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Will of John Copedge(1709 October 30; 1784)

  • MS 2000.20
  • Microfilm: M-1561
  • 1 item

Copy, 1784, of the will of John Copedge of Kent Island, Queen Anne’s County [Maryland], 1709 October 30. Bequeaths to William and John Roals [sic] [Rowles] the tract of land upon which they live, to be divided between them by William Cowsry and John Wells. They must allow Copedge’s family to continue to have timber rights on the land. Bequeaths to his brother Philip Copedge the plantation “Enden Spring.” Should Philip die without heirs, the plantation will go to Copedge’s wife and her heirs. Bequeaths to his daughter Elizabeth and his yet unborn child the rest of his lands. If the child is a boy he is to have first choice. Bequeaths one silver tankard to the Kent Island church. This copy used in litigation between Resin Rowles and Jacob Carter. Signed by Thomas Gassoway.