FAMILY

OF

PHILIP DOVERSPIKE (of H)

AND

ELLEN JANE PENCE






PHILIP DOVERSPIKE was born November 10 1820 in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and died January 15 1892 in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and buried in New Salem Cemetery Red Bank Township Armstrong County at Pierce Pennsylvania.

He was the son of HENRY DOVERSPIKE and ELIZABETH CHARLES.

He married ELLEN JANE PENCE. She was born March 22 1830 in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and died December 31 1893 in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and buried in New Salem Cemetery at Pierce Pennsylvania.


Children of PHILIP DOVERSPIKE and ELLEN JANE PENCE are:


i.AMANDA DOVERSPIKE

ii.FRANKLIN DOVERSPIKE

iii.GEORGE H. DOVERSPIKE was born February 9 1855 in Clarion County Pennsylvania and died July 15 1937 (82 years 5 months 6 days) in Armstrong County North Apollo Borough Pennsylvania and buried July 17 1937 in Vandergift Westmorland County Pennsylvania.

(Occupation Farmer)

He was married at time of death to CATHERINE

(Source) Death Certificate)



iv.MELISSA CATHERINE DOVERSPIKE was born November 11 1856 in Clarion County Pennsylvania and died December 27 1932 (76 years 1 month 16 days) in Rice County Lyons Kansus and buried in Renine Cemetery Lorraine Kansas.

She married March 4 1874 in Bethlehem Clarion County Pennsylvania (At the parsonage) PHILIP MOHNEY.

He was born January 31 1847 in Clarion County Pennsylvania and died December 27 1916 (Age 69 years 10 months 27 days) in Ellsworth County Lorrain Kansas and buried December 30 1916 in Renine Cemetery Lorraine Kansas

(Occupation Farmer)

He was the son of ADAM MOHNEY and SARAH BITTENBENDER

(Source) Death Cerificates, Obituary



v.EMMA J. DOVERSPIKE was born (about 1865) in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and died April 5 1908 (Age 43 years 5 months 10 days ) in Red Bank Township Armstrong County Pennsylvania and buried in Red Bank Township Armstrong County at Pierce Pennsylvania.

She married June 3 1888 (Age 23) HARRISON R. SIGWORTH (Age 24). He was born (about 1864) in Washington Township Clarion County Pennsylvania.

He was the son of SAMUEL and ELIZABETH SIGWORTH

(Source) Marriage Certificate



Will #50044 Philip Doverspike (of H)

February 14 1890

Know all men by these presents that I Philip Doverspike, a farmer of Armsrong County, Pennsylvania being in good health and of sound and dispsosing state of mind and memory and being desirious of setting my affairs while I have strength and capability:

First: I direct my Executors herein after named to pay all my just depts and expenses out of the money or property.

Second: My wife E. J. Doverspike is to stay on the place as long as she lives or wants to stay and keep my name. She is to have the third of the place whatever there is raised on the place and the third of the hay and pasture and all of the fruit the third: and stable room for two cows and a few sheep and also two or four pigs. She is to have the house now living in, everything therein that she wants to keep, bedding and clothing, carpets and all furniture, what she don't want sold. Is to have two cows, two sheep, three pigs, twenty five bushels of hay, wheat, and straw as much as she needs every year. This wheat she is to have besides the third of the place.

The rest of the property is to be sold and made into money.

Mother is to have one hundred dollars in money out of the loose property and also the two stoves, one in the room, one in the kitchen, and the one that farms the place is to haul her coal.

If the place is not sold in the Coal Company then it is not to be sold as long as mother lives or without her consent, and when it is sold then mother is to have the third of that money for her keeping and living of the place to buy a lot and house or stay with some of the children as seems best, and the rest of the property and place is to be divided among the chidren. ,

Franklin Doverspike, George H. Doverspike , Amanda Edwards, Milissa C. Mohney, Emma J. Sigworth - Emma J. Sigworth is to have fourty dollars more than any of the rest, out of the place, when it is sold and the rest is to be dived equal shares, the money for the stock and farm utensils is to be divided equal.

I this day in the year of our Lord, February 14th 1890.

I appoint George H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards Executors, to see things and settle things up hereafter.

Witness my hand and seal.

Philip Doverspike of H.

Will # 50044



Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards - Executors

to

J. W. Cooks

This Indenture made the seventeenth day of september in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety four Between Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Philip Doverspike late of Red Bank Township Armstrong County and State of Pennsylvania of the one part and J. W. Cook formerly of Bellefont now of the City of Philidelphia and State aforesaid of the second part.

Whereas the said Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards Executors as aforesaid and on the 2nd day of December 1892 present this petition to the Orphans Court said Armstrong County, praying that an order be by said court made authorizing said Executors to make sale of all the realestate of said Philip Doverspike deceased and whereupon said Court did emplore said Executors to make sale of all the real estate which was of said decedant, and whereas proceedings are duly and had upon said petiton and proper order and decree made by said court from time to time and the said real estate was sold to J. W. Cooks aforesaid and said sale being confirmed and deed ordered to be made to the proceedings in full at large appearing in records of the office of the register and clerk of the Orphans Court of said County in the State of Phililp Doverspike deceased.




Now This Indenture Witinesseth


That said Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards as aforesaid and in consideration of the sum of six thousand and fifty Dollars lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by J. W. Cooks at and before the sealing and delivery hereof, the receipt whereof is hereby ackknowledged have granted, bargained, sold, aligned, released, and confirmed, and by these presents Do grant, bargain, sell align, release and confirm unto the said J. W. Cooks and his heirs and assigns forever, all that piece, parcel tract or messurage of land late the property of the said Philip Doverspike deceased, lying and being in the Township of Red Bank County of Armstrong and State of Pennsylvania.

Bounded and described as follows to wit:

Beginning at a Chestnut, thence by land lately owned by Mary Smith now Mary Thompson deceased, west 204 percels to a post, thence by lands latly owned by John Holben north 77 percels to a stone, thence by land of David Kunselman east 122 2/10 percels, thence south 88 1/2 degrees east 2 1/2 percels to a Maple, thence by land lately owned by G. Doverspike now owned by A. Doverspike south 77 percels to the place of the beginning.

Containing ninety eight acers and forty eight percels 98 A 48 P. be the same more or less, and became vested in the same Philip Doverspike by a Deed which is duly recorded in the Recorders Office in Armstrong County Deed Book Vol 27 Page 507-508.

Together with all sigulars the said property, improvements, ways, water courses, rights, liberties, priviledges, hereditaments and appurtenances, whatsoever thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining and revisions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof, and also all estate rights title, interest property, claim and demand whatsoever of the said Philip Doverspike deceased, in law, equity or otherwise however, of, in and to the same and every part thereof,

To Have And To Hold said J. W. Cooks the above described land and the hereditaments and premises hereby granted or mentioned, and intented so to be, with the appurtenance, unto said J. W. Cooks, and his heirs and assigns to and for the only proper use and behoof of the said J. W. Cooks his heirs, forever.

And the said Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards convenant, promise and agree, to and with the said J. W. Cooks his heirs and assigns, by these presents that they the said Geo H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards have not done committed or knowenly or willingly suffered to be done or committed any act matter or thing whatsoever whereby the promises hereby granted or any part thereof, is are or shall be inpeached, changed or incumbered, in title, change, estate or otherwise.

In Witness Whereof. The said parties of the first part have to these presents set their hands and seals.

Dated the day and year first above written.

Sealed In The Presence Of

Wm Bruen }

Rush Fullerton }

J. C. Edwards {Seal})

Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Philip Doverspike deceased.

On the 14th day of September A. D. 1894 before me a Justic of the Peace in and of the afore said County, personally apeared the within named George H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards Executors of Philip Doverspike deceased and in due form of law acknowledge the forgoing Indenture to be an act and deed and desire that the same might be recorded as such.

Witness my hand and official seal this day and year aforesaid

Wm Bruen J. P. {Seal}

Recorded October 25th 1894

Book Vol. 83 Page 67



Philip Doverspike

Sale of Real Estate

To the Orphans' Court of Armstrong County


The Real Estate of Philip Doverspike , late of Red Bank Township (Deceased)

The petition of George H. Doverspike and J. C. Edwards Executors of the last will and testament of Philip Doverspike late of the Township of Red Bank in said County (Deceased)

Respectfully represent: That the said Philip Doverspike died on or about the 15 day of January 1892.

Seised in fee of a certain mesurage and tract of land containing one hundred acers more or less, situated in said Township of Red Bank, ajointing lands of Daniel Kunselman on the north.

A. Doverspike on the east.

Estate of the late Mary Thompson on the south.

W. F. Kunselman on the west.

That the said Philip Doverspike (Deceased) in and by his last will and testement, in mixing, dated the 14th day of February A. D. 1890, and since his decease duly proved to wit on the 19th day of February A. D. 1892, before the Register of Wills of said County and now remaining of Record in his Office, directed that his said Real Estate should be sold.

But did not authorize any person or persons, by name or description to make sale thereof, and of his said will he appointed your petitioners to be Executors: All of which will appear by said will, a copy attached.

Your petitioners pray the Court to grant them an order to make sale of the above mentioned real estate according to the direction and for the purposes set forth in the will of said testator.

And they will ever pray ect.

Signed

George H. Doverspike

J. C. Edwards



Armstrong County ss.

Before me the subscribed personally came the above named George H. Doverspike and J. C. Edwards, who being duly sworn say the facts set forth in the forgoing petition are true as they are advised and verily believe.

George H. Doverspike

J. C. Edwards

Sworn and subscribed this 20th day of Dec 1892

Wm Brown J. P.


Armstrong County ss.

Adam Doverspike and F. D. Doverspike of Red Bank Township County of Armstrong and State of Pennsylvania, being duly sworn according to law say they are well acquainted with the farm or tract of land owned by Philip Doverspike, late of said Township (Deceased) and as mentioned in the foregoing petition.

That the price or sum of $65 per acrer is a fair and good price for said land.

Adam Doverspike

F. D. Doverspike

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20th day of December 1892.

Wm Brown J. P.


And now Dec 21 1892 presented in open Court and open concideration order granted to make sale of land as prayed for and to execute sufficient deed in fee simple to the purchasers thereof and take good and sufficient surieties for any unpaid blance of purchase money upon giving of Bond with surities to be approved by the Court.

By the Court

Order issued



December Term 1894


In the Orphans' Court of Armstrong County

In the matter of distribution of the funds arising from the sale of Real and Personal Estate of Philip Doverspike late of Red Bank Township (Deceased)

Schedule of Distribution


Amount of Personal property for distibution to heirs. $533.00

Amount of Real Estate for Distribution to children after deductions $500.00
Amount Ellen Doverspike widow $5903.70

Whole amount of Estate Real and personal for children $6436.83

To Franklin Doverspike $1287.36 2/5

To Amanda Edwards $1287.36 2/5

To Malissa C. Mohney $1287.36 2/5

To Emma J. Sigworth $1287.36 2/5

Geo H. Doverspike $1287.36 2/5

$6436.83

We the undersigned and above named Franklin Doverspike, Amanda Edwards, Malissa C. Mohney, Emma J. Sigworth, Geo H. Doverspike being all children and heirs of the said Philip Doverspike late of Red Bank Township Armstrong County State of Pennsylvania (Deceased) do hereby approve ratifiy and confirm the above Schedule of Distribution of our said dead fathers estate and agree to and intend that said Schedule shall be taken as same in force and effect as if the same had been made out by a Auditor duly appointed by the Orphans' Court of said County and had been filed in and approved and confirmed by said Court.

And as do futher ratify and appove and confirm all and every act or acts done by said George H. Doverspike and James C. Edwards Executors in settling up and dispering of personal and Real Estate.

And as do further hereby acknowledge to have to have each received from said Executors the said amount $1287.36/100 One thousand two hundred eighty seven dollars and thirty six cents in full of our distribution share of our (Deceased) fathers estate as per above Schedule of Distribution.

And therefore we and each of us jointly and servility do by these presents remise Release quit-claim and forever discharge the said James C. Edwards and George H. Doverspike their heirs and administrators of and from the above sum of $ 1287.36 3/5 which as herein acknowledge the said Executors have duly paid to each of us of and from all actions suits payments accounts reckening claims and demands whatever for or by reason or on account of settlement of the estate of the said Philip Doverspike or for any other act or matter cause or thing whatever.

In Witness wereof as have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year after our said hands and seals.

G. H. Doverspike {Seal} Oct 18 1894

Amanda Edwards {Seal} Oct 23 1894

Malissa C. Mohney {Seal} Nov 1 1894

Emma J. Sigworth {Seal} Nov 12 1894

Franklin Doverspike {Seal} Oct 27 1894

And now to wit Dec 19 1894 on motion of R. A. McCulloch and Rueben Fullerton atty. for the executors the Schedule of Distribution on is directd to be filed and recorded in the office of the Orphans' Court among the precedings and records of the estate of the said Philip Doverspike (Deceased) in said Court.

By the Court







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