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1685 Will of Samuell Glisson


In the name of God Amen I Samuell Glisson of Yeavell [abbreviation for Servant?] being in good health and of a sound and p[er]fect memory doe make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme as following First I give unto my sonne Samuell Glisson Two hundred pounds but my sonne Samuell is to allow to my Executrix for that money and goods which he have borowed of me in parte of itt already as appeares by the Accompts and mine in a sheet of paper to be paid to him in six moneths after my decease Alsoe I give to my daughter Anne Glisson Eighty pounds to be paid unto her Twelve moneths after my decease in case she happen soe long to live In case she happen to departe this life before then this said Eighty Pounds shall be equally divided betweene all my children that shall bee then liveing Alsoe I give unto my Grandchildren Tenn shillings apeice alsoe I give unto my wife all my goods and chattells lands and goods and debts and bonds and bills and all other goods whatsoever which I now have or shall bee possest of att my death to be devided betweene my Five children which I have now liveing borne of my wife Mary to be devided betweene them as my wife shall thinke fitt alsoe I give to my daughter Elizabeth Twenty shillings also I give to my daughter Mary twenty shillings alsoe I give unto my sonne John Five shillings alsoe I make my wife Full and whole Executrix of this my last will and Testament to be p[er]formed in Faithfullnesse paying all my debts which I owe In Witnesse hereof I have putt my hand and seale the Twenty second day of June in the Yeare of our Lord one Thousand six hundred Eighty five

Samuell Glisson

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us

John Pryor     Sam Glisson jun[io]r      John Glisson


Proved at London 1690



Transcribed by Bob Osborn