~ SAMUEL CLARK _ petition


To the honorable Judges of the orphans court of the county of Bucks. The petition of Amos W. CLARK of the county of bucks respectfully represents that Samuel CLARK, late of Buckingham Township in the County of Bucks. Aforesaid died intestate leaving a widow Ellen Clark and issue as follows. Mary, intermarried with Charles Reeder, Samuel S. Clark, Amos W. Clark, Sarah Winner intermarried with James Winner, Jane Elizabeth, intermarried with Charles Selner who is now deceased and the issue of a deceased daughter, Levina, who was intermarried with Benjamin McCorkle. But whose several names and residence are unknown to your petitioners, and issue of Edward H. Clark who is now deceased. "VIZ?" Henrietta Intermarried with Pearson White, Amos W. Clark and minors Elizabeth CLARK and Aaron CLARK: and seized of a messuage Tenement and lot of land containing seven acres more or less situated in Buckingham Township Bucks County Boarded by lands of Amos Bennet, Hiram Worthington, and fronting on the road leading from Hartsville to Pineville (Dark Hollow Road, between Almshouse Road and Forest Grove): The petitioner therefore prays the court to awarde an inquest to make partition of such premises aforesaid to and among the representatives of the said intestate in such manner and in such proportions as by the laws of this commonwealth indicated if such partition can be made without prejudice to a splitting of the whole, but if such partition cannot be somade thereof then to value and appraise the same and further inquire whether the said real estate with the appartenances will conveniently accommodate more than one of the children, or representatives it will conveniently accommodate, and make return of their proceedings according to law.

----Inquest amended and rule granted --- Whereupon September 15th, 1863 the court awarded an inquest and notice of the time and place of holding the inquest to be published in one news paper published in the county of Bucks three times for three weeks successively immediately preceeding the holding of the inquest and three times for three weeks successively in a daily paper published in the city of Philadelphia immediately preceeding the inquest and personal note to be served upon representatives residing in the county of Bucks. * Have copy of original


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