Sarah Slye

F, #14203, b. 29 October 1615, d. 8 May 1688
Father*George Slye1 b. 4 Sep 1564
ChartsBentley (maternal side) - Phoebe Meredith Frey
Note*  Sarah SLYE Sex: F Baptism: 29 OCT 1615 Lapworth, co. Warwick, England 1 Death: 8 MAY 1688 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 2 Burial: MAY 1688 Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA Note: On 29 March 1676, 'Widdow Sarah Cooper of Springfield Presented to thisCourt ye inventory of ye estate of her late Husband Leift. Thomas Cooper,who dyed intestate...& ye said Widdow desiring Administration upon saidEstate, Power of Administration is granted unto ye aforesaid widdow andfor ye settelment of ye estate according to ye motions of ye said widdowCooper, her son John Cooper shal have and enjoy ye housing and half yeorchard and land on the hill over Agawome where Lieft. Cooper lived andten acres of ye plowed land in ye meddow next Richard Sikes and 4 acresof meddow down along ye former land and half ye west meddow on ye smallBrooke yet all to be for ye widdow's maintenance till John Cooper attainsto ye age of one and twenty yeares and then she to have her thirds andhalf ye houseing while she lives a widow Rebecca the daughter to have tenpounds out of the estate. The other children, especially Timothy andThomas, as is present in this Court, having had from their father in hislifetime, a competency, are not here mentioned. The widdow to enjoy allthe rest of the estate, which is in moveables and to have liberty todispose of it to such of ye children as she shall see cause. Only theland not yet disposed of, after her decease to be distributed among thechildren according to law.' In his will of 18 January 1670 Robert Slye of Bushwood, on St. Clement'sManor, St. Mary's County, Maryland, bequeathed 'my plantation calledLapworth to my nephew Timothy Cooper and Norwood, Lapworth Lodge, andClear Doubt to my nephew Thomas Cooper, both of Springfield in NewEngland.1 
Birth*29 October 1615 Sarah Slye was born on 29 October 1615 at Lapworth, Warwick, England.1 
Death*8 May 1688 She died on 8 May 1688 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, at age 72.1 


Thomas Cooper b. 31 Aug 1630, d. 5 Oct 1675
Last Edited14 Jan 2004


  1. [S170] Gedcom file by Debora J Krauss Franklin (see her record for more).