Robert SCOTT Will



Copied 12/27/02 Montgomery Co. OH Records & Archive Center

Montgomery Co., OH Will Book B pg 270-275
Robert SCOTT Will

In the name of God, Amen. I Robert SCOTT of the county of Montgomery and State of Ohio, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound and perfect mind and memory, blessed be Almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following. That is to say, First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Amelia SCOTT, all the plantation whereon I now live, and so much of the personal property as she shall choose, the keep her lifetime, and at her death to have five hundred dollars to give to whom she shall please. The rest of my estate, both real and personal, is to be sold and the money is to be divided in the following manner viz -
First, I give and bequeath unto my brother Thomas SCOTT, the sum of two hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto my brother William SCOTT the sum of one hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto my brother John SCOTT son Robert SCOTT, the sum of one hundred Dollars. I also give and bequeath unto George W. BARR the sum of two hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto Margery B. STILES the sum of one hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto John LAW the sum of one hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto Stephan T. ALEXANDER the sum of one hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath unto Robert Scott BULL the sum of two hundred dollars and if the said Robert Scott BULL will live on the farm and plantation I now occupy and will provide for my wife Amelia, the said farm I give and bequeath to him the said Robert Scott BULL after the death of my said wife Amelia. But if the said Robert Scott BULL shall refuse to move to, and live on said farm and provide for my wife Amelia as aforesaid, then and in that case, the farm shall be sold and the said Robert Scott BULL shall never the less have two hundred dollars as aforesaid, but if the Robert Scott BULL shall fully comply with the foregoing promise, then said farm shall as aforesaid fall to him, provided however that the said Robert Scott BULL shall make up all the legacies herein named, provided there should not be a sufficiency of my estate so to do beside [?]. I also give and bequeath unto William GOWDY’s son Robert Scott GOWDY the sum of fifty dollars. I also give and bequeath unto John GOWDY’s son Robert Scott GOWDY the sum of fifty dollars. I also give unto the Synod Fund of the Associate Church of North America as a donation, the sum of five hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath as a donation to the congregation I now belong to the sum of fifteen dollars annually, to be paid out of the proceeds of my plantation, as long as my executors think it needful, and if the plantation on which I now live must be sold, then and in such case, the money bequeathed to my wife as also the money donated to the Synod shall be paid out of the fund arising from such sale. And if there should be a balance remaining, that balance shall be divided among the different sharers in proportion to their different amounts above bequeathed. I likewise appoint my two much esteemed friends, Robert MCCLELLAND and Thomas BIGGER to be the sole executors 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 first day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three.
Robert Scott (seal)
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Robert SCOTT to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have here unto subscribed our names in the presence of the Tesator.
Attest
Thomas PARTINGTON
Peter L. WELLER
Enoch BROWN

Proved Sep. 3 1833

Submitted by: Linda Boorom


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