L Will of Joseph Peak of Baltimore County

Last Will & Testament of Joseph Peak
dated November 6, 1700;
Submitted to the Court December 31, 1700


The last Will and Testament of Joseph Peak of Back River in the County of Baltimore in the Province of Maryland.
First I recommend my soule to God Almighty and... my body to the Earth and to be buryed after Christian burial.
Imprimis: I give unto my son George Peak one hundred seaventy five acres of land being part of Boughton Forrest and to take full possession of it at the age of eighteen years and provided he dye without heires it is to fall to the next heire lawfully begotten in wedlock.
Item: I give unto my son John Peak one hundred twenty eight acres of land called by the name of No Name and also one hundred acres of land... to be called by the name of Peaks Purchase bought of Thomas Long and to take full possession of it at the age of eighteen provided he dyes without heirs lawfully begotten to fall to the next heirs lawfully begotten in wedlock.
Item: I give my wife Jean Peack the best feather bedd and furniture and the Roger Horse and Bridle and....

Signed by Joseph Peack

In common forme was the within will proved by the bonds of Thomas Long, Wm Callimer and Mary Phipps evidences to the within ... before me. Signed by Jn Hall, Deputy Court


Citation: MSA, Register of Wills, Baltimore County, Will Book 11, Folio 8, Microfilm Reel SR 4405-2.


The transcript of this will contributed by:
Isabelle Board-Obert, board-obert@erols.com


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