Wills of Chester County Pennsylvania 1766-1778, abstracts of Jacob Martin,
1995, 1999, FamilyLine Publications and WillowBend Books, Westminster, MD
PRICE, JOHN. Lower Chichester.
December 12, 1770. December 13, 1773.
Provides for wife Elizabeth. To daughter Ann wife of Robert Eyre use
of my plantation in Brandywine Hundred containing about 100 acres
during life of her husband and then to her and her heirs. To son
Samuel plantation whereon I now live in Chichester consisting of
several contiguous tracts containing in the whole about 100 acres with
grist and saw mills, also plantation adj. bought of Jno. Pierce
containing about 80 acres. To daughter Hannah Price £900. To daughter
Sarah Price £900 at 21 or marriage. To son John all that tract of land
in Lower Chichester purchased of Thomas Clayton containing 32 3/4 acres
and lot of woodland containing 2 acres, also messuage and lot in
Chichester at wife's decease, also £900 at 21. To daughter Elizabeth
£700 at 21 or marriage. To my sister Sarah Price £25. Remainder to
Hannah, Sarah, John and Elizabeth. Rev. Geo. Craig guardian of 2
youngest children, John and Elizabeth. Executors: Friend Elisha Price
and son John. Wit: John Smith, Richard Riley, Levi Lloyd.
Wills of Delaware County, Pennsylvania 1789-1835, compiled by Robert G
Swift, 1998, FamilyLine Publications, Westminster, MD
PRICE, JOHN, Esq., Lower Chichester.
December 12, 1770 - [See below.]
Wife Elizabeth, children: Ann EYRE, Samuel, Hannah, Sarah, (minor),
John (minor), Elizabeth, (minor), sister Sarah PRICE, Rev. Geo. CRAIGE
to be guardian of John and Elizabeth. House and lot in town of Chester
purchased of Richard LAWRENCE adjacent to James ROWAN'S land to wife
during life. Plantation in Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County,
adjoining Naaman's Creek to dau. Ann, wife of Robert Eyre (not subject
to control of her husband), and to her children. To son Samuel, the
home farm purchased of Charles NORRIS, John CLOUD and Moses MOORE, with
grist mill, saw mill and extension to river Delaware purchased of John
PIERCE. To John the LAWRENCE parcel, the Thomas CLAYTON tract to lines
of Elisha PRICE, Hannah and Adam CLAYTON, woodland bought of Richard
LAWRENCE; also legacies to Hannah, Sarah, John and Elizabeth. Exrs:
Friend Elisha PRICE and son Samuel PRICE. Wits: John SMITH, Richard
RILEY and Levi LLOYD. The docket gives this as from a certified copy
from the Chester County Docket, the original being lost. Certified
September 20, 1784. Letters of administration granted to John CROZER
April 27, 1802. #202.