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Sue Loder 1999-2006
Janice Brown 2007-2008
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Laverne Tornow

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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 Benjamin Shaw

1744, April 1 Page 428   Will of Benjamin Shaw of Cape May County.

Wife: Margatt

Sons: Benjamin, Obidiah, Joshua, William

Daughters: Sarah and Mary

Executors: Wife Margatt and John Shaw

Witnesses: Elisha Hand, Robert Edmonds, Marah Edmonds

Proved 4 February 1746-7

Libre 5 Page 360

1747, August 24 Letters granted to Margaret Shaw in absence of John Shaw.

1746-7,January 29 Inventory of Personal estate of Benjamin Shaw (ƒ58.18.2) includes smiths tools.

Appraisers: Elisha Hand, Richard Crawford