Birth of Son: ABT 1673
Name: John Tefft
Birth of Son: ABT 1676
Name: Peter Tefft
Place: Kingstown, Rhode Island
Details: There is
record that he was fined 20 shillings for not attending the Jury of General Court of
Trials, but that it was rescinded the following year as he had not been duly
Birth of Daughter: ABT 1679
Name: Sarah Tefft
Birth of Daughter: ABT 1681
Name: Elizabeth Tefft
Birth of Daughter: ABT 1683
Name: Mary Tefft
Birth of Daughter: ABT 1685
Name: Susannah Tefft
Birth of Son: ABT 1686
Name: Samuel Tefft
Birth of Daughter: ABT 1687
Name: Esther Tefft
Note: 06 SEP 1687
Details: Kings Town. Taxed 9s., 4júd.
Birth of Son: Joseph Tefft
Birth of Daughter: Mercy Tefft
Birth of Daughter: Tabitha Tefft
Land Rec: 02 JUN 1709
Details: He and twenty-six others bought the tract called "Swamptown,"
a portion of vacant lands in Narragansett.
Will: 16 MAR 1725
Note: Proved 20 DEC 1725
Details: Samuels estate
was valued at over 1000 pounds (considered quite well to do) when his will was proved on
20 Dec 1725. His estate included wearing apparel, a sword, 11 cows, 5 oxen, 4 steers, 4
yearlings, 5 calves, 121 sheep, 5 mares, 3 horses, 15 swine, 2 linen wheels, 2 spinning
wheels, worsted combs, 6 beds, 2 warming pans, cider, cidermill, 22 geese, silver and 155
pounds in bonds.
To son John, 100 acres in South Kings Town
To son Sam, the south half of homestead
To son John and Sam, 135 acres in Westerly
To son Joseph, land in Shannock Purchase, Westerly
To Elizabeth, his wife, the dwelling house, barn, orchard and the north half of homestead.
Then John and Sam equally to maintain daughter Tabitha.