Will for Ann Brown 1772

 

NRO Northants Wills

Ann Brown 11th Feb 1772

In the Name of God Amen I Ann Brown of Yardley Gobion in the parish of Potters Pury in the County of Northampton Widow being of a Sound and disposing Mind Memory and Understanding (praised be God for the same) Do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following First and principally I Commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator hoping to be saved through the Merits and Mediation of my Blessed Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ And my Body to the Earth to be decently Interred at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named And as to my temporal Estate I dispose thereof as followeth I Give to my Son George Brown twenty pounds I Give to my Son Daniel Brown twenty pounds I Give to my Daughter Ann Homan twenty pounds I Give to my Daughter Martha Hillyer ten pounds I Give to my Daughter Hannah Jeffery ten pounds And I do direct that the Aforesaid Legacies Shall be paid by my Executors hereinafter named out of my personal Estate within twelve Months next after my decease But my Will is and I do declare that if any or either of my said Sons or Daughters shall happen to dye before their respective legacies shall become due and payable that the legacy or legacies of him her or them so dying Shall Sink to my Executors All the rest Residue and remainder of my Goods Chattels Effects and personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever the same can or may be found (my debts if any I should owe at the time of my decease and legacies being first paid and discharged) I Give the same unto my Son Thomas Brown and my Daughter Mary Brown Equally And I do make my said Son Thomas Brown and my Daughter Mary Brown Executors of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal the Eighteenth day of September in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and sixty seven

Ann Brown her Mark

Signed Sealed published and declared by the Testatrix Ann Brown to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have Attested the same in her presence and in the presence of each other

John Warr

Mich Rooker

On the 11th day of February 1772 Tho. and Mary Brown the Executors named in the within Will were then at the Petition of Smith sworn faithfully to fulfil the same and so forth

Before me

Robinson Lawford Surrogate

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