Translation of the will of John Bernard Held of the Town of Orleans, Jeff. Co.: The original was in German or related language and is posted under Wills, this site.
John named his wife, Anna, to whom he left his entire estate and appointed her as sole executrix of his will. Will dated 5 August 1842. /s/ John Bernhard Heldt
Witnesses: John Henry Haas of Clayton, NY and Gustav Wetterhahn of Orleans, NY.
Jeff. Co., NY Estate Papers Box H 11-14, No. 108. Filed in the Bretsch file.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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