M, #1674, d. between 12 May 1774 and 14 April 1774
- Death*: between 12 May 1774 and 14 April 1774; Deptford Twp., Gloucester Co., New Jersey; dates of codicil & inventory2
Last Edited: 9 Dec 2013
- Note*: Will: "1774, May 10. Wilkins, William, of Deptford Township, Gloucester Co.; will of. Grandson, Samuel Pinyard, the woodland I bought of Moses Ward, lying eastward from Woodbury. Daughters, Elizabeth Grinsly and Rebecca Lippincott, £100 each. Granddaughter, Mary Wood, £50, when 18. To Samuel Wilkins, son of James Wilkins, £10, when 21, but, if he die, then to his sister, Mary Wilkins. Daughter Martha Pinyard's two eldest daughters, Rachel and Eunice, £10 each. Granddaughters, Hepseba, Sarah and Mary Matson, £10 each, when 18. Granddaughter, Elizabeth Grinsley, £5. Granddaughter, Jane Lippincott, £5. Grandson, John Pinyard, £5. Brother, John Wilkins, £25. Grandson, John Grinsly, my silver watch. Grandson, James Lippincott, silver buttons. Daughter Martha's 3 youngest children, Mary, Sarah and Martha Pinyard, £90 each, when 18, before which time the interest is to be paid to my daughter, Martha Plato. Rest of estate to daughters, Elizabeth and Rebecca, provided that my daughter, Martha, be not left a widow again, but, if she is, then the rest is to be hers. Executors - son-in-law, Joshua Lippincott, and friend, James Cooper. Witnesses - John Wilkins, Joseph Platt, Sarah Wilkins.
"1774, May 12. To Mary Wood, daughter of James Wood, Fox's Journal. Witnesses - John Wilkins, Sarah Wilkins, James Mahoon. Proved April 15, 1775.
"1775, April 14. Inventory, £865.18.1, made by James Wilkins and John Tatum.
"1784, June 1. Account by Rebecca Lippincott. Executrix of Joshua Lippincott, who was Executor of William Wilkins. Paid John and Rachel Munyar, a legacy of £10. Paid George Matlack, for his wife, £10. Paid Unice Platt, £10. Paid Mary Childs, a legacy of bed and beding. Lib. 17, p. 110; Lib. 26, p. 49."1
- Note: Possibly this is the same person who declared intentions of marriage at the Haddonfield Monthly Meeting: "William Wilkins and Mary Buckken, 6th mo., 1724". [Other sources abstract her name as "Buckham/len".]3
- [S101] Documents relating to the colonial, revolutionary and post-revolutionary history of the state of New Jersey. aka New Jersey Archives., 34:582-3 Will of William Wilkins, of Deptford, 1774.
- [S101] Documents relating to the colonial, revolutionary and post-revolutionary history of the state of New Jersey. aka New Jersey Archives., between 12 May 1774 and 14 April 1774.
- [S147] Frank H. Stewart, 'Records of Newton and Haddonfield Monthly Meetings', The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey. series vol 3 (1929) to vol 5., 3(Oct 1927):64.