1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?) 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806) 3... Nicholas Henshaw (1763-1821) m Margaret McConnel (1753-1810) 4.... Nancy Ann Henshaw (1784-1860) +William Butter (1777-1863)
|Nancy Ann Henshaw [ID 07736]||Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view:|
Born 1784, Virginia.1,2
She married William Butter1 [William Butler3], 18091. William was born 1777, Virginia.1,2
Nancy and William and family are shown in the 1850 census, Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana, as follows:4
Nancy Ann Henshaw died 1860.1,2
William died 1863.1,2
William Butler had prepared his will on Jun 1 1861 (probated Feb 10 1863), as follows:7
I William Butler of the county of Franklin and state of Indiana do make and publish this my last will and testament. Item 1st. I give and devise the land on which I now reside, situate in the county and state aforesaid, containing about one hundred acres, to my son William Butler Jr., and my (daughter Elizabeth Butler) and their heirs, to be divided in manner following, to wit. Seven tenths to the above named William Butler Jr., and three tenths to Elizabeth Butler. But neither of the parties shall sell their part without the consent of the other. I also give and bequeath to the also named children all stock, household goods, and other personal property that I may be the owner of at my decease to them and their heirs. Item 2nd. I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret Logan fifty dollars to be paid in two years. To my son Thomas Butler, one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid in four years. To my daughter Susan Brown, fifty dollars in five years. To my son James Butler, one hundred and fifty dollars in seven years. To my daughter Esther A. Wilson, fifty dollars to be paid in nine years. All the above named sums to be paid by my son William Butler Jr., to the above named parties on or before the times above specified, said times to commence as the date of my decease. Item 3rd. It is my will further, that my son William Butler Jr., pay all my just debts and financial expenses. Item 4th. I do hereby appraise my son Hiram H. Butler my executor of this my las will and testament, and if there should be difference of opinion among my heirs about the instructions of the same then and in the case the above named executor shall settle the same withons recourse to law, and his decision shall be conclusive between the parties. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 1st day of June A.D. 1861.
Signed and acknowledged by said William Butler as his last will and testament, in my presence and signed by us in his presence.
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