"The Will of Foster is dated March 13, 1751. It mentions bequests to his sons John and Foster, and to grandchildren, Thomas, Love, Richard and Mary Toull, heirs of his son James (deceased); his grand daughter, Mary TREFETHEN, daughter of his late son George; his daughters, Martha and Elizabeth Card; and John Card, husband of Elizabeth, is named executor. John, Elizabeth and Sarah Trundy are mentioned as heirs of his late son Henry."
".... Imprimis I neither give nor bequeath unto the Heirs of my Son Henry TREFETHEN deceased anything more than what I gave my son Henry in his lifetime..."
"...Item I give to the Heirs of my Son James TREFETHEN deceased and their assigns the house and Land my Son James enjoyed in his lifetime . . . "
"Item I give to my Son John TREFETHEN his Heirs and assigns for ever the house and land he now lives in...."
"Item I give to my son Foster TREFETHEN his Heirs and assigns twenty shillings old tenor."
"Item I give to my Grandchildren Thomas, Love, Richard and Mary Toull those of them that may arrive to the Years of twenty & one five Shillings old tener each..."
"Item I give to my Grandaughter Mary TREFETHEN Daughter of my Son George TREFETHEN deceased five shillings old tenor when She arrives to the age of eighteen Years."
"Item I give to my Grandchildren John, Elizabeth, and Sarah Trundy five Shillings each when they arrive at the ages of twenty and one."
"Item I give and Bequeath unto my Son in Law John Card and my Daughter Elizabeth Card wife to the said John Card their Heirs and assigns forever my own Dwelling House, Barn and wood house ......"
"Item I give unto my Daughter Martha Card her Heirs and assigns for ever the house She now lives in, and the Land it Stands on which runs from the Common Highway down towards the water Side...."
Updated January 25, 2019 by Andrew Trefethen