Will Record of Barnard Case
In the Name of God Amen ; I Barnard Case of Union in the County of Lincoln & Commonwealth of MassachusettsBeing weak of Body but (Blessed be God) of a Sound disposing Mind ; Do make & Declare this my last will & Testament in following that is to say First
I committ my Body to the Dust & my Soul to God who gave it
I give to my Loving wife Thankfull Case the Sum of Sixty-five PoundsAnd the Remainder of my Estate I give to my Brothers Wm and James Case & my Sister Rebeckah Foster to be Equaly Divided among themAfter the payment of my Just Debts & my Funeral Charges which are to be paid by my ExecutorAnd I hereby Apoint Capt George West of the same Union Sole Executor to this my last Will & TestamentIn Confirmation whereof I have hereunto Set my Hand & Seal. Dated at Union this Nineteenth day of April in The Year of Our Lord one thousand seven Hundred & Ninety-four.
Barnard Case (seal)
Signed & Sealed
in presence of
George W. West
Probated 16 Sep., 1794. [VI, 45-46.] Edward Jones, of Union, and Benjamin Mesarve, of Barrettstown, sureties. Inventory by Joel Adams, Josiah Robbins and Rufus Gilmore, all of Union, 21 Jan., 1795, £95 : 4 : 7. [VI, 123.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 252, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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