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  • ID: I1954
  • Name: William BAKER
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: Baker
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 461C82BAD2A5D5118736AB9CD9405A40B244
  • Change Date: 26 Apr 2003
  • Death: 1727
  • Death: by 14 Aug 1727 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA 1
  • Will: 16 JUL 1727 Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
  • Note:

    In the name of God Amen July the 16th 1727 I William Baker of Yarmouth in the County of Barnstable being [ ] and weak in body but of sound mind at this time thanks be to God for it Do make this Last will & Testament as followeth I commend my soul to God that gave it to me and my body to the Earth wherever it was to be buried after my decease at the discretion of my Executor hereafter [ ] and my will is that all my debts and funeral charges be paid after my decease out of my Movable estate ---- I give unto my sons Judah Bakor, Josiah Baker, William Baker, [ ] Baker, mary Smith, Dorkis Chase, Experience Cash, Elizabeth Wixson, Joannah Philips and Patience Smith five shillings a peice and to my Daughter In Law Dinah Young five shillings, to be paid to each of them out of my moveable estate by my Executor William B----- Sen. After my decease [ ] and I give all the re---- of my movable estate to my loving wife Mary Baker to be for her substanance and at her [ ] to which of my children she shall see cause And unless and after her decease my wife is that all my Real Estate of housing and Land Meadows shall be equally divided between my [ ] Youngest of sons above named or to such of them as Shall then be alive Except half an acre of my Land I give to my Son Judah where his house stands [ ] I do nominate and appoint my said wife Mary Executrix to this my Last will and Testament In Witness whereof I have here unto set my had and seal the date above said.

    The mark & seal of William Baker
    2



    Father: Francis BAKER b: 7 JUN 1611 in Great St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England c: 7 JUL 1612 in London, England
    Mother: Isabell TWINING b: by 1625 in England

    Marriage 1 Mercy LAWRENCE b: 4 DEC 1671 in Watertown, MA
    • Married: 3 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Marcy\Mercy BAKER b: 6 JAN 1692 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    2. Has No Children William BAKER b: 8 JAN 1694 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    3. Has Children Dorcas BAKER b: 15 NOV 1696 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    4. Has Children Experience BAKER b: 8 JAN 1698 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    5. Has Children Judah BAKER b: 2 MAR 1700 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    6. Has Children Elizabeth Hannah BAKER b: 11 FEB 1702/3 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    7. Has Children Josiah BAKER b: 16 DEC 1704 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    8. Has No Children Joanna BAKER b: 18 FEB 1707 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    9. Has No Children Patience BAKER b: 27 FEB 1709 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    10. Has Children Elisha BAKER b: 11 DEC 1712 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    11. Has Children James BAKER b: 20 MAY 1715 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA
    12. Has Children Thankful BAKER b: 6 DEC 1719 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA

    Marriage 2 Mary PIERCE

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Baker, William Will of
        Title: Last Will & Testament of William Baker (Barnstable County Probate)
        Text: In the name of God amen: July the 16th 1727 I William Baker of Yarmouth in the county of Barnastable being ill and weak in body but of sound mind at this time thanks go to God for it Do make this last will and Testament as followeth I commend my soul to God that gave it to me and my body to the earth whereas it was to be buried after my decease at the discretion of my Executrix here after named and my will is that all my debts and funeral charges be paid after my decease out of my moveable estate.

        I give unto my sons, Judah Baker, Josiah Baker, Elisha Baker, Junior Baker, Mary Smith, Darkis Chase, Experience Cash, Elizabeth Wixson, Joannah Philips and Patience Smalley five shillings a piece and to my daughter in law Dinah Young five shillings to be paid to each of them out of my moveable estate by my Executrix within one year of my decease.

        And I give all the rest of my moveable estate to my loving wife Marcy Baker to be for her subsistance and at her decease to which of my children she shall see cause And the use and improvement of all my real estate during her natural life and after her decease my will is that, all my Real estate of housing and land meadows shall go equally divided between my three youngest sons above named an to such of them as shall be [ ] and lives except half an acre of my land I give to my son Judah where his house stands [ ] I do nominate and appoint my said wife, Mary Executrix to this my last will and testament In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal the date above said.

        Signed sealed pronounced and declared
        to be the Last Will and Testament of William Baker
        In [ ] of us Peter Thacher, Jeremiah Okilly, Seth Okelly
        14 Aug 1727
        Quality: 3
        Page: Book 4, pp 393 & 394
      2. Abbrev: Probate Records
        Title: Probate Records
        Quality: 3
        Page: Barnstable Co. MA, Book 4, pg 393
      3. Abbrev: Torrey's Marriages
        Title: Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, Inc.;)enealogical Publishing, Inc.;.
        Page: pg 34
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