The Will of Sampson B.
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the name of God, Amen
Sampson B. Cantrell of the Akin Precinct in the county of Hamilton and
State of Illinois of the age of fifty eight years and being of sound mind
memory do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in the
manner following that is to say first I give and bequeath to my Wife Mary
Cantrell the following described Real Estate: Part North East fourth (1/4)
of the South West quarter of Section Elleven (11) containing Thirty Nine
Acres and part of the North West fourth of the south West quarter of
Eleven (11) in the North East corner of said tract containing 2 ½ Acres
in of the above lands lying in Township Seven (7) South of Range Six East
my daughter Eliza F. Cantrell and lastly I give and bequeath all the rest
residue and various div Of my personal estate goods and chattles of what
nature or kind gaved??? to my Wife Mary C. Cantrell whom I hereby appoint
Executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former
wills by me made.
witness whereof I have hereinto set my hand and Seal this 5th day of
October, A. D. 1883.
(x-his mark) B. Cantrell (Seal)
above instrument consisting of one sheet was at this date thereof
Signed, sealed published and declared by the Said Sampson B. Cantrell as
for his last will and testament in presence of us who at his request and
his presence and in presence of each other have subscribed our names as
witness there to the above instrument consisting of one sheet made at
date though declared to us by the said Sampson B. Cantrell the testator
therein mentioned to be his last will and testament and at the same time
to us and each of us that we had signed and sealed the same and
we therefore at his request and in his presence and in the presence of
other signed our names thereto as attesting Witnesses.
M. Hardesty, at Allen Preceinct in Hamilton County
John G (x his mark) McGill At Allen Preceinct Hamilton County
Thomas D. Ray At Flannigan Preceint, Hamilton
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