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Will Record of George Varner

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In the Name of God Amen the Twentieth Day of November 1787 I George Varner of Waldoborough in the County of Lincoln and State of Massachusttas Bay in Newengland Yeoman Being Verey Weake and Low in Bodey But in parfict Mind and Memory Thanks be given unto God Tharefor Calling unto Mind the Mortalety of My Body and knowing that it is apointed for all Men once to Die Do Make and ordain this My Last Will and Testament That is to Say princalely and first of all I give and Recomend My Soul into the hands of God that gave it. and My Body I Recomend unto the Earth to Be Buried in Decant Cristeen Bureal at the Derection of My Exacuter Nothing Doubting But at the General Resurection I Shall Resive the Same again By the Mighty power of God. and as Touching Such worldly Estate wharewith haith pleased God to Bless Me in this Life I Give Demise and Dispose of in the following Manner and Form Viz I give and Bequath unto Sadoney Varner My Beloved wife the one Third of the use or incom of My Grist Mill and Land Now posessed By Me with the use of one third parte of all the Cattle Sheep & Hogs and all other Stock with the use of all the Buldings and Housald Goods During her Life—Item I give and Bequath unto My Soninlaw John Kinsel of Walldowborough in s'd County Whome I Likewis Constetute Make and ordain My Sole Exacuter of this My Last Will and Teslement and Daniel Achorn of the Same Town and County My Son in law My Grist Mill and all and Singalur My Lands and Tenements of Evrey kind whatsoever With all the Cattle & Stock Housal Goods Moneys and Estat of Evrey kind whatsoever By Them Equaly to Be Devided and peacebaly to Be posessed By them the S'd John an Daniel their Heirs and asigns Exepting the one Third of the use of the Sevral Things above Mentioned to My Wife During her Life and I Do hearby uterly Disalow Revoke and Disanul all and Evry other former Testament Will Legisey and Bequaiths and Exacutors By Me in any wise Before Named Willed and Bequaithed Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to Be My Last will and Testament, in Wittness whareof I have hearunto Set My hand and Seal the Day and year above Written

George Varner

Signed Sealed published
and Declared and pronounced
By the S'd George Varnor
as his Last Will and Testament
in the preasence of us the Subscribers,

John Paine
Thomas Rhoads
David Vinall

Probated 25 Ap., 1794. [VI, 2-3.] Joseph Ludwig and Daniel Eichhorn both of Waldoboro, sureties. Inventory by Joseph Ludwig, Peter Procht and John Weaver, all of Waldoborough, 25 Ap., 1794, 159 : 9 : 11. [VI, 253.] Account filed 19 Sep., 1797. [VI, 254.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 236, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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