The Samuel Gore Will
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SAMUEL GORE Will #221 Book 1, pg. 106, 13 May 1834 Sheshequin, Bradford
County, Pa. *10/25/1999c.
Will and Testament of SAMUEL GORE deceased:
In the name of God Amen I SAMUEL GORE of Sheshequin township bradford County and state of Pennsylvania being sick and week in body but of sound mind memory and understanding and considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time then of and to the end I may be the better prepared to have this world whenever it shall please God to call me hence do therefore make and declare this my last will and testament in manior following that is to say.
first and principally I commend my soul into the hands of almighty God my creator hoping for and believing in a free pardon for all my sins. and to enjoy everlasting happiness in the heavely kingdom through Jesus Christ my saviour, my body I commit to the earth at the discretion of my Executors herein after named.
And I give to my wife SARAH the house in which I now live and the rent coming from the homestead or wiber farm which will be one third the avails then of for and during her natural life.
I give and bequeath to my son SAMUEL K. GORE all my land lying south of the Deerlick creek in such manners as not to interfer with any mill or building or the road leading from the saw mill up the hill to an improvement thereone. I also give to him SAMUEL K. a note given to me or bearen by him of five hundred and thirty dollars dated May 5th 1825 and witnessed by Philemon Perry.
I give and bequeath to my son SILAS GORE all the lot of land lying in Sheshequin known as the Davis Farm containing eighty acres be the same more or less and for which I have a deed.
I also give him my right to land adjoining, for which I have an arrangement of possession right. Also I will and bequeath to him a Judgement in my favor against against Peter Bernard and Samuel K. GORE of about one hundred dollars on the docket of R. J. Jenks Esq. and I also give to him my Anvill and the bellows when finished.
I will and bequeath to my son ABRAHAM GORE, my daughters SALLY TOWNSEND JUDAH MINIER and NELLY WEST to their heirs all my river or
homestead farm lying between lands of Sam'l K. GORE on the south and Ebenz Shaw on the north to be equally divided between the four according to quality share and share alike and to be divided by three disinterested men, as soon as may be after my decease, the said men to be appointed by my executors - and when such division shall be made, then the above named ABRAHAM, SALLY, JUDAH and NELLY shall pay to my wife SARAH Yearly one third of all the grain and hay they may raise or cause to be raised from their sevence lots
And I further will and bequeath to my son ABRAHAM, SALLY, JUDAH and NELLY my Mountain farm known as the Witmore tract, to be divided in the
same manner, by the same men and at the same time when the homestead farm is divided equally between them & should it so happen in the division that the house in which my son ABRAHAM now lives should not come into his share, then in such case he may move it whenever his lot may be and in the division the house to be considered his
And further I give and bequeath to my son ABRAHAM the undivided two thirds of a tract of land bid off at Treasures sale in McKean County of three hundred and six Acres, the assignment of which was made to me by Hiram Payne and an obligation of Sixty dollars given by him to be paid me should the land be redeemed, all of which I give to him that is to ABRAHAM.
And I make and ordain Warren GILLET and George KINNEY executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have to his my will set my hand and seal this first day of April one thousand eight hundred and thirty four. SAML. GORE
in presents of Ralph GORE Alfred GORE
Probate recieved May 13th A.D. 1834
Warren GILLET & George KINNEY Excs of SAMUEL GORE deceased.
Letters testamentary granted to Warren Gillet and George Kinney Executors of the foregoing will, they having first been duly sworn will & truly to administer the estate of the said SAMUEL GORE decd. according to law be given under the seal of the Registers Office the 13th day of May A.D. 1834.
Inventory filed May 24, 1834
Samuel GORE Will #221 WB:1:106:1834 Bradford Co, PA Happy Rooting,
The GORE of Alaska :)
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