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In the name of God, Amen. I, Margaret Aird of the Town of Lake Pleasant, Hamilton County and State of New York, being of sound and disposing mind and memory and mindful of the uncertainties of human life, do make, paublish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following--that is to say:
First--I direct that all my funeral expenses and other just debts be paid.
Second. I give and bequeath to my daughter Bertha, the large pictures of her father and mother, ho have and to hold for herself, her heirs or assigns forever.
Third. I give and bequeath to my daughters Margaret and Bertha to be divided equally between them--all my clothing, jewelry and wearing apparel to have and to hold absolutely forever.
Fourth. All the rest and residue of my estate, both real and personal, of whatsoever kind or nature and wheresoever situated I give and bequeath unto my son James Oscar Aird, to have and to hold absolutely for himself, his heirs, executors or assigns forever.
Fifth--I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint, my son James Oscar Aird, Executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made, and giving and granting unto him full power and authority, to sell and convey any real estate of which I may die seized and possessed, and to execute and acknowledge any paper necessary to convey the fee thereof. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the twenty-fifth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and nine.
Margaret Aird (LS)
The foregoing instrument consisting of one page and seven lines was on the day of the date thereof, in our presence duly signed, sealed and declared by the Testator to be her last will and testament, and we, at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other, have singed our names as subscribing witnesses thereto, August 25, 1909.
Annie E. Wilbur Lake Pleasant Hamilton Co N.Y.
In the matter of proving the Last Will and
Subscribed and sworn to before me} C. S. Fry
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