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Casper Glattfelder (1709-1775)

Casper Glattfelder (1709-1775)

Posted: 20 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Will
Edited: 15 Jul 2001 1:59AM GMT
Surnames: GLATTFELDER, GLATFELDER, KRAUT, SWARTZ, HILDEBRAND, WALTER
In the Name of God, Amen. Gasper Glatfelter of Codorus Township In York County so is This my Last Will and Testament. First, my Son Felix Glatfelter Shall Have my Plantation for Three Hundred poinds, Eighty poiunds in Hand, and Then One Year free, Afterwards yearly every Year Fifteen poiunds untill the Plantation is paid. Secondly, after my Decease my Wife Shall be Greatly Cared for, She Shall Have One Cow, the best Bed (but Felix Glatfelter Shall keep in fother the Cow as His Own Cattle) one Iron pot One Copper Kettle Her Spinning Wheele Two Pewter Dishes, One bucking Tub Two Buckets One Chest Six Spoons Two Plates, One Lamp, one Box Iron. Thirdly, All Spin Stuffs That is in the House be The Same Spun, or not, Shall Remain in the Estate and The Charges of the Weaving shall be paid out of the Estate. Fourthly, After my Decease my Wife Shall Have Her Widow-Seat on the plantation as Long as She Lives she Shall be Maintained out of The Plantation. Fifly, She Shall Have Eight Bushels of Wheat, Two Bushels of Rye and Half Bushel of Salt Yearly One pair of Shoos One Hundred Wheight of pork Yearly Five pounds of Wooll one quarter of an Acre of Flax. Sixthly, I Bequeath unto Solomon my Eldest Son Fifteen Pounds, and Ten pounds He did Receive of His Master Which should belong to His Father because he Had not His Age, I therefore Bequeath unto Him One English Shilling for all his Hereditary right and Inheritance which He Has to Seek of us. Seventhly, I Bequeath unto Anna Eldest Daughter Twenty Pounds for Her Hereditary Right and Inheritance That She hath Nothing further to Seek of my Estate and no further portion of my others. Eightly, I Bequeath unto Casper my Youngest Son the Large Bible exclusive of His other Share And that They Shall Divide all the Books with each other and None Can or Shall be Sold at the Vendue. Ninthly, Felix Glatfelter Shall Have the Plantation forever, And all the Right and Title whatsoever unto The Plantation belonging. This is my Last Will and Testament, but if I Should Recover again I can do with the Land as I Please. I live or Die this is my Las will and Testament.

Casper Glatfelter (Seal)

Executors
Conrad Swartz
Felix Glatfelter

Witnesses
Jacob Kraut
Johanes Hildebrand
Henry (mark) Walter

The above is a True Translation of The Original High German Taken at York the 30th Day of March 1775 by me.

John Morris

Re: Casper Glattfelder (1709-1775)

Posted: 13 Jan 2007 2:23AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have a copy of this that my brother gave me. Must be the same Casper!
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