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Henry Goodman of Pewsey - his Will - 1721

 Henry was my 7x Great Uncle. His relationship to my Mother can be seen here. More of his life can be seen here.

 I Henry Goodman of West Sharcot in the Parish of Pewsey in

the County of Wilts Yeom being of sound and disposing mind
memory & understanding do make this my last Will and
Testament as followeth Principally I commend my Soul to
Almighty God hoping thro the Merits of my Saviour Jesus
Christ to have Remission of my Sins and as to my Body I order
it to be decently buried and as to my worldly Estate I dispose
thereof as followeth. My Will is, and I do hereby order that
my just Debts and Funeral Expenses be first paid and satisfied
out of my Personal Estate by my Exors hereinafter named
Item I give to my Sister Anne Goodman Spinster All the Corn
& Grain which I have sown and which I shall sow this
year on her Copyhold Estate in Sharcot aforesd and I do
hereby release my said Sister of & from all Demands which
I now or at any time before my Death shall or may have against
her or which my Exors as my Representatives shall or may have
against her All the Rest and Residue of my personal Estate
my just Debts and Funeral being first paid I give & bequeath
unto my Brothers Jeffery Goodman & Anthony Goodman whom
I make joint Executors of this my Will and I do appoint
my Kinsman Thomas Glass of East Sharcot Yeom to be
overseer & Trustee of this my Will and to see the same performed
and my Will is he shall be paid out of my personal Estate all
just Expenses as he shall be at in the Execution thereof In
witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the
Three & Twentieth Day of April anno Dai 1721
The mark of Henry Goodman
Signed sealed published and
declared by the Testator to be his
last Will & Testament in our
presence whose subscribed our names
as Witnesses in his presence
The Mark of
Humphry Garrant son
the mark of
Thomas Naish  Fran Saddler? jun
 
Proved at Pewsey 26 May 1721
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