Family:Henry Pillow and Sarah Unknown (1)

26 Oct 1841
  1.   Will of Henery Pillow, in Butler County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills. Will books, 1804-1916 ; index to wills, 1800-1971. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972, 1985)
    Will Book A p 179, 4 Apr 1830.

    Henry Pillow will 1828

    In the name of God amen I Henery Pillow of Caunaquenessing Township Butler County being sick and weak of body but of sound and disposing min and memory praise be god for the same and and considering the certainty of death and the uncertaintly of the time therof and to the end I may be the better prepared to leave this world whenever it shall please God to call me home do thereby [sic] make and declare this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say first and principally I recommend my soul to Almighty God my Creator hoping for free pardon and - remission of all my sins and to enjoy everlasting happiness in his heavinly Kingdom through Jesus Christ my Saviour
    my body I commit to the earth, at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named and that all my deth and general expenses be paid as soon after my decease as conveniently may be and as to such worldly estate werewith it hath pleased God to intrust me with I dispose of the same as follows Viz I give and bequeath to my Dear wife Sarah the one third of my Chattle property and the one third of the profit of my real Estate during her life but in case she prefers to live with her son William she is to be kept by him free of expense as it is my will and desire that my said son William Pillow should have all my real Estate entire by him giving to my Daughter Elizabeth one hundred Dollars I also in addition give and bequeath to my said daughter Elizabeth one bed and bedding the same now claimes together with her spinning Wheel the residue of my personal Estate I allow to be equally divided between
    my son John and
    son[s]-in-law John Sproul
    John McKinnis
    Samuel Piper
    Arthur Frazier
    Andrew Sproul
    Hugh Stevenson the[y] to have share and share alike and I make and ordain my son William Pillow and son in law Andrew Sprowl Executors of this my last will and Testament in Witness whereof I Henery Pillow the testator have to this my will set my hand and seal this 28th day of March AD 1828
    signed sealed published and delivered by the above named Henery Pillow as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto
    William Richardson, Robert Martin Henery Pillow
    Butler County
    Before me Maurice Rudin Register for the probate of Wills and granting Letters of administration in and for said County presently came Wm Richardson and Robert Martin Esq two of the sealing witnesses to the within will and being duly sworn according to law deposeth and saith that the Testator Henery Pillow sign and deliver the foregoing instrument of Writing ------ purporting to be his last will and Testamnet and they the said deponents subscribed their names thereunto as witnesses at the Testators request and at the same time the Testator appeared to be of sound mind and memory...