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In the Name of God Amen I Godfry filler of Waldoborough in the County of Linclon in ye Massachusetts State being Very Sick in body but of perfect Sences and Knowing that I must die and how Sone I Know not I have thought fit to make this my Last Will and testament viz in the first place I give my Soul into ye hands of God who Gave itt and my body to the Earth to be decently buried att ye Discresion of my Executor whome my will is should be my Loving son John filler and I doe here will and appoint ye said John filler to Execute upon this my will in all Respects, and as to what Worldly goods itt hath pleas'd God to bless me with I Give and Dispose of in the following maner viz I Give unto my Loving wife Regine filler all my Estate both Real and personal after my Just depts are paid as her own to use occupye and Improve dureing Her Life and upon her deth I Give and Dipose of the Same to my Children to be Equelly Divided betwene them in Equel shares both for Quanetee and Qualety and I doe hereby Disanul and make Void all other wills or testaments of what name or Nature whatsoever holding good and Vallied this my Last will and testament in witness whereof I the above said Godfry filler doe hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of March in the year 1784

Godfry X [his mark] Filler (seal)

Signed seal'd and Deliv'd att Waldoborough
in the Pressents of us

Jabesh Cole
Christopher Newbert
Andrew Storer

Probated 5 May, 1784. [II, 203.] Inventory by Jabesh Cole, Christopher Newbert and Andrew Storer, all of Waldoborough, 15 Ap., 1784. [IV, 16-17.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 126, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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