Priscilla Peabody

F, #641, b. 22 November 1719, d. after 1784
Father*Stephen Peabody b. 5 Aug 1685, d. 7 Jun 1759
Mother*Hannah Swan b. 2 Nov 1689, d. 17 Apr 1764
    Priscilla Peabody was born on Wednesday, 22 November 1719 at Boxford, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA, her name was recorded as Presila. She and John Hale, son of Joseph Hale and Joanna Low, were married on Friday, 11 April 1738 at Boxford, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA. She and Thomas Hammond, son of Nathaniel Hammond and Bridget (?) Hammond, were married on Thursday, 16 June 1774 at Boxford, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA. Her name was recorded as Prescella, wid(ow), and there was also an Intention recorded. She was mentioned in Thomas Hammond's will as: Imprimis. I give and Bequeath to Priscilla my well-beloved Wife all and every article, goods and household furniture, she brought to me at our marriage, or has since made or procured, to be at her own disposal forever; I also give her the free use and Improvement of the South room and Chamber in my Dwelling House in Swanzey it if please her to live in it, so long as she shall remain my Widow, also the use of two good cows which cows at her Death or Marriage are to revert the one to my executor and the other to my kind and dutiful daughter in law (step daughter) Mehetabel (sic) Hale to whom I give Said Cow in Consideration of the kindness and affection she has shown to me; I do also give to my said wife Eight Bushels of Good Indian Corn, six Bushels of Rye and four of Wheat; one hundred and fifty pounds of Good Pork and one hundred and fifty pounds of Beef Annually together with a sufficiency of Fire wood cut and brought into the house, to be provided by my Executor During her widowhood, provided she shall live with him; but if at any time she should return to the Inheritance that was her former husband's then my Executor shall be obliged to deliver to her Annually at my present Dwelling house in Swanzey, only one half of the above quantity of Grain and Meat so long as she remains my widow. Eliphalet Hale deeded Priscilla Hammond three tracts of land (Cheshire Deeds, Lib.10, Fol. 125) in 1784 at Chesterfield, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA.
     Priscilla died after 1784 at Swanzey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA.

Family 1

John Hale b. 12 Jul 1717, d. bt 1770 - 1781

Family 2

Thomas Hammond b. 31 Oct 1719, d. c 1782