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Will of Robert Pettman

of Ash next Sandwich, Kent


Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury PRC 32/66/121
Transcribed by David Olby
This is the Last Will and Testament of me Robert Pettman of the Parish of Ash next Sandwich yeoman

First I do give and bequeath unto my son Stephen Pettman all my wearing apparel... give...unto my said son Stephen Pettman the sum of twenty Pounds... which Legacy ...I do order and direct to be paid by my Executor unto my son John Pettman in Just Discharge of a Debt due to him from my said son Stephen...

Also I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Pettman the sum of twenty pounds
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary the wife of John Webb all my Household Goods and Furniture to and for her own use
And I give and bequeath unto my two grandchildren Robert Webb and Elizabeth Webb Children of my said Daughter Mary and to each of them the sum of five pounds...
And in case my two grandchildren afore mentioned shall not have attained their respective ages of one and twenty years at the time the said legacy shall become payable ...to be payable to my son in law the said John Webb for the use and Benefit of the said children...

Also I give and bequeath all and singular the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Goods Chattels and Personal Estate... to be equally divided between my five children Robert Pettman John Pettman Thomas Pettman William Pettman and Mary the wife of the said John Webb And I do Appoint my son Robert Pettman the sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament...

In Witness whereof I the said Robert Pettman the Testator have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty seventh day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy six ROBERT PETTMAN Signed Sealed and Declared... in the presence of us...
Mich. Stoddard// J. Matson//.

" The before Registered Will of Robert Pettman deceased was proved 10th Day of May 1777... by the oath of Robert Pettman the Executor..."


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