In the name of God, Amen, I, Rezin Lowman, of Anne Arundel Co., City of Annapolis, State of Maryland, being sick and weak of body, but of sound disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my mortal affairs, before it shall please God to call me home, make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say - first and principally, I commit my soul to the hands of Almighty God and my body to the Earth, to be decently buried, at the discretion of my Executrix hereinafter named and after my debts and funeral charges are paid. I will and bequeath as follows:
Item - I devise, will, and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Susan, all my property of every description, including what may be due, to her the said Susan and be hers forever.
Item - I hereby constitute and appoint my dear wife Susan, to be sole executrix of this my last will and testament, revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none others, to be my last will and testament.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 28th day of January, 1859.
Signed, sealed, published and declared by Rezin Lowman the above named testator, as and published his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Anne Arundel Co., SS:
The 10th day of May, 1859, then came Allen Warfield, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Rezin Lowman, deceased, and made oath that he did see the testator Rezin Lowman sign and seal this will; that he heard him pronounce and declare the same to be his last will and testament and that at the time of his so doing, he was to the best of his apprehension of sound disposing mind, memory, and understanding, that he together with Owen Disney, the other subscribing witness respectively subscribed their names as witnesses thereto at these presence and in the presence of the Testator and all in the presence of each other.
Bing E. Gantz, Reg. Wills
Anne Arundel Co.
From: CR 72,256 -2; BEG1 41 p. 379 &380, Anne Arundel Co., MD
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