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1852 Will of Elias Vaughan, Sr.
Transcribed by Judy Hinman 
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Subj:  Elias Vaughan Sr will
Date:  08/20/2004 11:17:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From:  JKHinman
To:  JoyceTice

The following is my attempt at reading it:

Last Will and Test       }      The Last will and Testament of

of Elias Vaughan         }      Elias Vaughan of the Township of

? 1852 late of Wy-       }      Wyalusing in the Count of Bradford

alusing Deceased         }       - State of Pennsylvania where

                                     }      being of Sound mind and memory

yet sensible of the shortness of life and the certainty of Death

and wishing to make such Distribution of my personal and

Real Estate as shall seem just and right to make and

Endow (?) this my last will and Testament as follows viz

Hence (?), 1st I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah one bureau (?) frame,

Bed and Bedding and the Residue of the house hold furniture

Belonging to her and two hundred dollars yearly to be paid quarterly

during her natural life as is hereafter directed and one horse and

buggy to Sarah so hence horse and buggy to go to E. R Vaughan at

her decease.

2nd to my daughters Ellen Corbin? Harriet Gamble Mary Keeler and

Amelia Day in addition to what I have already given them (?)

the sum of five dollars to be paid as hereafter directed

2rd to my son John Vaughan I give and bequeath five acres of land

from the mill (?) lot adjoining his land

3rd To my son Elias Vaughan Jr I give and bequeath twenty acres of Land

adjoining the Overton Lot.

4th To my son James Vaughan I give and bequeath the lot of land

bound by the ? the ward (?) place ? ten acres hereafter

deeded to John Vaughan

5th To my son Edward Vaughan I give and bequeath the South

part of the homestead on which I now reside as now divided

between him and Evander R Vaughan and also a small piece of Land

adjoining the Overton land about three acres more or less

6th To my son Evander R Vaughan I give and bequeath the Residue

of the homestead or farm on which I now reside including the

Buildings the stock the farming utensils belonging to the same

except which has been here to for visited and also the ?

? ? the five acres above ? to John Vaughan.

In the building given to Evander R Vaughan the bed room ? now

occupied by wife Sarah and the chamber directly overhead is reserved

for my wife Sarah during her natural life ? I do hereby direct

that my sons Edward and Evander Vaughan pay to their mother

Sarah Vaughan the sum of one hundred dollars each annually

as is ? ?  in good faith to her Satisfaction and also the

legacies to their sisters half and half and all first debts

which may be due at my decease  As well as all necessary

funeral expenses

And I hereby appoint my sons Elias Vaughan and Evander

R Vaughan my executors to this my last will and testament

and to hereby revoke and annul other wills and testament

henceforth made testimony where of I have ? to set my

hand and seal this 12th day of August AD 1865

In presence of       }                          E. Vaughan

Augusty Hinman  }    Stamp 4.50

Fortas Sewis         }

   Probate taken Dec 20 1865

Judy Hinman

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