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Thomas BORDEN

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51. John BORDEN

JOHN BORDEN'S WILL
1716. February 24, will probated. Exx. wife Mary. Overseers, son Richard
and Friend William Anthony. To eldest son, Richard, land in Tiverton. To son
John, farm at Touisset Neck, Swanzey, half at my decease and half at death or
marriage of wife, he paying my daughters Hope and Mary Borden 50 each,
and to children of daughter Amey Chase deceased (late wife to Benjamin
Chase of Tiverton) 15. To grandson Stephen Borden, eldest son of Joseph,
my son, deceased, land in Freetown, where son Joseph built a sawmill; said
Stephen paying his three brothers, William, George and Joseph, 100 each as
they come of age. To grandson Joseph Borden, a half share at head of
Freetown in Tiverton. To son Thomas Borden all housings and land in
Portsmouth, he keeping for his mother a horse and two cows, giving her two
fat swine yearly, allowing her sufficient houseroom while widow, and the keep
of half a doz. fowls. To son Thomas also, rights at Hog Island. To son William
,one-half of 1000 acres of land in Pennsylvania. To son Benjamin, the other
half. To daughters Hope and Mary Borden all lands in Shrewsbury, N. J., and
certain lands in Pennsylvania. To wife, Mary, all movables and wearing
apparel, spectacles, feather bed, 2 Bibles and several other books, silver,
pewter, five spinning wheels, three and a quarter years service of Indian girl,
130, cider 1, four cows, 2 two-years, 2 yearlings, calf, 40 sheep, 20
lambs, 3 swine, some pigs, etc.