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
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
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
Thomas Norvell Jun
Will recorded, 10 Sep 1799
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.
Jacob Jr's Will