Will Record of Samuel Bogs
In the Name of GOD, Amen
The twenty thard Day of April Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred and sixty four I Samuel Bogs of St Georges in the County of Lincoln and province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Husbandman being weak in Body but of perfect Mind and Memory Thanks be given to GOD :
Therefore Calling to mind the mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all Men to Die, Do Make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of GOD who gave it and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executors, nothing Doubting but the General Resurrection I shall receive the same a gain by the Mighty Powar of GOD. And as touching Such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased GOD to Bless me in this Life I give, demise, and Dispose of the Same in the following Manner & Form.
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well Beloved Daughter Jane Motley five Shillings to be paid her by my Executors out of my Estate which with what She has all ready Received is her full protion or Share out of my Estate
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well Beloved Son John Bogs one Straitboded Coat of Broad Cloath one great Bibble one Large loin pott, one pair of Larg Stillerds one pair of Larg Andioin with SunDries of outher Smal things twanty Six pounds thirdteen and four peance for my Bord and twanty pounds from those Deats that Shall be Call in which with what he has allredy Received is his full protion or share of my Estate
Imprimis I give And bequeath to my well beloved Daughter Anne Rax Six pounds thirdteen Shillings and four pence paid her by my Executors Out of my Estate which with what She has allready Received is her full protion or Share out of my Estate
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well beloved Son Samuel Bogs one great Coat of Myen one Not that I had of Chusen one Not that I had of Bickmore which with what he has Received is his full protion or Shear out of my Estate
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well belove Son William Bogs a Fathers Bead that I know Lie on and all that belongs to the Bead which with what he has had or Received is his full protion or Shear out of my Estate
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well belove Daughter Mary Burns five Shilling which with what She has allrady Receive is her full protion or Shear out of my Estate
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well beloved Grand Daughter Ann mcDaniel Six pounds thardteen Shilling and four pence to be left in the Trusuery tel She Shall Com of Eage by the order of the Executors
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my well beloveed Grand Son Samuel Bogs three pounds Six Shilling and Eaght pence to be Left in the hands of the Executors tel he Shall Com of Eage with Lawfull Intress tel then and if God Shall take away his Breath this Sum is to go to his Sister Anne.
I Do hearby apint John and William Bogs my Sons to be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testiment Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal
Samuel Bogs (Seal)
I Declar this to be
my Last will and
Probated 15 June, 1768. [I, 139.] John Bogs disclaimed executorship 19 May, 1768. [I, 138.] Inventories by Patrick Porterfield, Alexander Lermond and Samuel Creighton, all of St Georges. [I, 140 & 223.] Account filed 3 Oct., 1770. [I, 223.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 33, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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