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Last Will & Testament of Isaac Haston/Hastings

In the name of God amen I Isaac Hastings of Bennet Valley Sonoma County California being weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say. First I give devise and bequeath to my son Hartwell G. Hastings all the real estate of which I may die possessed. Second I give devise and bequeath unto my said son Hartwell G. Hastings the following described personal property to wit: One Spring Waggon. One Two horse Waggon. One Bey
Mare, Six years old and her Colt about four months old. One bay mare yearling Colt. One gray Mare Six years old. Three Milk cows and three yearling Heifers. One white Steer Calf. Twenty one head of Hays large and small. Second I give devise and bequeath to the daughter of my Said Son Hartwell G. Hastings by his first wife. Lucida Agness Hastings the following articles of personal property to whit: One black mare Colt four months old.  One red Calf. The calf of my red Cow. 1 Feather Bed. The property given and bequeathed by this will to my said Son Hartwell G. Hastings is given and bequeathed to him Subject to the following express charges to wit: 1st That he shall at my death or as soon there after as may be pay all my debts and
funeral expenses. Second. That he shall provide and furnish to my said Wife Agnes, a good and comfortable support and living during her lifetime. Item I have now, living as far as I am informed, the following children. John Westley Hastings residing in the State of Texas. Samuel Douthard Hastings residing in the State of Missouri, Emily Hastings, wife of Joseph Hastings, DeLay Fletcher Hastings A. R. Hastings, Jesse Axley Hastings and Hartwell G. Hastings residing the State of California and the reason why I have by my will given and devised to my Said Son Hartwell G. Hastings nearly my entire estate is that he has remained at Home with me and constantly aided me in taking care of and improving my property and in providing for the family.
Lastly, I appoint my Said Son Hartwell G. Hastings my Executor, without the necessity of giving bonds. In testimony where I have herein to subscribe my name and affixed my Seal this 23rd day of August 10 D. 1870  Isaac Hastings (His mark) Witness to signature  Murray Whallen   Seal

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