HENRY TUCKER DARTMOUTH (WILL)
Will of Henry Tucker of Dartmouth dated the "first Day of the first month 1693/4"
"First I Desire my soule may returne to god who gave it me & Rest with him for Ever".To my wife Martha Tucker twelve pounds yearly during her life, also one feather bed and what clothing doth belong thereto.To my daughter Sarah Tucker threescore pounds "in as much as She hath had no portion as yet".To my son Abraham Tucker L30 in money.To my grandchild Henry Tucker son of Abraham Tucker one half of all my lands, when he comes to age of twenty one, but if my wife is living he shall not possess the same until her death, also I give him twenty pounds, because I have given him no part of my house or orchard.To the four daughters of my son Abraham Tucker "which his first wife Mary Tucker bare Unto him" viz. Mary, Patience, Martha and Abigail, then pounds, each when they come to age of sixteen years.If any of said daughters die, her legacy to be equally divided among the survivors.To my son in law Nathaniel Slocum twenty pounts in money or goods.To son in law Samuel Pery twenty pounds in money."I give to the Church of Christ and people of god in scorne Caled Quakers on Road Island" five pounds.Rest of estate to son John Tucker, he to be sole executor.Sitnessed by John Akin Thomas X Briggs and Eliazar Smith.The three above witnesses all living at Dartmouth, made oath to above will before Jno. Saffin (Sassin?) John Cary, Registr at Bristol, July 3, 1694.Entered July 4, 1694 by Jno Cary, Registr.
Inventory of the estate of Henry Tucker late of Dartmouth taken May 1, 1694 by Jonathan Russell and Thomas X Briggs and sworn to by John Tucker of Dartmouth before John Saffin (Sassin?) Esq. at Bristol, July 3, 1694. John Cary, Registr.Recorded July 5, 1694 by John Cary, Registr.Amount L362..09..02"
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