

      Testified upon oath by Abraham Toppan and William Moody to be the last will and testament of Henry Lunt, to the best of their knowledge in court at Ipswich, Mass., September 30, 1662.
    Died 10 Jul 1662  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 8, 10
    Will (proved) 30 Sep 1662  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11
    • Inventory of Henry Lunt's Estate

      An Invotry of goods taken the 5th of August, 1662, being the estate of Henry Lunt deceased of Newbury, Mass.


      It In Wearing apparel 016.00.00
      It In Books 12s Arms 50s 003.02.00
      It In Land & Housing 354.00.00
      It In 4 Oxen & 4 Steers 052.10.00
      It In 4 Cows & other catle 032.00.00
      It In Corn 041.17.00
      It In Cart Yokes chaines Sythes Axes Plowes dragg pronges Sawes Wedges 010.05.00
      It In Lumber 003.00.00
      It In Bedding in lower rooms 008.10.00
      It In Boxes chest & Bedstead 001.10.00
      It In Lining 015.15.00
      It In Woodden Wares 002.14.00
      It In Table bord Strolles 001.14.00
      It In Pewter 004.18.00
      It In Brass 003.00.00
      It In Iron Potts Spitts & other Iron 002.05.00
      It In Earthen Ware 001.00.00
      It In Chest & Spining Wheels Bacon 001.18.00
      It In Lining Yarne 001.10.00
      It In Wool & Come 003.04.00
      It In Bedding in the chamber 009.02.00
      It In Blankets & Curtins 001.00.00
      It In Cloth 005.12.00
      It In Debts 003.11.00
      It In Debets 034.00.00
      It In Debts owing to be payd 038.17.00

      œ575.00.00

      This being apprized by us whose names are underwritten.

      WILLIAM GERRISH,
      HEN SHORT,
      ROBERT LONG.


      This Inventory red and alowed of in court held at Ipswich the 30th of September, 1662.

      YRNE ROBERT LORD, Cleric.
    _UID 61930D38EB9ED5118A0644455354000068A7 
    Notes 
    • Passenger #33. Henry LUNT- Newbury, Massachusetts. Died 1662.
      Reference: Colket Pg 185:
      "History of the LUNT family-1914.:
      "Ancestry of Abel LUNT"-1963:
      Pope Pg 295: NER 9:33: Freeman's oath May 2, 1638
      Savage 3:131.


      "History of the Lunt family" p.114 states that " "History tells us that Henry Lunt and his wife, Ann, came from England in the ship, Mary & John, and that they first landed at Agawam, now Ipswich, Mass, and came to what is now called Newbury, Mass, in the spring of 1634-5."
    Person ID I14748  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2003 

    Father LUNT Thomas,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F13119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family [LUNT] Ann,   b. Abt 1620,   d. Aft 5 Feb 1687/8  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1638  [6, 8, 12, 13
    • Based on birth of first child.
    Children 
     1. LUNT Sarah,   b. 8 Nov 1639, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1685, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. LUNT Daniel,   b. 17 May 1641, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1702/3, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. LUNT John,   b. Abt 30 Nov 1643, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1678, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. LUNT Priscilla,   b. 16 Feb 1645, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736  (Age > 92 years)
     5. LUNT Mary,   b. 13 Jul 1648, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1675  (Age 26 years)
     6. LUNT Elizabeth,   b. 29 Dec 1650, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1688, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     7. Ensign LUNT Henry, II,   b. 20 Feb 1652/3, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1709, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F5577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] CD-NEHG Register, Vol. 151, Jul 1997, p.308.

    2. [S113] Book-History of the Lunt Family in America, CS71.L964.

    3. [S255] Book-Pioneers of Massachusetts, p.295.

    4. [S325] Book-Mass. & Maine Families, p.525.

    5. [S65] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. I, p.46.

    6. [S113] Book-History of the Lunt Family in America, CS71.L964., p.114.

    7. [S144] CD-Hist. & Gen. of Cumberland Cty, Me., 82477.

    8. [S325] Book-Mass. & Maine Families, 2:525.

    9. [S113] Book-History of the Lunt Family in America, CS71.L964., p.1.

    10. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, p.650.

    11. [S286] Book-Probate Records of Essex 1635-1664, p.395.

    12. [S156] Book-Planters of the Commonwealth.

    13. [S197] Book-The Ancestry of Abel Lunt, p.5.