Edward Bentom 1756
 

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October the 20.6 1756

In the name of God Amen. I Edward Bentom of Copell in the county of Lankester and in the hundred of Layland husband man do for the settling of my temporall affairs make this my last will and testament as foloweth and first I order my depts and funeral expences and probatt hearof witt all charges attending the same to be paid and discharged out of my affects of what mature or cind soever it is in and then I give to my sister Elizabeth tomson and likewise to my brother Johns widow and likewise to my sister Mary all my affects to be payd them after my dets and funeral expencis is discharged and it is my will and mind that they shall be all shear and shear alike and it is my will and mind all to be made in to money and discharged to them as above menshoned as far as my will affects retch and I do appoint Seth Bibby and Mr Bentley of Copell in the aforesaid county my execters of this my will hoping they will see the same foly performed in wittnes heare oif I have put my hand published and declared this to be my last will and testament this 206 day of October in the year of our Lord 1756 sined published and declared by the said Edwrad Bentom for and as his last will in the presence of us have heare unto set and subscribed our names as witneses heare to

 Edward X Bentom

His mark

 Seth Bibby

Ellen Bibby