Last Will & Testament of Carrie Morehouse Robinson
In the name of God, Amen. I, Carrie Morehouse Robinson, wife of William L. Robinson, of Greenwich, Washington County, New York, being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this life, do therefore make,ordain, publish and declare, this to be my last Will and Testament. That is to say, First, after all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, I give and bequeath To my brother, Charles Morehouse of Wilton, Saratoga County, New York, the sum of One Hundred Fifty Dollars; provided, however, that if my said brother shall have died before my decease, I give and bequeath said One Hundred Fifty Dollars to my husband, William L. Robinson.
Second. I give and bequeath to my niece, Beatrice Clark of
Third. I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved husband, William L. Robinson, all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, of whatever name, nature or description.
Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint my husband, William L. Robinson, of
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed my seal, the twenty-fifth day of November in the year one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-nine.
CARRIE MOREHOUSE ROBINSON (L. S.)
Charles W. Morehouse
The above instrument, consisting of one sheet, was at the date thereof subscribed by Carrie Morehouse Robinson the Tesatrix named in the foregoing Will, in the presence of us and each of us, and at the time of making such subscription the above instrument was declared by the said Testatrix to be her last Will and Testament, and each of us, at the request of said Testatrix and in her presence, and in the presence of each other, signed his name as witness thereto, at the end of the Will.
Charles W. Morhous (sic) Residing at
A. W. Day, Residing at
In Surrogate's Court,
In the Matter of the Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Carrie M.Robinson, deceased.
Charles W. Morhous (sic) and A. W. Day, whose names are signed to the said Will as Witnesses, being each severally and duly sworn and examined as a witness in the above entitled matter says, and each for himself says: I was acquainted with the above named Carrie M. Robinson in her lifetime and was present and saw her subscribe her name at the end of the instrument now shown to me and offered for Probate as her Last Will and Testament, bearing date the 25th day of November, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine. At the time of subscribing her name as aforesaid the said decedent published and declared the said instrument to be her last Will and Testament, in the presence of myself and of the other subscribing witness above named. I then subscribed my name as a witness to the said instrument, at the request, and in the presence of the said decedent and of the said other witness, and I saw the said other witness sign his name thereto and know that he did so at the request of the said decedent and in his presence. The said decedent at said time was over the age of twenty-one years and in my opinion was of sound mind and memory and not under restraint.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day of June, 1907.
Charles W. Morhous (sic)
I, Frederick Fraser, Surrogate of the said County, do certify that the foregoing is a correct record of the last Will and Testament of Carrie M. Robinson, late of the town of Greenwich, in said County, deceased, and also of the testimony taken by me on the Probate thereof as a Will of real and personal estate, which said last Will and Testament was admitted to Probate and recorded the 12th day of June, 1907.
Frederick Fraser (L. S.)