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Will Record of Obed Hussey

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The Last will and testament of Obed Hussey of Hollawell in the County of Lincoln in the Common welth of Massachusets Esqr—I the Said Obed Hussey being of Sound and Disposing minde and memory and Considering the mortality of the body. Knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to Die, Do make and ordain this my Last will and testament in manner and form following—

And first I Recomend my Soul into the hands of God that Gave it and my body to the Earth to be Desently Buried

And as touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this Life, I Do Give Devise and Dispose of the Same in maner and form following. Imprimis I Do will and order that all the Just Debts that I Shall owe to aney Person or persons at the time of my Decease Shall be well & truly paid and Discharged out of my Estate By my Executrix herein after mentioned or named. Item I Give to my Son Obed Hussey Ten Shillings Lawfull money and the Hous he now Lives In and the land it Stands upon, to him & to his heirs & assigns forever Item I Give to my Son Samuel Hussey a Certain Hous Called awerehous Standing on the Edg of the Land on the East Side kenebeck River & is to the Southward & Eastward of my dweling hous In Said kenebeck, with half an achor of Land Joyning Said hous the most Conveniant for both Houses, to him & to his heirs & assigns forever. Item I Give to my Grand daughter Polley Hussey Perkins Daughter to Ebenezer Perkins Ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid to her by my Executrix. Item I Give to my Daughter Elizebeth Delano wife to Thomas Delano Junr : ten Shillings Lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix. Item I Give to my Daughter Ann Norcross wife to Phillip Norcross ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix. Item I Give to my Daughter Sarah Hussey ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid her by my Executrix. Item I give to my Son in law Natthaniel Coffin ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid him by my Executrix Item I Give to my Son in law Ebenezer Perkins ten Shillings lawfull money to be paid him by my Executrix. Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Loveing wife Mary Hussey all my Real and Personal Estate which I Shall be Siezed of at the time of my Decease wheresoever the Same Shall or may be found to her Use and Disposall for Ever, and Likewise I appoint Constetute and ordan my Beloved wife Mary Hussey to be my Sole Executrix of all this my Last will and Testament In witnes whereof I the Said Obed Hussey have to these presents Set my hand and Seal the Eith day of September anoque Domini 1789

Obed Hussey [seal]

Signed Sealled Published Pronounced and declared by the Said Obed Hussey to be his Last will and testament in presence of us the Subscribers

Ezra Taylor
John Johnson
Samuel Twycross Goodwin

Probated 6 Aug., 1790. [IV, 145.] Inventory by Lazarus Goodwin, Samuel Bullin and James Hinkley, all of Hallowell, 28 Ap., 1791, 918 : 14 : 2. [Unrecorded.] Inventory of real estate in Nantucket by Christopher Starbuck, Richard Mitchell and William Hammatt, all of Nantucket, 25th 10mo, 1790, 502 : 10. [Unrecorded.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 195, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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