"St. Ann, February the 9th 1664/: In the name of God amen. I Xopher Callow sick and weak in body yet in perfect memory praised be God do make this my last will and testament in form and manner following. Imprimis, I commit my soul unto God that made it and my body to Xian burial. Item, I leave unto my loving wife Alice Waterson and to my daughter Jaine Calow my right of one cow and calf equally betwixt them. Item, I leave unto my loving wife 1 iron pot. Item, I leave unto my 4 children the sum of six shillings in lieu of the iron pot the same being due debt from my brother in law John Moore of Glentraught. Item, I leave unto my 4 children aforesaid 12d apiece legacy, vizt., Robert, John, Hugh, & William Callow. Item, I leave unto my son William my best suit of clothes. Item, I leave unto my loving wife the right of my croft and dwelling house during her life and see her after her decease she to leave it unto my son John. Itme, I leave unto my son Robert 12d legacy. Item, I leave unto my daughter Alice as much cloth as will make her a suit legacy. Item, I leave my youngest daughter Jane Callow sole Executrix of all my goods moveable and immoveable, also appointing Hugh Cosnahan clerk to be supervisor until she come to years. Witnesses hereof, Jn: Halsted, Hugh Cosnahan, jurati. The Supervisor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 6d.
The Inventory of the goods of Christopher Callow praised by 4
sworn men Jo: Bredgeson, Tho: Kinley, Xopher Quay, Phinloe Kneale, as
Imprimis, Half a sheet, half a blanket 00 pounds : 03 shillings : 04 pence; half one spinning wheel 00:00:10; one old sheep, hemp, yarn, and flax 00:01:10; xx treen neshells[?] & ½ one Manks spade 00:02:00; half a chest 00:00:06; one kishon of salt 00:00:03; half of one cow with a calf of a year old 00:10:00; Sum of all 00:18:09.
The goods in the mothers hands and have given in pledges secunda forma legis Hugh Cosnahan & Joh: Quay.
May ye 25th 1691: Jane Callow the Executrix came this day and acknowledged herself to be fully paid all the goods due to her by the death of her father as witness her mark [signed her mark] Jane Callow. Before me, S. Watleworth, Regr."