Monday, February 18, 2013

Last Will and Testament of Johan Fredrik Schickerling 11 August 1826

 
 
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHAN FREDRIK SCHICKERLING 11 April 1826.
 
 
 
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Keeromstraat- Pieter Wenning.





Keeromstraat -Gwelo Goodman




Keerom Street house 1779


MASTERS OF THE ORPHAN CHAMBER

Testator(s):
Maria Elizabeth Mocke
Johan Fredrik Schickerling

11 August 1826

den 1 en 2 Sept: vendutie
Inventory of the joint property of Johan Fredrik Schickerling and his wife Maria Elizabeth Mocke relinquised by the death of the first mentioned on the sixth day of the month of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
The deceased having his last will and testament executed jointly on the 15 of July 1819 before the notary public Mr Jacobus Petrus de Wit (and witnesses (after having bequeathed legacies) appointed his sole and universal heirs, viz:
1:st his aforesaid wife
2:d the children of the late Abraham Fredrik Schickerling procreated in lawful marriage by Maria Johanna van Reenen, viz: a) Jan Fredrik born on the [ ..... ]
b) Jacobus Arnoldus born on the [ ..... ]
c) Maria Magdalena born on the [ ..... ]
d) Maria Elizabeth born on the [ ..... ]
e) Sophia Wilhelmina b: on the [ ..... ]
f) Jacoba Arnoldina b: on the [ ..... ]
g) Hester Samuela Schickerling born on the [ ..... ]

under this condition however, that their said mother shall enjoy the interest of their inheritances during her life time, as stated in said will, and
3:d the child procreated in lawful marriage by his aforesaid wife, named Johan Coenraad Schickerling born on the [ ..... ]

and have further requested and appointed in said will the worshipful Board of Orphan Masters of this Colony, to be, and to act as their executors.
In consequence of which the aforesaid property (after the seals of office has been removed) was duly inventoried by the undersigned special Commissioners from the Orphan Board and was found to consist in the following
A house and erf together with three small houses erected on the same situated in this Table Valley in the Keerom Straat market N: 27 and 28
certain erf situated in the Tuyn Street annex the aforesaid premises being part of the property of S: Dohrmel
a house and erf situated in this Table Valley on the corner of Keerom Street and Tinke Steeg, being part of N:o 20

In the first mentioned dwelling house
In the passage
a window curtain
a lamp
four pictures
four arm chairs
two spittoons

In the room on the right hand
a window curtain
eight looking glasses
two pictures
a sopha
twelve chairs
two tables
four dum waiters
three foot stools
six spittoons
a waiter
two tea cadies
a carpet

In the room on the left hand
a window curtain
a pendule
a looking glass
six pictures
three spittoons
two dumb waiters
two tables
a green table cloth
eight chairs
a bureau
a spice box

In the hall
two window curtains
an eight days clock
two looking glasses
four small glasses
two lamps
nine pictures
a barrometer
a termometer
two pianos
two tables with slaight top
a sedan chairs
eight arm chairs
a liquer case
a copper washand bason
a copper tea urn and stove
a copper coffy urn
a copper bason
a copper tobaco
a copper spittoon
two plated coffy urns
a plated coffy pot
a plated tea pot
two plated [ ...... ]
two plated sauce pot
two plated sugar pot
four jugs plated mounted
eight plated candle sticks
four plated snuffers and stand
a plated mustard pot
a dozen plated forks
a plated fish knive
three silver soup ladles
two silver gravy spoons
a silver pons ladle
a silver fish knive
three dozen silver table spoons
two dozen silver forks
a marrow silver spoon
a silver cruid stand
two silver mustard pots
four silver sault cellers
a silver candle stick
a silver pot
two silver chavendishes
a silver tea pot
two silver milk [pot]
two silver sugar [pot]
twelve silver tea spoons
six silver sweetmeat forks
five silver waiters
eleven table knives and a carving fork and knive
forty two knives in sort and three dozen iron forks

In the pantry
five soup turines with stands China
eighty four dishes in sort
seven dozen China soup plates
three and a half dozen pate plate
six fish or water plates
a saled bowl
two sauce pots
twelve pickle pots
fifteen cups
two jars
nine sweetmeat pots in sort
forty four earthen plates
a soup turine
fifty four soup plates
a crued stand
a plated stand
two bread baskets
nine cannisters
four waiters
three sauce pots
twelve flasks
a lanthorn
a coffy mill
four irons
twenty decanters
forty two beer glasses
fifty nine wine glasses
two butter pots
a tea set gilden boards
twenty four cups and saucers
two tea pots
two sugar pots
sixteen lemonade cups
two cake baskets
twelve confit glasses
a butter pot /glass/
a lamp
five bocaalen

In the back room
two tables
three looking glasses
five chairs
a ward robe
five China pots

In the upper room n: 1
a bed stead with curtain
a feather bed
six pillows
a bolster
a chinst cover
a bed stead with curtain
a feather bed
a mattras
eight pillows
a bolster a chinst cover
a ward robe
a bureau
a small bureau
four chairs
a table
a toilet
a close stool
two looking glasses
a small looking glass
a liquor case
a round table
a Bible
two spittoons
two chamber pot
a p: of pistols

n: 2
a large chest
a looking glass
a lanthorn

In the kitchen
two tables
a large chest
two copper cake pans
two frying pans
two small pans
a gravy pan
a pestal and morter
a tea kettle
three iron cake pans
a chaving dish and tea kettle
six iron ladles
a scummer
a fork
fourteen iron pots
three tart pans
a kettle
two grid irons
a kan kettle
a night candle stick
a fish pan
a chavin dish

In the store room n: 1
two tables
two chairs
ten pictures
two tables
two chairs
a stretcher
five racks
a gun
a p: of scales and weights
a wine pump
fifteen pictures
a ward robe and some lumber
a pistol and 1 bell

[In the room] n: 2
a case with shoemakers tools
four pieces of weights
two buckets
four empty cases
a iron hook
some carpenters tools
a butter karn
four boxes with paint
a harness
three racks
four spades and
some lumber

In the yard
three ladders
six buckets
two tubs
a water half aum

Slaves of the estate
a male slave n:d Damon of Batavia 60 years of age mason
left to the wid: by appraisement a male slave n:d Adolph of this Colony 40 y:s of age tailor
a male slave n:d Alexander of Kosina 75 y:s of age labourer
a male slave n:d Jeck of Mosambicq 45 of age labourer
left to the wid: by appraisment a male slave Daniel of this Colony 12 y:s of age
left to the son of the widow by appraisement a male slave Joseph of this Colony 11 y:s
left to the son of the widow by appraisement a male slave Elie of this Colony 28 y:s house boy
died on the 30 of August 1826 a male slave Adonis of this Colony 56 y:s of age mason
left to the widow by appraisement a female slave Lempie of Batavia 60 y:s of age housemaid
left to the son of the widow by appraisement a female slave Philida of Madagascar 60 y:s of age housemaid
left to the wid: by appraisement a female slave Dora of this Colony 40 y:s housemaid
left to the wid: by appraisement a female slave Ralia of this Colony 35 y:s housemaid with her children Aletta born 14 June 1817 and
Myntje born 9 Octob: 1819
left to the son of the widow by appraisement a female slave Jasmina of this Colony 30 y:s housemaid with her children Martha born 15 Augustus 1817
Thomas born 2 Juny 1819
Christiaan 21 Maart 1821
Hessie born 29 Dec:r 1822
Cowis born 23 Dec:r 1824
left to the wid: by appraisement a female slave Carolina of this Colony 26 y:s of age housemaid with her child Carel born 29 Sept:r 1825
left to the widow by appraisement a female slave Chrisje of this Colony 24 y:s housemaid, with her children Mietje born 9 Decemb: 1821
James born 16 Juny 1824
left to the wid: by appraisement a female slave Saartje of this Colony 14 y:s housemaid
left to the children of the late A:F: Schickerling a female slave Rachel of this Colony 12 y:s housemaid

Cash found in the estate
Rd:s
six and twenty half crowns and two hundred and one rd:s Cape paper money, which have been left to the widow for the use of the household
pro memoria according to a specific list exhibited by the widow the following sums were paid by her since the decease of her late husband out of the funds of the estate, viz:
for funeral expenses as also for clothing the slaves in mourning 666:36
and for her own use 99:30
Rd:s766:18

Claims in favor of the estate
ƒ Rd:s
N:B: onderh: en notariele obligat: te dopen from Helena Catharina Kirchmann widow of Joh:s Carolus de Wet according to a mortgage bond (schepenen kennis) dated 2:d August 1822 9000 3000
interest since 15 July 1826
interest paid up to 9 Novemb: 1826, 11 May 1827 from Johannes Albertus van Breda, according to a mortgage bond dated 14 Decemb: 1821 20000 6666:32
interest since 1 Nov:r 1825
ceded to the widow 5 July 1827 from Daniel Joachim Kannemeyer according to a mortgage bond dated 5 Sept:r 1823 14000 4666:32
interest since 4 Aug:t 1826
interest paid for 1 year up to 25 Jan:y 1827. Ceded to the widow 5 July 1827 from Samuel Bailey according to a mortgage bond dated 25 January 1822 10000 3333:16
interest since 25 January 1826
paid in part ƒ1000 with the interest thereon, 31 January 1827 from William Ferdinand Versfeld according to a notarial bond dated 31 May 1825 6000 2000
interest 31 May 1826
according to two receipts, it appears that five hundred rd:s has been paid in part of this capital previous to the death of the deceased and which had been acknowledged by the widow to be correct, 5:th July 1827 Ceded to the widow 5 July 1827 from Jacquis Gidion Tredoux according to a notarial bond dated 3 July 1823 6000 2000
interest since 3:d July 1825
by ad:t Smuts January 1827 from Johan Jacob Fredrik Rozelt according to a notarial bond dated 21 February 1820 2000 666:32
interest since 12 February 1826
by ad:t Smuts January 1827. Capital and interest due thereon, paid from Geertruyda Margaretha Roux separated wife of Abraham Bosman according to a notarial bond dated 23 July 1824 3000 1000
interest 1 March 1826
this bond is taken over by Joh:s Petrie 10 March 1827 paid 4 May 1827 from the aforesaid Geertruyda Margaretha Roux separated wife of Abraham Bosman according to a notarial bond dated 24 March 1818 per balance 2000 666:32
interest since 1 March 1826
by ad:t Smuts January 1827 from Fredrik Simon Mocke according to a notarial bond dated 9 July 1823 8000 2666:32
interest since 9 July 1825
paid in part rd:s333:16 with 10 and 29 days interest up to this date rd:s18:14, rd:s 351:20, 29 Decemb: 1826 from Anna Maria Fredrika Kirchman widow of the late Josua le Roux remarried with Jac:s Franc:s Minnaar Ph: z:n at the Paarl according to a notarial bond dated 17 February 1823 5000 1666:32
interest paid up to 1 February 1827 of ƒ4000, 23 July 1827 interest since 1 February 1826
from Johannes Fredrik Hend:k van Ryneveld according to a notarial bond dated 31 March 1821 3000 1000
interest 31 March 1826
by ad:t Smuts January 1827. Ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 from Johannes Augustus Dreyer senior according to a notarial bond dated 10 Octob: 1823 1000 333:16
interest paid to 10 October 1826 /16 June 1827 interest 10 Octob: 1825
by adv:t Smuts January 1827, paid 27 January 1827 from Joseph Heinrich according to a notarial bond dated 5 March 1823 1000 333:16
interest 5 March 1826
betaalbaar op den 1 Nov: 1827. Ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 from Jan Andries de Wet Olof s: according to a notarial bond dated 29 Sep:r 1825 1980 660:--
interest 1 Novemb: 1825
zal door de wed:e worden over genomen. Ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 - interest paid up to 12 March 1827, 2 April 1827 from Willem Pfister according to a notarial bond dated 12 March 1823 1000 333:16
interest 12 March 1826
ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 from Mr Jacobus Petrus de Wit according to a note of hand /onderh: obligatie dated 1 Novemb: 1820 13000 4333:16
interest 1 Novemb: 1825
ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 from Godfried Andrias Watermeyer according to a note of hand dated 18 Aug:t 1817 6000 2000:--
interest 1 Aug:t 1826
ceded to the widow, 5 July 1827 from Sir John Andreas Truter according to a note of hand dated 12 Juny 1809 6000 2000:--
interest 1 January 1826
nog te 200 vide hooge renten from Hendrik Heckerood according to a note of and dated 1 Septemb: 1824 - nog by 476:36 voor huur van een metzelaar 1500 500:--
476:36
interest 1 Sep:r 1825
paid with the interest thereon up to this date the 20 Nov:ber 1826 from the Rev:d Johan Heinrich van Mangor according to a note of hand dated 7 February 1822 1500 500:--
interest 7 February 1826
paid from Petrus Stephanus Buissinne according to a notarial bond dated [ ..... ] lodged in the sequestrators office 6000 2000:--
interest 16 Decemb: 1822
paid from the late Abraham Fredrik Schickerling son of the deceased /the amount whereof to be deducted from his inheritance according to the tenor of the aforesaid will, according to an p:s: extract from the distribution of his estate 4280:--
from the same Abraham Fredrik Schickerling son of the deceased the amount which had been paid by the deceased for his said late son to Joh:s Alb:s van Breda according a receipt dated 3 July 1820 110:2
from Bernhard Willem Oppel according to an extract from the distrusion of his insolvent estate 666:32
paid 14 Dec:r 1830 from Hermanus Schutte for hire of three boys from the 1:st of January 1826 at r:66 per month [ ..... ]
from Hendrik Heckerood for hire of one mason 467:36
from Gerrit Fruslich cash lent to him lodged in the sequestrators office 30:--
from Barend Hoefsmith cash lent to him also in the sequestrators office 30:--

Thus inventoried in Cape Town Cape of Good Hope at the house aforesaid on the 11:th and 12 August 1826 according to a statement made by the aforesaid widow, who declared to have acted herein bonafide, and that to the best of her knowledge, she has not withheld or secreted any thing that belonged to the aforesaid estate. And the said appearer further declared that she is, and will at all times be ready and willing to confirm her statement by solem oath if required promising at the same time that if after the date of these presents any property of this estate might be discovered shall faithfully communicate it to the Orphan Chamber, in order to amplify this inventory with the property so discovered.
In witness whereof I the Commissioner together with the appearer and we the Secretarys gave subscribed to these presents.
As Commissioner: W: Kuys
N:P: Schickerling
In my presence: J:J:L: Smuts
Ampliation
Rd:s
from Hend: Heckroodt according to a note of hand of his son B: Heckrood, dated 3 May 1826 100
zedert door de wed:e Schickerling ontruymd waarvoor moet werden belast, 1 Nov: 26, S: from F:J: Freislich according to a note of hand dated 20 January 1826 per balance 120
paid 14:th December 1826 from H:A: Truter according to a note of hand dated 29 March 1826 per balance 200
from Hendrik Kleynsmit as per account 48
from Gerrit Joh:s Freislich /insolvent/ according to a sentence 30

Claims against the estate
ƒ Rd:s
to the children of F: Wasserval 7500 2500
to the minor children of [ ..... ] Hamberto 1164 388

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