1704 Will - Jeremiah Reeve


1704 Will - Jeremiah Reeve


Dated: 25 Jan 1704, Barking, Essex
Probated: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 12 Jun 1704
Recorded: Piece 477 (Ash), folio 35


In the Name of God Amen I Jeremiah Reeve of Barking in the County of Essex Seaman being sick in body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life Doe make ordaine constitute and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following revoking and annulling by these presents all and every will and wills heretofore by me made and declared either by word or in writing and this only to be taken for my last will and testament. And first being heartily sorry for my sins past most humbly desiring forgiveness of the same I committ my soule to Allmighty God trusting to be saved through the merits of Jesus Christ, and my body to the Earth or sea. And as to the settling of my temporall estate as it has or shall please God to bestow upon me I doe order give and dispose the same in manner and forme following (that is to say) all and every such wages debts goods chattells and estate whatsoever or wheresoever at the time of my decease I shall be possessed or invested with I doe give devise and bequeath unto my loving Brother Thomas Reeve of Barking in the aforesaid County of Essex Bricklayer. And I doe nominate and appoint my said Brother Thomas Reeve the sole executor of this my last will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the five and twentyeth day of January in the second year of the reigne of Our Soveraigne Lady Anne Queene of England Annoq Dm 1703/4
The marke of Jeremiah Reeve
Signed Sealed published and declared to be the last will and Testament of the said Jeremiah Reeve in the presence of us John Nicholson Mary Nicholson her marke Fran Nicholson


England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 (Ancestry)