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Thomas TUCKER (1728-1758)
|Father:||John TUCKER (1679-1760)|
|Mother:||Sarah m tucker UNKNOWN (1689-1767)|
Individual Events and Attributes
|Will||1758 (age 29-30)|
|Death||13 Feb 1758 (age 29-30)||Bridport|
|Will||In the Name of God Amen THOMAS TUCKER of BRIDPORT in the County of Dorset
Sackweaver revoke and make void all former wills by me made or faxxed to be made
and ordain? this my last Will and Testament in the manner as following that is
to say my Brother RICHARD TUCKER of Bridport Maltster my whole and sole executor
paying all my lawful debts and that is to say I give unto ELIZABETH HORSINGTON
my intended spouse if God had given permission twenty pounds and to my sister
SARAH HAMLYN fifty pounds and to my sister ELIZABETH TUCKER sixty pounds and to
my sister MARGARET TUCKER fifty pounds and to my sister MARTHA TUCKER the sum of
fifty pounds and lastly I so give unto my Brother RICHARD TUCKER all my stock
and xxxx in part with my brother Tucker and Book Debts due at my decease and all
other Debts and Goods and Chattels belonging to me. Bridport 4th February 1758
JOHN DERRICK of Bridport in the County of Dorset Miller and THOMAS CURTIS of the same place Twine Spinner Severally? make Oath that they those deponents know and were well acquainted with Thomas Tucker late of Bridport in the said County of Dorset Sack Weaver deceased and have often seen him write and subscribe his xramx and thereby became well acquainted with his manner and character of hand writing and inscription and they these deponents now viewing and perusing the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting to be the last will and testament of the said deceased beginning thus In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Tucker of Bridport in the County of Dorset Sack Weaver and ending thus Bridport 4th February 1758 and thus inscribed Thos. Tucker they these Deponents do say that they verily believe the said will to be totally wrote and subscribed by and with the proper hand of the said deceased John Derrick, Thomas Curtis March 14th 1758. The said John Derrick and Thomas Curtis were sworn to the truth of this affidavit before Mr Davys Cohner? a Commissioner
This Will was proved at London the eighteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight before the right Honourable Sir George Knight Doctor? of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative? Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Richard Tucker the Brother of the deceased and sole executor named in the said Will to whom Administration was granted of all and singular the Goods and Chattels and Credits? of the deceased having been first sworn only to administer.
|Burial||st Marys Church
Grave 137 with parents John and Sarah, also many other relatives.
Will at the PRO. Had an intended bride at the time of writing his will, Elizabeth Horsington. Elizabeth went on to marry Thomas's brother Richard.
Beneficaries of will were sisters, brother Richard and Elizabeth Horsington. Richard, brother was executor.