John POTTER of Wivenhoe, Husbandman, 1723. D/ACW 26/3/9

In the Name of God Amen I John Potter of Wivenhoe
in the County of Essex Husbandman being very sick and weak
of Body but of Sound and Perfect Memory at the Sealling
hereof do the Seventh Day of January in the tenth year of
the Reign of our Sovn Lord George of great Brittain France
and Ireland King Dofendor of the faith of Anno Dom 1723
make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in Mannor
and form following Item I give unto my two Daughters
Elizabeth Potter & Ann Potter – and to my Son John Potter all
My houshold goods, Linen, money, Plate, Stock, and Debts that are or
shall be owing to me at the time of My Decease to be Equally parted
among my three children (viz) Elizabeth, Ann and John Potter in twelve
Months after My decease My Executor first paying and Discharging My Debts and funeral
Charges out thereof. and I do hereby Revoke all other former
Wills Legacyes & Exectos heretofore made. Ratifying and Confirming
this and None other to be my Last Will and Testament. And I
do hereby constitute and ordain William Milbank of
Fingringhoe in the County aforesd to be Exerutor of this
my Last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the
sd John Potter the Testator have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the
Day and year first above Written
The mark of John potter (X)

Signed Sealed Published and
Declared by John Pottor the Testator
to be his Last Will and Testamt in
the presence of
Harris Saller
John Potter
The mark of
Elizabeth Dearsly

Proved 19 Feb 1723 by William Millbank.

[Probate clause in Latin]

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