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JOHN IRISH  
1720 -1801



Be it Remembered this Twenty Eighth day of the fifth month in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety Nine that I John Irish of Stonington in the County of New London and state of Connecticut yeoman Being of a sound mind and memory for which and all other belongings I devise to be very thankful and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that all flesh must yeild with Death when it shall please God to call do make and ordain this to be my Last will and Testament and as touching such worldly Estate where  with it hath pleased God to bless me with in this liffe I give order and dispose of the same in manner and form following and first I will that all then debts I do owe in right to any person with my funeral charges be well and truly content? and paid by my Executors hereafter named in a convenient time after my decease out of my Estate  

Imprimis I give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter Phebe Tanner Ten good silver dollars to be paid her out of my Estate by my Executors hereafter named in one year after my decease.

Item I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Phebe Irish one good feather bed and the bedding & furniture belonging to it.

Item I give and bequeath to my Grandson William Tanner the one seventh part of all the remainder of my Estate which I give him in trust for his Mother to be ___ded discretionary for her support and comfort as she may need.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter Mary Birch the one seventh part of my Estate afore Said.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Joanna (Johanna) Greenold the one seveth of my Estate afore said.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Grand children namely John Irish and Prudence Irish the one seventh part of my Estate as aforesaid to be equally divided among them.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Sarah Worden the one seventh part of my Estate as aforesaid.

Item I give and bequeath to my three Grand Children namely Miner Healy Edmond Healey Mary Healy the one seventh part of my Estate as aforesaid to be equally divided among them.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter Hannah Miner the one seventh part of my Estate as aforesaid.

And Lastly I nominate ordain and appoint by trusty and beloved sons in Law Henery Burtch and Benjamin Grinold to be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament hereby disallowing and making void all other former Wills by me here tofore made ratifying and confirming this only to be my Last Will and Testament In Witness and confirmation where of I have here unto set my hand and affixed my seal the day month and year first within written.

signed sealed published pronounced and declared by John Irish the Testator to be his last will and Testament in the presence of us
Witnesses
  Simeon Perry                                                  John Irish     (seal)
  Hannah Perry
  Thomas Perry

State of Rhode Island
Washington County Charlestown the first day of the fourth month in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and one Personally came Simeon Perry and Thomas Perry two of the witnesses of the within written Instrument and on solemn affirmation declared that they saw John Irish signer to said Instrument sign seal publish pronounce and declare the same to be his Last will and Testament and that he was at the same time of sound mind and memory according to the best of their judgment and that they signed the same as witnesses in his presence of each other at his request and that Hannah Perry one of the witnesses signed with them at the same time

                                                                                          Simeon Perry
                                                                                          Thomas Pery

The said Simeon Perry and Thomas Perry on solemn affirmation declared the above and before written by them signed to be the Truth the date thereof aforesaid.

                                                  Before m Peleg C___  Justice Peace



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