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JEANES, Robert

Male Aft 1656 - Aft 1694  (~ 37 )


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  • Name JEANES, Robert  [1
    Born Aft 1656  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will 20 Sep 1694  New Inn, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2

    • In the name of god amen, the twentith day of September in the year of our Lord God one thousand sic hundred Ninity fower, I Robert jeanes of New Inn, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman being sick and weake of body but of perect mind and memory thanks bee given unto God therefore taking unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for all __ oure? to dye doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament, that is to say, first and principally I give my soul into the hand of God __ gave it mee and for my body I comend it to earth to bee buried in christain and decent mannor in the parish church of Ditcheat in the county of Somersett nothing doubting but at the general resurrecion I shall __ the same [againe] by the mighty power of God and touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless mee in this life. I will devise bequeath and dipose the same in mannor and form following, Impris, my will is that all my just debts bee duly paid whereof the following debts are the principall and greatest viz. Seventy pounds due from me to my Neice Elizabeth Slade daughter of my brother in law Richard Slade of West Pennard in the said county of Somerset whereof sixty pounds were given her for a legacy by my late grandfather Robert Jeanes of West Pennard aforesaid, dec'd. and tenn pounds given her for a legacy by my late father John Jeanes dec'd and his wfie tenn pounds given by my said later for for a legacy to my nephew Robert Slade, son of the said Richard Slade and also thirty shillings due to the parish church of West Pennard aforesaid whereof four shillings was given by Robert Jeanes aforesaid dec'd and twenty shillings by the last will of John Jeanes aforesaid, deceased, all which said sums were payable long since as by the several wills of the said Robert and John Jeanes remaining in the Bishop Court at Wells doe appeare and further my will is that my executrix hereafter named doth pay the severall sums and legacyes aforesiad with interest for the same from the time the severall legacyes became due soe __ the said legacies __ capable of releasing or discharging her of the same. Item I give and bequeath unto my deare tender [loving] and affectionate wife Elizabeth Jeanes all my leases whatsoever for the terme of fower score and nineteen yeares if shee shall happen soe long to live and afterwards or ymediately after her decease I give and bequeath all those my nineteen acres of ground called Seveworthe [Leveworthe?] and the ground [that] I lately purchased of Thomas Salmon of West Pennard to my said nephew Robert Slade for the remainder of the terms what shalbe therein then to come and un expired and all the rest and residue of my estate lying within the parish of West Pennard or elsewhere after the expiration of the said terme of fowerscore and nineteen years or otherwise ymediately after her decease I give and bequeath unto my nephew Robert Jeanes sonne of my deare brother John Jeanes lately dec'd for the remainder of the terms that shalbe therein then to come and unexpired. Item I give unto my said nephew Robert Jeanes the two __ that I have of ground lying in Walton [Wasson or Watton?] Mead whereof one lease was granted by my said late grandfather to one Mathias Jeanes of Pilton for three lives for part of the said grounds and another lease granted by the same Robert Jeanes to on John Plenty of Westholme for five lives for the other part of the said ground as by the counter parte of the same leases in my custody doe appeare. Item I having considered my brother Slades circumstances doe give and bequeath unto my brother in lawe Richard Slade one bond or oblation wherein hee stands bound to mee in the sum of one hundred and fower score pounds for the payment of ninety pounds and interest and the money therein thereby due and also the interest due for the same and my will further is that my executrix hereafter named doth deliver up the said bond to the said Richard Slade to bee comitted [comutted?] within one month after my decease and doth also execute _ of __ at the same time or at any other time if desired to a__dye satisfaction on __ of the judgement which hee gave mee at the sametime with the bond. Item I give and bequeath unto my neice Elizabeth Slade daughter of the said Richard Slade the sume of one hundred pounds to bee paid her if shee shall attaine to the age of one and twenty yeares or bee married. Item I give and bequeath unto my neice Philippa Jeanes daugher of my said brother John Jeanes the sume of one hundred pounds to be paid her if she shall attaine to the age of one and twenty yeares or bee married. Item I give and bequeath unto my sister Mary Wilkins, wife of my brother in law William Wilkins of Frome for her great kindness toward mee one guinea. Item I give to my brother in law Mr. Edmund Daws my silver hilt sword and w__. Item I give to my brother in law Mr. Thomas Daws my study of books in my chamber in New Inn and also my study of bookes in the country and also my best horse? and furniture that I shalbee posess of at time of my decease. Item I give to my brother in law Mr. Charles Dawe my stone ring?. Item I give unto my father in law Mr. Edmund Dawe a mourning ring to my mother Daw the like to my sister in law Mrs. Anne Dawe the like to my sister Jeanes my later brothers widow the like, to my mother in law Jeanes the like and to cozen Elizabeth Salmon the like. Item I give to George Gainfeild of West Pennard fifty shillings if he bee living with mee at my decease to my man Hugh Andrews twenty shillings to Daniel Dredye? twenty shillings to Edward Boyse twenty shillilngs and to Anne __ley twenty shillings and to John Collins five pounds. Item I give unto Mr Phillip Hodges of New Inn my __ Master? tenn pounds to bee paid within six months after my decease for his kindness to mee during my clerkshipp and __ in educating and instructing mee in my profession. Item I give to the church of West Pennard fifty shillings and fifty shilings to the poor of the same parish. Item all the rest and residue of my goods and chattells not herein before given and bequeathed I doe hereby give and bequeath unto my siad loving wife Elizabeth Jeanes who I doe hereby nominate constitute and appoint to bee executrix of this my last wil and tesament and I doe hereby make void and frustrate all other wills by mee heretofore made, in any, and I doe hereby appoint my father in law Mr. Edmund Dawe and my uncle Mr William Clarke of Lovington, trustees to see this my last will and testament performed in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare above written Robt. Jeanes. as his last will and Testament in the __ contained two sheets of paper Jo. Yorke Junr. Ann Bynns Wm Days, Charles Bale.
    Died Aft 20 Sep 1694  New Inn, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I192  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2008 

    Father JEANES, John,   b. Aft 1636,   d. Bef 1694, West Pennard, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 ) 
    Mother JEANES, Elizabeth,   b. Bef 1641,   d. Aft 1694  (Age ~ 54 ) 
    Married 27 Mar 1656  East Pennard, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F22200  Group Sheet

    Family DAWE, Elizabeth,   b. Bef 1674,   d. Aft 1694  (Age ~ 21 ) 
    Married 27 Jun 1689  Saint Mary-St Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F22201  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] Jeanes of England, Newman, Renee.

    2. [S354] PCC will of Robert Jeanes, Gentleman of New Inn, Middlesex 1694.