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

Alice Awbrey

Female Abt 1643 - Aft 1698  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Alice Awbrey 
    Born Abt 1643  Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 10 Nov 1698  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34314  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Henry Awbrey,   b. Abt 1615, Tredomen, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1694, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Will Written & Probate same year Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Awbrey,   b. Abt 1619, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1635  Talley, Carmarthen, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Gouldman,   b. Abt 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Apr 1684, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1659  Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Gouldman,   b. 1660, Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1716, St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     2. Francis {addl records} Gouldman,   b. 1660, Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1716, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Gouldman,   b. 1676, Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     4. Edward Gouldman,   b. Abt 1675, Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1709, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [natural]
     5. Robert Gouldman,   b. Bef 1678, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1700, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F20719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Arthur Forbes,   b. Abt 1643,   d. Bef 1698, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married Abt 5 Aug 1685  Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1688, : GOULDMAN, : ALICE : Widow, married Arthur Forbes Book: O 2, Page: 67 Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia page 116

      1688, : FORBES, : ARTHUR : Married Mrs. Alice Gouldman Book: O 2, Page: 67 Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia page 104
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F22171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 274-276
      In the name of God Amen I Alice fforbes of ye County of Essex widdow being of sick and weak body but of Sound & perfect mind & memory thanks be given unto Almighty God for ye Same & Considering with my selfe ye frailty of this life ye certainty of death & ye uncertainly of time thereof do make & ordaine this my last will & testamt. in manner & forme following first & principally I comend my soul into ye hands of Almighty God my Creatr. hoping & assoured by beleveing through the merrits death & passion of his only Son & my only Savior & redeemer Jesus Christ to obtaine full and free pardon and remission of all my Sinns and to inherit eveerlasting life & my body I committ to ye earth from whence it was taken to be decently interred according to ye discrecon of my Exrs. hereinaftrer named and as touching ye dispostion of Such Temporall Estate as it hath please God in his great mercy to bestow upon me I give, devise and bequeath ye Sames as followeth
      Impor. I give & bequeath unto my son ffra Gouldman five pouns Sterling to buy him a piece of plate in remembrance of me.
      Item I give & bequeath unto my daughters in law Mary and Dorothy Gouldman twenty shillings sterling a peace to buy them a morning Ring to wear in remembrance of me
      Item I give and bequeath unto John Thacker ye son of Samuel Thacker one Cow ye choisce of any that I now have.
      Item I give devise & bequeath unto my son Edward Gouldman all my tract of Land whereon I now live containing by estimacon three hundred and eighty acres. (be ye same more or less) wch. I lately purchased of Jeremy Axum & Thomas Godwing and all ye Houses, orchards & appurtenances thereon being or Thereunto belonging to hould unto my sd Son Edward Gouldm and ye heirs of his body Lawfully begotten for ever and for de falut of such issue
      issue I give devise and bequeath ye sd, Tract of land with ye appurtencances unto my son ffrancis Gouldman and his heirs for ever.
      Item all ye rest & residue of my negroe Slaves, English Serveanst , money, Tobacco, plate, Debts, & Securities for debts Cattle Hoogs Household Stuff & other p. Sonall estate whatsoever not herein before given & bequeathed
      ffunnerall expenses being first paid & discharged
      I give & bequeath unto my sd sons Edward Gouldman Francis Gouldman Exrs. of this my last will and Tesmt. and I do hereby revoke & make void all former & other Willis by me at anytime heretofore made & do publish & declare this my last will & testmt. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my Seale ye Second day of June in the year of our Lord God one thousand Six hundred niney & eighty
      The marks of Alice A fforbes (Seale)

      Sealed & delivered published & declared (afther ye words [I give & bequeath] were interlined between ye three & twentieth & four & twentieth line on ye testmt above written) in ye pr sence to Samll Thacker ye marke
      of John Pettew
      Tho Gregson
      Roved by ye oaths of ye witnesses hereto Essex County Court ye 10th day of Nov 1968 & truely Recorded
      Test
      Francis Meriwether Cl Cur
      ===
      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 292
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we EDWARD GOULDMAN, THO: GREGSON & SAMLL. THACKER are held and firmly bound unto his Maties. Justices of ye peace for the County of Essex in the just sum of One hundred thousand pds. of good sound merchantable tobacco & caske, to the which payment we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Witness our hands and seales this 10th day of November 1698
      The Condicon of the above obligacon is such that if the above bound EDWD. GOULDMAN who at a Court held for the County of Essex the 11th of November 1698 obtained a Probate of the last Will and Testamt. of Mrs. ALICE FORBESS shall at all times fullfill ye sd Will & fully pay all Legcies do all ye Law enjoynes in such cases, that then ye above obligacon to be void, otherwise to stand and remain in full force and virtue Signed sealed & delivered in ye presents of us
      JOHN PEATLE, EDWARD OOULDMAN
      WILL. AYRES THO: GREGSON
      SAM. THACKER
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

      ===
      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 272-274
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, I THOMAS GOULDMAN being sick and weak of body but of sound & perfect memory blessed & praised be Almighty God for ye same do make & ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner & forme following,
      First and principally I comend my Soul to Almighty God my Creatr: that gave it assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon & remission of all my sines and to be saved by ye precious death & merits of my blessed Saviour & Redeemer Christ Jesus, and my body to ye earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent & Christian manner as to my Exex, hereafter named shall be thought meet & convenient, And as for such worldly goods that it hath pleased God to lend me I bequeath dispose of & give in manner & forme following;
      First, I give & bequeath my Land unto my Child that my Wife is now with Child of and to ye heirs of its body lawfully begotten, but if it shall please God that my said Child die without such heirs, then I give ye said Land to my Brother, ROBT. GOULDMAN, & to ye heirs of his Body lawful! begotten and for want of such heirs to ye next succeeding heirs of the name of GOULDMAN; And it is my will that my sd: Land after my death be in ye possession of my sd. Brother, ROBT. GOULDMAN, until! my Child abovesd. comes to age
      Item. I give to my Brother, ROBT. GOULDMAN, one Servant boy named Patrick, one feather bed & furniture now at my Mothers, Mrs. ALICE FORBESSes, and one suit of clothes with plate buttons, a caster haft, a pr. of legg bootes, twelve shillings to buy a Ring & all ye goods at my Mothers, ye Molasses excepted.
      Item. I give unto my dear Mother, Mrs. ALICE FORBESS twenty shillings to buy a Ring;
      Item. I give unto my Brother, EDWARD GOULDMAN, one Servant man named Kelly, & twelve shillings to buy a Ring;
      As for ye rest of ye Estate wch: it hath pleased God to bless me with all in this life I give & bequeath to be equally divided between my beloved Wife, DOROTHY GOULDMAN, & my Child or Children that my sd. Wife now is with child off;
      And of this my last Will & Testamt. I make my beloved Wife, DOROTHY GOULDMAN, and my loveing Brother, FRANCIS GOULDMAN, Exers. desireing Mr. THO: GREGSON that he will see this my last Will & Testamt. truely p:formed; & I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & annul all & every other former Testamt. Wills Legacies bequests &Exers, by me in any wise heretofore named willed & bequeathed ratifieing & confirming this & none other to be my last Will & Testamt., In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this Twenty second day of May in ye year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninety & eight
      Signed sealed published pronounced & declared
      by ye sd, THO: GOULDMAN as his last Will & THO: GOULDMAN
      Testamt. in presence of
      JOHN MOODIES,
      WILLIAM T DIAR
      THOMAS HUCKLESCOTT 1698
      Proved by ye oaths of ye witnesses hereto in Essex County Court ye 10th day of November 1698 & truely recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, CI Cur
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 128
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fifth day of Aprill 1670 in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & seaventy Betweene THOMAS GOULDMAN of the County of Rappa. & ALLICE my Wife on the one part and JOHN EVANS of the same County Cooper of the other part Witnesseth that wee the sd THOMAS GOULDMAN & ALICE for divers goods causes & valueable consideration as thereunto moveing & especially of & for the consideration of the sums of five thousand three hundred pounds of tobacco the Receipt whereof wee doe hereby acknoweldge doe hold or:selves fully satisfied & paid thereof doe clearly acquitt & discharge the said JOHN EVANS by these prsents doe give bargaine sell & confirme unto the said JOHN EVANS & his heires for ever Two hundred acres of land wch land is scituate lying & being uppon the KINGS ROADE and MILL ROADE neare unto Major JOHN WEIRS MILL one moyety thereof being formerly by mee the said GOULDMAN purchased of LEFT. COLL. GOODRICH & boundeth as foll: begining att the land of PHILLIP SANDERS and running towards the land of THO. RAWSON allonge by or neare the cleared ground called by the name of TURKEY COCK HILL the other moyety purchased by me the said GOULDMAN of PHILLIP SANDERS and bounded as Folliowing; halfe a poynt West from the corner tree of JOHN MILLS his Mill & one hundred twenty & seaven perches a little over the MILL ROADE abovesd to a red Oake thence West one halfe poynt Northerly to a Hickery One hundred twenty & seaven perches thence North halfe a poynt Esterly one hundred twenty & seaven perches to JOHN MILLS his line of marked trees which extends themselves to the first menconed station To Have and To Hold the above bargained land and prmises unto the said JOHN EVANS his heires for ever with all houses Orchards woods fishings fowling hawkeing & buntings wth all pffits whatseover threunto belonging and further wee the said THO: GOULDMAN & ALLICE for or:selves or: heires or assignes doe covenant & agree to & with the sd JOHN EVANS to warrant the said Bargained land and prmises unto the said JOHN EVANS & his heires from all manner of prson or prsons that shall pretend any right thereunto and Further due pmise att the request of ye sd JNO. EVANS to give him any further assurances by acknowledgment in the County Court or otherwise In Witness whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands & seales the day & year above written
      in the prsents of HENRY AWBRY, THOMAS GOULDMAN
      ELIZABETH HACKLEY her mark, signum ALLICE GOULDMAN
      Recognitr. Cur Rappa. 4th die May 1670
      ===
      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 135-136
      THIS INDENTURE made the second day of March in the yeare of or: Lord 1669 Betweene THOMAS GOLDMAN of the County of Rappa. Planter of the one part & WILLIAM CLEATON of the County of NEW KENT Planter of the other part Witnesseth that the sd THO: GOLDMAN for divers causes and vallueable consideracon
      especially for and in consideracon of the full sume of two thousand two hundred & fifty pounds of Tub: unto the sd THO: GOLDMAN well and truely paid whereof he the sd THO: GOLDMAN doth hereby acknoweldge the receipt thereof and him selfe to be fully satisfied & paid & thereof doth clearly discharge the sd WILLM CLEATON & his heires by vertue of these prsents hath given bargained & sold unto WILLM. CLEATON & his heires for ever two hundred twenty & four acres of land lyeing & on the South of PISCATON CREEK, towards the head thereof & in the County of Rappa. aforesd Begining att a marked Pickhickery tree standing & nigh adjoyning to the corner tree of FRANCIS BROWNE thence extending for Breadth East South 56 chaines by a line of mrked trees dividing this land and the lands of THO: HARPER unto a mrked corner red Oake thence by the line of marked trees belonging to the land of SAMUELL PERRY S. S. W. a mile into the woods thence N N W 56 chaines & finally N, N. E. unto the tree first above menconed where this land first begins To Have & To Hold the sd two hundred twenty & four acres of land with all waters proffitts comoditys & appertenances thereunto belonging unto him the sd WILLAM CLEATON his heirs & assignes for Ever & I THOMAS GOLDMAN for my selfe my heires doe hereby covenant to & wth the sd WILLM. CLEATON that the aforesd bargained lands & prmises is free & cleare of & from all manner of former engagements whatsoever & that I the sd THO: GOLDMAN my heires shall and will secure save harmeless indemnified the sd WILLIAM CLEATON his heires from all former Bargains Sales Gifts
      wills Dowreys & all other acts whatsoever had made or committed by the sd THO, GOLDMAN or any other Arson whatsoever claiming any right title or interest unto the above mentioned prmises the said WM. CLEATON his heirs paying annually the Rents & services thereby due & payable according to the Pattent & lastly the sd THOMAS GOLDMAN doth hereby prmise to Ratifie & confirme the above bargained prmises with sufficient warranty & assurance by acknowledgment in the County Court of Rappa. & alsoe that ALLICE GOLDMAN my welbeloved Wife shall alsoe acknowledge and surrender her interest in the above bargained land and prmises to the use and behoofe of the sd WILLM. CLEATON his heires & assignes for ever. Witness my hand &seale the day & yeare first above mentioned.
      in the prsents of us JNO BOWRY his marke THOMAS GOULDMAN
      ELIZ HACKLEY signum
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa 2d die Martii 1669/1670
      ===
      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 135-136
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these prsents that I THO: GOULDMAN doe owe & am indebted unto WILLM, CLEATON the full & just sume of Five thousand pounds of good Mrchantable tob & caske to which payment well & truly to be made I bind my heires firmly these prsents sealed with my seale and dated this 2d day of March 1669 THE CONDICON of this obligacon is such that if the above said ALICE GOULDMAN my lowing Wife shall after my Decease lay clayme to the thirds of two hundred twenty &. four acres of land sould by me THO' GOULDMAN unto WILLM CLEATON & recover the same contrary to my Will & desire then this obligation shall be of full power & venue But if contraryly she shall lett the sd CLEATON possess & enjoy the sd two hundred twenty & four acres peaceably & quietly without molestacon or disturbance then this Obligacon to be voyd & of none effect
      in prsents of us THO, DUN. his matte THOMAS GOLDMAN
      ELIZ. HACKLEY signum
      Recognitr. Cur Rappa 2d Die Martii 1669/70
      ===
      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 289
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS GOULDMAN with the Consent of ALICE my Wife for a consideration in hand by me received doe hereby acknowledge to have sold all my right Title and Interest of in and to a Patent of land for Twelve hundred acres scituate lying and being on the South side of HOSKINS CREEKE two hundred acres thereof lying on the hither End thereof beginning at a white Oak first mentioned heere in the Pattent and to Run breadth along according to the courses of the said Pattent Now Know yee that I the said GOULDMAN do acknowledge to have sold the land aforementioned being One thousand acres from me and my heirs forever
      LEIUT COLL THOMAS GOODRICH his heirs and assigns forever in as large and ample a manner to all intent. and purposes as it Expressed whereunto this hath Relation and for confirmation hereof we hereunto set our hands and seals this 4th of March 1671
      in the presents of us JAMES MORGAN signum THOMAS GOULDMAN
      WILL DYER signum signum ALICE GOULDMAN
      Recognitr, in Cur Rappa. 7th die Annoque 1671
      ===
      1692-1693 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 32)
      At a Court held for Essex County 10th of September 1692
      - Nonsuit is granted to Mrs. ALICE FORBES Deft. agt: JNO: CAMMILL Plt., he ye Plt. not makeing anything appear, Its therefore ordered that he pay ye same with costs
      - Capt. ARTHUR SPICER appeared Attorney for Mrs. FORBES p. Essex
      ===
      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 173-176
      THIS INDENTURE made the 8th day of May 1685 and in the foure and thirtieth yeare of the Reign of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second &c. Between JEREMIAH EXUM of the ISLE of WIGHT COUNTY in the Collony of Virginia Gent. and THOMAS EXUM of the County of NANZEMOND in the said Collony also Gent., of the one part and Mrs. ALICE GOLDMAN of the County of Rappahannock in Virginia, Widdow, on the other part Witnesseth that the said JEREMIAH EXUM and THOMAS EXUM for the sume of One hundred pounds Sterling money to them paid have sold unto the sd ALICE GOLDMAN her heires all their right unto all the land possessed & enjoyed by WM. EXUM of the County of Rappahannock deced being on the South side of the River in the County aforesaid and adjoyning the land late of RALPH WORINER on the one side and the land of ROBT: TOMLIN SENR. on the other side & by the sd WM. EXUM given and bequeathed by his last Will & Testament to his Brothers, the said JEREMIAH & THOMAS EXUM. the said land bounded with two parallel lines each runs from the River to the Kreeke wch. were included within the sd lines as by a Survey of Colo: JOHN CATLETT may appeare contayning Three hundred and Eighty acres To have and to hold the sd land (except Foure acres of cleared ground now in the occupation of Mr, ROBERT TOMLIN & that to be layed out by the sd TOMLIN); Together with all the premisses hereby granted & sold with their rights unto sd ALICE GOLDMAN her heires forever against the sd JEREMIAH & THOMAS EXUM & defended against the sd JEREMIAH & THOMAS EXUM & all persons clayming under them and due acknowledgement make of all the before granted premisses (except the Foure acres of land made over to Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN) before his Majties Justices of the peace for the County of Rappa: & the sd County Court records to be inrolled according to Statute in that case made In Confirmacon whereof the sd JEREMIAH EXUM & THOMAS EXUM have sett our hands & seales
      Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of us
      HENRY AWBREY, JEREMIAH EXUM
      EDWARD KEELING THO: EXUM
      THO: NEW
      Memorand: That on the same date within men coned JEREMIAH EXUM did give possession to the within named Mrs. ALICE GOLDMAN with Livery of Seizen in the sight of us the Subscribers Witness our hands the date aforesd:
      Teste HENRY AWBREY,
      EDWD, KEELING, THO: NEW
      Rappa, County The within Deed of Sale acknowledged this third day of June 1685 by Capt. GEORGE TAYLER Attorney of the Grantors before us
      HENRY AWBREY
      SAMLL, BLOMFIELD SAML. PEACHEY Justices
      et Recordatr xx die
      ===
      1692-1693 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 45)
      At a Court held for Essex County 11th of October 1692
      - JOHN CAMMILL brought his accon to this Court against Mr. ALICE FORBES & declares that ye said Mrs. ALICE FORBES stands indebted to him a Cow and a yearling that belonged to MARY KILLMAN. Daughter of JOHN KILLMAN, late of ye County of. RAPPA deced, as also Nine hundred and seventy five pounds of tobo: & cask; now ye said MARY KILLMAN being deced ye right descends upon him as marrying SARAH. younger Sister to ye said MARY, who hath often demanded ye said Cattle & tobo: of ye said Mrs. ALICE FORBES. Admx. and Relict of Mr, THOMAS GOULDMAN, late of RAPPA: deced, who came possessed of the Estate of ye said JOHN ULLMAN in behalfe of ye Orphans, he therefore prayes Judgmt, for his aid Cattle wth. their encrease since they have been demanded & for his tobo: wth: cost of suit,
      To which ye Defendt. by her Attorney appeared & demanded that ye Plt. should make ye Laws same appear; Whereupon ye Plt produced an order of RAPPA, Court wherein ye sd KILLMAN's Estate was to be sold at an Out Cry and that ye said Mr. THOMAS GOULDMAN was appointed to take ye Judgmts. & give an account of ye same as also an account of ye sd Estate sould by ye sd GOULDMAN according to ye before recited order whereon it appears that ye said Tobo: is due to ye Plt. but not makeing it appear to ye Court that ye sd Mr. THOMAS GOULDMAN was possest with ye above Cattle. Judgmt. is granted to ye sd JOHN CAMMILL agt: ye sd Mrs. ALICE FORBES, Admx. & Relict of Mr. THOMAS GOULDMAN deced. for Nine hundred & seventy five pounds of tobo: to be paid with cost of suit
      - Capt. ARTHUR SPICER appeared Attor: for Mrs. ALICE FORBES at ye suit of JNO: CAMMILL JAMES BAUGHAN appeared Attor: for JOHN CAMMILL vs FORBES
      ===
      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 108-109
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come, THOMAS GOULDMAN of the County of Essex sends Greeting; Whereas ARTHUR FORBESS, late of the said County (which formerly was called RAPPHANNOCK County) deced did in and by his last Will and Testamt. beareing date the third day of April! 1691 amongst other things give and bequeath unto me the said THOMAS GOULDMAN and my heires forever his Seat of Land joyning upon SAMLL. THACKER, I excepting it for my portion that my Father, THOMAS GOULDMAN deced, left me as in and by the said last Will and Testament of the said ARTHUR FORBESS and sundray other bequests and legacies therein contained relacon being thereunto had may more fully appear. Now Know ye that I the said THOMAS GOULDMAN haveing attained my full age of one and Twenty years do hereby manifest and declare that I do accept the said devise of the said Land to me as aforesaid in full satisfaction of my portion that is due to me from my deced. Fathers Estate and therefore do hereby release and forever quitt claim unto my Mother, ALICE FORBESS (the Relict and Administratrix of my said Father) all and all manner of accons and claimes and demands whatsoever that I the said THOMAS GOULDMAN could make against my said Mother, ALICE FORBESS, Admrx. of my said Fathers Estate by reason of my share or any other matter whatsoever thereunto relateing; In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this tenth day of April! 1697
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      ROBERT PLEY, THO: GOULDMAN
      JOHN PEATLE, THO: GREGSON
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 10th day of May 1697 & truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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