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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 Samuel Johnson

1728, Nov 21 Page 267   Will of Samuel Johnson, Yeoman of Cape May County.

Wife: Charity, Executrix and use of all lands until she remarries or until son Samuel shall be 21. Land at Goshen, alias Mackrel Neck in Cape May County, where on I live, I devise unto son Samuel Johnson.

Daughters: Sarah, Hannah, Phebe, Charity and Susannah to be paid as they arrive respectively at age 18 or at marriage.

Witness: Daniel Walker, Benjamin Mareux, Henry Stites,Jr.

1729, April 8; Codicil

Daughter Phebe, being dead, her share to go to my four other daughters.

Witness: Aaron Leaming, Cornelius Schillinks, Jr.

Proved 13 and 27 May 1732

Libre 3 Page 201

1732, February 9 Inventory of Personal estate of Samuel Johnson (ƒ124.18.04) includes Cattle, sheep, swine, etc.

Appraisers: Benjamin Hand, Henry Stites, Jr.