A Partial Record of the Descendants of John Tefft, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and the Nearly Complete Record of the Descendants of John Tifft, of Nassau, New York ...

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Peter Paul book Company, 1896 - 302 pages
 

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Page 24 - God and calling unto mind the mortality of my body and •knowing that it is appointed for all men once 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 into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
Page 24 - Calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to dye do make and ordain This my Last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my...
Page 27 - Named, Willed and bequeathed, Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the day and Year above written.
Page 11 - ... guns and kettles. A great part of what is written was attested by Joshua Teffe, who married an Indian woman, a "Wampanoag. He shot 20 times at us in the swamp, was taken at Providence Jan'y 14, brought to us the 16th, executed the 18th. A sad wretch, he never heard a sermon but once these 14 years. His father, going to recall him lost his head and lies unburied.
Page 24 - I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form; Imprimis, I give and...
Page 150 - We whose names are under [writ- 30. ten do acknowledge] ourselves the legal subjects of [His Majesty] King Charles, and in his name [do hereby bind] ourselves into a civill body politicke and [do submit] unto his lawes according to matters of justice.
Page 3 - A partial record of the descendants of John Tefft. of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and the nearly complete record of the descendants of John Tifft, of Nassau, New York, Together with other miscellaneous records compiled by Maria E.
Page 24 - God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and...
Page 150 - Under this date appears a list of fifty-nine persons, "who by the general consent of the company were admitted to be inhabitants of the island, now called Aquedneck, having submitted themselves to the government that is or shall be established, according to the word of God, therein...
Page 39 - Martin his heirs and assigns forever to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof, forever. And I the...

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