Will of James Haddock Waring of Prince Georges Co., dtd. 13 Sept 1746


In the name of God Amen. I, James Haddock Waring of Prince Georges County, being of perfect mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following /viz.

Item. I do give, devise, and bequeath unto my dearly beloved and affectionate wife Elizabeth Waring all and singular my real and personal estate to her and to her heirs and assigns forever and do make, constitute, ordain and appoint her the said Elizabeth Waring whole and sole executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this thirteenth day of September Anno Domini 1746.

Signed, sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said James Haddock Waring the Testator in the presence of us who at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses thereto

Mary Richards (her mark)
Elizabeth Sadd
Samuel Richards

14th December 1747. The above instrument of writing was ratified and confirmed by the above mentioned James Haddock Waring the Testator to be his last will and testament and the said James Haddock Waring published .... pronounced and declared the same to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in the presence of each other subscribed our names in witnesses thereto

Basil Waring, Jun(ior)*
Elizabeth Waring (her mark)

Prince Georges County January 26th, 1750
Came Mary Richards and James Richards two subscribing witnesses in the foregoing will being duly and solemnly sworn on the holy evangols of Almighty God depose and say they saw the deceased and testator James Haddock Waring sign the foregoing will and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of their apprehension of sound and disposing mind and memory and that they subscribed to their respective names as witnesses to the said will in the presence of the said testator and at his request and that they saw Eliz(abeth) Sadd and the other subscribing witnesses subscribe her name to the aforesaid will and that they believe she saw and heard the same as they did which oath was taken by the said witnesses in the presence of Thomas Waring**, heir at law, which said Thomas Waring did not object to the probate of the said will.
Sworn before Peter Dent, Deputy Commissioner

January 27, 1750
The widow abides by the will


Citation note: Maryland State Archives (MSA), Prince Georges County Wills, State Record (SR) 4421, Record 39, Box 7, Folder 58


Notes from the contributor:
* Basil Waring, Junior is James Haddock Waring's brother.
** Thomas Waring is James Haddock Waring's brother and the eldest child of Basil Waring II and Martha Greenfield.


Controbuted to the MdGenWeb Project by: Cynthia Waring Shockley


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