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Transcribed by Richard B. Yoder, West Chester, Pa- 1997

WILL OF HANS YODER--- (OH)

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In the Name of God, Amen. the Seventeenth Day of June inthe Year of our Lord, 1739. I John Jodder of Oley in the County of Philadelphia, yeomen being pretty old and weack in body but of perfect mind and ----------- and Thanks be gvien unto God, Therefor calling into Mind of --------- of by Body and Knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to dye, do make and ordain this my Last Wel and Testament. That is to say, pricipally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it; and for my Body, I recomend it to the Earth, to be buried in a Christian licke and decent Manner, athe Descretion of my Executor, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection, I shall receive the same again to the mighty Power of God. And as touching this worthy Estate, werewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give, devise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form

Imprimis. It is my Will and I do Order that in first Place, all my just Debts and Funeral Charges to be paid and satisfied.

Item. I give them and bequeath unto John Yodder by well beloved son, the Sum of fifty pounds ------Lawful Money of Pennsylvania which Sahll be tacken out of my Estate before anything is printed, Them the thousand acres of Land wich he has in Possession now to have and to hold for Him and his Heirs for ever, and every thing what give Him Since he is married Shall be within. and to Barbara Yodder his wife I give a middlin Mare four or five year old.

Item. I will and do order that after my Deceas My Plantation, Land and all my goods real and Personal Shall be prized and My Dearly well beloved Wife Anna Rosina Shall have ten pound in casch Money of Pennsylvania and -----with Par----t all---my Estate ---a Remainder to Daniel Yoder my beloved son.

It. I give and devise to my well beloved Son Daniel Yodder my Plantation and Land belonging to it for Him and His Heirs for ever.

Item. I will and I do order that my Sone Daniel shall permit and give his Modder a Room in his house or to buy to an other House upon the Plantation so long she lives and is unmarried and for her life he is to plow an Acre of Land every year.

I likewise constitue; macke and ordain My well beloved Wife anna Rosina and my Son John Yodder my only and Sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. And I do hereby utterly Disallow, revoke, and Disanull all and every other former Testaments, Wills, Legaries and Estates be me in any Ways before this time named, Willed and Bequeathed. Ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Least Will and Testament. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto let my hand and Seal, the Day and Year above.

Signed, Sealed, Published, pronounced and ---- by the John Jodder as his least will and Testament in the Presences of

------Abraham------mann

------Abraham-Levein

------Samuel-Guldin

------------------------------------------his

------------------------------------John-10-Jodder

-------------------------------------------------mark

 

Inventory-of-John-Joaders-Estate

Prized-the-Fourth-Day-of-Jan,-1741/2

--------------------------------------------------------------------------L------sh.------d.

The-Coats-and-Apparele--------------------------------------------3------4------

The-Plantation-of-244-acres-------------------------------------275------0

Twenty-acres-of-Corn-in-the-Ground----------------------------20------0

Wheat-Sixty-Bushels------------------------------------------------10------10

Workin-Horses-four-------------------------------------------------26-------0------0

Mares-and-Colts-in-the-Woods------------------------------------20------5

Eight-Cows-----------------------------------------------------------22------15------0

Young-Cattles-ten---------------------------------------------------10------10------0

Sheeps-tirteen----------------------------------------------------------3------18------0

Hogs---------------------------------------------------------------------2------10

Guees--------------------------------------------------------------------0------15

Waggons---------------------------------------------------------------10-------1------0

Two-paire-plow-Iron-and-Harrow----------------------------------2-------3------4

Iron-Chanes------------------------------------------------------------3-------5------6

Wind-Fan-to-Cleen-Corn---------------------------------------------1-------5

Hand-Scrout-------------------------------------------------------------1------10------0

Crobin-Hows-and-Pickax----------------------------------------------0------10------0

Axes-and-Broadaxe----------------------------------------------------0------15

Tools-and-Awgers-and-Cisels----------------------------------------1-------4------0

Hamers-and-Tongs------------------------------------------------------------10

Cras-Cut-Saws-and-Hand-Saws--------------------------------------1--------------8

--------------------------------------------------------------------------417------12------9

 

Maul-and-Wetches-long-forks-and-Pitchforks---------------------0------10------0

Attles---------------------------------------------------------------------0------10

Two-old-Guns-----------------------------------------------------------2-------5------0

Bibles-and-other-Boocks----------------------------------------------1------10------0

Pewter-Dishes-and-Plats-----------------------------------------------1------16------0

Cooper-Kettels-and-Iron-Pann----------------------------------------3-------0------0

Iron-Pots-and-other-Iron-Panns---------------------------------------0------15------0

Barrels-and-other-Wooden-Housbandry-----------------------------0------10------0

Tables-and-Bedstat-and-old-Chears----------------------------------0------10------0

Spinnen-Wheels-and-Woll-Wheel-------------------------------------------10------0

Aroknit-and-Sifs-----------------------------------------------------------------6------2

Bedding-------------------------------------------------------------------5------10------0

Bed-Cloats----------------------------------------------------------------0------12------6

Tables-Cloats-and-Wallet--------------------------------------------------------8------4

Bed-Ticks-and-other-linnen-Cloats-------------------------------------------10

Linnen-Sacks-one-a-half-dozen---------------------------------------1-------7------0

Bees-------------------------------------------------------------------------------10------0

In-Bonds-for-Debts-----------------------------------------------------78------16------0

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------99------17------0

---------------------------------------------------------------------------417------12------9

---------------------------------------------------------------------------517-------9------9

----------------------------------------------------------------------------60------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------------457-------9------9

 

Prizet-by-Us

 

------------------------Samuel-Gulden

------------------------Potter-Dolin

------------------------Gabriel-Bayon8

------------------------Conrad-Riff

 

[Taken from Cover Paper on Will]

 

On the fourthteenth Day of January 1741/2 then personally appeared Sam Guldin, Aberham Eshmann two ofthe Witnesses to the within written Will on their affrimation respectively did Declare they said heard John Jodder the Testament within mentioned sign sela Publish of Delcares the same will to be his Last Well and Testametn that at the doing thereof he was of sound mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledgee

 

Corum

JRD

By authority from

 

 

 

L 517: 9: 9 The whole Estate

275 The Real Estate to be Dedicated beign willed to Dan Jodder under Certain restrictions in favor of the widdow

L 242: 9: 9

 

From Registry of Wills of Philadelphia

245, F268

 

The Acc of Anna Rosina Jodder and John Jodder, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of John Jodder deed as well all the Singular the Goods which came to the hands of hte said Accomptants as of thier overall Payments and Disbursements out of the Same as follows

 

Them The _____ accomptants charged themselves with all Singular the Personal Estate of the deceased amounting to 242:9:9 Notes. The Realle Estate is appraised in the Inv at 275. But that is willed away to Dan. under certain restrictions in behalf of his widdow as he willed is here ommitted in the generall Charge.

 

Them The accomptants Pray allow of this Overall Paymets of Disbursement out of the names as follows

 

By John Jodders fifty pounds willed him to be paid out of the Estate befores any thing was appraised but as they apprased the whole that Legacy is hers brot in 50:0:0

By Barbara Jodder, Jn Jodders wife, a Mare left to her and with the

accomptants are charged in the Inv. in the articles of mares and Colts-------------------5:0:0

By-Anna-Rosina,-widdow-ten-pounds-left-here-over-and-above-here----------------10:0:0

By-Jn,-Shime-paid-him-for-windows.......................................................------------1:7:9

By-Daivd-alley-for-building-a-h.-for-widdow..........................................-----------1:10:9

By-Eliz-Jodder-paid-her-a-Debt--.............................................................------14:15:

By-Jacob-Neagley--paid-him-a-Debt-................................................-------------9:14:1

By-John-Jodder-dues-to-him-from-Decd..............................................------------13:2:

By-Adam-Widener-paid-him-for-Tiles-['T'-uncertain].........................------------26:17:6

By-David-Wiser-paid-him-for-weav.....................................................-------------3:5:6

By-Peter-Drese['s'-uncertain]-paid-him-for-a-Horse.........................................-------3:-:

By-Jacob-Mayer-for-Physich.-.....................................-------------------------------2:10:

By-Peter-Balley-paid-him-for---D.[maybe-debt].................................----------------5:-:-

By-Abram-Levein-paid-on-Bond-........................................................------------12:16:0

By-Caspar-Miller-for-Masons-work................................................-------------1:16:9

By-Daniel-Wormaldorf-for-Smiths-work.....................................--------------3:0:0

By-William-Parsons-for-Goods...............................................-------------------2:-:-

By-Jn-Rutters-for-Waggon............................................------------7-------2:10:

By-Diedrich-Weidelman-pad-to-him.....................................-------------------5:4:8

By-Catherine-Lonerton-for-her-wages.........................................-------------1:3:4

By-Richard-Gregory-paid-him..............................................-------------------1:-:

By-George-Shellner-for-Smiths-Work...........................................................-------5:8:8

By-Jacob-Waron-for-Shoes.......................................................-------------4:7:8

By-Henry-Weidner-paid-him........................................................-------------1:-:

By-John-Yoders-Jost-paid-him................................................-------------------0:8:3

By-Elizabeth-Yoder-paid-him........................................................-------------0:2:3

By-Henry-Weidner-paid-him-for-Harves-worth....................................-------------4:15:6

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------191:16:6

 

Dear-Anna-Rosina,-John-Jodders,-To-Estat-f-John-Jodders-deced-to-the-Dr.s-Side-brot-up-.......------242:9:9

By-the-Drs.-side-brot-up-................................------------------------------191:16:6

By-John-Jodder-Jurn-for-Boards......................................----------------------------:8:

Both-dues-for-the-Estate.............................-------------------------------------50:5:3

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------242:9:9

 

By-the-widows-padi-to-be-pad-her........................................------------------------16:5:1

By-Dan-Jodders-the-Rem-begin-left-to-him...............................------------------33:10:2

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------50:5:3

 

Errors-Eccepted,-5th-Sept.-1748






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