Will:  Kennan, Thomas February 24, 1768

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com June 7, 2019, 1:20 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: February 24, 1768
Recorded: June 7, 2019

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Kennan formerly Captain in 
his Majesty's Thirty fourth Regiment of foot and now of the 
City of Dublin Esquire being of Sound and Disposing Mind and 
Memory Do hereby make Publish and Declare my last Will and 
Testament in manner and form following I Give Devise and 
bequeath all my Estates Real and Personal and all my Right 
Title and Interest in and to my two houses in Great Longford 
Street in the said City and also all Sum and Sums of Money 
which I now have or hereafter may have in Government 
Securities or otherwise and also all other Securitys for 
money Goods Chattells and Effects of any Nature or Kind 
whatsoever which I shall be Seized of or Intitled unto at 
the time of my Death with all Deeds Writings and Evidences 
whatsoever unto my much Esteemed friend John Lyster of 
Portarlington in the Queens County Esquire his Heirs 
Executors Admors and Assigns to have and to hold to the said 
John Lyster his Heirs Executors Admors and Assigns for ever 
Subject nevertheless after Payment of all my Just Debts to 
the following uses and bequests First I desire that my 
Godson Thomas Lyster son of the said John Lyster shall be 
Maintained and Educated out of the issues and Profits of my 
said Houses in Great Longford Street until he attains his 
Age of Twenty one years my Will is that the said John Lyster 
his Executors or Administrators Do Pay unto the said Thomas 
Lyster the Sum of One thousand pounds Sterling to and for 
his own use and benefit I Give and bequeath unto Mrs Jane 
Kennan Wife of Mr Robert Kennan of Peamont the Sum of fifty 
Pounds and unto said Robert Kennan my Gun Watch and Seals I 
Give and bequeath unto my friends Mark Anthony Hearn and 
William Lyster both of the City of Dublin Esquires the Sum 
of fifty Pounds each And I do hereby Constitute and Appoint 
the said Mark Anthony Hearn and William Lyster Executors of 
this my last Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me 
made In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and Seal 
the Twenty fourth day of February In the year of our Lord 
One thousand seven hundred and Sixty Eight Thos Kennan 
(Attestation Clause)
Willm Burrell _ Hen: Cary _ Edwd Geoghehan
Proved at London 15 July 1769 to William Lyster the sirvivng 
PCC Prob11/950