Will of William Harris
submitted by Linda Boorom
June 29, 2000


Will of WILLIAM HARRIS written 11 February 1834 Symmes Twp., Hamilton Co. Ohio,
filed 22 May 1834 Hamilton Co. Ohio.
Located University of Cincinnati Blegin Library Box # 3, Recorded Hamilton Co.
Book 4
page 29.
Symmes township Hamilton county february 11th 1834

Be it remembered that I WILLIAM HARRIS being week in body but of sound mind and perfect memory blesssed be almighty God. For the same Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life do Make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following. that is to say first I give DANIEL HARRIS my Eldest son twenty five dollars payable twelve months after my Deceas. 2d I give MELINDA HARRIS my Eldest daughter fifty dollars Payable twelve months after my deceas. 3d I give AMOS HARRIS my 2d son fifty Dollars payble at the age of twentyone years and my Farm to be Sold as Soon as time willl admit and after all debts And funeral charges and other Expences are payed the ballence to be equally divided between my four minor heirs namely WILLIAM And HENRY LUCINDA and PHEBE HARRIS. my sons paid when they arrive at the age
of twenty one years the two girls to be paid when they are 18 years of age. and I appoint JOHN SHORT to be guardian to persons and property of my four minor heirs and also I appoint the Sd Short to be Executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 18th Day of february in the year of our lord 1834. XX his mark.
Harris signed and Sealed published and declared by the above named WILLIAM HARRIS to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his Request and in his presence have here unto subscribed our names as witnesses to the same.

Proven by subscribing witnesses & admitted to record and Bond required in $1,200.
May 22d 1834.

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