Jedediah Irish

Male 1688 - 1758  (69 years)


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  • Name Jedediah Irish  [1
    Born 7 Oct 1688  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Book Reference 32  
    Will Will of Jedediah Irish of Stonington, New London Co., CT;
    Be it Remembered that I Judiah Irish of Stonington in the County of New London & Colony of Connecticut Husbandman being of Perfect Mind & Memory & well of Body, but calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing it is appointed for Men once to Dye, & the Time thereof being uncertain Do make and Ordain this to be my last Will & Testament in manner & form following Principally & first of all I Give and recommend my Soul into the Hands of God who gave it & my Body I commend to the Earth to be buried in a decent & Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executor & Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament And as to such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this Life after my just Debts & Funeral Expenses are fully satisfied & paid I Give devise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form Viz Imprimus I Give unto my beloved Wife The Sum of Five hundred pounds old Tenor with all my Household Goods except two Feather Beds & the furniture now belonging to them I Give unto my Wife the use of my Mare & Side Saddle for the Term of three years next after my decease And I Give unto my sd Wife the use & improvement of all the Money that is or shall be due to me at the Time of my decease

    Item I Give unto my beloved Son Judiah Irish One hundred Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give to my beloved Daughter Mary Robinson Thirty Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give unto my beloved Son John Irish Four hundred and three Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give unto my beloved Son Joseph Irish my long Gun which I purchased of Jesse Irish & I Give to my sd Son Joseph Four hundred and three Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give to my beloved Son Job Irish all my wearing Apparrel [sic] & the Sum of Two hundred & fifty three Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give to my beloved Son George Irish Six hundred Pounds old Tenor & all my Shoe Makers Tools; Item I Give to my beloved Daughter Sarah Irish one new(?) Feather Bed & the Furniture thereto belonging [&] I Give to my sd Daughter Sarah at the expiration of three Years next after my decease my Mare & side Saddle also I Give unto my sd Daughter Thirty Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give unto my beloved Daughter Hannah Irish one Feather Bed & Furniture & the Sum of Thirty Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give unto my four beloved Grand Children being the Children of my Daughter Elizabeth deceased Twenty Pounds old Tenor to be equally divided among them; Item I Give to my beloved Grandson Marsh Lewis Twenty Pounds old Tenor; Item I Give to my beloved Grandson Elias Irish my old short Gun & two Spanish Mill'd Dollars.

    I Nominate & appoint my sd beloved Son John Irish to be Executor & my sd beloved Wife to be my Executrix of this my last Will & Testament hereby giving unto my sd Son John all my Farming Utencials [sic] for & in full satisfaction to him for all the trouble & expense he may be at in the Executorship of this my last Will & Testament . And as to the rest & residue of my Estate whether the same be Real or Personal or wheresoever the same is or may be found I Give devise & Bequeath among four of my Sons to wit John, Joseph, Job & George to be equally divided among them. My Will & meaning is & I do hereby order that all the aforesd Legacys [sic] given to my Children & Grand Children in Money old Tenor shall be paid to them in old Tenor Bills of & Current in the Colony of Rhode Island & to be paid to them immediately after my sd Wife shall cease to remain My Widow. And I do hereby utterly disallow of all other Executors Wills & Testaments by me heretofore made Ratyfying [sic] this and no other to be my last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand & Seal in South Kingston the Seventeenth day of April In the thirtieth Year of his Majesty's Reign Anno Dono. 1757

    Signed Sealed & Delcared by the sd Judiah Irish the Testator to be his Last Will & Testament In Presence of;
    Judiah Irish - his mark
    Robt Hazard
    Peleg Peckham
    B Peckham

    New London County __ Stonington March ye 31st AD 1758 Personally appeared Mr. Robert Hazard Mr Peleg Peckham 2 of ye Witnesses to ye within writen [sic] Will & made Solemn attestation that they Saw Mr Jedediah Irish ye Subscriber to ye within written Instrument Sign & Seal ye Same & jeard sd Irish Pronouce & declare the Same to be his Last Will & Testament & that they with Mr Benjamin Peckham Signed ye Same as Witnesses in Presents of ye Testator before me;
    Neh Palmer, Justice of ye Peace
    N. London June 13, 1758; approved
     
    Died 1758  Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From: W. L. Irish
      Will was dated 4-17-1757; On 2-3-1716, they took David Robertson, son of Joanna (Irish) Robertson, as an apprentice for 20 years; children born at Westerly, Washington Co., RI and Stonington, Conn.; they moved to Kingston and Westerly, Rhode Island and then Stonington, Connecticut.



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    Person ID I01635  Irish
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2008 

    Father John Irish,   b. Abt 1641, Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1717, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Savory) Thurston,   b. 1654, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1707, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1672 
    Documents
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Family ID F0032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary (Irish),   b. Abt 1690, North Kingston, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1711  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Irish
    +2. Jedediah Irish,   b. 16 Nov 1711, Westerly, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Jan 1797, Beekman, Dutchess Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 85 years)
     3. Mary Irish,   b. 22 Jan 1713/14
     4. Elizabeth Irish,   b. 4 Nov 1715
    +5. Sarah Irish,   b. 1716, Charlestown, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1803, Oswego, Dutchess Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Lydia Irish,   b. 6 Nov 1718, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. John J. Irish,   b. 9 Jun 1720,   d. 1801, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Thankful Irish,   b. 24 Aug 1722, South Kingston, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Joseph Irish,   b. 20 Apr 1724, South Kingston, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Beekman, Dutchess Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. George Irish,   b. 1729, Middletown, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1801, Middletown, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +11. Job Irish,   b. 1733, Westerly, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F0491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1688 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1711 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1758 - Stonington, New London Co., CT Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Irish Family contained in: Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths

    Histories
    Page 2 - The Irish Family
    Page 2 - The Irish Family
    Little Compton Families
    by: Benjamin Franklin Wilbour
    Keeler-Wood Genealogy - Pages 379-388
    Keeler-Wood Genealogy - Pages 379-388
    Descendant chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.