John Snelling

M, d. before 16 May 1618
     John was born in County Essex, England. John married Ann Browne, daughter of Henry Browne and Agnes (?). He was a clothier. John married 2nd Judith Choppin in England. John's wife, Ann, died in Boxford, County Suffolk, England, leaving him a widower. John made his will on 26 January 1617.

John snelling of Boxford co. Suffolk, clothier, 26 Jan. 1617. To Judith my wife my bond to Francis hoppin and Raphe Choppin, her bretheren, for £800, assuring her jointure of £50 per annum which is performed by me; she not marry before she is forty years of age. My house etc. in Boxforde. To my cousin William Amies £48 [This was Ames, the learned Puritan divine, whose mother was a Snelling.] To Elizabeth Smyth my sisters daughter, now wife of -----Martyn of Ipswich, saylor, £30. To Joyce Snelling, my brother William Snellings daughter, servant to Mr. Offley of London £50. children of Thomas Grimwade of Needginge my sisters son. To Robert ffrench my sisters son threescore poundes of Indico, as I gave his brother John. To Margaret Butcher my sister Smiths daughter. My sister Weston, my first wives sister. To my son and daughter's four daughters, Mary, Elizabeth, Anna, and Judith each £150. To John Duke and Anna Duke his wife all those houses, lands etc, in Boxford and Saffron Walden co. Essex after the decease of my wife. Rest of my goods to my son Jjohn Duke; he to be sole executor.1

John departed this life before 16 May 1618 in Boxford, County Suffolk, England. His will was probated on 16 May 1618.
It was presented by John Duke.


  1. [S1053] Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton co. Suffolk, England, page 78 - Will of John Snelling date 26 January 1617.