John Christian 1695

Submitted by: Joyce M Oates
Date: 20 June 2017
Original: 0106207

Archdeacon Will 1695A #46 Lonan will of John Christian of the Howe etc, died about April 1696:
Summary: 2nd wife Isabel Skillicorn is alive [left the crofts in the Howe & its houses, she died 1696/7, ArW 1696A #20 Lonan],
dau Isabel Cowin alias Christian (by 1st wife), son Daniel Christian, dau Margaret Christian, youngest dau Ann Christian,
witnesses: James Moore, & Thomas Brew, pledges: Thomas Jamieson & John Quark
will of 2nd wife: ArW 1696A #20 Lonan will of Isabel Christian alias Christian alias Skillicorn, left the Howe by her 2nd
husband John Christian, died 5 March 1696/7: 1st? husband xxxx Christian (their son John Christian), 2nd? husband [John]
Christian is not mentioned [died 1696, ArW 1695A #46 Lonan], dau Margaret (left the Howe & its houses in Lonan, married to
James Brew by 1700), dau Ann (underage, dead by June 1700), son John Christian (?by 1st husband), son Daniel Christian (of
age), stepdau Isabel Cowin alias Christian, witnesses: John Killey & John Quark; pledges: Thomas Brew & John Quark,
also: William Lawrenson sumner, Thomas Jamieson
will of father in law: ArW 1663A #94 Onchan will of John Skillicorn, died 13 January 1663/64:
For a more detailed summary see the Archdeaconal wills book pdf

In ye name of God, Amen, I Jo: Christian of parish of -----[dark & torn edge] being sick in body but of perfect memory (praysed be ----[dark & torn edge] do mak, & ordaine this my last will & testamt: in man----[dark & torn edge] form, ut Sequitur, Imp: I bequeathmy soule into the hands of ye Almighty, & my body unto Christian buriall; And for the disposing of wt: goodes ye Lord: hath blessd me wth I bequeath in Legacy unto my beloved wife Issable Xtian als Skillicorn the croftes in ye How wth: ye dwelling houses there unto belonging wholely unto her own proper use, & so consequently to dispose of ym to wt: ever child she pleaseth; I leave unto my son Daniell Xtian the purchas'd Croftes in Laxey provided yt my sd son Dan: Xtian do give & pay unto his youngest sister Ann Xtian the summ of ten shillinges; In Legacey unto my daughter Issable Cowin als Xtian 6d; Lastly I order, constitute & appoynt my aforesd son Daniell Xtian & my 2 daughters by name Margt: & Ann Xtian to be joynt Executrs of all ye rest of my goodes moveable & unmoveable paying all debts & Legacyes; And in testomony hereoff I confess this to be my last will & testamt the 12th of Aprll: 1696 as wittness my subscription Jo: Xtian The son being one of the Exrs: is sworn Testes in Court according to Law --- James Moore pbatum est et solvit 1s Tho: Brew ye 1st of June 1696 A true & perfect Inventory off all the Deceased goodes being viewed & priz'd by these 4 sworn men (vid) Jo: Kelly, Jo: Quark, Tho: Jemmison, Phill Courie £ s d The Deceas'd part in all amounts to ye just summ of 03 - 10 - 00 The prmises are all the truthe being woolly certifyed to yow by pledges according to vertue off my oath, & subcription Law: Tho: Jameson and ye Day & year afforesd: John Quork Wm Loranson Sumnr: KK Lon:

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