DAVID CARWITHY, Southold. “Mr. Carwithy being visited with sickness, desires to set things in order, Being weake in body, but in perfect memory. Leaves to son Caleb “my best suit of clothes and a bed blanket.” To daughter Martha a scythe and a Bible. To daughter Elizabeth Crowner £9 sterling. “As for my son David I left him his portion when I came from him,” but adds 20 shillings. Makes daughter Sarah Curtis sole executrix.
Dated August 30, 1665. Witnesses, John Conckliug, Sr., Simon Grover, Jacob Conckling. Proved Nov. ——, 1665. Sarah Curtis, “of Hashamomack, neare Southold,” is confirmed as executrix, and Quietus granted October 5, 1666, by Gov. Nicoll.
[NOTE.— This name, after many changes, is now Corwith, and the family are numerous on Long Island.]
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