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Transcript of Will of Samuel Simmons

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Date: 1728 [unknown]
Location: Staffordshire, Englandmap
Surname/tag: Simmons
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In the name of God Amen I Samuel Simmons of y Parish of Pen in y County of Stafford Farmer being in a very weak Condition but of Sound and Perfect Mind and Memory. Praise be therefore given to Almighty God do make and ordain this my present last Will and Testament in manner and form following.(y is to say) first and principally I commend my Soul into y Hands of Almighty God, hoping thro y Merit. Death and Passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ, to have full and free Pardon and Forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit Everlasting Life. And my Body I commit to y Earth to be decently buried at y Direction of my Executors howafter named. And as touching of Disposition of all Such temporal Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me. I give and dispose thowos as followeth. First I will y my Debts and Personal Charges be paid and Discharged.

Item. I give devise and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Simmons y Bed and Bedstead &c wch Stands in y Room over y House place where y Maid used to lodge and one pair of Sheets.

Item. I give devise and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Simmons y Bed and Bedstead & wch Stands in y Room over y Parlor and one pair of Sheets.

Item . I give devise and bequeath unto my Son Samuel Simmons one Shilling.

Item. I give devise and bequeath unto my Son Thomas Simmons one Shilling

Item. I give devise and bequeath unto my Son Richard Simmons one Shilling.

Item . I give devise and bequeath unto my Loving Wife and to my Son John Simmons all of my real and personal Estate both within doors and without of not nature, kind or quality so ever. And lastly I nominate, constitute and appoint my Loving Wife and my son John Simmons Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have herewith put my hand and Seal this Eighteenth day of October in y Second year of y Reign of our Sovereign Lord George y Second over Great Britain King Anno Domini 1728



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