~ Charles Sellner/Zellner

[ZELLNER] Charles Sellner/Zellner Will 1800 . . . SUBMITTED BY:Della A. Selner - O'Hara

Registered May 5, 1800

In the name of God Amen I Charles Sellner of Bedminster Township Bucks County State of Pennsylvania Taylor (sic) being sick & weak body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God falling into mind the mortality of my body do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner following. I recommend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors as touching such world by Estate which it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life. I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form ~

First I give to my wife the Plantation where I now live on She to have the Plantation and the benefit thereof for her and her three children her son Daniel and Susan and Madlin her two daughters to live on the Plantation and have the benefit thereof till the youngest daughter is Eighteen years of age. It is my wile that my son Daniel shall worke (sic) the place on the shares till my youngest daughter is eighteen years old and if the three children and there (sic) mother can't agree then my Executor shall have the power to sell the Plantation any time after my decease and give a good deed for it but if the can agree they shall have the place till the youngest girl is eighteen years old then it is my will that my executors shall sell my Plantation and devide (sic) the money among my eight children equally share alike after my widow has got her third part out of the Plantation and out of the moveables and then what is left shall be devided (sic) amongst my Eight children share &

Share alike & what I have I give to my children that in married they shall not pay no interest for it it is my will that my widow shall have her bed and all that belongs to her & clothes and her chest and what is in it her spinning wheel and one Chair she shall have one Iron Pot which she pleases and one dozen of spoons & four pewter plates & one quart bason (sic) and she shall have one cow out of the flock which she pleases & she shall have the Bay Mair (sic) that is now the Place with a saddle and Bridle & she shall have two sheep My son Daniel shall have a new plough share and flotter swing le tree and Clevis Ready to go to the field & he shall have two pair of Teces and Hames and the Quillers that is now on the Place and he shall have the bay horse with a star. The two girls shall have (illegible section) & linen is to be for the use of the family it is not to be sold & the grain heater that is now in the house and the meet is to be for the use of the family & my son John s

hall have there pounds more then the rest on the account of his horse that he got he was not worth so much as Charles horse Daniel shall have an ax mall & wedge the Clock is to stay in the house until my youngest daughter is eighteen years old then the place shall be sold * the Clock shall be sold then to my son Daniel when he marries in four years time he is to have a fat hog it is my will that my wife Mary and my son Charles is to be sole Executor of this my last will and testament it is my will that my executor shall after my decease make a venue and sell all the moveables what is left of what I willed to the family and devide it amongst my eight children share & share alike after my widow has for her third part out of it I do hereby dismiss and revoke all former testaments will legacies and executor confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereinto set my hand and seal this twenty-fifth day of February in the year of our Lord

one thousand eight hundred 1800. Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Charles Sellner as his last will and testament in the presence of us ~ Henry Wismer, Abraham Wismer

Charles (his X mark) Sellner (Seal)

BUCKS ~ May 5, annos domini 1800 personally appeared Henry Wismer & Abraham Wismer the subscribing witnesses to the written Immediate writing and on their solemn qualification did say that they were personally present at the execution thereof and saw and heard Charles Sellner the testor herein named sign seal publish & declare the same as and for his last will and testament and at the time of his doing he was of sound mind and memory and of diporing understanding to the best of their knowledge & belief ~

Bucks ~ be it remembered that on the 5th day of many anno domini 1800 this the last will & testament of Charles Sellner deceased was duly proved when letters testamentary were granted to Mary Sellner & Charles Sellner Executor therein named the having first been solemnly qualified & truly to administer all and singular the goods and chattels tights & credits of the said deceased and in one month from this date to exhibit it onto the registers office for the county of bucks a true inventory and conscionable appraisement of the same and in one year or when thereto lawfully requires o Bender a just account of their whole administration ~

Witness my hand and seal of said office ~

Registered May 5th 1800

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