Henry Cunreds 1
- Born: 16 Dec 1688, Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Marriage (1): Katherine Streypers on 28 Jun 1710 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Died: 3 Sep 1758, Whitpain Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania at age 69
Seven sons were born to him named. William. Dennis, John, Peter, Joseph, Benjamin and Samuel.
Noted events in his life were:
• Will: WILL OF HENRY CUNREDS, 2 Sep 1758, Whitpain Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. WILL OF HENRY CUNREDS.
Be it Remembered I Henry- Cunrad of Whitpain in the County of Philadelphia and Province of Penselveania Yeoman, being butt Weak of Body but of sound mind Memory and Understanding, but calling to mind the Certainty of Death and the uncertainty of the Time thereof have therefore thought convenient to Dispose of what Estate I now hold and Posses by this my Last Will and Testament. First I Will that all my Just Debts and funeral expenses be first fully paid and Discharged; I Give and Bequeath unto my son William Cunrad the sum of Five Pounds Lawfull Money of Penselveania; I Give and Bequeath unto my son Dennis the sume of Five Pounds Like Money; I Give and Bequeath unto my son John the sume of Eighty Pounds Like Money; I give and Bequeath unto my son Peter the sume of Eighty Pounds Like Money; I Give and Bequeath unto my son Samuel the sume of Seventy Pounds Like Money; I give to my son Benjamin a Young Bay Mare three years old next Spring; I Give Devise and Bequeath unto my two sons Joseph and Benjamin the Messuage Plantation and tract of Land I now Live on situate in Whitpain Township and County afs'd containing about two hundred and Twenty Acres be it more or Less Hereditaments and Appurtenances To hold to them my sd sons Joseph and Benjamin their Heirs and Assigns for Ever as Tenants in Common to be devided Between them in the Most convenient Manner to make two settlements Equal in Vallue. I give and Bequeath unto my Two sons Joseph and Benjamin all my Personal Estate Paying my Funeral Expenses Debts and Legacies as is above mentioned.
HENRY CUNRAD [Se.al.] And my Will further is that in case a Lawsuit should be entered into by my Executors with one Preston who says he has a Wright to my real Estate Liveing in Philada, and if itt be my Executioners Cost the sd Preston then the Charges and Expenses then Accrueing att Law and then the sd Charges to be reducted out of Even.- one of my Childrens share according to their Proportion or Quantity. But in case that my Heirs Lose my real Estate then it shall be Lawful for my Executioners to Pay the Charges Accnieing to the Lawsuit out of my Personal Estate, and the overplus as followeth, To my son William Cunrad five shillings Lawful money of Pensylva. To my son Dennis Cunrad five shillings of the Like Money and the remainder to be Equally Divided amongst my five sons, John Cunrad, Peter Cunrad, Joseph Cunrad, Benjamin Cunrad and Samuel Cunrad. And I constitute my two sons Joseph and Benjamin Executors of this my Last Will and Testament, the Legacies to be Paid in two years after my decease. And I doe hereby revoke all other and former Wills by me heretofore made Either by word of Mouth or in Writing, ratifying and confirming this only for my Last. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this second Day of September Anno Dom. 1758.
HENRY CUNRAD. [Seal.]
Signed Sealed and Published by the sd Henny Cunrad as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request has subscribed our names as Witnesses thereunto. Benjamin Dickinson, Joseph Roberts, James Wood.
[Proven 12th Sept. 1758.]
Henry married Katherine Streypers, daughter of William Streypers and Unknown, on 28 Jun 1710 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Katherine Streypers was born between 1665 and 1668 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA.)