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John Reddish of Somerset County
Will Written 10 Feb 1789

This will transcription has been provided by Susan Curelop and Austin Coulbourn. Thanks to both of you!




In the Name of God. Amen I John Reddish of Somerset County in the State of Maryland being a poor state of helth do make this my last Will and Testament. First I will that all such debts I shall justly own at the time of my decese be in the first place paid by my Executris herein after named. ____ I give devise bequeath to my wife Joannah Reddish my manor plantation during her widowhood and if she mary to bee destitute of all and it to be Equilly divided betwist those that have not the Land ____ I give and bequeath to my son Hiron Reddish my Lands and if the should die without an heir to my son John Reddish and if he should die without an heir to my son Thomas Reddish and his heirs and if he should die without an heir to my son Benjamin Reddish and down to the Lawful heirs of ___ ___ and Lastly I hereby nominate consitute and appoint my loving wife wholy and sole Executris of this my last will and testatment and I do hereby (revoke) disanul and make void all the will or wills testament or testaments by me made In ____ whereof I have (hereunto) at my hand affixed my seal this 10 day of Febuary 1789.

John Reddish

Signed sealed published pronounced and delivered in
The presents us the subscriber who did in his ______
And at his request (subscribe) the (same) as Witnesses.
Testes: Thomas Beard, William Beard, Nicholas Reddish


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