To second son John and heirs, he left his dwelling plantation, "Read's Contrivance," as also "Bridgewater" with the exception of 2 acres occupied by the tanyard; to sons John, Benjamin and William, and wife Mary, the tanyard jointly. To three sons aforesaid, who are made executors, a town lot in Snow Hill. To son William aforesaid, to grandson James, son of Benjamin aforesaid, to grandson Richard, son of Nehemiah Holland, to first son of Daughter Mary Blizard, to first child of daughter Sarah and her husband George Blizard, and to sons-in-law John and George Blizard, personalty. Wife Mary aforesaid, residuary legatee.Test. S. Hopkins, Sr., Jno. Walton, Fisher Walton.
Source: Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol III, P43; Somerset Co. Wills 3, 262