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Donnack Dennis of Somerset County
Will Written 16 Feb 1716, Proved 23 Mar 1716

This will abstract has been provided by Rebecca Hobson. Thanks, Becky!




Dennis, Donnack, planter, Somerset Co.,16th Feb., 1716; 23rd Mar., 1716.

To wife ––, dwelling plantation, "Dennis' Purchase", 300 A., during life; at her decease to son Donnach and hrs., and personalty.
To grandson William and hrs. (son of Donnack Dennis, Jr.), 100 A., part of "Dennis' Purchase".
To Theopolus (son of Donnach Dennis, Jr.), personalty.
To grandson Donnack (son of John Dennis), 100 A. on Littleton's Creek, s. side of Potomac R.
To dau. Elenor, wife of Jeremiah Morris, personalty.
To son-in-law Hugh Porter, to dau. Margaret, to son Henry Hudson, 1s. each.
Residue of estate to sons John and Donnack, equally.
Ex.: son John.
Test: John Dennis, Jr., Robt. Weer, Wm. Lane, 14. 278.
Note–23rd Mar., 1716. Elizabeth Dennis, widow of testator, did revoke the within will, and fly to her thirds.


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