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CHILDREN OF THOMAS AND MARGARET (MONTGOMERY) STRAWBRIDGE.
7* i. MARY3, m. COL. ROBERT GIFFEN.
8 ii. ALEXANDER, d. unm; letters of administration granted on his estate in Northumberland co., Pa., in 1819.
9* iii. CHRISTIANA, m. DANIEL MONTGOMERY
10 iv. MARGARET d. young.
II* v. m. MARY DALE.
MARY STRAWBRIDGE2, dau. Of JAMES (1), m. ——- MITCHELL, probably.
12 i. CHRISTIANA3, receives a legacy Of $532 by her aunt Christiana Strawbridge’s will.
13 ii. JAMES S., receives a legacy of $266 from his aunt Christiana.
JAMES STRAWBRIDGE2, son Of JAMES (1), m. MARGARET JOHNSON. By a deed dated Aug. 28, 1816, they conveyed property to their son, Joseph Strawbridge, the second. (Wm. C. Strawbridge.)
A copy of the will of James Strawbridge was obtained of th Recorder of Chester co., Pa., and is here given:
“WILL OF JAMES STRAWBRIDGE DATED 23, 1818.
“James Kelton and son James Strawbridge, Executors.
“Item–To my wife, Margaret Strawbridge, 1/3 part of the Produce raised every year during her natural life. She shall have the disposal of
all the Home and Kitchen furniture, Beds, Bedding, tables, chairs, and also her choice of a horse or mare for her own use in a gigg or saddle, also her choice of my cows if she should wish to keep one, also full and free possession of the room she sleeps in, with full liberty of any part of House or Kitchen during her life; also firewood cut and laid at the door; the two black girls Nancy Herculas and Elizabeth Hinson shall be at her disposal and my black man Samuel Walker to attend to his mistress when she has occasion for him the remainder of her life until he arrives at the age of 28 to be employed by my son James as he may think proper to employ him.
“Item To my son Alexander Strawbridge 67 acres and 3/4, 33 perches of land with buildings on, and likewise 14 1/2 a. 32 perches to him his heirs and assigns forever also the timber growing on 4 acres of woodland at west end of my land adjoining Enoch Gray’s land called Manner line.
“Item To Joseph Strawbridge my son, The timber growing on 3 acres timber willed to Alexander not exceeding 10 years growth which I expect to remain for my son James. The Timber I will to my son Joseph shall be cut from the Stump each year from Nov 1 until Mch 25. This shall be his full share of my estate.
“Item: To my son James Strawbridge all the remaining part of my land which I have not by this will made over and bequeathed to my son Alexander.