INTESTATE RECORD OF RICHARD TEMPLIN
BART TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, PA
On the Petition of William Ramsey & James Baxter, Administrators of Richard Templin, late of Bart Township in the County of Lancaster, deceased setting Forth, "That the said Richard Templin died Intestate, that the personal Estate of the said Richard Templin came to the hands an knowledge of the said Administrators agreeably to the inventory thereof, amounts to nineteen hundred and fifty dollars, eleven & a half cents; That the Debts and Demands came to the knowledge of the Administrators against the said Estate, amounts to three thousand, one hundred and three dollars and seventy one cents and a half. That the said Debts exceed the personal Estate. The sum of eleven hundred, fifty three dollars and sixty cents which they have no a to pay. That the said intestate left a widow, four children, two of whom are minors and one under fourteen years, that the said intestate died seized in his demsione as of fee of in a certain plantation situated in the Township of Bart, in the County aforesaid containing about two hundred & seven acres & the usual allowance the greatest part of which is patented & the rest held under warrant adjoining land of Nathan Thompson, Samuel Downing & others on which is erected a stone house not finished and a stone barn and praying the Court to make an order authorizing & empowering them to sell the said plantation to enable them to pay off the debts against the said Estate & settle the same. To the Truths of the Facts stated in the foregoing Petition William Ramsey was sworn (up hands) & James Baxter affirmed in open court. It is ordered by the Court that the said Administrators do on the Tuesday the fifth day of April next, on the premises expose said Plantation to Sale by public venue one third of the purchase money on confirmation of sale; one third to be paid in one year thereafter with interest and one third to remain a lien on the property during the life of the widow, the interest whereof to be paid to her annually & after her decease said third to be paid & distributed annually to law, That due and legal notice be given of the time & place of sale and report of said proceedings be forward to this Court on the third Monday in April next.
Pursuant to an Order of this Court of the 22nd day of March last past directing William Ramsey & James Baxter, Administrators of the Estate of Richard Templin late of the Township of Bart in the County of Lancaster deceased on Tuesday the fifth day of April then next now last past, to expose to sale by public venue on the premises the real estate of said deceased, consisting of a certain plantation situate in the Township aforesaid, containing about two hundred and seven acres and the usual allowance the greater part of which is patented and held under warrant adjoining land of Nathan Thompson, Samuel Downing and others, on which is erected a stone house not finished and a stone barn, the terms of sale to be one third of the purchase money to be paid at the confirmation of the sale, one third in one year next after the time of sale with interest and one third to remain alien on the property during the life of the widow, the interest whereof to be paid to her annually and after her decease said third to be distributed and paid agreeably to law, said Administrators report that they exposed to sale the lands and tenement, with the appurtenance in the said order mentioned on the day at the place and upon the terms in the said order of this court mentioned and directed, at public auction and then and there after due and legal notice given according to the said order of the time, place and terms of sale did sell the same to Nathan Thompson at and for the sum of fifty seven dollars an acres, for each and every acres thereof neat measure, by public outcry he being the highest and best bidder and that being the highest and best price bidden for the same which report being read the court confirm the sale and the premises sold to the said Nathan Thompson his heirs and assigns in fee as fully and for such estate of the said Richard Templin had and held in the same immediately before and at the time of his decease subject and liable to the payment of the purchase money agreeably to the terms prescribe by the court in said order of sell.
William Ramsey & James Baxter, Administrators of Richard Templin, late of Bart Township in the County of Lancaster, yeoman deceased, having stated and filed in the Registers office at Lancaster their Administration Account on the estate of the said deceased, and legal notice thereof being given by the said Register the same is now produced to the Court for confirmation whereby it appears that the said account was duly __________ by the Register and that there remains in the hands of the said Accountants a balance of $10,584.45 the Court on due examination thereof and advisement had thereon approve of and confirm the same and direct that the balance after deducting therefrom $1.50 the expenses of this Court the remainder thereof amounting to $10,582.95 left be paid and distributed agreeably to Law.
Upon the petition of Mary Templin, daughter of Richard Templin, late of the Township of Bart, in Lancaster County deceased a minor under the age of twenty one years said minor appears on open Court and made choice of Robert Miller Esquire as her guardian, who was approved of and appointed by the Court.
Upon the petition of Elizabeth Templin, widow and relict of Richard Templin, late of the Township of Bart, in Lancaster County deceased. Robert Miller Esquire is appointed guardian of Richard Templin, a minor under the age of fourteen years, son of said deceased.
On the Petition of Elizabeth Templin, widow and relict of Richard Templin, late of Bart Township, Lancaster County deceased. The court appoint Maxwell Kennedy, guardian over the person of Richard Templin, a minor son of said deceased under 14 years of age, his minority.