Grace Baldwin was born in 1592 in Braintree, Essex, England. She married John Marsh. Grace died 22 May 1667 in Braintree,
Will dated 29 January 1657, proved 22 May 1667
To my son Joseph Marsh all that my copyhold messuage or tenement in Ingateston, Essex, with all the houses &c.
and all the lands belonging, containing fifty acres more or less, provided he pay the several legacies mentioned in the will.
To my son in law Nathaniel Tyers and Grace, now his wife, my daughter, seven pounds yearly during their lives and the longer
liver of them both, and after that to the heirs of the body of said Grace, lawfully begotten, three score pounds. And for
want of such heirs of the said Grace, the said Joseph shall pay or cause to be paid unto to many of the children of my son
John Marsh, now in New England, as shall be living at the time of my decease the sum of three score pounds at their several
ages of one and twenty. And he shall pay to my daughter Lidia, the wife of William Martin, seven pounds yearly for her life,
and after that to so many of her children as shall be living at the time of my decease the sum of three score pounds (at their
ages &c). And my son Joseph shall keep my brother William Baldwin during his natural life at his own proper cost and charges
or else pay unto him yearly the sum of six pounds during his life. And after the decease of the said William Baldwin, my borthr
, the said Josephy shall pay unto my gandchild John Marsh, the son of my said son John, thiry pounds, when he shall attain
unto the age of one and twenty years, and shall likwise pay to my grandchild William Martin, the son of my son in law William
Martin and Lidia my daughter, thiry pounds (when of age), and shall pay to the said John Marsh my son thrity pounds. To Josephy
all my freehold meadow or parcel of land in Branetree containing two acres, more or less, with remainder to my son John &c.
Certain household goods to son John. To grandchild Grace Marsh, the daughter of son John, a stiched whie cupboard cloth and
a green Kersey cupboard cloth. To Samuel, son of my son John, a feather bed and bolster that my son Joseph lieth on. To Grace
my daughter a pair
of Virginalls (and certain household stuff) during her life and after he decease, if not leaving issue,
to the children of my daughter Lidia &c. To John Sharp, my grandchild ten pounds to be paid in three years. To Mr. Algar,
now minister of Branetree, twenty shillings, and I desire him to preach at my funeral. To the poor of Branetree, forty shillings.
Son Joseph to be executor. Wit. Adrian Mott, John Maryan, Edward Tabor.