Wills: Shannon, John June 29, 1796

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning
ros.dunning@outlook.com March 25, 2019, 2:27 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: June 29, 1796
Recorded: March 25, 2019

In the Name of God Amen I John Shannon Standing at
No 1034 on the Books His  Majestys Ship Invincible Wm
Cayley Esquire Commander being in Bodily health  and
of sound and disposing Mind and Memory and
considering the Perils and  dangers of the Seas and other
uncertainties of this transitory Life 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  followeth that is to say all my Wages
Sum and Sums of Money Lands Tenements  Goods
Chattels and Estate whatsoever as shall be any ways due
owing or  belonging to me at the time of my decease I
do give devise and bequeath the  same unto my dear
Wife Rose Shannon at Clonsher near Derry in Ireland
and I hereby nominate and appoint the said Rose
Shannon sole Executrix of this my  last Will and
Testament hereby revoking all other and former wills
Deeds of  Gift by me at any time heretofore made and I
do ordain and ratify these presents to stand for and be
and as my only last Will and Testament In Witness
whereof to this my said will I have set my hand and Seal
the twenty ninth Day of June in the Year of our Lord one
thousand seven hundred and ninety six and in the thirty
sixth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the
third over Great Britain etc. John Shannon X his mark

Sealed and declared in the presence of Wm Cayley
Captain Danl Titterton Purser 31 January 1801

Administration with Will annexed to George Shannon
Son of the Deceased Rose Shannon having died in the
lifetime of the Testator
PCC Prob11/1353