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Will of James Kerr 1851

James Kerr



I James Kerr, of Elizabeth township Allegheny county and state of Pennsylvania, calling to mind the frailty of human life and its uncertainty, and being desirous of settling my worldly affairs, and directing how the estates with which it had pleased God to bless one, shall be disposed of after my decease while I have yet strength and capacity so to do, make and publish this my last will and testament.

And First, I commend my immortal being to Him who gave it, and my… Continue

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Will of William Kerr 1861

William Kerr



In the name of God Amen I William Kerr of Scott Township late upper St. Clair Township Alegheny County Penna, Farmer, late an associate Judge of the Court of Pleas of Allegheny County, being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do make ordain and publish this my last will and testament in manner and for following viz.

I commit my soul to the God, hopeing for the pardon of all my sins through his Son, our dear saviour; my body I direct shall be buried… Continue

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Will of Sarah Kerr 1834

Sarah Kerr



I, Sarah Kerr, widow and select of the late John Kerr of Pittsburgh do make and publish the following as my last will and testament:

1 I give and bequeath to my four daughters, Caroline, Sarah and Catharine and Mary in total exclusion of all their brothers, all and singular my Estate real personal and mixed to be held by them in equal shares as tenants in common in absolute ownership.

2 I appoint William Graham Jr of Pittsburgh my sole Executor and hereby grant… Continue

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Will of William Kerr 1853

William Kerr



It is my will that the disposal of my property be regulated by the law of the State - with this proviso viz, that any part of it may be sold at any time, if necessary for the support or education of my family, the carrying out of this proviso to be left to the discretion of my wife and her father John Bluarden Esq. August 8th 1853.



Witnesses

D.R. Kerr

Geo S. Head





Allegheny County

Be it known that on the 29th day of March AD 1854… Continue

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Will of Samuel Kerr 1847

Samuel Kerr



In the name of God, Amen, I Samuel Kerr of Baldwin Township Allegheny County, and State of Pennsylvania, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind and memory Blessed be Almighty God for the same.

Do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say

All my just debts and funeral expenses being paid

First, I bequeath to my two beloved daughters Elizabeth and Sarah for and… Continue

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Will of David Kerr 1851

David Kerr



September the thirteenth AD one thousand eight hundred and fifty one eye Deavid Kerr of the township of Elizabetha dn couney of Aleegheny and commonwelth of pensylvenia beaing in frail bodily health and and of sound mind and mature judgment believing and trusting in god doe this day make and publish this my last will and testament as followes

First eye will and direct that as soon after my deceas as my bee convenient that my funeral expences and all my other honest… Continue

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Will of Mary Kerr 1836

Mary Kerr



In the name of God amen Know all who it may concern that I Mary Kerr being at present in a sick and weak condition of body but in perfect soundness of mind and judgment do hereby Constitute this my last Will and Testament, and first and chiefly I recommend my Soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried with decent Christian buriel. And as touching such Worldly property as it has pleased God to give me I will and dispose of it in the following maner, to wit the half of… Continue

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Will of Elizabeth Kerr 1866

Elizabeth Kerr



I Elizabeth Kerr, of the county of Guernsey and State of Ohio, do make and publish this my last will and testament in the manner and form following.

First, It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid. Second, I will and bequeath to James A. Patterson, my house and lot in Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and one hundred (100) dollars in money. Third, I will and bequeath to the Associate Synod that met in Xevia May 1865, of… Continue

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