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Will of Jonas Bower, – 1670

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JONAS BOWER, Southampton. Leaves to son Joseph seventeen acres of land at Flying Point, and three acres in the last Division to be taken at the east end next to Robert Woolley’s, one half my meadow on the beach, one half my meadow in Quaganantuck, a £50 right in the ox pasture, and a £50 right of Comnionage. To son James his portion in cattle. “I leave it to my wife’s liberty to pay to my son Jonathan his portion as she shall see meet.” Leaves to wife Hannah use of house and land till son Jonah comes of age. If he die under age, then to go to my son Isaac. If Jonah lives, then Isaac is to have thirty-one acres of land lying by Thomas Halsey’s. Mentions daughters (not named). Makes “my cousin John Howell, Richard Post and John Jessup executors.

Dated November 13, 1670. Witnesses, John Howell, John Jessup. Proved June 6, 1671.

LIBER 1-2, page 87

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