Lincoln County Probate Records

1760-1800

Will Record of John McIntyer

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In the name of God Amen.

I John McIntyer of Warren in the County of Lincoln Gentleman—being old and weak in body, but of sound mind memory and understanding—taking into consideration the uncertainty of this transitory life—do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (to wit)—

First of all—I give and bequeath unto my son Robert McIntyer in addition to what I have heretofore given him by Deed & otherwise—the sum of twenty shillings to be paid him by my Executors within one year from my decease—

Also. I give and bequeath unto my son William the like sum of twenty shillings in addition to what I have heretofore given by Deed & otherwise to be paid him by my Executors within one year from my decease—

Also I give and bequeath unto my son John McIntyer the like sum of twenty shillings in addition to what I have heretofore given him by Deed and otherwise to be paid him by my Executors within one year from my decease. Also—I give and bequeath unto my daughter Jane Pembleton the sum of sixty dollars—to be paid her by my said Executors within one year from my decease—provided neverthless—that should I at any time, betwen the date of this my last will & Testament & my decease—give to my said daughter Jane any sum or sums of money it is my Will & intention that the same should be deducted from and considered as part payment of the above mentioned Legacy—and should I give to my said daughter Jane the above mentioned sum of sixty dollars at any time before my decease—then the said Jane is to receive from my Executors only the sum of twenty shillings, to be paid by them within one year from my decease.

Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Olcott the sum of one hundred dollars—to be paid her by my Executors within one year from my decease provided nevertheless that any sum or sums of money by me hereafter given her of goods or personal estate hereafter delivered her in my lifetime shall be deducted from and considered as part payment of the said legacy—and should I hereafter during my lifetime pay to my said daughter Mary the whole sum above mentioned then the said Mary is to receive from my Executors only the sum of twenty shillings to be by them paid within one year from my decease.

Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Catharine McCarter the sum of Seventy dollars to be paid her by my Executors within one year from my decease—provided nevertheless that any sum or sums of money by me hereafter given her the said Catharine or any goods or personal estate hereafter delivered her in my lifetime shall be deducted from & considered as part payment of the said legacy—and should I hereafter during my lifetime pay to my said daughter Catharine the whole sum above mentioned then the said Catharine is to receive from my Executors only the sum of twenty shillings to be by them paid within one year from my decease.

And all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, wordly goods or effects what soever I do hereby give devise and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Jane McIntyer to be by her used, occupied, improved and enjoyed during the Term of her natural life—and afterwards to descend—ain over to the aforesaid Jane, Mary & Catharine our Children & Elizabeth Lermond daughter to my said Wife Jane & to their heirs forever to be equally divided between them—

And I do hereby nominate & appoint my said Wife Jane together with Thurston Whiting Executors of this my last Will & Testament hereby revoking all former Will or Wills by me heretofore made—In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this fifteenth day of August in the year of our Lord seventeen hundred & ninety five.

Note the interlineations in the twenty third
line of the first page—& the word seventy in
the 18th line of the second page—the word
hereafter in the 22nd line of the second
page—the arasure in the first & second
lines of the third page & the interlineation
in the third line of the third page were
all made before the signing & pub-
lishing of this Will & Testament—

John McIntyer. (seal)

Signed sealed published and declared
by the above named John McIntyer
as and for his last Will and Testa-
ment in presence of us who have
hereunto subscribed our names as
Witnesses to the same—in presence
of the said Testator—and in pre-
sence of each other

Eli Bosworth
Timothy Pearson
Sam'l S. Wilde

Probated 5 June, 1797. [VII, 96 to 98.] Jane McIntyer renounced executorship 1 June, 1797. Letters testamentary issued to Thurston Whiting, 5 June, 1797. [VII, 98-99.] Samuel S. Wilde, of Warren, and William McIntyer, of Bristol, sureties.

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 281, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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