Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Blankenbaker

Male Abt 1737 -


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  • Name John Blankenbaker 
    Birth Abt 1737  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I5621  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Hans Matthias Blanckenbühler,   b. Abt 29 Dec 1684, Neuenbürg, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Apr 1763, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anna Maria Mercklin,   b. Abt 1695, Neuenbürg, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1763, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 7 May 1714  Oberderdingen, Wurttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Margaret Utz,   b. Abt 1740, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1752  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Magdelena Blankenbaker,   b. Abt 1757, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F4251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 322-323
      In the name of God Amen. I MATTHIAS BLANKENBECKER of Parish of St. Mark and County of Orange being sick and weak in Body but of Sound and perfect memory ... do make my last Will and Testament in manner and form following first I recommend my Soul to God that gave it .. my body commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named
      I give to my Beloved Wife MARY BLANKENBECKER the use of my house and plantation whereon I now live during the term of her life as aiso all goons and chattels for her life time and after the said my Beloved Wife decease that tract of land whereon I now live on containing one hundred and fifty six acres shall fall to my loving Son CHRISTOPHER BLANKENBECKER for his Inheritance and to his heirs forever, and I give unto my son Christopher Blankenbecker one horse satel and bridell after my decease.
      I give to my beloved son JOHN BLANKENBECKER my tract of land containing three hundred and twenty acres for him and to his heirs forever.
      I give unto my son John Blankenbecker one horse sattel and bridel after my decease.
      I give unto my deceased son GEORGE BLANKENBECKER Eight pounds that is for his tract of land to his son JOHN BLANKENBECKER JUNR. to him and his heirs forever, he is took it either in chatteles or som other of my left effects to the value of it after my wiles decease and the said Eight pounds is to be left in the Executors hands til the said John Blankenbecker Junr. is of age and if the said John Blankenbecker Junr. should die before he should come to age the said money is to fall to my sons John Blankenbecker and Christopher Blankenbecker and to their heirs forever. And I will that all my personal I Estate or goods and chat ties be equally divided between my two sons John Blankenbecker and Christopher Blankenbecker and John Blankenbecker Junr. my Deceased son George Blankenbecker his son after the decease of my above loving wife Mary. And after the above my said Estate is divided between my two sons John Blankenbecker and Christopher Blankenbecker and John Bankebecker Junr. my Deceased Son George Blankenbecker his son and then the said my two sons John Blankenbecker and Christopher Blankenbecker is to give unto the said John Blankenbecker Junr. Eight pounds and the said money and all the Effects of the above Estate to be left in the Executors hands till the said John Blankenbecker Junr, comes to age and if the said John Blankenbecker Junr should die before he shall be of age and then the abovesaid money and Effects to fall to my two sans John Blankenbecker and Christopher Blankenbecker to them their heirs forever.
      Lastly I make and ordain my beloved friend ZACHARIAS BLANKENBECKER and JACOB PRAYELL Executors of this my last Will and Testament In Witness that this be my last Will and Testament I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty thirth day of January 1745/6.
      Presence: ( two signatures in German) Matthias X Blankenbecker
      JOHN THOMAS
      At a Court held for County of Culpeper on Thursday the 21th day of April 1763
      This last Will and Testament of Matthias Blankenbecker Deced was exhibited to the Court by John Blankenbecker & was proved by the Oaths of George Utz & John Thomas & ordered to be recorded & on the motion of the said John Blankenbecker Certificate is granted him for Obtaining Letters of Administration with the Will annexed he having Sworn to the same and given Bond and Security according to Law the other Executor therein named refusing to take the burthen of the Execution thereof.

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