Peter Stover's Will

Shenandoah County Will of Peter Stover 1795
Will Book E., pg 309     Date 8 Aug 1795 Abstract

Joseph Stover, son, shall provide and care for Franney wife of Peter according to Contract made the day preceding the writing of this Will during her natural life.

After her decease the Estate left by her to be divided equally among four daughters and their heirs.

Item: I devise to my son, Jacob Stover all that Plantation or tract of land to which I have made him a Deed the day preceding this writing. Land containing 170 acres.

Item: I devise to my son, John Stover all the two tracts or Plantations on the Narrow Passage containing about 673 acres for which I made him a Deed the day before this.

Item: I devise to my son, Christian Stover all the three 5 acre out Lotts of land number, One, Two and Three and about 18 half acre Lotts, five out of the same are conveyed and sold, Number 82, 83, 85 and 98. All said Lotts are lying in the bounds of the Town of Strawsburgs in Shenandoah Co.

My son, Christian to have the Lotts of land aforesaid with the annuities, Begining at the corner of Abraham Creabel on the Street corner to the old school house Lott, thence with Creabel;s line down to the River and along the River to the bottom Lott & thence up the line and along the alley called Long Alley to corner of Lott Number 85 Samuel Speakers Lott at the Stree called Queen Street to the Old school house first mentioned. All Lotts not ready excepting burying ground I give to my son Christian Stover.

Item: Son, Joseph to have all the remainder of our Lotts and in Lotts with benefits, annuities, rents & C Coming out of Lotts sold to the town of Strasburgh and all the remainder of the land which was not given to son, Christian, having made him a Deed preceding this writing.

Item: I devise all my personal Estate, Bonds, Notes, Bills and Accounts plus otherwise to be equally divided among my four daughters, share & share alike, Namely, Elizabeth Hoffman, deceased, her children to have her share, to my daughter, Ann Strickley, Catharine Shroubb and Rgina Spangler and their heirs.

My son, Joseph Stover and Philip Spangler, to be joint Executors of this my Will & Testament allowing to each of them Five Pounds for their trouble


Alexander Hite
Thomas Norvell Jun

Will recorded, 10 Sep 1799

pg 387
Inventory of Estate of Peter Stover late of Shenandoah County dec'f appraised by Alexander Hite, Jacob Funk and Martin Zea the 10th day of Sep 1799.
Inventory too long to list.

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