Samuel Hallett

M, b. circa 1650, d. before 16 May 1727
FatherWilliam Hallett b. 1616, d. 1705
MotherElizabeth Ffownes b. 21 Jul 1609, d. 1 Feb 1673
     Samuel was born circa 1650 in the New Haven Colony. Samuel made his will on 7 October 1716 at Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York.

In the name of God, Amen. I, SAMUEL HALLETT, of Newtown, in Queens County, being sickly and weak. I leave to my daughters, Elizabeth Jackson, Grace Hewlett, Mercy Cornell, and Martha Hazzard, 2 horses, 2 cows, six yearlings, and £210 which is due to me by the bond of John French, of New York, and £24 due me from said John French and his son-in-law, Edward Earle, and also the produce of a certain horse now in the hands of Edmond Haynes, and all my household goods except a cedar chest and £4 in the hands of my son, Samuel Hallett. All to be divided equally between them. I leave to my son Samuel, all the rest of my estate, real and personal, and he is to pay all debts. And he is to pay £6 to my granddaughters, Mary Cornell, Hannah Washburn, and Sarah Hazzard. I make my son Samuel, and my son-in-law, James Hazzard, executors.
Dated October 7, 1716. Witnesses, Joseph Hallett, Thomas Jones, Peter Berrian. Proved, May 16, 1727.1

Samuel departed this life before 16 May 1727 in Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York. His will was probated on 16 May 1727.




  1. [S1199] William Pelletreau, Abstracts of Unrecorded Wills Prior to 1790 - Volume 11, page 40 - Abstract of Will of Samauel Hallett, dated October 7, 1716, proved, May 16, 1727.