Fann Ann 1742 of Scalford Will

Anne Fann of Scalford 1742 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1742

In the name of God Amen I Anne Fann of Scalford in the County of Leicester widow being of sound and disposeing Mind and Memory Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following

And first I Comend my soul into the Hands of Almighty God and my Body to the Earth to be decently buried by my Executors and Executrix hereafter named

And as to my personall Estate which it hath pleased god to bestowe upon me I give and Dispose of the same in Manner and forme following

I Give and devise to my Son John Fann the sum of One shilling

I also give to my Grand Daughter Elizabeth Dexson one of my Silver Spoons

I also give to my Grandson Thomas Sprekly the sum of five shillings

I also give to my Grandson John Spekly the sum of five shillings

I also give and Devise to my Daughter Martha Fann all the Goods and Furniture in the best Chamber (expect [sic] the Chest in the said Chamber) which I give and Devise to my son Augustin Fann

I also give and devise (after payment of my Funeral Expences Debts and Legacies) all and singular my personall Estate wheresoever and whatsoever Consisting of Household Goods plate furniture and so forth to my said Sons William and Augustin Fann and my said Daughter Martha Fann and to their or each of their Executors or Administrators to be divided amongst them share and share alike

And I do hereby nominate and appoint my sons William and Augustin Fann and my said Daughter Martha Fann Executors and Executrix And also residuary Legatees of this my last will and Testament Revoking all former Wills by me heretofore made

In Witness whereof I the said Ann Fann have hereunto sett my hand and seal the fourth day of December in the thirteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and so forth And in the year of our Lord Christ One thousand Seven Hundred Thirty and nine

                                                                                                                Ann Fann her Mark

Signed sealed published and Declared by the Testatrix to be her last will and Testament in the presence of us (who in the presence of the Testatrix and at her request) Subscribed our names as Witnesses

William Dunsmore sener

William Dunsmore guner

This within named Extors and Extrix were Sworn the 29th Day of April 1742

                                                                                                                Before us Richard Grey