Frederick County, Maryland
Equity Court Abstracts - Liber JS-12
These are abstracts from Equity Court Records of Frederick County, Maryland,
Liber JS-12; many times providing family data on the defendant and sometimes on
persons not mentioned on the docket. Some of the listings are quite informative
while others, being dismissed, may only have the date and name of plantiff and
defendant. However, the cases brought before the judge consisted of sworn testimony
and each one holds a story. Perhaps you will find a story connected to your search.
[Records Located at Maryland State Archives - MSA T2936, Loc 2-70-10-12)
- 1-11 - RIDGELY, SIERS, SLAVE, SHAWEN - Mar 1833
- David BOWLUS, next friend of Richard RIDGELY and Joshua RIDGELY,
minor children of Samuel RIDGELY, dec'd
Isaac RIDGELY of Washington County d/ (will 5 May 1791; 21 Dec 1796)
widow - Elizabeth d/ long before 1833
to Samuel RIDGELY (s/o Richard RIDGELY)
after death of wife, Samuel to receive lands.
SLAVE - negro girl POLL (to bro/ Richard RIDGELY)
Executors were wife and brother;
witnesses: Samuel TOMPLIN, Harman COBELLANBY, John HESSONG.
Samuel RIDGELY of Richard, d/ intestate, leaving
widow - Charlotte, now w/o Alexander SIERS of Allegany County
s/ Richard RIDGELY
s/ Joshua RIDGELY
Land - "Resurvey on Ridgely's Rest", 55+ acres
(in Frederick County).
Appointed guardian was Horatio G. ONEILL; trustee
was David BOWLUS; on 29 Jan 1833, sale made to Jacob
RIDGELY at $832.50.
Petition made by Thomas POWELL, exec/of Samuel TEMPLIN,
for monies due from Ridgely to Templin. In Sep 1833,
both Samuel TEMPLIN and Samuel RIDGELY had been dead
for 12 years.
Petition also made by George CURFMAN - on 24 Jun 1811,
he was an orphan with James SHAWEN as his guardian
having Daniel SHAWEN and Samuel RIDGELY bonded as sureties.
James SHAWEN had possession of the orphan's property and
in 1820, the orphan obtained age 21 and the remaining
balance of $165.73 bonded for him was due him from James
SHAWEN who has not paid him. He obtained a judgement
against James and Daniel SHAWEN and Joshua RIDGELY as
adm/of Samuel RIDGELY but still has not received his
money and both of the Shawens are now insolvent.
Distribution was made without any deduction for the
additional petitions, 1/2 share each to Joshua and
Richard RIDGELY, $375.54; finalized 3 Oct 1833.
- 11-19 - DERR, COVER, RICHENBAUGH - Oct 1831
- Rachel COVER vs Abraham S. DERR
Abraham S. DERR was indebted to Rachel COVER but has refused
to pay his debt. In addition, he is continually cutting down
timber and selling it off, decreasing the value of his mortgaged
property. Injunction was obtained to prevent Derr from removing
any more timber.
Land - "The World's Wonder", 119 acres, on South Mountain and
south bank of Friend's Creek, next to "Carolina" and "Jarland's
- "The Orchard", 22+ acres, in Union Town (belongs to heirs of
Trustee was Samuel BAUMGARDNER; on 25 Nov 1833, sale made to Henry
RICHENBAUGH at $327; proceeds short.
- 19-29 - CURFMAN, BUSH, BEAM, BITZENBERGER - Nov 1832
- Dr. William TYLER vs Peter CURFMAN Estate
Peter CURFMAN d/ 1832 intestate, leaving 5 children,
- Rebecca w/o David BUSH
- Samuel CURFMAN, a minor
- William CURFMAN, a minor
- George CURFMAN, a minor
- Susanna CURFMAN, a minor
Land - House and land, "Hedge Hog", 2 acres; and
"Resurvey on Turn Stile" and "Hill in the Middle",
<1 acre (previously to Andrew HEDGE from Henry
LEATHERMAN in 1805), from Thomas CARLTON (w/Mary)
Administrators and trustees were Thomas CARLTON and
David BUSH; guardian was William BEAM; sale made on
13 Mar 1833 to Abraham BITZENBERGER at $933.50; proceeds
short, paid $.16 on the dollar; finalized 8 Aug 1833.
- 29-43 - HERRING, BAER, HART, TITLOW, BRENGLE, BLACKSTONE,
BAILES, DEGRANGE - Nov 1831
- Sarah BAER, exec/of George BAER vs Joseph HERRING Estate
George BAER, dec'd (will 5 Sep 1830; 5 Oct 1830), leaving
w/ Sarah (their house and lot on Market Street in Frederick)
Witnesses: Michael BALTZELL, John OTT and Cyrus MANTZ.
As executrix of George BAER, Sarah BAER sold a brick tenement
and Lot, fronting Market Street in Frederick, to Joseph HERRING
but monies are still due.
Joseph HERRING died with a will, but will was witnessed by only
two people instead of three; he left 9 siblings,
sis/ Sarah BAER - later, w/o Charles BRENGLE
bro/ George HERRING
bro/ John HERRING
bro/ Lewis HERRING
bro/ Jacob HERRING
bro/ Henry HERRING
sis/ Catharine HART, later w/o Benjamin C. BLACKSTONE
sis/ Margaret HERRING, later w/o Aquilla BAILES
sis/ Elizabeth TITLOW, dec'd - her 3 children,
......Patrick TITLOW, a minor
......Isaac TITLOW, a minor
......Catharine TITLOW, a minor
Guardian was David F. SCHAEFFER; trustee was William J. ROSS;
on 14 Apr 1832, sale made to Peter DEGRANGE at $683.25; each
1/9 share was $27.42; finalized 27 Jun 1833.
- 43-52 - DARE/DERR, EADER, KAHLER, MILLER - Aug 1831
- Henry KAHLER vs Jacob DARE/DERR Estate
Jacob DARE/DERR* d/ Feb 1831 intestate, leaving
widow - Catharine and one daughter,
- Catharine w/o George EADER - Ohio
Administrator was Henry KAHLER.
Land - House and Lot in Frederick Town.
Trustee was Henry KELLY; on 16 Feb 1832, sale made to
John W. MILLER at $581; proceeds short, paid $.59 on the
dollar; finalized 28 Jun 1832.
* Name was spelled both ways throughout the records.
- 52-64 - BARRICK, SHAW, JONES, ZIMMERMAN, POE, BAKER - Jul 1832
- Brooke BAKER and Jacob BARRICK vs Catharine BARRICK
Catharine BARRICK, dec'd (will 12 Mar 1831; 31 Oct 1831)
(will declared null and void because only attested by two
witnesses per Act of 1798, Chapter 101, Section 4)
her 9 children as listed in petition,
- Samuel BARRICK (sold his interest to Brooke BAKER for $50)
- Jacob BARRICK
- Solomon BARRICK
- John BARRICK
- Peter BARRICK
- Elizabeth BARRICK
- Nancy/Ann (Barrick) w/o Francis SHAW
- Christian BARRICK, a minor
- Phebe JONES, dec'd - her 2 children,
.....Catharine JONES, a minor
.....Sophia JONES, a minor
Land - Lot #35 on tract "Woodstown", in Woodsborough.
Guardian was Nelson POE; trustee was L.P.W. BALCH; on 7 Feb
1833, at tavern of Francis SHAW in Woodsborough, sale made to
John BARRICK at $600 but then Solomon ZIMMERMAN was substituted
as purchaser with consent of John BARRICK. Each 1/9 share was
$58.28; finalized 10 May 1833.
- 64-78 - HESSONG, NEFF, SNIDER, MINICK, BOWLUS, HEDGES,
BISER, JOHNSON, BAER, RICHMOND - Apr 1832
- Samuel ZEAST and David BOWLUS vs John HESSON Estate
John HESSONG d/ 1831 intestate, leaving 10 children,
- Margaret HESSONG w/o George NEFF
- Drucilla HESSONG w/o Joshua SNIDER
- Mary HESSONG w/o Joseph MINICK
- Catharine HESSONG
- John HESSONG, a minor
- Elizabeth HESSONG, a minor
- Sarah Ann HESSONG, a minor
- Maria HESSONG, a minor
- Mahala HESSONG, a minor
- Ezra HESSONG, a minor
Administrator was David BOWLUS.
Land - "Resurvey on Johnson's Level", 51+ acres, from
Shadrach HEDGES (w/ Mary), s/o Charles HEDGES, dec'd,
- another part of same tract (30 acres) from Frederick
BISER (w/ Margaret) in 1811 (previously to Biser from
William JOHNSON, an exec/of John JOHNSON) and with
exception to the house and 1+ acre, being the life estate
as dower rights, to Margaret, the widow of John JOHNSON;
lies next to Adam MAIN's part.
Guardian was Doctor Jacob BAER; trustee was John SIFFORD;
sale held 18 Aug 1832 at tavern of Francis RICHMOND in
Middletown; to John BISER for 30+ acres at $1,464; to
Francis RICHMOND for 51 acres at $1,507.50; totaling
$2,971.50. Each 1/10 share was $202.23; finalized on
10 Jan 1833.
Note - Hessong also spelled as Hesson
- 78-89 - DUVALL, SLAVES - Sep 1832
- Daniel DUVALL and Casper MANTZ vs Thomas DUVALL
Charles BENTZ d/ intestate
Dr. William TYLER and Dr. William WATERS practiced medicine
under the firm name of Drs. Tyler & Waters. Thomas DUVALL
signed over his real estate and personal property in trust
to Daniel DUVALL for the benefit of Thomas' creditors. Daniel
sold off the personal property but has been unsuccessful in
selling the real estate; he requests someone else be chosen
for trustee to sell the real estate so he may be able to bid
Land - 170 acres, part from Thomas DEAN in 1828; part from
Gilbert DAVIS and w/ Elizabeth in 1828; part from Ephraim
DAVIS in 1828; part from Daniel DUVALL, as trustee of Equity
#902 (and adm/of Charles BENTZ, dec'd), but not yet conveyed
(part is reserved for Baltimore & Ohio Railroad).
SLAVES - negro man LLOYD, age about 21; negro woman ALLEY,
age about 40.
Plummer IJAMS Sr. was appointed as new trustee; on 20 Oct 1832,
sale made to Daniel DUVALL at $1,881.90; proceeds about 20% short.
- 89-102 - SMITH, SHAFER - May 1831
- William SMITH and Mary Magdalena SMITH vs George SMITH Estate
George SMITH d/ Mar 1820 (will 25 Feb 1820; 18 Mar 1820)
widow - Mary Magdalena and 8 children,
- Sally SMITH
- Charles SMITH
- Anthony SMITH
- Andrew SMITH
- Susanna SMITH
- Llydia SMITH
- Catharine SMITH
- Christena SMITH
Executor was brother, Philip SMITH (but d/ 15 Apr 1828).
Witnesses: Brooke BAKER, William SMITH and William ANDERS.
The only surviving children in May 1831 were:
- Anthony SMITH
- Charles SMITH (step son of Mary Magdalena)
- Andrew SMITH (youngest son, turned 21 on 30 Apr 1831)
- Llydia SMITH, a minor
- Catharine SMITH, a minor
Land - "Smith's Good Will" and "Luckey Discovery", 209 acres
The widow purchased Charles' interests; the widow and
brother Philip, as executor, sold 15+ acres of "Luckey
Discovery" to William SMITH, but it was not conveyed before
Guardian was Noah A. SHAFER; trustee was L.P.W. BALCH; on
11 Jun 1831, sale made to the widow at $836 ($600 was due
her from the estate per the will); each 1/5 share was $31.27;
finalized 31 Jan 1833.
- 102-117 - PEARCE, SMELSER, MILLER, ENGLEMAN - May 1832
- Peter GEIGER and John LAMBERT Jr. vs Isaiah PEARCE
Josiah PEARCE d/ intestate, leaving 9 children,
- Isaiah PEARCE
- Josiah/Joseph PEARCE
- John PEARCH
- Sarah w/o George SMELSER
- Nancy/Ann w/o George MILLER
- Ellen/Eleanor w/o Lewis ENGLEMAN
- Elizabeth PEARCE, a minor
- Mary PEARCE, a minor
- Matilda PEARCE, a minor
Administrator was Isaiah PEARCE.
Land - "Stevenson's Lot", 32+ acres from John SMELSER
Guardian of Mary and Matilda was John PEARCE; Isaiah
was Elizabeth's guardian. Trustee was Jeremiah CURREY;
on 1 Sep 1832, sale made to George SMELSER at $800; each
1/9 share was $23.43; finalized 10 Jan 1833.
- 117-128 - DUSING/TUSING, SHROYER, SHAFER, MUMMA - Apr 1832
- Martin GELSINGER vs Jacob DUSING Estate
Jacob DUSING/DUSINGER/TUSING Jr. d/ 1829 intestate,
leaving 4 minor children,
- Catharine DUSING
- Daniel DUSING
- Susannah DUSING
- Jacob DUSING
Administrator was John SHROYER.
Land - "All Sienes", "More Stones Added" and "Honesty
Best Policy", 140 acres from Jacob TUSING/TOOSINGER SR.
in 1824; lies next to land of Henry DUSING.
Guardian was Noah A. SHAFER; trustee was L.P.W. BALCH;
on 29 Aug 1832, sale made to Jacob MUMMA at $161, subject
to the widow's dower rights. It was discovered 35 acres
had been sold off before Jacob's death, leaving 105 acres.
Each 1/4 share was $11.93; finalized 31 Jan 1833.
- 128-149 - CRIST, ZIMMERMAN, BUTLER, EICHELBERGER - Jan 1833
- George ZIMMERMAN Estate
Jacob CRIST d/ aft 1788 intestate, leaving 6 children,
- Henry CRIST
- Cathrine (minor) w/o Tobias BUTLER Jr.
- Jacob CRIST, a minor
- Elizabeth CRIST, a minor
- Mary CRIST, a minor
- Philip CRIST, a minor
Land - "Hardest Fend Off", 402 acres w/ large brick
dwelling, grist mill and other buildings and largely
- "Fountain Low", 215 acres
- "Nantucket", 2 acres
- "Piney Grove", 143 acres, in Kittoctin Mountains.
- 2 Lotts, #77 and #78 (has large brick dwelling)
Commission to assess Crist's lands consisted of Thomas
BEATTY, John RAMSBURG, John BRUNER, Jeremiah BROWNING
and Thomas LILLY. In 1795, much of the land was sold
to Isaac RICHARDSON who in turn sold part to Henry DARKIS
who sold to Peter STILLY who sold to Christopher
ORNDORFF who sold to George ZIMMERMAN.
George ZIMMERMAN, dec'd (will 27 Feb 1824; 14 Sep 1824)
w/ Elizabeth and 10 children,
- John P. ZIMMERMAN
- Maria Catharine ZIMMERMAN, now w/o Martin EICHELBERGER
- George Thomas ZIMMERMAN
- William Michael ZIMMERMAN
- Lilly Ann ZIMMERMAN
- Jacob Alexander ZIMMERMAN
- Samuel ZIMMERMAN (dec'd ?)
- Calvin ZIMMERMAN, a minor
- James Absalom ZIMMERMAN, a minor
- Hiram ZIMMERMAN (dec'd ?)
(Spouses not shown in will as children were then minors.)
Land - "Hardest Fend Off", 242 acres, from estate of
Jacob CRIST in 1804;
- "Resurvey on Fountain Low", 4+ acres;
- "Woods Design" and "Den of Wolves", 89+ acres from
Frederick William SHRIVER (w/ Elizabeth) in 1803
(previously to Shriver from William Murdoch BEALL
and Elisha BEALL in 1790) (one acre on south side
of Hunting Creek was reserved for Shriver's mill
dam); and also "Resurvey on Den of Wolves", 11 acres;
- "Resurvey on Isles Mountain", 2+ acres from Jacob
BRANDENBURGH (w/ Catharine) in 1820;
- "Two Brothers", 128 acres from Thomas DRAPER (w/ Mary)
- Lot #10 of "The Mountain Tract", 60 acres, from Mathias
SHROOP (w/ Barbara) in 1810 (previously to him from George
SLAVES - but not named
Executors were wife and son John.
Witnesses: Michael ZIMMERMAN, James WERDLE and John
WALKER. Real Estate was to be sold 8 years after his
death, long overdue.
The widow had renounced her executorship; John also
renounced in Dec 1832 (probably so he would be able
to purchase the real estate at a public sale).
(Note - If a sibling chose to take the estate before
a sale, he/she was required to pay the other siblings
their share of the value of the estate over a period
of time, eldest to be paid first. Each sibling, by
birth [eldest to youngest] were given the opportunity;
when all decline, property is sold. If purchased at
a sale, their only debt is payment of sales amount and
are not liable for any sibling payments as each sibling
will receive an equal share of the proceeds of the sale
after any and all debts.)
Trustee was Martin EICHELBERGER; on 5 Feb 1833, sale
made to John P. ZIMMERMAN for first four listed tracts
at $9,683.40; to George ZIMMERMAN for the latter two
tracts at $3,130.70; total sales $12,815. Each 1/8
share was $1,367.29 (Samuel and Hiram were not included);
finalized 9 May 1833.
- 149-168 - GRAFF, MARTIN, FLACK, BIGGS, SLAVES, KEPHART,
ZACHARIAS, WHITMORE - Sep 1829
- Henry GRAFF Estate - Sale of Real Estate
Henry GRAFF, dec'd (will 9 Oct 1821; 12 Feb 1824),
leaving 5 children from 1st marriage,
- Mary w/o John MARTIN
- Joseph GRAFF
- Rebecca GRAFF
- Catharine w/o George FLACK
- Elizabeth, dec'd - her children (not named)
(gave them plantation "Graff's Content", 130 acres
and 1/2 of "Timber Plenty", 154 acres)
2nd wife and
widow - Elizabeth (1/3 of "Rich Level") and 6 children,
- Elie GRAFF and w/ Amanda
- Jeremiah GRAFF
- Delilah w/o Benjamin BIGGS
- Henry GRAFF (d/ bef Sep 1829 intestate, single & under 21)
- Dorcus GRAFF, a minor son
- Sarah GRAFF, a minor (age 16 on 18 Jul 1829)
(gave them "Rich Level" and 1/2 of "Timber Plenty")
SLAVE - negro man JACK; negro woman BETT
Executors: son Eli and son's friend, George M. EICHELBERGER.
Witnesses: William SHIELDS, Philip KEILHOLTZ and James TAYLOR.
(spouses of second set of children not listed in will)
Land to resolve - "Rich Level", 210+ acres, from Casper RICE
(w/ Mary) in 1795, next to Monocacy River and tracts "The Fish
Dam", "Resurvey on Benjamin's Good Luck" (originally to Benjamin
BIGGS in 1762) and Christian THOMAS's part of "Rich Level";
- and mountain tract "Timber Plenty"
Appointed to divide "Timber Plenty" was Christian HARMAN, Conrad
WILHIDE and Jacob WELLER, B.S.; surveyor was Jacob FIROR, chain
carriers were Godfrey SEISS and Jacob EYLER.
Guardian was the mother; trustee was Elie GRAFF; in 1830,
sale made to the widow for 30 acres with a small house and
blacksmith shop at $800; on 7 Feb 1831, he sold the residue
of the farm on the Monocacy of 182 acres at private sale to
Christian WHITMORE at $3,277.80 (5 acres had previously been
sold to Mathias ZACHARIAS before 1824). On 24 Dec 1829,
mountain lot was sold at private sale to Jacob FIROR at $300.
On 28 Aug 1832, David KEPHART testified the widow was 62 years
old and her health tolerable; she was allowed 1/9 in lieu of
her dower, $463.38; each 1/5 for the younger set of children
was $741.41; finalized 1 Nov 1832.
- 168-195 - HEFFNER/HAFFNER, JULIAN, BARTGIS, NAYLOR, ENGLE,
RENNER - Aug 1828
- Benjamin PRICE, adm/o Susannah HEFFNER vs Jacob HEFFNER Estate
Jacob HEFFNER/HAFFNER, dec'd (will)
widow - Rebecca and two children,
- William Walter HEFFNER
- Samuel HEFFNER
Executor was Samuel POOLE.
Susannah HAFFNER, dec'd (will 3 Aug 1827; 29 Oct 1827)
- Elizabeth HAFFNER
- Appolonia HAFFNER
- Catharine w/o William JULIAN and her heirs
- Anna BARTGIS and her heirs
- (Unnamed) NAYLOR - her sons
- Benjamin HAFFNER
Executrix was Appolonia HAFFNER;
Witnesses: Joseph SMITH, John MEASELL.
Land - Lots #3 (24 acres) and #7 (26 acres) on "Resurvey
on Havener's Fancy"*;
- "Anoiler", lying north of Fulling Mill Race, now owned
by Jonathan KEMP and Isaac DERN, from Jonathan KEMP and
Isaac DERN (w/ Catharine) in 1821 (previously belonging
to Daniel MATHIAS).
- part "Tasker's Chance", 22+ acres, from William GOLDSBOROUGH
(w/ Sarah) in 1825.
- "Resurvey on Havener's Fancy" (conveyed by Michael HEFFNER,
s/o Frederick, to Peter ENGLE in 1794) and next to lands of
Daniel MATHEWS; "Valversheim" (from Peter ENGLE to Frederick
HEFFNER, s/o Frederick) and "Bull Frog"; totals 18 acres, all
contiguous, from John RENNER (w/ Llydia) and Jacob RENNER in
1816 to Jacob HEFFNER, s/o Jacob Frederick HEFFNER; lies on
branch of Tuscarora Creek. (This was the home place of Jacob
and Rebecca HEFFNER and became the part laid out as her dower.)
* Deed of Partition in 1815 conveyed Catharine's share to Jacob
and listed John, Jacob, George, Frederick, Joseph, Benjamin,
Elizabeth, Appolonia and Maria HAFFNER as heirs of Jacob HAFFNER.
Jacob HEFFNER is said to have received monies from John CRONISE
for the use of Susannah HEFFNER.
Guardian was L.P.W. BALCH; trustee was Benjamin PRICE; the several
buyers were Samuel POOLE (Walter POOLE as security); Benjamin
Franklin BARTGIS was high bidder with Elizabeth HEFFNER as security
but she was not approved, resold to Joseph P. FLEMING (with Walter
POOLE as security) (specific properties not given). An injunction
was brought against Benjamin Franklin BARTGIS to prevent him from
continuing to remove the timber from the part of "Tasker's Chance"
that was purchased by Fleming. Proceeds were short, paid $.59 on
the dollar; finalized 4 Oct 1833.
- 195-211 - WILE, BRANDENBURGH, SEIS, ZEIGLER, MILLER, COBLENTZ,
ROUTZAHN - Oct 1832
- George Peter WILE Estate
George Peter WILE d/ 8 May 1832 (will 30 Aug 1830; 22 May 1832)
widow - Magdalene and 7 children,
- Catharine w/o Jacob BRANDENBURGH
- Susannah w/o John SEIS - her daughter,
- George WILE, dec'd (widow Hannah) - his 8 children,
.....Mary Ann w/o Elie MILLER
.....Samuel WILE, d/ intestate, no issue
.....Peter WILE, a minor
.....Frederick WILE, a minor
.....George WILE, a minor
.....Sophia WILE, a minor
.....John Henry WILE, a minor
- William WILE
- Peter WILE
- Jacob WILE, dec'd (widow Catharine) - his 3 children,
.....John WILE, a minor
.....Elizabeth WILE, a minor
.....Jacob WILE, a minor
- Elizabeth w/o John COBLENTZ
Will gave 50 acres to the widow/children of George where they
lived; 5 acres to Susannah; 1/2 acre as burying ground for the
Executors: son, William WILE and John COBLENTZ;
Witnesses: George TITLOW, other name not readable.
Land - "Resurvey on Wile's Ending", 158 acres, by patent in 1810.
Guardian of Peter, Frederick and Sophia WILE was David BOWLUS;
guardian for George and John Henry was Hannah WILE, their mother;
guardian for Jacob's children was Catharine WILE, their mother.
The executors were the trustees; sale made to George ROUTZAHN at
$7,928.17. In Jan 1832, Magdalene WILE renounced her interest in
proceeds of sale. Each 1/7 share was $1,139.51; finalized 21 Jan
- 211-230 - TROXELL, MARTIN, COON, CRISE, SMITH, GRASON - Nov 1832
- George TROXELL Estate
Peter TROXELL, dec'd (will 15 Dec 1798; 7 Feb 1799)
widow - Magdalena and 8 children,
- Frederick TROXELL (plantation of home place, 207 acres)
- George TROXELL (plantation next to John CRABBS, 200 acres)
- John TROXELL
- Barbara MARTIN
- Jacob TROXELL
- Peter TROXELL (house & lot in Emmitsburgh, 10 acres)
- Magdalena COON
- Elizabeth CRISE
Executors were sons, Jacob TROXELL and Peter CRISE;
witnesses: William EMMIT, Henrietta EMMITT and Ferdinand
Land - "Good Wife", 44 acres; "Caroline", 66 acres; to be
divided among sons, Jacob, Peter, George and Frederick;
agreement between them in 1802 had division made of four
lots by survey done by Christian SMITH; George had Lot #1,
27+ acres; Peter had Lot #2, 27+ acres; Jacob had Lot #3,
27+ acres; and Frederick with Lot #4, 27+ acres.
George TROXELL d/ 22 Aug 1832 intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth and 7 children,
- Mary SMITH
- Barbara TROXELL
- Jemima TROXELL
- Joanna w/o William GRASON
- Joshua TROXELL, a minor
- George William TROXELL, a minor
- Joseph Peter TROXELL, a minor
Administrator was Frederick CRABBS.
Land - Lot #3 of "Buck Forrest", 235+ acres, now in occupancy
of Jacob BANKER, from Peter WALTER (w/ Margaret) in 1827, on
main road to Emmitsburgh and next to "Mitchells Fancy", a small
island in Beaver Dam Creek and "Beaver Dam Level" (in two parts);
- "Resurvey on Digges Lot", 70+ acres, (farm where deceased lived),
from John WHITMORE (w/ Sarah) in 1811 (deed of mortgage 1807);
- 200 acres, plantation next to John CRABBS;
- 27+ acres of mountain land;
- "Enlargement", 16 acres of mountain land lying near Mount Saint
Mary's Seminary; agreement made in 1827 to divide land, giving
George 16 acres and Rev. Michael D.B. EGAN and Rev. John F.
McGERRY 22 acres;
- "Saint Mary's Valley", 14 acres of mountain land (from estate of
John TROXELL Sr. and not yet conveyed).
Guardian was Neilson POE; trustee was Lewis MOTTER; on 28 Dec 1832,
sale made to Jacob WINEBRENNER for 227 acres at $7,501; "Buck Forest"
sold at $2,515 and "Saint Mary's Valley" at $315.50 to John WALTER;
"Enlargement" sold to John SEIS? of Philip for $51.50; part of "Good
Wife" and "Caroline", 27 acres, sold to Sisters of Charity of the House
of St. Joseph's for $349.99; total sales, $10,732.99, free of dower.
Elizabeth, the widow, received 2/17 in lieu of her dower, $1,215.97;
each 1/7 share was $1,302.83; finalized 7 Feb 1833.
- 231-241 - SIX, HARDMAN, WHITMORE, CURRENS, FINIGAN,
ECKIS, JONES, OHLER - Jun 1832
- Philip SIX Estate
Philip SIX d/ 1830 intestate, leaving 11 children,
- George SIX
- John SIX
- Elizabeth w/o Michael HARDMAN
- Margaret w/o Benjamin WHITMORE
- Mary w/o Elijah CURRENS
- Henry SIX
- Philip SIX
- Agnes w/o Thomas FINIGAN
- Isabella w/o James ECKIS
- Maria SIX, a minor
- Sarah SIX, a minor
Land - "Addition to Brook's Discovery on the Rich Lands",
23+ acres, from Thomas JONES Jr. (w/ Elizabeth) in 1828,
next to "Peggy's and Molly's Delight".
Guardian was Thomas JONES; trustee was Jacob ZUMBRUM; on
20 Sep 1832, sale made to Thomas OHLER for $400; after
creditors were paid, each 1/11 share was $13.53; finalized
7 Feb 1833.
- 241-254 - HULL, WARNER, BAKER - Jan 1831
- William BAKER, creditor vs John HULL Estate
John HULL d/ 1828 intestate, no issue, leaving
widow - Rachel (Rachel WARNER in 1832) and 6 siblings,
bro/ Andrew HULL
bro/ Christian HULL - Out of State
bro/ Jacob HULL
bro/ Abraham HULL
bro/ Henry HULL - Out of State
sis/ Catharine BAKER, dec'd - her 4 children,
.......Daniel BAKER, a minor
.......John BAKER, a minor
.......Henry BAKER, a minor
.......Andrew Hull BAKER, a minor
Administrator was Peter HULL. Guardian was Henry BAKER,
appointed at the house of William BAKER. Trustee was
Peter HULL; on 20 Mar 1832, sale made to Abraham HULL for
$1,300, free of dower.
On 22 Jul 1832, Peter HULL testified the widow, Rachel,
was born 21 Aug 1794 and is in good health; she received
2/15, $157.35; proceeds short, paid $.55 on the dollar;
finalized 9 Mar 1833.
- 254-266 - FUSS, HANN, ZUMBRUM - Aug 1832
- John FUSS Jr. Estate
John FUSS Jr. d/ 1824 intestate, leaving
widow - Mary (now w/o Peter HANN) and 3 children,
- Delilah FUSS, a minor
- Nathaniel FUSS, a minor
- John FUSS, a minor
Guardian filing the petition for them was Jacob ZUMBRUM.
Land - "Resurvey on Carolina", 14+ acres, from Stephen
WINCHESTER to John FUSS Sr. (w/ Catharine) who then
conveyed it to Daniel FUSS in 1797 who then conveyed
it to John FUSS Jr. in 1824.
- "Addition to Brook's Discovery on the Rich Lands", 97+
acres, from Daniel FUSS (w/ Catharine) in 1824, next to
Samuel FARGUSON's part (from Abraham HAYTER), Abraham
SHOEMAKER's land (from Christian RIFE) and by land of
Christian RIFE (from James HOLLIDAY) - also 2nd part of
141 acres (to John CLABAUGH in 1798).
In Nov 1832, Thomas JONES was appointed guardian; trustee
was Jacob ZUMBRUM; on 1 Feb 1833, sale made to George Adam
OHLER for the farm at $1,402; the next day, the 14 acres
were sold to John GRABILL at $111.50.
On 12 Feb 1833, Abraham LICHTENWALTER testified the widow,
Mary FUSS, now w/o Peter HANN, was 34 years old on 14 Dec
1832 and appears to be in considerable good health; she
received 2/15, $182.57; each 1/3 share was $395.59; finalized
21 Mar 1833.
- 267-286 - STONER, STOUFFER, BEATTY, WALKER, SMITH, NEWPORT - Nov 1831
- Abraham STONER Estate
Abraham STONER d/ Nov 1830 intestate, leaving 7 children,
- Ellen w/o John STOUFFER
- Samuel STONER
- Mary STONER, a minor (age 21 by 15 Nov 1831)
- John STONER, a minor
- Ezra STONER, a minor
- Sophia STONER, a minor
- Abraham STONER, a minor
Land - "Dulaney's Lot", "Mistake Rectified", "Middle
Plantation", and "The Plow", totalling 262+ acres, from
John STONER in 1813, lies next to lands of Susanna BEATTY,
William BEATTY, James BEATTY, David EADER and main road leading
from WILLIAM's Ferry to Liberty Town; also by land of William
GILLMORE (from William BEATTY) and next to tract "Venture and
Luck" - exception is 1/4 acre of "Middle Plantation" which John
STONER conveyed to Sebastian GRAFF, Nicholas BRENGLE and others
- "Dulaney's Lot", 40 acres, from Nathan RAITT (w/ Margaret) in
1819, lies at SE corner of Captain Samuel COCKS' part and by lands
of Adam MEYERS, Jacob CRAMER.
- part "The Plow", 60 perches, from Jacob CRAMER (w/ Catharine)
- "Middle Plantation", 114 acres, from John BRENGLE (w/ Elizabeth)
in 1806, lies next to Michael MOSSITTER's land (from John Stephen
HALL) and John HUGHES's land and by "Wet Time" (to Jacob LEESE Sr.
from Thomas BEATTY in 1797), Linganore Creek and land of Philip
JACOB and the road by Conrad KELLER's.
Guardian was John WALKER; trustee was John STOUFFER; sale of 191
acres, where decedent lived and where Mr. BONER presently resides,
to Ezra SMITH at $9,555; Lots #7 (11+ acres), 8 (9+ acres), 9
(8 acres) to Ezra SMITH at $581.22; Lot #1 (11 acres) to John NEWPORT
at $211.75; Lot #6 (11+ acres) to Haines DIXON at private sale for
$295.31; total sales $10,643.30, still leaving some lands yet to be sold.
Other lands later sold at private sale were: Lot #5 (11+ acres) to
Edward BOOZE at $220; Lot #2 (10+ acres) to John NEWPORT at $150;
Lot #3 (13 acres) to Michael KERNS at $325; Lot #4 (12+ acres) also?
to Micahel KERNS? at $220; totaling $915 added to the previous total
equals $11,558.30. Each 1/7 share was $1,587.18.
In October, additional sales made to James ESWORTHY, part Lot #2,
38 acres, at $304; additional 1/7 distribution was $127.27 each;
finalized 3 Apr 1833.
- 286-293 - COST, TORRANCE, SLAVES, JOHNSON, SIMMONS - Feb 1832
- Christian COST Estate
Christian COST, dec'd (will 23 Sep 1820; 11 Jun 1822)
widow - Mary Ann (now w/o James TORRANCE) and 5 children,
- Ann Rebecca COST
- Jacob Alexander COST, a minor
- Drucilla COST, d/ aft Apr 1822 intestate, a minor w/out issue
- Catharine S. COST, a minor
- Serena COST, a minor
Executrix was the widow; witnesses: Patrick McGILL, William
HILLIARY and Lewis FULMEN.
Codicil written 23 Apr 1822, granting equal parts to wife and
children, not just the children. Witnesses: Patrick McGILL,
Jacob THOMAS Jr., Frederick HEMP.
Trustee was James TORRANCE; in Apr 1832, sale made to Thomas
JOHNSON of William for 60 acres at $2,970.
In May 1833, private sale made to John SIMMONS at $300 for
- negro woman ELIZA, abt 30; and her son, BIL, abt 5; and her
daughter, MARY JANE, abt 2, who is a cripple; and her infant
daughter, AMANDA, abt 14 months old.
Each 1/5 share (4 children and widow) was $969.94; finalized
1 Aug 1833.
- 293-304 - MOORE, HAINES, KAUFFMAN, LESCALETT, BAILE, SNADER,
DURBIN - Apr 1832
- Simon KILER, Frederick PROUGH, creditors vs Tobias MOORE Estate
Tobias MOORE of Tobias, d/ Jun 1831 (will 11 Feb 1831; 13 Jun 1831)
widow - Elizabeth and 7 children,
- William MOORE - Out of State
- Elizabeth w/o Daniel HAINES
- Catharine MOORE
- John MOORE
- Christian/Christopher MOORE - Out of State
- Henry MOORE - Out of State
- Margaret w/o _____ KAUFMAN, dec'd
and granddaughter - Susannah LESCALETT
Executor was son, John MOORE; witnesses: Abner BAILE,
John MURRAY and E.L. CRAWFORD.
Land - Lots #22, 23 of "Legh CASTLE, 157 acres, from
Samuel CHASE (the elder), James CLARK, Joseph I. G.
BEND and John WEATHERBURN of Baltimore County, gentlemen
trustees for Ligh HOSKINS, master, in 1808.
After the executor renounced the duties, Abraham BAILE
was appointed as administrator and was also appointed as
trustee to sell amount of real estate needed to pay off
the debts. On 7 Jan 1833, sale made to Jacob SNADER for
65 acres at $865.86.
On 10 Jul 1833, William DURBIN testified the widow MOORE
is more than 75 years old; she received 1/10 in lieu of
her dower, $76.91; finalized 25 Jul 1833.
- 304-315 - FINK, BAER, RODRICK, BURKITT, ROUTZAHN,
SWEARINGER, BISER - Jan 1833
- Philip FINK Sr. Estate
Philip FINK Sr. d/ 26 Dec 1832 intestate, leaving 7 children,
- Mary w/o George BAER
- Samuel FINK
- Susannah w/o Benjamin RODRICK
- Philip FINK
- Solomon FINK
- John P. FINK
- Elizabeth, dec'd w/o John BURKITT - their 2 children,
....Lewis Henry BURKITT, a minor
....Mary Ann BURKITT, a minor
Land - "Fink's Purchase", 5+ acres, from Thomas VAN
SWEARINGER in 1791, of special warrant for 15+ acres
obtained by Thomas in 1790, due him by assignment from
Joseph SWEARINGER of special warrant to Joseph in 1789
for definiency in resurvey. Thomas assigned it to Philip
FINK Jr. for a patent. Land lies next to "Honesty Best"
from John TUCKER in 1771, "Kemp's Long Meadow" and "Horse
- "Fielderia Manor", 3+ acres, from Philip FINK Sr.
(w/ Elizabeth) to Jr. in 1799, next to "Friend's Good Will".
- "Friend's Good Will", 1+ acre, from Henry BURKITT in 1811.
- "Kemps Long Meadow", 150 acres, from George WINE in 1803,
next to Philip FOGLE's part.
Guardian was Benjamin ROUTZAHN; trustee was Solomon FINK;
sale made to Daniel BISER for 165 acres at $9,700.35 (Jacob
FLOOK bidded for Biser); each 1/7 share was $1,297.34;
finalized 6 Jun 1833.
- 315-325 - WAGNER, PEPPEL, WORMAN, STEVENSON, LYON, WEISTLING,
SCHAEFFER, SLAVES - Aug 1832
- David WAGNER, Abraham PEPPEL, et al - Sale of Real Estate
John WAGNER Sr, dec'd
(will written 7 Mar 1807; codicil 7 Jun 1808), leaving
widow - Mary (now dec'd) and 11 children,
- David WAGNER
- Elizabeth w/o Abraham PEPPEL
- Jacob WAGNER
- John WAGNER Jr, dec'd, leaving widow and children,
...Ann WAGNER, a minor
...Agnes WAGNER, a minor
...William WAGNER, a minor
...Rachel WAGNER, a minor
...Richard WAGNER, a minor
...Dorothea WAGNER, a minor
- Susan, dec'd w/o William WORMAN - their children,
...Julia WORMAN, a minor
...Andrew WORMAN, a minor
...Barbara WORMAN, a minor
...Maximus WORMAN, a minor
- Nancy, dec'd w/o John STEVENSON - their child,
- Mary Catharine, dec'd w/o Isaac LYON - their children,
...Adrianne LYON, a minor
...James Madison LYON, a minor
...Olivia LYON, a minor
...George Washington LYON, a minor
...Mary LYON, a minor
...Sarah LYON, a minor
...Thomas Jefferson LYON, a minor
- Sarah WAGNER, dec'd and unmarried
- Rachel WEISTLING, a widow
- Dorothea, dec'd w/o Conrad SHAEFFER - their child,
...Noah A. SHAEFFER
- Abraham WAGNER, dec'd and unmarried
SLAVES - negro man, JOE; negro women, HAGAR, HARRIET
Executors were widow and son, John.
Witnesses: Abraham CRAPSTER, Robert CUMMING, George OVELMAN;
(Henry WINDROOD in place of Crapster on codicil).
Trustee was David WAGNER; on 6 Dec 1832, lot was sold to
Rachel WIESTLING at $1.440; each 1/9 was $147.48.
- 325-336 - GAVER, JOY, MAGRUDER - Aug 1831
- Edward L. BOTELER and Elias MAGRUDER, admin/of John Regin MAGRUDER
and John McNEAL vs Stephen JOY
STEPHEN JOY gave bond as guardian for Mary Ann Catharine GAVER
and Wilhelmina GAVER (children of Henry GAVER), with John R. MAGRUDER,
John POFFENBERGER and Martha JOHNSON and John McNEAL as securities.
Joy gave deed of mortgage to John McNEAL and John R. MAGRUDER; John
POFFENBERGER is now deceased and died insolvent and Martha JOHNSON
is also insolvent, leaving the orators with the whole responsibility.
John Regin MAGRUDER is now deceased and Edward L. BOTELER and Elias
MAGRUDER are his administrators. Stephen JOY did not perform his
duties as guardian according to the intention and has been displaced
as guardian. A.T.H. DUVALL was appointed as his replacement on
2 Mar 1831, but Joy is still holding the money and property of the
minors. Petition to sell Joy's mortgaged property to obtain payment
Land - "Johnson's Land Enlarged", "Johnson's Thicketts", "Second Chance",
1 1/2 acre.
Trustee was Joseph M. PALMER; sale held on 30 Mar 1833 at the tavern
of Francis RICHMOND in Middletown with high bid going to John K. JOHNSON
at $451; proceeds were short; finalized 8 Aug 1833.
- 336-350 - BENTZ, SHELLMAN, BRISH, LINE, HEYSER, HAUER, REYNELS,
SLAVE, CLINE, HART - Feb 1833
- Ezra BENTZ and Henry BENTZ - Petition for Sale of Real Estate
Jacob BENTZ, dec'd (will filed 29 Dec 1785), leaving
d/ Barbara BENTZ
d/ Catharine w/o Jacob SHELLMAN
d/ Elizabeth BENTZ
d/ Margaret BENTZ
Margaret BENTZ, dec'd (will 21 Jan 1804), leaving
d/ Barbara widow of David BRISH
d/ Elizabeth BENTZ
- George BENTZ
- Jacob BENTZ
- Jacob SHELLMAN
- Henry LINE
Witnesses: Henry BAER, Jacob BRUNNER, George HAUER
Elizabeth BENTZ d/ 13 Oct 1827
(will 13 Oct 1827, 19 Oct 1827), leaving
sis/ Barbara BRISH d/ 6 Sep 1832
bro/ George BENTZ, dec'd - his 5 children
.......Margaret BENTZ (d/ abt Sep 1833)
.......Elizabeth BENTZ w/o William HEYSER - PA
sis/ Catharine SHELLMAN, dec'd - her 3 children,
.......Catharine w/o George HAUER
.......Jacob SHELLMAN Jr.
sis/ Margaret LINE, dec'd - her children,
.......Jacob LINES - VA
.......George LINES - KY
.......Elizabeth LINES w/o Adam HEYSER - KY
.......Catharine LINES w/o George REYNELS - VA
.......Daniel LINES, since died, leaving son,
.......---Henry LINES, a minor - VA
SLAVE - negro girl, MARIA (to be freed upon Elizabeth's death)
Executor was John FRITCHIE.
Witnesses: David SCHAEFFER, John EBBERT, George HAUER.
Land - 1/2 part of Brick House and Lot in Frederick Town, 2 acres,
(conveyed to Margaret BENTZ [widow of Jacob BENTZ] by George BENTZ
in 1787 which had been willed to George by his father). Margaret
BENTZ willed the property to Elizabeth BENTZ and Barbara BRISH as
tenants in common; lies on north side of main road leading from
Conococheague to Baltimore Town and adjoins lot of Samuel NIXENDORFF
and between the main road and Carroll Creek.
- 1/4 part of triangular lot lying on south side of the Great Road
leading from Conococheague to Frederick Town, fronting 100 feet.
- 1/4 part of 4 Lots lying contiguous to John WALTZER/BALTZER and
the Ole Town line in Frederick Town.
The 1/4 shares were devised to Barbara BRISH, Catharine SHELLMAN,
Elizabeth BENTZ and Margaret BENTZ as tenants in common by the will
of Jacob BENTZ
Trustee was George HAUER; on 12 Oct 1833, sale made to Casper CLINE
for the 1/2 interest in House and Lot at $1,010; sale of 1/4 part of
4 Lots to Jacob HART at $127; sale of 1/4 part of triangular lot to
Jacob SHELLMAN at $135; total sales $1,272. Each 1/3 share was $387.54;
finalized 10 Dec 1833.
- 350-360 - BAYER, MARKELL, RIGGS, JENKINS, GATES, SHIVEL,
MAULSBY - Jan 1833
- Estate of Mary Magdalena MARKELL
Catharine BAYER, dec'd (will 12 Oct 1807), leaving
d/ Magdalena w/o William MARKELL
- John RIGGS
- William RIGGS
- George RIGGS
- Elizabeth w/o William JENKINS
- Susannah RIGGS
- Maria GATES (to her d/ Rebecca GATES)
- Harriet SHIVEL
- Mary Ann SHIVEL
Executor was George BENTZ.
Witnesses: Christopher HOLLER, John REICH, Lawrence BRENGLE
Land - House and part of Lots #177 and 178 in Frederick Town, lies
on west side of Market Street and south side of South Street; half
was willed to Mary Magdalena MARKELL and the other half was willed
to John RIGGS and William RIGGS.
- 1/2 part of 3 Lots, #298, 315, 326, 50 acres each, westward of
Fort Cumberland in Allegany County, MD. These lots were sold, because
of nonpayment of taxes, by the tax collector to Mary Magdalena MARKELL
in 1824 for $2.41.
Mary Magdalena MARKELL d/ Sep 1832 intestate, leaving
- John MARKELL
- Jacob MARKELL
- Samuel MARKELL
- George MARKELL - Out of State
- William MARKELL - Out of State
- Charlotte w/o _____ MAULSBY - Out of State
Trustee was Samuel MARKELL; on 6 Jun 1833, sale made to Jacob MARKELL
for Frederick Town property, $855; and Allegany County property $45;
total sales $900. Distribution to the Markell siblings although William
did not receive a share of the Frederick property; explanation not given;
finalized 6 Jan 1834.
- 360-369 - GAVIERE/GAWYER, WINNULL, WEAST/WEIST, DOYLE,
SHAFFER - Mar 1832
- Estate of Leonard GAVIERE / GAWYER
Leonard GAVIERE d/ many years since, intestate, leaving 3 children,
- John GAVIERE
- George GAVIERE, d/ intestate, leaving son,
...William GAVIERE, a minor
- Catharine WINNULL, d/ intestate, leaving 3 children,
...John WINNULL, a minor - Allegany County
...Mary Ann WINNULL, a minor - Allegany County
...Anna WINNULL, a minor - Allegany County
Land - Lot #133, acres, in Frederick Town, conveyed by Jacob WEAST/WEIST
(w/ Eve Catharine) in 1795, lying on the north side of Third Street and
next to the lot formerly owned by Conrad ROAD.
Guardian was Noah A. SHAFFER; trustee was Thomas CARLTON; on 4 Aug 1832,
sale made to Lawrence DOYLE at $595. John WINNULL, husband of the deceased
Catharine, waived his curtesy rights and stated he was 37 years old and in
good health; he received 2/15 of 1/3. Each 1/3 share was $176.87; finalized
4 Jan 1833.
- 369-394 - GITTINGER/GETTINGER, HOLTZ, KETROW, LEATHERMAN,
HEFFNER, MILLER - Dec 1832
- Daniel GITTINGER vs Estate of John GITTINGER
John GETTINGER/GITTINGER d/ 1828 intestate, leaving
widow - Margaret and 7 children,
- Daniel GITTINGER
- George GITTINGER
- Catharine GITTINGER w/o John HOLTZ
- Elizabeth GITTINGER w/o Nicholas HOLTZ
- Maria GITTINGER (d/ May 1829) w/o George KETROW - their son,
...Alfred KETROW, a minor
- Susan GITTINGER, a minor
- William GITTINGER, a minor
Land - tract "Hill in the Middle", "Hedge Hog" and "Resurvey on
Turnstile", 137+ acres, from Andrew Hedge and w/ Juliana in 1810
(previously from Henry LEATHERMAN to Andrew HEDGE and Juliana
LEATHERMAN, now w/o Andrew in 1805), on road from Creagerstown
to Frederick Town;
- "Resurvey on Haveners Fancy" and "Anwiler", 58+ acres, by George
HEFFNER (w/ Elizabeth), Jacob HEFFNER (Lot #7), Benjamin HEFFNER
and Walter POOLE (w/ Margaret) (from their father, Jacob Frederick
HEFFNER in 11 undivided shares to John, Jacob (Lot #7), George
(Lot #6), Frederick, Joseph, Benjamin (Lot #8), Elizabeth, Appolonia,
Mary, Catharine and Ann, per his will); but John GITTINGER sold a
portion of it leaving only 58 acres. George HEFFNER sold his
interest 1818 and had moved to Montgomery Co, Ohio.
Guardian was Neilson POE; trustees were George GITTINGER and Daniel
GITTINGER; on 21 Jan 1833, sale was made of 137 acres to Nicholas
HOLTZ of Jacob at $8,768. On 11 Feb 1833, sale of the 58 acres went
to John MILLER at $150. The widow received 1/9, $1,096.99; each 1/7
share was $1,253.71; George KETROW received 2/5 of 1/7, $501.48;
finalized 29 Apr 1833.
- 394-420 - MEYERS, WORMAN, BAILE, CARLE,
HOKE, BOND - Oct 1829
- Rebecca MEYERS, a lunatic, by Noah WORMAN, her trustee
vs Estate of Andrew MEYERS
Peter MEYERS, dec'd (will 22 Feb 1814; 21 Mar 1814), leaving
widow - Magdalena and 8 children,
- Jacob MEYERS (part of Plantation where he then lived,
conveyed by John MESSLER and David RINEHART)
- Andrew MEYERS (Home Plantation)
- Catharine WORMAN
- Elizabeth MEYERS
- Julianne MEYERS
- Mary MEYERS
- Susan MEYERS
- Rebecca MEYERS
Land - Land also in Adams Co, PA and Ohio.
Wife and son Andrew were executors; witnesses: William DURBIN Jr,
John NICHODEMUS, Adam MEYERS.
Andrew MEYERS died 1 Oct 1822 intestate, w/out issue,
sis/ Susanna w/o David BAILE
sis/ Elizabeth w/o Michael CARLE - PA
bro/ Jacob MEYERS
sis/ Catharine w/o Noah WORMAN
sis/ Julianna, dec'd w/o _____ HOKE - PA
sis/ Rebecca MEYERS
(Mary MEYERS died before Nov 1817; but she is not mentioned in this
segment) Magdalena, widow of Peter is now deceased.
Thomas BOND, admin/of Andrew MEYERS, died 4 Oct 1827. Elijah BOND
was then appointed as administrator.
Land - Home Farm, 42 acres, (conveyed to Andrew thru his father Peter's
will (previously to Peter MEYERS from Frederick MEYERS in 1811.
- "Resurvey on Hawkins Chance", 177 acres;
- "Fells' Retirement", 4+ acres;
- "Who'd Have Thought It", 2+ acres.
Testimony of PA residency for Elizabeth and Julianna was testified by
Helpher CRAWMER on 12 Feb 1831. Trustees were Frederick A. SCHLEY and
Madison NELSON; sale went to Abraham BAILE for the total 245+ acres at
$60.55 1/2/per acre, totaling $14,851.11. It was reported that Jacob
MEYERS died about May 1833, before he received any portion of the monies
due him; admin/of Jacob on 3 Nov 1834 was Norman Noah MEYERS.
Trustees for Michael and Elizabeth CARLE of Heidleburg Twp, York Co, PA
were George SWOPE and George FRYSINGER of Hanover Borough, York Co, PA
(Elizabeth was still living). Trustees acting for the benefit of the
creditors of the Carles. Each 1/6 share was $1,738.57 and $1,445.10;
finalized 29 Nov 1833.
- 420-440 - JOHNSON - Jan 1831
- Thomas W. JOHNSON, creditor vs
John JOHNSON, dec'd (will written 10 Mar 1815), leaving
s/ Joseph W. JOHNSON (w/ Elizabeth M.)
s/ William JOHNSON
Joseph W. JOHNSON sold his part of estate to Fayette
JOHNSON in 1825.
Fayette JOHNSON d/ Sep 1829 intestate, leaving
widow - Catharine and 5 children,
- Thomas C. JOHNSON, a minor
- Arthur JOHNSON, a minor
- Henry Adolphus JOHNSON, a minor
- James William JOHNSON, a minor
- Oliver JOHNSON, a minor
Administrators were Catharine JOHNSON and Milton JOHNSON.
Land - Lot #1 of "Resurvey on Flag Pond" and "Mountain
Fields", 275 acres; next to land of William JOHNSON
(from Thomas JOHNSON in 1790), "Addition to Carrollton",
and Andrew MICHAEL's part of "Resurvey on Flag Pond";
- "Hook's Conclusion", 52+ acres, (from James S. HOOK
to Joseph W. JOHNSON in 1817; part was conveyed to
James A. JOHNSON and Milton JOHNSON).
Guardian was Catharine JOHNSON; trustee was Milton JOHNSON.
The widow's dower was laid out in plots of 60 acres and 25
acres. Sale was made to Catharine JOHNSON at $20.31/per
acre with Joseph W. JOHNSON and James A. JOHNSON as securities.
Each 1/5 share was $661.26; finalized 25 Jul 1833.
- 440-460 - WINTERS, HESS, WILHELM, DAVIS, SENTZ - Mar 1832
- David WINTERS and George WINTERS Jr - Estates of John and George WINTER
In 1824, George WINTERS and John WINTERS (Jr.) purchased
from Moses SHAW, Jacob YON, Peter SHRINER and David KEPHART,
commissioners assigned to divide real estate of John WINTERS,
dec'd, father of George and John.
John WINTERS (Jr.) died unmarried, with a 1829 will,
Isaac SENTZ as executor. His siblings -
sis/ Susanna w/o George HESS
sis/ Elizabeth w/o George WILHELM - VA
sis/ Mary w/o Jonathan C. DAVIS
sis/ Catharine w/o Jacob SENTZ
bro/ Jacob WINTERS - Preble Co, Ohio
bro/ Joseph WINTERS
bro/ George WINTERS, dec'd
George WINTERS d/ bef 1830 intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth and children,
- David WINTERS
- George WINTERS Jr
- Mary Ann WINTERS, a minor
- Ann Elizabeth WINTERS, a minor
- Juliana WINTERS, a minor
- Stephen WINTERS, a minor
- Isaac WINTERS, a minor
- Levi WINTERS, a minor
- Reuben WINTERS, a minor
- Susanna WINTERS, a minor
Land - "Resurvey on Six Originals", 52 acres; "Brazilton's
Neighbour", 2 acres.
Dower for the widow of George was surveyed and laid off along
Haines Road; then sale was made for the remainder to William
ENGLEMAN at $3,702. John's half distribution was 1/7 of 1/2
to his siblings, $251.21; George's half distribution was 1/10
of the remainder amongst his children, $276.34; finalized Jan 1833.
(pages 447 & 453 are missing online)
- 460-469 - CRONISE, McNEILL, TODD - May 1832
- Simon CRONISE Estate
Simon CRONISE d/ 1829 intestate, leaving
d/ Mary w/o Francis A. McNEILL
d/ Caroline G. CRONISE, a minor
Land - "Seven Bits", 70 acres; from Jacob CRONISE
(w/ Catharine) in 1822; along Main road leading from
Frederick Town to Creagerstown and by Fishing Creek.
- "The End of Trouble", 1 3/4 acre, from John GROSNICKLE
(w/ Mary) in 1825.
Guardian was L.P.W. BALCH; trustee was Mary GEBHART; sale
made to William TODD at $8,000 and proceeds divided between
the two daughters; finalized 5 Sep 1833.
- 469-482 - FLANIGAN, KING, GEDULTIG, STULL, GEASEY, STEVENS - Jan 1833
- William R. SANDERSON vs William FLANIGAN, et al
Land - "The Force Put", 124 acres; "Resurvey on Miller's
Chance", 1+ acre and 1+ acre; conveyed to John FLANIGAN
and James FLANIGAN from John GEASEY as exec/of William
BROWNING in his 1827 will.
John FLANIGAN d/ Nov 1832 intestate, leaving 8 children,
- William FLANIGAN
- Michael/Malachi FLANIGAN
- Mary w/o Arthur KING
- Nancy w/o Ezra GEDULTIG
- James FLANIGAN (one of the mortgagees)
- John FLANIGAN
- Margaret FLANIGAN, a minor
- Peter FLANIGAN, a minor
Administrators were William FLANIGAN and Ezra GEDULTIG.
Guardian was Ezra GEDULTIG; Margaret turned 21 by Oct 1832.
Trustee was Thomas CARLTON; on 12 Feb 1833, sale made to
John STULL at $705 who resold it to John GEASEY and James
STEVENS; after debts were paid, each 1/8 share was $9.93;
finalized 14 Dec 1833.
- 483-500 - PLAINE, DOTSON, ARBUCKLE, BRIGHTWELL, SHINGLE,
PHILIPS, WILLHOWER, MURRAY, FISHER, EVANS, PHILMON, STEM,
CRUMBAKER, JONES - Apr 1832
- Estate of William PLAINE
William PLAINE of Liberty Town d/ 1790 in Berks Co, PA
at the house of brother-in-law, Jacob SMELSER in Union Twp;
his mother was Mary RICHARDS, dec'd
sis/ Catharine (d/ Sep 1830) w/o Joseph DOTSON - their 3 children,
.......Mary w/o John BRIGHTWELL
.......Rebecca w/o Henry SHINGLE, both dec'd - their 9 children,
.......--Rebecca Philips FISHER
sis/ Hester/Esther w/o James ARBUCKLE, both dec'd - their 2 children,
.......Mary ARBUCKLE w/o Frederick PHILMON - their 3 children,
.......John ARBUCKLE, dec'd - his 2 children,
.......--James ARBUCKLE - PA
.......--Esther ARBUCKLE - PA
bro/ David PLAINE, dec'd - his 7 children,
.......Jacob PLAINE - Ohio
.......Sarah w/o Jacob STEM - Ohio
Will written 4 Jun 1888; filed 16 Aug 1788;
executors were John BRIGHTWELL and David RINEHART;
witnesses: Joseph WILLIARD, Abraham BROWER, Thomas PANEY.
Land - "Duke's Woods", 8+ acres and 1+ acres; from Joseph
DODSON/DOTSON (w/ Catharine) in 1886, adjoins Liberty Town;
next to land of David PLAINE.
Trustee was David PLAINE, land divided into 8 lots; on
29 Jun 1833, sale made for
Lot #1 to Henry BAKER at $106
Lot #2 to Abraham JONES at $55
Lot #3 to Abraham JONES at $40
Lot #4 to Abraham JONES at $26
Lot #5 to Lydia WOOD at $51.50
Lot #6 to George OVELMAN at $121
Lot #7 to George OVELMAN at $100
Lot #8 to George OVELMAN at $80
David PLAINE's siblings objected to the division of lots,
claiming greater value would have been to sell as one tract;
court set sale aside to be resold as one plot. It was resold
and went to Abraham JONES for $982; each 1/3 share was $292.53;
finalized 12 Sep 1833.
- 500-503 - KESSELRING, RUMMEL, BUZZARD, HALES, LITTLE, ZEIGER,
BAUGHER, CROSBY - Nov 1823
- Estate of George Ludwick KESSELRING
George Ludwick KESSELRING d/ 20 Aug 1817 intestate,
leaving 15 children,
- Devalt KESSELRING
- John KESSELRING
- Michael KESSELRING
- Lewis KESSELRING
- Frederick KESSELRING, died unmarried
- Wendel KESSELRING
- _______ KESSELRING, died unmarried
- Sophia KESSELRING
- Magdalena w/o Ludwick RUMMEL, both dec'd
...children's names unknown
- Susanna, dec'd w/o Solomon BUZZARD
...she had 3 children, unnamed
- Catharine w/o John HALES?
- Mary w/o John LITTLE
- Barbara w/o Daniel ZEIGER
- Rebecca w/o George BAUGHER
- Elizabeth (d/ c1806) w/o Elias CROSBY - Louisiana
...they had a son who died before 1815 as did his father
Petition to distribute monies, previously reserved for the
Crosbys, to remaining descendants, since word received indicates
all are deceased; so granted.
- 503-515 - SMITH, MILLER, BABYLON, GALLION - Jun 1833
- Estate of Solomon SMITH
Solomon SMITH d/ 1827 intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth and 8 children,
- Lydia w/o Solomon MILLER
- Rachel (d/ bet 1827-1833) w/o John BABYLON - their child,
...Amanda BABYLON, a minor
- Catharine SMITH, , a minor and now w/o same John BABYLON
- Mary SMITH, a minor
- Hannah SMITH, a minor
- Barbara SMITH, a minor
- Elizabeth SMITH, a minor
- Susanna SMITH, a minor
Land - "Mollys Fancy", 80+ acres, inherited from the
will of William SMITH dated 22 Jun 1833.
Guardian for Catharine and Amanda Babylon was John Babylon,
guardian for the other children was Mrs. Elizabeth SMITH,
their mother; trustee was Jacob MATHIAS. On 19 Aug 1833,
sale made to John P. GALLION at $1,187.37; the widow was
granted 2/17 share in lieu of her dower, $128.43; John BABYLON
was allowed 6/15 in lieu of his curtesy right from Rachel's
share, $48.16; each 1/8 share was $120.41; finalized on
25 Jan 1834.
- 515-524 - WILLIARD, HARLEY, ARNOLD, SHAFER, WARNER - Apr 1833
- John ARNOLD vs Estate of John WILLIARD - Title
Land - "Discontentment", 138 acres, conveyed to John ARNOLD
from George WARNER (Christena) in 1825; and mortgaged to John
WILLIARD, John SHAFER and William JARBOE; lies next to "Hard
to Find", "Barrel" (5 acres of the 143 acres was conveyed to
George FREESE by David ARNOLD).
John WILLIARD, the Elder d/ Apr 1831, leaving children
- John WILLIARD
- Henry WILLIARD
- Catharine WILLIARD w/o Otho HARLEY
- George WILLIARD, a minor
- Ezra WILLIARD, a minor
- Rosanna WILLIARD, a minor
Guardian was Henry SHAFER; trustee was John H.
McELFRESH to convey deed.
- 525-536 - EATER/ADER, SMITH, STEEL, GLISAN, LAWSON - Nov 1835
- Peter SMITH vs Estate of Stacy EATER
Susanna EATER (ADTER/ADER) d/ many years ago intestate,
leaving only child,
d/ Stacy EATER who d/ Mar 1835
(Will 9 Mar 1835, 3 Apr 1835) lists Stacy's
- Aunt Kitty SMITH
- Sophia STEEL
her executor was John GLISAN Sr.
witnesses: Al BARNEY, Daniel ROOT, John W. DORSEY.
Land - Lot #119 and half of Lot #118 of "Dukes Woods"
in Liberty on south side of Main Street, lying on
draught of Linganore called Piney Run; conveyed by
Philip SMITH Sr. (w/ Mary) in 1813 to Susanna EATER.
Trustee was John GLISAN; on 12 Mar 1836, sale made
to Catharine LAWSON, a free coloured woman, at $103;
finalized 2 Feb 1837.
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