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Will of Thomas Gerard

Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 1 

Gerrard, Thomas of Mathotick River formerly of St. Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland 
5th February 1672 15th December 1673 
To daughter Mary and heirs, 4 seats of land in St. Mary's County, including "St. Katherine's Manor" and "Westwood Lodge." In event of death of daughter Mary without heirs, said lands to pass to surviving sons and daughters of testator.
To eldest son Justinian and heirs, part of "St. Clement's Manor;" and also any land or lands in England. 
To wife Rose during life, and male heirs, half of said "St. Clement's Manor;" half of "Bastfoord Manor," and half of "Gerrard's Reserve," Virginia. In event of death of said wife without male issue, son Justinian to possess the whole of "St. Clement's Manor." 
To young son John, half of "Bastfoord Manor" and half of "Gerrard's Reserve," Virginia; to possess the whole of said tracts in event of death of said wife without male issue. 
To other 3 sons and 5 daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchild; viz Gerrard Paten and Gerrard Tucker at 18 yrs. of age, and to John Wauge, personality. 
Exs: Wife Rose and son Gerrard 
Test: John Waugh, Isaac Allerton, John Lee 
Testator wishes to be buried by deceased wife Susanna.