STICKNEY William[1]

Male 1719 - 1790  (70 years)


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  • Name STICKNEY William 
    Born 5 Oct 1719  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID F1F82EE039F61E43BAA33FEDC6841481EFEE 
    Died 28 Sep 1790  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Feb. 6, 1755. WILLIAM STICKNEY of Newbury, shipwright, for £106, 13s. 4d., buys of his brother, John Stickney [84] of Newbury, merchant, all his right and title in a dwelling house and barn, and 25 poles of land in Newbury, fronting on King street. [Essex Deeds, 101: 103.]

      He was on Grand Jury, Feb. 27, and March 9, 1768, and March 28, 1769.

      Aug. 10, 1770. They had all their children (but William who had died, and John who was not then born) baptized, as appears by the records of St. Paul's Episcopal church, “at their own house.” He was a member of that church..

      April 21, 1772. He buys, for £240, of John Jaques of Newbury, and Sarah, his wife, 18 acres of land in Newbury, it being three-fourths of the homestead on which he dwelt, with all the buildings thereon; the whole piece is 24 acres, and lies undivided between him and his brother, Samuel Jaques of Wilmington; is bounded on S. W. by road leading to Pearson's Mills, and N. W. partly on said Stickney's own land. [Ibid, 130: 48.]

      May 18, 1773. He buys of Jonathan Ilsley of Newbury, for £100, a house and barn in Newbury, on or near “Merrimack Ridge”; bounded S. on said Stickney's land, W. on Dr. Joseph Morse, N. on Moses Stickney's. [Ibid, 140: 72.]

      He made several other purchases, the last, Dec. 4, 1789.

      May 2, 1786. He was chosen one of a committee in Newbury, to instruct their Representatives to General Court, to use their influence to procure the passage of an act at their next session, “that the holders of public securities receive no more for said securities than they cost them, and no more interest than 6 per ct. for what said securities cost them.” [Essex Journal of June 14, 1786.]

      WILLIAM STICKNEY died in Newbury, September 28, 1790. [Gravestone.] Adm. on estate of WILLIAM STICKNEY, late of Newbury, yeoman, dec'd, was granted to his son William Stickney, May 30, 1791. [Essex Prob. 61: 148.]

      Inv. of his estate, taken July 22, 1791. The homestead, including the buildings thereon, viz: One house and barn with 20 acres of tillage, and 18 of pasture land, £494; 35 acres of pasture land in High-field, £105; 28 rods of land in Newburyport, with dwelling house, store and barn thereon, £300; State notes, gun, library, cattle, farming tools, silver plate, &c. [Ibid, 61: 187.]

      Guardianship of his son John, a minor, aged more than 18 years, granted to Welthen Stickney, July 25, 1791. [Ibid, 61: 187.]

      Nov. 6, 1798. A committee was appointed, and Sept. 25, 1799, they set off to the widow, Mrs. Welthen Stickney, part of a dwelling house in Newburyport, on Federal street; 8 rods of land under and adjoining the same; 6 acres, 134 rods, in Home-field, and 35 acres in High-field pasture, in Newbury, remainder divided into three equal parts. No. 1, 24 rods of land, with part of house and barn in homestead, and 16 acres adjoining, valued at £1175. No. 2, 12 rods of land, with part of the house standing thereon, 16 acres bounded on highway. No. 3, 17 rods of land, with store and part of a dwelling house, bounded on Federal street.

      No. 1 was set off to son Benjamin Stickney, he to pay his brother Moses his portion, and sister Jane part of her portion. No. 2, to son William Stickney, he to pay the legal representatives of his sister, Abigail Dodge, and brother John Stickney. No. 3, to Sarah Stickney, she to pay her sister Nancy Stickney her portion, and remainder of Jane's. [Ibid, 67: 63.]

      Widow Wilthen Stickney died in Newburyport, Sept. 27, 1821, aged 90. Her Will, dated Jan. 6, 1808, proved Dec. 1821, recorded Essex Prob. 98: 275, gives to heirs of her daughter Abigail Dodge, to sons William and Benjamin Stickney, to three daughters, Sarah and Ann Stickney and Jane Clark, daughter Ann to be the executrix.

      Adm. on her estate granted to her son-in-law, Robert Clark, Dec. 26, 1821, as executrix named in her Will had dec'd. [Ibid, 20: 31.]

      In the house, on the estate WILLIAM STICKNEY bought of his brother John, in 1755, he resided till about 1772; it then continued to be occupied by his two sons-in-law, Thomas Dodge and Robert Clark, until the settlement of his estate, when in the division, it fell to his son William [289], whose son William [740], now (1868) occupies this estate, which is on Federal street, Newburyport.

      In 1772 WILLIAM STICKNEY bought an estate in Newbury, where he removed and resided till his death; in the division it fell to his son, Gen. Benjamin Stickney, whose son and daughter still own and reside there (1868).
    Person ID I59010  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2005 

    Father STICKNEY Moses,   b. 26 Nov 1677, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1756, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother WARDWELL Sarah,   d. Aft 20 Jul 1736 
    Married 7 Sep 1707  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F23391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PERKINS Wilthen,   b. Abt 1731,   d. 27 Sep 1821, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married Bef 1753  [2
    Children 
     1. Maj. Gen. STICKNEY Benjamin,   b. 13 Jun 1767, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1846, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F23390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3767] Book-Stickney Family, R929.2 qS854., pp.98-99.

    2. [S3767] Book-Stickney Family, R929.2 qS854., p.97.

    3. [S3767] Book-Stickney Family, R929.2 qS854., p.50.

    4. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:500.