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Will of Peter Corbett

Transcribed by Chuck Nugent

SOURCE: Abstract of Peter Corbett's will below obtained from

Dauphin County Historical Society in April 1965

 

Peter Corbett, of Paxtang (suburb of Harrisburg) d. Aug. 1785 leaving his estate to dau. Margaret who had married a man by name of Sturgeon, whose children were Jean, Peter, John, Samuel and Thomas.

Will of Peter Corbitt of Upper Paxton township, Lancaster Co. dated Nov. 17, 1784, probated Sept. 1, 1785. Dau. Margaret all moveable estate and money in the house; my son Peter Sturgeon all money in the bank he to be given the ticket for the same if he ever returns and if he does not return to be given to son Thomas Sturgeon who also is away; son Thomas his gun and Walnut Chest and if Thomas does not return to be given to son John S. son Samuel Sturgeon the plantation I live on equally with dau. Margaret and son Samuel executors; witnesses John Murray, John Murray Jr and Robert Armstrong. Renunciation of Margaret S. Sept. 1, 1785. Witnessed by John Murray and Casper Dull.

 

 

 

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