1814 Will - Juliana Reeves

1814 Will - Juliana Reeves

1814 Will - Juliana Reeves


Cumberland County, New Jersey
Will Book B, p7
(Original in Will Records 1864F)
13 Apr 1814


In the name of God Amen, I Juliana Reeves of the township of Deerfield County of Cumberland and State of New Jersey being weak in body but of sound mind memory and understanding do make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say First it is my will and I do order that all my just debts and funeral expences be duly paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently can be after my decease
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Prudence French my house and lot on which I now live in Deerfield street joining the parsonage together with all my lands tenements hereditaments and real estate whatsoever and wheresoever all which real estate I bequeath unto my said daughter Prudence French only during the term of her natural life and at her decease I will and bequeath the same unto Edmund Reeves natural son of James Reeves and grandson of said testator to be his his heirs and assigns forever
Item I give and devise unto my said daughter Prudence French all my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever the same may be found to be hers her heirs and assigns forever excepting my bed which I give to Mary Ann Reeves
Lastly I hereby appoint my trust and well beloved friends Philip Dare and Capt Dayton Riley Executors of this my last will and testament April 13th 1814
Juliana (her J mark) Reeves (seal)
Signed sealed published and }
declared by the said Julianer }
Reeves to be her Testament and }
last will in the presence of us }
this thirteenth day of April }
A.D. Eighteen hundred and }
Edmund Sheppard
James Seeley
Rachel Dare

Rachel Dare and James Seeley two of the witnesses of the within will being duly sworn did severally depose and say that they saw Juliana Reeves the testatrix therein named sign and seal the same and heard her publish & pronounce it as her last will and testament and at the time of the doing thereof she was of sound and disposing mind and memory so far as they know and verily believe and that Edmund Sheppard the other subscribing witness was present at the same time and signed his name as a witness together with these deponents in presence of the testatrix
Sworn March 10th 1818 T Elmer SurrogRachel Dare
James Seeley


Juliana was the widow of David Reeve.


FamilySearch - Cumberland County, New Jersey Will Book B, p7