James McBooye / Boyde 1670

Submitted by: Joyce M Oates
Date: 23 January 2018
Original: 0106202

Episcopal Will 1670E #068 Andreas will of James Boyde / McBooye / Booye, dated 4 May 1670:  
Summary:   2nd wife is alive, 2 children by 1st wife, one child by 2nd wife, all underage, 
brother Adam McBooye, sisters, also: William Kissage, John Kneale, Bahie Cottier
Andreas parish register:   James McBooy      buried  5 May 1670

NOTE: The old Episcopal Index indicates his name is James McVory, but it is clearly spelled McVooy, and his brother Adam is recorded as 'Adam McBoy'

Andreas May ye 4th 1670 This is affirmed to be ye last will & testament of James McVooy, who dommited his soule to God & his body to Xstian buryall; Itt: hee bequeathed to his wife 2 sheepe Legase; It: he bequeathed to his 2 children begotten by his former wife 2 sheep; It: hee left to Willm: Kissage a sheepe It: he left to Jo: Kneel a goose; It: to Bahee Cotter a goose; It: hee willed yt his former children should have yr mothers pt of goods as Invent; It: hee constituted & ordained his 3 children execrs: of all ye rest of his goods wtsoever, yt is to say 2 pts of ye executorship to his youngest child begotten by his latter wiffe, & ye other 3d pt to ye children begotten by his former wife; It: appointed his brother Adam supvisor, & sisters. The executors being under yeeres, Adam McVooy ye next of kinred one ye father side supvisor & sworne Testes: John Kneele The wife sworne in form of law Bahee Cotter pbatum et solvit xijd The Inventory prised by 4 sworn men comes to 01£ - 04s - 03d The goods in ye hands of Adam McBoy who hath given pledges for ye forthcoming therof & to secure the office Jo: Cannell souldjer and Jo Kneale

Last Modified 23 January 2018