In the name of God, Amen. I, Samuel Drewry, being (torn) and weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament revoking all former wills by me made in manner and form following (to wit):
First I give and bequeath to my son Samuel Drewry all that part of my tract of land whereon I now live that is bounded by the Assamoosic Swamp, William Crichlows line of marked trees to another line of William Crichlows bought of Joel Woods by said Crichlows lines, to the main road, to Joel Woods' line and by the said Woods' line to the Assamoosic Swamp supposed to contain two hundred acres, more or less, to him and his heirs forever.
Secondly I give unto my daughter Mary Salter twenty shillings.
Thirdly I give unto my granddaughter Katherine Johnson one feather bed and furniture, one chest and one cow and calf to be delivered her when she arrives at the age of eighteen years but if she dies before marriage or without lawful issue then I give the articles given her to my daughter Ann Simmons and her heirs forever.
Fourthly I give unto my wife Elizabeth Drewry the use of all the remainder of my land and plantation whereon I now live, also the use and labour of my negroes Abel and Will, also the use of all the remainder of my estate of what nature or kind so ever during her widowhood.
Fifthly I give unto my son James Drewry after the death or intermarriage of my wife my negroe boy Will to him and his heirs forever.
Sixthly I give unto my son Humphrey Drewry after the death or intermarriage of my wife my negro boy Able to him and his heirs forever.
Seventhly I give unto my daughter Ann Simmons after the death or intermarriage of my wife my loom and all the (llacys) and harness there unto belonging, also one linen wheel and one womans saddle to her and her heirs forever.
Eightly I give and bequeath to my son Joseph D. Drewry after the death or intermarriage of my wife all that part of my land and plantation having given also all the remainder of my estate of what nature or kind (facverns) before given away to him and his heirs forever, but if my son Joseph dies before he comes of age and without issue then I give the land and plantation given him to be equally divided between my sons James and Humphrey or the heirs of their body and if either of my sons last mentioned die without issue then I give the said land and plantation to the survivors of them and their heirs forever.
And in case of my son Joseph's death before he comes to the age of twenty one, I desire all the remainder of my estate given him be equally divided among all my children and, lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Samuel Drewry and my son-in-law Sprately Simmons whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament directing no appraisement of my estate and I further desire my son Samuel to take unto his immediate care the guardianship of son Joseph and that he will take care he may be educated in a manner suitable to his station in life. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this fourth day of February, 1789.