1821 Will - Mary Reeve

1821 Will - Mary Reeve

1821 Will - Mary Reeve


Essex County, New Jersey
Will Records 11357G
22 Sep 1821


In the name of God Amen I Mary Reeve (widow of the late William Reeve Senior Decd) of the township of Springfield in the County of Essex and State of New Jersey being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and following form that is to say First I Give to my sister Elizabeth Dunham and to Sarah Hand widow of Jonathan Hand All my wearing apperl to be devided equally between them
2nd I Give to my GrandDaughter Phebe Reeve my large looking Glass
3rd I order and direct that so much of my household furniture as shall be found necessary be Appropriated to pay my funeral charges and provide a suitable stone and to pay all my just debts, and the remainder of my property I give to my nieces Phebe King and Cloerey? Horton,
and lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint William Reeve executor of this my last will and testament - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty second Day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and twenty one.
Mary (her x mark) Reeve
Signed Sealed Published and }
Declared by the Above named }
Mary Reeve to be her last will }
in the presence of us whose }
names are hereunto subscribed }
as wittnesses in presence of }
the testator
Oliver Wade
Malinda Wade

Essex County SS: Olive Wade one of the witnesses to the foregoing will being duly sworn saith that he saw Mary Reeve the testatrix therein named sign and seal the same and heard her publish pronounce & declare the same to be her Last Will and Testament that the doing thereof she was of a sound and disposing mind and memory as far as he knows and as he verily believes that Melinda Wade the other subscribing evidence was present at the same time and signed her name as a witness thereto together with this deponent in presence of the said Testatrix
Olive Wade
Sworn 30 Oct 1821 }
Th T Kenney }
Surr of Essex }


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