Meath - Wills: Brien, Bernard May 20, 1741

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning January 3, 2018, 2:05 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: May 20, 1741
Recorded: January 3, 2018

In the Name of God Amen I Bernard Brien of Killeen in the
County of Meath in Ireland and now Mariner belonging to his
Majesties Ship the Chester being of sound and disposing Mind
and Memory do hereby make this my last Will and Testament
first and principally I commend my Soul into the Hands of
Almighty God hoping for remission of all my Sins through the
Merits of Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer and
my Body to the Earth or Sea as it shall please God and as
for such Worldly Estate and Effects which I shall be
possessed of or intitled unto at the time of my decease I
give and bequeath the same as followeth that is to say unto
my dear and loving Brother Michael Brien of Killeen in the
County of Meath in Ireland as aforesaid all and every my
Goods Chattels and Effects of what nature or kind soever
together with my pay Prize Money bounty Money Short
Allowance Money or my other Sum and Sums of Money as shall
or may be due to me at the time of my decease and in case of
his decease I bequeath the same to my dear and loving Sister
Mary Hogan alias Brien Wife of William Hogan of Dublin
Victualler and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint
my said Brother Michael Brien as aforesaid or in absence the
aforesaid Mary Hogan Executor of this my last Will and
Testament And I do give and bequeath unto my said Executor
all the rest and residue of my estate whatsoever both real
and personal hereby revoking and making void all other and
former Wills by me heretofore made and do declare this to be
my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have
hereunto set my Hand and Seal this twentieth day of May in
the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty
one and in the fourteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign
Lord George the Second by the Grace of God over Great
Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith
Bernard Brien
(Attestation Clause)
Geo: Augtus Prosser _ Danll Driscoll Bosn Proved at London 4
March 1744/5 by the Oath of Mary Hogan (Wife of William
Hogan) the Sister and Surviving Executor
PCC Prob11/738