Wood Family Genealogy

Will of Samuel Wood of Brookfield Massachusetts

Signed 17 January 1826, filed 14 April 1829

Will disallowed 27 Oct 1829 because of a problem with the signatures. Not Will of Samuel Woods of Brookfield MA - page 1.attested to by three or more credible witnesses.

Source: Series A Case 67272 Vol 174, Page 391
In the Name of God Amen

I, Samuel Wood of Brookfield in the County of Worcester of Commonwealth of Massachusetts, - being of sound disposing mind and memory, do make this my last will & Testament to settle and dispose of my Estate after my decease - Will of Samuel Woods of Brookfield MA - page 2.

Imprimiz - (writing not clear on this word)

To Theodosia Sanford the wife of Josiah Sanford of Brookfield - to Samuel Wood & Darius Wood of the State of Vermont - to Ruth Thompson the wife of David Thompson of Brookfield - to Sukey Sanford the wife of Duty Sanford of the State of Vermont - John Wood of Brookfield - and Mary Brown , the wife of John Brown of the State of New Hampshire - I hereby give nothing - as I have heretofore given my said daughters Theodosia Sanford - Ruth Thompson - Sukey Sanford & Mary Brown and my said sons Samuel Wood, Darius Wood and John Wood as much of my property as is consistent with a suitable and decent support for myself & wife.

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To Thomas Wood , my son, who has undertaken to support myself & also my present wife Abigail Wood during our joint lives - and the life of the survivor in sickness & in helath - providing at all times such provisions, cloathing, (sic) nursing & medicine as our situation may require - I give to him the said Thomas Wood all my goods, effects, credits & estates of whatever name or nature - to have and to hold to him & his heirs forever.

Lastly -

I herely appoint my said son Thomas Wood sole executor of this my last will & testament - Hereby ratifying this & no other as my last Will & Testament -

Witness my hand & seal this seventeenth day of January in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty six.

Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced & declared by the said Samuel Wood the Testator to be his last will & testament in presence of us who signed as witnesses hereto in his presence & at his request.

Elisha Hammond
Francis Stone