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BERNARD PICKERING RESEARCH

For years I have been chasing the ancestry of our

Heirs and Executors For Bernard of Tarvin

Wife: Elizabeth
Brother: Thomas
Brother: John (has 3 daughters)
Brother: William (dau. Sara Pickering)
Sister Pickering: ? m. Bro in law?: John Aldcoks

Last Will & Testament

“In the name of god amen, the xxvith (25th) day of June in the yeare of our lord god 1645 I Barnard Pickeringe of Tarvin … yeoman beinge weake and sicklye in bodye but yet of good & pfect memory …”
“… unto Thomas ffinchett my brother in law and John Pickering my one brother as my loveinge ffreinds….”
“…. Elizabeth my now lovinge Wiffe ….”
“ … my Brother Thomas Pickeringe ….”
“…. I give to his Childern & to be put pethby Raphe Poughteen as a freind for them”
“I give [    ] to my brother Johns 3 daughters ….”
“to Richard Finchetts boy”
“I give to my brother Williams Childern…”
“Richard Rutters Child…”
“… unto Sara Pickeringe my brother williams – Daughter…”
“… I doe give my brother william my husbandry wares”
“…I doe give my brother John Aldcoks children…”
“…I doe give to my brother Tho: ffinchetts children…”
“… I doe give unto Sara Pickerings Daughter…”
“…I doe give unto my brother John Pickering my boots & spurrs”
“…I doe give my brother Williams Sonne John my green…”
“… I doe give to my Servant maide Elizabeth Woodfine…”
“…I doe give to Margreat Simson….”
“… my Brothers John Pickeringe & Elizabeth my wiffe my lawfull Executors.”

witnesses were John Bouth and John Hall
Bernard Pickering’s signature is on the document
“Inventory of all the goodes and chattels of Barnett Pickerenge of Tarvine …
the 24 Daye of Maye … 1646”