Person:Martin Waddle (3)

Martin Waddle
d.bef. March 1783 Botetourt County, Virginia
m. bef. 1742
  1. Benjamin Weddle1742 - 1807
m. bef. 1764
Facts and Events
Name Martin Waddle
Alt Name Martin Wadle
Alt Name Martin Weddle
Alt Name Martin Wettle
Gender Male
Birth[1] 24 April 1718 Dosenheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany
Marriage bef. 1742 Lancaster County, Pennsylvaniato Elizabeth Wise
Marriage bef. 1764 to Catherine Unknown
Death[1] bef. March 1783 Botetourt County, Virginia

Will Abstract

Wadle, Martin. Will probate March 1783.
Names wife, Kethrean, and children Benjamin and Barbara, wife of John Phisichimer.
[Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 64].

Will Transcript

The Will of Martin Wadle (Botetourt County Book A, pp.168-169)
IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, I Martin Wadle in Botetourt County & Colony of Virginia being in perfet helth & Sound Memorey, Bissed be God for all his Mercis but knowing the frailty of the Boday & the Immortality of the Soule & in the Provadence of God being called to go a Jorney, doth this Seventeeth day of October 1782, Mak this my last Will and Testement in mannor & form as followeth,
First I commit my Spirit into the hand of God who gave it & my bodey to the dust to be berried at the deseration of my frends & Executors & I alow all my Lawful debts to pe paid & funeral charges & next I alow and bequeath unto Benjamin Wadle my beloved son five Shillings, Virginia Currecncy if demanded & no more, because I have given him the part of my estate that I allow to give him & that to be paid him on his order, Twelve Months after my Dece, & nixt I alow and bequeath unto Kathrean Wadle my beloved wife during her natril life to live in my dwelling house & be found in a Suficeency of good firewood, holled to her house & cut & Split Suteble for her & to find her fifteen Bushels of Merchinible Wheat & five Bushils of Riy or Indin Corn every year of her Naturl life & Likewise 150 lb. of Pork & Beef and to keep her a Cow and Calf & to use them as what is suficient both winter & summer & to keep her a hors or mare so as she may have it when she please & to keep her five Sheep all in suficient mannor & to find her 28 lb. of swingled flax or the value thereof in Hemp & to find her 2 pear of shuse all Yearly, evroy year of her natural Life, and to pay for her working the same to find her half a Bushil of salt yearly all which I alow to be given her from the benifity & Income of my Plantation & I likwis Give & bequeath unto my Daughter Barbara Philsthimer and her Husband John Philsthimer & to their Heirs Exectors Administrators or assigns all my real and personal Estate whatsoever, I am or may be blessed of & I appoint & Impower my beloved wife Kathrin Wadle and John Philsthimer, my son in Law, my Lawful executors to fulfill this my last will & Testament & I dsenul all former will, & estaments, & Legaseays whatsoever Given under my hand & seal –
[Signed] Martin Wettil (Seal)
Signed sealed & acknowledged by Martin Wadle to be his last will & Testament in the presence of:
Jno. Peden, Robert Beavers, and John Peden, Jr.
[Source: The Elbert Howell-Bertha Burnop Family of Floyd, Smyth and Montgomery Counties, Virginia, by G. E. Roseberry]
  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).