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Wolff Michael Kafer (b. Abt. 1695, d. Abt. November 17, 1768)Wolff Michael Kafer was born Abt. 1695 in Ansbach region, Mittenfranken, Germany, and died Abt. November 17, 1768 in Broomfield Parish, Madison County, Virginia.He married Anna Maria Blankenbaker on Abt. 1721 in Virginia, daughter of Hans Thomas Blankenbuhler and Anna Barbara Schoene.
Notes for Wolff Michael Kafer:
In the name of God Amen
I Michael Kaffer of the Parish of Bromfield & County of Culpeper being in perfect health & Sound Memory but Considering the uncertainty of things in this World & that all Flesh is (grass?) therefore I make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following - - - First I recommend my Soul to God that gave it trusting and surely believing that through the Merits of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ to receive full Remission and forgiveness of all my Sins, My Body I committ to the Earth to be decently buried at the direction of my Executors hereafter Named.
I Give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Married to Adam Garr five Pounds in Money to her her heirs forever after my decease And it is my Will and desire that all the remainder of all my personal Estate to be equally divided after my Chiles part is taken of among all my Children, That is to say my Daughter Elisabeth (Mar'ed to Nicholas Krigklor) and my Daughter Dorathe (Mar'ed. to Joh Clore, and between my deceased Wifes Children That is to say John Thomas Michale Thomas Magdlana Mar'ed. to Mick Smik and Margrat (to Hannry Coller) To them there heirs fo ever after my decese.
And it is my Will and Desier that my Childs in to be equally divided betwen my Daughters that is to say Elisabeth Barbara Mary Margrat and Dorathe To them there heirs forever after my decese
And it is My desier that John Thomas is to fall short in th above Mentioned Estate three Pounds eight Shilling which he allrady received.
And lick wise Madalaina Mar'ed. to Mick Smith Ten pounds which she all rady has received.
Lastly I make and Ordain my beloved friend Adam Gar Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking all other Wills by me Made And Witness that this be my last Will and Testament.
I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal this 28th Day of Decemb. 1762
Signed Sealed and Acknowledged Mickeal MK Kaffer (L S)
to be his last Will & Testament Mark
in the presence of Us
Deobald DB Christler
At a Court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 17th Day of November 1768
This last Will and Testament of Michael Kaffer deceased was Exhibited to the Court by Adam Garr, the Executor therein Named and was proved by the Oath of Deobald Christler & Zachary Blankenbecker two of the Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be Recorded and on the Motion of the Said Executor Certificate is Granted him for Obtaining a Probat thereof he having sworn to the same & given Bond and Security according to Law
Roger Dixon Clk
Appraisal of the Estate of Michael Kaffer
Culpeper County Virginia
Will Book A, page 494
Michael's parents were, Wolfgang Kafer, born in Ansback, Bavaria, in 1662, and his mother was Elisabetha, born also in Ansback in 1666. Wolfgang was a Goose Herdsman.
More About Wolff Michael Kafer:
Record Change: September 18, 2003
More About Wolff Michael Kafer and Anna Maria Blankenbaker:
Marriage: Abt. 1721, Virginia.
Children of Wolff Michael Kafer and Anna Maria Blankenbaker are:
- +Elizabeth KAIFER, b. Abt. 1722, Madison County, Virginia.