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The dwelling house with the barn and land on the other side set off for the widow's dower we apprized @£ 400:
The other land at Boston set off for the same purpose—we apprized @20:
——
£ 420:

Medford Novr 20, 1769

Your Honrs most humble Servants John Dexter sworn Ebenr Harnden sworn Ebenr Pratt James Kettle Germ Cutter sworn Mr Kettle sworn by Stephen Hall, Esqr

Middlesex ss Decr 12, 1769.
I accept of Doings of the above named Commissrs in setting off to the widow of Andrew Hall Esqr deceased—her Dower & order the same to be recorded

S. Danforth J. Prob.
A true Copy of the Original
Attest: Wm Kneeland Regr

After Abigail Hall's death in 1785, Oliver Prescott, Judge of Probate, assigned the dower set off to her son Benjamin1, in consideration of £ 720; which, after deducting his own share, was to be paid to his brothers and sisters or their heirs, as follows: Andrew2 (eldest son) £158.19.334, Isaac5, Richard6, Ebenezer7 Josiah8 and James9, each £79.9.71011; Sarah12, £54.6.51314; Anna15, £29.1.21617. Abigail,18 for reasons mentioned in the following document, received nothing in this division; and Sarah and

1 Benjamin, born January 27, 1731, m. 1st, Hepzibah Jones, May 3, 1752, 2d, Mary Green; d. February 2, 1817; member of Provincial Congress.

2 Andrew, born October 6, 1723, married Sarah Callender Ship master of Boston.

3 Sarah, born December 1, 1729, m. Hezekiah Blanchard, October 6, 1763, died November 28, 1792.

4 James, born April 8, 1735, m. Mary Watson, March. 27, 1760, d. November 18, 1763.

5 Isaac, born January 24, 1739, m. Abigail Cutter, October 8, 1761, d. November 24, 1789. Captain of Minutemen, April 19, 1775.

6 Richard, born November 12, 1737, m. Lucy Jones, November 9, 1762, d. June 27, 1827. Town clerk of Medford.

7 Ebenezer, born May 31, 1748, m. Martha Jones, April 12, 1770, d. March 21, 1835. Occupation, tanner.

8 Josiah, born October 17, 1744. Occupation, hatter, 1770. Probably went to West Cambridge. [Halls of New England. Hall.]

9 James, born April 8, 1735, m. Mary Watson, March. 27, 1760, d. November 18, 1763.

10 Benjamin, born January 27, 1731, m. 1st, Hepzibah Jones, May 3, 1752, 2d, Mary Green; d. February 2, 1817; member of Provincial Congress.

11 James, born April 8, 1735, m. Mary Watson, March. 27, 1760, d. November 18, 1763.

12 Sarah, born December 1, 1729, m. Hezekiah Blanchard, October 6, 1763, died November 28, 1792.

13 Benjamin, born January 27, 1731, m. 1st, Hepzibah Jones, May 3, 1752, 2d, Mary Green; d. February 2, 1817; member of Provincial Congress.

14 James, born April 8, 1735, m. Mary Watson, March. 27, 1760, d. November 18, 1763.

15 Anna, born March 17, 1735, m. Thomas Brooks, Jr., February 27, 1755, d. August 28, 1757.

16 Benjamin, born January 27, 1731, m. 1st, Hepzibah Jones, May 3, 1752, 2d, Mary Green; d. February 2, 1817; member of Provincial Congress.

17 James, born April 8, 1735, m. Mary Watson, March. 27, 1760, d. November 18, 1763.

18 Abigail, born April 15, 1725, married, 1st, Capt. David Donahue, Jan. 1, 1745, and 2d, Timothy Fitch of Boston, August 19, 1746.

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