22 Mar 1762 Will of Janey Chagum wife to Great James Chagum – Land given by Thomas Ninigret


Will of Janey Chagam – Transcribed by Coni Dubois 8/8/2011  – blanks are words I just can’t make out~
Charlestown March of 22 day in the Second year of the ___ King George the third over Great Brittan __ and in the year of our Lord Christ 1762
I Janey Chagam of Charleston in King County in the Colony of Rhode Island __(of) being of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament that unto (into) say first I will that all my funeral charges and just debts be paid in reasonable time after my deacas by my execater hereafter named out of my estate. Items I give and bequeath into my will beloved Grandson James Hazard son of my daughter Janey Chagam all my personal estate item I likewise give to my said Grandson all my rights and property of lands in said Charleston belonging to Nenigrett and his tribe of Indians said lands that I claime in now in the posesion of Jams Chogam and was given to me by the present Sacham Thomas Nenegrett Father George Nenigrett __ Item I likewise give to my said Grandson James Hazard all my right and tile of land lying on New Shoreham in the county of Newport and Colony above said to him his heirs and asign forever item my will is that my Grandson James keep and maintain me in sufficient meet, drink, clothing, washing and lodging during my natural life and at my deceas to give a decent buryal and I due appoint ordain my said Grandson James my whole and sole Executor of this my last Last will and testament hereby acknowledging and Disannulling all other former wills Leaguels and bequeaths ratifying and confirming this and do other to be my last will and testament in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal the date afore written
Sign Sealed and delivered by the Jeaney Chogam as her last will and testament
In presence of us              The word and property was _______(inbrothed?) before signing and sealing
Peleg   Cross                                                                                                 Her
Jonathan Ladd                         Janey   X  Chogam  (+) seal (which is a circle with a cross in it)
John Welch                                          Mark
_____________ (?) Town Clerk

Will of Janey Chagum Part 1

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  1. Fred Hazard

     /  November 29, 2013

    Hello Coni, I am Frederick Hazard, my III Great Grandfather was James Hazard of the Narragansett Tribe, I come from his son William H. Hazard b.1822. I would like very much, to collaborate with you on our family line, especially Great James Chogam, also the the Noka line, they are my first cousins.

    Looking forward, Fred

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