m. ABT 1594
Facts and Events
Will of William Beamsley
Being sick, make my wife executrix & Administratrix of all my houses, Lands Orchards, goods, &c. as Long as she shall Liue, Provided she Let Mercy haue that Chamber wherein she now lyes for her owne, and there shall be with all Conveniencey made therein a Chimney, and she to enjoy it dureing her Widdowhoode. And I desire that my wife may take ye Care of her, and see that she wants neither meat, drink nor Cloathing during the tme of her widdowhoode. My Will is that after my wifes decease my whole Estate shall be prized and set to sale The whole Estate that is then left to be equally distributed amongst all my Children, Namely, Anne Woodward, Grace Graues, Mercy Wilborne, Hannah Beamsley, Edward Bushnell, Elizabeth Page, Mary Robison ; and in case any of those dye vnpossessed, it shall returne to the next heyre. My desire is, that Thomas Clarke, Richard Gridley, Alexander Adams, see this my will fullfilled. 14 Sep5 1658 William Beamsley
"Inventory of ye Estate of ye Late Ensigne Wm Beamsly (who departed this life the 29th Sept last,) taken this 15 Oct 1658."