WILLS: Cullen, James September 30, 1761

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning
ros.dunning@outlook.com September 23, 2017, 1:50 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: September 30, 1761
Recorded: September 23, 2017

In the Name of God Amen I James Cullen of Slenegul in the
County of  Cather lough and Kingdom of Ireland Cordwainer
and now a Marine in the  hundredth Company of the Portsmouth
Division being in an infirm State of  Bodily Health but
thank God of sound and disposing Mind and Memory and
considering the many Accidents we are liable to
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 to be  decently interred as it shall please God to
order and as for all my Worldly  Estate I give bequeath and
dispose thereof as followeth that is to say unto my
beloved uncle Samuel Brown of Slenegul in the County of
Cather lough and  Kingdom of Ireland as aforesaid Cordwainer
I give devise and bequeath the  whole of my Worldly Estate
together with all 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 said
Uncle Samuel Brown aforesaid and I do  hereby nominate and
appoint him my said Uncle Samuel Brown aforesaid 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 ratify
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 thirtieth day of September and in
the first year of the  Reign of our Sovereign Lord George
the third over Great Britain France and  Ireland King
Defender of the faith etc. and in the Year of our Lord one
thousand seven hundred and sixty one James Cullen his Mark
Signed Sealed and Published in the presence of us John Hogg
_ Wm Stubb _ john Cooban first Assist Surgeon at the Royal
Hospital Plym
7 May 1763 Administration with Will annexed to Henry Kidgell
Attorney of Samuel Brown now residing in the Kingdom of
PCC Prob11/887