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Will of George ELY of Washington Co., PA, 1824
Source:  Mary Ann Stewart Kaylot's web site,  Our Ely Family Genealogy.  (Identity of the transcriber is not given.)
Genealogical Summary:

Testator:  George Y? Ely of Finley Twp., Washington Co., PA
Legatees   

Wife:  Christian
Sons:  Henry, George, John, Peter, Daniel, Jonas
Daus:  Rosannah Stoller, Christian Stoller, Catherine Dennis, Mary
Executors:  Andrew Stallion* (son-in-law), Henry Enlow
Witnesses:  Elinor Enlow/Inlow, Henry Enlow/Inlow
Recorder:  John Grayson
Date signed:  10 Apr 1824
Date proved:  1 Apr 1830
Source:  Washington Co., PA, Will Book #4, p. 502.

*George's son-in-law is Rosanna's husband, Andrew Stollar.
In the name of God, Amen, I, George Ely of Washington county, Finley Township and state of Pennsylvania, being sickly and weake of body but of sound mind memory and understanding praised be God to it and considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and to the end that I may be the better prepared to leave this world whenever it shall please God to call me hence to therefore make and declare this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say,

first and principally of all I commend my soul to almighty God my creator hoping for free pardon and remission of all my sins and to enjoy everlasting happiness in the heavenly kingdom through Jesus Christ my saviour. My body I commit to the earth at the discresion of my surviving Executors herein after named and as ____such wordly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life, I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner that is to say first it is my will that all my just debts and funeral charges be paid.

Secondly it is my will that my well beloved wife Christian Ely  shall have my now home plantation together with all that appertains unto the same during her widowhood together with two cows two sheeps her bed and beding together with fifty dollars worth of my household furniture taken at the praisement all of which estate and property at the end of her widowhood shall be sold by my Executors and devided equally among my children that is to say my son Henry Ely, Rosannah Stoller, George Ely, John Ely, Christian Stoller, Peter Ely, Daniel Ely, Catherine Dennis and my daughter Mary

and further my property money or obligations that shall or may remain in my Estate or property after my decease shall in like manner be equally divided amongst my aforesaid children and as to my money & property that I have [looked?] to my & all my children that one has received more than another.  Each one that has received one more than the other shall reimburse back to my said Executors to be equally divided amongst my before named children & as my son Jonas Ely has has received his full portion of my Estate and more and I do further dissolve? and revoke all and every other former will and testament and declare this and no other to be my last will and testament and I do further make and appoint my son-in-law Andrew Stallion and Henry Enlow as executors of this my last will and testament as witness my hand and seal this tenth day of April in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four-----
 
Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the presents of us
her
Elinor X Inlow
mark
Henry Inlow
George Y? Ely  (seal)

Washington County, PA
Be it remembered that on the first day of April anno domini, 1830, before me John Grayson, Register for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Administration in and for said County came Elinor Inlow and Henry Inlow, the subscribing witnesses to the within last will and testament of George Ely, deceased, who being duly sworn as the law directs, doth depose and say, that they were personally present, and did see the testator thereof sign this will, and did hear him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his will, and that at the time of doing thereof he was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge, observation and belief.

Sworn to and subscribed
before me
John Grayson, Regs.
her
Elinor X Inlow
mark
Henry Enlow

Family Group Sheet of George ELY & Christina STROH-SCHNEIDER
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