Last Will and Testament of Isaac Lamson (1764-1844)

Transcribed by Michele (Patterson) Valenzano



I, Isaac Lamson of Mount Washington

in the county of Berkshire and commonwealth of Massachusetts

being in full memory and sound judgment do hereby make and ordain this

my last will and testament in manner and form following.


Item 1st. I hereby ordain and impower my executor to sell my out lands & scirts & convey the same to pay my debts.


Item2d. I give and bequeath the use of one third of the land I own of the old Samuel Dibell farm (exclusive of the mill privaledge) and the use of one third of the Briggs lot so called  and one third of the house and one third of the east barn both standing on the Dibell premesis  and three hundred dollars of my personal property at the appraisal in such articles as she may choose unto

 my wife Waitstill during her natural life if she outlives me.


Item 3d. I give and bequeath the residue of my estate, goods and chattels to my children, viz: Daniel, Origen, Isaac, Cyrus, Jason,

Ira Otis E. William and Horace my daughters Judith, Ruth, Esther and Miriam in the following manner

 to my sons each equal shares and to my daughters each one half as much as to one son with what each one has had already i.d. Judith has had one hundred and fifteen dollars, Ruth has had one hundred and sixty dollars and Miriam nothing. Esther and Miriam is to have a home in my house as long as they remain single.


Item 4th. I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint Origen my son my sole executor

 of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other and former wills by me heretofore made.


I n witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal

 the first day of June in the year of our Lord

eighteen hundred and thirty eight.


Isaac Lamson


Signed, Sealed published and declared by the said testator Isaac Lamson as and for his last will and testament in the presents of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto in presents of the said testator.


W.M. Wright, Jr.

William Wright, Sen.

Harriet Wright


Feb. 13, 1844

W.M. Wright, Jr.

Harriet Wright

Exam'd & state fully presented, filed and allowed May 14, 1844


Source: Otis E Lamson, Memorial of Elder Ebenezer Lamson of Concord, Mass. : his ancestry and descendants 1635-1908, Delano, MI, unknown, 1908.

Transcribed by Michele Valenzano