(1760 - 1780)


Elizabeth HENDER (5th Great Aunt)
Christened: 28 Nov 1760 - Altarnun, Cornwall, England
Married: Spinster
Bur: 10* January 1780* (age 20) - Altarnun, Corn., Eng.
Will Dated: 25 May 1781 (written-4 October 1780)
Parents: John HENDER and Grace LUSKEY
*[OPC Transciption has 25 Jan 1781, a correct fit]

In the Name of God Amen I Elizabeth Hender of the Parish of Altarnun in the County of Cornwall Spinster being very sick and Weak in body but of perfect mind and memory do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in order following that is to say, first and Principally I Give and recommend my Soul into the Hand of Almighty God that Gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be decently interred at the Discretion of my Friends And touching such Worldly Estate which it hath pleased God to bless me with I will and bequeath in the following manner and form,

I bequeath to Thomas Hender my brother and to Elizabeth and Mary Hender his Daughters the Sum of Twenty one Shillings each, and to William Hender my brother the Sum of Eight Guineas,

To Joan Downing Wife of Joseph Downing the Sum of Twenty one Shillings, To William Mutton living with my brother Thomas Hender the Sum of Twenty One Shillings,

To Robert Rowe living with my brother William Hender, and James Coombe Son of John and Sarah Coombe the Sum of Ten Shillings and six pence each to be raised and Levied out of my Effects.

Also I Give and bequeath to my Sister Mary Hender whom I likewise constitute- make and Ordain the Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament all and Singular my Effects by her freely to be Enjoyed And I do hereby Utterly Disallow Revoke and disannual all and every other former Teastament and Wills by me in any ways before Named Willed and bequeathed _________ and Confirm and ________ this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this fourth day of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty--

Elizabeth Hender (LS)

Signed Sealed published and pronounced by the said Elizabeth Hender as her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence and the presence of each other have hereunto Subscribed our Names--

Richard Wevill
The Mark of Mary * Wills
The Mark of Jane * Congdon

The before written Will of the above Named Elizabeth Hender decd is a true Copy Compared and Examined with the Original this Twentieth day of June 1781 By us

Rd. Williams
W. Williams

The before written Will of the above Named Elizabeth Hender decd was proved in Common form the 25th May 1781 before the Revd. Mr. John Fisher Clk Bachelor of Art Surrogate etc. And Admon of the goods etc of the said Deced And of all things howsover Concerning the said Will was Granted to the Executrix therein Named being first Sworn etc.) Saving etc.)

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