Will of Ananes Fitting
Unrecorded Will - Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
In the name of God, Amen, I Ananes Fitting of West Hanover Township, Dauphin County,
being very weak and sick at body, but by good understanding and memory, God be thanked,
therefore it is come into my mind the mortality of my Life and Body, and knowing that it
is ordained for all Mortal ones to die. I therefore make and order this my last WIll and
Testament. That is to say.
In the first place, above all things I give and command my Soul into the Hand of God, who
gave the same to me, And as concerning my Body, I order and recommend that the same shall
be buried in the Earth, in a Walnut Coffin, but in a Christian way and manner.
Whatever concerns my Wordly Estate with which God has blessed me in this Life, I give and
bequeath the same in the following manner and form.
First. It is my WIll and I order and recommend that all of my just Debts and expenses
which I have left unpaid, shall be faithfully and justly paid out of my estate left at my
Secondly. It is my WIll and I order that all my goods-estate shall be sold at Public
Thirdly. It is my Will and I order and recommend that after all my just Debts are paid,
the remainder of my Estate shall be divided in Equal shares between Henry Rothrock and
John Jacob Prieckert. Share and share alike.
Fourthly. It is my Will and I order and Nominate and Recommend my good friend Johathan
Beyer for my only and just Executor of this my last Will and Testament. And hereby revoke
all other Will or Testaments and Executors I have heretofore nominated or conferred to at
any time before this was made. This and no other is my last Will and Testament. And in
witness whereof I have hereunto set with my own hand and signature which is sealed and
undersigned by me this Sixteen Day of February, In the Year of Our Lord, One thousand
eight hundred and four.
Ananes X Fitting SEAL
Signed and sealed by the said Ananes Fitting as her last WIll and Testament in presensce
of us the undersigned.
The within mentioned and names Henry Rothrock is her Sisters Sons son and John Jacob
Prieckert is her sisters son.
Transcribed by Robert L. Maley