Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

James Frier

Male Bef 1710 - 1766  (> 56 years)

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  • Name James Frier  [1
    Born Bef 1710 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Oct 1766  Londonderry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021958  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Family Jean MNU Frier,   b. Bef 1714,   d. 6 Apr 1771, Cecil County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
     1. James Frier,   b. Abt 1730, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1771, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F13324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills and Probates of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Estate Papers # 2315

      James Frierís Will

      Proved October 20, 1766, recorded in Book D, Vol 4, page 612

      In the Name of God Amen I James Frier of Londonderry Township Chester County and province of Pennsylvania Being Weak in Body, but of Sound Memory Blessed be God do his Twelfth Day of October in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and Sixty-Six Make and and publish this My Last Will and Testament in Manner following. First and priciply I comment my Soul to God who Gave it, and my Body to tbe Decently Buried at the Discretion of My Executor hereafter named that is to say I Leave and Bequeath to my Wife Jean Frier the One third of my Real and personal Estate Enduring her Natural Life, Likewise I leave and bequeath to my son Robert Frier One hundred and thirty pounds, I likewise Leave and Bequeath to my Son in Law Andrew Bear or my daughter Jean Bear five pounds, I Likewise Leave and Bequeath to my son James Frier, Seventy pounds I leave and Bequeath to my Son in Law Abel Hodgson Fifty pounds And to my Servant Boy John Ownes I leave and Bequeath Seven pounds at the Exparation of his intended time, I Nominate, Constitute And Appoint my Son in Law Able Hodgson, My sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament and Lastly I do hereby Reboke, disavow and Make Voide all Other Wills Bequests And Legacies By me at any time heretofore Made Bequeathed or Given and do make and Declare this only to be my Last Will and Testament.

      In Witness Whereof I have set my hand and Seal the Day and Year Above Written

      James X Frier (his mark)

      Signed, Sealed in presence of James Law, Moses Corry

      Chester October 20th 1766 Then personally appeared James Law and Moses Corry and on their Oaths on the holy Evangelists of Almighty God did depose and say that the (illegible words) my presence and did see and hear James Frier the Testator within named sign seal publish and pronounce and declare the within writing as and for his last Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of sound and well disposing mind and memory to the best of their Understandings.

  • Sources 
    1. [S938503] Bayles-Frier-Kilgore.

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