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Will of Isabell Parsons Capell dated 10 Sept 1717, Probated 22 Dec 1717

I Isabell Capell altho sick of body yett in perfect memory and sound as at other times in my judgement do make and ordain this as my last will and Testament revocking and making voyd all former writing either by deed of gift or will whatsoever.

Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved grandson Jacob Holland one negro boy called Samson to him and his heirs forever and also one feather bed and furnature belonging thereto and land in the back ? and fifty akers of land where his house doth stand it being part of that tract of land called Friendship Johns and his heirs forever.

Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved grandaughter Isabel Price two negro children one called Peter and one called ? to her and her heirs forever.

Item I give and bequeath unto my well beloved daughter Mary Price ? head of cattle young and old together and also half my stock of hogs to her and her heirs forever.

Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Thomas Tucker one half of my corn now in the field and one half of my ? for clothing providing he do not take his negros before the crop is finished and last of all to make constitute and ordain my well beloved daughter Mary Price my true and lawful Executor and administrator of all my goods and chatals and ? of my real estate belonging to me ? ? that what is given to Jacob Holand is to him & hiis heirs for ever. In witness to this my last Will and Testament I have here unto sett my hand and seal the day and year above written in presence of William Hoard (?), Robert Gott. It is like wise my will and plea for that my Estate that after my debt is paid have all that remains of my Estate to her and her heirs forever.

Signed Isabell (her mark) Capell

And on the back was written 12 Dec 1717 Then came Robt Gott one of the witnesses to the within will and made oath upon the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God that he saw the within named Isabell Capell sign and sealed & heard her pronounce and declare the within Testament of writing her last Will and Testament and that at the time of her so doing she was to the best of his apprehention of perfect sense and memory. ? Tasker, D. Com. A.A.Co.

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Extracted from: SLC Family History Center Microfilm # 0012846, Ann Arundel Co., MD

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