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Will of Thomas Terry, Sr. – 1671

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THOMAS TERRY, SR., Southold. “I, Thomas Terry, Sen., of Southold, being very sicke and weake.” Leaves to beloved wife (not named) fifteen bushels of corn yearly, during her life. Ten bushels to be paid by my son Daniel, and five by my son Thomas. Also household goods and four bushels of apples yearly. “And if my son Daniel marry, and they doe not like to live together, then my son Daniel shall build my wife a convenient house for her comfortable living” To daughter Elizabeth a cow when she marries or comes of age. Legacies to daughter Ruth and daughter Mary Reeve. To son Daniel “my house and accommodations within ye old bounds, and one half my land at Ackabache.” To son Thomas all my land at Cutchock, and one half my land at Ackabacke.

Dated November 26, 1671. Witnesses, Barnabas Wyndes, Barnabas Horton, Thomas Hutchinson, Martha Hutchinson, John Elton. Proved at Court of Sessions, Southold, July 5, 1672. Letters of administration granted to son Daniel, October 15, 1672.

LIBER 1-2, page 98

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