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[John Philip]The Will of John Philip Fluck, husband of Anna Barbara Kern. Their offspring were John (8/30/1750-12/9/1841), Christopher (1752-<1780), John Christian (2/8/1757-1809), John Caspar (12/24/1758-8/20/1848), John Frederick (11/2/1832), John Philip (1/7/1763-2/13/1790), Elizabeth (11/24/1765-10/10/1862), Johan Adam (3/31/1768-<1773), Catharine (10/31/1769-<1780), and John Adam (6/20/1773-<1780).
Bucks County, Pa., Willbook No. 4, p. 77 File No. 1636 Dated, January 10, 1780
IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, January tenth 1780, I, Phillip (Flook) Fluck of Hilltown Township in the County of Bucks being sick in bed but of good and perfect memory Thanks be to God Almighty and calling to Remembrance the uncertain and transitory life and that all flesh must yield unto Death when it shall please God to call. Do make and declare this is my Will and Testament in manner and Form following- First, being penitant and sorry for my sins, most humbly desiring forgiveness of my sins, I command my soul unto Almighty God my Savior and Redeemer in whom and by whose Merits I trust and believe assuredly to be saved and to have full Remition and Forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit the Kingdom of Heaven and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the Discression of my Executors hereafter named and for settling of my temporal Estate and such Goods and Chattels and debts as it has pleased God to bestow upon me.
I do order and give and dispose the same in Form and Manner following: that is to say, Inprimis, I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife All my Plantation with the Stock and all Goods now in my possession for the raising of my Childering (Children) until the youngest arrive to the age of Twenty-one--- Secondly, I order and it is my Will in case my Wife or Children die before the Youngest arrive unto the age of twenty one that my son Christian shall have my Plantation after paying unto my other Children, namely, John, Ludwick, Caspar, Frederick, Phillip, and Elisabeth as will be judged and allowed to be just by three independent and impartial Freeholders; and further I order that there be Vendue made and equal Devition (Division) of all my stock and movables amongst my Children or their Heirs after paying my lawful Debts out of my ready Money; now in hand. Item, I give further to my beloved Wife four hundred Pounds to be paid immediately after my Departure also that she shall have one room and Priviledge of the Kitchen as to render her life comfortable Bed and Beding One Chis Household Planishing as the other Executor will judge necessary also Fifteen Bushels Rye five Bushels Wheat four bushels Indian Corn five Bushels Buckwheat one Cow at her choice out of the Stock before the Vendue and sufficient Hay Pasture and Stable for the same and one Barreel of Sider when the Orchert bears and Liberty for to take and dry or make use of Apples as She stands in need. Item, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elisabeth before the Vendue her choice of all my Cows after Mother's choice; the above mentioned grain to be to be paid yearly and every year during her natural life-------------.
And I hereby make and appoint My beloved Wife Barber (Barbara) and John Flook (Fluck) my oldest son full and sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking disannulling and making void all former Wills and Bequests by me made and declaring this only be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have interchangeable Set my Hand and Seal Day and Date first written in presence of Christian Kern, Matthias Hartman Phillip Fluck Signed Proved, June 13, 1780 by Christian Kern and Mathias Hartman
John Hart. D. Reg.
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