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Will of Asahel Stark (Transcription)

Dated March 20th, 1821;Washington County, Indiana; Will Approved & Sarah Stark appointed Executrix January  21st, 1822. See scanned copy of the original at end of text.

In the Name of God, Amen. I, Ashel Starks of Washington County and State of Indiana being weak in body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same, I do make and publish this as my last will and testament in a manner and form following, to wit; First, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Sarah Starks, three hundred and ten acres of land lying and being in the State of New York, Onondaga County and town of Cicero and all my hold furniture and also two hundred and fifty dollars cash. I do also give and bequeath unto my son Samuel Starks one hundred and fifty dollars. I do also give and bequeath unto my son Asia Starks one hundred and fifty dollars. And I do also give and bequeath unto my son Archibald Stark one hundred and fifty dollars. I do also give and bequeath unto my son Christopher Stark fifty dollars. I do also give and bequeath unto my son John Stark fifty dollars in stock property. And I do also give and bequeath unto my son William Stark the sum of ten dollars--and I do also give and bequeath unto my daughter Polly Brezee the sum of twenty dollars. And I do also give and bequeath unto my daughter Sally Graves the sum of twenty dollars. And I do also give and bequeath unto my daughter Desire Starks the sum of fifty dollars which several legacies of sums of money, I will and order shall be paid to the said respective legatees within twelve months after my decease. And lastly as to all of the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate, goods, chattels, of whatsoever I give and bequeath the same to my said beloved wife Sarah Starks, whom I hereby appoint sole Executrix of this my last will and testament, and hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one. Signed: Ashel Starks, his mark. In presence of T. T. Weathers and Wm. Crocket.

Will Proved and Sarah Stark appointed executrix on Jan. 21, 1822. On 17 Oct 1845, Surrogate Court of Onondaga Co., NY proved will of "Ashel Stark's", deceased and acknowledged the death of executrix, Sarah Stark's on or about 2nd Oct, 1839 and granted to Archibald C. Stark, legatee in will, the administration of all "goods, chattel, and credits within the state of NY."

Scanned Copy of Original Will of Asahel Stark

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