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Mary Shrout, [will]

Female Abt 1782 - Deceased


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  • Name Mary Shrout 
    Suffix [will] 
    Born Abt 1782  Hampshire County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1782  Hampshire County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Role: Daughter
    Name Mary Shrout Shrote 
    Name Richardson 
    Reference Number S2276 
    Will 24 Jul 1804  Hardy County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Daughter
    FamilySearch ID KLF7-LY9 
    _UID A6193EE51B174F568BA2ADFD0641330E184D 
    Died Deceased 
    Person ID I2273  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 

    Father Johann Peter Shrout,   b. 18 Aug 1733, Schwarzenacker, Saarland Bezirk, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1804, Morefield, Hardy County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Anna Clara Feuerbach,   b. Abt 1739, Rhineland-Pfaiz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1804, Union Township, Hardy County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1760  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    St. Michaels Lutheran Church 
    Family ID F1128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richardson,   d. Deceased 
    Married Abt 1803  Hampshire County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    of 
    • Name of Richardson comes from father's will
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1217] VA: Virginia, Compiled Census, (Date posted to database 8 Nov 2017).
      Page: 25, Column: 2
      Name: Peter Shrote State: VA County: Hampshire County Township: 08 00 Year: 1782 Record Type: Continental Census Page: 25 Database: VA Early Census Index

      [This shows Peter Shrote with 8 white persons and 0 black persons in his household?] [Next to John Bradford]

      [I have linked the 6 children and his wife who I think would be living with Peter at the time. One daughter, Regina is already married.]

      [Peter Shrout lived on Patterson Creek in Hampshire County, and was a neighbor to John Bradford, who was a Revolutionary War Veteran]

    2. [S1221] WV: West Virginia Wills, Volume 1, 1786-1811, Chapter number: Wills, Page Number(s): 290-291, Iamge: 144-145, Person(s) of Interest: Peter Shrout, (Date posted to database 09 November 2017).
      The following is a transcription of the Will of Peter Shrout, late of Hardy County, Virginia which was written 24 July, 1804. It was transcribed by Ione B. Supplee.

      In the Name of God Amen I Peter Shrout of the county of Hardy State of Virginia being in a weak State of Health but sound Mind and Memory at this time do make this my last will & Testament in manner following to wit that is to say first and principally I recommend my soul to Almighty God who gave it, my body to the Earth to be interred at the discretion of my Exec's herafter named. Secondly I give and bequeath to my daughter Peggy all the waring apparrel of which her Mother Ann Shrout died possessed.
      Item I direct that my Exec's do immediately or as soon as possible after my decease make Sale of all my household furniture except a Tea Kittle and divide the money arising therefrom equally between my four children to wit George Shrout, Hannah Bradford, Peggy Shrout and Mary Richardson.
      Item I give and bequeath to my grandson -- George Shrout son of George Shrout the plantation whereon I now live containing two hundred fifty three acres more or less but that my said son George Shrout, Father to the said George Shrout to whom the land is devised shall have the use of the said plantation for and during the Natural life of him my said son George Shrout.
      Item It is my will that my Exec's do make sale of the following Stock to wit one Horse Foal Mare one Cow and Calf and one Yearling Steer and three head of hogs as soon as it convenient after my decease and divide the money therefrom equally between my aforesaid -- Children George Shrout, Hannah Bradford, Peggy Shrout & Mary Richardson to them and their heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my said Son George Shrout all the Grain now growing on the said Plantation after my decease.
      Item I Nominate and appoint my said son George Shrout Executor of this my last will & Testament hereby ratifying & confirming this only as and for my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 24th day of July 1804.

      Peter (X) Shrout (his mark)

      Signed Sealed published pronounced & declared as for the last will & Testament of the said Peter Shrout in the presence of
      The words except a Tea Kettle' & the words after my decease. underlined before Signing & Sealing.

      John J. Shorr, George Sly, Robert Cocklain ([The surname is not definite, I.B.S.) Edmund Waggoner

      At a Court held for Hardy County the 12th day of December 1804. This last will and test Testament of Peter Shrout deceased was this day offered for proof by George Shrout the Executor. Ther?? waved and was proved by the oaths of George Ely and Edmund Waggoner two of the witnesses thereis unto is ordered to be recorded and the witnesses theres and is ordered to be recorded on the witness of the said Executor certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate therof in ?? force he having taken the oaths of ?? Executors together with James Scott his Security ex?? unto and acknowledged as how ?? the Penalty of five hundred dollars ??
      Ed Williams Court

      [This microfilm is shown to be in Hardy County Courthouse, County Clerks Office State of West Virginia. West Virginia became a state following the Wheeling Conventions of 1861, after the American Civil War had begun. Delegates from some Unionist counties of northwestern Virginia decided to break away from Virginia, although they included many secessionist counties in the new state. West Virginia was admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863]

    3. [S1220] Book: Pennsylvania, Marriage Records of St. Michael's and Zion Church, (Date posted to database 9 Nov 2017); (Digital Image: Shrout, Peter and Anna Marriage.jpg).
      FHL Film # 1312257, Vol. 1 Marriages 1748-1764, Image: 75

      Saint Michael's-Zion Lutheran Church Philadelphia County Peter and Anna were married by license with witnesses Johan Muler, Peter Muller, Ludwig Nonnenmacher and J.M. Walter

      Name: Anna Feuersbach Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1760 Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Spouse's Name: Peter Schraut



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