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Will of William Rabbitts
I William Rabbitts do leave to my son William in trust for his sister, Mrs. Lavinia Bayly her full, share of my money and other property for her whole and sole use and that of her children lawfully begotten, irrespective of any claim whatsoever that her husband who has deserted her may think to make.
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor. |
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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