Will: Fisher, Mathias - 1834

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  • Title Will: Fisher, Mathias - 1834 
    Short Title Will: Fisher, Mathias - 1834 
    Author Mathias Fisher 
    Publisher Registrar of Wills 
    Call Number Will Book 2: p 303 
    Repository Westmoreland County, Register of Wills 
    Source ID SR23 
    Text Mathias Fisher Will}
    In the name of God Amen. I Mathias Fisher of the township of Ligonier in Westmoreland County and State of Pennsylvania. Being of advanced age, but of sound mind memory and understanding and knowing the uncertainty of the this life do make and publish this my last will and testament in and form as follows Viz: I do order and allow that my body be buried in a decent becoming and Christian like manner and that after my decease all my just debts be paid as soon as the situation of my affairs will admit. And as to what property it has pleased the Almighty to bestow upon me in this world I do order and allow that it be disposed of as follows. I give and bequeath to my son Abel Fisher his heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns all my right title, interest, property and claim of in and to the plantation or tract of land whereon I now reside being the undivided one-half of two hundred and eighty two acres. I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Fisher the sum of one hundred payable by my son Abel within one year of my decease which shall be in full of his claim. I give and bequeath to my daughter Rachel Fisher all of my personal property of whatever kind it may be. I give and bequeath to my son John Fisher the sum of five dollars. And also to my daughter Mary Stewart the sum of five dollars which shall be in full of their respective claims. And I do nominate and appoint my said son Abel Fisher Executor of this my last will hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In testimony whereof I have hereunto let my hand this seventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three. Mathias Fisher.
    The above will signed by Mathias Fisher as his last will and testament in our presence and we being now in the presence of each other: Saml Austraw, Davis Boucher, John Clark. Legally proved and approved the 27th day of February 1834 by two of the subscribing witnesses. Same day Recorded and Letter Testamentary issued Exc. Affirmed by A. Johnston Reg. 
    Linked to FISHER Abel
    FISHER John
    FISHER Mary
    FISHER Mathias
    FISHER Rachel
    FISHER Thomas 

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    Will: Fisher, Mathias - 1834
    Will: Fisher, Mathias - 1834