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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 Thomas Smith

1731, December 28 Page 444   Will of Thomas Smitih, Yeoman of Cape May County.

Wife: Abigail

Sons: Thomas and Christopher Smith my lands equally when of age.

Son: Anthony a double portion of my moveable estate when of age.

Daughters: Margery, Jerusham\, Ruth and Alathare

Executors: Elizabeth Crowell, John Thompson, John Thompson, Jr.

Proved 13 May 1732

Libre 3 Page 217

1732, April 13 Inventory of Personal estate of Thomas Smith (ƒ119.0.06)Includes cattle (ƒ54) and "half a shalap and a cannew" (ƒ5.15.0).

Appraisers: Benjamin Hand, John Ingrum

1741, June 20  Account:  Moneys paid to: Samuel Bustell, Benjamin Hand, Lewis Cresse, Benjamin Johnson, Richard Buckley, Jacob Garrison, Thomas Stonebank, Jeremiah Hand, Jonathan Robinson, Daniel Walker, Mary Paschal, Jonathan Bond, Elizabeth Crowell, David Cresse, Jacob Spicer, Richard Downes, John Crandall, Jonathan Smith, William Seagrave, Sebastian List, Aaron Leaming, Jonathan Thompson, William Bond, Edward Nichols, Randal Hewett, Phebe Johnson, James Pharo, James Bellanger, Lemuel Swaine, Alathare Smith, Thomas Smith, Henry Young, Etc.