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Reed, Eldad, Senr.

ALOB, Vol. X #3, p. 89-25:
“p. 137.  2 Aug. 1846.  I, Eldad Reed, Senr. being aged & infirmed but of a perfect mind & memory.  I desire that all my just & lawful debts be paid.  I give to my son Eldad all that tract of land whereon I now live, containing 100 acres & valued at $400 with him to pay my eldest son Joseph Reed $25 in cash or $32.50 in trade within three years of my death.  Also, to pay to my son John $91.66 in trade within three years after my death.  I give to my dtr. Anna Clements all that tract of land whereon she & her husband William Clements now lived containing 75 acres & valued at $300, and for them to pay my son Joseph the sum of $25 in cash or $32.50 in trade within three years after my death.  Also, to pay unto my son John the sum of $91.66 within three years of my death.  I also give my working tools to my son Eldad at the value of eleven dollars.
I appoint my son Eldad Reed and my dtr. Anna Clements as my sole executors.
Wit:  John Lanning, Jurett & James Reed, Jurett..
Signed Eldad Reed..
Proved by the oath of John Lanning, Senr. & James Reed this July term 1849 & admitted to record…”

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