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Cape May County Will Extracts


Calendar of New Jersey Wills and Administrations 1730-1750

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey

Archives of the State of New Jersey First Series Volume XXX; Vol II of Calendar of Wills, Administrations, Etc. 1730 - 1750

Published 1918 Somerville, NJ

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Will of Samuel Richardson

1732, December 2 Page 398   Will of Samuel Richardson of Cape May County.

To my brother Benjamin Richardson, all my land, but if my wife be now with child and it comes to age, then said land to belong to the child. If said Benjamin possesses the land, he shall pay ƒ10 to my brother John Richardson, within one year and ƒ5 to my brother Jacob Richardson when 21.

Wife: Elizabeth all the chattels except my best hat which my brother Jacob shall have when of age.

Executors: Wife Elizabeth and my brother Benjamin

Witnesses: John Jones, James Flood, Ephraim Edwards

Proved 20 March 1732-3

Cape May Wills 78 E

1732-3, January 17 Inventory of Personal estate of Samuel Richardson ƒ45.8.10

Appraisers: Nathaniel Rusce, Ephraim Edwards