Will of Margaret (Margit) Isom, Jefferson County, IL 1838
In the name of god amen I MARGIT ISOM of the County of Jefferson and
State of Illinois being not well in body but of perfect mind and memory
calling to mind that mortality of my body, and knowing it is appointed
to all weoman wonce to die, do make and ordain this my last will and
testament in the form and manner following, to wit:
First, I will that all my just debts be paid.
Secnt I give unto my grandson JOHN ISOM the cow called Hart and
her increase and the black coalt cauled Nell, and my bed and bed clothes.
I give him all the intrist that I have to the improvement that I perched
from JOHN ISOM.
Thirdly I give to my granddaughter MARTHA ISOM one cow by the
name of Glop and all of her increase and the coalt belonging to the mare
that John Isom bought and the corn that is coming EDMON ? FOSTER to JOHN
and MARTHA ISOM for their support this year.
Forthley I give to MATTILDA ISOM one cow by the name of Cleary
and her increase hearafter to be eaqual devided between her brothers and
Fifthley, I wish MATTHEW KIRKE to be satisfyd with what he hands.
Sixthly I wish RICHARD ISOM to be satisfyd with what he has in
Seventhly the note that I hold on GEORGE ROWLAND to be equally
divided between EDMON ISOM, WILLIAM ISOM, JOHN ISOM and MARY WILLIAMS
after paying the expences of going after the money.
Eightley the gray mare Called diner and all of my house hold and
kitchen firniture to be sold and the money arising from said salil to be
equalle divided BETWEEN EDMON ISOM, WILLIAM ISOM, JOHN ISOM and MARY
Ninthly I give to my daughter JANE POWEL one dollar.
I also constitut and appoint DRURY TOMSON my executor to this
last will and testament. I also disannul all other wills heare to fore
by me maide in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this
3 day of January 1833.
Witness Margit (her mark) Isom (seal)
Box 2, Probate Records, Jefferson County, IL
Submitted BY:Kay Diekemper