Dillman Kolb

M, b. 2 March 1719, d. 19 October 1799
Dilman Kolb gravestone
FatherRev. Martin Kolb1 b. 1680, d. 1761
MotherMaria Magdalena Van Sintern1
     Dillman Kolb was born on 2 March 1719.2 Dillman Kolb was also known as Dielman Kolb.3 He was the son of Rev. Martin Kolb and Maria Magdalena Van Sintern.1 Dillman Kolb married Wilhelmina Rittenhouse, daughter of Henry Rittenhouse and Susanna Wool.1 Dillman Kolb and Wilhelmina were members of the Mennonite Church in Skippack Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Dillman was the executor of an unknown person 's estate in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, on 17 November 1761.4 He was appointed to handle Ulrich Stauffer's estate in 1767.3 Dillman Kolb lived in Worcester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.5 He left a will on 28 June 1794.5 The transcript of the Will read:
I Dielman Kolb of the Township of Worcester in the County of Montgomery and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Yeoman, Being Weak in Body and far Advanced in years, but of sound and Disposing mind and Memory do this twenty eighth Day of June, in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety four Make Ordain and establish this my last will and Testament in manner following----
First I order and direct that all my Just Debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfyed by my herein after named Executors.
Item. I order and Direct that my Plantation with all its Appurtenances Situate in the Township of Worcester aforesaid containing about Two hundred and eight Acres of land be sold at public Vendue to the highest and best bidder by my hereinafter named Executors between the time of my decease and the spring thence next following and I do hereby Authouse and Impower my said hereinafter named Executors or the survivor of them To sign seal Execute deliver & Acknowledge or cause to be done a good and fufficient Deed or convryance to the purchasor or purchasors his or their Heirs and Afsigns I also order and direct that all my other effects or personal Estate shall be sold at Public vendue by my said hereinafter named Executors at the time of the sale of the Plantation above mentioned except a Bedstead and Bedding with all thereto belonging which is known to be my daughter Magdalena's Bed which I give and bequeath to my said Daughter Magdalena.
Item. I will and Order that all the monies arising from the sale of my Plantation and of the sale of my Other Effects together with the remainder and residue of my Estate be equally divided among and between all my Children in equal Shares alike. And I do hereby give and bequeath the same to them in Equal shares alike Martin, Henry, Isaac, Matthias, Daniel, Magdalena, Whilhelmina and Esther. And I do further Order and direct that so much as each or either of my aforesaid Children shall have been advanced by me in my lifetime (as will apppear by a family Book by me kept for that purpose) they and each of them so advanced shall suffer a deduction out of his or her respective share at the final Settlement of my whole Estate so as to make them all equal share and share alike. And lastly I do hereby Nominate Constitute and appoint my two sons Henry Kolb and Matthias Kolb to be Executors of this my last will and Testament with full power and authority to Execute the same to the True intent and meaning hereof hereby revoking all former wills and Testaments by me made ratifying and confirming this to be my last will and Testament.
In Witnefs whereof I the said Dielman Kolb have hereunto in the presence of the subscribing witnefses set my hand and seal the Day and Year above written.
Dielman Kolb (Seal)

Signed sealed published and pronounced by the above named Dielman Kolb as his last will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request have hereunto in his presence subscribed our names as Witnefses.
John Dean Jur. John Keyser Fredh Conrad

Personally came each of the Witnefses to the foregoing will and being duly Sworn & Affirmed according to Law did say that they were personally present and did see Dielman Kolb the Testator therein named sign and feal and heard him pronouce and declare the same to be his last will and Testament and at the doing thereof he was of a perfect and sound disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge that they signed their names as witnefses at the request of the Testator in his presence and in the presence of each Other.
Be it remembered that on the 28th day of October AD. 1799 the foregoing will of Dielman Kolb the Testator therein named was proved in due frm of Law and Letters Testamentory granted unto Henry & Matthias Kolb Executors therein named they having first sworn well and truly to perform the same and render an account according to law. Given under my hand & feal and Registered the 28th Day of October Anno Dom. 1799. He died on 19 October 1799 at age 80 years, 7 months and 17 days.2 He was buried in Lower Skippack Mennonite Meeting-house Cemetery, Lower Skippack Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.6 His estate was probated on 28 October 1799 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.7

Family

Wilhelmina Rittenhouse b. 5 Aug 1721, d. 25 May 1791
Children
  • Heinrich Kolb+ b. 10 Sep 1751, d. 8 Mar 1823
  • Matthias Kolb b. 16 Dec 1759, d. 9 Mar 1837
  • Daniel Kolb b. 1766, d. 1861
  • Esther Kolb

Citations

  1. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 186-187.
  2. [S744] Daniel Kolb Cassel, Kolb Genealogical History, 19.
  3. [S1063] Richard W Davis, Stauffer/Stouffer Part 1 p. 86.
  4. [S1293] Philadelphia County Will Book M: 217. FHL microfilm 0021725.
  5. [S1327] Montgomery County Will Book vol. 2: 128-129. FHL microfilm 0021547.
  6. [S852] Dillman Kolb gravestone, Lower Skippack Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S1327] Montgomery County Will Book vol. 2: 129. FHL microfilm 0021547.

Wilhelmina Rittenhouse

F, b. 5 August 1721, d. 25 May 1791
FatherHenry Rittenhouse
MotherSusanna Wool
     Wilhelmina Rittenhouse was born on 5 August 1721.1 She was the daughter of Henry Rittenhouse and Susanna Wool. Wilhelmina Rittenhouse married Dillman Kolb, son of Rev. Martin Kolb and Maria Magdalena Van Sintern.2 Wilhelmina Rittenhouse and Dillman were members of the Mennonite Church in Skippack Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Wilhelmina Rittenhouse died on 25 May 1791 at age 69 years, 9 months and 20 days.1

Family

Dillman Kolb b. 2 Mar 1719, d. 19 Oct 1799
Children
  • Heinrich Kolb+ b. 10 Sep 1751, d. 8 Mar 1823
  • Matthias Kolb b. 16 Dec 1759, d. 9 Mar 1837
  • Daniel Kolb b. 1766, d. 1861
  • Esther Kolb

Citations

  1. [S744] Daniel Kolb Cassel, Kolb Genealogical History, 19.
  2. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 186-187.

Jacob Funck1

M, b. circa 1704
Father-CANHans Funck2 b. 1661, d. 5 Sep 1734
MotherVerena (?) b. 1671, d. 1741
     Jacob Funck was born circa 1704.2 He was the son of Hans Funck and Verena (?)2 Jacob was the probable son of Hans Funck and Verena Funck.2 Jacob Funck married Barbara Oberholtzer, daughter of Jacob Oberholtzer, circa 1729.1 Jacob Funck left a will on 15 May 1756.1,3 The transcript of the Will read:
THE WILL OF JACOB FUNCK SR.
Know all men by these presents, That I Jacob Funk of Franconia Township in the county of Philadelphia,
in the Province of Pennsylvania, Yeoman, am weakly in body but thank God of Good Inderstanding and
memory, and I do hereby make this my last Will and Testament in the manner following:-
That is to say, at first, I do recommend my Soul into the hands of allmighty God, my Creator, and my Body to the Earth to be Buried in due form at the discretion of my Guardians, or Executors. And concerning my worldly Estate I do dispose of the same as following:- At first, it is my Will that all my just debts and funeral Expenses be duly and fully paid by my Guardians or Executors.
Secondly, It is my Will that my dear wife Barbara, shall have our bed together with the Appurtenances our Bedstead my best Chest, my Press, with all linens, and stuffs, all my wool, a good cow, a small Iron pot, her Pan, my Large pan, my tin baking pan, Six pewter spoons, Four pewter plates my Tankard my pewter Cups, all my China, my Large Stone pot, all these my wife shall have for her own use.
Thirdly. I do give unto my dear wife Barbara, for her yearly maintainance as long as she shall continue my widow, every year ten Bushels of good clean wheat, and Six Bushels of Rye, two Bushels of Buckwheat, one quarter of an acre for Indian Corn, one quarter for Turnips, The third part of my Garden, and one Hog to weigh one hundred pounds. Sixteen pounds of flax, and sixteen pounds of tow, all of which is to be good, and also the fourth part of all fruit, the foddering and pasturing of a Cow, to be kept as her own, and three pounds of wool, all yearly, as long as she shall remain my widow.
Fourthly,--my land whereon I now dwell, viz:- one hundred and forty-one acres with all Buildings is hereby given over to my son Jacob Funk, for two hundred and Sixty pounds Current money of Pennsylvania so that my son Jacob Funk, may hold the Said Land and plantation for him, his heirs and inheritors, for ever. And the Said Land shall be paid for in manner and condition following, as I am yet, One hundred pounds in debt by Bond to Derick Jansen, for my Said Land, therefore, my said son Jacob Funk, Shall pay off the said One Hundred pounds Bond, After my decease and deliver the same immediately into the hands of my Guardians Clear and without any Cost, and the remaining One Hundred and Sixty pounds shall remain unpaid without any interest as long as my wife Barbara shall remain my widow, and in case she shall marry again soon, Then it shall still remain unpaid without interest until my Son Samuel Funk arrives to the age of Twenty one years.
Fifthly. As I have already given unto my eldest son Jacob Funk, five pounds as his prior right and Twenty-five pounds more for a beginning and my daughter Barbara has received Twenty-five in part of her Inheritance. Therefore, my son Samuel, and my daughter Maria each of them shall also have Twenty five pounds as soon as they shall have occasion for it.
Sixthly.--It is my will that if my said widow Barbara shall happen to to get married again, then she shall have the third part after all the Devices and Legacies are first paid and she shall then have no more right to the land.
Seventhly. It is my will that in case of Sickness, Failing of Crops, and misfortunes, It should happen that my said wife should not find Sufficient what is given to her out of the Land for her maintainance, Then in such case she shall have to make use of so much of the Estate as she shall have Occasion for, but then it must be charged to her and afterwards deducted out of her third whenever the Division is made.
Eighthly.--It is my will that in case my wife shall marry again, and if then she hath received her thirds, and my son Samuel then be of the age of Twenty One years, then they shall Divide their two parts into four equal parts Amongst my four children and the one is to have as much as the other, and in case One of the youngest or both die under age, Then their parts are to be equally divided among the survivors of them. But if my wife shall remain my widow then no Division is to be made, not till she is dead and honestly Burried, and then the whole estate is to be divided into equal shares and the one is to be used like the other.
Ninethly. One thing necessary. I call to mind my said wife shall have my New Bible, my Martyr Book, one of my new hymn books, one of my Golden Apples (a hymn Book) and one of my Psalm Books, and these books she shall have as long as she lives.
Tenthly.--It is my will and I do hereby Constitute and appoint my Dear Friend and Cousin, Christian Funk, and my beloved wife Barbara, to be the Guardians or Executors, Christian Funk and Barbara Funk, to Give, Sign, Seal and deliver unto my son Jacob Funk, and to his heirs and inheritors, for ever, a full Deed for my Said Land, and I do hereby revoke all Wills and Testaments by me heretofore made, and declare and acknowledge only this to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal May 15th in the year of Our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and fifty-six.
Signed, Sealed, and before their Guardians or Executors Declared (after this his will was ordered read) as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us the Witnesses.
JACOB FUNK, (Seal)
CHRISTIAN MEYER,
SAMUEL MEYER,
HENRY FUNK.4,5 His estate was probated on 14 June 1756 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,6

Family

Barbara Oberholtzer d. 3 Feb 1765
Children
  • Rev. Jacob Funk Jr.1 b. 13 Mar 1730, d. 14 Mar 1816
  • Barbara Funk b. c 1734
  • Maria Funk b. c 1737
  • Samuel Funk b. c 1740

Citations

  1. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 181.
  2. [S1509] Richard W Davis, Funk 10.
  3. [S53] (Rev.) A. J. Fretz, Funk Genealogical Record, 626, "This Jacob Funk, Sr., made his last will in writing, bearing date May 15, 1756,..."
  4. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 181-182.
  5. [S53] (Rev.) A. J. Fretz, Funk Genealogical Record, 626-629.
  6. [S53] (Rev.) A. J. Fretz, Funk Genealogical Record, 626.