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ECHARD, George Adam
 
In the name of God Amen. I George Adam Echard of Allegany County and State of Maryland being weak of body but of sound mind and memory being mindful of my latter end and of my duty to God and my own Soul do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, to wit,
  I commend my body to the grave and my Soul to the gracious God who gave it me and my worldly estate I will and bequeath to be Divided in the manner following.
I will and bequeath unto my eldest son George Echard that he is [to] have the ten pounds clear that I paid for the fencing his lot in Cumberland, and likewise he is to receive the balance that is due to me from Henry Stevenson on Pipe Creek Frederick county, and also my son John Echard to let him have a good Cow out of my stock.
  I also will and bequeath to my three daughters Elizabeth Stoyer, Sarah Loer (?Lou?), Katherine White, to receive the sum of Eight hundred[strike] pounds good money each of them, and also after the above legacies and my lawful debts are paid my dearly beloved wife Mary Echard is to have her thirds of the remainder of my Estate of land, goods & chattels for and during her natural life and at her death she is to have the liberty to leave her third as it stands after appraisement to any of her children that she thinks the most deserving, only my son John to have the liberty to pay the same in money or trade as he thinks proper.
  And I also will that my lawful debts are to be paid and that my son John Echard to have all the remainder of my estate, lands, goods and chattels to him & his heirs or assigns forever after the above legacies & thirds and debts are paid and discharged. ~
  And I do likewise will by this my last will and testament that my son John Echard shall be my whole and sole Executor of and administrator to for this my last will and testament.
  In witness and confirmation of this my last will and testament I George Adam Echard do hereunto subscribe my hand and set my seal & seal in Allegany County, Maryland, this first day of April in the year of our Lord Seventeen hundred and ninety nine. ~
Before signing & sealing the words (to pay the same) are interlined. ~
  Signed, sealed and delivered by the said      }
George A. Echard as and for his last will &      }
testament in the presence of us who were      } George Adam Echard  (seal)
present at the signing & sealing thereof.          }
                    George Preston                                  }
                   Elias Magers                                        }
                   Orgory Vonll???(unreadable)             }
 
Allegany County 10~ August 1806
 Then came John Echard and made oath &c. that the within instrument of writing is the true and whole will of George A. Echard, late of Allegany County, Dec'd, that hath come to his hands or possession and that he doth not know of any other
  Sworn before
         G. Bruce, Register

 
Allegany County, 10~ August 1806,
 Then came the three subscribing witnesses to the within will and made oath &c. that they did see the testator therein named sign and seal this will and that they heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last will and testament, and at the time of his so doing he was to the best of their apprehensions of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses to this will in the presence and at the request of the testator and in the presence of each other. ~
 Sworn before
   Geo. Bruce, Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 16, 2013


 


 
ECHARD, Mary
 
In the name of God, Amen, I, Mary Echard of Allegany County and State of Maryland being weak in body but of sound disposing mind, memory and judgment, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, to wit,
  First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it, believing that at the great day of resurection[sic] he will receive it again, and as to my worldly estate I bequeath in manner and form following, to wit.
  Item, I give and bequeath unto my beloved son John Echard all my Estate both real and personal to him, his heirs & assigns forever.
  Lastly, I constitute and appoint my son John Echard sole Executor of this my last will and testament, revoking and disannulling all former wills heretofore made. ~ In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9~ day of July 1812.
 
     Mary (her X mark) Echard
 
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of us, who in the presence of each other heard the testatrix acknowledge the same to be her last will and testament.
      John Holtzman

      Silas Kettle
      Geo. Bruce
Then came John Echard and made oath &c. that the within instrument of writing is the true and whole will of Mary Echard, late of Allegany County, decd., that hath come to his hands or possession. ~  Sworn before
    Geo. Bruce, Register
 
Allegany County, November 3rd 1812.
 Then came Silas Kettle and John Holtzman, two of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing will and made oath on the Holy Evangels of Almighty God that they did see the testatrix therein named sign and seal this will, and that they 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 their apprehensions of sound, disposing mind, memory & understanding, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witness to this will in the presence and at the request of the testatrix and in the presence of each other.
   Sworn before ~ Geo. Bruce, Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 16, 2013

EISEL, Anna Martha 
 
In the matter of the Estate                           } Renunciation Distributive to distribution in the E
              of                                                 } Personal Estate of Anna Martha Eisel
Anna Martha Eisel                                        } deceased.
    deceased                                                }

To the Judges of the Orphans' Court
  of Allegany County, Maryland.
 We, the undersigned Children and Heirs at Law of Anna Martha Eisel, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, do hereby renounce and waive all our claim and interest in and to our distributive shares as heirs of said deceased in the One thousand dollars on deposit in the Citizens Nat. Bank of Frostburg, Md. in her name at the time of her decease, and do hereby agree that George Eisel our father and the administrator of the estate of said deceased, shall have the whole of the $1000.00 aforesaid, Less expenses and costs of administration and we do further direct that Geo Eisel, in the settlement of his account as such admin in the Orphans' Court, be distributed to himself the distributive shares that would have been distributed to us if this paper writing had not been executed by us, and this shall be his Release and Discharge to us on account of the same.
  Witness our hands and seals.
   Jacob Eisel  (seal)
   William Eisel  (seal)
   George Eisel Jr. (seal)
   Henry Eisel  (seal)
   Lizzie Eisel (seal)
   Lydia Eisel  (seal)
   Dora Eisel  (seal)
   Sophia Eisel (seal)
 
~Genie
Posted March 30, 2013

EISENTROUT, Lepold
 
In the name of God, Amen
I, Lepold Eisentrout, of the town of Eckhart, Allegany County, State of Maryland, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, do make this very last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
 First, I commit my soul to the mercy of my Divine Father, and my body to the earth to be buried as hereinafter directed.
 Second, It is my will and desire and I hereby so direct, that as soon as convenient after my demise, my Exectutors hereinafter named, shall, after the payment of all my just debts, including the funeral expenses and two hundred dollars for a tombstone and the Court cost of the administration of my estate under will, cause all my personal estate to be divided as following, that is to say:
 Third, It is my will and desire and I hereby so direct that George H. Eisentrout, my son, is to get all of the household furniture, such as stoves, beds, chairs, blinds, pictures, pots, pans and bed clothing and the horse "Major".
 To my son, Garfield W. Eisentrout, the piano and writing desk.
 To my son, Walter E. Eisentrout, the young black cow.
 To my son, James Arthur Eisentrout, is to get one horse, all the harness, wagons, plows, harrows, rakes, mowing machine, carriage.
 To my grandson, Charles William Sigmayer, twenty five dollars $25.00
 To my daughter Lula C. Leaffler, twenty five dollars $25.00
 To my daughter, Mella C. Wilkins, twenty five dollars $25.00
 And if there is any more money left it is to be divided equally between my four sons, namely: George H., Garfield W., Walter E. and James Arthur Eisentrout.
 Fourth, I hereby constitute and appoint George H. Eisentrout and Walter E. Eisentrout, my two sons, the Executors of this will.
 In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal this 26" day of May, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ten.
 
     Lepold (his X mark) Eisentrout   (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 thereof.
 
                    ( J. M. Mair
  Witnesses  ) Warren E. Hilton
                    ( Thomas Peterson
 
State of Maryland
 Allegany County to wit:  On the 19th day of July, 1910, came Walter E. Eisentrout, one of the Executors named in the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Lepold Eisentrout, 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 Lepold Eisentrout, the testator, on the 26th day of May, 1910, the date of the signing and sealing thereof, And the said Walter E. Eisentrout, further made oath: that the aforegoing Instrument of Writing is the true whole will and Testament of the said Lepold Eisentrout, deceased, that hath come to his hands and 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 22d day of July, 1910, came James M. Mair, Warren E. Hilton and Thomas Peterson, the three subscibing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Lepold Eisentrout, late of Allegany County, Maryland, deceased, and made other in due form of law, that they did see Lepold Eisentrout, the testator, sign and seal said Will by mark, 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 witness thereto, at the request of Lepold Eisentrout, the testator, in his presence and all in the presence of each other.
 
    Test: Hervey W. Shuck
     Register of Wills
 
Admitted to probate July 22d 1910
 
~Genie
Posted July 29, 2012

 

ELWOOD, Winneford
 
  In the name of God, Amen,
I, Winneford Elwood of Allegany County in the State of Maryland, bein gin 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 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 and after my debts and funeral expences[sic] are paid I devise and bequeath as follows.
  To my beloved husband Maurice Elwood I give, devise and bequeath all those two lots of ground situate and being in the town of Blooming heretofore called Slangollan in Allegany County, Maryland, which are known and described as Lot number twenty eight (No 28) and Lot number twenty nine (No. 29) on the plat of said town and which said lots were conveyed to me by the name of Winneford Lannen by a deed from George McKinzie and Mary Louisa McKinzie bearing date the second day of July in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty eight.
  And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said husband, Maurice Elwood to be sole Executor of this my last Will and testament.
 In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty first day of July in the year 1859.
   Winneford (her X mark) Elwood  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed and published and declared by Winneford Elwood the above named testatrix 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 subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, the said testatrix having been by us privately examined apart from and out of the presence and hearing of her husband whether she doth make the same will fuly[sic] and voluntarily and without being induced thereto by fear or threats of or ill usage by her said husband and the said testatrix thereupon declares and says that she does it freely and willingly.
    Josiah H. Gordon
    James C. Lynn
    William Duff
 
  State of Maryland
   Garrett County, to wit:
On this 6th day of August 1895 came Maurice Elwood and made oath in due form of law, that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Winneford Elwood, late of Garrett County, deceased, other than the aforegoing instrument of writing and that he received the same from said testatrix on or about the 21st day of July 1859.
    Test: J. W. White, Register
 District of Columbia
  Washington City, to wit:
On this 26th day of August 1895 before me, the subscriber, Register of Wills of the State of Maryland, in and for Garrett County, personally appeared James C. Lynn one of the subcribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of Winneford Elwood, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law, that he did see the testatrix sign and seal this 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; and that he together with Josiah H. Gordon and William Duff subscribed his name as a witness to this Will in her presence, at her request and in the presence of each other; that he was well acquainted with Josiah H. Gordon the other subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of Winneford Elwood, deceased, that they are both now deae, that he was also familiar with their hand writing and berily believes that the names Josiah H. Gordon and William Duff subscribed at the foot of the attestation clause of said Will is in the hand writing of the said Josiah H. Gordon and William Duff, whom he know[sic], and is their true and proper signature,
    Test: J. W. White, Register of Wills
   for Garrett County, Maryland.
 
 In the Orphans' Court for Garrett County,
The Court, after having carefully examined the aforegoing last Will and testament of Winneford Elwood, late of Garrett County, deceased, And also the evidence adduced as to its validity, Orders and Decrees this 27th day of August 1895, that the same be admitted in this Court as the true and genuin last Will and testament of the said Winneford Elwood, deceased.
    W. H. Barnard, C.J.O.C.
    Rudolph Beckman, J.O.C
    Henry G. Sanders, J.O.C.
 
~Genie
Posted March 23, 2013

ENGLE, Samuel
 
 The last Will and Testament of me, Samuel Engle, residing near Grantsville in Garrett County and state of Maryland this Twenty third day of June, Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and Eighty Eight, when in the enjoyment of a sound mind and and disposing mind, having a sence[sic] of the uncertainty of life~
((Item - I direct that I secure Christian Burial and that burial place be maked with a proper Tombstone with a new wall around the grave yard if not made during my lifetime~
(Item 2.  That all my debts and funeral expences[sic] be paid.
(Item 3.  that I bequesth to Lizzie Yeast, my Granddaughter, the only child of my Daughter Floricia the sum of Five hundred dollars to be in full of all claim on my entire estate personal and real and also in full of all claims as heir of my Daughter Floricia.
(Item 4.  I bequeath my Son Ralph and my Daughter Martha now the Wife of Ross Compton each the sum of one thousand dollars, and to my Daughter Ida May, Wife of Joseph Lee the sum of one thousand dollars, these sums are given to make them equal with the residue of my children who each received the sum of one thousand dollars as an heir gift from me. ~
(Item 5  I bequeath to my Wife Catharine, if she survives me, the sum of Three thousand dollars. ~
(Item 6.  I further direct that the sum of Five Thousand dollars remain undistributed and a lean[sic] on the Homestead farm untill[sic] the death of my Wife Catharine if she survives me, and that she shall receive annually the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars which shall be paid her as additional support and to be paid instead of or in consideration of Interest for the remaining in the farm, the first payment to be made one year after my death and annually thereafter during her life.~
(Item 7.  To my Son Ralph I bequeath and give the Homestead farm containing over three hundred acres of land north side of Laurel Run, also a tract of land containing fifty three acres more or less on the east side of the Laurel Run called Conococheaque.  Also land enough along the run for a mill seat not to exceed five acres of land.  Also all the vessel and fixtures necessary for boinling sugar then on the home farm, in consideration of the above he shall pay the sum of Eight Thousand dollars to be paid in the following manner (Viz) one thousand dollars at the end of the first year as down money. Then annually thereafter seven hundred dollars for four years all payments without interest. Five thousand dollars shall remain as already directted[sic] in Item 6 - untill[sic] after the death of my Wife Catharine when this sum will also become due and payable in annual payments of seven hundred dollars payment untill[sic] paid entirely. Also without Interest. Should the latter become due and payable before the lapse of five years, then the latter sums shall not become due untill[sic] the rest is all paid so that in no case or event will he be required to make double payments or any annual sum of money than the seven hundred dollars. I also reserve for my Wife Catharine a comfortable house (without maintainance[sic]) without cost to her as long as she shall live if she desire it. ~
(Item 8.  I further direct that after the legacies thus far made be paid then the residue of all monies in hand and arising from the sale of lands and the conversion of property also all payments becoming due shall be equally divided among my children not to conflict with other parts of this Will. The names of my Children among whom this distribution is to be made are as follows - to my Son Walter, to my Son Solomon, and my Son Ralph, to my Daughter Sevilla married to Perry Long, and my Daughter, Martha married to Ross compton, and my Daughter, Ida May Wife of Joseph Lee and my Daughter Rebecca Widow of Lewis Swalop. ~
(Item 9.   For the execution of this my last Will I appoint as my Executor my Wife Catharine and my Son Ralph Engle. ~
(Item 10.  In the conversion of my property to money: due regard shall be paid to the times and that they be sold to the best advantage. The heirs must be content to wait for their several portions. ~
(Item 11.  I also direct that the notes that I hold against  my Sons Walter and Solomon, or any other of my Children (not heir gifts) shall at the time be accounted as cash without interest from the time they were given. I also direct that they shall in the above named form be considered a part of ltheir legacies. ~
(Item 12.  In view of the provisions already made for my Wife Catharine she shall have no dower in any of my real estate except what has already been provided for. ~
(Item 13.  I direct that my Executors shall sell at public or private sale my real estate to the best advantage as directed in Item 10 and make deeds for the same.  This my last Will and Testament written on four pages of this sheet of paper I made and concluded signed and sealed this day date above named and unto which I hereby set my hand and seal
 
    Samuel Engle (seal)
 
signed sealed published and declared as and for the last Will and Testament of Samuel Engle this Twenty third day of June Anno Domini Eighteen hundred and Eighty Eight in our presence and in the presence of each other by said Samuel Engle, and we at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other signed this paper as witnesses to the due execution of the same.
    Joseph Lee  (seal)
    Oliver G. Getty  (seal)
    Ralph Engle  (seal)
 
 State of Maryland
  Garrett County, to wit:
 On this 5th day of September 1888 came Joseph Lee one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Samuel Engle 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 so doing he was, to the best of his apprehension, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, and that he together with Oliver G. Getty, and Ralph Engle, subscribed his name as witness to this Will in his presence and at his request, and in the presence of each other.
    Test Jas. W. White, Register
 
 State of Maryland,
  Garrett county, to wit:
 On this 11th day of September 1888 came Oliver G. Getty one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Samuel Engle late of Garrett County, deceased, etc. etc.
 
~Genie
Posted February 23, 2013

 

ENLOW, Davis/David T.
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to wit:
 I, Davis T. Enlow, of Garrett County, in the State of Maryland, do hereby make and publish this as and for my Lat[sic] Will and Testament, that is to say:
 After my just debts, if I have any, and my funeral charges are paid, I give, devise and bequeath as follows:
Item: I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughter, Madge Enlow, all my household and kitchen furniture.
I then direct, authorize and empower my Executor hereinafter named to collect all debts due me and make sale of all the rest and residue of my estate, real, personal and mixed, and after the payment to my said daughter, Madge Enlow, of the sum of Five Hundred ($500.00) dollars, which I hereby devise, give and bequeath unto her, and the payment of the expenses of administering my estate, I direct that the balance of the money arising from the collections and the sales of y property, shall be by my executor distributed to my daughters, Madge Enlow, Mabel Nine, Julia Speicher, Effie Bowman, Blanche Carter and Nellie Lashorn, and to my son, Jasper Enlow, equally, share and share alike. In the event that either of my said daughters or mysaid son should depart this life before this will becomes effective. I give, devise and bequeath unto the child or children of such deceased daughter or son, the share of my estate which the parent of such child or children would take, if living, under this will.
I hereby appoint Joseph E. Harned of Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, to be the sole executor of this my last will and testament, with full power and authority to him to sell all my property, real, personal and mixed (except my household and kitchen furniture, which I have above disposed of) either at private or public sale as in his judgment he may deem best for all those interested in my estate.
 I hereby reovke all former will by me heretofore made, and hereby declare this and none other to be my last will and testament.
 In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, at Oakland, Maryland, this 16th day of July, A.D. 1919
 
      D. T. Enlow (seal)
 
 Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said David T. Enlow, 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 signed our names this 16th day of July, 1919.
      Jos. E. Harned,
      John W. Davis
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-with:
 On this 7th day of June, 1924, came G. A. Fraley, Cashier of the Garrett Nat'l Bank and mae oath in due form of law that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of David T. Enlow, late of Garrett County, deceased, other than the aforegoing insturment of writing and that he received same from the testator, for safe keeping, on or about the 16th day of July, 1919.
     Test: E. E. Friend, Register
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-wit:
 On this 20th day of June, 1924, came John W. Davis, one of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and testament of David T. Enlow, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law that he did see the testator sign 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 Jose.[sic] E. Harned subscribed their names, as witnesses, to this Will at the request of the testator, in his presence and in the presence of each other.
     Test: E. E. Friend,   Register.
 
State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-with:
 On this 8th day of July, 1924, came Jos. E. Harned, one of the subscribing witnesses, to the aforegoing last Will and testament of David T. Enlow, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law that he did see the testator sign this Will; that he heard him publish, pronoune and declare the same to be his last Will and testament; that at thetime[sic] of his so doing he was, to the best of his apprehension, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding; and thet[sic] he together with John W. Davis subscribed their names, as witnesses, to this Will at the request of the testator, in his presence and in the presence of each other.
     Test: E. E. Friend,   Register
 
In the Orphans' Court for Garrett County:
The Court, after having carefully examined the aforegoing last Will and testament of David T. Enlow, late of Garrett County, deceased, and also the evidence adduced as to its validity, orders and decrees, this 8th day of July, 1924, that the same be admitted in this Court as the true and genuine last Will and testament of the said David T. Enlow, deceased.    
     Test: E. E. Friend,   Register
 
~Genie
Posted February 28, 2013

ENTLER, Hannah
 
In the name of God, Amen, I, Hannah Entler 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 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 and after my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows,
Item, I give and devise unto my three daughters Mary Houx, Nancy Clark and Louisa Entler my Lot No. 276 with the house and appurtenances thereon, to be equally divided between them, share and share alike, and it is my will and desire, that the said lot with the appurtenances thereunto belonging should be rented out for two years and that the proceeds should be given to my youngest daughter Louisa Entler.
 Item, I give and bequeath to my said daughter Louisa Entler a bed and bedding, and the rest and residue of my person property it is my will and desire it should be sold and after the payment of my just debts, that the proceeds of such sale should be divided equally amongst my said three daughters Mary Houx, Nancy Clark and Louisa Entler. ~
 And Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my friend Martin Rizer, Junr. 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 have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this third day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one. ~ ~
Signed, sealed, published and declared
by the said Hannah Entler, the above named
testatrix, as and for her last will and
testament in the presence of us who at her
request, in presence of each other, have
subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
 Edwd Wiatt
 Elnathan Russell
 Arthur Rose
 
Allegany Count Sc. April 10th, 1821.
 Then came Martin Rizer Jr. and made oath on the Holy Evangels of Almighty God that the within instrument of writing is the true and whole will and testament of Hannah Entler, late of Allegany County, decd., that hath come to his hands or possession, and that he doth not know of any other. ~
   Sworn in Court
    Test ~ Charles Heck, Register
 
Allegany County Sc. the 10th day of April 1821.
 Then came Edward Wiatt, Elnathan Russell and Arthur Rose, the three subscribing witnesses to the 
foregoing within last will and testament of Hannah Entler late of Allegany County, deceased, and severally made oath on the Holy Evangels of Almighty God that they did see the testatrix therein named sign and seal this will and that they 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 their apprehensions of sound and disposing mind, memory, and understanding, and that they respectively subscribed their names as witnesses to this will in the presence and at the request of the testatrix and in the presence of each other. ~
   Sworn in Court
    Test ~ Charles Heck, Register
 
~Genie
Posted March 23, 2013

 

EVERLINE, Anna
 
In the name of God Amen.
I Anna Everline of Frostburg 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 hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named.
After my demise, It is my desire the my Son Harmon Everline and Wife occupy the home and make a home for my two youngest Daughters namely Anna Everline and Martha Everline till Martha Everline the youngest Daughter become[s] of age on June 21st 1931. And also a home for my Daughter Emma Everline if she choose[s] to stay there at home. And when Martha my youngest Daughter becomes of age The home and House hold effects Shall be Sold with the exception of some things that belongs to Some of the Children in their own rights, and the Proceeds from said Sale Shall be equally divided between the Children Share and Share alike Namely Margaret, Emma, Anna Martha and Harmon. No charge for rent Shall be made while he occupies the home, but he Shall pay the taxes.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my Son Harmon 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 hereunto Set my hand and Seal, this 28th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and Twenty Five.
 
  Mrs. Anna Everline  (seal)
 
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Testatrix as and for her last Will and testament in our presence who at her request in her presence and in presence of each other have hereto set our hands as Witnesses hereto
 Walter Martens
 Conrad Kroll
Last Will and Testament of Anna Everline, deceased.
This Will was on the 1st day of March 1927, filed and sworn to as to custody by Harmon Everline, the Executor named therein, who made oath in due form of law; that after the death of Anna Everline, the testatrix, he found said will among the private effects of the said testatrix in her late home. And on the 1st day of January, 1930, said will, was proven by Walter E. Martens, the first subscribing witness thereto. And on the 4th day of February, 1930, said will was proven by Conrad Kroll, the second subscribing witness thereto. And it was exhibited for probate and record and there being no objections filed, nor any caveat entered thereto (said will having been read to the near relatives of said testatrix) said will was by the Orphans' Court on the 4th day of February, 1930, admitted to probate and record.
 Test. Hervey W. Shuck,
  Register of Wills
 
Recorded Liber P, Folio 91&c
 
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Posted March 30, 2013


EVERLINE, Charles
 
In the name of God, Amen
  I Charles Everline 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 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 Executrix, herein after named, after my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows. I give and bequeath to my dear wife Eva M. Everline, all my property, both real and personal, of whatsoever description and wheresoever located, to have and hold the same or to dispose of the same as she thinks proper.
And lastly, I do hereby Constitute, and appoint my dear wife Eva M. Everline to be my sole Executrix 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 22nd day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and ninety three.
     Chas Everline  (seal)
 
Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the above named Charles Everline, as and for his last will and testament in our presence, who at his request, in his and in presence of each other have hereto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
     Samuel L. Speelman
     Jos. A. Gonder
 
Last Will of Charles Everline
 The within Will was on this 5th day of July 1893, filed and sworn to as to custody by Eva M. Everline, the executrix and legatee therein named, who received the same from the Testator before his death. Test: A. H. Dowden, Register.

The within will was this 7th day of July 1893, proven by Sam'l L. Speelman & Jos. A. Gonder, the two subscribing witnesses thereto, & was exhibited for probate & record and no objections thereto having been filed nor any caveat entered, the said will was on this 7th day of July 1893, admitted to probate & record.
 Test: A. H. Dowden, Regr
 
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Posted March 30, 2013


 
EVERLINE, Dora S. F.
 
In the name of God, amen.
 
I Dora S. F. Everline, being of sound and disposing mind (God be praised) do make this my last will and testament revoking all other wills by me at any time made.
I desire that my body be laid beside that of my beloved husband and that I be buried according to the rites and ceremonies of the Reformed Church.
1st I desire that my daughter Anna Elizabeth have a certain bedroom suit and $10000 one hundred dollars in cash and that she have possession of the house for at least 6 months after my death I desire that my real estate be sold and net proceeds be equally divided between my 12 children share and share alike.
all household furniture to be sold and proceeds divided equall[sic] all bedding to be divided without sale
I desire that my sons William Cleveland and George Austin act as my executors without bond.
Witness my hand and seal this 14th day of September 1914.
    Dora S. (her X mark) Everline
 
We the undersigned witnesses at her request saw her make her mark instead of he[sic] signature
 Conrad (his X mark) Sapp
 C. V. Stanis
 Henry A. Everline
 Charles V. Stanis J. P.
 
Last Will and Testament of Dora S. F. Everline, deceased.
 
This Will was on the 3rd, day of March 1919, filed and sworn to as to custody by William C. Everline, One of the Executors 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 6th, day of March 1919, it was proven by Conrad Lapp and Henry A. Everline, 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 this 7th, day of March 1919, admitted to probate and record.
    Test. Hervey W. Shuck
     Register of Wills
Recorded Liber M, Folio 7&c.
 
~Genie
Posted March 30, 2013


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