[25edison.ftw] Maine Probate Abstracts York County Vol.14, 1783-1787 Page 837. Will of Joseph Day; I Joseph Day of Wells, being weak in body, devises, 17 May 1782; To my wi fe Elizabeth all of the household goods, Â½ my homestead + Â½ a lot of fre sh meadow adj. to the mill privy of my saw mill on the North Branch of t he Little River at her disposal, + my riding horse, a cow, and three shee p; To my sons, John and Moses Wentworth, five acres of marsh on the Mou sam River, equally divided; To my son Joseph Day, a small lot adj. the w est side of the mill pond on the branch aforesaid plus 15/; To my son Ben jamin Day, my common right lot; To my son Henry Day, a 44 acre lot adj. t he East side of the aforesaid mill pond; To my son Robert Day, 1 /3 of my right in the saw mill on the North branch of Little Rive r; To my daughters, Lucy Gray, and Hannah Shackford, L4 L.M. eac h; To my grand children, Josiah Norton and Betty Norton, 5/ eac h; To my son Moses Wentworth Day, Â½ my home place + half Â½ the fresh mead ow adj, the above mill privy. and + my stock, husbandry tools and other e st. not disposed of. Const. sons John, Joseph, Moses Wentworth Day Execu tors. Witnesses; Joshua Goodwin, Ebenezer Littlefield, John Wheelwrigh t. Probated in Biddeford 16 Oct.1783. !DEATH: Y.C.G.S. Journal Vol.10; #1 p.4; Deaths from Wells, York, ME. 1st. Baptist Church. The Will of Benjamin Day of Alfred (formerly of Wells) York County, Maine, Registry of Probate Book 20, page 199 In the name of God amen. To all persons to whom it may concern know ye th at I Benjamin Day of Alfred in the county of York yeoman though not far ad vanced in age yet being sick, and knowing that all men are mortal and h ow soon or suddenly my life may be expired I know not, I commend my spir it to the mercy of God thro' Jesus the mediator, and my body to the ha nd of my executor hereafter mentioned, to be by her decently interre d, in full belief of the resurrection thereof by the mighty power of Go d. And I dispose of the temporal estate wherewith the Lord has bless'd m e, in the following manner that is to say in the first place it is my wi ll that all my just debts and funeral charges by paid by my executor herea fter named. 2d I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Lucy Day all my personal esta te of every kind: the bequeathment to hold said personal estate foreve r. And I also give & bequeath to her the said Lucy Day, all my real esta te during her life and when it shall please all-mighty God to remove her o ut of time by death, my real estate shall become the property of my son Jo seph Day to have and to hold forever. 3d I give & bequeath to my daughter Betty Day, one dollar & twenty five ce nts. 4th I give to my daughter Phebe Day, one dollar & twenty five cents. 5th I give to my daughter Sally, one dollar & twenty five cents. 6th I give to my daughter Hannah, one dollar & twenty five cents. 7th I give to my daughter Mehitable, one dollar & twenty five cents. And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said wife the sole executor of t his my will, and finally revoking all other wills & testaments which may h ave heretofore been by me made, I do declare the same to be void and do pr onounce and declare this to be my last will and testament. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the twenty s ix day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred a nd four. Signed sealed pronounced & declared in )Benjamin Day (his mark) presence of us Calvin G. Jones.) Barthw Jones.Christiana Jones.) BOOK: Family Records of Kennebunk, York, ME.; by William Thompson; Typed by Ted Wells; 1928; Vol.1; Pages 325-326; Joseph & Patience Day; ME.Hist.Society Library; Portland, Cumberland, ME.
[25edison.ftw] !CHR: Records of First Church; Wells, York, ME. Communicated by George Sawin Stewart; N.E.H.G.R. Vol.75; 1921; p.42. !MARRIAGE: Family Records of Kennebunk, York, ME.; by William Thompson; Typed By Ted Wells; 1928; Vol.1; Pages 324-325-327; Joseph & Patience Day; ME.Hist.Society Library; Portland, Cumberland, ME. !WILL: York County, ME.Courthouse; Vol.18; Page 155. Alfred. York. ME.
[25edison.ftw] !BIRTH: V.R. Gloucester, Essex, MA; Page 200. !DEATH: V.R. Gloucester, Essex, MA; Page 111. BOOK: The Wildes Family of Essex County, MA; by Walter Davis; Essex Institute Hist. Collection; 1906; Vol. XLII; Pages 273-274-275.
[25edison.ftw] !CHR-MAR-DEATH: Records of Kennebunk, & Kennebunkport, York, ME.; by William Thompson; Vol.1; Pages 327-342; ME.Hist.Society Library;