_________________ _________________|_________________ ________________________| | | _________________ | |_________________|_________________ _________________| | | _________________ | | _________________|_________________ | |________________________| | | _________________ | |_________________|_________________ _John HUDSON _| | | _________________ | | _________________|_________________ | | ________________________| | | | | _________________ | | | |_________________|_________________ | |_________________| | | _________________ | | _________________|_________________ | |________________________| | | _________________ | |_________________|_________________ | |--Mary HUDSON | | _John ROGERS ____ | _Bernard ROGERS _|_Adrianna PRATT _ | _Thomas Matthew ROGERS _| | | | _________________ | | |_UNKNOWN ________|_________________ | _John ROGERS ____| | | | _________________ | | | _________________|_________________ | | |_UNKNOWN MCMURDOCKE ____| | | | _________________ | | |_________________|_________________ |_Ann ROGERS __| | _________________ | _________________|_________________ | _Robert WATSON _________| | | | _________________ | | |_________________|_________________ |_Frances WATSON _| | _________________ | _________________|_________________ |_Elizabeth _____________| | _________________ |_________________|_________________
information was copied.
Mary's will was dated August 3, 1732 and was probated on July 7, 1740.
It indicates that she resided in Pembroke and that James had died prior
to its writing. It mention her sons John, Hudson, James and Ebenezer; her
deceased daughters, Abigail Bonney and Mary Lathley, and her still living
daughters, Elizabeth Bonney and Hannah Simmons.
WILL OF MARY BISHOP:
. In the name of God Amen. I Mary Bishop of Pembroke in ye County of
Plymouth in ye Province of ye Massachusetts Bay in New England, Widow
and Relict of James Bishop late of said Pembroke deceas'd being in good
health of Body, and of sound and perfect mind and memory Praise be
therefore given to Almighty God, Do make and ordain this my present last
Will and Testament, in manner and form following (that is to say) First
& Principally I commend My soul into ye hands of Almighty God, hoping
through ye Merits Death and Passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have
full and free Pardon and Forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit
everlasting Life: And my body I commit to ye Earth to be decently buried
at ye discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as touching ye
disposition of all such Worldly Estate as I shall Dye Seised of I give and
dispose thereof as followeth.
. First I will that my just Debts and Funeral Charges shall be paid and
discharged out of my Estate before any division be made of it And as for
my sons John Bishop, Hudson Bishop, James Bishop and Ebenezer Bishop,
and the Children of my Deceased Daughters Abigail Bonney and Mary
Larthley they having had there parts of my late Husband's estate before. I
do give & bequeath that which I have power to dispose of in Manner and
form following (that is to say) I give and bequeath all my sheep to my
two grandsons Nathaniel Bishop, son of Hudson Bishop, and Joshua
Bishop, son of John Bishop, to be equally divided between them.
. Item - I give and bequeath unto my two daughter, Elizabeth Boney and
Hannah Simmons, all my beding & ye Rest of my Stock together with all
that I have without and within doors to be equally divided between them.
. Finally I do hereby ordain and appoint my trusty, well beloved friends,
Nehemiah Cushing & Jacob Mitchel, both of said Pembroke to a full & sole
Executors of this my last Will & Testament & I do hereby Revoke, disanul
and make void all former Wills & Testaments by me heretofore, made. In
Witness Whereof I ye said Mary Bishop to this my last Will & Testament,
do set my hand & seal this third day of August Anno Domini 1732.
her mark - Mary X Bishop
. Published, Pronounced & declared by ye sd. Mary Bishop to be her last
Will & Testament in Presence of us the Subscribers:
Dan'll Lewis Junr.
. Will probated July 7th 1740 at Plymouth, Massachusetts.
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