William died on October 30, 1678 at Great Bonnerton and Hannah died before February 24, 1726, when her will was proved.
The Maryland Calendar Of Wills by Jane Baldwin
Anne Arundel County
26th Oct., 1678;
16th Feb., 1678,
To son William by former wife Hester, and hrs., Great Bonnerstone on West R.
To 2nd son William by sd. wife Hannah, and hrs., 100 A., part of Hickory Hills, at 21 yrs. of age.
To wife Elizabeth:, execx., 300 A., part of Portland Manor, during life.
To son Samuel by present wife Elizabeth:, and hrs., 200 A., part of Portland Manor.
To son Philip by sd. wife Elizabeth., land afsd. bequeathed to wife, at her death.
To dau, Elizabeth:, personality at 16 yrs. of age.
Should either of afsd. younger sons die without issue, surviving one to inherit deceased's portion. In event of death of all sons without issue, land to descend to next in line of Coale, first male, then female.
Test: Saml. Lane, Thos. Francis.
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Testis (Test) is latin for witness. Testes is the plural.
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