Alexander French

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Alexander French
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Date: 31 Jan 1744/1745
Place: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts

Imported only 31 Jan 1744 from Death Date and marked as uncertain.

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Note: S.D.38-427: Will of Alexander French, gent; Jan.23,1746 - Mar.4,1745(6) (No inventory on record). To wife Rebecca the bed on which I now lye & the household stuff except what I had with my first wife Mary & use & improvement of the best room so long as she remains a widow. To eldest son Alexander one yoke of oxen & one suit of my apparel & my gun, sword & belt & half my homestead and stock and outside tools etc. To son Samuel other half of my homestead & my best hatt, the land lying in the So. Precinct of Braintree, also 1 acre of salt marsh equally to both sons and they are to maintain my widow and bring up my sons Asa & Jacob to age of 14 years and my daughter Experience to age of 12 years. To son Isaac 20/ at age of 21, his grandfather Thomas White making a child of him is why I give him no more. To daughter Mehitable French the household stuff I had with my first wife her mother and 20. To daughter Elizabeth French œ20 at age of 18 paid by sons Alexander & Samuel. To son Asa 30 acres of outlands bounded E. on Middle Swamp, N. on Ensign Joseph Wales, S. on Nathaniel French. To son Jacob 30 acres of outlands E. on his brother Asa, N. on Joseph Wales, S. on Nathaniel French, and all my swamp lands equally between them. To daughter Experience French œ20 at age of 18 paid by sons Asa and Jacob. To wife Rebecca 20 acres of outlands, E. on Jacob, N. on Joseph Wales, & S. on Nathaniel French. To sons Alexander & Samuel all remainder of outlands and right to cut timber on all lands up to 3000 ft. of pine boards until other sons are of age. The wages of my son Samuel who is now in service at Louisburg to go to my estate, he being now under age. To sons Alexander & Samuel that 1/4 of a sawmill called French's. Remainder of my apparel to them and they to be executors. Wit: Joshua Hayward, Joseph Wales, Samuel Niles Jr.

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Date: 2 Dec 2004
Time: 18:07:13

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