William Mount was the son of Humphrey Mount and Ann Britton. He was the third cousin of RIchard, William, Samuel, John and Hezekiah Mount of Cranbury, New Jersey. He married Ann Perrine.
I William Mount of the Township of South Amboy the County of Middlesex and State of New Jersey being in a declining state of health but of sound disposing mind do for the setting of my temporal affairs make this my last will and testament.
First, I recommend my soal to God who gave it and myh body to be intered in a plain & decent matter at the discretion of my Executor herein named.
Item: My will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid by my Executor and as soon as conveniant after my discease and all the resudue of by estate xxxxx of what it may I dispose of as follows - that it be equally divided between my wife Ann and daughter Hannah & my two sons James and William Mont Eacdh and equal share and I do hereby consitute nominate and appoint my son James Mount to be executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made and declaring this only to be my last ---in the presence of --- dated this twenty sixth day of April eighteen hundred an eleven --- 1811
Signed by William Mount.
A true an derfect Inventory of all and singular the goods and charrles rights and credits Late of William Mount of the township of South Amboy in the County of Middlesex and State of New Jersey deceased - made by us whose names are hereunto subscribed this 22 day of January --- 1812
His purse $63.50
his appparel $15.00 A due bill from William Johnson and son payable the first of April next for $53.32
Sundries in the front room $16.
1 case of drawers 6 dollars 3 tables & stands $5.00
12 Winsor chairs $ 14 6 Rush bottoms 2 doll $ 16.
sundries in the cuboard $ 5.0
Tea Kettles and looking glass $ 3.
Sundries in the back room -- 2 beds and bedding & $50 2 chest $ 2 -- $52
2 beds and bedding -- $ 50.
saddle and bridle $ 3 wheels $ 12.
sundries $ 3.
12 Horned cattle and 3 calves $ 135.
2 gray horses 2 colts $ 100
12 sheep 10 hogs $ 54.
rye in barn and oats $ 45
hay and poltry $ 32
Waggon 2 ploughs and harrow $ 47.5
Harness shovels spades $ 23.
corn and potatoes $50 shelves and grind stone $ 55.
wiskey $ 18 meat $ 30 casks $ 15 $64
pots and kettles $ 5. shoves and tongs $8.
sundires $ 16
Total of $888.87
appraised by in this day and year above
Robert Montgomery and David xxxxxxxxx