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|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1770|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1861|
"In the Name of the Benevolent Father of us all, I John Whitmore of the County of Crawford and State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and Testament.
Item 1st I [sic] is my will that all my just debts be paid out of my estate at my decease.
2nd I give and devise to my beloved wife Katherine all my personal property moneys and affect that I may possess at my decease after paying my said debts. I include all Notes, Bonds or book accounts that may be due or becoming due at my decease.
To be to my said wife Katherine during her Natureal [sic] life.
3 At the decease of my said wife it is my will that what ever of my property and estate monies and credits may remain unexpended
I give and devise to my Children herein mentioned as follows to the Heirs of my Daughter Christena who was married to Michael Nye Ten dollars.
And the amount then remaining to be equally divided beteen [sic] my four children named as follows
To my son John and his Heirs forever- one fourth
To my daughter Catharine married to Jacob Tupps one equal fourth
To my daughter Elizabeth married to William Staly one equal fourth
and to my daughter Margaret married to Henry Lowmiller the last and one equal fourth.
It is my will that my daughter Elizabeth receive her share of one fourth from the last payment that may fall due to me from William Staly Her Husband on the Farm He bought from me.
I do hereby revoke all former wills by me made.
Item I appoint and make my son in law Henry Lowmiller Executor of this my last will and Testament.
In testamoney [sic] whereof I have Hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of March AD 1855
John X Whitmore
(His oldest son, Peter, moved to Iowa after an apparent falling-out, and was not in the will).
Catherine Whitmer (1780 - 1879)*
Christina Whitmer Nye (____ - 1831)*
Peter Whitmer (____ - 1869)*
Catharine Whitmer Tupps (1802 - 1870)*
Elizabeth Whitmer Staley (1815 - 1901)*
Margaret Whitmer Lowmiller (1818 - 1899)*
Maintained by: buckeyegirl1721
Originally Created by: Gathering Roots
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64447332
Todd James Dean
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