In the name of God Amen. I, James Haddock Waring of Prince Georges County, being of perfect mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following /viz.
Item. I do give, devise, and bequeath unto my dearly beloved and affectionate wife Elizabeth Waring all and singular my real and personal estate to her and to her heirs and assigns forever and do make, constitute, ordain and appoint her the said Elizabeth Waring whole and sole executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this thirteenth day of September Anno Domini 1746.
Signed, sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said James Haddock Waring the Testator in the presence of us who at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses thereto
Mary Richards (her mark)
14th December 1747. The above instrument of writing was ratified and confirmed by the above mentioned James Haddock Waring the Testator to be his last will and testament and the said James Haddock Waring published .... pronounced and declared the same to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in the presence of each other subscribed our names in witnesses theretoBasil Waring, Jun(ior)*
January 27, 1750
The widow abides by the will
Citation note: Maryland State Archives (MSA), Prince Georges County Wills, State Record (SR) 4421, Record 39, Box 7, Folder 58
Notes from the contributor:
* Basil Waring, Junior is James Haddock Waring's brother.
** Thomas Waring is James Haddock Waring's brother and the eldest child of Basil Waring II and Martha Greenfield.
Controbuted to the MdGenWeb Project by: Cynthia Waring Shockley
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