~ NICHOLAS PHILLIPS WILL ~
Son of Richard Phillips and Mary Packard
Nicholas Phillips of Weymouth, Husbandman, "being weak" made his will April 14, 1749; it was proved March 26, 1751.
To his daughter Mary Badlam 80 pounds, 50 pounds of which his son-in-law Samuel Badlam has in his hands. To his daughter Mary Badlam his silver tankard. To his grandsons Samuel and William Badlam one-half of cedar swamp in Braintree. To his grandchildren (children of his daughter Mercy, deceased, John Kingman, Elisha Kingman, Daniel Kingman, Mary Blanchard, Hannah Kingman, Mercy Kingman and Lydia Kingman, each 10 pounds. To my grandchildren (children of my daughter Hannah deceased), Hannah Tirrell, Mary Tirrell and Bathsheba Bisby, to each 10 pounds. To his maid Elizabeth Penny one cow and the keeping while she live unmarried, and use of house. To his grandsons Nicholas Phillips and William Phillips his homestead, buildings, stock and other at twenty one years.
James Pettee of Weymouth, executor. Witness: Joshua Torrey Jr., James Humphrey, Nathaniel Humphrey. Inventory of will 333. (pounds) 15. (shillings) 11. (pence)
Source: History of Weymouth and Suffolk Probate, 45:4
His grave stone:
Here Lyes Buried
Mr Nicholas Phillips
Who was Born A.D. 1664
He Dyed on March
The 11th A.D. 1751
Aged 87 Years
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