Sarah Watts

F, #1144, d. between 20 October 1718 and 4 November 1718
Last Edited: 16 Dec 2013


Archibald Mickle d. 28 Mar 1706



  • Immigration*: circa 1686; Pennsylvania
  • Note*: Will of Sarah Mickle, widow of Archibald Mickle, of Newton, Co. of Gloucester, N.J.
    Will written 20 Oct 1718, proved 7 Nov 1718.

    Names sons Samuel, Daniel & his widow, Joseph, James; and daughters Sarah & husband Ezekiel Siddon, Mary & husband Arthur Powel, and Rachel & husband Benjamin Cooper; and son in law Samuel Mickle. Executors brother in law Abraham Carlile & Joseph Cooper. Witnesses William Aflock, Susanna Howard & 3rd illegible.

    Husband Archibald Mickle's will had bequeathed his plantation in equal shares to his wife and eight children. Widow Sarah Mickle had purchased the shares of Samuel, Daniel & his widow, Sarah & husband Ezekiel Siddon, Mary & husband Arthur Powel, and Rachel & husband Benjamin Cooper, giving her two thirds interest, which she bequeaths to sons Archibald, Joseph & James. Also bequeathed to them are adjacent lands purchased of Ezekiel Siddon, near Delaware River. Eight pounds to son in law Samuel Mickle, 10 each to daughters Sarah & Mary, 5 each to executors, her clock to Rachel. Remainder of real & personal estate divided among "my six children" Archibald, Joseph, James, Sarah Siddon, Mary Powel, & Rachel Cooper.

    Inventory appraised 4 Nov 1718 by John Kaigin & William Alberson at 187 pounds, including 12 pounds of small amounts due from Henry Johnson, Theophilus Priest, George Hormon & Samuel Dennis; also "One Maid Servant 9 pounds".

    Abstracted by compiler. Viewed on FHL 533,145. NJ Index of Wills 58H.

    See also NJA 23 (1670-1730):317-8.2


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  2. [S170] Gloucester County, New Jersey. Surrogate's Court. Filmed at State Library of Archives and History in Trenton. FHL microfilm series titled 'Record of wills, 1691-1900, 1H-7635H'.
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