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Cherana testates while she is pregnant -- and actually, seems to be in the midst of an increasingly dangerous labor. She names her brother Joseph Missini as her executor. Missini is a Jewish community leader known from both Crete's Hebrew sources and…

Hellea writes a will while pregnant. She names her "beloved husband" as her executor. She leaves all of her goods to the unborn child, but if the child dies, they should go to her husband.

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The unnamed testator was Karaite, and testated while pregnant. The will is recorded in Hebrew.DESCRIPTION FROM PRINCETON GENIZA PROJECT:Recto: Fragment of a Karaite will by a mother of two girls, before delivering another child, in particular with…

Sitt al-Ahl, a married woman, testates while pregnant. The will is recorded by Halfon b. Menashe, a well-known court clerk/scribe, in Judeo-Arabic.DETAILED DESCRIPTION FROM PRINCETON GENIZA PROJECT:Will of a pregnant woman. In the hand of Ḥalfon b.…
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