Johannes Kapp

Male 1704 - 1757  (53 years)


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  • Name Johannes Kapp 
    Born 18 Feb 1704  Munchenstein, Canton Basel, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Nov 1757  Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40983  South Central Pennsylvania Families
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 

    Family 1 Catharina Etter,   b. 23 Aug 1716, Rueggisberg, Canton Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Jan 1741  of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Anna Kapp,   b. 31 Jul 1742,   d. died young Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Margaretha Kapp,   b. 6 Jan 1744  []
     3. Elisabeth Kapp,   b. 13 Feb 1745  []
     4. Peter Kapp,   b. 12 Aug 1748  []
     5. Christian Kapp,   b. 20 Apr 1750  []
     6. Catharina Kapp,   b. 9 Oct 1754  []
     7. Philipp Kapp,   b. 25 Nov 1756  []
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F3434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith Westmunster,   d. 1740, on Voyage to America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1728  [1
    Children 
     1. Jacob Kapp,   b. 30 Dec 1729, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Bethlehem Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Johannes Kapp,   b. 18 Feb 1735, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Bethlehem Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. 7 others all dead Kapp  []
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F9087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wills: Johannes Kapp, 1758: Donegall Twp, Lancaster Co, PA

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      WILL OF JOHANNES KAPP
      Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
      1757

      (This Will was copied as it appears in the Lancaster County Archives; the
      spelling has NOT been altered; it is unknown if the spelling errors occured
      during the translation from German to English)

      John Kapp
      Deceased

      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. that I John Caap (sp)of the Coundy of Langaster in
      the provnce of penslvania and tounfhup of donegall yeman biging in good
      meemrey and unterstanting to mack and declare this my Last Will and
      testament first and principally Recomending my Immortal Spiret intothe hands
      of my greed Creator tristing in the Merits if my bleset Saveuer for parton
      and Remifsion of all my Sins and happy admision into the Region of Imortal
      blife and glorey and as to such wordly estats Wherwith it has pleased God to
      bless me with, I Give and Bequeath in manor as following. Imprimis I arder
      that so mouch of my personall Estate be sold by my Executors herin after
      mentioned as will paiy all my Just Debtes and funrell Expensis and furter I
      order that the Remenider of my personall Estate whit my Real Estate be geeb
      together for the full thime of eighteen years for the mantaining of my
      smalles children and thean to be ecqalley theveytet amongst my said children
      and the third part and twenty pound more of all my estate I give to my
      loving Wife CATHRINA for hur matainace forther I order that if my Excators
      and my wife see cause to mack aney Seal or divisioin afor such time of
      eighteen years thee shall have full poure do it. Lastly I nominabe and
      apoint my Loving Wife CATHRINA (nee ETTER) and JOHN ETTER of the townshup
      of Danegal my Executors of this my last Will and testament in wittnes wherof
      I have hereunto sed my hand and Seal this 18 day of October in the year of
      1757.

      John Kapp (seal)

      Signed Seald published prounced and declared by the above testator as his
      last Will and testament in the presence of us.

      Abraham FREDRICK Peter SNEIDER

      LANCASTER COUNTY FS January the 3rd 1758 BEFORE me the Subscriber came
      Abraham Frederick and Peter Sneider the Witnesses to the within written Will
      and on their solemn Affirmations did declare and say that they were present
      and saw and heard JOHANNES KAPP the Testator within named Sign Seal Publish
      Pronounce and declare the within writing as and for his last Will and
      Testament and that at the doing therof he was of sound and disposing Mind
      Memory and Understanding to the best of their Knowledge Observation and
      Belief.

      Edwd. Shippen D. Rg.

      BE it remembered that on the 3d day of January 1758 The last Will and
      Testament of JOHANNES KAPP deceased was proved in due form of Law and
      Probate and Letters Testamentary were granted unto JOHN ETTER one of the
      executors in the said Testament named (the Widow having renounced) he being
      first duly Qualified well and truly to Administer the said Decedents Estate
      and bring an Inventory thereof into the Registers Office at Lancaster on or
      before the 3d day of July next And also to render a true and just account of
      his said Administration when thereto lawfully required.

      GIVEN under the Seal of the said Office.

      By me Edwd. Shippen D. Rr

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] Donegal/Mount Joy Moravian KB, Lancaster County, PA.