The Will of
WILLIAM REYNOLDS

Will Book "A", p. 13

 

In the name of God, amen, I William Reynolds, of Plymouth in the county of Luzerne and state of Pennsylvania, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory (blessed by God) do this day of March ninth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety make and publish this my last will and testament, in manner following (that is to say),

Imprimis, I give to my son David, one full wright of land lying and being situate in the township aforesaid namely house lot number two lower tier, third division a fitch (sp?) adjoining said house lot, Meadow lot chamber thirty one in the river tier fourth division lot number fifty two; fifth division lot no. Two, also, I give unto my son Benjamin all the lands lying in said township that I am possessed of exclusive of the said write that I give to my son, David. Also I give unto my sons Caleb Griffin and James and my daughter Sarah all the rest of my lands lying on the waters of the Susquehannah river, or that may or shall belong to me of write in the Susquehannah purchase.

And I make and constitute and appoint my beloved son David to be my executor in trust to settle all matters that respects this my Will, I also appoint five pounds for my funeral charges.

In witness whereof I the said William Reynolds have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal the ninth day of March 1790, and in the fourteenth year of the Independence of America.

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William Reynolds

 

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