A Longer One To Try

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This is a little longer than usual. It is a document from the probate file of Ephraim Puffer of Stow, Massachusetts, whose estate was probated in the 1750s in Middlesex County. This is one we’ll post a complete answer to.

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  1. The ^ designates superscript follows

    [smudge] Middlesex ss Stow Desm^ber 13^th/1756
    To the Hon Samuel Danford Esqr Judg of the probates for
    the County of Middlesex
    These May Certefie to your Honor that Joseph Daly of Stow
    gentleman & Jabros pouffer ^gentelman & Josie wily Both of Sudbury
    wer all sworn to the Just appise ment of Both Real and
    personall Estate Chat[tle] Ephram puffer of Stow Died posed of
    Before me John whitman Justis of
    the peace

  2. Recd Sept 11 Stow December the 3/1756

    To the Hon Samuel Sanford Esq Reg of ye probates for the County of Middlesex
    These may certefie to your honor that Joseph Daly of Stow gentleman & Jabez puffer gentleman wills. Both of Sudbury wer[e] all sworn to the of Both Seal and personall that Ephraim puffer of Stow Died Before me

    John Whitman Justice of the Peace

    I sure hope I can save this because I have notes in another place and have to leave this.

    I saved this but now can’t get to my notes so I am giving up – I needed only a few of those notes to complete my answer.
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    If I can get back, I can finish, otherwisw I blame the computer !!!!!

  3. Middlesex Stow December; 3 th/1756
    To the Hon Samuel Danford Judg og the probates for
    the county of Middlesex
    This may certifie to your honor that Joseph Daby of Stow gentleman and
    Jabos pouffer gentleman and Josiah willy both of Sudbury wer all
    sworn to the Just apprise ment of both real and personall estate that
    Ephraim puffer of Stow died/oathed of
    before me

    John Whitman Justis
    of peace

  4. Middlesex Stow December; 3 th/1756
    To the Hon Samuel Danford Judg of the probates for
    the county of Middlesex
    This may certifie to your honor that Joseph Daby of Stow gentleman and
    Jabos pouffer gentleman and Josiah willy both of Sudbury wer all
    sworn to the Just apprise ment of both real and personall estate that
    Ephraim puffer of Stow died/oathed of
    before me

    John Whitman Justis
    of the peace

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