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Will Book B Volume 1 page 132



THE NUNCUPATIVE WILL of Alexander Steel deceased

LANCASTER COUNTY FS. August 16th 1756 BEFORE me the subscribing came Robert Allen the Witnefs to the within written Nuncupative Will and on his solemn Affirmation did declare and say that on the 4th day of August Instant he was at the House of Thomas Garvin where Alexander Steel lodged and was lying on his death Bed and in the time of his Wicknefs whereof he dyed the Fryday following did tell the said Robert Allen that he wanted Joseph Milller & Robt. Loughead to be his Executors then he asked the said Steel to whom he would leave his Estate to which he answered he had an Oldest Brothers Son in Virginia near Augustus Court House and in case he was dead he had Children and that at the saying thereof he was of sound and disposing Mind Memory and Understanding to the best of his knowledge & Belief. Taken & Affirmed the 16th of August 1756 Before me Edwd. Shippen Dep. Register

BE IT REMEMBERED that on the 16th Day of August 1756, The Nuncupative Will of Alexander Steel Deceased was proved as above mentioned and Letters of Administration with the said Will annexed were granted unto Joseph Miller ( one of the Executors in the said noncupative Will named ) he having first given Bond well and truly to Administer the said Decedents Estate And to Bring an Inventory thereof into the Registers Office at Lancaster on or before the thirteenth Day of September next and also to render a true and just account Calculation or Reckoning of his said Administration on or before the 16th Day of August 1757 GIVEN under the Seal of the said Office by me Edwd. Shippen Deputy Register

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