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Kent County Register of Wills, 1781-1790
Volume 738, Page 3   View pdf image
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   to be equally divided betwixt them to them and their Heirs & Assigns
                                 & bequeath
   forever,    I also give^ unto my Son Moses Ford one Negro Girl called Beck
   untill she arrives to the age of Eighteen when she is free by her
   manumission Inroled in the County Records. Also I give unto my
   son William Ford one Negro Girl called Dark untill she arrives to the
   age of Eighteen years when she is free as above, Also I give unto my
   son Joseph Ford one Negro Girl called Moll [Nell?] until she arrives at the
   age of Eighteen years when she is free by her Manumission, Also I
   give unto my Daughter Sarah the wife of Aaron Hill and Negro Girl
   called Hannah that she Sarah hath not in possession to her & her Heirs
   forever also I give unto my Daughter Sarah Six silver Tea spoons
   and silver tongs. Item I give unto my Neice Rachel Ford.(the Daughter
   of my Brother John Ford) one Bed and furniture which Bed she lyes
   on now, to her and her Heirs forever My Will and desire is^thatafter my Just
            & funeral charges
   Debts^ are paid and the above Legacys taken out of my Estate the —
   remaining part of my Estate to be equally divided amongst my Childr[en]
   Viz.t Moses, William, Joseph, Robert & Sarah, share & share alike —
   And I do hereby nominate and appoint my son Moses Ford my only & Sole
   Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, Utterly revoking & denying
   all other Will or Wills heretofore made or done by me Ratifying and -
   Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament as Witn[ess]
   Signed Sealed Published pronounced and declared by the Testator to be
   his Last Will and Testament in the presence of ——
   Jn.o March —                                                              his
                                                                            William _J Ford       {seal}
   Joseph Greenwood  —                                                   mark
                his                                                         William                 Ford
   William  H J  Collins —
                mark.
   16th November 1781. Then Came John March & Joseph Greenwood two of the
   Subscribing Witnesses to the within Last Will & Testament of William Ford
   late of Kent County deced, And made Oath on the Holy Evangels of Almigh[ty]
   God, And William Collins the other Subscribing Witness thereto (bei[ng]
   one of the people called Quakers on his Solemn Affirmation



 
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Kent County Register of Wills, 1781-1790
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