Table 7.2

Women and Intestacies

Female intestates 7
Female beneficiaries
Administrators / beneficiaries 13
Potential beneficiaries only 21 34
Total 41

Notes: These numbers are conservative, for it is not always possible to decipher references such as "several daughters" or the sexes of enumerated but unnamed "children."

Sources: Database compiled by the author, as described in Appendix B.