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Miscellaneous Torrens Family Documents

Attached to JWK's letter of 4/5/20.

Rev. Thomas Torrens of Rowleybrook, Co. Londonderry.

My house & farm of Rowleybrook & all my stock, crop & household furniture
to be sold to pay my debts & surplus (if any) equally between my brothers,
George, John, Andrew & Robert & my sister Martha.
Whereas my dau. Margaret is entitled to £1200 part of the fortune of my
late wife which is at present secured on the lands of John, George, Robert
& Arthur Maxwell by the will of their father the late Robert Maxwell,
deceased, I desire in case sd John, George, Robert & Arthur shall insist
to have sd £1200 called in & paid to the trustees of my marr. sett., in
such case same to be invested for my dau. sd Margaret & paid to her when
she be 21 or married, & shd she die then same as follows:
        £600 equally betw. the children of my sister-in-law Letitia
Torrens alias Maxwell, $200 to Ann Maxwell, dau. of my brother-in-law John
Maxwell, failing her to sd John Maxwell's son Robert, & the remaining £400
equally between my brothers, George, John, Andrew & Robert & my sister
        My gun which I got from Mr. Whaley to my brother John Torrens.
        My watch to my brother Andrew Torrens.
        Appoint my brothers John & Andrew Torrens exors & guardians to my
daughter Margaret.
        In witness whereof 1 March 1786          Thomas Torrens

(No witnesses named, or probate given in the will book)

Will of Mary O'Scullion of Bellaughy *, Co. Londonderry, dated 16 Nov.
1789, mentions she has money invested with Andrew Torrens of the town of
Marafelt. attorney-at law.

* Bellaghy is a town a few miles from Magherrafelt. 

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