Norfolk in Virge Shipwrite . . . Booke 4 f. 50. dated 22 Nov. 1678. proved 21 May 1679.
. . . unto my loving wife Jane Yates all my Estate . . . during her natural life Excepting :one gun now in the possession of my Sonne In Law Jno. Whiden . . . Likewise one gun :that was my Sonne Richard Yates Late decd I give unto my unto my grandson Richard :Etheridge . . .
. . . and for my three daughters (viz) Jane, Elizabeth & Mary Yates . . .
. . . my two grand daughters (viz) Eliz. Etheridge and Mary Leak . . .
. . . my daughter faith yates, the youngest . . .
. . . my land in deepe Creek now in ye possession and occupation of francis Leak and : marneduck Etheridge . . . equall division . . . unto ye sd. Leak and ye sd. Etheridge (my :Sonnes in Law) during their and my daughters their wifes Life . . . then to descent to :next hyer of ye bodyes of my Said daughters Elizabeth and Mary their wives . . .