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Will of Thomas Huit of New Jersey
Posted by: Stella Cotrill (ID *****2992) Date: January 07, 2003 at 11:57:08
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Unrecorded Wills and Inventories Monmouth County, New
WILL of thomas HUITT, of the town of Shrewsbury, Co. of Mon.,
Gent., "being in good health." Dated Jan. 24, 1705.
Proved by oath of Samuell Child and Samuell Dennis, wits., that they saw John Hance, Junr, sign;
before Robert Hunter, Esqr, Gov. of Pr. of N. J., Burlington,
Dec. 19, 1710.

Gives: "unto my Loving wife Faith Huitt all that ... Land and Meadow Scituate ... in ... Shrews"bury ... together with all hovses, Edifies, buildings ... and Appurtenances ... whereon I now live "... said
land is ... bounded in ye patent thereunto belonging bearing Date the Sixth Day of December one "thousand Six hundred Eighty & one Excepting ye peece of meadow lying in the great meadow mentioned in the sd pattent "During her Natural life And after her ... Decease ... unto mine and her Davghter Sarah Lippincott to "her & to her heirs ..."; "unto my sd Daughter Sarah one Negro Girl
Call'd Easter and ten pounds in Silver money "one breeding mare and ten Sheep ... also ... one
feather bed with all the furniture thereunto belonging, "after her Mothers Decease"; "unto Mary
Davis all that ... Land and Meadow Scituate .. in Shrewsbury "... Lying between Francis Jackson's
land and a highway that parts ye sd land on the west Side from John Hances "land So long as
She ... doth live unmarryed af it is .... bounded in ye pattent ... bearing Date "the one and twentieth
day of may one thousand Six hundred Ninty four; And after her ... Decease or is married "... to
Joseph Huitt ye Son of the sd mary Davis to him and .. his heirs ..."; "unto my Said Daughter
"Sarah Lippincott to her and to her heirs ... four acres and an half of Salt meadow lying in the
Great Meadow lying "Next the Creek being part of ye meadow mentioned in ... pattent belonging
to ye plantation that I now live on. "The Rest of my Salt meadow that lyes in the great Meadow ...
to ... Said Joseph Huitt the Said mary "Davis her Son to him and to his heirs ... Also ... unto ... Said Joseph Huitt ten pounds Currant "Silver Money one horse, one mare, one Cow five Sheep one
Small Gun my Sword and Cane and all my wearing Cloaths "and apparel"; "unto ... Sd mary Davis
twenty pounds in Currant Silver money one feather bed and all the furni"ture thereunto belonging
two Cows & five Sheep"; "unto patience ye Eldest Daughter of the Sd mary Davis one Negro boy
"Call'd Silas and ten pounds ... Current Silver money one heifer two or three years old and five
sheep"; "unto "the Said mary Davis her Daughter Mercy alfo one Negro boy Call'd Peter ten pounds
in the like Silver money ... "one heifer and five Sheep"; "unto the Said Mary Davis her Davghter
Deborah one Negro boy Call'd Stephen ten pounds "in the like Currant money ... one cow and five Sheep"; "... that my man oliver shall gett and provide "... for Shee the Said mary davis and her
Children fire wood and thirty bushels of Corn yearly ... During "my wife faith's life and for five
years to come after her Decease"; "unto my wife Faith huitt all my hovsehold goods & "utensils
and Stock upon my farm I now live on not already bequeathed ... only for her ... use ... "During
her natural life not to Sell nor other wise to dispose of them my white man Robert Edmonds his
time to Come "my man oliver and Befs his wife alfo During her life and after the Decease of my
wife Faith the Said Befs ... unto "the Sd mary Davis And ... Befs's Children not already bequeathed ... unto ... Said Joseph Huitt "and also my man oliver after the Expiration of the time ... of his So
providing fire wood and Corn as aforesd I "then Give him ... oliver his Fredom"; "all my goods
and Chattels ... bequeathed to faith my wife ... "after her Decease ... to my Daughter
Sarah Lippincott the one half and to ... mary davis the other half "Equally to be Divided ... as
they shall agree between themselves, but if they ye Said women cannot agree then "two Men
to be Indefferently Chosen by them both to end the Defference between them"; "if it shall happen
at any time "... any ambiguity Doubt or question to ... Arise by Reason of the Imperfect or Defect
of or in any the words "and Claves and Sentences ... in this my ... will ... [for the] better
Explanation Interpretation "... of the Said Doubt ... I will that my executors ... or Some one
or more of my Intimate and honest "Acquaintance Shall Expound ... according to their wisdom ..."

Nominates "my trusty and Loving Friends Mr. Lewis Morris Esqr and Mr. John Leonard Gent. and
Samll Dennis "Husbandman overseers and Executors of ... my ... will ... Containing four Sheets of
small paper." " .. I ... have ... Sett my hand to every Sheet thereof and Seall to the last Sheet."

Samvell Child
John Hance Junier
Saml Dennis
Oath of Executors, Samll Dennis and Lewis Morris, before Robert Hunter, Esqr., Gov.,
Burlington, 19th Dec., 1710.
Oath of Executor, John Leonard, before Robert Hunter, Esq., Gov.,
Burlington, 30th of xber, 1710.

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