[NI0488] [Usa.ftw]

Born as a twin to sister Jennifer Kristen

[NI0489] [Usa.ftw]

Born as a twin to brother Jeffery Patrick

[NI0528] [Usa.ftw]

From T.W. Bicknell's 1913 genealogy book page 245

Stephen was a mechanic, and also engaged in freighting and stonemason work, living on his father's homestead in Weymouth.

[NI0541] [Usa.ftw]

Known as the 'Father of the Santa Fe Trial' see

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From T.W. Bicknell's 1913 genealogy book page 17, 18 and 19

Joshua was a farmer and owned and occupied his
father's estate on the west bank of Barrington River from 1735
until his death. He served the town in several minor offices.

JOSHUA Bicknell's will was made Jan. 23, 1750, "in the 23rd
year of his majesty's reign, George the Second, etc., King, etc."
witnesses. John Brayley, Eunice Torrey and Solomon Townsend.
and was probated March 2, 1752, John Kinnicutt, Council Clerk.

After providing for the payment of his "just debts and
funeral charges," he says:
"I give and bequeath to my beloved
wife, Abigail, one-third part of my real estate during her natural
life, and after the payment of the legacy to my daughter,
Hannah, I give to my said wife, one-third of my personal estate:
And my will is that my negro man, Dick, and my female negro
child, Rose, in case their lives shall be spared, they shall serve
my said wife during the term of her natural life, and at her
decease the said two negroes shall be made free, and my said
wife shall take effectual care that they be not a charge to my
He gives two-thirds of his personal estate to his son
Joshua and his daughters Olive and Molly, equally; to his son
Joshua, one-third part of his lands adjoining that already given
hitn, one-third of the salt meadow and one hundred acres of land
in Ash ford, Conn. To his daughters Olive and Molly, equally,
one-sixth of his lands and buildings, and to his daughter Hannah,
the wife of Jonathan Padelford of Taunton, seven hundred
pounds, old tenor.
He adds: "My will is in case the two negroes
above mentioned should survive their mistress, my said wife,
that my daughter Olive shall pay the sum of one hundred pounds
to the one, and my daughter Molly shall pay one hundred pounds
to the other; and in case one of these negroes shall die before
their mistress, then the hundred pounds to be paid by the two
He gave to Joshua, Olive and Molly, equally, after
his wife's death, one-third of his real estate, and in case the two
daughters die without issue, their shares shall be given equally
to other surviving children.
His wife, Abigail, was named as executrix.

The inventory of goods and chattels of Mr. Joshua Bicknell
Mar. ye 2d, 1752, was taken by Matthew AIIin and Peter Bick-
nell, and amounted to 16324.14s.8d.. deducting charges and
legacy, 1100. Remaining to be divided, 5224.14s.8d., whereof
the widow's thirds is 1741.11.6. The other two-thirds we
divided as followeth:
To Joshua Bicknell, 1161.1.2.
To Olive Bicknell, 1161.1.0.
To Molly Bicknell, 1161.1.0.

John Adams,
John Kinnicutt,
Solomon Peck.

lAMES4 [251, (Zachariah, John, Zachary), in. Ruth (perhaps
JAMES4 Bicknell and wife, Ruth, owned the Covenant of the
Congregational Church, Barrington, July 20, 1729, and were
admitted to full communion May 3, 1734. James was a constable
in Barrington in 1728; a fence viewer in 1730. He and his wife,
Ruth, were dismissed from the Barrington Congregational
Church to the Congregational Church in Ashford, Conn., Feby.
28, 1735. He received his first deed of land in Ashford in 1730.
In 1734 he conveyed to John Toogood "four acres of land with
a dwelling house thereon near the house of Daniel Carpenter,
deceased, in Rehoboth."
Dec. 17, 1734, James Bicknell, Zachariah Bicknell and wife,
Hannah, consideration f3000, convey to Joshua Bicknell of Ash-
ford, in the County of Windham, Conn., all our land and salt
meadow in Barrington, containing 250 acreS, except 47 acreu
which was Israel Harding's and lately sold by said James Bicic-
nell to Zachariah Bicknell by deed dated Feby. 17, 1727-8.
JAMFA Bicknell was a deputy to the General Assembly of
Connecticut from Ashford, 1738..41, 1745-50, 53, 5~ and ~6.
His wife, Ruth, died at Ashford prior to 1740. He married at
Ashford, Nov. ~, 1740, second, Mrs. Deborah (Cadwell) Cook,
widow of Moses Cook. From 1741 to 1744 James resided at

[NI0601] [Usa.ftw]

Allan was a 'Flyer' in the 2nd World War with the RAF.
He flew underground missions over Europe.

[NI0606] [Usa.ftw]

Surname may be Covving

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From T.W. Bicknell's 1913 genealogy book page 58

Ezra was a mariner on the ship Hibernian, cast away at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1805, on voyage from Boston to the West Indies.
Among the crew lost was Ezra Bicknell, of Weymouth

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From Phyllis Bicknell Carroll's 1981 book page 52

In 1977 Frank was A.B., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Clinical Professor of Urology at school of Medicine, Wayne State University. (Detroit)

[NI0696] James practiced law in Clare, MI for years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and traveling in his retirement years.

[NI0716] From a confirmed list by the Daughters of the American Revolution
Joseph served as a Pvt from MA. No pensions.

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From T.W. Bicknell's 1913 genealogy book page 379

George Bicknell was born in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, in the Loud House, on East Street, from which the family removed to a house in Cook's Lane, at Weymouth Landing.
After the death of his mother, he lived in five or six different houses, most of the time with Moses Faxon, from whose house he went to his marriage in 1857, when he went housekeeping in his own house on Washington Street.
In 1881, he bought the Chipman house, corner of Front and Federal Streets, and there lived until his death in 1911

From a boot-maker, he built a small shop and employed several men crimping boot and shoe vamps till 1872, when he commenced making boot counters from sole leather, which continued, with incidental changes, until death.
For two years he served the town as Selectman, Overseer of the Poor and Assessor, and was also for a number of years a prominent officer of the Union National Saving and Co-operative Banks.

His credit and Business Standing is illustrated by the fact that when Thoams E Procter, of Boston, was asked as to same, replied: "That if Mr Bicknell wanted to buy what leather you can see," (Pointing to a room full), "hw would ship it to him as fast as wanted."

At the time of his death, four of the sons were conducting the business, and one was in the automobile business;
Both daughters were married and all living in their own homes, with sixteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

His estate at death, wholy unencumbered, was $2000,000.00 which was divided to all the children in a very equitable manner.

[NI0739] From a confirmed list by the Daughters of the American Revolution
Joseph served as a Pvt from MA. No pensions.

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From Phyllis Bicknell Carroll's 1981 book page 3

Thomas was the Son of William Reed who immigrated to Weymouth on the "Assurance" from Gravesend, Kent in 1635.
Thomas was a private in King Philip's War in May 1676.

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FromT.W. Bicknell's 1913 genealogy book page 48

Molly was a great-grandaughter of Hon. Joseph Jenckes,
Govenor of Rhode Island, 1727-1732.


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