Notes for JOHN PURCHAS: 27 March 1585, I John Purchas of Much Waltham, Co, Essex, tanner, being grown in age and trobbled with disease, do ordain this to be my testament and last will: FIrst I commend my body to be buried in the churchyard of Much Waltham with such costs as shal be thought mete by myne executor and my wief. I give to ten of the poorest households 5s on the day of my burial. I give to Margaret my wief one-half of my moveable goods within the houses and L13-6-8. To John Purchas my eldest son L6-8-4, and to his three children, John, William and Alice 6s3d each at 21 or marriage. To Georege Porcas my youngest son L40, and if it happen to him to depart the world ere he receive it then John my younger son shall have L20 of his portion. Thomas my son L10, and the other L10 I give to Mary my daughter, wife of John Warnard. I give to either of the two children of the said Mary my daughter, namely to Thomas Warnar and Mary Warnare, 6s8d, apiece at the age of 18 or the day of marraige. To the daugher of Thomas my son 10s. To Mary my daughter, wife of John Warner, L5. To my sister's daughter Mary 5s. All the rest of my goods I give unto John Purchas my youngest son, to do his wioll and best withal; withich said John my youngest I ordain and make my full and whole executor, and Thoams my son overseer. Withnesses: Thomas Edwards, Ricahrd Pond and the writer of the same. Proved 11 October 1585, by John Purchas the younger son and executor (Arch: Essex, Draper, 85.)
Heritage Consulting. Millennium File [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City: Heritage Consulting, 19--. Millennium File-Dependency Database1 Name: John Purchase Spouse: , Margaret
Birth Date: ABT 1545 Birth Place: HATFIELD, ESSEX, ENG Death Date: WD MAR 1585 Children: Mary Purchase
Children of JOHN PURCHAS and MARGARET KREABLES are:
+MARY PURCHAS, b. 1556, Hatfield, Broad Oak, Essex, England1262, d. 1627, Hatfield, Broad Oak, Essex, England1262.