The will of William Beacon (abt. 1692 – 1721)

William is a 2nd cousin 7x removed, grandson of Thomas, the eldest son of my 8xgreat grandfather, Thomas Becon.

In the Name of God Amen I William Beacon of the parish of Charing in the County of Kent Surgeon being of sound mind tho labouring under Great Weakness of Body revoking all former Wills Make this my last Will and Testament in maner and Form following viz Imprimis I order all my Debts to be Paid with all Convenient speed after my decease Item I Give to my brother Thomas Beacon one shilling to be Paid him within twelve months after my decease Item I give to my brother Elhanan Beacon one shilling to be paid him within twelve months After my decease Item I give to my Sister Hester Beacon one shilling to be paid her within twelve months after my decease Item I give to my sister Martha Beacon one shilling to be paid her within twelve months after my decease Item I give to Mrs Susan Mannooth all my goods & Chattells lands and tenements to have and to Hold to her and her heirs for ever and make her my Sole Executrix and lastly I appoint the Reverend Mr Edward Dearing friend in trust to see this my last Will and Testament fully performed and Executed signed and Sealed the twenty fifth of this Instant November 1721 William Beacon Published and Declared in the presence of Sarah Dering Edward Hamon Sarah Hamon
(Probate note in Latin – I think probate was granted 1 Dec 1721; Tyler's notebook entry agrees, and shows that the will was proved by Susanna Mannooth extrx)

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