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John Paine
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Birth: 1690, USA
Death: Mar., 1762
Wading River
Suffolk County
New York, USA

This is John-1 Paine of Wading River, the patriarch of the Wading River Paines. His origins are unknown to this memorialist. He may have come from one of several other Paine families on Long Island, or anywhere else in New England.

His wife is unknown, He had four children: Benjamin, John md Mary Tuthill, Elizabeth md John Robinson, and Mary md John Owen. He mentioned grandsons John, Moses, and Benjamin in his will.

He left the following will:

Abstracts of Wills Vol VI 1760-1766 Web Pg 164 Original Page 394.-- "In the name of God, Amen. I, JOHN PAINE, of Southold, in Suffolk County, Gent., being weak and sick.

I leave to my daughter-in-law, Mary Paine, one room in my house, and one-third of the live stock, and the use of the land and meadows which I leave to my two grandsons, John and Moses Paine, so long as she remains my son's widow.

I leave to my grandson, John Paine, all my homestead and buildings, except one acre of land in the north side of my orchard, on the south side of the highway, adjoining to the land of Benjamin Emmans, which said acre I leave to my grandson Moses. I also leave to my grandson, John Paine, 2/3 of all my meadow on the north side of the main creek.

I leave to my grandson, Moses Paine, 1/3 of said meadow, and 3 lots of land joining on the east side of the land of William Dickenson, Bounded west by James Leynter; also 1/2 of a lot joining the land of Samuel Mapes on the west and James Lupton on the east.

I leave to my grandson, Benjamin Paine, 2 lots at a place called Half Way Hollow, adjoining the land of Samuel Mapes on the east and Samuel Emmans on the west, and all my meadow south of the main creek.

I leave to my daughter, Elizabeth Robinson, a bed and furniture.

To my grandson, John Paine, a warming pan and his father's gun.

To each of my grandsons, John and Moses, a bed and bedding, and my old gun and my loom and tackling, but it is to remain where it is until they come of age. I leave to my three grandsons, John, Moses, and Benjamin, all my farming utensils and carpenter tools.

I leave all my cattle and all my pewter to my daughters Elizabeth and Mary and my grandsons. "I order my half bushel to be kept where it is." To my grandsons, all my wearing apparell. "My wood land is to stay just as it is, without being cut, except just enough for firewood." When my grandson Moses is of age all things are to be divided as soon as possible.

I make Benjamin Emmans, Jr., and Abraham Dickenson, executors. Dated January 14, 1762.

Witnesses, Ezra Reeve, Mehetabel Tuthill. Proved, April 29, 1762."

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Paine Robinson (1724 - 1807)*
  Mary Paine Owen (1728 - 1788)*
*Calculated relationship
Specifically: Burial location unknown
Created by: Silverfox
Record added: Sep 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59413171

Wanted to express my thanks and appreciation to my 7x Great Grandfather for taking on the challenges that life must have presented to you.
- Silverfox
 Added: Sep. 30, 2010

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