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New Hampshire Wills, Vol. 1
NOTE: This is typed as it was written. The spelling errors are as it was found in the source...
In the name of God Amen
I Thomas Robearts Sen' of the Towne of Dover in Piscattaqua River, in New England yeoman beeing weake of Body
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Sone John Robearts, of Dover, aforesaid, the sume of Twenty shillings in Currant money of New England, to be paid by my Executor, three monethes, after my discease
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Sone , Thomas Robearts, the sume of five shillings, in money to be paid at or within the space of three monethes, after my disease, by my Executor
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Daughter, Hester (now wife of John Martyn of New Jarze) the sume of five shillings in money, to be paid, by my Executor, three monethes, after my discease, if demanded
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Daughter,Anne (now wife of James Philbrooke of Hampton) the sume of five shillings in money, to be paid, by my Executor, three monethes, after my discease, as is above mentioned
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Daughter, Elizabeth (now wife of Benjamin Heard of Cochechock) the sume of five shillings in money, to be paid, by my Executor, three monethes, after my discease, by my Executor
Item - I give and bequeath, unto my Sone , in Law Richard Rich, the husband, of my dearly beloved daughter Sarah, and to his heirs, Lawfully begotten on the Body of my said daughter (Be it either males or females) the males, to be ever preferred, before the females, and the elder before the younger, and to his, and their assiges forever, my dwelling house, where in, I now dwell, Lieing and Scituate, in Dover aforesaid, to gether also, with all, and Singular, the Out housing, Orchards, planting Land, and pastures, within fence, or Laying, in Common priviledge, of Vommond, proffitts, of Commodities, Advantages, hereditam, and appurtenances, whatsoever, thereunto belonging, or in any wise, appertaining, and now in my owne tenure, and occupac'on, and also, a Lott of fouer Acres, of planting Land, lieing and Scituate, in Dover aforesaid, neare my Said dwelling house, and Likewise three Acres, or marsh by Estimac'on, bee it more or Lesse, Lieing, and Scituate, at the mouth of Winnycott River, neare Greeneland, in Piscattaqua River, aforesaid, which I doe now possess, and Enjoy, and also, I doe nomminate, make choice of, and appoint, my said Sone in Law Richard Rich to bee my whole and Sole Executor, (& in Case of Mortallity, my Daughter Sarah above menc'oned) to Execute, or see Executed, this my Last will and Testament, according to the purport, true Intent, and meaning thereof, and in Testimony, that this is my Last will, and Testament, Irrevocably, I have hereunto, putt my hand and seale D'ated in Dover, aforemenc'oned, this Twenty Seaventh day of September, One Thousand Six hundred Seaventy & three. 1673.
Signed Sealed and Deliv'd in the presents of us.
Job Clements Sener
Job Clements Ju witnesseth
[Proved June 30, 1674]