Hannah Littlefield 9th great grandma on RootsMagic tree
Hannah was baptized on August 10, 1633 with her twin, Thomas at St Peters Church Titchfield. This church was built beginning in the 7th century, with updates and additions it still stands and has an amazing history involving monks, Henry the 8th, Victorian disapproval and more. Photos on google Maps. Hannah, her dad, grandpa and grandma all lived in Titchfield. Hannah’s grandma Mary Littlefield is buried at St Peters. Hannah would barely remember Titchfield, she left for America at 5 years old. Her dad and a brother sailed earlier, then Hannah, her mom. siblings and two servants, maybe one a tutor sailed on the Bevis in 1638. The Littlefields were in Boston, then left for Wells, Maine where they were among the first settlers on the Webhannet River.
At age 29 Hannah married Peter Cloyes. Hannah and Peter stayed in Salem, they probably had 10 children. Hannah had died by 1683 when Peter married Sarah Towne, also a widow.
Hannah was named in her mom and dad’s wills. Her dad Edmund leaves her 15 pounds, her mom Annis leaves Hannah a bed and bolster, woolens and linens and Annis leaves son in law Peter acres of land.
- Edmund Littlefield’s will in Maine wills 1640-1760, Page 3 Court Records, B, 53. at HathiTrust
- Annis Austn’s will in Maine wills 1640-1760, Page 76 at HathiTrust
- Arrival in The Planters of the Commonwealth in Massachusetts, 1620-1640. Page 199 on the Bevis. she was about 29 when she married Peter Cloyes in Salem Massachusetts.
- The Littlefields in The pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1623 to 1660, Page 128 at HathiTrust
- Marriage New England Marriages to 1700 online database Volume 1 page 337 at American Ancestors
- Titchfield Abbey site with history
- St Peters church on Google maps