This will is published here because of the many connections of this family to Marshall County.
Submitted by Phyllis Dye Slater.
Greene County and State of Pennsylvania, being weak in body, but of sound understanding and memory, blessed be God for it..Do this fourth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one - doth make and publish this my last will and testament, and desires that it may be received by all as such, in manner followingk, that is to say----
First, I will and positively order, that my wife Susanah Crow to have thirty dollars per year out of the estate during her life time, and
Secondly, I will and positively order, that my son Frederick Crow to have fifty dollars more of the estate than any one of the rest of the Legatees, and the said Frederick and all the Legatees to have an equal part of the estate of the late deceased Jacob Crow at the decease of his wife Susanah Crow, and
Thirdly, I will and positively order, that my wife shall have all the household furniture and one cow, and
Lastly, I make and ordain my son Michael Crow and Moses Dinsmore sole executrix of this my will in trust for the intent and purposes in this my will contained. In witness whereof I the said Jacob Crow have set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Test John (his mark) Licels....................Jacob Crow....seal
Personally appeared before me John Licles and Mary Crow, and on their solemn oaths did depose and say, that they were present and saw and heard Jacob Crow, the testator within named sign, seal, publish and declare the same, as and for his last will and testament, and that at the time of doing thereof he was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding according to the best of their knowledge, observation and belief.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 18th day of August 1823...Wm. T. Hays
John (his mark) Licels....Mary Crow
Registered 18th August 1823 and letters testamentary granted to Michael Crow & Moses Dunsmore this 18th day of August 1823