Robert Parsons (1669 - 1708)

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Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Cause of death: Poor health
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Edith, William, Mary & Sarah

Will- August 2, 1708 Philadelphia, PA:' (Died on 10/11/1708)

"I Robert Parsons of Philadelphia in the Province of PA being at present weak in body but of a sound & perfect mind & memory do make and ordain this my last will & testament in manner & form following that is to say, First I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God, Hoping through the Merits Death & Profession of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full & free Pardon & Forgiveness of all my sins & to inherit Everlasting Life And my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the direction of my Executors hereafter named & as touching the disposition of all such temporary estate as it that pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give & dispose thereof as followeth. First, my Will is that all my just Debts & funeral charges be payed & discharged by my executrix hereafter named. Also I give unto each of my children to wit, Edith, William, Mary & Sarah Parsons the sum of ten pounds apiece this county money to be paid them as they shall respectively Attain their full age of Twenty one years. Also I give devise & bequeath unto my Dear & Loving Wife Grace Parsons All my house & lot situate lying & being on the west side of the Second Street in Philadelphia aforesaid with all the improvements & Credit & Land opportunities thereunto belonging And also all the rest & residue of my estate both real & personal & whatsoever & wheresoever to Hold to her & to her heirs & Assigns forever.And Lastly I constitute & appoint my said wife to be sole executrix of this my Last Will & Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal dated the Second day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand & seven hundred & eight.--Robert Parsons- (wax seal). Signed Sealed Published & Delivered by the above named Robert Parsons to be his Last Will & Testament of present.--William Wofsoncraft, William X Prigg, Richard Heath."

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Robert Parsons [Immigrant]'s Timeline

February 12, 1669
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
May 6, 1701
Age 32
October 11, 1708
Age 39
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 39
Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA