Will Record of Jonathan Laiten
In the Name of God Amen. I Jonathan Laiten of Newcastle in the County of Lincoln and Provinc of the Masecutis Pay in Newegland Being in Perfict helth (Praised be God) do mack this My Last will and testament as followth. Imprimis I Give to my bloved wife Mary Laiten fiftean acors of Up Land and Marsh on the southerly Part of My farm with one half of the I Dweling hous and one third Part of the Barn and two milce kows and six shep with one third Part of the houshold Goods so long as she Contincus My widdow and no Longer &c Iteam I Give to My son John Laiten ten Pounds to Be pay'd in one year After My deceas By My Executor Item I Give to My son Moses Laiten Eight Pounds Itiam. I Give to My son Richard Laiten thirty Pounds. Itiam Itiam I Give to my dafter Mary three Pounds to Be paid in two years after My deceas Itiam I Give to My dafter Martha six Pounds and I give to My dafter Jean seven Pounds & to My dafter Sarah I Give six Pounds and I Give to My dafter Rebecka five Pounds in fower years after My deceas Itiam I Give to My dafter Hannah five Pounds to Bee Paid in five years after My deceas and I Give to My son Ezekiel Laiten whome I Mack sole Executor of this My Last will and testament I Give and demise and Bequeath to him and his heirs all and Evry of My Messuages Lands and Parsonal Estat with all my husbandderey tols Hereditament whatsoever and wheirsoever which I allso Charge with the Payment of all My said Legacis and honest debts and Decont Burail : in witnes wheir of I have hereunto seit My hand and seeal the 15th day of May and in the year of Ower Lord 1772 Seal'd Published and Declare by the above named Jonathan Laiten for and as his Last will and testament in the Presents of us
Jonathan Laiten (seal)
witness Joshua fuller
Probated 7 Sep., 1772. [I, 243.] Inventory by James Cargill, Robert Hodge and David Hopkins, all of Newcastle, 2 Dec., 1772, £471 : 13 : 6. [I, 252.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 60, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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