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Sue Loder 1999-2006
Janice Brown 2007-2008
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Cape May County Will Extracts


Calendar of New Jersey Wills and Administrations 1730-1750

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey

Archives of the State of New Jersey First Series Volume XXX; Vol II of Calendar of Wills, Administrations, Etc. 1730 - 1750

Published 1918 Somerville, NJ

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Will of Joshua Garlick

1746, April 20 Page 192 - 194   Will of Joshua Garlick, Yeoman of Cape May County.

Wife: Lucy to have wool and leather at Elisha Hand's, and all my flax if she lives at Cape May.

Mentions wife's daughter Sarah Brooks, son John and grandson Richard Stites(son of my daughter Abigail Stites) to have equally my right in the plantation belonging to the "Prespeteran (sic) Society.

Daughters: Abigail Stites, Phebe Smith, Rebecca Johnson (had children)and grandson Abenor Church (underage); the cattle at Cohansey, and bond due from Ebenezer Johnson to my daughter Abigail Stites and her son Richard.

Executors: daughter Abigail and grandson Richard Stites

Witnesses: David Cressy, Ephriam Edwards, Elijah Hughes

Proved 6 August 1746

Libre 5 Page 335

1746, August 6 Inventory of Personal estate of Joshua Garlick ƒ38.11.6.

Appraisers: Jeremiah Hand and Ephraim Edwards