Note: NAME:PARENTS: History of Columbiana Co (1905) pg.712 DEATH: Will is signed and dated 27 Nov 1853 and filed in probate court 27 Jan 1853 (I think they must have forgotten the change the year) . 1850 Census: Union Twp, Clinton, Ohio (age 49) Newton Underwood, farmer . LAND: Columbiana Co, Ohio v.13 p. 287 Dated: 13 Mar 1830 Entered: 25 Jun 1830 Jesse & Mary Underwood of Middleton from patent of 1812 to son, Newton Underwood for love & affection & $1. Witt: Samuel Thompson & Jacob Young *check Richland Twp, Clinton Co, Ohio
Will of Newton Underwood, deceased The State of Ohio Clinton County. Be it remembered that at a court of probate held at Wilmington on the twenty seventh day of January AD 1853. In and for the county and state aforesaid, before A. M. Kay Judge of said court the last will and testament of Newton Underwood was presented … probate in words and … following to wit, Know all men by these present that I Newton Underwood of the county of Clinton and state of Ohio do make and constitute this my last will and testament. 1. Article 1st It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid by my Executors as soon as convenient. 2. Article 2d That my beloved wife Ann Underwood shall have the whole possession and use of all that remain after the debts and expenses are paid, both real and personal including occupancy rents and interest during her widowhood but it is also my will that if she should enter into a second marriage that she shall then give up possession of all and every part of the estate, but that she shall there after receive one half of the rents or interests of the estate during the remainder of her natural life. 3. Article 3d I give and bequeath to my son Charles R. Underwood in addition to that he has already received one hundred & fifty dollars less than an equal divide. 4. Article 4th I give and bequeath unto my two sons Isaac Newton Underwood and William N. H. (or H. H.) Underwood the two colts Claimed by them respectively in addition to their shares respectively in an equal divide. 5. Article 5th I give and bequeath to my two daughters Ruth Starbuck and Mary Wade in addition to that they have already received, an equal divide respectively. 6. Article 6th I give and bequeath to my three remaining children namely Anne Underwood, John Milton Underwood and Reuben Underwood their equal divide respectively. 7. Article 7th And it is my will furthermore in relation to the three last named Children namely Ann, John Milton and Reuben that they too shall have something further at the discretion of their Mother. If she should live to see them grown up then she may at her discretion give to each of the boys a colt or something in … of it what shall be above the equal divide. And which shall be theirs and to the … of … bodies as likewise all the aforementioned bequests … to the persons named. And to the … 8. 8th And furthermore it is my will that my beloved wife Anne Underwood shall have all the household and kitchen furniture beds and bedding and six milk cows and three work horses which she may select. And all the stock hogs and also the farm wagon. And the farming utensils that may be necessary carrying on the business of the farm successfully. And all the sheep together with all the grain and hay necessary for the stock which are at her command for the use of the farm. And family land are to be neither in… nor appraised. And I do nominate and appoint my wife Ann Underwood and my two sons Isaac Newton and William H. H. Underwood to be my executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony where of I the said Newton Underwood have hereto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this twenty seventh day of November AD 1853. Signed - Newton Underwood
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