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Will of Hannah Walton Proved Aug.8, 1827, Reg.in Book 2, Vol.16, page 78.

I HANNAH WALTON of the township of New Garden in the County of Chester and the State of Pennsylvania being of advanced un age but throughmany favored with a sound disposing mind and menory and being serious to settle my worldly affairs do make nd pblish this my last will and testiment in manner followig Viz: First: I order and direct that all my funeral expenss and just debts be fully paid by my executor herein after named.

I give and bequeath all my wearing apparel to my two sisters SUSANNAH NEEDLES and DEBORAH THATCHER to be equally divided between them share and share alike. I give and bequeath unto my step son NATHAN WALTON all the reat residue and remainder of my estate inclding all my rights and credits of any kind and discription to hold to him and hs heirs and in case of his decease before me I orer and direct the same to go to his heirs and be equally divided amoung them share and share alike.

Lastley I nominate constitute and appoint my Step Son NATHAN WALTON to be the executor of this my will hereby reversing all other wills legacies and bequeaths by me heretofor made and declaring this and no other to be my last testiment. IN WITNESS soherof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this______day of the _______month Anno Dom Oe Thousand Eight Hundrend and twenty-five.

Signed Sealed published and pronounced and declaired by the said testrix as her ast will and testiment un the presence of us who in her presence and at her request have subscribed as witnesses: MAHLON PHILIPS
v GEORGE GREEG
NOTE: In the inventory of property:
Listed $213.91 Dower from ISAAC WALTON as per her HUSBANDS will.
Dower from NATHAN WALTON as per Will $117.00
Promesary Note from WILLIAM PHILIPS


IT IS THIS AUTHORS NOTES (Bruce Bull) that Hannah Walton's maiden name was Hannah Thatcher (b) 1752, Kennett MM, Chester, PA. Sistr's Deborah Thatcher (b) 1754 and Susannah Thatcher Needles (b) 1756 all of Kennett MM, Chester PA>
PARENTS OF HANNAH WALTON: Richard Thatcher and Abigail Roberts (Maternial) GRAND-PARENTS OF HANNAH WALTON: Robert Roberts and Hannah Howell.


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