Looking for connections to or additional information on Daniel Mitchel's Ancestors from PA.
I belive Daniel Mitchel's father was John Mitchel b ~1792 in PA and his grandfather was George Mitchel b ~1764 in ?? based on other documents.
******************************** This document was transcribed from a photocopy of the handwritten will of Daniel Mitchel by Scott Ziolek, 2001 ********************************
Last Will and Testament of Daniel Mitchel. _____________________________
In the name of God Amen. I Daniel Mitchel of Elk- hart CountyState of Indiana, being of sound mind and -/body/- memory, do ordain publish and Declare this to be my last will and Testament, that is to say, FirstI will and ordain that all of my just debts, and reason- able funeral expenses including the the expenses of my last sickness shall first be fully paid.
Second.I give grant and desire to the children of my son Jesse Mitchel deceased, as follows whereas said Jesse Mitchel has received Five hundred in
2 advance in land timber and one note which I secured and have to pay in the sum of two hundred Dollars that his chil- dren named as follows, shall receive Five Hundred dollars less, names of children are as follows, Amassa (sp?) Mitchel, Mable Mitchel, Elmer Mitchel Seelan Mitchel and the youngest child a boy his name not now know to me.now, shall receive Five Hundred Dollars less than the others herein after named. Whereas my son John Mitchel deceased left six children ig(sp??) Louis Mitchel -/Chrles/- Charles Mitch- el Oliver Mitchel Oscar Mitchel Skyler Mitchel and Betsy Mitchel shall share and share alike with my sons __________________
3 Henry Mitchel William Mitchel and Elizabeth Mitchel now Shetter (spelling? SZ) by excepting as above said that the children of Jesse Mitchel shall have five hundred dollars less -/that/- than the children of John Mitchel and my sons and daughters -/herein after/- hereinbefore named. Third.It is my will that after my death all of my real estate shall be sold and the money received therefrom be divided equally as hereinbefore stated. Fourth.I nominate constitute and appoint my son Henry Mitchel as Executor of this will
Fifth. I hereby revolk cancel and annul any Will or codial(spelling? SZ) to a will here- tofore by me executed.
4 In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this7th day of May, 1902.
The above instrument was at the date thereof , to-wit May 7th 1902; signed seals and published and declared by Daniel Mitchel as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and we in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names and witnesses.