Families: Norris | Brewster
born 1585 possibly in Suffolk, Shaft, London, England, died 22 February
1658/1659 in New Haven, Connecticut; married first on 4 November 1611 in
Leyden, Holland, Mary
married second about 1626 Fear Brewster;
married last before 1644 in Marblehead, Essex Co., Massachusetts, Joanna
Swinnerton. Isaac had a sister, Sarah, who also married on 4 November
1611 in Leyden, Holland, Degory Priest.
Isaac, a passenger on the Mayflower, was the fifth signer of the Mayflower Compact and acted as Deputy Governor of Plymouth Colony under Gov. John Winthrop from 1621 through 1624. He was Assistant Governor in 1624, 1631, and 1633. About 1639 he removed to New Amsterdam, where he was one of the "Eight Men of New Netherland" in 1643. There in 1647 he purchased a tract of land and built a warehouse and residence where is now Peck Slip. He later moved to New Haven Colony, Connecticut, where he died.
|The Allerton House site in Plymouth was the first earth-fast building excavated in New England, (1971-1972).|
Artifacts from the
Allerton House Cellar Excavation
Wine Bottle, circa 1690 from Allerton House Cellar Excavation
Short-Seal Top Spoon, circa 1630 from Allerton House Excavation
|© Mark A. Wentling, 1999||
At a Court of Magistrates Octob. 19. 59
A writeing presented as the last will & Testament of Isaac Alerton, late of Newhaven deceased, wth an account of certaine debts, dew to him; & from him;
An account of Debts at the Duch
first, 700. & odd gilders from Tho: Hall by Arbitration of Captaine Willet, & Augustine Harman; about Captaine Scarlet wch I paid out,
And there is 900 gilders owing by John Peterson the Bore, as by Georg Woolseyes booke will appeare; & severall obligations thereto,
ffrom Richard Cloufe owes, as Georg Woolseyes Booke will make appeare; I thinke 900. gilders, but his Estate being broken. I Desire that what may be gotten may be layd hold on for mee,
Due from william Goulder 270, od gilders, by his Bill appeares;
Due from John Snedecare a shoomaker 150, od gilders as by his acco appeares.
from the widdow of the Hanc Hancson due as by severall Bills & accounts;
Peter Cornelioussen 120. od guilders as by ye account will appeare.
Due from Henry Brasser for rent for 28 moneths, from the first October 1656. to the last of May 58: for three roomes at 3 gilders a week. I am in his Debt for worke of the old acco wch must be Deducted;
156 Isaac Allerton's Will and Inventory.
there is 20 li in George Woolseyes hand, that came fro. mr Tho Maybue for mee
There is 420. oaf. gilders that I owe to Nicholas, the ffrenchman, & a Cooper I owe something to, wch I would have that 201; in Georg Woolseyes hand, & the rest of that in Henry Brassers hand to them two;
And now I leave my son Isaac Allerton and my wife, as Trustees to receive in my debts, & to pay what I owe, as farr as it will goe & what is overpluss I leave to my wife and my sonne Isaac, as far as they receive the Debts to pay what I owe;
In Captaine Willetts hand. a pcell of booke lace 1300 & odd. guilders Wch I left in trust with Captaine Willett to take care of: Seale
My brother Bruster owes mee foure score pounds & odd. as the obligations will appeare.
Besides all my Debts in Delloware Bay & in Virgenia wch in my booke will appeare, & in Barbadoes. what can be gott; Witness. Isaac Allerton Senior John Harriman