Thomas F Fleming

     Thomas F Fleming was the son of James Fleming and Mary Hooper.
     Thomas F Fleming lived at Yazoo City, Missouri, USA.

Francis Popplewell

(29 September 1596 - )
     He is not mentioned in his presumed brother George of Flixborough's will of 1668, but he could be the father of Elizabeth Johnson who is mentioned with her husband & children. He was to inherit his father's lands in Misson.. Francis Popplewell was christened on 29 September 1596 in West Halton, Lincolnshire. He is mentioned in his father's will of Jan 1614, as eldest son but still a minor - and therefore unlikely (but not impossible) to be the Francis having children in Belton from 1611 to 1621.. He was the son of Robert Popplewell and Ann Brighouse.
     In Robert Popplewell's will dated 28 January 1613/14 in Misson, Nottinghamshire, Francis Popplewell was named as heir; His will mentions both Misson & Belton and his sons Francis, George & William, and daughters Dorothy, Faith, Elizabeth, Susannah, Marie & Anne, all minors, also his mother Dorothy Bonner the wife of William Bonner, and his sister Barbara, his brothers in law William Medley & William Sandall.
In the name of God Amen the 28th day of January 1613 I Robert Poplewell of Myssen in the County of Nottingham gent now being in perfect health both of body and mind praised be Almighty God yet weighing the uncertainty of my life & death purposing by God's grace to take away so far as -e me? lyeth all occasions of discord and dissensions amongst my posterity that may come or grow by the occasions of my worldly goods or possessions which God's goodness and mercy hath given to me in this life do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following
First & principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator and Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer by whose precious death and passion I steadfastly hope & believe to be saved and my body to be buried in the Church of Myssen aforesaid at the discretion of my friends

Item I give to the poor people of Myssen iij li vj s viij d to be disposed amongst them according to the discretion of the Vicar of Myssen and the Supervisors of my will
Item I give unto the poor people of Belton in the Isle of Axholme xx s to be disposed their by the Minister of Belton & my said supervisors
Item I will that my son Francis Poplewell shall levy & Fine & Recovery in due form of law of & in all my lands and tenements in Howton & Howton Cranswick within the County of York to the use & behoof of George Poplewell my son & his heirs for ever and the charges in the law for the executing thereof to be paid forth of my goods and that my said son Francis shall pass the same within one year next after the said Francis shall accomplish his full age of 21 years And if my said son Francis refuse to do the same within the said time limited, then I give unto my said son George and his heirs for ever all that messuage or tenement situate & being in Myssen wherein I now dwell with all the land arable meadow & pasture thereto belonging And if my said sonne Francis pass the said Fine according to my will then this gift of my farm in Myssen to be void & of none effect
Item I give unto my son William Poplewell all my lands & tenements in Belton aforesaid to the only & proper use of him & behoof of him the said William Poplewell & his heirs & Assigns for ever
Item I give unto William Medlay and William Sandall of Belton aforesaid my brothers in law one annuity or yearly rent of twenty pounds of lawful English money to be paid forth of all my lands tenements & hereditaments wheresoever to have hold and receive the said yearly rent or annuity of xx li issuing out of all my said lands tenements & hereditaments with thappurtenances unto the said William Medlay & William Sandall & their assigns yearly & every year for and during the life natural of Dorothy Bonner my mother wife of Wm Bonner gentleman at the feast of Pentecost and St Martin the Bishop - equal portions upon Condition that my said Mother shall & will hereafter content & satisfy her self with that maintenance & affordement that is limited and appointed unto her and shall not exact nor charge nor any way demand by law upon the said William Bonner his heirs executors or Administrators any further allowance or maintenance unless the said Wm Bonner do of his own free bounty and love at any time bestow more upon her And if my said Mother do not hold herself contented & satisfied herewith then this gift to be void
     Item I give and bequeath unto my daughters Dorothy, Faith, Elizabeth, Marie, Susanna and Anne every one of them one hundredth pounds of lawful English money to be paid unto them & every one of them as they shall accomplish their several ages of xxj tie years or be married whether shall first happen the said six hundredth pounds to be paid forth of my goods so far forth as it will extend and if my said goods will not serve to discharge the said portions then my will is that so much as remaineth unpaid shall be paid & discharged forth of the rents & profits of all my lands & tenements in Myssen aforesaid And if my sonne Francis do refuse to pay the same I will that my lands in Myssen shall be sold for the payment of the said portions if the law will suffer it And if the law will not suffer it then I give unto my said Daughters Dorothy, Faith, Elizabeth Marie Susanna & Anne, and to their heirs for ever All three those two farms with their appurtenances wherein William Rydley and William --- ? & Wm Crowder ^ & dwelleth with all the land meadows pastures & appurtenances to them belonging And if it happen any of my said daughters to dye before they accomplish their several ages of xxj tie years or be married then my will is that their portions so dying shall remain to the residue of my daughters then surviving Also my will is that the said several portions given to my said daughters shall be put further within one year next after my decease for their several maintenances during their minorities at the discretion of my supervisors so as my goods will extend equally to be divided amongst them and if my goods will not extend so far as to discharge the said portions then my will is that so much of the said portions as remaineth unpaid shall be paid & discharged out of the rents and profits of all my lands during the minority of my son Francis Poplewell if the law will suffer it
     Item I give unto my son George one annuity of viij li yearly to be paid him out of my farm in Myssen wherein I now dwell towards his maintenance for and during such time until my son Francis shall accomplish his full age of 21 years
     Item I give unto Briget Wild of Gringley widow late wife of Henry Wilde my windmill standing in the field of Gringley to her and to her heirs forever and also three Sellions of a field lying in the said fields of Gringley upon condition that she the said Briget Wilde her executors administrators or assigns shall pay or cause to be paid of lawful money the sum of eight pounds ^ within one year after my death into the hands of my executors to and for the use of my six daughters, and if she the said Briget her executors administrators or assigns shall refuse or delay to make payment of the said sum of money accordingly as it is set down then this gift to be void
     Item I give to my two younger sons George and William either of them xl s
]Item I will that John Sandall of Belton be guardian to my son George and have and his lands the disposing of him^ during his minority
]Item my will is that my brother William Sandall be guardian to my son William and have the disposing of him and his lands during his minority and I appoint and ordain my brothers William Medlay and William Sandall to be executors of this my last will and testament
]In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day above written Robert Poplewell
Item I give to my sister Barbara in Mysson? -- - house where my mother sometimes dwelled with the parlour and chamber and I will that my wai---y of pease and barley be sown this year of my g--- that it may be to the benefit of my children
these being witnesses
Henry hill
Robt Waterland
mark:
Robert Horberyeton.
Francis, William, George, Faith, Susanna, Mary, Ann and Elizabeth was a beneficiary in Robert Popplewell's will proved 16 January 1616/17 in Retford, Nottinghamshire.      
Francis Popplewell and Francis Popplewell were listed in the Protestation returns on 6 March 1641/42 in Flixborough, Lincolnshire. There were only two adult Francis signing the Protestation return in 1641/2, one at Belton and one at Flixborough.

Children of Francis Popplewell

Dorothy Unknown (Steer)

(circa 1558 - before 19 August 1644)
     Dorothy Unknown (Steer) was born circa 1558.
     Dorothy Unknown (Steer) married Thomas Steer, son of Unknown Steer, before 1591.
     Dorothy died before 19 August 1644 in Darley, Derbyshire. She was buried on 19 August 1644 in Darley.

Children of Dorothy Unknown (Steer) and Thomas Steer