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Henry McGlathery Sr. + Sarah Supplee
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Isaac McGlathery, Sr.1753 -- 28 JUL 1834avatar
Rachel McGlathery14 APR 1757 -- 22 MAR 1842avatar
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Samuel 

25 SEP 17977 FEB 1828  PA  
2+

Anna 

23 JUL 180024 JUN 1879  PA Benjamin Schlater 
3+

Mehelm 

3 NOV 180328 NOV 1897  PA, Montgomery Co Henrietta Thomas 
4+

Martha 

17 JAN 18078 JAN 1888  PA Andrew Findley Scott 
5

Rachel 

22 MAR 18109 OCT 1886  PA, Montgomery Co  
6

John 

2 OCT 181325 SEP 1837  PA, Montgomery Co, Norristown,of  
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  • Will, 28 JUL 1850: I, William McGlathery, of the Township of Schuylkill and the County of Chester being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testimony in the manner and form following viz. Item 1st I give and bequeath to my dear wife, Rachel, all my messuage, lands and tenements and hereditaments* whatsoever situate lying in Schuylkill and Tidyffin and County of Chester together with all my personal property and whatsoever description except such part as is hereafter otherwise bequeathed until my youngest son arrives at the lawful age of twenty-one years. She, my said wife, to educate and maintain my four youngest children viz. Andrew Jackson, William Calvin, and Joseph Henry till they arrive at the age of twenty-one respectively. She to have entire control of the property to cut and sell the wood or anything else she might think proper or necessary for the maintenance of herself and the children above mentioned, but she, my wife, is not to sell the land without the advice and consent of my Executor hereinafter
    mentioned and in case of death or __ [incapasity?] of my said wife previous to the annual of my youngest child above-mentioned age of twenty-one years. Then it is my will and desire that my Executor shall have full control over whatsoever property may be remaining and that he will dispose of the property as soon as practical or possible without a sacrifice. To him divided as follows. In the event of the death of my said wife the property remaining to be equally divided between my four children viz. Andrew Jackson, William Calvin, Thomas Jefferson, and Joseph Henry and further in the case of the marriage of my wife I desire that she receives one-third of the property and the remainder divided between my four children above mentioned. when my said wife remains a widow it is my desire that she shall receive one-third of my property at before mentioned when my youngest child arrives at legal age. Item 2nd. I give and bequeath to my daughter, Ann, widow of Benjamin Schlater the sum of five dollars. Item 3. I give and bequeath to my son Melhelm the sum of five dollars. Item 4. I give to my daughter Matha, wife of Andrew Scott the sum of five dollars. Item 5. I give and bequeath my daughter Rachel the sum of five dollars. Item 6. It is my will and desire that my said wife, Rachel, shall pay out of the estate devised to her all my just debts and funeral expenses. Item 7 and lastly do I hereby appoint my brother Isaac McGlathery Executor of this my last will and testament revoking and making void all former wills by me made heretofore. In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal this the twenty-fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one hundred eight hundred and fifty.
    Wm McGlathery -seal-

    Signed sealed and published and delivered in the presence of us who have subscribed in the presence of each other John McFarland John S. Worliner, West Chester August 12th, 1850 then personally appeared John McFarland John S. Worliner, who the former on his oath and the latter on his affirmation, respectively, declare and say that they were personally present and did see and hear William McGlathery the Testator in the within instrument of writing named sign, seal. publish, pronounce and declare the same as his last will and Testament and at the time of so doing was of sound and will disposing mind
    ^and memory^ to the best of their knowledge and belief. Sworn and affirmed by me.
    Wm. Baker, Register.

    Be it remembered that in the 12th day of August A.D. 1850 the last Will and Testament of William McGlathery was proved and approved in the form of law and letters of administration were granted to Mehelm McGlathery (the Executor Issac McGlathery having resigned the Executorship) who was affirmed will and truly to administer the goods and chattels rights and credits of the said deceased according to the law also diligently and faithfully to regard and will and truly comply with the provisions of the law relating to Collateral Inheritances. Wm. Baker, Register.


    [* messuage, lands and tenements, and hereditaments: "federal phrase used to describe all types of "immovable" real estate, including land, buildings, and rights; the complete ownership of the bundle of rights in a property. Read more @ investorwords.com; "land_tenements_and_hereditaments.
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  • Newspaper, 12 NOV 1937: "'First Presbyterian Church History
    Souvenir Booklet Containing Account of Containing Account of Congregation's Progress Written by J. F. Thompson' The history of the First Presbyterian Church since the beginning here 100 years ago is recorded in a souvenir booklet which was presented each member at the anniversary dinner held Wednesday evening as a part of the week's celebration of the centennial of the church.

    The complete history will be printed in two installments. The author is John F. Thompson. The first article follows: By JOHN F. THOMPSON The following the first recorded minutes of the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond, Nov. 15, 1837. Agreeable to appointment of Presbytery, Rev. Peter H Goliday, and Rev. Edgar Heughs, appeared in the place for the purpose of examining members with reference to the organization of a Presbyterian Church. Whereupon the following persons presented certificates of regular standing in sister churches, which were examined and approved -- via. [ ] 'Charter Members' John Dougan and Martha Ann, his wife, John B. Taylor and Elizabeth, his wife, Margret Fryar, Cynthia Fryar, Thomas Young and Rebecca, his wife, Fielding Young, Margaret Young, Rebecca Young, William Clendenet, Jane Williams, Ann Sayer, Eliza Hamilton, Mary Park, Mathew B. Cochrane, and his wife, Ellis G. Young and his wife, Ebenezer Bishop and Laura, his wife, Parmelia Maxwell, Larkin Gorden, and Dicy, his wife, William McGookin, Sarah Sturdevant, William McGlathery, Sarah Jefferied, Lavinia Fryar, Jane Thompson were examined on experimental religion and received into the Church of Christ. These after adopting the standards of the Presbyterian Church, and promising to study its peace and prosperity were solemnly organized and set appart by prayer and invocation of the blessing of God as a Church of Christ and styled the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond, Ind.

    John Dougan, William McGlathery, and John B. Taylor having been ordained elders of ofter [sic.] churches, were unanimously chosen ruling elders in this.

    The above is a verbatim account of the organization of the First Presbyterian Church in Richmond."
    --"Palladium-Item" Richmond, Indiana, 12 Nov 1937, Fri • Page 12
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Sources
  1. Findagrave William McGlathery
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1810
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1850
  4. Book:Public Ledger; Death Notice: John McGlathery; Philadelphia, PA: the newspaper, 14 OCT 1937;
  5. Book:Not Known; Benjamin Schlater, "McGlathery Family," pp. 112-117.; Contained genealogy of Isaac McGlathery, parents and some descendants. Original Source in the Historical Society of Montgomery Co., PA;
  6. Book:History of Montgomery Co PA; Website
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  7. Book:Book U, Vo. 21; Will of William McGlathery, pp. 12-3; FamilySearch Chester County, PA: Register of Wills; Website
  8. Marriage Sources:
    Book:Not Known; Benjamin Schlater, "McGlathery Family," pp. 112-117.; Contained genealogy of Isaac McGlathery, parents and some descendants. Original Source in the Historical Society of Montgomery Co., PA;
  9. Book:Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1810.; Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series; Linn, John B. & William H. Engle, M. D., Vol.VIII & IX. Google Book; Website
  10. Book:Vol. IV: Abstract of Philadelphia Wills, Part II: 1726 - 1747.; Collections of The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Vol. IV; Philadelphia, 1893.;
  1. Findagrave Jane Bartleson McGlathery
  2. Book:Not Known; Benjamin Schlater, "McGlathery Family," pp. 112-117.; Contained genealogy of Isaac McGlathery, parents and some descendants. Original Source in the Historical Society of Montgomery Co., PA;
  3. Book:Book U, Vo. 21; Will of William McGlathery, pp. 12-3; FamilySearch Chester County, PA: Register of Wills; Website
  4. Cemetery:Find A Grave; Website
  5. Marriage Sources:
    Book:Not Known; Benjamin Schlater, "McGlathery Family," pp. 112-117.; Contained genealogy of Isaac McGlathery, parents and some descendants. Original Source in the Historical Society of Montgomery Co., PA;
  6. Book:Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1810.; Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series; Linn, John B. & William H. Engle, M. D., Vol.VIII & IX. Google Book; Website
  7. Book:Vol. IV: Abstract of Philadelphia Wills, Part II: 1726 - 1747.; Collections of The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Vol. IV; Philadelphia, 1893.;
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