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Phoebe Buffington (Grubb)

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Chester, PA, USA
Death: 1769 (74)
West Bradford, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Frances Grubb
Wife of Richard Buffington, Jr.
Mother of Richard Buffington, III

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About Phoebe Buffington


"Be it remembered that I Phebe HADLEY of the Township of West

Bradford in the County of Chester & Province of Pennsylvania, Widdow,

knowing the uncertainty of Life do make this my Last will & Testament in

the following Manner..

Imprimus? My Will is that all my Just debts and funeral charges be first

paid and discharged as soon as may be after my decease by my Exectr

hereafter named...

Item - I give to the Heir of my Late Husband Simon Hadley the sum of

Five? Shillings

Item - I give unto my daughter Phebe WALL the wife of John WALL all

my wearing apparrel [sic]

Item - I give unto my son Nathaniel all the Bonds and Debts which are

now due to me or payable from him in Leiu of all other Bequests

Item - I give unto my son Peter BUFFINGTON and my son-in-law John

WALL the several obligations and debts that they are now indebted to me

respectively to each their respective debts in Lieu of all other


Item - I give thirty pounds to be equally divided between all my


now living and my son in law Samuel O___ [Osburn?] and my

granddaughter Frances BUFFINGTON share and share alike it being for

building a house on my land

And all the remainder part of my estate both real and personal not

heretofore bequeathed I give to my sons John BUFFINGTON his heirs

and assigns forever, he or they providing for me a good and sufficient

maintainence during my natrual life and decently burying me when I am


Lastly I do hereby constitute nominate and appoing my son John

BUFFINGTON to be sole executor of this my last will and Testament and I

do hereby utterly revoke and disannul all other and former wills by me

heretofore made ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my


will and testament.

In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day

of the ninth month anno domini 1767.

Signed sealed published and declared by the testator | [signed] as her

last will and testament in the presents of us | Phebe HADLEY

Richard BUFFINGTON, Robert BUFFINGTON } [illegible, with a date]

John SNOW"


Copy of will sent to Hadley Society by Bob Burns in Oct 1979. He states he

found and copied it at the Chester Co., PA courthouse in Sep 1979. The will

provided is a copy of the handwritten will; ; copy in possession Hadley

Society; FILE: Enc #I-02-0002.

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Phoebe Buffington's Timeline

Chester, PA, USA
November 23, 1715
Age 20
Chester, PA, USA
Age 74
West Bradford, PA, USA