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In the name of god amen I Frances Alleen of Geogetown Within the County of Linclon an Province of the Massahesats bay in newengland widow being in good bodily health and allso of sound mind and memory thanks be gieven to god for it and nowing it is appointed for all once to die do therefore take this oppertunity to make and ordain this my Last will and testament in maner and form folowing Viz. In the first Place I give and Recomend my Soul into the hands of god who gave it me and my body I Recomend to the earth to be buried in decent Christain burial at the discreation of my Excetatrix beliving that I Shall receive the Same again by the mighty power of god at the Genarel resurection and as to Such worly estate werewith it hath Pleasd god to bless me with in this Life I Give and dispose of the Same in the following maner

Itum I Give and bequath unto my daughter Isabale Malcom my lead colord Silk gownd and black velvet Cloak one Cambelet Rideine hood and Part of my Common wearing apparel and one Gold Ring

Itum I Give and bequath unto my Son Thomas Alen Heirs five Shillings

Itum I Give and beqeth unto my daughter Anna Allen my best gownd and Cloth riding wood and my Gold necklace one gold ring and my black Cloaths and my best lining my best bed and beding and all my right to the plate as mention in the deed of Sail and all the dets that is due to me

Itum I give and bequeth unto my grand daughter Fransis Rogers my darck tably gownd and Part of my Linen

Itum I Give and bequath to my grand dafter Fransis Malcom my Silver Show buckels one gold ring one Callaco gownd black Callaco mico Coat

I do Ratify and confirm this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereuto Set my hand and Seal this twenty third day of September one thousand Seven hundred and Eigty Eight Singed Sealed Published and declared by the Said Frances Allen to be hur last will and testament in Presents of us the Subscribers and before Singine and Sealing I do hereby appoint ordain my daughter Anna Allen to be my Soul Excutatrix of this my Last will and testament

Frances Allen (seal)

Jordan Parker
Margaret wylie
John Parker

Probated 25 May, 1798. [VIII, 109.] Joseph Bowker and Elijah Drummond, both of Georgetown, sureties. Inventory by Jordan Parker, Mark Langdon Hill and Andrew Reed, all of Georgetown, 14 Sep., 1798, $108.65, to which the executrix added sundry articles, $104. [VIII, III-112.] Account filed 31 May, 1799. [VIII, 112.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 317, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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