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Will of Isaac Hawes

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Will of Isaac Hawes

Bob Ford (View posts)
Posted: 6 May 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Hawes
At a surrogates court held for the County of Tompkins at the office of the Surrogate of the said county in the Village of Ithaca on the third day of May in the year 1832. Present Charles Humphrey- Surrogate , Iram Hawes an Executor named in the last will and testament of Isaac Hawes late of the said County deceased, appeared and prays that the said will be comitted to probate and proved satisfactorily; that the citation issued to the next of kin of the deceased to attend the probate of the said will had been duly served and published. The said will was then produced which said will is in the words and figures followin: In the name of God Amen
I Isaac Hawes now in Danby Tompkins County State of New York being of sound and disposing mind but calling to mind the mortality of my body do make and order this to be my last will and testament as follows - I commit my soul to God who gave it and my body to the dust from whence it was taken to be buried in a decent Christian manner and with respect to such wordly estate as it has pleased Gid to bless me with, I will that it be disposed of in the following manner. Viz All my just debts being first paid - First - I order that my beloved wife be supported out of my estate during her life. She remaining my widow and I do give and bequethe th hole of my personal and real estate to my sons and daughters Simon Hawes, Josiah Hawes, Philon Hawes, Newton Hawes, Pline Hawes, Isaac Hawes, Enoch Hawes,Lowman Hawes, Chloe Clark, Polly Hawes, Iram Hawes- it is my will that my daughter Polly should be supported out of my estate as far as she may need it. it is my will that all my landed property and all the property I have in the twon of Warren be sold as soon as it can be with prperity - and I do constitute and appoint my son Philon Hawes as my lawful agent to transact this Bisness for me while I live and do constitute my Son Philon Hawes and my son Isaac Hawes as Executors and administrators to execute this my last will and testament. Each of my sons mentioned in this will having received of me one hundred pounds lawful money of the State of Conecticut for which I have receipts of each and all if them and my daughter Chloe Clark having received about tow hundred dollars, tha above receipts were given for donation they rceived out of my Estate as part of their portion and is not to be taken out of what may belong to them after my disease.-- But any notes of hand that shall be found against any of them in my faver shall be taken out of their part after the division is maid--provision is herby maid in this will for my son Philon that he shall have a proper compensation for all the trouble or cost that he may be at in taking care of us his aged parents and his Sister Polly . Accd I do direct and ordain that all my estate personal and real be divided equally among my children above named who are my lawful heirs - after my deses --I do likewise direct that if any one or more of the heirs shall be disposed to dispute or quarrel they shall forfit their write to their part and their part so forfieted shall be divided equally among the rest of the heirs and lasty I do herby constitute and appoint my two sons Philon and Isaac Hawes to be Executors to this my last will and testament -- In testimony whereof I have sit my hand and seal this 12 day of September 1823.
In the presence of Hudson Jennings, Herman Smith, Welthy Smith--Isaac Hawes {LS}

As my daughter Polly has got married since the fprepart of this will was wrote in which it was said she should be supported out of my estate as far as she might need it -- But now I will that Polly Butler have two hundred dollars out of my estate with what she has had and the some she has had is on my Book about 94 dollars and Chloe Clark has had about two hundred dollars which is on my Book and where Chloe and Polly are near equal I thik the will can be fairly understood.--Isaac Hawes

Having pleased Almighty God to receive by death my son Philon Hawes who I had appointed my Executor and administrator of this my will who is now disses I do now direct that what was willed to him shall be trandferred to the rest of my heirs that may be living at my diseas. I do also appoint my son Iram Hawes as an assistant to his brother Isaac. Execute this my will danby August 28 th 1830 in presence of Chester W Lord, Benjamine Elliot, Bnejamine Elliot Jr. Isaac Hawes{LS}

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