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MajR: Iona: Wade's Real Estate1 divided.

Compiled by Miss Helen T. Wild.

Midds: sst. || The Subscribers Vizt: William Johnson James Converse John Greenland Stephen ffrances and Peter Tufts all ffreeholders in Said county being chosen and impowred by the Honble. James Russel Esqr Iudge of Probates &ta: for sd. county to make a division of the housing and Lands of Majr: Jonathan Wade Esqr. late of Medford in Said county dyed Seized of (who dyed Jntestate Novr: 24th. 1689 and the abovesaid Committee being Sworn and impowred by the aforesaid Judge to make a Division of the said deceased's housing and lands unto and among his Widow & children according to Law We proceeded to a Division and it is as followeth
Eliza: Wade2 the sd. deceeds Widow &ra—

Imprs: || The Widows 1/3d of the Housing and Lands amounts to £ 534 3 4 one third of the housing £130ll: Vizt: The Hall in the Brick house3 the Hall Chamber two little rooms at north corner of Said house half the East Garret on the East fide thereof one third of the Wash house the Stable and the Leantos belonging to it and the yards adjoining also one half of one Bay in the Barn at the Weft End & northwest Side next the floor with the privilege of the floor to thresh her English Corn and the East Cellar all at---£130ll.-..-.. also the Sd. Widow hath set her out Eight Acres of Plowland

1 Jonathan Wade was the son of Jonathan Wade, of Charlestown and Ipswich. He married, 1st, Deborah, daughter of Gov. Thomas Dudley. He owned all the land bordering on the river from meeting house brook to a creek which flows into the river at the foot of Linden street, Glenwood. He owned land on the north side of High street, where the brick house is still standing, and in the neighborhood of Forest street. His land extended back into Middlesex Fells.

2 Elizabeth Wade was the second wife of Jonathan. The town records give no date in regard to her marriage or maiden name.

3 The ‘Garrison House’ on Brooks lane and Bradlee road, owned by Gen. S. C. Lawrence.

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