Transcription of Will by Bushy Hartman, mihartman@InfoAve.Net , Hartman Cousins

Tobias HARTMAN- Will

In the Name of God Amen, I Tobias Hartman of Shrewsbury township in the County of York in the State of Pennsylvania Yoeman; being in perfect health of body, and of sound memory and understanding, Blessed be God for the same, but Considering the uncertainty of this transitory life, do make and Publish this my last will and Testament, in manner and form following, to wit, Principally, and first of all, I Command my Immortal Soul into the hands of God who gave it, and my Body to the Earth, to be Buried in a decent and Christian like manner, at the Discretion of my Executors, herein after Named, and as to such Worldly Estate, wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life, I give and dispose of the same in the following manner, to wit, It is my will, and I order and direct that all my Just debt and funeral Expenses Shall be first paid and Satisfied by my Executors. Item I give devise and bequeath unto my dearly beloved wife Maria Elizabeth all my household and kitchen furniture of what kind or nature so Ever, the same may be for and during the Natural life of my said wife, or as long as She Remains my widow, And if it should so happen that my said wife should get married again, I order and Direct that all and Every Kind of my Household and Kitchen furniture aforesaid Shall be sold by my Executors (Excepting and Reserving unto My said wife, her Bed Bedstead and Bedclothes there unto belonging, And one Table, 2 chairs, one Iron pot, and Fifty Pounds Good and Lawful money of Pennsylvania, to hold to her and her heirs and assigns forever,) It is further my will and I order and Direct that my Son Frederik Hartman Deliver or Cause to be Delivered unto Maria Elizabeth My said wife for and during her Natural life all and Every the articles to be delivered to me, and in and by a Bond of Performance Bearing the date the Ninth Day of June A.D.1809 Particularly mentioned to be delivered, and the privileges which are in the said Bond Reserved, Item it is further my will and I order and Direct that after the death of my said wife or Intermarriage, all my Household and Kitchen furniture (Except as before Excepted) Shall be sold at public __ as soon as Conveniently may be and the Monies therefrom arising and all other monies Not heretofore bequeathed Shall be Equally divided Divided to and amongst my Children herein after named Share and share alike, Charging Each and Every one of them that are indebted to me by bonds, Notes, or Book, Accounts Due Regard Shall be had to make the all Equal, Namely John Hartman, Ludwick Hartman, Tobias Hartman, Frederick Hartman, Maria Philibina Intermarried to Jacob Diphble, and Maria intermarried to George Boyer, and to Each and Every of them and their heirs forever, And unto my daughter Ellizabeth I order the Interest of her share to be paid yearly and Every year During her Natural life, And after the Death of my said Daughter Elizabeth I order and Direct that my Executors shall pay her share unto her Children as they shall arrive to their Lawful ages. So that the Husband of the said Elizabeth shall not Receive any part of benefit from the said Elizabeths Share or part, AND LASTLY, I Nominate, Constitute and appoint my Said two sons, John Hartman and Frederick Hartman, to be the Executors of this my will hereby Revoking all other wills, Legacies and bequests, by me Heretofore made, and Declaring this, and no other; to be my last will and Testament, IN WITNESS Whereof I the said Tobias Hartman have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the first Day of December, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Ten
Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced Signed: Tobias Hartman (Seal)
And Declared, by the said Testator; as
his last will and Testament in the
presence of us, who, in his presence,
and at his Request, have Subscribed
as witnesses
Andrew M____
John A. Leitner
Igntius Leitner
(first and third signature hard to read)
York County _ Before me Jacob Bavnitz Register fo rthe Probate of Will and granting Sellers of Admin in and for the County of York the Stae of Pennsylvania Personally came Andrew Newman & Ignatius Leitner
Two of the inscribing Witnesses to the foregoing Instrument of Writing, and on their Solemn Oaths do severally say that they were personally present and saw and heard the above named Tobias Hartman sign his name unto and real and publish the foregoing Instrument of writing as and for his Last will and Testament and that at the time of the doing ___ he the said Tobias Hartman was of a sound and disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge and (line unreadable) subscribed their names thereto as Witnesses in the presence of the said Testator and at his request and that they a ___same John A Leitner _______ Witness signed his name there to as a Witness at the same time
Sworn & _____ Andrew _____
Ignalius Leitner
Before and at York
This 14th day of August
AD 1809

Whereas I Tobias Hardman of Shrewsbury township York County and State of Pennsylvania have and Duly Executed my Last Will and Testament writing bearing Date the first Day of December one Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten ___ Same Last Will and Testament and Every Clause bequest and Devise therein Contained I do hereby Ratify and Confirm Saving and Excepting Such Clauses bequest and Devises therein mentioned as one by me herein after Revoked and Mark Void and being desirous to alter Some parts thereof and of making Additions thereto Do therefor hereby make this my Codicil which I Will and direct Shall be taken and held as part of my Said Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to Say First I give devise that my Son Frederick Hartman is Cut the fire wood for my Said widow at the doorfit for her use in the kitchen and Stove and foder I give Devise that my Widow Shall have in the Place of fifty pound one Hundred and fifty pound which She Shall have the Interest of Same Sum of mony yearly During her Natural Life and I give Devise that my Executors Shall be entitled to give to my daughter Elizabeth of the principle as much as they think Need for her service and Lastly I appoint my Son Tobias Hardman in place of my Son John Hardman Deceased and Frederick Hardman aforesaid.
In Testimony Whereof I have hereto Set my hand and Seal the Six day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen Signed: Tobias ______ (seal) (signature hard to read)

Signed Sealed published and declared by
Tobias Hardman the above named testators
And for a Codicil to this Last will and testament
In the presents of us who at his request in his
presents and in the presents of each other have
Subscribed our Names as witness thereto
Jacob Flours
Der___ ____tz

York County __ Before me Jacob Barnitz Register, for the probate of Wills _ in and for that County of York in the State of Pennsylvania Personally came Jacob Flours and of _____ Witness to this fore going Instrument of Writing and on his solemn oath doth say that he was Personally present and saw and heard the ___ named Tobias Hartman sign his name unto and seal and publish the for going Instrument of writing as and for codicil to his Last Will and Testament, and that at that time of __ doing Whereof he the said Tobias Hartman was of a sound and disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of his knowledge and belief and that he ___ his name thereto as a Witness in the presence and at the request of the said Testator and for when that he also saw Daniel Lentz the other Witness signed his name thereto as a Witness at the same time
Sworn and published before
And at York the 16th day of August A.D. 1817 Signed: Jacob Flours
Barvitz Register

(The following written on outside of will when document was folded)
August 14th, 1817
Last Will & Testament
of Tobias Hartman
deceased proved
August 14th 1817 both
Exor ____ Inventory
in a month and an
amount on Reckoning
in a Year as when legally
whereunto required
before me
Branvitz Reg

Letters Testamentary
Granted to Ex. ____
____ _____
Bravitz Reg.

Inventory filed
Sept 8, 1817
Recorded in Book
No 13 Pov 458.h
Bravitz Reg

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