was born at Marple Twp., Chester Co., Pennsylvania
, circa 1680. He was the son of Peter Worrall
and Mary (?)
. He married Elizabeth (?)
circa 1699. Peter died before 22 September 1749 at Marple Twp., Chester Co., Pennsylvania
. He left a will on 22 September 1749; Will of Peter Worrall Senr.
Be it Remembred on ye twenty third day of april in ye year of our Lord one hundred Seven hundred & forty seven, I peter worrall Senr of Marple in ye County of Chester and province of Pennsylvania, yeoman being aged and calling to mind ye uncertainty of this life do make and put in writing this my last will and Testiment -- in manner and form following that is to say First I recommend my soul to almighty god and my body to Earth to be decently buried at ye discretion of my executors herein after named and as touching the disposall of such worldly estate as the lord in his mercy hat bestowed on me I give depose & bequeath thereof as followeth
First I will that all my Just Debts funerall charges be paid & discharged
Also I give & bequeath unto my Son John worrall five Shillings and to my son Jonathan two Shillings & to my son Peter two Shillings & to my Son James two Shillings and to my Son Joseph two Shillings & to my Daughter Mary Moore two Shillings and to my Daughter Patience Powell two Shillings
Also as touching my land all that I have not already confirmed by deed my will is I give & bequeath to my son James & Benjamin to be Equally Divided between them Share and Share alike each to have their Share next adjoying to their Dwelling houses where they now live to hold to them and their heirs and assigns forever
And as touching all ye remainder of my Estate of what kind nature degree & quality Soever & wheresoever to be found I give and bequeath ye same to my loving wife Elizabeth Worrall to her own proper use & behoof for & during her natural life (Excepting wearing Apparell which I give & bequeath to my son Benjamin)
Also I give to my sd Son Benjamin my cart plow & plow irons and the geers thereunto belonging to hold to him his heirs & assigns provided always that my sd son Benjamin (Shall find and provide sufficient firewood from time to time cut & hauld for use of his mother during her naturall life and after my said wifes decease my will is that all that Shall remain of my said personall estate Shall be Equally Divided between my Children hereafter named to wit Peter Patience Joseph James and Johnathan Share & Share alike, & I do hereby nominate and appoint my friend & Neighbour Robbert Taylor and William Fell Executors of this my last will & Testament - revoking all former & other wills by me made & declaring this to be my last will & testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal ye day & year above writen.
Signed by Peter Worrall
The within written will was Signed Sealed Published & declared by Peter Worrall Senr to be his Last will and Testament in the presence of us the subscribers -
Robert ("R" his mark) Caldwell)
Jonathan Maris ) 22nd Sept 1749
Benj Talbot ) Affirmed and Assigned
Will Proved 22nd September 1749.