|Ralph Waring 1726|
In the name of God Amen. The nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord Christ 1725. I Ralph Waring of Coppull, in the county of Lancaster, for the settling of my temporall concerns, do make and ordain this my last will & testament in manner & form following.
Imprimis my tenement in Coppull commonly called and known by the name of the Giller Heys, I give the same with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging to my son John.
Item And as for my personal estate, my mind and will is, that all my just debts and funeral expences be first paid & discharged, then I give to Adam Rigby of Chorley one shilling, and to Elizabeth his daughter forty shillings if she live to the age of one and twenty years.
Item I give to my step-children William Makinson, Hannah Stanfelt, Elizabeth Sibbering, and Ann Makinson, twelve pence apiece.
Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth the sum of five pounds.
Item I give to my grandson Ralph Waring forty shillings and a little desk now standing in the parlor.
Item I give to my grandson Richard Waring twenty shillings.
Item all the rest residue and remaining part of my goods, money and personal estate whatsoever, I give to my daughter Hannah.
Item and lastly I nominate and appoint my son John to be sole executor of this my last will and testament, hopeing he will see the same well and truly performed as my trust is in him. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first abovewritten.
Sealed signed and published in presence off