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Will of Percival Munn

of Appledore, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, PRC17/Vo92/Fo78-79, 1744
Transcribed by Mike Cozens
In the name of God Amen I Percival Munn of Appledore in the county of Kent Grazier being sick and weak in body but of sound mind memory and understanding praised be to God for the same do this third day of June in the sixteenth year of the Reign of Sovereign Lord King George the second over Great Britain and soforth and in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and forty three make and declare my last will and testament in Manner following

ffirst and principally I commend my soul into the hands of God Almighty and commit my body to the earth by decent burying at the Direction of my Executors herein after named assuredly trusting to the Mercy of Christ Jesus my Redeemer for eternal salvation both of body and soul at the Resurrection of the just and as touching that worldly estate which God in his infinite Goodness hath been pleased to bless me with I dispose thereof as followeth, that is to say

I do hereby order and desire my executors herein after named as conveniently may be and at such proper time and season of the year as shall be advisable to sell and dispose of all my stock husbandry tackle corn hay and such part of my household goods and all other my chattels and the Moneys therefrom arising? to put and place the sum out? at interest on good security and interest thereof to pay unto my loving Wife Sarah by Quarterly payments for and during and so long time as she shall continue my Widow But in case my said Wife shall marry again then my Will and Mind is and I do hereby only give to her the sum of twenty pounds to be paid within three months next after my Decease in full of all her claim out of my personal estate and my Will and Mind is in case the Interest of my personal estate shall not be sufficient to maintain my Wife and also to Educate and bring up my children then my desire is that my Executors herein after named shall break in upon the principle Money and be paid to them at the direction of my Executors as occasion shall require and from and after the decease and intermarriage of my said Wife I give and bequeath unto my and amongst all my children all such principal Money and interest and all other my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever to be equally paid and distributed amongst them share and share alike at their respective age of one and twenty years

and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my Brothers in Law John Munk and George Munk sole Executors of this my Will and desire them take care of my affairs and do the best and Lastly I revoke all former Wills by me made and declare this only to be my last Will and testament in Witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament contained in one sheet of paper set my hand and seal the day and year first above written Percy Munn signed sealed published and declared by the said Percival Munn the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence subscribed? our names as witnesses
Robert Hooke William Fisher?

Probate: 18th May 1744 - John Munk and George Munk Executors

Notes
1 Percival Munn married Sarah Munk at Ebony on 23rd September 1725
2 Children not identified in will - Susannah Sarah George Elizabeth Katherine
3 Percival Munn buried at Appledore on 28th January 1743/44
4 Sarah Munn buried at Appledore on 18 December 1759


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