Last Will & Testament of James Murray of Annapolis
dated 2 Nov 1813, proved 18 Jan 1820


I, James Murray of the City of Annapolis, do make this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all other wills heretofore by me made.

1st I give to my son Daniel, my Survey in Clinton County, State of Ohio on which the town of Oakland is located, to him and his heirs forever. I also give to my 1st son Daniel my negro man Tom and my gold watch.

2nd I give to my son James Murray my negro man named Jacob.

3rd I give to my son Henry, a negro boy named Isaac, the son of my negro woman Lydia.

4th I give and bequeath unto my Dear and Beloved wife, Sarah, the whole of my estate, both real and personal, excepting such legacies, as above divested to my sons Daniel, James, and Henry, to her and her heirs forever, under an injunction that she shall pay all just claims against my Estate.

Lastly, I appoint my Dear wife Sarah, and my son Daniel, to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd day of November, 1813.

Signed, sealed and delivered by James Murray, the Testator, as his last Will and Testament in the presence of me and in the presence of such other who at his request has signed our names as ______________________.

James Murray, his seal
witnesses: (sic, illegible)

Anne Arundel County
The 18th day of January 1820
Then came Sarah Murray and Daniel Murray and made oath on the holy Evangely of Almighty God that the within Instrument of wishing is the true, whole and last will and testament of James Murray late of Anne Arundel County, deceased, that hath come to their hands or possession and that they do not know of any other.
Then came Henry Maynadier, Elizabeth Maynadier, and Eliza Maynadier, the then subscribing witnesses to the written last will and testament of James Murray late of Anne Arundel County, deceased, and made oath on the holy Evangely of Almighty God that they did see the Testator therein named sign and seal this will and that they heard him publish, pronounce, and deliver the same to be his last Will and Testament, that at the time of his so doing, he was to the best of their apprehensions of sound disposition, mind, memory and understanding, and that they respectively subscribe their names as witnesses to this Will and at the request of the Testator and all in the presence of each other.
Sworn before Jn O. Gafsaway,
Reg. Wills A.A. County


Reference:
Will of James Murray, CR72,252, JG 39, Page 73-74
Will dated November 2, 1813, proved January 18, 1820


The transcript of this will was provided to the USGenWeb Project for Baltimore County by: Brenda Blackburn, bkb3758 @ msn.com

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