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Transcription: Will and Testament, Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

Transcription: Will and Testament, Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

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The following is my transcription of the last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset.

 

Will of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset
Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorse

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Ann

Stone

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This is the last Will and Testament of ? Ann Stone of Wyke Regis in the County of Dorset widow made and published this twelfth day of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five First I will and ????? that all my just debts funeral and testamentary ??????? and the charges of proving this my Will be paid out of my residuary  personal estate hereinafter mentioned I give and bequeath unto and equally in between my daughters Jand Drew Harris wife of ????? Harris of Weymouth and Wycombe Regis in the said County Brewer and Mary Ann Golyear Ingram wife of Robert Ingram of the same place linen draper all that interment or policy of ?????????? under the hands of the three of the directors ???? ??????? called the ????? ????????? Company bearing ???? the ninth day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight and numbered 8606 whereby the said Society have assured unto me my executors administrators or assigns the sum of one thousand pounds in the event of my death to add the said sum of one thousand pounds together in with all accumulations and benefit arising or to arise from the said policy unto the said Jane Drew Harris and Mary Ann Golyear Ingram their executors administrators and assignes in equal proportion as tenants in common and not as joint tenants to and for their sole and separate use and benefit free from the debts control or engagements of their husbands and their receipts for the same shall be sufficient discharges notwithstanding their ???ertures all the ???? and Residue of my personal estate and efforts whatsoever and wheresoever money and securities for money rents due at the time of my decease and furniture ??????? nevertheless to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and charges of proving this my Will I give and bequeath unto and equally between my son Charles John Stone of the Town and County of Poole Tailor and the said Jane Drew Harris and Mary Ann Golyear Ingram their executors administrators and assigns as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and I hereby nominate and appoint my said daughters Jane Drew Harris and Mary Ann Golyear Ingram joint Executrixes this my will hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me made and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first before written — Ann Stone — Signed by the Testatrix Ann Stone as and for her Will in the pressence of us present at the same time who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses thereto — George Arden ??? Weymouth — Francis March his Clerk.

Proved at London 8th July 1845 before the Judge by the oaths of Jane Drew Harris wife of Gary Harris and Mary Ann Golyear Ingram wife of Robert Ingram the daughter the executrixes to whome ????? was granted have been first sworn by Comon duly to administer.

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Transcription: Obituary for Armand J. Martel

Transcription: Obituary for Armand J. Martel

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Obituary for Armand J. Martel.
Obituary for Armand J. Martel. 

Obituary for Armand J. Martel.

Following is my transcription of the obituary of Armand J. Martel.

ARMAND J. MARTEL

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Armand J. Martel, 69, of El Centro, who died Monday in Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agustin Cemetery in Manchester, N.H.
Mr. Martel was born July 8, 1928 in Manchester. He married Janet Roy on Sept. 1, 1947, in Manchester. He was an Imperial Valley resident for 29 years.

Mr. Martel worked for the El Centro Community Hospital as a purchasing agent. He had been ill since 1985.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Martel of El Centro; daughters, Cynthia Marcoux, of El Centro, Virginia Audette of Sacramento, Patricia Rose of El Centro, and Edna Wilkinson of Seeley; brother, John Martel of Jacksonville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Robert Stone, April 16, 1825

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Robert Stone, April 16, 1825

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The following is my transcription of the last will and testament of Robert Stone, husband of Ann Stone.

 

Robert Stone's Last Will and Testament
Last Will and Testament of Robert Stone.

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Robert

Stone

16.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Stone of Wyke Regis in the County of Dorset Baker. In the first place I Grant that all my just debts funeral and testamentary ??????? may be fully paid and satisfied Thou I give and bequeath to my son Robert Stone three Silver ?? ?? ?? ?? Table Spoons. to my Son Charles John Stone two Silver table Spoons and my watch and appendages and to my daughter Mary Ann Soolyar [Helyar] Stone Six Silver teaspoons and as to all the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal Estate I give and devise the same in manner hereinafter mentioned (that is to say) I give and bequeath unto my dear wife Ann Stone all and singular my household furniture plate (??????? as is hereinbefore ???????ed) linen China Books and pictures wine and other Liquors to and for her own absolute use and benefit I also give and bequeath unto my said dear wife all and every the interest dividends and annual proceeds arising from and out of the principal monies which I now have in the now four per cent annuities and other Government funds and all other my personal Estate and the ????? Issues and product arising from and out of all an every my freehold copyhold and leasehold  pieces or parcels of land in houses and Acreditaments To hold the same with the appurtenances unto my said dear wife To and for her own proper use and benefit during the term of her natural life or so long as she shall remain my widow and from and immediately after her decease or second marriage Thou I give and devise the same in monies hereinafter mentioned that is to say I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane Drew Harris the principal sum of fifty pounds Sterling and also our moiety or equal half part or share of and in ???? that my said princial ???? in the now four per cent annuities to and for her own absolute use and benefit exclusive of the ???????? debts or engagements of her ??????? or any future husband I give and devise to my son and daughter Jane Drew Harris all that my customary or copyhold messuage or dwellinghouse garden and premises situate in Wyke Regis aforesaid and now in the occupation of Elizabeth ????? bounded by land adjoining to Samuel Summers on the North part thereof and by Land late belonging to        …   ?????? deceased on the South part thereof to hold the same with the apparts unto and to the use of my said daughter Jane Drew Harris her heirs and assigns forever I give and bequeath to my said daughter Mary Ann Soolyar [Helyar] Stone the principal sum of fifty pounds sterling and the one other moiety or equal half part or share of and in all that my said principal stock in the new four per cent annuities to and for her own absolute use and benefit exclusive of the ????????? debts or engagements of any future husband I give and devise to my said daughter Mary Ann Soolyar [Helyar] Stone all that my customary  or copyhold messuage or dwellinghouse garden and premises situate in West Fleet and at present unoccupied bounded on the North by land belonging to Hubard Soollary and on the South by land belonging to myself to hold the same with the apparts unto and to the use of my said daughter Mary Ann Soolyar [Helyar] Stone her heirs and assigns for ever I give and bequeath to my said son Robert Stone the principal sum of two hundred pounds sterling and I give and devise to my said son Robert Stone all that my customary or copyhold messuage or dwellinghouse garden and other the premises now jointly occupied by myself William Williams and James Soussey and which adjoins certain property belonging to John Swaffield Esquire and also one moiety or equal ??? part or share (the same to be considered as if divided) of and in all that piece or parcel of land or ground called Stones Close ?? ??? the same with the appurtenances unto and to the use of my said son Robert Stone his heirs and assigns for ever (subject to my directions hereinafter contained ??porting the division of the entirety of the said field) But in case my said son Robert Stoone should at any time hereafter intermarry with Harriet Stephens then it is my will and I do hereby direct that all and every the interest which my said son Robert takes under this ???? will both real and personal shall devolve to and be equally divided between each and every my children who shall be living at my decease their heirs Executors and ????? share and share alike as tenants in ???????? and not as joint tenants I give and bequeath to my said son Charles John Stone the principal sum of three hundred pounds sterling and I give and devise to my said son Charles John Stone all that my customary or copyhold piece or parcel of land or ground called Richards Close bounded by land belonging to Charles Buxton Esquire on the south part and also all that remaining one moiety or equal half part or share the same to be considered as if divided of and in all that before mentioned piece or parcel of land or ground and premises called Stone Close and I direct that the said monies or half parts may be divided and ascertained by creating a fence in a straight line from the piece of land belonging to Mr. Thomas Richardson to the piece of land belonging to Mr. Gould Read the expense attending which is to be  borne equally between the parties who by virtue of this my will shall become entitled thereto and also all that messuage or tenemant dwellinghouse and premises situate in West Street and more in the occupation of Joseph Stone bounded on the south by a dwellinghouse last belonging to Mr. Samuel Weston and also all that one other messuage or dwellinghouse and premises situate at the lower end of West Street aforesaid and now in the occupation of George Stansell bounded on the south by premises belonging to Francis Wilkinson and on the north by premises belonging to Thomas Stone to hold the same with the appurtenances unto and to the use of my said son Charles John Stone his heirs and assigns forever and it is my will and I do hereby further direct that if after my decease and before the decease or second marriage of my said wife any or other of my children shall die without issue then that the interest of such child or children both real and personal under this my will shall devolve to and be equally common divided between and amongst such of my sons children ??????? or their surviving share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said dear wife Ann Stone and all and every my children who shall be living at the time of my decease joint Executrixes and Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made In Witness whereof I the said Robert Stone the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in four sheets of paper set my hand and seal to wit my hand only to the first three sheets and my hand and seal to this fourth and last sheet the sixteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five

Robert Stone =??= Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Robert Stone the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses = Geo Willoughby ?ol. Weymouth W Coleman Plumber Weymouth = Thos. Cornall Clerk to W. Willoughby, Weymouth

Proved at London 13th November 1838 before the judge by the oaths of a Robert Stone and Charles John Stone two of the children of the deceased and as such two of the Executors to whom ad???? was granted having been first sworn by common duly to ad???? power reserved of making the like grant to Ann Stone Widow the Robert of the said deceased one other of the Executors and also to Jane Drew Harris (wife of George Harris) and Mary Ann Soolyar [Helyar] Ingram (wife of Robert Ingram the only other children living at the time of the said deceased’s death and as such the other Executors when they shall apply for the same.

‘[ ]’ signifies the known spelling of the word or name, although somewhat undecipherable in the text of the original document.

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Transcription: Probate Record of Henry Jaques

Transcription: Probate Record of Henry Jaques

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The following is my transcription of the 1829 probate record of Henry Jaques of Geauga, Ohio.

 

30289.

Henry Jaques

deceased

Probate record of Henry Jaques.
1829 Probate record of Henry Jaques.

At a term of the Court of Common pleas, within and for the County of Geauga, in the state of Ohio begun and held at the Court house in Chardon, on the first day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine before the Honourable George Tod, president, and Asa Cowles, John Hubbard and Daniel Kerr, associates, Judges holding said Court, & sitting as a Court of probate, on motion the Court appointed Betsey Jaques administratrix on the estate of Henry Jaques, late of Munson in said county, deceased, and accept Aaron Stobbins and Chauncey Porter as her sureties in the sum of five hundred dollars. The Court, also appointed Charles Keith, Luther Thwing and David Tanner appraisors, to appraise the personal property belonging to said estate. — The said Betsey Jaques, having given the bonds required by the order of the Court, Letters of administration were issued, in the words and figures following, to wit;

The State of Ohio
Geauga County

George Tod, president of the third circuit of the Court of common Pleas, & Asa Cowles, John Hubbard and Daniel Kerr his associate judges of the same court, within and for the county Geauga aforesaid, in the name and by the authority of the state of Ohio, To all, to whom these presents shall come, Be it known, That administration of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of Henry Jaques, late of the township of Munson in the county aforesaid, at the time of his death, is hereby committed unto Betsey Jaques, whose duty it shall be, (under oath,) to have all and singular the said goods and chattels inventoried and appraised by Charles Keith, Luther Thwing and David Tanner, house holders of the county aforesaid, (after deducting for the widoe, her wearing apparel, one bed and bedding, and all the wearing apparel of her deceased husband, together with such articles of property as are, or may be, by law, exempt from execution, and such other provisions as the appraisers aforesaid, shall consider reasonable for the support of herself and children, one yeear from the time of the death of the deceased,) and make a return thereof, signed by the said appraisers, with a bill of the sale of the goods and chattels of the said deceased, together with a true and accurate statement of the debts due and owing to the estate of the said Henry Jaques deceased, to the office of the Clerk of the Court of common pleas, for the county aforesaid, within three months from the date hereof, and moreover to adjust and settle up the account of her administration, within eighteen months from the date hereof, as the law directs. And we do by these presents appoint the said Betsey Jaques administratrix of all and singular, the goods, chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Henry Jaques deceased.

In Testimony of which, we have caused the seal of our said Court to be hereunto affixed.

“seal”    Witness the Honourable George Tod, president thereof at Chardon in said county, the fourth day of July Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.

D. D. Aiken, Clerk.
Afterwards, on the twenty-third day of November, in the year, aforesaid, the said administratrix deposited in this office, an inventory of the goods and chattels belonging to said estate, in the words and figures following to wit.

“A true and accurate Inventory of the goods and chattels of the estate of Henry Jaques, late of Munson in said county deceased, presented to us, the undersigned appraisers of said estate by Betsey Jaques the administratrix thereof this            day of AD. 1829

one hundred wt. of pork with barrel valued at ……… $ 9.00
2 red stays ……………………………………………………………………..  28.00
1 Yoke & Irons ………………………………………………………………    1.00
2 Red Bulls …………………………………………………………………….  20.00
1 Brown [line]back Cow ………………………………………………    9.00
2 two yr. old heifers …………………………………………………….  14.00
2 Cows ……………………………………………………………………………  18.00
9 Sheep ………………………………………………………………………….  11.25
7 Harrow teeth ……………………………………………………………..    3.25
1 Grind Stone ………………………………………………………………..    1.25
1 Iron Wedge ………………………………………………………………..      .75
3 Axes …………………………………………………………………………….    2.00
1 Sickle …………………………………………………………………………..      .25
1 Gun ……………………………………………………………………………..      .75
1 [Whissletree] & chains …………………………………………….      .75
4 Weavers Reeds ………………………………………………………….    4.00
1 Sett silver Tea Spoons ……………………………………………..    2.00
1 Loom & Warping Bars …………………………………………….    6.00
1 [C….] & pin …………………………………………………………………      .50
1 Plough Share …………………………………………………………….    1.00
1 Inch auger ………………………………………………………………….      .75
1 Drawing knife ……………………………………………………………      .25
1 Hammer ……………………………………………………………………..      .25
2 Kettles …………………………………………………………………………    4.00
3 Barrels …………………………………………………………………………    1.00
Amount ………………………………………………………………………….143.50

Munson Sept 30.th 1829

David Tanner
Luther Thwing
Appraisers

Also accompanying the said Inventory is the schedule of propeerty set off to the widow, for her support, in the words and figures following, to wit:
“A Schedule of property set off by us, the appraisers, as aforesaid, for the support of the widow and children, one year from the death of the intestate, estimated at thirty-two dollars, from the date of this appraisal to the expiration of the year. The provisions on hand, at the time of the decease, & articles used for the support of the family till the present time For the remainder of the year, articles of property embraced in the foregoing schedule, amounting to thirty two dollas, and such as she may select ..

Appraised & set off by us this 30.th day of Sept. 1829

Luther Thwing
David Tanner
Appraisers

Accompanying the said returns is the certificate of [H?] Canfield, Esquire, a Justice of the peace, in the words and figures following, to wit “The State of Ohio

Geauga County Before me [H?] Canfield

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Transcription: Probate record of Henry Jaques.

Transcription: Probate record of Henry Jaques.

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The following is my full transcription of a scan of the original probate record for Henry Jaques.

 

Henry Jaques

Probate record of Henry Jaques.
Probate record of Henry Jaques.

Deceased

At a term of the Court of Common pleas, within and for the County of Geauga, in the state of Ohio begun and held at the Court house in Chardon, on the first day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine before the Honourable George Tod, president, and Asa Cowles, John Hubbard and Daniel Kerr, associates, Judges holding said Court, & sitting as a Court of probate on motion the Court appointed Betsey Jaques administratrix on the estate of Henry Jaques, late of Munson in said county, deceased, and accept Aaron Stobbins and Chauncey Porter as her sureties in the sum of five hundred dollars. The Court, also appointed Charles Keith, Luther Thwing and David Tanner appraisers, to appraise the personal property belonging to said estate. The said Between Jaques, having given the bonds required by the order of the Court, Letters of administration was issued, in the words and figures following, to wit,

The State of Ohio
Geauga County

George Tod, president of the third circuit of the Court of common Pleas, & Asa Cowles, John Hubbard and Daniel Kerr his associate judges of the same court, within and for the county Geauga aforesaid, in the name and by the authority of the state of Ohio, To all, to whom these presents shall come, Be it known, That administration of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of Henry Jaques, late of the township of Munson in the county aforesaid, at the time of his death, is herebby committed unto Betsey Jaques, whose duty it shall be (under oath) to know all and singular the said goods and chattels inventoried and appraised by Charles Keith, Luther Thwing and David Tanner, house holders of the county aforesaid, (after deducting for the widow, her wearing apparel, one bed and bedding, and all the wearing apparel of her deceased husband, together with such articles of property as are, or may be, by law, exempt from execution, and such other provisions as the appraisers aforesaid, shall consider reasonable for the support of herself and children, one year from the time of the death of the deceased, and make a return thereof, signed by the said appraisers, with a bill of the sale of the goods and chattels of the said deceased, together with a true and accurate statement of the debts due and owing to the estate of the said Henry Jaques deceased, to the office of the Clerk of the Court of common pleas, for the county aforesaid, within three months from the date hereof, and moreover to adjust and settle up the account of her administration, within eighteen months from the date hereof, as the law directs. And we do by these presents appoint the said Betsey Jaques, administratirix of all singular, the goods, chattels, rights and credits which were of the said Henry Jaques deceased.

In Testimony of which, we have caused the seal of our said Court to be hereunto affixed.

“SEAL”

Witness the Honourable George Tod, president thereof, at Domini, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.
D.D. Aiken, Clerk.

Afterwards, on the twenty-third day of November, in the year aforesaid, the said administratrix deposited in this office, an inventory of the goods and chattels belonging to said estate, in the words and figures following, to wit.
A true and accurate Inventory of the goods and chattels of the estate of Henry Jaques, late of Munson in said county deceased, presented to us, the undersigned appraisers of said estate, by Betsey Jaques the administratrix thereof, this day of AD 1829.

one hundred weight of pork with [???????]          $9.00
2 Red Stays         $28.00
1 Yoke & Irons         $1.00
2 Red Bulls         $20.00
1 Brown Lineback Cow         $9.00
2 two yr. old heifers         $14.00
2 Cows         $18.00
9 Sheep         $11.25
7 Harrow teeth         $3.25
1 Sett Log chains         $4.25
1 Grind Stone         $1.25
1 Iron Wedge         $.75
2 Axes         $2.00
1 Sickle         $.25
1 Gun         $.75
1 Whiffletree & chains         $.75
4 Weavers Reeds         $4.00
1 Sett silver Tea Spoons         $2.00
1 [????] & Warping Bars         $6.00
1 Cl???s & pin         $.50
1 Plough Share         $1.00
1 Inch auger         $.75
1 Drawing Knife         $.25
1 Hammer         $.25
2 Kettles         $4.00
3 Barrels         $1.00
Amount         $143.50

Munson Sept 30th 1829
David Tanner
Luther Thwing
} Appraisers.

Also accompanying the said Inventory is the schedule of property set off to the widow for her support, in the words and figures following, to wit:

A Schedule of property set off by us, the appraisers, as aforesaid, for the support of the widow and children, one year from the death of the intestate, estimated at thirty-two dollars, from the date of this appraisal to the expiration of the year.

The provisions on hand, at the time of the decease, & articles used for the support of the family till the present time.

For the remainder of the year, articles of property [????aced] in the foregoing schedule, amounting to thirty two dollars, and such as she may select.         $32.00
Appraised & set off by us this 30th day of Sept. 1829 –
Luther Thwing
David Tanner
} Appraisers
Accompanying the said returns is the certificate of [?????] Canfield, Esquire, a Justice of the peace, in the words and figures foillowing, to wit

The State of Ohio
Geauga County
[????????] [?????] Canfield

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Cannon of Goochland, Virginia.

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Cannon of Goochland, Virginia.

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The following is the transcription of the Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Cannon of Goochland, Virginia.

 

In the name of God Amen, etc.

I, Jeremiah Cannon of Goochland County in the Colony of Virginia being in perfect sences and sound memory do therefore make this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following To Witt,

Item. I lend unto my loving wife Elizabeth the Land I now live on Dureing her natural Life or widowhood Also nine head of Cattle with all the risidue of my stock and also all my household stuff and furniture of what kind so ever it be to her During her natural life or Widowhood to raise my children upon. Also l lend her one black horse Dureing her life or Widdowhood.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son William Cannon the Land I now live on containing by Estamation seventy acres more or less to him and his heirs forever after mine and my wife’s Decease and if my son William Cannon should die without an heir Lawfully begotten of his body then to fall to my son Thomas Cannon his heirs etc. forever.

Item. I will that one Sorrel horse that is now in possession to be sold to Discharge my Debts.

Item. I will that all my Estate as well Real and Personal after mine and my wife’s Decease to be equally Divided amongst all my children.

Item. I do ordain and appoint my Loving wife Elizabeth Executrix and my son Benjamin Cannon Executors of this my Last Will and Testament and I do Revoke all other wills by me heretofore made acknowledgeing this to be my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and alixt my seal this First Day of February one thousand seven hundred & sixty seven.

Signed sealed and Delivered in the presence of

[seal.]

William Sharp Smith,
Humphrey Parrish, ]r.
his
Phillip X Walker
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At a court held for Goochland County June the 16, 1767. Phillip Walker and Humphrey Parrish, ]r., proved this writing to be the last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Cannon decd. which was thereupon admitted to Record.

Teste:
Val. Wood, C. C. Clk.

I, P. G. Miller, deputy clerk of the County Court of Goochland County. Virginia, do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the will of Jeremiah Cannon, deceased, recorded in the clerk’s office of the County Court of said County June 16, 1767, in Deed Book No. 9, page 85.

Given under my hand this 19th day of March, 1894.

P. G. Miller, Dep. Clerk.

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Source:

American Historical Magazine, Representing the Chair of American History in the Peabody Normal College, Vol. IV; Peabody Normal College; Nashville, Tennessee.

 

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Transcription: Partial will of Robert Owen of Pennsylvania’s Welsh tract.

Transcription: Partial will of Robert Owen of Pennsylvania’s Welsh tract.

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The following is a transcript of the partial image of the will of Robert Owen of the Welsh Tract in Pennsylvania, scanned from “Merion in the Welsh Tract”. I’ve been able to find any reference to the missing top portion of the will.

 

Robert Owen will
Partial will of Robert Owen.

…????? fifty pound for & towards ye mantenance & pre?????ment of my other children which sume I doe wholey reffer to ye di????? of my here after named Legatees to be shared & divided among them as they find convenient & see cause

Also I doe constitute nominate & appoint my trusty & wellbeloved ffriends John Humphrey Hugh Roberts, John Roberts, Griffith John, Robert Jones, Robert Roberts, Robert Lloyd & Rowland Ellis to be trustees and overseers of this my will & testament, And doe hereby give full power to my forementioned friends to be my trustees to manage & dispose off my estate according to ye true ??? ??? of this my will & testament to ye best proffitt & advantage of my children.

Lastly I doe nominate & appoint my wellbeloved Cosin Griffith John abovenamed to be sole Executor of this my last will & testament. And doe hereby revoke & anull & make void all former wills by me hereto fore made In wittness whereof I have  hereunto sett my hand & seal the second day of ye tenth month in ye year 1697

Signed sealed & published in ye sight & presence of
Robt Owen     ‘SEAL’
John Owen
Rowland Ellis
Robt Jones

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Transcription: Will of Richard Jaques

Transcription: Will of Richard Jaques

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The following is my own transcription of the 1652 will of Richard Jaques.

 

I wish to thank Glynn at Norfolk Tours  for his time and effort in filling in nearly all of the many blanks in my original transcription of this will.

Will of Richard Jaques.
Will of Richard Jaques.

Will of Richard Jaques

Memorandum that in the month of Januarye in the yeare of our Lord God according to the Computation of the church of England one thousand six hundred fiftye and twoe and on or upon the sixth day of the same month Richard Jaques late whilest he lived of Crittleton in the Countye of Wilts Clearke deceased being of perfect mind an memorye and having a serious purpose and desire to settle and dispose of his Estate did by word of mouth utter and declare his last will and testament nuncupative in theis or the like words in effect following that is to say hee gave and bequeathed all his Estate whatsoever unto Grace his wife saving and excepting ten pounds which hee gave unto his Apprentice and ten pounds more to the poore of the parish of Crittleton aforesayd And whereas hee had an Estate for yeare in two leases his mynd and will was that all the tyme and tenure unexpired at the Death of Grace his sayd Wyfe should remaine and ????? and hee gave and bequeathed this same unto the two sonns of Mr. Reynds (Reynes) And further being moved by Mr. M??e to give something to and amongst his kindred answered shee might doe it if shee would meaning thereby that he left the same to the discretion of his sayd wife At all and singular which premises me the sd Richard Jaques was of sound memorye and understanding and uttered and spake theis or the like words in effect in the presence and hearing of the wittnesses, whose names are here subscribed. The marke of Mary Mill, Elizabeth White the marke of Mary Ward.
The two and twentieth day of May in the yeare of our Lord 1653. issued out a commission to Grace Jaques the Relict and principal legatarye named in the sd will to administer the goods chattels and debts of the sd deceased according to the ????? and effect of his will there being no Executor named herein shee being first ???????? by virtue of a special Commission well and truly to administer the same.

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Richard Chatterton of Caenby, Lincolnshire, 1657.

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Richard Chatterton of Caenby, Lincolnshire, 1657.

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The following is a transcription to the best of my abilities of the last will and testament of Richard Chatterton of Caenby, Lincolnshire, 1657.

He was 9th great grandfather to my children and the son of Rachell Chatterton of Glentham, whose 1653 will also appears on this site.

 

Featured image: St.Nicholas at Caenby. Although originally built in medieval times, it was retored 1795 and 1869. © Copyright Richard Croft and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.  

 

Last Will and Testament of Richard Chatterton of Canby
Last Will and Testament of Richard Chatterton of Canby.

In the name of God Amen the eight and twentyeth day of August one thousand six hundred fifty seaven I Richard Chatterton of Canby in the county of Lyncolne, yeoman being weake of body but of ??????? remembrance (God be praised) do ordaine this to be my last will and testament In the first place I command my soule unto the hande of Almighty God resting in a moderate christian and comfortable observance which is wrought in me by God the Holy Ghost that by the ????? ??????? and ???????? of God the Sonn all my sinns and fully and freely forgiven me And that whomsoever my soule and body shalle separated and shall enjoy the joy of those heavenly places that are prepared for the ????? of God In the ???? place I commit my body to the earth from whence it came there to be paid up in a  common ??????????? and ???????? till my saviour ??? second coming nothing doubting but that I shall have a joyfull ??????? that day of the ???? will resurrection and divine the sonne may be decently interred in the ???????? and I happen of ????? And as ??????????? that would ?? ? estate whom with God hath blessed me and doe dispose of the same as followeth In the first place and give and bequeath unto John Chatterton my sonne tenn pounds of lawfull english monie  to be paid unto him within one yeare after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto his two children each of them one ewe sheepe and one lambe to be delivered into theire ?????????? custodie for theire use and benefit within one month next after my decease Item I give to George Chatterton my sonn tenn pounde of lawfull english monei to be paid within one yeare next after my decease Item I give unto his daughter two ewes and two lambes to be delivered to the said Georg within one month next after my decease to and for the use and benefit of the said childe Item I give to Richard my sonne threescore pounds of good and lawfull english monie to be paid unto him when he shall attaine to the age of twentye and one yeares And  if it happen the said Richard shall prove a good husband and dutifull and obedient and loveing unto Ellen his mother and give a signall testimonie of his paines and diligence unto my supervisors in this my will mentioned then I give unto my sonn Richard fortie pounde more to be paid unto him when he shall attaine unto the age of twenty and one yeares Item I give unto Rachell Williamson my daughter sixteene pounde thirteene shillinge and foure pence of lawfull english monye to be paid within one yeare next after my decease Item I give unto Richard Williamson her sonne one two yeares old colt Item I give unto Robert Williamson another of her sonns one two yeares old colt both of them to be delivered to Rachell theire Mother within one yeare next after my decease to and for theire use and advantage Item I give unto the daughter of my daughter Mary (H or F)owler  one ewe and one lambe to be delivered to her mother for the use of her daughter within one yeare next after my decease from whereas William (H or F)owler of Bromby in the County of Lyncolne gent before the intermarriage of his sonn William (H or F)owler unto Mary my daughter promised to make her a good and lawfull ???????? for her life of all his lande in the County of Lyncolne if it happen the said William shall hereafter make her a good and lawfull ????????? of all his lande which he is now seized of for her life in the Countye of Lyncolne I then give and bequeath unto Mary my daughter fortie pound to be paid within one yeare next after such assurance be made and perported Item I doe constitute ordaine and make Ellen my wife the sole Executrix of this my last will and testament to debte whome I give and bequeath all the residue of my goods chattels ????? ready monye ????? and household staffe whatsoever unbequeathed my debte first paid my loyaryes satisfied and my ???? ???? discharged in assured confidence that I have rather that shee will faithfully and justly performe the same and will be loveing unto and holyfull to all my other children And I doe hereby appoint my welbeloved brothers John Chatterton and Robert Maultby supervisors of this my last will And my desire is they will use theire best endeavours to see the same performed according to the ?????????????? ?????? And if any ambiguitie question or doubt shall hereafter arise about anything therein contained I doe hereby give full power and authority unto them and the survivor of them to determine the same And what is soe determined I doe hereby will and I doe give my brother John Chatterton forty shillinge and to my brother Maultby forty shillinge for theire paines to be taken therein above all charges they shalle put unto And my will is in ???? any legatees herein named be not contented with such determination of my said supervisors then I doe give unto him or them soe discontented the sume of two shillinge and six pence only And doe will that they shoe or be soe displeased shall have noe other benefit by this my will In witness whereof, unto this my will I have set my hand and seale the day and yeare first above-written Richard Chatterton his marke and seale signed sealed and published in the ???????? of John Chatterton ????? Ba?iton Williame Hughs marke

This will was proved at London before the Judges for probate of wills and granting Administrations lawfully authorized the second day of December in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred fifty seaven by the oath of Ellen Chatterton Relict and sole Executrix named in the said will to whome Administration was Committed of all and singular the goods Chattells and debte of the said deceased shee being first sworne by Commission ?????? to Administer

 

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Chatterton, Richard, d. 1657; Will

Chatterton, Richard, d. 1657; Will 2

Chatterton, Richard, d. 1657; Will 3

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Transcription: The last Will and Testament of Hannah Stone

Transcription: The last Will and Testament of Hannah Stone

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Last Will and Testament of Hannah Stone

 

Hannah

 

Stone

 

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This is the last Will and testament of me Hannah Stone of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis in the County of Dorset ???? woman made this twenty fourth day of  April one thousand eight hundred and thirty four ffirst I direct my just debts ffuneral and testamentary expenses to be paid by my Executrix hereafter married And all the Rest Residue and Remainders of my household goods ffurniture linen cows cattle and all other my personal estate and effects what nature or kind ????? I give and do bequeath unto my daughter Ann Corney wife of William Corney of Weymouth aforesaid Sailmaker to and for her own use and benefit and I hereby appoint my said daughter sole Executrix of this my will and lastly I hereby revoke all wills codicils and other testamentary dispositions made by me at any time or times heretofore and do publish and declare this to be my last will and testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written The Mark and Seal of Hannah Stone ?? signed seales published and declared by the said Hannah Stone the Executrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Fred Chas. Sleggatt S??  Weymouth Thos. Corrall
Proved at London 15th October 1835 before the judge by the oath… (remainder missing)

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Transcription: Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois, died 1883.

Transcription: Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois, died 1883.

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EXECUTOR’S BOND.

Know all Men by these Presents, That I Anna W. Kefer of the County of Cook and State of Illinois, am held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of Illinois, in the penal sum of sixteen thousand Dollars, current money of the United States, which payment, well and truly to be made and performed, bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, jointly, severally and fimly by these presents:

Witness hand and seal this first day of February A.D. 1883

The Condition of the above Obligation is such, that if the above boundon Anna M Kefer Executrix of the last will and testament of Christian Kefer deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, lands, tenements and hereditaments, and the rents and profits issuing out of the same, of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of the said Anna M Kefer or into the possession of any other person for her and the same so made do exhibit in the Probate Court for said County of Cook, as required by law ; and also make and render a fair and just account of her actings and doings, as such Executrix to said Court, when thereunto lawfully required, and do well and truly fulfill the duties enjoined on her in and by the said will, and shall moreover pay and deliver to the persons entitled thereto, all the legacies and bequests contained in said will, so far as the estate of the said testator will thereunto extend, according to the value thereof, and as the law shall charge her and shall in general do all other acts which may, from time to time, be required of her by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Approved in open Court

Anna M Kefer SEAL

February 1st 1883

Residence, 294 North Ave

SEAL

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EXECUTOR’S OATH.

I do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will and testament of the within named Christian Kefer deceased, so far as I know or believe, that I will well and truly execute the same by paying first the debts then the legacies mentioned therein, as far as ?? goods and chattels will thereunto extend, and the law charge me that I will make a true and perfect inventory of all such chattels, rights and credits, as may come to my hands or knowledge, belonging to the estate of the said deceased, and render a fair and just account of my executorship when thereunto required by law, to the best of my knowledge and ability, so help me God.

Subscribed and sworn to before me Thomas W Sennott

Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County, this 1st day of Feb A.D. 1883 | Anna M Kefer

Thos W Sennott Clerk.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, |

COUNTY OF COOK. | SS.

SEAL

I (SETH F. HANCHETT – scored through) Thomas W. Sennott, Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County, in the State of Illinois, do hereby certify that Anna M Kefer who are each personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day, in person, and acknowledged that the signed, sealed and delivered said instrument, as their free and voluntary act, for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Given under my hand and the Seal of said Probate Court, at my office in the City of Chicago, in said County, this first day of February A.D. 1883

Thos W Sennott

Clerk of the Probate Court
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LETTERS TESTAMENTARY.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, |

COUNTY OF COOK, | SS.

The People of the State of Illinois, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Know Ye, That whereas, Christian Kefer late of the County of Cook and State of Illinois, died on or about the thirtieth day of December A.D. 1882, as it I said, after having duly made and published his just will and testament, a copy whereof is hereunto annexed, leaving at the time of his death property in this State, which may be lost, destroyed, or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same ; and inasmuch as it appears that Anna M Kefer has been appointed executrix in and by the said last will and testament to execute the same, and to the end that the said property may be preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein, and that said will may be executed according to the request of the said testator we do hereby authorize her the said Anna W Kefer as such executrix to collect and secure all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits which were of the said Christian Kefer at the time of his decease, in whosoever hands or possession the same may be found, in this State, and well and truly to perform and fulfill all such duties as may be enjoined upon her by the said will, so far as there shall be property and the law charge her and is general to do and perform all other acts which now are or hereafter may be required of her by law.

Witness, Thomas E. Sennott Clerk of the Probate Court of the said County of Cook, and the Seal of the said Court, this First day of Feby A.D. 1883

Thos M Sennott Clerk

SEAL

Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois
Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois. (Click on image for full size original.)

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