WILL of William Rand 1829
Name of God Amen.
I William Rand of Epsom, NH in the County of Merrimack
and State of New Hampshire, Husbandman, being weak in body but of a sound and
perfect mind, and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same, do make and publish
this my last will and testament in the manner and form following -
I give and bequeath unto my son William Rand two dollars
I also give and bequeath
unto my daughter Molly Wood Rand, one eight day brass clock and case, one love
case drawers, one bed and the bedding during her natural life and after he decease
I further bequeath the above mentioned clock & case to my daughter Sarah McConnel,
and also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Betsy Wood Rand the above mentioned
love case drawers and bed and bedding after the decease of my daughter Molly Wood
Rand. I also give and bequeath unto my grand children, children of Rebecca Prescott
that she left at her decease two Dollars. I further will, give, and bequeath,
unto my son Tobias Trundy Rand all my wearing apparel after my decease - I also
give and bequeath unto my Granddaughter Maryjane C. Rand, daughter of my son Thomas
Rand, one bed and bedding after my decease.
I futher give and bequeath unto
my grandson Jacob B. Rand, son of Thomas Rand, one yoke of steers and my gun.
futher will, give and bequeath unto my grandson Newel C. Rand, son of Thomas Rand,
all of my sheep and lambs.
I futher will, give and bequeath unto my granddaughter
Elisa Batchelder Rand, daughter of Thomas Rand, all my household furniture that
I have not willed and disposed of in the above.
I further give and bequeath
unto my son Thomas Rand all of my farming utensils, also all of the debts due
me from him or any one else I wish to bequeath to him - by this the said Thomas
paying my debts and supporting Molly Wood Rand during her nathural life.
above several sums of money I will and order shall be paid to the said respective
legatees within one year after my decease if called for by the respective legatees.-
hereby appoint Isaac Small my sole executor of this my last will and testament
and hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I hereunto
set my hand and seal this eleventh day of February in the year of our Lord one
thousand and eight hundred and twenty nine.