Stephen Hussey

Stephen Hussey[1]

Male 1632 - 1718

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  • Name  Stephen Hussey 
    Born  8 Jun 1632  Lynn, Essex, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Apr 1718  Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Friends Cemetery, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6495  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 

    Father  Christopher Hussey,   b. Abt 1596, Dorking, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1685-6 Mar 1686, Hampton, Rockingham, NH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Theodate Batchelder,   b. Abt 1611, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1649, Hampton, Rockingham, NH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1628  , , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2233  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha Bunker,   b. 1 Nov 1656, Newbuyrport, Essex, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1744, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1676  Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Puella Hussey,   b. 10 Oct 1677, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1763
     2. Abigail Hussey,   b. 22 Dec 1679, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1763
     3. Sylvanus Hussey,   b. 13 May 1682, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1767, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Batchelder Hussey,   b. 18 Feb 1685, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Biddeford, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Daniel Hussey,   b. 20 Oct 1687, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Hussey,   b. 24 Mar 1689-24 Mar 1690, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. George Hussey,   b. 21 Jun 1694,   d. 7 Jun 1782
     8. Theodate Hussey,   b. 15 Sep 1700,   d. 25 Nov 1744
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F2217  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Alt birth date 8 Oct 1632

      DEATH: Alt death date 2 Feb 1718

      Children born to Stephen Hussey and Martha Bunker Hussey, according to "Genealogical Dictionary of New England," include:
      Puella Hussey born 10th, 10th month, 1677 Abigail Hussey born 22nd, 12th month, 1679 Sylvanus Hussey born 13th, 5th month, 1682 Bachelor Hussey born 18th, 2nd month, 1684-85 Daniel Hussey born 20th, 10th month, 1687 Mary Hussey born 24th, 3rd month, 1689-90 George Hussey born 21st, 6th month, 1694 Theodate Hussey born 15th, 9th month, 1700

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] Will of Stephen Hussey 1632, One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, page 148 (Reliability: 3).
      Will written "17th, 5th month [August 17], 1718

      "The Last Will and Testament of Stephen Hussey of the Island of Nantucket in the providence of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, Yeoman, is as followeth:

      "The great and weighty Concern Incumbent upon all mankind is the Consideration of their future Estate to be Considered in the first place, and in the second place to Endevor to leave what they Cannot Carry with them so to be disposed as to avoid Contests and Janglings In order to which I have made many wills heretofore which I do declare to be Null and Void and that this and no other is my last will and Testament."

      "And first I will that all my Just debts be well and truly paid within Some Convenient time after my decease by my Executors hereafter Named.

      "Item: I give and bequeth unto my well beloved wife Martha Hussey all my land and Stock and housing on the Island of Nantucket for and during her natural life. I do also give her my sd. wife a Negro woman named Sarah and all my household goods for ever for her to dispose of them according to her own discretion.

      "Item: I give and devise unto my Son George Hussey and to his heirs and assigns for ever all my housing on the Island of Nantucket after his mother's decease Excepting that I will my son Silvanus Shall have the use of half of the warehouse as often as he hath occasion thereof.

      "Item: I will that after my wifes' decease all my stock of Cattle and Sheep on the Island of Nantucket be Divided among my Three Sons according to the land or privilege they have on sd. Island.

      "Item: I give unto my Son Silvanus a Negro boy named Mark.

      "Item: I give unto my Daughter Theodata a Negro girl Named Dorothy.

      "Item: I will that my Son Silvanus Hussey do well and truly pay to his Sister Mary Worth the Sum of Seventy pounds Currant Money in this province within one year after my decease and Seven pound More to his Sister Theodata Within one year after She Shall arrive to the age of Eighteen Years or Marriage.

      "Item: I will that my Son Bachelor Hussey do well and truly pay to my Daughter Puella Gorham the Sum of Thirty pounds of like Currant Money within one year of my decease and Twenty pounds of like Money to my Daughter Abigail Howes within one year after my Decease and Seventeen pounds like money to his Sister Theodata within one year after She Shall arrive at the age of Eighteen years or Marriage.

      "Item: I will that my Son George do well and truly pay unto his Sister Theodata the Sum of Ninety Seven pounds of Like Currant Money of this province the one half thereof within Nine Months after She Sahall arrive to the age of Eighteen years or Marriage and the other half within Twelve Months Next Ensuing the Nine Months.

      "I give all my Law Books unto my Son Bachelor Hussey for the use of his Son Stephen Hussey when he Shall arrive to the age of twenty one years.

      "And Lastly I make and ordain my three Sons, Silvanus, Bachelor and George Joynt Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I the sd. Stephen Hussey have hereunto put my hand and Seal the Seventeenth day of the fifth Month in the Second Year of the Reign of George of Great Brittain, France and Ireland, King etc. Annoque Domini 1716.

      Stephen Hussey

      "Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and declard by the sd. Stephen Hussey as his last will and Testament in the presence of us the Subscribers.

      "Barnabas Gardner, William Worth, Justice of the Peace, Richard Swain, Ruth Gardner, Richard Macy"

      Stephen Hussey died "2nd, 2nd month [April], 1718, in the 88th year of his age,"according to "History of Nantucket."
      He was buried in the Friends Burial Ground, Nantucket.

    2. [S71] Hampton, N. H. Area Genealogy Database, (Lane Memorial Library, 2 Academy Avenue, Hampton, NH 03842).