In the name of God, Amen. I, John Robinson of Epsom in the County of Merrimack and State of New Hampshire, being in health of body and of sound memory, considering the uncertainty of this life and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs while I have capacity to do so, so make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following ~
1st I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sally Robinson all the household furniture she brought with her when I married her and the beds and bedding which she has or may make during the time she lives with me & be at her disposal forever. I also give my wife the keeping of one cow and two sheep, eight bushels of good Indian corn, four bushels of wheat, thirty bushels of potatoes, ten bushels of good apples and a sufficient quantity of garden vegetables, peas and beans for her own use, also a sufficient quantity of wood hauled and cut at the door to supply one fire, and early and every year during the time she may remain my widow. I also give my wife the use of the east room and the east chamber in my house, a privilege in the cellar and in the _ during the time aforesaid. I also give my wife one cow and two sheep to be at her disposal.
2nd I give and bequeath to my four daughters viz Betsey Dow, Sally Dowst, Nancy Brown and Abigail Healey one dollar each to be paid by my executor in one year after my decease.
3rd ly, I give and bequeath to my son William Robinson all the rest and residue of my personal estate wherever found, & be at his disposal forever, also all my real estate to be for his use and occupation during his natural life, and at the said Williams decease then to descend to his eldest son then living and to the oldest son of each generation for fifteen generations.
Lastly I hereby constitute and appoint my son William Robinson sole Executor of 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 this seventeenth day of October A.D. 1836.
John Robinson

Proved, approved and allowed the fourth Thursday of January A.D. 1840