Facts and Events
Frederick Kobler was one of the Early Settlers of Germanna Colony
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 402-05. 24-25 Nov. 1736. Adam Yeager of Orange County to Frederick Cobler of same. Lease and release; for £16 current money. 290 acres in the great fork of Rappahannock... on the south side of Mount Pony... (signed) Adam (X) Yeager. Wit: Jorg Utz, Marks Fink. 25 Nov. 1736. Acknowledged by Adam Yeager. Susanna his wife relinquished her right of dower. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 28]. (Note: Adam Yeager was the brother-in-law of Frederick Kobler according to Germanna Records).
Records of Frederick Kobler in Orange County, VA
- Frederick (O) Cobler witnessed a survey by Geo. Home, Surveyor of Spotsylvania County:... line of Elias Smith's lot... on Rappadanne River side on 15 July 1735. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 11].
- Frederick (X) Cobler was one of the appraisers (with Christopher Zimmerman and Charles Morgan) of the estate of Barbara Cooper on 15 July 1735. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 1, Dorman, pg. 2].
- Pages 50-51. Bond of John Carpenter, Frederick Cobler and John Willhite unto Samuel Ball, justice. For £150 sterling. 27 July 1738. John Carpenter is admr. of Andrew Kercher. (signed) John (X) Carpenter, Frederick (F) Cobler, John (J) Willhite. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 1, Dorman, pg. 9].
- Frederick (F K) Cobler was a witness to the will of Christopher Zimmerman of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia, dated, 30 Nov. 1748, proven 23 March 1748 . [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 29].
- Frederick Cobler was listed in the Estate account of Joseph Wood as receiving payment with Joseph Abel, Edward Teale and Jacob Miller on 22 June 1749. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 29].
Information on Frederick Kobler
NOTE: Germanna Record No. 6, p.46
Susanna Kobler (Cobler) who married Adam Yeager is supposed to be a sister of Frederick Cobler, who came to Virginia 1718.
More research may be necessary.
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