Person Sheet

Name Naomi266,531
Death Jun 21, 1837534
Father William Blocksom (-<1789)
Mother Mary
1 Reverend Elias Baker266, B260
Death aft 1796535
Marriage bef 1788
Children George (1785-<1839)
William (<1796-)
Joshua (<1796-)
Leah (<1796-)
Rebekah (<1796-)
Notes for Elias (Spouse 1)
A transcription of his will follows:

In the name of God amen I Elias Baker of Sussex County and the State of Delaware being in a very sick and Low condition but of a Sound and perfect memory thanks be to almighty God for the same and being certain that it is appointed for all men once to die and not knowing the certainty of the time thereof I do therefore make and order this my Last will and testament in manner and form following vis first I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Naomi Baker all my land and livings after all my just debts is paid to have it at her own disposal to raise my children upon and to be Quietly possessed of it during her life or widowhood but if in case this my dear and Loving wife should die or marry again it is my whole will and Desire is that this my whole Land and Livings may be taken and sold and the money to be equally divided among my Children Namely George Baker, Leah Baker, William Baker, Rebekah Baker Joshua Baker and again my ____ will and Desire is that my Beloved wife Should Bind out the boys to such treads (trades) as they see fit to go to as they become old enough. I hereby appoint my Loving wife sold Executor of this my Last Will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made in witness whereof I have herewith unto set my hand and seal, the 29 day of In the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six.535

29 ___ 1796. Sussex Co., DE., Will of Elias Baker and Del Arch Vol A58,
pgs 108-109. Will of Elias Baker. Not probated. Heirs: Naomi Baker;
sons George, William and Joshua Baker; daus. Leah and Rebecca Baker.
Exec'rx, wife Naomi Baker. Wits., Elizabeth Williams, George Bloxom.
(NOTE: Naomi Baker is apparently Naomi Bloxom, daughter of William and
Mary Bloxom of Accomack Co., VA - See Will dated 15 Nov 1788.)
Last Modified Jul 5, 2006 Created Sep 2, 2006 using Reunion for Macintosh

Contents * Index * Surnames * Contact * Web Family Card