Will of Conrad Vickerson-August 27, 1870, filed in probate court Jan. 19, 1872
Liber 8 Folio 389
In the name of God, Amen, I Conrad Vickerson of Brownston, Lot 49 do make and publish this to be my last will and Testament in the manner and form following revoking all other will made by me.
Will of Conrad Vickerson
First, I assign my soul into the hands of the Almighty God hoping and believing in a remission of my sins by the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ and my body I commit to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my family and my worldly estate I give and devise as follows:
First I give devise and bequeath to my son James Vickerson my whole messuage and tenement situated at Brownston, Lot 49 together with my stock, household furniture and debts due me to have and to hold to my son James Vickerson and his heirs and assigns forever on the following conditions viz:- That he the said James Vickerson is to support and cloth and in every way maintain my beloved wife in the same way and manner she has always been accustomed to for and during her natural life and also his sister Emma, and should she, the said Emma get married my son the said James Vickerson is to give her fifty pounds together with whatever outfit she may require at the time for the occasion.
Also I give and devise to my daughter Barbara Hayden twenty pounds to be paid to her by installments as she may require it.
Also I give and devise to my daughter Matilda Tweedy ten pounds, to my daughter Fenc.. McLure the sum of ten pounds, to my son Lemuel Vickerson the sum of ten pounds and to my son Edward Vickerson the sum of ten pounds and my will is that the five last devised are to be paid by my son James Vickerson to them. [the above paragraph is crossed out-FV]. The above erased at my request.
Also I hereby appoint my son James Vickerson my soul executor.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of August 1870.
signed Conrad x (his mark) Vickerson
Witnessed In the presence of