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Will of Sarah Salmon

of Yalding, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Probate 9 Nov 1631
Transcribed by Pauline Kennedy
In the name of God Amen: The Second daye of Julye Anno Domini 1631 And in the Seaventh yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God King of England &c I Sarah Salmon of Yauldinge in the Countie of Kent widdowe beinge in perfect health and remembrance praysed be God therefore And callinge to remembrance my mortalitye doe therefore make and declare this present Testament and last will in forme followinge that is to saie First and principally before all earthly things I Commend my Soule to Almightie God my maker, Saviour and Redeemer trusting and faithfully beleevinge that through the merrittes and passion of his most deare sonne my sinnes be cleenly forgiven me, and my body to be buried in the parish of Yauldinge where I nowe remaine And Concerninge All my goods and chattells debtes rightes and Credittes wch it hath pleased god to blesse me withall I wholy give and bequeath the same in forme followinge

And whereas there is remaining in the handes and possession of Nicholas Hunt of Yauldinge aforesaid my sonne in lawe the some of Fortye poundes Thirty poundes parcell whereof he hath entred unto me by his obligacion or specialty
Item I give and bequeath unto the said Nicholas Hunt the Tenn poundes parcell of the said Fortye poundes wch is not expressed in the said obligacion
And one other Tenn poundes parcell of the said Thirtie poundes mentioned in the said obligacion for remayning in his handes as aforesaid I give and bequeath unto John Hunt the sonne of the said Nicholas to be paid unto him by his said Father within three moneths next after my decease

Item I give and bequeath unto Joseph Salmon of Yaulding aforesaid Clothiar one of my naturall sonnes the use proffitt and advantage of the some of Twenty poundes for and duringe his naturall lief
And from and after his decease I will that the said Twenty poundes shalbe and remaine to and amongest his now Children to be devided amongest them in forme followinge
Tenn poundes parcell thereof I give unto Joseph the sonne of the saied Joseph Salmon my sonne
And the other Tenn poundes residue I give unto Mary and Elizabeth Salmon his two daughters to bee equally devided betwixt them

Item I give and bequeath to Absolon Salmon of Yauldinge aforesaid yeoman one other of my sonnes the some of Five poundes
And unto William Salmon the sonne of the said Absolon the some of Tenn poundes to be paied unto them wthin three moneths next after my decease

Item I give and bequeath unto William Baseden the sonne of Edward Baseden of Maydstone Clothiar the some of Tenn poundes being parcell of Twenty poundes wch the said Edward Baseden his Father oweth unto mee by specialty

Item I give and bequeath unto William Salmon the sonne of George Salmon of Yauldinge aforesaid yeoman one other of my sonnes the some of Tenn poundes to be payed unto him wthin three moneths next after my decease as aforesaid

The residue of all my goodes and Chattells debtes and duties not formerly herein by me willed and bequeathed I wholly give and bequeath unto the said George Salmon my sonne whome I doe make and ordaine to be the sole and onely executor of this my Testament and last Will to see the same proved my legacies paied and my body decently brought to the earth as aforesaid

And I do earnestlie desire Ezeckiell Fleete of Yauldinge aforesaid yeoman, and of John Hayeman of Yauldinge aforesaid husbandman to be Overseers of this my Testamt and last will that the same may take effect accordinge to my intent and true meaninge And I doe utterly revoke and adnull all former wills and Testaments by mee made And doe will that this onely shall stand and remayne for and as my Testamt and last will and none other In witnesse whereof I the saied Sarah Solman to this my present Testament and last will have sett my hand and seale dated the daye and yeares first above written. the marke of Sarah Salmon./ Sealed delivered and published by the above named Sarah Salmon in the presence of
the marke of Niklas Hunt - Thomas Stoddall


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