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|Birth: ||1690, Germany|
He may be son of Paul Friedt, a Mennonite who was living at Weinheim bei Wallertheim in the 1698 general census of Alzey. Emmigrated to America on Maria Hope 1710. Purchased 50 acres in Skippack from Gerhard Clemens on 1 June 1714. Purchased 50 acres in Skippack from Mathias Vanbebber on 3 May 1721. Purchased 10 acres in Skippack from Michael Ziegler on 24 Dec 1722. Purchased 12 acres in Skippack from Mathias Vanbebber on 10 Dec 1723. Naturalized 9 Jan 1730.
Spouse Elizabeth Hiestandt Stauffer b. ca 1688 in Ibersheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. D after 1743 in Pa. Was a Mennonite, resided in Gratersford, Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pa. Emmegrated to America on "Maria Hope" in 1710.
Will of Paulus Friedt
will made 29 January 1743 probated 1 May 1743
I give and bequeath unto my dear and well beloved wife Elizabeth Fredt . . . the Sum of Eight Pounds yearly and every year for & during the time she remains my Widow unmarried and payable to her by my Son in Law Jacob Greter every quarter of a year During the said time or otherwise as they shall agree . . . I also give unto my said wife the use and priviledge of my Stove & Stove Room . . . I also give uno my said wife a Flaxen Spinning Wheel and likewise my Beds Bedstead with all the Bedding thereunto belonging to be entirely at her disposing . . . I give and Devise unto my Son in Law Jacob Greter All my Plantation and Tract sitiate in the Township of Skippack and Perkiomey Containing by Estimation one hundred & twenty two acres . . . It is my will and I desire the same to be faithfully performed & fulfilled that my said Son in Law Jacob Greter shall and will immediately after my Decease Secure the Sum of Fifty Pounds Lawful Money of Pennsylva to be paid by him at such time and to such Person or Persons and in such manner as my Daughter Mary his now wife shall think fit which sd sum of Fifty Pounds shall remain & continue for the use thereby directed.
Sole execytor:Jacob Grater, son in law
Mary Ann Friedt Grater (1708 - 1760)*
Created by: Ralph Brown
Record added: Aug 13, 2011
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