Will of Jacob 1D2
New Jersey Archives 3501M
In the name of God Amen
The first October in the year 1765 I Jacob Applegate of the Town of Middletown and County of Monmouth Being in health and of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God for the Same Therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed once unto men to die Doe make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and Recommend my Soul into the hands of the Almighty God that gave it and of touching such worldly estate I have which it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form
Imprimis I give and bequeath to Catteem Applegate my beloved wife the use of halfe my lands as long as she remains my widow and halfe of my house goods and fore cows and a black horse.
Item I give to my son Sylvester Applegate all my lands and meadows from McSeely Crick to the other Crick up to the head line to him and his heirs lawfully begotten forever
Item I give him my Sedar Swamp and six cows and all my smith tools a young black mair and a gray mair and halfe my goods
Item I give to my son Ebenezer Applegate all my lands in Middletown to him and his heirs lawfully begotten forever and two cows
Item I give to Hannay Soloman and Rebecca Tilton all my lands to the south-side of the Crick where John Tilton now lives on to be equally divided between them to them and their lawfull heirs of their body forever with the Peruser they pay Catteen Hart thirty pounds a Peace at leave that desputes shall rise they may sell one to another
Item I give to my daughter Catteen Hart three cows
Item I likewise constitute make and ordain Peter Tilton in West Jersey and Nathen Tilton of Middletown my sole executers of this my last will and testament and hereby utterly disallow and disanul all and every of former testament will legacies and bequests executed by me in any ways before.
This is my last will and testament
Chrineyonee Van Mater