From MM / LDS
KK Bride: The last will and testamt of MARGRET CHRISTIAN als JOUGHIN who departed this life March the 21st 1731, being in perfect mind and memory at the making thereof.
First, she committed her soul unto God and her body to Christian burial.
It, She left to her SON THOMAS CHRISTIAN a bowle of barley, suit of bedclothes, a heifer in Ballaugh, a waistcoat of flax and five shillings in money.
It, to her DAUGHTER MRGT a suit of linen, a brown or red petticoat with her sleves and stockings.
Itm, to her DAUGHTER ELIZ: a suit of linnnen and a petticoat, and the rest of her clothing to her DAUGHTER MARY.
Itm, to MARGT CHILDREN a sheep and a lamb.
Itm, to ELIZ: CHILDREN a sheep and lamb. To MARY'S CHILDREN a hog or yearling ewe. To her SON WILLM'S CHILDREN a sheep and lamb.
Itm, to her SON DAVID and DAUGHTER ISSABEL ten shillings apiece.
Itm, the cow bought at St Andrews last to her SON WM and SON IN LAW JOHN TEAR betwixe them.
Itm, she ordained and appointed her SON WILLM and DAUGHTERS MARY AND ELIZ: joint Execrs of all the rest of her goods. To the minister a mutton and to DAN: JOUGHIN a shilling. Wittnesses: Matth: Curghy, Dan: Joughin, jurati.
THE EXECRS VIXT WM AND THE HUSBANDS OF MARY & ELIZA: are sworn in Court in form of Law. Probatum est & Solvit 12d. Pledges are Philip Corlett broughjarg for JON. CORRIS & JON. TEAR, Danl Joughin pledge for WM.
30TH OCTOBR 1732: JOHN CORRIS enters a claim agt WM CHRISTIAN one of the Execrs of MARGT XTIAN ALS JOUGHEN for the lamb of five pounds being part of the portion promised by sd MARGT & Craves the Law.
30TH OCTOBR 1732: JOHN TEAR enters a claim against WM CHRISTIAN one of the Execrs of MARGT XTIAN ALS JOUGHEN for the sum of six pounds being part of the portion promised in marriage contract by the sd MARGT.
11TH NOVR 1732: WM CHRISTIAN enters a claim agt the Execrs of MARGT CHRISTIAN ALS JOUGHEN for the sum of six pounds eight shills & seven pence half penny &c.
APRIL 3D 1733: PATRICK KEWISH of Ballaugh enters a claim agt the Excrs of AMARGT XTIAN ALS JOUGHEN for the sum of 1 pound 11 shillings 6 pence & craves the Law."