The Albert and Mathilda Rickwalt Family in America:Information about Andrew Lopeman
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Andrew LopemanAndrew Lopeman.He married Mary Johnston.
Notes for Andrew Lopeman:
From: Joan Miller, gggrand-daughter of Josiah Ralph Lewis."The following was written on 18th Feb 1833 and recorded the 14th Dec 1844. I copied it as closely as possible from the original on microfilm.
The Last Will and Testament of Andrew Lopeman of Kittanning Township, Armstrong County.In the name of God, Amen. I, Andrew Lopeman of Kittanning Twonship, Armstrong county considering the uncertainty of life and beinf of sound mind, memory and understanding, altho weak of body, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following to wit:
First, I commit my immortal and eternal soul into the hands of the All Mighty Jehovah who gave it, and my body to the Earth to be decently and in a Christian like manner interred.Secondly, I direct that my funeral expenses and just debts be paid.Thirdly, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Mary, all my real, personal and mixed estate or property whatsoeve where with it has pleased the almighty to help me in this world and I request said wife that she educate and raise our children and after her the....following two lines totally unreadable...
Page 2...and equitable among our said children.
Lastly, I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint my said wife_________,_________and George(Brodhand??) executors of this my last will and testament declaring null and void all other wills heretofore made by me and pronouncing this to be my last will and testament.
Signed, sealed, published and dictated by the afore mentioned Andrew Lopeman to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request have here with subscribed our names aswitnesses, this 18th Feby AD 1833WM Johnston
Armstrong County PA
Befoe me John....... register forthe probate of wills and granting letters of its administration in and for the county, personally came william Johnston ofe of the subscribing witnesses to the above and being duly sworn according to law... say that he was present and saw and heard the testament of Andrew Lopeman...(Cannot read any more)
Children of Andrew Lopeman and Mary Johnston are:
- +Catherine Ann Lopeman, b. 18 Oct 1810, Franklin PA, d. 23 Mar 1896, Dryden MI Lapeer County.
- John Lopeman.
- Elizabeth Lopeman.
- Mary Lopeman.
- Hugh Alexander Lopeman.
- Nancy Ann Lopeman.
- Jane Lopeman.
- Margaret Lopeman.
- Alfred Arthur Lopeman.