New Jersey Wills - August 17, 1898 - John A. Laird

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New Jersey Wills - August 17, 1898 - John A. Laird

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The will of John A. Laird of Freehold was probated last week. The will was as follows:

I, John A. Laird, of the town of Freehold, in the county of Monmouth and state of New Jersey, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following, that is to say;

First-It is my will and I do order that all my just debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently can be after my decease.

Second-I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Jane Laird, a gold watch now in her possession; also all the silverware presented to us August 19th, 1871.

Third-I give and bequeath unto my sister, Catharine Busch, two hundred dollars.

Fourth-I give and bequeath to my sister, Charlotte Ford, two hundred dollars; also a grave or burial place in my burial plot in Tennent burying ground at Tennent, New Jersey.

Fifth-I give and bequeath unto my nephew, Abraham R. U. Solomon, one hundred dollars; and to my nephew, Dwight D. Solomon, one hundred dollars.

Sixth-I give and bequeath unto my grand nephew, Harry Millett Laird, the gold hunting-case watch that I now wear; also one silver spoon and fork marked "J. A. L."

Seventh-I give and bequeath unto my nephews, Wallace W. Laird and Stewart Laird, and my niece Blanche Tompkins, a certain prommissory note for three hundred and seventy-five dollars now held by me, dated August 15th, 1878, made by Eugene B. Laird, Moses M. Laird and Charlotte Ford, payable five years after date, with interest, in equal proportions, share and share alike.

Eighth-All the rest and residue of my estate, real and personal, I give, devise and bequeath unto my said wife, Jane Laird, her heirs and assigns forever.

Ninth-I hereby constitute and appoint my said wife, Jane Laird, and my nephew, Abraham R. U. Solomon, executors of this my last will and testament.

Witness my hand and seal this thirtieth day of June, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight.

The witnesses to the will were E. W. Arrowsmith and A. W. Arrowsmith.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, August 17, 1898

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