Will of Samuel Mount

Will of Samuel Mount : ~1724 - 1801

Samuel Mount was the son of Richard and Rebecca (Unknown) Mount. He was the uncle of the Richard Mount who married Lydia Dey/Dye. Samuel was born abougt 1724 in Middlesex County, New Jersey and moved with his family to the Mohawk Valley, New York. After the death of his sons Richard Aaron and Timothy at the hands of the Mohawk Indians, Samuel and his family returned to Middlesex County, New Jersey. In the name of God, Amen.

In the name of god Amen the thirtieth day of May Eighteen hundred and one I Samuel Mount of the township of Upper Freehold and County of Monmuth and State of New Jersey being in good health and of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto god therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament and I desire it to be received by all as such.

Item: I give to my beloved wife frances Mount all my household furniture of every kind excepting too beds and bedding for the same during her life.

Item: I then give unto my well beloved son Michelo Mount all my personal property of every kind and the too beds and bedding included above. xxxxx that I may die possessed of and at the death of my wife then Michael Mount to have all she dies possessed of that she dont chuse to dispose of herself in any other way. And I do constitute my aforesaid son Michael Mount the sole executor of this my last will and testament in witness thereof I do henunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed, pub lished & delivered by the above named Samuel Mount .... as his last will and testament in the presence of wittnesses:

Peter Barclay
Brent Schork
Joseph XXXX

SIgned by Samuel Mount.

A true and perfect inventory of all and xxxx the goods and chattles of the personal estate of Samuel Mount late of the Township of Upper Freehold in the County of Moumouth. Made by John Dey and Brent Schonk.

His wearing apperel $ 40.
19 horned cattle $26.
Hay in the barn and in Racks $168
6 sheep one xxxxxxx 9 hogs $20
3 horses $240.
Hay in the Rack and barn and lumber in the barn $40.75
a Waggon Hay xxxx harrows $43.00
Corn in the crib and xxxx hogs - 17 - $81.75
5 hoghead 1 xxxxx one copper kittle $ 8.00
Kittles, pots xxxx tongues and xxxxx$ 20.25
cobard and Chana ware and silver tea spoons and xxxx $15.00
one xxxxxx and other dishes $ 5.00
a negro woman $ 146.
xxxxware grind stone xxxx $ 9.50
17 chairs and cxxxx 2 tables $15.25
looking glass desk & guns & chest, baskets old barrel $16.50
book case and bottles $41.00
4 beds and bedding - $120.
one bond & morgage for one