Will: Houragan, Patrick August 20, 1744

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com October 21, 2017, 11:46 am


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: August 20, 1744
Recorded: October 21, 2017

In the Name of God Amen I Patrick Houraghan Seaman on board 
his Majesties Ship Princessa in Vado Bay near Genoa 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 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 
bequeath and dispose thereof as followeth that is to say to 
all such Wages Sum and Sums of Money Lands Tenements Goods 
Chattels and Estate whatsoever as shall be in any ways due 
owing or belonging unto me at the time of my decease I do 
give devise and bequeath the same unto my loving Brother 
John Houragan living in the City of Limerick in Ireland And 
I do hereby nominate and appoint David Houragan Merchant in 
Limerick 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 twentieth day 
of August Anno Dom 1744 and in the Seventeenth Year of the 
Reign of his Majesty King George the Second over Great 
Britain etc Patrick Houragan Signed Sealed Published and 
Declared in the Presence of Wm Hall _ Francs Smith _ Danl 
Proved at London 11 December 1751
PCC Prob11/791/1401