Wills, Probates, Orphan's Court, Estate Sales of Deceasd and  Posted Notices
Adams County, Pennsylvania

The Adams Centinel, Gettysburg, PA
December 23, 1801

Register's Office
Adams County, November 28 1801

Notice is hereby given

To all legatees, Heirs, Creditors and other to whom it may concern that the Guardianship account of Henry Miller, Guardian of Mary Kniesly, David Kniesly, and Daniel Kniesly, minor children of Sha Kniesly, late of Lancaster county, deceased, has been filed in the Register's office for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Administration, in and for the County of Adams, in the State of Pennsylvania; and the same will be presented to the Orphan's Court, to be held at Gettysburg, for the said county, on the 29th of December next, for confirmation and allowance.

James Duncan, Register

The Adams Centinel, Gettysburg, PA
December 23, 1801

All persons indebted to the estate of Joseph Brown, deceased, late of Hamiltonban township, Adams county, are requested to come forward on or before the 7th day of January next, and settle off their respective accounts with the subscribers. Also - these who have demands against said estate are requested to present them for settlement, at or before the time above mentioned.

John McElnay and Samuel McCollough
December 15, 1801

The Adams Centinel, Gettysburg, PA
June 2, 1802

Notice is hereby given
To those who are indebted to the estate of Alexander Lackey, last of Mount Pleasant township, deceased, that an immediate discharge of their respective dues is required and to those that have claims against said estate, that they may present them (as soon as they please) legally attested to the subscribers, for payment.

Daniel Menkeith
James Barr
Administrators

N. B. To accommodate such persons as may think it more convenient, the subscribers will attend at the late dwelling house of said deceased, in the afternoon of the 16th day of June next.
May 25, 1802

The Adams Centinel, Gettysburg, PA
July 21, 1802

Notice
All persons indepted to the estate of William Albert, late of Mount Pleasant township, Adams county, deceased, are required to come forward to the subscriber and pay their respective debts; And all those who have claims against the said estate, are desired to bring them, properly attested, to the subscriber for settlement.

John Albert, Adm'r.
July 16, 1802

The Adams Centinel, Gettysburg, PA
October 5, 1802

Notice
All persons indebted to the estate of John Greer, late of Menallen township, Adams county, deceased, are requested to come forward and pay off their respective balances on or before the 27th instant. Those who have demands against the said estate are required to present the same, property authenticated, for settlement on or before the time above mentioned.

John Bender, Adm'r
October 5, 1802

The Gazette, Gettysburg, PA
March 18, 1803

Register's Office
Adams County, Feb. 25th, 1803

Notice is hereby given,

To all Legatees, Heirs, Creditors and others to whom it may concern. That the following Administration Accounts have been filed in the Register's Office for the probate of wills and granting letters of Administration in and for the county of Adams in the state of Pennsylvania; and the same will be presented to the Orphan's court , to be held at Gettysburg for the said county on Tuesday, the 29th day of March next, viz:

James Duncan, Register

The Gazette, Gettysburg, PA
June 3, 1803

Register's Office
Adams County, May 27, 1803

Notice is hereby given

To all Legatees, Heirs and Creditors and others whom it may concern, that the following administration accounts have been filed in the Register's Office for the Probate of Wills and Granting Letters of Administration in and for the county of Adams, in the State of Pennsylvania. And the same will be presented at the orphan's court, to be held at Gettysburg, for the said county, on Tuesday, the 28th day of June next, viz:

James Duncan, Register

The Adams Centinel (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
June 22, 1803

Notice

All persons indebted to the estate of Thomas Douglas, late of Cumberland township, deceased, are requested to make payment; and those who have claims against the said estate are desired to produce them for payment to
William McGaughy and Alexander Russell
Executors
June 14, 1803

The Gazette, Gettysburg, PA
July 22, 1803

By Virtue of an Order of Orphans Court, will be exposed to public sale, on the premises, On Thursday, the 28th day of July, instant, a house and lot of ground, with the appartenances, situated in the town of Oxford, Berwick township, County of Adams, to be sold as the estate of Patrick McGinley, deceased. This sale to commence at two o'clock, P.M. on said day, where attendance will be given and the terms of the sale made known by Nicholas Marshall, the administrator.

By the Court,
James Duncan, Clerk

Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
January 16,  1822 - Page 4

Notice

All persons indebted to the Estate of Daniel Hoffman, late of Straban township, Adams county, deceased, either by obligation or Book Account, are requested to make payment to the Subscriber, on or before the first of February next.

George Walter, Administrator


Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
July 17 1822 Page 3

Notice is hereby Given

To all legatees, Creditors, or other persons concerned, that the Adminstration Accounts of the Estates of the deceased persons, hereinafter names, will be presented to the Orphan's Court of Adams county, for confirmation and allowance, on Monday the 12th day of August next, viz:

Jacob Winrott, reg'r
Register's office, Adams County, July 12, 1822


Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
Wednesday, September 25 1822 Page 3

Notice: Those persons who are indebted to the Estate of William Hunter, late of Liberty township, Adams county, deceased, are requested to make payments to the Subscriber, as no indulgence can or will be given; and all just claims will be discharged when demanded, by

Samuel M'Nair
Executer
Sept, 24, 1822


Estate Sale of Johan "Adam" Adam Swope - Donated by Sara Hemp

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA) Nov. 30, 1825

PUBLIC SALE

The Subscribers, Executors of the Last Will  and Testament of ADAM SWOPE, dec'd, will sell  at Public Sale, the following property of said, deceased, viz. On Thursday, the 22d day of December next, on the premises

A TRACT OF LAND,

situate in Berwick township, Adams county, adjoining, Abbottstown, containing 87 acres, more or less. Also, at the same time and place, the QUITRENTS of about 50 Lots in Abbotsville. - Also on  Friday the 23d day of December next,  on the premises, a Tract of Land, situated in Mountpleasant township, Adams County, containing

200 ACRES

more or less. (a good proportionof which is wood land) on which area erected a

Stone Dwelling House

and Bank BARN, and at Tenant HOUSE and STABLE.  This farm would be divided, to suit purchasers.  - Also, on Saturday the 24th day of December next, on the premises,

A TRACT OF LAND

situated in Germany township, one mile from Littlestown, containing 212 acres, more or less, on which are erected a two-story LOG HOUSE, BANK BARN, and Spring-house:  This Tract would also be divided, to suit purchasers. Also, at the same time and place

100 ACRES

more or less, of Barrens Land, situated in Germany township, on which is erected a small Dwelling House. Also, at the same time and place, about

60 Shares of Gettysburg Bank Stock

Sale to commence at 10 o'clock, A.M. on each of the said days, when due attendance will be given, and the Terms made known, by

Jonathan Swope,
Samuel Swope,
Ephraim Swope,

Johan "Adam" Swope


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