Frances Blair - 1786

BLAIR, FRANCES. Widow of Rev. Samuel. Londonderry. August 25, 1784. February 14, 1786. To granddaughter Frances, daughter of Rev. David Rice of Virginia, Frances, daughter of my son Rev. Samuel Blair, and Frances, daughter of Rev. John Carmichael, 5 each at 18 or marriage. To daughter Hannah Foster my silver tankard, and at her death to her daughter Mary Van Hook Foster. To Eleanor Elliot one cow at 18. To my 4 granddaughters, Mary Van Hook Foster, Martha Blair Foster, Hannah Susanna and Elizabeth Foster 30 to be divided at 18. To the daughter of Agnes Evans (formerly Haggarty) living in the Jerseys, 10 shillings. All real and estate to be sold and proceeds divided among sons Samuel and William Lawrence Blair and daughters Mary Rice, Hannah Foster, Sarah Carmichael,Frances Moore, Martha Edmeston and Susanna Sanderson, daughters shares to be 50 less than the sons. Also to each of them certain articles named. To son William Lawrence Blair, Esq., all my right, etc. in house and lot in New York City, devised to me by my father Lawrence Van Hook, Esq. of New Jersey. Executors: Sons Samuel and William L., friend William Heslet, Esq. Letters to William L. Blair and Heslet.Wit: Thomas Whann, Samuel Love.

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