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Will of William I/J SMITH 1869

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Will of William I/J SMITH 1869

Posted: 986817600000
Classification: Will
Edited: 993732160000
Surnames: SMITH, ASH, VUNK, VAN VALKENBURGH, BENNETT, EATON

Will of William I SMITH

In the name of God Amen: I William I SMITH of the town of Charleston Montgomery County State of New York by the blessing of God of sound mind and of the age of Seventy-Eight years looking for eternal life through Jesus Christ do make this my last will and testament as follows. First I will that my wife have her comfortable maintanance through life from the estate that is all necessary clothing medical attendance provisions. likewise I will to her all the household furniture bedings & except such things as shall be hereafter mentioned the above things are Law of Dower. Second, I give and bequeath to my son Marcus B. Smith all my real and personal property excepting such things as have been mentioned or shall be hereafter mentioned. Next, I will that my son Marcus B Smith pay to my sons. John. David. Ab?? (Believe this is inserted for Albert ?? or Abraham, but Abram was given money ^ further in the will). William. Annanias. Cornelius Twenty-Five dollars each three years after my death.- Next I will that said Marcus pay to my daughters Margaret Ann. Delany. Catharine. Emy. Temperance. Amanda each the sum of ten dollars three years after my death. To my son Abram. I devise the sum of one hundred dollars to be paid by Marcus to him one year after my death-to my grand son Alfred R. Smith-I bequeath the sum of twenty dollars to be paid him by Marcus when he becomes twenty one years old. To my daughter Jane. I bequeath one cow and four sheep. If said cow and sheep be given her before my death-then nothing more is to be given her except six chairs {kane bottoms}. One beauro. One stand. One set of dishes. One complete bed and beding and ten dollars in money. I will that after my funeral expenses are paid the sum of eight dollars be given to my wife in addition to the above legacy given her. I appoint my two sons Cornelius and Marcus Executors of this my last will and testament. I have this day May 29th Eighteen hundred and Twenty Nine set hereunto my hand and seal.
William I Smith his x mark and Seal

Witnesses} Peter Smith of the town of Duanesburgh. Perry W Devenburgh of the town of Duanesburgh Schenectady Co NY. Who signed this in the presence of each other and in the presence of the testator.

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State of New York } Surragate's Court }
{Montgomery County} }
On the Matter of Proving the Will }

Of }
William I Smith----------Deceased } Montgomery County : Peter Smith
Of the town of Duanesburgh in the county of Schenectady and Perry W Devenburgh
Of the town of Duanesburgh in the county of Schenectady being duly sworn and
Examined I open court before James H Cook county Judge of said county as
Surrogate-do depose and say and each for himself deposeth and saith -that he
was acquainted with- William I Smith in his lifetime and was present
and saw the said William I Smith- subscribe his name at the end of the instrument
in writing now produced and shown having date the 29th day of May 1829
that the said William I Smith at the time he so subscribed it delared the
said instrument to be his last will and testament and requested these deponents
to subscribe their names as witnesses to the execution thereof. Therefore these deponents
subscribed their names as witnesses at the end of said instrument
in the presence of the said William I Smith - and of each other that the
said William I Smith at the time he so executed the said instrument was a
citizen of the United States an inhabitant - of the county of Montgomery of full
age of sound and disposing mind and memory and in all respects competent
to devise real estate. And not under any restraint or in any respects incompetent
to devise real estate. And Perry W Devenburgh one of the above deponents further
says that he wrote the said will at the request of said Testator and that
after the said Testator had subscribed and executed the said will the said
Testator handed the said will to this deponent for safe keeping and that this
deponent kept the said will untill after his death of said Testator when he
handed the said will to Marcus B Smith the Excecutors therein named
and this deponent further says that said instrument has not been allowed in
any particular.
{Taken. Subscribed and Sworn this First Day} Perry W Devenburgh
{of November 1869 before me } Peter Smith

James H Cook County Judge

I James H Cook County Judge of the County of Montgomery as
Surrogate of said County do hereby certify that the foregoing
are the copies of the will probate and proofs thereof of
William I Smith Deceased
Registered November 1st 1869

James H Cook County Judge
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State of New York } Surragate's Court }
{Montgomery County} }
On the Matter of Proving the Will }

Of }
William I Smith----------Deceased } Montgomery County : Peter Smith
Of the town of Duanesburgh in the county of Schenectady and Perry W Devenburgh
Of the town of Duanesburgh in the county of Schenectady being duly sworn and
Examined I open court before James H Cook county Judge of said county as
Surrogate-do depose and say and each for himself deposeth and saith -that he
was acquainted with- William I Smith in his lifetime and was present
and saw the said William I Smith- subscribe his name at the end of the instrument
in writing now produced and shown having date the 29th day of May 1829
that the said William I Smith at the time he so subscribed it delared the
said instrument to be his last will and testament and requested these deponents
to subscribe their names as witnesses to the execution thereof. Therefore these deponents
subscribed their names as witnesses at the end of said instrument
in the presence of the said William I Smith - and of each other that the
said William I Smith at the time he so executed the said instrument was a
citizen of the United States an inhabitant - of the county of Montgomery of full
age of sound and disposing mind and memory and in all respects competent
to devise real estate. And not under any restraint or in any respects incompetent
to devise real estate. And Perry W Devenburgh one of the above deponents further
says that he wrote the said will at the request of said Testator and that
after the said Testator had subscribed and executed the said will the said Testator handed the said will to this deponent for safe keeping and that this deponent kept the said will untill after his death of said Testator when he
handed the said will to Marcus B Smith the Excecutors therein named
and this deponent further says that said instrument has not been allowed in
any particular.
{Taken. Subscribed and Sworn this First Day} Perry W Devenburgh
{of November 1869 before me } Peter Smith

James H Cook County Judge

I James H Cook County Judge of the County of Montgomery as
Surrogate of said County do hereby certify that the foregoing
are the copies of the will probate and proofs thereof of
William I Smith Deceased
Registered November 1st 1869

James H Cook County Judge
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The people of the State of NY to: John Smith, David A Smith, William W
Smith, Catherine Rodee wife of John Rodee-residing
in Victory Cayuga Co NY, Margaret A Bennett wife of John
Bennett-residing in West Eaton Madison Co NY, Denias Smith
Dundee, Monroe Co MI, Amanda Eaton wife of Nicholas H Eaton, and Mary J
Smith aged 18, residing in Charleston
Montgomery Co NY, Abraham D Smith residing Glen Montgomery Co NY, Emma
Ash wife of Leonard Ash residing in
Fentonville Genesee Co MI, Alfred R Smith residing in Charleston NY,
Albert Smith age 18 and Jacob age 10 year residing in
Duaneburgh, Schenectady Co NY, Hellen Vunk residing in Florida
Montgomery Co NY, Cordelia T Van Valkenburgh residing
Glen Montgomery Co NY, The Widow, Heirs and next of kin of William I
Smith.
Whereas Cornelius Z Smith residing in Duanesburgh Schenectady and Marcus
B Smith of Charleston Montgomery Co NY--
Executors in the last will of William I Smith late of the town of
Charleston dated 14 Sept 1869





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