Will of Mary Yarnall (nee Bennett) widow of Isaac Yarnall, and daughter-in-law of John & Abigail (Williamson) Yarnall.
Chester County Will #2324, Book D vol 4 page 625
Transcribed by Linford H. Yarnall with original spellings
In the name of God Amen I Mary Yarnall of the Township of Edgmont in the County of Chester widow relect of Isaac Yarnall Late of the same place Yeoman Deceased, Being Sick and weak of Body But of sound and perfect mind and memory, praised be the name of the Lord for the same; Having in mind the mortality of the Body and well knowing that it's appointed for all mankind Once to Dye but the time to us uncertain Do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in manner and form following That is to Say First and (?) I recomend my Sole into the of my Creator Almighty God hoping through the Merrets and Intersesion of my Blessed Savour and redeemer Jesus Christ to Enjoy a pleace of rest in Blessed Imortality and my Body Commit to the Earth to be Decently Buried at the Discretion of my Executors herein after mentioned and Named And as for what worldly Estate it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this Life I give and Dispose of in manner following. Imprimis - I order all my just Debts and funaral Expenies be first paid and Discharged by my Executors.
Item I give unto my Eldest Son James Yarnall the Sum of five pounds to be put to interest as soon as Conveniently Can be Collected by my Executors untill he shall arive to the age of one and twenty years.
Item I Give unto my Son Benjamin my Large Bible.
Item I Give unto my Daughter Abigail My Case of Drawers.
And for all the rest and residue of my Estate I Give and Bequeath unto my three youngest Children John Benjamin and Abigail to be Equaly Devided Shear and Shear alike, and to be put to Interest untill they Shall respectively Come to Eage.
And I Do hereby Constitute and apoint my Trusty and well Esteemed friends Able Green and Thomas Bishop my Executors of this my Last will and Testament giving them full power and authority to act therin and if Either of the within Named Able Green or Thomas Bishop Should Dye then the Surviving Executor to have the Same power as if they were both Living. In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this 25th Day of October in the year of our Lord 1766. Mary Yarnall
Signed Sealed published pronounced and Declared by the within Testator as her Last Will and Testament in the presence of us.
Daniel Calvert 8 Nov: 1766
Chester November 8th 1766 Then personally appeared Cadwalder Evans and Daniel Calvert who on their Solemn Affirmations according to law did declare Affirm & Say that they were personally present and did see and hear Mary Yarnall the Testatrix within named Sign Seal Publish Pronounce & declare the within Writing to be her Last Will & Testament and that at the doing thereof she was of a sound & well disposing mind & memory to the best of their Understanding.
H. H. Graham D Reg.r
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