Sunday, August 28, 2016

Will of Peter King 1713

Parent Category: Green and Stookey

King, Peter,Cecil Co.,26th Dec., 1713; 
8th Jan., 1713. 
Wife Susannah Slover, extx., sole legatee of estate during widowhood; if she marry, plantation is devised to 4 child., viz., Jacob, Sarah, Isaac and Susannah, and in event of death of wife without naming an ex., brother-in-law Hendrick Van Levenigh is named as administrator. 
Test: Derick Colakman, Petrus Bouchelle, Henry Sluter. 
13. 707. Save
Note–To this will the widow, Susannah Slover, adds that, being ill, she confirms the will of her late husband and appoints, in conjunction with brother-in-law Hendrick Van Leuvening, as guardian of child., Thos. Heyerd and Jacob King. 
N. B. The exs. named in will of Peter King refused to administer, being residents of Penna., and administration was granted to Jacob King, his eld. son. Matthias Van Bibber appointed his guardian. Page 710.

Bouchelle and Slu(y)ter were family names from the Labadist religious colony at Bohemia Manor.
Van Levenigh is the previous last name of Susannah Slover's mother Hester before she married Isaac S(e)lover