Francis Brayton
Francis Brayton


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Mary Fish

Francis Brayton

  • Marriage: Mary Fish on Mar 18, 1671
  • Died: Jan 30, 1718, Portsmouth, Newport City, RI

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Will dated 1/6/1715, proved 2/10/1718. Exs. wife Mary and son Francis. Overseers, Jacob Mott, William Anthony and Preserved Fish. To wife, use of all housing and lands in Portsmouth while widow. To son Thomas and male heirs, land where son lives, &c., he allowing my son Benjamin liberty to cut two loads of hay yearly for ten years after death of my wife. To son Francis Brayton, all my homestead where I dwell, he paying in my son Benjamin, sum of L50. To son Benjamin, several pieces of land, 120 acres, 100 acres, 50 acres, 40 acres, &c., all in Tiverton. To daughter Mary Brayton, house lot of 9 acres in Tiverton, feather bed, &c., and L60. To daughter Mehitable Brayton, a feather bed and L100. To sons Thomas, Francis and Benjamin, a feather bed each. To wife Mary, rest of movables. To two daughters, one cow between them while unmarried. Inventory, L817, 16s, 10d., viz: wearing apparel, cane, gloves, pocket knife and razor L22, silver money L151, 16s, plate L1, 9s., pewter, warming pan, books L1, gun, 4 spinning wheels, beds, apples and cider L5, 10s., cider mill, 2 pair oxen, 7 cows, a bull, 2 calves, 3 horsekind, 50 sheep, service in an Indian boy and girl L25, &c. - quoted from Microfilm 84/8004 (C) from
Library of Congress, Brayton, Descendents of Francis and Mary Brayton, of Portsmouth, RI, 2/14/[18]85.


Francis married Mary Fish, daughter of Thomas Fish and Mary Ayres, on Mar 18, 1671. (Mary Fish was born about 1652 in Portsmouth, Newport City, RI.)

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