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Following is the Will of Isaac Yarnall Chester County Will # 9135

Transcribed by Linford H. Yarnall
With the original spellings

Be it remembered that I Isaac Yarnall of the Township of Willistown in the County of Chester and State of Pennsylvania yeoman, being sensible of the uncertainty of this transitary life, and through divine mercy favoured with a sound disposing mind and Memory, do and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in the following manner to Wit ~

In the first place, it is my Will and Order that all my just debts and funeral Expenses be fully paid out of my personal Estate, as soon as convenient after my decease,~ All the rest of my personal Estate except a legacy hereinafter mentioned I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Yarnall to be at her disposal,~

Should she not dispose of the Whole or any part of it during her life, Then it is my will, that the one half of the remainder shall be equally devided between the Children of my Daughter Lydia Wood Deceast, And the remaining one half to the Children of my Daughter Jane Baker & Mary Ramsey, share and share alike, I also give & Devise to my said wife all my Plantation or tract of land situate in the said township of Willistown whereon I now live, Containing about Ninety two Acres more or less, Together also with all the buildings hereditaments and Appurtanences thereunto belonging to have and to hold the same during her natural life, ~ at the Decease of my wife, Then I give and bequeath to my Daughter Jane Baker a certain piece or Part of my Plantation in the said Township of Willistown Whereon she now liveth, Bounded as follows, Begining at a hickry tree the corner of Mordecai Thomas land thence South sixty five degrees west fourteen perches and twenty hundredths to a post, Thence south fortysix & a quarter degrees East eightyeight perches & forty hundredths to a stone, Thence North fifty degrees East seventy five perches & thirtytwo hundredths to the land of Mordecai Thomas, Thence along the several courses of Mordecai Thomas line to the place of begining, Containing twenty eight Acres more or less, Together also with all the Buildings hereditaments and apurtanances thereunto belonging, To have and hold the same during her natural life. At the decease of my said daughter Jane Baker, Then my Will is, That the before mentioned piece or parcel of land shall decend to my Grandson David Baker his heirs and asigns, With paying the following legacies, that is five hundred Dollars, to be Equally devided between his sisters share & share alike, If it should so happen that my Grandson David Baker should dipart this life before my daughter Jane Baker, then the before mentioned piece or parcel of land to be equally devided between the sisters of my said Grandson, with his children taking one equal Share,~. All the remainder of my Plantation I give and bequeath to my Grandson Isaac Yarnall Wood his heirs and asigns, With paying the following legacies, That is five hundred dollars to the Children of my Daughter Mary Ramsey to be equally devided share and share alike, And five hundred dollars to his sisters to be equally devided share and share alike, Which said several legacies, or sums of money I Will and order to be paid to the said respective legaties, in the following manner, that is, the one half to be paid in one year after the before mentioned premises shall come into their hands and the remaining one half in two years, after the said premises shall come into their hands,~ I Also give and bequeath to Elizabeth Norton wife of Isaac Norton one hundred dollars to be paid out of my Personal estate provided she shall live till it becomes payable which shall be in one year after my decease, Should she die before it becomes payable then to be devided between her two Grand Children share and share alike~

And Lastly I nominate and Apoint my friend James Sill of Edgemont in Delaware County and my friend William Thomas of Willistown aforesaid Executors of this my will, hereby revoking all former Wills by me heretofore made declaring this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty~

Isaac Yarnall

Signed Sealed published & declared
by the said Isaac Yarnall as his
last will and Testament in the
presence of us, who in his
presence and at his request have
subscribed as Witnesses. ~

Jesse Yarnall

Edward Davis

Aug 5.1834 J. Sill aff.

West Chester August 5.1834 Then personally appeared Jesse Yarnall and Edward Davis who being affirmed according to law did declare and say they were present and did see and hear Isaac Yarnall the Testator in this Instrument of Writing named, Sign Seal publish pronounce and declare the same as and for his last will & Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of a sound and well disposing mind and memory to the best of their knowledge and belief - Affd coram
Nimrod Strickland

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