Maryland Calendar of Wills Vol V p181 Somerset Co, MD !(1) "Side-Lights on Maryland History," p.312. She signed a will in Aug 1724 in Somerset Co, Md. August 1724, Will Somerset co., md probate 9-21-1724
!Birth: (1) d/o Maj. John Robins.
(1) 1709: The will of Maj. John Robins of Northampton Co., VA was proved. Names daughter Esther.
She signed a will in Aug 1724 in Somerset Co, Md. probate 9-21-1724. She died before 21 Sep 1724 in Somerset Co, Md.
http://www.combs-families.org/combs/assoc/atkinson.htm - Aug., 1724; 21st Sept., 1724. Will of Esther DENWOOD, Somerset Co., MD. To dau. Esther KING, use of £40 from estate; at her decease, to her 4 child., viz. Arthur, Planer, Jesse and Priscilla KING. To son John, personalty, on condition that he pay to son Thomas at age of 21 yrs. £50. To grandson Levin and cousins Richard HILL and Levin GALE, £10 each. To dau. Priscilla GILLIS, £50, pt. thereof to be divided at her decease bet. her son and dau. Levin and Betty GILLIS and her unborn child. To daus. Betty and Mary and son George, £50 each. Sons Thomas and George to be kept at school until 15 yrs. of age. Cousin Richard HILL to have tuition and charge of son Thomas, and son Thomas GILLIS charge of son George. Sister Betty GALE tuition and guardianship of dau. Mary until 21 yrs. of age or marriage. Shd. sd. sister not live so long, cousin Levin GALE to have charge of her. To sons Thomas and George, residue of estate equally. Exs.: Sons John DENWOOD and Thomas GILLIS and cousin Levin GALE. Test: Joseph GILLIS, William RUTTER, Bridget PHILLIPS. (18, 334. Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 5)
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