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In the name of God Amen, I Joel POYNER, being weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner following.
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my Son in Law John TAYLOR one shilling cash to him and his heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath to my Son in Law William FISHER one shilling cash to him and his heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Chloe McHORNEY one low stead bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath Peggy POYNER one bed stead and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary POYNER one bed stead and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Fiels POYNER ten silver dollars to her and her heirs forever.
Lastly I desire that all the remainder of my estate within doors and without to be sold and the money to be equally divided between my Daughters Peggy POYNER, Mary POYNER, and my Grand Daughter Fiels POYNER and their heirs forever.
Lastly I will and desire that Hosea BALL and my Son Joel POYNER be and are hereby appointed my sole executors to this my Last Will and Testament given under my hand and seal this 24th day of June 1804.
/s/ Joel POYNER seal
Thomas [his mark] TAYLOR
Isaiah [his mark] POYNER jurat
Recorded and examined the 22 day of Dec. Anno Dom 1804
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