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The Will of John Carr

In the name of God Amen. I John Kerr of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania forever. Being very sick and weak in body but in perfect mind and memory. Thanks be to God. And calling to mind the mortality of the body and that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of God. that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner. at the discretion of my executors nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate where with it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give and bequeath and dispose of the same in the following manner and form I leave to Elizabeth my beloved wife the land I know possess with the ------ arising there from during her lifetime and also to all the movables I now possess as also all the house furniture and to Rachel my beloved daughter after my wifes death I allow her to have a house and an acre of land nigh the house with thirty bushels of grain yearly from my son Elisha one half iu wheat and the other half in corn and also from my son Absalom twenty bushels of grain one half in wheat and the other half in corn. to given yearly the house and acre of land before mentioned she is to have from Absalom and all this she is to have and enjoy after my wifes death as long as she remains Isaac Whites widow and also the profits of the upper meadow I will and bequeath to Elisha that part of the land he now lives on as far as the line that Isaac Sutton run I also give and bequeath to my son Absalom the land he now lives on and all that tract at my wifes death as far as the Live?? run by Isaac Sutton I also allow all the moveables at my wifes death to be equally divided amongst all my surviving children I do likewise constitute make and ordain my son Thomas and my wife Elizabeth my sole executors and I do hereby utterly disallow and revoke all and every other testaments wills and legacies bequests and executors by me in any wise before this time named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness I have hereto set my hand and applied my seal this seventh day of January one thousand seven hundred and ninety two 1792 John Carr seal

signed sealed and published pronounced and declared by the said John Kerr as his last will and testament in the presence of the subscribers interlived before signing David Parkhill David Howard John Leslie Fayette County - the second day of February Anno Domini 1792. Before me the subscriber Register for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Administration in and for said County personally cause David Parkhill and David Howard the two first signing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament and on their solemn oath and affirmation declare and say that the testament executed the same as and for his last will and testament in their presence and in the presence of the other signing witnesses that he was in his right mind and not unduly unfetterd by any person that they know of no later will made by him but likewise the above to be perfectly agreeable to his mind and will. Alexander McCleau Register I do hereby renounce and refuse to serve as an executor to the estate of John Carr late deceased and do resign all my right and title ________ to Thomas carr executor and do trust and confide in him to act therein alone giving under my hand this fourth day of February 1792 Witness present Nathan X Porter Absalom Carr signed Elizabeth "X" Carr