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Will of Robert Cabell

of Otham, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC16/260 C/1
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
The last Will and Testament nuncupative of Robert Cabell late of the parish of Otham in the County of Kent deceased by him made and declared in the time of his last sickness whereof he died he being then of good and perfect sense memory and understanding with an intent and purpose to make his will and to dispose of his estate in these words following or the like in effect and substance vizt.

He gave to his wife and her children all the household stuffe and goods w'ch was hers before he married her, except some few particular things w'ch he appoynted his executor to sell to pay his debts
More he gave to his said wife one sow, one cow and two calves with a little feild growing with wheate tares and oates with all his hop poles,

he gave to his sonne John a booke called Brightmans,
to Richard his sonne a Coffe-bible,
to his two daughters a stock of bees? between them, to each of them one holland pillowcote,
to his daughter Mary a pocket bible with a booke called Austens meditations,
he gave to Dorothy his daughter a booke called the resolutions,

he gave to his said two daughters three pounds apeice if his goods? would hold on? after his debts were paid,
and then if any things remayned he gave it equally to be divided between all his children,
and he made John Cabell his sonne Executor of his said will

In the presence of Rowland Lawrence Edward Simmons (the writer)

Probate 10 August 1649


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