Thomas Ireland
Last Will and Testament
Thomas Ireland


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A Copy of the last Will and Testament of THOMAS IRELAND deceased with the proof recorded the 11th of Sept. 1812.

In the Name of God, Amen. I Thomas Ireland of Schaghticoke, in the County of Rensselaer being weak in Body but of a sound and perfect memory, Blessed be Almighty God for the same, Do make and publish this my last Will and Testament and form following (that is to say)

First I order all my just Debts and Funeral Charges to be paid and satisfied by my Executrix herein after named and appointed. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife SARAH IRELAND my homestead farm in Schaghticoke whereon I now live together with all the rest and residue of my estate both real and personal during her Widowhood and after the Expiration of her Widowhood I give devise and bequeath to my two sons John Ireland and James Ireland my said homestead farm in Schaghticoke together with all the rest of my Estate and personal Wheresoever the same may be found to them their akin and ??? they doing and performing this my said Last Will and Testament. And I herein after have ordered to do and perform, what I have herein given to my two sons John Ireland and James Ireland to be equally divided between them, share and share alike both Real and Personal I give and bequeath to my five sons namely: Lose Ireland, Thomas Ireland, Isaac Ireland, Daniel Ireland, Selah Ireland, to each of them Sixty Dollars to be paid by my ??? two sons John Ireland and James Ireland to be paid them their Heirs or offspring in two years after the expiration of the Widowhood of my wife Sarah (SEELEY) Ireland. I give and bequeath to my six daughters, Phebe (Ireland) WOODSWORTH, Elizabeth (Ireland) THOMAS, Sarah (Ireland) FISH, Anne (Ireland) GARNER, Martha (Ireland) MILKE, Mindy (Ireland) HARRIS, Twenty Five Dollars, Each to be paid to them or their Heirs or offspring. in two years after the Expiration of the Widowhood of my Wife Sarah Ireland by my two Sons John Ireland and James Ireland. The foregoing Legaius that I have ordered my two Sons to pay are to be payed Equally between them. Lastly to this my last Will and Testament I nominate and appoint my Wife Sarah Ireland sole executrix hereby revoking all former Wills by me made In Witness Where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 23rd day of Nov. in the year of Our Lord One Thousand and Eleven.

Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the above named Thomas Ireland To be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have hereto subscribed our names as witness to the same:

Abraham Rufsill,
Royal K. Briggs,
Redford Dennis,
State of New York, Rensselaer, County

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 11th day of Sept in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twelve personally appeared before me Manson Douglas Esquire, Surrogate.



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