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I Joseph Hook of Baltimore County State of Maryland do make and publish this my last wiill and testament in manner and form as follows.. To Wit It is my will and desire that all of the property that I may die possesed of both real and personal shall be sold by my executors herein after named and after all my just debts are paid the remainder of the proceeds of the sale to be disposed of as follows. My wife Hannah Hook in view of the property she owns independant of mine agrees and consents to take a child's part . Therefore, to my wife Hannah Hook, my daughter Mary Ann Coleman, Robert Hook, Catherine McMachen, Joseph Hook, Elizabeth Fryfoogle, Wm. A. Hook, and Martha Ellen Lowrey share and share alike except my youngest daughter Martha E. Lowrey, who I wish to have one hundred dollars more than either of the above named. and to my grandchildren my deceased son Rudolph Hook's son and my deceased daughter Emeline Jessop's daughter, Delilah Crooks the sum of one dollar each. And I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Wm. A. Hook and my brother Johnsey Hook my whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
Signed sealed published and declared by Joseph Hook the above named testator
for 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
Martin L. Jean
D. Edward Jean
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