Ebenezer Thompson

Male 1677 - 1747


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  • Name  Ebenezer Thompson 
    Born  01 Oct 1677  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1747  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will  09 Oct 1747  Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • WILL OF EBENEZER THOMSON-4:
      In the name of God, Amen, the ninth Day of October in the year of our Lord 1747.
      I , Ebenezer Thomson of Mendon in the County of Worcester and Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England, Yoeman, being weak by reason of age together with lanquishing sickness therefore, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed to all men once to die. I do make and ordain this my last Will and Testimony;

      That is to say , prinsaply and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God Tthat gave it, hoping through the merits of my Saviour . Jesus Christ to have free pardon of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body I commit tothe earth to be decently buried at the descresion of my son , Edward Thomson, according to the method of the place where he lives, and nothing doubting that at the general Resurection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God; and as touching those worldly goods and estate as herewith it hath pleased God to bless me with, in this life, I give, demise and depose of the same in the following manner and form. That is to say, first. I will that all those dues and debts which I owe in right of concience to aney manner of person whatsoever shall be well and truly paid in a convenient time after my
      decease by my son Edward Thomson.

      Item: I give and bequeth to Dorothy, mt beloved wife, my great Bible and her thirds in all my moveable estate, boath real and personal, during her life, and one-half of my movables tha tare in the house, I mean my housel goods, I give to my wife her own disposing ; the other half I give my daughter , Deborah Hall, or to my said Daughter's heirs , in case she should decease before me, said goods to be equily divided between my wife and daughter imediate after my decease.

      In the next place I give to my eldest son, Ebenezer Thomson, and to my second son Eleazer Thomson, and to my third son, Ezra Thomson and Mehetable Rockwood's children. who was a daughter of mine, being now deceased, and to my daughter Deborah Hall, equily together, two certian pieces of land laying in said Mendon , near Bellingham line, on the East side of Mill River, containing one hundred acres-excepting ten acres on the southermost side of the southernost piece of said land which I give to my son Elisha Thomason-my deceased daughter's children. all of them to have one share equil to one of the rest.

      Futhermore I do likewise constitute and ordain my son Ezra Thomson , my only and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament and I do herby utterly dialow and disanul all and every other and former Tesaments and Wills, legacies and execution , by me before in aney ways. named willed and bequeathed, rattified, and confirmed.

      This and no other be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal the day and year above written in the twenty first year of his Majesty's Reign , annoque, 1747.

      [seal] EBENEZER THOMSON
      his hand and seal signed, sealled published, pronounsed and declared by the said Ebenezer Thomason as his last Will and Testament in the presents of us,

      her X- mark; PROVIDED GASKILL
      DAVID POND
    Probate  20 Sep 1748  Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I12113  Bryant
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2000 

    Father  John Thompson,   b. 04 Apr 1645, probably, Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1715, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Thankful Woodland 
    Married  1665  probably, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F785  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Susannah Rockwood,   b. 31 Oct 1675, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1712, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1698  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F783  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Dorothy Fairbanks,   b. 02 Nov 1683, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748 
    Married  11 May 1713  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Edward Thompson,   b. 04 Sep 1720, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1750, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F784  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Oct 1677 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1698 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1713 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1747 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 09 Oct 1747 - Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 20 Sep 1748 - Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Mendon.

    2. [S159] Amy, David Thomson, Amy, Colonel Henry Joseph, (Author, Eastchester, New York, 1962), p.10.


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