Will of Janet Beaty
Researched by Opal Beaty Maple in
Transcribed here by Ray Beaty.
Written and signed
In the name of God Amen. I Janet Beaty widow
of Thomas Beaty late of the Town of
I also give and bequeath unto my son Walter the Interest of four hundred dollars to be paid to him if called for annually by my Executor hereinafter named and if he should be so far reclaimed that in the opinion of my said Executor he would make a prudent use of the said four hundred dollars my said Executor is at Liberty to pay the same.
I also give and bequeath unto
the children of my Son Alexander five hundred dollars that is to say one
hundred dollars parcel of that sum to Thomas and the residue to be equally
divided between the other children of the said Alexander born in
I also give and bequeath unto the children of my daughter Sally by Joseph Livingston…that is to say one hundred dollars to Sally the wife of Mr. Barclay and all my household furniture and wearing apparel to be equally divided between the other children of the said Joseph Livingston by my said daughter except so much there of as is given to Maria the daughter of my son James and herein after given and bequeathed. I also give and bequeath unto Maria the daughter of my said son James one bureau, one bed and curtains, one table, one wheel, six silver teaspoons together with such other articles as were purchased by my deceased daughter Maria…
And I also give and bequeath to my son Thomas’ son William Thomas One hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath to my son James’ Son Thomas One hundred dollars. I also give and bequeath to my son James’ Son James fifty dollars. I also give and bequeath to my Said Son James five hundred Dollars.
All the rest and residue of my personal Estate not herein before given and bequeathed, after payment of my debts, Legacies and funeral expenses, I do give and bequeath unto my said Son James, and I do hereby Constitute and appoint him sole Executor of this my last will and Testament. I witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this twelfth day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five.
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator as and for her lst will and testament in our presence who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto……
Between inte?????? Before executrix.
John Crary, John B. Doig, Jane Gray
Vol.6, p. 133-4 of the Wash Co Will Books