(1788 - 1848)

The following is the will of William Hender who married Annabella Edgecombe, the daughter of Christopher Edgecombe, my 5th Great Uncle, as transcribed from such record by his 5th Great Nephew Don R. Hender.


William HENDER (5th Great Uncle)
Christened: 22 Nov 1757 - Altarnun, Cornwall, England
Married: 2 May 1781 Annabella Edgecombe (dau. Christopher Edgecombe)
Died/Buried: 27 August 1818
Will Dated: 7 November 1819 (written-19 August 1818)
Parents: John HENDER and Grace LUSKEY

In the Name of God Amen I William Hender of the Parish of Altarnun and County of Cornwall Yeoman do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following

First I will and positively order that all my Debts and Funeral Charges be paid and discharged by my Executrix herein after named

I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Annabella Hender her Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever all my lands which I am possessed of (that is) a Tenement in Trewint called Adams and Northeys a half in dale in Harfoot Park situate in Trewint and a Tenement called Lonkemoor all situate in the Parish of Altarnun and to have it immediately after my decease

All the rest residue and remainder of my Goods, Chattels, Notes, Bills, Bonds or whatsoever I shall die possessed of I give and bequesth unto my beloved Wife Annabella Hender whom I constitue and appoint whole and Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Nineteenth day of August One Thousand eight hundred and eighteenó

Signed Sealed published and declared by
the Testator William Hender to be his last
Will and Testament. The word Heirs                                                     William Hender (Seal)
Executors Administrators and Assigns
forever were inserted before the
Execution of this Will

Jonathon Harris
Luke Dunn
Christopher Pellow

The before written Will of the before named Will Hender Yeoman deceased is a true copy compared and examined with the Original this 19th day of April 1819

By Us
Solm. Martin
Edwd Fice Junr.

The before written Will of the before named William Hender Yeoman deceased was Proved in common form 7th November 1819 Before John Wallis the younger Cleark Surogate etc and Administration of all and singular the Goods etc of the said deceased or any way concerning the aid Will was and is granted to Annabella Hender the widow of the said deceased and Sole Executrix named in the said Will

Being first Sworn etc
Saving etc
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