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Wills (ERO D/ABR18/4 Martha Vangover of Colchester 1718)

7.10.1718 (Tuesday 7 October 1718)

document 5700816

memorandum this 7.10.1718 etc. I Martha Van Gover of Colchester in the county of Essex widow being sick and weak in body but of sound disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following imprimis I give and bequeath to my son Sam Gover in trust 4li which is now in the hands of Phil Chambers together with all my household good wearing apparel etc provided that out out (sic) of the same he fully satisfy and pay all my debts and funeral charges then the overplus I give and bequeath to my son Sam Gover as abovesaid whom I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my sole executor to this my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all former wills and testaments I declare this to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Martha Van Gover signed sealed published and declared to be the last will and testament of the testatrix in the presence of us who subscribed the same in her presence the words in trust being first interlined Susanna Bayley Abigail Losvett Mary Taverner R Jarvis jun