Note: WILL: George KING, 1833, Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, PA File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: Teresa Shade Meltzer <nataliesgram@@hotmail.com> November 19, 2006, 1:21 am Copyright 2006. All rights reserved. http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/pa/huntingdon/ ________________________________________________ Source: Huntingdon County Pa Will Book 3 Pages 418~419 Written: August 5, 1833 Recorded: October 19, 1833 Last Will and Testament of George King, deceased In the name of God amen, I George King of Shirley Township Huntingdon County and state of Pennsylvania being in midling state of health, but still in sound state of mind, and memory, and understanding thanks be to Almighty for the same, being mindful of my mortality do make and institute this my last will and testament. First, and principally I recommend my immortal spirit to God who gave it, in hopes of a joyful resurrection and my body to the earth (when it shall please God to separate my soul and body) to be burried decently at the discretion of my executors in a Christian like manner - and as to such worldly estate wherein it hath pleased God to bless me, I give and dispose there of as follows - I do nominate and appoint my beloved wife Mary King and my son James King both of Shirley township to be my executors of this my last will and testament - And it is further my will and desire that all my personall property which I may be in possin of at the time of my decease, shall belong and be the property of my beloved wife Mary - and it is my will and desire that if she should not choose to live in the house with any of her children, and was or will be her desire to have a house build on either part of my place, it shall be done at the joint and equal expense of my legal heirs that are in possession of my landit property - It is further my will and desire as respects my real estate to bequith and dispose of the same in the following manner - I bequith unto my son William King the lot and parcel of ground that is marked and plotted out & is in his possession at this time containing forty five acres more or less, and I bequith unto my daughter Elizabeth Newell the lot of ground that is maket and plotted out and is in her possession at this time supposed to contain forty five acres be the same more or less - I bequith unto my daughter Hanah Swope that lot or parcel of ground market and plotted out, and is in her possession at this time, containing forty five acres more or less. I bequith unto my son Charles King, the lott of ground that is market and plotted and is in his possession containing forty five acres more or less. I bequith unto my daughter Sarrah More the lott of ground that is market and plotted and is in her possession at this time containing forty five acres be the same more or less - and it is further my will and I do hereby bequith unto my sons John, George, Patrick and Hugh King eache and every the sum of one dollar to them in hand paide imediatly after my decease as their legacy by my daughter Hanah Swope - I further bequith unto my son James King the lot of grounds and parcel of lande market and plotted and is in his possession at his time containing forty five acres more or less. Item it is my will and I order and direct that all my just debts and personall expenses shall be paid jointly and equally by my legal heirs that are in possession of my landit property. I publish and declare hereto set my hands and seal the fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three. Signed and sealed in present of: George King (SEAL) Hermanus Ow Henry Copenhaver Peter Snyder ***************************************************** Huntingdon County Pennsylvania Will Book #3 page 419 Huntingdon County Go before me the subscriber Deputy Register for the probate of wills and granting letters of administration in and for the said county pf Huntingdon, personally appeared Henry Copenhaver and Peter Snyder who being sworn according to law do depose and say that they were personally present, and saw and heard the aforenamed George King sign, seal, execute, publish, pronounce, and declare the above & foregoing instrument of writing as and for his last will and testament; and that these deponents did sign their names thereto as witnesses in the presence of each other, and in the presence of the said testator, and at his instance and request; and that he the said testator was at the time of sound and disposing mind, memory, & understanding to the best of their knowledge and belief. Sworn & subscribed Peter Snyder the 19th day of October A.D. 1833 Henry Copenhaver Before Wm. Stewart Depy. Regr Contributor's Notes: Spelling, underlined words and punctuation transcribed as written from the original Will and Letters of Administration document copies secured from the Huntingdon County PA Register and Recorder's Office. Spelling of the surname for Will witness Hermanus Ow has been verified from the 1820 & 1830 Shirley Township Census records, correct as written. This file has been created by a form at http://www.genrecords.org/pafiles/ File size: 5.6 Kb Will of George King: King, George, late of Shirley Twp. Will dated 5 Aug 1833; prob. 19 Oct 1833 Names: wife Mary Children: James, William, Elizabeth Newell, Hannah Swoope, Charles, Sarah More, John, George, Patrick, Hugh. Exr. wife Mary, son James, both of Shirley Twp. Wit: Hermanus OW (?), Henry Copenhaver, Peter Snyder page 418 - Vol. III 1795 Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Tax List: King, George, 200 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow Deed: George KING of Huntingdon County - David STEVENS of Hopewell Twp. Bedford County, PA, March 7, 1796 Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Teresa Shade Meltzer nataliesgram@@hotmail.com November 19, 2006, 12: Copyright 2006. All rights reserved. http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/pa/bedford/ ____________________________________________________________ Shirley Township Huntingdon County Written: March 7, 1796 Recorded: August 31, 1796 Deed Book E-1 Page 375 ~376 David Stevens to George King This indenture made the seventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and ninety six - between David Stevens of the Township of Hopewell in the County of Bedford and state of Pennsylvania of the one part - and George King of the Township of Shirley in the County of Huntingdon & state aforesaid. Witnessth, that the said David Stevens for and in consideration of the sum of fifteen pounds good and lawful money of the state of Pennsylvania to him in hand & paid at the time of the execution hereof the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have by these presents do grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the said George King his heirs & assigns all that of lande situate in the township of _____(blank) in the county of Huntingdon joining Londeney land on the north east, & George King's old place on the east and joining lands taken up by Right and Hobble on the west & Homs & Clark on the South including an improvement and containinabe two hundred acres be the same more or less. It being the same tract of land James Picket sold to Frances Whiting by a bill of sale bearing the date the nineteenth day of Feburary one thousand seven hundred & eighty eight seventy eight and by one other instrument in wrighting from Frances Whiteing es to Hethcut Picket bearing date Sepbr 5th one thousand and seven hundred and eighty two - and by one other instrument in writing from Hethcut Picket to the aforesaid David Stevens bearing date the twentenith day of Novbr one thousand seven hundred & eighty three [then in the County of Bedford now in the county of Huntingdon which the said David Stevens hath obtained a liberty to take an office right but doth not agree to do the same] Together with all singular the rights liberties priveiledges immunities herein a aments and apprutenances whatsoever to the same belonging & the reversions unto issues and profets thereof and all the estate right title & interest either at law or in equity of him the said Davis Stevens of into & out of the same - to have & hold all & singular the hereby granted premises with the apprutenances unto the said unto the said George King his heirs & assigns to his & their only proper use & behoof forever & the said David Stevens & his heirs all and singular the hereby granted premises with the apprutenancies unto the said George King his heirs & assigns against himself & his heirs & against all persons lawfully claiming by through from or under him shall & will warrant & forever defend in witness whereof the parties have hereto these presents set his hand and seal the day & year within written. Sealed and delivered in the presents of David Stevens (SEAL) William Stevens James Sommervile Huntingdon County Deed Book E-1 Page 377 Huntingdon Co- Before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid personally came David Stevens and acknowledged the above instrument of writing to be his act & deed & that he desired the same to be recorded as such given under my hand and seal March 7 seventh one thousand and seven hundred & ninety six. James Sommervile (SEAL) A true copy from the original the 31st August 1796. Signature of recorder not legible. Additional Comments: Spelling and puncuation transcribed as written from copy of original indenture, secured from the Huntingdon Co. Court House. This instrument mentions previous owner's: James Picket,Francis Whitling, Hethcut Picket and David Stevens. These transactions are recorded in Bedford Co. as they occured prior to Sept. 20, 1787 when Huntingdon County was formed. The transaction between David Stevens and George King in 1796 is the first sale transaction recorded for this parcel in Huntingdon County. This file has been created by a form at http://www.genrecords.org/pafiles/
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