WILL OF ROXANA BARBER
In the name of God Amen!
I, Roxana Barber of the town of Kendall in the county of Orleans and state of New York, of the age of fifty eight years, and being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare, this my last will and testament in manner following, that is to say.
I give and bequeath to all my estate of whatever name & nature to my children who are now living, viz, Eunice Rice, Mary B. Weeks, Eri Barber & Charles L. Barber, to be divided equally between them.
If my sons Uri M. Barber and Ryan A. Barber are alive at the time of my death, I give and bequeath to them equal shares of my estate with those of my heirs first above mentioned.
Third and last
I appoint Zebulon Rice of Kendall aforesaid to be sole executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirtieth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty four.
The above instrument consisting of one sheet
was at this date thereof signed, sealed,
published and declared by said Roxana Barber
as and for her last will and testament in presence
of us, who at her request and in her presence,
and in the presence of each other, have (?????)
our names as witnesses thereto.
Sarah Cowles, residing in Kendall, Orleans County
Ann J. Rice, residing in Kendall, Orleans County
Submitted by: Paula Rigano-Murray 3 Mar 2004