The Last will and testament of John Sayles of Victor in the county of Ontario and state of New York.
I John Sayle considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory (blessed be Almighty God for the same) do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say)
First I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Hannah Sayle a good and honorable support out of my estate during her natural life.
Item. I give and bequeath to my eldest Daughter Elizabeth now wife to Jacob Kronkhite one Dollar in addition to what she has heretofore received from my hand
Item. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Hannah now wife to John Kronkhite one Dollar. To my eldest son Francis Sayle one Dollar. To my Daughter Jane now wife to Jacob Barnhart one Dollar. To my son Peter Sayle one Dollar. To my son John Sayle one Dollar. which together with what they have heretofore received from my hand is all that I feel it my duty to give them which several legacies above mentioned or otherwise sums of money I will and order to be paid to the said respective legatees within six months after my Decease
I further give and Devise to my Daughter Sophia Sayle now single
all my lands or real estate laying in the town of Victor aforesaid or
with all my other freehold estate whatsoever to hold to her and her
and assigns forever, together with all the rest, residue, and remainder
of any personal estate goods and chattels of what kind or nature soever
and furthermore I do hereby ordain, consititute, and appoint my said
Sophia Sayle sole executrix of this my last
will and testament --- hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the
day of September in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named John Sayle toSigned (apparently in his own hand) --- Johan Seel
Signed – Enos Gillis Lucretia Gillis Saml Gillis (maybe)
Note – Enos and Samuel Gillis were early settlers of Victor.
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