1670 Will - Susanna Reeve


1670 Will - Susanna Reeve


Dated: 6 May 1670, Foulness, Essex
Probated: Commissary of Bishop of London, 29 Jul 1670


In the name of God Amen I Susanna Reeve the relict of Lawrence of the Island of Foulness in the County of Essex Widow Renouncing all former wills Doe make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following
Impmis I give and bequeath my soul to God that gave itt me and my body to be decently buried and my wordly goods as followeth
Item I give and bequeath to William Reeve my sonne one fether Bed, one boulsten?, two pillowes, two blanketts and one pourlett? And also the sume of eight pounds of lawfull money of England also five pewter dishes two joynetooles & one table
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Margarett one fether Bedd forore? nedle worke stoles, one bouster two pillows, two blanketts one pourlett one trunke ? lynnen ad pewter in itt and forty shillings of ready moey And one brasse pott I give and bequeath to my daughter Susanna one fether Bed two blanketts two pillows one fether boulster one coverlett two joyne stooles, one nedle worke chaire, two nedle worke stoles and tables and joyne chest one trunke one ? cupboard the coope?, one deale chest with mynen and pewter, one brasse pott and one brasse skillette five pounds in ready money Provided alwaies that if she shall hapen to entermatch wth one William Fosen? & at then my will and meaneing is that the above specified goods wch I have given to her be equally devided betweene the rest of my children, & I give her but one shilling for her pson, And if any of them happen to die before they shall they accomplish their severall ages of one and twenty yeares or dayes of marriages then my will and meaneing is that the pcon of any of them soe dying be equally devided amongst the surveyvores. All the rest of my goods and chattles unbequeathed my debts being paid and funerall expences discharged I give and bequeath to my Eldest sonne John Reeve whom I make executor of this my last will and Testamt. I witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this sixth daye of May in the one and twentith yeare of the reigne of ar Sovragne Lord King Charles the second & Annoq Dm 1670

Memorandum my will and meaneing further is that what I have given them in goods be delivered immediately after my decease & what I have given them in money be given wthin one whole yeare after my decease

Susanna Reeve

Sealed Signed & published
& declared in psnce of
Jo Stang?
Ann Hana?

To be sent to Wm Beerman at ye Starr at Rolchford for John Reeve


Essex Archives - D/ABW 66/102