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THE WILL OF  JOHN SCHWOB
[Johannes Schwob/Schwab (John Swope)  [1704-1780]:

John married first Anna Dorothea Line /Lein, 2nd married Elizabeth (Catharina Elisabeth) GROVE (GROFF OR GREVE, GRAF, GRAEFF)


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THE WILL OF  JOHN SCHWOB   [Johannes Schwob/Schwab:1704-1780]:
 

IN THE›NAME OF GOD AMEN I John Schwob of the Township of Leacock in the County of Lancaster and Province of Pennsylvania Potter being in good Health and sound Minde and Memory Thancks be given unto God therfor calling unto Minde the Mortallity of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to die I do therefore hereby ordain and make this my Last Will and Testament in Manner and Form following. In the first Place I order that all my just Debts and Funeral Charges be paid satisfyed. I give and divise unto my Son Jacob all that Messuage Plantation and Tract of Land whereon he now lives containing by the Draught thereof One hundred and Thirteen Acres and the usuale allowance, To be held by my said Son Jacob  his Heirs and assigns forever. I give and devise unto my Son Henry all that Messuage Plantation and Tract of Land whereon he now lives lying on the Easterly End of my other Lands adjoining to the lands of Moses Brinton and Frances Bukwalter containing by the Draught thereof One hundred and Fifteen Acres and the usual allowance To be held by my said son Henry his Heirs and assigns forever. I give and devise unto my Son Daniel all that Messuage Plantation and Tract of Land thereon I now dwells containing by the Draught thereof One hundred and Thirteen Acres and the usuall allowance To be held by my said Son Daniel his Heirs and assigns for ever. I give and devise unto my Son Adam all that Messuage and Tract of Land adjoining to the lands of Peter Eaby, Benjemen Owen, Frances Bukwalter, Abraham Gibbons and other Land hereby given to my other Sons, containing by the Draught thereof One hundred and eleven Acres and the usuall allowance, To be held by my Said Son Adam his Heirs and assigns for ever. And I do hereby order and direct that all my Personal Estate whatsoever I shall die possessed of, and the Bonds Notes Receits or Book Debts which are in my Possession at the Time of my Death which my Children or Grand Children owe to me, shall be added together without interest, and all Bonds Nots, Receits or Bank Debts of or owing to me by other People with the Interest thereon due shall be added all together in one whol Sum as aforesaid and I order and direct that my Grand Children of my Daughter Juliana late Wife of Natz Zwecker shall have and receive the Sum of One hundred and Twenty five Pounds lawfull Money to be equaly divided between them and paid out of the whol. And I also order that my Daughter the Wife of John Hook shall have and receive the Sum of One hundred and Twenty five Pounds lawful Money as aforesaid out of the whole as aforesaid. And I also order that my Grand Daughter Juliana Schot shall have equal share whith my Grand Children of my Daughter Catherina late Wife of Ludwig Shot both whith the Hundred Pounds the received and wat is to come. And I also order and direct that my Grand Daughter Juliana shall have equal Share of my Estate whith my Grand Children of my Daughter Margrat, Wife of George Dial. And my Grand Daughter Catharina one Daughter of my Son George the Wife of Kasper Bolzer shall have Fifty Pounds out of my Estat for her Share and no more. And my Grand Son John Shaup shall have and receive the Fifty Pound Bond witch his Father Peter Schaup give to me in his Life-Time and no more but if the said John Shaup should die without Heirs, Then in such Case his Executers or Administrators are to pay the said Bond of Fifty Pounds to my Executors without interest to be devided to and amongst my other Children and Grand Children in Manner aforesaid. And also I order and devise that the Remainder and
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Residue thereof to be equaly devided between my Son Conrad and all my Daughters and all my Grand Children of my Daugthers as are dead or such as should die before me, the Grand Children are to take such an equall Share as ther Father or Mother had a Right to if they were living. And my said Sons Jacob, Henry, Daniel  and Adamshall have no Share in the General Devition of my Personal Estate as aforesaid. And lastly I do hereby make constitut and ordain my three Sons Jacob, Henry, and  Daniel to be Executors and appoint them Guardians of all my Grand Children of them that is undereach, to have the Care and Management of the Estate of this my Last Will and Testament. And I do hereby utterly disallow revok and disanull all and every other former Testament Wills Legeces and Executors by me in ways before this Time named willed and bequeathed allowing this to be my last. IN WITNESS thereof ›I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the 22nd January One thousand Seven hundred and Seventy nine 1779.

John Schwob
Signed Sealed declared by the said John Schwob as and for the Last Will and Testament in Presence of us the Subscribers.
Martin Heller ›››Johannes Meixel››› John Eaby
Will probated 15 January 1781
 
 

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