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Will of Lewis Gronow junior

Date: 3 November 1782

Isabella Gronow, stepmother
Relation William Gronow
Lewis Gronow, son of William Gronow
John Gronow, a lame man, another son of William Gronow
Relation Isaac Davis
Mary Cochran
Jeremiah McVeigh
Phillis ? Mulatley, wench, living with me

Sister Sarah Bull, the privilege and use of one of the back rooms, on the lower floor, of the plantation I purchased from James Davis deceased with the privilege the out kitchen, back of the ?, and the garden adjoining, with hay and pasture yearly, for one cow, and her choice of one row of apple trees in the orchard, & 15 bushels of good wheat to be delivered her yearly, and each year, from the plantation I had purchased from James Davis aforesaid, with the privilege of firewood, & to pass to and from at all times during her natural life.  Also I give her all the rights and powers given to me, by my father’s will, respecting a certain plantation and tract of land situate on Cockolamus Creek, near Paterson’s Mill in Cumberland County [now Perry County, near Millerstown] should devolve and be vested in my said sister with full power to receive and apply the profits thereof to her own use until her son John Gronow Bull shall arrive(?) to ye age of 21 years.  Likewise my father, by his last will and testament, did bequeath the sum of five hundred pounds in trust in my hands, with discretionary, powers, being for the use of his daughter Sarah Bull (reference to said will may more fully appear) …

Item I give & devise to my nephew John Gronow Bull my plantation situated in Tredyffrin whereon I now liveth, devised and descended to me from my deceased father, containing one hundred and sixty five acres be the same more or less.  I give to the said John Gronow Bull and his heirs & assigns ..

And further in case my negro man, named York, should through sickness or misfortune prove helpless and unable to support himself, in that case my will is (?) that the said plantation I have here devised to Mary & Isabella Bull, be & is hereby subjected to his support & maintenance


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