Note: ! Copyright 1984-2017 FamilyHart, Inc (A Nonprofit Corporation) - NAME, BIRTH & DEATH: ANCESTRY WORLDTREE. BURIED SAINT EMANUEL'S UNION. !Conrad Myer Inquest Awarding The petition of Charles Myer & John Myer by their attorney Charles A. Barnitz Esq. was read to the Court as follows to Wit: To the Honorable the Judges of the Orphans Court. The Petition of Charles and John Myer, two sons of Conrad Myer (died May 1, 1830) late of Codorus Township York County deceased. Respectfully showeth that said Conrad died Intestate leaving to survive him a widow named Magdalena and Nine children lawful issue namely Charles & John your petitioners, Jacob, Conrad, Daniel, Jesse, Sally wife of John Runkel; Susanna wife of John Dubs; and Betsy, of whom three are minors. (and Mary Magdalene Meyer (October 16, 1794-December 16, 1820)That he died seised as of fee of the following real estate viz. The dwelling place in Codorus Township containing about two hundred twelve acres adjoining lands of Conrad Rennoll, Brodbeck, Meckly, & Christian Rennoll with a Grist Mill and Saw Mill and Improvements. Also a Plantation and tract of Land with the buildings and Improvements in Hopewell Township containing about two hundred and twenty acres, adjoining lands of Jacob Lanius, James Edie, Christian Sibey, Henry Hammond, Benjamin Meads. Also a Lot of Woodland in Hopewell Township of about three acres, bounded by lands of Samuel Miller & others all which said Widow & heirs hold together & undivided and not being able to agree on any other mode of division or partition or valuation, the petitioners pray that an Inquest be awarded to make partition of the premises according to law. If the same cannot be so done, then to inquire how many the premises will conveniently accommodate and to value each division in any case then to appraise the whole according to law, and they will pray. Signed Charles Myer and John Myer. Charles A. Barnitz, Attorney August 3, 1830 On the petition of Daniel Meyer, a son of Conrad Meyer late of Codorus township, York County deceased the Court appoint Charles Meyer of Hopewell Township, York County guardian of the person and estate of him the said Daniel Meyer. On Petition of Jesse Moyer a minor son of Conrad Moyer of Codorus Township deceased the Court appoint John Strickhouser (of Henry) Guardian of the person and estate of said minor. November 2, 1830 Came into court Charles Meyer oldest son of Conrad Meyer deceased and accepts No. 2 being the Hopewell Farm real estate of said deceased at the return of valuation. John Meyer second son of Conrad Meyer deceased came into court and accepts number one (No. 1) of the real estate of said deceased at the return of valuation. Conrad Meyer fourth son of Conrad Meyer deceased (Jacob having renounced) accepts No. 3 in Codorus Township being the mill property at the return of valuation. William Spangler late sheriff Came into Court and made return of a former order of this court Whereby he was commanded to make partition and valuation of the Real estate of Conrad Meyer deceased Which the Court upon due consideration Confirm We the children & heirs of Conrad Meyer deceased appoint Charles A. Bernitz as our attorney to appear for us and refuse the land of our late father at the appraisement which was made by the Jury and to request the Court to grant a sale of my part which is not taken and it is also our desire that our brothers Conrad and Charles may take those parts which are not taken by any others and I Jacob Meyer do renounce my right to take any part and assign my right to accept to my brother the said Conrad. Witness our hands and seals this 1 November 1830.
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