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PROBATE ELIZA STERRY
[PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, 1860]

 

I Eliza Sterry, of the City and County of Providence in the State of Rhode Island, make this my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say
I direct that all my just Debts, Funeral Expenses, Expenses of Settling my Estate and Expense of suitable Grave Stones at my Grave, be first paid.
I give, devise and bequeath all the Rest, Residue and Remainder of all my Estate both Real and Personal, wherever or however the same may be situated, and including therewith all such other Real Estate as I may hereafter acquire, of which I shall die seized, to my Nephew, Antoine Joseph Mauran, his Heirs and Assigns forever.
To have and hold the same, with all the Rights and Privileges thereof, to him the said Antoine Joseph Mauran, his Heirs and Assigns forever.
But in case the said Antoine Joseph Mauran shall not be living at the time of my decease, then I give, devise and bequeath all said Rest, Residue and Remainder of my Estate Real and Personal un equal shares to my nieces Anna Mauran and Maria Therese Mauran, their Heirs and Assigns forever.
I hereby nominate and appoint my said nephew Antoine Joseph Mauran Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and annulling all other and former Wills by me made, and establishing this, and this only, as and for my last Will and Testament.
In testimony whereof, I have set my Hand and Seal, this twenty first day of September in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty Five 1855. Eliza Sterry
Signed, Sealed, Published, Pronounced and Declared by the said Eliza Sterry, as anf or her last Will and Testament, in the presence of us who at her request, and in the her presence of each other hereunto set our names as witnesses to the same.
Henry Martin
James M Holroyd
Thomas A Levertland
[Probated 1860]