I, Hezekiah Young of Manchester in the county of Hillsborough and State of New Hampshire, Husbandman, do make & publish this my last Will & Testament in the following manner.
First. I give to my eldest son David Young all the Lands heretofore conveyed to him by Deed or Deeds from me, he to come in full possession thereof from and after the Decease of my present Wife Sally Young.
Second. I give to each of my two Daughters, Mary ann, and Loisa Young a String of Gold Beads, or money equivalent thereto.
I also give to them, and to each of my other daughters Sally, Clarissa and Betsy the sum of one hundred Dollars each being five hundred Dollars to be paid to them by David Young in part consideration of the Estate conveyed or Devised to him.
Third. I give and bequeath to my wife Sally Young all the remainder of my estate Real and personal, to hold the same during her lifetime. and at her decease to be equally divided among my five daughters above mentioned, or in case my said wife should marry, all the property hereby bequeathed, is to pass to my said daughters at the time of such marriage.
And I do hereby appoint and allow Frederick G. Stark Esquire of Manchester aforesaid to be sole Executor of this my last will and testament. and reserve to him enough of my personal property to defray my funeral charges and his necessary and proper expenses of carrying this Will into effect.
In witness where of, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of September 1834.
[Signed in his hand] Hezekiah Young
Signed sealed published and declared by the above mentioned Hezekiah Young, as, and for his last Will and testament, in the presence of us, who at his request, in his presence and in presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto.
Samuel B. Kidder
Proved Nov 4 1834
[Notice found in probate file] To the heirs, and others interested in the Estate of Hezekiah Young late of Manchester deceased on the 19th day of September 1834. You are hereby notified that I decline and refuse to accept the appointment of Executor of the foregoing Will, and I further certify that I gave personal notice hereto to the Widow, and eldest son of said Hezekiah Young on the 6th day of October, 1834. [Signed] Frederick G. Stark
[Sally Young, Widow of Hezekiah Young was appointed]
Amylynne (Baker) Murphy
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