Richard Chick

Kittery, York County, Maine, United States

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Richard Chick

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
Death: September 19, 1737 (61)
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Chick (or Quick) and Elizabeth Chick
Husband of Martha Chick
Father of Elizabeth Emery; Mary Huntress; Richard Chick, Jr.; Thomas Chick; Joshua Chick and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Chick; Mary Randall; Margaret Buxton and Thomas Chick

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About Richard Chick

Biography

Richard Chick was born in Kittery, the son of Thomas Chick (1641–1687) and Elizabeth Spencer (1640–1700).

He married Martha Lord, the daughter of Nathan Lord (1656–1733) and Martha Tozier (1662–1758). They had the following children:

Elizabeth Chick 1702–1739

Mary Chick 1703–

Richard Chick 1704–1764

Thomas Chick 1706–

Martha Chick 1708–

Joshua Chick 1710–1748

Winnefred Chick 1712–

Nathan Chick 1718–1796

His will was probated September 19, 1737.

The Will of Richard Chick

In the Name of God Amen the Ninteenth Day of Decr in ye year of our Lord 1735. I Richard Chick of Kittery in ye County of York within ye Province of ye Massachusets Bay in New England yeoman being sick & weak in Body but of sound mind Do make & ordain this my Last Will & Testament Vizt in ye first place recomending my soul to God my Creator hopeing for salvation through Jesus Christ my Body I Commit to ye Earth to be Decently Intered in Decent manner at ye Discretion of my Executors & as Touching my worldly Goods I bequeath them in manner following Vizt

Ims. I give & bequeath to Martha my beloved Wife one third part of my Personal Estate forever And one third part of my Real Estate during Life.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my beloved son Richard Chick my House & Barn & Lands where I now live on the North side of ye Road Containing about twenty Acres be it more or less (Excepting Two acres for Thomas to be hereafter mentioned) To him my sd son Richard & To ye Next Heir Male Lawfully to be begotten by him & in case of failure of Heirs Male by him to be begotten as aforesd ye same shall after ye Decease of my sd son Richard be & remain unto my two sons Thos & Nathan in Equal halves to them & their heirs for ever.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my beloved son Thomas Chick two Acres of Land on ye North side of ye Road next to John Morrells Land frounting on ye Road Eighteen Rods & Extending back that breadth next to John Morrells Land till ye sd two Acres is Compleated (this being the two acres Excepted out of ye Land given to Richard as aforesd) To him ye sd Thomas Chick & his Heirs for Ever.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my beloved son Joshua Chick Twenty shillings in money or Bills of Credit to be paid to him ye sd Joshua by my son Nathan within six Months after my Decease.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my beloved son Nathan Chick all my Lands & Marsh Adjoyning to Sturgeon Creek lying on ye south side of ye Road leading from my House toward ye Cedars so Called ye sd Lands lying between James Davis's Land & John Morrells Land Containing about ten Acres be it more or less the Marsh being about two Acres be it more or Less lying neare by ye Bridge Called ye Cedor Bridge Joyning to ye Creek Called Sturgeon Creek in Kittery aforesd To him ye sd Nathan & his Heirs for ever.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my three sons Richard & Thomas & Nathan all my Rights in ye Commons and undivided Lands in Kittery & Berwick to say to ye sd Richard one half thereof & to ye sd Thomas & Nathan Each one quarter part thereof To them the said Richard Thomas & Nathan and their Heirs for ever.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my sd son Nathan all my stock of Liveing Creatures & utensils of Husbandry Excepting his Mothers thirds aforementioned (and one Good Cow for his Sister Elizabeth Emery) he the sd Nathan paying ye afore mentioned twenty shillings to his Brother Joshua & what I shall herein Order him to pay to his sisters I also Give to ye sd Nathan one Feather Bed & bedding.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my beloved Daughter Elizath Emery one Good Cow.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my four Da[u]ghters Vizt Elizth Emery, Mary Huntress, Winnefrid Bickford & Martha Bickford all my house hold goods & moveables within Doors of every sort (not herein before bequethed) to be equally Divided amongst them I also give to my sd Daughters five shillings in money to Each of them to be paid by my aforesd son Nathan within six Months after my Decease. I also give to my sd four Daughters my Pew & privilidge thereof in ye meeting house in the upper Parrish in Kittery to them for the Use of them and their Children & not to be sold from them.

Item All ye Rest & Residue of my Estate whatsoever & wheresoever I Give & bequeath unto my two sons Richard & Nathan afore named in Equall shares & I Do hereby Nominate & appoint my sd sons Richard & Nathan to be ye Executors of this my will & they to be at ye Charge of my Funeral and I Do hereby, Renounce all former & other Wills Legacies & bequests by me in any manner before made ratifying & Declareing this & no other to be my last Will & Testament In Wittness whereof I here unto set my hand & seal ye Day & year first above written.

Signed sealed pronounced & Declared by ye sd Richard Chick to be his Last Will & Testament in presence of John X Heard his mark Jno Morrell Edmund Coffin Richard Chick (seal) his mark Probated 19 Sept. 1737. Inventory returned 24 Sept. 1737 at £933: 18: 0, by Nathan Bartlet, Tobias Leighton and John Tidy, appraisers.

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Richard Chick's Timeline

1676
June 26, 1676
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
1703
1703
Age 26
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
1705
1705
Age 28
Kittery, York, ME, United States
1707
1707
Age 30
Kittery, York County, ME, United States
1707
Age 30
Kittery, York, ME, United States
1708
1708
Age 31
Kittery, York, ME, United States
1711
1711
Age 34
Kittery, York, ME, United States
1715
1715
Age 38
Kittery, York, ME, United States
1722
1722
Age 45
Kittery, York, ME, USA