Last Will and Testament of
Item 1st:In Testimony Whereof, I, the said Moses A. Parkison, have to this my last Will and Testament, contained on one sheet of paper, subscribed my name and affixed my seal, this the seventeenth day of December, One Thousand and Eight hundred and seventy-four.I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved Mother, Mary Parkison, my gray mare and bed and bedding.Item 2nd:
I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved brother, William H. Parkison, my black horse.Item 3rd:
I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved brother, John W. Parkison, my buggy and buggy harness.Item 4th:
I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved brothers, William Henri and John W. Parkison, all my corn and wheat and farm implements, to be equally divided between them.Item 5th:
I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved brothers William H. and John W. Parkison, and to my beloved Sisters Mary A. Phillips and Phebe E. Parkison all my monies notes and accounts, to be equally divided between them after payment of all my just debts, Funeral expenses and to the purchase of a suitable monument to be placed at my grave.Item 6th:
All the rest and residue of my estate, real, Personal and mixed, of which I shall die seized and possessed, or which I shall be entitled at my decease, I give devise and be- queath to said mother Mary Parkison. And lastly I do nominate and appoint Matthew J. Phillips and my Mother, Mary Parkison to be the executors of this my last Will and Testament.