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Jane FOX[1]
  - 1709

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  • Gender  Female 
    Buried  23 Nov 1709 
    Person ID  I5704  Young Family Kent Ancestry
    Last Modified  19 May 2007 23:41:29 
    Mother  Jane 
    Family ID  F2020  Group Sheet
    Family 1  Richard RUCK, b. Abt 1650 
    Married  26 Feb 1679  St. Mary Bredin, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Elizabeth RUCK, c. 20 Jan 1681, Elham, Kent, England
    >2. Thomas RUCK, c. 15 May 1684, Elham, Kent, England
    >3. John RUCK, c. 10 Dec 1685, Elham, Kent, England
    >4. Jane RUCK, c. 18 Mar 1687, Elham, Kent, England
     5. Mary RUCK, c. 30 Aug 1690, Elham, Kent, England
     6. Richard RUCK, c. 20 Sep 1693, Elham, Kent, England
    Family ID  F1707  Group Sheet
    Family 2  Mr. GLOVER 
    Married  Abt 1675 
     1. Anne GLOVER, b. Abt 1677
    Family ID  F2078  Group Sheet
  • Notes 
    • Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Vol.77 folio 306 Probate 30 Oct 1689 Jane Fox of Ashford, widow of John, will dated 3 Oct 1689 Eldest son John Son Robert Daughter Jane wife of Richard Rucke of Elham, yeoman Daughter Ann, executor, wife of William Smith of Ashford, butcher Grandchilden Ann and Elizabeth Glover Grandchildren William, Susan and Robert Sucklin, children of my daughter Joan deceased Witnessed by George Colt, John Bressenden and John March.
  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Will, Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, (U.S.A., Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah), 4 Nov 1709.
      Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Will of JANE RUCK, of Elham, 4 Nov 1709

      IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, I, JANE RUCK, of Elham in the County of Kent, widow, being sick in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory (God be praised), do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:

      Inprimus: I resign my soul into the hands of almighty God my merciful Creator hoping for salvation only by the merits of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named.

      Item, I give and bequeath unto my youngest daughter MARY RUCK my feather bed with the bedstedle as it now stands ready furnished at Mr. Russell in Elham and also my red suite of curtains belonging to the bed I usually lay upon in the house wherein I now dwell and also I give unto her my said daughter MARY, one cheststand in my lodging chamber marked J.R. with all the linen whatsoever which hath for sometime been loockt [sic: locked] up in the same, my other three married daughters having had the like quantity of linen given to each of them heretofore.

      Item, I further give and bequeath unto my said daughter MARY, one case of drawers, the looking glass standing over it and a pair of andirons with brass heads being in my lodging chamber and also I give unto her two pewter dishes standing upon the shelf inn the lower room belonging to the house where I now dwell and one copper skillet all which to be delivered unto my said daughter MARY within three months next after my decease by my Executor hereafter named.

      Item, I give and bequeath unto my son RICHARD RUCK one chest marked R.R. standing in my lodging chamber and all the linen whatsoever which is now and hath of late been usually lockt [sic] up in it to be delivered to him likewise by my said Executor.

      Item, I give unto my three married daughters, ELIZABETH, ANNE and JANE a silver spoon a piece and unto my said daughter MARY my small silver cup.

      Item, all the rest of my goods, chattels and personal estate whatsoever my debts, funeral expenses and charges of proving this my said Will being first paid and discharged, I give and devise to be equally divided amongst my said four daughters, ELIZABETH, ANNE, JANE and MARY by my said Executor share and share alike and of this my last Will and Testament I do nominate my very aged friend and [appears to be a line missing] CALEB SHEAF or his assigns, I give and devise the same unto my two children MARY RUCK and RICHARD RUCK, their heirs and assigns forever.

      In witness whereof I the said JANE RUCK have hereunto set my hand and seal the fourth day of November in the eighth year of the reign of our sovereign Lady Queen Anne of Great Britain, Anno Domini 1709.

      The mark of JANE RUCK.

      Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said JANE RUCK to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of, the makr of Sarah Sladden, Elizabeth Simmonds, John Simmonds

      PROBATE granted [incomplete]


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