Lincoln County Probate Records


Will Record of Ceasar Barron

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In the Name of God Amen The Twenty third Day of January 1776 I Ceasar Barron of Vassalboro' in the County of Lincoln and province of the Massachusets Bay in New England Tanner Being in perfect mind and memory and as I am about to Repair to the American Camp So Called att Cambridge &c with an Intent to tarry One year in Defence of America Therefore Calling to mind the mortallity of my Body and that it is appointed for all men Once to Die do make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to Say Pricipally and first of all I give and Recommend my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial at the Descretion of my Executor Nothing Doubting but at the General Resurection I shall Receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God— And as Touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath Pleased God to Bless me in this Life I Give Demise and Dispose of the same in The following manner and form Imprimus After the payment of all my Just Debts and funeral Charges I Give and bequeath to my Good Friend Asa Phillips of Vassalboro In the County and Province Aforesaid Cordwainer whom I Likewise Constitute make and Ordain my soul Executor of this my Last will and Testament all and singular my Lands messuages and Tennements Together with all my Household Goods Debts and moveable Effects whatsoever By him freely to be possesed and Enjoyed and I do hereby utterly Disallow Revoke and Disannul all and Every other former Testaments Wills Legacies and Bequests and Executors by me in any wise before named willed and Bequeathed Rattifying and Confirming tliis and no other to be my Last will and Testament In Case I should not marry nor Live to Return again but if I should Either marry or Return this will to be Void otherwise to Remain In full force and Vertue— In Witness whereof I have hearunto Set my hand and Seal The Day and Year Above Written

Cesar Barron (seal)

Signed Sealed Published and
Pronounced and Declared by the
said Ceasar Barron as his Last
will and Testament in the Presence
of us the Subscribers

Thomas Gullefer
Thomas Evans
Stephen Barton

Probated 16 Sep., 1777 [III, 213-14.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 171, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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