Jackson John 1734 of Wartnaby Will

John Jackson of Wartnaby 1734 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1734

In the name of God Amen I John Jackson of Whartenby in the County of Leister being weake of body but of perfect memory and understanding prased be God therefore doe make this my Last will and Testament In maner & forme following

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Allmighty God hoping to bee saved onely by the merits and mediation of his son Jesus Christ my body I bequeath unto the earth from when it was taken decently to be Inttered at the discretion of my Executris hoping for a ioyfull resurrection at the comeing of our Lord Jesus Christ

And for that worldly Estate which God hath lent mee I dispose of it as followeth

First I give unto my wife Frances Jackson ceeping her self a weduor all my Estate for hear Life my debts being fost satisfied out of my Estate but if shee marrey again I Give all my Estate at the dea of her marigge to my two dorters & housal guds & stok to bee parted Equelly bequxt them but I desire my Eldest dorter Mary Jackson shud hafe the begist house & my youngist dorter Ann Jackson the lesar house but if my two dorters both dy weethout Ears I do leave my Estate at my Wifes disposing

All the rest of my Goods Chattells & cattels bills bonds debts Dues and demands whatever my debts being payd & fuenrl Chargs Deducted I give and be queath unto my Wife Frances Jackson whom I make Sole Excatr of this my last will and testament

                                                                                                                John Jackson [his mark]

Signed Sealed & published the 17 dea of February 1733

Ralph Brutnell [his mark]

Elen Robesin [her mark]

Edward Willford

Frances Jackson the Widow and Extrix within named was Sworn the 22 Day of Aprill 1734

                                                                                                                Before us Sam: Daniel