The Will of
ALEXANDER DAVENPORT

Will Book "Q", p. 345

 

I, Alexander Davenport of the Borough of Shickshinny County of Luzerne and state of Pennsylvania, make my last will and testament as follows:

Item 1 I give to my wife Amy Davenport the use and occupancy of my homestead property consisting of a house and lot in said Shickshinny Boro. also my household goods, and furniture in and about said premice, this property to be used by her as a home so long as she shall live providing she remain my widow she to maintain and educate my minor children,

Item 2 At the death or remarriage of my widow I give and devise my said house and lot and what may remain of my household goods to my son James Burton Davenport his heirs and assigns forever providing he pays or assumes the payment of all just debts that may be against me at the time of my decease and provided further that he paus to my daughter Harriet Ellen now married to James Husted the sum of Two hundred dollars within three years after my decease and to each of my other two children a similar sum of Two hundred dollars on their becoming twenty one years of age and I do hereby name Constitute and appoint my said son James Burton Davenport Executor of this my last will and testament October 8th A. D. 1888

Alex Davenport

 
Signed and Sealed this 8th day of
October A. D. 1888 in our presence
at the request of the testator
James Post
George W. Sorber
John T. Miller

 

Donated by Pat Krivak