Will - 1598 (Michael)

Copied from Joyce Oates' Episcopal Wills 1613-1616 because it was embedded on p337 of a 521 page .pdf document

The testament of Elline inie Rea uxor Danold Crahane, ffirst ---- soule to almightie God &c, constituted her exec Jo: and Aver---- my children

Itm my will is yt Corkanes wiffe of the Gill shall have the keepinge of ---- daughter,

Itm to my daughter my best ffrocke,

Itm to Jonie ----- my second frocke,

Itm my will is that my daughter Aver---- ---- have xijd of the mill till her mariage and the other xijd -----

Itm to Arveric 1 sheit & 1 callffe,

Itm to my mother 1 ffer: barlie ----- vic: & clarke 1 mutton,

Itm 1 cowe or stere betwene the ----- and Jo: Christen of Cranstall,

Itm to Thomas M---- ------

Itm to John my brother xijd,

Itm to my mother xijd

------ poore 1 boule mault 1 firlet meale, ij sheepe,

Supvisor ---- Curghie demster and John Christen of Cranstall,

Itm ----- --- 1 mayre,

Itm to Mallie ----[fold]--- --hep------ of the ------ -----

[bottom edge, folded & crumbled] --------


  1. First wife of Sir Daniel Croghan, who died 1616
  2. No information as to who Ellen was, other than the sister of John, and that her mother was still alive

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