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Snow, Seth
Last Will and Testament, 1812

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SETH SNOW

In the name of God Amen. I SETH SNOW 1st of the town of Augusta County of Oneida & State of New York being advanced in years & infirm in body but enjoying my perfect Judgment & all my mental faculties, blessed be Almighty God for the [?] to make & publish this my last will & testament
in the manner & form following (viz.) First I do give & bequeath my Sons SIMEON SNOW, SETH SNOW JR &
JONATHAN SNOW & my daughter HULDAH, the wife of JONATHAN SNOW, SALLY the wife of JOSHAUS RICHMOND & BETHIA the wife of ASAPH LARABEE the sum of one Dollar and I do also will & bequeath my granddaughter BETSEY LARABEE (child) one cow & my grandaughter PATTY RANKIN (child) two cows & my
large bible, which several legacies it is my will & I hereby order paid to the legatees at any time when required after the expiration of one year after my desceas (sic). I do also give & bequeath to my daughter SUSANNAH wife of MATTHEW RANKIN the remainder of my estate personal & real Stock, Goods, Chattels of what ever name or nature. And I do also
appoint, the last named persons MATTHEW RANKIN & SUSANNAH RANKIN Sole Executor & executrix of this my last will & testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this twentyeth day of January in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred twelve.

Signed, sealed, published & [?] by
the above named SETH SNOW to be Mark
his last will & testament in the presance Seth X Snow
of us who have hereunto subscribed our
names as witnesses of the presence of the
testator.
Isaac Chadwick
Jairus Rankin
John (?) Chadwick

I certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the Original will of SETH SNOW as the same was proven by the subscribing witnesses thereto before me this 7th day of July 1812. Joshua Hathaway Junior

I further certify that on the seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and twelve came before me Isaac Chadwick & Jairus Ranken, two of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will & being duly sworn [?] & say that they saw the testator to the.....

[Transcribed by Glenda Nothnagle, and posted to SNOW-L@rootsweb.com mailing list March 2001]


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