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Gelgian Zurbrigg

Male 1786 - 1860  (73 years)


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  • Name Gelgian Zurbrigg 
    Born 9 Dec 1786  , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Gelgian Zurbrügg 
    Name Kilian Zurbrigg 
    Died 1 Apr 1860  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-394891 
    Person ID I394891  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Family 1 Elsbeth Schmid,   b. 6 Nov 1785, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1823, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Zurbrigg,   b. 14 Jan 1810,   d. 9 Jun 1875, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. John Zurbrigg,   b. 19 Dec 1813, , Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1898  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F60265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Herschi,   b. 1794, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F60268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Hartung,   b. 11 Jun 1821,   d. 21 Jun 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Christian Zurbrigg,   b. CA 1844,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Zurbrigg,   b. CA 1848,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Zurbrigg,   b. CA 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel H. Zurbrigg,   b. 16 Apr 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1925, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F263945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-2-68 Gelgian Zurbrügg The Last Will and Testament of Gelgian Zurbrügg late of the Township of Wilmot, Yeoman, who died on or about the first day of April in the year of our Lord 1860 at the Township of Wilmot, and who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at Wilmot…was proved and registered in the said Surrogate Court a true copy of which said Last Will and Testament is hereunder written, and that the Administration of all and singular the personal estate and effects, rights and credits of the said deceased….was granted to Jacob Muerner the younger of the Township of South East Hope in the County of Perth, the Executor named in the said will

      …I Gelgian Zurbrügg of the Township of Wilmot do make publish and declare this as and for my Last Will and Testament…My will is that my body be decently buried and that my just debts and funeral charges shall be paid by my Executor hereinafter named. And my will is that my Executors hereinafter named shall after my decease sell and dispose of all the property real personal and mixed that I shall leave (except one bed and bedding as hereinafter bequeathed). And I give him ample power and authority so to do, and to execute and deliver deeds for the conveyance thereof and out of the net avails that shall remain in the hands of my said Executor after paying my just debts and funeral charges, I give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Zurbrügg one bed stead and bedding (and being the one above excepted) to have and to hold the same to her and her heirs and assigns for ever. I also give to her the use of the interest of the one third part of the said net avails of my estate, to have and to hold the same for and during her widowship or so long as she is and remains to be my widow and no longer than the interest of the said one third part shall cease to be paid to her, and the same shall be equally divided to and amongst my heirs at Law hereinafter named. I give and bequeath to my son Samuel Zurbrügg two hundred dollars, to have and to hold the same to him his heirs and assigns to his and their use for ever, also, I give and bequeath to my son Christian Zurbrügg, my daughter Maria Zurbrügg, and my daughter Elizabeth Zurbrügg the sum of one hundred dollars to be equally divided to and amongst them, to have and to hold to them their heirs and assigns to their several and respective use for ever. And of all the rest and residue of my said estate, real personal and mixed and the proceeds thereof, I give devise and bequeath to be equally divided to and among (in said part) my sons and daughters, John Zurbrügg, Elizabeth Zurbrügg, Christian Zurbrügg, Maria Zurbrügg, Elizabeth Zurbrügg [sic] and Samuel Zurbrügg, to have and to hold to them and to each of them their heirs and assigns to their several and respective use for ever. Lastly I do nominat and appoint my friend Jacob Meurner the younger of the Township of South East Hope in the County of Perth, Yeoman, to be my Executor of this my Last Will and Testament…

      Witnessed by Michael Myers and Abraham Bean
      Will dated 10th March 1855
      Proved 1st May 1860
      Died 1st April 1860

  • Sources 
    1. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 4 Page 20.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Dec 1786 - , Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1860 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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