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In the Name of God Amen. I Michael Sevey of Pownalborough in the County of Lincoln Gent'n being far advanced in Life & calling to mind the uncertainty of humane Life, & being thro' the goodness of God of sound & disposing Mind & Memory, do make this my last Will & testament, & disposition of what personal Estate I may leave in manner following That is to say.

First I give & bequeath unto my beloved Wife Hannah all the household Goods & personal Estate, that she brought to me at the Time I married her

Secondly I give & bequeath to my beloved Children named in this bequest viz William John Hannah Stephen & Marcy five shillings apiece (they having received their share of my Estate,) to be paid by my Executor hereafter named

Thirdly I give & bequeath to my beloved Son Solomon all the rest & residue of my personal Estate of what nature soever, to enable him to pay the aforesaid Legacies & my just Debts, (having otherwise provided for my decent burial,) and I do make & constitute my said Son Solomon the Executor of this my last will &z testament & hereby revoke & disannul all former Wills & declare this to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I hereto set my hand & Seal the twentieth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & ninety five.

Michael Sevey (seal)

Signed sealed prounced & declared
by the Testator to be his last Will
in Testament in presence of

Joseph Lowell Junr.
Samuel Young
Tho. Rice

Probated 3 June, 1799. [VIII, 119.] Paul Nute and Solomon Sevey, Jr., both of Pownalborough, sureties. Inventory by Abraham Nason, Seth Tinkham and Josiah Goddard, all of Pownalborough,—June, 1799, $153.71. [Unrecorded.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 323, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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