Allen Breed (Second) in a will dated 1704 and proved Feb 11, 1707 mentions, sons Thimothy, Joseph, Allen, John, Samuel and daughters Mary Lewis and Elizabeth Burrage His estate was appraised at L232, 15s.
Will of Allen Breed (Second)
The Will and Testament of Allen Breed, Senior. In the name of God Amen
I, Allen Breed, being of sound and perfect mind and memory as at other time. Though aged and feeble in body do constitute and ordain that my present Last Will and Testament in manner and form following (That is to say) First and principal I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God hoping thro the merits of the Lord Jesus my Redeemer to lead to Everlasting live and Glory, also my Body I commit to the earth to be decently buried according to the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named. And as touching the disposition of that Temporal estate it has pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as Followeth.
Imprimis, I will that my Debts and Funeral charges be Discharged and paid.
Item. I give and bequeath to my eldest Thimothy Breed that piece of land Up-Land and Meadow, that his new dwelling house stands upon. Two acres of the fresh Marsh. Likewise I give to my son Thimothy the Lot below my house of salt marsh and upland from the Pasture Ditch Downward, except three acres on the west side. Likewise that piece of ground that was bought of Nicholas Brown Lying between the lands of Francis Burrill and Samuel Breed and the North bounded by the way that Leads on to the Old Meeting house and upon a ditch to South, excepting one acre on the east side, the whole length of Samuel Breeds land adjoining to it. And I give my son Thimothy one Quarter of my wood Lot in the division he having the first choice.
Item. I give and bequeath to my Son Joseph Breed one acre in Rumney Marsh, and three acres of Salt Marsh, more or less, that was bought of the aforesaid Nicholas Brown. Likewise to my son Joseph I give one Quarter of my Wood-Lot he having the second choice.
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Allen Breed one acre and a half where his new swelling house stands, bounded on the North by the highway and from the land of Joseph Hall westward one pole beyond his barn eastward and so to run Southward till he have his coplement, also I give to my son Allen one acre of fresh meadow in the Fresh Marsh, so called, bounded on the North by land given to my son Thimothy and one Quarter of my wood Lot he having the third choice.
Item. I give and bequeath to my son John Breed Ten Shillings because I have already given him his portion.
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Samuel Breed all my housing with the land adjoining except the acre and half before given to my son Allen. I give to my son Samuel the Picket (so called) as the fence now stands. Also I give my son Samuel three acres of Salt Marsh being that excepted in my legacy to my son Thimothy. One acre of Upland being that excepted in ye Legacy to my son Thimothy Likewise. And I give to my son Samuel one Quarter of my Wood-Lot.
Item. I give to my daughter Mary Lewis Five Pounds.
Item. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Burrage Five pounds. And my will and pleasure is that the Legacies be paid out of ;my Lands and that my sons have free Liberty peaceably to pass and repass through each others land herein bequeathed for the bringing off of the Produce of the land herein given to them by me.
Finally I constitute and ordain my four sons Thimothy, Joseph, Allen and Samuel joint-Executors of this my Last Will and Testament and hereby do revoke, Disannul and make void all former wills and Testaments by me heretofore made.
In witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this day In the year of our Lord God One Thousand Seven hundred and Four.
Witness-John S Tarbox, William Ballard, Allen Breed, Senior (Seal)