Note: Arrived 15 Apr 1635 on ship "Increase", Robert Lea, Master LDS Ancestral File
www.fortunecity.com/meltingpot/jericho/331/surnames.html. Marvin Family Page. "The first family of the name of Marvin, who came to New England, consisted of two brothers, Reinold and Matthew, and one sister, Elizabeth. It is not known which of the brothers was the oldest, nor in what year Reinold Marvin came to New England. Matthew, and his family, with his sister Elizabeth, came over from England in 1635, as will be seen by the following statement: The following names are included in the list above referred to: "Husbandman: Matthew Marvyn, 35 yrs.; uxor: Elizabeth Marvyn, 31; Elizabeth Marvin, 31; Matthew Marvyn, 8; Marie Mrvyn, 6; Sara Marvyn, 3; Hanna Marvyn, 1/2". Matthew Marvin, came to New England in 1635. His children were, Matthew, born in England about 1627; Mary born in England about 1629, married richard Bushnell, of Saybrook, in 1648; Sarah born in England about 1632; Hannah born in England about 1634, married Thomas Seymour in 1653; Abigain born at Hartford, married J. Bouton; Samuel baptized February 6, 1657/8; Rachel baptized December 30, 1649. He removed with his family, to Norwalk, where he died at an advanced age, in 1680.
The Ancient Historical Records of Norwalk, Connecticut. Compiled and published by Edwin Hall, pastor of the First Congregational Church of Norwalk, Connecticut. New York: Baker & Scribner, published 1847. Faithfully transcribed, indexed and contributed to the Fairfield Co, CT USGenWeb Project by Barbara Kaye, March 1999. The Norwalk Genealogical Registry. The following items concerning the family of Matthew Marvin, were received from T.R. Marvin, of Boston, from a record of the names of persons permitted to embark at the port of London after Christmas, 1634, contained in a MS. folio, at the Augmentation office (so called). Under the date of 15th April, 1634, is the following entry: "These parties, hereafter expressed, are to be transported to New England, imbarked in the increase, Robert Lea, Master, having taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy, a also being conformable, etc., whereof they brought testimony per certif. from the justices and ministers where their abodes have lately been." (The following names are included in said list:). "Husbandman, Matthew Marvin Age 35 yrs. Usor Elizabeth Marvin, 31. Elizabeth Marvin, daughter, 13. Matthew Marvin, 8. Marie Marvin, 6. Sarah Marvin, 3. Hannah Marvin, ?. (3). Reinold Marvin, who removed to Saybrook in 1639, and his brother Matthew Marvin were among the original settlers of Hartford, Conn, represented the town of Norwalk in the General Court in 1654."
Ancestry.com Source Information:Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: Filby, P. William, edit. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Research, 2003. Name: Matthew Marvin Year: 1635 Place: Hartford, Connecticut Family Members: Wife Elizabeth; 5 children Source Publication Code: 9448 Primary Immigrant: Marvin, Matthew Annotation: In the years from 1925 to 1942, Frederick A. Virkus edited seven volumes with the title, The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, published in Chicago by the Institute of American Genealogy. Each volume has a section in the main body of the work, complete in itself, entitled "Immigrant Ancestors," containing much genealogical information: vol. 1, pp. 965-997; vol. 2, pp. 387-421; vol. 3, pp. 645-692; vol. 4, pp. 727-777; vol. 5, pp. 741-793; vol. 6, pp. 749-819; vol. 7, pp. 825-895. The section in vol. 7 appears to be the most complete and it has been reprinted. Thus that 1964 reprint list is the only one appearing in no. 2048, Filby, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. The Virkus work supplies facts on birth, ancestry, time and place of arrival on this continent, marriage, and death of each immigrant that it includes. A more complete list of immigrants to America before 1750 whose surnames begin with the letter A or the letter B through "Battles" is contained in the material listed in item no. 9450. Source Bibliography: VIRKUS, FREDERICK A., editor. Immigrant Ancestors: A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1964. 75p. Repr. 1986. Page: 47
From a copy of a typed sheet, author unknown, on file at Stafford County KS museum. Mathew came to America 1635 with his brother Reinold sons of Edward Marvin of Gt Bentley, England to Hartford, CT.
Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America by Henry Whittemore, published in 1967 (excerpted and reprinted from The Spirit of 76-Sep 1898, Jun 1906] MARVIN, MATTHEW, Hartford, 1638, an original proprietor, came in the Increase, 1635, from London, aged 35, a husbandman, with wife Elizabeth, aged 31, and children Elizabeth, in the custom-house record called 31, probably an error for 13; Matthew, aged 8; Mary, aged 6; Sarah, aged 3; and Hannah, aged 6 months. He was one of the original grantees of Norwalk, and settled there in 1653; was a representative in 1654. At Hartford he had Abigail, born before 1641; Samuel, baptized 16th February, 1648; and Rachel, born 30th December, 1649; and died 1687. Elizabeth Married John Olmstead, survived him, and made her will 15th October, 1689. Mary married, 11th October, 1648, Richard Bushnell of Saybrook, and in 1680, deacon Thomas Adgate as her second husband; had children by each, and died 29th March, 1713, aged 84 years. Sarah married 4th October, 1648, William Goodrich of Wethersfield; Hannah married, 1st January, 1657, John Bouton; and Rachel married Samuel Smith.
http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924012053629#page/n13/mode/2up DECENDANTS of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct., 1638 and 1635 Sons of Edward Marvin, of Great Bentley, England by George Franklin Marvin of New York and William T. R. Marvin of Boston. 1904] THE WILL OF MATTHEW MARVIN To all Christian people to home these presents shall come greeting - I, Matthew Marvin, Senr., of Norwalk, in the County of ffairfield, in the Colleny of Connecticot being aged four score years oe ther aboute though weake and feeble in body, yet through the mercy of God of perfect mind and Mamory, disallowing, disowning, cancelling and making void all former wills and wrightings of this kind hitherto made by me, doe make ordayne and appoint this present wrighting to be my last Will and Testament. First I doe bequeath and resigne up my soul unto God who gave it and doe commit my body to the duste from whence it came, to be interred by desent and comely buriall, hoping and Trusting in the Lord of a happy Resurrection at the Last day: and as for the Temporal effects wherewith the Lord has blessed me I doe will and dispose thereof as followeth - Impms. I doe will and beqeath unto my dearly beloved wife Alice Marvin the sum of Twenty pounds as her owne true and proper estate, for her to will order and dispose as shee pleaseth and also I doe give will and bequeath unto my sd dearly beloved wife the use of all other my estate whatsoever during her natural Life. Item. I doe will and bequeath unto my son Mathew Marvin of Norwock aforesaid all my right of the Devission of Lands on the east side of Sagatuck River to have, hold, possess and enjoy to him and his heirs forever: Item I doe will and bequeath to my grand childe Mathew Marvin, sonn to my sonn Mathew Marvin aforesaid my now dwelling house with half my orchyard and home Lot the same to Lye Lengthwise as it now Lyeth, next to his fathers dwelling lot partly and partly to the Town Land to have, hold, possess and enjoy to him and his heirs forever after my decease and the decease of my beloved wife aforesaid provided always my will is that my said Grand childe and his heirs Successively doe at all times allowe and aknowledg free egress and regress unto my sonn Samuel Smith and his heirs to and from the barn (which is in the Lot aforesaid) with Carts or any other way without any hinderence Let or Molestation. But yf my said Grand child or his heirs at any time shall refuse or deny the aforesaid liberty unto Samll Smith or his heirs then my Will is that the said Samll Smith shall have the whole barn yard to him and his heirs forever. Moreover I doe give Will and bequeath unto my said Grand child Mathew Marvin one peece of Meadowe Lying and being between his fathers Meadowe and the Meadowe of Samll Campfield at a place or near a place commonly called fruitful Spring; and futher I doe give and bequeath unto my said Grand child Mathew Marvin my Stony Hill Lot of upland as it now lyeth and is bounded, all which the premises to the said Mathew Marvin my Grand son my will is it shall be to him and his heirs forever. Item I doe give and bequeath unto my sonn John Bowton and to my daughter Abigal his wife one parcel of Meadowe of mine which is adjoining to the meadowe of the said John Bowton Lying at Sagatuck brooke. Item I doe give and bequeath unto my Grand childe Richard Bushnell the sum of Ten pounds. Item I doe give and bequeath unto Francis Bushnell of Norwalk aforesaid four Acres of Land which is granted me for a house Lot near Standford path together with Ten pounds Comonage to him and his heirs forever. Item I doe give and bequeath unto the Reverent Mr Thomas Handford Pastor of the Church of Norwok the sum of five pounds. Moreover my will is that after my due debts and Legasies together with funeral rights be discharged, what estate, Lands, Chatles, goods whatsoever shall remaine after mine and my wives deceass (to whom as aforesaid I give and bequeath the use of my whole estate during her Natural Life) I say it is my will that all such estate (which is not disposed of by will or deed fo gift under my hand and seal:) shall be equally devided amongst my four daughters (vis) Mary Adgate of Norwich, Hanna Semer (abating her Twelve pounds for a pair of oxen already payd) Abigal Bowton of Norwocke and Rebecca Clarke of farmington this ddistrebution my will is shall be made by the discreation of my Executors & Overseers: By whom my Will and desire is all Contoversies amongst my Children (yf any shall arise) about this my Will shall be decided. And further it is my Will and desire that my Children rest satisfyed in (their) decission. Futhermore my Will and desire is and I doe hereby make, appoint and ordain after mine and my wives deceass my sonn John Bowton and John Platt the executors of this my Last Will & Testament; I also doe request and desire the Reverend Mr Thos. Handford and Leiut. Richard Olmsteed to be overseers of this my Last Will and Testament; And my will and desire is that the said executors and overseers of this my Last Will and Testament be payd out of my estate to each man Three pounds (that is to say) the sum of Twelve pounds in all for their care and pains they shall be at in ye behalf of the servises. And that this is my true intent and meaning in this my last Will and Testamnet: for the True and full Confirmation of this my Last Will and Testament as my own Act and ded I have hereunto set my hand & seale this six and Twentyeth day of decembr Anno Domenij 1678. Signed and sealed in the presence of us-Thomas Handford. James Cornish. Christo: Cumstocke The Marke of Mathew (X) Marvin Senier | (Matthew, Jr., and Samuel Smith settled the matter of the barnyard way by a “Covenant.” Exchanging land, which was held for the benefit of the son of Matthew, Jr.)
<http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924012053629#page/n27/mode/2up> DECENDANTS of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct., 1638 and 1635 Sons of Edward Marvin, of Great Bentley, England by George Franklin Marvin of New York and William T. R. Marvin of Boston. 1904] p 287 The Matthew Marvin Line. Matthew, youngest son of Edward and Margaret Marvin, was baptized in St Mary's Church, Great Bentley, Essex, England, 26 March, 1600; Rev Robert Dernell was then its rector. His father's will gave him the "mentchon house called Edons alles(alias) Dreybrockes, and ij Croftes of land called Harles and Brocken Heddes," on the condition that he paid his mother yearly during her life "the fulle sume of Sexe Poundes,: in default of which it was to pass to his brother Reinold with a like condition. He was then about fifteen years old. He probably resided there with his mother until her death in May, 1633. He married (1), about 1622, Elizabeth ___, born about 1604, judging from her age as given when she went to America; she died in Hartford, probably about 1640; and from the ages of his younger children, certainly not later than 1647. Rebecca is thought to have been Elizabeth's youngest child, as she is named in her father's will, but not in that of his second wife, who mentions her own children then living. He married (2) about 1647, Alice, widow, of John Bouton, born about 1610; in her will 1 Dec 1680, she calls herself "aged about seventy;" she made oath to the inventory of her husband's estate 17 Dec 1680, and died soon after; the inventory of her own estate is dated "the last of January, 1680/1." p 288 Matthew sailed from London in the "Increase," Robert Lea, maters, having proved, 15 April, 1635, that his party had "taken the oathes of Allegeance and Supremacie: As also being conformable to the Government and discipline of the Church of England, whereof they brought testimony Cert. from ye Justices and ministers wher there abodes have iatlie been." He had been a "sydeman" at St. mary's in 1621; "overseer" in 1627, and senior warden in 1628. He is last mentioned there 22 Aug 1633, when "William Littleburye, the servant of Matthew Meruin, was buried" The record of his departure calls him "husbandman, aet. 35," and names his wife and children "Elizabeth Marvynn, vxor, 31; Elizabeth Marvinn 31 [a clerical error for 13]; Matthew Marvynn, 8; Marie Marvynn, 6; Sara Marvynn, 3; Hanna Marvynn, 1/2."
Ancestry.com U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Matthew Marvin Name: Matthew Marvin Gender: Male Birth Place: Es Birth Year: 1600 Spouse Name: Elizabeth Gregory Spouse Birth Year: 1604 Marriage Year: 1621 Marriage State: Es Number Pages: 1
Ancestry.com U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Matthew Marvin Name: Matthew Marvin Gender: Male Birth Place: Es Birth Year: 1600 Spouse Name: Alice Kellogg Spouse Birth Year: 1610 Marriage Year: 1647 Number Pages: 1
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