Will: Kean, John August 30, 1753

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com March 27, 2018, 3:55 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: August 30, 1753
Recorded: March 27, 2018

I John Kean of Limerick in the Kingdom of Ireland Esquire 
but at present at London in the Kingdom of Great Britain 
being weak in Body but of sound and disposing mind and 
memory thanks be given to God for the same do make this my 
last Will and Testament Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my 
Bastard Son William Kean which I had by Catherine Murrey at 
Mr Charles in the County of Donegall the Sum of five hundred 
Pounds Sterling money of Great Britain to be paid him within 
eighteen Months next after my decease in Case he shall live 
twelve Months and one day after my decease, but in case he 
shall dye within the said year and day, then I make void the 
said devise and do give the same to my Brother William Kean 
And as to all the rest and residue of my Estate and Effects 
whatsoever and wheresoever both real and personal and of 
what nature or kind soever I give and devise the same to my 
said loving Brother William Kean of Clontarfe near Dublin in 
the said Kingdom of Ireland whom I do hereby appoint sole 
Executor and residuary Legatee of this my Will Declaring 
this alone to be my last Will and Testament And I do hereby 
revoke all former Wills by me made In Witness whereof I the 
said John Kean the Testator have to this my last Will and 
Testament set my hand and Seal this thirtieth day of August 
one thousand seven hundred and fifty three Jno Kean
(Attestation Clause)
Joseph Taylor _ Thim: O'Brien _ William Gracraft
Proved at London 11 September 1753
PCC Prob11/804