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 Isaac Thayer

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Isaac Thayer

Birth
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death Dec 1754 (aged 81–82)
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 43517487 View Source
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Parents: Ferdinando and Huldah (Hayward) Thayer.

Married(1): Mercy Rockwood on 1 April 1692 in Mendon, MA.
Married(2): Mary Hayward in 1703 in Mendon, MA.
Married(3): Hannah Peck on 28 November 1722 in Rehoboth, MA.


Notes for Isaac Thayer:

Will dtd 3 Oct 1754; inventory 5 Jan 1755; In the name of God, amen, this third day of October 1754, l, Isaac Thayer of Mendon, county of Worcester, in his Majesties Province of Mass. Bay in New England, husbandman being aged and weak in body but of perfect and sound mind, judmement and memory, thanks to God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that Is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul unto ye hands of God that gaveth my body, I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner at the discretion of my executers hereafter mentioned, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly states where with it hath pleased God to bless me in this life after my past debts and funeral charges are paid and satisfied I give demise and dispose same in the following manner and form.

First of all I give and bequeath unto my beloved son, Moses Thayer of Mendon and to his heirs and assigns forever after my demise all my homestead land as it tieth together consisting of a lot 80 acres with all the buildings thereon erected except an allowance through the same for a third road excepting also a strip of land on north side of said farm which hereafter mention together with about 7 1/2 acres of land situated lying and being in Bellingham the bounds thereof may morefuIIy appear in reference to the records being provided the above Moses Thayer, his heirs or assignees shall and do willfully pay or cause to be paid the ? which I shall hereafter mention and order him the said Moses Thayer to pay together with what I have already given him.

To my beloved son, lsaac Thayer, of Bellingham I give after my decease and to his heirs and assignees forever 40 shillings, lawful money, to be paid by my son Moses Thayer three years after my decease besides what I have here fore given him.

To my beloved son, Ebenezer Thayer of Mendon and his heirs and assignees forever I give after my demise 13 pounds, 6 shillings and 8 pence lawful money to be paid by my aforesaid son, Moses Thayer, in the space of two years after my decease besides what I have already given him.

Item to my beloved son John Thayer, of Mendon and to his heirs and assigns forever after my decease 6 pounds, 13 shillings, and 4 pence law full money together with what I have already given him to be paid by my beloved son, Moses Thayer, in the space of three years after my demise.

Item to my beloved son Nathaniel Thayer of Mendon and to his heirs and assigns forever I give after my demise all that piece of swamp I here to for purchased from heirs of Josiah Thayer of Mendon adjoining to the said Nathaniel Thayers homestead together with about 8 acres of upland lying and being in Bellingham on the southeasterly side of a called Saddleback Hill and as the record of said congregation may fully appear together with what I have already given him.

Item to my son, Samuel Thayer, of Mendon and to his heirs and assigns I give after my demise together with what I have already given him a small piece of land on the north side of my homestead building westerly of Aaron Thayers land 6 rds and southerly on my homestead lands aforementioned and easterly 6 rds on a 3 rd road and northerly on said Samuel Thayer's other lands with a straight line from comer to comer upon the south side of said strip or piece of land.

Item to my beloved son, Joseph Thayer, of Douglas and to his heirs and assigns forever I give after my decease 6 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence lawful money to be paid by my beloved son Moses Thayer, in a space of two years after my decease together with what I have already given him.

Then to my beloved son, Ichabod Thayer, of Mendon and his heirs and assigns forever I give after my decease 13 pounds, 6 shillings and 4 pence lawful money to be paid by my son, Moses Thayer, in the space of 1 year after my decease together with what I have already given him.

Item to my beloved daughter, Comfort Keith, the wife of James Keith of Uxbridge and to her heirs and assigns forever l give after my decease 4 pounds lawful money to be paid by my son, Moses, in a space of three years after my decease with what I have already given her.

Then to my beloved daughter, Mary Keith, wife of Gershom Keith of Uxbridge and to my beloved daughter, Jerusha Carrary, the wife of Bing Carrary of Uxbridge and to my beloved daughter Patience Chiles, wife of Benjamin Chiles of Woodstock and to their heirs and assigns forever I give after my decease with I have already given them, all my indoor valuables or household goods to be equally divided between them the said Mary Keith, Jerusha Carrary and Patience Chiles also I give to my daughter Jerusha Carrary and her heirs and assigns 1 cow out of my outdoor moveables after my decease.

Item to my beloved Isaac Thayer's children and to their heirs and assigns given after my decease the full and just sum of 8 pounds 13 shillings 4 pence divided between them and to be paid unto them respectively by my son Thomas afordsaid within 6 months after my decease or otherwise as they shall come of lawful age.

Item to beloved grandson, Jesse Thayer son of John and his heirs and assigneed I give after my decease the full and just sum of 6 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence lawful money to be paid unto him by my son Moses Thayer aforesaid within a space of 6 months after my decease.

Item to the four children of my daughter, Marcy Thompson, deceased former wife of David Thompson and Mary Scott the wife of Samuel Scott, Abigail Wright the wife of Samuel Wrlght and Poses Darling wife of Enoch and to their heirs and assignees I give after my decease 10 shillings apiece to each in lawful money to paid by my son Moses Thayer, aforesaid in space of 1 year after my decease. Also, I give after my decease unto the children of my granddaughter, Marcy Thompson the wife of Esra Thompson deceased and the children of my granddaughter Rachael Thompson the wife of Ichabod Thompson deceased and the child of my granddaughter, Eunice Brown the wife of Joseph Brown deceased to their heirs and assignees 6 shillings lawful money unto each of them respectively, as they come of lawful age and to be paid by my son Moses after my demise.

Item to my beloved sons, Nathaniel Thayer, Moses Thayer, and Samuel Thayer I give after my decease all common rights in township of Mendon to be equally divided between them.

Also my will is that all and singular the remaining part of my estate of what sort of denomination which I have not already given away or disposed of l give to 6 sons and 4 daughters hereafter mentioned; viz - lsaac Thayer, Ebenezer Thayer, John Thayer, Nathaniel P. Thayer, Joseph Thayer, and Ichabod Thayer, Comfort Keith, Mary Keith, Jerusha Carrary and Patience Chiles and to their heirs and assignees forever an equal proportions between them.

Furthermore, I do hereby will and order that my son Moses Thayer, aforesaid do pay unto my 7 sons Isaac, Ebenezer, John, Nathaniel, Samuel, Joseph and Ichabod and also my 4 daughters, Comfort, Mary, Jerusha and Patience the full and just sum of 15 pounds lawful money to their heirs and assignees in the space of three years after my decease in equal property between them both sons and daughters. Finally I do make and order my beloved Samuyel Thayer, and Uriah Thayer to be the Executors for my last will and testament.

Signed ISAAC THAYER (His Mark)

Signed sealed and delivered: Benjamin Wheelock, Hezekiah Hayward, Samuel Rawson


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