Robert Huestis

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Robert Huestis, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1595.1 He died at Stamford, Connecticut, before 16 October 1654, when his widow wrote her will as "ye widow Robert Hustis d[eceased] of Stamford."1,2

Robert married (1) Anne Moon at Bridport, Dorset, England, 6 April 1616;1 he married (2) Elizabeth (---), after 1 February 1621/22. The ancestries of both women are unknown (or not traced here.)1

On 20 March 1636, Robert Hustis, husbandman, age 40 from Dorset, is shown on a list of passengers of an unnamed ship bound from Weymouth to New England.3,4

Robert Huestis left a will dated at Stamford, 8 July 1652, and proved at Stamford, 4 November 1654, naming:
son Angell to have all his lands in Greenwich
son Robert to have all his lands in Stamford
wife (not named) to have one third of his cattle and household "stuff," and a stack of Wheat at Greenwich, but reserving 32 bushels for Angell
Angell to have "halfe ye Tackling belongint to ye working Oxen as Cart & plow and other things belonging there unto belonging to gether with a Third part of ye Corne I have upon ye Ground
Robert to the other half of the Tackling and a third part of the corne
Wive to have the other third of Corne
daughter Ann to have 10 pounds.2

Family 1

Anne Moon d. bef. 1 Feb 1621/22
Children
  • Morgan Huestis5 b. 10 Aug 1617
  • Anne Huestis5 b. 14 Mar 1618/19
  • Deanes Huestis5 b. 23 Sep 1621

Family 2

Elizabeth (---) d. bef. 20 Nov 1654
Children
  • Angell Husted+1 b. say 1624, d. 19 Apr 1706
  • Ann Huestis5 b. abt. 1626, d. 13 Dec 1707
  • Robert Huestis5 b. say 1628, d. 23 Nov 1704

Citations

  1. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635, 7 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 3:449, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  2. [S2316] Gordon L. Remington, "Robert2 Huestis of Westchester County: His Ancestry and Descendants," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 129 & 130 (1998-1999): 129:1-12, 97-108, 191-206, 276-285, 130:54-60, at 199, further cited as Remington, "Robert2 Huestis of Westchester County."
  3. [S1492] Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 175-76, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants.
  4. [S2316] Remington, "Robert2 Huestis of Westchester County," 191.
  5. [S2053] Anderson, et al., The Great Migration, 3:450.
This person was last edited on12 Aug 2020