PROBATE: 14 Jan 1901

In the name of God, Amen:

     I, Morgan Van Buren of the Town of Volney County of Oswego and State of New York, aged 65 years, being of sound mind and memory, do make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:   
      First,- After all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, I give, bequeath and devise unto Mrs. Alma Van Buren, widow of Edgar Van Buren, dec'd. all my interest in the property in Fulton of which Mrs. Elizabeth Roberts has the use under the will of our Father John Van Buren deceased.         
      Second,- I give devise and bequeath to Miss. Bernice Monk the sum of five hundred dollars, To Mount Adnah Cemetery Association the sum of one hundred dollars to provide for the care of my lot in said cemetery.
     Third,- I direct my executor hereinafter named to remove the remains of my Father and Mother from their present burial place, to the lot in Mount Adnah Cemetery and also to remove the Monument from the present lot to my said lot in Mount Adnah.
     Fourth,- I direct my executor to care for and provide for the support of Elizabeth Quirk during her natural life, out of my home farm. 
    Fifth,- Subject to the legacies in the second clause of this
Will, and to the expense of carrying out the provisions of the 3d, and 4th, clauses of this will, I give devise and bequeath my home farm to my friend Edward Quirk.
    Sixth,- I give and devise my undivided one half interest in the "Cooper Lot" so called, to my niece Grace Tackabery of Canastota, N.Y. and to Edward Quirk of Fulton, N.Y. share and share alike. I hereby authorize and empower my executor to sell and convey any real property of which I may die seized.
     Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint Edward Quirk of
Fulton, N.Y. to be executor of this, my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the 14th, day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred, (1900)
                                        Morgan Van Buren

Wit:    Arvin Rice, residing at Fulton
        Robert L McCully, residing at Fulton

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