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Will of John Webb

of Rochester, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Rochester Sept 1756 LDS film #0188813
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
In the Name of God Amen I John Webb of St Margarets neare Rochester in the County of Kent Shipwright being in perfect health of body and mind considering the uncertainty of this Transitary life do make constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament revoking all others.
Imprimis I will and bequeath my soul to Almighty God trusting in the Meritts of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ for the remission of my Sins: my body to Christian buryall.

Secondly I give and bequeath unto Ann Webb my true and well beloved wife all the houses Land Tenements Goods and Chattles ... Debts Wages whatsoever that I am now posest or shall hereafter be posest to my said wife to have and to hold from my Decease to the end of her life and after her decease to the children begotten by me or shall be by me begotten on the said Ann Webb to have and to hold and their heirs forever.

Thirdly I give and bequeath to my father one shilling to be paid after my decease by my said wife Ann Webb, to my brother Will'm Webb one shilling to my brother Pheeness one shilling to my sister Elizabeth Webb one shilling to my Cousin Sarah Smith one shilling to be paid after my decease by my said wife Ann Webb whome I do constitute and ordaine my heire Administrator Exec'r to this my last Will hereby revoking all others And all troubles lawsuits Mollestations whatever to my said Exec'r
John Webb
Signed and sealed in the presence of Thomas Puckle Juner, E Puckle

This will was proved at Rochester on the 15th Day of September 1756 Before the Rev'd Ralph Bishop Clerk by the Oath of Ann Webb widow Executrix of the said Will named to whom was granted Administration she having been first duly sworn well and faithfully to administer.

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Will of John Webb
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