Wills, Vol. 13, Sheet 8, Fol. 84

Turner James              Jamaica Is.

Ent’d 1st Janry 1711


            In the name of God amen I James Turner Leyt in his

Excellencys Thomas Handasyds Regiment and in the Company Commanded

by Lieut Coll Robert Rookurvde being in perfect health of body and of sound and

perfect mind and memory praised be Almighty God for the same do make and ordain

this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first

I commend my Soul to the hands of Almighty God my heavenly father hoping through

the merits of my blessed Savior Jesus Christ believe and receive full pardon and essayance

of all my sins and so inherit everlasting life and as to what worldly Estate it hath

pleasured God bless me in shall as also what arrears of sum or sums of moneys as Ley.t

in the late King William of Englnd Service or in the present Majties Service Queen

Anne or any other psins where moneys shall be found due to me I give and bequeath

the same as follow _____ That is to say I give and bequeath all my Estate real and personal

whatsoever and all sum or sums of money that shall be found due to me unto my

Sons James Robert John and Richard Turner at the day of my death equally to be

divided among them and in case any of them should die before they come to the age

of Twenty one years the Survivors to have the deceased party share equal divided to

them and their heirs for ever and I do hereby constitute my _____ do beloved wife Eliza-

beth Turner who sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking

and disannulling all former Wills and Testaments by me made In witness whereof

I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eighth day of October One thousand

Seven hundred and Nine.


                                                                                                James Turner [his mark]

Signed Sealed Published and delivered

by the said Testater to be his Last Will and

Testament in the presence of

                        Edwd Pugh

                        Lion Ashers

                        Louis Lefontaine


Memorand that on this the 1st day of Janury 1711 Their personally appeared before

me Edward Pugh and made Oath upon the Holy Evangelist that he was present

and did see James Turner the Testator within mentioned being their of sound mind

and memory sign seal publish and declare the within written Instrument to be his last

Will and Testament and that at the same time Lyon Ashers and Louis Lefontaine

were also present and together with him subscribed their Names as Witnesies to the same in

the presence of the said Testator and further that they know nothing of any Will made

same by the said Testator which may lend to the disadvantage of the Will within

Written

                                                                                                A. Hamilton


Memorand that the day and year above mentioned personally appeared before

me Lyon Ashers and made Oath upon the five books of Moses that he was present

and did see James Turner the Testator wthin mentioned being there of sound mind and

memory sign seal publish and declare the within Written Instrument to be his last

Will and Testament and that at the same time Edward Pugh and Louis Lafontaine

were also present and together with him subscribed their names as Witnesies to the same

in the presence of the said Testator and further that he Knows not if any Will made

same by the said Testator which may lend to the disadvantage of the Will within


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