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[On p.91] On 28 March, 1685, I"Mrs Sarah Warren* Executrix of the last Will and Testament of her late husband Mr Nathanael Warren late of Plimouth Deceased.... By vertue of Power given me in the said will", for £15, sold to "my son Nathanael Warren .... Certain Tracts or parcels of Land .... in the Township of Middleborough and are bounded as followeth vizt All the lower end of the fifth Lot Lying in Pachoague Neck bounded North-westward with Mr Whites Lott and with a white oak and a Red oak tree marked and on the South East ward side with the lott of William Bassett and with a white oak tree Standing upon the plaine marked and Butteth Northeastward on the River Called Titticuff River and to Extend from the aforesaid trees Sevenscore Rodd the whole Bredth of the said Lou and home to the River with all the upland and meddows within the said Boundaries Being by Estimation fifty acres of land more or less and Also half a share of meadow of that meadow belonging to the Pachoague proprietors and Alsoe half a shre of land lying on Bridgewater side of the said River Belonging to the said Pachoague proprietors And Msoe one half share of that land Comonly Called the Majors purchas"
[p.92] The deed was signed by "Sarah Warren senr" by a mark. The witnesses were Ephraim Morton, Sr., and Joseph Warren, Sr.
"Sarah Warren Senril acknowledged the deed, on 10 January, 1689, before William Bradford, Deputy Governor, and it was recorded, 25 April, 1690, by Samuel Sprague, Recorder.
[WIDOW SARAH WARREN TO SON NATHANIEL WARREN]
[on p.92] On 9 January, 1689/90, "Sarah Warren of the Town of Plimouth", for £5, sold to "my son Nathanael Warren of the Town of Middleborough.... All that my share or portion of land Comonly Called the Sixteene shilling purchase Divided and undivided Lying in the Township of Middleborough
* Sarah (Walker) Warren was the widow of Nathaniel2 Warren (Richard1) of Plymouth.
20 Plymouth County, Mass., Records of Deeds
Together with my half share of land lying in Bridgewater Township being the 4th loff together with all my Rights of lands Belonging to that purchase though on the other side of the River And all my ....... unto Each parcell of land above Expressed"
[p.93] The deed was signed "Sarah Warren Widow" by a mark The witnesses were Ephraim Morton, Richard Warren (by a mark) James Warren, Jabez Warren and Thomas Faunce.
"Sarah Warren Widdow" acknowledged the deed, on 10 January, 1689, before William Bradford, Deputy Governor, and it was recorded 25 April, 1690, by Samuel Sprague, Recorder.
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THE WILL AND INVENTORY OF NATHANIEL WARREN.
Literally transcribed from the original records,
BY GEORGE ERNEST BOWMAN.
Nathaniel Warren, the eldest son of Richard and Elizabeth ( ) Warren, died at Plymouth in the year
1667, between the sixteenth of 3uly, the date of the codicil to his will, and the twenty-first of October, the
date on which the inventory of his estate was taken.
His. will and inventory were recorded in the Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories, Volume II, Part
II, folios 46 and 47.
 The last Will and Testament of Nathaniel: Warren of Plymouth Late Deceased Exhibited to the
Court held att Plymouth aforsaid the thirtyeth of October Anno Dom 1667 on the oathes of hugh Cole and
I, Nathaniel Warren senir of the Towne of Plymouth in New England being weake in body and ill att
ease but of a Disposing mind and of a prfect memory; not knowing how soon the Lord may Call mee away
out of this world; Doe ordaine this to bee my last Will and Testament m maner and forme following;
Imprimis: I make ordaine and Constitute Sarah my loveing wife to be the sole exequitrx of this may last
will: To Dispose of my estate according to the tenor of this my Will with the advise and approbation of the
supervissors heerafter named; Item I give unto my loveing wife Sarah the tuli sume
The Will and Inventory of Nathaniel Warren. 37
of fifteen pounds in goods or Chattles with my best bed and bedstead with Curtaines and vallence belonging
to it: with two pillowes with two paire of pillowbeers and two paire of sheets with the best Rugg and a
paire of the best blanketts; Incase shee shall and Doe alter her Condition by marriage; But incase and soe
longe as shee shall remaine a widdow; that then my estate be all aff her Dispose and in her hand to be
Improved for her support and for the bringing up of my Children; Divers of them being young; provided
that I Doe by this my Will give and bequeath unto my Children to each of them three pounds in mony to be
Delivered to them aff theire Day of marriage; onely incase That if through nessesity by the advise of my
Supervissors afternamed my wife Doe or shall Dispose of the mony I leave or any prte therof That then
theire prte therof shall not be payable whoe have not received it att the time when this is made known by
my said exequitrix that she is soe Disinabled to pay it as aforsaid. further my wil is and I Doe heerby
Authorise and Impower my said exequitrix: with the advise of my supervissors afternamed: To make sale
of Any of my lands and to give and seale Deeds for the Confeirmation therof to be
Improved for the makeing good of my legacyes and engagements; which shalbe as Authenticall in
law to all Intents and purposes as ifI my selfe were surviveing and Did acte therin; and to be
Under stood that the land be sold to the flill worth therof; and not as it may posibly be vallued in
an Inventory; and accordingly what it shalbe sold for in the full extent of it; my will is shalbe
Devided amongst my Children in such maner as is after expressed: Item my will is That as any of
my Children shalbe occasioned to alter theire Condition by marriage that they then shall have the
sume often pounds to each of them Delivered to them att theire Day of marriage; or in some
Convenient time soone after by my exequitrix out of my estate; and unto my eldest son then
surviving the sue of twenty pounds and incase the said sumes Cannot be made good out of my
goods or Chattles that then some prte of my lands be sold to Doe it as aforesaid; moreover my
will is that incase my wife shall marry; That whatsoever of my estate either of lands goods or
Chattles shalbe then extant and not expended In the bringing up of my Children and in the
38 The Will and Inventory of Nathaniel Warren
payment and makeing good of my Ingagements and legacies shalbe equally Devided amongst my
children then surviveing in equall and alike proportions onely that my eldest son then surviveing
shall have a Double portion therof; furthermore my will is That aft the Decease of my wife; if any
prte of my estate shalbe then left and not expended as aforsaid be it either in lands goods or
Chattles; That then it shalbe Devided in equall and alike proportions amongst my Children then
surviveing; onely my eldest son then surviveing shall have a Doubble portion thereof, my Will is
That incase my Deare Child my Daughter hope shall Continew lame and Impotent That it shalbe
left unto the Descretion of my exequitrix and supervissors (after named) To Inlarge her portion as
they shall see meet; and the like alsoe for any other of my Children; if they shalbe lame sicke or
Impotent; my Will is and I Doe heerby request my trusty and welbeloved frinds Captaine Thomas
Southworth and my loveing brother Joseph Warren and Leiftenant Ephraim Morton To be the
supervissors of this my last Will and Testament much Confiding in theire dove and faithflulnes to
be healpfull to my said exequitrix in the acting and Disposing of prticulars according to the tenore
therof; and to be Considered out of my estate for what time and charge they shalbe att in the
prmises; and that they my supervissors; shall have flill power and I Doe heerby request them to
advise about and take Care of my Children in reference to theire marriage; That they bee matched
with such as may be fin for them both in reference to theire sperituall and outward estate; In
witness that this is my last Will and Testament; the said Nathaniel Warren have heerunto sett my
hand and seale; this 29th day of June Anno Dom 1667
Witnes heerunto Nathaniel Warren hugh Cole and a seale Nathaniel: Morton; A Supplyment to the abovwritten Will exhibited to the Court held aft Plymouth the thirtyeth Day of october one Thousand six hundred sixty and seaven on the oathes of
Captaine Southworth hugh Cole and Nathaniel Morton;
I Nathaniel Warren being weake in body but of Desposing
The Will and Inventory of Nathaniel Warren. 39
memory Doe heerby Declare and manifest unto all unto whom these shall Come; That my will further is as
an appendix and Supplyment unto my will bearing Date the 29th of June 1667 That in Reference unto the
Land my mother mistris Elizabeth Warren hath Instated and posessed my beloved brother Joseph Warren
and my sisters Mary Bartlett senir Ann Little Sarah Cooke Elizabeth Church and Abigaill Snow shalbe and
is by these prsents flilly freely and absolutly Ratifyed and Confeirmed unto them and theire heires and
assignes for ever; with all and singular my Right title and Interest of and Into the same; To them and theire
heires and assignes for ever; In Witnes wherof I have heerunto sett my hand this sixteenth Day of July 1667
in the prsence of
Thomas Southworth Nathaniel: Warren hugh Cole Nathaniel Morton
(WIDOW SARAH WARREN TO SON NATHANIEL WARREN]
[on p.92] On 9 January, 1689/90, "Sarah Warren of the Town of Plimouth", for £5, sold to "my son
Nathanael Warren of the Town of Middleborough.... All that my share or portion of land Comonly Called
the Sixteene shilling purchase Divided and undivided Lying in the Township of Middleborough
* Sarah (Walker) Warren was the widow of Nathaniel2 Warren (Richard1) of Plymouth.
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