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Alexander Woods 1848 Estate
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images contributed by Arne H Trelvik 23 September 2013 for Dave Schubert of Chantilly, Virginia
Sources: 
Warren County, Ohio Estate, Box 33 Alexander Woods
Warren County, Ohio Will Records Vol. 11 pages 115-118
Repository: 
Edna L. Bowyer Records Center and Archives of Warren County Ohio
Summary: 
Alexander Woods
Box 33 - Docket of Estates 1:194, 26 Apr 1848
Date Signed: 8 Dec 1841
Executors: Maria Woods & James Woods
Heirs: dau Mary Gray, Jonahthan Gray, son John Woods, son James Woods wife Maria Woods, son Alexander Woods, son Samuel Woods, John Woods son of Samuel Woods, dau Jane Bonner wife of David Bonner, dau Rebecca Kenneday wife of James A. Kennedy
Note: Maria Woods was dec'd by 18 Jan 1855. James Woods was dec'd by 8 Dec 1854.

Source: VanHouten and Cole, Warren County, Ohio Will & Estate Records, Box 0 thru 49, page 57.

 
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SELECTED PAPERS FROM ESTATE OF ALEXANDER WOODS IN BOX 33
 
Box 33 Will
In the name of God Amen, - I Alexander Woods late of the County of Warren Ohio hereby make this my last will and testament in manner and from following, -
1st I give and bequeath to my sons John, James and Alexander each the sum of ten dollars, having heretofore, made such provisions for them as I believe to be just and equitable.
2d I bequeath and devise to my son Samuel Woods and daughters Jane Bonner, Mary Gray & Rebecca Kennedy each the one equal undivided fourth part of my estate real and personal after the payment of my just debts and legacies aforesaid, - My real Estate being one hundred and forty acres lying in the County of Warren and being part of the north east quarter of Section No. twenty one and of the South East Quarter of Section No. twenty two, township two in Range five between the Miami Rivers and being bounded on the north by land held by Alexander Woods Jr., and A. Allen – my said farm and real estate to be divided equally share and share alike among my said children Samuel, Jane, Mary and Rebecca to be held by them and their Heirs and Assigns forever, - the share and part of any of them that may die before me to be held by the children and legal issue of any of them that may die before me –
And I hereby revoke all former wills made by me and establish this as my last will and testament leaving especially to all my children the legacy of love and affection and assigning my soul and spirit onto the hands of my merciful creator with the hope of a glorious resurrection through the merits of our Blessed Redeemer, -
Executed and acknowledged
by me this 8th day of December 1841
Alexander Woods {seal}
Witnesses
Andrew McCleary
John Rossman
 
Box 33 Codicil
reverse side of will
Codicil
Wheras I Alexander Woods on the 8th day of December in the year 1841 made my last Will and testament of that day as hereby declare the following to be a codicil to the same
I do hereby give and bequeath to my daughter Jane Bonner the undivided one fourth part of my estate before described provided that she survives her husband David Bonner and if she does not survive her husband the portion allotted to her to be divided equally among my three children before mentiond Samuel Woods. Mary Gray and Rebecca Kennedy.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 12th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six.
Alexander Woods {seal}
Witnesses
Jas. Rossman
William Becket

Box 33 bond
reverse side

Box 33 bond
Administrator's Bond dated 25 Apr 1858
James Woods, Alexander Woods & Thomas B. Robinson
$1000 bond
Court of Common Pleas appoints James Woods administrator of the estate of Alexander Woods with the will annexed
 
Box 33 Receipt
May 1848
Recd of James Woods $2 for service as sexon at the funeral of A Woods
Frederick Wilson
 
Box 33 1848 Tax
Tax Bill for 1848
Alexander Woods
118 acres of Land, Range 5 Township 2 Section 21 N.E. $13.35
16 acres of Land, Range 5 Township 2 Section 22 S1/2 $1.96
paid by Jas. Wood Admr.
Will Record Book Volume 11
May also be viewed at familysearch.org, Ohio, Probate Records, 1789-1996, Warren, Wills 1844-1850 vol 10A-11B image 379
 
page 115
Warren County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas April Term 1848
 
page 116
 
 
page 117
 
     

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