5. Sarah Bearce was born on 28 March 1646 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). most other source list 1646 not 1645 She was baptized on 29 March 1646 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). She died on 30 March 1712 at the age of 66 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). Sarah was 1/2 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from mother.
Sarah Bearce and John Hamlin were married in August 1667 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). John Hamlin, son of James Hamlin and Anne Scott, was born on 26 June 1644 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). He died about 1718 at the age of 74 in Barnstable, Massachusetts (Barnstable). John Hamblen * (Hamblin) was born on 26 Jun 1644 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 30 Jun 1644 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. He was buried on 26 Jun 1648 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. He was mentioned in his father's will on 23 Jan 1683. He died before 8 Mar 1718 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.)
John, Yarmouth, son of John first of the same, married Priseilla, daughter of Austin/Augustine Bearse, had, it is said, s. John; Joseph, b. 29 Sept. 1663; a d. Nov. 1668; Priscilla, Feb. 1671; Esther, Apr. 1672; Mary, 1 Mar. 1674; Martha, 24 May 1676; and Nathaniel, 15 Sept. 1678; of wh. Joseph, who d. 29 Jan. 1737, was f. of David, H. C. 1724, D. D. min. of Sutton. See N. E. Weekly Journal of 1737. John, the f. d. 24 Oct. 1710, and his wid. d. 30 Mar. 1712. (Savage 2:342)
Parents: James Hamblen * (Hamlin/Hamlen/Hamblin/Hamling) and Anne ?? Mrs. Hamblen *.
COPY OF THE WILL OF JOHN HAMBLEN.
Imprs.--I give and bequeath to my son John the one half of my tenement att the Indian Pond with my dwelling house and half the barn: That is to say, half the land as followeth viz: all the neck (only reserving some wood there for Benjamin as hereafter expressed) and the land adjoining to the neck to a tree marked by the corner of the Pond next to Joseph Hamblin; from thence setts west 36 degrees north to a stake in the field a little to the north west of ye barn and from sd stake setts casterly straight to the southeast corner of ye new lott to the northard of the lane or way that goeth through it leaving the way to be south of sd line and from the old lott is bounded by sd way or lane to a stake in ye hollow or valey and from said stake along sd valey to the gulle and so to ye Pond, only reserving free egress and regress for Benjamin to the barn and about ye barn, so long as it shall stand there, and also the southermost part of ye new lot to the north of ye sd way as it is now found in; only reserving a convenient way over the S. W. corner of the last mentioned piece for Benjamin to goe to the land within; to have and to hold the premises to him the sd John his heirs and assigns forever.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Benjamin the other half of my tenement at the Ponds and the one half of the barn and necessary ways with free egress and regress to and about the barn as excepted and reserved in what I have given to John to him his heirs and assigns forever. Also I give to my said son Benjamin the wood that is now growing on about five acres of land in the neck not given to John it being in two pieces, the one being at ye N. W. corner of the sd neck beginning at a white oak marked on four sides, Thence setts W. N. W. about 60 rods by marked trees to the Pond; and also S. S. W. by marked trees about 29 rods to a white oak pole marked at the S. E. corner, Thence setts againe W. N. W. to the pond, and then bounded by it. The other piece lyes in the narrow of the Neck, runneth across it south thirty degrees east and is about 14 rods wide and is bounded out by marked trees including a swamp in it. The wood of the first piece to be taken off in six years next coming after the date hereof; and off the last in twelve and he shall cut all clean as he goeth that the land may be more profitable to his brother.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my two sons John and Benjamin all my upland and marsh at Scorton and lott of marsh lying by Spring Creek adjoing to Dea. Chipmans marsh and also my part in the dock by Spring Creek and my marsh and upland lying by it with privilege of a way up to the highway; onely reserving liberty for my son Ebenezer to bring dry hay into sd dock and land it there and cart it up sd way. I also give to my sd two sons all my wood lott in the timber land and my half planting lott at Skonkenut to hold all sd severall pieces and parcells of marsh and upland with privilege of dock and way to them their heirs and assigns forever.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Ebenezer all my tenement where I now dwell at Coopers Pond and my part of the wood lott lying below sd tenement and my half planting lot lying by the Round Pond and all ye marsh which I bought with sd tenement with half a lott more of the late Coman marsh lying near the mouth of Spring Creek and ye privilege in ye dock above mentioned to him his heirs and assigns forever. And I give to my sd son four pounds and ten shillings in cart, yoake and chains and cart-wheels and ploughs ye which he hath in his custody.
Item. I give to my son John my bed on which 1 lodge with all ye furniture belonging to it.
Item. I give to my three sons aforementioned, to them and their heirs forever: all my right or part in the Comon or undivided land in Barnstable to be equally divided among them.
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Rogers forty shillings.
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter King forty shillings.
Item. I give and my will is that all the remaining part of my estate shall be equally divided among my children viz: my nine daughter three sons and my daughter-in-law Thankful the wife of Ebenezer. That is all my estate (debts and legacyes being paid as above sd) In the hands of my sons or elsewhere a list or sendul of wh is in my sons hands is hereto aflixed.
And I do appoint ordain and constitute my son John Hamblin my sole Executor to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the sd John Hamblin have hereunto sett my hand and seal this third day of January in ye first day of his majties reign. Anno Domini 1714:
Sarah Bearce-31087 and John Hamlin-31086 had the following children: