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Last Will of Andreas HAGENBUCH
Posted by: GeneREDMOND (ID *****4718) Date: December 21, 2011 at 21:21:50
In Reply to: Re: Andreas Hagenbuch & dau. Anna Catharina by Leon Stebleton of 219

1785/04/09 Andreas HABENBUCH signed his last Will in PA,Berks-Co,Albany-Twp (translated from German original):

"In the name of the holy trinity of God, the father, son & holy gost Amen. I, Andreas HAGENBUCH, farmer, of
PA,Berks-Co,Albany-Twp am in good held mind memory & understanding, thanks be given to God, that put me in mind
the mortality of my body & knowing that it is appointed for all men & to die, do make & ordain this my last Will &
testament that is to say punctually & first of all, I give & recommend my soul in the hands of almighty God that gave
it & I recommend my body to Earth, to be buryed in a deacont & christian manner, as my executors finds sufficient;
not doubting but in the common rising I shall receive the same again, through the mighty power of God & what touching such
wourdly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give & bequeath of them in following manner & form:

1stly - Because I have already wel prepared my well beloved wife, Maria Margareth, with a sufficient yearly execption,
to maintain her during the hole time of her natural life, I give her yet all my remaining estate (which I have not herein
bequeathed to my children & in terms ordered to be paid to them in their hands, to make use thereof after their own
pleasure when & how she is wanting as long as she lives & when she shall see, that something more ought to be given to
my daughter Anna Barbara, as I have herein bequeathed to her because she is unhealthy, then my said wife & my herein
mentioned executors shall be herein allowed & they shall have the power to give my said daughter something more, out of
the estate which I herein have given to my said wife in her hands, so as my said wife after her pleasure shall find it for good.

2ndly - I give & bequeath to my son Henry HAGENBUCH to the debt of 20 pounds & 3 shillings which he owes to me in
my book, yet the further sum of 79 pounds & 17 shillings good gold or silver money, which my executors shall pay
to him or his heirs as follows, 29 pounds & 17 shillings on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1785
& 50 pounds on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1793, wherewith he gits together 100 pounds
& he shall further have no right, no ways to make any other demand on my other remaining estate,
because a father has his will to make his testament as he pleases.

3rdly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Catharina to the debt of 6 pounds & 11 shillings which she owes to me in my
book, yet the further sum of 50 pounds good gold or silver money which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs on the
17th day of November in the year of our Lord 1792, further my executors shall pay to her daughter Magdalena BROBST
the sum of 43 pounds & 9 shillings good gold or silver money on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1786,
so that my said daughter Catharine & her daughter Magdalena receives 100 pounds together.

4thly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Maria to the debt of 10 pounds & 5 shillings which she owes to me in my book,
yet the further sum of 50 pounds good gold or silver money which my executors shall pay to her orher heirs on the
27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1792, my executors shall pay further to her son John SCHLISLER or his heirs
the sum of 39 pounds & 16 shillings good gold or silver money on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1786,
so that my said daughter & her son John SCHISLER receives 100 pounds together.

5thly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Magdalena 110 pounds good gold or silver noney (these 10 pounds
she shall have more because she has faults at her eyes) which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs as follows,
namely the sum of 50 pounds on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1785 & the sum of 60 pounds
on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1791, so that she received 110 pounds.

6thly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Anna Elizabeth, to the debt of 50 pounds which she owes to me in my book,
yet the further sum of 50 pounds good gold or silver money which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs on
the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1789 so that she receives 100 pounds.

7thly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Christina to the debt which she owes to me in my book namely 50 pounds,
yet the further sum of 50 pounds good gold or silver money which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs on
the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1790, so that she received 100 pounds.

8thly - I give & bequeath to my daughter Anna Margaretha to the debt of 50 pounds which she owes to me in my book,
yet the further sum of 50 pounds good gold or silver money which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs on
the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1790, so that she received 100 pounds together.

9thly - I give & bequeathed to my son John HAGENBUCH, the sum of 150 pounds good gold or silver money,
which my executors shall pay to him or his heirs, namely as follows,
50 pounds as soon as he begins to build his house & 50 pounds on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord
1785 & 50 pounds on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1791, so that he received
together 150 pounds & he shall have the book called Johann Arnds Verily Christiandum.

10thly - I give & bequeath to my above mentioned daughter Anna Barbara the sum of 140 pounds good gold or silver
money which my executors shall pay to her or her heirs as follows, namely 60 pounds on the 27th day of November
in the year of our Lord 1788 & 80 pounds on the 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1791, so that she or her
heirs receives 140 pounds & she shall likewise have one good bed, my kitchen furniture, my chests, 1 cow & 1 heffer,
with that what my beloved wife Maria Margaretha shall further give her, as she finds good, because she is in want of it.

11thly - What concerns the white linnen goods, that, the said Maria, Magdalena, Anna Elizabeth, Christina,
Anna Margaretha, Anna Barbara & Magdalena BROBST, shall share the same in 7 equal shares & traugh cuts
therefore so as the stand named & my said son John shall have my bed, all shall be after the mother's death.

Lastly - But all what after my & my said wife's decease, shall amount in money of my estate of them what we have hath
in our hands yet (except what I have given & bequeathed to my said dhildren) & the money which I have put in the bank
& my executors shall receive therefore, that my hereafter mentioned children, as
Michael, Christian, John, Maria, Magdalena, Anna Elizabeth, Christina, Anna Margareth, Anna Barbara & Magdalena
PROBST (in stead of her mother Catharina) shall among themselves share the same in 10 equal shares each one share,
but my said son Henry & my daughter Catharina shall have nothing of the same, likewise my said 2 sons Michael &
Christian shall have nothing further to their share because I have each of them in the selling of the land which I sold them,
left so much as each one share amounts to & how themselves are satisfied at time, after our several agreements &
constitute & ordain my said wife Maria Margaretha & my son-in-law John REICHELDERFFER & Michael HAGENBUCH
to be the only executrix & executors of this my last Will & testament & I make void & recall herewith all & every testaments,
Wills, bequeathings & executors, through me heretofore made, confirm this & no other to be my last Will & testament.

In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand & seal the 9th day of April in the year of our Lord 1785.
(signature) Andreas HAGENBUCH

Signed, sealed & declared by the said Andreas HAGENBUCH as his last Will & testament in our presence,
that we in his presence & subscribed our names hereto in the presence of each other.
(signatures)
John BROBST
Jacob SCHMITT (his mark)"

(A true translation of the German) [per "MONNETTE & "Abstract of Wills of PA,Berks-Co" v1 1752-1798 p357
by Alfred SMITH & available at Heritagequest.com under "books"].

1785/04/14 Andreas HAGENBUCH added a codicil to his last Will: "Be it public & known to all men by these presents, that I,
Andreas HAGENBUCH of PA,Berks-Co,Albany-Twp have made & declared my above written last Will & testament,
I, the said Andreas HAGENBUCH, by this present codicil do finish & comfirm my above last Will & testament,
that out of each once share, one equal shares 50 pounds, (one share 90 pounds [inserted] which amounts together
490 pounds, shall remain in my & my said wife's hands to our use, till after both our deceased, afterwards shall be
done with it as my above Will & testament says & my children shall no wayas pay Interest to my executors & my
Will & meaning is, that this codicil be reckoned to be a part of my last Will & testament. Doney ??? 11th April 1785.
(signature) Andreas HABENBUCH (seal)".

1785/09/26 The last Will of Andreas HABENBUCH was probated.

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NICOLE


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