Note: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500-1900's; Ancestry.com: Name: John Beatty Year: 1691 Place: New York Source Publication Code: 1640.5 Primary Immigrant: Beatty, John Annotation: Date and place of creation of legal document in the New World. Abstracted from the Edinburgh "Register of Deeds," 1750-1825. Date of emigration and intended destination or place and date of first mention of residence in the New World. A majority of the da Source Bibliography: DOBSON, DAVID. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Vol. 5. 1985. 312p. Page: 14
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500-1900's; Ancestry.com: Name: John Beatty Year: 1691 Place: New York Source Publication Code: 7204.40 Primary Immigrant: Beatty, John Annotation: Date and port of arrival, or date and place of settlement or mention in the New World. Occupation, place of residence and information on at least one generation in America may also be provided. Source Bibliography: REAMY, MARTHA, AND BILL REAMY Immigrant Ancestors of Marylanders, As Found in Local Histories. Westminister, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2000. 358p. Page: 14
Moved with his father-in-law from Kingston to Marblehead, NY where he was a large landholder. He inherited more land there from his wife's father. He served as trustee of Marblehead in the period 1703-1719 and was overseer of the poor, 1713-1719. In 1714, as surveyor for Robert Livingston, he laid out Livingston's Manor along the Hudson River on both sides of Roelof Johnson's Kill.
His will of 1721 gives his wife Susanna all his land except for the land on which son Robert was then living. He also devised an interest in a mill and 20 A to his son John Beatty, Jr. John Beatty's Will, 1721, Marbletown, Ulster County, New York. Researched by Ray Beatty, 1995."In the name of God Amern the twenty sixth day of April annoque Domini one thousand seven hundred and twenty according to the computation of the Church of England. I John Beatty of Marbletown in the County of Ulster in America, being very sick and weak in body but of perfect memory and rememberance praised be to God do make this my last will and testament:First, I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my Savior and redeamor to receive free pardon and forgiveness for all my sins and as for my body to be buried in Christian burial at the descretion of my executors...nothing doubting but at the glourious resurrection to receive of same through the mighty power of God.....Item: I give unto Suzanna my trusty and well beloved wife all my low land....my house barn orchards pastures goods debts and moveable affects for the term of her natural life and after her decease to be parted in equal shares amongst all my children upon consideration that my said wife shall pay all my lawful debts. 3rdly I give unto my eldest son Robert upon consideration of my firstborn.....4thly I give unto my son John....5thly I give to my daughter Agnes ten pound for dutiful care of my family when my children were young and tender. 6thly I give unto my poor aflicted and distressed brother Thomas Beatty in Ireland who hath through great sickness another visitation from Almighty God is become blind and is now maintained by the charity of his half sister fifteen pounds current silver money of New York with all speed....7thly All the rest of my woodland lying within the limits of Marbletown and Rochester I give unto the rest of my children Viz: William, Charles, Thomas, Edward, James and Henry and to my two daughters Agnes and Martha to be divided amongst them in equal parts....8thly and lastly I revoke all other wills and testaments preceding the date hereof I make this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal the day and year first above written.S/John BeattyIn presence of Thomas Cock, William Cock, Joris Middagh, Elleanor CockUlster: Kingston, March the 9th 1721 probate.
Was he born in 1661 to Edward Beatty or in 1645 to James Beatty and Sarah Ross? And where? In Ireland or in England or Holland?
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