Will of John George Myer

Filed in Rowan County, North Carolina, no file date

Transcript of will record


In the Name of God Amen I John George Myer being weak in body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory, blessed be god, to make this my last will and testament in manner following.  My Executors shall bury my Body decently.  I will that my just debts be paid, and as to my Estate I give and devise it in the following manner.  My House, Garden and out houses I give to my Wife Catharina during her natural life.

At the expiration of a Lease made to my Son Christian for two hundred & thirteen acres of Land, dated Aug 20th 1799 I give and devise all my real Estate at my decease unsold, and in particular the said two hundred and thirteen acres of Land with all the appurtenances to my said Son Christian and his heirs for ever.

I give unto my Children John George, John, John Jacob, Peter, Charles, Susanna, Margaretha, Cathrina, and Sarah or their heirs five shillings each, to be paid to them by Christian in Consideration of the Land above given.

I give to my Son Christian likewise, my black mare, Log chain, Mattock, and all ploughing tools & geers.

All the rest & residue of my Estate I give to my beloved Wife Catharina, and if she dies before me to her Children by her second husband, to be divided among them as my Executors shall direct as much as possible share in value alike.

And I do appoint John Charles Greim, Michel Meyer, and my said Wife Catharina or either Executors of this my last Will & Testament, hereby revoking, annulling and avoiding all former Wills and declaring this & no other to be my last Will & Testament.

In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal dated the twenty third Day of August A. D. 1799. 

Signed and published
and declared as the last
Will of John George Meyer
in the presence of 
Gottlieb Shober
Joseph Essig  [   ]
Nathan Shober
his
John George X Meyer
mark

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