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Wills of Gillingham Shipwrights 1621 - 1852
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C.) Wills  (Pre 1858)

Joseph BONE 1794

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and Testament of me JOSEPH BONE of the Parish of Gillingham in the County of Kent Shipwright First I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God trusting in the Blood and Righteousness of my der Redeemer for acceptance and my body I request to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executrix and Executor hereafter mentioned and as to the worldly Effects with which the Lord has been pleased to bless me I dispose of them as follows I give and bequeath unto my Well Beloved Wife CATHERINE BONE the whole of my Estate both real and personal to enjoy the same during her Natural life or Widowhood without any molestation or interruption whatever and at her decease or remarriage or at my decease should she die before me I will them to be divided in the following manner I give and bequeath unto my daughter ANNA BONE one silver Milk Pot Six Silver Tea Spoons a Pair of Silver Sugar Tongs one China Bowl one round table and also looking glass I also give and bequeath unto my Son JOSEPH BONE my Watch One Round Table and also a looking glass I also give and bequeath unto my Daughter MARY BONE a Silver pint can two Silver table spoons one round table a Looking Glass and ten pounds in money I also give and bequeath unto my Daughter ANN MARIA BONE a Silver Milk Pot and two Silver table spoons a pair of Sugar tongs one round table a looking glass and ten pounds in Money the rest and residue of my household Furniture China and Goods and Chattels of what kind soever after the above legacies are distributed and paid shall be sold by Public Sale and the Monies arising from the same with all monies in hand debts Securities for Money or whatever else I may die possessed of after all lawful debts and funeral expenses are discharged I give and bequeath unto my four Children herein aforementioned Vizt. ANNA JOSEPH MARY and ANN MARIA BONE and CATHERINE OWDEN Wife of EDWARD OWDEN and Daughter to my present Wife to be equally shared among them share and share alike that is to say each to have one fifth of the remainder or should any of them die to be equally shared among the Survivors Lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and Appoint my beloved Wife CATHERINE BONE my Son JOSEPH BONE and EDWARD OWDEN all herein aforementioned joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made so declare this Containing 3 Folio pages No 1,2,3 to be my last In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this thirtieth day of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety One JOSPH BONE Signed Sealed and published by the testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us the Subscribers who in the Presence of each other are Witnesses thereto WILLIAM BEST? J.G. STONE

Proved 30th September 1794 Power reserved to JOHN (sic) BONE , the Son and EDWARD OWDEN

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