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JOHANNES HARBARD WINEGARDNER (WENDELINUS) was born 1718 in Germany, and died on 08 Oct 1779, in Loudoun Co. VA. He married CATHERINE some time around 1747. She was born about 1727 in Germany. It is not known where or when she died.

John Herbert (Johannes Harbard) Winegardner arrived Sept.15, 1752 on the ship named "Two Brothers" at the port of Philadelphia. The ship sailed from Rotterdam,  in the Netherlands, commanded by Thomas Arnot. The passenger list also included the name of Conrad Winegardner who possibly was a brother of Herbert's. Conrad was living in Frederick County Maryland in 1790 as shown by the census records. Nothing is known of Herbert from the time he landed in Philadelphia in 1752 to the year of 1779 when he died in Loudoun County, Virginia. His Will was dated Sept. 9, 1779 and is found in Will Book B Page 308 in the Courthouse at Leesburg, Virginia. Four children were named: Henry b. 1749, Herbert b. Jan 1, 1758, Charity b. 1754, and Mary b. 1778. It reads as follows:


In the name of God Amen. I, Harbard Winegardner, of the County of Loudoun being sick and weak of body but perfect sense and memory, calling to mind my mortal state, that it is appointed once for all men to die, I appoint this my last Will and Testament, and bequeath the goods that God has been pleased to give me in the following manner, viz.:

I give to my son Harbard Winegardner the Plantation where I now live, to him and to his heirs.

Item. I give to my son Harbard my wagon and geers and bay mare and the young bald fase horse free, and one colt, first choice. Also my wheat fan and plow and two cows Star and White fase, and four sheep, the first choice, and the largest and smallest iron kettles: and the best iron pott and tea kettle and tramels and stove and the best chest and three pewter basons and five pewter plates and twelve spoons and the Bible.

Item. I leave all the remaining part of my estate to be equally divided amongst my four children viz, Henry Winegardner, Harbard Winegardner, Charity Houghman and Mary Barb. Also I appoint my son Harbard Winegardner to be the Executor of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand


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