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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
1747-8, March 16 Page 523 Will of Joseph Whilden, Yeoman of Cape May County.
Son: Matthew land and marsh purchased of Isaac Whilden, and my interest in Five Mile Beach and 20 acres of Cedar Swamp.
Son: James 10 acres of Cedar Swamp also price of my negro man "Asse" and a negro woman, upon condition that he pay ƒ5 to each of my daughters, vis: Hannah, Rachel, Loes (Lois) and ƒ2 to my deceased daughter daughter Mercy's children Ellis and Judith.
Grandsons: Memuken Hughes, William and Isaac Crafford
Executors: James Wilden and Richard Crafford
Witnesses: William Mulford, Charity Mulford, Elijah Hughes
Proved 30 March 1748
Libre 5 Page 454
1748,May 19 Inventory of Personal estate of Joseph Whilden (ƒ347.28.20) includes farm stock and 3 negroes (&fnon;100.00.2)
Appraisers: Thomas Hand, Elisha Hand