Mathew Beard m. Agnes Sherley
1626 at St. Margarets Church Westminster London
Dec 20, 1636... William Beard's
will..."my estate here in Virginia", "my poor dear
sister in Rye, Dorothy Beard." "Towards a new church in James
City, five hundred weight of tobacco." "My wicked wife
Margaret..." "my nest of boxes" to Mr. Kempe, the King's
secretary. Mr. William Swan and Mr. Edward Sherly, to be overseers. Will
proved by Mr. Alexander Chill, the Executor, in London Oct 27, 1646.
(Wills were proved in the county the executor lived not residence of the
one writing the will). Mr. Chill was a merchant at Billingsgate in London.