Person:John Watt (8)

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John Watt
 
d.Bet Jul 1815 and Oct 1815 (bet Jul-Oct 1815) , Washington, Maryland, United States
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Name John Watt
Gender Male
Occupation[1] 1 Jun 1815 Washington, Maryland, United Stateschairmaker and wheelright
Death? Bet Jul 1815 and Oct 1815 (bet Jul-Oct 1815) , Washington, Maryland, United States


References
  1. Last Will and Testament
    Will Book B page 322, 1 Jun 1815.

    1815 WILL: Washington County Maryland, Will Book B, Page 322, FHL 0,014,644

    The Last Will and Testament of John Watt deceased || In the name of God Amen. I John Watt of Washington County in the State of Maryland being sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following: that is to say. First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors herein after named and after my debts and funeral charges are paid I desire and bequeath as follows.I give and bequeath unto my son Archibal Watt the sum of five hundred dollars to be paid by my executors as follows: fifty dollars annually until he shall have received the sum of two hundred dollars and the balance at the death of my wife or when the last of my Real Estate shall be sold. Item. I give and devise unto my son John Watt all the tools and implements belonging and used by me in my trade as chair maker and Wheel Right./\ [section inserted between two lines] Item. I give and bequeath unto my sons John Watt and William Watt five Negro Slaves named Clarebelle, Nancy, Betsey, Isaac and Joseph to be valued immediately after my death and one half of the valuation of the five slaves above bequeathed to be paid by sons John and William to my two daughters Polly Parrott wife of Edmond Parrott and Eizabeth Watts wife of James Watts or their heirs share and share alike. Item, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Eve the farm where I now live for and during her natural life. or the "anual" rent thereof to be valued and secured to her by my Executors and f... and after the decease of my wife I give the said farm or money arising from the sale thereof to my four children, John, William, Polly Parrott wife of Edmund Parrott and Elizabeth Watts wife of James Watts and their heirs or assigns to be divided equally among them share and share alike.I also give and bequeath to my wife Eve for and during her natural life a Negro Woman Slave named Winna and her choice of my feather beds one tin plate Stove. One corner Cupboard and its contents in furniture some necessary articles of kitchen furniture at the discreation of my executors and from and after her decease the Negro Woman Winna and her issue I give to my son John and William to be valued and one half of her and her issues value to be paid by them to my daughters Polly Parrot and Elizabeth Watts or their heirs. Item, I devise and bequeath all the rest and residue both real and personal to be equally divided among my sons John and William and my daughters Polly Parrott wife of Edmond Parrott and Elizabeth Watts wife of James Watts in equal portions share and share alike. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my sons John Watt and William Watt executors of this my last will and testamont, revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made ratifying this and none other to be my last will and testament, In testimoney whereof I have hereunto set my heirs and affixed my seal this twenty first day of Jun in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen Signed John Watt Witnesses: Thos C. Brent, Nicholas Parrott,[Edmonds Father] Jas Resley

    Washington County to Wit. On the 25 day of October in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen personally John Watt and William Watt ane made oath on the Holy Evangels of Almighty God that this is the true and whole will of John Watt lateof said County deceased...

    Whereas I John Watt of Washington County and State of Maryland have made and did execute my last will and testament in writing bearing date the twenty first day of Jun and devise therever contained, I do hereby ratify and confirm saving and excepting such claused, bequeath and devises therein mentioned as are by me hereinafter revoked and made my Codicil which I will and direct shall be taken and held as part of my said last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say: I give and bequeath unto my son John (in addition to what I have bequeathed him by my said last will and testament one house and part of a lot of ground in Hancock town know and distinguised in the platt of said town by number ten, the said part of a lot contains fifty six feet fronting on the main street and three hundred and thirty feet deep with all the appurtonances and improvements to the said part of lot belonging. Item I give and bequeath to my wife Eve two heifers her choice out of my stock of cattle. In testimoney whereof I have hereto set my hand affixed my seal this eighth day of Jul in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifteen Signed John Watt. </div>

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