Samuel Lloyd, 1831
Samuel's will has been faithfully transcribed from a photocopy of the original, no additional information, punctuation, etc. has been added, with the exception of signatures being identified by (signature).
"Will of Samuel Lloyd dec..
Proved March 14 1831
Bk. G. vol.16. p.347
Be it remembered that on the 14th day of March A.D. 1831 The last will and Testament of Samuel Lloyd was proved and approved in due form of law and Letters Testamentary thereon were duly granted to Warrick Coates and Charles Lloyd who were affind to exhibit a true and perfect inventory on the Estate of said deceased in one month also diligently and faithfully to regards and well and truely comply with the provisions of an act of assembly passed the 7 day of April 1826 relating to collateral inheritances and to make a true and just account of the administration in one year or when thereunto legally required. Given under my hand & the seal of office
Robt Ralston Regr (signature)
Be it remembered that I Samuel Lloyd of the township of Upper Oxford in the County of Chester and the state of Pennsylvania being in my usual state of health and of sound and dis---ing memory -- Do make and constitute this to be my last Will and revoking any will heretofore made by me.
1st I give and bequeath to my wife Mary Lloyd two cows her choice one third part of all my household and kitchen furniture her third amount at the appraisement two bonds(if they remain unpaid at my decease) from her father's estate the one S 90.05 the other S151.26 and the interest of one third part of all the overplus money of the sale of my estate after all my just debts and expenses are paid and the occupancy of the house and farm that I now live on she to pay the balance of interest of the debt not discharged by the sale of my other property and to school and support my minor children out of the proceeds of said farm and not abusing it by cutting or selling off lumber or any other way for the term of three years after my decease being in lieu of dowery ---
2nd I give and bequeath to my daughter Lydia Beck one hundred Dollars --- I give and bequeath to my daughter Eliza Graham the interest of one hundred during her husbands life and if she should outlive her husband to be paid to her at his death or to her children if she has any if not to be divided equally among all my children that is now single or their legal representatives --- I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Eastburn one hundred Dollars --- I give and bequeath to my son Charles Lloyd one hundred and fifty dollars I give and bequeath to my son Hiram Lloyd one hundred and fifty dollars -- I give and bequeath to my son Samuel Lloyd one hundred and fifty dollars -- I give and bequeath to my grandson Henry B Lloyd seventy five dollars The residue of my estate to be equally divided among my other children namely Ester Lloyd -- Sarah Lloyd -- Horatio Lloyd -- Robert F. Lloyd -- Martha Lloyd -- Jesse Lloyd -- Rebeckah Lloyd and Gibbons G. Lloyd to be paid to them or their legal representatives out of the sale of my farm that I now occupy. If my Grandson should not live until he arrives at twenty one years of age the legacy left to him to be equally divided among my children named as re_ve____ione_
Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my friend Warrick Coates and my son Charles Lloyd my Executors to this my Will and Testament And I do order and direct them or the survivor of them
the words my minor children 26 lines from the bottom was inserted before signing(on original will)
as soon as convenient after my decease to sell all my personal property not bequeathed -- And the house and lot over the limestone as contained in the survey by J. B. Linton in 1830 the farm that I bought of G. John Boyd together with the appertainences thereon to belonging out of the proceeds of such sales pay as much of my debts as they are furnished with the means and after my Widow has occupyed the term mentioned in my will the are directed to sell the remainder of my real estate and divide the money after all my just debts are paid as directed in my will --- They selling all my property directed to be sold at public and fair sail I do hereby authorise and empower them or the survivor of them to sign, seal, and deliver such deed or deeds to the several purchases as shall secure the titles to them in fee simple
the words to sell 6 lines from the bottom was inserted before signing
In Witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of 1st Mo Eighteen hundred & thirty one.
Samuel Lloyd (signature)
Signed sealed published and declared by the Testator as his last Will and Testament in the presense of us who in his presence and at his request have signed as Witnesses
Warrick Coates (signature) Affm Tenth day of March Levi Coates (signature) Affm
Warrick Coates (signature) Affm'd March 14. 1831
same day Exrs affm'd
West Chester March 12 1831 There appeared Levi Coates and on the 14th day of March also appeared Warrick Coates Gy who being affm'd did declare and say that they were present and did see and hear Samuel Lloyd the Testator in the foregoing instrument of writing named sign seal publish pronounce and declare the same as and for his last wile and Testament and at the doing thereof he was sound and wel disposing mind and memory to the best of their knowledge & belief --- affm'd before J W T. Denny Dep Regr. (signature)
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