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The Last Will & Testament of Isaac Garrigues

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Date: 10 May 1780 to 10 Nov 1780
Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Garrigues
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(No. 54)
Be it remembered that I Isaac Garrigues of the City of Philda being weak in body but of a sound & well disposing mind & memory do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following. Item my mind & well is & [word] order and direct any funeral expenses and just debts to be paid by my Exe'x herein named & appointed & that my Body may be decently interr’d in Friend’s Burial Ground in the City of Philadelphia. Item. I do give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah, wife of Thomas Hopkins, the sum of Ten pounds. Item. I do give and bequeath all that lot or piece of medow ground which I lately purchased in Myomensing Township unto my daughter Elizabeth Smith, wife of Wm Smith, to have & to hold the sd piece or lot of medow ground unto the use benefit & behoof of my sd daughter Elizabeth & to her heirs & assigns forever. Item. I do give & bequeath all the residue & remainder of my Estate wheresoever or whatsoever unto my daughter Mary Garrigues with all the rents profits interests and advantagous which shall arise or grow due thereon for & during the term of her my sd daughter Mary Garrigues’s natural life which sd rents profits & advantageous shall be at the entire disposal of my sd daughter Mary during the term of her natural life afod. Item. I do give & bequeath all the residue & remainder of my Estate wheresoever or whatsoever before vested in my daughter Mary Garrigues for & during the term of her natural life from & after her decease unto the children of my daughters Sarah Hopkins & Elizabeth Smith which now are living or may hereafter be born & living at the time of my decease of my daughter Mary Garrigues with the revertions thereof to have & to hold to them my sd grandchildren to wit the children of my sd daughters Sarah Hopkins & Elizabeth Smith their heirs & assigns forever to be divided between my sd grandchildren part & share alike as tenants in common & not as joint tenants. Item. Lastly I nominate, constitute & appoint my daughter Mary Garrigues sole Exe'x to this my last Will & Testament recommending the choice of some friend to assist her herein & I do hereby revoke & make null & void all former Wills heretofore made by me & so declare this only to be my last Will & Testament. In Witness whereof I the sd Isaac Garrigues have hereunto set my hand & seal this tenth day of May 1780.
Isaac Garrigues {seal}
Syn’d seal’d publish’d and declared by Isaac Garrigues for & as his last Will & testament in the presence of us who at his request subscribed to the legal execution thereof ~
Samuel Garrigues John Nancarrow Saml Garrigues Jr.


I the within named Testator Isaac Garrigues having disposed of the lot & piece of medow ground in Myomensing & which is mentioned in my last Will & Testament to be bequeath’d unto my daughter Elizabeth the wife of William Smith is now become void & of no effect in Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal the tenth day of November 1780 ~ Isaac Garrigues {seal}
Syn’d seal’d & deliver’d by Isaac Garrigues as a codicil to his last Will & Testament in the presence of us Rebecca Garrigues Saml Garrigues Jr.
~ The Witness to the foregoing Will & codicil being all duly affirm’d doth severaly say that they saw & heard Isaac Garrigues the sd Testator sign and seal & publish pronounce & declare the same to be his will & codicil and at the doing thereof he was of sound mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge and belief ~ Affirm’d the 29 of Janry 1785 before Geo Campbell Regn
Mary Garrigues the Exe'x in said Testament named being first duly qualified truly to perform the same Exhibit a true inventory & render a just & true account when thereto lawfully required. Geo Campbell Regn

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Isaac Garrigues will (May 10, 1780), Philadelphia County Will Book T:104, County Clerk's office, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, microfilm no. 021729, 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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