|Posted By:||Mike McAllister|
|Subject:||William B Patterson|
|Post Date:||June 02, 2006 at 13:04:58|
|Forum:||Henry County, IA Genealogy Forum|
William was left 80 acres in his father's will. His father was Thomas Patterson of Greene County, PA.
Greene County PA Will Book 5, p102
Will of Thomas Patterson
I Thomas Patterson, now residing with my son Isaac Patterson, in Cumberland Township, Green County Pennsylvania, being of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby expressly revoking all former wills by me made, I bequeath and dispose of my estate, real and personal, as follows to wit. To my son William B Patterson I give and bequeath eighty acres of land situated west of his residence in Henry County Iowa, it being the land I purchased from Hillyard H for which I now hold a deed, to my six children, Daniel T. Patterson, Thomas Patterson, Mary Ann Johnson, Emeline Barclay, Isaac Patterson, and Lucinda Miles, I give the sum of three thousand dollars each. Two thousand of the bequest I direct my executor hereinafter named, to pay to each one soon after my death, and all notes and obligations now held by me against any of them, I direct to be counted in the payment of said two thousand dollars, the balance of one thousand dollars to each I direct my executor, hereinafter named to pay as soon as he can make sale of the farm on which Haise Alison now resides, but the payment shall not be deferred longer than three years from my death. --- To my grandson Thomas Patterson, son of Isaac, I give and bequeath my watch, the residue and remainder of my estate, real and personal, after the payment of my debts and funeral expenses I give and bequeath to my son Isaac Patterson (expecting to make my house with him while I live) provided nevertheless he shall pay to the Boards of Home and Foreign Missons of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of the United States the sum of one thousand dollars each. The same to be paid before the final settlement of his account as executor of this my last will I hereby constitute and appoint my son Isaac Patterson executor of this my last will and testament and hereby expressly authorize and empower him to sell and convey any property the same as I could if living.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 11th day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven. (signed) Thos Patteson (Seal)
The above written instrument was subscribed by the said Thomas Patterson, in our presence and acknowledged by him to each of us to be his last will and testament, and we at his request, and in his presence have signed our names as witnesses hereto. Jeremiah Davidson, J.F. Gwynn
Greene County | SS
Personally appeared before me J.L. Yoders, Register for the Probate of wills and granting letters of administration, in and for the said county of Greene Jeremiah Davidson, & J.F. Gwynn, the two subscribing witnesses to the this will, who being duly sworn according to law say that were present and saw and heard Thomas Patterson, the testator, sign and seal, publish pronounce and declare the foregoing instrument of writing, as and for last will and testament, and that at the time of so doing he was of sound mind memery and understanding, to the best of our knowledge and belief, and that we signed the same as witnessess at his request in his presence and in presence of each other. Jeremiah Davidson J.F. Gwynn
Sworn and subscribed this 25th day of June AD 1877 J.L. Yoders, Register
Greene County | SS
In the mater of the estate of Thomas Patterson, deed
Letters testamentary granted to Isaac B Patterson as named in the will, as to death of Thomas Patterson, see affadavid of Isaac B. Patterson annexed and filed together with will filed on 16th day of A.D. 1877 Registered on this 25th day of June 1877
(Inventory filed on July 25th 1877) J.L. Yoders, Register
For Receipts filed by Isaac B. Patterson, Executor see pages 87 and 88 of this book, where they were entered by mistake. For receipts, see file no. 2950, where they were filed by mistake.
Sept 15th, 1877
Received of Isaac B Patterson, executor of this estate of Thomas Patterson, Dec. the sum of two thousand dollars. Signed Daniel T. Patterson
May 15th 1879.
Received of Isaac B. Patterson as executor of the estate of Thomas Patterson, Dec. the sum of one thousand dollars in full. D.T. Patterson
Received of Isaac B. Patterson as executor of the Thomas Patterson, the sum of two thousand dollars. Thomas Patterson
May 31 and June 15th 1879
Received in to receipts data as above, amount one thousand dollars signed Thomas Patterson. Entered by J.L. Yoder Register
Sept 1 1877 & Aug 16 1880
Entered on this 5th day of Oct. 1880 two receipts amounting to three thousand dollars. To Mary A Patterson
Sept 1 1877 & Aug 16 1880
Two receipts of Emeline amounting to three thousand dollars both signed by Emeline Barclay ) Oct 5 1880 J.L. Yoder
July 6 1877 June 1880
Entered to receipts amounting to three thousand dollars in two receipts signed Lucinda P. Miles Oct 5 1880
St Louis MO Aug 16, 1880
Received of Isaac B. Patterson Executor of the estate of Thomas Patterson, the sum of two thousand dollars for the use of Missions of the Cumberland Pres Church in full of Missionary Bequest E.B. Crisman Oct 5 1880