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In his 1728 will, John Aslett (1656-1728) spells his last name "Aslebee". [Ref]
JOHN ASLETT (abt 1614 - 1671) of Andover
John was born about 1614. He deposed that he was 50 in 1664. [Ref] He died on 6 Jun 1671 in Andover. [Ref][Ref][Refdoes not give the year] John Aslett married Rebecca Ayer on 8 Oct 1648 in Newbury. [Ref][Ref says "probably"][Ref]
John was of Rowley in 1643. [Ref] He went to Andover in 1646. [Ref] He was a servant to William Bellingham in 1650. [Ref] In 1663 he was constable in Andover. [Ref3;118]
Robert Lewis sued John Aslett of Rowley for a debt at the 29 (1) 1642 court in Salem. [Ref] The 27 Apr 1665 court at Ipswich delayed John Cale and William Niff of Newbury's presentment for taking John's horse. [Ref]
John signed his will on 15 May 1671. He left bequests to his wife Rebecca, his son John and he left each of his daughters £20. [Ref] His will was proved on 20 Sep 1690. [Ref]
Children of John Aslett and Rebecca Ayer:
There was a John Aslett who was 50 in 1644. [Ref]
REBECCA ASLETT (b. 1652)
Parents: John Aslett and Rebecca Ayer
Rebecca was born on 6 May 1652 in Andover. [Ref][Ref] She died between 26 Mar 1705 and 17 Jun 1728. [Ref] She married Timothy Johnson on 15 Dec 1674 in Andover. [Ref]
Boltwood, Lucius Manlius, trans., "Deaths in the Town of Andover," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1847, 377-381.
Coffin, Joshua, "Early Settlers of Essex and Old Norfolk," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6, 1851, 205-6.
Dow, George Francis, Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Essex Institute, 1911.
Editors, "Ayer Genealogy," Essex Antiquarian 4, 1900.
McTeer, Frances Davis and Frederick G. Warner, "The Aslebees of Andover, Mass.," The American Genealogist 40, 1964, 231-237.
No author, "Notes to Pedigree of Frye," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 8, 1854, 227.
Vital records of Andover, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Topsfield, Topsfield Historical Society, 1912.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.