Son of Thomas and Hannah (Mumford) Hopkins
By the Permition of Almighty God Thomas HOPKINS, of the Town of Argyle, County of Washington & State of New York being Weak in Body but of sound and Perfect Mind, and Memory do make and Publish this My Last Will and Testament in Manner and form Following that is to say First I give and bequeath unto my sons Benjamin HOPKINS and David Sprague HOPKINS the Farm on which I now Dwell containing One Hundred acres of land in manner that Benjamin shall have sixty acres and David forty acres and Further that they Two shall have an Equal half and or share and share alike in the dwelling house, in the barns and in the orchard now growing. It must be understood that out of this above one hundred acres of land - I final will that my well beloved wife Hannah shall have during her life the one equal one third part thereof and the first choice of all my lands. I do also give and bequesth unto my eldest son John HOPKINS twelve Dollars & Fifty cents I do also give & bequeath to my sons James HOPKINS & Martin HOPKINS each Five Pounds. I do also give give & bequeath to my son Moris HOPKINS one Hundred Dollars. I do also give and bequeath to my sons Soloman HOPKINS and Thomas HOPKINS One Hundred Dollars each. I do also give and bequeath to my daughters Hannah PIKE and Susanah HAVENS Fifty Dollars each. Which said several bequest or sums of money I will and order shall be paid to this said respective Ligatures by my said Two sons Benjamin HOPKINS & David Sprague HOPKINS within Twelve Months after my demise and lastly I hereby appoint my said son Benjamin HOPKINS my sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking all Former wills by me made. In Witnes whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this Eleventh day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Seven.
Signed Sealed Published and Delivered
in the HOPKINS CEMETERY
Argyle, Washington Co, New York