[Will of Emanuel Custer, II, 13 June 1829: Recorded at Cumberland, MD. 13 June 1829. "Custer Genealogies" by Milo Custer, 1944 Guidon Press, pg. XXII.] "but it is to be understood that when this sale is made, the value or money is to be divided among all the heirs that are [heirs] of the estate, so that they all become [possessed of] an equal share with what they already have received, that is, them that are of age, namely, Adam, John, David, and Daniel Custer, these four has each of them received one hundred and fifty dollars, and there are four children at home, and one grand child, namely, Samuel, Peter, Catherine, and Jeremias, and the grand son, Joseph Custer, that has not yet received any part of their estate, which are then at or after, the sale, to have a share in proportion with those that are now of age, and I give and bequeath all that is stated above here, and to my beloved wife, Catherine Custer, whom I appoint sole Executrix of this my last will and testament..." 13th day of June Eighteen hundred and twenty nine. Emanuel Custer (Seal)
Catherine Custer received a Deed from Henry Maynadier in 1834 [R-77 1834]
The case R-248-250 17th July 1834Lawrence O'Hull, Esquire, Sheriff of Allegany Co. [3 page document.]
In 1830 Charles W. Krebs presented a court case in Cumberland Court. The judgment against a certain Emanuel Custer, late of Allegany Co. deceased, sum of $200 current money. [Charles W. Krebs] of Krebs and Fales. Baltimore, Baltimore Co.
The assumption that Emanuel Custer, Sr. died about 1834 appears to be faulty. Henry R. Baldwin [Mahoning Co.]in cemetery records gives Emanuel Custer died at over 100 years of age.