Page 1 No. 94 Book 11 pg. 157 Last Will and Testament of Mary Ann Maury I Mary Ann Mowry of the Borough of Birmingham in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, widow, being of sound mind memory and understanding do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made. And first, I direct that my body be decently intered in the "Methodist Episcopal Burying Ground", in Lower St. Clair Township, County and State aforesaid on a lot to be purchased by my Executrix hereinafter named, and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my estate and situation in life. As to such estate as it has pleased God to entrust me with, I dispose of the same as follows, viz. Item. I give give devise and bequeath to my daughter Susan Marks the sum of twenty-five dollars. Item. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Martha Dean, the house and lot in which I now reside, situate in Borough of Birmingham, County and State aforesaid on the corner of Coal Hill Street and Perry Street. Item. I give devise and bequeath to my son Alexander Mowry the sum of one dollar. Item. I give devise and bequeath to the Methodist Episcopal Sunday School of the Borough of Birmingham, the sum of ten dollars. And as touching my household furniture and the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, real personal and mixed of whatsoever kind or nature the same may be, and wheresoever the same may be at the time of my death, I give devise and bequeath the same to my said daughter, Marth Dean. And lastly, I nominate, constitute, and appoint my said daughter, Martha Dean Sole Executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I Mary Ann Mowry, the Testatrix have to this, my will written on Two pages pf foolscap paper.
Page 2 Set my hand and seal this Thirtieth day of November A. D. on thousand eight hundred and sixty-one.
Mary Ann (her X mark) Mowry (SEAL)
Signed, Sealed, Published, and declared by the above named Mary Ann Mowry as and for her last will and testament, in presence of us, who have hereinto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said Testatrix, and of each other.
A. B. Stevensin(signed)Sworn July 20, 1864
Washington Beck(signed) Sworn July 20, 1864
Letters Issued July 30, 1864
Page 3 State of Pennsylvania Allegheny County
Be it known that on the 20th day of July A. D. 1864 Before me Register of Wills and for said county came A. B. Stevensin and Wahsington Beck, two of the subscibing witnesses to the foregoing testament of writing who being duly sworn, depose and say that they were present and did see and hear the Testatrix. Mary Ann Mowry, sign, seal, publish and declare the same as and for her last will and testament, that at the time of so doingshe was of sound mind and disposing memory to the best of their knowledge and belief; and that in her presence and at her request they subscibed their names as witnesses thereto.
Given under my hand the 20th day of JulyA. D. 1864. Wm. J. Richardsen, Register (signed)
And now, July 20, 1864. The testimony of the foregoing witnesses being sufficient I do hereby admit said will to probate and order that the same be registered. Given under my hand the day and year last Aforesaid. Wm. J. Richardsen, Register. (signed)