b.abt. 1723 prob. Culpeper County, Virginia
d.Bef. 19 Oct 1789
m. Est. 1718-1721
m. bef. 1750
Facts and Events
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 "