Kay's Family History and Genealogy

Kay's Family History and Genealogy

Pflug, Philip Henry;
Last Will of Registered Dec. 16, 1862

Last Will of Philip Henry Pflug Registered Dec. 16, 1862

I Philip Henry Pflug of Marion township county of Beaver and State of Pennsylvania farmer, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made

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I direct all my debts and funeral expenses paid as soon after my decease as possible out of any monies that shall come into the hands of my Executor from any portion of my estate real or personal ~

I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elisabeth all my personal property consisting of household furniture, farming utensils etc. as long as she remains my widow ~

I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elisabeth the one half of the purchase money of land (except such as she may use for her support, which shall be deducted from her share) as long as she remains my widow, and in case she marries again it is my will that the bequest shall be void, and that the property above devised shall be disposed of and descend according to the Intestate Estate Laws of this Commonwealth ~

It is my will that at the death of my wife the said property shall be disposed of as follows one half to the legal heirs of said Elisabeth and the other half to my legal heirs ~

And I do hereby vest in my executor full power and authority to execute a deed of conveyance to Jacob Pflug in accordance with an article of agreement made and executed this day for forty acres of land ~

And I do hereby make and ordain my esteemed friend Jacob Householder, executor of this my last Will and Testament for witnesses whereof I Philip Henry Pflug the Testator have to this my will written on one sheet of paper set my hand and Seal this Sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two (1862)
Philip Henry Pflug (seal)

Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the above named Philip Henry Pflug as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us, who have hereunto subscribed our Names as witnesses thereto in the presence of the testator and at his request and in the presence of each other
John Lewis
Henry Miller

Beaver County SS
Be it remembered that on the 16th day of December A.D. 1862 Before me Alfred R. Moore Register for the Probate of Wills etc. in and for said County, personally appeared John Lewis and Henry Miller, who being affirmed and sworn according to law, depose and say that they were present and saw the Testator sign and seal and heard him pronounce, publish and declare the foregoing Instrument of writing as and for is last will and testament, and that at the time of so doing, he the said Testator was of sound mind, memory and understanding to the best of these deponents Knowledge, observation and belief ~

Alfred R. Moore, Register

Will Book D, Page 267, Registers Docket 2, Page 65, Beaver County Courthouse

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