Will of Rachel Dunwoody, of Marples
I, Rachel Dunwoody of the township of Marple, County of Delaware
and State of Pennsylvania, being of sound mind and memory do make this
my last Will and Testament as follows, viz: First, I order and direct that
all my just debts and funeral charges be settled and paid by Executors
after my decease. My will is that I give all my wearing apparel unto my
three daughters in law to be equally divided amongst them. ITEM, I give
and bequeath unto my great Grandaughter Deborough Jain Newlin on half Dozen
silver Teaspoons. Item my will further is that I give and bequeath unto
my three sons, Wm. Dunwoody, John Dunwoody, and Joseph Dunwoody all the
rest and residue of my Estate Rell and personal to be equally devoided
amongst them share and share alike, to them their heirs and assigns forever.
Lastily I nominate constitute and appoint my three sons Wm. Dunwoody, John
Dunwoody, and Joseph Dunwoody, Executors to this my last will and testament
revokeing all wills heretofore made by me and confirming this onely. Witness
my hand and seal this twenth fifth day of August, A.D. one thousand Eight
hundred and twenty nine.
Rachel Dunwoody (Seal)
April 6, 1830: Then personally appeared Jonathan Hood & Isaiah Fawkes,
the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will and being affirmed according
to law doth depose and say that they saw and heard the Testatrix, Rachel
Dunwoody sign, seal, publish and declare the same as and for her last will
and testament and that at the doing thereof she was of a sound and disposing
mind and memory to the best of their knowledge & belief.
Coram Henry Myers, Regr.