WILL OF NATHANIEL HALSEY
Suffolk County, NY
I leave to my
two grand sons, ANANSIS and ISAREL HALSEY, 10 each.
I leave to my
son NATHANIEL all my homestead and buildings, that is, my
land, meadow, and buildings, at Cobb; And my lot called
Jonathan's Lot; Also all my land called Conklings Neck;
And the rest of my land at North side, bought of MR.
TOPPING. Also one 50 right in Lot 29, Great South
Division. Also a lot of meadow at the bottom of Jumping
Neck called Rapahanock; And two lots at Red creek Neck,
which I bought of SAMUEL BISHOP and ISAAC BOWER; And all
my right of land and meadow which I have lying with widow
MARTHA HALSEY, that is west of Canoe Place; And 1/2
50 right of Commonage, east of Canoe Place.
I leave to each of my daughters (not named) 10s. To my son NATHANIEL, my plow, cart, and ox chain. I leave to my wife the use of 1/3 of all lands and meadows given to my son NATHANIEL, and 1/2 the house and barn. If any of my sons wish to sell, they shall give the rest the preference.
Dated March 27, 1745. Witnesses, ELLIS COOK, EZEKIEL ROSE, JONATHAN HALSEY. Proved, April 18, 1746. Wife ANNA and ABRAM HALSEY, executors.
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