|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1747|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1826|
Deborah never married.
Will of Deborah Adams of Kingston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1826) *
This instrument testifies that I Deborah Adams of Kingston in the County of Plymouth & Commonwealth of Massachusetts Singlewoman, do hereby make & declare my last Will and Testament in manner following –
First I direct the payment of my debts & funeral charges.
Second My moveables or Furniture & wearing apparel I give to my niece Sally widow of Nathaniel Bradford, deceased.
Third my other property I give one third to my niece Molly widow of Seth Perkins, deceased; One third to my niece Sally Bradford aforesaid; & One third to Deborah A. Cushing daughter the aforesaid Sally Bradford, to be equally divided between those three persons as they shall agree & the Executor direct.
Fourth I hereby appoint Joseph Holmes Executor of this Will.
Signed Sealed & declared this 20th day of January 1826
Witnesses Zephh Willis Deborah Adams (seal)
Presented for probate on 15 May 1826 by Joseph Holmes, the Executor therein named, and proved by Zephh Willis, one of the witnesses.
Peleg Tupper, Seth Cushing and Melzar Adams, all of Kingston, were appointed to appraise the estate of Deborah Adams, late of Kingston, Singlewoman, on 15 May 1826. The Inventory was dated 19 May 1826, but not totaled. The personal estate was small, and there was no real estate. A separate inventory was made of the securities left by Deborah Adams, and was quite large, including notes owed by Nathl. Foster, Nathl. Cushman, Jedh. Holmes & Jedh. Holmes Jr., John Cook & Eli Cook, Joseph Holmes Jr., Melzar Adams Jr., Jeremiah Sampson, Jonah Willis, Oliver Sampson Jr., and Melatiah Holmes. Joseph Holmes, the Executor, gave his oath to the inventory on 17 July 1826.
* Transcribed by John A. Maltby from Plymouth County Probate Vol. 60, pp. 335-336, 488-489, from FHL [Family History Library] microfilm #0550911.
Thomas Adams (1709 - 1768)
Bathsheba Bradford Adams (1703 - 1773)
Sarah Adams Cooke (1732 - 1818)*
Joshua Adams (1735 - 1782)*
Bartlett Adams (1739 - 1741)*
Mary Adams (1744 - 1764)*
Deborah Adams (1747 - 1826)
Old Burying Ground
Maintained by: James E. Welch
Originally Created by: Jack Vander-Schrier
Record added: Aug 26, 2006
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