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Sunday, October 12, 2014

1682 :: Will of Robert Goodell


On this date in our family history . . . the 12th day of October . . . in the year 1682 . . . Robert Goodell [aka Robert Goodale] makes his mark on his will . . . according to The Ancestry of Lydia Harmon, Robert died sometime between this date and the 27th day of June of the following year . . . which is when his will was proved in the courts of Salem . . . this Robert is a 10th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .



I, ROBERT GOODELL being now aged and weak in body, as also my wife and my daughter Elizabeth Bennett, hath taken care of me, and therefore my will and desire is, and I do will and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Bennett, and my grandchild John Smith, my house and the orchard and all the meadows that I now possess with the pasture which is about eight acres of upland be it more or less, all which land and meadows, my daughter Elizabeth Bennett and my grandchild, John Smith, shall enjoy after the lease, or term that is now let for, is expired, they or either of them paying as much rent, yearly as the wife of the above said ROBERT GOODELL hath let it, for which is to the value of twenty shillings in current pay?" dated the twelfth of October one thousand six hundred eighty two; and after my daughter Elizabeth's decease, the whole lands shall be my grand child's John Smith. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.



1 comment:

BeNotForgot said...


ROBERT GOODALE ca 1604-ca 1683
& CATHERINE GOODALE
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ISAAC GOODALE ca 1634-ca 1679
&1668 PATIENCE COOK
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ZACHARIAH GOODALE 1675-1747/
&1700 ELIZABETH COUSINS †/1747
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HANNAH GOODALE ca 1706-1758
&1727 NATHANIEL HARMON 1702-1784
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ELIZABETH "BETSEY" HARMON ca 1734-1806
&1754 EDWARD MILLIKEN 1733-1813
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JERUSHA MILLIKEN 1762-1855
&1781 RUFUS LEVI MERRILL ca 1758-1824
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PHINEAS MERRILL 1787-1865
&1808 LUCY THURSTON 1791-1821
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WILLIAM THURSTON MERRILL 1816-1898
&1840 OLIVE JANE GOODWIN 1821-1895
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PHEBE ANN MERRILL 1848-1927
& ? ?
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EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
&1894 THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
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ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
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Mom of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
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Keeper of this family history blog

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