|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1742|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1829|
First Wife: Magdelana Stambach, also seen as Margaret Ellen Stambach
Married: 27 December 1763, Saint Matthews Church, Hanover, York, PA
Her exact birth and death dates are unknown. Some family tree records state that she was born abt. 1747 and died about 1772, however, no genealogical records have been found to confirm exact dates.
1. Margaret Ickes (abt 1764 - 20 Nov 1823)
2. Henry Ickes (abt 1770 - abt 7 Dec 1860)
3. Jacob Ickes
4. Susanna Ickes (born abt 1771)
Above information confirmed through DAR records.
Second Wife: Maria Elizabeth Stambach, sister of Magdalena
Married in 1774 in Hanover York PA (source needed)
This marriage produced 6 children:
1. Mary Elizabeth 1775-1843
2. Henry 1776-1860
3. John Henry-1778-1846
Information on 2nd wife provided by Sandy Vandertol
Last Will and Testament provided by Edna Callen McNellis
Will of John Ickes, Sr.
In the name of God, Amen. I, John Ickes, of the Township of Bedford, & County of Bedford and State of Pennsylvania, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, & being of Sound and disposing mind & memory, make this my last will & testament, first & principally commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God, hoping for remission of all my sins through the merits of Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour, Redemer & my Body to the earth to be buried in a Christian like mannor, & as for Such worldly estate & effects which I Shall be possessed of or entitled unto at the time of my decease, I give & bequeath the Same as followeth that is to say, first my will is that all my estate real and personal shall be sold by my executors, & the money arising from the Sale thereof to be Divided amongst my children, 2. I have thought proper to make one exception in this my last will & testament, [thanking?] my son Adam Ickes, Shall have the privilege of taking my Plantation that I now live on at nine hundred pounds & if he does then Jacob Ickes, portion to be paid one year after my decease, John Ickes in five years., Henry Ickes in three years, Elizabeth Ickes, in four years, to have her bed & beddings, one cow & two sheep & one hundred & fifty Dollars, besides her equal share with the rest, Philip Ickes, in five years, & Adam Ickes in six years, Margaret Stambaugh, Dec'd her Share to be divided amongst her first husband's children viz. John Amish, George Amish, Jacob Amish, Peter Amish, & Elizabeth Eyler, Jacob Amish, to have as much as one of his Brothers, & half as much, in seven years. Peter Ickes Dec'd his Portion to be divided equally amongst his children & wife, Share & Share alike – in eight years – Susanna Cobler, Dec'd , her Portion to be equally Divided amongst her children Polly, Isaac, Adam & Michael Cobler – in nine years.
Should my Son Adam Ickes, Decline taking my Plantation at the price before stated then I authorize & empower my Executors to make a good & sufficient Deed of conveyance to the purchaser, & my heirs to have their Portions at the same time and lastly I hereby appoint my Son Adam Ickes, and John McDonnald, Executors of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made – In witness whereof
I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty Day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty three
John Ickes -- his mark
Added a codicil January 26, 1829 (not very readable) - …I will that after my decease that neither of my sons shall pay Interest on any obligation Due to my estate except what is due at my death. Polly Cobler to have a bed & bedding & bedstead one cow & a spinning wheel.
Maria Elizabeth Stambach Ickes (1750 - 1823)
Henry Ickes (1776 - 1860)*
John Henry Ekas (1778 - 1846)*
Adam Ickes (1783 - 1870)*
Old Union Cemetery
Created by: Jennifer White
Record added: Oct 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59457663