Maine Wills; 1640-1760
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ...page & one in the last Item of ye second page & some in the third page & ye word (Grandson) Interlined in several places in ye third page & some few other words before signing. Signed Sealed published pronounced Joseph Hill (Seal) & Declared by the said Joseph Hill to be his last Will & Testament in presence of John Eldredge Samuel Hatch Jur Benjamin Credifor Noah Emery Probated 19 July 1743. Inventory returned at 1222: I5: 10, by Sam Wheelwright, Daniel Chaney and Noah Emery, appraisers, 17 Aug. 1743. Besides Debts and Bills due the estate aggregating 064: 11: 0, from Hichd Kuubal, SamU Adams, Daniel Morrison, Sam" Stuart and Abel Merrell. Probate Office, 6, 57. The last Will & Testament of Arthur Bragdon of York in the County of York in New England Gen' made this fifteenth Day of March Anno Domini one thosand seven hundred & thirty six. being far advanced in Years & not knowing the Day of my Death I would settle my worldly Estate & I Dispose of the same in manner following Viz. Imprimis I give to my Loving & faithfull Wife Sarah Bragdon all the House hold stuff I shall Leave at my Decease besides her Dower & Thirds in all ye rest of my Estate for ever & ye Real for Life. Item. I Give to my Daughters Sarah Johnson & Martha Lord Each ten shillings to be paid by my Executor besides what I have already given. Item To my Daughters Tabitha Linscot Bethia Leavitt & Love Sayer I give Each thirty pounds to be paid as afores" within four Years after ye Decease of me & my Wife. Item. I Give to my Daughter Mercy sixty pounds the one half on Demand the other half within four Years after my Decease if She shall survive me. Item I Give to my Grandaughter Olive Farnam thirty pounds to b...
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