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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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Wlll of Joseph Whilden

1747-8, March 16 Page 523   Will of Joseph Whilden, Yeoman of Cape May County.

Wife: Abigail

Son: Matthew land and marsh purchased of Isaac Whilden, and my interest in Five Mile Beach and 20 acres of Cedar Swamp.

Son: James 10 acres of Cedar Swamp also price of my negro man "Asse" and a negro woman, upon condition that he pay ƒ5 to each of my daughters, vis: Hannah, Rachel, Loes (Lois) and ƒ2 to my deceased daughter daughter Mercy's children Ellis and Judith.

Grandsons: Memuken Hughes, William and Isaac Crafford

Executors: James Wilden and Richard Crafford

Witnesses: William Mulford, Charity Mulford, Elijah Hughes

Proved 30 March 1748

Libre 5 Page 454

1748,May 19 Inventory of Personal estate of Joseph Whilden (ƒ347.28.20) includes farm stock and 3 negroes (&fnon;100.00.2)

Appraisers: Thomas Hand, Elisha Hand