Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameMargery _____ 725
Will Date2 Apr 1635
Will PlaceMiddlechinnock, Somerset, England
Burial Date1635
Burial PlaceMiddlechinnock, Somerset, England
Misc. Notes
The Dodge Genealogy726 quotes an abstract of John Dodge’s will as follows (with square brackets in the original): “In Vol. 44, p. 297 of the N. Eng. His. and Genealogic. Register for 1890, in Genealogical Gleanings in England, by Henry F. Waters, A.M., is found the following abstract of the will of ‘John Dodge of Middlechinnock, [Eng.] 2 April, 1635, proved 15 October, 1635. To be buried in the church-yard there. To the church ten shillings. The same to the poor of the parish. To the minister for preaching funeral sermon, ten shillings. Wife Margery shall hold and enjoy one tenement in the parish of Halstocke, Co. Dorset, containing by estimation ten acres more or less, during her life natural if my sons Michael and William shall happen so long to live. To Wife Margery forty pounds and the bed that I now lie in and the bedstead and all things belonging thereunto. I give and bequeath unto her so much of my other household stuff as shall amount to four pounds, of such kinds as she shall think most needful and useful for her. Item. I give and bequeath unto my son William forty pounds more, over and above that portion which I have already given him. To my son Richard one sheep and to take his choice in my whole flock; and to John the son of the said Richard forty shillings. To Mary my daughter twenty shillings and to her son John forty shillings. And my will is that all these goods shall be delivered half a year after my decease.

“‘Item. All the rest of my goods unmentioned I give and bequeath unto my son Michael whom I make and ordain the executor of this my last will and testament.

“‘Witnesses Geo. Parsons, clerk, William Dodge, William Templeman.’”
ChildrenRichard (~1602-1671)
 William (~1606->1685)
 Michael (->1670)
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