David Hatch

Will of David Hatch

In the Name of God Amen. I David Hatch of Edmiston in the County of Otsego and State of New York considering the uncertainty of this Mortal life and being in good health and of Sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the Same, I do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say. First I give my Soul to God that gave it, and my body to be decently buried by my Executors and as for the Earthly Substance that God has lent me first I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Betsy Hatch all her right Dower that the Law allows her. I do also give and bequeath to my four Daughters Sally Sweet and Lydia Sh? (Shelden?) and Patti Whitem? (Whiteman?) and Polly Tripp to them and each of them one cow to be paid in one year after my decease if demanded if not when demanded and lastly as to all the rest and residue of my Land together with the widows, this be after her decease and all the rest of my personal goods and chattels of what kind name or nature soever after paying out my Just debts and funeral charges I give and bequeath the same to my Son Samuel Tyler Hatch whom I hereby appoint sole Executor of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the Eighth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve. David Hatch {L.S.} Signed Sealed published and declared in presence of M_____ By the above named David Hatch to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the testator. Israel Taylor Charles Mather Jeremiah Taylor
Otsego County Home Page