The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996 Page: 41
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and other proper officers of the Church.
* Seventeenth: one hundred
dollars per month . . . to St. Peter's
Protestant Episcopal Church at the
corner of Wayne and Harvey Streets,
Germantown, Philadelphia, so long as
the Rev. T. S. Rumney, D. D. shall be the
Rector, the said money only to be
appropriated to the payment in full or in
part of the salary of his assistant, which
assistant shall always be selected and
retained by or with the approval of said
Rector, the Reverend T. S. Rumney, D. D.
* Eighteenth. five hundred
dollars be paid annually to my devoted
friend and Rector, the Reverend T. S.
Rumney, D. C. during his life, and
should his wife survive him, to be
annually paid to his wife Anna J.
Rumney, during her life, and if their
daughter Mary E. Rumney shall survive
her mother and her father . . . two
hundred fifty dollars to her annually
during her life.
* Nineteenth: to my sister-in-law
Mary A. Bonnell one thousand dollars
annual during her life and to my sister-
in-law Cornelia C. Bonnell during her
life, provided that my wife should not be
living at the time of my death.
* Twentieth: one hundred dollars
per month to my faithful agent Peter B.
Hinkle, during his life, the payments to
commence when he ceases to act as
agent of the executors of my will, and at
his death..five thousand dollars to the
children of his son Jesse Hinkle, who
may be living at the time of the death of
the said Peter B. Hinkle
one hundred dollars, and on Good
Friday, the sum of fifth dollars.
* Twenty-second: the rest,
residue and remainder of the net income
of my estate ... one-fourth thereof to my
beloved wife, Sallie S. Houston during
her life ... one fourth to my children ...
[no further items of genealogical
* Item Sixty-Third: I appoint to
be executors of my last will and
testament my wife, Sallie S. Houston, my
son Samuel F. Houston, my brother-in-
law George B. Bonnell and my friend
Edgar Dudley Faries . .. I direct that
they shall file no inventory of my estate
in any public office, and shall furnish
none for publication, but they shall
prepare an inventory of my estate
(including therein real as well as
personal property) in a book procured
for such purpose, which said inventory
shall be exhibited at all proper times to
the parties interested under the
provisions of this my will...
In witness whereof, I have
hereunto set my hand and seal this
second day of February, in the year of
our Lord on thousand eight hundred and
Henry H. Houston (Seal)5
* Twenty-first: to my old friend
Dr. Charles Hickock, of Everett, Bedford
County, Pennsylvania, during his life, as
a reminder of my affection, annually on
the twenty-third of December the sum of
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