Cherie's Family

Entries: 8774    Updated: 2013-10-08 16:01:04 UTC (Tue)    Contact: Cherie    Home Page: Cherie's Family

I want this to be as complete and correct as possible. My father's family was mostly in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania and the panhandle of West Virginia. My mother's family was in western Virginia and southern West Virginia! Thanks for checking out my family.

Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM | Public Profile | Add Post-em

  • ID: I4767
  • Name: Nancy Jane Chase 1 2
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 14 AUG 1809 in PA 3 4 5 6
  • Death: 30 JUL 1873 7 8
  • Event: Soundex Code C200
  • Burial: Windy Gap Cemetery, West Finley Twp, Washington County, PA 9
  • Reference Number: 4767
  • Note:
    Was listed in the 1870 Washington CountyCensus (West Finley Twp), living alone with grandson, James Milligan, aged 15, born in PA.

    *******************
    Will of Nancy Wolf

    (Washington County, PA, Willbook #10, page 161)

    Know all men by these presents that I Nancy Wolf of West Finley Township in the County of Washington and state Pennsylvania widow being in ill health but of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and piublish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.

    And as to my worldly Estate, and all My property personal or mixed of which I shall die siezed and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease I devise bequeath and dispose. There of imasmuch following to wit. First my will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall by my Executor hereinafter named be paid out of my Estate as soon after my decease as shall by him be found convenient-- I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah A. Potter one of my best milk cows her choice, also my bay mare, and the one half of my bed clothes and bedding; The other half of my bed clothes and beding I give to the children of my deceased daughter Jane Milligan. I will and bequeath to my soninlaw Samuel McDaid one hundred dollars; My will is that all the rest of myproperty be sold by my Executor and after the payment of all legal exhenses of the settlement of my estate that the ballance of the money be divided between my daughter Sarah A. Potter and the children of my deceased daughter Jane Milligan; the one half to my daughter Sarah A. Potter, the other to the children of Jane Milligan deceased-- My son Christopher C. Wolf and my daughter Elisabeth McDaid have received all that I intend them to have.

    And Lastly I do nominate and appoint J. W. Milligan to be the Executor of this mylast will and testament subscribed my name and affixed my seal this fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy two.

    signed sealed published and declared by Nancy Wolf as and for her last will and testament in the presences of us, who at her request and in her presence the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto

    William S. Irey
    Arthur Sprowl

    Commonwealth of Penna.
    County of Washington s.s.

    Be it Remembered that upon This 2d day of Aug. 1873 before me A.O. Day Register for the Probate of wills and granting Letters of administration within and for said county came William S. Irey & Arthur sprowls the subscribing witnesses to the forgoing attached will of Nancy Wolf deceased who after being duly qualified according to law depose and say, That They were present at the execution of said will, saw the testatrix sign the same heard her publish it as and for her last will and testament, that they at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribed their names ____ as witnesses, William S. Irey Arthur Sprowls sworn and subscribed before A.O. Day Register
    And were Aug 2, 1873 As being adjudged that the said will has been duly heard Letters are issued to J. W. Milligan who was duly qualified. A.O. Day Regr.




    Father: Barnabas Chase b: 15 AUG 1784 in MA
    Mother: Elizabeth Carroll b: 1782

    Marriage 1 Luther Wolfe b: 18 MAR 1810 in PA
      Children
      1. Has No Children Phebe Wolfe b: ABT 1832 in PA
      2. Has Children Mary Elizabeth Wolfe b: 8 JAN 1837 in Mount Vernon, Knox County, OH
      3. Has Children Eliza Jane Wolfe b: ABT 1839 in PA
      4. Has Children Sarah Ann Wolfe b: ABT 1841 in PA
      5. Has Children Christopher Columbus Wolfe b: 5 NOV 1844 in near Ninevah, Greene County, PA
      6. Has No Children Clarissa Wolfe b: ABT 1847
      7. Has No Children Luther A. Wolfe b: ABT 10 OCT 1851

      Sources:
      1. Title: Dixon, Judy (libco@westtelco.com)
        Text: from a letter written by Anna Wolfe (daughter of Christopher C. Wolfe)
      2. Title: Will of Barnabas Chase, #344
        Publication: Washington County Will Book # 9, page 503
        Text: mentioned daughter Nancy "Wolff"
      3. Title: 1860 Washington County, PA Census (West Finley Twp)
        Text: aged 50
      4. Title: 1870 Washington County, PA Census (West Finley Twp)
        Text: aged 61
      5. Title: 1850 Greene County, PA Census (Morris Twp)
        Text: aged 41
      6. Title: Dixon, Judy (libco@westtelco.com)
        Text: provided full date
      7. Title: Will of Nancy Wolf, #281
        Publication: Washington County, PA, Willbook #10, page 161
        Text: probated 2 aug 1873
      8. Title: Gravestone at Windy Gap Cemetery, West Finley Twp, Washington County, PA
        Note: Photos and transcript taken by C A Clark, July 10, 2005
        Text: provided full date, could have been July 30, 1872 or 1873, but 1873 seems more likely based on date of her probated will.
      9. Title: Gravestone at Windy Gap Cemetery, West Finley Twp, Washington County, PA
        Note: Photos and transcript taken by C A Clark, July 10, 2005

    • Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM | Public Profile | Add Post-em

      Please be aware that although WorldConnect shows couples as married, often they were not shown that way in the original file. Please email me with corrections and additional information!

      Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Search Ancestry Search Ancestry Search WorldConnect Search WorldConnect Join Ancestry.com Today! Join Ancestry.com Today!

      WorldConnect Home | WorldConnect Global Search | WorldConnect Help

      RootsWeb.com, Inc. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. If you have a problem with a particular entry, please contact the submitter of said entry. You have full control over your GEDCOM. You can change or remove it at any time.