Archdeacon Will 1733 #11, Douglas, Braddan, of Margaret Geneste als Garrett, wife of Lewis Geneste, made 9 April 1733:

"Douglas: In the name of God, amen. I Margaret Genest als Garret wife unto Lewis Geneste in the town of Douglas being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory do make my last will and testament in manner as follows. First, I commend my soul to God, hoping that through the merits of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ to have pardon and full remission of all my sins, and next I recommend my body to te earth and to be buried after a decent Christian manner in the Churyard of KK Christ Rushen, and as for such worldly goods as God has been pleased to bless me with I bequeath them in the following manner. Imprimis, I bequeath to my two beloved sisters vizt., Emmy and Margary Garret all my woolen and linen apparel equally betwixt them both. Item, I bequeath six pence legacy apiece unto my other relation that can or will claim any right to any of my effects. Item, I bequeath unto my beloved husband Lewis Genest all the rest of my effects moveable and unmoveable or of what kind soever, and do hereby ordain constitute nominate and appoint him to see me buried as aforesaid in the said Churchyard. This I affirm to be my last will and testament witness my hard this 9th day of April 1733. [signed her mark] Margret Genest als Garret. Witnesses: Robert Curghey, John Kissag.

The Executor sworn in Court in form of Law. Pledges are the witnesses of the will."




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