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Will of Jane Flood

of Rainham, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1711
Transcribed by Bob Spicer
In the name of God Amen this fifteenth day of November in the year of our Lord 1711 I Jane Flood of the parish of Rainham in the County of Kent widow, being sick in body but of good memory and understanding do make this my last Will and Testament In Manner following First I command my soul into the hands of God hoping to be saved through the merits of Jesus Christ and my Body to the Ground to be buried at the Discretion of my Executors hereinafter named

Item I give Margrett Tong my sister the sum of one shilling Item I give to Samuel Clifford Clifford the boy that Samuel Clifford had by Mary Tong of Borden the sum of Ten Pounds when he comes to the years of one and twenty and if in the case the said Samuel Clifford Clifford die before the term of one and twenty then it shall be paid to William Mereer my kinsman that married my kinswoman Jane Tong upon the condition they bring up the boy Samuel and if he refuse to take the boy my executors are to have him, and if he die within that term abovesaid.

Item I give to my brother Edward Brisonden the sum of one shilling
Item I give to my kinsman Jonas Smothing the house which I had by my Husband Wm Flood paying to my sister Rigdon the sum of ten pounds on the Mortgage she hath.

Item I give to my husbands godson Tho Young the sum of ten shillings. Lastly I make and ordain my sister Mary Rigdon my sole executor this being my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I set my hand and seal the day and year above written. The mark of Jane Fludd sealed in the presence of Daniel Noate, The marks of Martha Studder Wm Young

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