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DOB: c1699
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DOD: c1740 Will Written: September 19, 1739; Probate: May 27, 1741
POD: East Nottingham Township, probably Chester Co, PA, possibly Cecil Co, MD Will appears in PA will book Chester Co; but where he lived could be what is now Cecil Co, MD
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Spouse: Esther based Samuels Will
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Father: Christopher Houston (c1676-c1726)
Mother: Martha

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Item:Will of Samuel Houston
Original Source: Wills of Chester County, Vol B:82
Extract Source: Martin, Cope, and Wright, 1993:99
Written:September 19, 1739
Probate:May 27, 1741
Filed:September 1, 1742
Extract:To wife Esther all real and personal estate during her life, she paying yearly #3 to my mother Martha Houston during life and at her decease. [sic: This perhaps should read: ...life, and at her decease ] personal estate to Robert, Christopher and James Houston, Ann Walker, Margaret Linn, Jennet Linn and Martha Linn to be equally divided among them. The plantation called Philips Bottom and Philips hill (sic) with the improvements be returned to Christopher and James Houston free of charges they paying to Robt. Houston, and others above named #10 each.
Executrix: wife Esther Houston, Hugh Linn, and Samuel Thompson.
Witnesses: John Thompson, Mathew Thompson, Robt. Loughrig.
Note: There is nothing to show the relationshi of the above legaatees to the testator.
Account filed by:Henry and Esther Glesford. September 1, 1742
From AncestrySamuel Houston of E. Nottingham. Farmer. September 19, 1739. May 27, 1741. B. 82. To wife Esther all real and personal estate during life, she paying £3 yearly to my mother Martha Houston during life and at her decease. Personal estate to Robert, Christopher and James Houston, Anne Walker, Margaret Linn, Jennet Linn and Martha Linn to be equally divided. The plantation called Philips Bottom and Philips hill with the improvements be returned to Christopher and James Houston free of charges they paying to Robt. Houston and others above named £10 each. Executrix: wife Esther, and Hugh Linn and Saml. Thompson, overseers. Witnesses: John Thompson, Mathew Thompson, Robt. Loughrig. There is nothing to show the relationship of above legatees to the testator. Actt filed by Henry and Esther Glesford. September 1, 1742.






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