Mary Corteene als Christian, 1670

Submitted by: John Corteen for Tom
Date: 14 January 2006
Original: LDS: 0991641
Updated: 30 January 2018, Joyce M Oates from film: 0106202

Episcopal Will 1670E #092 Maughold will of Mary Corteen alias Christian of Ramsey, died 21 March 1669/70: 
Summary:  sister Ann Callow, sister Isabel Christian, sister Ellin Callow, husband John Corteen, 
children of Robert Fayle & Ewan Christian; also: relation Richard Cowle
Maughold parish register:  Mary Christian, Ramsey,     buried 21 March 1669/70
will of mother: ArW 1660A #52 Maughold, of Catharine Callow alias Cowle, died 1 March 1659/60, first husband William Christian, 2nd husband Patrick Callow 
of Ramsey: dau Mary [Christian], grandson Ewan Christian, dau Ann [Callow], dau Isabel [Christian](md xxxx Callin), dau Ellin Callow

Ramsey 1669/70 The last will and testamt: of Mary Corteene als Christian who depted this life ye 21th of March anno prdicto: Imprs: shee comitted her soule to God, and her body to Christian buriall; Itm: shee bequeathed sixe pounds amongst her relacons viz xs[10s] to Richard Cowle, xs[10s] to her sister Ann, and xxs[20s] to her sister Esable, and ye remainder of ye said vj£ to her sister Ellin Callow. Itt: shee bequeathed f-----[edge] to her sister Ann the blankett that then was over her, and to her sister Ellin th-----[edge] little house, and ye batt in Corteens Garden. Itt: shee constituted, and ordained her husband John Corteen Executr: of ye rest of her goods, and bequeathed some fe-----[edge] linnens to ye children of Robrt: Ffayle and Ewan Christian, wch shee made mention of in her formr will. Itt: left a peice of Lynnens to her relacons Testes Richd: Ffox } pbatum et solvit xijd Ewan Christian } Wm Christian } jurati Wm Quarke } March ye 7th 70: Esable Christian enters her clame against the executr: of her sister Mary Christian deceased for a suit of Aparrell and some other thinges due unto her, & craveth tryall [next page] Ffeb: ye 6th 1670 Esable Kerroush entrs: her clame against ye executrs: of Mary Corteene als Christian for ye summe of three pounds sterl: due debt as shee can make to appeare & craveth tryall Octobr: 16 - 1670 I doe hereby certify yt Isable Christian hath this day deposed upon ye grave of Mary Xstian with two Lawfull compurgators yt she gave money unto her sister Mary severall times, but in all 2-7s-3d, of which summe she acknowledgeth her selfe already paid 12s-1d and about a pottle of Malt, or a litle more, and not any more she said received of ye above said. this is truth as witness my hand Tho: Allen Octob: ye 31th 1670 John Corteen acknowledgeth ye above deposed debt and d--- engadge him selfe to pay the sume to ye uttermost upon ----- day next being ye 15th of November, and for ye pformance of wch wthout trouble or mollestacon hath given in bond Richd: Ffox, & Patrick Cowle John Corteene his mrk X ----- 1670: The above debt is this day payed, and the bond are discharged --- in ye Inter---- these can prove any pt therof paid hee is at libertie [next page] Wheras John Quorteenes wiffe havinge maid her will and hath noe issue leavinge but a very smale legasye to ----[edge] poore and makinge her husband executr: & leaving her next rela----[edge] very litle, the sd husband is contented to give 8s to the poore, which is distributed by mee as followeth: Inprmis to Ewan Kneale yt hath ye fallinge sicknes.............. 1s It: to ux: Marrian Cowle blynde ................................ 1s It: to Margt: Crosse blynds .................................... 1s It: to poore foole of Donald Key to helpe to buy him a coat..... 1s It: to poore old uxor Kneale almost blynd ...................... 1s It: to ux: Nyghlaughy, who hath many poore fatherless } children ............................................ 1s It: to the poore Dumbe wench in ye westend of prish ............ 1s total 8s February 12 - 1670 ita testor Joh: Harrison [next page] Ramses Ann0 1669 1670 Inventory of Mray Corteene als Christian prized by 4 sworn men viz David Christian, Will Christian Robt Kerroush & Phillip Stole £ s d dj a ffishing boat wth ye oares & mast and other necessarys to } repayre her ...........................................}...... 01 - 17 - 06 A qrter of an old ffishing boat ..................................... 00 - 06 - 03 A qrter of one other old ffishing boat ............................... 00 - 03 - 00 dj of some old ffishing netts 1s 3d; dj of some baggs & tow xd[10d] .. 00 - 02 - 01 dj of some woole 2s, dj of a mugg & dj of some corbes vjd ............ 00 - 02 - 06 dj of some other small sryfles vjd, dj of some peices of sticks vjd .. 00 - 01 - 00 dj of 13 herring barrells vjs dj of 4 tubbs xd[10d] .................. 00 - 06 - 10 dj a keare xijd dj of 3 fishing lynes 2s vjd ......................... 00 - 03 - 06 dj of some piggins, cans & other treen vessells ...................... 00 - 02 - 01 dj of some other wooden cans & trifles ............................... 00 - 00 - 09 dj of some earthen potts 3d dj an old barl: 3d ...................... 00 - 00 - 06 ddj a chayre dj a table & fforme ..................................... 00 - 02 - 06 dj a pott, et dj a pan 2s, dj an iron girdle & bait spade vjd ........ 00 - 02 - 06 dj of 3 peutr: dishes 1s 8d .......................................... 00 - 01 - 08 dj of a barrll: of salt 2s 6d, dj of 3 doz & x[10] clouen[?] boards} and 2 steames[?] xvjd .....................................}.. 00 - 18 - 06 dj of 3 new blanketts, but moth eaten, wth 3 yrds of white cloath .... 00 - 06 - 00 dj a chest 3s, dj a bed-ticke 3s vjd ................................. 00 - 06 - 06 dj a red petticoat, & dj a wasecoat 3s vjd ........................... 00 - 03 - 06 dj of ye husbands cloaths ............................................ 00 - 03 - 00 djof 2 smocks and dj of 2 aprons ..................................... 00 - 01 - 02 dj of seaven yrds of hurden cloath ................................... 00 - 01 - 09 dj of some other Apparell of ye deceadts: ............................ 00 - 03 - 06 dj of some old bed=cloaths, viz: dj 1 old blankett, dj 1 old} caddow & a new caddow ................................}......... 00 - 04 - 00 dj 2 old canvasses 7d dj of some ffeathers vjd ...................... 00 - 01 - 01 dj of an old payre of shooes & stokeings ............................. 00 - 00 - 06 dj of 3 sheepe if they be alive ...................................... 00 - 02 - 00 dj of 7 yrds of linnen cloath ........................................ 00 - 04 - 00 dj of head=kerchief, and dj of 7 neckcarchiefs ....................... 00 - 01 - 09 dj of --- qrter of linen 4d ob, dj of 7 quines & other linens 1s4d.... 00 - 01 - 08 ob dj of 0000 3 00ives & other bitts of raggs ........................... 00 - 00 - 03 dj of some linen yearn 6d dj of 3 new deepings 2s 6d ................ 00 - 03 - 00 dj ---h of hempe vijd ................................................ 00 - 00 - 05 dj ----- linnen wheele old vjd, dj a cow 8s .......................... 00 - 08 - 06 dj --- some turfe 2s vjd, dj ye house ij£ xs ......................... 02 - 12 - 06 dj a little chiest vjd , dj of some butter 4d ..................... 00 - 00 - 10 dj ----- --hurdes 2d, a qrter of an old planck 3d ................... 00 - 00 - 05 -0 - 18 - ------ pledges secundum forman legis Wm Christian & Ewan Christian [next page] debts to bee deducted out of ye wthin Inventory £ s Imprs: To Robrt Quarks wife for beere at ye ffunrall ........... 00 - ------[edge] more to her for beere .......................................... 00 - ------[edge] more for candls 2d more for ye lending of ye brewing pan 2d .... 00 ------[edge] To Wm Crows wife for fish, and beere for ye funrall ............ 00 ------[edge] for other necessarys ye time of her sicknes .................... 00 - 1------[edge] To Marriott Cubon for a corbe .................................. 00 - 0------[edge] more p 3 quarts of meale at ye ffunrall ........................ To Mr Allen for the boat tyth .................................. 00 - 0------[edge] ffor Coostome herring .......................................... 00 - 01------[edge] more for ye like ............................................... 00 - 0------[edge] To ye Minister for buriall money ............................... 00 - 00------[edge] Clearks dutie .................................................. 00 - 01 ------[edge] ffor hyre to ye ffishermen that followed ye boat ............... ffor tobacco and pipes the night shee was lodged ............... 01 - 00------[edge] ffor writeing ye will & Inventory .............................. ffor Sumnr: ffees pbacon money ............................ ffor nayles for ye Coffin ...................................... 00 - ------[edge] ffor a canvasse of hay ......................................... 00 - 0------[edge] To Joney Carrett for malt 2s and for Ry 6d and for a } gallon of barley 1s 3d ......................}.......... 00 - 0------[edge] of wch pd ... 1s, remaining 2s 9d To Willm: Kewley xijd for dressing a Locke 4d .................. 00 - ------[edge] July ye 4th Ellin Callow hath this day received the iiij£ legacie bequeathed unto her by her sister Mary Corteen als Christian, and for ye same aquitts her husband viz: John Corteene & his Executrs: for ever Ellin Callow X Testes Rich: Ffox Regr: Richd: Cowle acknowledgeth his Legacie of xs[10s] to be paid him Ann Callow hath also received her Legacie of xs[10s] And in like manner Esable her sister hath received her legacie

Last Modified 30 January 2018