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In the name of God Amen, I Jonathan POYNER being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul to Allmighty God who gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent and christain manner at the discretion of my executors, and as touching on my worldly estate I give demise and dispose of in the following manner.
I give unto my beloved Wife Sarah POYNER after paying my just debts all my property both in doors and out consisting of all my sheep, hogs, houshold furniture farming tooles and every other utensil forever.
Allso I constitute my beloved Wife Sarah to be executrix to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this 11th day of June Anno Domin one thousand seven hundred and ninety thre.
/s/ Jonathan [his mark] POYNER and a seal
signed sealed and delivered in presence
Hezk. PURINGTON jurat
Peter BALLENTINE jurat
Lovey [her mark] BALLENTINE
Recorded and examined this 15th day of October 1793
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