HIRAM WARING WILL
Be it remembered that at a Surrogates Court held at the Surrogates Office in Delhi, in and for the County of Delaware on 29th day of August
1870. The Last Will and Testament of Hiram Waring, late of the town of Walton in the County of Delaware deceased was duly proved before Edwin D Wagner, Surrogate of said County and was by said Surrogate adjudged valid and established as a Will of Real and Personal Estate, and the same together with the proofs and examinations taken on the probate thereof are pursuant to an order of said Surrogate here recorded to wit.
The Last Will and Testament of Hiram Waring of the town of Walton in the County of Delaware and State of New York.
I, Hiram Waring, of the town of Walton in the County of Delaware, make and publish this my last Will and Testament: I give and bequeath to my wife Rebecca one third of my Estate or such part thereof as she may be entitled to in dower to be held as such during her life & disposed of at her death as she may see fit, said dower to be set off by agreement between her and my son George or otherwise I give and devise to my son George and his heirs forever all my property both real and personal except said dower on the co8ndition that said George shall provide for and support Mary Ann Alverson, now living in my family during her life (or so long as she shall choose to reside with him) in a manner suitable to her condition in life. I appoint my son James Waring Executor of this my Will, and authorize him to collect all debts due me and pay
my indebtedness. I witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this
19th day of
Hiram Waring (L.S.)
The foregoing instrument was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and declare by said Hiram Waring as and for his last Will & Testament in presence of us who at his request and in his presence, & in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses.
J. Waters residing in Walton, Del Co, NY
James Warring Residing in Franklin, Del Co, NY
submitted by Dan Touse, March 23, 1998
[Will does not mention sons Charles of Manhattan, Kan, and Edwin of
Cal...both living - dt]