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Will of Jacob Angene 1807

Jacob Hartman Angene was born in 1740 in Bedminster Twp., Bucks Co., PA. He married Elizabeth Wismer in 1762 and died Dec. 22, 1807. This is his Last Will and Testament. Spellings are as written in the will.

It is my will after my deceas my four children shall meet together with there husbands and what there is left of my Effects bills Bonds and money they shall divide the same among themselves share and share alike. Elizabeth had more then the rest out of the prue of the plantation and now it is my will that she shall have so much less of my effects and money after my deceas to make them all even share and share alike it is my will and real desire for my children to devide all in love in pice

Jacob Angene's Last Will and Testament
Proved January 12th 1808
Registered in Will Book #3531
No. of page 322

In the Name of God amen. I Jacob Angeney of Bedminster Township in the County of Bucks and State of Pennsylvania miller being in a Midlen state of helth but of perfect Mind and Memory thanks be to God therefore calling to mind the mortality of any body do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner following first of all I recommend my soul in the Hands of the almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a Decent Christian Manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as tutching such word by Effect with it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I give and dispose of the same in the Maner following ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

First of all after my debts and funeral charges paid I Do will my plantation that I now live on to my son Jacob Angeney for him to live with me in my house and keep the place and building in good repair and he is to give me and my wife out of the plantation what we shall want for to live upon in vitual and drink and clothing during our lifetime and after my decease he shall keep my widow Elizabeth Angeney in vitual and drink and it is my will that my widow shall live in the room where she now lives in and is to have liberty at the kitchen fire to cook what she pleases and to pass and repas threw the kitchen when she pleases and to keep her in flour what she wants during her lifetime and she shall have liberty to keep her beds and she shall have liberty to keep as much household goods and kitchen furniture as she pleases and it is my will that if in case my widow could not live in peace with her son that he would not give her what she wants to live upon if she complains that she could do then it is my will that my son Jacob Angeney shall pay to my above said widow the sum of thirty pound yearly and my son shall keep a riding horse for me and feed him as he feeds his own and it is my will that after my decease that my son Jacob Angeney shall have my plantation and mill and all that belongs to it wich is a hundred and sixty acres more or less to him and his heirs forever. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ and it is my will that my son Jacob Angeney shall pay for the above said plantation the sum of fourteen hundred pound in good gold or silver Pennsylvania currency and it is my will that in one year after my decease that my son Jacob Angeney shall pay four hundred pound to my daughter Elizabeth without interest and the remainder of the fourteen hundred pound wich is ten hundred pound is to be divided in three payments the said Jacob is to have one third of the ten hundred pound and the rest is to be divided in two shares to Mary and Barbara Moyer and Mary Overholt wich comes to Mary Overholt three hundred and thirty three pound six shilling and eight pence and to Barbara Moyer three hundred and thirty three pound six shilling and eight pence it is my will that my son Jacob Angeny shall pay to my daughter Mary three hundred and thirty three pound six shilling and eight pence without interest three years after my decease and he is to pay to my daughter Barbara Moyer three hundred and thirty three pound six shilling and eight pence six years after my decease without interest and it is my will that my three son in laws - Abraham Moyer and Bety his wife and Jacob Overholt and Mary his wife and Joseph Moyer and Barbara his wife shall as soon as the said Jacob Angeny prays of their said heirs there dowres then they shall give to my son Jacob Angeney a good and lawful Deed of Conveyence undisputable I give them full groun to give him a sufficient Deed of Conveyence as well as I could do if I were alive and last of all I do anominate and apoint my son Jacob Angeny and Abraham Moyer my son in law and my son in law jacob Overholt and my son in law Joseph Moyer to be my sole Executors of this my last will and testament and do hereby uter disavow and revoke all former testaments wills Legases and Executors relating and confirming this to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and three - 1803.

Signed sealed published and pronounced and declared by the said Jacob Angeney to be his last will and testament in the presence of us.

Abraham Oberholtzer
Jacob Angene {seal}
Isaac Grafs

Bucks S.S. January 12, 1808 before me the Subscriber appeared Abraham Overholt and Isaac Grofs the subscribing witnesses to the within written Instrument purporting to be the last Will and Testament of jacob Angene deceased who on their solemn affirmations, did declare and say that they were personally present at the Execution thereof and saw and heard the testator therein named sign and pronounce and publish the same as for his Last Will and Testament and that at the time of his so doing he was of sound mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge and belief.