SUBMITTED BY:Della A. Selner - O'Hara|
Registered December 29, 1840
I Daniel Selnor of the township of Doylestown in the County of Bucks and the State of Pennsylvania being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, (blessed be thy name) do make and publish this my last will and testament in prance and form following, ~ I give and devise to my loving wife all the goods and effects she brought with her after our marriage and Twenty Dollars in cash to be paid out of proceeds of the of my personal property, and the interest of four hundred dollars to be paid to her annually as long as she remains my widow. The payment of which must be secured on my twenty-four acres of land wherein I now reside or in some other safe way. And it is my wish that all any estate both real and personal shall be sold at public sale by my executors herein after named, and the proceeds thereof (after deducting the above specified legacies) be equally divided into eight shares, six of the shares to be equally divided between my six following named children to !
wit, Charles, John, Joseph, Daniel, Elisha, and Mary and the other two shares to be equally divided on of which shares to go to the two children of my daughter Elizabeth Fretz, to wit, Alsolom and Elizabeth or the other survivor of them after she decease of my said daughter Elizabeth, and the other share to go to the lawful heirs of my daughter Catherine Miller or the survivor or survivors of them after the decease of my said daughter Catherine. The two shares willed to my aforesaid grand children must be put out to interest by the guardians to be so appointed and the interest paid annually to my aforesaid daughters Elizabeth and Catherine during there (sic) natural lives. And after there (sic) decease the principle to be paid and divided amongst. Their children as afore mentioned. And lastly, I nominate constitute and appoint my son John Selnor and my son in law Andrew Conrad to be the executors of this my last will thereby revoking all wills legacies and bequests by me there!
fore made and declaring this and no other to be my last will and testament. And I do hereby authorize empower my said executors to make to the purchaser or purchasers of my real estate, as good a deed or deeds as I could have made while living. In writing hereof I have herein set my hand and seal the 13th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine 1839. It is also my will that the share that is to be divided (can't make out word) between the heirs of my daughter Catherine shall go to the children she had by here present husband and further that the word Charles wad interlined in the boddy (sic) of the will before it was executed: and also that the four hundred dollars that is to remain during the widowhood of my wife must be divided amongst my heirs in the same way the other part of my estate is divided.
Signed sealed published pronounced by the said Estator, as his last
Will and testament in the presence of us - James Ruckman
Mordicai Pearson, Jn. Ruckman