Last Will and Testament of Darius Tallman

Admitted to probate and recorded May 3, 1811

Dutchess County Surrogate's Office in Liber C of Wills, Page 553

Transcription by Mary Martin

I Darius Tallman of the Town on Dover in  Dutches County and state of New York, being at this time in Perfect mind and memory think best to make this my last will and Testament and so hereby despose of my Estate as followeth

(Viz) Impremis. It is my will in the first place that all my just debts and funeral Expenses be paid at the disgresion of my Executors hereafter named

Item I give to my son John five Shilling

Item I give to my son Peter all my wearing apparel

Item I give to my son Stephen five Shilling

Item I give to my son Darius five Shilling     

Item I give to my son Isaac one yearling Colt to be Delivered at the Expiration of 

           one year after my Decease

Item I give to my daughter Rebecca five shilling

Item I give to my daughter Phebe one cow and three sheep together with all my

           Household furniture Except one bed and beding the which I lodge in my

           self at her free disposal, also the use of the one half of my Lands and the

           East Room of my House as Long as She Remains Single

Item I give to my son Fobes Southworth the Bed and beding above Excepted

           together with all the Remainder of my Real and  Personal Estate to him and

           his heirs forever

And I hereby Constitute and appoint my beloved Sons John Tallman and Fobes Southworth Tallman my only and Lawfull Executors to this my Last Will and testament and I do hereby Disallow Revoke and make void all former wills Legasies and bequeaths in writing Ratifying and Confirming this to be my Last will and Testament in writing whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this first day of fifth month in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and nine

 

Daruis Tallman

In Presence of

Clark Wilbur

Solomon Ralph

Fobes Southworth