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Probate of Elizabeth Boyer (1885)

Submitted by Susan McNeil-Cheyney

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No. 12, 1885 1885
Affidavit of death of
Elizabeth Boyer
Filed 28 August 1885
Chas C. Shafer
Regr.
Start of Estate

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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Somerset Co} SS

Personally appeared before me John H. Miller a Justice of the Peace in & for the County of Somerset William S. Dively who…duly affirmed according to law saith that Elisebeth Boyer of Northampton Tp in the said County died on the 8th day of October AD 1882, at about the hour of Ten Oclock. PM”.
Affirmed & subscribed
Before me this 31st day
Of August, AD, 1885
John H. Miller
Justice of the Peace

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First and final accounting of C.W. Glaus Administrator of the goods and chattels which were of Elizabeth Boyer, decd.

Accountant charges himself with amount of inventory & appraise est filed Oct 5 1885.

Accountant shows credit for the following… -
1. By cash/C…S. Shiffe letters of adm                          $6.00
2. " John M. Stief & E. G. Bauman offices                       3.00
3. " John H. Metler Esq                                          .25
4. " Herman Martz                                               2.50
5. " Geo. W. Glaus                                              3.00
6. " W. S. Dively                                                .50
7. " John H. Miller                                              .25
8. " L. A. Smith                                                2.25
9. " R. N. Koontz                                              19.00
10. " S. Philson & Co.                                           .42
11. " A. B. Critchfeld Esq…May…1886 AD                        100.86
12. Acc…                                                        8.31
13. By cash/…H. G. Reeses, atty for collecting…Sill note       32.09
14. …for 1 note as G. W. Glaus, without…                       54.90
15. …charges for…                                              80.00
16. By cash for…                                               25.00
17. " " " " …                                                  45.00
18. " " Chas C. Shafer                                          3.50
19. " " Wm S. Dively for funeral & expenses & bd & keeping    226.87 
$619.70

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No…1885 1885
…&…
of the goods and chattels for
credit which were of
Elizabeth Boyer decd.
Filed 5 Oct. 1885
Chas. C. Shafer
Reg.
Hay

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Somerset County, SS.
J. M. Stief & E. G. Bauman being duly affirmed as the law directs that they will well and truly and without prejudice or partiality, value and apprais the goods, chattels and credits which were of the said Elizabeth Boyer, deceased, and in all respects perform their duty as appraisers to the best of their skill and judgment.
Affirmed and subscribe,
This 23 day of Sept 1885 1 John M. Stief
John H. Miller 2 E. G. Bauman
J.P.

Inventory and appraisement of all the goods, chattels and credits of the above named Elizabeth Boyer, deceased.

1 wooden chest from Wm Diveley                                 .50
Lot of old silver coins, from Caroline Hayman                 5.00
" " " " " and gold from Susanah Glass                        35.91
" " gold                                                     81.50
" " silver coins } from Wm Dively                            19.25
Note of Jonas Sill,… F Feb 1st 1870 (doubtfull)             362.49
Note of Geo W. Glauss, April 2/1869 (Doubtfull)              54.90
Note " Geo W. Glauss April 2, 1869                           54.90
1 burro at Harmon Martz                                       1.75
2 coverletts                                                  3.00
1 Bedsteadt                                                    .50
                                                            619.70

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Taken & appraised, this 23rd day of September 1885
1 John M. Stief
2 E. G. Bauman

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No. 12 1885 1885
Renunciation in
The estate of
Elizabeth Boyer
Filed 28 Aug, 1885
Chas C. Shafer
Regr.

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To Chas Shafer, Regst of Wills
We the undersigned heirs of Elizabeth Boyer late of Northampton Twnshp Somerset Co P decd, do hereby renounce our right to administer on the estate of said deceased & request the Letter of Administration on her estate be issued to C. W. Glaus, a grandson, who is well qualified to discharge the trust.
August 1885

Rosanna ( X ) Diveley
Berlin Somerset Co Penna

Marian ( X )Martz
Berlin Somerset Co Penna

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No. 12 – 1885
Boyer, Elizabeth
Start of Estate

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Received from C. W. Glauss, Admst of Elizabeth Boyer late of Northampton Twshp the sum of Three ($3.00) dolls, being for services as appraisors of the personal goods and chattels of the Estate of the said Elizabeth Boyer.
Northampton Twshp John M. Stief
Sept 23rd 1885 E. G. Bauman

Sept. 23rd/85
Received of C. W. Glaus, Administrator of Elisebeth Boyer decd. The sum of 25 cents for administering oath of apprasers.
25 cents
J.H. Miller
JP

August 31st 1885
Received of C. W. Glaus Administrator the sum of .50cts (fifty cents) for time & making affadavit to date of Elizabeth Boyers death.
Signature illegible

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June 24th 1886
Received of Calvin W. Glaus, Adm, Nineteen dollars for tombstone for Mrs. Boyer dec’d. $19.00, R. H. Koontz.

Received from C. W. Glaus Administrator of Elizabeth Boyer late of Northampton Township the sum of $2.50 for service as bondsman on said estate.
Northampton Township
Illegible
Hermon Martz

Champion Pa
November 6th 1885
Received from C.W. Glaus Administrator of Elizabeth Boyer deceased late of Northampton Township Somerset Co State of Penna – the sum of $3.00 for Service rendered as bondsman on said estate.
}Geo. W. Glaus

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Rec’d of C. W. Glaus 42cents ? on diff $330.42…illegible…cashed this day.
S. Philson
Berlin, Pa
Apl 1st 85

Recd of C. W. Glaus Adm of Elizabeth Boyer decd $6.00 for Letters & ? in said estate.
Chas C Shafer
Regr

Aug 31st 85
Received of C. W. Glaus, the sum of twenty five cents for affidavit of death of Elizabeth Boyer.
J. H. Miller
J. P.

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Meyersdale, Pa., 11/5, 1886
Received of C. W. Glaus Ad of estate of Two 25/100 dollars, Pub…illegible…$2.25/100
Lou Sh…illegible

Census information for Elizabeth BOYER

1880 Census, Somerset County Penna
ED:17, Northampton, hw-page 5

DIVELY, William (48) Father, Farmer, Pa
, Roseanna (48) Wife, Keeping, Pa
, Simon W (23) Son, Farm Labor, Pa
, Aaron H (13) Son, Pa
, George A (10) Son, Pa
, Jonas C (6) Son, Pa
BOYER, Elizabeth (89) Mother-in-law, Paralized in bed 2 yrs 6 months, Pa

1870 Census, Somerset County Pa
Northampton Township, page 414A, hw-23

DIVELY, William (38) Laborer, $2000/$1000, Pa
, Rosana (38) Keeping House, Pa
, Jonathan (15) Works on farm, Pa
, Simon W (13) Works on farm, Pa
, Samuel W (11) Works on farm, Pa
, Aaron H (3), Pa
, George H (6/12), Pa
BOYER, Elizabeth (79) At Home, Pa

1860 Census, Somerset County Pa
Northampton Township, hw-page 168, stamped page 338

BOYER, Benjamin (66) Farmer, $2,000/$330, Penna
, Elizabeth (69), Penna
WILKEY, Eliza (12), Penna

1850 Census, Somerset County Pa
Allegheny Township, page 147B

BOYER, Benjamin (54) Farmer, $2000, Penna
, Elizabeth (59), Penna
, Lucy A (18), Penna
, Susan (15), Penna
BISEL, Benjamin (7), Penna

1840 Census, Somerset Pa
Allegheny Twp, pg 15

BOYER, Benjamin
1 Male 5-to-10
1 Male 15-to-20
1 Male 40-to-50
2 Females 5-to-10
2 Females 10-to-15
2 Females 15-to-20
1 Female 30-to-40

1830 Census, Somerset Pa
Allegheny Twp, pg 60

BOYER, Benjamin
1 Male under-5
1 Male 5-to-10
1 Male 30-to-40
2 Females under-5
2 Females 5-to-10
1 Female 10-to-15
1 Female 30-to-40

1820 Census, Somerset Pa
Allegheny Twp, page 140

BOYER, Benjamin
1 Male 16-to-26
3 Females to-10
1 Female 16-to-26
1 in Agriculture Occupation

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