|The Will of Johane Marche of Sherford, co. Devon, widow, dated and sealed 21 May 1616. [The seal is covered with paper and was probably only a drop of wax.] To be buried in the church of the parish of Sherford. To the poor of Sherford 10s., to be distributed by my overseers at my burial. To my eldest daughter, Alice March, 5 pounds, to be paid within a half year after my death. To my second daughter, Elizabeth March, 5 pounds, within one year after my death. To each of the the rest of my daughters, namely, Ulalia March, Amias March, Jane March, and Johane March, 50s., to be paid within a year after my death. Residue (with all my rents and reservations) to William March, my son, executor. I do request William Randall, John Bickford, and Gregory Bickford to be overseers. The sign of Johan Marche. Witnesses: George March, Nicholas Jackston [?] Proved 21 June 1616.|
Inventory, taken 10 June 1616 by Arthur Wakeham, William Randall, and Thomas March and exhibited 21 June 1616, includes farm stock and apparel, 5 pounds; no household goods; 20 ewes, 7 pounds 13s. 4d.; 19 lambs, 4 pounds; 3 kine, 10 pounds 10s.; swine, 3 pounds; lease in reversion of twenty-one years in a tenement called Sand Wills, 60 pounds, total, 140 pounds 7s. (Archdeaconry of Totnes).
Gregory Bickford was her sister-in-law Jane Marche's husband, and John Bickford was his brother. George Marche was her brother-in-law.