Will of James Luppo/Lupo, 1712

Isle of Wight County, Record of Wills, Deeds, Etc., Vol. 2, Part 2, page ???

In the Name of God, Amen, I James Luppo of the Isle of Wight County being sick in body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God and Calling to Remembrance the uncertain estate of this transitory life and that all life must yield unto death when it shall please God to call do make ordian and declare my last will and testament in manner and form following.

    In the first and principal place I give and commit my Soul unto Almighty God my savior and redeemer in whom and by the mercies of Jesus Christ I seek and believe to have full redemption and forgiveness of my sins at the General Day of Salvation and my Body to be decently interred after the manner of Christian Burial. As the Disposition of my heretofore named and for what worldly goods it hath pleased Almighty God to possess me of after all my just debts and funeral charges be payed I give bequeath and dispose of as followeth.

Item:    I give and bequeath to my son Phillip Luppo a pair of old pistols and houlster and a skillet, a young steer

Item:    I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Lilbourne a young steer

Item:    I give and bequeath to my daughter Anne Bedgood a sow

Item:    I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Luppo a cow and the feather bed and furniture that she now lives in

Item:    I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Bidgood a young heiffer

Item:    I give and bequeath to my son John Luppo my Gun and Sword and my young mare and a young heiffer when he comes to the age of sixteen years.

Item:    I give and bequeath to my loving wife Sarah all the Residue and Remainder of my Estate during her natural life and after her decease I give and bequeath unto my son John Luppo and do make her my said loving wife whole and sole Executor of this my last will and testament in testimony of which I have hereunto put my hand and seal this 26 of April 1712.

James Luppo

Signed, Sealed and Declared
in the presence of

James Day

John Bidgood

Thomas Wrenn

At a court held for Isle of Wight County _____ Day of (Sept.) 1712. The Last Will and Testament of James Luppo was produced in Court by Sarah his widow and Executor who made oath as to and being proved by the oaths of James Day and Thomas Wrenn two of Witnesses admitted to record.