Will of John Cox, butcher, 1752 (proved 1759)

Herts RO 191 AW0

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Cox of Winslow in the County of Bucks Butcher made in sound mind, memory and understanding this twenty ninth day of May in the Year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and fifty two  I Give Devise and Bequeath unto my dear and well beloved wife Grace Cox All and singular my Goods and Chattels Real and personal Estate of any nature kind or quality soever the same shall consist or which I shall be any ways interested in or intitled into at the time of my Decease in possession Reversion or Remainder To Hold to her the said Grace Cox my Wife her Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever; But my Will and Meaning is and I do hereby direct that my said dear wife Grace Cox do as far as my real and personal Estate shall be sufficient pay and discharge all my just Debts and Funeral Expenses And I do hereby appoint the said Grace Cox my wife sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made declaring this to be my last Will and Testament  In Testimony whereof I the said Testator have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the day and year above written

[signed] John Cox

Signed Sealed and Delivered
Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presences of each other subscribed our Names as Witnesses hereto
[signed] George Clarke
James Morris
Thomas Hazard

[another hand]

17th June 1752

Sworn the executrix above named before me
No Inv(entory)
[signed] John Stephens Snr
Proved the 17th day of June 1752 before John Stephens Clerk Surrogate by the Oath of Grace Cox widow Relict and sole Executrix to Ad(ministra)tion Was Com(m)itted she being first sworn duly to Administer.


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Will of John Cox



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