Johann George Zumwalt

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About Johann George Zumwalt (Zungenbaldt)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A131123

Baptized as Johann George Zungenbaldt as shown in The Zumwalt Family.

Note: "Ken Zumwalt in 1990 wrote: George ‎(2)‎ Zumwalt was the second of five children in Andrew ‎(1)‎ first American family. He was born 10 Oct 1741 at Little York, PA and served in Capt. McCoys Virginia Militia Company in the Revolutionary War. In 1764, when he was 22, his father died at the family farm near Fredericksburg in the Virginia Colony. Although unmarried George was given custody of his 10 year old half brother Adam ‎(2)‎. When Adam was 18, he also joined the Militia. George ‎(2)‎ was listed as a taxpayer in Augusta Co., VA in 1782. His will was dated 4 Sep 1815 and he presumably died after that in Harrison County, KY. George ‎(2)‎ married Mary Kale, native of North Carolina. She was born in 1790 and died in 1803. They had nine children."

Source: Pat Zumwalt's Database ‎(She is Deceased)‎ ‎[Zumwalt]‎ on RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project

Note: "In the name of God amen I George ZUMMALT of the Co. of Harrison and State of KY being very old and Infirm and calling to Mind the Mortality of the body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make constitute and ordain this my last will and testament in Manner and form following ‎(Viz)‎,¶ 1st I desire that my body be buried at the discretion of my excrs. and thatg all my just debts and funeral charges be paid by them.¶ 2nd I will and bequeath to My Two Sons PHILLIP and CHRISTIAN ZUMMALT the tract of land containing 205 acres whereon I now live, Which I purchased of Jas. TRABUE & Thomas HOLT under different claims to be equally divided between them. PHILLIP to have the 100 acres whereon he settled and CHRISTIAN to have the place where I now live upon Condition tht they pay to my son JOHN one third part of $1000 and the Intst Which I p;aid to sd. HOLT and keep him in peaceable possession of a part of the farm as he now enjoys it until the money is paid to him with its Interest afsd. But as my son CHRISTIAN is now in low health if he should die without Heirs lawfully begotten then and in that case his part of my Estate herein mentioned is to be equally divided among my children now living.¶ 3rd I will and bequeath to my wife MARY a comfortable maintainance but any Estate to be furnished her by my son CHRISTIAN out of his share during her natural lifetime.¶ 4th I Will and desire that the whole of my personable Estate of every description ‎(except Such things as my wife may choose to keep for her Support Which I hereby authorize her to Keep during her life and then dispose of as she may choose)‎ be sold by my Exrs. and the proceeds together with all Debts and Demands due to me be Collected and divided among the following of my Children, To wit: JACOB ZUMWALT, POLLY SIMMONS, ELIZABETH FRY, MARGARET BEVER and CHRISTINA SNIDER, after giving to my Granddaughter MARY LASURE one woman Saddle of $20 value so as to make all my children Equal in the divide except PHILLIP & CHRISTIAN.¶ 5th My Son HENRY having died without issue and which I have left him out of my Will entire nor Shall his Wife nor heirs inherit any part of my Estate.¶ Lastly I hereby appoint my son CHRISTIAN my Exr. and in case of his death then my son JOHN ZUMMALT to Execute this my last Will hereby revoking and disannuling all other Wills by me Made in Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 4th day of Sep 1815.¶ GEORGE ‎(X mark)‎ ZUMMALT¶ Teste: Chas. Smith Jr., Austin Bradford Jr., William Mosby¶ Harrison Co. Feb Court 1816: This Last Will and testament of GEORGE ZUMMALT Decd. was proved in open Court by the oaths of Charles Smith and Austin Bradford Junr. subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded."

Source: Harrison County, Kentucky, Will and Probate Records

Citation Details: Book A, page 310 Quality of Data: Transcribed by Doris Ross Johnston - Our Texas Family -------------------- he is listed in "A Roster of Revolutionary Ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution

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Johann George Zumwalt's Timeline

1741
October 10, 1741
York, York County, PA, USA
1768
1768
Age 26
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
1770
October 30, 1770
Age 29
Shenandoah County, VA, USA
1771
September 4, 1771
Age 29
Harrison, KY
1771
Age 29
1772
1772
Age 30
Kentucky, United States
1775
October 17, 1775
Age 34
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
October 17, 1775
Age 34
Shenandoah County, VA, USA
1781
June 1, 1781
Age 39
Harrison County, KY, USA
1784
1784
Age 42
Harrison County, KY, USA