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From: Arlene McLennan <>
Subject: [PAYORK] Ludwig Freysinger intestate- York County
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2001 18:52:59 -0600


Posted on: York County, Pennsylvania Wills
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Surname: Freysinger, Datisman, Fettro, Feiser
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Ludwig Freysinger died intestate before May 19, 1792.
Page dated 12th May 1818
The petition of John Freysinger oldest son and heir at Law of Ludwig Freysinger
late of Conewago (formerly Dover Township) deceased, who died Intestate
was read to the Court Setting forth, "That said Intestate died seized in
his demense as of fee of a certain plantation and tract of land situated
in said township bounded by land of Michael Coppehoffer, Jacob Freysinger,
John Meyer and others containing about fifty four acres more or less, that
he left to survive him (his widow being now also deceased) eight heirs
namely John the petitioner, Ludwig Freysinger, Jacob Freysinger, Peter
Freysinger, now dead, who has conveyed his share to Jacob Freysinger, George
Freysinger, Anna Maria wife of Jacob Feiser, Elizabeth wife of John Datisman,
Barbara wife of David Fettro who now hold the said land undivided, And
praying the Court to award an Inquest to make petition or division of the
same, if the premises can be divided without prejudice to or spoiling the
whole, but if the premises will not admit of such partition or Division,
then to value the whole undivided, Whereupon it is considered by the court
and ordered, that the Sheriff of the County of York in his proper person
with twelve good and lawful men of his Baliwick, in the presense of all
the parties who shall choose to attend or the guardians of such of them
as are minors, (they respectively having due and legal notice thereof)
To hold an Inquest on the said premises and make partition thereof, with
the appurtenances to and amongst the children of said Intestate, by metes
and bounds, and value and appraise, each part separately, if the same will
admit of such partition without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, But
if they find the same cannot be so divided amongst the children of said
Intestate, without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, that they then well
and truly inquire whether the said premises will conveniently accomodate
more than one of the said children, and if they so find that they then
well and truly partition the same into so many parts as the same will bear
or accomodate by metes and bounds, and well and truly value and appraise
each purpart, But if the said Inquest shall find that the premises will
not admit of partition or division at all without prejudice to or spoiling
the whole, then that they well and truly value and appraise the whole together
and undivided, according to the directions of the Act of General Assembly
in such case made and provided, and the said Sheriff Do make return of
said Inquesition (annexed to this order) as well under his own hand and
seal of the said Inquest to the Orphan's Court after the same is held.

3rd August 1818
John Kauffett, Esquire, High Sheriff of the County of York, came into court
and made Return of a former order of this Court, whereby commanded to make
partitions of a certain plantation and tract of land situated in Conewago
Township, York County, bounded by lands of Michael Coppehoffer, Jacob Freysinger,
John Meyer and others containing about fifty four acres, more or less,
late the Estate of Ludwig Freysinger deceased who died intestate, To and
amongst the children of said Intestate, if the same would admit of such
partition without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, otherwise to value
and appraise the whole together and undivided, And by the said Sheriffs
return on said order and an Inquisition thereunto annexed, it appears that
the same would not admit of such partition without prejudice to or spoiling
the whole, And that the Inquest aforesaid have valued and appraised the
whole together and undivided at the sum of eight hundred and ten dollars,
lawful money of the United States, which valuation the Court do hereby
confirm. And now came into Court John Freysinger eldest son and heir at
Law of said Intestate and prayed to be permitted to take the said Plantation
and tract of land, at the said valuation. Whereupon The Court decreed the
same to him he paying the other children of said Intestate their respective
shares thereof, And it is ordered and decreed by the Court that the said
John Freysinger be allowed the sum of forty five dollars and sixty cents,
in full for his share of the said valuation, That he pay unto Ludwig Freysinger,
George Freysinger, Anna Mary intermarried with Jacob Feiser, in right of
said Anna Mary, Elizabeth intermarried with John Datisman, in right of
said Elizabeth, Barbara intermarried with David Fettro, in right of Barbara,
each the sum of ninety five dollars and sixty cents lawful money aforesaid,
in one year, with interest from this day, it being in full for their respective
shares of the said valuation, That he pay unto Jacob Freysinger the sum
of one hundred ninety one dollars and twenty cents, in one year, with interest
from this day, it being in full for his one share and the share of Peter
Freysinger, dec'd., who in his lifetime conveyed the same to the said Jacob
Freysinger, as six of the children of the said Intestate, which said several
sums of money are the full amount of the said valuation, and it is further
ordered and decreed by the Court that upon the said John Freysinger his
making the several payments aforesaid or giving good security for the same
that thereupon he the said John Freysinger his heirs and assignees do hold
the said plantation and tract of land for the same estate and in full and
ample a manner as the said Ludwig Freysinger his father in his lifetime
held and enjoyed the same, exonerated and discharged from the further claim
of the other children of the said Intestate and all persons claiming or
to claim the same under them, or any,or either of them.

John Freysinger and George Aughenbach, respectively bound unto Walter Franklin
and George Barnitz, Esquires, Judges of the Orphan's Court of York County,
in the sum of sixteen hundred and twenty dollars, current lawful money
of Pennsylvania, to be levied of their goods and chattels lands and tenaments
respectively upon the condition That the said John Freysinger shall do
well and truly pay unto the other children of said Ludwig Freysinger deceased,
their respective shares, dividends and purparts, of, in and to the Real
Estate of the said Ludwig Freysinger, the Intestate, which he the said
John Freysinger has taken at the return valuation , agreeably to, and in
the manner, days and times, set forth and appointed for payment thereof,
in and by the foregoing distribuation and decree, Then these Recognizements
to be void, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.


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