Phillip McNemar

Land, Deed

Submitted by: Pat Hamner, May 27, 2004

 

Phillip McNemar was born October 05, 1780 and died December 13, 1860 in Lewis County, WV. He married Elizabeth Beasley August 05, 1804 in Hardy County, VA.

Documentation:

  1. Hartzel G. Strader and Alan L. Strader, Lewis County [West Virginia] Death Records, 24, Birth date calculated from age at death. 80 years, 2 mos, 8 days.
  2. Hartzel G. Strader and Alan L. Strader, Lewis County [West Virginia] Death Records, p. 24.
  3. Wes Cochran, Braxton County, WV Deaths 1853-1880, 56, 137.
  4. Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants, Cemeteries of Lewis County, Vol. 2, page 137.
  5. Raymond Wolfe Jr., compiler, "Hardy County [WV] Marriages," page 80

Phillip's Will lists the following people:

Daughter: Mary Helmick
Daughter Margaret Morison
Daughter: Elizabeth Smith
Daughter: Nancy McNemar
Daughter: Julian McNemar
Daughter: Sarah Wilson
Son: William McNemar
Son: John B. McNemar
Son: Isaac. B. McNemar
Son: Joseph McNemar
Son: Phillip McNemar

LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA DEED BOOK A
March 31, 1818
Page 420
PHILIP McNEMAR bought 182 acres on Little Skin Creek for $400 from DANIEL STRINGER and MILLY, his wife.

April term 1819
Page 472
PHILIP McNEMAR and ELIZABETH, his wife, sold 57 acres on Stone Coal Creek for $100 to HENERY TAYLOR.

LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA DEED BOOK C
October 5, 1821
Page 32
PHILIP McNEMAR and ELIZABETH, his wife, sold 182 acres on Little Skin Creek for $400 to WILLIAM MEEKS.

August 20, 1824
Page 5
PHILIP McNEMAR bought 100 acres on Little Skin Creek for $295 from HENRY BOTT and ELIZABETH, his wife.

July 28, 1825
Page 275
PHILIP McNAMER bought 100 acres on the right hand fork of Stone Cole [sic] Creek for $50 from EDWARD JACSON and ELIZABETH, his wife.

LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA DEED BOOK I
February 23, 1842
Page 77
PHILIP McNEMAR bought 140 acres on Little Skin Creek for $950 from WILLIAM PENINGER and MARTHA, his wife.

LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA DEED BOOK R
December 31, 1852
Pages 78 and 79
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 1/4 acre for $1 to the Trustees of the Methodist Protestant Church, JOHN G. HARDMAN, ROBERT H. CLARK and HENRY D. HARDMAN "for the sole use and benefit of a parsonage to be occupied by a preacher in charge of the circuit." The land was " lying on Little Skin Creek in Lewis County, and being a portion of a tract of land purchased by said McNEMAR of WILLIAM PENINGER and a part of the same tract on which the said MCNEMAR now resides, beginning at a stake at the fork of the roads opposite JAKE S. PETERSONS store house, on the north west side of the road leading to Mt. Gilead Church being the first lot as surveyed in the plan of lots on the lands of the said PHILIP McNEMAR, on Little Skin Creek, Lewis County, Virginia for a town."

January 27, 1854
Page 310
PHILIP McNEMAR bought 160 acres on the " waters of Skin Creek" for $1,750 from JOHN VINCENT, JR.

November 13, 1854
Page 229
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 151 acres on Stone Coal Creek for $ 950 to DAVID D. WHETSELL.

February 15, 1854
Page 242
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 140 acres on Little Skin Creek for $1,000 to D.S. LOWE.

April 14, 1854
Page 266
PHILIP McNEMAR bought 100 acre on Stone Coal [Creek} for $100.

July 6, 1854
Page 314
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 1/4 acre on Little Skin Creek for $25 to DAVID S. LOWE.

July 6, 1854
Page 315
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 4 square rods on Little Skin Creek for $2.50 to ROBERT H. CLARK.

July 6, 1854
Page 318
PHILIP McNEMAR sold 4 square rods on Little Skin Creek to R. H. CLARK and GEO. J. MARSH.

LEWIS COUNTY (WEST) VIRGINIA DEED BOOK U
April 21, 1859
Pages 188-189
PHILIP McNEMAR to WILLIAM McNEAMAR
This deed made this 21st day of April 1859 between PHILIP McNEAMER of the one part and WILLLIAM McNEAMER of the other part of the county of Lewis and the state of Virginia. Witnesseth that for the consideration of one dollar in hand paid and one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to ISAAC B. McNEMAR, JOSEPH McNEMAR, and PHILIP McNEMAR Jr children of the Grantor herein in five annual installments of thirty dollars each the first of which is to be advanced one year from the decease of the said P. McNEMAR Sr. the said PHILIP McNEMAR doth grant unto the said WILLIAM McNEMAR all the following described tract or parcel of land, lying in Halls Run a tributary of Big Skin Creek in the county and State aforesaid adjoining land of JOHN CORATHERS and others, the same being the upper end of the farm now owned by the said PHILIP McNEMAR Sr. and what remains thereof over and above what is included in the deed executed to JOHN B. McNEMAR bearing equal date with this instrument , and bounded as follows toWit, Beginning at the Hickory and Poplar on the top of the ridge, on the West side of said run which are more partickularly [sic] designated in the deed to said J.B. McNEMAR thence to a small walnut corner of said JOHN B. McNEMAR thence with said J.B. McNEMARS [sic] line to be [un...] to the requirements of his deed to one of the boundary line on the east side of said run, then with said boundary to the beginning so as to include all the land which has been conveyed to said JOHN B. McNEMAR containing One hundred acres be the same more or less. It is especially understood that the Grantor is to retain the possession of the above described tract of land and is to have the Management and control thereof during his natural lifetime. The said PHILIP McNEMAR Sr. covenants to Warrant Generally the property hereby conveyed against all persons or claims whatsoever. Witness the following signature and seal
[Signed] PHILIP McNEMAR (his mark)
Signed in the presence of JACOB BOTT

Virginia, Lewis County to Wit:
I HANSON M. PETERSON a Justice of the peace in and for the county aforesaid, do certify that PHILIP McNEMAR whose name is signed to the above deed bearing date on the 21st day of April 1859 has acknowledged the same before me my county aforesaid. Given under my hand this 21st day of April 1859.
[Signed] HANSON M. PETERSON J.P.

Virginia, Lewis County court clerks office December the 26th, 1860
This deed together with the certificate thereto amended as this day presented to said office and admitted to record.
Teste JOHN MORROW clerk

PHILIP McNEMAR to JOHN B. McNEMAR
April 21, 1859
This deed made the 21st day of April 1859 between PHILIP McNEMAR of the one part and JOHN B. McNEMAR of the other part both of the county of Lewis and State of Virginia, Witnesseth that for and in consideration of one dollar in hand paid, and one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to ISAAC B. McNEMAR, JOSEPH McNEMAR, AND PHILIP McNEMAR Jr. children of the said PHILIP McNEMAR the grantor herein in five annual installments of Thirty dollars each the first of which is to be advanced one year after the demise of said PHILIP McNEMAR Sr. the said PHILIP McNEMAR Sr. doth grant unto the said JOHN B. McNEMAR all the following described tract or parcel of land lying on Halls Run a tributary of Big Skin Creek in the county and state aforesaid the same being the lower end of the farm in which the said PHILIP McNEMAR Sr. now resides. Adjoining lands of D.S. LOWE A.R. SPAUR and others, and bounded as follows to Wit; Beginning at the Hickory and poplar on the ridge West of said Halls Run thence to a small Walnut on the West bank of said run near a Stable and thence to some of the boundary lines of the tract of land now in possession of said PHILIP McNEMAR running is such a manner as to include sixty acres of the lower end of said Farm as aforesaid. It is especially understood that the grantor retains the possession of the land hereby conveyed and is to have the management and control of the same during his natural lifetime he also covenants to Warrant generally the property aforesaid against all persons and claims Whatsoever.
Witness the following signature and seal
Attest JACOB BOTT

Virginia, Lewis County to Wit:
I HANSON M. PETERSON a Justice of the peace in and for the county aforesaid, do certify that PHILIP McNEMAR whose name is signed to the above deed bearing date on the 21st day of April 1859 has acknowledged the same before me my county aforesaid. Given under my hand this 21st day of April 1859.
[Signed] HANSON M. PETERSON J.P.
[Signed] PHILIP McNEMAR (his mark)

Virginia
Lewis County court clerks office January the 11th 1861
This deed together with the certificate thereto amended as this day presented to said office and admitted to record.
Teste JOHN MORROW clerk


LEWIS COUNTY WILL BOOK B
April 21st 1859
Pages 147-149
Philip McNemers [sic] last will & Testament
Know all men by these presence that I PHILIP McNEMAR of the County of Lewis and State of Virginia being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament.

First I give and bequeath my personal property what is herein after mentioned and disposed of to my six daughters MARY HELMICK, MARGARET MORISON, ELIZABETH SMITH, NANCY McNEMAR, JULIAN McNEMAR and SARAH WILSON and desire that it be sold at public auction on a credit of twelve months and the proceeds of the sale divided equally among my several daughters above named.

Second, I give and bequeath to my daughter NANCY McNEMAR in addition to what I have already given her one coverlet, and also one to my daughter JULIAN McNEMAR.

Third, I have already given to my son WILLIAM McNEMAR for the consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty one dollars and my maintenance during my natural lifetime One hundred acres of land lying on Halls Run a branch of Big Skin Creek in the County of Lewis in the State aforesaid. I also bequeath to him my bed and bedding.

Forth, I have already given to my son JOHN B. McNEMAR sixty acres of land adjoining the tract I have given to my son WILLIAM and conveyed it to him for the same consideration, except for my maintenance.

Fifth, I have already given to my sons ISAAC B. McNEMAR, JOSEPH McNEMAR and PHILIP McNEMAR one hundred dollars each to be paid by my sons WILLIAM and JOHN B. McNEMAR in the manner specified in their deeds which I have executed to them for the tracts of land refered [sic] to. But if it is necessary if anything in addition should be given then in order to render this will legal, I hereby give and devise to each of the [missing word] as well as my son JOHN B. McNEMAR [missing word] minimum sum as may make this instrument valid and forceful.

Sixth, I ordain and appoint GEORGE I. MARSH as executor of this my last will and testament.

In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal, and publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in the presence of the witnesses named below, this 21st day of April 1859.

[Signed and sealed] PHILIP McNEMAR

Signed sealed published and declared by the said PHILIP McNEMAR as and for his last will and testament in presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names and witnesses.
HANSON M. PETERSON
JACOB BOTT

At a court held for the County of Lewis at the court house [sic] thereof, on Monday, January the 14th 1861.
The last will and testament of PHILIP McNEMAR decd. was this day presented in open court and partly proven by the oaths of JACOB BOTT one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and continued for further proof.
And at another time towit: on the 15th day of January 1861, The last will and Testament of PHILIP McNEMAR decd. was this day again presented in open court, and fully proven by the oath of H. M. PETERSON another subscribing witness to said will and ordered to be recorded.

Thereupon GEORGE I. MARSH the executor named in said will came into open court who made oath and together with GEORGE W. CURTIS his security entered into and acknowledged bond in the penalty of one thousand dollars [missing word]...as the law directs. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate on said will in due form.
On motion of the said GEORGE I. MARSH it is ordered that JACOB BOTT, GEORGE W. CURTIS and ANTHONY R. SPAUR, after being duly sworn for that purpose, do truly and justly appraise in currant [sic] money the estate of the deceased, and return their appraisement under their hands to this court.
S copy -Teste
J. Woofter, Recorder


LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA INVENTORY BOOK C
Pages 347-349
On January 25, 1861, Jacob Bott, G.W. Curtis, Anthony R. Spaur and Geo. R. Marsh, Esq. appraised the property that was produced by the executor of PHILLIP McNEMAR The appraisement bill of $253.44 was presented to the Lewis County Court on March 12, 1861. The sale bill of $228.76 was presented on the same date.
[The sale bill records purchases by the following people:

Amos Collins
H.B. Corathers
Geo. Curtis

John C. Hardman
Salathiel Hardman
David Harris
Jacob Hinzman

G.R. Linger
R.M. Linger
D.S. Lowe

Isaac McNemar
Wm. McNemar
Jno. B. McNemar
Wash. B. McNemar
Jacob Morrison

I.R. Roach
Anthony Simon
A. R. Spaur
G.D. Spaur
Abel Spaur
John Stalnaker

James Westfall
William Wilson


LEWIS COUNTY [WEST] VIRGINIA DEATH RECORDS
Phillip McNemar
Died: December 13, 1860
Age: 80 years 2 months 8 days
Cause: asthma
Parents: Phillip and Sally McNemar
Place of Birth: Lewis County
Reported by: William McNemar, son

 

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