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HANCOCK COUNTY,
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WILLS
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WILL BOOK 3  SORTED ALPHABETICALLY
Pg. 149 - Liberty Twp. - 18 Aug. 1868
James W. ALLEY
Wife: Elizabeth
Witnesses: S. M. CHILCOTE & S. P. HATHAWAY
Signed - 18 Nov. 1868
Pg. 35 - Armagh Twp., Mifflin Co., PA - 19 Apr., 1853
Daniel BATES
Bros.: David(s) & George BATES;
Father: late John BATES
Executor: David BATES
Witnesses: Samuel MACLAY, John OLDEN
Signed: 22 Jun., 1854, Leavistown, PA
Pg. 157 - Findlay Twp. - 26 Apr. 1869
Belizar BEACH
Wife: Rachel F.
Joel MARKEL, Emiline KELSEY
Daughter: Eliza J. BEACH
Executor: John MARKEL
Witnesses:  H. D. BALLARD & D. B. BEARDSLEY
Signed: 21 May 1869
pg. 150 - Findlay Twp. - 17 Apr. 1868
Philip D. BIGELOW
Wife: Harriet
Son: Frank F. gets farm purchased from Isaac L. DECKER & Adam STONER
Son: Charles H. gets farm purchased from Daniel ANDRICK
Daughter: Ellie J. BIGELOW
Executor: Wife Harriet
Witnesses: Ezra BROWN & Joseph L. BRYAN
Signed - 18 Nov., 1868
Pg. 154 - Blanchard Twp. - 14 Oct. 1867
David BRAUGHT
Wife: Not named
Lewis GROVES
Daughters: Catharine FISHER, w/o John FISHER & Adeline LENHART w.o Henry A. LENHART
Children:  others not named
Executor: Isaac N. TEATSORTH, wife's brother
Witnesses: John HECKERMAN & Aaron BLACKFORD
Signed: 13 Mar. 1869
Pg. 156 - Liberty Twp. - 7 Nov., 1867
Daniel W. CLARK, Sr.
Wife: Philena
Edward A. HOWARD, Wife's son
Elisabeth COOPER, Step-daughter to said wife
Executor: Philena CLARK, Wife
Witnesses: J. S. TROUT & W. H. FOUNTAIN
Signed: 24 Apr. 1869
Pg. 59 -   17 Nov., 1864
Mary CLARK
Brother: L. SHIPPY
Witnesses: Jesse ANDERSON & L. E. SHIPPEY
Signed: 13 Jan. 1865
Pg. 33 - Madison Twp. - 1 Sept., 1863
Charles CLINGERMAN
Children: Amos, Elizabeth, Mary, Charles, (Hannah, Jacob, Amanda, Catharine, Ellis, Irene, Lydia) - wife guardian of underage children
Executors: Wife & son Amos
Witnesses: J. W. WILLIAMS, Joshua DIXSON
Signed: 21 Sep., 1863
Pg. 154 - Portage Twp. - 19 Jan. 1869
Jacob DILLINGER
Wife: Eliza A. - Executrix
Sons: James F., Samuel, Jacob, Melvin, Elmore R.
Witnesses: Abraham KEMPHER, John BARND
Signed - 5 Mar. 1869
Pg. 60 West Independence 26 May, 1863
John DUDGEN
Beloved wife
Daughters: Elizabeth Ann, Mary Jane, Sarah
Son: Joseph
Executor:  Matthias WORSTER
Witnesses: Charles HENDERSON, Isaac YOUNG
Signed: 13 Jan. 1865
Pg. 53 - Findlay - 17 May, 1859
Nancy FISHER
Dr. William H. BALDWIN (to receive the estate for his medical care of her)
Executor: A. H. HYETT
Witnesses: Wm. COX, C. W. O'NEAL
Signed: 28 Oct., 1864
Pg. 147 - Washington Twp. - 5 Apr. 1862
William FOX
Wife: Catharine
Seven youngest children: William, Nicholas, Milton, Malissa, Mary C. Elizabeth, Elnora
Sons: John, Elias, Aliljah
Daughters: Mary A. SIDENS, Elizar HARTLEY, Hannah FOX, Malinda HERSEY
Guardian of youngest seven: Jacob SHAUFFELBERGER
Executors: Anthony FOX, Elias FOX
Witnesses: Jacob SHAUFELBERGER, Elias FOX, Anthony FOX
Signed. - 16 Oct, 1868
Pg. 36 - Portage Twp. - 19 Oct., 1863
Oliver H. P. FULLER
Wife & Children - unnamed
Witnesses: Isaac ARCHER, George ARCHER
Pg. 159 - Pleasant Twp. - 1 Aug. 1869
Peter HACKENBURRY
Wife: Not named
Henry RADER
Executor - Elihu FOUT
Witnesses: George ROUTSON & J. H. MYERS
Signed: 24 Aug. 1869
Pg. 42 - Washington Twp. - 27 Jan. 1864
Joseph T. HALE
Wife: Esther;
Children - Joseph Taylor HALE, Joel HALE _HALE
Executor - Esther HALE; son, Randle HALE
Witnesses: Miles W. PLAIN, J. C. MILLHIME, Joel HALE
Signed - 15  Feb. 1864
Pg. 57 -   19 Nov., 1864
Emily L. HALEY
Husband: John R. C. HALEY & infant son
Mother: Eleanor B. HYETT
Witnesses: Melinda B. PORCH & Sarah A. STROTHER
Signed: 17 Dec., 1864
Pg. 45 -   23 Feb. 1864
Frederick KELLER
Wife: Catharine
Sons: Alphens, Frederick, John, Nelson, Philander
Daughters: Margaret ELZEY & David ELZEY, Amanda KELLER
Witnesses: Alphens KELLER & Thomas STRATTON
Signed: 29 Apr. 1864
Pg. 48 -   18 Jul., 1864
Soloman LYTTLE
Wife: Rachel
Daughters: Delilia Ann THOMAS, Hannah LYTTLE, Margaret LYTTLE, Amanda LYTTLE, Emily LYTTLE
Administrators: Robert THOMAS, Margaret LYTTLE
Witnesses: A. S. WILLIAMS, M. A. RICHARDS
Signed: 18 Jul. 1864
Pg. 157 - Findlay Twp. - 4 Mar. 1869
John McCONNELL
Wife: Not named
Daughter: Marth Hardy McCONNELL
Farm in Livingston Co., Mo.
Witnesses: S. D. SHAFER & L. C. WEBSTER
Signed: 6 May, 1869
Pg. 58 -   23 Dec., 1864
Thomas B. McELROY
Wife: Louise
Daughters: Harriet Lucy McELROY, Sariet McELROY
Son: William McELROY
Children: Sariet, Susan, Thomas, Andrew, William Calvin, Benjamin, Harriet
Executor: John FRESSEL
Witnesses: G. W. McELROY, Henry FREED
Signed: 3 Jan. 1865
Pg. 55 - Liberty Twp. - 20 Nov., 1864
Charles McKINNIS
Wife: unnamed
Sons: John, Philip, Thomas & Ann, widow of son, Robert
Daughters: Elizabeth EWING, interm Rudolphis EWING & Mary Ann McKINNIS
Executors: Thomas McKINNIS & John McKINNIS
Witnesses: DariusPENDLETON, George A. DEAN
Signed: 3 Dec., 1864
Pg. 44 - Portage Twp. - 3 Mar. 1860
James MAYS
Wife: Jane
Sons: James H. MAYS, Andrew B. MAYS
Daughter: Lydia Towr MAYS
Executor: Aaron HALL
Witnesses: William J. CUSAC, Andrew MOORHEAD, R. J. JOHNSON
Signed: 31 Mar. 1864
Pg. 39 - Findlay - 18 Nov. 1863
Nathaniel F. MEFFORD
Wife: Melissa MEFFORD
Executor: C. A. CRONNIGER
Witnesses: Charles OSTERLIN, David R. LOCK
Signed: 27 Nov, 1863
Pg. 43 -   2 Mar, 1864
Jesse MEGARY
Wife: Elizabeth
Children: Eleanor, Rebecca, Christiane, John, Mary, Elizabeth, William; wife, Elizabeth, guardian of Elizabeth &William
Executors: Elizabeth MEGARY & Robert ELDER, friend
Witnesses: John DARRAH, John W. WEST
Signed: 14 Apr. 1853
Pg. 61 - Allen Twp. - 7 Jan., 1865
William MILLER
Wife: MarySons: John, Jeremiah, William, Henry
Daughters: Vernonica & Harriet
Witnesses: J. G. RUHL, John DOWNS
Executrix: wife, Mary
Signed: 20 Jan., 1865
Pg. 50 -   11 Aug., 1864
Peter MOTES
Wife: Margaret
Witnesses: John A. MORRISON & James M. VAN HORN
Signed: 10 Sep., 1864
pg. 152 - Findlay Twp. - 18 Feb. 1869
James M. NEIBLINGS
Wife: Elizabeth A.
Son: William C. NEIBLING
Children of son: Cloyce B. NEIBLING
Children of daughter: Jenny L. NEIBLING
Executor: Wife, Elizabeth A.
Witnesses: Aaron BLACKFORD & J. Norris CROSS
Signed - 1 Mar., 1869
Pg. 50 - Jackson Twp. - 18 Feb., 1862
John ORWICK
Wife: unnamed
Son: Michael
Daughters: June, Sarah Catharine
Executors: Wife & friend, John DOUTY
Witnesses: Aquilla GILBERT & Julian GILBERT
Signed: 2 Sept. 1864
Pg. 37 - Biglick Twp. - 2 Jan. 1859
George OTT
Children: Barbara OTT intermarried Samuel BICHT, George OTT, Mary OTT, interm. Gotteib MYERS, John OTT, Elizabeth OTT interm. Christian KRISE, Jacob OTT.
Executor: Andrew MARTIN
Witnesses: George W. SMITH, George YOHYE, John OTT
Signed: 27 Oct. 1863              
Pg. 160 - Pleasant Twp. - 5 Jul. 1869
Samuel POWELL
Friends: Emma H. BEACH, Helen BEACH, Eli BEACH
Sister: Mary FORD & other brothers and sisters
Nephew - Harry POWELL
Witnesses:  Jesse WHEELER, Robert B. HURD, Jacob F. BURKETT, Executor
Signed: 6 Sep. 1869
Pg. 63 - Amanda Twp. - 5 Jun., 1863
Lowman PRATT
Wife: Rachel
Sons: Lewis, Lowman Allen, James
Daughters: Purlina BROWN, Mary Ann Gorden, Elizabeth MOREHART, Jane PRATT
Executor: Nathan BROWN
Witnesses: James HARSH, Aaron BLACKFORD
Signed 3 Jan., 1865
Pg. 58 -   7 Oct. 1863
George C. SMITH
Daughters: Lucy BOWER, Magdelene FELLER
Sons: John SMITH, Christian SMITH
Children: Catharine DALL, Rosina COGLEY, Michael SMITH
Executor: Son, Christian SMITH
Witnesses: Jacob POWELL, John HOSLER
Signed: 28 Dec. 1864
pg. 161 - Findlay Twp. - 3 Apr. 1866
George SPADE
Wife: Not named
Children: William Isaac, Samuel, Susan DAVIS, Daniel
Sons: Adam, George, Frederick
Executor: Samuel SPADE
Witnesses: Simon MAPEL, Stansberry SUTTON
Signed - 1 Feb., 1869
Pg. 46 -    
Portage Twp. - 12 Apr., 1864
David SPITLER
Wife: Sarah
Son: William A. SPITLER
Daughters: Mary Ann CLARK, Belinda EDGINGTON, Susan SHISLER, Leah EDGINGTON, Rebecca YOUCUM
Executor: John COOPER
Witnesses: James DETER, Noah SPITLER
Signed: 3 May, 1853
Pg. 49 - Union Twp. - 30 May, 1853
Thomas STRATTON
Wife: unnamed to get land deeded from Samuel CUNNINGHAM, John McCONNELL
Executrix: Wife
Witnesses: D. W. CAP, James WATKINS
Signed: 24 Jun. 1864
Pg. 38 - Findlay - 17 Apr. 1863
Dwella M. STROUGHTON
Mother: Sophia STROUGHTON of Vernon, Ct.
Executor: Charles W. O'NEAL
Witnesses: Elijah BARND, James HARSH
Signed: 24 Nov. 1863
Pg. 54 - Berks Co., PA - 14 Jul. 1864
Matilda THOMPSON
Brother: Isaac (to collect on notes from J. G. MARTIN & Mr. JOLLIFF of Hancock Co., OH)
Brothers: Alfred, David, Simon, Thomas, Hiram
Sisters: Elizabeth, des. & Oreelia KETCHUM, Warrensville, PA
Pg. 158 - Eagle Twp. - 24 May 1859
Henry VAUGHEN
Wife: Sarah
Sons: A. W. VAUGHEN, Joseph L. VAUGHEN
Daughters: Jane FOSTER, Elon C. SIERER, Susannah A. VAUGHEN, __ CLARK, Martha Louisa VAUGHEN
Witnesses: J. L. KELLER & B. GRUBER
Signed: 21 Aug. 1869
pg. 148 - Liberty Twp. - 13 Aug. 1867
Jacob WAGNER
Wife: Mary
Executors: Sons - David B. WAGNER & Adam B. WAGNER
Witnesses: John D. WAGNER, Simon W. DREISBACH
Signed - 11 Nov. 1868
Pg. 52 - Chattanooga, Tenn. - 31 Jul., 1864
Nicholas B. WELKER
Mother: Rebecca WELKER
Witnesses: R. S. MUNGEN, C. C. HARROW, John F. HAMPTON
Signed: 25 Oct., 1864
Pg. 39 - Bay City, MI - 3 July, 1861
Jefferson W. WHITECAR
Aurelia LEWIS, wife of half brother Elisa
Half brother, William C. LEWIS, Charles E. LEWIS, Aruanah J. LEWIS, George W. CAST
Executors: Elisha, Charles E. & Aruanah J. LEWIS
Witnesses: John DRAKE & Albert MILLER, both of Bay City, MI
Signed: 27 Jan. 18 64
Pg. 62 - Jackson Twp. - 5 Jan., 1865
Joseph WILSON
Wife: Sarah J.
Daughter: Catharine WARNER, (other 6 children not named)
Executor: John Bibler
Witnesses: Henry BOWERS, Sarah A. WALTERMIRE
Signed: 31 Jan., 1865
Pg. 64 Biglick Twp. - 30 Jan., 1865
David WORLEY
Wife: Rachel
Sons: George, Caleb
Daughter: Nancy
Executor: Amos S. WILLIAMS
Witnesses: Sion COMBS, Charles HENDERSON
Signed: 20 Feb., 1865

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