Will of Johannis H Snyder

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In the name of God Amen the nineteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six. I Johannis Snyder of Cobuls Kill in the County of Schoharie. Farmer being very sick and weake in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be unto God for the same and caling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is ----- for all men once to die so make ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommand my soul into the hands of God that give it and as concerning my body I recommand to the Earth to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing is doubting but at the general reasurection to obtain everlasting happinefs in the life to
come through the merits and meditations of my blesed redemer Jesus Christ and as touching such worldy estate wherewith it hath blesed God to blefs me in this life I give and devise and dispose in maner and form following

First I will that all my honest debts shall be paid out of my Estate

Item, I give and bequeath unto my Dearly Beloved wife Elizabeth all my Personal Estate such as bonds notes together with all my household furniture and movebels by her freely to be disposed and enjoyed and I do hereby Disallow Revoke and disannul all and every other former wills and testaments Bequeaths and Executions by me in any ways before this time named Rattifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament I authorize Constitute and Appoint Lawrence Lawyer Jr and George Mann to be Execuors of this my last will and Testament

In Witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and year above written
Signed Sealed Published and ----
by the above named Johannis H Snyder
to be his last will and Testament in
Presence of us who have hereunto -----
our names in the presence of the Testator
David Schuyler (signature)
Sylvester Nash (signature)
John <his mark> Near

Johannis H <his mark> Snyder {L.S.}


The People of the State of New York by the Grace of God free and Independent to all to whome these presents shall Come or may Concern send Greeting Know ye that at Middleburgh in the County of Schoharie on the fifth day of July in the year one thousand Eight Hundred and four Before Storm A Becker Esq. Surrogate of our said County, the last Will and Testament of
Johannis H Snyder deceased a coppy whereof is hereunto Enexed was proved and is now approved and allowed of by us and the said deceased having whilst he lived and at the time of his death Goods Chattels and Credits within this State by means whereof the said proving and registering the said will and granting Administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels &
Credits and also the auditing allowing and final discharging the amount thereof doth belong unto us the administration of all and singular the goods Chattels & Credits of the said deceased and in any way Concerning the Will is granted unto Lawrence Lawyer Jr and George Mann of the County of Schoharie Executors in said will named the being first duly sworn will and faithfully to administer the same and to make and exhibit a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the said Goods Chattels and Credits and also to render a just and true account of administration thereof when thereunto required

In Testimony whereof, we have Caused the Seal of office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed Witnefs Storm A Becker Esq Surrogate of said County at Middleburgh aforesaid the fifth day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred & four and of our ind----- ----- -----

Storm A Becker (signature) Surrogate

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