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Will of Edward Coveney

of Rainham, Kent


Source : Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, PRC17/83/30c
Submitted by Mary Connaughton
In the name of God Amen I Edward Coveney of the parish of Rainham in the county of Kent yeoman being sick of body but of sound memory thanks be to God do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following revoking and annulling all former wills and testaments heretofore by me made and declared either by word or writing and as for and all and every my Personal Estate which it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life and for the avoiding any controversy after my decease do make and dispose thereof as follows (vizt)

Item I give to my sister Isabella Coveney the sume of five pounds of lawfull money
Item I give to my sister Elizabeth Coveney the sume of ten pounds of like lawfull money

Item to my brother Daniel Coveney the sum of one shilling
Item to my brother Bell Coveney the sume of one shilling

Item I do give to Mary Coveney the sum of one shilling
Item to Thomas Coveney the son of Thomas Coveney the sume of one shilling

Item to my sisters children vizt. John and Edward and Andrew Fridd to Edward Fridd the sume of five pounds to be paid to him at the age of twenty years allowing him Interest for the same twelve pence in the pound and to Andrew Fridd the sume of five pounds to be paid him at the age of twenty years allowing him twelve pence in the pound for the Interest thereof, and John Fridd the sume of ten pounds to be paid likewise at the age of twenty years allowing him Interest for the same twelve pence in the pound all commencing at the time of death

and lastly I make constitute and appoint my brother Thomas Coveney my Executor of this my last will and testament he to pay all my debts Legacies and Funeral charges and freely to enjoy all my other Estate and moneys whatsoever which shall be then remaining

In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of August and in the year of our Lord God 1718 the mark of the abovenamed Edward Coveney signed sealed published and Declared by the abovenamed Edward Coveney to be his last will and testament in the presence of us
Thomas Cradock John Batcheller Richard Barham

Probate: 15 september 1718


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