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Hope Lathrop

Male 1671 - 1734  (63 years)


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  • Name Hope Lathrop 
    Born 15 Jul 1671  Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Oct 1734  Tolland, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 25 Nov 1734  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _UID F4B54BFA2978417090CB2C8E558C982CFA64 
    Buried South Cemetary, Tolland, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I661  Bradley - Post
    Last Modified 24 Dec 1993 

    Father Joseph Lathrop,   b. 11 Apr 1624,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Ansell,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Dec 1650  Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Lathrop,   b. 23 Nov 1677,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Dec 1696  Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ichabod Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Solomon Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Melatiah Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ebenezer Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Rebeckah Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elizabeth Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Sarah Lathrop,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. John Lathrop,   b. 3 Oct 1699, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1752, Tolland, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
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      His will can be found in the Probate Records. His estate was valued at £489-02-36 by Ichabod Hinkley, Peter Emmons, and John Lathrop. His will, dated 6 March 1731/2, is reproduced herewith the original spellings:

      I, Hope Lathrop of Tolland, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my wife Elizabeth 1-3 part of my household goods. I give to her 1-3 part of myneat cattle and sheep. I give to my sd. wife the use of 1-2 of my homestead and the use of 1-2 of my building during the time she shall remain my widow; this in lieu of her dower. I give tomy wife the use and improvement of my great Bible during her natural life. I give to my son Benjamin Lathrop my great Bible and cane, the cane to be his at my decease and the Bible to be hisafter the decease of my sd. wife. I give to my son Ichabod Lathrop 1-2 of my right in the Cedar Swamp that is in sd. Tolland. I give to my son Solomon Lathrop 1-2 of my right in sd. swamp.I give to my son Solomon Lathrop all my homested, that is to say, all but what I have given to my son Ichabod Lathrop by a deed of gift and by a deed of sale. That which I give to my sonSolomon bounds east on Willimantic River, south on my son Ichabod Lathrop's land which was part of sd. homested as well, as largely will appear upon Tolland Records, together with all mybuildings and fences on that part of sd. homested. And my will is that my sd. son Solomon enter into the possession of what I have herein given in the following manner: 1-2 of sd. homestedand buildings upon my decease, and the other half when my sd. wife ceases to be my widow, if my sd. son Solomon shall pay or cause to be paid the full sum of £75 in manner as followeth, viz.,the sum of £50 in money unto my son Melatiah Lathrop at the age of 21 years, and £25 unto my son Joseph Lathrop at the age of 21 years. I give to my son John Lathrop 10 shillings. I give tomy son Ebenezer Lathrop the sum of 10 shillings. I give to my son Melatiah Lathrop 1 feather bed and boalster. I give to my son Melatiah a paire of 3 (years) and vantage steers. I give tomy son Joseph Lathrop £25 in money. I give to my son Joseph the bed we lodge on, after the death of my wife. I give to my son Joseph my riding beast. I give to my daughter Rebeckah Lewis£10. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Lathrop £30. I give to my daughter Mary Lathrop £30. I give to my daughter Sarah Hammond 10 shillings. Further, my will is that all my moveable estate,except what I have already disposed of, be equally divided to my four daughters, Rebeckah Lewis, Sarah Hammond, Elizabeth Lathrop and Marah Lathrop. I appoint my wife Elizabeth and my sonSolomon Lathrop to be executors.
      Hope Lathrop, LS. Witness: Ichabod Hinkley, Benjamin Hinkley, David Hinkley

      On 1 July 1735 the court noted that Joseph Lathrop, age 14, son of Captain Hope Lathrop, deceased, chose his brother Ebenezer Lathrop of Mansfield to be his guardian.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Margaret Munn.

    2. [S32] CT Probate Records, , p. 175.

    3. [S29] NEHGR CT Inscriptions, , p. 75.