Will of Sarah Norman, widow, 1729 (proved 1735)

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In the Name of God Amen I Sarah Norman of Winslowe in the County of Bucks Widdow being weak in body but of sound & perfect Mind & Memory for which I praise God Doe make this my last Will recomending my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hopeing for Salvation in and through the Merritts of my only Saviour Jesus Christ and as for my worldly Estate I dispose thereof as followeth vizt I Give unto my four Children John Samuel Michael and Sarah the wife of Thomas Edlin One Shilling each to be paid them Severally by my Executo(r) hereinafter named I Give and Bequeath all the rest of my Goods Chattells and Personall Estate whatsoever & wheresoever unto my Sonn William Norman of Winslowe aforesaid Glazier whom I make full and Sole Executor of this my Will hereby revokeing all former Wills & I Doe Declare this only to be my Last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this first day of September in the third Year of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c Annoq(ue) D(omi)ni 1729o

Signed Sealed published & Declared in the p(re)sence of us who have hereunto subscribed our Names as Wittnesses in the p(re)sence of the Testator and of Each other

Sarah Norman

Deb Croft
Kezia Gibbs
John Markham

William Norman the sole Executor within named was sworn to the Truth of this Will the second day of October 1735 before John Cole surrogate


Sarah Norman was buried at Winslow on 20 Nov 1734. She was the widow of William Norman (1660-1728). Their children mentioned in the will (a number of others must have died young) were:





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