Will Book “C”, p. 503
In the name of God I Isaac Forgerson of the Township of Jackson, Luzerne County and State of Pennsylvania, being sick and weak of body, but of sound mind and memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and to the end I may be the better prepared to leave the world whenever it shall please God to call me hence do therefore make this my last Will and Testament in manner as follows.
First and principally I commend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God my creator and as to my personal property and real estate my Will and desire is that the expense of proving this Will and my funeral expences and paying all my just debts to the full there my Will and desire is that my Wife Eliza Forgerson to have the use of what maybe and remain for the term of ten years for the purpose of bringing up the minor children.
Then I will and bequeath into my son Samuel Forgerson and Uriah Forgerson and my daughter Marildah Forgerson the sum of One hundred dollars each and to my daughters Faney Ransom and Catherine Wagoner the sum of fifty dollars each and then what maybe and remain to be divided among my son Uriah Fergorson and my daughter Jane Miers. Sarah Fergerson, Mary Fergerson, Marildah Forgerson, Elisabeth Forgerson and Alivirah Forgerson to Share and Share alike.
And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint C. W. Case of Jackson Township Luzerne County and State of Pennsylvania Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former distribution of my said property I witness whereof I the said Testator Isaac Forgerson have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the twenty seventh day of February A. D. 1860
Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testator Isaac Forgerson as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in the presents of each other subscribed our names as witness thereto.
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