Last Will & Testament
This will was contributed to the site by Barbara J. Perricelli with grateful appreciation. Eveline (Snyder) Van Buren was the wife of Harmon Van Buren.
Will of her husband, Harmon Van Buren.
WILL OF EVELINE VAN BUREN, BROADALBIN, NY
I, Eveline Van Buren, widow of Harmon Van Buren, of the Town of Broadalbin, Fulton County, N. Y., being of sound mind and memory, do make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, that is to say:
First - After all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, I give, devise and bequeath unto my two daughters Mary, wife of Lawrence Van Allen and Sarah Mariah, wife of Harvey Becker all my household furniture and bedding that I may be possessed of at the time of my decease to be equally divided between them share and share alike.
Second - I give, devise and bequeath all the rest and residue of my personal estate of every name, kind and matter that I may own and be possessed of at the time of my decease to my two daughters, Mary Van Allen, wife of Lawrence Van Allen and Sarah Mariah Becker, wife of Harvey Becker, and my grand daughter Eveline Sweet, wife of Joseph Sweet and my two sons John Van Buren and James Van Buren, to be equally divided between them share and share alike. The child or children of a deceased son or daughter to have the share or portion which his or their parent would have taken if living.
Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint my son James Van Buren and my son in law Lawrence Van Allen to be executors of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, this 12th day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety.
Eveline Van Buren (Her mark)
PROBATE: 23 Feb 1891
Heirs & Next of Kin:
Francis Van Buren, Martin, Michigan, son
James Van Buren, Mayfield, NY, son
John Van Buren, Mayfield, NY, son
Martin Van Buren, Mayfield, NY, son - filed written objection, then dropped it.
Austin Van Buren, Mayfield, NY, son
Mary Van Allen, Broadalbin, NY, daughter
Sarah M Becker, Broadalbin, NY, daughter
Mary Brown, Mayfield, NY, granddaughter
Miner Groves, Mayfield, NY, grandson
George Groves, Mayfield, NY, grandson
Wm. Groves, Mayfield, NY, grandson
Eveline Sweet, Mayfield, NY, granddaughter
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