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Death: August 25, 1616, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Find A Grave Memorial# 54234701
from ANCESTORS OF WINSLOW FARR SR. AND OLIVE HOVEY FREEMAN sketch signed by Peter Brackett?
Fifty Great Migration Colonists to New England
Title: Fifty Great Migration Colonists to New England & Their Origins
Author: John Brooks Threlfall
Publication: Madison, Wisconsin 1990
Page: Page 80
Peter had a short life. He evidently became ill and made his will 18 August 1616. He died a week later. Three days after his burial, his widow proved the will.
Peter Brackett's will reads: 8 August 1616 - I Peter Brackett of Sudbury in the countie of Suff and diocesse of Norwich being sicke in bodie but whole in minde ... Rachell my wiffe shall have all my goods chattells and impliments of householde in consideration that she shall bringe up my children and pay unto every one of my children twentye shillings apeece as namely Peter Richard and Rachell and my will is that that childe wch my wiffe is wth childe wth shall have twenty shillings to be paid unto them at their severall ages of Twenty and one yeares and if any of them doe dye before their portion to be divided among them that shalbe liveing. Item I will and my mynde is that my father Richard Bracket shall have the rente of my house in the pishe of St. Peters in Sudburye wherein one Martyn London now dwelleth during his naturall life and after his deceasse I will and my minde is that my said house shalbe solde by my wiffe and the money thereof to be devided amonge my children that shalbe then living and my will is that my eldest sonne Peter Bracket shall have ffive pounds more then the residue. Item I ordaine and make Rachell my Loving wiffe to be executrix of this my last will and testament. Signed Peter Bracket Witnesses: ... Ruggles, Rychard Bracket, Thomas Grigges, Edward Strachie and William Strutt. Proved 28 Aug 1616
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