Paul Quick (1651 to 1710) was the husband of Jane Quick and as far as I can see they generally have the following children attributed to them in this order: Elizabeth Paul Jane John James James Elizabeth
My question is: Although the will of father Paul - 1710 is difficult to read - was there a son called Israel mentioned in it?
The writing on the will is not too clear, but I am fairly sure that you are right that there is another daughter Ann. I guess that she and Israel were baptised during the gap in the register from 1706.
Post by johntanner on Feb 23, 2008 13:45:55 GMT -5
Paul is not on my line of Quicks, so I have not transcribed the will fully, but here are a few notes that may help you. Much of it is difficult, and I do not guarantee any of the following. You will have to make up your own mind. All children are under age.
Note that Paul’s wife was Jane Quick at marriage, which explains why he had a brother-in-law James Quick; James was Jane’s brother. I cannot positively identify Paul’s kinsman Thomas Quick of St Ives; it was not his brother Thomas, who was of Gulval then Ludgvan then Madron. He might be the Thomas baptised 1664 Towednack to John and Elizabeth, but I do not know what happened to him or how he was related to other Quicks.
In the 5th para, you read it as Elizabeth and Jane, but I read it as Elizabeth and Ann. If it is Ann then the A is very squashed up, but nothing in the name looks anything like Jane as written in the previous para.
3rd para. Widow Jane to get Trevisa Worthaw.
4th para. Daughter Jane gets tenement in St Ives called the Drysack provided that she surrenders to the executor her life interest in Beagle Tabben (Todden).
5th para. To daughters Elizabeth and Ann the 2 tenements I have in Zennor called Foag and Carn.
Next page. para 6. To son James my estate in Trevisa Worllas (Wortha??) .
para 7. Son Israel to get money.
para 8. Son John to get Beagle Todden if his brother Paul will surrender his right to it, otherwise John to get the estate I do now live in.
para 9. Son Paul to be executor, or in some circumstances John.
Last para. I appoint John Stephens merchant in St Ives and my brother-in- law James Quick of Zennor?? and Thomas Quick my kinsman in St Ives as my trustees...
Well for those interested in this particular Paul Quick (1651 - 1710) we can confirm the property that is referred to in his will. The following extract is taken from the 1892 book “A history of the parishes of St. Ives, Lelant, Towednack and Zennnor” by John Hobson Matthews:
“The parish of Towednack also affords some interesting examples of old Cornish domestic architecture, as, for instance, the farmstead of Trevegia, or as it is so often called, Trevessa (Trevisa) a primitive village in the parish of Towednack and one of the old homes of the Stevens clan. The farmstead has probably been inhabited, ever since it was built, by a family named Quick. It is of the usual type of Western farmhouse, with a narrow high-walled court in front, having a wide doorway, through which, in former times, the stock were driven in for the night. On the lintel of this gateway is the inscription” “P:J:Q: 1702” (Paul and Jane Quick.)