06 February 2013

Transcript: Frederick Bewig's Last Will and Testament, 1873 Baltimore

Citation:
"Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-16197-12739-59?cc=1803986&wc=M9MV-NBT:n35113722 : accessed 08 Jan 2013), Baltimore City > Will books Jan 1873-Dec 1873 Liber J.H.B no 39 > image 303 of 620.
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Frederick Bewig's
Last Will and Testament

In the name of God Amen I Frederick Bewig of Baltimore
City in the State of Maryland being of sound and disposing mind
memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the
uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs, and thereby be the
better prepared to leave this world when it please God to call me hence, do therefore make and pub-
lish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say
First and Principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my
body to the earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix hereinafter named
after my debts and funeral charges are paid.
I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Henrietta Bewig the use and income of
all my Estate for and during her natural life, and at her decease,
I give devise and bequeath unto my children namely Maria Dorothea Wohlber wife of
John Wohlber, Johanna Wilhelmina Knoble wife of Werner Knoble, Sophia Fredericka Rench
wife of Nicholas Rench Johanna Henrietta Schaub wife of John Schaub, Henry Bewig and
Augusta Fredericka Parsinger wife of John Parsinger their heirs executors administrators and
assigns all the residue and remainder of my Estate real personal and mixed wherever
situate or being without reservation or exception share and share alike, and Lastly I do
hereby constitute and appoint Henrietta Bewig to be the sole Executrix of this my last Will and
Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made and declaring this to be my only one.
            In Testimony Whereof I the said Frederick Bewig have hereunto
subscribed my name and affixed my seal this Eighteenth day of February in the year of
Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and Seventy three
Test: Henry Cashmyer Frederick (his X mark) Bewig (seal)
Signed sealed published and declared by Frederick Bewig the Testator to be his last Will and
Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses
            Henry Cashmyer No 137 Bank Street
            Heinrich Will Port Street
            John Bürger No 22 Port Street
Baltimore City SS. On the 4th day of June 1873 came Henrietta Bewig and made oath on
the Holy Evangely of Almighty God that she doth not know of any Will or Codicil of Fredericka
Bewig late of said City deceased other than the above Instrument of writing and that she received
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the same from the testator and has held possession thereof since the execution of the same
That the testator departed this life on the 12th day of April 1873.
                              Sworn to before the Subscriber
             J. Harman Broun Register of Wills for Baltimore City
Baltimore City SS. On the 4th day of June 1873, came Henry Cashmyer, Heinrich Will
and John Bürger the three subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament
of Frederick Bewig late of said City deceased and made oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty
God that they did see the Testator sign to be his last Will and Testament, that at the time of his so doing
he was, to the best of their apprehension of sound and disposing mind memory and under-
standing: and that they subscribed their names as witnesses to this Will in his presence,
at his request, and in the presence of each other.
                              Sworn to before the Subscriber
             J Harman Brown Register of wIlls for Baltimore City
             In Baltimore City Orphans Court:
                                             The Court after having carefully examined the above last
Will and Testament of Frederick Bewig late of Baltimore City deceased and also the evidence
adduced as to its validity Orders and Decrees this 4th day of June 1873, that the same be admitted
in this Court as the true and genuine last Will and Testament of the said Frederick Bewig
deceased.
        (signed) Bolivar D. Daniels
                      Geo. Wm. Bishop
                      G. W. Lindsay

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