|Death Note||Estate of John Shatswell of Ipswich|
Essex Probate Docket # None
ffebruary 11th 1646
The last will and Testament of me John Satchwell of Ipswich though weake in body yet in pfect sence & memory doe comend my soule to god who gave it & my body to the dust whence it was at first till the resurreccon which I doe expect.
And for my estate I give to my sonne Richard all my howses and land wth their apprtenancs except that pt of the 25 acre lott from the vper end of the plowd land & soe downward to the sea, & sixteene acres of pasture beyond muddy river pt of the ox pasture towards Rowley which pcells of land.
I give to Johan my wife during her naturall life an to her Issue if she have any and for want of such yssue then to returne to Richard my sonne his heires & Assignes: further it is hereby pvided & my will is that Johan my wife shall have the vse of my howses barne Cowhowse orchard halfe of my particular during her naturall life or vntill she can conveniently pvid otherwise for her selfe. And my will is that if Richard shall not marry wth Rebecca Tuttle which is now intended then my wife shall have her being in the howse as is before mentioned during her life vnlesse she see good to dispose of herselfe otherwise. But in case my sonne Richard should decease wthout issue lawfully begotten of his body then my will is that all that estate that is not given to his wife by ioynture shall returne to Johan my wife if then living and if both dept this life without issue then my will is that such estate of land as remayne should be equally divided betweene my brother & sisters' children that are here in New England.
I doe hereby give to my brother Theophilus Satchwell my best cloth sute and coate. To my brother Curwin my stuff sute. To my sister webster about seaven yards of stuff to make her a sute and alsoe a yonge heiffer thought to be wth calfe.
ffurther I doe hereby make my wife sole executrix to receive what is due to me & alsoe to pay if I doe owe any thinge to any that is iustly due. In wittnesse of this my last will & Testament I doe hereto sett my hand the daye & yeare first above written. Those words (of land as remaynes) were interlined before the subscripcon hereof.
Proved Mar 30, 1647, by the witnesses
Source: Printed "Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts;
1635 - 1681," In three volumes,The Essex Institute; Salem, MA; 1916
|Died||1642||Ipswich, Essex Co., Mass.|
|Person ID||I369||Owings Stone Genealogy, Ancestry & Heritage|
|Last Modified||07 Dec 2007 00:00:00|
|Father||JOHN SHATSWELL, b. 1574, Ipswich, Suffolk Co., England|
|Mother||JUDITH DILLINGHAM, b. 1578, Ipswich, Suffolk Co., England|
|Family ID||F153||Group Sheet|
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