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Last Will and Testament of Solomon I. Pontius of Donegal Township, Butler County, OH

 

Transcribed from a copy of the original by Heather Greenway

 

 

In the name of God Amen.

 

I Solomon Pontius of Donegal Township, Butler County, and State of Pa, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following.

 

Item.  I give devise and bequeath to my son John W. Pontius fifty six acres of land bounded by lands of Ames Reep, McCrea heirs and Ort heirs to him his heirs and assigns forever.

 

Item.  I give devise and bequeath to my son S.I. Pontius the balance of my farm bounded by lands of Fredrick Brothers on the west by G. Pontius and north by M. Wiles containing one hundred and fifty three acres to him his heirs forever.

 

Item.  I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Mary Cathrine Daubenspeck the sixty three acres of land bounded by lands of John Wolford and Joseph Vensel heirs and Clymer heirs known as part the of the Dennis McKeever farm to her and her heirs forever.

 

Item.  My household furniture I give to S.I.

 

Item.  All money coming to me by note or otherwise after my funeral expenses are paid shall be equally divided between my three children above named and also the 1/8 oil of either tract shall be sold by the executor named and equally divided.

 

Item.  To the three heirs of my daughter Caroline Sipe deceased I gave her share of my estate in my lifetime in full.

 

Item.  I nominate and appoint S.I. Pontius Executor of this my last will and testament.

 

In witness whereof, I set my hand and seal this 27th day of June A.D 1911.

 

 

Solomon Pontius (S.I.)