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WILLS & PROBATE RECORDS

WILL OF DAVID HALSEY

Southhampton, Suffolk County, NY
Dated: October 4, 1729 Proven: October 14, 1732

In the name of God, Amen, October 4, 1729. I, DAVID HALSEY, of Southampton, in Suffolk County, being weak in body.

I leave to my son, ABRAHAM HALSEY, all my houses, lands, and Commonage, except as herein reserved. And he is to pay to my wife œ20 "in produce of the lands as it passeth to the market."

To my daughter ABIGAIL 5 shillings, "for she hath received her portion already."
To my daughter HANNAH œ50, ten pounds in money and the rest in movable effects.
To my daughter MEHETHEBEL œ50.
My wife HANNAH is to have the use of of my lands, and the west end of my dwelling house, and half my barn, and 1/2 the movable effects, "including both my negroes," and I make her executor.

Witnesses, HEZEKIAH HOWELL,THEOPILUS HOWELL,MARTIN ROSE. Proved, October 14, 1732.

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