Lincoln County Probate Records

1760-1800

Will Record of John Mustard

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In the Name of God Amen I John Mustard of Topsham in the County of Lincoln &c marener being weak in Body but of sound mind and memory (blessed be God for it) do this fourth day of february in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven Hundred & seventy nine make & publish this my last will & testament in the maner following (that is to say) Imprimis I Give & bequath to my loving wife Abigal Mustard one Hundred pounds lawful Money togather with all her waring aparel and also all the Household furneture she brought with Her, likewise half dusen puter plaits, one set Chiney one Iron pott Item I Give to my Brother James Mustard one bever Hatt. Item and to my other Brothers & Sisters I Give Each twenty shillings lawfull, and the remainder of my Estate I Give to my Honored father James Mustard, whom I make Constitute and ordain my Executor to pay my Debts and my funeral Charges In witness hereof I the said Jhon Mustard have set my Hand and seal the day and year first above written

John Mustard (seal)

Signed sealed published &
Declared by the testator as and
for his last will and testament
in the presents of us who at
his request, in his presents and
in the presents of Each other
Have subscribed our names thereto

Aaron Hinkley
George Heddean
John O [his mark] Orr

Probated 2 June, 1779. [II, 97.] Inventory by James Hunter, George Heddean and Robert Hunter, all of Topsham, 19 Mar., 1779. [II, 135-6.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 93, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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