Will of PORTER REYNOLDS of GREENWICH, WASHINGTON, N.Y.
Transcribed By MARY ANN SALISBURY for SAMPUBCO
REYNOLDS, PORTER GREENWICH Washington NY-58-M-286
Signed: 29 Nov 1870
Proved: 20 Feb 1871
Wife, executrix, heir: MARY S. REYNALDS
Witness: LEWIS TEFFT of GREENWICH, WASHINGTON, NY
Witness: JOB G. SHERMAN of GREENWICH, WASHINGTON, NY
Witness: JOHN R. PRESTON of SARATOGA, SARATOGA, NY
I, PORTER REYNOLDS of the Town of GREENWICH in the County of WASHINGTON and State of NEW YORK do make, publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following to wit:
I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate of every nature and description whatsoever to my beloved WIFE MARY S. REYNALDS to her heirs and assigns forever.
I hereby appoint my said WIFE EXECUTRIX of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 29th day of November A.D. 1870
PORTER REYNALDS (S.S.)
The foregoing instrument was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence and in the presence of each of us and we at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other signed our names thereto as attesting witnesses.
JOB G. SHERMAN, Greenwich, Washington County, New York
LEWIS TEFFT, Greenwich, Washington County, N.Y.
JOHN R. PRESTON, Saratoga County, Town of Saratoga, State of New York
SURROGATE’S COURT – WASHINGTON COUNTY
In the matter of proving the Last Will and Testament of PORTER REYNOLDS deceased
JOB G. SHERMAN, JOHN R. PRESTON and LEWIS TEFFT being duly sworn in open court severally depose and say that they were acquainted with the above named PORTER REYNOLDS in his life time and that they and each of them were present and saw Him subscribe his name at the end of the instrument in writing now produced and exhibited to them purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of the said deceased bearing date the 29th day of November A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy. That the said deceased at the time of subscribing his name as aforesaid published and declared the said instrument to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of these deponents and of each of them and these deponents at the request of the said deceased and in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribed their names respectively thereto as witnesses to the execution thereof. That at the time of the execution thereof the said deceased was a citizen of the United States above the age of twenty one years of sound disposing mind and memory and not under restraint to the best of the knowledge, information and belief of these deponents.
J. R. PRESTON
Subscribed before me this 20th day of February A.D. 1871
JAMES I. LOURIE, SURROGATE