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Will Record of Simeon Bonny

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In the name of God amen.

I Simeon Bonny of Winthrop in the County Lincoln and Common Wealh of Massachusetts Bay yeoman being in a weak and low Estate of Body but of Sound mind and memory make and ordain my Last Will and Testament first I bequeath my Spirit to God in and through a Redeemer my Body to the Dust in Sure and Certain hope &c.

My worldly Goods and Estate I dispose of in the following manner viz Firstly I will that all my Just Debts and Funeral Charges shall be Paid by my Executors hearafter named out of my Estate.

Imprimis I Give and bequeath unto my Beloved wife Thankful Bonny all my within Doors moveables at her Disposal for ever and two Cows

Item I Give and bequeath unto my Son William Bonny and my Son Simeon Bonny one Hundred acres of Land Situate in Winthrop aforesaid viz one half of the Lot No. 47 the Easterly end of Said lot and one Hundred and twenty five acres of Land in Silvester being the Lot No. 10

Item my Son James Bonny, I Give and bequeath my Gun

Item I Give and bequeath to my Son Isaac Bonny a Syth and an ox

Item I Give and bequeath to my Son Joseph Bonny two Bushels of Indian Corn.

Item I Give and bequeath to my Son Daniel Forty Bushels of Indian Corn when he arives at twenty one years of age.

Item I Give and bequeath unto my Sons Bariah Bonny Solomon Bony Andrew Bonny, and my Daughters Rebecca Bonny Deborah Bonny and Silva Bonny one Silver Dollar each to be paid them when they Come of age.

Item I Give and bequeath to my Son Simeon Bonny all my Farming Tools not before mentioned

Lastly I Constitute and appoint my Sons William Bonny and Simeon Bonny the Executors of this my last Will and Testament and Legatees of all my Estate and goods of every kind not before mentioned

I testimony wherof I hearof I have hearunto Set my hand and Seal this 18 day of September A D 1781

Simeon Bonny (seal)

Moses Chandler
Jacob Chandler
Ichabod Howe

[Howe sworn 9 Sep., 1786; unrecorded.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 151, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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