In the name of God
Amen. I, Gilbert Budd of the town of Schondack County of Rensselaer and
state of New York being of sound mind and memory and of perfect understanding do
make constitute and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner
(that?) and from following that is to say;
Secondly I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Hannah Budd three hundred and fifty dollars to be paid within six months after my decease out of any real estate.
Thirdly I give and bequeath to my beloved daughters Betsey Budd and Abbey Budd five hundred dollars each to be paid out of my real estate within six months after my decease.
Fourthly I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Polly the wife of Angerone Thorn three hundred and fifty dollars to be paid out of my real estate within six months after my decease.
Fifthly I give and bequeath to my beloved son James Budd one hundred dollars to be paid out of my real estate within six months after my decease and
Sixthly I give and bequeath to my beloved son Elijah Budd all the rest, residue and remainder of all my estate both real and personal to have and to hold unto the said Elijah Budd his heirs and assigns forever. And I do hereby further order and declare that all the aforesaid legacies are to be paid out of the estate of Elijah Budd his heirs and assigns and
Lastly I do hereby constitute and ordain and appoint Elijah Budd
and Fanny Budd Executor and Executrix of this my last will and testament hereby
revoking all former wills and testaments heretofore made. In testimony
where I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of July in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two.
(**Written in at the side of will)
State of New York County of Rensselaer
We the people of the state of New York by the Grace of God free and independent: to all whom these presents shall come and may concern send greeting. Know ye that at the city of Troy in the county of Rensselaer on the seventh day of December in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five before Thomas Clowes Surrogate of our said county the last will and testament of Gilbert Budd late of the town of Schondack in the county of Rensselaer and State of New York deceased a copy whereof is hereunto annexed was proved and is now approved and allowed by us and the said deceased having whilst he lived and at the time of his death goods chattels and credits within this state by means whereof the proving and registering the said will and the said will and the said will and the granting administration of all and singular the said will goods chattels and credits and also the auditing allowing and final discharging the account thereof doth belong to us the administration of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased and anyway concerning his will is granted unto Elijah Budd Executer in the said will named be being first duly sworn will and faithfully administer the same and to make and exhibit a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the said goods goods chattels and credits and also to render a just and true account thereof when thereunto required.
In testimony whereof we have caused the seal of office of our
said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed. Witness Thomas Clowes Esquire
Surrogate of the said county at the city of Troy the seventh day of December in
the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred twenty five.