In the name of God Amen,

This 24th day of August 1745 I William Killpatrick being sick and weak in body but in perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for the same

and calling to mind the mortality of my body do make and ordain this my last will and testament

that is to say principally & first of all I give & recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth

to be buried in Decent and Christian Burial at the Discursion of my Executor hereafter named and a Touching Such Worldly goods as it hath pleased God to bless me with

I give and bequeath in the following manner --

First I give and bequeath unto my cousin Robert Killpatrick all my loom tackling and wearing apparel and my chest and silver buckles.

Item I give and bequeath unto my brothers James and Samuel Killpatrick and my sister Anne Killpatrick and my cousin Sarah Lasley

the remaining part of my estate to equally divided amongst them.

Item I constitute and my cousin Robert Killpatrick my whole and sole executor of this my last will and testament

after my decease hereby revoking all former wills made by me declaring this to be my Last Will and Testament.

William Killpatrick {seal}

Signed Sealed and Pronounced to be my Last Will and Testament in the presence of us the subscribers the day and year above written

Walter Demmy Samuel Hollingsworth

Chester December 26th 1745

Then personally appeared Walter Demmy & Samuel Hollingsworth the witnesses to the above will who on their solemn affirmations

did declare and say that they were present & saw the testator therein named Sign Seal Publish Pronounce and Declare the said writing to be the Last will and Testament

and at the doing thereof he was of sound mind and memory to the best of their understandings.

Att Coram Jo Parker D Regr.

Be it remembered that the Twenty Sixth Day of December Anno Dom 1745 the Last Will and Testament of Wm Killpatrick of the sd county

was proved in due form of law & probate & letters of Admin was granted to Robt Killpatrick sole executor in the will named being first attested

well and truly to administer and to bring in an inventory of the decds estate into the regrs office on or before the first day of February

next to [be] exhibit a just & true acct of their admin when legally thereunto required given under the seal of ye office of Jo Parker D Reg

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