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Luke Smith

Male 1666 - about 1748  (81 years)


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  • Name Luke Smith 
    Born 16 April 1666  Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will Will of Luke Smith
    "In the name of God Amen the 31 Day of january Seventeen hundred and thirty five Six I Luke Smoth of hadley in the County of
    Hampshire in his majesties province of the massachusetts Bay In newengland: now being of perfect mind and memory but Calling
    to 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 my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body & not knowing but that I shall receive the same again at
    the Generall Resurrection by the mighty Power of God: and touching such worldly estate with which God has blessed me in this
    Life I Give Demise & Dispose of In manner following,
    Imprimis I give and Bequeath to Marah my deerlky beloved wife all & singular my houshold Goods as beding lining pewter brass
    iron wooden ware &c named or unnamed: to be at her own absolute dispose for Ever: as allso of each part of provesions (In the
    hous) enough for one years spending for her and hope those that shall Live with her: as allso I give to her the use and
    Improvements of the one half of my Barn housing and celler (which she shall chuse) and half the home Lot on which we now Dwell
    the south Side of it; to be free from all charge of Repareing & fencing: and of all my medow lands so long as she shall Remain my
    widow and one third part during the term of her naturall Life In Case she marries again. I allso give her two Cows such as she
    shall chuse to be at her Dispose for Ever
    Item I give to my Son Luke Smith five pounds in or as money or Baills of Credit, out of my Estate: as allso I Ratify and Confirm to
    him all my Right of lands & buildings at Sunderland allredy given him by deed or Gift
    Item I give to my Son Samll Smith five pounds in or as money or Bills of Credit out of my Estate: as allso I give Ratify & Confirm
    to him all my Right of lands & housing in the fourth precinct of hadley; allredy given him by deed or gift
    Item I give to my Son David Smith to him and his assignes for ever my wood Lot In the Second Devision __teen of Lots In the East
    Precinct of hadley with the hous and fencing there on: as allso one half of my third Devision Lot In said preccinct the west end of it
    so that he allow a way through to come to the other half of sd lot by them that may own the same: allso I give out of my estate five
    pounds in or as mony or Bills of Credit to him my Said Son Third
    Item I give to my Son Jonathen Smith & his assignes forever one half of my pine plain Lot the north Side of it: and half my fort
    River Lot L east side of it and the half of my Right in Commons or undivided lands in Hadley first Precinct:(not any sense grant
    into a proprietor) turn over as allso my Lot In the precinct of fort medow: allso half my Lot in the fort medow the south side of it &
    is bounded south on Dickinson land and two acres of land in the grate medow in the north furlong Bounded west on Samll Crow:
    and my westerly lot In hocanum bounded east on Samll Dickinson' land to my wife In maner as before mentioned I allso give him
    my sd son Jonth the fifty pounds he had of me to be part of the land on which he now Dwells and what I have done in Building for
    him
    Item I give to my Son Joseph Smith to him and his assigns forever all and singular the Remainder of my Estate besides what is
    before given by Deed, or this my Last will & testament both real and personall housing & lands devided and undevided wood lands
    or medow lands moveables credits or affects In any manner or way belonging unto me or that may belong unto me: he my Said Son
    Joseph Smith Paying the Severall forms of money or Legacies before or hereafter mentioned to whom the sume is given within one
    year after mine my wife's Decease: & he maintaining the fence about my home Lot & the Buldings In Repair his mothers to be at
    no charge therefor: as is before excepted Excepting only the use benefit & Improvement of one half the home Lot & medow Land to
    my wife as is before mentioned
    Item I give to my Daughter Marah Preston ten pounds In or as money or Bills of Credit out of my Estate: besides what I have
    heretofore given her
    Item I Give to my Daughter Ruth Dickinson ten pounds In or as money or Bills of Credit out of my Estate besides what I have
    heretofore given her
    Item I give to my Daughter Susan Smith ten pounds in or as money or Bills of Credit out of my Estate besides what I have
    heretofore given her
    Item I give to my Grand Son moses Dickinson five pounds in or as money out of my Estate
    Item I give to my Grand Daughter Esther Dickinson five pounds In or as money or Bills of Credit out of my Estate
    Item I do make constitute & ordain my wife marah and Son Joseph Smith to be executors of this my last will and Testament and
    Doe hereby ratify this and no other to be my last will & testament In witness of which I Set to my hand & seal the Day and Date
    above Said or before mentioned
    Signed Sealed Published Pronounced
    And Declared by the Said Luke Smith ` Luke Smith
    As his Last will and Testament
    In the Presence of us the Subscribers
    Elezer Porter
    Enos Nash
    Aaron Warner at a Court of Probate holden at Northampton"
    [Hampshire County Wills] 
    Died about 1748  Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7966  Schirado
    Last Modified 24 September 2005 

    Father Chileab Smith,   b. about 1635,   d. 7 March 1731, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Mother Hannah Hitchcock,   b. about 1645, Wethersfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 August 1733, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 2 October 1661  Springfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5703  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Crow,   b. 5 February 1672, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 June 1761, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 9 April 1690  Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Hannah Smith,   b. 1 March 1694, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dea. Jonathan Smith,   b. 4 March 1702, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 April 1774, Hadley, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F5688  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S223] Lucius M. Boltwood, (Metcalf & Co., Northampton, 1862).


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