The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts: 1675-1681

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Essex Institute, 1920 - Essex County (Mass.)
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Page 213 - Jesus and my body to the Earth from whence it was taken, to be buried in such Decent and Christian manner as my Executor hereafter named shall be thot...
Page 379 - I commit my body to the Earth, whence it was taken, to be buried in a Christian decent manner by my friends in hope of a blessed resurrection to eternal life. And as for my outward Estate which...
Page 175 - In the name of god Amen the 18th Day of January, 1622, I Nicholas Arnold of Ilchester in the Countie of Somersett, Tayler, Doe make & constitute and ordeyne this my last will & testament in manner & forme following: First I revoke recall & Disanull all former wills made before the Date of this my last will.
Page 420 - Renol ffoster all the land which he possesses of myne at the ffalb, that he hath built a house upon both upland & marsh be it fifty acres more or less, only to pay out of it within a yeare after my decease to Sarah, my daughter Story, the sum that I have given her, except wt ye sheets and pillow cases amounts to.
Page 419 - AB, of Salem, Mass. I ROBERT FFITT being Infirme of body but through Gods mercy Injoying my understanding & memory and not knowing how soone the Lord may call me out of this world doe make this my last will and Testament as foloweth ; first I committ my soule into the hands of Jesus Christ my blessed Redeemer in hope of a Joyfull resurrection ; my body to be desently buryed where the Lord shall dispose my departure to be And for my outward estate that God hath left me to enjoye I thus doe dispose...
Page 263 - In the name of god Amen I William Shackspeare of Stratford vpon Avon in the countie of warr gent in perfect health & memorie god be praysed doe make & Ordayne this my last will & testament in manner & forme followeing That...
Page 30 - And her mother told this to friends in her hearing, that that was a great motive that induced her to be willing to part with her; and commited her to the love, and care of her brother as a Father, with great confidence and assurance of his tendernes toward her. 8. His sister by coming over, lost the value of twenty-five pound, beside what her mother would have given her at her decease.
Page 194 - I lately made a deed to my sonn Robert Potter of my house & land at linn, dated 26 of May 1675, which conveyance I doe by this my last will & testament confirme, upon the condition therein exspressed, to be observed, 2 for the land in the north feild in Salem, which I had in a former will...
Page 5 - And in testimony of my ordaining and constituting this my last Will and Testament. I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of October, in ye year of our Lord, one thousand six hundred and eighty three.
Page 26 - Sheweth, that whereas Capt. Thomas Lowthrop, who lately lost his life in ye service & cause of God & his countrey, being his wives own, dear, naturall brother, dying intestate, & without issue, he humbly conceives himself on ye behalf of his wife to be ye true, naturall, proper heir of his estate left, & therefore his duty to make his humble address to this Honoured Court, that he may declare & legally plead ye same To which end he came & attended y* Court neer a weeks space.

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