Will Record of Christan Boyinton
In the Name of God Amen The twenty fifth day of Aprill in the Year of our Lord 1766 I Christan Boyinton of Pownalborough in the County of Lincoln Widow being weak in Hody but of Perfect minde and Memory thanks be given unto God therefore Calling unto minde the Mortality of my body and Knowing that it is Appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and Testament That is to say Principaly and first of all I give and Recomend my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it and for my Body I Recomend it to the Earth to be Buried in a Christen like and Decent manner at the descretion of my Executor. Nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I Shall recive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath Pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
Imprimus I give and bequeath to my Grand Children the Children of my Son John Boyinton Decsd Viz to Joshua Boyinton of Falmouth in the County of Cumberland Marriner the Sum of three Shillings to John Boyinton of Pownalboro. aforesd. the Sum of three Shillings to Bety Gray the wife of John Gray of Pownalboro' aforesd. the sum of three Shillings and to Sarah Boyinton of Fallmouth aforesd. the Sum of three Shillings
Itam I give and bequeath to my Son William Boyinton one Quarter part of all the Remaining Part of my Personal Estate that shall be left after my Funeral Charges and other nesesary charges shall be Paid
Item I give and bequeath to my Grand Children the Children of my Daughter Rachel Decker Decesd. an Other Quarter Part of my Personal Estate to be equaly Divided amongst them.
Itam I give and bequeath to my Daughter Anna Delano the Wife of Amasa Delano one Quarter part of my Real Estate
Itam I give and bequeath to my Daughter Hepsebah Hilton the wife of William Hilton the Other Quarter Part of my Remaining Personal Estate
Also I Constitute make and Ordain Jona. Williamson of Pownalborough in the County aforesd. Gent. my Only and Sole Executor of this my last will and Testament and I do Hereby utterly disallow revoke and disanul all and every other former Testaments wills and legacies Bequests and Executors by me in any ways before this time named willed and bequethed Ratifying and Confirming this and no Other to be my last will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and Year above Written Signed Sealed published Pronounced and Declared by the said Christaen Boyinton as her last will and Testament in the Presence of us the Subscribers Viz.
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Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 68, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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