WILL of Joseph Worth 1832
the name of God, Amen. I Joseph Worth of Epsom in the County of Merrimack and
the State of New Hampshire, being weak in body but of sound and 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, Rachel Worth, a good and comfortable maintenance
during her natural life.
Second I do also give and bequeath to my eldest son,
Joseph Worth, the sum of one dollar.
Third I do also give and bequeath unto
my daughter Sally Burnham the sum of one dollar.
Fourth I do also give and
bequeath unto my four youngest sons Richard T. Worth, John Worth, James Worth
and Samuel Worth the sum of one dollar each, which said several legacies or sums
of money I will and order to be paid by James Worth, whom I hereby appoint Executor
of this my last Will and Testament in twelve months after my decease.
I further give and bequeath to my fourth son, James Worth and my son Samuel Worth,
their heirs and assigns, all my real estate situate in Epsom in the County of
Merrimack, to have and to hold the same to them the said James and Samuel, their
heirs and assigns forever, from and after my decease and that of my wife Rachel.
lastly, As to all the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate whatsoever,
I give and bequeath to my said beloved wife Rachel Worth, hereby revoking all
former wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
seal this eighteenth day of February A.D. 1832.
William Ham, Jr., Jeremiah Burnham and John Dolloff Jr.