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Nancy /Esham ISHAM

Female 1801 - 1863  (61 years)


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  • Name Nancy /Esham ISHAM 
    Born 27 Nov 1801  Worchester County,Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Nov 1863  Rosedale,Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Nancy dayghtet of William Esham and Martha Ann Ruark. Nancy died November 9,1863 Rosedale, Indiana Parke County, at 61 years of age. She mad a will in Parke County, Indiana, November 4, 1862. Nancy Rukes Will dtd 04 Nov 1862 Red 05 Dec 1863 Records of Wills; Bk2 pp 237, 238, 289.

      Heirs-- Son William Rukes Son John Rukes
      Son Elias Rukes
      Son Lewis Rukes
      Mary Coley, wife of Lewis Coley
      Harrison Rukes
      Thomas J. Rukes
      Mary Jane Rukes, dau of William Rukes
      Exec--- H.D. Scott M.M. Hickcox
      p.237

      I, Nancy Rukes, of Parke County, Indiana, do make and pulish this, my last will and testament as follows, to wit,

      After the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses, I dispose of my property of which I may die the owner of as follows. 1st to my son William Rukes, I give and bequeath the sum of five dollards, 2nd to my son John Rukes, I give and bequeath the sum of five dollars. 3rd To my son Elias Rukes, I give and bequeath the sum of five dollars. 4th
      to my son Lewis Rukes, I give and bequeath the sum if five dollors. 5th To Mary Coley, wife of Lewis Coley, I give and bequeath the sum of five dollars. ^th To Harrison Rukes, I give and bequeath the forty acres of land I own in vigo County bought by me off Lewis Rukes. 7th To Thomas J. rukes, I give and bequeath all the estate I may own in Parke County, Indiana at the4 time of my death. I also give and bequeath to said Thomas J. Rukes all my household property of which I may die the owner. 8th To Mary Jane Rukes dauther of William Rukes, I give and bequeath sixty dollars in money. Also the price of the one cow. one feather bed, one side saddle and riuding bridle or their value if not owned by (me) at the time of death.

      After paying the above legacies and my funeral expenses, I give my son Thomas J. Rukes the balance of any personal property iof whatsoever kind.

      And I do appoint William Adams my executor of this, my last will and testement.
      And I hearby noole (sic) and make void all former wills by me at any time made.

      Witnessed my hand and seal this 4th day of November 1862
      signed her
      Nancy X Rukes
      mark
      Signed by me as witness in the presence of the testament of each other as witnesses of her signature Nov. 4,/62 (Signed H.D. Scott & M.M. Hickcox

      p.238
      State of Indiana, Parke County, S.S., Be it Remembered, that on the fifth day fo December A.D. 1863, Marvin M. Hickcox, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing last will and testament of Nancy Rukes, late of said county, deceased, honorably appeared before Samule Magill, cleark of the Court of Common Please of Parke County, and the State ofi Indiana, and being duly sworn by the cleark of said court, up his oath decklared and testifie as gollows, that is to say, that on the 4th day of November A.D. 1862 he saw that saud NHancy Rues sign her name to said instrument in writing, as and for her last will and testament, and that this deponent at the same time and the said Nancy Rukes declare that said instrument in wrting to be her last will and testament, and that the said instrument in wrinting was at the same time at the request iof the saud Nancy Rukes, and with her consent atested and subscibed by the saiud H.D. Scott and M.M. Hickcox, in said Nancy Ru7kes was at the time of signijg and subscribijg of the said instrument in writing, as of_____, beging of full age, (that of more than twenty-one years of age) and of sound and disposing mind and memeory, and not under any coercion or restraint as the said deponent verily believes, and further, deponent says not,
      (signed) M.M. Hickcox Sworn to and subscribed by the said Marvin M. Hickcox before me, Samule Magill,
      Cleark of said Court at Rockville, the fifth day of December, 1863. (signed) Sam Magill, Clk
      In attestation whereof, I have herewith subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court.

      SEAL State of Indiana
    Person ID I30451410  Hill Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Mar 1999 

    Father William ESHAM 
    Mother Martha Ann RUARK 
    Family ID F14613028  Group Sheet

    Family Zorabable RUKES,   b. 14 Aug 1798, Marysville,Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1859, Rosedale,Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Whitaker(Max) RUKES,   b. 12 Sep 1821, Lewis County,Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1873  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Ellias RUKES,   b. 4 Jan 1823,   d. 20 Nov 1882, Rosedale,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. John RUKES,   b. 7 Nov 1823
    +4. Lewis RUKES,   b. 21 Jan 1828, White Sulpher Springs,Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. James N. RUKES,   b. 10 Oct 1830
    +6. Martha C. RUKES,   b. 2 May 1833, Rosedale,Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary J. RUKES,   b. 19 Feb 1836
    +8. Harrison J. RUKES,   b. 6 May 1837, Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1915, Raccoon Twonship,Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Arthur RUKES,   b. 3 Mar 1842, Parke,Vigo County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Thomas J. RUKES,   b. 12 Mar 1844, Rosedale,Parke County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1913, Parke,Vigo County,Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Family ID F14613015  Group Sheet