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WILL OF JOHN WOOLSEY

Ulster County, New York

7 Sep 1805 - 29 Dec 1815

PROBATE: Ulster County, New York Surrogate Court. In the name of God, Amen, I John Woolsey of the Town of Marlborough, County of Ulster, and State of New York, Considering the uncertainty of this natural life, and being of sound and perfect mind and memory, blessed be Almighty God for the same; do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say): FIRST: I give and bequeath unto my wife Clorene one-third of the farm which I now possess, and if that should prove not sufficient, to have as much out of my movable estate as to render her comfortable during her life. I do also give and bequeath to my son, David Woolsey, twenty pounds to be first paid to him, I also give bequeath unto my son John Woolsey, my son David Woolsey, and my son Thomas Woolsey, also my daughter Phebe Deyo, and my daughter Cleo Woolsey, and my daughter Jehannah Fowler, all my moveable estate to be equally divided amonst them, except one-third of my daughter Jehannah Fowler's part which is to be taken out by my executors and given to my grand-daughter Jehannah Height. I do also ordain and appoint my sons David Woolsey, and Thomas Woolsey and my sons-in-law Hendrick Deyo and Richard I. Woolsey to be my executors of this my last will and testament. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the seven day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five. Signed, sealed and delivered, published and declared John Woolsey (seal) by the above John Woolsey to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the testator. Nathaniel Chittenden, James Hallock, Richard Woolsey, Jr. Proved 29 Dec 1815.


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