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Will of William Davis, 1764, Philadelphia, PA
Source:  Kirk Bentley Barb.  1971.  "Extract from Genealogy of Jefferson Davis."  Pp. 488-508, Appendix III, in Haskell M. Monroe, Jr. & James T. McIntosh, eds.  Papers of Jefferson Davis, Volume 1, 1808-1840.  Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.
 
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Testator:  William Davis
Named in will:  wife Christian, friend Benjamin Loxley
Date signed:  1 Mar 1764
Date probated:  24 Jul 1771
Witnesses:  Paul Isaac Voto, John Kirks
Recorded:  Register of Wills, Book P, pp. 115 ff. (Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia Co., PA).

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I William Davis of the city of Philada. Skiner considering the Uncertainty of this transitory Life, do make and declare the Presents to contain my last Will and Testament; That is to say, I give and bequeath unto my Dear and loving Wife Christian all my Money Goods Chattells Rights & Credits and all my Houses, Lots, Tenements. . . . And I do hereby nominate and appoint her my said Wife & my loving Friend Benjamin Loxley of this City Carpenter to be the Executors of this my last Will and Testament. . . . In Witness Whereof; I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal, this first Day of March in the fourth Year of His Majesty's Reign, Annoque Domini, One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty four.

Willm. Davis

Signed, Sealed, Published, and Declared in the Presense of us, by the above-named William Davis for & as his Last Will & Testament.

Paul Isaac Voto...
John Kirks...

Famly Group Sheet of William DAVIS & Christiana __?__

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