Will of Joseph Campbell

Submitted by Barbara Blake Goddard.

Ohio County Will Book 2, Page 168

In the name of God Amen, I Joseph Campbell of the borough of Pittbg 
in the county of Allgany & state of Pennsylvania being verry weak in 
body, but of sound mind & understanding, thanks be to God for the 
same, but considering the uncertainty of this transitory life, do 
declare this to be my last will and testament, my immortal Soul I 
recommend to God who gave it, & body to be buried in a deceant & 
christian like manner;

To Jane my eldest daughter, in consideration of what she has already 
received from me, I give and bequeath one dollar, To my Son Samuel & 
his heirs forever, I give & devise my farm containing two hundred and 
sixteen acres & allowance, being No 10 Alexanders district Butler 
county Pennsylvania, To Elisa my youngest daughter, I give & bequeath 
the residue of my personal property my debts & funeral expenses being 
first paid,

And I do hereby appoint Andrew Scott of the sd borough of Pittsbg to 
be the sole executor of this my last will and testament; In witness 
whereof I have hereunto Signed my name the first day of April Anno 
Domini 1816
							Joseph Campbell

The within will & testament signed by the within named Joseph 
Campbell the within testator the same being first read to him in our 
presants he then approving thereof & being then of sound and 
disposing mind requesting us to attest the same
							James Verner
							John Yate
							C McFarland

Allegheny County
On the 25th January 1817 came before me the Register of Said County 
James Verner and C McFarland two of the subscribing witnesses to the 
within will, and were duly Sworn, deposeth and Saith, that they were 
personally presant [to] see Joseph Campbell the testator within named 
Sign Seal publish pronounce & declare the Same as & for his last will 
and testament, and that he was of sound mind & Memory at the time to 
the best of their knowledge, witness my hand the Same day and year
							Saml. Jones Regr.

Allegheny Count Ss
Seal	By the Tenor of these presants I Philip Gilland Esqr Register 
for the probate of Wills and granting letters of administration in & 
for the county of Allegheny ofsd in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 
Do make known unto all men that on the 25h day of January A.D. 1817 
at Pittsburgh in the Said county, before Samuel Jones late Register, 
was proved approved and insinuated the last will & Testament of 
Joseph Campbell of Pittsburgh in the county of said decd a true Copy  
whereof to these presants annexed having whilst he lived at the time 
of his death, divers goods chattles rights and credits within the 
Said Commonwealth by reason whereof the approbation & insinuation of 
the last will & testament & the committing the Administration of all 
& Singular the goods chattles rights and credits, which were of the 
Said decd and also auditing the accounts calculations & earnings of 
the sd Administration & final dismission from the Same to me an 
manifestly known to belong, and that the administration of all & 
Singular the goods chattles & credits of the Said deceased any way 
concerning his last will & testament, was committed to Andrew Scott 
executor in the Said testament named, he having first been duly 
qualified well & truly to administer the goods chattles rights & 
credits of the said deceased, and make a true and perfect inventory 
thereof & exhibit the Same into the registers office at Pittsburgh on 
or before the 13h day of June next & to render a true & Just account 
calculation & reakoning of the said administration, on or before the 
13h day of 1821 or when thereto legally required. In Testimony 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal of office at Pittsburgh 
the 12 day of May in the year of our Lord 1820

						P Gilland Regr.

I do hereby certify that the foregoing will is a true copy of the 
last will & Testament of Joseph Campbell which was produced in court 
at June Term 1820 certified as above & ordered to be recorded
						Wm Chapline Jr C.O.C