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Will of Elizabeth Bolsinger  

The last Will and Testament Of Elizabeth Bolsinger of German Township, Fayette County, In the name of God, I Elizabeth Bolsinger, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind and memory (blessed be Almighty God for the same) do make and publish this my last will and testament, in manner and form following (that is to say)   First I give and bequeath unto my son Jacob Bolsinger one brass clock, one bureau, one arm chair, one split bottom chair, one cupboard and its contents.  Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Susanna Bolsinger one feather bed and all my bedding, one milk cow, one falling leaf table, one copper or brass kettle, one iron kettle, one dutch oven, one iron pot, one cradle, two chairs, one big wheel, one small wheel, and one real and should I not have parted with my horse creatures, I direct my executor to sell them, as soon as convenient, after my decease, and the grain that I may leave not disposed of, like wise to be sold, and my debts if any unsatisfied to be paid out of the sale of my horse creatures, and grain, also my funeral expenses and all charges touching the proving of or otherwise concerning this my will.  If there should any money remain in the hands of Executor, it is my desire that it should be equally divided between my son Jacob Bolsinger and my daughter Susanna Bolsinger, and if it should prove otherwise and not be a sufficient sum raised to pay all debts and charges that may arise, it is my will that my son Jacob Bolsinger and my daughter Susanna Bolsinger, should pay up the deficiency in proportion to the value of the property they each of them may receive on this my will, and I make and ordain my son Jacob Bolsinger Executor of this my last will and testament In Witness whereof I have here unto put my hand and seal the 10th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
                                                                Elizabeth    Bolsinger
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Elizabeth Bolsinger, to be her last will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request have subscribed our names as witnesses there unto.
Attest: George Messmore           Fayette County
            Eleanor    Messmore       Reg. Seal   On the 31st day of January                                                                        A.D. 1846
Before me Joseph Gadd Register for the probate of wills and granting letters of administration, in and for the County of Fayette aforesaid personally came George Messmore Esqr. And Eleanor Messmore the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument of writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of Elizabeth Bolsinger late of Fayette County deceased and being sworn according to law, deposeth and saith, that they were present and saw and heard the testatrix Elizabeth Bolsinger sign (by making her mark) seal, pronounce and declare the same as and for her last will and testament, and that at the time of doing, she was of perfect and sound mind and memory and understanding, to the best of their knowledge observation and belief, that they know of no undue influence or later will made by the deceased and that they signed their names as witnesses in the presence of and at the request of the testatrix, and in the presence of each other.  In Testimony whereof I have hereunder set my hand and seal of said Registers Office at Uniontown the day and date aforesaid.          
                                                                       Joseph Gadd, Register
           Registered and Compared 31st January A.D. 1846 

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