Catherine Wischer Deceased
It appearing to the Court that on the 13th day of Dec AD 1852 the last Will and Testament of Catherine Wischer deceased was duly admitted to probate and record in the Probate Court of Hamilton County Ohio and that the original record of said Will and the probate thereof upon the record and Journal of said Court were destroyed in the burning of the Courthouse on March 29th AD 1884 but that the original Will and the testimony of the witnesses thereto were preserved it is now ordered by the Court on its own motion that the record of said Will and the probate thereof be and the same is hereby restored from said original Will and testimony as provided by Stature in the words and figures following to wit: "Pleas at the Court house in Cincinnati in the County of Hamilton and State of Ohio of the Hamilton Probate Court at a session thereof held at the place aforesaid on the 13th day of Dec in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty two before the Honorable J. B. Warren Sole Judge of said Court The State of Ohio Hamilton……
Aforesaid the last will and Testament of Catherine Wischer late of this County deceased was this day duly presented to the Court for probate and record clothed in the words and figures following to wit: Translation I the undersigned Catharina Widow Wischer whose maiden names was Kröger after mature deliberation and being of sound mind do ordain here by that my son Henry Wischer shall be the heir of all my property whatever it may be and shall enter upon the same in case God will let me die in this my sickness my son Henry Wischer however shall be held and hereby obligated to pay to my Daughter Elizabeth Wischer hundred and fifty Dollars ($150.00) after my decease so God please and to care for my souls salvation in the same manner as has been care for that of my deceased husband Catharina X Wischer Cincinnati this 20th August 1852 Witnesses Dr. Kuhn, clemens Haverkamp, Witness The State of Ohio Hamilton County SS: personally appeared before me J. B. Warren Judge of the Probate Court within and for said County on this 13th day of December AD 1852 Otho H. Vossler who upon oath deposes and says that the foregoing translation of the last Will and Testament of Catharina Wischer Dec’d is a just and true translation of said will Sworn to and subscribed before me this 13th day of December AD 1852 J. B. Warren Probate Judge. Thereupon on the same day Dr. Kuhn and Clemens Haverkamp the subscribing witnesses of the last Will and testament of Catherine Wischer deceased personally appeared in open Court and were duly sworn and examined according to law touching the due execution of said Will and their testimony therein was reduced to writing and filed in manner and form following to wit: State of Ohio Hamilton County SS Hamilton Probate Court probate of the last will of Catharine Wischer deceased presented on the 13th day of December AD 1852 personally appeared in open Court Dr. Kuhn and Clemens Haverkamp the subscribing witnesses of the last Will and testament of Catharine Wischer deceased who being duly sworn according to law to speak the truth the whole truth and nothing by the truth in relation to the execution of said Will depose and say they were present at the making of said Will and at the request of the deceased subscribed their names to said Will as witnesses in the presence of the deceased and of each other that they saw the said Catharine Wischer deceased sign said Will and heard her acknowledge the same to be her last Will and Testament that the said Catharine Wischer was at the time of making and signing said Will of legal age and of sound an disposing mind and memory and under no undue or unlawful restraint whatsoever Dr Kuhn Clemens Haverkamp Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this 13th day of December J. B. Warren Probate Judge. Now here to wit: on this same day our said Court made an order herein as follows, In the matter of the last Will and Testament of Catharine Wischer deceased the last Will and Testament of Catherine Wischer late of this County deceased was this day duly presented to the Court for probate and record Whereupon Dr Kuhn and Clemens Haverkamp the subscribing witnesses to said Will personally appeared in open Court and were duly sworn and examined according to law and their testimony therein was reduced……
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From the Hamilton Co., OH Administration Book:
Will proven & ? By Dr. Kuhn and Clemens Haverkamp, the subscribing witnesses thereto and admitted to record.
Translation of Will filed with said will
Administration with will annexed granted unto Gerhard Kroeger, Gerhard H. Deters and Henry Lurliene, sureties, Bond Henry Stührenberg, Peter Meyer and Henry Larmaim, appraisers
Bond taken and letters issued
See the 1850 will of her husband
Herman Henry Wisker for more details.
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