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Francis Allen

Will Date: 5/22/1744

Probate Date: 5/17/1745

Information in this record:
Francis Allen 22 May 1744w. 17 May 1745p.
To John Landon, satisfy debt owed to Landon by my deceased son, John All, 10 pounds current money to Landon's attorney, Moses Chaille. To my son Francis, use of land called Cork and Kingsale Africa/America, 300 acres from Dividing Creek to Nassawango Creek. To son William, law books, large Bible and Common Prayer Book. To my wife Mary (his second wife), land and tenements in Massawattix Neck in Worcester County and personal estate. After her death, to divide among children by her as follows, William, Joseph, Moses, Eleanor, Mary and Elizabeth. To son William, lands called Africa of America, Greens Chance, Cork and Kingsale. To son Joseph, land on the other side of plantation where Angelo Atkinson now lives called Hotherride, purchased from William Lane, also 100 acres of land purchased from William Dennis. Thomas Hayward and son-in-law Jacob Hindman, Trustees. Wife Mary Allen, EX. Wit; John Dennis, Cornelius Dickerson, George Benson.

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