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Will of William Coggar

of Sevenoaks, Kent


Source: PCC, PROB 11/214, Probate 28 Nov 1650
Transcribed by Patricia Salter
The 12th of September Anno Dni 1648
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I William Cogger of Sevenoaks in the County of Kent yeoman being at present though sick in body yet of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God therefore I do hereby make and declare this my present testament wherein is containd my last Will in manner following vizt.

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my sonne William the bedd bedstead rigg[?ing?] and all other furniture thereunto belonging a great joynd chest and a box wherein my writing use to lye all standing in the Inner Chamber, a gold ring and a silver currall which were his mothers and a joynd cubbord in the hall and a table with a joynd front to be delivered to him at one and twenty years of age by my executrix hereafter named.

Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary a trundle bedstead and the furniture thereunto belonging a great boarded chest having a great burn on the lidd with or by warming pan one joint box with a lock for it.
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth one truckle bedstead and the flock bedd boulster and coverlid thereon a little borded chest.
Item give and bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy one half headed bedstead and flockbed on it two boarded chests.
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Joane one new half headed bedstead with long square posts and feather bed a borded chest and a box wherein the pewter lyeth.

Also I give and bequeath to my forementioned children sixteen peeces of pewter to be equally divided amongst them. All the rest and residue of my goods and chattels to me incident and in any wise belonging my debts paid and funeral charges defrayed together with the things before bequeathed to my daughters to them delivered immediately after the day of their marriages or one and twenty years of age I do wholly give and bequeath unto Margarett my welbeloved wife whom I do hereby make full and sole executrix of this my last will and testament and I do hereby require and appoint my loveing friend John Thornton of Sevenoaks aforesaid freeholder and Thomas Stileman of Sevenoaks aforesaid carpenter to be the overseers of this my last will and testament desiring to see the same performed accordingly. The mark of William Cogger, signed sealed and published by the said William Cogger the day and year abovesaid for and as his last will and testament in the presence of
the marke of John Cogger Francis Hills.


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