Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 16 Oct 2000
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CHAPTER VI Continued

Rachael, m. _______ Gamble: grandchildren John and Janet Gamble and Chrissa Cooper. McKibben, Joseph, d. October, 1761, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, Joseph, James, and Elizabeth.

McCord, William, d. March 1761, leaving a child Martha, and sons-in-law George Alexander, Thomas McCord, John Means, and John Montgomery. Executors were Patrick Montgomery and George Alexander.

McIlhenny, Alexander, of Hanover. d. April 1761, leaving children: Agnes, Mary, Elizabeth and Ann.

McKee, James, of Derry, d. October, 1762, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Robert, James, and Samuel. Executors were Margaret and Robert McKee.

Menelly, Martha, of Hanover, d. November, 1762, leaving her estate to Robert and John Bell.

Mays, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. July, 1764, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Thomas, Margaret, Rebecca, Andrew, William, John, Mary, Dorcas, Samuel, and Matthew. Executors were wife Margaret and son Thomas.

Maybane, John, Jr., of Derry, d. January, 1765, leaving children: David and John, father John Maybane, father-in-law David Crawford, and brother William Maybane. The executors were John Maybane, Sr., and Andrew Roan.

Maybane, John, of Derry, d. November 1769, leaving a wife, Anna, and children: Robert, William, Elizabeth, m. _______ Lindsey, Isabella, m. William Cusich, Jean, m. _______ Leister, Mary, m. _______ Wiley, Janet, m. Joseph White, and Anna, m. James Patterson; grandchildren Margaret and Anna Patterson, and John and David Maybane, children of son John.

Martin, Samuel, of Paxtang, d. in May, 1770, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, James, Jean, Elizabeth, Samuel, and Joseph. Executors were John Gilchrist and Matthew Smith.

Martin, Robert, of Hanover, d. October, 1773, leaving a wife Jane, and children: Ann, Robert, Jean and Margaret. Executors were wife and son Robert.

Moore, Andrew, of Derry, d. October 1767, leaving children: Elizabeth, Mary, m. Joseph Crain, John and William; grandsons Andrew, son of William, and William, son of John.

Montgomery, Archibald of Derry, d. December, 1773, leaving children: Archibald and Mary; sons-in-law Samuel Hanna and Robert Walker. Executor was Adam Woods.

Montgomery, Robert, of Paxtang, d. February, 1776, leaving a wife Sarah, and children: Mary, John, Hugh, David, and Elizabeth. Executors were wife Sarah, Hugh Montgomery, and John Gallagher.

Mintzker, Ludwig, of Upper Paxtang, d. February, 1777, leaving a wife and children: John, George, Casper, Mary, and Ludwig: sons-in-law Peter Hashouer and Henry Albright.

Maurer, Philip, of Hanover, d. May, 1779, leaving a wife Anna Catharine, and children: Simon, Margaret, Catharine, Anna, m. Christopher Brown, and George.

Myer, John, of Paxtang, d. April 1782, leaving a wife Christina, and children: John, Elizabeth, Abraham, Solomon, Michael, and Samuel. Executors were wife and son John.

Minich, William, of Paxtang, d. April 1784, leaving wife Gertraut, and children: George and William.

Minich, George, of Hanover, d. April, 1784, leaving wife Catharine, and children: Simon, Catharine, m. Jacob Kreamer, Margaret, m. John Zimmerman, Susannah, m. Jacob Sechily, Elizabeth, m. Adam Weaver, Christina, Rosanna, and George.

Mills, William, of Derry, d. November, 1784, leaving a wife Susanna, and children: Mary, Rebecca, Phoebe, and Susanna. Executors were Susanna Mills, Francis Wilkinson, and John Mills.

Minshall, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. December, 1784, leaving wife Mary and children: Hannah, Joshua, John, Robert, Thomas, Jean, and Elizabeth; son-in-law William Crabb.

Maxwell, Robert, d. prior to March, 1761, for at that date his widow Catharine was the wife of James Porterfield. He left issue: James, Samuel, Robert, Margaret, Joseph, Thomas, Francis.

McNeeley, Michael, of Hanover, d. December, 1762, leaving wife Eleanor, and children: Margaret, Agnes, Margery, Eleanor, James and Jean. Executors were wife and William Trousdale.

McClure, David, d. in November, 1749, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Elizabeth, Mary, Jane, William, Alexander, James, John, David, and Randal. Executors were wife Margaret and son William.

McClure, Thomas, of Hanover, d. April, 1765, leaving a wife, and children: John, Martha, William, and Thomas. There were two other daughters.

McClure, Mary, of Hanover, d. April, 1773, leaving children: John, William, Mary, Martha, Jean, and Thomas. Executors were sons John and Thomas.

McClure, Richard, of Paxtang, d. November, 1774, leaving a wife, Jean, and children: Alexander, John, Jonathan, William, Andrew, Roan, Margaret, m. John Steel, Mary m. Joseph Shearer, Catharine, m. Robert Fruit, Jean, m. Joshua Russell, Susannah m. Hamilton Shaw, and David. Executors were sons Jonathan and Andrew.

McClure, Thomas, of Hanover, d. January, 1778, leaving a wife Mary, and children: William, Thomas, and four daughters. Executors were William McClure and Thomas Finney.

McClure, William, of Paxtang, d. April, 1785, leaving a wife and children: Robert, Rebecca, Mary, Sarah, Margaret, and Jean. The executors were brother Jonathan McClure, son Robert, and son-in-law Samuel Russell.

Montgomery, Sarah, of Paxtang, d. November, 1784, leaving children: William, Mary, Elizabeth, David, and Hugh; grandchild Mary Gallagher. Executors were Hugh and David Montgomery.

McKnight, Joseph, d. March, 1767, leaving children: Bernard, Joseph, William, Martha, Jean and Mary. Executors were Hugh Ray and John Rogers.

McAllister, Rose, Late of North Carolina, d. in February, 1770, leaving children: Jean, Grisel, Elizabeth, and Joseph; and step-daughter, Mary McAllister. Executors were James McAllister and John Walker.

McQueen, John, of Derry, d. prior to 1750. His children were: David, d. prior and left issue; Jane, m. John Bayley, of Donegal; Mary, m. James Anderson, of Donegal, Josiah, an Robert.

McQueen, John, of Derry, d. November, 1770, leaving children: John, Josias, Abraham, Rachael, Margaret, and Sarah.

McQuown, Richard, d. November, 1778, leaving a wife Jean, and children, not named. Executors were Jean and John McQuown.

McFadden, James, d. March, 1775, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and child Mary. Executors were Thomas Rutherford and Thomas McArthur.

McMullen, William, of Paxtang, d. in March, 1782, leaving children: Jean, Sarah, Margaret, Eleanor, Mary, William, and James. Executors were sons William and James.

McCormick, John, of Hanover, d. December, 1784, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Margaret, Sarah, Henry, Jane, and John. Executors were Robert Moody and James Wilson.

McCormick, William, of Hanover, d. March, 1809, leaving estate to his brothers Henry and David, and sisters Isabella and Mary, m. David Ritchey, and sister-in-law Jean McCormick.

McArthur, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. January, 1785, leaving children: Catharine, Barbara, Mary, m. _______ Peacock, and Thomas; grandchildren Thomas Peacock, Margaret and Rebecca Kyle.

Moore, William, of Paxtang, d. June, 1776, leaving a wife Agnes. The legatees were William Gray and others.

Martin, Robert, of Hanover, d. April, 1777, leaving mother, Jean, and sisters Jean and Margaret. Executors were James Wilson and Isaac Hanna.

Moore, Agnes, of Paxtang, d. October, 1784, leaving her estate to her brother John Forster.

McEwen, John, of Hanover, d. April, 1791, leaving a wife Eleanor, and children: Margaret, m. Samuel Ainsworth, Mary, Elizabeth, Jean, m. William Sturgeon, Eleanor, m. Joseph Allen, John, James, Richard, and Thomas.

Metzgar, Jacob, of Derry, d. July 1786, leaving children, Jacob, Jr., Margaret, Eve, Barbara, and Susannah.

McCullough, Archibald, of West Hanover, d. prior to 1792, leaving a wife Agnes, and issue: Archibald, John, and William.

Miller, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. November, 1785, leaving a wife Jean, and children: George, Mary, John, Thomas, and Margaret. Executors were wife, son George, and William Crain.

Miller, Daniel, of Londonderry, d. November, 1801, leaving a wife Susannah, d. January, 1811, and children; Peter, Daniel, Susannah, m. Frederick Hoover, Mary, and Abraham.

Miller, William, of Upper Paxtang, d. January, 1802, leaving a wife Catharine, and children: William, Barbara, and Catharine.

Miller, Jacob, of Middle Paxtang, d. prior to 1801, leaving a wife Susanna, and issue: Jacob, m. Margaret _______, Daniel, m. Gertroot (Gertrude) _______, John, Adam, m. Mary _______, resided in Harrisburg, Susanna, m. Harvey Creek, Margaret, m. Joseph Cogley, Elizabeth, m. Philip Ettinger.

Miller, Jacob, of Derry, d. January, 1802, leaving a wife Christian, and children: Samuel, John, Elizabeth, and Ann. Executors were Christian Kaufman and Capt. William Louer.

Matter, John, Jr., son of Michael Matter, of Upper Paxtang township, d. in February, 1816, leaving a wife Anna Mary, and children as follows: Simon, Anna Mary, and Elizabeth.

Moorhead, William, d. 1817, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children, Eliza, Adaline, James Kennedy, William G., Joel B. and Henry C.

McCall, James of Upper Paxtang, d. January, 1788, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Robert, James Plunket, Lydia, Ann Jane, and Margaret.

McCallen, Robert of Londonderry, d. September, 1800, leaving his estate to his nephews and nieces, as follows: William, Margaret, John, Andrew, and Jean Huston; James, Margaret, John, Robert, and Paul Geddis; John, Sarah, Jean, Thomas, and Mary McCallen; Robert, Isabella, John and Thomas Donaldson.

Motter, John, of Upper Paxtang, d. May, 1802, leaving a wife Salome, and children: John, Michael, Jacob, George, Adam, Anna, Maria, and Christian.

Meek, Nicholas, of Harrisburg, d. April, 1803, leaving a wife Catharine and children: Philip, who had sons, George, John, and Jacob; John, Jacob, Henry, Mary, m. Henry Amend.

Meyrick, Samuel, "Doctor of Physick," of Middletown, d. June, 1811. He directed his wife and son to continue "the apothecary shop." The children were: Samuel, Ruth and Esther.

Neffer, Henry, of Derry, d. March, 1787, leaving a wife Catharine, and children: Christian, who had sons Henry, Christian, and Peter; Ann. Elizabeth, Catharine, Juliana, and Christine. Executors were sons-in-law Martin Stahl, of Derry, and Peter Blosser, of Donegal.

Neal, John, of Paxtang, d. October, 1791, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Margaret, m. _______ Clark, Eleanor m. _______ Simpson, William had son John, Agnes, m. _______ Fleming and had sons James, Robert had son John.

Null, George, of Derry, d. October, 1771, leaving a wife Catharine, and children: George, Mary, Christian, Catharine, John, and Elizabeth. Executors were wife and son George.

Ney, Adam, of Derry, d. in February, 1783, leaving a wife Veronica and children: Peter, John, William, Nicholas, Elizabeth, and Michael. Executors were sons William and Peter.

Nafziger, Jacob, of Londonderry, d. September, 1782, leaving a wife Anna, and children: Christian, Barbara, Jacob, and Joseph.

O’Neill, Charles, of Paxtang, d. in September, 1770, leaving children: William, Elizabeth, and Prudence. The executors were Alexander Johnson, William McClure, and John Barnet.

Ober, Peter, of Londonderry, d. March, 1801, leaving wife, Frany, who was a daughter of Joseph Forney, and children: John, Elizabeth, Mary, Catharine, Barbara, and Peter.

Porterfield, Robert, of Hanover, d. April, 1785, leaving a wife Ann, and children: Robert, and a daughter m. David Work, who had children: John and Ruth. He mentions granddaughter Grizzle Porterfield.

Porter, James, Sr., of West Hanover, d. May, 1788, leaving a wife Jean, and children: Grizel, m. _______ McCormick, Isabel, David, James, Robert, and Joshua. Executors were Robert Moody and James Willson.

Patterson, William of Paxtang, d. October, 1745, leaving children: Samuel, Francis, Anna, Catrine, Jean, and Mary. Executors were Robert Taylor and Robert Baker.

Patterson, Samuel, d. November, 1772, leaving a wife Mary, and children: James, Martha, Mary, Elizabeth and Isabella. Executors were wife, Mary and William Patterson.

Powell, John, of Paxtang, d. November, 1748, leaving a wife Margaret, and besides other children, a daughter Nancy. Executors were wife Margaret and Thomas McKee and John Allison.

Preece, Thomas, of Derry, d. 1759, leaving a wife Mary, and children, Johanna, Thomas, Joseph, David, Richard, Hannah, Mary, and Elizabeth. Executors were wife and son Thomas.

Preece, David, of Hanover, d. November, 1774, leaving a wife Dorothea, and children; Elizabeth and Anna.

Poh, Wendel, d. February, 1768, leaving a daughter, m. _______ Haldeman, and a daughter, m. Christian Shaub; grandchildren Jacob, Christian, and Adam Haldeman. Executors were wife Mary and Christian Shaub.

Potts, Robert, of Paxtang, d. October, 1769, leaving a wife Sarah, and children; Rachael, Peggy, Jean, and Ann: and sister, Jean. Executor was wife Sarah.

Poorman, Stephen, of Paxtang, d. April, 1782, leaving a wife Ann, and children: Chrisly, John, Stephen, Barbara, m. Elias Neglee, Mary, m. John Roop, Addy, m. Jacob Roop, Freny, m. Christly Stouffer, Ann, m. Henry Landis and Elizabeth, M. Michael Poorman. Executors were Conrad Wolfly and Jacob Roop.

Poorman, Jacob, of Paxtang, d. January, 1784, leaving a wife Mary, and children, not named.

Pettigrew, David, of Hanover, d. in July, 1784 leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, James, Rosa, Margaret, Catharine, and Elizabeth.

Patton, David, Sr., of Paxtang, d. September, 1784, leaving a wife Rebecca, and children: David, John, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Jane, Joseph, and Sarah, m. John Hatfield. Executor was son David.

Reid, Thomas, d. July, 1734, leaving a wife Mary, and children: John, Nathan, Eleanor, Alexander, Thomas, Mary and James. Executors were wife and son John.

Read, Adam, of Hanover, d. January, 1769, leaving a wife Mary and children: Eleanor, m. Robert Whitehill, and Mary, m. John Harris.

Reed, John, of Upper Paxtang, d. April, 1777, leaving a wife Margaret, and children, names not mentioned.

Rodgers, Robert, of Hanover, died November, 1745, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and brothers George, Hugh, and Joseph Rodgers. Executors were John Harris and Robert Wallace.

Rodgers, Seth, of Hanover, d. May, 1758, leaving a wife Katharine, and brothers Hugh and George. Executors were wife Katharine and brother Hugh.

Riddel, John, of Hanover, d. in 1747, leaving a wife Sarah, father James, brother James, and sister Katharine. Executors were father and brother James.

Robinson, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. August, 1758, leaving a wife and a number of children, names not mentioned. Executors were James McKnight and Mathew Saylor.

Robinson, Richard, d. February, 1768, leaving a wife Isabella, and children: Richard, James, John, Thomas, and Eleanor. Executor was James Robinson.

Robinson, Philip, d. May 1770, leaving children: Samuel, Thomas, George, Agnes, and Sarah. Executors were Thomas and Samuel Robinson.

Robinson, Thomas, of Hanover, d. December, 1780, leaving wife Jean, and brothers Samuel and George Robinson. Executors were William Thome and James McCreight.

Riddle, Tristram, of Hanover, d. 1759, leaving his estate to his father James Riddle, and brother James Riddle, Jr. Executors were William Young and Walter McFarlin.

Riddle, James, of Hanover, d. August, 1763, leaving a wife Janet, and children: James and Catharine, son-in-law Joseph Allen, grandson William Young. Executors were Robert Wallace and Hugh Wilson.

Russell, James, of Derry, d. June, 1761, leaving a wife Jean, and daughter Mary, brother James and sister Mary Ann Russell.

Russell, Jean, of Derry, d. May, 1766, leaving a child: Mary, m. Oliver Ramsey.

Rumberger, Christian, of Hanover, d. Jan., 1776, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: George and Mary, m. Christopher Rynwine. Executors were Michael Brown and Adam Weiss.

Roan, John of Londonderry, d. February, 1776, leaving wife Annie, and children: Flavel, Jean, Elizabeth, and Mary. Executors were wife Anne, Robert, Robinson, and Joseph Boyd.

Rennick, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. April, 1777, leaving a wife Jean, and children: Mary, Jean, John, Margaret, and Ann.

Rennick, John, of Paxtang, d. May, 1782, leaving children: Mary, Jean, John, Margaret, and Ann. Executor was John Willson.

Rutherford, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. May, 1777, leaving a wife Jean, and children: John, James, Samuel, Nell, Jean, Agnes, Mary, and Elizabeth; son-in-law Andrew Mays. Executors were John and Samuel Rutherford.

Robertson, James, of Hanover, d. in March 1792, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Robert, James, daughter, m. Alexander McGee and had a son James, Hugh, William, Jean, Rebecca, m. William Moffitt, John, Mary, and Elizabeth. Executors were wife and son Robert, and brother-in-law Robert Moody.

Reel, Philip, of Paxtang, d. July, 1812, leaving a wife Catharine, and children as follows: Peter, Mary, Jacob, Sarah, Catharine, and Benjamin.

Stewart, George, of Donegal, d. January, 1732, leaving a wife Jean, and children: Francis, Elizabeth, m. Samuel Fulton, John, and Mary. Executors were wife and son John.

Stewart, William, d. May, 1748, leaving a wife Mary, daughter Isabel and son Thomas. Executors were wife Mary and Thomas Wilson.

Stewart, John of Donegal, d. 1749, leaving a wife Ann, and children: George, Suit, and Jean. Executors were wife and James Anderson.

Stewart, Rebecca, of Donegal, d. January, 1749, leaving children: Charles, Robert, William, and Frances. Executors were John Galbraith and James Kerr.

Stewart, Andrew, of Paxtang, d. July, 1774, leaving a wife Mary, and children: James, John, Mary, Elizabeth, Charles, and Andrew. Executors were James and Andrew Stewart and Dr. Thomas Wiggins.

Stewart, John, of Hanover, d. April, 1777, leaving a wife Jennet, and children: Anna, m. _______ Smiley, Sarah, Jean, m. John McCallen, Margaret, Mary, m. _______ Johnson, James, John, and Samuel.

Stewart, James, of Hanover, d. November, 1783, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Charles, Lazarus, and James; grandchildren Lazarus Stewart, son of Lazarus, and William Campbell.

Stewart, Frances, widow, of Hanover, d. November, 1790, leaving children: William, who had a daughter Frances, Lazarus, who had a daughter Frances, John, Mary, m. George Espy and had Mary, Jean, m. _______ Armstrong, George and James.

Snoddy, William, of Derry, d. May, 1735, leaving a wife, and a number of children. Executors were John McQuown and James Laird.

Snoddy, John, of Derry, d. May, 1736, leaving a number of children. Executor was John McQuown.

Snoddy, Jane, of Hanover, d. November, 1746, leaving daughter Isabella, and stepdaughter Margaret Snoddy. Executor was John McQuown.

Snoddy, Matthew, d. August, 1780, leaving a wife Mabel, and children: John, Mary, Isabella, Matthew, William, Elizabeth, and Mabel. Executors were wife and son John.

Simpson, John, of Fishing Creek, d. September, 1738 leaving his estate to Thomas Armstrong.

Simpson, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. May 1761, leaving a wife and children: John, Thomas, Michael, Rebecca, William, Samuel, Joseph, and Edward. Executors were wife and son John.

Simpson, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. November, 1772, leaving a wife Jean, and children: Samuel, Thomas, Nathaniel, and Sarah, m. _______ Forster, and son-in-law William Harper, living in Ireland.

Simpson, Thomas, of Paxtang, d. February, 1777, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Michael and Thomas. Executors were Margaret and Michael Simpson and John Elder.

Simons, Michael, of Hanover, d. in May, 1775, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Peter, John, Mary, m. Thomas Hears, Elizabeth, m. William Weirick, a daughter m. Henry Fensler, and Catharine, m. Peter Weirick.

Sawyer, William, of Londonderry, d. in October, 1784, leaving his estate to his "dear auld woman Sophia," and children: William, Benjamin, John, and Hannah.

Steckley, Christian, of Derry, d. in October, 1767, leaving a wife Catharine and children: John, Barbara, Chrisly, Abraham, Mary, and Catharine. The executors were Jacob and John Lehman, of Derry.

Sloan, John, d. in September, 1741, leaving a wife Jean, and children: James, Robert, William, John, Sarah, and Agnes. Executors were James Walker and George Espy.

Sloan, Samuel, d. in September, 1777, leaving brothers John, James, Archibald, and William; sisters Mary, m. James Michaels, and Elizabeth; nephew Archibald Sloan, son of John, and niece Elizabeth, daughter of William. Executors were Archibald Sloan, David Allen and Joan Campbell.

Sloan, James, of Hanover, d. December 1775, leaving a wife Mary, and children: William, James, and Mary; son-in-law Peter Hastings. Executors were William and James Sloan.

Swan, James, of Hanover, d. December, 1741, leaving a wife Mary, and children: James, Alexander, Margaret, and Jane. Executors were Alexander and Mary.

Swan, Alexander, of Hanover, d. February, 1778, leaving a wife Margaret, and besides other children: Samuel, Alexander, and Jean. Executors were Joseph Barnet and John Gilchrist.

Swan, William, of Paxtang, d. October, 1782, leaving a wife Martha, and children: Margaret, Sarah, and Moses, and brother Richard. Executors were Richard Swan and John Wilson.

Steele, Thomas, of Hanover, d. March, 1746, leaving a wife Agnes, and son David. Executors were Richard McClure, John Steeass, and Agnes Steele.

Sterrett, John, d. April, 1748, leaving a wife Martha, and children; James, Joseph, Mary, Ann, Rebecca, Elizabeth, m. Edward Crawford, Martha, m. Joseph Wilson, and Sarah, m. Abraham Lowrey.

Sterrett, Martha, d. April, 1754 leaving children: Anne, Rebecca, James, and Joseph; grandchildren John, son of James. Executors were Andrew Work and Andrew Sterrett.

Sterrett, Samuel, of Hanover, d. March, 1776, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Alexander, Benjamin, Samuel, Elizabeth, John, and William; sons-in-law Moses Shaw and William Hall; granddaughter Sarah Shaw, child of Moses. Executors were John and William Sterrett.

Sterrett, Robert, of Paxtang, d. March, 1777 leaving a wife Mary, and children: Agnes, m. _______ Hanna, Mary, m. John Bowman, William, James, David, and Robert; grandchildren James and Robert Sterrett and Mary Bowman, daughter of Mary.

Semple, Hugh, d. May, 1749, leaving a wife, and brother-in-law James Graham. Executors were William Cunningham and John McClure.

Semple, James, of Derry, d. October, 1758, leaving a wife Ann, and children: John, Isabella, Sarah and Ann; son-in-law James Henry. Executors were wife Ann and brother Robert.

Semple, Robert, of Paxtang, d. March, 1757, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Matthew, m. Agnes _______, Rebecca, Robert, b. 1747, and David, b. 1749.

Smith, James of Paxtang, d. September, 1775, leaving a wife Mary, and children: John, James, Williams, m. Mary _______ and had Thomas, who was a surveyor, Robert, Samuel, Agnes, Joseph, and Mary. In the will he speaks of his "brother John Cate, of Neelytown, in the county of Ulster, New York."

Strain, John, d. August, 1752, leaving a wife Mary, and children; David, William, Gilbert, John, Mary, and Robert. Executors were James Dixon and William Watson. Granddaughter Elizabeth Strain.

Strain, Robert, of Hanover, d. September, 1753, leaving brothers John, David, William, and Gilbert; sister Mary Thompson. Executors were James Dixon and William Watson.

Strain, Thomas, of Hanover, d. February, 1780, leaving a wife Hannah, and children: Sarah, m. _______ Edwards, John, and Thomas; sons-in-law James Miliken and William Thompson; granddaughter Margaret Miliken. Executors were sons John and Thomas.

Strain, David, of Hanover, d. September, 1783, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, Alexander, and William; sons-in-law James McCreight and John Wilson.

Snodgrass, James, d. May, 1750, leaving a wife, and children: William, James. Ann, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Mary. Executors were John Caldwell and Patrick Johnson.

Snodgrass, Alexander, d. May, 1750, leaving a wife, and children: William, James, and Robert. Executors were John Caldwell and Patrick Johnson.

Snodgrass, Robert, of Hanover, d. March, 1777, leaving children: Joseph, James, Elizabeth, Margaret, Mary, Susannah, and Isabella. Executors were George Sanderson and John Snodgrass.

Smith, John, of Paxtang, d. May, 1777, leaving children: Robert, Andrew, Margaret, and Rebecca. Executors were Matthew and Andrew Smith.

Smith, Jacob, of West Hanover, d. July, 1815, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Elizabeth, m. _______Ziegler, Hannah, m. Henry Balsbaugh, Abraham, David, Daniel, Jacob, deceased, and John, deceased, leaving a son Samuel.

Sharp, Thomas, D. January, 1758, leaving a wife Ketrine, and children: John, Ann, Sarah, Thomas, and Mary. Executors were Philip Robinson and John Sharp.

Sharp, Edward, of Paxtang, d. October, 1765, leaving a wife Sarah, and children: Henry, Edward, and Eleanor. Executors were William Sharp and Michael Graham.

Sharp, Dietrick, of Paxtang, d. April, 1765, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Sophia and Eva. Executors were Jacob Loeser and John Backenstoes.

Stehley, Christian, of Derry, d. October, 1767, leaving a wife Catharine, and children: John, Barbara, Chrisley, Mary, Abraham, and Catharine.

Stehley, John, d. October, 1776, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, Elizabeth, Martin, Christian, Mary, and Jacob. Executor was wife Elizabeth.

Stouffer, Jacob, of Derry, d. February, 1768, leaving a wife, Magdalena, and children: Christian, Anna, Mary, and Eva. Executors were Ulrich Burkholder and Yost Brand.

Steele, William, of Paxtang, d. July, 1769, leaving children: John, Samuel, Agnes, m. John Boggs, Elizabeth m. Thomas McNutt, David, Mary, Jean and William; grandchildren William McNutt and William Boggs.

Stephen, Andrew, of Pantang, d. February, 1770, leaving a wife Ann, and children: High, Ann, Andrew, and Hezekiah. Executors were wife, John Gilchrist, and John Forster.

Symons, Nicholas, of Hanover, d. May, 1775, leaving wife Margaret, and children: Peter, John, and Elizabeth, m. William Warick; son-in-law Henry Fensler. Executors were Peter Hedrick and Abraham Hubley.

Schweigert, Peter, of Upper Paxtang, d. August, 1775, leaving a wife Christina, and children: Peter, John, Adam, Andrew, Jonas, Elizabeth, and Ann. Executors were Peter Schweigert and Valentine Brauch.

Sherer, Jospeh, of Pantang, d. November, 1776, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Samual, John, William, Catharine, Mary, m. Samuel Chchran, Jean, Richard, and Joseph.

Sturgeon, Samuel, d. March, 1750, leaving children: Thomas, Jean, and Sarah. Executors were James Armstrong and Thomas Sturgeon.

Sturgeon, Samuel, Sr., of West Hanover, d. October, 1801, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: William, Jeremiah, James, Samuel, Andrew, Martha, John, and Allen.

Sturgeon, Jean, widow of Robert, d. February, 1809, leaving children: Jean, Effie, Jeremiah, who had Jean, Thomas, who had Jean, Timothy, who had Jean and Samuel.

Snyder, Leonard, of Upper Paxtang, d. October, 1801, leaving children: Leonard, Nicholas, Catharine, Jacob, Christopher, and Samuel.

Snyder, John, of Hanover, d. July, 1791, leaving a wife Veronica, and children: John, Christian, Abraham, Barbara, and Peter.

Snug, Christian, of Upper Paxtang, d. February, 1786, leaving a wife Catharine, and children: Catharine, m. John Nicholas Baer, Elizabeth, Eva, Catharine, m. Christopher Yeager, Margaret, Ann, Mary, Charlotta, Susannah, Margaret, m. John Yeager, Christine, Christian, Philip, Magdalena, and John. Executors were John Motter, Sr., and Leonard Snyder.

Sawyer, Sophia, widow of William Sawyer, d. September, 1788, leaving children: John, Sophia, Hannah, m. John Logan, Benjamin, a daughter m. William Duncan and had William, William and daughter Mary, Thomas and son William.

Sawyer, William, of Derry, d. in October, 1784, leaving a wife Sophia, and children: John, Hannah, William and Benjamin. Executors were William and Benjamin Sawyer.

Sawyer, Benjamin, of Londonderry, d. January, 1792 leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Thomas, William, James and Hannah.

Singer, Simon, d. in 1763, leaving a wife Elizabeth, who afterwards married Henry Eby, and children: John, Simon, Barbara, Elizabeth, Jacob, Catharine, Henry, Anna, and Mary.

Singer, John, of Derry, d. May, 1790, leaving a wife Barbara, and among other children, Conrad and David.

Singer, Jacob, of Derry, d. November, 1800, leaving a wife Franey, and children: Jacob, Daniel, Anna, and Ephraim.

Shope, Bernard, of Paxtang township, d. August, 1813, leaving children: Barbara, m. Henry Michael, Julianna, m. George Silsel, Jacob, Margaret, Mary, Christiana, Magdalena, Adam, Bernhart, and Eve, deceased.

Shearer, Michael, of Paxtang, d. January, 1777, leaving a wife Ann, and son Daniel.

Shaw, Daniel, of Hanover, d. in March, 1778, leaving a wife Phebe, and children: Samuel, Jean, m. William Haggerty, and Robert. Executors were Joseph Brown and William Hutchison.

Shaw, Samuel, of Hanover, d. in November, 1778, leaving a brother Robert and sister Jean, m. William Haggerty.

Shaw, Alexander, of Paxtang, d. in December, 1785, leaving his estate to James Monteith. Executor was Samuel Lyon.

Scott, Patrick, of Paxtang, d. in June, 1782, leaving a wife Ann, and children: Robert, Jane, M. _______Flannigan; and grandchildren Alexander, Samuel, and Violet Jackson.

Stoner, Catharine, of Paxtang, d. June, 1785, leaving children: Susanna, m. _______ Cowen, and John; grandchild Catharine Cowen.

Tait, William, of Derry, d. 1749, leaving a wife Rebecca, and children: Mary, m. Robert Stratford, and Robert; grandchildren Mary and Margaret Tait, children of Robert. Executors were wife Rebecca and Alexander McCane.

Teas, John, of Hanover, d. May, 1752, leaving a wife Martha, and children: Mary and Thomas. Executors were wife Martha and James Harris.

Taylor, Robert, owned the farm at Pine Ford, in Derry township. In 1762 his widow was the wife of Charles McCormick. The farm of 150 acres was purchased by the eldest son for £270. The children of Robert Taylor then living were: Henry, Catharine, m. John Sterling, William, Robert, Matthew, Jane, John, Elizabeth and Ann. The son of John was then a minor, and John Laird was appointed guardian of his estate.

Taylor, David, of Derry, d. November, 1761, leaving a wife Agnes, and children: John, Mary, Esther, Agnes, and Janet. Executors were wife Agnes, and John and Patrick Hays.

Todd, Hugh, of Hanover, d. 1772. Records of will missing.

Todd, James, of Hanover, d. November, 1783, leaving a wife Mary, and children: John, James, David, and Isabella, m. John Johnson.

Thompson, John, of Hanover, d. September, 1778, leaving children: William, Jean, m. John Robinson, John, and Andrew.

Trousdale, William, of Hanover, d. April, 1786 leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: Jean and Henry; also brothers Thomas and John Trousdale.

Thornton, Matthew, of Hanover, d. April, 1786, leaving a wife Agnes and children: Mary, Nancy, m. _______ Jamison, and had Matthew, William, Martha, m. _______Thompson and had Agnes, Margaret, m. _______ Butler.

Tifebaugh, (Diffenbaugh), George, of Paxtang, d. November, 1788, leaving a wife, Mary, and children: Elizabeth, m. John Shoop, Catharine, m. _______ Moore, George, Mary, Adam, John, Jennie, and Daniel. Executors were wife, son George, and brother Michael.

Templeton, Robert, of Hanover, d. October, 1789, leaving a wife Agnes, who d. February, 1790. Their children were: Jean, m. Robert Henry, Mary, m. Charles McCoy, Ruth, m. John Johnson, John, Agnes, m. Samuel Stewart and had Agnes and Mary, Sarah, m. William Clark, Barbara, m. Henry McCormick, Susannah, m. James Hathorn, Hannah, m. Duncan Sinclair, and Robert, who had William and Richard.

Vance, Moses, of Paxtang, d. April, 1786, leaving a wife Anna, and children: William, Adam, Jane, m. Edward Ashcraft, Elizabeth and Sarah. Executors were wife and son William.

Vance, John, of Hanover, d. July, 1734, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Hugh, George, and Jean. Executor was Jared Graham.

Van Lear, Christopher, of Derry, d. August, 1750, leaving children: John, William, James, Mary, Michael, and Christopher.

Van Lear, Michael, of West Hanover, d. April, 1801, leaving a wife Mary, and children: John, Agnes, m. John Thompson, and Sarah.

Wilson, John, of Paxtang, d. September, 1738, leaving his estate to his father Alexander and brother Joseph Wilson.

Wilson, David, of Hanover, d. August, 1739, leaving a wife Rebecca.

Wilson, George, of Paxtang, d. 1750, leaving a brother John Wilson and sister Elizabeth Wilson, m. Thomas Lennox.

Wilson, John, of Paxtang, d. May, 1762, leaving a wife Martha, and children: John, Sarah, William, Martha, and Jean. His wife and brother Joseph Wilson were executors.

Wilson, David, d. in March, 1766, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: Samuel, Robert, and Elizabeth, m. Samuel Woods and had Nathan.

Wilson, Moses, of Derry, d. February, 1781, leaving children: John, Catharine, Mary, Martha, Susannah, and James; grandchildren Moses and William Wilson, Jane Kear, and Elizabeth Wilson.

White, John, of Hanover, d. March, 1740, leaving a wife Barbara, and children: Alexander, Thomas and Anna. Executors were John Brandon and James Sturgeon.

White, Josiah, of Hanover, d. July, 1753, leaving a wife Agnes, and children: Josiah, Benjamin, Samuel, John, James, Daniel and Isabella. Executors were John Barnett and Josiah White.

White, William, of Derry, d. July, 1783, leaving a sister Mary, m. Thomas Montgomery, and nephew Thomas White. Executors were James Scott and John White.

Watson, William, of Hanover, d. in October, 1770, leaving a wife Sarah, and children: Samuel, William, Hugh, David, Patrick, a daughter m. Alexander Kennedy, Sarah, Eleanor, Mary, Martha, Ann, and Jean.

Welsh, James, of Paxtang, d. April, 1754, leaving a wife Mary and children: John, Thomas, James, Robert, Joseph, Jean, Isabelle, and Mary. Executors were his wife and son John.

Welsh, James, of Derry, d. September, 1769, leaving a wife Jane, and children: Elizabeth, m. _______ McConnell, Mary, m. _______ _______, Anna, Margaret, Martha, and Samuel.

Woods, Adam, of Hanover, d. August, 1756, leaving a wife Sarah, and children: Andrew, John, Margaret, m. _______ Patton, Janet, m. _______ Calhoun, Jiles, M. _______ McAllister, Sarah, M. _______ Cochran, and Martha, m. James McClenaghan.

Woods, Andrew, of Hanover, d. April 1769, leaving a wife Jean, and brother John. Executors were wife and brother John.

Woods, John, of Hanover, d. December, 1769, leaving a wife Mary and children: George, Andrew, Samuel, Sarah, Anna, Margaret, Janet, Mary, Elizabeth, and Martha. Executors were wife, Josiah Espy, and James McClenaghan.

Woods, Rev. Matthew, of Hanover, d. January, 1785, leaving wife, and several children, not named. Executors were Samuel Kearsley and John Ainsworth.

Wylie, Oliver, of Paxtang, d. October, 1757, leaving a wife and children: Margaret, Oliver, and William. Executors were John Harris and Thomas.

Wiggins, John, of Paxtang, d. February 1762, leaving a wife Mary, and children: John, Agnes, James, Jean, Martha and Margaret. Executor was John Wiggins.

Wright, James, of Hanover, d. March, 1764, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: William, Margaret, Ann, Agnes, Jean, and Eleanor.

Wright, William, of Hanover, d. October, 1782, leaving a wife Margaret, and children; Margaret and Mary, m. John Elder. Executors were Margaret Wright and John McMillan.

Walker, James, of Derry, d. April, 1753, leaving a wife Margaret, and children: James. Agnes, Archibald, Sarah, m. _______ Caruthers, and Mary, m. Andrew Roan; grandchild James Caruthers.

Walker, James, of Paxtang, d. October, 1784, leaving a wife Barbara, and children: William, Isabella, James, David, Robert, Thomas, and John; grandchildren Catharine and Rachael Galbraith. Executors were wife Barbara and John Forster.

Walker, James, of Londonderry, d. prior to 1785. His widow Martha in 1787 was the wife of Samuel Weir. The children were: Archibald, William, Margaret, Mary, and Lettice.

Whitley, Michael, who died in 1777 from wounds received at Chestnut Hill, left a wife Martha, and children: Michael, William, Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary, Jane, and Martha.

Walter, Jacob, of Paxtang, d. March, 1782, leaving a wife Juliana and son Michael.

Wallace, Robert, of Hanover, d. April, 1783, leaving a wife Mary, and children: Moses, James, Isabella, and Mary; sons-in-law Thomas McNair and Joseph Boyd; grandchildren Mary Boyd, Robert Wallace, son of Moses, and Martha McNair.

Wallace, James, of Paxtang, d. March, 1784, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and stepchildren: Robert and Rachael Elder; and grandchild Thomas Elder.

Wetherhold, Susanna, widow, of Harrisburg, d. July, 1812, leaving children as follows: Margaret, m. _______ Wingert, and had Charles and John; John, of Hummelstown, m. and had Elizabeth, m. Peter Snyder, and had Charles, and Susanna; and George.

Willson, John, of Londonderry, d. July, 1812, leaving his estate to his brother William Willson and wife Mary, and sister Syble, nephews, Moses, Hugh, and John Willson, and nieces Ann and Mary Willson.

Willson, John, Sr., d. October, 1801, leaving his estate to his nieces Jean Robinson, Martha Young, Sarah Willson, Martha Smith, Jean Willson, wife of John; Sarah Galey, and Martha Caddow; to nephews Samuel, John, Abraham, William, John, and James Willson; sister Jean Willson.

Willson, James, of West Hanover, d. October, 1806, leaving children: James, Elizabeth, m. Robert Sturgeon, Ann, m. James Moorehead, Mary, John, Samuel, Rachel, Thomas, Lucy, m. Thomas Bell, and Martha. Executors were Samuel Willson and William Allen.

Young, Alexander, of Paxtang, d. March, 1751, leaving a wife Mary, and a number of children. Mentions father-in-law James Willson.

Ziegler, Jacob, d. October, 1750, leaving a wife Barbara, and children: Margaret, Mary, Philip, and Ann.

Ziegler, George, d. September, 1769, leaving children by first wife Mary: Jacob and Mary; by second wife Catharine, Ann, Barbara, George, and Frederick.

Zent, Jacob, of West Hanover, d. in 1809, leaving children as follows: Elizabeth, m. Valentine King and had a daughter Susanna, John, Phoebe (Pevey), m. Christian Kish, M, m. Abraham Houser, Catharine, m. John Snyder, Susanna, m. Jacob Moyer, and Jacob.