Will of Nahor Wheelock of Shrewsbury, MA.
(6 Nov 1721 - Abt 1782)
Written 5 Dec 1781
Imprimis: I give and bequeth to Abigal My dearly beloved Wife the one half of the Income of my Real and personal Estate during her widowhood. And if She maries the whole of my household furniture.
Item: I give to my Eldist and well beloved Son Stephen My wearing apparil with One Pound Twelve Shillings to be paid out of my Estate Within Two years after his Mother's Deceas.
Item: I give to Eliab My Second beloved Son five Shillings to be paid in Two years after his Mother's Deceas He haveing had his time at Seven years of age.
Item: I give to Silas My third beloved Son My Gun to him and his heirs With the Whole of My Real and Personal Estate after My wives Decease. He paying the Several Sums Specified in this my Last Will Whome I likewise Constitute make and ordain my soul Executor of this my Last Will and Testament and Likewise all my Husbandry Tools.
Item: I give to Ezra My fourth beloved Son five shillings With his time.
Item: I give to Joshua my fifth beloved Son five Shillings With his time.
Item: I give to Huldah my Eldist beloved daughter five shillings She having had her time at Twelve years of age to be paid in two years after he mothers decease.
Item: I give to Lydia My Second beloved daughter one Pound one shilling and four pence to be paid in two years after her Mothers Decease.
Item: I give to Abigal My third beloved daughter one Pound five shillings and eight pence to be paid when She arrives at Eighteen years of age.
And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disannul all and every other former Testaments, Will, Legalies and Bequethes and Executors, by one in any ways before Named, Willed and Bequethed, Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be My Last Will and Testament in Witness Whereof, I have herunto Set my Hand and Seal the day and year above written.
(Transcribed by Roderick B. Sullivan, Aug 2002, from a copy of the
original, Worcester County Probate Case 63764)