In the name of God Amen I Moses Holland of the State and County afore
written being weak of body but of sound memory and perfect understanding
knowing that it is appointed for man to die and after death to come to
judgement I do hereby constitute this to be my last will and testament
and what ever worldly goods it has been pleased God to bless me with I
do give and bequeath in the form and manner following vix. First
I bequeath my soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried in a decent
manner at the will of my Executors hereafter named - I give and bequeath
to my beloved wife Gracey all my peronal and real Estate and goods and
chattels whatsoever during her natural live or widow-hood after that time
to be Equal Divided between the lawful heirs of hur body namely Moses Aaron
Caleb Joshua Tabitha and Elib - I also give and bequeath to my daughter
Ellender one Dollar also to James one Dollar to heirs of Chesley one Dollar
to John one Dollar to Fanny one Dollar and to Thomas one Dollar.
I hereby nominate and appoint William Acker Esquire my lawful Executor
of this my last will and Testament and lastly that he disposes of such
of my property as he thinks proper to discharge my lawful debts.
Revoking and setting aside all other will or wills heretofore made by me.
In wintnefs whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this fourth day
of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine - Singed,
Sealed and adknowledged in the presence of - Mofses X (his mark) Holland
Recorded in Will Book A p. 397
Recorded November 9, 1829
Proved November 9, 1829
John Harris, O. A. D.
Roll No. 295
(This will was copied as it was)