Susanna Albaugh Sook

Last Will of Susanna Sook
Philip Cristy, Executor
Will Bk, 2 pg 295, Huntingdon Co PA


In the name of God, Amen, I, Susanna Sook of Alleghan Township Huntingdon Co Pennsylvania Being weak in Body, but of sound mind, memory and understanding (blessed be God for the same) but considering the uncertainty of this of transitory life, Do make and publish this my last will and Testament, in manner and form following Viz. Principally and first of all, I commend my immortal soul into the hands of God who gave it, and my Body to the earth, to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executor herein after named. And as to such worldly estate, wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life, I give and dispose of the same in the following manner: to wit: I give and devise my Clock to my Son David Albaugh during his life and then to his Son David Albaugh__And whereas I lent to my Son Steven Albaugh Twenty nine pounds for which I have his obligation my Will is that on his paying the principal he shall be exonerated the Interest. And as it is possible that I may be confined and unable to help myself for some time before my death: my Will is that whichsoever of my Children or other person shall attend or nurse me they shall be entitled to receive the Sum of twenty dollars to be paid out of my estate. I devise and give to my Daughter Hannah Stoner the Sum of sixteen dollars; and further my will is that my wearing apparel and Books shall not be put to sale but equally divied between my Daughters. My will is that all the Residue of my estate of whatever kind shall be equally Divided between my four Daughters Susan, Betsey, Cathrine and Hannah, And lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my trusty friend Philip Christy of the Township and County aforsd to be the sole Executor of this my last will, hereby Revoking all other Will, legacies and bequests by me heretofore maid and declaring this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this twenty seventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & sixteen
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Signed, Sealed, Published pronounced and declared by the said Testatrix as her last will & Testament in the presence of us, who in her presence and at her request-have subscribed as witnesses
Robert McNamara
Peter Cassidy
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Huntingdon County Ss
Before me the Subscriber Register for the probate of Wills and granting Letters of Administration in and for the said County personally appeared Robert McNamara and Peter Cassidy subscribing witnesses to the above Instrument of writing who being duly sworn did depose declare and say that they were present and did see and hear the above named Testatrix pronounce and declare the above and foregoing Instrument of writing as and for her last will and Testament and that at the time of such signing the said Testatrix was of sound and disposing mind and memory according to the best of their knowledge and Belief & that they subscribed their names thereto as witnesses in the presence of each other and at her request and further they say not

Robert McNamara
Peter Cassidy
Sworn and subscribed the 26th Day of February 1821 Before Richd Smith, Register

Philip Christian Exect of Susanna Sook
Memorandum
Letters of Administration were this day granted to Philip Christian of the Estate of Susanna Sook deceased. Inventory to be Exibited on or before the 26th Day of March next and a just and true account calculation and reckoning of his Administration on or by the 26th Day of February 1822 or when thereunto Legally required.
given under seal 26th Day of February A D 1821
Richd Smith
Register

 

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