Edward GOULDMAN: Birth: ABT 1660. Death: bef 9 Jan 1715/16
Robert GOULDMAN: Birth: ABT 1664.
Mary GOULDMAN: Birth: ABT 1668.
Martha GOULDMAN: Birth: ABT 1670.
Note: N35024 !1688: GOULDMAN, ALICE: Widow, married Arthur Forbes. Book: O 2, Page: 67. Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia. page 116/ !1688: FORBES, ARTHUR: Married Mrs. Alice Gouldman. Book: O 2, Page: 67. Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia, page 104. !22 May 1698: Mentioned in brother Thomas Gouldman's will as his mother Mrs Alice Fforbes. !10 Nov 1698: The Will of Mrs Alice Gouldman-Forbes dated 2 Jun 1698, probated 10 Nov 1698. In the name of God Amen I Alice fforbes of ye County of Essex widdow being of sick and weak body but of Sound & perfect mind & memory thanks be given unto Almighty God for ye Same & Considering with my selfe ye frailty of this life ye certainty of death & ye uncertainly of time thereof do make & ordaine this my last will & testamt. in manner & forme following first & principally I comend my soul into ye hands of Almighty God my Creatr. hoping & assoured by beleveing through the merrits death & passion of his only Son & my only Savior & redeemer Jesus Christ to obtaine full and free pardon and remission of all my Sinns and to inherit eveerlasting life & my body I committ to ye earth from whence it was taken to be decently interred according to ye discrecon of my Exrs. hereinaftrer named and as touching ye dispostion of Such Temporall Estate as it hath please God in his great mercy to bestow upon me I give, devise and bequeath ye Sames as followeth Impor. I give & bequeath unto my son ffra Gouldman five pouns Sterling to buy him a piece of plate in remembrance of me. Item I give & bequeath unto my daughters in law Mary and Dorothy Gouldman twenty shillings sterling a peace to buy them a morning Ring to wear in remembrance of me. Item I give and bequeath unto John Thacker ye son of Samuel Thacker one Cow ye choisce of any that I now have. Item I give devise & bequeath unto my son Edward Gouldman all my tract of Land whereon I now live containing by estimacon three hundred and eighty acres. (be ye same more or less) wch. I lately purchased of Jeremy Axum & Thomas Godwing and all ye Houses, orchards & appurtenances thereon being or Thereunto belonging to hould unto my sd Son Edward Gouldm and ye heirs of his body Lawfully begotten for ever and for de falut of such issue. Item I give devise and bequeath ye sd, Tract of land with ye appurtencances unto my son ffrancis Gouldman and his heirs for ever. Item all ye rest & residue of my negroe Slaves, English Serveanst , money, Tobacco, plate, Debts, & Securities for debts Cattle Hoogs Household Stuff & other p. Sonall estate whatsoever not herein before given & bequeathed ffunnerall expenses being first paid & discharged. I give & bequeath unto my sd sons Edward Gouldman Francis Gouldman Exrs. of this my last will and Tesmt. and I do hereby revoke & make void all former &other Willis by me at anytime heretofore made & do publish & declare this my last will & testmt. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my Seale ye Second day of June in the year of our Lord God one thousand Six hundred niney & eighty. The marks of Alice A fforbes (Seale) Sealed & delivered published & declared (afther ye words [I give & bequeath] were interlined between ye three & twentieth & four & twentieth line on ye testmt above written) in ye pr sence to Samll Thacker, ye marke of John Pettew, Tho Gregson. Proved by ye oaths of ye witnesses hereto Essex County Court ye 10th day of Nov 1698 & truely Recorded Test Francis Meriwether Cl Cur. Essex County, VA, Records 1695-99, pages 274/6.
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