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Transcript of....Will of John Otridge 1720 Source: w3: Consistory Court of Sarum Wills. (400) Transcript: I John OTRIDG senior of Westbury in the County of Wilts doth hereby make this as my Last Will and Testament. Imprimis - I give unto Mr Samuel Wherat and to Jeffery Whitaker one half part of my household goods in trust for use of son Gideon OTRIDG upon condition that Gideon OTRIDG shall pay one half part of my funeral expenses Item - I Give unto Mr Mr Samuel Wherat and to Jeffery Whitaker the other half part of my household goods in trust for the use of my daughter Elizabeth COE upon condition that Elizabeth COE doth pay for the proving of this my Last Will. Item - I Give unto Mr Samuel Wherat and to Jeffery Whitaker my bees for the use of my four grandchildren John OTRIDGE Elizabeth OTRIDGE Mary OTRIDGE and Samuel COE one stock to each of them and the remainder of the bees to be equally divided between my daughter Elizabeth COE and Shusana OTRIDGE upon condition that elizabeth COE and Shusana OTRIDGE doth give a swarm of bees to my kinswoman Margret HUNT to be divided by my executors. Also that its my will that what money I have lent to any of my children that they shall keep it as their own proper right. Item - I Give unto Mr Samuel Wherat and to Jeffery Whitaker my house that I now live in In trust for the use of my son John OTRIDGE upon condition that he doth pay one half part of my funeral expenses and I doth hereby make and constitute Mr Samuel Wherat and to Jeffery Whitaker my whole and soul executors in trust to see this my Last Will and Testament performed. Witness my hand and seall this ninth day of May 1720 Sealed and signed by the Testator John Otridge and in our presenece ???? to be his Last Willand Testament and attested and Subsrcibed in the presence of the said John OTRIDGE: Roger Hodges WIlliam Arnell John Grant The mark of John Otridge (but a good attempt at a signature)
Updated on 16 Mar 2006