Sarah1

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Relationship11th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree

Birth - Marriage - Death

BrideSarah married Richard Lyman, son of Henry Lyman and Elizabeth Rande, before 1611 in Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. When Sarah Lyman, the wife of Richard Lyman was admitted to Roxbury Church as member #20.2

Children with Richard Lyman:

Immigrant Ancestor

On 23 August 1631, Sarah and Richard Lyman, 50 years of age, arrived in Nantasket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, aboard the Lyon. Richard and Sarah were accompanied by their children, Philis, 20, Richard, 13, Sarah, 11, John, 8, and Robert, 2 years old. They settled initially in Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, later removed to Hartford in Connecticut Colony and then lastly to Northampton, back in the Bay Colony.1

Will

Sarah was named executrix and an heir in the will of her husband Richard Lyman, dated 22 April 1640 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, Sarah was to receive "all my housing and lands during her life and one third part of my lands to dispose of at her death amongst my children as she pleaseth and I give her all my moveable goods".3
She prepared a will dated 24 July, in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. Probably in the year 1642. "The widow Lyman's mind is that her son Richard Lyman should perform her husband's will and that her son Robert should live with him till he be twenty-two years of age, and she gives Robert Lyman the third part of the housing & grounds, & for the performance of her husband's will she gives Richard all her moveable godds, both without the house and within, only her wearing clothes and some of her linen she will diswpose of."4

Sources - Citations

  1. [S918] Alicia Crane Williams, Compiler, Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Original Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013, online at: https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/early-new-england-families-1641-1700/; (New England Historic Genealogical Society), Richard Lyman (m.1641) pg. 1.
  2. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633. Volumes I-III (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), pg. 1218-19 gives names dates and places.
  3. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, pg. 1218; names sons, Richard, Robert and John; daughters Sarah and Fillis (Phillis).
  4. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, pg. 1218; only names sons, Richard and Robert.
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