The Last Will & Testament of Elizabeth Hagaman Proved and recorded April 9th 1880, as a will of real and perunal (?) estate. In the name of God Amen; I Elizabeth Hagaman of the Town of Westerlo in the County of Albany and State of New York being of sound mind and memory, and mindful of the uncertainties of this frail and transitory life, do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following (1) I give and bequeath to my two nephews Worthington E. Hagaman and Abram Hagaman, sons of my deceased brother Abram, to each one equal undivided on half, share and share alike, to them and their heirs forever All that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the Town of Westerlo aforesaid, being part of the farm owned and occupied by my father Abram Hagaman deceased at the time of his death, consisting of seventeen acres of land; being the portion set off from my said fathers estate as the share of my sister, Rachael and myself and owned and occupied by my said sister and myself jointly until the time of the decease of my said sister: after which said land was owned and occupied by me solely. The said Rachael Hagaman my sister having by her last Will and Testament bequeathed to her said sister Elizabeth, absolutely, her entire share and interest in the said seventeen acres of land herein devised as aforesaid, (2) The Burial Ground situated on said premises is hereby reserved as a family Grave Yard and forever consecrated to that use, the title of which shall never be conveyed. (3) The expenses of my burial, and Grave Stones are made chargeable upon the estate hereby devised to my two nephews aforesaid, share and share alike. (4) I give and bequeath to my niece Elizabeth Empey six silver Tea spoons now in my possession. (5) I give and bequeath the rest and residue of my estate if any there be to my nephew Abram Hagaman, charging him with the bequest to Elizabeth Empey as above mentions, or if he shall so elect he may pay to said Elizabeth in the place and stead of said spoons the sum of six Dollars in money. (6) I hereby nominate and appoint Abram Hagaman of Westerlo aforesaid to be the executor of this my last Will and Testament and hereby authorize him to compromise and settle any claim which may be against or in favor of my said nephews, each to pay one half, thereby revoking all former will by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Twentieth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy Seven.
Elizabeth is buried in Greenville Rural Cemetery
Greenville, Greene County, New York, USA