Abstract of Wills from 1802 to 1900, being copied from the
records in the office of the Surrogate at Catskill, NY by RAY C. SAWYER,
Volume 1 copied in 1933
Transcribed by Annette Campbell
BENJAMIN HAVILAND of Athens Will Probated
January 13 1841
Heirs: Oldest son, Benjamin H.; daughter, Hannah,
Hiram Wilbur; son James L. Haviland; grandson, James
L.; grandson, James, son of son John L.
Executors: Benjamin and James L. Haviland, sons.
Witnesses: William P. Allcott and Henry Stranahan.
BENJAMIN HINE of Cairo Will Probated
January 25, 1841
Heirs: Nephew Benjamin H. Hayes and his mother, Olive
Hayes; nephews & nieces--Amanda Brown, Maria Stone, William, Henry P. and Miles Darby;
Lewis Hine, Mary Babcock, Harvey Hine, Arsaly Wickes, Henry W., Hiram, Harlow, Edwin, Newel Hine; Emma C. Lamb, Samuel L. Hayes, Calvin W.
Hayes, William C. Hayes, Clempa H. Terbush; Martin G.,
Benjamin H., Loren B. Hayes, Nobel I. Hine, Harriet Arnold, Ann Stone; Mary, Phebe, Eliza
Hine; Laura Bowditch, Smith Hine; Hiram Hine, son of Walter Hine; Mudula Foster, Seaton Hine.
Executors: Benjamin H. Hayes and George Wiekes.
Witnesses: Frederick Crasper, Jr. and Sullel Terbush.
JACOB WARING of Greenville Will Probated February 4, 1841
Heirs: Wife Lena; Moris Southerland
Executors: Wife and James Stevens
Witnesses: Orwin C. Stevens and Alanson Pitts
WILLIAM AVERY of Cairo Will Probated February
Heirs: Wife, Polly: Abel Avery, Jr., nephew
James D. White;
Benjamin P. Burhans.
Executors: Wife and James M. Sanford and
Witnesses: Isaac Bogardus and Amasa Mattoon
JONATHAN PRESTON of Cairo Will Probated March 22, 1841
Heirs: Sons, Truman J. and Sherwood K. Preston; two daughters--Clarinda, wife of William B. Taft and Sally Ann,
wife of Simeon Sage.
Executor: Simeon Sage
Witnesses: John Bonestale, Abraham Decker and Isaac
EBENEZER KNAPP of Lexington Will Probated May 17, 1841
Heirs: Sons, -- Thomas E. and Silas: Daughters,
--Lois Newcomb and Hannah Ellis: Heirs of daughter, Saly White.
Executor: Anson Strong.
Witnesses: John Jerome and Feletitia Smith and
PETER BOGARDUS of Coxsackie Will Probated May 17, 1841
Heirs: Children, -- Daniel, Anthony, Ephraim, Isaac,
Henry and daughter, Eliza, wife of Joseph A. Godfrey.
Executors: Thomas W. Gay and Streat Stoutenburgh
Witnesses: Rufus W. Watson and William R. Park.
JACOB MARTIN of Lexington Will Probated May 17, 1841
Heirs: Son, John K.; daughters, --Catherine, late the
wife of Christopher Deyoe; Mary, wife of Edmund Richards; Jane,
wife of David Deyoe; Sally, wife of
Betsey, wife of Ephraim Chamberlain; Hannah, wife of William T. Huggins;
son, Ira D. Martin.
Executors: Zadock Pratt and John K. Martin
Witnesses: E. A. Clark, Stephen F. Hoyt and Frederick
JOHN STURTEVANT of Prattsville Will Probated June 14, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Almira; sons William H. and Samuel
H. Sturtevant; daughters, Harriet S. and Deborah I.; brother-in-law,
Samuel Hasey of Oswego.
Executors: Elijah Wood of Roxbury, Greene County and
Witnesses: Samuel Hasey, William H. Jackson and Peter
DAVID BALDWIN of Durham Will Probated June 28, 1841
Hiers: Wife, Julia; Caldwell, son of Anson Baldwin,
deceased; Gustus Finch and wife Betsey; Julia, Rebecca, Polly and
Executors: Gustus Finch and Betsey, wife.
Witnesses: Jerome Albert Finch and Asinee Foote
PETER MILLER of Durham Will Probated July 1, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Catharine; two sons,--John and
Peter; daughters, --Eliza, wife of Lewis Hitchcock, Caroline, wife of David Luner,
Maria, youngest daughter.
Executors: Sons, Peter Miller, Jr. and John Miller
Witnesses: Jacob Roggen and Abner Flower
EDMUND MACOMBER of Catskill Will Probated July 6, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Elisa A., son, Edmund K.
Executors: John R. Linsey and James Webster
Witnesses: John R. Linsey and James Webster
MARY UPHAM of Cairo Will Probated July 12, 1841
Heirs: Wife Caty; daughters, --Mary Thane Upham
and Anna Upham; son, Caleb.
Executors: daughters, Mary Thane Upham and Anna Upham
Witnesses: Frederick Crapser and Benjamin H. Hayes.
TIMOTHY B. TYLER of Renselaerville, Albany County, NY Will Probated July 12, 1841
Hiers: Wife, Parnell.
Executrix: wife, Parnell
Witnesses: David and Anson Baldwin and Amos Brand.
GEORGE SPRAGUE of Durham Will Probated August 14,1841
Heirs: Wife, Amanda; father, Epenetus Sprague
Executors: Alanson Marks and Epenetus Sprague
Witnesses: William Pierce and Charlotte Pratt
SAMUEL REYNOLDS of Athens Will Probated August 25, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Ruth; nephew Abraham of Chataguay,
Franklin County; Margaret and Ruth, daughters of Abraham Reynolds; two
children of friend Jacob
Stout, Jr., late of Waterford, Saratoga
County; wife's sister, Sarah Crosby; Samuel Platt, son of Isaac L. Platt;
Samuel Robertson; nephew Abraham
Reynolds of Scipio, Cayuga County, NY;
niece Mary R. Parke, wife of Arthur Parke of Parkersburg, PA;
to her son Samuel R. Parke; his father, Arthur
Parke; her daughter
Ruth; Maria E., wife of Isaac L. Platt; Alfred E. Worden; Maria Worden;
nephew William Reynolds; nephew Samuel Reynolds, son of
Thomas Reynolds, late of Chataguay, NY; Samuel R. House, son of
John House of Waterford; Abbey House, wife of John House of Waterford;
Margaret Jane Myers; niece Ruth Reynolds; nephew, Tilton
Reynolds, son of Thomas Reynolds, deceased; his daughters, Margaret
and Ruth; nephew
Thomas Reynolds; widow of cousin John Reynolds, late
of Wilmington, Del.; Elizabeth Moore of Wilmington, Del.;
Isaac L. Platt of New York City;
Matthew I. Myers of Athens; John C.
House. son of John House of Waterford; Fanny Hedges of Lansingburgh;
William C. Griggs; three children of
nephew Henry H.
Reynolds,--Augustus W., Francis W., and Sarah; Jacob L. Platt; children of Jacob L.
Platt of New York City,--John R., Mary Jane, Lydia
and Isaac J.;
Samuel R. Perlee, son of Walter Perlee; sister, Ruth Perlee; Lucy F. Myers of
Whitehall, widow of the late I. H. Myers; Isreal Platt of Hudson;
William Benson; Elizabeth, daughter of James A. Dwight of Montreal;
Mary Jane, wife of Henry H. Reynolds of New York City; Harriet, wife of Dr.
Brewster of Preston Hollow.
Executors: Nephew Isaac L. Platt of New York City and
Matthew I. Myers of Athens.
Witnesses: E. Pierce and Alonzo Green.
JOHN DUBOIS of Catskill Will Probated Aug 30, 1841
Heirs: Wife; Children of son, Joel DuBois, Jr.;
children of son, John D. DuBois; sons,--Ira, James and Isaac: daughters, Jane and
Jonathan Palen; nephew, Isaac I. DuBois.
Executors: Ira DuBois, Jonathan Palen, Isaac I.
PETER KEMP of Catskill Will Probated September 9, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Elizabeth; children Elizabeth P. and
Executors: George Schumaker, Robert Dorlon and Jacob
Witnesses: Abraham VanVechten and Samuel DuBois.
SAMUEL BAGLEY of Windham Will Probated Sept. 15, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Laura; sons,-Thomas Newton, Horace and
Sandford; two daughters, not mentioned by name.
Executors: Wife, Sylvester Munger and Luther
Witnesses: Samuel Atwater and Alfred Gardner
NATHAN LOCKWOOD of Cairo Will Probated November 1, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Mary; three sons,-Alfred,
Nathaniel and Shubal; four daughters,-Hannah, wife of Amos Finch; Sally, wife of
Richard Carter; Ann, wife of
Thomas Carter; Jane, wife of Smith Renne.
Executors: Son, Alfred Lockwood and Amasa Mattoon.
Witnesses: Smith W. Mead and Samuel Haight.
PETER GROOM of Athens Will Probated November 18, 1841
Heirs: Wife; son, Warner; daughters, - Olive
Executor: Son, Warner Groom
Witnesses: Eli Pierce, J. H. Wheeler and Henry
MATHEW WINTER of Hunter Will Probated December 6, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Anna; daughter, Sally Fairchild,
wife of Edward; daughter, Ann Wolcott; daughter, Cordelia Woodworth;
daughter, Mary Loop; Hannah
Ann Woodworth, daughter of daughter Elizabeth, deceased; Daniel Mead and Elizabeth Wood,
children of daughter Lydia, deceased; sons,--Robert and
Executors: Nothing written here
Witnesses: John Beach of Catskill and Caroline
F. Beach of Hunter.
JACOB CARLE of Hunter Will Probated December 6, 1841
ISAAC FITCHER of Coxsackie Will Probated October 18, 1841
Heirs: Wife, Polly; sons,--Isaac Jr., Harry and
Peter; daughters Catharine, wife of Isaac P. Fitcher; Frances, wife of
Elliott Holbrook; Caroline, wife of
George D. King; daughter Maria, wife of
Executors: Sons, Isaac Jr. and Harry; son-in-law,
George B. King and Thomas Burroughs.
Witnesses: Matthew Halleck, Ebenezer Sniffen and
ELIAKIM STANNARD of Durham Will Probated Jan. 17, 1842
Heirs: Sons,--Silas, Lyman, and Josiah;
Olive, Betsey, Mandy, Charlotte and Cynthia.
Executors: Sons,--Silas and Lyman
Witnesses: Peter Miller, Jr. and William Eggrew,
JAMES W. COOKE of Catskill Will Probated Jan. 17, 1842
Heirs: Mother, Ruth.
Executrix: Mother, Ruth.
Witnesses: John VanVleck and Henry B. Hill
ZEBULON GREEN of Athens Will Probated February 7, 1842
Heirs: Wife; sons,--John A., William and
Jacob R.; daughter, Jemima, wife of Robert Moulten.
Executor: son, John A. Green
Witnesses: John Conine and William Tolley
JEREMIAH MANDIGO of Cairo Will Probated January 24, 1842
Heirs: Son, Jeremiah; heirs of deceased son
William; heirs of deceased son Stephen; heirs of deceased daughter Mary,
wife of Nicholas Aker; daughters,
Jane, wife of Jacob Aker;
Fanny, wife of Isreal Wood; Phebe, wife of William Stratton; daughter
Sarah, wife of Melanethan Sutton; son, Archibald.
Executors: Son, Archibald of Cairo and Perkins King
Witnesses: Nathaniel Lockwood and Shubal Lockwood
MATHIAS H. VANDENBURGH of Coxsackie Will Probated February 28,
Hiers: Wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Christina, wife
of Peter Houghtaling; son, Henry; son's daughter
Christina. (mentions brother Richard Vandenburgh
and his son, Peter R.
Executors: Anthony M. VanBergen and William V.B.
Witnesses: Clinton DeWitt, Coxsackie and R.H.
ROBERT DELAMATER of Coxsackie Will Probated March 7, 1842
Heirs: Wife, Phebe; son, Claudius;
children, James and Angelica; Simpson Bell, son-in-law, trustee of daughter Ann, wife
of David N. Blossom
Executors: Wife; son, William; Peter H.
Witnesses: Casper I. Hallenbeck of Athens and
Stephen VanDyck of Coxsackie
WILLIAM TOMPKINS of Windham Will Probated March 14, 1842
Heirs: Wife, Lydia; sons,--Levi, John,
William, James, Nathaniel, Wilsey and Smith; daughters, --Jane, Maria, Margaret,
Nancy and Mahala.
Executors: No one on copy
Witnesses: John H. Conine, Solomon Tompkins and
MATTHIAS R. HALLENBECK of Coxsackie (In 1842 list-no date)
Heirs: Son, William and sons of William.
Executors: William Tolley of Athens; John Spoor and
Anthony M. VanBergen of Coxsackie.
Witnesses: Clinton DeWitt, Matthew VanAlstyne and
Robert J. Vandenburgh.
JOSEPH ALLEN of Catskill Will Probated March 28, 1842
Heirs: Wife, Mary; children mentioned but not
Executor: Son, Samuel Allen of Newport.
Witnesses: J. VanOrden, A. VanVechten and R. Dorlon.
JOHN BOGARDUS of Catskill Will Probated April 18, 1842
Heirs: Wife; sons, John, James, Ira, Martin Brooks;
daughters Adaline, wife of Peter Collier; Jane, wife of Samuel Felter.
Executors: Peter VanVechten of Catskill; son Ira
Witnesses: Abraham VanVechten & Philip V.V.
JOHN GARRETT of New Baltimore Will Probated June 20, 1842
Heirs: Wife, Catharine; son, Leonard; daughters,
Emeline, Catharine, Caroline, Arminda, wife of Josh Baker; daughter,
Eleanor, wife of Henry M. Requa;
grandson, Jonathan Miller; grand
daughter, Catharine A. Miller; sons, Frederick, Peter R. and
Ransom; grandchildren, John C. Garrett and Ashman
Catharine Adelaide Garrett, sister of son, John C. and Ashman
Executors: Son, Peter R. Garrett and Leonard
Witnesses: P.H. Silvester and Stephen VanDyck.
JOHN GOETSCHIUS of Catskill Will Probated August 12, 1842
Heirs: Three sons, Jacob T., John P., and Peter M.;
Executors: Jacob T. and Peter H.
Witnesses: William Schuneman and John Deane
ROBERT MILLER of Windham Will Probated October 17, 1842
Heirs: Robert B., son of Andrew Miller, Jr.; Sally,
wife of Michael Miller; Betsey, wife of Peter Miller; my father,
Andrew Miller; Andrew Miller, Jr.;
Michael Miller; Peter Miller;
Catharine Hubbard; Betsey Bronson, Ira Miller; Aaron W. Burhans; William
Miller, Jr., Abner Hubbard.
Executors: Peter Miller and Sylvester Hitchcock.
Witnesses: Washington Bishop and Sylvester
ELI HUTCHINSON of Catskill Will Probated December 5, 1842
Heirs: Niece Mary H. Mulford; nephew, George H.
Bulkley; nephew, Charles I. Mulford; nephew, John T. Conklin;
Clarinda Amanda Conkling,
daughter of John T. Conkling; Sarah A.,
daughter of John J. Watson; Mary Fisher; Charles Hedges and
William Hedges, children of Phebe Hedges,
deceased; Charles M. Jenkins; Henry and
Harriet Jenkins, children of Jonathan Jenkins; heirs
of my sister Mehitable Dayton, deceased; heirs of my sister
deceased; heirs of my sister Betsey Colvard, widow of Asa Colvard, deceased.
Executors: John Adams and Charles L. Mulford.
Witnesses: Jacob R. Greene and David Ely.
PETER T. SMITH of Lexington Will Probated December 12,
Heirs: Daughters, Betsey A. Miller and Anne Briggs;
grandsons Peter T. Smith and Peter T. Miller.
Executor: Son, James Smith.
Witnesses: Henry Goslee and Peter L. Shear.
MINOR HUBBELL of Coxsackie Will Probated Jan. 23, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Betsey; grandsons, Peter D. and John
H. Wright, sons of Olney F. Wright; son-in-law Henry Grune; son Peter.
Executors: Wife, Betsey; son Peter Hubbell and
son-in-law, Henry Grune.
Witnesses: William V.B Heermance, George N. Keith
and John VanVleck.
RUSSEL LEFFINGWELL of Athens Will Probated Feb 27, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Sarah; Jane, wife of James T.
Haviland; Sarah, wife of Justus Howland; daughter Emilla, wife pf John
Clough; two daughters,--Rachel P and
Abby Leffingwell and two sons,
John B and George W.
Executors: Sons,--Charles F and Robert B.
Witnesses: F.W. Tolly and Henry Vandenbergh
JANE WOOLSEY of Athens Will Probated May 8, 1843
Heirs: Daughters,--Margaret P. H. and Frances S.;
(mentions a George.)
Executors: Samuel Green and Thomas Coffin
Witnesses: John Lawton and Abram Bedell
DAVID C. PORTER of NY City Will Probated May 16, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Rose Anne.
Executors: Wife and Addison Porter of
Philadelphia: Charles Stoddard of Boston
Witnesses: Caleb Day and Abel Brace, both of
ROSWELL LAWRENCE of Catskill Will Probated May 29, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Leah: sons, Wynkoop, Lewis,
Elbert and Edward Merchant Lawrence; daughters, Maria, Jeanette and Emeline, wife of John Hertell; her
children, Edward, Lewis and Grace
Executors: Wife, Leah; son, Lewis and John
Witnesses: John R. Linzey, Tobias Wynkoop, and
AMOS HAMLIN of Durham Will Probated June 12, 1843
Heirs: Daughter, Louiziana, wife of Thomas Fenner;
son, Daniel D. Tompkins Hamlin; children Amos Hamlin Jr. and Harriet
Executors: Lyman Stannard of Durham, Lawrence
Fenner of Rensselaerville, County of Albany
Witnesses: John O'Brien and Lyman Tremain
NATHAN BOTSFORD of Greenville Will Probated June 20, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Abiah; sons,--Eli and David;
daughters,-- Phoebe Scofield, Olive, wife of Sheldon Cherritree.
Executors: Son, Eli and Hervey George
Witnesses: Hervey George and David Hall.
DEBORAH SHERWOOD of Catskill Will Probated June 27, 1843
Heirs: Two daughters,--Gennette, wife of Edward
Avery of Wooster, Ohio; Antoinette, wife of Simeon F. Huntington of
Akron, Ohio; Sally, wife of
Clark Bissell and Abby, widow of Charles Jessup
of Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Executor: Edgar B. Day
Witnesses: Orrin Day and S. Sherwood Day.
SAMUEL JONES of Cairo Will Probated July 31 1843
Heirs: Wife, Eve; sons,--Joseph H., Andrew
P., Samuel L., Henry H., William H. and Elijah; daughters,--Sally A., Mary
Jane, Charity E. and Margaret A.
Executors: None on copy
Witnesses: Levi King and Mori Stoddard
CLARK TWISS of Windham Will Probated August 21, 1843
Heirs: Wife, Marilla; sister, Laura
Gilbert; wife's sister, Anna Brown; Judson B. Tibbals.
Executors: Wife and Judson B. Tibbals
Witnesses: Samuel and Smith Reynolds
MEHITABLE HOPKINS of NY City Will Probated Oct 9, 1843
Heirs: Caleb; late brother of Freeman Hopkins'
widow, Mrs. Phebe Hopkins of New York; children of Freeman Hopkins,
Executors: None on Copy
Witnesses: Damuel S. Day and Frederick Hill
JOHN DEWITT of Durham Will Probated January 22, 1844
Heirs: Wife, Hannah; sons,--Isreal,
Alexander, Orlean, Henry, Daniel; daughters, --Maria, wife of Gideon Howard; Delia,
wife of Blake Wales; Harriet;
heirs of son Peter, deceased--Edward,
Albert, Mariah, John.
Executors: Orlean Dewitt, Daniel Jones and
Witnesses--Alfred Tripp and Abner Flower.
MARY BURGESS of Athens Will Probated January 22, 1844
Heirs: Eli Pierce and wife, Sarah; niece Maria
M.H., wife of Mr. Jacob Haight; nephew, William Burgess; William
Burgess, father of Sarah Pierce;
Elizabeth Burgess, widow of late brother,
John Burgess; Eliza, daughter of late brother John Burgess; Jane
Bryan; Hannah Smith; John Munson, husband
of Ann Burgess; William Burgess, son
of brother John Burgess. (mentions sister Hannah Burgess,
Executors: Nathan Clark and Sarah Pierce, niece
and her husband Eli Pierce
Witnesses: Alexander Shaw, Ethan S ?. Fox of
Athens and Allen Jordan of Hudson.
HERMON HERVEY of Durham Will Probated February 26, 1844
Heirs: Sons,--Russell, Herman M.;
daughters,--Sarah, Jane A., wife of Elijah C. Salisbury; Fanny M., wife of Ira H. Noblis;
Amanda, wife of Isaac W.
Executor: Elijah C. Salisbury
Witnesses: Thomas Caldwell and Jacob Freese
JAMES BROWN of Athens Will Probated March 4, 1844
Heirs: Wife, Ellen Brown; George, son of John
Brown of Newport, R.I.
Executors: John B. Coffin, John H. Wheeler and
Ellen Brown, wife.
Witnesses: Alexander and William H. Shaw
PETER R. VANDENBERGH of Coxsackie Will Probated April 18,
Heirs: Wife, Elizabeth; sons,--Jacob, Richard,
Ludlow, Isaac, Tunis; daughters,--Anna, Catherine, Elizabeth, Helen, Mary Christina,
Elsie and Rachel.
Executors: William V.B. Adams, wife, Elizzabeth
and Anthony M. VanBergen.
Witnesses: P.H. Silvester and J.C. VanDyck.
RUTH REYNOLDS? widow of Samuel of Athens Will Probated April
Heirs: Niece, Ruth Reynolds, daughter of
Abraham and Sarah Reynolds; Dorcas Robertson; Abby House; niece, Sarah
Crosby; sister of Sarah Crosby;
sister Joles, Ruth Perlee, Cyrenus
ELIAB ALDEN of Cairo Will Probated June 2, 1844
Heirs: Sons,--Eliab, Levi, Charles and Joseph;
Charles and John Korts, minor children of daughter, Mary, deceased.
Executor: Son, Levi H. Alden
Witnesses: Abram Bartly, Lawrence Beckwith and
JOHN LAWTON of Athens
Will Probated June 3, 1844
Heirs: Wife, Ellen
Executrix: Wife Ellen
Witnesses: D. F. Lester, Joel Bellamy, and J.
JOHN SCHUNEMAN of Athens Will Probated June 3,
Heirs: Mariah, wife; daughters,--Anna
Maria, Catharine and Nelly; sons,--Peter, John, Garrit and Martin.
Executors: Luke Kiersted and Garrit Person,
also sons,-- Peter and Martin.
Witnesses: Robert Dorlon and John
JOHN ARMSTRONG, JR, of New Baltimore Will Probated July 15,
Hiers: Wife, Rachel: daughters,--Heather,
Catharine, Elsie Christina; Leah Evertson, daughter of wife Rachel; sons,--
Abraham and Peter.
Executors: Anthony VanBergen of New Baltimore
and Peter R. Vandenbergh of Coxsackie.
Witnesses: William V.B. Heermance, Isaiah
Roberts, Arthur McCaskey
BENJAMIN BAKER of New Baltimore Will
Probated August 5, 1844
Heirs: Wife, Clarissa; Ariettah Jadwin, wife of
Peter; Mary Marshall, Mary Brown, Henry B. Hall, Benjamin B. Houghtaling, son of the late Anthony C.
Executor: Henry B. Hall
Witnesses: James Houghtaling and Andrew
JAMES THOMPSON of Durham Will Probated October 19, 1844
Heirs: Wife; her son, Hezekiah Thompson;
her three daughters,--Caroline Thompson Young, Sarah Ann Peck
and Betsey Vose Hand, son-in-law Edward
Executors: Anna Thompson, John Young and Edward
Witnesses: Lyman Tremain and Sahar Milkins of
Durham and John Hand of Albany.
SILAS SCRIBNER of Cairo Will Probated December 10, 1844
Heirs: Wife, Anna: children,--Henrietta,
Sally, Ira, Nelson, Abigail, Samuel and Lyman: Silas W., son of Richard and
Abigail Legg; children of Isaac W.
Executor: Robert C. Field
Witnesses: Peleg C. Mattoon, Erastus Cole
WILLIAM AVERY of Cairo Will Probated January 29, 1845
Heirs: Son, Abel, Jr.; nephew James D.
White; Benjamin F. Burhans.
Executors: Wife, Polly and James M. Sanford
and Benjamin Peck.
Witnesses: Isaac Bogardus and Anna Mattoon
Will Probated January 6, 1845
Heirs: Deen Bare, son Francis. (Deen/Doon, letters
Executor: Tobias Myers
Witnesses: Abel Brace, Lewis Lawrence and Clark
NATHANIEL STANTON of Greenville Will Probated Jan. 27,1845
Heirs: Wife. Hannah; sons,--Albert and
Theodore; daughters, Amanda; Angeline, wife of Rev. Egbert R. Pinney;
Ann Augusta; brother Philip Stanton;
Executor: son, Albert
Witnesses Erastus Hamilton and George W. Conkling.
JABEZ HUBBARD of Durham Will Probated March 3, 1845
Heirs: Wife, Lucretia; two daughters,--
Polly, wife of Charles Piersonn and Laura.
Executor: son-in-law, Charles Pierson
Witnesses: John O'Brien and E. B. Austin
ROSWELL BUMP of Windham Will Probated March 10, 1845
Heirs: Son, Newton C.; two
daughters,--Abigail Fuller and Rebecca Bump; John Robb, Trustee.
Executor: Newton C. Bump
Witnesses: Moses B. Austin, Willis Clark of
and I. O'Brien of Durham
ELAHNE HUMPHREY, JR. of Lexington, Will Probated March 10, 1845
Heirs: son, Albert B.; minor children
mentioned but not by name; Francis P. Dewey, Iretus D. Bushnell and Eli B.
Executors: Iretus D. Bushnell, Francis P.
Dewey and son, Albert B. Humphrey.
Witnesses: I. D. Bushnell and F. P. Dewey.
ISREAL WHITCOMB of Lexington Will Probated April 14,1845
Heirs: Wife, Elizabeth; sons,-Luman, Isaac,
Ruel, and Isreal B.
Executors: sons, Luman and Isreal B.
Witnesses: Henry Goslee and Mary B. Coe
ABRAHAM A. SALISBURY of Catskill Will Probated April 21,
Heirs: Wife, Catharine; four children,--son,
Abraham, Anna, wife of Nelson Smith, daughters,--Elsie and Catherine.
(mentions father, Abraham and
Executors: son, Abraham and Anthony M.
VanBergen of Coxsackie.
Witnesses: James VanDeusen and William
MURMUTH M. GREENE of New Baltimore Will Probated May 26, 1845
Heirs: Mother, Sally Gage; sister, Lydia
Snider and her children; brother Jesse Greene.
Executors: Henry Williams and Jane Miller
Witnesses: David Williams and Elisha D. Miller
JOB S. QUIMBY of Coxsackie Will Probated April 7, 1845
Heirs: Nephew, John W. and niece, Hannah
Elizabeth, children of brother, Moses Quimby; brothers,--Moses and Daniel
W.; children of brother John B.,
deceased,-- Thomas S. and Mary
Ann; children of John Underhill of New Baltimore.
Executor: Brother, Moses Quimby
Witnesses: Smith Marshall and Nathaniel
Marshall and William F. Terhune.
JAMES BYRNE of Athens Will Probated June 9, 1845
Heirs: Wife, Abigail; mother, Polly;
sisters Catharine and Georgean.
Executors: John Bennett and George Byrne
Witnesses: J. Nichols and Orrin E. Osborn
of Athens. Allen Jordan of Hudson.
ISAAC M. HALLENBECK of Coxsackie Will Prob. Aug. 4, 1845
Heirs: Wife, Leah; five daughters,-Mariah,
Magdalen, Anndelia and Ema Jame; son, Martin.
Executors: John I. Hallenbeck and Casper I.
Witnesses: Casper I. Hallenbeck, Jacob
Sharp, Martin Hallenbeck.
JEREMIAH MARQUART of Cairo Will Probated July 28, 1845
Heirs: Wife, Margaret; sons,-Solomon and
George; daughter Agnes, wife of Frederick Crapser; Catherine, wife of
Zachariah Pults; children, Philip and
Jane; daughters,- Hannah, wife of
Jason Snider; Elizabeth, wife of Philip Riesdorpt; Lany, wife of Henry H.
Executors: Frederick Crapser, Isaac
Bogardus and Henry W. Owen
Witnesses: Benjamin H. Hayes, John Olmsted,
SUSANNAH VINCENT of Durham Will Prob. August 11, 1845
Heirs: Brother, Rennels; children of
Rennels,--Samuel, Elizabeth and Lanson; brothers,-Richard and James; Delia,
daughter of James Vincent; Christina,
daughter of brother James;
Mary, daughter of brother James; Daniel, son of brother James
Vincent; Adelia and Adelaide, daughters of brother James.
Executors: Joshua Gardner and Vincent
Witnesses: Olin Squires and Loren B. Hayes
Will Probated September 8, 1845
Heirs: Wife, Polly; sons,--Samuel E., Jesse
W., Seth O., John P., Oliver L., Edmund A., and George W.; mother, Eliza L.
Jones; grandson, William E. Jones
Executors: Wife, Polly and son John P.
Witnesses: Amasa Mattoon and Peter Fiero
JOSHUA BAKER of Greenville Will Probated August
Heirs: Wife, Lucy; sons, Elkanah, Joshua,
Jr., Toba S., Ezra, and Whitfield; heirs of Silas Baker, deceased; Jane Ree and Rachel Hunt.
Executor: Elkanah Baker
Witnesses: None on copy
NATHAN THOMPSON of Lexington Will Prob. December 10 1845
Heirs: Wife, Ann Eliza;
children,--James, Irwin, Augusta and youngest child (no name).
Executor: Jacob A. Clawson
Witnesses: Henry Goslee and John S.
LEONARD PATRIE of Durham Will Probated December 25,1845
Heirs: Wife, Hannah;
daughters,-Harriet, wife of James Terbush, Margaret M., wife of William Hanes and
granddaughter, Mary Stilwell; son William
Executors: Son, William and James Terbush
Witnesses: Abner Flower and Silas Rood
THOMAS PLACE of Greenville Will Probated March
Heirs: Wife, Phebe Ann; son, Jeremiah;
daughter, Charlotte, widow of Newman Smith, deceased; grand daughter Rachel
Witnesses: P. King, and Jethan Place of
Greenville; James C. Smith of Coxsackie.
JOHN LANGENDYCK of Catskill Will Probated March 9,
Heirs: Wife, Elizabeth; sons,
Cornelius, Henry and John M. Jr.; daughters, Caty, wife of Andrew Asker; Margaret
Ann, Sarah Rachel, Joanna, Christina
Maria and Jane Elizabeth.
Executors: Wife, Elizabeth and son John.
Witnesses: James Powers, Abel Brace and
JOHN WOLF of New Baltimore Will Probated March
Heirs: Sons, Peter, Henry and John, Jr.;
daughters, Margaret, Hannah, Caty, Lena, Eve, Harriet, Margaret; Polly, wife
of Tunis Armstrong; grandson John
Wolf, son of son Philip;
granddaughter Esther, daughter of son, Philip.
Executors: Son, John Jr. and son-in-law
Moses Mead of Coeyman's
Witnesses: PH. Silvester and J.C. VanDyck
Witnesses to Codicil: P.H. Silvester and
Peter Cook of Coxsackie.
RICHARD BENJAMIN of Durham Will Probated March 16,
Heirs: Wife, Laura; children,
Stilwell Mudge, Laura Ann, John Wesley Benjamin and Abraham Page Benjamin;
daughters, Esther, wife of Ambrose
Wright; Lodema, wife of Lyman
Standard; son, Tera Benjamin of Michigan; Jerusha Mariah, wife of
John Grant; grandson, Lysander, son of Amariah
son, Abraham Paige Benjamin. (Note spelling of Page-Paige-AC)
DAVID HALLSTED of Coxsackie Will Probated March
Heirs: Wife, Sarah; sons, Joseph
and David; daughters, Mary Richmond, Patience and Zilpha
Executors: Sons, John and Smith Hallsted
and nephew, David Powell of New Baltimore
Witnesses: John, David and Rebeck Powell
of New Baltimore
RICHARD W. PORTER Will
Probated April 20, 1846
Heirs: Wife, Wealthy Elizabeth
Executrix: Wife, Wealthy Elizabeth
Witnesses: Thomas Parker and Tertius
WILLIAM COOK of Durham
Will Probated July 15, 1846
Heirs: Wife, Mary; daughters,
Mariah Barnette and Sally Whittlesey; son, Samuel W.D. Cook
Executor: son, Samuel W.D. Cook
Witnesses: Asahel Strong and George
ABRAHAM ONDERDONK of Coxsackie Will Probated July 6,
Heirs: Wife, Rachel; daughter Jane;
sons, John, Lansing, Hiram, Peter and Charles
Executors: Son, Peter; Isaac T.
Whitbeck and Garret W. Sager
Witnesses: None on copy
JOHN A. THOMPSON of Catskill Will Probated August 24,
Heirs: Niece, Helen Sheppard; niece,
Charlotte Thompson; mentions her brother Thomas Thompson; Robert Dorlon;
niece, Emily O. Bartow, Maria Cole,
Harriet Bartow, and Frances
Executors: Thomas Cole and Ezra Hawley
Witnesses: Abraham VanVechton and Peter
WHEELER WATSON of Rensselaerville, County of Albany
Will Probated September, 21, 1846
Heirs: Sons, Malbone and John; four
daughters, Rebecca T., wife of Lyman Dwight of Bern; Mary E., wife of Hon. Zadock Pratt of Prattsville, County of
Watson, single woman; two grandchildren, George W. and Julia H, children
of deceased daughter Abigail Pratt.
Executors: Son, John and son-in-law,
Zadock Pratt of Prattsville.
Witnesses: Gideon Cornell and Levi Shaw,
both of Rensselearville.
RANSOM JOHNSON of Lexington Will Probated
September 3, 1846
Heirs: Wife, Sally; daughter,
Malinda and son Austin
Executor: son, Austin
Witnesses: C. T. Mallery, Chaunsey
Heaford and Edwin C. Johnson.
LEONARD GARRETT of New Baltimore Will Probated Oct. 9,
Heirs: Mother, Catharine; children
of dead brother, John C. Garret--Athmere, John C, Adelia Garrett;
brother, Peter R.; sister, Elizabeth Miller; nephew,
Miller; niece, Antoinette, children of Daniel S. and Elizabeth Miller;
sister, Eleanor Requa, wife of Henry M. Requa; sister Catharine, wife of
Powell; Emeline, wife of Gilbert Ward, Jr.; sister Margaret Caroline;
brother, Ransom Garrett; sister Erminda, wife of Joab Baker.
Executors: Brother, Ransom;
brothers-in-law, Smith Powell, and Gilbert Ward, Jr.; children of Daniel S.
Witnesses: Rufus H. King and Jacob C.
VanDyck of Coxsackie
WELLS FINCH of Windham Will Probated
December 7, 1846
Heirs: Wife, Sally; two sons, Manly
and Harvey; daughters, Jane,
Delia Ann, Susannah, Harriet and Olive.
Executors: son, Manly and brother William
Witnesses: Robert Wilson and
brother, William Finch
NATHANIEL KI--ER of Durham Will Probated
December 9, 1846
Heirs: Wife, Sally; son, William;
daughter, Elizabeth; two grandchildren, Charles B and Elizabeth White,
children of deceased daughter Caroline White,
formerly wife of
Benjamin White, now of Rensselaerville.
Executors: Sons, William W. and Almeron
Witnesses: George M. Cummings and John M.
CORNELIUS CRISPELL of Lexington Will Probated Dec. 21,
Heirs: Wife, Joanna; Elizabeth Stephens
and Emeline Finch.
Executor: David Obels
Witnesses: Henry Goslee and David Obels
NICHOLUS GREENE of Greenville Will Probated December 28,
Heirs: Daughter, Annie; her sons,
William, Datus, Bradford, and Omar; children of daughter Betsey, once wife of
Henry Dewitt-- William, Frences and
Executors: Two sons, John and George;
Witnesses: Ezra Allerton and Francis
FREDERICK SLEIGHT of New Baltimore Will Probated
January 7, 1847
Heirs: Daughter, Sally Maria; other
children, George, Lavina, wife of William Palmer; and Jane Ann, wife of John
Executors: son, George and son-in-law,
Witnesses: Jacob Willson and Gilbert
HORACE WILLARD of Catskill Will Probated January 4,
Heirs: Wife, Sophia S.
Executors: William H. Way and Charles
Witnesses: Robert Dorlon and Thomas C.
GARRET BECKER of Cairo
Will Probated February 15 1847
Heirs: son, Harmon; son-in-law
Goodrich Baldwin; daughter Dorcas, wife of G. Baldwin; grandson, Garret Becker,
son of Harmon Becker; grandson,
Garret B., son of Goodrich Baldwin;
daughters: Nelly, wife of Adonijah Blackman; Margaret, wife of
Derick Bennett; Dorcas, wife of Goodrich Baldwin;
Henry Becker and
Lydia Ann, wife of Justin Brainard; daughter Neinry
Executors: son, Harmon Becker and
Witnesses: Philip Teats and Perkins
ORRIN DAY of Catskill
Will Probated February 22, 1847
Heirs: Wife; children, Edgar
Burr, Samuel Sherwood, Mary Hall,
George Brainard, Julia Ransom, Caroline
Eliza, Charlotte Maria, Emily Cordelia and
Executors: James Powers. Edgar Burr Day
and Samuel Sherwood
Witnesses: Jacob R. Green and John
Witnesses to codicil: Frederick Hill
and John Hill
CATHARINE WOLVEN of Catskill Will Probated
February 2, 1847
(Widow of PETER WOLVEN)
Heirs: grandchildren, Peter Wolven
Mower, son of Peter Mower and Sally Mack, daughter of Nathan Mack; Peter Fiero, son of Paul Fiero; May Mower,
wife of David Cole and Caty Ann
Sax, wife of Jeremiah Wolven.
Executor: Joseph Sax
Witnesses: Isaac T. Dubois, Joseph and
John M. Sax
JAMES WINEGARD of Durham Will Probated
February 18, 1847
Heirs: wife, Harriet; son, William
Henry; daughter Emily
Executor: Abraham Griffin of Westerlo,
Witnesses: Solomon Winegard and Eleanor
SARAH McCARTY of Coxsackie Will Probated March
(Widow of WILLIAM McCARTY)
Heirs: son, David M.; niece's
daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Bennett
Executors: Anthony M. VanBergen and
Jacob I. VanDyck
Witnesses: Edwin N. Hubbell and Anthony
JOHN I. YOUNGS of New Baltimore Will Probated
March 8, 1847
Heirs: wife, Rachel; children, Rachel
Ann and Susan Mary.
Executors: Wife, Jacob and William
Armstrong of Coxsackie
Witnesses: P.H. Sylvester and Reuben
CHRISTINA VEDDER of Catskill Will
Probated May 17, 1847
Heirs: son, Ostrander; daughters,
Catharine, wife of Charles Wetmore and Lena Ann, wife of William Sanford
Executor: William Sanford
Witnesses: John Adams and Sopher B.
CHARLES TITUS of Coxsackie Will
Probated June 1, 1847
Heirs: wife, Prudence; grandson,
Charles Titus Bedell; children of grand daughter, Anna Hallock; children
of grand daughter, Elizabeth Onderdonk;
daughter Jemima Titus;
children of son, Stephen; children of daughter, Martha Bedell; children
of son, Stephen Titus; daughter Martha Bedell
EPENETUS REED of Coxsackie Will Probated
May 24, 1847
Heirs: wife, Lucy; sons, George,
Egbert, Abijah E., Edward, George, Alexander; daughter, Sarah, wife of
Capt. Norman M. Atwater; grandson, Epenetus
Executors: sons, G. and Egbert Reed
Witnesses: Rufus W. Watson of
Greenville and William E. Leet of Coxsackie
PETER D. WRIGHT of Coxsackie Will
Probated June 25, 1847
Heirs: Mother, Sarah; brother,
Executors: Mother, Sarah and Henry
Witnesses: William E. S_ _te and
William E. Taylor
smeared-looks like Soote, Scote or Seete - AC
STACY BROWN of Coxsackie Will Probated
May 17, 1847
Heirs: wife, Margaret; daughter,
Executor: son, Isreal
Witnesses: William E. S_ _ te and Rufus
PEREZ HITCHCOCK of Windham No date
Heirs: wife, Thursey
Executrix: wife, Thursey
Witnesses: Danforth K. Olney of
Windham and Martin L. Rickerson of Catskill
WILLIAM SAGER of Coxsackie Will Probated
August 16, 1847
Heirs: sons, James, Henry and John
Alexander; daughter, Maria; wife, Christian
Executors: Wife, sons, Garret and William
Witnesses: John J. VanAntwerp and James
JACOB VANWOERT of Athens Will
Probated August 16, 1847
Heirs: sons, Samuel, Nicholas, Jacob
H; daughter, Elsey, wife of Isaac Perry; Hannah VanWoert; Catharine
VanWoert; grandchildren, John, Elenor,
Elizabeth, Ann, Catharine;
Executors: sons, Samuel and Jacob
Witnesses: Horatio Dewey of Catskill
and G.W. Sager of Athens
ROBERT VANDENBURGH of Coxsackie Will Probated Aug.
Heirs: wife, Margaret;
grandson, Robert Henry VanBergen; daughter, Christina, wife of Abraham D. Spoor
Executors: grandson, R.H. VanBergen
and daughter, Christina
Witnesses: Thomas Burroughs and
PHILIP MOORE of Durham
Will Probated September 8, 1847
Heirs: sons, William, Jacob, John,
Philip E.; children of daughter Catherine, -- Anna, Mariah, Catherine,
Margaret, and George Bartlet; daughter, Maria
Executors: sons, William, Jacob, and
Witnesses: David Turner and Peter
THOMAS WILLIAMS of Durham Will
Probated September 4, 1847
Heirs: wife, Hannah; daughter,
Hannah, widow and relict of Levi Terbush; children, David, Sally,
Polly, Hannah, Millia and Ann.
Executors: Amos Sebring and John
Witnesses: William C. Farmer, John
O'Brien and Harry Clark
HORACE HICKOK of Durham Will Probated September
Heirs: wife, Statira.
Executrix: wife, Statira
Witnesses: David Jones, Simeon B.
Smith and Alfred Tripp
SIMEON GARRETT of New Baltimore Will Probated
August 16, 1847
Heirs: wife, Abigail; sons,
Simeon P., Samuel, Peter, Levi, Elam; grandson, Simeon Gregory, son of Daniel
Gregory; grand daughters, Caroline, wife of
Levi Vincent; Loisa,
daughter of Daniel Gregory, Sally Ann, wife of James Ladd; wife's
daughter, Lucinda Scofield.
Executors: son, Samuel Garrett of
Westerlo, Albany county and Thomas Burroughs of Coxsackie
Witnesses: C. A. Stoutenbergh and R.
A. Stoutenbergh of Coxsackie.
PETER DEDERICK of Catskill
Will Probated August 16, 1847
Heirs: wife, Mary; sons, John
N. and Simeon Peter
Executors: John Post and John VanVleck
Witnesses: Alexander Murdock and
Peter A. Vanlouven
OLIVE HOTCHKISS of Cairo Will Probated
September 27, 1847
Heirs: son, Charles and daughter
Executrix: daughter Catharine
Witnesses: Amasa Mattoon and Horace
HIRAM CAMFIELD of Durham Will Probated
September 25, 1847
Executor: no named on copy
Witnesses: Julia Ann Belden and Rufus
CHARLES MC CARDELL of New Baltimore Will Probated
July 22, 1847
Executors: Hamilton Lamoreaux and son
Witnesses: Samuel and Smith Reynolds
ALFRED BOUTON of New Baltimore Will Probated
Heirs: Polly, wife of Isaac
VanSchaack; sons, Palmer and Isreal; Angeline, wife of George Lossee; daughters,
Jane Laura and Willmot
Executors: Palmer Bouton and Isaac
Witnesses: Gilbert Bedell and Exra
JOHN SAX of Catskill
Will Probated December 27, 1847
Heirs: wife, Christina;
children, Mary, Jeremiah, Catharine, Moses, Ira, Jacob, Sarah, John, Elizabethm Paul
and Peggy; son-in-law, Frederick V.O. Martin
Executors: Jeremiah Sax and Ira Sax
and son-in-law, Simeon Myers.
Witnesses: Robert Dorlon and Peter T.
JESSE C. OWEN of Cairo
Will Probated January 20, 1848
Heirs: Wife, Rachel:
daughters. Eliza Burhans and Mary Clinton; son, Henry W. Owen
Executor: son, Henry W. Owen
Witnesses: Peleg C. Mattoon and
ELISHA POWELL of New Baltimore Will Probated
January 24, 1848
Heirs: daughters, Perline, wife of
David Williams and Antinet Powell; wife, Amy; grandson, Elisha
P. Williams and granddaughter Rachel C. Williams
Executors: David Williams and
Witnesses: Oliver Powell and Ezra
Hallock of New Baltimore and Alfred Powell of Coxsackie.
DUDLEY TODD of Lexington
Will Probated January 26, 1848
Heirs: wife, Irene; sons,
John M. and Joseph H.; daughters but no names mentioned.
Executor: None named on copy
Witnesses: Asa Griffin of
Middletown and Jonathan C. Allaben.
BENJAMIN U. RAYMOND of New Baltimore Will
Probated February 29, 1848
Heirs: wife, Huldah
Executrix: wife, Huldah
Witnesses: William C. Hinman and W.
JOHN OSTERHOUTH of Catskill
Will Probated March 1, 1848
Heirs: wife, Sophia; children
of son John; Anna Eliza, wife of Samuel Small; Sophia, wife of Hiram
Hollenbeck; Mary Jane, wife of Hiland H. Plank;
Henry, Catherine; son Robert;
daughter, Gertrude; grandson, Stephen, son of son Tunis.
Executrix: wife, Sophia
Witnesses: William G. VanVleck and
Michael M. Hollenbeck
ELIAKIM BRIGGS of Lexington
Will Probated March 2, 1848
Heirs: wife, Eunice; son,
Horace B.; daughters, Eliza Amanda, wife of Alpheus Kipp; Ann Lodemia, wife of
Executor: Horace B. Briggs
Witnesses: Robert R. Minzie of
Prattsville and Darius Briggs of Lexington.
NATHAN MUNROE of Windham Will Probated
March 13, 1848
Heirs: son, Newton and daughter,
Anne, wife of Salmon Etten.
Executor: Washington Munroe
Witnesses: J. O'Brien of Durham and
William Conyes of Rensselaerville.
HART C. SAGE of Prattsville
Will Probated May 4, 1848
Heirs: wife, Clarissa H.;
children, Osmer C., Omar V., Sylvester B., Clarence and Hart C.
Executors: Wife and John Laraway
Witnesses: F. James Fitch and
William S. Moffatt
HARMANUS DEDERICK of Catskill Will Probated June
Heirs: son, Zachariah;
daughters, Nelly, wife of Richard Eckler, Catherine Ann, wife of Isaac Plank, Sarah
Eliza, wife of Henry Abeel; Fanny Jane, wife
of John H. Persen;
grandchildren, Rachel Catherine Myer, William Edgar Myer, John Henry Myer
and Andrew Dederick Myer, children of deceased
Executors: son, Zachariah and
son-in-law, Isaac Plank
Witnesses: William H. VanOrden and
ABRAHAM POST of Catskill
Will Probated June 7, 1848
Heirs: wife, Catherine; sons,
Peter, Abraham and John, daughters, Hannah; Melly, wife of Peter Martin;
Catherine and Maria.
Executors: sons, Peter, Abraham and
Witnesses: Hiland Hill and David
EDWARD GREEN of Athens
Will Probated June 7, 1848
Heir: wife, Louise
Executrix: wife, Louise
Witnesses: James G. Foster and
ROBERT PURDY of Cairo
Will Probated June 12, 1848
Heirs: son, William;
grandchildren mentioned, but not by name.
Executors: Henry and Willis Purdy;
Witnesses: John R. Osborn and P. O.
HANNAH HOLLISTER of Greenville Will Probated
June 19, 1848
Heirs: niece, Lucy Smith new
resident of Litchfield, Conn., Hannah Pratt, wife of George Pratt, resident of
the County of New Haven, Conn.; niece
Adah, wife of Abraham Baker
of Madison County, NY.
Executor: nephew, David Hall
Witnesses: B. Johnson and Stephen
Tryon of Greenville and Stephen B. Tryon also of Greenville.
JANE GEDNEY of Coeymans, County of Albany Will
Probated June 19, 1848
Heirs: Joshua Gedney; brothers,
Samuel and Joshua; sisters, Mary, wife of Hohn Sarles of Durham and Hannah,
wife of Edward Moore of Middleburgh,
Executors: John Sarles, Joshua
Gedney and Hannah Moore.
Witnesses: Thomas Caldwell and
WILLIAM BECK of Coxsackie Will
Probated June 20, 1848
Heirs: wife, Hannah; William and
Pendleton, sons of Thomas Wilcox; Thomas Wilcox, Jr.; William Beck, son of
John Nellis of Katskill, NY; Esther Gillett
Executors: Francis Pendleton and
John F. Trumbull of Stonington, State of Conn.
Witnesses: Frederick Miner, J.
Miner and A. C. Lippett
ZEBEDIAH I. SMITH of Ashland Will
Probated July 5, 1848
Heirs: only son, William T.;
mother-in-law Malinda Ormsbee and my mother Mary N.
Executors: John S. Joy and Henry
Witnesses: Joshua Fraper and Orange
MOSES AUSTIN of Durham
Will Probated July 5, 1848
Heirs: Wife; wife's mother
Anna Humphrey of Derby, Conn.; granddaughter, Ann Augusta Wilcox; children,
Horace, Elias Benham, Eliza and Charlotte.
Executors: sons, Horace and Elias
Witnesses: John Deuw, Charles
Austin of Catskill.
Nicholas Gass of Lexington Will
Probated August 30, 1848
Heirs: wife, Anne Magdalene; fouir
daughters, Eleanor, Mary, Lucinda and Irvine; sons, Lambert
and Nicholas; granddaughter Eleanor Enslow? (name
Executors: son, Lambert and
Witnesses: Jacob Egbertson and
CATHARINE BRONK of Coxsackie Will Probated
September 18, 1848
Heirs: nephew Jones; children
of sister Rachel Catherine, Cuyler Turn Bull, Sarah Lovina Bull and Mary Turn
Executor: Isaac C. Collyer
Witnesses: Dorrance Kirtland, Jacob
D. Sharp, Robert Vandenbergh, Jonas Collin.
FRANCIS I. VanHOESEN of Stuyvesant, Columbia County
Will Probated September 18, 1848
Heirs: wife, Anna; nine children,
Abram M.? (unclear letter), John C., Adam W., Leah, Francis, Garret S.,
William, Charles E. and Howard.
Executors: Wife and Garret W.
Sager of Athens
Witnesses: G.W. Sager and Thomas B.
Sutton of Stockport, Columbia County.
ROBERT G. PALMER Will
Probated October 31, 1848
Heirs: Wife; daughters, Lany,
Angeline, Rebecca and Mary; son, Isreals heirs, Egbert, Josiah, Sylvester
and George; three sons, Caleb, Ezra and Erastus.
Executors: Oliver and Ezra Palmer
Witnesses: John and Gideon Palmer
THOMAS I. STEENBURGH of Catskill Will Probated
Nov. 8, 1848
Heirs: wife, Elizabeth
Executrix: wife Elizabeth
Witnesses: Elizabeth Phillips,
William O. Bonesteel and Benjamin Peck.
JONATHAN BILL of Windham Will
Probated December 4, 1848
Heirs: son, Joseph; daughter
Betty; grandson, John Cornell; grandsons, Rufus K. Cornell, Gideon B.
Cornell, William I. Marsey; grand daughter,MaryAnn
Joseph's children, July Ann, Caroline, Washington, John, Samuel R and Munyun E.
Witnesses: James Robertson and John
REUBEN RUNDLE of Greenville Will Probated
December 11, 1848
Heirs: three sons, Josiah, Reuben
Executor: son, Reuben Rundle
Witnesses: Hardy Rundle, Deborah
Baker and I. C. Botsford.
ISREAL HUBBARD of Windham Will Probated
February 1, 1849
Heirs: wife, Betsey Elizabeth;
daughters, Betsey, wife of Nelson Bump and Hannah, wife of Elihu Regus;
son, Lyman H.
Executors: Nelson Bump and son
Lyman H. Hubbard
Witnesses: Danforth K. Olney and
JOHN HENRY WRIGHT of Coxsackie Will Probated
March 7, 1849
Heirs: Mother, Sarah, wife of
Henry F. Wright
Executor: Henry Green
Witnesses: William V.B. Hermance
and John VanVleck
TEUNIS P. VanSLYCK of New Baltimore Will
Probated Mar. 7, 1849
Heirs: wife, Alida;
daughters, Jane and Hannah; sons, Peter T., Andrew T., Evert and Baltus T.
Executors: Paul and Andrew
(should be Peter and not Paul)
Witnesses: Elisha D. Hall and
CHARLES LISK of New Baltimore Will Probated
March 19, 1849
Heirs: wife, Freelove;
youngest son Benjamin C.; heirs of daughter Maria Armstrong, deceased,-- Charles
L., Benjamin John, Hannah, Jane and Freelove;
daughter, Hannah, wife of
Gerry Coonly; three granddaughters, Caroline, Henrietta and
Mariah Lisk, daughters of Jacob and Ann Lisk; Charles, son of
Benjamin Lisk; Charles L., son of Mark Ladoux.
Executors: Daniel Palmer and
sons, Jacob and Benjamin C.
Witnesses: Paul Stever, Egbert
and Paul Stever.
WILLIAM BARBER of Hunter
Will Probated April 13, 1849
Heirs: wife, Rebecca Maria;
eldest daughter, Amelia Ann; eldest son, Francis Augustus; second son, William
Edgar; youngest son, Dewitt; two daughters,
Lorinda Jane and
Executors: Wife and Andrew
Longyear and Mile Barber
Witnesses: Cornelia C. G. Barber of
Shundaken, Ulster Co., Hiram Barber of N Middletown, Delaware Co.,
and William Riseley of Shandaken.
WILLIAM I. WARNER of Athens Will Probated
April 17, 1849
Heirs: wife, Amelia; son, Amos;
daughters, --Julia Ann and Attanah.
Executors: wife and son Amos
Witnesses: John Walford, Jr., and
ROBERT MORE of Prattsville Will Probated April
Heirs: sons, Henry, David F.,
Alexander and Edwin A.; daughters, Catharine, wife of son, William,
deceased, and daughter Ann.
Executors: David F. and Edwin A.
Witnesses: Jesse Hoagland and E.P.
WILLIAM LEWIS of Durham Will
Probated April 30, 1849
Heirs: wife, Catharine;
sons, William Henry, Daniel L. and George Sylvester.
Executors: Wife, and son Daniel
L. and Samuel Lewis.
Witnesses: Stephen Renne, I.
Schermerhorn and Samuel Lewis
Will Probated April 30, 1849
Heirs: daughters, Maria, Mary and
Harriet; sons, Daniel,Watson and Willie.
Executors: Jabez and Isreal
Witnesses: Jabez and Isreal
Olmsted and Stephen Renne.
Will Probated April 21, 1849
Heirs: wife, Phebe; nephew
Executors: Horace Austin amd John
Witnesses: I.H. Bowman and
STEPHEN LOSEE of Greenville Will Probated May
Heirs: wife, Rachel; children,
David, Hiram S., Samuel, Jacob, Ransom, Stephen Alanson, Charles, James, Electa
Ann, Abigail, Charlotte, Rebecca and
Executors: Wife; sons,
David & Hiram and S. Losee
Witnesses: Erastus Hawitten and
DAVID KNIFFIN of Coxsackie Will
Probated May 14, 1849
Heirs: wife, Anna; sons, Ebenezer
and Solomon; daughters Lucretia and Hannah Kniffin;
Rachael, wife of Solomon Barber; heirs of deceased daughter
Mary, wife of Smith
Delamater, David, son of deceased daughter Phebe Ann, wife of
Executors: sons, Rufus of the
State of Ohio, Reuben,
Ebenezer and Solomon Kniffin.
Witnesses: Thomas Burroughs,
Elisha W. Bedell and Isaac Pitcher, Jr.
EBER CORNISH of Durham Will
Probated June 20, 1849
Heirs: son, Eber, Jr.; daughter,
Dorance Classon, wife of Henry; Henry, son of Cyrilla R__er,daughter,
deceased, wife of Lewis R__er. Second letter of
surname looks like o but
could be an e, AC)
Executors: Eber, Jr. and Henry
Witnesses: Isaac VanValkenburgh
and Henry Johnson.
ELIHU MOSS of Durham
Will Probated July 2, 1849
Heirs: wife, Betsey;
daughters, Marinda, Esther and Anna; sons, Orwil and Reuben
Executors: son, Orwil and
brother-in-law. Ruel P. Benson
Witnesses: Jesse Moss and Ruel P.
EDWARD COOK of Newark, NY Will
Probated July 6, 1849
Heirs: Sister, Frances; Wife,
Executors: Wife and Father,
Witnesses: Daniel McMarley,
William Raff and I. VanArsdale
WILLIAM I. HALLENBECK of Athens Will Probated
July 26, 1849
Heirs: wife, Rachel; sons,
Casper and Prentiss; daughters, Mary Ann, wife of John H. Langman and Rebecca,
wife of Peter Day; grandson, William
Executors: sons, Casper and Isaac
Witnesses: Casper I. Hallenbeck
of Athens, Isaac C. Witbeck of Athens
LYDIA WELLS of New Baltimore Will Probated
October, 12, 1849
Heirs: grandson, Nicholas Wells,
son of son, James Wells, deceased; grand daughter, Lyudia Eliza,
daughter of son James Wells, deceased; grandson,
Nicholas Wells; grandson,
Casper, son of Patrick Bronk; Lydia Bronk, daughter of Peter R.
Executors: James Bronk and Buttus
Witnesses: John Rice and Ephraim
WILLIAM BESSAC of Coxsackie Will Probated
October 25, 1849
Heirs: wife, Martha;
Executors: Wife and Andrew B.
Houghtaling of Coxsackie
Witnesses: Jacob C. VanDyck,
Anthony N. VanBergen
ELISHA B. YEOMANS of Greenville Will
Probated February 4, 1850
Heirs: Two daughters, Lucinda
I. Yeomans and Sarah F.; wife of Elisa; brothers, Leonard, George C., William
I. and sister Catharine Hill.
Executor: Brother, Leonard
Witnesses: Robert Webber and
Philip I. Antus
Will Probated February 18, 1850
Heirs: Edgar Spieer,
son-in-law, guardian of young children, together with Lyman Elton, my brother;
Son, William; daughters, Mary, Catharine and
Executor: None on copy
Witnesses: Stephen Hassell and
HENRY STROPE of Durham Will
Probated April 8, 1850
Heirs: Wife, Peggy; son,
William; daughter Jane and John Sebolt, husband; grandson, James, son of Jane
and John Sebolt; daughter, Polly, wife of
Executors: John Sebolt and
William Webster, Jr.
Witnesses: Abraham Flower and
HENRY CLARK of Greenville Will
Probated April 8, 1850
Heirs: Wife, Lydia: sons,
George C. and Daniel S.; four daughters, Jemima Lay, Elenor Pierce, Mary
Pierce and Seres Wetmore
Executors: George C. Clark and
Daniel B./S. (initial unclear)
Witnesses: P. King and Amos
ROBERT W. VANDENBERGH of Coxsackie Will Probated
April 24, 1850
Heirs: Wife, Lavina:
children and wife of dead son, John; sons, Richard, and William; daughters,
Betsey, wife of Cornelius Cook; Catherine Saguess;
children of deceased daughter (not named).
Executors: William V.B. Adams
and Peter I. Wyngard.
Witnesses: Morris Hallock and
Jacob C. VanDyck
POLLY PIERSON of Durham Will Probated May
Heirs: daughters, Laura H.,
Hannah M. and Mary H.; grandson, Thomas Taylor; husband,
Executors: Husband, Charles
Witnesses: Silas Fitch and C.D.
WILLIAM YOUNG of Windham Will Probated
July 2, 1850
Heirs: Wife, Sally Ann;
son, Mamdelbert; daughter, Adeline J.
Executrix: Wife, Sally Ann.
Witnesses: Danforth K. Olney
and John Olney
MARGERY HALLENBECK of Catskill Will Probated
Aug. 6, 1850
Heirs: Brothers, John and Peter
Grant; nephew, Grant Dubois; niece, Nancy Layman; nephew, Peter Dubois;
nieces, Nancy Stevens, Catharine Vachte,
Gertrude Dubois and
Janet Burger, (also referred to as Jenet).
Executor: Nephew, Grant Dubois.
Witnesses: John VanVechten and
MARGARET P.H. WOOLSEY of Athens Will
Probated Aug, 6, 1850
Heirs: sister, Frances S.
Executors: Frances S. Woolsey,
Hamilton S. Nichols and Darius Peck Hudson.
Witnesses: William H. Morton
and Henry VanLoan
JOSEPH CALDER of Greenville Will Probated
August 19, 1850
Heirs: Sons, Joseph, Alexander,
William and James; daughters, Mary, Jane and Rachel.
Executor: Son, William H.
Witnesses: I.P. Hallock and
Theodore L. Provost.
JACOB FLANSBURY of Coxsackie Will Probated
Sept. 16, 1850
Heirs: Wife, Catharine; sons,
John, Casper, Jeremiah, Hezekiah and Henry; daughters, Catharine
Cornwell, Mary Jane Story, Christina Pierce;
part daughter of Casper Dedrick, deceased; Jane, widow of Casper
Executors: Wife; sons John and
Witnesses: Simpson J. Bell,
Ambrose Green and William A. Green.
CASPER COLLIN of Coxsackie Will
Probated August 6, 1850
Heirs: sons, Jonas and
Jehoeakim; daughters, Sarah and Catharine; granddaughter, Anne Bronk Collin.
Executors: sons, Philip, Isreal
C. and Jonas Collin.
Witnesses: John L. Bronk and
ABEL WAKELEY of Greenville Will
Probated October 7, 1850
Heirs: son, Russel;
(mentions wife, Anne, deceased); sons, Abner, Lewis and Stephen; daughters, Eunice,
wife of Isaac Chichester; Sally, wife of William
Annin; and Mira, wife
of Hixon? Jones. (Electrostatic copy-filled in letter-looks like x).
Executors: son, Russel and Ezra
Witnesses: E.H. Stanton and
WILKINSON GARDINER of Durham Will
Probated Oct. 14, 1850
Heirs: son, John; Hannah, wife
of Otis Brewster
Executors: James Hanson and
Witnesses: George W. Smith and
ABRAHAM VROOMAN of Catskill Will Probated
Nov. 20, 1850
Heirs: grand daughter, Julia
Ann Clapper; grand children of son John, deceased, Harriet, Henry and Roseanna Vrooman; children, Cornelius, Elias,
Daniel, Maria, wife
of William Lannen and Rachel, wife of John Asker.
Executors: sons, Cornelius and
Daniel and son-in-law John Asker.
Witnesses: Isaac J. Dubois, J.
A. Griswold and Erastus Morgan.
ROGERS WINTER of Hunter Will Probated
November 25, 1850
Heirs: wife, Ruth;
children mentioned but not by name.
Executor: Horace N.
Witnesses: O. T. Fuller of
Hunter and F. N. Holcomb of Windham
SAMUEL W. RUNYAN of Cairo Will
Probated December 2, 1850
Heirs: wife, Mary; five
children, Jonas B., Deborah Elizabeth, Stephen Oliver, Emily Elizabeth and
Executors: wife and Horace
Witnesses: Samuel W. R. Shores
and Catharine Spioor (Spoor?)
HENRY WHITE of NY City Will Probated
November 14, 1850
[Minister of the
Heirs: Mother, Mrs. Matilda
White; sister, Mrs. Amanda Linsley; sister Mrs. Emma Tyler; sister, Mrs. Eunice
Turner; brother, Rev. Samuel I. White;
brother, Oliver R. White;
brother, James White; sister, Mrs. Matilda Webster; wife, Esther;
children mentioned but not by name.
Executors: brother, James of
Cairo and brother-in-law Alvin Linsley of
Cairo; brother Samuel I. of the town
of Franklin, Delaware County and wife Esther.
Witnesses: Almon Merwin, 143
Adams St., Brooklyn and H.W. Repley, 327 Gold St. Brooklyn
JOHANNIS HALLENBECK of Athens Will Probated
Nov. 11, 1850
Heirs: wife, Sophia;
daughters, Catharine and Phebe Ann; son Casper; Johannis, son of Catharine,
daughter of son Casper.
Executors: Casper Hallenbeck
Witnesses: Jacob C. VanHoesen
and John C. VanHoesen
JAMES WEBSTER of Cairo Will Probated
December 18, 1850
Heirs: niece, Mary Foote; grand
daughter, Milla Sanford; James Jr., Russel, Lyman, Chester Webster,
grandsons of James Sanford and William G. Sanford,
Executors: James M. Sanford and
William G. Sanford
Witnesses: P.C. Mattoon of
Cairo and William J. Reed of Durham.
REUBEN RUNDLE, JR. of Greenville Will
Probated Dec. 25, 1850
Heirs: wife, Charlotte.
Executors: wife, Charlotte and
Witnesses: Orasmus H. Smith of
Rensselaerville, Albany Co, and Henry Jenkins of Hudson.