Charles Ware Will, 1755, New York


In the name of God, Amen. I, Charges Ware, of New York, merchant, being sick and weak. After payment of debts and funeral charges, I leave to my wife Margaret £1,500. To my loving father, Thomas Ware, £100. To my mother, Ann Ware, £100. To my loving friend, Stephen Richards, £50. All the rest I leave to my wife and her heirs and assigns. My executors are to sell all the estate, and I make my wife and Stephen Richards executors. September 22, 1755.

Witnesses, James Buvelat, brasier, Thomas Brown, ironmonger, Moses Clement. Proved, November 6, 1760.

The widow, Margaret Ware, was then the wife of Joseph Dunlap.

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