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Welcome to Cape May County

Cape May County Will Extracts

SOURCE:

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 James Jacocks

1732, July 18 Pages 261-2   Will of James Jacocks, Mariner of Cape May County.

Cousin: James Swaine (when 21 the plantation I live on at Cape May)

Cousins: Mary, Sarah, Daniel, Nezer, Ruth (one sheep running at Samuel Swaine's)

Cousin: Silas my Bible

They all being the children of my sister, Mary Swaine.

My friend Judah Swaine (a gun), my brother Jonathan Swaine my right to a tract of land at Cape Fear, to dispose of to which son hethinks best. After Swaine or Leffelet Swaine.

Cousin: Jemimah Beal a cow and calf running at her father's at Cape Fear.

Cousin: Jonathan Swaine at Cape Fear, my old gun and all the cattle to be divided among his brothers that are left, he having his equal part.

Executor: My brother Ebenezer Swaine

Witnesses: Samuwill Swaine, Jarusha Swaine, Reuban Swaine

Proved 18 August 1732

Libre 3 Page 314

1732, August 5 Inventory of Personal estate of James Jacocks (ƒ32.10.0) includes a mare and all other living creatures and 2 guns (ƒ2.03.02 3-4)
Appraisers: Nathaniel Foster, Samuwill Swaine;"States this is an inventory of James Jacocks estate deceased at Cape May on July 21st., 1732."