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Johannes Summers, Sr

Death 9 May 1806 (aged 68)
Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Burial Middlebrook, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Plot 6th row from Arborhill Rd
Memorial ID 100042295 · View Source
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Father Hans Johann George Summers b. 1713, d. 26 Apr 1787
Mother Maria Margretha Mentz b. 1713, d. 1782

Johannes Tobin Summers Sr. began military service Rev War 8th Reg under Col Mulenburg

married Elizabeth Reidenauer, daughter of George Reidenauer, on 24 January 1764 at New Hanover, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; Lutheran Church, New Hanover, Montgomery, PA

Mary Magdalena Eve Summers+ d. 25 Jun 1814
Andrew Summers b. 29 Jan 1771
Jullianna Summers b. 1772, d. 1809
George Summers b. c 1773
Christianna Summers b. 1773, d. 21 Dec 1850
Sarah Jane Summers b. 4 Jan 1775, d. 24 Nov 1863
Philip S. Summers b. 1779, d. 5 Jun 1828
Elizabeth Summers b. 1779
Samuel Summers b. c 1785

reading that they may have been another John Summers , so conflicting year of being born, changed it 1737? if anyone that has better info and wants ownership of the page please message me so I know who to transfer to, thanks

Will* 9 May 1806 Johannes Tobin Summers Sr. left a will on 9 May 1806 at Augusta County, Virginia;
The will of John Summers (d1806) was written 9 May 1806 and proved 28 Jul 1806 in Augusta Co., Va. [Will Bk 10, pg 65] [8]: In the name of God amen, I John Summers, Sr. of the County of Augusta State of Virginia being very sick but of perfect mind and memory and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die do make and constitute this my last will and testament and first and chiefly I recommend my soul to God its maker and my body to the dust to be buried in a Christian-like and decent manner at the discretion of my executors and a touching my worldly estate I will and bequeath in the manner and form following Viz. I will and bequeath to my son Samuel Summer the upper end or part of my plantation that I now live on supposed to contain Two hundred acres. I will and bequeath my son George Summers the end or part of said plantation a division line to run to Begin at a corner on the hill that is South from the Mill so as to track a corner that is on the line North East of said Mill so as to include the quantity of forty-five or fifty acres. It is also further understood by the above bequeathed to Samuel and George Summers that stream of water that turns the mill bequeather to George Summers is to enjoy the benefit of said stream for the benefit of said mill as it now passes it into the channel & also bequeathed to George Summers that he not injured by said Samuel Summers or obstructed in the passage of said waters to said mill but that the waters shall have a free and natural course in their channels to said mills making in all to my two sons Samuel and George Summers two hundred and fifty acres to be theirs and their heirs forever. Nevertheless, the said Samuel and George are to pay annually to the rest of my heirs hereafter named of fifty pounds each until the sum of six hundred and fifty pounds are payed by them and for the better understanding of the above bequeathages to Samuel and George Summers it is to be understood that Samuel Summers is to have the part of my plantation that I now live with all the buildings and improvements that are thereon, and George Summers is to have the lower part of the plantation including the saw and grist mill, still house also & still vessels thereunto belonging. I also will and bequeath unto my two sons Samuel & George Summers an old set of blacksmith tools & an old low plantation waggon to be equally the property of each of them & I also will and bequeath unto my son George Summers the one third of the grain now sowed on my plantation my personal estate, vis. Horses cows and stock with my farming utensils also my household furniture I allow to be disposed by the discretion of my Executors at public sale and the money arising therefrom after my Just debts and funeral charges are paid to be divided amongst my heirs in the following manner vis, son
Andrew Summers,
Christianna Senek,
Phillip Summers,
George Summers,
Julianna Fawver,
Sarah Summers,
these to have an equal share of the make alls proper. I also will and bequeath of the money coming from my two sons Samuel and George Summers shall have one hundred pounds and my son Philip Summers one hundred pounds and my son John Summers deceased his sons & daughters one hundred pounds each fifty pounds. And also my daughter Elisabeth Grass's children seventy-five pounds less of daughter Christiana Senek I allow seventy-five pounds also my daughter Jullianna seventy-five & my daughter Sary seventy-five pounds amounting to the above six hundred pounds it is also my will and desire for my two sons Samuel & George Summers to make first payments in twelve months of or after the recording of this my last will and pay first to Andrew Summers and Christianna Senek fifty pounds each and so along all the all received in the like proportion. Lastly, I will and appoint my beloved sons Andrew Summers and Phillip Summers Executors of my real and personal estate and to hereby disannul and abragate all other wills heretofore made by me and to constitute this my last will and testament.

Death* after 9 May 1806 He died after 9 May 1806 at Middlebrook, Augusta County, Virginia

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100042295
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johannes Summers, Sr (17 Dec 1737–9 May 1806), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100042295, citing Saint Johns Reformed United Church of Christ, Middlebrook, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by kenny fitzwater (contributor 47969585) .