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Will Record of Ebenezer Blunt Juner

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In the Name of God Amen, The Eight Day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand Seven hundred Ninety & four. I Ebenezer Blunt Juner of Bristol, in the County of Lincoln and Commonwealth of Massachusetts yeoman Being Very Sick in body but of perfect mind & memory : thanks be given unto God therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body, knowing that it is appointed for all men Once to Die, do make & ordain this my Last will & testament, that is to Say—First of all I give & Recommend my Soul into the hands of God that Gave it, for my Body I Recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Deacent Christian Like maner at the Discretion of my Executors. And as touching Such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life : I give : Devise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form

First, it is my will : & I Do order : that all my just debts & funeral charges be paid & Satisfied

Item I give & bequeath unto Jean my Dearly beloved wife all my Personal Estate, Excepting my wareing appearil ; and to have the in come of my Real Estate untill my Son Robert Blunt is one & twenty years of age (for the use of my wife & to Supor & Edicate my son Robert) if Said Robert Should Live untill Said time ; if not to be in the following manner that is my wife to have two thirds of my Real Estate, & my honered father the other third as is here in after more fully Expresed Item—I give to my be loved Son Robert Blunt two Lots of Land Laying in farmington No fourty Six & fourty Seven Lay'd Down by Joseph North Plan : on the East Side of Sandy River ; to come into full Possistion of Said Land att the age of one & twenty years or other ways as is before mentioned I likewise give all my wareing apperall to Said Robert for his use att the Discretion of my Executors Item I give to my honered father on these Conditions that is to Say, if my Son Robert Should not Live untill one & twenty that my father Should have one third of my Real Estate otherways to go to said Robert as is Exprest before

I Likewise Desier Constitute & appoint Jean my wife & Ebenezer blunt My Honer'd father my Executors & administrators of this my Last will & Testament Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my last Will & testament : In Witness whereof I have here unto Set my hand & Seal the Day and year above written

Ebenezer Blunt Junr (seal)

Signed Sealed published pronounced & Declared by the Said Ebenezer Blunt Jur as his last will & testament in the Presence of us the Subscribers Viz the words (ways) & (for the use of my wife & to Suport & Edicate my Son Robert) interLined Before Signing hereof

William McIntyer
John Sproul
Samuel Blunt

Probated 5 Ap., 1799; Jane, executrix being dead, letters testamentary issued to Ebenezer Blunt 5 Ap., 1799 ; inventory by William McIntyer, Samuel Clark and James Drummond, all of Bristol, 31 May, 1799, $155.75. [VIII, 99 to 102.] Account filed 10 Sep., 1799. [XIII, 450-1.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 303, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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