m. Abt. 1721 Virginia
Facts and Events
1. WOLFGANG MICHAEL2 KÄFER (WOLFGANG1 KÄFFER) was born Abt. 1695 in Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany, and died Abt. 17 Nov 1768 in Culpeper (now Madison) County, Virginia. He married ANNA MARIA BLANKENBAKER Abt. 1721 in Virginia, daughter of JOHANN BLANCKENBÜHLER and ANNA SCHÖN. She was born 1687 in Neuenbürg, Germany.
Notes for WOLFGANG MICHAEL KÄFER: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/Kaifer.htm
Wolff Michael Kaefer (aka Michael Kaifer) (Reference # 770 & 774 & 794 & 798) was born c1695 in the Ansbach region of Mittelfranken, Germany and died c17 November 1768 in the part of Culpeper Co., Virginia that is now Madison Co. He married Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler (Reference # 771 & 775 & 795 & 799) c1721 in Virginia. She was christened 5 May 1687 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany. For further information on her ancestors see the Blanckenbuhler/Blankenbaker Family. Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler had first married Johannes Thoma (30 December 1685-c1720 or 1721) 18 November 1711 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany. Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and both of her husbands were members of the 1717 Colony at Germanna. Children of Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and Johannes Thoma:
Hans Wendel Thomas b. 17 April 1712 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany Ursula Thomas b. 8 November 1714 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany d. 8 November 1714 at Neuenburg, Baden, Germany Anna Magdelena Thomas b. 24 November 1715 at Neuenburg, Baden, German m. Michael Smith, Jr. Margaret Thomas b. c1718 at VA m. Henry Coller Michael Thomas b. c1720 at VA Children of Anna Maria Blanckenbuhler and Wolff Michael Kaefer: Dorothea Kaifer b. c1717 d. before 1775 m. John Clore (c1704-c1785) at VA Elizabeth Kaifer m. Adam Gaar Mary Kaifer m. Hans George Utz ( -c21 August 1766 when his will was probated) and had the following children: George Utz; Michael Utz ( -c1790); Margaret Utz; and Barbara Utz Barbara Kaifer m. John Weaver (c1728-) at VA Margaret Kaifer m. Nicholas Crigler ( -before 19 October 1789 when his estate probated) and had the following children: Elizabeth Crigler (8 August 1750-); Aron Crigler (9 July 1756-); Margaret Crigler (8 March 1759-); Nicholas Crigler, Jr. (14 April 1762-); Susanna (13 February 1764-); Anna Crigler (16 December 1768-); Abraham Crigler (3 June 1771-); Jacob Crilger (twin); and Ludwig Crigler (twin). *See the Weber/Weaver Family for further information on Nicholas Crigler's ancestry.
Notes for NICHOLAS CRIGLER: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/Weaver.htm
Nicholas Crigler d. before 19 October 1789 when estate appraised m. Margaret Kaifer and had the following children: Elizabeth Crigler (8 August 1750-); Aron Crigler (9 July 1756-); Margaret Crigler (8 March 1759-); Nicholas Crigler, Jr. (14 April 1762-); Susanna Crigler (13 February 1764-); Anna Crigler (16 December 1768-); Abraham Crigler (3 June 1771-); Jacob Crigler (twin) and Ludwig Crigler (twin)
(#3) Nicholas Crigler's Will
"The will of Nicholas Crigler is recorded at Madison County, VA in Will Book 3, page 1, and reads as follows:
In the name of God, Amen, I Nicholas Crigler of Madison County and the State of Virginia do make and appoint this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former will or wills by me made and establishing this my only one in manner and following:
Item 1, I give and bequeath unto my two grandchildren Elizabeth and Susanna Crigler my tract of land whereon Benjamin Broyles now lives, to be equally divided between them, which I give them and their heirs forever; but in case either of them should die without heirs, then their part of said land, shall be equally divided amongst all of my children. I also give to my two said grandchildren their father's part or share of my property that has not been sold or bonds taken in my name, due at my death, which bonds I give to them and their heirs forever.
Item II, I give unto my son Aaron for the expense and trouble he is at me, all the balance and residue of my estate, real and personal or mixed of every kind and whenever found, which I give to him and his heirs forever.
Lastly, I constitute and appoint my son Aaron and my grandson Jacob executors to this my last will given under my hand and seal this 28th day of February 1811.
(signed) X, his mark Nicholas Crigler "
Notes for JOHN WEBER: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/Weaver.htm
John Weaver (Reference # 386 & 398) was born c1728 in the part of Spotsylvania Co. that is now Madison Co., Virginia and died after 1762 when he patented land in a part of Culpeper Co. that is now Madison Co., Virginia. He married Barbara Kaifer (Reference # 387 & 399) in Virginia. For further information on Barbara Kaifer's ancestry see the Kaifer Family. They had the following children: Margaretha Weaver b. 19 December 1752 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA d. 24 December 1814 m. Michael Clore (1 December 1746-7 December 1817) at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA Maria Weaver b. 3 May 1755 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA Hanna Weaver b. 15 August 1757 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA John Weaver b. 10 February 1761 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA m. Elizabeth and had the following children: Jonas Weaver (18 November 1788-); Thomas? Weaver (10 June 1791-) and Simeon Weaver (27 March 1795-) Aron Weaver b. 6 March 1763 at Culpeper (now Madison) Co., VA