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Adam King (b. 1751, d. 26 Apr 1803)Adam King (son of Mr. King and "Widow" King) was born 1751 in Donegal, Ireland, and died 26 Apr 1803 in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for Adam King:
ADAM KING'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
In the name of God amen.I, Adam King, of Lycoming County and state of Pennsylvania, Farmer, being very weak and sick in body, but of sound mind, memory, and understanding, blessed be God for his mercys, but considering the uncertainty of this transitory life, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, to wit:
Principally and first I commend my immortal soul into the hands of God that gave it, and my body to the earth, to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors herein after named, and as to the worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of the same in the following manner, to wit:
I give and devise unto my brother Robert King's children all my lands that I now have and also all my personal property of what kind or nature so ever the same may be in the county of Lycoming or elsewhere.I give and devise unto the above said children of my brother Robert King equally to be divided between them or the survivors of them, and last I nominate, constitute, and appoint Isaac of the county and place above mentioned to be my executor of this my will, hereby revoking all other wills, legacies, and bequeaths by me theretofore made, and declaring this and no other to be my last will and testament, in witness whereof I have signed, sealed, published, pronounced, and declared by the said testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence, and at his request, have subscribed as witnesses this twenty second day of April, A.D. 1803.
(Adam King)/(his mark)William JohnstonRichard Salmon
Lycoming County, Pa
Be it remembered that on the fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and three, Richard Salmon and William Johnston, the two subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will, came before me, the Subscriber Register for the county aforesaid, and being duly sworn according to law, deposed and said that they were personally present, and did see Adam King, the testator afore mentioned, sign, seal, and publish the foregoing instrument of writing as for his last will and testament; that they subscribed their names respectively thereto as witnesses of such execution; and that at the time of the execution aforesaid the testator was of sound and disposing mind and memory, as the deponents next believe.
R. R. SalmonWilliam Johnston
Sworn and subscribed the 4th May, 1803 before Jn Kidd, Register
Adam King never married and has no descendants.