Abstracts are an invaluable source of information for genealogical research. They allow you to compile more information in less time across multiple family lines. But if they include ambiguously worded or incorrect information, they can also cause confusion.
Jacob Huber of Martic Township, Lancaster County wrote his will on 6 Nov 1808; it was proven 30 Nov 1810. Here is a transcription of his last will & testament.
Henry Huber of Martic Township wrote his will on 7 Aug 1757; it was proven on 17 Jan 1758. Here is a transcription of the document.
Abraham Huber of Conestoga Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania signed his last will and testament 23 Jul 1817; it was proven 9 Jun 1827. He named as his sons John Huber and Abraham Huber as his executors. This is a transcript of his will.
Jacob Hoober of Martic Township, Lancaster County wrote his last will & testament on 13 Mar 1788. It was proved 9 Jun 1788. Here is a transcription of the document.
Christian Hoover of Heidelberg Township, York County wrote his last will & testament on 15 Feb 1771; it was proven on 21 Mar 1771. His wife Mary was his executor. This is a transcription of his will.
Here’s my bit of wisdom for a Wednesday: don’t stop your research into a document at the abstract. Find the full document.
Emanuel J. Wieder was born 11 Nov 1855 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, youngest son of Saulus and Anna (Mechling) Wieder. He died 26 Jul 1929 and was buried 30 Jul 1929 in St. Mark’s Union Cemetery in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. He married Alavesta Esther Dillinger on 10 Jun 1878 in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. […]
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I’ve started uploading additional images to a new set of pages in the Galleries section of this site. The first new page is a family photos page for the Greulich family. It includes family portraits from 1887, 1901, 1929, and 1941/2, starting with a family portrait of the Karl Philipp and Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich […]