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Lancaster county archives- Will book B Volume 1 page 649

Jannet Blair


IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, November 24 1774 I Jannet Blair Of the township of Nottingham and county of Chester and Province of Pennsylvania being very sick and waek of Body yet of perfect mind and memory Thanks be Given to Almighty God for all his Mercys and calling to mind and Mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to dye I do make and ordain this my last Will and Testamentin the following maner and form Ptincipally and first of all I resighn my soul unto the hands of God that gave it and secondly my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and as concerning those things where-of it hath pleased God to blefs me in this life I order as follows Item, . Leave to my beloved son William Blair five pounds current money to be levied out of my Estate and likewise I leave to my beloved son John Blair the sum of five pounds current money and the remaining part of all my Estate I leave to my son Charles Bodkin hom I also constitute and appoint my sol Executor. Signed Sealed pronounced and declare to be my last Will and Testament PS I leave to my son Thomas Blair the sum of Forty Shillings corant money to be levied out of my Estate and also one English Shilling to my son John Alexander and one English Shilling to my son Thomas Phillips and one English Shilling to my daughter Marey Blair all to be levied out of my Estate. Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us. her

Samuel Ewing James McNaught Jane Loaken Jenet o Blair mark

LANCASTER COUNTY SS on the seventh day of March Anno Domini 1775 Before me the Subscriber personally appered the within named Samuel Ewing and James Mc Naught two of the subcribing witnefses to the within will and on their corporal otahs did depose and say that they were present and did see and hear Jannet Blair the Testatrix within named Sign seal and Pronounce and dececlare the within writing as and for her last will and Testament and that at the doing thereof she was of sound and disposing Mind memroy and understanding to the best of their knowledge Obeseration and Belief. Edward Shippen D. R'r

BE IT REMBERED that on the seventh Day of March Anno Domini 1775 the last Will and Testament of Jannet Blair late of West Notingham Township in the county of Chester deceased was proved in due form of law and letters Testamentary thereon were granted to Charles Bodkin the executor therein named he being duly qualified well and truly to administer the Estate of the said decedant and to exhibit a true and Perfect inventory thereof into the Registers Office at Lancaster on or before the seventh Day of April next and to render a true and just accout of his administration on the said Estate when thereto lawfully required. Given under the seal of the said office By me Edward Shippen D'y. R'r.

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