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George Hey of Somerset County
Will Written 19 Jun 1708, Proved 4 Aug 1708

This will transcription has been provided by Beth Johnson. Thanks, Beth!




Maryland Somerset County

The last will & Testament of George Hey of Annomosex in the above said County & province.

In the name of God Almighty I George Hey being very sick & weak yet of full sense & memory Blessed to God doe make this my Last will & testament revoaking all for former wills *****.

Imprimis I bequeath my soul to the living God & my body to be decently buried as my Ect shall think it fitt.

2ndly I give and bequeath this now one hundred acres I now live on to my loving wife Sarah Hey during her life & to make over the land lots to Jno. Dakes at the last payment it being one hundred acres called Lusekota (?) Ground.

3rdly I leave& make my Loveing wife Sarah Hey sole Exeex. and after the decease of her mother my daughter Ann Hey & her heirs to enjoy all forever. Witness of my hand & Seals the 19th day of June Anno Dom. 1708.

George [his mark] Hey [seal]

Esau Boston

John Cottingham

On the back of the afo will was thus endorsed viz: Memo that his fourth day of August 1708 the within will was proved by the Oaths of Esau Boston & John Cottingham before me.

Peter Do**** Deputy Com****


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