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Will Record of William Hathorn

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In the Name of God amen I William Hathorn Farmer in St Georges River Bing in bodilay helth and of sound and disposing mind and meomry Considring the unsertantes of this transitory life do for avoiding Controversies after my desease make and publesh and declare this my last Will and testament in manner following that is to Say First I recomend my Soul to God that gave it and my Body I Commit to the Earth and as for my Worldly Estate I give Bequath and dispose thereof as follouth first I Give and Bequeath to my Son Alexander Hathorn to the Valo of three pounds laful money of Now Eangland and all my wearing apparell All the Rest and residue & Remainder of my Real & personal Estats of money lands & tenements Goods Chattels whatsover as Shall be aney ways due owing or belonging unto me at my decease I do Give devise and Bequeath the Same unto my Grand daughter Jean Hathorn only Encluding my Lawful and Endustres wifes thirdes Jean Hathorn while She lives I do hireby appoint them whole & Sole Executers of this my last will testament hireby Revoking all former & other Willes testaments & deeds of Gift by me at any time heretofore made And I do ordain & Ratify these presents to Stand & be for and as my Only Last Will and tesament in Wittness Whereof to this my Said will I have Set my hand & Seal the twenty third Day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and fifety Fave and in ye twenty Sevent year of the Reing of his Majesty King George over Great Britian &c

William hathorn (seal)

Sined Sealed & declared
as my last Will & testament
In the Presence of mathusets
bay in new ingland

Daniel Lewis
William Smith
Moses Robinson Jun'r

Jane Hathorn, widow, renounced executorship, 24 Feb., 1764. Jane, wife of Andrew Bird, of St. Georges, renounced executorship, 6 Mar., 1764. [Unrecorded.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 270, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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