Joseph Baker - 1716

BAKER, JOSEPH. Edgmont.December 19, 1714/5. July 24, 1716. A. 34.Provides for wife Mary. To daughter Sarah wife of Thos. Smedley 50. To son Robert 5. To son Joseph 20 shillings. To son John the remainder of my land in Thornbury which is the reversions of the tract my son Joseph's land was taken out of. Also to son John all my land in Edgmont by estate, 500 acres and all other estate. Executors: son John.Witnesses: John Worrilow, Wm. Hickin, Joseph Selby. (you need to get a copy of this will...it has interesting bequeaths, such as "my negro woman named Martha", and lots of personal items.....many mentions of the Baker family in EDGMONT THE STORY OF A TWP,by Carter, but nothing on Caleb or the gunmaking. I'm inclosing, also, a copy of the abstract for a Robert, married to a Susanna...





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