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Nathaniel Dickinson[1]

Male 1601 - 1676  (75 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Dickinson 
    Excerpt from <i>History of Hadley: Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby, Massachusetts</i>
    Excerpt from History of Hadley: Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby, Massachusetts
    Lucius Boltwood, (Northampton: Metcalf & Co., 1863), 475.
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family  [Plate 1]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 1]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
    Born 3 May 1601  Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1638  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1659  Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate 19 May 1676 
    • THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF NATHANIEL DICKENSON

      I, NATHANIEL DICKENSON, Senior, late of Haytfield, now of Hadley, in ye County of Hampshire, upon Connitticut, doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament, as follows:

      Imprimis. Making a full surrender of myself, soule and body, into ye handes of God, my Creator, and Jesus Christ, my alone Savior & Redeemer, rely ing on Him for all yt I need & hope for in this world, & yt which is to come, & leaving my body to decent burriell in hope of a blessed resurrection, I do bestow yt portion of outward estate which the Lord in His Fatherlie mercy hath blessed me with, in manner fol lowing: my debtes and funerall expenses being first payd.

      Secondly: I doe give unto my son, Nehemiah, my house & barn & homelott, with all the preveledges and appurtenances thereto belonging; as alsoe one-half my meaddow land in Hadley (except what is hereinafter excepted) with the preveledges and appurtenances thereto belonging; to be to him and his heirs forever, besides what was Thomas Webster's.

      I give my daughter-in-law, Dorcas, widdow of my son Azariah, four acres & a half of Meaddow land, bounded by my son, Thomas, his land east; Francis Barn ard, west; John Hubbard, north; & ye highway south; so as to be her & her heirs' forever. Further, I give or abate to her all yt was my due for ye rent of the rent of my land from her, & alsoe doe give to her ye rent money that was due to me for my oxen; and also three pounds that was due for a barrell (unpayd) of Pork: all and every of ye premises I give to ye said Dorcas as her own, to be to her and her heirs forever.

      The rest of my meaddow in Hadley, I doe give to be equally devided betweene all my sons (except Nehemiah) and my daughters ? Frances Dickenson & Hannah Clary ? which my executors shall either equally divide to all my aforesaid children, or else to pay to each their proportion of ye sayd lands, as it shall be prized in Country pay, within two years after my de cease, to ym and their heirs forever.

      To my son, ThomasI give to my son, Samuel, my house & home- lott in Hatfield, to be to him & his heirs forever, to gether with the preveledges & appurtenances thereto belonging., I give my house & lott I bought of Mr. Wattson; he paying to Mr. Wattson ye Thirty Pounds yt is yet due for the same; or, if he like it not on those terms, then it shall be last in among my devidable estate to my children.

      I give to my son, Samuel, my house & homelott in Hatfield, to be to him & his heirs forever, to gether with the preveledges & appurtenances thereto belonging.

      To my son, Obadiah, I give all ye rest of my land in Hatfield, with ye preveledges and appurten ances thereto belonging, to be to him and his heirs for ever; and my meaning & will is that these two, my sons, Samuel & Obadiah, shall not come in for a share of my land in Hadley, but this given them in Hatfield shall be instead of itt.

      To my son, William Gull, (Son of his wife by her first husband) I give that Three Pounds which he oweth me for a barrell of pork.

      All ye rest of my estate I give to be equally divided amongst all my sons and daughters. Frances Dickenson & Hannah Clary having equall shares with their breathren.

      I doe hereby make and ordaine my two sons, Thomas & Nehemiah executors of this, my last will & testament, hereunto as my last will & testament I have subjoyned my hand and seale this present 29th day of May, 1676.

      Nathaniel Dickenson

      In presence of Joseph Kellogg, John Russell, Junior.

      The desire of ye testator is yt ye share given unto Frances Dickenson, may, if she see meet, be given to Samuel Gillett's children. [3]
    Died 16 Jun 1676  Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21547  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2018 

    Family Anna Gull,   d. 23 Feb 1678, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Nov 1623  East Bergholt, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. John Dickinson,   b. 22 Aug 1624, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1676, Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
     2. Nathaniel Dickinson,   b. 16 Mar 1627, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1710, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     3. Elizabeth Dickinson,   b. Dec 1628, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1631, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Thomas Dickinson,   b. Oct 1632, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1713, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Joseph Dickinson,   b. Apr 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1675, Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [Birth]
     6. Hanna Dickinson,   b. 6 Jun 1636, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1723, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Samuel Dickinson,   b. Jul 1638, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1711, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)  [Birth]
     8. Obadiah Dickinson,   b. 15 Apr 1641, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1698, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Nehemiah Dickinson,   b. Aug 1643, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1723, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Hezekiah Dickinson,   b. 28 Feb 1645, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1707, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    +11. Azariah Dickinson,   b. 10 Oct 1648, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1675, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F6708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 2]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 2]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendents of Joseph Dickinson [2d gen.] (Joseph and Phebe [3d. gen.]; Dn. Nathan [4th gen.]; Jonathan [5th gen.]; Simeon and Martha [6th gen.]).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 3]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 3]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendents of Joseph Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Noah and Mary [6th gen.]; Jonathan and Mary; Simeon and Chloe [7th gen.]; Seth and Naomi).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 4]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 4]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Joseph Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Jonathan and Amy [7th gen.]; Obed and Experience; Ocran and Amelia).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 5]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 5]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Thomas Dickinson [2d gen.] (Thomas and Hannah [3d gen.]).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 6]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 6]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Family and Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Ebenezer and Hannah [3d. gen.]).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 7]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 7]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Nathan and Thankful [5th gen.]; Nathan and Esther [6th gen.]; Ebenezer and Ruth)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 8]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 8]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Enos and Lois [6th gen.], Elihu and Susannah, Asa and Salomi).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 9]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 9]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Perez and Ruth (7th gen.]; Ezekial and Perly; Samuel Fowler and Lucretia).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 10]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 10]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson (2d. gen.] (William and Tirza; Sylvanus and Deborah; Ebenezer and Abigail; Abijah and Polly).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 11]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 11]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Eli and Louisa [7th gen.]; Enos and Joanna; Lucius and Betsy; Austin L.; Friend and Betsy; Adolphus and Lydia).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 12]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 12]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Asa and Sophia [7th gen.]; Orin R. and Mary; Nathan; Edward and Emily; Elijah Eastman and Mary Dickinson).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 13]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 13]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Samuel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Josiah Warner [8th gen.]; Eli and Rosanna; Porter and Elizabeth; William).
    Amherst City Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 14]
    Amherst City Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 14]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Obadiah Dickinson and Nathaniel Dickinson Family [2d gen.].
    Amherst City Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 15]
    Amherst City Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 15]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d gen.] (Nehemiah and Mary [3d. gen.]; Nehemiah and Mehitable).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 16]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 16]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (William and Mary [4th gen.]; Samuel and Hannah; Nathaniel of Sunderland; Israel and Ruth; Ebenezer and Sarah).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 17]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 17]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendantws of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Nehemiah and Mary [5th gen.]; John and Esther; Jonathan and Dorothy; Azariah and Eunice; Nathaniel and Thankful).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 18]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 18]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Nathaniel and Thankful [5th gen.]; Nehemiah and Amy]; Moses and Thankful; Ebenezer and Chloe).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 19]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 19]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Joseph and Martha [5th gen.]; Gideon and Hannah; Reuben; Joseph and Susannah [6th gen.]).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 20]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 20]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d gen.] (Nathaniel and Theoda [6th gen.]; Israel and Sarah; Waitstill and Lucretia; Jonathan and Azubah).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 21]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 21]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d gen.] (Joel and Eunice; Stoughton and Abigail; Daniel and Sybil).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 22]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 22]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Dn. Azariah and Mary; Hon. Nathaniel and Sarah; John and Lydia; Simeon).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 23]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 23]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Moses and Mary [6th gen.]; Aaron and Eleanor; Medad and Olive; Col. Elijah and Jerusha).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 24]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 24]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Judah and Thankful; Ebenezer and Abigail; Roswell and Rachael; Joseph and Sarah).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 25]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 25]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nathaniel Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Ira and Dolly [6th gen.]; Gideon and Abigail; Elisha and Martha).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 26]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 26]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Capt. Oliver and Elizabeth; Dn. Nathaniel and Submit; Dn. Daniel and Louisa).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 27]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 27]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Dn. Daniel and Tammy [7th gen.]; Baxter and Martha; Col. Yebina and Mary; Chester and Susannah).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 28]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 28]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Descendants of Nehemiah Dickinson [2d. gen.] (Hon. John and Rebecca; Walter and Lydia; Salmon Morton and Lucretia; Joseph and Fidelia).
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 29]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 29]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 30]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 30]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 31]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 31]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 32]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 32]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 33]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 33]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 34]
    Amherst City Record for Nathaniel Dickinson Family [Plate 34]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook)
    City of Amherst Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 35]
    City of Amherst Record for Nehemiah Dickinson Family [Plate 35]
    Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).

  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Nathaniel Dickinson (pioneer)" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Dickinson_(pioneer).

    2. [S504] To the Descendants of Thomas Dickinson: Son of Nathaniel and Anna Gull Dickinson, Frederick Dickinson, (Chicago: Privately printed, 1897 ), Google Books: http://bit.ly/2qp7lx4., 17.

    3. [S504] To the Descendants of Thomas Dickinson: Son of Nathaniel and Anna Gull Dickinson, Frederick Dickinson, (Chicago: Privately printed, 1897 ), Google Books: http://bit.ly/2qp7lx4., 33-5.

    4. [S057439] The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011 [database on-line] | [Original data: New England Historic Genealogical Society. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston: The New England Historic Genealogical Society], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Name: Nathaniel Dickinson
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1623
      Marriage Place: USA
      Spouse Name: Ann Gull
      Page Number: 163
      Volume Number: 152