Second Generation


2. Hannah ACKLEY was born about 1657 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.2,5 LDS also lists plave as Hartford, Hartford Co., CT She died on 19 December 1718 at the age of 61.24 SAVAGE, VOL 3 DICT FIRST SETTLERS OF NE
A Genealogical history of early New England settlers; These books are still regarded as the authority on early New England genealogy; Written by James Savage; Vol. III

PURPLE, EDWARD, Haddam 1674, m. Hannah Ackley, prob, d. of Nicholas. In that vicin. the name is found to our day.

Hannah ACKLEY and Edward PURPLE were married on 20 March 1675 in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.3,5,16,25,26 PURPLE, EDWARD, H-laddam 1674, m1. Hannah Ackley, prob. d. of Nicholas. In that vicin. the name is found to our day
Edward PURPLE was born about 1657.24 He was living about 1675 in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. He signed a will on 19 December 1718 in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.23 Edward Purple Location: Haddam
Invt. œ85-15-06. Taken by James Brainard, John Arnold and Joseph Arnold. Will dated 19 December, 1718.
I, Edward Purple of Haddam, do make this my last will and testament: I give unto my wife Hannah all my household goods, and it is my will that my sons John and Edward afford her comfortable maintenance while she remains my widow. I give to my son John my orchard with all the land appertaining thereto, as it lyes, bounded north and east on land of John Bate, south on the highway; also, my dwelling house and all my land which it stands upon, from the white oak tree marked "I.P." and a line running from the said tree so as to make a right angle att the highway, across unto land belonging to Solomon Bate. I give unto him the whole of said land excepting only one acre of meadow from said line downwards toward the river. I give to my son Edward that tract of land upon which his dwelling house now stands, as it is bounded west on the highway, north on land of Deacon Joseph Arnold, east on Connecticut River, and south on a highway. I give to my son Richard one acre of my meadow land and the northwest end of the lott that my house stands upon. It is my will that in consideration of what I have given to my sons that they make payment of all my debts equally. I appoint Deacon Joseph Arnold executor.
Witness: Samuel Ingram, Joseph Lewis, Phineas Fisk.
Edward X Purple, ls.
Court Record, Page 119--9 February, 1719-20: Will proven.
Page 2 (Vol. XI) 2 August, 1729: Edward Purple, Jr., 16 years of age, of Haddam, chose his uncle Samuel Ackley to be his guardian. Recog., œ50. Edward died 1 APR 1719/20.24 He immigrated to from England.26 from England, about 1670, was probably a descendant of Christopher Purple, of county Essex, England. A native of France, and a Huguenot, who emigrated after the massacre of St. Bartholomew

Hannah ACKLEY-7 and Edward PURPLE-8 had the following children:

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Richard PURPLE was born about 1675 in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.27

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Edward PURPLE-34364.

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Living (private).