FATHER: Johannes Peter Stockman
MOTHER: Anna Catherina Löhr
Johann Phillips Stockmann was as christened in
the Evangelisch-Reformierte Church of Burbach, Nassau
a duchy of the House of Orange 2 April 1729. Burbach is
about 20 miles south of the City of Siegen, some 60 miles east of Bonn,
Johann Phillip Stockmann married Anna Catharina LNU. Location and date of marriage is not known. She was his wife at the time of his death and while living in Frederick Co, MD.
Shortly after his arrival in Philadelphia Johann Phillip Stockman moved to Frederick County Maryland. He was living there when he died in 1785 after having made his will. No children are known for Johann Phillip Stockman.
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF PHILIP STOCKMAN
In the name of God, Amen. I Philip Stockman of Frederick County and State of Maryland Yeoman being weak of body but sound disposing mind memory and understanding; considering the Certainty of Death and the uncertainty of the Time thereof, being desirous to settle my Worldly Affairs and thereby prepared the better to Leave this World when it shall please God to call me hence; Do therefore make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in a Manner and form. Form Following that is to say;
Firstly and Principally, I commit my Soul into the Hand of Almighty God and my Body to the Earth, to be Decently Buried and after the charges of the Funeral are paid out of my Estate as soon as it shall be possible. 2nd Is my will that my Dear and beloved wife Catherine Stockman shall have and be the Sole and only Heir of all my Real and personal Estate, to have and to hold for her own use and Benefit and that nobody shall have no claim nor demand against it neither Disturb her in the possession of it during her Life Time, and that She may have full Liberty to Bequeath and Dispose of it to whom she pleases after her death.
Lastly, and Finally I do Revoke and annul all Former Wills by
me hereto fore made, ratifying and Confirming this and no Other to be
Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have
hereunto Set my Hand and Seal Affixed. Frederick County August 6 1785.
Illegible second name
Frederick County, November 18, 1785
Then came Jacob Blising and (Illegible) two of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing Last Will and Testament of Philip Stockman late of Frederick County Deceased and made Oath and Solemnly Affirmed and declared that they did see the Testator therein Named Sign and Seal this Will that they heard him publish, pronounce, and declare that same to be his Last Will and Testament that at the Time of his so doing he was to the best of their apprehensions of a Sound and Disposing Mind Memory and Understand that they Respectively Subscribed their Names as Witness to this Will in the presence and at the request of the Testator and that he did also see William Loos the other Subscribing Witness Sign his name as a Witness there to in the presence and at the request of the Testator and in the presence of each other.
Geo. Murdock Regr.
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