Exton Elizabeth 1796 of Eaton Will

Elizabeth Exton of Eaton 1796 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1796

This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Exton of Eaton in the County of Leicester Widow

I give and bequeath unto my three Brothers John Wilford Francis Wilford and William Wilford my two Sisters Ann Hoyte and Sarah Blanckley and my Niece Susannah Adcock the Sum of Five pounds apiece to be paid to them within twelve months after my decease

I give and bequeath unto my Niece Ann Hoyte (Daughter of my said Sister Ann Hoyte) the Sum of Twenty Pounds to be paid to her within twelve months after my decease, also one dining Table in the Parlor one stand half a dozen gilt red and white and blue Tea Cups and Saucers with the Basins belonging to them the Corner Cupboard in the best Chamber her own Chest of Drawers and her own new feather bed Blankets Bedding Mattresses and all other the furniture belonging to the said Bed (except the Bedstead and Hangings) in the Middle Chamber to be delivered immediately after my death

And all the residue and Remainder of my Goods Stock Cattle Chattels Money Securities for money and all other my personal Effects whatsoever which I may die possessed of I give and bequeath unto my Niece Mary Beastal (the Wife of John Beastal of Eaton aforesaid) whom I do hereby nominate and appoint sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six

                                                                                                                The Mark of Elizabeth Exton

Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Elizabeth Exton the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us (the interlineations being first made)

John Mason

Chas Latham Junr

Probate to Mary Beastall executrix 16 February 1796

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