Wills: - Lynch, John June 16, 1742

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Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: June 16, 1742
Recorded: September 15, 2017

In the Name of God Amen I John Lynch Mariner belonging to
his Majesty's Ship Dartmouth being weak in Bodily health but
of sound and disposing mind and memory and considering the
Perils and dangers of the Seas and other uncertainties of
this transitory Life (Do for avoiding controversies after my
decease) make publish and declare this my last Will and
Testament in manner following (that is to Say) first I
recommend my Soul to God that gave it and my Body I commit
to the Earth or Sea as it shall please God to Order and as
for and concerning all my Worldly Estate I Give Bequeath and
Dispose thereof as follows (that is to Say) All such Wages
Sum and Sums of Money Lands Tenements Goods Chattels and
Estate whatsoever as shall be any ways due owing or
belonging unto me at the time of my Decease I do Give devise
and bequeath the same unto my Wel beloved Kinsman James
Sloan of the Parish of Connor in the County of Antrim in the
Kingdom of Ireland Taylor And I do hereby nominate and
Appoint the said James Sloan my sole Executor of this my
last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other
Wills Testaments and Deeds of Gift by me at any time
heretofore made and I do ordain and ratifye these presents
to Stand and be for and as my only last Will and Testament
In Witness whereof to this my said Will I have set my hand
and Seal the Sixteenth day of June Anno Dom 1742 and in the
Sixteenth year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the
Second over Great Britain and so forth John Lynch

Signed Sealed Published and declared in the presence of John
Rimmington _ Wm Skeels _ Jno James 30 July 1745
Administration with Will annexed to Giles Sloan the Wife and
lawfull Attorney of James Sloan for the use and benefit of
the said Executor now at sea PCC Prob11/741