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Samuel Helvie
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Birth: 1799
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1862
Clark County
Ohio, USA

Farmer. Son of Johann Frederich and Nancy M. (Cane) Helvey/Helvie. Married(1) Mary ________. Father of William b. abt 1828, Margaret b. abt 1829, Nancy b. 7 May 1830, Elizabeth b. 1833 and James b. 25 Dec 1834.
Married(2) Margaret Jenkins on 20 Jan 1842 in Champaign County, OH. Father of Mary Jane b. 1842, George Peter b. 12 Feb 1844, Jacob b. 26 Nov 1845, Charlotte b. 30 Oct 1849 and John Wesley b. 2 Feb 1850.

Filed in the Probate Court of Champaign County
in the city of Urbana, Ohio
March 18, 1862
Be it remembered that, on the 18th day of March, AD 1862, the last will and testament of Samuel Helvie, deceased, late of Clark County, Ohio, was produced in court by Wiley Jenkins, the executor therein named, duly probated and authenticated by the Probate Court of Clark County, Ohio and said will relating to lands in the County of Champaign in the State of Ohio, ordered that said will and probate be recorded.

The will and probate is in the following words and figures to wit:
The State of Ohio, Clark County:
Be it remembered that heretofore to wit on the 23rd day of April AD 1862, the last will and testament of Samuel Helvie, late of said County deceased, was produced for probate by Wiley Jenkins, the executor named in said will. Said will is in the following words and figures to wit:

In the name of the Benevolent Father of all, I, Samuel Helvie, of the County of Clark and State of Ohio, being weak in body but sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament in form and manner following to wit:
Item 1st: It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my estate after my decease.
Item 2nd: I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Margaret, seventy(70) acres of land being the south part of the NE quarter of Sec. No. 23, T3 MRS, also four acres of land to be laid off in a square in the NE corner of the NW quarter of said Section No. 23, to have and to hold the same in lieu of her dower in my real estate during her natural life, also two work horses, two cows, ten head of sheep, six hogs, two beds, (unreadable) and bedding and so much kitchen furniture as she may see proper to select from what is on hand at my decease. Also the sum of two hundred dollars in money which articles shall be in lieu of what her lawful share would be out of the personal property. It is my will and I hereby direct that my executor herein after appointed shall appropriate sufficient money out of my estate to build a comfortable frame house and stable on said seventy acres tract. Said house to be made of such size and dimensions as will be suitable for her, my said wife, and children, which said executor shall be the judge thereof.
Item 3rd: It is my will and I hereby bequeath to each of my several children, the balance or residue of my estate after paying the debts, expenses and legacies herein before mentioned, share and share alike, with the exception of the share of my daughter, Margaret, late Margaret Meranda, dec., which share is to be divided as follows, viz: She having died leaving two children, Mary and Samuel. It is my will and I hereby direct that the said Mary shall receive out of said share the sum of twenty(20) dollars and the said Samuel the balance of said share provided he, the said Samuel, shall live with and perform labour for my said wife until he shall arrive at the age of twenty years, if not, there a deduction to be made as shall seem reasonable and just.
Item 4th: I have heretofore given as advance to my son, William Helvie, the sum of four hundred and thirty six(436) dollars; to my daughter, Nancy, the sum of four hundred thirty six(436) dollars and to my daughter, Elizabeth, the sum of two hundred and eight six(286) dollars, which said advances are to be deducted out of their shares.
Item 5th: It is my will and I hereby direct that the farming on my several farms shall go on as commenced until next fall, at which time, my executor shall sell at public sale, all the personal property not herein disposed of, it is my will that the beds, bedsteads and bedding not herein disposed of, shall be equally divided between my five youngest children. I have advanced to my son, James Helvie, the sum of eight six(86) dollars which is to be accounted for out of his share.
Item 6th: It is my will and I hereby direct my executor herein after appointed shall sell at public or private sale, all of my real estate not herein before disposed of and upon such items of credit as he may deem best so as to bring the best possible price or prices, bot not to force it off what in what is denominated hard or dull times, and until the same is sold, he shall take charge of said farms, keep in repair and rent the same to the best advantage.
Item 7th: I hereby nominate and appoint my friend, Wiley Jenkins, of Pike Township in Clark County, Ohio, my executor of this my last will and testament, giving and confering upon him full powers and authority to carry out the provisions of the same. On testamony whereof, I, the said Samuel Helvie, the testator, have hereunto set my hand and seal, April 15, 1862.
Samuel X Helvie
Signed and acknowledge by Samuel Helvie, the testator,
in our presence and in the presence of each other we have
at his request signed as witnesses, April 15, 1862/
John Meranda
Mathew Verity

Wiley Jenkins, Executor of the estate of Samuel Helvie, Dec'd. Final
distribution of said estate.
To, Total amt subject to distribution between ten(10) heirs as per schedule
marked "A" herewith filed $11436.00

By amt paid Wm. Helvie No 1 1143.60
" " " Nancy Mock " 2 1143.60
" " " Elizabeth Pearson " 3 1143.60
" " " S. Meranda & Mary Brecount " 4 1143.60
" " " James Helvie " 5 1143.60
" " " Mary J. Helvie " 6 1143.60
" " " George P. Helvie " 7 1143.60
" " " Jacob Helvie " 8 1143.60
" " " Charlotte Helvie " 9 1143.60
" " " John W. Helvie " 10 1143.60
Equal to amt to divide $11436.00

State of Ohio
Clark Co.
Wiley Jenkins Executor of the Estate of Samuel Helvie dec'd being sworn says that the foregoing a/c and the vouchers therein are ----- to are just and correct as he verily believes.
Wiley Jenkins
Sworn to & subscribed this
December 8, 1866
John H. Setter
P. Judge 
Family links: 
  Johann Frederich Helvey/Helvie (1769 - 1840)
  Nancy M. Cane Helvie (1768 - 1850)
  Mary Ullery Helvie (1796 - 1840)
  Margaret Jenkins Helvie (1809 - 1890)
  Nancy Helvie Mock (1830 - 1916)*
  Elizabeth Helvie Pearson (1831 - 1924)*
  James Helvie (1834 - 1864)*
  Mary Jane Helvie Butcher (1842 - 1927)*
  George Peter Helvie (1844 - 1908)*
  Jacob Helvie (1845 - 1933)*
  Charlotte Helvie Bishop (1847 - 1872)*
  John Wesley Helvie (1850 - 1909)*
  Samuel Helvie (1799 - 1862)
  Henry Helvie (1806 - 1871)*
  Elizabeth Helvie Moses (1808 - 1889)*
  George Abraham Helvie (1812 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Helvie Family Cemetery
Clark County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
Record added: Oct 12, 2001
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