Joseph Ziegler1

M, b. 9 December 1822, d. 27 March 1894
     Joseph Ziegler married Sophia (?) Joseph Ziegler was born on 9 December 1822.1 He died on 27 March 1894 at age 71 years, 3 months and 18 days.1 He was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, formerly known as Rhoade's burying grounds, in East Vincent Township, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Sophia shared the same gravestone.1

Family

Sophia (?) b. 20 Feb 1820, d. 15 Aug 1903

Citations

  1. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 63.

Rev. Michael Ziegler

M, b. circa 1680, d. 1765
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Rev. Michael Ziegler was born circa 1680 in Germany.1 He was a weaver.1 He married Catherine Schrauger, daughter of Andrew Schrauger. In 1734 his name was also recorded as Michael Zeagler.2 Michael was the executor of Ulrich Meyer's estate in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, on 1 March 1741.3 Rev. Michael Ziegler might well have been the Michael Ziegler who witnessed the will of Rev. Martin Kolb on 12 June 1749.4 Rev. Michael Ziegler left a will on 7 February 1763.5,6 The transcript of the Will read:
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN WHEREAS I Michael Zieger, Sen: of the Township of Perkiomen & Schiback in the County of Philadelphia, yeoman, am far advanced in age and thereby my usual health is frequently interrupted Therefore in consideration whereof I do this Seventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and sixty-three hereby make my last Will and Testament in manner following vize: Imprimis I Will and comend my Soul unto God my Creator though the mercy of his beloved Son Jesus Christ my redeemer & my body unto the Earth to be decently buried according to the direction of my hereafter named Executors , and concerning my Worldly Estate I Will that all my legal debts and funeral charges be paid by them before anything Else. Item. I give and devise unto my loving Wife Catherine all and Singurall my Personal Estate (except what I have in Bills Bonds & Book debts) for her use and her heirs forever, and after payment of Several legacies hereafter devised I give unto her during her life all the Interest on the reminder of my Estate which Interest is to be paid to her annually by my Executors and in case the said Interest is not Sufficient for her maintenance then so much of the principall shall be taken as may fully suffice to maintain her, which said all my Personalities I give her besides the said Interest in Lew of her thirds or dowry. Item I give and bequeath to the poor of the congregation I confess myselve the sum of nine Pounds lawful money in Pennsylvania and to be paid to the Elders of the said Congregation of my Township wherein I now reside for that use within three months after my decease. Item I give and devise unto my nine children namely Andreas, Christopher, Michael, William, Gertrude, Susana, Margareth, Catherine and Michael Ruth (son of my deceased daughter Barbara) all the residue of my Estate in manner following that is to say ##### Whereas I have already given to each of my Sons to the amount of Seventy Pounds and to each of my daughters (except one) to the amount of Sixty Pounds of their Portion which they were to have after my decease allowing each of my Sons ten Pounds more (as advance before my daughters) but Whereas for reasons well known David Alleback as husband to my daughter Catherine hath already forty four pounds fifteen schillings and five pence more in hand than the sd sixty Pounds given to his Wife my Daughter Catherine therefore it is my Will and I hereby ordaine & direct that my Executors hereof shall Make a true calculation of what each of these my Children hath received allowing each of my Sons at first Seventy Pounds and each of the daughters Sixty Pounds and afterwards pay or allow to them which are indebted to me to every one of them three months after my decease forty four Pounds fifteen Shillings & five pence which will bring them equal with my said daughter Catherina, and whereas my said deceased daughter Barbara received of me at her Marriage only to the amount of thirty five Pounds eight schillings & two pence therefore My Executors shall at the said time allow for her son Michael Ruth as my Grand Child sixty nine pounds seven & three pens which makes his share in consideration of his mother equal with the rest of my daughters and the said last sum my Executors shall put out on Interest for the use of my said Grandchild and pay it to him after he hath attained his lawful age of twenty one years but in case he happened to dye before that age then the same shall be paid in equall shares to all my children then in live or otherwise to their lawful Issue and after the payment of the sd equal Shares to each of my Sons and each of my daughters at the time above fixed the remainder of my Estate still outstanding in Bonds Bills Notes or otherwise as my legal demand or property shall be left or put out on Interest for my Wife's use as above directed, but after her decease the said Overplush shall be equally divided among all my nine children counting my Grand child Michael Ruth for one thereof, but my son William's share my Executors shall keep in hand and only allow or pay unto him annually the Interest thereof at the rate of five per Ct; but after his death they shall pay ye same to his Children in equal shares according as they attaine their lawful age likewise the said my Executors hereof shall keep my daughter's Catherine share of the said last dividend in hand and only pay or allow unto the said her husband David Allebach the Interest thereof at the rate of five pr:ct: during ye sd my daughters his wife's natural life and no longer; but after her decease the same shall be paid to her Children in equal shares or to their lawful Issue after each of them hath attained his lawful age, and in case any of my above named children happened to die before the sd last dividend is made then it is my Will that his or their Portion or equal share thereofshall devolve to the Issue of their Body in Equal shares and to nobody else. Likewise if my said Grand Child Michael Ruth happened to die before his age or without Issue lawfully begotten his portion of the said last dividend shall devolve in the same Manner as above directed about the Sum to be put out for his use three months after I am dead, And I do hereby appoint and constitute my loving sons Andrew and Michael sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament to wit either Joyntly or Severally as occasion may require and I do hereby revoke and annull all my former Wills & Testaments Ratifying these presents for my true & Absolute last Will and Testament. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal dated the day and year abovesaid.
Signed Sealed and declared in his
presence of us Michael MZ Ziegler (SEAL)
John Kiter mark
Abraham Heiderich

Philada October 29th 1765, Then personally appeared John Kiker and Abraham Heidrich, the two witnesses to the forgoing Will and on their solemn affirmation according to Law did declare they saw and heard Michael Ziegler the Tesator therein named Sign Seal publish and declare the Same Will for and as his last Will and Testament, and that at the doing thereof he was of Sound Mind, Memory and understanding to the best of their Knowldege. CORAM Benjamin Chew Reg Genl

BE IT REMEMBERED that on the 29th day of October, 1765, the last Will and Testament of Michael Ziegler dec'd in due form of Law was proved and Probate and Letters Testamentary were granted unto Andrew and Michael Ziegler, Executors in the same Will named being Solemnly affirmed well and truly to Administer the said deceds: Estate And bring an Inventory thereof into the Regr Genl Office at Philadelphia on or before the 29th day of November next, and make a true and Just Accou when thereunt Legally required. Given under the Seal of the said Office.
Benjamin Chew
Regr Genl He died in 1765 in Skippack Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.7 His estate was probated and his "loving" sons Andreas Ziegler and Michael Ziegler were appointed as the executors on 29 October 1765 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.8,9

Family

Catherine Schrauger d. c 1765
Children

Citations

  1. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 414.
  2. [S1049] Landholders of Philadelphia County, 1734, 1:180.
  3. [S1356] Richard W Davis, Meyer 34, citing his will, Will F-286, Philadelphia.
  4. [S1293] Philadelphia County Will Book M: 215-217. FHL microfilm 0021725.
  5. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 454-457. FHL microfilm 21726.
  6. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 430.
  7. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler 1.
  8. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 457. FHL microfilm 21726.
  9. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 431-432.
  10. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.

Sophia (?)

F, b. 20 February 1820, d. 15 August 1903
     Sophia (?) married Joseph Ziegler. Sophia (?) was born on 20 February 1820.1 She died on 15 August 1903 at age 83 years, 5 months and 26 days.1 She was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, formerly known as Rhoade's burying grounds, in East Vincent Township, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Joseph Ziegler b. 9 Dec 1822, d. 27 Mar 1894

Citations

  1. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 63.

Catherine Schrauger

F, d. circa 1765
FatherAndrew Schrauger b. c 1656
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Catherine Schrauger was born. She was the daughter of Andrew Schrauger. Catherine Schrauger married Rev. Michael Ziegler. Catherine Schrauger died circa 1765.1 She was buried in Lower Skippack Mennonite Meeting-house Cemetery, Lower Skippack Township, Philadelphia County, later Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Rev. Michael Ziegler b. c 1680, d. 1765
Children

Citations

  1. [S123] Thera Database, online <http://wc.rootsweb.com/~schwenk>, downloaded 17 Sept 2011.

Andreas Ziegler1

M, b. circa 1707
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler2 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Andreas Ziegler was born circa 1707.3 He was the son of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.2 Andreas Ziegler was also known as Andrew Ziegler. He married Elizabeth Kolb from 1727 to 1730. Andreas Ziegler witnessed the will of Rev. Martin Kolb on 12 June 1749.4 He attested to the validity of an unknown person 's will on 10 August 1764.5,6 Andreas and Michael was the executor of an unknown person 's estate in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, on 29 October 1765.7,8 Andreas Ziegler left a will on 10 September 1793.9,10 His estate was probated on 8 May 1797 in Norristown borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.11,12

Family

Elizabeth Kolb
Child
  • Dielman Ziegler b. c 1734, d. b May 1797

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 454-457. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  3. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 432, 433.
  4. [S1293] Philadelphia County Will Book M: 215-217. FHL microfilm 0021725.
  5. [S1542] Philadelphia County Will Book N. FHL microfilm 21726.
  6. [S9] A. J. Fretz, The Descendants of Christian and Hans Meyer, 287.
  7. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 457. FHL microfilm 21726.
  8. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 431-432.
  9. [S1927] Montgomery County Will Book 1: 548-550.
  10. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 436.
  11. [S1927] Montgomery County Will Book 1: 550.
  12. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 436, 439 footnote 1.

Michael Ziegler

M, b. 8 September 1727, d. 29 March 1822
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Michael Ziegler was born on 8 September 1727.2 He was the son of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1 Michael Ziegler might well have been the Michael Ziegler who witnessed the will of Rev. Martin Kolb on 12 June 1749.3 Michael Ziegler married Anna Clemens, daughter of Jacob Clemens and Barbara Clemmer, on 17 August 1749.4 Andreas and Michael was the executor of an unknown person 's estate in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, on 29 October 1765.5,6 Michael was the executor of an unknown person 's estate in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, on 13 November 1798. Also named as an executor was Henry Sweitzer.7 He was a tanner.8 He died on 29 March 1822 at his homestead, Skippack Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 94 years, 6 months and 21 days.2,9

Family

Anna Clemens b. 30 Dec 1729, d. 5 May 1790

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler p 1.
  3. [S1293] Philadelphia County Will Book M: 215-217. FHL microfilm 0021725.
  4. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler 1.
  5. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 457. FHL microfilm 21726.
  6. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 431-432.
  7. [S1323] Montgomery County Will Book vol. 2: 73. FHL microfilm 0021547.
  8. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433.
  9. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433, year only.

William Ziegler

M, b. 1730, d. 20 October 1790
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     William Ziegler was born in 1730.2 He was the son of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1 William Ziegler married Esther Clemens, daughter of Jacob Clemens and Barbara Clemmer. William Ziegler died on 20 October 1790 at age 60 years.2,3

Family

Esther Clemens b. 11 Jan 1731, d. 7 Nov 1798

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler p 1.
  3. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433, year only.

Esther Clemens

F, b. 11 January 1731, d. 7 November 1798
FatherJacob Clemens b. 1704
MotherBarbara Clemmer b. c 1714
     Esther Clemens was born on 11 January 1731.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Clemens and Barbara Clemmer. Esther Clemens married William Ziegler, son of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger. Esther Ziegler left a will on 28 October 1798.2 The transcript of the Will read:
Be it known whome it may concern that Ester Ziegler, Widow did this twenty eighth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand and ninety eight make this my last Will & Testament in manner following that I to say and do hereby order that all my just debts & funeral expences be fully paid and discharged by my hereafter named Executors and I further will unto my son Michael Ziegler my block & Copper Kettle.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Catharina wife to Michael Frot all my cloath or cloathing articles, my bed ljudain except six of my Shifts---
Item. I give and bequeath unto my Graddaughter Elizabeth and daughter of my son Jacob my new bed case and chalf bag and six of my Shifts and I do hereby further order that the remaining part of my houshold Goods and furniture be sold by publick vandue and the money so arising out of such sale together with the money I have outstanding is to be divided into four equal parts and shares vizt.
One equal share to my son (my son) Michael
one other equal share unto my son Garret and one equal part to my daughter Catharina wife to said Michael Frack and one equal fourth part thereof unto my hereabove named Granddaughter Elizabeth or Elizabeth Ziegler daughter of my son Jacob Ziegler and I do hereby further order and _____is my will that that part of my money standing in the hands of Michael Franck is to be paid one year after my decease and that without Interest for and during the whole time it was in his hands till the day or one year after my decease
And ___do hereby nominate and appoint my trusty friends Michael Ziegler my Brother in law and Henry Sweitzer to be the Executors of this my last Will and Testament to execute and fulfil the same to all intents and purposes. In Witnefs whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the day and year first above written.
her
Hester x Ziegler (Seal)
mark

Signed, Sealed published & declared by the said Testerix as her last Will & Testament in the presence of
Jacob Clemens Abraham Yerger

Personally came each of the Witnefses to the forgoing Will & being affirmed according to law did say they were personally present and did see Hester Ziegler the Testatrix within named Sign & seal & heard her pronounce & declare the same to be her last Will & Testament and that at the doing thereof She was of a perfect sound disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge that they subscribed their names as the Witnefses at the request of the Testatrix in her presence and in the presence of each other.
Be it remembered that on the 13th day of November 1798 the foregoing Will of Hester Ziegler was proved in due form of law & Letters Testamentory granted unto Michael Ziegler & Henry Sweitzer Executors therein named they being first affirmed well & truly to perform the same & render an account according to law. Given under my hand & Seal & Registered the 13th day of November 1798.
A Webb. (see also for a transcription of her will on-line.) She died on 7 November 1798 at age 67 years, 9 months and 27 days.1 Her estate was probated on 13 November 1798 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.3

Family

William Ziegler b. 1730, d. 20 Oct 1790

Citations

  1. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler p 1.
  2. [S1323] Montgomery County Will Book vol. 2: 72-73. FHL microfilm 0021547.
  3. [S1323] Montgomery County Will Book vol. 2: 73. FHL microfilm 0021547.

Gertrude Ziegler

F, b. circa 1712, d. 1764
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Gertrude Ziegler was born circa 1712.2 She was the daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1 Gertrude Ziegler married Isaac Kolb, son of Jacob Kolb and Sarah Van Sintern, on 11 July 1734.3 Gertrude Ziegler and Isaac lived in Gwynedd Township, Philadelphia County, now Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.4 Gertrude Ziegler died in 1764.2

Family

Isaac Kolb b. 28 Mar 1711, d. 1776
Children
  • Catherine Ziegler Kolb b. 1735
  • Jacob Kolb b. 16 Apr 1737, d. c 1804
  • Michael Kolb

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler p 1.
  3. [S123] Thera Database, online <http://wc.rootsweb.com/~schwenk>, downloaded 5 Nov 2007.
  4. [S744] Daniel Kolb Cassel, Kolb Genealogical History, 149.

Abraham Shelly

M, b. circa 1722, d. 1761
FatherAbraham Shelly b. c 1699, d. c 1737
MotherElizabeth (?)
     Abraham Shelly was born circa 1722.1 He was the son of Abraham Shelly and Elizabeth (?) Abraham Shelly married Elizabeth (?)2 Abraham Shelly died in 1761 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Elizabeth (?)
Child
  • John Shelly b. 1749, d. 1819

Citations

  1. [S1242] Richard W Davis, Schölli/Shelley p 1.
  2. [S1242] Richard W Davis, Schölli/Shelley p 2.

Margareth Ziegler

F
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Margareth Ziegler was born. She was the daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.

Catherine Ziegler

F, b. 1 June 1725, d. 22 June 1797
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Catherine Ziegler was born on 1 June 1725.2 She was the daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1 Catherine Ziegler married David Allebach, son of Christian Allebach and Margaret (?).3 Catherine Ziegler died on 22 June 1797 at age 72 years and 21 days.2

Family

David Allebach b. c 1718

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S1287] Richard W Davis, Ziegler p 1.
  3. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433.

David Allebach1

M, b. circa 1718
FatherChristian Allebach b. c 1685, d. 1746
MotherMargaret (?)
     David Allebach was born circa 1718 in Dühren, Baden, Germany.2 He was the son of Christian Allebach and Margaret (?) David Allebach was also known as David Alleback.3,1 He married Catherine Ziegler, daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1

Family

Catherine Ziegler b. 1 Jun 1725, d. 22 Jun 1797

Citations

  1. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433.
  2. [S1244] Richard W Davis, Allebach/Allenbach 1.
  3. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 455. FHL microfilm 21726.

Barbara Ziegler

F, d. before 1763
FatherRev. Michael Ziegler1 b. c 1680, d. 1765
MotherCatherine Schrauger d. c 1765
     Barbara Ziegler was born. She was the daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1 Barbara Ziegler married Heinrich Ruth.2 Barbara Ziegler died before 1763.

Family

Heinrich Ruth
Child
  • Michael Ruth1 b. a 1742

Citations

  1. [S1286] Philadelphia County Will Book N: 434-437. FHL microfilm 21726.
  2. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433.

Heinrich Ruth

M
     Heinrich Ruth married Barbara Ziegler, daughter of Rev. Michael Ziegler and Catherine Schrauger.1

Family

Barbara Ziegler d. b 1763
Child
  • Michael Ruth b. a 1742

Citations

  1. [S121] Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Strassburger Family, 433.

John Pawling

M, b. 2 October 1681, d. June 1733
FatherCapt. Henry Pawling d. b 30 Oct 1692
MotherNeeltje Roosa b. c 1653
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     John Pawling was the son of Capt. Henry Pawling and Neeltje Roosa. John Pawling married Aagje De Witt, daughter of Tjerck Classen De Witt, on 23 August 1712 in Kingston, Ulster County, New York.1,2 John Pawling married secondly, Ephia (?). The date and place of the wedding is unknown.3 John Pawling left a will on 5 May 1733.1 The transcript of the Will read:
In the Name of God Amen. The Fifth of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and thirty three, I, John Pawling, of Beebber Township, in the County of Philada., and province of Pensilvania, Gent., being Very Sick and Weak of Body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given to God therefor having under my Consideration the mortaility of my Body, and knowing that it appointed for all men once to Dye Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say, principally and first of all I Give and Recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it, & for my body I recomend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like & deceant manner at the discretion of my exects., nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same by the mighty power of God, and as touching such Wordly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I Give devise & dispose of them in the following manner and form.
Imprimus. My Will is that all my Just Debts both by private and public Contacts together with my funeral Charges be duly observed and paid by my exects.
Item. I Give and Bequeath unto my well beloved wife Ephia Pawling (in lieu of her Thirds or Dower from my Real Estate) the full and just sum of Fifteen pounds Current Lawful money in Pennsilvania to be paid to her yearly by my son Henry from the day of my decease for and during her Natural life together with my bed chamber with other necessary privileges in the Dwelling house that I now lives in, And the use of two acres of Land where she likes best in the plantation belonging thereunto with the yearly product of Twelve fruit trees of her own choice in the orchard thereof, And likewise three Negro women kind named (viz) Bettee, Peggee & Rose, all which above bequeathed with all the proper Rights and privileges thereof shall be & remain for my wife's use and behoof as above s'd during her natural life. And I do hereby further give and bequeath unto my s'd wife my best Feather bed & bedding, bed-stead & furniture thereof together with the Thirds of all the remainder part of my personal Estate to be freely & fully enjoyed & possessed by her, her heirs & Assigns forever. And likewise it is my will that Either and Everyone of the above named Nero women kind which doth or shall survive my s'd wife the same I do hereby Give and Bequeath with their issue born to them after my Decease for the use of my son Henry Pawling his heirs & assigns forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeah unto my Eldest Son the above named Henry Pawling Four Hundred & Fifty acres of land which I bought of Jost Height, Situate, lying & being on Perkyomy, together with all the buildings, Edifices, privileges, improvements & appurtenances thereof to be freely & fully injoyed & possessed by him his heirs & Assigns from the day of my Decease thence forward & forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeath unto my s'd son Henry Pawling all that part or share of the will & Land Tenements, Buildings, Edifices, privileges & appurtenances whatsoever properly belonging or in any wise appertaining unto me or mine with all the Rights, issues & profits thereof to be freely & fully held, injoyed & possessed by him his heirs & assigns from the day of my decease thence forward and forever.
Item. I Give & Bequeath unto my son Henry all the remainder part of my personal estate to be freely & fully injoyed & possessed by him, his heirs & assigns from the day of my decease thence forward and forever.
Item. I Give & Bqueath unto my son Henry the use of all my plantation whereon I now dwells (Except what privileges I have hereinbefore reserved for the use of my s'd wife) until my two sons (to wit) John & Joseph arrive to Twenty years of age and then my son Henry shall Quietly & Peaceably Surrender the premises in good repair unto his above named two Brothers in the manner and tenor that I shall herein bequeath the same.
Item. It is my will and I do Order the same to be observed that my Son Henry shall teach, or cause his aforenamed Brothers to be taught to Read perfectly the old and new Testament & also to write a Legal Hand with such Rules of Arithmetic that is necessary for Common business Aid likewise his s'd two brothers shall live along with him until they arrive to the age above s'd if they agree & their guardians approve thereof except they choose to learn a trade, or that their Guardians should judge it most advisable to dispose of their time another way. I likewise Constitute make & ordain my loving wife Ephia Pawling & my Son Henry Pawling to be my Sole Exects., of this my Last Will & Testament giving them hereby full power & absolute authority to Ask, Sue for, Levy & Recover all my Specialtys, Dues, Demands whatsoever in order to Enable them to pay & perform the contents thereof.
Item. I give & Bequeath unto my son John all the land lying & being the west side of Perkyomy belonging to the plantaion where on I now lives, butted in the middle of the said Creek & bound on the east end by the Several courses thereof from line to line together with all the privileges, improvements & appurtenances whatsoever to be freely held, Enjoyed & possessed from the time that he is twenty years of age, by him his heirs & assigns forever, othrwise if it should happen that mky sd. son John dieth before he arrives to the age afd. & Leave lawfull issue to Survive him, he she or they shall enjoy the Land Bequeathed hereby to his, her or their father and possess the same by him her or them their heirs and assigns Forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeath unto my yougest son Joseph the other part of the Land & plantation whereon I now dwells which lies on the East bank of Perkyomy butted in the middle of the s'd creek Bounded West by the General Courses thereof with all the Buildings, Edifices, Improvements & Appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in anywise Appertaining to be frely held Enjoyed & possessed by him, his heirs & assigns from the time that he arrives to twenty years of age thence forward and forever otherwise if it should happen that my Son Joseph dieth before he arrives to the age afd. Leaving Lawfull Issue to survive him, he, she or they so surviving shall have the Land hereby Bequeathed to their thereof during her life as aforesaid.
Item. I Give & Bequeath unto my daughter Ellin One hundred pounds Current Lawfull money of Pensilvania to be paid her or her heirs by my son Henry his heirs, exects. Adminnts. in manner followeth (viz) Fifty pounds of money as afd. at or before the end of two years next from the day of my decease and Also Fifty Pounds of like money as afd. at or before the end of one year next from the day of my wife's decease.
Item. I Give & Bequeath unto my daughter Hannah One Hundred Pounds Current Lawfull Money of Pensilvania to be paid to her or her heirs by my son Henry or his heirs, Exects. Admnts. in manner as followeth (viz) Fifty pounds of money as afd. at or before the nd of three years next from the day of my decease and also Fifty Pounds of like money at or before the end of three years next from the day of my wife's decease.
Item. I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Deborah One Hiundred Pounds Current Lawfull Money of Pensilvania to be paid to her or her heirs by my son Henry or his heirs, exects. Admnt. in manner followeth (viz) Fifty Pounds of money as afd. at or before the end of four years next from the day of my Decease & also fifty pounds of the like money at or before the end of three years next from the day of my wife's decease.
Item. I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Rebeckah One Hundred Pounds Current Lawful Money of Pensilvania to be paid her or her heirs by my son Henry or his heirs, exects. Admnts, in manner as followeth (vizl. Fifty pounds of money as afd. at or before the end of Six years from the day of my Decease and also Fifty pounds of the like money at or before the end of four years next from the day of my wife's decease. I do likewise nominate & appoint my loving Brother Henry Pawling and my kind friend & neighbor Owen Evans of Limerick trustees hereof as well as Guardians over my children giving them full power to order, oblige and demand that this my Last Will and Testament be duly observed, paid & performed by my Execrs. and all others therein mentioned according to the purport, meaning tenor and true intent hereof and I do utterly disallow, revoke and disannul all & Every other former Testaments, Wills, Legacies & Exects., by me in any ways before this time named, willed or Bequeathed Ratifying & Confirmming this and no other to be my last Will & Testament.
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day and year first above written.
John Pawling (seal)

Signed, sealed, published, pronounced & Declared by the s'd John Pawling this to be his Last Will & Testament in the presence of the subscribers
Johannes Lisberne
Jacob Marcle
Robert Jones.
He wrote a codicil on 5 May 1733.4 The transcript of the Codicil read:
I the within named John Pawling on the fifth day of May within mentioned being the day of the date thereof do Make and Publish this my Codicil to my Last Will and Testament in manner as followeth (viz.) whereas I & Isaac Dubois late Decd. are Joynt Purchasers in six hundred and twenty acres of land of Abraham Dubois it being now undivided so that I cannot herein so distinctly dispose the same, yet my right therein I freely devise as followeth (viz)
I Give & Bequeath my part thereof wch. lies on the west side of Perkyomy unto my Son John Butted on the east side in the middle of s'd creek bounded by the Several Coures thereof from the line of my other land to the dividing line between me & the s'd Isaac Dubois together with all the rights, privileges and appurtenances thereof to him, his heirs & aassigns from the time that he arrives to Twenty years of age (with the same provision that is Specified in my will for his issue) thence forward and forever.
Item. I Give & Bequeath my part of s'd land which lies on the east side of Perkyomy unto my Son Joseph Butted on the east side in the middle of s'd creek bounded by the Several Courses thereof from the line of my other land to the dividing line between me & the said Isaac Dubois together with all the rights, privileges & appurtenances thereof to him, his heirs assigns from the trime he arrives to Twenty Years of age (with trhe same provision that is Specified in my will for his issue) thence forward and forever and I do Desire that this present Codicil be made a part of my Last Will & Testament to all intents & purposes.
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal the day of the date of the within written will. Whereas there is a Burying place upon the land that I bequeathed unto my Son Joseph where divers of my family & others are buried. It is my will that there shall be a quarter of an acre laid out commodious thereto which I do hereby Give & Bequeath for a burying ground from the time of my Decease thence forward and forever.
John Pawling

Signed, sealed, published by the said John Pawling as a Codicil to be Injoyned to his will in the presence of us.
John Marcle Johannes Lisberne
Robert Jones. The transcript of the probate affirmations reads:
Philad'a
June 5, 1733, Then personally appeared Jacob Marcle and Robert Jones two of the witnesses to the within written will and forgoing Codicil & on their solemn affirmation according to law do declare they saw & heard John Pawling the Testator before named sign seal publish & declare the same Will & Codicil to be his Last Will & Testament & at the doing thereof he was of sound of mind & memory & understanding to the best of their knowledge.
COMM (CORAM) Peter Evans

BE IT REMEMBERED that on the fifth day of June, 1733, the Last Will and Testament of John Pawling was proved in due form of Law & probated & Letters Testamentary were granted to Ephia Pawling & Henry Pawling Exects, therein named having first affirmed well & truly to administer the s'd Decdt's estate and bring an inventory thereof into the Regstr. Genl's office at Philad'a at or before the 5th day of July next & also to render an account when thereto lawfully required. Given under the seal of the s'd office.
Peter Evans, Regtr. Genl.5 He died in June 1733 in Perkiomen Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, at age 51 years and 7 months.6 He was buried in the family burying ground, on the east side of Perkiomen creek, Bebber's Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2 His estate was probated on 5 June 1733 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.7

Family 1

Aagje De Witt b. 14 Jan 1684, d. a 1725
Children

Family 2

Ephia (?)

Citations

  1. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 11.
  2. [S1048] Mrs J Frank [Katherine] Kitts, "Lineage of the Pawling Family", 343.
  3. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 8, 12.
  4. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 159.
  5. [S112] Elisha S. Loomis, Some Account of Jacob Oberholtzer, 160.
  6. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 9.
  7. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 11, and footnote that page.
  8. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 16.

Ephia (?)

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     Ephia (?) married John Pawling, son of Capt. Henry Pawling and Neeltje Roosa. The date and place of the wedding is unknown.1 Ephia (?) was living in 1733.2

Family

John Pawling b. 2 Oct 1681, d. Jun 1733

Citations

  1. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 8, 12.
  2. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 12, she survived him.

Aagje De Witt

F, b. 14 January 1684, d. after 1725
FatherTjerck Classen De Witt
ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Aagje De Witt was the daughter of Tjerck Classen De Witt. Aagje De Witt married John Pawling, son of Capt. Henry Pawling and Neeltje Roosa, on 23 August 1712 in Kingston, Ulster County, New York.1,2 Aagje De Witt died after 1725.3

Family

John Pawling b. 2 Oct 1681, d. Jun 1733
Children

Citations

  1. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 11.
  2. [S1048] Mrs J Frank [Katherine] Kitts, "Lineage of the Pawling Family", 343.
  3. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 12.
  4. [S771] Josiah Granville Leach, "Pawling Family of New York and Pennsylvania", 16.

Tjerck Classen De Witt

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ChartsAncestors of Chuck Wolfram

Family

Child