Edward Spicer

Male 1722 - 1797  (74 years)


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  • Name Edward Spicer 
    Born 4 Apr 1722 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1797 
    Person ID I36504  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors John Spicer,   b. 1 Jan 1698,   d. 28 Aug 1753  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Geer 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F13564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Bill 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Silas Spicer,   b. 23 Jan 1744  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Edward Spicer,   b. 17 Nov 1755,   d. 6 Jan 1823  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edward4 Spicer, (John3), (Edward2), (Peter1), was born April 4, 1722, in North Groton, Ct. He died prior to Jan 18, 1797, in North Groton. He married first, Oct 17, 1743, in North Groton, Hannah, a daughter of Joshua and Hannah (Swodle) Bill. She was born Sept 30, 1725, in North Groton. She died prior to 1761. He married second, Oct 18, 1761, Abigail Allyn; the indications are that she was the Abigail, daughter of John and Johanna (Miner) Allyn who was born June 25, 1737, in Groton, Ct. She died in Dec, 1798, in North Groton. He was a farmer and landowner near what is now called Ledyard Center.

      From Groton "Land Records" it is learned that he purchased, for one hundred and twenty-five pounds, twenty acres of land from Henry Pelton, Dec 6, 1744, "beginning at a black oak tree the Southeast corner of Henry Pelton's land; thence North thirty degrees East in the West line of Mr.

      Punderson's land seventy nine rods to a heap of stones the South side of the country road; thence West and by North adjoining to the South side of said Road thirty three rods to a mear stone; thence West eight degrees North, fourteen rods adjoining to said Road to a mear stone; thence to a place in the North Line of Samuel Allyn's land which makes the exact complement of twenty acres; thence in the North line of said Allyn's land to a stake & stones thence Northeast and by East twenty three rods to the first Bound; witnesses, Humphrey Avery and David Randall. Aug 15, 1759, he sold the above described land to Thomas Spencer, a yeoman, for one hundred and eighty pounds; styles himself husbandman; witnesses, Ebenezer Punderson and Henry Pelton. In 1758 and 1777 he was chosen tithingman. In 1764 was surveryor of highways; in 1769 a grand juryman. Jan 4, 1787, he and his son Benjamin purchased of Robert Geer seven and one-quarter acres, "beginning at a heap of stones near to a small pine tree the Northeast corner of Ebenezer Punderson's; thence 87 & 1/2 degrees West with said Punderson's land seventy rods and sixteen links to a walnut tree a cornera corner of land of the heirs of Capt. Isaac Geer dec'd; thence North 15 degrees East with said heirs land twenty six rods and three links to a heap of stones a Southerly corner of land lately the propery of Elijah Brown (now Ebenezer Punderson's); thence Southerly 59 & 1/2 degrees East unto said Punderson's land thirty rods to a heap of stones; thence North 48 degrees East with said Punderson's land seventeen rods and sixteen links to a heap of stones the Southerly corner of Ebenezer Brown's land; thence South 56 degrees East with said Brown's land twenty rods and seventeen links to a mear stone; thence South 30 degrees East still with said Brown's land thirteen rods and sixteen links to the first mentioned Bound:, witnesses, Greenman Geer and Amos Geer. Jan 5, 1787, he and his son Benjamin bought eight acres of Ebenezer Brown, for twenty-four pounds, "beginning at a heap of stones nigh a small pine tree the Southeast corner of Edward Spicer's own land, and is also the Northeast corner of Ebenezer Punderson's land; thence North 30 degrees West with said Edward Spicer's land thirteen rods and four links to the corner of a stone wall; thence North fifty six degrees West still with said Edward Spicer's land twenty rods and twenty links to a heap of stones in a line of land lately the land of Elijah Brown now Ebenezer Pundersons' thence North 49 degrees East with said Punderson's and Daniel Brown's land forty eight rods to a white oak tree near a spring of water; thence South 25 & 1/2 degrees East with Jacob Park's land thirty one rods to a mear stone a Northwesterly corner of a lot of land by me this day sold to Joseph Chapman; thence Southerly about 40 degrees West thirty six rods and twenty one links to the first mentioned Bound"; witnesses, William Avery and Cyrus Spicer. The above described land he died possessed of and it became the propery of his son John Spicer. His will bequeathes to wife Abigail all that he had. Sept 10, 1798, all right and title to the Estate was deeded to John by the other children of Abigail (Allyn) Spicer.