Notes for Anna Kuster: Possible first husband of Philipp's wife Anna Kuster. Anna Kuster may well be Philipp's second wife. MARTIN CHRISTMANN 10 January 1674 Haguenau Notary Records: 6E16 #269 Soufflenheim 1674 Inventory made after death of MARTIN CHRISTMANN, in his lifetime a burgher in Soufflenheim who died 14days before Pentecost of passed 1673, leaving as heirs two children and his widow : ANNA KUSTER, the children named : Maria Magdalena and Simon. All this has been inventoried after the will has been opened and its content read by me royal notary of Haguenau. Passed in presence of Hans Jacob Schäffter mayor, Lorenz Schäffter forester of this area, and Hans Mez burgher and justice counselor, also Johann Jäckh, schoolteacher, all this on the 10th of January 1674. LIQUIDITY After his death, Martin Christmann has left in liquidity a sum of 50 G that the widow had to give to the glazier in Bischwiller Peter Dörfling. On this amount the widow received by will an amount of: 33 G And her third share also: 5 G 6 s 8 d Total due to her: 38 G 6 s 8 d And each child receives: 11 G 3 s 4 d HOUSE One house, barn, stable, and garden: One side and the other side the common property, in front is Catharina Pfluger, behind the Zeichbach river. This house pays each year a tax of 2 G on an amount of 40 G, and the garden a tax of 2 d to the church. GARDEN A garden in the village: One side the common property, same the other side, upper part on Johann Jäckh, down the common property. Pays each year a tax of 1 s 4 d to the church as land tax. FIELDS DISTRICT OBERN RÖTEL - Two pieces of field in district Obern Rötel: One side the corporation of the winegrowers of Haguenau, the other side Lorentz Cronen, upper side the road, down part the river Moder. Pays a proportion of tax of a capon to the receiver of taxes as a share. - One half piece of field same district: One side Lorentz Cron, second side Catharina Götz, upper part the road, down the Moder river. Pays also one capon to the receiver of taxes as part to it. DISTRICT NIEDERFELD NAMED GOTTSHÄUSEL One piece field in district Niederfeld named Gottshäusel: One side the church property, second side the river, up the road, down the church property. This piece has been bought during the union ; the widow so will receive her third share to it according to will of her deceased husband and may buy it in case she needs to. MOBILE PROPERTY BED AND PLUME WORK Two bed covers and two under bed plus two cushions with embroidery, plus one bed rather old and narrow. Table cloth One coat, four shirts, go to the children PEWTER One half measure jug One old soup pot One old pan, one old frying pan Two old cooking spoons WOOD AND FURNITURE One old bed One old table One chest HORSE, COWS, FARMING MATERIAL One old horse with one eye: 1 G. Bought during the union, so that the widow will have her share to it. Two young cows: 4 G ACTIVE DEBTS DUE : By Dieboldt Schleiffer from Haguenau as loan of money made by Martin Christmann: 20 G DEBTS : PASSIVE To be paid to the church of Soufflenheim a capital on the house: 40 G According to the will passed on the 3rd of April 1672, the rights of the widow are that for the time of her life she will use and handle this property according to her needs. Passed in Soufflenheim. As witnessed by the royal notary and scribe Joh Rudolph Eisenschmitt.
ANNA MAY 16 June 1687 Inventory of property left at time of death by Anna May, widow of the deceased Jacob May in his life a burgher in Soufflenheim, leaving as heirs : 1st : Adam May 2nd : Maria May 3rd : Christian May, wife of Mathis Werthoffner in Soufflenheim.
CATHARINA ROTHGERBER 02 December 1699 Inventory of all property left at time of death by Catharina Rothgerber, in Soufflenheim, leaving as her heirs : her widower : Michel Hummel in this place Mathis Hummel Hans Hummel Salome Hummel Their children, assisted by their guardian Adam Mey.
BARBERA KIEFFER / HANS GEORG METTEWEEG 05 April 1724 Roeschwoog 6 E 33 #58 Inheritance left at time of death by: HANS GEORG METTEWEEG and BARBARA KIEFFER, both recently deceased, in their lifetime a couple of burghers in Soufflenheim, leaving as heirs : OTHILIA METTEWEG married to JOSEPH HASSER burgher in Soufflenheim, ANTON METTEWEEG, represented by Adam May burgher in this place, elected guardian, the two children of the deceased couple.
HANS ERTZ 29 October 1691 Inventory of all property left at time of death by Hans Ertz, burgher in Soufflenheim, leaving as heirs : 1st : his widow Maria Goetz, assisted by André Goetz, burgher in Soufflenheim 2nd : Jacob Ertz 3rd : Maria Ertz 4th Catharina Ertz 5th Gertrud Ertz all assisted by their guardian : Philipp KIEFFER. Property described : often near Johannes KIEFFER, (so house) or Paul KIEFFER's heirs.
MARIA GOETZ 22 February 1694 Inventory of property left at time of death by Maria Goetz, widow of Hans Ertz. Leaving as heirs : Jacob Ertz, deceased, Maria Ertz, deceased, and : Catharina Ertz Gertrude Ertz Assisted by Philipp KIEFFER, their guardian in Soufflenheim.
PHILIPP KIEFFER Inventory 13 January 1707 Roeschwoog Notary Records, Soufflenheim Inventories, 6 E 33 Bundle #58, 1701-1728 SOUFFLENHEIM 1707 Inventory and description of all property left at time of death by the deceased right honourable PHILIPP KIEFFER, in his lifetime a burgher in Soufflenheim, upon requisition made by: his widow: ANNA KUSTER, assisted by Adam May her son in law and burgher in the same Soufflenheim l) then 2) Lorentz Kieffer brother of the deceased burgher of this place too; 3) the four children of the deceased Jacob KIEFFER, in his lifetime a burgher of this place, named : MATHIS, HANS GEORG KIEFFER, and HANS JACOB and GERTRUD KIEFFER, all of them his nephews and nieces. Made after the usual oath in presence of witnesses Honorable Hans Jacob Scheffter, the mayor of Soufflenheim, and testified by myself, royal notary Johann Bernauer, in Haguenau the l3th January l7O7. Follows now the description of property starting with: HOUSE One house and yard and dependances, one side and the other the common land of Soufflenheim, on the Common street, near Joseph the jew, and behind the common land, estimated only in the construction, as the widow owns the piece of land and soil. (Last Page of Philipp's Inventory): Compares Mathis Kieffer, one of the heirs in this inheritance, in his name and in this of his three other siblings, and in the name of Lorentz Kieffer his uncle, declares that the disposition passed on the l4th of July l7O6 is accepted by them all, so that they are satisfied with the 5O gulden and so the house and other property mentioned will go to the widow and her son in law and daughters. All accept these 2O4 G 4 d debts. He also engages himself to assist the widow in her needs and subsistence to her death time. Passed on the l3th January l7O7.
More About Anna Kuster: Fact 1: 1707, She had at least two daughters alive from a previous marriage. One of them was married to Adam Mey..2170 Fact 2: She owned the land (but not house) upon which was built the house that she and Philipp lived in..2170 Fact 3: 1707, Anna Kuster's son-in-law (Adam Mey) was a burgher of Soufflenheim).2170