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THOMAS GREENMAN  
?-1728



In the Fear of God the Last or thirtyeth day October 1728 I Thomas Greenman of South Kingstown Taylor in the Colony of Rhode Island and providence plantation in New England Being very Sick and Weak in body but of perfect Mind and memory thinks [sic] be given to god therefore and Knowing that it is appointed that all men must Dye do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament ye is to say principally and first of all I recommend my Soul in to the hands of god that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian buriel [sic] at the direction of my Executor and Executrix and as Touching Such Worldly Estate which hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give demise and dispose of the Same in the following manner and form  

Imprimus I give and bequeath to Mary dearly beloved wife after all my just debts be paid & discharged the third part of my moveable Estate and the third part of what my house and Land may be sold for and the rest of my estate my will is my Sons shall each of them twice as much as each of my Daughters and I do Intend of the money ye is my meaning also I make my wife my executrix and I do make Capt. Wm Clark of Westerly in the Colony aforesd my  Exor(?) w___ may  w__ ___ Except of it but if he will ___ ___ ___  

Then my will is that my wife shall be my hole and Sole Executorix and my will is that my Executrix and Executor shall sell my land and building to pay my Just Debts but if my Executor do not except of it then my will is that my Executrix may do it hereself and I do declare this to be my last will and Testament   In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the year and day of the date above written
                                                    Thomas Greenman    (Seal)
Signed & Sealed to be his
Last will & Testement
[sic]
In presence of
Job Card
Jer Clark
Jos Hull
     Mr. Jos Hall (or Hull) & Job Card both So(?) Kingstown appeared before the Town Council of South Kingstown the 14 Day of October An Dom 1728 and on there [sic] Engagement declared that they Saw Thomas Greenman Late of _ Kingstown Deceased Sign Seal Publish & Declare the above Instrument to be his Last will and Testement [sic] and that he was in his perfect Mind & Memory and also declared that they Signed as Witnesses in the Testators ___ at the Same Time & that they also saw Jeremiah Clark Sign as Witness at the same time                      Signed by Wm Robinson Clerk of Court
Recorded November 11(?), 1728
R.H. T. C


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