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William Jones (b. date unknown, d. June 11, 1705)William Jones was born date unknown in ?, and died June 11, 1705 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.He married Elizabeth ? on date unknown in ?.
Notes for William Jones:
Last will and testament of William Jones of Anne Arundel Co., dated 1 May 1705
In the name of God Amen--the thirty first day of May 1705 I William Jones Gent of the County of Ann Arundel in the province of Maryland Planter being sick and weak in Body of Sound and Perfect Memory thanks be to God for the Same and Caling to mind the uncertain State of this life and that all must goeth unto Death when it shall please God to call Doe make and sign constitute and appoint and declare this my Last will and testament in Manner and form following revoking annulling and making void all other will and wills by me hereto made either by word of mouth or writing and this only to be Taken for my Last will and noe other and first Commit my Soul into the hands of God that gave it hoping through the Merits of my blessed lessons to be Eternally loved and my body to the earth to be Decently buried by my Executive hereafter named and for my Temporall Effects which it hath pleased God to bless me with I Dispose as follows
Item I give and bequeath to my Dear and loving wife Elizabeth Jones all that Plantation whereon I now Dwell Together with the land belonging to the home During the terme of her Naturall life and pass on after her decease to the use and ? of my son William Jones and his heirs forever except what is hereafter given to Mary Beddingfield and Anthony Beddingfield.
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Duvall the wife of John Duvall unto my Daughter Jane Clarke the wife of Neale Clarke and unto my daughter Ann Cheney the wife of Charles Cheney the sume of one Shilling Cash to be paid by my Executive hereafter named
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Beddingfield and Anthony Beddingfield a piece or parcel of land whereon they now dwell it being piece of a track called Johns Cabin Ridge which is to begin at a ? Spanish Oaks in a line Janey land ? land William Joanes and running to est North west Cross the land to an ? bounded with twelve ? and be bounding on the land of Thomas Chenery to have and to hold the ? land and the appertainces unto the land Mary Beddingfield and Anthony Beddingfield and their heirs for ever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my granddaughter Mary Duvall the daughter of John Duvall one cow and calfe to be delivered in time convenient after my decease by my executive hereafter named
and lastly I give and bequeath until my Law wife customary debts legacies and funerall charges shall be paid as the remainder of my estate whatsoever to be equally divided between her my Law wife and my Grandson William Trogden share and share alike and my Law Grandson to remain with my Law wife until he comes to the age of Sixteen at which time I will that he shall be free for himself and of this my last will I leave my Law wife my full whole and sole executive in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year.
More About William Jones and Elizabeth ?:
Marriage: Unknown, ?.
Children of William Jones and Elizabeth ? are:
- +Anne Jones, b. Abt. 1677, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, d. date unknown.