Submitted by Pattie Causey
"In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Ford Senr. of Baltimore County, being in a low State of health, but being of perfect mind and Memory, and calling to mind, and duley considering, the uncertainty of human life make this my last will and Testament, first and principally, I committ my Soul, into the hands of my blessed maker, for the Remission of all my Sins, my Body I committ to the Earth to be decently buryed, as to my Temporal Estate, I bequeath and dispose of it in the following manner.Imp (To my Soon Steophe Ford I bequeath to him one neogrow boy Davy and one hundred and one Acres of land beeing part of my dwelling plantation wheiro I know live on to him and his Eares for Ever but in case of death, leaveing know Eares Lawfully begotten ? his body, to faull to my Soon Mordica Ford and know more of my Estate. Item. To my daughter Marey Barney One Neagrow whomen, named Hager, and to hur daughter Marey one Neagrow boy named Harrey, which they are know Pus'd.? with and know !
more of my Estate. Item. To my Son John Ford one Neagrow named George, which he is now pus'd. with and know more of my Estate. Item. To my Soon Mordica, one neagrow named Jeson, and know more of my Estate, to my Soon, Thomas Ford, whom I constitute and appoint the hole and Sole Executor of this my last will and Testament I bequeath unto him one neagrow Man named Tim and one hundred and one Acres of land to him and his Eares for Ever. The Resedue and Remainder of my Estate to be eaqueley devided, Confirming this to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have put my hand and Seal this Eighteen day of November in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seaven hundred and fortey Eight
Thomas Ford (seal)
Signed Sealed published and
declared by the within named
Testatrix Thomas Ford Senr. to
be his last will and Testement
in perences of us whome Subscribed
our names in precence of the said Testrex
John (his mark) Tipton
Ralph (his mark R.F.) Flowers"
(probate 4 Jan 1749)
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