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Lancaster County, Pa Misc.

BARR, Christian

pg 53-54-55 June 1847

Petition of Benjamin F. Shenk of Colerain township who was married to Barbara Barr one of the daughters of Christian Barr of Bart township, shows that Christian wrote his will the 13th of Nov 1816 and died short time after - will proven Dec 16 same yr.

He left a widow named Susanna who has since died and the following children some of who have died intestate and without issue to wit

Michael B. Barr of Adams County, state of Illinois

Susanna married Samuel Kendig both dec'd leaving three children viz Ann married John Metzger city of Lancaster, Susanna Married Henry Breneman and Amos kendig the said Susanna & Amos being minors over who Benjamin Barr is guardian

Christian who died after the father intestate and without issue

Mary married to John Neff now living out of the United States and traveling to California

Ann widow of Abraham Bitner living also out of the United States and traveling to California

Elizabeth who was married to Jacob H. Smith of Lebanon Ohio and the said Elizabeth now dec'd leaving her said husband and five children viz:Christian B, Franklin B., Susanna, Mary Ann, and Newton all minors and over whom A. Herr Smith Esq. City of Lancaster is guardian.

Jacob B Barr of Bart

Amos Barr of Lebanon , Warren County, Ohio

Benjamin Barr who died intestate after his father, and without issue

Judith married to Joseph B. Groff , both of the state of Iowa

Barbara married to Benjamin F. Shenk - your petitioner- she being now dec'd and leaving her said husband and three children Viz: Emma B. Martha Ann, and Francis Marion over whose estate Samuel P. Bower of the borough of Strasburg is guardian

The will leaves land to Benjamin when he turns 21 But this was never received because he died proir to that age

The remaining heirs want the land viewed

BARR, Christian

pg 366

Susanna K. Breneman wife of Henry H. Breneman of Bart township signs 157. 48 1/2 cents was paid to her husband as part of the sale of the land of Christian Barr of Bart Ann Metzger wife of John Metzger of the city of Lancaster signs 157. 48 1/2 cents was paid to her husband as part of the sale of the land of Christian Barr of Bart

BARR, Susanna

pg 466

Jacob B. Admin of Susanna of Bart produces administration account

BEAR, Martin

pg 245

Emanuel Swope & Enoch Rudy Admin produce administration account

BEAR, Ulrich

pg 245

Christian Charles produces administration account

BEAR, Henry H (orK)

pg 255

Joseph Boyer Admin produces administration account

BEAR, Henry H (orK)

pg 297

Auditors report filed

BARR, John

pg 311

John Groff Abraham Brubaker produce administration account
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