Mrs Owen died aged 76 years. 5
Ann Owen of Yn ys-y-maengwynn (burial record)
Abstract of the Will of Ann Owen of Ynysymaengwyn in the County of Merioneth, Widow, written 15 Apr 1760, codicil 12 Jul 1760, proved 20 Dec 1760.
Directs that her body be buried beside her late husband Athelstan Owen Esqr at her seat in the parish church of Towyn in the County of Merioneth.
Refers to an Indenture of Lease & Release dated 13-14 Jan 1758 by which she settled her real estate upon Thomas Wynne of Glynllyvon in county Carnarvon Esquire and Evan Vaughan of Bodidrist in county Denbigh Esquire, wherein certain provisoes, conditions & limitations are described. Since having made this family settlement she has purchased from William Owen of Porkington and Edward Kynaston of Hardwick Esquires several messuages, tenements, cottages, lands & hereditaments in the townships of Gwyddelfyndd Trefry, Llanerthoidog, Kefn Rhos, Aberdovy and Vaniol in the parishes of Talyllyn and Towyn in county Merioneth, which she gives & devises to the said Thomas Wynne & Evan Vaughan in Trust.
Gives & bequeaths £20 to her daughter Ann Maurice to buy mourning.
Gives & bequeaths £20 to Hugh Morton the son of her servant William Morton.
Gives & bequeaths £10 to her housekeeper Mary Jones.
All the rest & residue of her personal estate she gives & bequeaths to her son Richard Owen whom she nominates & appoints sole executor of her last will and testament.
Witnesses: Richard Jones, William Morton, Henry Bowdler
Gives & bequeaths to her son-in-law Mr William Powell of Nanteos in county Cardigan, Clerk, her Monteath or silver punch bowl.
Gives & bequeaths to her son-in-law Pryce Maurice of Lloran in county Denbigh, Esqr., all her pictures, plate, china, linnen and household goods at Ynysmaengwyn.
Gives & bequeaths £500 to her son-in-law Pryce Maurice in Trust so that he will complete the building of her new house in Ynysmaengwyn.
Whereas she originally appointed her son Richard Owen Esquire executor of her will, he being now incapable of bearing the burden due to sickness, she nominates & appoints instead her said son-in-law Pryce Maurice as sole executor of last will and testament. 4