Will of William Graham, Brig-General, Col. Regt of Foot, .....Portsmouth, England. 19 July, 1746 Will proved in London 5 Jan 1747. To nephew, Arthur Graham; to his brother Isaac Graham ; To sister Mary Graham now married ; To sister Anne Heywood ; To sister Elizabeth Johnston ; To sister Margaret Gledstanes ; To nephews William & John Cannock ; To cousin Wm Graham of Platten (co. Meath, Ireland) .......and his ygst son Granvil Graham ; and to his son John Graham, lease of Ballyheridan held from the Primate of Ireland ; To uncles Joshua McGeough,his wife, my aunt. To Lieut. John McGeough. To cousin John Johnston of Roxboro (by Castle Blaney road) .....(Roxborough House, Taylor and Skinner map 25) .....& my cousin Sarah Kirpatrick. To friend & relation Major Robert Johnston. To nephew Charles Caldwell. To Godson Wm Thos Fowke. To poor of Armagh Parish.
Executors : Major Johnston, William Adair (Army Agent & Sec. of Virginia, USA) Arthur Heywood
Codicil 17 Sept. 1746 on board the “Devonshire” To nephew Arthur Johnson. To nephew Nathaniel Heywood. To nephew Benjamin Heywood. To cousins Wm & Samuel McGeough & Arthur Robinson. To niece Nancy Gledstanes. To cousin Granvil Graham. To cousin Graham Johnston. To Capt. Pritchard, commanding “Devonshire” . To friends Brigadier Keming (?) & Col. Baterean. All plate, wearing apparel in London between .......Lieut. McGeough, Ensign Johnston & Ensign Heywood. To friends Col. Farse & Col. Cockayne. To Mrs. Chalmers, widow of my old friend Dr. Chalmers. To Mrs. Loring, widow of my old friend, Col. Loring. The remainder of his fortune into 4 parts: 1. To his brother’s 2 sons & daus. 2. To his sister Heywood. 3. To his sister Johnston. 4. To his sister Gledstanes. Watch & cane to Major Johnston & legacies to servants & soldiers ~~~~ (illegible) a house in Poland St. London.
(Brig-General Wm Graham was son of Arthur Graham (1655-1737), of Ballyheridan, Co Armagh, Ireland) ............................ Any information on Adair family welcome.thankyou.