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The Last Will & Testament of Francis Garrigues

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Date: 19 Mar 1783 [unknown]
Location: Southwark, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
Surname/tag: Garrigues
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(No. 234)
In the Name of God Amen. I Francis Garrigues of the District of Southwark in the County of Philadelphia, House Carpenter, being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. That is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in decent Christian Burial. And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. 1st. I do give unto my son Francis Garrigues the sum of five shillings. Also I do give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Woolfall the sum of three pounds lawful money. Also I give my Daughter Elizabeth Doughty whom I likewise Constitute make and ordain the sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament all and singular my lands [word] and Tenements, Monies, Goods, Chattels, Rights, Credits, and Effects whatsoever I do give unto the said Elizabeth Doughty her heirs and assigns forever and I do hereby utterly disallow and revoke all former Wills by me made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fifteenth day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and eighty three.
Francis Garrigues {L.S.}~
Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said Francis Garrigues to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names:
John Bazelie Jno Stancliff Jas Doughty
John Stancliff and James Doughty two of the Witnesses to the foregoing Will being duly sworn do severally depose and say that they were present and saw Francis Garrigues the Testator therein named sign and seal the same and heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and Testament and at the doing thereof he was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding as far as they know and as they verily believe, and that John Bazelie the other witness was present at the same time and signed his name as a witness together with the Deponents in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other. Sworn the 19th March 1783.
Before Geo Campbell Reg'n ~ The foregoing Will being proved, Probate was granted unto Elizabeth Doughty Executrix therein named and being first duly sworn truly to perform the same Exhibit a true Inv'y and render a just and true acct when thereto lawfully required. Given under the seal of
The day and year aforesaid _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ George Campbell Regn

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Source: The Genealogy of a Garrigues Family, Electronic Library, online (http://www.garrigus-family.com), Robert Garrigus, rgarrigus@hotmail.com (9579 Sea Shadow, Columbia, MD 21046), downloaded (add date). Mr. Garrigus further cites: Francis Garrigues will (March 19, 1783), Philadelphia County Will Book S: 271, County Clerk's office, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, microfilm no. 021728, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Transcript done February 15, 2002 by Robert Garrigus, 9579 Sea Shadow, Columbia, MD 21046.

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