WILLS & PROBATE RECORDS
WILL OF THOMAS
Southampton, Long Island, New
Dated July 28, 1677 - Proved March 1679
"I Thomas Halsey, being in a right mind and sound
judgment," leaves to wife, "one woollen wheel
and one linnen wheel, my little Iron Pott, and a Yellow
Rugg, and one white Dutch blanket, and 4 bushels of
wheate to be paid yearly, as long as she liveth, and 4
Leaves to son Thomas, "my house and home lot, and
the beach lot, and the Little Plain close, and the little
close on the south side of Mr. Raynor's, commonly called
Troublesome, and the close at the mill neck called
Peter's close, and the lot I had in the last Division at
Leaves to son Isaac, "my close at the head of the
creek, and 5 acres adjoining, and 5 acres in the Great
Plain in the ten acre lots, and 3 acres at the town pond,
and 10 acres in the ox pasture, and the Gin lots, and 4
1/2 acres in the Little Plain, and 20 acres in the next
Division, and he is to have his choice out of my 300
pounds of Commonage in lieu of the land at
"The remainder of all Divisions is to be divided
equally between my sons Thomas and Daniel, and Hog neck
to be divided also. Isaac is also to have the lot of
meadow at Seponack on the north side, and one acre at
Halsey's neck, and half the meadow on the south beach,
the other half to my son Daniel."
Leaves to son Daniel, "one lot of meadow at
Seponack, and the eastermost two acres in the Little
Plain, and the home lot I bought of Mr. Smith, my land at
Quogue and North side, and Hog Neck, to be divided
equally between my sons." Legacy to daughter
Elizabeth, wife of Richard Howell.
Dated July 28, 1677. Proved March, 1679.
Witnesses, Richard Barrett, John Else.
The sons Isaac and Thomas were confirmed as executors
July 8, 1679.
(Source: Collections Of The New York Historical Society
For The Year 1892 - Abstracts of Wills-Liber 1-2.)
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