Peter Staples

M, #56278, (say 1647 - )
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Child with Elizabeth Beedle:

Peter Staples married Elizabeth Beedle, daughter of Robert Beedle and Mary (–?–), and widow of Stephen Edwards, and in Sep 1675 was granted 10 acres adjacent to the 5 acres "granted to her in her widowhood 13 Dec 1669."1 In cross suits with Weymouth Lydston for slander in 1675, each plaintiff won, but Lydston got the larger award.1
     His will, dated 6 Jun 1718, proved 7 Apr 1719, names wife Elizabeth and the children.1

Local Notes:

Property1671, Kittery, ME1 Peter, Kittery, had a gr. in 1671 and bot from Thomas Turner on Long Reach in 1674.1
Elected1673, Kittery, MEHighway surv. 1673 (in ct. for neglect of office); constable for lower Kit., 1676; gr.j. 1686, 1689-90, 1699; tav. lic. 1704, 1706-9.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1221] Noyes, Libby and Davis, Gen. Dict. of Maine and New Hampshire, 656, Peter (1.) Staples. Hereinafter GDMNH.