I, Sarah C. Moss, of the village of Sandy Hill, Washington
County, New York, being of sound mind and memory, do make, ordain, publish and
declare this to be my last Will and Testament, that is to say
After all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughters, S. Emma Moss and Carrie E. Moss, the use of the house and lot, owned by me, situated in the village of Sandy Hill, Washington County, New York, on the southerly side of Locust Street ------- for and during the time they shall severally remain unmarried, and from and after the marriage, or the death, unmarried, of either of my said daughters, I give and devise unto the one of my said daughters who shall remain unmarried, the said use for and during the time she shall remain unmarried, and from and after the marriage, or the death of that one of my said two daughters who shall the longer remain unmarried and surviving, I give and devise the said house and lot situated as aforesaid to my children who shall be then surviving, to be divided between them share and share alike.
I give and bequeath unto my said daughters, S. Emma Moss and Carrie E. Moss, all and every of my personal property and estate, of every name and nature and kind whatsoever and wherever situated, to be theirs and their heirs and assigns forever, and in case either of my said daughters shall die before my decease, then, I give and bequeath unto the survivor of my said two daughters all of the said property and estate to be hers and her heirs and assigns forever.
Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint S. Emma Moss and Carrie E. Moss to be executrixes of this my last Will and Testament, hereby ----ing all former wills by me made.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the seventh day of March in the year one thousand eight hundred ninety-one.
Mrs. Sarah C. Moss (L.S.)
The above instrument consisting of 3/4 this sheet(?) Was at the date thereof subscribed by Sarah C. Moss in the presence of us and each of us she at the time of making such subscription, acknowledged that she made the same and declared the said instrument as subscribed by her to be her Last Will and Testament. Whereupon, we then and there at her request and in her presence and the presence of each other, subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Carolyn E. Edwards residing at Sandy Hill, NY
Grenville (?) M. Ingaalls (?) Residing at Sandy Hill, NY
In Surrogate's Court
County of Washington
In the Matter of the Probate
of the Last Will and Testament
of Sarah C. Moss Deceased.
State of New York,| ss.
County of Washington}
Grenville M. Ingalsbee and Caroline E. Edwards whose names are signed to the said will as witness, being each severally and duly sworn and examined as a witness in the above entitled matter, says and each for himself or herself says,
I was acquainted with the above named Sarah C. Moss in her lifetime and was present and saw her subscribe her name on the end of the instrument now shown to me and offered for Probate as her Last Will and Testament bearing date the seventh day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety one. 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 int....s and I saw the said other int s sign his or her name thereto and know that he or she did so at the request of the said decedent and in her 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} Grenville M. Ingals--
me this 6 day of November 1901} Caroline E. Edwards
Chas. G. Davis
Special & Acting Surrogate
I, Charles G. Davis, Special and Acting Surrogate of the County of Washington, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct record of the Last Will and Testament of Sarah C. Moss, late of the town of Kingsbury, in the 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 this 6th day of November, 1901.