Will of Israel Bigelow
Will of Israel Bigelow
In the name of the Benevolent Father of All
I Israel Bigelow of Pleasant Valley Darby
Township Madison County State of Ohio, being of sound mind do make and
publish this my last will and Testament.
Item 1st I give and
devise to my beloved wife Polly the house and lot where my son Timothy
now lives and all the Household and Kitcheon [sic] furniture that I have.
2nd that all Debts due me
shall be collected and all just Debts paid that I owe and all other moveable
property be sold to the best advantage and that my Three Youngest Children
Diana Hosea and Chamberlain have good English teaching.
I give and devise to my sons and
Daughters as following To my sons Israel Bigelow, Isaac Bigelow, Lebbeus
L. Bigelow, Daniel K. Bigelow and Eliphaz Bigelow one Dollar each to make
there [sic] full share, and to my Daughters Dolly Larimer, Polly Daugherty
and Almey Martin one Dollar each to make out there [sic] full share and
the balance of my estate I devise to my four youngest children after they
become Twenty-one years of age namely Timothy Bigelow, Diana Bigelow, Hosea
Bigelow and Chamberlain Bigelow, after paying the Dowery of my wife.
I do hereby appoint Daniel K. Bigelow
Gardian [sic]of my Three youngest Children until they arrive at the age
of Twenty-one years, namely Diana Hosea and Chamberlain Bigelow.
I do hereby appoint Isaac Bigelow and Daniel
K. Bigelow Executors of this my last will and Testament hereby authorizing
and empowering them to compromise adjust release and Discharge such Manner
as they may deem proper, The debt and claims due me. I do also authorize
and empower them if it shall become necessary to Sell by private Sale or
in Such a Manner and upon Such Terms of Credit or otherwise as they may
think proper, all or any part of my real estate and Deed to purchases to
execute acknowledge and Deliver in fee simple.
I do hereby revoke all former will by me
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand
and Seal this the fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord AD 1838.
Israel Bigelow [SEAL]
Signed Sealed and Acknowledged by Israel Bigelow as his last
and Testament in our presence and signed by us in his presence
[LDS film #2545136 Will Records, Madison Co, OH, pp 196, 197]
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Modified - 02/17/99
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