APPENDIX A

The 1625 Muster

(Meyer and Dorman 1987:38-39)

THE HOUSEHOLDS AT PACES PAINES

Household No. 1:

 

John Proctor came in the Seaventure in 1607

Allice, his wife, came in the George in 1621

 

Servants

George Grove, age 30, came in the George in 1623

Edward Smith, age 20, came in the George in 1621

William Nayle, age 15, came in the Ann in 1623

 

Provisions/Supplies

126 bushels corn

2 bushels meal

5 bushels oatmeal

? hundred fish

22 lbs. powder

3 peeces

2 pistols

2 petronells

45 lbs. lead

5 armors

 

Livestock

7 neat cattle

5 calves

9 swine

 

Buildings/Watercraft

2 houses

1 boat

 

Household No. 2:

 

Phettiplace Close came in the Starr in 1608

Daniell Wattkins came in the Charles in 1621

 

Servants

Martin Demon, age 15, came in the George in 1617

John Skinner came in the Marmaduke in 1621

 

Provisions/Supplies

46 bushels corn

2 lbs. powder

10 lbs. lead

4 peeces

1 armor

1 sword

 

Livestock

2 neat cattle

1 swine

 

Buildings/Watercraft

1 house

 

Household No. 3:

 

Thomas Gates came in the Swann in 1609

Elizabeth, his wife, came in the Warwick in 1620

William Bedford came in the James in 1621

 

Servants

None

 

Provisions/Supplies

40 bushels corn

3 lbs. powder

60 lbs. lead

4 peeces

3 armors

2 swords

 

Livestock

2 swine

 

Buildings/Watercraft

1 house

 

Household No. 4:

 

Francis Chapman came in the Starr in 1608

 

Servants

None

 

Provisions/Supplies

10 bushels corn

1 peece

 

Livestock

1 swine

 

Buildings/Watercraft

1 house