1690 Will - Henry Reeve


1690 Will - Henry Reeve


Water Eaton, Oxfordshire
Probated: Oxford Consistory Court in 1690/91
1 Mar 1690
Will, Inventory, 92.137; 57/1/15


In the Name of God Amen the first day of March 1690 I Henry Reive of WaterEaton in the County of Oxon yeoman being weake of body butt of perfect mind & Memory praised be god Doe make & ordayne this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme following First I bequeath my soull into the hands of Allmighty God my Maker hoping that through the merrits of his sonn & my Saviore Jesus Christ he will receive it into glory with his elect & my body to the earth whence it came to be decently buried according to the discretion of My Executrix hereunder named and for my temporall estate I dyspose as followeth
Impris I give and bequeath unto my sonn henry Reive the Sum of one hundred pounds of lawfull English money to be paid by my Executrix into the hands of my overseer hereafter nominated within on week after my decease they putting into the best use for my said sonns good till he comes to the age of one & twenty and if my sonn should chance to dye before he ataine the age of one & twenty then my will is that the said hundred pounds shall be equally devided between Dorothy the daughter of Ralph Smith Avis the daughter of Richard Reive Francis the daughter of William Reive and Ann the daughter of John Ball my brothers & sisters children I give also unto my said sonn three paire of the best blanketts six paire of sheets on dozen of Napkins on table & frame in the Chamber on Chest in the hall on table & frame on great Cubbord four of my sisters pewter dyshes & two other on server by the fire side on churne barrell on Cheese Presse on Churne on leaden Milk Vessell the biggest brass botle on brasse pott all these goods my wife to have the use of till he Comes to one & twenty It I give unto my kinswoman Elisabeth Treadwell two shillings six pence It I give unto Ane the daughter of Ralph Smith two shillings & six pence It all the rest of my goods and Chattells whatsoever I give and bequeath unto Bridgett my wife whome I make whole & sole Executrrix of this My last will & testament I desire my brotherinlaw John ball My unkle Georg kitteridg my kinsman William kitteridge & my kinsman Samuell Douglas to be overseers of this my last will and testament in wittnes Whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seall the Day & yeare above written
Sealled signed & published
in the presence ofthe Mark of
William House
the mark of
John HouseHenry X Reive
John Sanders
Prob 18 Mar 1690/1


Transcribed by Anne McDonald.


Oxfordshire Wills Index, 1516-1857 (FindMyPast)