Oren Branson his last Will and Testament
"In the name of God amen, I Oren Branson now an Enlisted Soldier in the fourteenth Regiment of Infantry in the Service of the United States being about to March in said Service and calling to mind the uncertainty of life and being willing to settle all my Worldly Concerns in case it shall please God to call me from this life do make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following to wit. I Give devise and Bequeath after my death unto my dear friend Peter Uyant? (or Wyant) Junior of the City of Baltimore in Baltimore County in the State of Maryland all my right Title claim and Interest to and in all the Land that I shall be entitled to for my Services in the Army of the United States and to his heirs and Assigns forever and also I Give and Bequeath unto said Peter Uyant all such arms Clothing and Arrearages of Bounty and pay as shall be due and owing to me by reason of my said Service in the Army of the United States. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my!
hand and affixed my seal this twenty third day of April Eighteen hundred and fourteen.
(witnesses John Dougherty, John Demuth, Hastman Rappold)
(probate 5th July 1815)
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