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MacKENZIE, Margaret
 
Last Will and Testament
              of
Margaret MacKenzie
Admitted to Probate March 19th, 1935
Compared
Recorded in Liber R, folio 5 &c.
 
I, Margaret Mac Kenzie, of Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland, do make and declare and publish this as my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any will by me heretofore made at any time.
First:-  After the payment of my funeral expenses, my just debts and charges of  administration, I will and direct and bequeath unto my Executor hereinafter named,  to be by him sold and disposed as he may deem best, all of my estate, real personal  and mixed wheresoever situate, at the time of my death, and to be by him used in  paying my funeral expenses and debts, and the charges of administration, and after  which he shall pay over to my five children, or their heirs, the property of funds  belonging to my estate as follows:
 One fourth thereof to my daughter Margaret Bradley.
 One fourth thereof to my daughter Agnes Reed.
 One third thereof to my daughter Isabella Matthews.
 One twelvth[sic] thereof to my daughter Elizabeth Smith.
 One twelvth[sic] thereof to my daughter Jessie Thompson.
Second:- If either of my daughters desire any of my personal property, and are willing to  accept the same at the appraised value thereof, then my executor may let them  have such articles of personal property as they may select.
Third:- As to any real estate I may own at the time of death, I direct and empower my  executor to sell the same at either public or private sale as he may determine  according to his best judgment, and to make proper converyance thereof to the
 purchaser.
Fourth:- I appoint James A. Matthews, as my executor.
 In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this the 27th day of September, 1928.

                                                                                                       Margaret Mac Kenzie  (seal)

 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Margaret Mac Kenzie, as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who, at her request and in her presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto signed our names as witnesses.
    Audrey Kiser
    James A. Matthews
    Wm MacDonald
 
Estate of Margaret Mac Kenzie, deceased
Date of Death March 8th, 1935.
Will  yes
  James A. Matthews
  #81 - S. Street, N. W.
  Washington, D. C.
 
Costs Paid (signed) ?H.N.S.?
Bond  $100.00
Inventory  No
List of Debts  No
Appraisers  No.
Notice to Creditors  No
Exemplifications  Two
 
Remarks:  Executor time of making & relatives 3/12/35
MacDonald    3/12/35
Audrey Kiser    3/12/35
 
No Account of P.P. as this note Letters taken out to adjust Bank Acct;
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013


 



MADORE, Jane
      Aug. 13, 1908. Cumberland, Md.
 
I, Jane Madore, do make this my last Will and Testament, I give and devise to each of my sons the sum of one dollar. I give and devise to my daughters Marie L. and Zillah Madore, the balance of my estate, both real and personal. I appoint my son, L. Clark Madore, executor.  Signed and sealed this__ day of ___.
 
      Jane Madore._________3
 
Witnesses:
Daniel A. Wineow
Robert W. Little
L. C. Madore

State of Maryland,
 Allegany County to wit:  On the 1st day of December, 1911 came L. Clark Madore, the Executor named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Jane Madore, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that after the death of Jane Madore, the testatrix, he received the said Will from Zillah Madore one of the beneficiaries named therein daughter of said testatrix, And the said L. Clark Madore, further made oath: that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said Jane Madore, deceased, that hat come to his hand or possession, and does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid.
     Test: Hervey W. Shuck
      Register of Wills
 
State of Maryland,
 Allegany County to wit:  On this 1st day of December 1911, came Daniel A. Wineow, Robert W. Little and L. C. Madore, the three subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Jane Madore, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that they did see Jane Madore the testatrix, sign said Will: that they heared her publish, pronounce and declare the same to be her last Will and Testament: that at the time of so doing she was, to the best of their apprehensions of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, capable of executing a valid deed or contract, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses thereto, at the request of Jane Madore, the testatrix,and all in the presence of each other._____________Test: Hervey W. Shuck
                                                                                                                                                                             Register of Wills.
 
Admitted to probate December 1st, 1911
 
~Genie
Posted August 3, 2012

 

MAGERS, Nathan
 
In the name of God Amen. I Nathan Magers of Allegany County and State of Maryland being weak of body but of sound disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when if shall please God to Call me hence do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the Earth. I give and devise unto my dearly beloved wife Ann Magers the whole of my real Estate that I possess for and during her natural life or so long as she shall remain my widow~
I give and bequeath unto my said wife the whole of my personal Estate of what kind and nature soever[sic] for and during the term aforesaid that is during the term of her natural life and after my wife's death or marriage I will and devise unto my two sons William and Nathan two hundred acres of Land that I own in Knox County & State of Ohio to be equally divided between them by the said William and Nathan paying two hundred Dollars to my two daughters namely Lidia Porter and Elizabeth Magers I will and devise unto my son Ambrose the farm whereon I now reside containing one hundred acres part in Maryland and part in Pennsylvania to have and possess the same from and after my wife's death by him the said Ambrose paying three hundred dollars to my three daughters namely Mary Magers, Catharine Frost and Ann Mattingly the said sums to be paid in two years after my wife's death I will and bequeath unto my daughter Mary one negro boy named Jacob from and after my wife's death It is my will that my said daughter Mary shall have as good a horse as shall belong to my Estate and her Mothers death ~ I will and bequeath unto my son Ambrose the whole of the remainder of my personal Estate that shall be remaining at the time of my wife's death and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Ambrose to be sole Executor of this my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and Testament
It is my desire that no letters Testamentary or of administration be taken out on my estate provided it can be settled with out In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty first day of May in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and twenty five.
Signed sealed published                                    }                     Nathan Magers (seal)
and declared by Nathan Magers the above named}
Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto ~
William Ridgely      Charles Mattingly     James Mattingly
 
Sworn 9 August 1825 by Ann Magers
Proven 9 August 1825 by William Ridgely Charles Mattingly and James Mattingly
Sworn before Charles Heck, Register
 
~Genie
Posted October 5, 2013

MAIR, James
 
Last Will and Testament
In the name of God.
  I James M. Mair of Allegany County, in the State of Maryland, being in perfect health of body, and of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death, and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs, and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when is shall please God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this, my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say
 First and principally, I commit my spirit unto the hand of God and my body to the earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my executrix, hereinafter named. After my debts, and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequest as follows
 Second and whereas the property which I now possess hath been chiefly acquired by the joint industry and frugality of my dear wife and myself, and thinking some addition to her dower or thirds necessary, the better to enable her to live with convenience and comfort, I do, therefore by this will give and bequeath unto my said wife, during her natural fife[sic], all interests and rents accruing annually, semi-annually, quarterly or monthly, up on all property real and personal now standing in my name, it being expressly my in-tension[sic] that this bequest to my wife is to be understood and considered as exclusive of and additon to her dower or one third, which she is entitled to be law, and which I bequeath to her at my death.
 Third I give and bequeath to my daughter Annie C. Griffith two thirds of all my pjroperty both real and personal to be paid to her at the death of my executrix hereinafter named. Should my daughter Annie C. Griffith die befor[sic] receiving the two thirds, her Children shall be intitled[sic] ot the said Annie C. Griffith Share to be paid to them at the death of my executrix if they are of age, if they are not of age, if they are not of age[sic] their mothers share is to be held in trust for them when they become of age.
 Fourth and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my dear wife Mary Ann Mair to be my sole executrix of this my last will and testament, revoking all former wills, by me heretofore made retifying[sic] and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament.
 In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 13 day of May 1899.      James M. Mair  (seal)
Signed sealed by the above named James M. Mair
as and for his last will                                          }
in our presence who, at                                        }  Daniel J. Williams
his request in his presence                                   }
and in the presence of each other                         }  James Hanson
have hereto set our hands as Witness hereto
 
Will filed, Sworn, Proven 18 June 1915
Admitted to Probate 18 June 1915
Recordd Liber K, Folio 362 &c.
 
~Genie
Posted April 5, 2013

MAIR, Mary Ann
 
I, Mary Ann Mair of Eckhart, Maryland, do hereby make and publish this my last Will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, -
  After the payment of all my just debts and the expenses of my funeral, I give, devise and bequeath all of my property as follows:
 To the persons whose names are set forth on the certain list or inventory prepared by me and accompanying this my will, I give and bequeath the keep-sakes, articles and chattels listed and described under the names of the persons intended to take the same, and I direct my executrix hereinafter named to deliver said articles in kind to the persons so named, and for her trouble in making such delivery, I give and bequeath to my executrix the sum of one hundred dollars.
 All the rest, residue and remainder of my property I give, devise and bequeath to Mrs. Annie Griffith absolutely.
 And lastly I do name and appoint Mrs. Rachel Eckhart to be the sole executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others, and ratifying this as my last will.
 As witness my hand and seal this _______ day of June, 1920.
    

                                                                                                                    Mrs. Mary Ann Mair  (seal)
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above testatrix as and for her last will and testament, in the presence of us, who at her request,, in her presence and the presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses.
     Albert L. Shanholtz
     Dennis A. Boyle
      witnesses
 
 
 
Filed 24 October 1922
Proven 28 October 1922
Admitted to Probate 31 October 1922
Recorded Liber M, Folio 548 &c.
 
~Genie
Posted April 5, 2013

 
MATTINGLY, Ellen
 
In the name of God Amen.~ I Ellen Mattingly of Allegany County in the State of Maryland being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say:
 First and principally, I commit my soul into the hand of Almighty God and my body to the earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named and after my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows:
 I give and bequeath unto Harriet M. Porter, daughter of Thomas M. and Nancy Porter, one Bureau in possession of Sylvester Mattingly.
 I give and bequeath unto Catherine Porter, daughter of Thomas M. and Nancy Porter, one table and one work stand also in possession of Sylvester Mattingly.
 I give and bequeath unto my brothers Moses Porter and John Porter and my neices[sic] Nancy, intermarried with Thomas M. Porter, and Maria, intermarried with Douglass Percy, and to the Rev. Michael Slattery of Frostburg and to my step-son James Mattingly all the money that may be due to me at my death, to be equally divided amongst the aforesaid persons, excepting two notes of hand, one against James M. Porter calling for two hundred dollars and one against William R. Porter calling for two hundred dollars, the aforesaid notes to be given up to the said James M. and William r. Porter at my death by my Executor. ~
 And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my step-son James Mattingly to be sole Executor of this my last will and testament. ~
 In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and affixedd my seal this 6th day of January in the year 1857.~
Signed, sealed, published and declared
by Ellen Mattingly to be her last will and
testament in presence of us whose names
are hereunto subscribed.~
 Henry B. Shaffer               }         Ellen (her X mark) Mattingly (seal)
 John (his X mark) Hardin   }
 Mary S. Porter                  }
 
 Maryland, Allegany County, Sct.
On the 26th day of January 1857, came James Mattingly, Executor, and made oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty God that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true and whole will and testament of Ellen Mattingly, late of Allegany County, decd, that hath come to his sight and knowledge, and that he doth not know of any other. ~
    Test:~ H. R. McCulley, Regr.
 Maryland, Allegany County, Sct.
On the 26th day of January 1857, came Henry B. Shaffer, one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last will and testament of Ellen Mattingly, late of Allegany County, decd, and made oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty God that he did see the testatrix therein named sign and seal said will ~ that they heard her publish, pronounce and declare the same to be her last will and testament ~ that at the time of so doing she was to the best of their apprehension of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding ~ that he subscribed his name as a witness to said will in the presence and at the request [of] testarix, and that he did also see John Hardin and Mary S. Porter, the other subscribing witnesses, sign their names as witnesses to said will at the request of the testatrix, in her presence and al in the presence of each other.
    Test~ W. R. McCulley, Regr.
 
~Genie
Posted January 26, 2013
 

MATTINGLY, Henry
 
In the name of God Amen, I , Henry Mattingly of Allegany County and State of Maryland being sick and weak of body but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call my hence, do therefor make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor children.
I give and bequeath unto my son John Mattingly, one hundred and twenty acres of land to be laid off at the North end of my lands to include the building put on my land by my said son John Mattingly.
Item
     I give and devise to my son Samuel Mattingly one hundred and five acres of land to be laid off at the East end of my land to include the building now occupied by said son Samuel Mattingly.
Item
     I give and devise unto my four single daughters namely Lucy, Mary, Honor and Hannah two hundred acres of land to include my present residence, to contain a sufficiency of wood land to support the farm, to be equally divided among them, in such manner as they or a majority of them shall think proper.
Item

     It is my will and desire that the whole of the remainder of my Real Estate be sold by my Executors hereinafter named to the best advantage, as soon as practicable after my death and the money arising from such sale or sales to be equally divided among five of my children, that is to say, Henry Mattingly, William Mattingly, Elizabeth Preston, Sarah McKenzie and Ann Logsdon shear[sic] and shear[sic] alike. ~
Item

      I give and bequeath unto my four single daughters namely, Lucy Mattingly, Mary Mattingly, Honor Mattingly and Hannah Mattingly one negro woman named Milley, one negro boy named Robert and two negroe[sic] girls named Hetty and Jane. Also two horses and cows.
Item

      It is my will and desire that the whole of the remainder of my personal estate to be sold by my Executors as soon as convenient after my death at public sale or sales after the payment of my just  debts to be applied as follows, that is to say, twenty dollars thereof are to be paid to the Revd. Timothy Ryan and one dollar thereof to be paid over to my daughter Jane Logsdon and the residue to be divided in the following manner, that is to say, one eighth thereof to John Mattingly, one other eighth to Samuel Mattingly, one other eighth to Henry Mattingly, one other eighth to William Mattingly, one other eighth to Elizabeth Preston, one other eighth to Sarah McKenzie, one other eighth to Ann Logsdon, and the other eighth to be equally divided equally among my four single daughters namely, Lucy, Mary, Honor and Hannah Shear[sic] and shear[sic] alike ~ This exception is to be made in the foregoing clause that Elizabeth Preston shall receive fifty dollars less to her shear[sic] than the other seven.
 Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my two sons John Mattingly and Samuel Mattingly to be Executors of this my last will and testament, revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last willl and testament.
 In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eighteighteen hundred and twenty three.
 
                                                                                                                               Henry Mattingly  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by Henry Mattingly, the above named testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
   Wm Ridgely
   Jona Arnold
   Raphael Logsdon

(Codicil) 
I, Henry Mattingly, of Allegany County, having made and duly executed my last will and testament bearing date on the fourteenth day of April last, I now make and publish this my Codicil to my said last will and testament which I direct mayshall be taken and held to be a part of the same in manner and form following, that is to say, I give and bequeath unto my three daughters, namely, Lucy, Mary and Hannah the whole of my crop of grain now growing of what kind and nature soever[sic], and all the flax that I have now growing, also my whole stock of hogs and also my whole stock of Bacon and wool that I have now on hand, and lastly it is my desire that this my present codicil be annexed to my last will and testament.
  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty fourth day of May in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty three. ~
Signed, sealed, published and declared               }
by Henry Mattingly as and for a codicil                }          Henry Mattingly (seal)
to his last will and testament in the pres-           }
ence of us who at his request in his presence &   }
in the presence of each other have sub-              }
scribed our names as witnesses thereto.             }
 Wm. Ridgely
 Jona Arnold
 Raphael Logsdon
 
Sworn 21 June 1823 by John Mattingly & Samuel Mattingly
Proven 21 June 1823 by William Ridgely, Jonathan Arnold and Raphael Logsdon
Sworn before Charles Heck, Register

 
~Genie
Posted October 5, 2013


McFARLAND, John
 

I, John McFarland, of Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, being of sound and disposing mind, and realizing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do hereby make, sign, seal and declare these presents to be my last Will and Testament.  Item First.  It is my desire and I hereby request that my funeral expenses and all debts which I may owe at the time of my death be fully paid and satisfied out of my estate.  Item Second.  I do hereby devise, bequeath and give unto my dear wife, Elizabeth Julia Ann McFarland, all my property real, personal and mixed for and during her natural life, Except(underscored) Piano to Jessie Bell.  Item Third,  After my said wife's death, I devise, bequeath and give unto my children, William Price McFarland, James Henry McFarland, John Frederick McFarland, Robert Burns McFarland, Benjamin Griffith McFarland, Margaret Jane Burkett, Matilda Burkett, Upton Daniel McFarland, Annie Fatkin, Rosa Ellen Rempel, Jessie Bell McFarland and Elizabeth McFarland, All my property real, personal and mixed, share and share alike.  But in case my said wife, Elizabeth Julia Ann McFarland, shall at any time after my death advance any money out of my estate to any of my children aforesaid, said amount so advanced shall be deducted from his or her share of my property, to whom said advancement is so made, when distribution shall be made of same, according to the terms of this my last Will and Testament.  Item Fourth, I hereby constitute and appoint Feby. 24" 1912, my wife Elizabeth Julia Ann McFarland, as Executor of this my Last Will and Testament.

 In testimony Whereof, I have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal this 5 day of Aug'st. 1902
 
      John McFarland  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
 
      Clarence W. Brotemarkle
      Rolland F. Brotemarkle
 
State of Maryland,
Allegany County to wit:  On the 16th day of July 1912, came Elizaberth J. A. McFarland, the Executrix named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of John McFarland, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that she received the said Will for safe keeping from the hand of John McFarland, the testator, on the 5th day of August, 1902, the date of the signing and sealing thereof, and the said Elizaberth J. A. McFarland, further made oath: that the aforegoing Instrument of Writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said John McFarland, deceased, that hath come to her hand or possession and does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid.
 
      Test: Hervey W. Shuck
        Register of Wills
 
State of Maryland.
Allegany County, to wit:  On the 19th day of July, 1912, came Clarence W. Brotemarkle and Rolland F. Brotemarkle, the two subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of John McFarland, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased and made oath in due form of law..........etc.
 
~Genie
Posted July 21, 2012


 


McGREEVY, John James, Sr.

In the name of God, Amen.

I, John J. McGreevy, Sr. of Ocean, Allegany County, in the State of Maryland, being feeble of body, and of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, and considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs, and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world, when it shall please God to call me hence; do therefore make and publish this, my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say: First and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named.  After my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows: I give, devise and bequeath unto Bernard P. McGreevy, Mrs. Jas. Bryson, (my son and daughter) my eight room dwelling house and all the out buildings on the premises, located at Ocean, Allegany Co. Md.  And also I give and bequeath all of the Household Furniture, Carpets, Rugs, Pictures, etc. to Bernard P. McGreevy and Mrs. James Bryson.  And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint Bernard P. McGreevy, to be sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and annulling all former Wills by me, heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this, and none other, to be my last Will and Testament.
In Testimony Whereof, I hereto set my hand and seal this fifth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve. 
        
                       John J. McGreevy (Seal)

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named John J. McGreevy, Sr. as and for his last Will and Testament, in our presence, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
        
John. J.
O'Rourke        

Bernard P. McGreevy        
Mary E. O'Rourke

State of Maryland
Allegany County, to wit:  On the 2nd day of December, 1914 came Bernard P. McGreevy, the Executor named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of John J. McGreevy, Sr. late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that he received the said Will, for safe keeping, from the hand of John J. McGreevy, Sr. the testator, on the 5th day of March 1912, the date of the signing and sealing thereof.  And the said Bernard P. McGreevy, further made oath, that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said John J. McGreevy, Sr., deceased, that hath come to his hand or possession and does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid.
       

Test:
Hervey W. Shuck       

Register of Wills

State of Maryland

Allegany County to wit: On this 8th day of December 1914, came John T. O'Rourke, Bernard P. McGreevy and Mary E. O'Rourke, the three subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of John J. McGreevy, Sr. late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law; that they did see John J. McGreevy, Sr. the testator, sign and seal said Will; that they heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and Testament; that at the time of so doing he was, to the best of their apprehensions of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, capable of executing a valid deed  or contract, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses thereto, at the request of John J. McGreevy, Sr. the testator, in his presence, and all in the presence of each other.         

Test: Hervey W. Shuck
Register
of Wills

(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted May 22, 2010

 

McINNES, Alexander

    I Alexander McInnes a native of Scotland now residing near Oakland State of Maryland U.S. calling to mind the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind and disposing memory do hereby make and publish my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say, I give and bequeath unto my dear and only grandson John Alexander Grant his heirs and assigns forever, all that Lot or parcel of ground situated on a track of Land called Leon and on a part of Soldiers lot number eight hundred and forty two (No 842) in Allegany County Maryland ~ consisting of eight acres with the improvements thereon as particularly described in the Deed conveying the same to me by John M Thayer & his wife Catherine Thayer duly registered upon the eighth day of April Eighteen hundred and fifty eight years in Liber H.R. No 26 fol 714 &c one of the Land Records of Alleghany[sic] County together with all live stock and crops thereon belonging to me at the time of my death, also my gold watch, my silver plate[in margin with signature], pictures, engravings, books, and furniture of every description, wheresoever situated, as well as any money, deposits in Banks in my name, Bank Shares, or other  property in which I may have any interest in general all that I can be held to possess or in any way entitled to at the time of my death or that may thereafter may fall due to me; he being charged with the payment of my Just and lawful debts and funeral expenses, and particularly the charge and maintenance during the whole period of her life if she shall survive me, of my dear wife, his loving Grandmother, and that in as Suitable and proper a manner as is consistent with his position in life. I hereby nominate and appoint my friends John Daily, Oakland Md. and Archibald Chisholm, Dalreay Alleghany[sic] County Maryland as Executors of my said Will and Testament with all necessary and legal powers usual, hereby revoking and annulling all other and former Wills by me made heretofore, and ratifying and confirming this and none other as my Last Will and Testament, the same being holograph by me, and to be considered of equal form or effect whether delivered or found in my repositories, the two words "Silver plate" being inserted on the margin before signing ~ In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this                      [ends here, nothing further written ~Genie]

Filed & Sworn 18th of April 1879 by John A Grant
Test: Wm L Rawlings Register of
    Wills for Garrett County

State of Maryland
    Garrett County to wit:
    I hereby certify that on this 22d day of April 1879 personally appeared before me the subscriber Register of Wills for the County aforesaid Wm H Tower, Fred Thayer & D E Offutt and (made oath in Open Court that) they were familiar with the handwriting of Alex McInnes deceased and that they verily believe that the instrument of writing purporting to be his last Will and Testament to be in his own handwriting and that the signature on the margin to be his genuine signature.
Sworn to in open Court    Test: Wm L Rawlings, Register of Wills
                for Garrett County, Md.

~Genie
Posted August 10, 2013 

McKENZIE, David
 
 I, David McKenzie, do make this my last Will and Testament.
Item, I give and devise unto my son, Daniel R. McKenzie, the house in which he now lives and thirty acres of land, more or less, lying adjacent thereto.
Item, I give and bequeath to my grand-son Ulyssess E. McKenzie, Five dollars ($5.)
Item, I give and bequeath to my grand-daughter Emma B. McKenzie, Five dollars ($5.)
Item, I give, devise and bequeath the rest and residue of my estate as follow: to my son, Henry H. McKenzie and Florrence Ann McKenzie, one acre of land, more or less, containing my residence and outbuildings, equal share and share alike.
Item, I give and devise and bequeath also to my dughter[sic] Florrence Ann, about twenty acres of land, more or less, designeated my maked lines.
Item, I give and devise and bequeath to my daughter, Mary E. Grant, to her and her heirs, administrators and assignes[sic], the remainder of my real estate, containing twenty acres of land, more or less, also designated by marked lines.
  In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and seal this 27th day of January 1892.
    David McKenzie  (seal)
   _________________________________
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named in our presence, who, at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, have hereunto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
 
    W. C. Cessna
    S. D. Heileman
    Edith Cresap
 
Admitted to probate November 9th 1894
 Recorded in Will Liber G, folios 71&c.
True Copy. Test: A. H. Dowden, Register
 
~Genie
Posted April 27, 2013

McKENZIE/McKINZIE, Enoch

Cumberland, Md Jan th3 1894
 This is my wish and will
     That after my Death i[sic] will all of my Property to my Wife Mary McKenzie and i[sic] apoint[sic] my wife for Administrator with out[sic] Bond
 
    Enoch Mckinzie
 
Witness    Harman Vocke
                John Vocke
                Edward Grabenstein
 
~Genie
Posted April 27, 2013

McKENZIE, G. Thornton (distribution)
 
Second and Final Account of Ernest McKenzie administrator of G. Thornton McKenzie late of Allegany County Maryland deceased.
With the balance due estate upon settlement of his first accounty in the Orphans' Court of Allegany County, Maryland, August 23, 1892                                               $7,391.10
Paid out Legal Services, Register etc.     -$66.60
Balance due estated                          $7,324.50
 
To Mary M. McKenzie      widow           $2441.50
To each of the following children:
Zippovale E. Neff        daughter }
Ernest McKenzie            son      }
Walter J. McKenzie        son      } $697.57 1/7th each
Maggie E. Miller         daughter }
Mattie H. Pate           daughter }
Hattie D. McKenzie    daughter }
Clara S. McKenzie     daughter }
 
~Genie
Posted April 27, 2013


McKENZIE, Henrietta A.
 
Last Will and Testament.
               of
Henrietta A. McKenzie, deceased.
 
This Will was on the 29th, day of October 1932, filed and sworn to as to custody by Ira V. McKenzie, the Executuor named therein who made oath in due form of law that after the death of the said testatrix he found the said Will among the private effects of the said testatrix in her late home. And on the said 29th, day of October 1932, the said Executor made oath that all of the near relatives heard the said Will read to them and were advised that the same would be offered for probate in the Orphans' Court. And on the 5th, day of November 1932, it was proven by Paul Goldsworthy, Jr., and Clifton W. White, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto. And it was exhibited for probate and record and no objecitons to the same having been filed nor any caveat entered the said Will was by the Orphans' Court on this 7th, day of November 1932, admitted to probate and record.
 Test. Hervey W. Shuck
  Register of Wills
 
Recorded Liber Q, Folio 98&c.
 
 I, Henrietta A. McKenzie, a resident of Allegany County, State of Maryland, being of lawful age and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and not actiong under duress, menace, fraud or the undue influence of any person whomsoever, do hereby make, publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following, that is to say:
 I hereby revoke any and all wills and codicils by me at any time heretofore made.
 I hereby direct my Executor to pay all my just debts, the expenses of my last illness, and funeral expenses as soon as practicable after my death.
 All the rest and residue of my estate of whatsoever kind and wheresoever situated, I hereby give, devise and bequeath to my beloved husband Ira Vincent McKenzie, to be his absolutely.
 I nominate and appoint my husband, Ira Vincent McKenzie, Executor of this my last will and testament, with power to sell or otherwise dispose of the whole or any part of my estated without notice or the order of any court, and I hereby direct that no bond or other security be required of him as Executor.
 In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 11th day of August, 1932, in the county of Allegany, State of Maryland.
                                                                                                  Henrietta A. McKenzie  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who, at here request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
 
    Paul Goldsworthy, Jr.
     Dorothy R. Zinn R.N.
     Clifton W. White
 
Filed & proven 5 November 1932
Admitted to probate 7 November 1932
 
~Genie
Posted April 27, 2013

McKENZIE, James I. (distribution)
 
Leo W. McKenzie, administrator
2 May 1930
Inventories Liber No. 11, Folio 2/3. Vix:-
US Veterans Bureau, War Risk Insurance if full $5136.00
Debts paid         147.22
     ________
Balance     $4988.78
1. to Leo W. McKenzie (father)  $4988.78
 
~Genie
Posted May 4, 2013

 


McKENZIE, Jeremiah
 
Last Will and Testament
 of
Jeremiah McKenzie, dec'd
====================
This will was on the 21st day of June, 1907, filed and sworn to as to custody by Mary McKenzie the Executrix thereof, who made oath in due form of law; that she received the said will from the hands of the testator, on the day of his death, and on the 25th day of June, 1907 it was proven by Joseph Blake and Joseph Conway, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and it was exhibited for probate and record, and no objections to the same having been filed nor any caveat entered, the said will was, by the Orphans' Court on tis 25th day of June, 1907, admitted to probate and record.
 Test: Hervey W. Shuck, Reg Wills 

Recorded Liber I. Folio 286&c.
 
Last will of Jeremiah J. McKenzie
 
I, Jeremiah J. McKenzie, of Allegany County, Maryland, make this my last will.
I give, devise, and bequeath my estate and property, real and personal as follows, that is to say:
 I give to my son Charles McKenzie all my real estate to have and to hold during his earthly existence after which it shall be given to those of my children who care for and keep the said Charles McKenzie Provided, however that if the said Charles McKenzie die within one year after the date of the execution of this will, said real estate shall be divided equally among my eleven children hereinafter names.
 I give to my daughters Mary and Grace and to my son Franklin, all my personal property consisting of furniture, live stock, etc. to be divided among them equally.
After my funeral and all other legitimate expenses are paid I direct that my daughter Grace shall divide all my remaining money equally among my twelve children namely:-
Mrs. Agnes Garlitz, Mrs. Barbara Steis, Mrs. Nora Sherman, Mrs. Florence Conway, Mrs. Gertrude Roberson, Misses Mary and Grace McKenzie, Moses, Edward, Charles, Washington, and Franklin McKenzie.
I appoint my daughter Mary McKenzie of Allegany County, Maryland, Executrix of this my last will.
In witness whereof I have signed and sealed and published and declared this instrument as my last will on this the 13th day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and seven (1907) at my house near Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland before my family.
 
    Jeremiah McKenzie  (seal)
 
the said Jeremiah J. McKenzie at said place, his house, near Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland on said day April 13th 1907, signed and sealed this instrument, and published and declared the same as and for his last will in our presence.
And we at his request, and in his presence and in the presence of each other, have hereunto written our names as subscribing witnesses,
 
  Witnesses:- Joseph Blake
                     Joseph Conway
                     William Finzel
 
(distribution)
Balance  $545.75
Paid out  $221.74
  ______
balance  $324.01
 
Mary McKenzie, Grace McKenzie (daughters) & Franklin McKenzie (son) 1/3rd of Household Goods & stock $89.25 each
Balance  $56.26
 
To Agnes Garlitz, Barbara Steiss, Nora Sherman, Florence Conway, Gertrude Robeson, Mary McKenzie, Grace McKenzie (daughters) and Moses McKenzie, Edward McKenzie, Charles McKenzie Washington McKenzie & Franklin McKenzie $4.68 each; total $56.26
 
~Genie
Posted May 4, 2013


 


 
McKENZIE, John Frank
 
I, John Frank McKenzie of Rawlings Allegany County State of Maryland being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make public and declare, this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
1.  I direct myexecutrix hereinafter named to pay my just debts and funeral expenses
2.  I give and bequeath to my Son George N. McKenzie the sum of one Dollar.
3.  I give and bequeath to my daughter Annie McKenzie the sum of one Dollar
4.  I give and bequeath to my daughter Netty R. MeKenzie the sum of one Dollar.
5.  All the rest and residue of my property real, personal or mixed, wheresoever situated which i now own or may hereafter acquire and of which I shall die zeezed[sic] or possessed, I give devise and abequeth[sic] absolutely, and in fees simple to my wife Mry Virginia McKinzie[sic] her Heirs and assigns forever.
I name, constitute and appoint my wife Mary Virginia McKenzie executrix of my last will and testament and I request that my executrix be not required to give bond for the performance of her duty as such. Witness my Hand this day of July 8th 1905.
 
    John Frank (his X mark) McKenzie
Signed, published and declared by the above named testator John Frank McKenzie as for his last will and testament in the presence of the undersigned, who in his presence, and at his request, in the presence of each other have signed our names as subscribing witnesses hereto.
    James W. Wilson
    Robert C. Wilson
 
This Will was on the 28th day of October 1916, filed and sworn to as to custody by Robert C. Wilson, the second subscribing witness thereto, who made oath in due form of law, that he received the said Will for safekeeping from the hand of John F. McKenzie, the testator on the 8th day of July 1905, the date of the signing and sealing thereof. And on the said 28th day of October 1916, it was proven by James W. Wilson and robet C. Wilson the two subscribing witnesses thereto. And it was exhibited for probate and record and no objections to the same having been filed nor any caveat entered the said Will was by the Orphans' Court on this 31st day of October 1916, admitted to probate and record.
 
  Test. Hervey W. Shuck
   Register of Wills
Recorded Liber L, Folio 70&c.
 
~Genie
Posted May 4, 2013


 


 
McKENZIE, Josiah P. (distribution)
 
Balance   $721.16
paid out   $587.69
   ______
Balance   $133.47
To Thornton P. McKenzie, administrator, to meet
claim of J. L. Hermann, passed against Estate
in the Orphans' Court, March 18, 1896, the same
being disputed by the Administrator $86.31
Balance    $47.16
To Heirs
Cordelia J. Poland (daughter)     $23.58
Thornton Price McKenzie  (son)  $23.58
Total                                        $47.16
 
~Genie
Posted May 4, 2013


 


 
McKENZIE, Mary M.
 
After debts paid, balance of estate            $2554.51
Distribution as per agreement
of Heirs filed Dec. 10 1892,
To Hattie D. McKenzie and Clara S.
McKenzie, Being personal
property given at appraisement                $ 250.00
Balance                                                  $2304.51
 

To heirs:
Zipperah[Zipporah?] E. Neff, Maggie E. Miller, Mattie H. Pate, Hattie D. McKenzie, Clara S. McKenzie (daughters) & Ernest McKenzie, Walter J. McKenzie (sons) each $329.28
Total $2304.51
 
~Genie
Posted May 4, 2013

McKENZIE, Moses
 
Last Will & Testament of Moses McKinzie decd filed Jany 21st 1873
Test Elijah Fuller Regr.
Sworn to as to Custody by Daniel R. McKinzie the Executor therein named and also by John C. Brady John A. Smith & John B. Hudson the subscribing witnesses thereto and admitted to probate & record this 28th day of January 1873
Test Elijah Fuller Regr
Recorded
 
I Moses McKenzie of Allegany County in the State of Maryland do make this my last will and testament in maner[sic] following that is to say
I give and devise to my son Charles M. McKenzie the mare Moll and colt also the cow that he now claims. I give and devise to my three daughters Elisabeth McKenzie Ann McKenzie and Emily McKenzie one horse and one cow each.
I give and devise to my son Daniel R. McKenzie three hundred dollars to be paid to him as soon after the death of my wife Margaret McKenzie, as condition of my Estate will permit. The said amt being for sevices[sic] rendered after he became twenty one years of age.
All my Real Estate and all my Personal Property not herein before devised I give and devise to my dear wife Margaret McKenzie during her natural life and at her death I direct my Executor herein after named or the survivor of them to sell at such times upon such terms as they or the survivor of them may deem most benificial[sic] and advantagous to my Estate and they or the survivor of them are hereby authorized and empowered to make all nessessary[sic] conveyances of Title to the purchasors[sic] thereof and the proceeds of sales of my Real Estate and of my personal property I hereby will and direct to be equally divided in equal Portion share and share alike amongst my children vis Josiah P. McKenzie, Gabriel T. McKenzie, Daniel R. McKenzie, Charles M. McKenzie, Rebecca Laferty, Mary Ann Grant, Eliza J. Miller, Emily McKenzie, Elisabeth McKenzie and Ann McKenzie
and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my wife Margaret McKenzie and my son Daniel R. McKenzie Executors of this my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament
   In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twentieth day of March in the year Eighteen Hundred and Seventy one.
 
    Moses (his X mark) McKenzie  (seal)
 
Signed sealed published declared by Moses McKenzie the above named testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto
 
    John C. Brady
    John A. Smith
    John B. Hudson
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013
 

McKENZIE, Samuel
 
Last Will and Testament
             of
Samuel McKenzie
     deceased
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
This Will was, on the 2nd day of January 1897, file and sworn to as to custody by Jacob A. McKenzie, one of the legatees named therein, who received the same from the hands of the Testator at the time of the signing and sealing thereof, and on the said 2nd day of January 1897, was proven by John W. Shook and John W. Dunn, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto.
And on the 12th day of January 1897, the said will was proven by Chas. L. Cunningham, one of the witnesses to same and it was exhibited for probate and record, and no objections thereto having been filed nor any caveat entered, the said will was on this 12th day of January 1897, admitted to probate and record.
     Test: A. H. Dowden, Register.
================================================================
Recorded Will Liber G. folio 213
 
I Samuel McKenzie being of Sound mind and memory do Give devise and bequeath all my property both Real and Personal to Jacob A. McKenzie and Albert McKenzie
I further bequeath One Dollar to Henry H., McKenzie and One Dollar to Samuel G. McKenzie. Hereby revoking all former will by me made.
In witness whereof I Samuel McKenzie have to this my last will and testament subscribed my name this 17th day of December, Eighteen Hundred and ninety Six at Cresaptown, Allegany County, Maryland.
 
    Samuel (his X mark) McKenzie  (seal)
 
Subscribed by the Testator in the presence of each of us and at the same time declared by him to us to be his last will and testament and there upon we at the request of the Testator and in his presence Sign our names here to as witnesses This 17th day of December 1896 at Cresaptown, Md.
John W. Shook  (seal) }
Charles L. Cunningham (seal) } Witnesses
John W. Dunn  (seal) }
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013



McKENZIE, Urias
 
 I, Urias McKenzie, of Finzel, Garrett Co., Md. do make this my will, in manner following, that is to say: After the payment of my just debts and expenses, I give, devise and bequeath my estate as follows: All my estate, real, personal and mixed, of every description, I give, devise and bequeath unto my wife Cordelia McKenzie for and during the term of her natural life and at her death I direct that the same be sold by my Executor hereinafter named who shall be authorized to deliver a good and sufficient deed therefore to the purchaser and distribute the proceeds as follows: I give unto my daughter Edith McKenzie the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars from said proceeds; I give and bequeath unto my son Orin an undivided one-sixth share of the proceeds of said estate, after the payment of the bequest to Edith heretofore set forth, and if he has not arrived at the age of 21 years when the same shall be for distribution I direct that his share shall be deposited by my Executor and be payable to Orin when he shall arrive at the age of 21 years. I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughter Orpha Elizabeth McKenzie an undivided one-sixth share of the proceeds of said estate after the payment of the bequest to Edith hereinbefore set forth, and if she has not arrived at the age of 21 years, or have married when the same shall be ready for distribution, I direct that her share shall be deposited by my Executor and payable when she shall arrive at the age of 21 or have married.
My son Oscar is now indebted unto me in the sum of $100.00 and I direct that the same shall be charged to his one-sixth share which I hereby bequeath to him.
My son George C. is now indebted to me in the sum of $100.00 and I direct that the same shall be charged to his one-sixth share which I hereby will to him.
In addition to the bequest of $250.00 hereinbefore set forth to Edith I direct that she shall be entitled to receive one-sixth of said proceeds. If during the life of my wife she should desire to sell the real estate which I now own I direct that my Executor herein named shall be authorized to execute a deed therefor and the proceeds thereform[sic] deposited or reinvested by my Executor in a home for my said wife and infant children. If my said wife should be in need of any portion or part of the proceeds of said estate for her maintenance and support and that of the minor children and daughter Edith it is my will that she shall be entitled to use the same and any balance remaining after her death shall be distributed as herein set forth and this paragraph shall take precedence over the life estate hereinbefore set forth in my said wife. I also authorize my said wife to sell and dispose of any personal property of which I may die seized and any balance remaining after her death shall be distributed as hereinbefore set forth.
I constitute and appoint my wife Cordelia Mckenzie and Oscar McKenzie to be the Executors of this my will to serve without bond.
 Witness my hand & seal this 25th day of February, 1923.
     Urias McKenzie  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses.
       Oscar McKenzie,
       Geo. C. McKenzie
       Edward J. Ryan,
       Abbott R. Walker.
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-wit:
On this 12th day of March, 1923, came Goerge C. McKenzie and made oath in due form of law that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Urias McKenzie, late of Garrett Ounty[sic], deceased, other than the aforegoing instrument of writing and that he received same from the 1st National Bank of Frostburg, Md. on or about the 10th day of March, 1923.
     Test: E. E. Friend,  Register
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-wit:
 On this 12th day of March, 1923, came Oscar McKenzie, Geo. C. McKenzie and Edward J. Ryan three of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last will and testament of Urias McKenzie, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law that they did see the testator sign this Will; that they heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and testament; that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of their apprehension, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding; and that they together with Abbott R. Walkler, subscribed their names as witnesses, to this Will at the request of the testator, in is presence and in the presence of each other.
     Test: E. E. Friend,   Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2013

McKINSEY, Daniel (distribution)
 
Amount due estate  $106.79 3/4
Debts paid   $  19.52
   _________
Balance   $ 87.52 3/4
To Mary McKinsey her third $  29.17
To: Richard, Samuel Daniel, Aaron, Moses, WilliamMcKinsey, & Mary Myer wife of Wm. Myer (each) $8.33
 
March 10th 1827
Test: C. Heck Reg.
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013


 
McKINSIE, Richard
 
Last Will & Testament of Richard McKinsie, Decd, as filed June 17, 1856. amd sworm to by David McKinzie, Exec. & also by Moses Rawlings, Daniel Hutson and Charles H. Laut (?Lant?), the subscribing witnesses thereto, this 24th day of June 1856, and admitted to record ~
    Test ~
  W. R. McCulley, Regr
Rec. in Will Book
Liber B, Folios 114 & 115 ~ 
    Test
W. R. McCulley, Regr.
 
In the name [of God] Amen, I Richard McKinsie testator of Allegany County and State [of] Maryland, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, considering the certainty of Death, and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs, and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world, when it shall please God to call me hence, Do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, That is to say
First and principally I commit my soul to Almighty God, and my Body to the Earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named, and after my debts and funeral expenses are paid I devise and bequeath as follows
Item 1.  I give and bequeath to [my] beloved wife 1 Feather Bed Bedstead and Bedding to be selected by herself 1 cow, her own choice, 1 cupboard, 72[1/2??] doz chairs [??]
Item 2.  I give and bequeath to my son David McKensie the farm under Dans Mountain on which he now resides, containing about sixty four acres more or less.
Item 3.  I give and bequeath the farm on which I now reside to my two daughters, Ann Sophia McKensie Cipell and Ann Elizabeth McKensie Lancaster share and share alike.
Item 4.  I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Elizabeth the two cows which she claims as her own.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son David McKinsie to be my Executor of this my last will and testament, revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and Testament
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Twenty Eighth day May one thousand Eight hundred and fifty six.  Erasure and interlineation made before signing.
 
    Richard (his X mark) McKinsie  (seal)
Signed sealed                      }
published and declared by    }
the above named testator     }
as and for his last will          }
and testament in presence   }
of us, who at his request in  }
the presence of each other   }
have subscribed our            }
names as witnesses thereto }
Moses Rawlings                         }
Daniel Hutson                           }
Charles H. Grant                       }
 
Distribution to Heirs
To Elizabeth McKinzie, widow $10.46
To David McKinzie, Elizabeth Lancaster and Sophia Cissel; each $6.98
Total $31.40
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013

McKINZIE, Basil, Hilary, Isadore (guardianship)
 
 May the 13th AD 1839
To the orphan Court of allegany County MD wee[sic] are all willing that Jeremiah Mckinzie go in gardean[sic] for us and Samuel F Mckinzie and Leo Mckinzie
 Securitys own names, the widow Mckinzie also is willing
  Basil Mckinzie
  Hilary Mckinzie
  Isadore Mckinzie
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013
 


 

 

McKINZIE, Elizabeth
 
Last Will & Testament
of Elizabeth McKinzie, decd
___________________________
Filed September 11th 1877
Test. Jno Rhind Register
___________________________
The within Will sworn to as to custody by J. W. Everstine, the person in whose custody the Will was left, and also sworn to by the three subscribing witnesses thereto and admitted to probate and record this 25th day of September 1877.
Test. Jno Rhind, Regr.
 
In the name of God, amen, I, Elizabeth McKinzie, of Allegany County in the State of Maryland, being weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, do make, ordain, publish and declare this my last will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
First and principally, I commit my spirit to the Keeping of is's Merciful Author and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named.
Secondly,  It is my will and I hereby direct my said hereinafter named Executor to sell and dispose of all my real and personal property, wheresoever situate, at public or private sale as he may think best - to collect all debts due and owing to me at the time of my death and convert my whole estate into money - out of which I direct him to first pay my debts and funeral expenses and the residue thereof I give and bequeath as follows:
1. To my son Solomon Robeson, I give four ninths of said residue of my estate, subject to a deduction for the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars with interest from the 22d day of March, 1859, being money I have paid for him.
1. To my sons George McKinzie, Moses McKinzie, Enoch McKinzie and daughter Rosannah Carter each I give one ninth of said residue.
3. To my sons Solomon robeson, George McKinzie, Moses McKinzie, Enoch McKinzie and daughters Rosannah Carter, Rhoda A. Morris, Susannah Wade and Ann M. Porter I give the other one ninth of said residue.
And lastly, I hereby constitute & appoint my son George McKinzie to be sole Executor of this my last Will & testament, revoking and annulling all former wills by me heretofore made - ratifying and confirming this and none other to tbe my last Will and testament.  In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 15th day of September, A.D. 1870.
 
    Elizabeth (her X mark) McKinzie  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by Elizabeth McKinzie, the above named testatrix as and for her last Will & testament in the presence of us, who at her request, in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto.
    J. W. Evertstine
    John Vocke
    Jos. Everstine
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013 

 

McKINZIE, Francis
 
  In the name of God Amen.
 I Francis McKinzie of Garrett County in the State of Maryland, being sick and weak in body but of sound and disposeing[sic] mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death, and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldy[sic] affairs, and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call my hence, do therefore make and publish this my last Will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named.
After my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows:
 To my dear wife Sarah M. McKinzie of Garrett County Maryland, all my real and personal property which I now posess[sic], or which may accrue hereafter.
Item, Two Military Lots situated in Garrett County Maryland known and distinguished as Military Lots No. Five hundred and sixty (560) and No. Five hundred and ninety two (592) westward of Fort Cumberland, containing in these two lots hereby conveyed One hundred acres of land more or less, being a portion of the land conveyed by John L. McCulloh and Maria S. McCulloh his wife and Naitland Porter and Clara A. Porter his wife to William R. Percy by deed dated on the 30th day of Dec. 1870 and recorded in Liber H.R. No. 31 folio 696 one of the Land records of Allegany County, file and recorded July 31 1886 Liber W.H.T. No11 folio 584 &c one of the Land Records of Garrett County Maryland, dureing[sic] her natural life and after her death to be equally divided between my children to share and share alike.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Loyolen McKenzie to be sole Executor of this my last Will and testament, revokeing[sic] and annulling all former Wills by me heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last Will and testament.
In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this Ninth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety four.
  
     Francis McKinzie  (seal)

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Francis Mckinzie as and for his last Will and testament in our presence, who, at his request in his presence and in presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
    John T. Murphy  (seal)
    John E. Winebrenner  (seal)
    Leonidas J. Parker  (seal)
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County, to wit:
On this 29th day of March 1894, came Loyolen McKinzie and made oath in due form of law that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Francis McKinzie, late of Garrett County, deceased, other than the above insturment of writing, and that he received the same from J. W. White, Register of Wills on the 29th day of March 1894.
    Test: J. W. White, Register
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County, to wit:
On this 29th day of March 1894, came John T. Murphy and John E. Winbrenner two of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of Francis McKinzie, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law, that they did see the testator sign and seal this Will; that the heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and testament; that at the time of their so doing he was, to the best of their apprehension, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding; and that they together with Leonidas J. Parker subscribed their names as witnesses to this Will in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other.
    Test: J. W. White,  Register
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County, to wit:
On this 1st day of May 1894, came Leonidas J. Parker, one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament.........etc. etc.
 
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2013

McKINZIE, George 
 
(Heirs Assent)
To the Honorable
 The Judges of the Orphans' Court of Allegany County
  We the undersigned widow and heirs of George McKinzie late of Allegany County decd. have no objections to the probate of the last will and testament of said decd. and desire that the same may be admitted to record.
  Given under our hands & seals
Test    Rosannah (her X mark) McKinzie
Elijah Fuller  
    Nicholas A. McKinzie
    John W. McKinzie
    M. H. Dougherty
    Joanah[sic, Joanna] Dougherty
    Philip (X) Knoll
  Nicholas A. McKinzie
   Susan Knoll
   George H. Mckinzie
  Nicholas A. McKinzie
   Joshua F. McKinzie
  Samuel S. Mckinzie
   Mary E. Mckenzie
   Sarah A. Mckinzie
 
Last Will and testament of George McKinzie decd. filed Aug. 7, 1872
Test Elijah Fuller Reg
The within Will proven by Nicholas McKinzie and John B. Widener, the Executors therein named, and also proven by the three Subscribing witnesses thereto and admitted to probate & record this 13th day of Aug. 1872,
Test- Elijah Fuller, Regr.
 
Recorded
Examined
 Ch 2/11
 
In the name of God, Amen. I, George McKinzie, of Allegany County in the State of Maryland, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, do make, ordayin, publish and declare this my last Will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say:
First and principally, I commit my spirit to the keeping of its Merciful Author & my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my wife, and then I devise and bequeath as follows:
1.  To my dear wife, Susanna McKinzie I give and bequeath all my personal estate, subject to the payment of my debts and funeral expenses.
2.  To my said wife, Susannah McKinzie, I give and devise all my real estate, wheresoever situate, for and during her natural life and after the death of my said wife, I direct my Executors hereinafter named to sell and dispos of all my said real estate and thin[sic] I give and bequeath the proceeds arising from the sale of sales thereof as follows:
3.  To my daughter, Elizabeth, I give sixty dollars.
4.  To my daughter, Sarah Ann, I give sixty dollars.
5.  To my son, Enoch Ambrose, I give one hundred dollars.
And the residue of such proceeds of sales of my real estate I direct shall be equally divided between all my childred, namely, John W., George H., Joshua F. Samuel S., Nicholas, Joanna, Susannah, Sarah A., Elizabeth, and Enoch A. share and share like[sic]. - Charging my son John W. with the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars and my son Joshua F with the sum of seventy-five dollars, money advanced to my said sons John W. and Josua F.
And lastly, I hereby constitute and appoint Nicholas McKinzie and John B. Widener, Executors of this my last will and testament revoking and annulling former will by me heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament
Witness my hand and seal this 19th day of April, in year eighteen hundred and seventy-two.
 
    George McKinzie  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by George McKinzie, the above named testator as and for his last will & testament in the presence of us, who at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses
 
    D. R. McKinzie
    John S. Winter
    Elijah Winter
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013 

McKINZIE, Hilleary/Hilary (Distribution)
 
First Account of Leo McKinzie
Administrator of
Hilleary McKinzie, decd.
filed and Sworn to by Said Administrator this 24th day of Feby. 1869
Test- Elijah Fuller, Regr.
=====================================================
Ratified and Confirmed
March 2d 1869
Test- Elijah Fuller, Reg
Recorded
 
Distribution to Heirs
To Jeremiah, Leo, Basil, Isadore McKinzie and the Heirs & representatives of Lewis McKinzie; each $73.20
To Jeremiah, Leo, Basil, Isadore McKinzie, and Heirs & representatives of Lewis McKinzie, decd brother; each $32.23 less collateral tax $1.58 = $30.65 each.
Distribution to Heirs
To Jeremiah, Leo, Basil, Isadore McKinzie, each $62.75 less State collateral tax $2.66 2/5 = $60.08 3/5 each.
Heirs of Louis McKinzie decd. brother of Hilleary McKinzie, deceased
Joseph, William, Henry McKinzie, Maryan Henninger, Savilla Crossen, Elizabeth McKinzie, Washington McKinzie, Sealon McKinzie & Abl McKinzie; each $6.97 11/45 less Collateral tax $0.29 28/45 = $6.67 28/45 each.
 
"The names of the surviving Heirs of Louis Mckinzie Decd and ages
 
Ohio      Joseph Mckinzie  Born December the 15th 1837
Ohio      William Mckinzie  Born July the 12th 1842
Ohio      Savilla Crossen  Born July the 10th 1844
Indiana Henry Mckinzie  Born November the 20th 1847
     "      Maryan Heminger  Born October the 30th 1849
     "      Elizabeth McKinzie  Born June the 24th 1854
            Washington McKinzie Born January the 22d 1857 }
            Sealon McKinzie  Born January the 22d 1857 }
            Sbl McKinzie  Born April the 7th 1860
 
Joseph McKinzie, Sevilla Crossen, Mary A. Heminger, William Mckinzie, Elizabeth Dodd, Henry Mckinzie, Safrona Rader & Benson Mckinzie, the heirs of Lewis McKinzie, signed a power of attorney over to B. L. Peters of North Baltimore, Wood County Ohio, as their attorney, and released to Leo McKinzie as administrator of Hillary McKinzie, their full distributive share of the Estate of Hillary Mckinzie, which is one eighth due each". 
 
~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013

McKINZIE, Jesse
 
Benj. F. McKinzie, Administrator
Distribution to Heirs
To Maria Burton, Margaret McKinzie, Benjn F. McKinzie, Sarah R. Adkins, Mary E. Burton, Amanda Folck; each $41.66 2/3rds & $10.57 1/2 in coin
Bal. retained to pay debts $53.37
 
Received of B. F. McKinzie twenty five dollars in full for one coffin for Mother May 31st 1864.
(signed) Gustavus Rizer

~Genie
Posted May 11, 2013

 

 

McROBIE, Delilah
 
 In the name of God Amen
  I Delilah McRobie of Garrett County in the State of Maryland being sick in body but of sound mind and memory, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when is shall please God to call me hence do therefore make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say,
First and principally I commit my Soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried, And after my debts and funereal[sic] charges are paid, I devise and bequeth[sic] unto my Granddaughter Rhoda Kelly all my beds and bedding, household and kitchen furniture.
Next I give and bequeath unto my Grandson John William McRobie my yellow horse.
Next I give and bequeath unto my Son Francis. M. McRobie my wind mill.
Next I devise and bequeath all the real and residue of my property to wit:
 Two Cows - Twelve hogs - nine Sheep. To be sold and the proceeds equally divided among my children to wit:
Jane Kight, Sarah McRobie, Ellen Wagner, Elizabeth Wagner, Abraham McRobie, Francis. M. McRobie, Thomas R. McRobie and Hester Mason in equal portions share and share alike.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Thomas R. McRobie to be sole executor of the[sic] this my last Will and Testament revoking and annulling all former Wills by me heretofore made ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last Will and Testament.
And finally I do earnestly request of my executor that if it be possible for him to execute this Will outside and clear of the Orphan's Court to do so,
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Eighteenth day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and eight one.
 
     Delilah McRobie (seal)
 
Signed sealed and declared       }
in persence of us by the above  }
named Testatrix as her last       }
Will and Testament, to which    }
we subscribe our names as       }
witnesses.     Test.~                     }
                        William McRobie     }
                        Henry Shank          }
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County to wit:
On this 9th day of May 1886 came William McRobie one of the Subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Delilah McRobie late of Garrett County, deseased[sic], and made oath in due form of law, that he did see Delilah McRobie the Testatrix therein named sign and seal said Will, that he heard her publish pronounce and declare the same to be her last Will and Testament, that at the time of her so doing she was to the best of his apprehension of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, capable of executing a valid deed or contract, and that he subscribed his name as witness to said Will in the presence of and at the request of the Testatrix, and that he did also see Henry Shank the other Subscribing witness sign his name as witness to said Will, at the request of the Testatrix in his presence and also in the presence of each other.
 
     Test: Samuel Lawton
      Register
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County to wit:
On this 3rd day of May 1886 came Thos R. McRobie the executor named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Delilah McRobie late of Garrett County, deseased[sic], and made oath in due form of law, that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of Delilah McRobie late of Garrett County, deseased[sic], that has come to his hand and possession and that he does not know of any other.
     Test: Samuel Lawton
      Register
State of Maryland, Garrett Couty to wit:
On this 4th day of May 1886 came Henry Shank one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Delilah McRobie late of Garrett County, deseased[sic] and maed oath in due form of law......etc. etc.
 
     Tet: Samuel Lawton
      Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 1, 2013

McROBIE, Elisha D.
 
 In the name of God Amen
 I Elisha D. McRobie of Allegany County in the State of Maryland being in tolerable health of body and of sound and disposing mind and memory Considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call me hence do therefore make and publish this my last Will  and Testament in manner and form following that is to say First and principally I commit my soul unto the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently buried there after my debts and funeral charges are paid I devise and bequeath as follows. I give and bequeath unto the heirs of my eldest son John McRobie the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my second son Andrew F. McRobie the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my third son William P. McRobie the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Hannah Frey the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my second daughter Elizabeth Paugh the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my third daughter Sarah Paugh the sum of one dollar. Also I give and bequeath unto my fourth son Michael F. McRobie the sum of ten dollars. Also I give and bequeath unto my fourth daughter Susan Bray the sum of one dollar. I give and bequeath unto my wife all my personal property to wit, Two head of horses, three head of cows, Ten head of sheep, Four head of hogs, three feather beds and beding[sic], all my farming utensils and also all my household and kitchen furniture during her natural life time, and from and after her decease I give the same unto my youngest son Elisha D. McRobie for his own proper use and benefit.
And lastly I do hereby appoint my son Michael F. McRobie to be sole executor of this my last Will and testament revoking and annulling all others and confirming this my last will and testament
In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of March 1870
     Elisha D McRobie {seal}
Signed Sealed and declared in our presence to be his last Will and Testament and in presence of each other we set our hand as witnesses   A. J. Wilson
     J. H. Wilson         William McRobie
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County to wit
 On this 22d day of April 1873 came A. J. Wilson J. H. Wilson and William McRobie the three subscibing witnesses to the aforegoing Last Will and Testament of Elisha D McRobie late of Garrett County deceased and made oath in due form of law that they did see the Testator therein named sign and seal said Will that they heard him publish pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and Testament that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of theri apprehension of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding capable of executing a valid deed or contract and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses to said Will in the presence and at the request of the Testator and all in the presence of each other
     Test Wm L Rawlings Register
State of Maryland
 Garrett County to wit
 On this 22d day of April 1873 came Michael F. McRobie and made oath in due form of law that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true whole Last Will and Testament of Elisha D McRobie late of Garrett County deceased that has come to his hand or possession and that he does not know of any other.
     Test. W. L. Rawlings, Register

~Genie
Posted December 1, 2012

 

McVEIGH, William

In the name of God Amen,
   I, William McVeigh, of Gilmore, Allegany County, in the State of Maryland, being sick of body but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, an considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs, and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world, when it shall pleas God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
First and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named.  After my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows:  I give, devise and bequeath unto my dear daughter, Mary McVeigh, now sister M. Mildred of the Sisters of St. Joseph Mother House, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, All of my property real, personal and mixed, of every description of which I may die possessed off[sic] my Executor hereinafter named to make such disposition of all my possessions of whatever kind so ever, as she my dear daughter first above mentioned shall in her judgement[sic] may see fitting and in any manner she may direct at my death to be hers absolutely.  Any money to my credit in the 1st National _ of Midland, to be paid to my Executor, to be used by him toward paying my funeral expenses.  And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint Hugh McVeigh, my brother, Without Bond, to be sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, Revoking and annulling all former Wills be me, heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and none other, to be my last Will and Testament. 
In Testimony Whereof, I hereto set my hand and seal this 22nd day of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and nine.
     William (his X mark) McVeigh   (seal)
Henry McVeigh.
______________

Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the above named William McVeigh as and for his last Will and Testament, in our presence, wh, at his request, in his presence, and in presence of each other, have hereto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
 
                                 ( Frank Duckworth
             Witness:      ) Henry McVeigh
                                 ( John O'Hanley.
 
State of Maryland
 Allegany County to wit: On the 28th day of May, 1909, came Hugh McVeigh, the Executor named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of William McVeigh, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that after the death of William McVeigh, the testator, her received the said Will from the hand of John O'Hanley, the third subscribing witness thereof.  And the said Hugh McVeigh, further made oath: that the aforegoing instrument of writing is the true whole last will and testament of the said William McVeigh, deceased, that hath come to his hands or possession, ~ and that he does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid.
     
      Test: Hervey W. Shuck
       Register of Wills
 
~Genie
Posted July 6, 2012



MESSMAN, Francis Henry
 
     In the name of God Amen.
    I, Francis H. Messman, being of sound mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time
thereof, and in order that I may be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call me hence, I do therefore make and
publish this my ladst Will and Testament in manner and form following:
That is to say,

   First and principally I commit my Soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrixc, hereinafter named and after my just debts and funeral charges are paid I devise and berqueath as follows:
     Item 1. I give unto my daughter Mary E., intermarried with Charles A. Schmutz, for her kind treatment after the death of my dear wife, to me and my dear little children, the entire furniture in my, or that may belong to me at my death.    
     Item 2. I give unto John F. Messman the sum of five dollars, in full of all claim or demand against my Estate, real and personal.

     Item 3. I give unto George W. Messman the sum of five dollars, being in full of all claim or demand at law or in Equity agains my Estate, real and Personal.
    Item 4. I give unto my daughter Annie, intermarried with Wm. Walsh, the sum of five dollars in full of her share of my Estate both real and personal.    
    Item 5. The rest and residue of my Estate, both real and personal, I devise and bequeath unto Mary E. intermarried with Charles A. Schmutz, Wyant C. and Bertha D. Messman, share and share alike.
    
And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint Mary E. Schmutz to be the Executrix of this my last will and Testament.
    
Witness my hand and seal this 15th day of May, 1888


                                  (signed)  Francis H, Messman (seal)
 
Signed sealed published and declared in presence of
Geo. W. Hoover
William Himmler
Charles Snyder
 
Codicil
Having omitted in my will the name of Joseph A. Messman, who resides in Martinsburg I wish my Executrix to pay him the sum of ten dollars, in lieu of his interest in my Estate.
                            
                         (signed) Francis H. Messman


[note: Joseph A. Messman was his son by his first wife, Mary, daughter of Nicholas Hodel]
~Genie
Posted June 16, 2012


 

 
MILLER, Christopher

In the name of God
Amen, I, Christopher Miller of Allegany Co in the state of Maryland being weak and feeble in body, but sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desiours to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call me heredo therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, First and Principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almight God and my body to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor herein after named, I will that all my just debts as shall by me owing at my death together with my funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decese as conveniently may be.  First it is my will and desire that all my property, both real and personal property equally divided between my children.  Share and share alike, that is to say John Miller, Godfrey Miller, Christopher Miller, Jacob Miller, Samuel Miller, Henry Miller, William Miller, Andrew Miller, Elizabeth Beam, Catharine Poland and MaryDye and their heirs share and share alike.  I will and direct that my plantation whereon I now dwell with all my real estate be sold within two years after my decease to the best advantage by my Executor herein after named and converted into cash and the proceeds thereof be divided amongst my children, share and share alike to wit, John Miller, Godfrey Miller, Christopher Miller, Jacob Miller, Samuel Miller, Henry Miller, William Miller, Andrew Miller, Elizabeth Beam, Catharine Polland and Mary Dye and their heirs share and share alike.
I do also hereby authorise and empower my executor herein after named to make and execute deeds to the purchasers of my real estate, and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Samuel Miller sole Executor of this, my last will and testament heretofore made, ratifying this and none other to be my last will and testament, In testimony whereof I do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this twelfth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty five. 

Christopher Miller, his mark.

Signed, sealed published and declared by Christopher the above named testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence
of us who at his request, in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness thereto.
Elisha Coombs
John Mathews (his mark)
William Coleman (his mark)

(Courtesy
of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 13, 2010

MILLER, Christopher

The first and final account of Samuel Miller, Executor of Christopher Miller deceased, This accountant charges himself with the amount of the sale of the personal property as returned.  $94.54
Cash in the hand at death of Dec'd  $45.72
Money rec'd of Maria Ayers  $3.44, Robert Ross  $7.84, William
Miller  $12.10, James Dye  $12.33, Henry Miller, $6.12, ANdrew Miller 
$13.43, Samuel Miller,  $12.47, William Miller  $25.00  ($232.99)
And craves an allowance for the following disbursements, to wit:
Paid
E. Toacharia $5.02, Elisha Coombs  $1.00, La?  $4.00, Charles Pagenhardt  $6.00, David Inskeep .50, Robert Ross $3.00, Aaron Hixanbaugh .75, John Mathews 1.00, David Inskeep  1.00, George Staup  1.50, William Jacobs  .50, W. Miller  3.06, D. Blocher Register  10.09, State & County tax for 1846  2.88, Executor's 10 per ct Comm on $232.99  $23.29, W. R. McCulley, Register  5.27. 

Balance due estate $164.13

Dividend

1.  John Miller               $14.92 1/11
2.  Godfrey Miller            14.92 1/11
3.  Christopher Miller      14.92 1/11
4.  Jacob Miller               14.92 1/11
5.  Samuel Miller            14.92 1/11
6.  Henry Miller              14.92 1/11
7.  William Miller            14.92 1/11
8.  Andrew Miller            14.92 1/11
9.  Elizabeth Beam         14.92 1/11
10.  Catharine Polland    14.92 1/11
11.  Mary Dye               14.92 1/11
Total                         $164.13

(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 13, 2010

MILLER, Harriet
 
    In the name of God Amen,
 I Harriet Miller of the Town f Oakland Garrett County Maryland being in feeble health of body and of Sound and disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to Settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it Shall please God to call me hence do therefore make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following, That is to Say
 First and principally I commit my Soul into the hands of Almight God and my body to the earth to be decently Bered[sic] at the discresion[sic] of my Execiter[sic] hereinafter named after my debts and funeral charges are paid I devise and bequeath as follows
 Item, I give and bequeath to my five children To wit: Truman, Newman, Mary, Daniel and Emily, all my property Real personal and mixed of every kind and description wheresoever located and after my youngest Child Shall arrive at age I direct and authorize my Executer[sic] named to Sell and Convey the Same to the purchaser or purchasers and to divide the price or proceeds equally between my children Share and Share alike and lastly I do hereby Constitute and appoint Patrick Hamill to be Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking and annuling[sic] all former Wills by me made ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last Will and Testament
 In testimony whereof I hereunto Set my hand and Seal this Seventh day of April 1880
 
Signed Sealed Published and declared by            }                           Harriet Miller (seal)
the above named Harriet Miller as and for         }
her Last Will and Testament in our presence,    }
who at her request in her presence and in         } G. W. Legge
presence of each other have hereto Set our    }W. M. Wagner
names hands as witnesses hereto                      }John W. Davis
 
State of Maryland
 Garrett County to wit:
  On the 8 day of June A.D. 1880 came W. M. Wagner one of the Subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing Last Will and Testament of Harriet Miller late of Garrett County, deceased and made oath in due form of law that he did See Harriet Miller the Testatrix therein named Sign and Seal this Will that he heard her publish pronounce and declare the Same to be her last Will and Testament etc. etc.
 
     Test: W. H. Hagans Register
 
On the 9th day of June A.D. 1880 came G. W. Legge and John M. Davis two of the subscribing witnesses....etc.
On the 9th day of June A.D. 1880 came Patrick Hamill Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Harriet Miller, late of Garrett County, deceased and made oath......etc
     Test: W. H. Hagans Register
 
~Genie
Posted January 19, 2013

MILLER, Jacob

In the name of God, I, Jacob Miller of Lonaconing, Allegany Co. Md., being of sound and disposing mind, memory & understanding but being mindful of the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do make and declare this as and for my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all others heretofore made or purporting to have been made by me. In the first place I commit my soul to the care and keeping of Almighty God and I desire that my body should be decently buried in the ground. 

Item second, I desire the payment of all my just and reasonable debts and funeral expenses by my executors hereinafter named.
Item third, I desire my executors hereinafter named to pay to my youngest son Grover Cleveland Miller the sum of two hundred dollars as a special legacy in addition to his share of my estate.
Item Third.  To my beloved wife, Philadelphia Miller, I do devise, give and bequeath a life estate in and to all my property real, personal and mixed, together with the rents, issues and profits therefrom arising to have use of and enjoy the same for and during the full end and term of her natural life, provided she shall so long remain unmarried.  And immediately upon the death or marriage of my wife Philadelphia, whichever shall first occur I do hereby authorize, direct and empower my executors hereinafter named to immediately convert all my property real, personal and mixed into cash by a sale thereof at public sale and to divide the proceeds of such sales and all cash in their hands among my ten children or their issue; if any of them should then be dead; per stirpes and not per capita, who are named as follows: Alonza[sic] Miller, son, Isabella Anderson, wife of John Andersen, Daughter; Louis J. Miller, son, James H. Miller, son; William T. Miller, son; John E. Miller, son; Joseph Miller, son; Elizabeth Ellen Boyd, wife of Thomas Boyd, daughter; Mary Wood, wife of Barney Wood, daughter; and Grover Cleveland Miller, a son, share and share alike.
Item Fifth, And in case at any time my wife Philadelphia Miller should be of the opinion that it would be best for her and for the interests of my estate to have the stock and personal property sold then I do hereby direct and empower my executors upon her request made to them in writing to sell all my stock and personal estate and convert the same into cash and to invest the proceeds thereof under the directions of the Orphans Court of Allegany County the income thereof tobe paid to my wife during her natural life provided she may so long remain my widow, and the said amount so invested to be divided among my children above named as above provided on the death or marriage of my said wife.
Item Sixth: And I do hereby constitute and appoint James H. Miller and William T. Miller Executors of this my last Will and testament.  In witness thereof I have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal this 24th day of March 1909.

Jacob Miller


Signed sealed published and declared as and for his last will and testament by Jacob Miller before us the undersigned witnesses who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnessees thereto.
H Sprigg
Geo Louis Eppler
Robt
H Gordon

(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted
July 13, 2010

MILLER, Jacob

2ND ACCOUNT
Second Account of James H. Miler and William T. Miller, Executors of Jacob Miller, late of Allegany Co. Md, deceased.  These Executors charge themselves:-With the following amounts that were distributed to Philadelphia Miller, Widow of the said Jacob Miller, deceased, for and during the term of her Natural Life and Widowhood, as shown by said Executors First Account settled in the Orphans' Court on the 7th day of March, 1916, of record in Administration Accounts Liber Q, Folio 211 &c., the said Philadelphia Miller, Widow having departed this life on the 19th day of March 1921. viz: Household Furniture and Mining Fixtures & c. - $712.05Cash.. 4482.05 - $5,194.10
Less the sum of $222.49, same being the depreciation of Household Furniture and Mining Fixtures &c, and the Death of two horses during the life estate held by the said widow, Philadelphia Miller = $4,971.61

AND CRAVES ALLOWANCE AS
FOLLOWS
1.  Paid George W. Grose, Monument Per Agreement of Heirs
filed with this Account:  $240.00
2.  The Daily News Co, Notice to
Creditors 4.00
3.  William G. Gardner, Account  4.25
4.  D. L.
Durst,  Account  12.00
Paid Hervey W. Shuck, Register $26.50 =
286.75= $4,684.86

DISTRIBUTION OF WILL

1.  To Alonza[sic] Miller. Son. 
         Note of Alonza[sic] Miller, filed with this Account..$200.00; Cash $248.49 = $448.49
2.  " Isabella Anderson. Daughter. $448.
3.  " Louis J Miller.  Son.  $448.49
Carried forward..$1345.47 
$4,684.86

Amount brought forward  $1,345.47  $4,684.86
4.  To James H Miller.  Son.  $448.49
5.   " William T Miller  Son  $448.49
6.  " John E Miller.  Son.  $448.49

Amount due account of purchase of household furniture &c.  232.30.  Cash. 216.19 = 448.49
7. " Joseph Miller.  Son.  448.48
8. " Elizabeth E Boyd.  Daughter.  448.48
9.   Grover C Miller. Son.  448.48
10. The Heirs of Mary Woods, deceased, Daughter, $448.48, Less the sum of $199.40 being the Funeral Expenses of Mary Woods, deceased,     thus leaving a balance to be distributed of $249.08.
1.  To Bernadette B Woods, Daughter $35.59
2. " William F Woods.  Son.  35.59
3.  " Catherine G Woods, Daughter, 35.58
4.  " Joseph Woods, Son, 35.58
5.  " Mary Woods, Daughter, 35.58
6.  "Margaret K Woods, Daughter, 35.58
7.  " Rita Woods,
Daughter, 35.58 = 448.48 = 4,484.86
BALANCE DUE THE ESTATE   $200.00

(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 13, 2010


MILLER, John Daniel
 
In the name of God Amen, I, John Daniel Miller of Allegany County and State of Maryland, being weak and sick in body but of perfect and sound disposing mind and memory, thanks be[strike] to Almighty God therefor[sic], and calling to mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die domake and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following.
 First and principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it in sure and certain hope of the resurrection from the Dead by the might and power of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and my body to the earth to be buried in a Christianlike[sic] and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter mentioned and named and as touching such worldly substances wherewith it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with in this life I give, devise and Dispose of the same in the manner and form following: it is my will and I do order that all my just debts and funeral charges be fully paid & satisfied.,
 Item, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Catherine during her lifetime or widowhood the full use and benefit of all the lands and tenements I am possessed of containing one Lot number three thousand eight hundred & fifty six - one Lot number three thousand nine hundred and twenty nine - and one tract of land called "Sugar Camp", containing nine acres and one half acre, making in the whole one hundred and nine and on half acres, but should she marry then to put up with her dower.
 Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Daniel Miller, his heirs, Executors Administrators or assigns, after his mother's decease aforesaid the whole of my lands and tenements as above described, containing one hundred and nine and one half acres of land on his paying to my Daughter Susannah Miller, her heirs, Executors, Administrators or assigns the following legacy after my said wife's decease.
 Item, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Miller the full and just sum of Fifty pound current money, to her, her heirs, Executors, Administrators or assigns, to be paid by my son Daniel Miller aforesaid after my wife's decease,. ~
 Item, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Catherine aforesaid the full use and benefit of all my personal estate during her life time or widowhood, but should she marry to put up with her Dowers. It is my will and I do order that all my personal estate after my wife's decease be equally divided between my son Daniel Miller, his heirs, Executors, Administrators or assigns, and my daughter Susannah Miller, her heirs, Executors, Administrators or assigns, that is to say, share and share alike.
 And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Catherine Executrix and my son Daniel Miller Executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and disalloowing all and every former or other will by me made or Done, ratifyig and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament in manner and form aforesaid. ~
 In testimony whereof I the said John Daniel Miller have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirtieth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and three. ~ ~ ~
Signed, sealed, published, pronounced                    }
and declared by the said John D. Miller                    }    John Daniel Miller (seal)
to be his last will and testament and that at            }
doing this he was & appeared to be in perfect &       }
sound Disposing mine & memory & that we signed  }
our names hereto at his request & in the presence   }
of each other.
  Wm. Shaw

  Lorerwill (his X mark) Morris
  Daniel (his X mark) Rhodes
Sworn 14 June 1808 by Catherine & Daniel Miller
before G. Bruce, Register
Proven 14 June 1808 by William Shaw & Daniel Rhodes
G. Bruce, Register
 
~Genie
posted August 1, 2013


 

MORGAN, Jonah
 
In the name of God, Amen.
I, Jonah Morgan, of Allegany County and State of Maryland, being of sound mind, memory and power of disposition, knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, do make this my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say:  First and principally, I commit my soul to the mercy of my Maker and my body to decent burial by my Executrix. Second, To my beloved wife, Mary L. Morgan, I bequeath will and devise all my property whatsoever, including all mineys, credits, claims in action, rights, and interests of any description, legal or equitable, to her own seperate and absolute use forever.  Third, I constitute and appoint my beloved wife, Mary L. Morgan, to be the sole Executrix of this Will and I hereby request the Orphans' Court to require no bond or security for her admistration of my estate.  In Testimony Whereof(underscored), I have hereunto subscribed my hand and affixed my seal this 18th day of March in the year eighteen hundred and ninety three.
 
     Jonah Morgan  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator, as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.__________ Test- David J. Lewis
     Test-D. James Blackiston
 
State of Maryland.
 Allegany County to wit:  On the 8th day of November, 1910, came Esau Morgan, brother of Jonah Morgan, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, the testator named in the aforegoing Will and made oath in due form of law: that on the 1st day of November, 1910 (after the death of the testator) he received the said Willl to file for probate in the Orphans' Court, from the hand of Miss Marion Peebles, niece of the said Jonah Morgan, the testator. And the said Esau Morgan, further made oath:  that the aforegoing Instrument of Writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said Jonah Morgan, deceased, that hath come to his hands or possession, and does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid._____________________Test: Hervey W. Shuck
      Register of Wills
 
State of Maryland
 Allegany County to wit:  On the 9th day of November 1910, came David J. Lewis and D. James Blackiston, the two subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Jonah Morgan, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that they did see said Jonah Morgan, the testator, sign and seal said Will: that they heard him pujblish, pronounce and declare the same to bre his last Will and Testament, that at the time of so doing he was, to the best of their apprehensions, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, capable of executing a valid deed or contract, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses thereto, at the request of Jonah Morgan, the testator, in his presence and all in the presence of each other. ___________Test: Hervey W. Shuck
        Register of Wills
 
Admitted to probate November 9th 1910
 
~Genie
(date of death 5 October 1910)
Posted August 3, 2012

MORGAN, Mary Louisa Nichols
 
In the name of God, Amen:
 I Mary L. Morgan residing at Westernport, Allegany County in the State of Maryland, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, fo make this my last will cocicil[strikthrough] and testament, revoking and annulling all former wills, in manner following to wit:
 First:  I commit my soul to my merciful Creator, and my body to be decently burried[sic] by my Executor hereinafter named, the expenses whereof shall be first paid out of my estate.
Second:  I hereby will, devise, bequeath and give unto my beloved husband Jonah Morgan all of my property of which I shall die seized or possessed of any kind or character whatsoever, whether real, personal or mixed, and all moneys, accounts, rights, interests or claims to which I may in any manner become entitled.
Third:  I hereby appoint and constitute my said husband Jonah Morgan my sole executor with full power to administer my estte, and request the Orphans' Court to grant him letters of administration thereof without bon requiring security or surety for the peformance[sic] of this trust.
 In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and afixed my seal this 15th day of May in the year nineteen hundred and two.
 
    (signed)  Mary L. Morgan    (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above name testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request, in her presence, and the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed out[sic] names as witnesses.
 
   (signed) Richard S. Bell
   (signed)  Michael D. Reinhart
   (signed) David J. Lewis
 
State of Maryland,
Allegany County to wit:  On the 8th day of November, 1910, came Esau Morgan, brother-in-law of Mary L. Morgan, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, the testatrix named in the aforegoing Will and made oath in due form of law: that on the 1st day of November, 1910 (after the death of the testarix) he received the said Will to file for probate in the Orphans' Court, from the hand of Miss Marion Peebles, niece of the said Mary L. Morgan, the testatrix.  And the said Esau Morgan, further made oath: that the aforegoing Instrument of Writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said Mary L. Morgan, deceased, that hath come to his hands or possession, and does not know of any other Will and Testament of the deceased aforesaid.
 
     Test: Hervey W. Shuck, Register of Wills
 
State of Maryland,
Allegany County to wit:  On the 9th day of November, 1910, came Richard S. Bell and David J. Lewis, two of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Mary L. Morgan, late of Allegany County Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that they did see Mary L. Morgan, the testatrix, sign and seal said Will, that they heard her publish, pronounce and declare the same to be her last Will and Testament, that at the time so so doing she was, to the best of their apprehensions, of sound and disiposing mind, memory and understanding, capable of executing a valid deed or contract, and that they together with Michael D. Reinhart, the third subscribing witness thereof, respectively subscribed their  names as witnesses thereto, at the request of Mary L. Morgan, the testatrix, in her presence and all in the presence of each other.
 
    Test: Hervey W. Shuck
     Register of Wills
 
Admitted to probate
 November 9th, 1910
 
(date of death 13 September 1910)
Mary Louisa Nichols & Jonah Morgan were married in Allegany Co, MD. on 30 October 1873.
~Genie
Posted August 3, 2012

MORTON, John (Distribution to Heirs)
 
Under Agreement filed in the Orphans' Court, October 28th 1902
of record in Courty Proceedings Liber No 11, folio 308&c.
                                                    Balance $4,252.48
 
To John Morton  son }
To Thomas Morton  son             }
To Alexander Morton  son          }1/11th each  $386.59
To Gauvin Morton  son              }
To James Morton  son               }
To Agnes Davis  daughter         }
To Elizabeth Kiddy  daughter     }
To Margaret Simpson  daughter }
To Violet C. Loar  daughter        }
 
To The Heirs of Isabella Crowe, deceased, daughter [note:wife of Thornton J. Crowe, Jr.]
 Edith Crowe daughter        }
 James T. Crowe son           }1/3rd of 1/11th each $128.86
 William W. Crowe son        }
 
To The Heirs of Janett Cook, deceased, daughter
 John Cook  son               }
 William C. Cook son        }
 Walter Cook son             }
 Alvin Cook son               } 35.14
 James Russell Cook son  }
 Morton Henry Cook son   }
 ------------------------------------------- 1/11th of 1/11th each.
 Jeanette Cook daughter  }
 Margaret Cook daughter  }
 Violet Cook daughter      }  35.15
 Mary E. Cook daughter   }
 Pearl Cook daughter       }
 
~Genie
Posted April 27, 2013


 

MOSSER, Jonas
 
 In the name of God Amen:
I Jonas Mosser, of Garrett County, in the State of Maryland, being of sound and disposing mine, memory and understanding, being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God  to call me hence, do heretofore make and publish this to be my last Will and testament.
First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently burried[sic], at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named, After my debts and funeral charges are paid I devise and bequeath as follows:
Item  I devise that my beloved wife Sarah shall keep and retain all of my effects both Real and personal during her lifetime, or so long as she shall remain my Widow.
Item  I devise that after the death or marriage of my beloved wife Sarah, that then my property both Real and personal shall be sold at either public or private sale to the best advantage possible as my Executor may think best, and the net proceeds of my effects to be distributed as follows:
Whereas my son John has already received of me the sum of Six Hundred and sixty five dollars, and my daughter Annie the sum of Six hundred and seventy five dollars, and my son Simon the sum of One hundred dollars, which several amounts I desire shall be deducted from the shares of my said sons John and Simon and my said daughter Annie
Item  I devise that the proceeds of my effects shall, "considering what the above mentioned heirs have already redd." be equally divided between my sons John, Simon and Aaron and my daughters Annie, Caroline, Margaret and Susan share and share alike.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint Samuel A. Miller, to be sole Executor of this my last Will and testament, revoking and annulling all former Wills by me heretofore made confirming this and none other to be my last Will and testament.
Given under my hand and seal this second day of March in the year eighteen hundred and eighty seven,
 
     Jonas Mosser. (seal)
 
Signed, published and declared by the above named Jonas Mosser, as and for his last Will and testament who in his presence and in presence of each other, at his request have signed our names as witnesses hereto,
 
     Hiram Bowser
     Henry Spoerlein
     W.m Hinebaugh
 
 Whereas I Jonas Mosser am desirous to change the provisions of my last Will and testament dated on the 2nd day of March 1887, I do hereby make this Codicil thereto, Whereas in my said Will I have bequeathed to my daughter Susan direct her proportionate share of the proceeds of my effects, and whereas I do not think her "my said daughter Susan" competent to take care of and invest, to her interest, her share of my effects therefore I desire and request that my Executor mentioned in my said Will shall retain and invest the share falling to my said daughter Susan and shall pay her, or to whomsoever may have her in charge, the interest each year on amount invested for her Benefit, or at the discretion of my said Executor he may pay over a part of all of the principal in case of protracted sickness or for some other now unseen cause.
 In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 29th day of October 1887.
 
     Jonas Mosser  (seal)
 
 Signed, sealed, published and declared by Jonas Mosser the above named testator as and for a Codicil to his last Will and testament in the presence of us who at his request have set our hands as witnesses thereto,
     Alex Haenftling
     Adam Fox
     Wm. Hinebaugh
 
  State of Maryland
   Garrett County, to wit:
On this 4th day of December 1894, came William Hinebaugh, and made oath in due form oflaw, that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Jonas Mosser, laste of Garrett County, deceased, other than the above instrument of writing, and that he received the same from said deceased on or about the 2nd day of March 1887.
   Test: J. W. White,   Register
 
On this 4th day of December 1894, came William Hinebaugh, one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament and Codicil and made oath in due form of law that he did see the testator sign and seal this Will and Codicil, that he heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and testament and Codicil; that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of his apprehension of sound and disposing mine, memory and understanding; and that he together with Hiram Bowser, Henry Spoerlein, Alex Haenftling and Adam Fox subscribed his name as a witness to this Will and Codicil in his presence at his request, and in the presence of each other.
   Test: J. W. White,   Register
 
On this 11th day of December 1894 came Hiram Bowser and Henry Spoerlein
On this 11th day of December 1894 came Adam Fox and Alex Haenftling
 
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2013

MURPHY, William B.
 
 In the name of God, Amen,
I William B. Murphy of Garrett County, Maryland, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding and being desirous, in view of the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, of arranging my worldly affairs do make and publish this my last Will and testament.
Item: I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah J. C. Murphy all of my estate of every discription[sic] both real and personal.
And I further Will and devise that my Executrix hereinafter named shall as soon as convenient pay all my just debts and funeral expences[sic].
 And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Sarah to be the sole Executrix of this my last Will and testament.
 In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventh day of April in the year eighteen hundred and ninety two and I do hereby declare this my last Will and testament and hereby publish the same as such revoking all former Wills.
 
     William B. Murphy. (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator as and for his last Will and testament in our presence, who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our hands as witnesses thereto this 7th day of April 1892.
 
     Samuel Johnson
     James Carey
 
 State of Maryland, Garrett County, to wit:
On this 12th day of March 1896 came James Carey one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of William b. Murphy, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law, that he did see the testator sign and seal this Will; that he heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and testament; that at the time of his so doing he was, to the best of his apprehension of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding; and that he together with Samuel Johnson subscribed his name as a witness to this Will in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other.
 
    Test: J. W. White,   Register
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County, to wit:
On this 12th day of March 1896, came Samuel Johnson and made oath, in due form of law, that he does not know of any Will or codicil of William B. Murphy, late of Garrett County, deceased, other than the above instrument of writing and that he received the same from the Register of Wills of said County this 12th day of March, 1896
 
    Test: J. W. White,  Register
 
On this 12th day of March 1896 came Samuel Johnson, one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of William B. Murphy, late of Garrett County, deceased.....etc.etc.
 
    Test: J. W. White,   Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 6, 2013

 

MYERS, Jane M. Lees
 
I, Jane M. Myers, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows:  After any just debts I may have are paid, I give and devise and bequeath all my property, real, personal and mixed as follows:  First, I give and bequeath to my brother, Charles Lees, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars.  Second, I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter Maude McDonald Myers, my house on Church Street in the Town of Lonaconing, and also all the furniture therein contained, and also all moneys which I may have or which is due me in any way and which may come to me through the estate of my husband, Joseph Myers.  My Estate I leave in this manner knowing that my dear children, W. Oscar Myers, May Ketchum and Mettie Stearns, are well provided for and will not need any assistance from me.  I appoint and nominate W. Oscar Myers to be the Executor of this my last Will and Testament.  Witness my hand and seal this fifteenth day of December, 1909.
 
       Jane M. Myers  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared as and for her last Will and Testament by the above named testatrix who signed the same in our presence, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto signed our names as witnesses.
     Mary Thomas,   David A. Robb
 
State of Maryland
 Allegany County, to wit: On the 31st day of December 1909 came W. Oscar Myers, the Executor named in the foregoing last Will and Testament of Jane M. Myers, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made oath in due form of law: that after the death of Jane M. Myers, the testatrix, he found the said Will among the private effects of the said testatrix.  And the said W. Oscar Myers further made oath: that the aforegoing Instrument of Writing is the true whole last Will and Testament of the said Jane M. Myers, deceased, that hath come.....etc.
 
~Genie
Posted July 6, 2012



 


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