The Will of Thomas Walker
In the Name of God Amen. The Sixth Day of March Anno Domini &c. One Thousand Seven Hundred & Forty one I Thomas Walker of Pemaquid &c. being Sick in Body but of good and perfect Memory, Thanks be to almighty God, and calling to Remembrance the uncertain Estate of this Transitory Life, and that all Flesh must yield unto Death, when it Shall please God to call I do make and declare this my last Will and Testament in Manner and Form following, First being penitent and Sorry for all my Sins most humbly desiring forgiveness for ye Same I commend my Soul unto almighty God my Saviour and Redeemer in whom and by whose Merits I trust and beleiue assuredly to be Saved and to have full Remission and Forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit ye Kingdom of Heaven, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named, and for the Setling of my temporal Estate, and Such Goods Chattels and Debts as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me, I do order giue and dispose of the Same in Manner and Form following; That is to Say,
Imprimis. I give and here Set down first Two Thirds of the whole to Iane and Iohn Walker my Wife and Son now residing in Ireland and the other Third to James Walker my Brother now residing in Pensilvania in the Town or County of Donegal. And I do hereby make and appoint my loving Friends David Allen and Samuel Clarke full and Sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking disannulling and making void all former Wills and Bequests by me made and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seal the Date above mentioned.
|Witness present |
| ||Thomas Walker (Seal)|
| Probated 16 Sept. 1746. Letters testamentary issued to Patrick Rogers, of Pemaquid, 28 Nov. 1746.|
[Source: Maine Wills, 1640-1760 (Portland, Me., 1887), p. 547, citing Probate Office, 7, 82.]