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1804 Estate Notice - Benjamin Crawford
Transcribed by Carol HOOSE Brotzman
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 Subj:  estate notice
Date:  6/6/2002 10:35:09 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From: (Brotzmans)

ESTATE NOTICE of BENJAMIN CRAWFORD: (the spelling is just as recorded)
(He died July 27, 1804 in what is now Wyalusing Township.)

Petition of Jonathan Terry Administrator of the estate of Benjamin Crawford. Late of Springfield Township, deceased, was read representing "that personal estate of said deceased is not sufficient to discharge the debts exhibited against his estate by about $130.00. That the deceased died seiseeds in demesne as of fee, (that is the way it was written). A certain tract of land containing 120 acres, adjoining lands claiming of Oliver Dodge deceased, and said lands and appurtances for the payment of said debt and charges of the administration. Whereupon the court grant the prayer of the petition, directing due notice be given of the time and place of sale: Jonathan Terry administrator  of estate of Benjamin Crawford, deceased. Reported: That agreeable to the order of the court of April 23, last, he sold the lands therein described to Justus Gaylord Junior for the sum of $294.00. Which was order was ordered confirmed by the court:
The accounts of Jonathan Terry administrator for the estate of Benjamin Crawford was presented wherein the administrator charges himself $322.34
and pays allowance of disbursements $366.05
balance due from estate to the administrator $43.71 which was ordered by the court to be confirmed.

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