Amidon Family: A Record of the Descendants of Roger Amadowne of Rehoboth, Mass (Google eBook)

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Best, 1904 - 165 pages
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Page 4 - Ami down of Oxford in the County of Worcester, in the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, yeoman, being advanced in years and in a weak and low condition. Do make this my last will and testament, as follows: viz: First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, my Creator, hoping in his mercy thro...
Page 1 - Eight months after the above order in reference to the measurement of the meadows, it was "agreed that the marsh meadow Lands that haue formerly layed in common to this Towne shall now be appropriated to the Inhabitants of Salem, proportioned out vnto them according to the heads of their families. To those that haue the greatest number an acre thereof & to those that haue least not aboue haue an acre, & to those that are betweene both 3 quarters of an acre, alwaies provided & it is so agreed that...
Page 4 - ... expressed in this my last will and testament. Item -- I give and bequeath unto my sons Henry Amidown, Roger Amidown, Ichabod Amidown, Philip Amidown and John Amidown to each of them three pounds in Good public bills of credit or good current lawful money of New England, each and every pound equal to six shillings and eight pence in bills of credit of the new tenor of the said province to be paid to each of them for their respective heirs and assigns before or at the expiration of one year after...
Page 4 - I will and bequeath the same as follows: -- That is to say Impr. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ithamar Amidown the improvement use profit and incomes of one quarter part of my farm whereon now I dwell in quantity and quality, as also my house which we now occupy, and the equal half of my barn together with all my moveables of the within doors as well as without to be possessed and enjoyed by her during her natural life, and at her decease the said quarter part of my farm house and barn...
Page 5 - Instrument, sign the same, and heard him publish and declare it to bo his Last Will and Testament, and that when he did so he was of sound disposing mind...
Page 4 - God has betrusted me with (after my just debts and funeral charges are paid) I will and bequeath the same as follows: That is to say Impr. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ithamar...
Page 2 - Wee, whose names are vnderwritten, being impannelled vpon a corrowner's inquest by the honored Mr. James Browne, Assistant, to sitt vpon the corpps of Roger Annadowne, deceased, occationed by some late striffe between his wife and him, hearing all euidences, pondering all cercumstances, and viewing the corpes, wee find noe wound nor bruise that might hasten his death.
Page 3 - Jeremiah (fheaton, and likewise ten acres of vpland lying at Wachamaucutt Necke. Furthermore, that John Johnson shall haue a coate of the said Roger Annadownes, vallued att two and twenty shillings, and a horse, harnis and cart vallued att eighteen shillings. Finally, that the remainder of the whole estate, be it more or lesse, shall belong and appertaine vnto the said widdow Annadowne...
Page 3 - Annadowne, prouideci that att her decease, that tlie house, and land lying about the house, being twelve acrees, more or lesse, and fifty pounds commonage, and three or four acrees of vpland lying att Deare Hill, shall appertain vnto Phillip and Henery Annadowne, her children, in equall and like proportions, and prouided, that shee pay all such debts as are due and owing to any out of said estate.

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