EPSOM PROBATE RECORDS
WILL OF ABRAHAM OSGOOD - 1810
WILL of Abraham Osgood - 1810
In the name of God Amen - I Abraham Osgood of Concord in the County of Rockingham and State of New Hampshire, yeoman, being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory, blessed be almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say)
First, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Lucy Osgood the income and improvement of all my property both real and personal so long as she shall remain my widow, except what may necessary to pay my honest debts. I do also give and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Lucy Osgood thirty dollars; I also give and bequeath unto my daughter Eleanor Osgood, twenty dollars; also unto my daughter Hannah Osgood, my daughter Polly, my daughter Betsey and my daughter Lydia Osgood twenty dollars each, which said several legacies or sums of money I will and order shall be paid to the said respective legatees in the following manner, viz; to my daughter Lucy Osgood within four years after my decease, to my other daughters, said legacies to be paid when my son David Osgood shall arrive to the age of twenty one years (should he live to that time) and in case of his decease, at the time that he would have arrived to that age (except my youngest daughters legacy) which shall be paid when she becomes of age - I further give and devise to my son True Osgood five dollars to be paid when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one years - I also give and bequeath unto my son Samuel Osgood one hundred dollars to be paid him when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one years, it being a legacy left him by his Uncle Samuel Osgood, deceased, and which sum of money I have in trust for him.
And further my beloved wife Lucy Osgood now being pregnant, should she be delivered of a child whether male or female and should it live to become of age, I further give and bequeath unto it five dollars,
I further and lastly give and bequeath unto my son David Osgood all my property both real and personal which may remain when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one years and do hereby appoint my brother Isaac Osgood sole Executor to this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten. - Abraham Osgood