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Will of Ann Wraight

of Ashford, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob 11/1828
Transcribed by Lois Squire
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. I Ann Wraight spinster of the parish of Ashford in the County of Kent being perfectly couth in mind and memory,. thanks be given to the Almighty God, being into mind and the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all to die do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recomment my Soul into the hands of that Almighty God who gave it and my body, I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Cristian burial at the discretion of my Executrix nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God

and as touching such worldly Estate Wherewith it has pleased God to close me with in this life, I give and demise and dispose to my Brothers and Sisters all my money that is out at use to be equally divided between them when all my burial Exense is paid out and all whatsoever else there is at the time of my death and I do strictly demand that my brother George Wraight do pay to my Executrix at the order or demand the money that he is indebted to me excepting the part that comes to Ann and that the remaining part to be equally divided between Richard Wraight & Thomas Wraight, Margrat Stephens and Sarah Wraight and if any of my Brothers or Sisters die before me all remaining Brothers and Sisters at the time.

I give and bequeath to my sister Sarah Wraight all of my household effects with all of my stock and goods with all my wearing apparel of all sorts and all my plates and jewelry all then known and unknown so far at her disposing and I do make and constitute Sarah Wraight and my cosin Rachel Brook my sole Executixes ... to lay out upon clothes part of the money that comes from my Brother Thomas Wraight on what is proper and useful and I do utterly revoke and disavow all other forms Testaments and Wills by me before made satisfying and confirming this to be my last Will and Testament, in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 31st Day of December in the year of our Lord eight hundred and thirty one 1831 Ann Wraight and declared by the said Ann Wwraight as her last Will and Testament in the presence of these witnesses
Thomas Buck and Richard Brett his mark.

Proved at London the 6th of February 1834 before Gayard Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by Sarah Wraight her sister one of the Executrixes to whom was granted to administer and appearing ... Rachel Brook spinster the other executrix when she shall apply for the estate

Note: Mary (Margaret?) Wraight of Ashford married Benjamin Stephens of Ashford, 12 Feb 1807
My 2g grandmother, Elizabeth Wraight, daughter of George Wraight, bachelor, of Ashford who married Eliz. Woodgate of Shadoxhurst widow at Ashford on 20 Nov 1810
Looking for a connection with William Wraight of Little Chart farmer bachelor married Eliz. Ann White of the same, 17, (father Geo. W. yeo) 17 May 1810

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