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The Will of John Shacklett born 1742

Will of John Shacklett

I John Shacklet Senior believing in the scriptures of the old and new testament and of course the ten commandments recorded in the 20th chapter of Exodus to be a rule of good living to both Jews and Gentiles bring a law called holy just and good and believer Christ carry to fulfill prescriptive part and suffered the penalty of said laws to make us a righteousness for all pure--- people which makes us the good cause, called the Gospel see Romans 4-25 which reads thus: "who was delivered for our offences and was raised agin for our justification" In the name of our Lord Amen I John Shacklet of the County of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania being low in body but of sound memory believing in the mortality of the body and immortality of the soul - do make and publish this my last will and testament in the following manner to wit after all my debts are paid - i will unto my wife Barbara Shacklett the income of the one third part of my landed estate and in procurements during her natural life - likewise I bequeath to my above mentioned wife all of my moveable estate to be appropriated to her use during her life and at her death to be equally divided amongst my children - secondly I will unto my children whose names is as follows to with Sarah Jenkins Benjamin Shacklet Priscilla Horn Katherine Davis Mary Fulton Hanna Hayden John Shacklet Blanchert Shacklet Sophia Hayden and Jese Shacklet all my landed estate and improvements only the above mentioned incumberances of one third to my wife above mentioned during her life - I appoint and constitute my son Benjamin Shacklet and Charles Brownfield my executors of this my last will and testament - In testimony Whereof I have set my hand and sel this 29th day of september 1809 John Shacklet seal
witnesses present Samuel Woodbridge Joseph Stilwell Thomas Richards
Fayette County The 27th day of October 1809 proven.