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I, Orlando Templin of Shamokin, Northumberland County and State of Pennsylvania, being of sound mind memory and understanding, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made, And first, I direct that my body be decently buried and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my ______ and situation in life, As to such estate as it hath pleased God to entrust to with, I dispose of the same as follows: Vig:


Item, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Hanna Templin all my household furnishing decent and comfortable manner the dwelling house now in process of _____ adjoining and next to my present dwelling house for her use and the use of my youngest son Joseph, so long as she lives or remains my widow and as long as my son Joseph is a minor or under Twenty one years of age, I also give, devise and bequeath to her, my said wife, the use, improvement and income of my present dwelling _______ and the use, improvement and income of one half the premises on which my said dwelling house is situated for her support and maintenance as long as she lives or remains my widow and for the support of my youngest son, Joseph until he is at the age of twenty one years.


Item, Whatever other property I may have at the time of my decease, I give, devise and bequeath to my six sons, Henry, Jessie, Emanuel, Isaac, Philip and Joseph to be divided equally among the same share and share alike.


Item: I bequeath and give to my said six sons share and share alike all other real estate is any such I may have at the time of my decease.


Item: I give and bequeath to my son Isaac and desire that upon the death of my wife Hanna or her marriage that all my property vested in her use by this will and for the use of my son Joseph, shall be sold and out of the proceeds of the sale that the sum of four hundred ($400) dollars shall be give to my said son Isaac first, and after that I wish she balance of the proceeds to be divided equally among my said sons share and share alike.


Item: It is my desire and wish that if any one of the parties herein received is __________

to contest my will, that such person shall be deprived of all the property that my be conveyed to him by this will and that it be distributed equally among the rest of my heirs, and I do hereby make and declare S. H. Chapman and Isaac Templin, Executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof Orlando Templin, the testator, have to his, my will written on one sheet of paper set my hand and seal this second (2nd) day of July A. D. 1870.


Orlando Templin (Seal)


Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the above named Orlando Templin, as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed and names at this request as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said testator and of each other. O. B. Hoffman, Wm. H. Knauss, Northumberland County, SS.


Be it remembered that on the 18th day of July Ammo Domino 1870 personally appeared before me, I Leistering Register to in and for said County O. B. Hoffman and Wm. H Knauss, the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Orlando Templin, who upon their solemn oaths did declare and say that they were personally present and did see and hear the Testator here in named sign.


Copy of Will from William & Anne Templin, Dearborn Heights, MI