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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1691-1692
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In The name of God Amen This Second day of September being in bodily health and Sound
and perfect memory prayse be given to god for y Same and knowing y uncertainty of this
life on earth and being desirous to Settle things in ordr. doe make this my will & testament in
manner & forme following that is to Say first & principally I Commend my Soul to almighty
God my Creator assured beleeving yt I Shall receive full pardon and free remission of all
my Sins and be Saved by the pretious death & Merritts of my blessed Saviour & redeemer Christ Jesus
and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in Such Convenient place
as I thinke fitt and touching Such worldly estate as the Lord in mercy hath Lent me my
will & meaning is that y Same Shall be imployed and bestowed as hereafter by this my
will Expressed And first I doe revoke renounce frustrate and make void all wills by me formerly
made: And declare and appointe this my last will and Testament: Item I doe ordr: and ordaine
that A parcell of Land yt goes by the Name of Prices Vineyard and Another parcell of land
Called the Agreement Shall be equally devided between my Loving Daughters Margarett
Price and Ann Price Item I doe ordr yt as for Plantation and houseing they Shall have equall
Share while they are better provided: Item I leave a Marsh Called Murkle Meddow Containing
three hundred acres for my Loving Daughters Margaret & Ann and they to have Equall
Shares of the Same for range. Item I doe ordr: and ordaine that if incase that Margarett
and Ann Shoulld die without issue yt all the abovesd. land and Marsh to returne to my
Cossin James Price and his Item I Leave my Loving wife Mary Price the plantacon houseing
and Land and Cattle Mares and their encrease and hoggs household Stuffe and goods that I am
possessed with as long as She Continewes a widowe but if She does Marry to have but her
thirds and the rest of all house hold Goods Stuffe and goods and Cattle and hoggs and Mares
and horsses to be equally devided betweene Margarett Price & Ann Price Item I give leave my
Cossin James Price one young Mare and as for ye tuition of my Chilldren I leave it to
my well beloved Wife Mary Price to doe with them as She thinks Convenient as wittnes
my hand and Seale this 2d: day of September 1688.
Signed Sealed & delivered James Price (Seale)
in y pr:Sence of us This Proved in Cort pr James Prise & Patrick Mitchell who
John Tyler James Prise testified they See John Tyler witnes y Same
Patrick Mitchell Jno: West depty: Clerke
Intr: on record y
Maryland Sommersett County Ss: William & Mary by the grace of God of England Scotland france
& Ireland King & Queene defenders of the ffaith &c To Mary Price of Sommerset County greeting
Whereas James Price of the Said County deceased Wee doe therefore give & grant unto you the
Said Mary Price full power & Authority to administer all and Singuler the goods Chattles and
Creditors of the said deceased And to demand Collect and Leavy and in Legall Manner
require & receive all and all manner of debt & debts due & oweing to y Said deceased
and well & faithfully to dispose of the Same and out of the goods Chattells and Creditts of the deceased which
have may or Shall come to yor: hands or possession well & truly to pay the debts due by the said
deceased So far forth as the Same will there unto extend and the Law will Chardge you according
to the true vallue of the Summe thereof; you having first taken yor: oath well & truly to ad=
minister the Same and to make or Cause to be made a true & perfect Inventory of all and
Singular y goods & Chattels and Creditts of the Said deceased which have may or Shall Come to
yor: hands possession or knowledge (appraysed in money) and a true and Just account of and upon your
administration therein and to exibitt both into or: County Cort: where wills are proved according
to power given by a Certaine ordnance made the last assembly Lawfully authorized touching
which Inventory you are presently assigned to performe or at furthest at or before the Second
Tuesday in June now next ensueing and an account within twelve months from the date of these
presents and Lastly wee doe hereby Constitute ordain and appoint you the Said Mary Price -
administratrix of all and Singular the goods Chattles and Creditts of the Sd: deceased Signed
by ordr: of Court this Eleaventh day of March in y first year of their Royall Maties: Reigne
over England &c. And in y year of our Lord God one Thousand Six hundred eighty and Nine/90
John West Dept: Clr:ke Cont of Somr:Sett


Maryland Somr:Set County Ss: Wee doe hereby impowre you Capta: William Colebourne and mr:Benja
Sumers to appraise the goods and Chattles of James Price deceased you having first taken your
oathes before A magistrate and you are to Certifie y true value of the Sd: goods goods and Chattles
appraised



 
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