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The Ancestors of John Williams and Selina Brewster

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192. Love6 Brewster

Brewster Genealogy p. 28-31: Love Brewster's will and inventory are recorded in the Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories, vol. i, folios 89, 90 and 91.

The last Will and Testament of Love Brewster Deseassed exhibited at the generall Court holden at New Plym: the 4th of March 1650 upon the oath of Captaine Miles Standish

Witnesseth these psents that I Love Brewster of Duxburrow in New England and in the government of New Plym: being in pfect memory doe ordeaine & appoint this to bee my last will and Testamente

And first my will is that if the lord shall please to take mee out of this life that my body bee buried in a decent mannor and that my funerall expences bee taken out of my whole estate;

Next my will is; That all my Just and lawfull debts bee paied out of the Remainder of my said estate allso I give unto my Children that is to say Nathaniell Willam Wrasteling and Sara each of them a kettle and further my will is that my three sonns shall have each of them a peece that is to say a gun;

allso I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sara Brewster all the Residue of my whole estate both goods and Chattles and land at Duxburrow for the bringing up of her and my Children the time of her life and after her desease I doe give the aforsaid lands to my eldest sonn and heire apparent Nathaniell Brewster and in Case god should take him away out of this life without Issew I give and bequeath the said lands at Duxburrow to my second sonn Willam Brewster and in like Case to my youngest sonn Wresteling Brewster;

And for those books I have that my wife would destribute them to herselfe and Children at her descresion allso my will is and I doe by the same give unto my three sonns equally to bee devided amongst them all such land as is of right due to mee by Purchase and first coming into the land Which was in the yeare 1620

allso I doe make Constitute and appoint my beloved wife Sara Brewster sole executrix of this my last will and Testament in Witnes Wherof I have put to my hand and Seale this sixt of october 1650
Wittnes heerunto

Love Brewster

Myles Standish

(seale)

A true Inventory of the estate of Love Brewster of Duxburrow late deseassed taken by mr Willam Collyar and Captaine Miles Standish January the last day 1650 And exhitited to the Generall Court holden at New Plym: the 4th of March in the yeare aforesaid upon the oath of Sara Brewster


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videlect in the first Rome ten pewter dishes or platters
It 3 pewter basons
It 3 fruit dishes
It 3 saucers
It 2 porengers
It one quart pott
It one pint pott
£ s d
It one Candlestick 03. 16. 00
It one wife Cupp
It one sault seller
It one sucking bottle
It halfe a pint pott
It 9 spoones and a peece of plate
It a table frame and forme 00. 14. 00
It 2 Cradles 00. 05. 00
It a payle a sifting trough and a Rowling pin 00. 05. 00
It a halfe bushell a peck and a table Chaire 00. 05. 00
It one tray 00. 01. 06
It one forme and 2 old stooles 00. 02. 00
It 9 trenchers 00. 00. 09
It one seive 2 Riddles 00. 03. 00
It one bucking tubb 2 beere Rundlets one feirken with a cover 00. 10. 00
It one payer of scales one spade 2 wooden spoons 00. 04. 06
It one dripping pan 00. 10. 00
It one spitt 00. 02. 06
It one frying pan 00. 02. 00
It an Iron to keep up the fier 00. 02. 00
It a gridiron 00. 02. 00
It a paier of broken tonges a broken fireshovell a fierforke 00. 02. 06
It a paier of pothanger a paire of pothookes an Iron bar 01. 00. 00
It 3 peeces 03. 06. 00
It 2 powder hornes a flask a shott bagg one paier of bandeleers 00. 10. 00
It one pistoll 00. 06. 00
It 3 pound of powder 00. 06. 00
It 22 pound of shott 00. 06. 04
It 3 pound of great shott 00. 00. 10
It 3 Iron potts 02. 00. 00
It 3 wedges weying 16 pound 00. 08. 00
It one Iron lampe one Iron stiring stick 00. 02. 06
It a snashell of a bridle 00. 00. 06
It one Rapier blade 00. 05. 00
It one Morter 00. 02. 00
It one skillet 00. 02. 00
It one smothing Iron 00. 02. 00
It one stone pott 00. 00. 06
Bookes
It Mr Greenhams workes 00. 10. 00
It 2 books of the Comaundements by Mr Dodd 00. 04. 00
It Downhams Consolations 00. 03. 00
It Cottens Concordance 00. 06. 00
It one part of Mr Perkins works 00. 08. 00
It Calvin upon Esaiah 00. 05. 00
It Mr herons work 00. 05. 00
It the five books of Moses 00. 10. 00
It Downhams life everlasting 00. 03. 00
It Broughton on the lamentations of Jeremy 00. 06. 00
It [space] of the spanish Inquisition 00. 00. 04
It ten smale torne books 00. 02. 06
It mr Baals Caticisme 00. 00. 06
It mr Whettunsall 00. 00. 06
It Duty of Constable and housholder 00. 00. 06
It 4 smale books at 6d pr booke 00. 02. 00
It Downhams Warfare 00. 02. 06
It Deffence of a peticion for Reformacion 00. 01. 06
It a Comentary on Philemon 00. 01. 06
It a Dicsonary 00. 00. 06
It a book of husbandry 00. 10. 06
It another smale book of husbandry 00. 00. 06
It Reasons descused 00. 01. 06
It a ffrench dicsonary and another dicsonary 00. 02. 00
It mr Downham on AntiChrist 00. 01. 00
It Jackson on unbeleefe 00. 01. 06
It Gorg his Armor 00. 02. 00
It swords Intelegencer 00. 01. 06
It a bible 00. 12. 00
It mr Ainsworth in answare to Sr ffrancis hastings 00. 01. 06
Clothes beding &c
It2 suites and a Coat 03. 00. 00
It 3 paier of shooes and 3 paier of stockens 01. 00. 00
It one pr of boots 00. 13. 00
It one hatt 00. 05. 00
It new Cloth or a suite 01. 16. 00
It silk & buttens 00. 02. 00
It a wastcoat of penestone 00. 08. 00
It 2 shirts 00. 08. 00
It lockorum for 2 shirts 00. 15. 00
It 4 handkerchifes six bands and six Capps 00. 14. 00
It 4 feather beds and boulsters 10. 00. 00
It 3 shagg Ruggs 3 plaine Ruggs two blankits 04. 00. 00
It 3 pr of sheets 03. 10. 00
It 2 pr of pillow beeres 2 table Clothes and seaven dosen and an halfe of napkins 00. 02. 00
It 3 Chists & one box 00. 02. 00
It one settlebedd one standing bedd one settle 02. 00. 00
It 3 kettles & one brase pan 05. 00. 00
It one warming pan one Candlestick one old kittle 00. 15. 00
It a Cart & an horse furniture for the Cart 01. 10. 00
It ten hoes 6 Reaphookes 7 augers one hatchet 3 axes and other lumber 02. 00. 00
It one plow Cheine one share one Ring for a Coppyeok & a double hooke 00. 15. 00
It a Cherne a butter Tubb an old trunck an old hoggs head an old Chest 01. 00. 00
It 3 pillows 00. 10. 00
It 3 Cowes 00. 15. 00
It one yearling 01. 10. 00
It one sow and 2 shoats 01. 10. 00
It poultry 00. 10. 00
It 9 bushells of wheat 02. 00. 06
It 5 bushells of Rye 00. 17. 06
It 14 bushells of Indian Corn 02. 02. 00
It one bushell of pease 00. 04. 00
It 3 pecks of barly 00. 02. 00
It one peck of naked oates 00. 01. 06
It halfe a bushell of Mault 00. 02. 00
It 2 forkes Rakes a ladder and other lumber 00. 10. 00
It 14 pound of Cotten woole 00. 14. 00
It ten pound of sheeps woole 01. 00. 00
It 4 pound of linnin yarne 00. 08. 00
It sope 00. 00. 04
It sault and a tubb 00. 01. 06
It a Case without bottles 00. 02. 00
It an old frying pan 00. 01. 00
It 3 old tubbs 00. 03. 00
It 3 ewesheep 04. 10. 00
It 3 weathers 03. 00. 00

Suma totalis 97. 07. 01
Willam Collyar Myles Standish