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Last Will & Testament of John JACOB, Jr., of Anne Arundel Co.,
dated 16 August 1726, proved 12 May 1740

My Distribution is as follows:

To son John and heirs, dwelling plantation. In event of his death without heirs to pass to son Jeremiah and in turn to son Zachariah.
To son Jeremiah and heirs, 25 acres bought from Richard Ijams, Jacob's Lott.

To son Zachariah 67 acres Charles Frollick. Should he die without issue, land aforesaid to be divided equally between three daughters Charity, Rachel and Mary.

Land not to be sold to any stranger but to remain among children. Sons to be of age at 16. Daughters to be of age at 14.

Exec: Son Jeremiah

Overseers: Brother Benjamin Jacob and son-in-law Richard Welch.

Test: Thomas Cheeny, Richard Duckett, Aels Jones

Maryland Calendar of Wills Anne Arundel Co - Page 109
Book 19, Page 260 by Cotton Volume 8 Made: 16 Aug 1726
Jacob, John, Jr. planter Prob: 12 May 1740
Children: John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Charity, Rachel, Mary
Anne Arundle Co - Book 22, Page 269

This will was submitted to the USGenWeb Project by Evelyn Windhaus

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