Experience Mitchell  ‎(I194)‎
Given Names: Experience
Surname: Mitchell

Gender: MaleMale
      

Christening: 1604 Leiden, Netherlands
Death: before 14 May 1689 ‎(Age 85)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Christening Christening 1604 Leiden, Netherlands

Immigration August 1623 ‎(Age 19)‎ Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA


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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.

Marriage Marriage Jane Cooke - 1627 ‎(Age 23)‎
Residence Residence about 1639 ‎(Age 35)‎ Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Residence Residence 1664 ‎(Age 60)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Will 5 December 1684 ‎(Age 80)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA


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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.

Show Details Note: Will inventory on 14 MAY 1689
Proven 04 SEP 1689

Show Details Note: Plymouth County Probate Records, I: 44, 45. Experience Mitchell's Will Dated 1684

These are to publish and declare to all whom it may concerne that I Exsperience Mitchell now living in the Towne of Bridgwater in the Collony of new Plimoth being through the Mercy of God of sound Judgment and memory do Ordeine and make my last will and Testament in manner following: viz: into the hands of God I Comend my sperit beleiveingly Resigneing up my soule into the everlasting armes of Gods mercy father Son and holy spirit: my Body to bee decently Interred at the discretion of my executor and other Christian friends: and for my outward estate I do will that after all my Just debts and funerall exspences be paid: my lands and other moveables be disposed of as followeth

Imprimis I give to my Son Edward michell after my deseace all my lands both upland and medow lying in the Towne of Duxborough at the place where I formerly dwelt as appeareth by deed: and if it shall please God so to order that my wife mary michell shall survive me: I Require my Son Edward to take Care of her for her Comfortable subsistence during her life: provided that she will live with him at Bridgwater: but if she rather incline to live at Duxborough: I then Order that halfe the rent of that land at Duxborough shall be to my wife during her life and after my desease my Son Edward shall have the sole dispose of it as to the letting of it out for the house; I acknowledge it to be his: allso the bed and bolster two pillowes on paire of sheets and two Blankets which are at my son Edwards and we made use of; I give them to him after our desease

as for my Son John I have formerly given him his proportion of land and my will is that he rest satissfied therewith, which was foure score acers of upland and foure acers of medow lying at namatakeset within the Towneship of Duxborough: this is the full of what I intend him as to land only there are severall moveables in his hand at present which are mine: of which one Cow a short Gun and a small Iron kettle

I Give unto my Granson Exsperience: and the remainder I give unto my son John as ‎[for my]‎ land lying in the Towne of Middlebery;

I give it to my Daughters Mary Shaw Sarah Hayward and Hannah Hayward and to my granson Experience Mitchell the son of my son John, to be equally devided betwene them

farther I Give to my daughter Mary Shaw twenty shillings to Hannah Hayward ‎[forty shillings in Currant]‎ pay: and if my stocke stand I give to my granson Thomas Mitchell one Cowe and to my grandaughter mary michell one Cow
I leave the dispose of my grandaughter mary michell with my Son Edward and Joseph Bartlet:

as for the rest of my moveables and chattels I Bequeath them to my son Edward michell whom I appoint and Ordaine sole executor of this my last will and Testament revoking all other wills and Testaments Whatsoever Witnes my hand and seale this fift of December 1684
Signed and Sealed Experien michell
in the presence of ‎(Seal)‎
Thomas Hayward John Haward
Leiut Thomas Hayward and Ensigne John Haward the within named witnesses appeared before the magistrates of the County of Plimouth at Plimouth September the 4th 1689 and made Oath that they were present & saw Experience Mitchell deceased above named Signe Seal & Declare this Instrument as his last will and Testament & that to the best of their understandings he was of Disposing mind & memory when he so did.
Attest Saml Sprague Clerk
‎[On the back of the will]‎ "The within written will is Entered and ‎[Recorded in the]‎ County Booke of Wills and Inventoryes: page 44 pr Saml Sprague Clerk" "Experience Mitchell his Will: 1684"

Death Death before 14 May 1689 ‎(Age 85)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA


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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.

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Immediate Family  (F79)
Jane Cooke
1604 - 1640
Elizabeth Mitchell
1628 - 1684
Thomas Mitchell
1630 - 1672
Mary Mitchell
1632 -

Immediate Family  (F194)
Mary ‎(unknown)‎
1620 -
Sarah Mitchell
1641 -
Jacob Mitchell
1643 -
Edward Mitchell
1645 -
John Mitchell
1650 -
Hannah Mitchell
1662 -


Notes

Note
Able to Bear Arms in Duxburrow, August 1643. Given liberty to look for land between Bridgewater and the Bay line in 1664. He was eventually granted land on the west side of the Namasskett River, between the Mattapoisett River and Acushena, and at Namassakett.408

Great Migrations entry ‎(abstract)‎:
ORIGIN: Leiden, Holland MIGRATION: 1623 on Anne FIRST RESIDENCE: Plymouth
REMOVES: Duxbury by 1639, Bridgewater between 1684 and 1689
FREEMAN: In "1633" Plymouth list of freemen in close proximity to those admitted 1 January 1632/3 ‎[ PCR 1:4]‎. In Plymouth Colony list of 7 March 1636/7 ‎[ PCR 1:53]‎. In Duxbury section of lists of freemen dated 1639 through March 1683/4 ‎[ PCR 5:274, 8:174, 198, 203]‎.
EDUCATION: His inventory included "books" valued at 14s. He signed his will.
OFFICES: Plymouth jury appearances 1647 to 1662. Surveyor of highways 1 Jun 1658 for Duxbury.
ESTATE: In 1623 Plymouth land division, George Morton and Experience Mitchell together received eight acres ‎[ PCR 12:6]‎. In 1627 Plymouth cattle division "Experience Michaell" was the tenth person in the first company with Francis Cooke ‎[ PCR 12:9]‎.
On 9 May 1631 Experience Michell sold to Samuell Eddy his dwelling house and part of his garden plot ‎[ PCR 12:18]‎.
Assessed 18s. in Plymouth tax list of 25 March 1633 and 9s. in list of 27 March 1634 ‎[ PCR 1:10, 27]‎. He was forty-ninth on the list of Purchasers ‎[ PCR 2:177]‎.
In an undated entry, but probably in 1645, Mr. John Holmes of Plymouth, messenger, sold Experience Mitchell of Duxbury two acres of marsh meadow ‎[ PCR 12:109]‎. On 20 March 1647 Samuel Eedy sold Experience Mitchell one acre of marsh meadow ‎[ PCR 12:151]‎.
On 1 July 1650 Experience Mitchell purchased two acres of marsh meadow in Duxbury at Blewfish River from Andrew Ringe of Plymouth ‎[ PCR 12:189]‎. On 20 November 1650 William Paybody of Duxbury, planter, sold to Experience Mitchell of Duxbury, planter, a house and ten acres of land at Blewfish River in Duxbury ‎[ PCR 12:198]‎.
On 3 October 1662 Experience Mitchell was one of a group nominated for consideration for lands on the northerly bounds of Taunton "if any be left over" ‎[ PCR 4:27]‎.

Savage's: EXPERIENCE, Plymouth, a youth, came in the Ann, 1623, had been one of the goodly comp. at Leyden, where he left a br. Thomas, who d. there. Perhaps he was under the care of Francis Cook, at least, he is of his comp. in partak. sh. of cattle 1627, and soon aft. m. his d. Jane, was of Duxbury aft. 1631, and long aft. rem. to Bridgewater, there d. 1689, aged above 80 yrs. His ch. were Elizabeth wh. m. 1645, ‎[[vol. 3, p. 220]‎ John Washburn; Thomas; Mary, m. 24 Dec. 1652, James Shaw, and d. 1679; Edward; Sarah; Jacob; John; and Hannah, but the order of b. is uncert. and so may be the mo. for he had sec. w. Mary. Sarah m. John Hayward; and Hannah m. Joseph Hayward, as his third w.
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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.
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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.

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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.
Will Will inventory on 14 MAY 1689
Proven 04 SEP 1689
Will Plymouth County Probate Records, I: 44, 45. Experience Mitchell's Will Dated 1684

These are to publish and declare to all whom it may concerne that I Exsperience Mitchell now living in the Towne of Bridgwater in the Collony of new Plimoth being through the Mercy of God of sound Judgment and memory do Ordeine and make my last will and Testament in manner following: viz: into the hands of God I Comend my sperit beleiveingly Resigneing up my soule into the everlasting armes of Gods mercy father Son and holy spirit: my Body to bee decently Interred at the discretion of my executor and other Christian friends: and for my outward estate I do will that after all my Just debts and funerall exspences be paid: my lands and other moveables be disposed of as followeth

Imprimis I give to my Son Edward michell after my deseace all my lands both upland and medow lying in the Towne of Duxborough at the place where I formerly dwelt as appeareth by deed: and if it shall please God so to order that my wife mary michell shall survive me: I Require my Son Edward to take Care of her for her Comfortable subsistence during her life: provided that she will live with him at Bridgwater: but if she rather incline to live at Duxborough: I then Order that halfe the rent of that land at Duxborough shall be to my wife during her life and after my desease my Son Edward shall have the sole dispose of it as to the letting of it out for the house; I acknowledge it to be his: allso the bed and bolster two pillowes on paire of sheets and two Blankets which are at my son Edwards and we made use of; I give them to him after our desease

as for my Son John I have formerly given him his proportion of land and my will is that he rest satissfied therewith, which was foure score acers of upland and foure acers of medow lying at namatakeset within the Towneship of Duxborough: this is the full of what I intend him as to land only there are severall moveables in his hand at present which are mine: of which one Cow a short Gun and a small Iron kettle

I Give unto my Granson Exsperience: and the remainder I give unto my son John as ‎[for my]‎ land lying in the Towne of Middlebery;

I give it to my Daughters Mary Shaw Sarah Hayward and Hannah Hayward and to my granson Experience Mitchell the son of my son John, to be equally devided betwene them

farther I Give to my daughter Mary Shaw twenty shillings to Hannah Hayward ‎[forty shillings in Currant]‎ pay: and if my stocke stand I give to my granson Thomas Mitchell one Cowe and to my grandaughter mary michell one Cow
I leave the dispose of my grandaughter mary michell with my Son Edward and Joseph Bartlet:

as for the rest of my moveables and chattels I Bequeath them to my son Edward michell whom I appoint and Ordaine sole executor of this my last will and Testament revoking all other wills and Testaments Whatsoever Witnes my hand and seale this fift of December 1684
Signed and Sealed Experien michell
in the presence of ‎(Seal)‎
Thomas Hayward John Haward
Leiut Thomas Hayward and Ensigne John Haward the within named witnesses appeared before the magistrates of the County of Plimouth at Plimouth September the 4th 1689 and made Oath that they were present & saw Experience Mitchell deceased above named Signe Seal & Declare this Instrument as his last will and Testament & that to the best of their understandings he was of Disposing mind & memory when he so did.
Attest Saml Sprague Clerk
‎[On the back of the will]‎ "The within written will is Entered and ‎[Recorded in the]‎ County Booke of Wills and Inventoryes: page 44 pr Saml Sprague Clerk" "Experience Mitchell his Will: 1684"
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408. Wood, Ralph V., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower, Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 12, 1995.

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Close Relatives
Family with Jane Cooke
Experience Mitchell ‎(I194)‎
Christening 1604 Leiden, Netherlands
Death before 14 May 1689 ‎(Age 85)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Wife
Jane Cooke ‎(I195)‎
Birth 1604 22 22 Leiden, Netherlands
Death before 1640 ‎(Age 36)‎ Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Marriage: 1627
1 year
#1
Daughter (Birth)
Elizabeth Mitchell ‎(I193)‎
Birth about 1628 24 24 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death before 5 December 1684 ‎(Age 56)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
2 years
#2
Son (Birth)
Thomas Mitchell ‎(I492)‎
Birth about 1630 26 26 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death after 1 August 1672 ‎(Age 42)‎
2 years
#3
Daughter (Birth)
Mary Mitchell ‎(I493)‎
Birth about 1632 28 28
Family with Mary ‎(unknown)‎
Experience Mitchell ‎(I194)‎
Christening 1604 Leiden, Netherlands
Death before 14 May 1689 ‎(Age 85)‎ Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
16 years
Wife
 
Mary ‎(unknown)‎ ‎(I491)‎
Birth about 1620
#1
Daughter (Birth)
Sarah Mitchell ‎(I494)‎
Birth about 1641 37 21 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
2 years
#2
Son (Birth)
Jacob Mitchell ‎(I495)‎
Birth about 1643 39 23 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
2 years
#3
Son (Birth)
Edward Mitchell ‎(I496)‎
Birth about 1645 41 25 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
5 years
#4
Son (Birth)
John Mitchell ‎(I497)‎
Birth about 1650 46 30 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
12 years
#5
Daughter (Birth)
Hannah Mitchell ‎(I498)‎
Birth about 1662 58 42 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA