Will of Isaac Serrill 

  I,  Isaac Serrill of Jackson Township in the county of Mercer and State of Pennsylvania so make and publish this as and for my last will and testament hereby revoking any and every will or testaments by writing by ever heretofore made.

First. I will and direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses and the expense of settling my estate shall be paid out of my personal estate, if exclusion of my household goods, books etc. It shall be sufficient for that purpose: and if there shall not be enough of it for that purpose then the balance needed shall be paid out of my real estate.

Second, I direct and give to my three children David W. Serrill, Anna, inter-married with James Russell Dight, Mary D. Intermarried with Hugh Mc Cullough and my grand daughter Anna Fiorella Serrill all the real estate of which I shall divided to be held by them in the following shares to wit: the parcel shall be divided into three parts so that my daughter Mary and my grand daughter Anna F. Shall together have ten acres of land less than either my son David or my said daughter Anna and the share acres given to said Mary and Fiorella shall be held by them in equal parts (all of said divises to hod their share at truants in common, and I hereby order and direct that my said daughter Anna Dight shall have the exclusive management and control of the interest in said real estate herein devised to my said grand daughter Ann F. For the use and benefit of said Anna F. Until she the said Anna F. Shall arrive at the age of twenty one years or shall marry.

Third. I further will and bequeath my household goods and furniture of all kinds including all books etc. To my said three children David, Anna and Mary to be divided equally among them

Fourth. I hereby nominate and appoint my said son David W. Serrill and my son-in-law James Russell Dight as the executer of this my last will and testament. As witness my hand this 7th day of April A. D. 1888.

Isaac Serrill

 Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named  Isaac Serrill as and per his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request as witnesses thereto in the presence of the said testator and of each other

R. J. Fahrison

Johnson Pearson

(Source: Submitted by Diana M. Allison)

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