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HOLTZCLAW *Amos, , Sr.

Male 1774 - 1842


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  • Name  HOLTZCLAW *Amos, , Sr. 
    Suffix  , Sr. 
    Born  29 Dec 1774  Fauquier County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  09D58D5052FFCE40A9C20EE34C87EBACE08A 
    Buried  1842  Reep/Dunkard Cemetery, Harrison Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  6 Aug 1842  Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I4954  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors of Catherine King from the Virginia King Family of Stafford and Louisa County, Virginia
    Last Modified  6 Jul 2006 

    Father  HOLTZCLAW *Benjamin, Sr.,   b. 1748, Fauquier County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1826, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  RUSSELL Catharine Melinda,   b. Jan 1757 
    Family ID  F1603  Group Sheet

    Family  HOPWOOD *Sarah " Sally",   b. 31 Oct 1774, Fauquier County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1841, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Oct 1799  Fauquier County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    >1. HOLTZCLAW *Martha, (Holsclaw),   b. 21 Aug 1805, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1881, Morgan Township, Harrison County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. HOLTZCLAW Melinda R,   b. Between June 17-September 17, 1807, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1861, Boone, Boone County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. HOLTZCLAW Amos, Jr.,   b. 22 Apr 1809, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1840, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. HOLTZCLAW John,   b. Between 1800-1810
     5. HOLTZCLAW William,   b. Between 1800-1810
    >6. HOLTZCLAW Bennet,   b. Abt 17 Sep 1811, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1853, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. HOLTZCLAW Wilford or Wilfred,   b. Abt 1812, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. HOLTZCLAW Mary,   b. 2 Oct 1813, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1861, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. HOLTZCLAW Sarah " Sally ",   b. 2 Oct 1813, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1861, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. HOLTZCLAW Jeziah " Josiah",   b. 21 May 1817, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1874, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  6 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F1587  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE NOTES:

      From tj0843@msn.com

      Amos Holtzclaw, 1774-1842 VA to KY to Harrison Co., Indiana ( 9/9/05 ) Follow up to his post.

      Glad I could help. I'd be interested in filling in the Ellis information that I am missing. I have some
      headstone photo's, a transcript of Amos Holtzclaw's will and some other stuff if your interested.

      Will respond tomorrow 9/10/05
      ________________________________________________________________________________
      The Medders Family Tree ( Richard Medders @richardmedders@hotmail.com)
      503 E. Nebraska Spokane, WA 99208 or richardmmedders@msn.com

      Confirmed Amos Holtzclaw and his parentage. 9/12/05

      _______________________________________________________________________________

      Will of Amos Holtzclaw
      Recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Harrison County Indiana Probate Court in Will Book B, Pages
      #172,173 & 174 on this 23rd day of August 1842.
      H.W. Heath, Clerk

      I, Amos Holtzclaw of Harrison County and State of Indiana do make and publish this my last will and
      testament hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time made.

      First, I direct that my body be decently interred and that my funeral be conducted in a mannder corresponding with my estate and situation in life and as to such worldly estate as it has pleased
      God to intrust me with. I dispose of in the following manner "viz"sic, I direct first that all my just debts
      and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible out of the first monies that shall
      come into the hands of my executors from any portion of my real or personal estate.

      I also device that a fair valuation or appraisement be made by three judicious persons of all my said estate including my household furniture and after being signed with their names that a copy of the
      same be given to each of my executors. I also direct that all my stock in hand be sold by publick auction on a credit of twelve months and that all the real estate of which I shall die seized or professed shall be sold by my executors and credit of twelve months and the amount thereof secured so as to issure the full and punctual payment thereof and to afficiate this my intention I hereby task my executors with full power and authority as I could do were I living.

      I also direct that an equal division of all my personal and real estate be equally divided among my
      several children except my daughter Sarah which I direct to have two shares ( or the part of my
      heirs) of all my real and personal estate. I also direct that my daughter Sarah shall be entitled to the following articles viz 2 bedsteads and bedding included, 2 coverlets,6 quilts,2 counterpins, 2 blankets
      2 linen sheets 1 beaurow 1 stand table 2 little (______) 1 copper tea kettle________________
      3 tea waters 1 loom with all slans geers spools etc. belonging to the same 1 side saddle and bridal
      1 set china cups and saucers 2 china bowls 2 sets tea plates 1 salt set 1 pepper box 1 cow and calf and heifer 1 small copper bucket and one (_______) also a lot of sheep marked with an uppercut in each ear said cattle above maimed same mark. I also direct that my executors erect around my
      enternment a good post and rail fence 3 rods long and 1 rod wide with a good swinging gate also ( ___b)stone erected at the head of my grave.

      And I hereby make and ordain my worthy friends Edward Ellis and Benet Holtzclaw executors of this my last will and testament. In all (______) thereof I Amos Holtzclaw the testator have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.

      Amos Holtzclaw
      Signed, sealed and delivered by the above named Amos Holtzclaw as his last will and testament in presence of us.

      Bennett Holtzclaw
      George H. Hon

      State of Indiana
      Harrison County

      Be it remembered that on the 23rd day of August AD 1842 the within and foregoing instrument of
      writing proposing to be the last will and testament of Amost Holtzclaw late of the County aforesaid deceased was produced before me Henry W Heth Clerk of the Probate Court in then and for the said County of Harrison by Edward Ellis and Bennet Holtzclaw the Executors therein named and proved by oath of George H. Hon one of the subscribing witnesses thereto be to the last will and testament of the said Amos Holtzclaw dead and the said witness upon his oath say that the said Testator in the presence of the subscribing witnesses ( _______) to said will signed sealed acknowledged published and declared the said will to be his last will and testament fo rthe use and purpose therein expressed and that the said testator was at the time of executing the same of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding.

      In testimony thereof I have herewith subscribed my hand and affixed the seal of our said Court at Corydon on the day and year last aforesaid.

      H.W. Heth, Clk

      Reep Dunkard Cemetery and Will transcriptions sent to Timothy Jordan ( tj0843@msn.com)from
      Marsha Belty at (mdbelty@webtv.net ) on 15 June 2004

      Note on Will transcripts:
      Tim,
      There are a few words in Amos's will that I was not sure of so I put a few places marked like this
      (__________) in those spots. I think if I can go back to the Court HOuse and look at the book I made
      my copies from I may be able to make them out. In Sarah's will she starts out with first and then jumps to third but that is the way it was written in the will book.
      I have lots more on the Holtzclaws thanks to Amos 1774's daughter Sarah's will. Her will, 2 pages is
      a treasure, she names everyone and their relationship to her. Amos Holtzclaw's will is 2 1/2 pages but
      doesn't supply much genealogy.

      The County Clerks office had all the original probate records stored in boxes above the shelves holding the will and deed books. I found Amos Holtzclaw's original probate records but I only copied the inventory and sale results because the Clerks office charges $1.00 per page for copies and the inventory and sale was 8 pages. I believe daughter Sarah's probates were there also but they started
      a renovation in the Clerk and Records offices, they share the same room and copy machine, they moved all the probate records out of the Court House to be stored across the street in the Old Harrison jail.

      __________________________________________________________________________

      A list of members names composing the Church of Christ at Bethel, Harrison Co., Indiana
      February 1,1840. ( Have copy in hand )
      Names of Men;
      1. Amos Holtzclaw-Elder deceased August 6, 1842

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Tombstone Inscription.

    2. [S109] Fauquier County Marriage Index.