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Will of Elizabeth Jeken

of Dover, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1407
Submitted by Ros Dunning
This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Jeken of the Town and Port of Dover in the County of Kent Widow in manner following that is to say

I give unto Mary Walker wife of Thomas Walker of the said Town and Port of Dover Yeoman Elizabeth Kennett Widow of Matthew Kennett late of the said Town and Port of Dover deceased and Jone Farmer Wife of Farmer of the said Town and Port of Dover Builder the Sum of five hundred pounds a Piece of lawful Money of Great Britain

also I give and bequeath unto my Clerk William Curling the Sum of two hundred pounds of like lawful Money
and I do hereby direct that the Said Several Legacies shall be paid to the Several Legatees at the End of three Calendar Months next after my Son John Jeken shall have attained to the Age of Twenty one Years

Also I give and bequeath all my Personal Estate of every sort and description soever (After Payment of my just Debts Funeral Expenses and the Charges of Proving this my Will) And all other incidental Expenses and also the Several Legacies hereinbefore And hereinafter by me given and bequeathed unto my said Son John Jeken his Exors Admors & Assigns to and for his and their own absolute use & benefit

And I do hereby make constitute and appoint the Revd Richard Harvey of Leatherhead in the County of Surrey Clerk and Thomas Starr of the City of Canterbury Gent joint Exors of this my last Will and Testament
And I do give and bequeath unto the said Richard Harvey and Thomas Starr the Sum of One hundred Pounds a piece of like lawful Money as an Acknowledgement for their Trouble in the Execution of this my Will

And lastly I do hereby revoke and make void all other Wills by me at any Time or Times heretofore made and I do declare this and this only to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Elizabeth Jeken have hereunto set my hand and Seal the nineteenth Day of July in the Year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Three E. Jeken
(Attestation Clause)
Dells Lowen - James Hacker

Proved at London 24 October 1807


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