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Pertaining to endowment of Simon Vrooman, deseased husband of Maritie Markle: Attachment- Know all Men by these presents that Whereas Henry Markle and Maritie Markle Wife of the said Henry Markle & who was the wife of Simon Vrooman deceased ofthe Town of Ulysses in the County of Onondaga and State of New York have by Letter of Attorney bearing even date herewith ordained authorised nominated and appointed Jacob Gebhard Esquire of the Town of Schoharie in the County of Schoharie and Abraham Markle Esquire of the Town of Ulysses of County of Onondaga of State aforesaid our due and lawful Attornies for us and in our Names and for our own proper use and benefit do ask demand sue for recover and receive of and from Jonas Vrooman and Philip Bartholomew by writ of the People of the State of New York of dower unde nihil habect or otherwise the third part of their respective Messuages Stables Gardens and Orchards, Five Hundred Acres of Land One Hundred Acres of Arable one Hundred acres of Meadow, one Hundred Acres of Pasture and Two Hundred Acres of Wood Land with the appurtenances in ;the Town of Middleburgh in; the County of Schoharie aforesaid as her dower of the endowment of the said Simon Vrooman deceased her late Husband and all the Arrearages of Dower in keeping her out of the Possession thereof; and all of the Third part of The Goods, Monies Chattles and Credits which belonged to the said Simon Vrooman deceased in his life time and which got in the possession of the said Jonas Vrooman, after his death and to have take and use all lawful means in their the said Henry Markle and Maritie MarkleAEs names for the recovery therof by writ of the people of the People of the State of New York of Dower and by arrest or otherwise for the arrearages of dower and for the recovery of the said monies goods Chattles and Credits; and to compound and agree for the same; and in all things to observe and act as in and by the said Letter of Attorney reference thereunto being had may more fully appear-- Now Know Ye that we the said Henry Markle and Maretie Markle for and in consideration of the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars good and Lawful money of the State of New York aforesaid to us in hand well and truly paid by the said Jacob Gebhard & Abraham Markle the receipt whereof is acknowledged Have granted assigned bargained sold transferred and set over unto the said Jacob Gebhard and Abraham Markle all that the one third of the respective Messauages Stables Gardens and Orchards, Five Hundred acres of Land, One Hundred Acres of Arable, One Hundred Acres of Meadow one Hundred Acres of Pasture & Two Hundred Acres of Wood Land, and all the arrearages of Dower and all that the one third of the Monies, Goods Chattles & Credits as above mentioned and all our right tile interest claim and demand which we have thereto or to any part thereof to have hold take receive and enjoy the same unto the said Jacob Gebhard and Abraham Markle their Heirs Executors Administrate assigns for ever after The same shall be recovered as in and by the said Letter of Attorney directed--
In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and Seals the first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and ninety Eight
Sealed & delivered In the presence of Henry Markle (signature)
Hendrick B. Krum (signature)
Thomas Jordan (signature)
Maretie X Markle
George Mckinley(signature) Mark
I believe this document was originally made at Ithaca, but I have no assurance that my supposition is correct. There are many researchers hoping to find this Henry Markle and hook him up with their lines. Any and all help, suggestions, and pertinent references will be greatly appreciated. Jim Markle

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