|John Usborne/Usborn/Osborne of
Baptised March 9th.1578 at Goudhurst.
Married July 1st.1604 at Staplehurst
to Elizabeth Reines/Raynes.
John died in 1615.
|John was a
clothier living in Staplehurst, Kent.
His will was dated February 16th.1614 and proved May 13th.1615
"I bequeath to my son Alexander £40 when 21; to my son John £40 when 21; to my daughters Mary and Anne £30 when 20 or on marriage. Residual legatee: my wife". An undated codocil provides £20 for a child if born subsequent to his death.
On December 14th 1615 Elizabeth Usborne, widow, declared:
I give to Benjamin Usborne my youngest son, because he had a smaller portion (of the estate) of John Usborne his father than any other of my children, all the goods bequeathed to me by the said John.