ID: Abraham Fairfield 1810 will (Gen. 5: John-Walter-William-Skipper-Abraham-Abraham-Reuben)

Source: original image, Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island (probate BUR-1-64

Transcription:

In the name of God amen I Abraham Fairfield of Burrillville in the County of Providence and State of Rhode Island and being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory or you may say thus in considering the mortality of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory blessed by Almighty God for the same do make and herewith this my last will and testament in ___ that is to say First I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Solomon Fairfield one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Abraham Fairfield just one pair of leather breeches. Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Pruda, wife of Moab Pain, one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Cynthia, wife of Theodore F. Miller, one ___. Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary, wife of Daniel Aldrich, one _____. Also I give and bequeath unto my grandson Tarletus Tucker, so called one block bed and bedstead and bed bord and two linen sheets and two flanel sheets one blanket and one coverlead. Also I give and bequeath unto my grandson Reuben Fairfield, son of Abraham Fairfield, just one ___ worsted coat one velvet jacket and breeches and if he should not live to arive to the age of one and twenty these things are to go to his brother Simon. After paying out my just debts and funeral charges and ___, I also give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Fairfield all the right and benefits of the whole of my estate which I have not given away already that she stand in need of and is to dispose of no more than her support. Also I give and bequeath unto my three grandchildren Cynthia, Sarah, and Mary, daughters of Silas Cook, all that my beloved wife leaves of her ___ is to be divided equally betwixt them. Also I appoint my son in law Cyrus Logee as executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal on the first day of May in the year of our Lord A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ten. Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Abraham Fairfield to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the prsence of the testator. Timothy Dean, Aaron Logee, Ishmael W___, and Elisha Logee.

Notes: Abraham was the son of Skipper and Rosanna (Sly) Fairfield. He was born circa 1737 in Worcester, Massachusetts, according to family historian Wynn Cowan Fairfield. Abraham became a freeman in Glocester, Rhode Island in 1759, according to the History of Glocester. He married Sarah Cook September 4, 1760. He died sometime after May 1, 1810, the date of his will.

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