Henry Isham, II (c.1662 - c.1678)

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Birthplace: Bermuda Hundred, Dale Parish, Henrico, Co Va
Death: Died in Died at sea
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About Henry Isham, II

The Will of Henry Isham

In the name of God Amen, November 13, 1678, Henry ISHAM, of Henrico County in Virginia, being sick and weak in body but of perfect and sound memory, blessed and praised to Almighty God therefore do make , ordain, constitute and appoint this my Last Will and Testament in manner of form following:

  • First, I bequeath my soul to God that gave the same having through and merit and mediation of my ever blessed Savior to obtain pardon and redemption for all my sins and to inherit everlasting life. I order my body to be decently buried , as time, place and opportunity shall permit and for those worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath as followeth.
  • Item; I give to my half brother , Joseph ROYALL, the full value of forty pounds of food to be delivered him within twelve months after my decease.
  • Item: I give Richard PERRIN & Wife, John WILKINSON & Wife, William BRYD & Wife, to each a gold ring about twelve shillings price.
  • Item: I give and bequeath to my honored mother, Catharine ISHAM, one full third part of my personal estate both of what is in Virginia and England after legacies above are satisfied.
  • Item: I give and bequeath to my loving sister, Ann ISHAM, one full third part of my personal estate as above.
  • Item: I give and bequeath my plantation in Charles City County in Virginia, commonly known by the name of Doggums, with all the land thereto----------, all the house, fences, woods,--------to be equally divided between my two sisters Mrs. Mary RANDOLPH and Miss Anne ISHAM, aforesaid to them and their heirs forever.
  • Item: I give and bequeath to William RANDOLPH, with rest of my estate, both in Virginia and England or elsewhere any ways to me belonging or appertaining and I also nominate and appoint the said William Randolph my full and sole executor.

Lastly, I declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all wills heretofore by me made either written or verbal.

Henry Isham

Signed, Sealed & deliveredas his Last Will and Testament in the presence of:

James Tubb, John Wynn, Willbert Danielt, Hugh Davis.

Proved to be the last Will and Testament of Henry ISHAM , 1 Feb 1678.

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Henry Isham, II's Timeline

1662
1662
Bermuda Hundred, Dale Parish, Henrico, Co Va
1678
1678
Age 16
Died at sea
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in Will Filed 13 Nov 1678 Henrico Co., VA
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In will bequests to mother and sisters. Henry, Jr. never married.
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Henrico, Virginia