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In the name of God Amen the thirtieth day of October Anno Domini 1766 I David Olover of Georgetown in the County of Lincoln yeoman being sick and weak in body but of perfict mind and memory thanks be to God for it therefore Knowing that it is appointed for all men onse to dye do make and ordain this my Larst will and Testament that is to say primarily and in the first plase I give and Recomend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I Recomend to the Earth to be buried in desent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executor nothing doubting but to Receive the same again by the mighty power of God at the general Resurrection and as to such worldly Estate which I am the owner of I give and demise and dispose of in the following manner and form

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto hanah my dearly beloved wife all my household firnituer and all my stock of cattel shep antl swine together with the whole of my intrist in a sawmill at robinhoods cove in said town To hir and hir heirs and assigns forever out of the Ishews and profits thereof my will and plesure is that she discharge all my just debts and funaral Expenses and further I give and bequeth unto hir during hir natural Life the use and improvement of the Low Rom and chamber in the notherly End of my dwelling hous in which I now dwell and one half of the siller in said hous together with barnrome for hay and housing for fower or five head of cattel

Itum I give unto my son Thomas Olover the western half of my farm or Lott of Land where he now dwell and one third part of all my solt marsh during the nateral Life of his mother and after hir desease one half of said marsh said upland and marsh To him his Meirs and assigns forever

Itum I give unto my son Ephriem Olover the sum of twenty six shillings and Eight pence

Itum I give unto my daughter Hanah Hinkley the sum of fower pound

Itum I give unto hanah curtis the daughter of my son Henery Olover the sum of thirten shillings and fower pence and uto Henery Olover the son of my said son Henery Olover the sum of twentysix shillings and Eight pence

Itum I give unto my son Jacob Olover the sum of six pounds thirten shillings and fower pence

The above sums To be paid to my above mentioned childrin and grand children by my son John Olover out of what I give and bequeth to him and that at the deseas of his mother and not before and the above sums together with what I have done for them in my Lifetime is a Just proportion of my Estate to Each of them

Itum I give unto my son John Olover whom I Likewise constitute and make and ordain my sole Executor of this my Larst will and testament all and singular the Residue and Remainder of all and singuler of my Estate both real and personal of what name or nature soever to him his Heirs and assigns for Ever he paying the above mentioned Legases and that he also give and deliver unto his honered mother yearly and Every year during hir natteral Life towards hir confertable support one forth part of all the grain and corn and Roots and Inglish hay that he shal rais upon the farm that hereby I give and bequeth unto him and three Load of solt hay yearly during said Tearm and I do hereby utterly dissalow Revoke and disanul all other and former will and Testament and Executors by me named Ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Larst will and Testament In witnis whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written

David Olover (Seal)

Signed sealed published pronounsed
and declared by the said David
Olover as his larst will and
Testament in the presants of
us the subscribers

George Rodgers
John Rodgers
Tobias Hill

Probated 13 May, 1767. [I, 123-4.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 25, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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