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Submitted by Bill Miears, August 8, 2000

Will Book C4 page 48 - dated April 1829 probated 8 May 1835

JOEL HUBBARD, of the Town of Harpersfield... beloved wife Rachel onethird real estate taken off property I shall give to John, plus one-third all other personal property ..
Item, I give and bequeath to Nabby Bradley over and above one hundred and twenty-seven dollars with interest theron that she has the notes for, the furniture in the house that has been called hers and one cow with the privilege of her living in the house and for some reasonable access to any part thereof and that John shall keep her cow and this privilege in, and the keeping of the cow to remain as long as she remains unmarried and conducts herself decent but if she chooses to have her board instead of the cow being kept then John is to board her...
Item, I will and bequeath Sally Hubbard one bed and bedding.
Item, I will and bequeath to my son Joel the farm called the Packard farm and the lot that contains the burying ground supposed to be about ten acres within fence and sixty acres off from the Southerly end of Lot No. 134 adjacent Joseph Hotchkiss land and name that he calls his, one cow, one bed and bedding, one bull, Plow and one bible and this is to be free and clear... Item, I will and bequeath to son John all the remaining part of my property after paying my debts and funeral charges with a decent set of gravestones to be placed on my grave in one year and his complying with the conditions aforesaid whether it be real or personal and furthermore it is my desire that my wife and John should let out the mill if they can to a good miller and John attend on the farm and furthermore I hereby constitute and appoint my son John and my friend Cyrenus Gibbs to be executors of this my last will and testament...

Witnesses: Ransom Packard (of Harpersfield)
Pontius Davis
Hull Davis (of Worcester, Otsego Co.)



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