Last Will and Testament of George HAILE of Baltimore County,
Dated 9 March 1788, Proved 2 May 1791


Last Will and Testament of Goerge Haile of Baltimore County, in the state of Maryland, being of sound mind and perfect memory do make this my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT.

FIRST. I recommend my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body to be decently interred according to the discretion of my executor. All my worldly estate I shall will and bequeath in manner and form following.

IMPRIMES. I give and bequeath unto my two dearly beloved sons, Henry Haile and Joseph Haile, all that tract or parcel of land called JAMES MEADOW containing ninety acres likewise forty acres being part of that tract or part of land called HAILES FELLOWSHIP begining at the corner at the division line including the houses and running with the main rode till it intersects with the meadow line to be equally divided between them and their lawful heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my dearly beloved daughter, Elizabeth Haile, all that part of Traces Park lying on the western side of the great main rode that leads from Baltimore Town to Towson Tavern, to her and her lawful heirs forever.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my son, Nicholas Haile that part or parcel of land whereon he now dwells being part of Traces Park and running with his railing to the bridge to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my son, Joseph Haile, that parcel of land being part of Traces Park whereon he has now a house and a shop on running from the fourth line with Nicholas Hailes railing strait down to him and his lawful heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my two grandsons, Alexander Haile and Joseph Haile, forty acres being part of Traces Park to be equally divided between them.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my son, Abednego Haile, fifty acres part of that tract of land called Hailes Fellowship lying on the western side of the forty acres already bequeathed to by two sons, Joseph Haile and Henry Haile, to him and his lawful heirs forever.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my son, Meshack Haile, all the remaining part of that tract of land called Traces Park after my two grandsons, Alexander Haile and Joseph Haile have laid off their forty acres, to him and his lawful heirs forever.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my dearly beloved children, Henry Haile, Joseph Haile and Elizabeth Haile, all my personal estate to be equally divided between them.

Item. I bequeath unto my son George Haile, on shilling sterling and no more. I will unto my son, John Haile, one shilling sterling and no more. I will unto my daughter Frances Cheneth, one shilling sterling, and no more.

Item. I will and bequeath unto my daughter, Sarah Chase, one shilling sterling and no more.

LASTLY, I nominate and constitute and appoint my son, Joseph Haile, to be the whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament and I hereby revoke and disavow and disannul all other bequests, wills and legacies by me heretofore made ratifying and confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament.

IN WITNESS WHEREFOR I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of March in the year of our lord 1788.

/s/ George Haile (Seal)

Signed, sealed published and declared to be the Last Will and Testament of George Haile in proof of those who have hereto subscribed their names this 9th day of March 1789.
Joshua Stevenson
Disco Anderson
Josias Stevenson

Will probated May 2, 1791
Willis Buchanan
Register of Wills, Baltimore County, State of Maryland,


Reference:Baltimore County (Maryland) Will Book No. 4, 1784-1791. On file, Hall of Records, Annapolis Maryland.


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