Sandin / Sanders

Sandin, Sanding, Sandes, Sander, Sanders, Saunders, Sandys, Sands, Sandon, Sandie, Sandy



Children: Henry 1637 of Salem then Rowley & Boxford, married Sybill; Arthur


Arthur SANDIN / SANDES born circa 1590 ENG, 1640 kept an ordinary at Marblehead first to hold innkeeper's license in Essex Co., 1645 license to sell wine, constable,  engaged in fisheries, probate 1666, inventory of estate 4/8/1667, said by early historians to have been son of Sir Edwin

Spouse: Margaret ___  made will 8/20/1667 being ancient, married Marblehead per NE marriages

Children: John died before mother, married Mary ?; Mary/Margaret;


Mary/Margaret  SANDIN

Spouse: Nicholas MERRITT of Salem 1636, Marblehead 1648, born circa 1613, fisherman, Nov. 1672 age about 59 deposed & sworn in court, will probated 12/9/1686,

Children: John eldest son, born c. 1643 died 1707, in King Philip's War, mariner, married (1) Mary (2) Christian widow of Wlm Furnace; James born circa 1647 died 6/11/1713, married Sarah; Samuel born c. 1649 died 1697 married Abigail, Nicholas; Mary born c. 1651, "helpless"; Martha born c. 1653, married Thomas Owens; Rebecca born c. 1655, married John Chinn; Elizabeth born c. 1659, married (1) Thomas Dixey (2) John Harwood; Hannah born c. 1661 baptized Salem 7/21/1667 died by 8/20/1667

Estate of Arthur Sandin of Marblehead: Administration on the estate of Arthur Sandy, late deceased, granted 27:9:1666, to Margerett, the widow, and Nicholas Merritt, who were ordered to bring in an inventory to the next Salem court. Salem Quarterly Court Records, Vol. 4, page 172.   Margarett Sandin and Nicholas Merrett, administrators of the estate of Arther Sandin, deceased, brought in an inventory amounting to 120 li. 9s. 11d., clear estate. Court June 25, 1667, ordered 20li. to Mary, the wife of said Nicholas, who is the daughter of said Sandin, and the rest of the estate to Margaret, the widow. Salem Quarterly Court Records, vol. 5, leaf 3. Inventory taken Apr 8 1667, my Moses Mavericke, George Corwin and Samuell Ward:  One dwelling house, garden and orchard, outhouses, with a garden plot at the east end of the dwelling house, 85li.; 1 aker of fresh meadow, 15li.; six pound first purchas in this farm we value at 12li.; 1 bed and furniter in the parlor, bedsted, 1 fether bed, bolster & 2 pillows, 1 matt and straw bed, 1 rugg, 2 blankets, 11li.; ...  [Large # of small items]  total, 248l8. 13s. 2d.  Debts owing, 120li. 9s. 11d. Esssex County Quaarterly Court Files, vol. 12, leaf 113.

 Essex Institute historical collections, Volume 2: Margaret Sandin 5th mo 1675 The last will of Margaret Sandin of Marble head made this 20th of August 1667 mentions that she was late wife of Arther Sandin. Samuel and Ephraim Sandin the children of John Sanden, my son late deceased, the children of Nicholas Merritt by Mary my daughter being in number eight sons and daughter, to the sons at 21 years and daughter at 18 years. I appoint my son Nicholas Merritt and Mary his wife executors. Witnesses Mary Veren, Henry West and Hilliard Veren, sen'r Allowed 23 5, '75. Inventory of the estate of Margreet Sanding deceased appraised by Cristover Lattemore William Browne and Nathenell Walton one Feather Bed 2li 1 Bolster and 2 Pillowes 15s 2 old Blanketts & 1 old Rugg 10s 1 old Cat taile & old Bedding 12s 1 old Couerled 12s 1 old Chair 2s 1 old bedstead and 1 old Bedd matt 10s 1 pare Cur tans and old Vallins 12s 1 Looking Glace 1s 6d 1 old Warming Pann 4s 2 Pare Pillowbeers 6s 3 old pillow beers fitt for nothing but tinder 6 sheetes Hi 16s 5 old sheetes 15s 1 Table Cloth 1 Bolster Cloth 10s a small parsell of table Lining fitt for tinder 1 old Chest made of pine 5s 1 old wainscott Chest 7s 1 frame Table 12s 5 Joynt stooles Hi 7s 6d 1 Brass Kettle Hi 5s 1 Iron pott 15s 1 old Iron pott and pott Hooks 8s 2 old Iron

Estate of Arthur Sandin administered by his widow Margaret and Nicholas Merritt 6/25/1667

The Genealogical quarterly magazine, devoted to genealogy, history ..., Volume 1: 6/23/1655. William Hathorne of Salem one of the attorneys  of Mrs Lydia Banckes late of Salem in New England for 125 pounds doth sell to Mr Moses Maverick (71), David Corwethen, Arthur Sandin, William Charles, Jon Peach the elder, and other the inhabitants of Marblehead all that farm called the plaines farm lying in Salem and adjoining to Mr Peter's farm being 400 acres more or less with all the housing, fencing, and appurtenances excepting fifty acres and two ponds formerly granted to Mr Downing as by an instrument dated 24 7 mo 1645.

 In March 1648 the town of Salem ordered: That Marblehead with the allowance of the General Court shall be a town and the bounds to be to the utmost extent of the land which was Mr Humphries farme and soe all the land to the sea. May 2 1649 the General Court granted the petition of the inhabitants and the town was duly incorporated as follows. Upon the petition of the inhabitants of Marblehead for them to be a town of themselves Salem having granted them to be a town of themselves and appointed them the bounds of their town which the Court doth grant. Shortly after the separation from Salem a meeting of the inhabitants was held and the following town officers were chosen or as the record expresses it: These men were chosen for the town's business Seven men or select men Moses Maverick, Samuel Daliber, Francis Johnson, Nicholas Merritt ,John Peach senior, John Deverox, John Bartoll.

 The founders of the Massachusetts Bay colony: 1637 Henry Sanders said to have been a brother of Arthur Sanders was in Salem and Rowley and afterwards at Boxford where together with John1 Sanders they received a grant of 200 acres. Henry Sanders came with wife Sybill ,had born to him at Rowley 1639 4 20 Samuel son of Henry and Sybill, 1642 1 24 Mercy daughter of Henry and Sybill. Rowley was then a part of Salem Mass. 1636 John1 Sanders was made freeman.

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