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Will of Newport Kinsman of Plainfield, Connecticut. 1821

In the Name of God amen this 25th day of June AD 1821, I, Newport Kinsman of Plainfield in the County of Windham and State of Connecticut being of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and do hereby surrender my soul to the hands of God who made it and request that my body be decently buried and as for my worldly estate with which it has pleased God to bless me, I give and dispose of the same after my just debts and funeral charges are paid in the following manner. 

Imprimus, To my honored mother Rosana Mallone and my well beloved wife Loe Kinsman the use and improvement of all my real and personal Estate during their natural lives. 

Imprimus, I give to the sons of Aaron Crary viz, Benjamin Crary, James Crary, Samuel Crary, Avery Crary, William Crary, Stephen Crary all my real estate to be equally divided betwixt them after my mother and wifes decease. 

And I hereby appoint Capt. Aaron Crary and Capt. Lemuel Woodward sole executors to this my last will and testament revoking all other wills and Testaments. 

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of June AD 1821.

Newport Kinsman his X mark 

Signed and sealed in presence of 

Rachael Crary 

Joseph Spalding 

George W. Gordon

Windham County at Plainfield August 18th, 1821 Then personally appeared Joseph Spalding and George W. Gordon and being duly sworn do depose and say that they saw Newport Kinsman sign, seal, publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament and they together with Rachael Crary witnessed said will all in the presence of the Testator and they did consider the said Newport Kinsman of sound disposing mind and memory 

before me Jonathan Gallop, Justice of the Peace. 

Oct 2nd 1821 proved appraised and recorded 

Andrew T. Judson Clerk 

At a court of Probate held at Plainfield on the 2nd day of October 1821: 

Know all Men by these Presents, That we Aaron Crary, Lemuel Woodward and Joshua Webb all of Plainfield are holden, and stand firmly bound and obliged unto Ebenezer Young Esq., Judge of the Court of Probate, for the District of Plainfield in the penal sum of five hundred dollars of said State: To be paid to the said Ebenezer Young, Judge, or to his Attorney or Successors in office...... 

..... as executors of the Last Will and Testament of Newport Kinsman, late of said Plainfield

Signed, sealed and delivered in Presence of 

Andrew T. Judson 

Last updated 7 Dec 2012