Know yee that -- the said Elizabeth Griffeth widow -- maid ordained confirmed and in my -- on my behalf and in my place put and deputed and by those presents do make ordaine and --- and in my stead on my behalf and many Please -- and Deput William Harmanson of Northampton County my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my -- to acknowledge my husband Last Will and Testament Signed and Delivered in the Year May 28th Day Anno Dom 1708. The Mark O of widow Elizabeth Griffeth
The mark of Benja H Griffeth, Mary U Griffeth
In the name of God Amen this14th Day of March In the year of our Lord God -- 1707/8
I Jerom Griffeth of Northampton County Senior being very Sick and weak in body but perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God: therefore calling unto mind the mortallity of my body and knowing that it is appointed for man once to die I make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament
That is to say Principally and first of all I give and ---my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and from my body I recommand it to the Earth to be buried in a christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executrix noting ----- but at the general Resurection I shall Receive -- -- against by the mightly Savior of God and -- -- -- wordly ----
*I give and bequeath to my son Jerom Griffeth the sum of one shilling
Signed: Jerom Griffeth
Witnesses: Wm. Harmonson; Neech Eyre, Henry Harmanson Jr.
My request is that my well beloved friends -- -- William Waters, Capt William harmanson, and Capt Francis Costin so assist? --- to my well beloved wife in the Performance of this my Last will and Testament, Northampton, May the 28th, 1708.
This last will and testament of Jerom Griffeth was Presented by Capt William Harmanson as an attorney for Elixabeth Griffeth widow and Executrix threof ---at probate might be granted her of the ---which was according proved in open court of the above said county by the ---oaths of William harmanson and henry harmanson jur and allowed as ----
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