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Transcription of Lancaster Deed Z-37

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Date: 24 Apr 1770 [unknown]
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[Lancaster Deed Z-37.[1] settling the estate of Jacob Reitter of Cocalico Twp, acknowledging payment by Michael Reiter to his 5 sisters.]

MARTIN HOE & AL.   )   T O   A L L   P E O P L E to when these Presents may come
  TO   )  
MICHAEL REITER   )   Martin Hoe of the Township of Cocolico in the County of

Lancaster and Provence of Pennsylvania, Yeoman, in Right of Elisabeth his wife late
Elizabeth Reitter, George Hoe of the same Township County and Provence aforesaid,
Yeoman, in Right of Magdalene his wife late Magdalene Reitter, Michael Stephan of
the same Township County and Provence aforesaid, Yeoman, in Right of Mary his wife
late Mary Reitter, Jacob Houshalter of Heidelberg Township in the County and Provence
aforesaid, Yeoman, in Right of Margaret his wife, late Margaret Reitter, Barbara
Reitter by her Guardian Adam Nees, Send Greeting,
  WHEREAS Jacob Reitter of
Cocalico Township in the County and Provence aforesaid late deceased died intestate
seized in Fee of about One hundred Acres of Land situate in Cocolico Township in
the said County of Lancaster,
  AND WHEREAS the said Jacob Reitter left
Issues Michael Reitter his only Son and five Daughters viz: the above named Eliza-
beth Magdalene, Mary Margaret, Barbara, And the said Michael Reitter by his, Peti-
tion to the Orphans Court held at Lancaster in the County of Lancaster seting; forth
that he was willing and desires to hold and enjoy the said Tract of Land and pay
the respective shares of the Widow and Children of the Deceased according to a Val-
uation thereof to be made by an Inquest to be awarded for that Purpose in Case the
said Tract of Land cannot be devided without Injury to and spoiling of the whole,
AND WHEREAS the Sheriff of the County of Lancaster, to wit, James Webb, the Younger,
Esquire, retorned the same Order with an Inquisition thereto annixed taken on the
Oath and affirmations of twelve good and lawful men of the Bailiwick of the same
Sheriff who upon their respective Qualifications do say that they have viewed the
Real Estate Lands and Tenements of Jacob Reitter deceased, and do value and appraise
the same Real Estate at and for the Sum of Four hundred and twenty pounds lawfull
Money of Pennsylvania, And the said Court held on the second Day of March 1768,
did confirm the said Valuation and Appraisement and ordered that the said Michael
Reitter
pay to each of his Sisters in one Year from that Time the Sum of Forty Pounds
lawfull Money of Pennsylvania, as by the Proceedings and Records of the Orphans
Courts may more fully and at large appear,
  N O W   K N O W   Y E that we the
said Martin Hoe in Right of Elizabeth his wife, George Hoe in Right of Magdalene
his wife, Michael Stephan in Right of Mary his wife, Jacob Haushalter in Right of
Margaret his wife, and Adam Nees Guardian for Barbara Reiter, do hereby for the Con-
sideration of the Sum of Two hundred Pounds lawful Money of Pennsylvania in five
equal Shares to each of them in Hand well and truly paid or secured to be paid at or
before the Sealing and Delivering of these Presents by the said Michael Reitter,
the Receipt whereof they the said Martin Hoe, George Hoe, Michael Stephan, Jacob
Houshalter and Adam Nees for Barbara Reitter do hereby each and every of them res-
pectively acknowledge and thereof and from every Part thereof do acquit and forever
discharge the said Michael Reitter his Heirs and Assigns by these Presents, and they
the said Martin Hoe in Right of Elizabeth his wife, George Hoe, in Right of Magda-
lene his wife, Michael Stephan in Right of Mary his wife, Jacob Haushalter in Right
of Margret his wife, Adam Nees in Right of Rarbara Reitter, for ourselves and each
of us and our heirs Executors and Administrators do hereby acquit and forever dis-
charge the said Michael Reitter his Heirs Executors Administrators and every of them
from any further Claim and Demand of and from and concerning the Real Estate of the
said Jacob Reitter deceased, excepting One hundred and forty Pounds the one third
of the Valuation which remains charges on the said Lands and to be distributed after
the death of Mary Geibe late Mary Reitter, agreeable to Law, IN WITNESS whereof
the said Parties have hereunto these Presents interchangeably set their Hands and
Seals the Twenty fourth Day of April in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hun-
dred and seventy. [24 Apr 1770]

Martin Hoe (SEAL) George Hoe (SEAL)
his
Michael X Stephen
Mark
(SEAL)Jacob Haushalter (SEAL)Adam Ness(SEAL)

Sealed and delivered in the Presence of, by Martin Hoe, George Hoe, Michael Stephan and Jacob Houshalter.

Eml. Carpenter, Junr. Maria Zimmerman

Sealed and delivered by Adam Nees in the Presence of,

George Himwill Michel Meyer

LANCASTER COUNTY SS: Be it remembered that on the thirtyeth Day of April in the
Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Seventy [30 Apr 1770] before me the Subscriber
One of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County personaly came the
above named Martin Hoe, George Hoe, Michael Stephan, Jacob Houshalter, and Adam
Nees, and each of them did severally and respectively acknowledge the above Instru-
ment of Writing to be their Act and Deed to the Intent that the same may be record-
ed as such, WITNESS my Hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.
Emanuel Carpenter (SEAL)
EXAMD. RECORDED the 5th Day of May 1784.
P. James Jacks Regr.

Sources

  1. "Deeds, 1729-1867," images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFB-1QDW-M?i=21&cat=224489 : 6 October 2018), Deeds v. Z-AA 1784-1785 > image 22 of 622; Recorder of Deeds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.




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