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Samuel McCLINTOCK 1806 Will

 

Be it Remembered, That I, Samuel McCLINTOCK of Brandywine Hundred in the County of New Castle, being (through Mercy) of sound disposing Mind and Memory, considering the uncertainty of our Time in this World, and for the Settlement of what worldly property I am blessed with, do make and establish this my last Will & Testament in Manner and Form following, viz;


First, My Will is that all my just Debts & funeral Expenses be paid as soon as convenient after my Decease out of my Personal Estate.


Item, I give and devise to my son James McCLINTOCK all that part of my Plantation whereon he now dwells bounded by lands of Thomas TALLEY, George CLARK, and my other Lands containing fourteen acres, be it more of less, together will all and every of the Buildings and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, which I give to my said son James during his natural life and at his Decease, to his son Robert McCLINTOCK, to him, his Heirs and Assigns forever. I give also to my said son James, during his natural Life, the yearly sum of twenty-one Dollars to be paid to him as is herein after directed.


Item, I give and devise to my son John McCLINTOCK to him, his heirs and Assigns forever all that part of my Plantation adjoining that above devised to my son James, and divided from that Part herein devised to my son Samuel by a Line beginning at a marked White Corner of Land herein devised to my Grand-Son Samuel, and from thence North forty-five Degrees East ninety-three Perches to George CLARK’s line thirty two perches from said son James’ corner, and divided from that Part herein devised to my Grand-son Samuel, by a line beginning at the aforesaid White Oak, and from thence south twenty-five Degrees East ninety-seven Perches to a White Oak in or near Thomas WEBSTER’s Line, and containing fifty acres and three quarters, be it more of less, together with all and every of the appurtenances thereunto belonging.


Item, I divide the remaining part of my land by a line running through the same as follows: Beginning at a Spanish Oak in Samuel CANBY’s line forty Perches from my West Corner, from thence south eighty and a quarter Degrees, East one hundred and twenty Perches to a Poplar, thence north fifty-one Degrees east fifty-eight perches to a Post, thence North sixty-0one degrees, East fifty-eight perches to a corner White Oak.


Item, I give and devise to my son Samuel McCLINTOCK and to his Heirs, all that part of my land and Plantation situated on the North side of the aforesaid Division Line, containing one hundred and fifty five and a half Acres, be it more or less, together with all and every of the Buildings and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, allowing my Clock to be part thereof, he paying out of the same to his Brother James McCLINTOCK during his natural life the yearly sum of seven Dollars. But if my said son Samuel should die without lawful heir of his Body, then and in such case, I give and devise the said land and premises to my grandson Samuel McCLINTOCK the son of my son John, to him his heirs and assigns forever.


Item, I give and devise to my Grand-Son Samuel McCLINTOCK the son of my son Thomas (dec’d) all that part of my Land and Plantation situate on the southerly side of the aforesaid Division line containing one hundred and fourteen and a half Acres, be it more or less, together will all and every of the Buildings and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, to hold to my said Grand-son Samuel, his Heirs and Assigns forever, subject to his paying out of the same to my son James during his natural life the yearly sum of seven Dollars, and also subject to his Mother’s interest therein as is herein after mentioned. likewise subject to a Road herein after mentioned.


Item, I give to my Daughter-in-law, the Widow of my son Thomas during her Widowhood, a living with her son Samuel in that part of my land herein devised to him.


Item, I have laid out a road across my Land, which I order to be opened and kept so for the Use and Convenience thereof, as follows: viz, Beginning at the Walnut Tree in my yard, from thence South thirty-three degrees West sixty-nine perches to the Post mentioned in the Division Line, thence with said line South fifty one degrees, West fifty eight Perches to the old Poplar, thence across the land herein devised to my grand-son Samuel south fifty-five degrees West ninety-seven perches to Thomas SMITH’s land about forty-four Perches to the Eastward of my corner.


Item. I give and bequeath to my grandson Samuel McCLINTOCK the son of my son Thomas my bed and Furniture whereon I now lay, and my large Brass Kettle.


Item, I give to my Niece Rachel DEAN my Bed and furniture whereon she now lays, and to my son Samuel, my Bed & furniture standing upstairs in the front Room, and my large Pot; And to my grand-son Samuel, the son of my son Thomas all my Silver Buttons, and to my Grand-son Samuel, the son of my son John, all my Silver Buckles.


Item, I give and bequeath to my son John McCLINTOCK all the remaining Part of my Personal Estate both in Stock, outstanding debts, cash, and every thing whatsoever and wheresoever, debts and Legacies being first deducted as before directed, and paying out of the same to his Brother, James McCLINTOCK, during his natural life, the yearly sum of seven Dollars.


Lastly, I make choice of my son John McCLINTOCK to be my whole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, ratifying and confirming this my last Will & Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the nineteenth Day of April in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Six.

Signed, Sealed, Pronounced & Acknowledged


By the said Samuel McClintock to be his last Samuel McCLINTOCK (Seal)


Will and Testament in the Presence of us:

Jacob GRACE
Joseph CHANDLER
Benjamin CHANDLER

New Castle County – Before me personally appeared Jacob GRAVE and Joseph CHANDLER, two of the subscribing witnesses to the above and foregoing will who being duly affirmed did severally say that they saw Samuel McCLINTOCK the Testator sign and seal the above and foregoing Instrument of writing, and heard him publish, pronounce, and declare the same, as and for his last Will and Testament, that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of their belief of sound and disposing mind and memory, that it was at the request and in the presence of the said Testator and in presence of each other they subscribed their names as witnesses hereto, and at the same time saw Benjamin Chandler subscribe his name in like manner as another witness thereto. In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand the 2nd Day of October, A.D.1806.

 

 

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