Estate of Nehemiah Porter of Ipswich
Essex Probate Docket # 22502
Item. I give to my son Nehemiah Six Pounds Thirteen
Shillings, & Four Pence Lawful Money to be paid him out of my Estate
by my Executor at the End of one year after my Decease.
Item. I give to my Grand Children the Children of son Samuel deceased three Pounds six shillings & eight pence to be paid them in equal shares out of my Estate by Executor at the end of one year after my decease.
Item. I give my two daughters Hannah and Sarah, to each of them Six pounds thirteen Shillings and Four Pence to be paid them out of my Estate by my Executor at the end of one year after my Decease.
Item. I give to my daughter Lydia Five shillings to be paid her out of my Estate by my Executor at the end of one year after my Decease. She having had her Portion before.
Item. My Will is tht all the Remainder of my Estate both Real and personal when and wheresoever found Shall be equally divided between my two sons Hazadian and Ebenezer.
Item. My Will also is that my Executor have hereby full Power to Sell any Part, or all my Estate to enable him to pay the Bequest mentioned in this my Will.
Item. I do hereby constitute and appoint my Said Son Ebenezer Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament - - - & also my Will is that all the foregoing Legacies shall be to the Several Lagatees & their Heirs forever - -
In Tentimony whereof I have hereunto Set my Hand & Seal this Ninth Day of October Anna Domini 1782 - - -
NEHEMIAH PORTER [seal]
Signed Sealed and declared to be the last Will and Testiment of Nehemiah Porter in Presence of
SAMUEL WALLACE, Junr
Proved 5 Oct. 1784
(Inventory attached) signed by EBENEZER PORTER, Executor
JOHN WHITTEREDGE ) Committee
SAMUEL WALLIS Jr) Sworn
Source: "A PORTER PEDIGREE" compiled by Miss Juliet Porter, Worcester, Mass. 1907
Submitted by: Betty Mankin
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