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Will Of Allen Farquhar - 1800

Contributed by  Jaynie Arango <Jaynie Arango <-nospam-back2thehills@charter.net>

Will Of Allen Farquhar born 1719 died 12/12/1800 in Fayette Co. Pa. Husband of Sarah Jane Moore

Allen Farquhar, of Washington Township, Fayette Co., state of Pennsylvania, being in common health of body and of sound mind and memory, but remembering the uncertainty of life, do make and constitute

this my last will and testament;
Imprimis: I give and bequeath unto Sarah, my wife, all my household goods and furniture, ready money, stock of creatures and farming utensils to her, her heirs and assigns, together with one-third of the land whereon I now live, containing 341 acre, to be freely possessed by her during her widowhood.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas all my land lying in East Bethlehem Township, Washington Co., this state, being 109 acres, together with the horse, wagon and utensils now in his possession.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto my son William one hundred acres whereon he now lives.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto my son Robert one hundred and ten acres at the upper end of the tract I now live on.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto my son Samuel the remainder; being the part I now live on, being 131 acres more or less.

All of which four parts of land I will and bequeath unto my above named four sons, to them, their Heirs and assigns forever.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto my three daughters Sarah Ellis, Rachel Cook, and Mary Talbott, the sum of five pounds current money apiece.

Item:     I give and bequeath unto Allen Cook, son of my daughter Rachel, the two parcels of land lying in Little Redstone, in this Township, joining each other, the one being part of a tract of land called Peace, the other being part of same, containing together thirty-five acres more or less, together with the Fulling Mill thereon erected, and the utensils thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining to be possessed by him, his heirs and assigns forever.

And: I make, constitute, and ordain my son Thomas Farquhar sole executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and utterly disannul all former will by me made and executors named, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 29th day of the Fifth month, in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven (1797).

Witnessed by John Shrive, Samuel Davis, James French

I the subscriber, widow and relict of Allen Farquhar, do Desire and request that the within will of my deceased husband be recorded and authenticated as such.  Witness my hand this 30th day of the 12th month, 1800   Signed Sarah Farquhar

Witness by Thomas Patterson, Samuel Cope and probated 2/1/1801 at Uniontown, Pennsylvania


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