of Leacock township Lancaster county
widow of late Capt John Steele
Whereas by death of son late paymaster in U.S. Navy, John F. Steele, she is entitled thru intestate court to part of his share of late husbands estate this is to be divided between four daughters share and sahre alike
dau Sarah H. Sample
dau Abiann Frazier
dau Jane D. Foster
dau Mary Slaymaker
exec Nathaniel Slaymaker
witnesses Geo Kline, E. M. Eberman
added codicil dated March 16, 1863
1 - to son William Porter Steele- 1/2 dozen table spoons
to his daughter Jane Porter Steele (my namesake) my gold pin containing family hair
to Dau Sarah H. Sample - her grandmother siver marked S.P., shell teaspoons marked I.I.S.
namesake Jane Porter Smaple my wedding ring set with pearls
dau Abbiann Frazier more items marke I.I.S.
namesake Jane Porter Foster my shell camio pin
dau Mary Slaymaker - other items marked I.I.S.
to son Marshall D. Steele his grandfather Steeles watch key & seal table spoons marked I.A.S. in care of sister until he needs them and his father desk& dress sword
to Nephew William Hamilton Porter , his fathers portrait
codicil 30 April 1867 - witness Samuel Foster - Sarah Sample
200.00 to old Leacock Church for stone wall around Church Yard.
Barbara Kunkle faithful nurse 500.00