Isaac Cook, 1833

Be it remembered, that I Isaac Cook of the Township of Londongrove, county of chester, and State of Pennsylvania. Being weak and feeble in Body, but through devine Mercy of sound disposing mind, memory, and understanding : do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in the following manner viz.
v First, It is my will that my body be decently burried by my Executors herein after named and that all my just debts and funeral expences be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease by my Executors.
v Item, I give and bequeath and devise to my beloved Wife Sarah Cook all my plantation and Tract of Land on which I am now living, which was will'd to me by my Father Stephen Cook, together with all the buildings, water courses, Her editaments and appurtenances, whatsoever therunto belonging to her, her Heirs and afsigns forever; also I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Cook aforesaid all my personal Estate Goods, chattels, rights and credits, of whatever Kind I may have at the time of my decease.

Lastly, I nominate constitute and appoint my nephew John Cook son of my Deceased brother Peter Cook, and Stephen Cook son of my deceased brother Job Cook Executors to this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke and disannul all other wills Testamentary heretofore by me made, ratifying and confirming this and this only to to be my last Will and Testament and none other. In Witness and Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of the fourth month in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight Hundred and thirythree. 1833

Signed, sealed, published and declared Isaac Cook (Seal) by Isaac Cook the Testator to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his Request and wishes presence and in the presence of each other Subscribed our Names as Witnefses thereto.

John P. Hoopes
James Pennock

West Chester June 22=1833 [unin] personally appeared John P. Hoopes and James Pennock who being affirmed according to law did declare and say that they were present and did see and hear Isaac Cook the Testator in this paper writing named, sign seal publish pronounce and declare the same as and for his last Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of a sound & well disposing mind and memory to the best of their knowledge and belief.

Affirmed by

Nimrod Stuckland

Register
Be it remembered that on the 22nd day of June AD 1833 The last Will and Testament of Isaac Cook deceased was proven and approved in due form of law and Letters Testamentary.
v LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of ISAAC COOK, son of Stephen and Margaret (Williams) Cook
Born - June 28, 1762, Londongrove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
Married - Sarah Stubbs, July 6, 1788, Little Britain MH, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
Died - May 1833, Londongrove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
Buried - Unknown
Will Obtained :
Chester County Archives
West Chester, Pennsylvania
No. 8982
Will Book D Vol. 16 Page 533

R. L. Cooke, III October 6, 1997


line.gif (2154 bytes)

Return to Chester County Genealogy Project

  Chester County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project