James Newlin 1876

will..James newlin proved May 11, 1876 will book Y Vol 24 page 417 I, James Newlin, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this, my last will and testament, inm anner and form following, that is tosay,1st, that after all my just debts and funeral expenses are paid and discharged, I give and bequeath my property as follows. to my son Henry Newlin, I give and bequeath the sum of 1000 dollars. To my daughter, now Elizabeth Humphrey, I give and bequeath 1000 dollars. I also give and bequeath to my daughter-in-law Ruth Newlin and her children, 1000 dollars, being the share of my son Elisha Newlin (deceased) to be divided equally amongst them after first deducting the amount due to my estate from my said son Elisha. I give to my grand daughter, Jane Ann Jefferis, 800 dollars, by deducting from the amount what she owes the estate. I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Meyers, 1000 dollars. To my grand-children, children of my daughter Abby Ann Brannon, deceased, I give and bequeath the sum of 900 dollars to be divided equally amongst them. I give and bequeath to my grand daughter Sarah Ellen Chalfant 800 dollars. I give and bequeath to my son John Newlin 1100 dollars and to my son Franklin Newlin 1000 dollars. I give to my son James Newlin, Jr 1000 dollars after deducting from said sum the amount due from him to my estate. I also give and bequeath to Fallowfield Meeting the sum of 25 dollars. And lastly, as to all the residue and remainder of my property, both real and persona,l if any there be, I give and bequeath the same, to be divided amongst my above mentioned heirs in the same proportion as that already disposed of. executors...my 3 sons Henry, John and Franklin Newlin and my neighbour Edwin Walton. Inventory: 166 acres of land with mill $16,000 13 acres, Beaver dam property & 260.00 personal property clock table and oilcloth lounge cornor cupboard chair/bed, bed clothes and matting earth closet wash stand coal stove revolving light 2 benches gold watch buggy blankets post digger, pick and crow-bar cant hook bars and axe chest and contents foot-latge large lathe vise clover baskets fanning mill large chest box and contents sledge 3 cross-cut saws 2 circular saws old word (?) monkey wrench horse contents of paper-mill water wheel 2 chsts 2 iron bars bay-wagon scales chest and contents 2 seives bushel, half bushel,contents of mill room contents of mill office and loft contents of mill garrtet log carriage log chains mill burrs (?) and old lumber carriage harness and check lines saddle horse cart and harness 15 shares of Penn & Del. Railroad Stock

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