Obed Hussey

Obed Hussey[1]

Male 1709 - 1790

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  • Name  Obed Hussey 
    Born  25 Jan 1708-25 Jan 1709  Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Jun 1790  Hallowell, Kennebec, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6692  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Abial Browne,   b. Abt 1692, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1722, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Feb 1711-7 Feb 1712  Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2226  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Margaret Coffin,   b. Abt 1715,   d. 14 Dec 1746 
    Married  1730 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Hussey,   b. 15 Oct 1731,   d. 1793
     2. Son Hussey,   b. 1733,   d. 1733
     3. Abiel, Hussey,   b. 1 Nov 1734, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Obed Hussey,   b. 4 Feb 1736,   d. 1737
     5. Obed Hussey,   b. 25 Jul 1739,   d. 5 Sep 1811
     6. John Hussey,   b. 12 Sep 1741,   d. 14 Dec 1741
     7. John Hussey,   b. 17 Jul 1743,   d. 18 Oct 1756
     8. Child Hussey,   b. 14 Aug 1746,   d. 14 Aug 1746
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F2278  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Calef,   b. 2 Mar 1728-2 Mar 1729, Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1815, Hallowell, Kennebec, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Aug 1748  Hallowell, Kennebec, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peter Hussey,   b. 16 Jan 1749,   d. 1 Jan 1774
     2. James Hussey,   b. 18 Sep 1751,   d. 30 May 1753
     3. Peggy, Hussey,   b. 22 May 1753,   d. 17 Aug 1754
     4. James Hussey,   b. 18 Jan 1755,   d. 13 Feb 1757
     5. Samuel Hussey,   b. 18 Oct 1756,   d. 24 Apr 1801
     6. Timothy Hussey,   b. 18 May 1758,   d. 20 Mar 1760
     7. Child Hussey,   b. 17 Dec 1759,   d. 17 Dec 1759
     8. Polly Hussey,   b. 28 Nov 1760,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Betsey Hussey,   b. 9 Oct 1762,   d. 9 Feb 1792
     10. Else Hussey,   b. 18 May 1764,   d. 20 Jun 1766
     11. Nancy Hussey,   b. 22 Aug 1767,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Sally Hussey,   b. 7 Jan 1774,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F2279  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Names and birth and death dates of wives and children from Collections of the Maine Historical Society

      Mr. Hussey came with his family to Hallowell, June 24, 1787, died June 16, 1790. Mrs. Mary Hussey died July 26, 1815.

      Source: Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society; Second Series, Vol. IV
      Portland
      Published by the Society 1893
      Press of Brown Thurston Company, Portland, Maine

  • Sources 
    1. [S232] The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Main: 1760 to 1800, Patterson, William Davis, (Compiled and Edited for the Maine Genealogical Society: Portland, ME; 1895), pp 195-197 (Reliability: 3).
      The Last will and testament of Obed Hussey of Hollawell in the County of Lincoln in the Common welth of Massachusets Esqr---
      I the Said Obed Hussey being of Sound and Disposing minde and memory and Considering the mortality of the body, Knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to Die, Do make and ordain this my Last will and testament in manner and form following---
      And first I Recomend my Soul into the hands of God that Gave it and my body to the Earth to be Desently Buried--
      And as touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this Life, I Do Give Devise and Dispose of the Same in maner and form following,
      Imprimis I Do will and order that all the Just Debts that I Shall owe to aney Person or persons at the time of my Decease Shall be well & truly paid and Discharged out of my Estate By my Executrix herein after mentioned or named.
      Item I Give to my Son Obed Hussey Ten Shillings Lawfull money and the Hous he now Lives In and the land it Stands upon, to him & to his heirs & assigns forever.
      Item I Give to my Son Samuel Hussey a Certain Hous Called a werehous Standing on the Edg of the Land on the East Side kenebeck River & is to the Southward & Eastward of my dweling hous In Said kenebeck, with half an achor of Land Joyning Said hous the most Conveniant for both Houses, to him & to his heirs & assigns forever.
      Item I give to my Grand daughter Polley Hussey Perkins Daughter to Ebenezer Perkins Ten Shillings Lawfull money to be paid to her by my Executrix.
      Item I Give to my Daughter Elizebeth Delano wife to Thomas Delano Junr: ten Shillings Lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix.
      Item I Give to my Daughter Ann Norcross wife to Phillip Norcross ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix.
      Item I Give to my Daughter Sarah Hussey ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix.
      Item I give to my Son in law Natthaniel Coffin ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid him by my Executrix.
      Item I Give to my Son in Law Ebenezer Perkins ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid him by my Executrix.
      Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Loveing wife Mary Hussey all my Real and Personal Estate which I Shall be Siezed of at the time of my Decease wheresoever the Same Shall or may be found to her Use and Disposall for Ever, and Likewise I appoint Constetute and ordan my Beloved wife Mary Hussey to be my Sole Executrix of all this my Last will and Testament.
      In witnes whereof I the Said Obed Hussey have to these presents Set my hand and Seal the Eith day of September anoque Domini 1789.
      Signed Sealled Published Pronounced
      and declared by the Said Obed Hussey
      to be his Last will and testament
      in presence of us the Subscribers Obed Hussey [seal]
      Ezra Taylor
      John Johnson
      Samuel Twycross Goodwin

      Probated 6 Aug., 1790 [IV, 145.]
      Inventory by Lazarus Goodwin, Samuel Bullin and James Hinkley, all of Hallowell, 28 Ap., 1791, L918: 14 : d. [Unrecorded.]
      Inventory of real estate in Nantucket by Christopher Starbuck, Richard Mitchell and William Hammatt, all of Nantucket, 25th 10 mo, 1790, L502: 10. [Unrecorded]