Anne Taylor 1722

 

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In the name of God Amen I Anne Taylor widow & relict of Seth Taylor of Coppull in ye County of Lancr decd. being very weak of body, but of sound disposing mind & memory do make and ordaine this my last will & testament in manner & forme following that is to say, ffirst & principally, I comend my soul into ye hands of God, hoping thro' ye merits & intercession of Jesus Christ to obtaine salvation and my body to ye earth to be decently buried att the discretion of my executrix hereafter named and as to my temporall goods. After my debts, funerall expences & ye probate of this my will are discharged & paid out of ye whole I give & bequeath unto my son in law William Dawson & Margaret his wife ffive shillings a piece Item I give unto my daughter Mary the bed in the loft, the new cadow, and twenty shillings in money Item I give unto Lidia my daughter ffive shillings Item I give unto Matthew Bibby my son in law & unto Elizabeth, William, Ellin & Seth his children twelve pence a piece and lastly , I give & bequeath unto Ellin my daughter the remainder of all my goods and I do hereby constitute & appoint my sd daughter Ellin sole executrix of this my last will and testament hoping she will see ye same truely performed as my trust is in her reposed hereby revoking all former wills heretofore made by me In witness whereof I ye said Anne Taylor have hereunto put my hand & seal this ffour & twentieth day of ffebruary Anno Dom

Signed sealed & published by Anne the mark of
Taylor abovesd to be her last will
& testament in sight & prsence of
Ralph Slater Anne Taylor
his mark
Margaret Slater
Will Holmes