Davis Uriah I | Born 1707

Michael WOLFE

Male Abt 1729 - Bef 1766  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name Michael WOLFE 
    Born Abt 1729  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 3 Jun 1766  Frederick Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9889  Uriah Davis I - Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2016 

  • Notes 
    • 1 NAME George Michael /Wolfe/, Jr.




      Will of Michael Wolfe

      In the Name of God Amen.

      I, Michael Wolfe, of Frederick County in the Colony of Virginia being Weak of Body but of Sound Mind and Memory thanks be given unto God for the same and calling to mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing it is Appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament as follows.

      Principally I recommend my Soul into the hand of God that made it, and as to the Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a Decent manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as to my Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I Give and Bequeath in the following manner.

      Imprimis my Will is that my Just Debts, funeral and ? be paid.

      I Give and Bequeath unto my well beloved Wife Mary one third part of my whole Estate and also my Still with all the Appurtenances thereto belonging.

      I Give and Bequeath unto my children Rebeccah, Elisabeth, Sarah, Rachel and to the Child with which my wife is now Pregnant an Equal Share of my personal Estate.

      My Will is that my tract of Land Containing Four Hundred Acres lying and being on the Waters of Great Cape Capon be sold and that the money arriving therefrom be paid to the above mentioned Children.

      My Will is that my Wife do keep in her hands the Amount of the Money arising from the said Estate until my said Children shall come of Age in order for their Support and furthermore I do hereby Nominate, Constitute and Appoint my well beloved Wife Mary together with her son John Niswanger and my brother Lewis Wolfe Executors of this my Last Will and Testament in Witness Whereof and Testimony I have Set my Hand and Seal this Twenty Seventh Day of November in the year of Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Five, 1765.

      (Michael Wolfe’s signature/mark)

      Signed Sealed Pronounced and Declared by the said Michael Wolfe to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of
      ? (missing)
      Stephen Hotsenbella
      Abraham Neuschwanger
      James Jackson

      This Will was proved June 3, 1766 by Lawerence Stephens and Stephen Hotsenbella.
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      A lawsuit in Chancery Court of Frederick County, Virginia, Helphenstines vs. Wolfes over the part of inheritance Rebecca was entitles to from her father Michael Woolf. Philip Jacob Helphenstine & Rebeccah his wife vs. Mary Wolfe, Christian Nisewanger, Elisabeth Wolfe, Sarah Wolfe, Rachael Wolfe, and Mary Wolfe. Case was "dismissed being agreed by the parties." Dated 7 May 1778, Order Book 17 Page 6.