Will of Amos Alexander, dated 28 June 1846; from Miami County Probate Court
In the name of the Benevolent Father of all I, Amos Alexander, of Union township, Miami County, O. do make and publish this my last will and testament. Item 1st.It is my will that my Just debts and all charges be paid out of my personal estate. Item 2nd.After payment of my Just debts and charges it is my will that the ballance of my personal estate is to be devided in the Same manner as is provided when a person dies intestate. Item 3rd.I give and devize to my beloved wife, in lieu of her dower forty five acres off the South part of the farm on which we now reside Situate in Union township, Miami Co. during her natural life.At the death of my Said wife Said forty five acres aforesaid to be equilly devided between all my Children or their legal representatives, Item 4th.I give and bequeath the rest of my real estate to my legal heirs. I do hereby revoke all former wills by me made. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of June A.D. 1846. Signed Amos Alexander by his mark. Signed and acknowledged by said Amos Alexander as his last will and testament, in our presence, and signed by us in his presence.Samuel Albaugh, Jonas Harshbarger,Elijah Hunt.
Amos's Estate is #1479, filed in the Probate Court of Miami County, Ohio.Samuel Albaugh and Jonas Harshbarger were appointed to appraise the estate.Henry Alexander (son of Amos), Mary Alexander (his widow, and probably the daughter of James Hall), and James Hall filed a bond in probate court.The various receipts in the estate would indicate that he left a widow (his second wife) and minor children.Lucinda Alexander who married Thomas Coppock is named as an heir (she would be a daughter).Amos Alexander, Jr. is mentioned in one of the receipts, and would be a son.Henry and Mary Alexander were named administrators.Among those purchasing items at the Estate sale onSeptember 5, 1846, were Isaac Alexander (who may have married Mary Harshbarger), also believed to be a son, Fanny Hall (his daughter who married Samuel Hall), James and William Alexander, who may also have been his children.
I would like to know where Amos's widow, Mary (Hall) Alexander went after his death.Also verification on his children.