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Cooper.Died suddenly, run over by a cart wheel.Will dated April 12, 1753 and proved July 2, 1762.
Will of Jonathan Burr
Jonathan Burr of Hingham in the County of Suffolk, cooper, makes will 12 April 1753 being of a sound and disposing mind and memory.
Imprimis: To my beloved wife Mary œ14, half of dwelling-house, six bushels of Indian corn, four bushels of Rye, one bushel and a half of wheat, four bushels of malt, one hundred pounds of beef, six score of pork, eight cords of wood, one milch cow, a horse to ride when she pleaseth, all my household goods.
Item: To my son Jonathan Burr œ17 of my lands as the true value of the rest of my lands may be prized at.
Item: To my son John Burr œ15 of my lands as the true value of the rest of my lands may be prized at.
Item: To my son Thomas Burr, one half of my cooper's tools.
Item: To my four sons Jonathan, John, Thomas and Samuel Burr, their heirs and assigns, my house, out-housing and lands and meadow in Hingham; also my cedar swamp in the township of Weymouth, also my piece of salt marsh in the township of Hull; also all live stock, husbandry tools and remainder of cooper's tools equally between them.
Item: To my daughter Mary Lincoln and her heirs, œ14.
Item: To my daughter Sarah Lane and her heirs, œ14.
Item: To my daughter Deborah Burr and her heirs, œ40.
Item: To my daughter Susanna Burr and her heirs, œ40.
Item: To my daughter Silence and her heirs, œ40.
Sons Jonathan and John to be executors. His four sons, above named, to be residuary legatees.
WITNESSES: Benjamin King, Hawkes Fearing, Thomas Slader.
Probated at Boston 2 July 1762.
Suffolk (Mass.) Probate Office