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The Will of
Isaac Montanye




In the name of God amen, I , Issac Montanye of Dallas Township, County of Luzerne, being sound in mind memory and understanding thanks be to almighty god, being mindful of my mortality, do make and constitute this day, my last will and testament.
First and principally, I recommend my immortal spirit to god, that gave it in hopes of a joyful resurrection and my body to the earth, wherever it shall please god to separate my soul & body to be buried decently at the direction of my wife who shall be executrix of this my last will and testament, any other by me declared null and void, and as to my worldly estate I dispose of it as follows, it is my will and I do order and direct that my wife Margaret shall have the use of all my property during her natural life or so long as she remains my widow, but if she dies before all the heirs to Issac Montanye, estate shall be fourteen years of age, then the property to remain undivided for the support of the minor children until they arrive at fourteen years of age, then to be divided in the following manner are setted.
Item, I will and bequeath to my daughter Clarissa one hundred dollars less than Elizabeth, Charles, Rhoda, Samuel, John, Sally and Eunice and all younger heirs and my daughter Polly intermarried with Thomas Pe_ace? Her heirs to have an equal portion of my property with Clarissa. In testimony hereof-have hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of July A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.

Issac (x his mark) Montanye

John Mott ?
Josiah McNewburry

State of Pennsylvania
Luzerne County
Be it remembered that on the twenty fourth day of November one thousand eight hundred and eighteen before me Samuel Moffet Register for the probate of Wills and greeting lettersof acuistrations in and for the county of Luzerne personally appeared Josiah McNewberry and John Mott? And being duly sworn do respectively say that the names to the above instrument subscribed I as witnesses are of their own proper hands writing that they saw Issac Montanye the testator therein named sign and seal and heard him publish and declare the foregoing instrument of writing as and for his last will and testament that at the time of doing therefor he the said testaor was of sound mind.



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