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Jean (Jane) MCDOWELL

Jean (Jane) MCDOWELL[1, 2]

Female - 1832

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  • Name Jean (Jane) MCDOWELL 
    Born Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 227225D4E2C27A42B2DE2789F91D3B87050D 
    Died 8 Feb 1832  Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I336  Robert Mueller Family
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 

    Family William McClelland WASSON,   b. Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1805/6, Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Aug 1786  Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anable WASSON,   b. 10 Jul 1787, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1870  (Age 83 years)
     2. Hugh WASSON,   b. 11 Nov 1789,   d. Bef 1831  (Age < 41 years)
    +3. William WASSON,   b. 15 Apr 1792, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1867  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Nancy Jane WASSON,   b. 30 Jan 1795, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1850, Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +5. Thomas WASSON,   b. 24 Apr 1798,   d. Bef 1850, Slippery Rock, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - - Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Aug 1786 - Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1832 - Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S32] American Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin Co., PA, DAR 1969.
    2. [S31] GEDCOM file imported on 17 May 2004.
    3. [S47] Family Bible of William John McCall.
      Jane Wasson Deceased February 8th in the year of our Lord 1832
    4. [S104] Butler County Court House - Will Book, Volume A, Page 253.
      WILL OF JANE WASSON - In the name of God, amen. Whereas I Jane Wasson, widow and relict of William Wasson decd. of Butler county, Centre township and state of Pennsylvania, being advanced in years and being infirm in body and of sound mind do make and ordain the following as my last will and testament and first and principaly I commend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth from whence it came. My worldly property I dispose of as follows.

      As to my personal property I will as follows to my daughter Ann now intermarried with John Adams one large pewter dish and one new calico frock.

      And any real estate that I claim under the last will and testament of my said husband, it being the west half of the tract on which he died it being willed to Thomas Wasson my son and myself and I having taken the west side as my part, the south end of said part I will to John & William Thompson sons of my said daughter Ann one hundred acres including the improvement to be divided share and share between them quantity and quality.

      And the other hundred by the north end of said share, I will to my son William Wasson.

      And also my personal property, I will to my son William Wasson one bay mare, one black cow and also one brown cow and also one hukel.

      And to my daughter intermarried with William McCall I will one bureau.

      lst to Anibal McCall my grand daughter two pewter plates.

      and to Jane Thompson McCall one looking glass.

      and Jane Thompson my grand daughter intermarried with Joseph Adams one small pot and two pewter plates.

      And to my grand daughter Jane McDowell Wasson and my grand daughter Mary Jane Wasson, daughter of my son Thomas Wasson, I leave one bed.

      And to John Thompson and William my aforesaid grandsons, I will one bed.

      And I will that all the bed quilts be equally divided among the aforesaid last four named grand children.

      And to Anibal Thompson my grand daughter I will a side saddle and one falling leaf table and two pewter plates.

      And to my grandson William Wasson, son of my son William one large Bible.

      And also to Anible Thompson my aforesaid grand daughter one wheel.

      To Ann Wasson my son Thomas's wife one black worsted shawl.

      And to Thomas Wasson my son and his son William I will the price of a house sold to Edward timblin and received by Thomas my son.

      My own clothes whatever there may be I leave to my two daughters Ann Adams and Jane McCall.

      And any thing in the house that is not mentioned in the above will I allow to my two grand daughters Jean Adams and Anible Thompson.

      and whatever sheep I may possess I will to my grandsons William and James McCall.

      And my property not within the house I will to my two grandsons John & William Thompson.

      And I do appoint and require my son William Wason as my executor of this my last will and testament to do all things therein required and to keep in trust all such things as are willed to any until such times as is proper to give them, especially the real estate until the second boys to which it is willed is of age. In testimony of the above I have set my hand and seal this 4th of Marth 1831.

      Signed, sealed, and declared by the said testator as her last will and at her request we have signed the same.
      Jno. Timblin Jane Wasson (Seal)
      John Thompson

      Jan. the 24th 1833
      I John Timblin being called upon to see the testator of the within will who is in a low state of health, but of sound mind as far as I can discern states that she wants the following alterations made in her will.

      First that the one hundred acres of land mentioned in the will left to John and Wm. Thompson be left to Wm. Wasson son of Thomas Wasson and the other hundred left to William Wasson his son be now left to Wm. Wasson his son and John Thompson son of his daughter Ann,

      and that John Thompson is to have the north end joining James Gillchrist.

      And she leaves a large pewter dish to her daughter Ann and to Jean McCall a bureau.

      This noted at her request and read to her and written by me exactly as she directed. Witness my hand & seal the date above.

      John Timblin (Seal)

      The above codicil drawn the 24th of January last being this day read to me. I do hereby sign and acknowledge it as my last will and testament revoking all other wills and grants whatever. Witness my hand and seal this 9th of Feb. 1833.
      Signed in the presence of
      John Timblin Jane Wasson (Seal)
      William Wasson

      Butler County
      Personally appeared before Maurice Bredin register for the probate of wills and granting letters of administration in and for said county John Timblin Regts. and William Wason who on their solemn oath doth swear that they were personally present when the codicil will was made out and at that time she appeared to be of sound mind and memory and they at her request and in her presence witnessed the said last codicil and testament sworn and subscribed the 26th day of Feb. A.D. 1833.
      Before me
      Maurice Bredin - Reg. William Wasson
      John Timblin

      Be it remembered that on the 26th day of February 1833 that letters testamentary were issued to William Wasson executor of this last will and testament who being sworn agreeable to law to make a faithful appraisment of the goods & chattels of Jane Wasson deceased and to make return on or before the 26th day of March 1833 and also to settle their administration account in one year or when thereunto lawfully required also to have them signed and will and truly comply with the Collateral inheritance act of the general assembly passed Apr. 7th 1826.
      Before me
      Maurice Bredin - Clerk Recorded Feb. 26th 1833

      Margin note:
      And now to wit Sept 1st 1852, I James T. McJunkin Register of Wills of Butler county Pa by the direction of the judges of the court of said county make the following correction, In the record of the codicil to the will of the said Jean Wasson the following expression issued, "and the other hundred left to William Wasson his son be now left to Wm. Wasson his son and John Thompson son of his daughter Ann" but in the original codicil now on file in this office it is "and the other hundred left to William Wasson her son be now left to William Wasson her son & John Thompson son of her daughter Ann"
      Witness James T. McJunkin - Register