Will of Jacob (Yoch) Schneider
Schneider, Jacob (Yoch)
Early: 1841 - Late: 1853
Copy of the Will of Jacob Schneider dated June 24, 1841 and presented for probate in Waterloo County March 14, 1853. It includes an Inventory of Goods and Effects dated March 5, 1853. The Will transfers Lot 69, Waterloo Township to Levi Bechtel and his wife, Magdalena (Schneider) Bechtel. The Will also makes provision for Jacob’s daughter, Elisabeth Snider (Elizabeth Schneider). Sons Christian J. Snider and Jacob J. Snider were the Executors. The Will was witnessed by Jacob S. Shoemaker and Henry Snider. The attached Inventory of Goods was witnessed by J.B. Bauman and Henry Snider.
Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
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The text of the "Will of Jacob Schneider" is printed in Canadian-German Folklore 5 (1975), pp. 34-35.
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.