SLUSSER, et al vs Heirs of David DELAUTER, George DELAUGHTER, John BUZZARD and Samuel BUZZARD David DELAUTER, dec'd (will 13 Nov 1819; 29 Dec 1819), leaving, widow - Elizabeth and 10 children - 1. Jacob DELAUTER 2. Henry DELAUTER 3. David DELAUTER 4. Daniel DELAUTER 5. Mary w/o George KUHN 6. Susanna w/o Jacob MENSER 7. Catharine widow of Henry SLUSSER 8. Barbara w/o George GLADHILL 9. Peter DELAUTER, minor 10.Elias DELAUTER, minor Wife to receive 1/3 plus other items; 180 acres to two youngest sons. Will was left with executor, John McNEIL. Land - "Delauterís Luck", "Isaacís Range", "Lost/Last Choice", "Gilbertís Inheritance"; a plantation was rented to James CASTLE. The estate was not sufficient to cover all the debts; indebted to Peter SLUSSER, adm/of Henry SLUSSER for $209; also to Bean PIGMAN for $2,400; to John W. MAIN, Jacob KOONTZ and Jacob STALEY for $213; and to Elizabeth CRAFT, ex/of Frederick CRAFT for 100 pounds current money. [Other names in case listed were: George DELAUTER, Jacob DELAUTER, Catherine DELAUTER, Jonathan DELAUTER, Ann DELAUTER, Henry HAUPT and w/ Elizabeth, Samuel BUSSARD and w/ Mary, John BUSSARD and w/ Susanna. Commissioners: Christopher MICHAEL, Lewis BIERLY, Henry M____, John STAYLEY and Joseph SWEARENGEN. The widowís dower was laid off with a stone house; Sale held 21 Jun 1821 at Delauterís Grist Mill, Bean PIGMAN as trustee; - to Jacob MENSER for 94 acres at $2,444, but he wasnít able to pay for it; - to Jacob WOLFE for 111 acres at $900, subject to dower; - to Jacob WOLFE for 50 Ĺ acres with Grist Saw Mill; but heirs thought bid wasnít high enough. It was later sold to David WOLFE; total sale was $3,344. Elizabeth was assigned as guardian on 28 Nov 1821. Son David assigned his rights to John McNEAL. Later, Commissioners named were: Frederick KISER, Christopher MICHAEL,Adam ROUTSONG, John STAYLEY and David BOWLUS. John BUSSARD and Samuel BUSSARD purchased real estate of Jacob MENSER from the Sheriff believing it to be clear; now cancelling contract so estate can be sold to settle accounts. On 7 Aug 1823, the decree for sale of estate was dismissed.
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