Facts and Events
Frederick Baumgartner (Baumgardner) was one of the Early Settlers of Germanna Colony
Early Migration to Germanna Colony
Frederick Baumgartner was an early immigrant from Germany. He arrived in Philadelphia on the "Johnson" in 1732 and settled in the Germanna Colony in Culpeper County, Virginia.
Will of Frederick Baumgartner
- Page 94. [Will of Frederick Bumgardner], dated 8 Sept. 1745.
- The 400 acres of land which is had in possession when I lived shall be equally divided among my four sons Adam, George, Frederick and Joel so that each of them shall have 100 acres.
- My daughter Dorothy shall have a share of the 400 acres for which my son shall pay to her the money according to the land shall be judged to be worth.
- (signed) Frederick Bumgardner.
- Wit: Dicknik Weaver (T), Tobias [sic], John Willhoit (J). 27 Feb. 1745 .
- Proved by Titer Weaver and John Wilheit. On motion of Catharine Bumgardner certificate is granted for her administration, with Teter Weaver and John Wilheir her securities. [orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 17].
- Page 78. Frederick Bumgardner. Inventory. Total valuation £13.9.0. (signed) George Clore, Russel Hill, Francis Mickall. 27 March 1746. Returned. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 14].