Compiled by Sue N. Haschemeyer
Will of Henry BELL
|Liz Harrison contributed the will of Henry Bell to Rootsweb. She wrote the webmaster of this site:
"Saw your web page and wanted to let you know that on the Philadelphia Archives on Rootsweb I've posted a transcription of his will and marriage."....Liz Harrison 10/13/2001
|1) Henry BELL Jr. Descendancy b. circa 1700, d. March 1748 Berks Co. PA
+ Sarah RUMFORD b. 25 Jan 1700, m. 30 Oct. 1720, d. after 26 Oct. 1737
Will of Henry Bell
fourth day of March in the year of our Lord 1748
of Amity Township in the County of Philadelphia,
yeoman (a yoeman possessed of a small estate in land; a gentleman-farmer; a freeholder)
very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory
was a plantation owner and had three slaves.
dearly beloved wife Elizabeth
Witnesses: Jonas Jones and Searg. Hughes Philadelphia April 5th, 1748.