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Wills of Tompkins County, New York - Liber C
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|* indicates signed with X||proved = probated||daus: = daughters|
|d/o = daughter of||s/o = son of||w/o = wife of|
|gr.ch.= grandchildren||wd/o = widow of||wit: = witnesses|
|ex: = executor(s)||ch/o = child(ren) of||* = ERRATA|
|hus: = husband||d.s.p. = died without issue||(sic) = as written|
|t.s = tombstone||ibid = same as above||g = guardian|
|c = counsel||unm = unmarried||(c) = calculated|
C:1 This family came from New Jersey (History of Dryden) SNYDER, Peter of Dryden died about 23 July age about 80yrs. 26 Dec 1752 New Jersey - 23 July 1832 DAR dated: 1 May 1828 - proved: 27 August 1832 wife: Mary (nee SHAVER) sons: George, Henry, Peter, John, Abraham, Jeremiah and William daus: Catharine and Mary gr. ch.: Anna WHIPPLE and Betsey w/o Brittian HEAD wit: Henry B. WEAVER, Betsey and Thomas SNIDER ex: sons Henry and Jeremiah SNYDER and George ROBERTSON C:4 DENNIS, Humphry of Enfield died about 22 July 1832 age about 70yrs dated: 22 July 1832 - proved: 12 November 1832 wife: Betsey E. DENNIS sons: Oliver, Squire B., Robert and Morris daus: Mary P., Polly HOULING, Hannah ROCKWELL, Rebina SUTTER and Mariah BAILEY wit: Samuel ROLFE, Robert KENNEDY and Samuel S. LEROY ex: wife Besey E. DENNIS C:9 NORTHRUP, Julius of Ithaca died about 7 August 1832 age 35yrs dated: 28 September 1832 - proved: 15 November 1832 wife: Sophia - died 14 July 1834 37yrs sons: Oliver, Jedediah, Clement, Mortimer and Job daus: Mary Sophia wit: Mabel, Anson D. and John O. NORTHRUP ex: Frederick DUEL of Dover, Dutchess County, Amos NORTHRUP of Rome, Oneida County, and to be guardian of Job and Oliver, Frederick DUEL to be guardian of daughter Mary and son Mortimer. C:11 TOBIAS, Henry of Hector died about 2 August 1832 age about 60yrs dated: 8 July 1832 - proved: 19 November 1832 wife: Sarah sons: Job R. and Lorenzo D. daus: Polly, Abby C. and Ann Jennett wit: R. R. and John WOODWARD and George DAILEY ex: wife Sarah and sons Job. R. and Lorenzo D. TOBIAS C:15 WORTMAN, Gabriel of Ulysses died 17 February 1832 age 35yrs dated: 3 December 1831 - proved: 10 December 1832 wife: Lovina mentions: heirs of John WORTMAN dec'd - Theodore, Jacob Rowe, John and Erastus WORTMAN wit: David BOWER, James and Azariah LETTS ex: Maria LETTS and David BOWER C:17 HOTCHKISS, Theron of Newfield died 24 May 1832 (s/o David and Betsey HOTCHKISS) lot 2 Township of Watkins dated: 16 April 1832 - proved: 10 January 1833 postponed til 2 July 1833 mentions: Dr. Alvah HOTCHKISS and his sons, Wallace and Walter of Tioga County, Otter Creek in State of Indiana wit: Moses C.(G.?) and Samuel A. KELLOGG and Isaac SMITH ex: Moses G. KELLOGG The people we remember so well when we see them, will they say, Your great great grandfather's name t'was Clay. C:21 RUDY, John of Ulysses died 14 January 1833 age about 57yrs dated: 28 October 1831 - proved: 18 March 1833 wife: Lucy sons: Henry and Minor daus: Elmiora, Susan Mariah, Hannah, Charlotte, Anna and Lucy Ann (ed note: she married George CUSHING) son-in-law: David FARRINGTON wit: Aaron ABBOTT, Charles CRESSMAN, and Samuel J. GANOUNG ex: wife Lucy RUDY, Henry RUDY and Daniel FERRINGTON C:24 MULKS, James of Ithaca died 26 February 1833 32yrs s/o Charles dated: 16 February 1833 - proved: 22 March 1833 wife: Olive children but not named wit: David QUIGG and Silas HUTCHINSON both of Ithaca and Ruth ELLIS of Dryden ex: wife Olive MULKS, John ELLIS and Andrew D.W. BRUYN C:28 SELOVER, Peter of Ulysses died 26 February 1833 age 47yrs dated: 17 February 183_ - proved: 25 March 1833 wife: Elisabeth mentions: Jane JONES d/o of said wife Elisabeth, dau. Caroline BRAMAN, Isaac M. and Esther SELOVER, Orphany Wickes, Eliza, George, Laura Ann (dau) and Helen SELOVER. gr.ch.: Eveline WEEKS (could WICKES and WEEKS be one in the same?) Wit: Nicholas and Lewis HALSEY ex: wife Elisabeth and Isaac SELOVER C:31 BUZZARD, Sally Ann of Lansing died 28 February 1833 age 20 yrs dated: 14 November 1832 - proved: 22 April 1833 mother: Anna EVINS mentions: Catharine, William, George, and Louisa Jane EVINS (until age 18 yrs) wit: A.C. BURCH of Venice, Cayuga Co., David KENT of Lansing & Charles DENNISON of Genoa, Cayuga Co. ex: Joseph BISHOP C:34 LEONARD, Abraham of Hector died 29 April age 64yrs dated: 10 April 1833 - proved: 17 June 1833 wife: none mentioned sons: Abraham and John daus: Almy w/o Albert HAVENS and Olive mentions: Daniel BROWN wit: John SUTTON, Silas M. HAVENS and Aaron D. CODDINGTON ex: son Abraham and John M. CODDINGTON C:38 BRUNDAGE, Elisha of Ithaca died 16 May 1833 age 25 yrs dated: 15 May 1833 - proved: 17 June 1833 wife: Lucinda mother: Elsa no children mentioned wit: Samuel CRITTENDEN and Elizur W. SHEPHERD ex: wife Lucinda and Abraham CLARK of Aurelius, Cayuga County C:40 born ca 1742 NY DAR MULKS, Benoni of Caroline died 14 October 1832 age 80+ yrs. dated: 3 May 1826 - proved: 1833 wife: none mentioned (m. Nancy DENNISTON) sons: John and Charles daus: Elizabeth gr. ch.: Benoni, David, Moses, Nancy, Jane and Magdalena MULKS wit: Robert FREELAND, Isaac and Cornelius STILLWELL ex: 2 sons John and Charles MULKS and Abraham CHAMBERS (added note: received the land from John MULKS and Isaac STILLWELL) C:44 born ca 1748 CT DAR BRONSON, Ephraim of Groton died 9 April 1833 age 84 yrs dated: 19 February 1829 - proved: l July 1833 wife or children mentioned (m. Bertha Virgil) mentions: Barber CARPENTER and his heirs wit: John and William ROSE and Nathan BENSON ex: Dexter BARNES (added note: Orinas B. ROSE bro/o John of Pa. & William ROSE of Ohio) C:47 BROWN, Samuel R. of Lansing d. 4 July 1833 age 76 yrs - lot 99 Lansing dated: 7 December 1831 - proved: 26 August 1833 wife: Elizabeth sons: Aaron, Henry and Samuel daus: Eunice w/o John BROWN, Mary w/o Augustus FIELDS gr. ch.: Samuel s/o Henry BROWN wit: Charles and Robert BUSH and Jesse MCKINNEY ex: sons Samuel and Aaron BROWN C:5l CHASE, Benjamin of Ulysses died August 1831 age about 68 yrs dated: 29 December 1825 - proved: 10 October 1833 wife: not named sons: Abraham CHASE daus: Urana OLMSTEAD gr. ch.: Sibyl HOLLAWAY wit: William BESS of Greenwood, Steuben County, Samuel HOLMAN of Seneca County and William J. LEE of Ulysses ex: son Abraham CHASE C:55 COMFORT, Joshua of Ithaca died 20 August 1833 age 63 yrs dated: 6 May 1833 - proved: 30 September 1833 wife: Pheby sons: David, Amos, Alexander, James, Nathaniel and Eli (minors in Pa) daus: Catharine, Lavinia, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Alvah and Lemira? wit: William CHAMBERLAIN, John SHAW and Jno AIKENS ex: wife Pheby, David COMFORT and Thomas BISHOP both of Lansing C:59 BEEM, John of Dryden died 27 September 1833 age 54 yrs dated: 6 August 1833 - proved: 9 December 1833 wife: Keturah sons: Isaac, John, Samuel and James daus: Phebe, Sarah Ann, Rosetta, Katharine and Amanda( minors und.14 yrs) wit: Pauley WHITMORE, Isaac G. CARMER and John BEEM, Jr. ex: James BOWLBY and son John BEEM C:63 GIBBS, James of Ulysses died 20 October 1833 age 77 yrs dated: 8 August 1831 - codicil dated: 21 November 1831 - proved: 16 December 1833 wife: Jennet Anderson GIBBS sons: John, George and Thomas daus: Mary, Jane and Charlotte wit: Daniel DUNNING and Amasa DANA ex: sons John and Thomas GIBBS, David HALL and Horace COOPER C:70 CARMEN, Caleb of Hector died 27 October 1833 age 61 yrs dated: 13 February 1827 - codicil dated: 29 January 1828 - proved: 18 December 1833 wife: Anna (2nd wife) sons: Charles L. and Jacob daus: Martha Owen, Lydia and Freelove (Jacob, Lydia, Freelove her children by another marriage.) wit: Jane JUGUAR, Albert M. CRANDALL and H.D. BARTO (Jane now living in Pa.) wit: to codicil: Elnathan WIXOM of Hector ex: and friends: William and Charles L. CARMON and Aaron K. OWEN C:75 DANIEL, William of Newfield died 18 November 1833 age 52 yrs dated: 14 November 1833 - proved: 26 December 1833 wife: Elsey no children mentioned mentioned: son-in-law James KIRBY wit: William H. BRUNDAGE, Plumley GILLET and Seymour A. SEELYE ex: Elsey WILLIAMS C:85 HOGG, Marcy of Bozrah, Conn. (late Marcy Bishop) died 15 October 1833 age 83 yrs dated: 25 August 1821 - proved: 14 January 1834 sons: Daniel Lathrop BISHOP daus: Polly KINNEY, Deborah BOARDMAN, Lavicy DOWNIE, Mary WILLIAMS and Sally SHEPHARD (oldest dau: Phebe BISHOP) Petioners: Daniel BISHOP, Noyes SISSON and Eliza TALLMAN of Bozrah, Conn., Cardar HAZARD (now dead), Phebe FOX of Borzah, Conn, Jacob W. KINNEY of Norwich, Conn, his brother Charles KINNEY, dec'd and brother John KINNEY now out of Conn. wit: Charles KINNEY, Carder HASELL and Jno KINNEY ex: Daniel Lathrop BISHOP of NY. (owned land in Tompkins County, N.Y.) C:91 MOSHER, John of Groton died 19 February 1834 age 37 yrs dated: 13 February 1834 - proved: 15 March 1834 wife: Hannah sons: none mentioned daus: Mary MOSHER wit: Cicero PHELPS, Moses ROWLEY and Giles MOSHER (hus of Mary?) ex: wife Hannah MOSHER C:94 OWEN, Mowbray of Lansing died 4 January 1834 age 80 yrs dated: 13 February 1832 - proved: 25 March 1834 wife: Mary mentions: Nephew Stephen JAMES of Steuben County, New York, Anna w/o Jeremiah MACKEY of Ulster County, New York all proceeds to Methodist American Missionary Soc. after death of widow. wit: Samuel *,Abigail and Smith HEAD Jr. ex: Mary OWEN, Thomas BISHOP and Geo. EMMONS C:9_ FIELD, Jesse of Ledyard dated: 14th of 4th Month 1830 - proved: 14 May 1834 wife: Phebe sons: Richard T. daus: Deborah, Sarah F. HOWLAND and her 3 children Phebe Jane, Mary and William P. HOWLAND, Rebecca F. UNDERHILL and her son Edward B. UNDERHILL, Jr. wit: John H. and Allen WOOD ex: wife Phebe FIELD, Charles GIFFERT and Daniel THOMAS C:98 LABAR, Charles of Ulysses died 20 August 1834 age 62 yrs dated: 7 August 1834 - proved: 25 November 1834 wife: Susan sons and daus mentioned but not named mentions: Moses ALLEN to receive $100. to pay executors wit: Abraham VAN WAGONER, John THOMPSON and John WHITLOCK ex: wife Susan LEBAR, Jacob SAUSMAN and John LEBAR see pg 48 C:101 DEWITT, Simeon of Albany (Revolutionary Soldier b. Warwarsing, N.Y. 25 Dec.1756 s/o Dr. Andrew (s/o John) and wife Elsie (Varner) DEWITT. Linn was probably the maiden name of his wife. His grandfather was from the Netherlands and grandmother was of France.) He died 3 December 1834 at the Clinton House age 79 yrs. dated: 9 September 1834 - proved: 12 January 1835 wife: none named sons:Richard VARICK, William LINN and George Washington DEWITT(dec'd son) daus: Susan and Mary Linn DEWITT both under age sister-in-law: Mary LINN mentions: sons of John, Cornelius DEWITT and mentions Scott's family bible also partner and friend: Isaac FERRIS wit: Amasa DANA, Austin CHURCH and Samuel P. BISHOP ex: Richard Varick DEWITT and Charles G. BRODHEAD of Utica C:106 DEREMER, Abraham of Ulysses died 19 November 1834 age 68 yrs dated: 14 September 1832 - proved: 14 January 1835 wife: Jane sons: John, Isaac, Jacob, Abraham and Joseph daus: Jane, Christy HOUSEL and Matilda CASE gr. ch. un-named d/o Jane wit: John THOMPSON, Joshua and John SMITH ex: Joseph DEREMER and Baltus FREAR C:110 COREY, Benjamin of Hector died 20 December 1834 age 60 yrs dated: 14 December 1834 - proved: 26 March 1835 wife: none mentioned sons: Vincent (oldest), Micah and John G. daus: Anna w/o John PERRY, Alice, Olive, Charlotte (dec'd) and Bridget (dec'd) last two both married wit: Aranthus EVERTS and Jesse YOUNGS ex: (devisee) Micah COREY C:113 SMITH, Isaac L. of Dryden died 8 March 1835 age 40 yrs dated 5 April 1834 - proved: 2 April 1835 wife: Elisabeth sons: John M., William M., Horace and Warren daus: Harriet and Mary Ann wit: Ben JOHNSON and Sylvester MILLER ex: Henry S. WALBRIDGE and wife Elisabeth SMITH C:115 MEKEEL, Jesse of Hector died 13 March 1835 age 50yrs dated: 4 January 1834 - proved: 7 April 1835 wife: Amy sons: William and Aaron daus: Mary and Anna both under 18 wit: Elijah W. SHERWOOD, Ann UNDERHILL and Sarah D. TRIPP ex: Joshua MEKEEL and Amy MEKEEL C:120 LOVELL, Ashell of Enfield dated: 5 September 1833 - proved: 30 May 1835 mentions only by name dec'd dau. Elizabeth w/o Peter COVERT, 9 other living children but not named (except for sons who served as ex.) wit: William, Lois and Irena HUNTER (living in the state of Ohio at probate date. They were all of Hector at date of will) attesting to handwriting: Frederick D. PELL and Daniel WOODCOCK ex: sons Moses and Aaron LOVELL Peter COVERT moved to Oakland County, Michigan see intestate C:123 VANCAMPEN, John of Ulysses died 12 May 1835 age 80yrs dated: 11 June 1834 - proved: 28 June 1835 wife: Abigail sons: John daus: Magdelen, Catharine, Elizabeth and Jane wit: Henry D. BARTO and M(ilo) VANDUSEN ex: John and Abigail VANCAMPEN C:127 VANHOUTEN, Aaron of Ithaca died 15 September 1834 age 72 yrs dated: 17 April 1832 - proved: 12 October 1835 codicil dated: 13 June 1832 wife: Anna sons: John, Thomas, James, Gilbert and Aaron daus: Rachel w/o Isaac HAMMEL and Sarah w/o Daniel DAILEY wit: Daniel and Amos BEACH (also witnessed codicil) ex: Amos and Gilbert OGDEN C:131 SMITH, Samuel of Lansing died 2 October 1835 age 70yrs dated: 15 July 1835 - proved: 17 November 1835 wife: Hannah sons: Isaac L., Samuel Jr., Hanford, Hiram, William R., Austin, Leonard and Reuben SMITH daus: Sally MARVIN, Betsey STARR, Hannah ALLEN, Phebe STARR, Denise GILLET wit: A(ndrew) MILLIKEN, Philimon BARGER and Joshua TOMPKINS all of Genoa ex: sons: Hanford and Leonard SMITH C:135 HOPKINS, Sally of Groton died 1 July 1835 age 50yrs dated: 18 July 1835 - proved: 30 December 1835 mentions: sister Haldah, niece: MaryEtta d/o brother Daniel, Charlotte Ann, Mary, Abigail and Sarah Jane ds/o sister Bolina FULTON (under 18) wit: Levi WALKER of Summerhill, Cayuga Co. and Maria COLMAN of Groton ex: Job BACKUS of Groton lot 58 Groton deeded by David to Hannah, John & George HOPKINS 12 May 1829 C:138 HATHAWAY, Peleg of Groton died 1 October 1835 age 82 yrs dated: 18 November 1823 - proved: 21 January 1836 wife: Mercy sons: Abathor (eldest), and Peleg, Jr. (born Mass. in 1850 census) daus: Lucy VANARDSDALE (eldest dau), Rhoda CARPENTER, Rebecca PARCE (Pierce? sic), Sally WILLIAMS and Anna (single woman) wit: Ebenezer WILLIAMS, Treman B. BROWN and Justin F. WILLIAMS ex: son Peleg HATHAWAY Jr. C:143 MURRAY, James of Newfield died November 1835 age 70yrs dated: 16 December 1834 - proved: 5 February 1836 wife: Jemima sons: Daniel, David, Aaron and Gilbert daus: none mentioned wit: Moses CROWELL and John STARR ex: George DUDLEY C:146 WISE, Dudley W. of Dryden died 20 March 1836 age 26yrs dated: no date mentioned - proved: 11 April 1836 wife: Sally sons: Dudley W. (under age) daus: Jane (under age) mentions: father Jared WISE wit: Benton BALDWIN, Wilson HUNT and R.T. SHAW of Dryden ex: Ephraim SHARP and John BARBER C:150 CANTINE, Charles of Caroline died 18 February 1832 age 60 yrs dated: 16 September 1831 - proved: 15 April 1836 wife: Maria sons: Charles daus: Harriet (eldest), Caroline (youngest), 3rd dau. Christina (may be another name for Caroline?) 2nd dau. Jane mentions: Peter LOUNSBERRY, son-in-law and Andrew G. CRAWFORD (minor living with him) wit: Levi SLATER and Henry TEARS (Fears?) ex: Charles CANTINE, James MANDEVILLE and Peter LOUNSBERRY land in possession of James BESSEMER C:155 HARING, Abraham of Lansing died 21 May 1836 age 46 yrs dated: 17 May 1836 - proved: 17 June 1836 wife: Betsey sons: John daus: Carmelia Ann MINTURN wit: Marvin and Daniel BUCK ex: John HARING and Luther HEDDON C:159 born 17 August 1755 New York DAR STILLWELL, James of Hector died 14 April 1836 age 80yrs dated: 19 March 1835 - proved: 18 June 1836 wife: Catharine (nee LOUNSBERRY) sons: James, Edward, Stephen, Richard, John, Cornelius and Jacob daus: Jane, Matilda, Polly and Esther wit: John R. SMITH and David JONES ex: James and John STILLWELL C:162 GROVER, Cornelius of Enfield died 13 June 1836 age 48 yrs dated: 29 June 1836 - proved: 30 July 1836 wife: Elizabeth children mentioned but not named wit: August ELLIS and P(aine) A. WILLIAMS of Enfield ex: wife Elizabeth GROVER C:165-202 KNETTLES, John of Lansing died 3 April 1836 age 65yrs 5mo 10 da dated: 22 February 1834 - entered for probate: 4 June 1836 - proved: 22 August 1836 - contested will wife: Elizabeth (she died 16 February 1844 age 66yrs 7das) sons: none mentioned daus: Mary Ann w/o Andrew Judge CHRISTY mentions sister's children but un-named, brother's children but not named, a Mr. TEMPLETON hus/o dec'd dau. un-named gr. ch. Catharine T. (under age) wit: Charles C. EAGEN and James TEMPLETON both of Lansing (Mr. TEMPLETON?) ex: Joshua HEDDON and Jehiel LUDLOW (interesting will) C:202 MOORE, Abigail of Lansing died 11 December 1835 75 yrs dated: 5 August 1835 - proved: 22 August 1836 hus: none mentioned mentions: dau: Kitty w/o Samuel BAKER gr. ch.: Rhoda RICE, Kitty HICOX, Jerusha Ann HUFF, Louisa HUFF, Clarissa REEVES, Lydia STAFFORD, Betsey Lewis and Abigail HEMUN/HAUSEM gr.sons: James Reeves HUFF and Isaac HUFF gt.gr.son: James William HICOX wit: Charles, Minerva and Christopher LAVALLEY all of Lansing ex: David CROCKER and Jemima STRONG C:206 STARR, Miner T. of Newfield (and Lansing) died 13 June 1836 age 30 yrs. dated: 25 April 1835 - proved: 26 August 1836 mentions: cousin Elizabeth LUDLOW, ch/o brother Daniel STARR, Francis, Jehiel L. and Joseph (minors) and Polly d/o brother Daniel (friend?) wit: Jehiel LUDLOW and Philo STARR both of Lansing ex: Jehiel LUDLOW of Lansing land deeded by William TEPLEY of Newfield containing 123 acres C:209 REEVES, Benjamin C. of Lansing died 1 June 1836 50 yrs dated: 6 May 1836 - proved: 26 August 1836 wife: Anna sons: Benjamin C., Ichabod L., Stephen D., Moses L. and Nathan W. daus: Mary, Ursula, Ann and Matilda (all children minors) wit: Seymour BENJAMIN and Joseph BOWER ex: Jehiel LUDLOW (wife to be guardian of children) C:215 PIPHER, Christian of Groton died 28 February 1836 age 65yrs dated: 23 February 1836 - proved: 31 January 1837 wife: Elizabeth sons: Jesse (eldest), Joseph (2nd son), John (youngest son) daus: Margaret PIPHER (eldest dau) Christina w/o John WILCOX, Maria w/o Lewis I. WILCOX (3rd dau), and Eliza PIPHER gr.ch.: Emeline WILCOX wit: William L. and Silvanus LARNED of Groton ex: Margaret and Joseph PIPHER C:219 COUNSELL, William of Newfield died 17 January 1837 age 60yrs dated: 9 January 1837 - proved: 8 February 1837 wife: Susan mentions: brother Charles O. COUNSELL nephews: Solomon and George wit: Moses CROWELL, Nelson HOTCHKISS and William BUSH ex: friends Charles O. and George COUNSELL C:223 WELCH, William of Ithaca died about December 1836 age 33 yrs dated: 13 November 1836 - proved: 25 February 1837 mentions: mother Mary brothers: Thomas, John and George niece: Rebecca CRISPELL wit: Joseph W. ELTON, Charick ROSS and Julius A. KING ex: John WELSH C:227 KELLY, John of Lansing died 4 January 1837 age 70yrs * dated: 16 July 1836 - proved: 4 March 1837 wife: Bethia sons: John Henry, Ebenezer and Robert daus: Rebecca, Nancy, Sally, Catharine, Mary and Rachel(l) wit: Jesse CUTLER and Jefferson BROOKS ex: Hiram MOE and Henry HOWSER C:230 BUSKIRK, Aaron of Newfield died 15 January 1837 age 40 yrs dated: 27 December 1826 - proved: 8 March 1837 wife: Catharine six little children, only child Moses,named under age wit: George BAILEY, Eli BENTZ and Peter BUSKIRK ex: wife Catharine C:233 SLOAN, Esther of Dryden died 22 January 1837 age 77yrs dated: 10 November 1837 - proved 15 March 1837 hus: none mentioned sons: James and John SLOAN daus: Nancy PITTS gr.ch: Luthana SLOAN wit: James H. HUMPHREY and Sarah H. SLOAN both of Dryden ex: Seymour O. CLARK and Pailey WHITMORE C:236 DENNIS, Robert of Groton died 7 March 1837 age 35yrs dated: 6 March 1837 - proved: 15 May 1837 wife: none mentioned mentioned: brother Moses sisters: Rebecca CUTTER and Hannah ROCKWELL wit: Edwin G. BISH and William S. GAYLORD both of Groton ex: Neium CUTTER (husband of Rebecca ?) C:239 HERRICK, Milton of Caroline - died 12 April 1837 age 33 yrs dated: 10 April 1837 - proved: 8 June 1837 wife: Delia Almira sons: Amos A. daus: Mary Ann, Sarah and Jane R. wit: James and Jane A. RIDGEWAY and Noah VANSICKLE (his mark) ex: Amos ADAMS - property owned by Col. Benjamin HERRICK (dec'd) C:242 MILLER, Henry of Lansing died 29 June 1837 53yrs buried N. Lansing Cem. dated: 28 June 1837 - proved: 17 July 1837 wife: Catharine ( d/o John and Catharina [-] LEARN of Pa.) sons: John, Frederich H., Peter, George and Henry daus: Mary, Betsey, Sally, Lavina and Lucinda mentions: Harry MILLER living with me, Rachel DECAMP and daughter Mary to marry Edward H(unt) SCHENCK (ed. note they lived in Easton, Pa. after 1850?) wit: Morris DECAMP and John STAPLES ex: Hiram MOE and Frederick D. MILLER (ed.note: Rachel d/o John and Catharina [-] LEARN w/o Morris DECAMP. C:245 VANDERHOOF, Elijah of Dryden died 28 May 1837 age 75 yrs dated: 14 March 1837 - proved: 22 June 1837 wife: Mary sons: Michael, Albert, Samuel and Isaac C. daus: Catharine GROVER, Betsey HOPKINS and Joan NEWELL gr.ch.: Hendrickson, s/o William (dec'd) and Martha d/o of William (dec'd) wit: Henry B. WEAVER, Lewis PRIMROSE and Stephen FULKERSON ex: wife Mary Elijah had property in Ohio rec.land from Benjamin WOOD, land in Lorain, Ohio owned by Ezra CORNELL C:249 DEMOND, John of Danby died 22 May 1837 age 72 yrs dated: 18 March 1837 - proved: 31 July 1837 wife: Jane sons: Isaac and John daus: Sally w/o Benjamin SKILLS and Mary w/o Daniel H. JOPP wit: William DAVIS and John ELYEA ex: John DEMUND and John KING C:253 BALDWIN, Benton of Dryden died 10 July 1837 age 30 yrs dated: 4 July 1837 - proved: 21 August 1837 wife: Tryphena sons: none named daus: Julia, Ellen and Helen mentions: Father AMOS of Chenago County, town of Pitcher, and George HAYES of Pitcher. wit: Henry B. WEAVER, Merrit R. GUILE and Lewis PRIMROSE ex: Nathan DUNHAM and Ephraim SHARP (Benton had property in Chenago County) C:257 LEE, Joseph F. of Ulysses died 22 June 1837 age 37 yrs dated: 16 March 1837 - proved: 4 September 1837 mentions: Charles and Esther COOPER brothers: Moses (and seven children un-named of brother William LEE) sisters: Clarissa CURTIS, Abigail OGDEN and Sally LEE wit: James SMITH, Egbert BURR and John THOMPSON ex: Luther LEWIS and Elisha WILCOX C:261 PORTER, John of Ulysses died 4 July 1837 age 70 yrs dated: 7 June 1836 - proved: 11 September 1837 wife: none mentioned sons: Thomas, Samuel, John, Joel, Alanson, James and Miner daus: Rhoda and Sarah gr.ch.: Susanna and Hester d/o dec'd dau. Mary, gr. son Edward PORTER wit: Benjamin ALLEN and H.D. BARTO ex: Lewis PORTER C:264 SNOW, Roswell of Caroline died 21 July 1837 age 39 yrs dated: 12 July 1835 - proved: 20 September 1837 wife: Jemima V. sons: William Simon and Garret (two sons or three?) daus: Sarah Maria wit: Cornelius STILLWELL, Lovell PRESTON and James W. JUDD ex: wife Jemima V. SNOW C:268 BANKER, Jacob of Hector died 16 April 1837 age 77 yrs dated: 8 February 1837 - proved: 2 October 1837 wife: none mentioned sons: Job AUSTIN, Issac, Hiram GALDING and Jonathan (all BANKERs) daus: Sally MARSH (2nd dau), Rachell RIDER (Eldest) and Eliza Ann SMITH gr.son: Lockwood s/o Job BANKER wit: John SUTTON, James POTTS, George SMITH and John MACKEY ex: Job A. and Isaac BANKER C:272 BAUER, Alexander of (Ulysses?) - died 28 May 1837 age 69 yrs dated: 19 February 1835 - proved: 24 October 1837 wife: Ann sons: Alexander, Charles, Thomas, David, William and Andrew daus: Marian, Ann, Jane and Margaret gr.son. Alexander BAUER who lives with me. wit: Jonathan OWEN, Lewis G. OWEN and Abram UPDIKE ex: Thomas, David, and Alexander BAUER of Ulysses C:276 REYNOLDS, James of Hector died August 1837 age 66 yrs dated: l8 July 1837 - proved: 25 October 1837 wife: none mentioned sons:Jonathan N.(eldest), George W., James, Nelson, Peter H., and William H. daus: Adeline TUNISON, Pamela STORY, Maria Louisa SKID and Hester Lucinda REYNOLDS gr. ch.: Alexander H. s/o dec'd dau. Hannah HANLEY, James, Charlotte, Jane and Adeline children named SAYLOR and also the ch/o dec'd dau. Hannah wit: John WOODWARD and John SKID ex: Richard SMITH and Peter HAGER, trusted friends and son Johnson M. REYNOLDS (Jonathan N.?) C:280 MERRILL, Charles H. of Lansing died 31 December 1837 age 58yrs lot 51 (immigrant from New Jersey) dated: 5 May 1837 - proved: 24 January 1838 wife: but not named sons: Lewis Alfred, Henry K. and Charles daus: Louisa Frances, Charlotte and Ann Sophia w/o John J. SPEED, Jr. mentions: nephew Charles H.(eaton?) McLean of South Bend, Indiana wit: Jehiel LUDLOW and John MOE ex: Lewis Alfred, Henry K. and Charles MERRILL C:284 SPEER, Tunis of Danby died December 1837 age 60 yrs+ dated: 26 June 1834 - proved: 25 January 1838 wife: Rachel sons: Henry, John, Samuel, Abraham and Richard daus: Peggy, w/o Abraham COYKENDALL dec'd, Eleanor w/o Harmon SCHUYLER, Anna w/o Frederick WELLER, Sally w/o Jacob BROWN & Malinda w/o Shaller SHIPMAN wit: Julius A. and Eustatia KING ex: John KING and son Abraham SPEER C:288 SMITH, Ira of Ulysses died 20 January 1837 age 72 yrs dated: 6 March 1834 - proved: 7 February 1838 wife: Sarah sons: Isaac daus: Lewa (Louisa?) single wit: John and James D. THOMPSON and Catharine H. GOODWIN all of Ulysses ex: son Isaac SMITH and Joseph STOUT C:291 QUICK, Philip of Caroline(& village of Ithaca)d.24 February 1838 30 yrs dated: 11 September 1837 - proved: 19 March 1838 wife: Anna Eliza sons: Henry QUICK 2nd daus: Rachel Jane and Sarah Marie wit: Samuel H. DEAN and William EARSLEY Jr. both of Caroline ex: Henry, Frederick W. and Peter QUICK C:294 PALMER, Gershom of Ulysses died 9 February 1838 age 60 yrs * dated: 9 February 1838 - proved: 9 April 1838 wife: Ruth and her children un-named wit: Samuel E. Clarke and Erastus S. PALMER ex: wife Ruth PALMER -- bought 40 acres from Stephen BOUCHARD C:296 JESSUP, Caleb of Danby died 25 March 1838 age 67yrs dated: 3 June 1834 - proved: 3 May 1838 wife: Lucy sons: Henry daus: Nancy, Elmira, Harriet w/o Uriah HILL and Elizabeth w/o of Stephen BOUCHARD wit: Minor MCGOWEN and Augustus SHERRILL of Ithaca ex: Henry JESSUP, Uriah HILL and Stephen BOUCHARD C:299 VALENTINE, Levi of Ulysses died 22 March 1838 age 60 yrs * dated: 21 March 1838 - proved: 10 May 1838 wife: Mary sons: Treman, Calvin, Henry and Warren daus: Anna, Fenny, Mary, Lucinda and Eliza wit: Samuel E. CLARKE, Jared C. KING both of Ulysses, Isiah SMITH ex: wife Mary, son Calvin and Isiah SMITH of Covert C:302 TEETER, Henry of Lansing died 23 April 1838 age 62yrs (s/o Henry and Elis ) buried Asbury M.E Ch. Cem. as Henry TEETER II (t.s) dated: 4 December 1837 - codicil dated: 5 March 1838 - proved: 11 June 1838 wife: Wyche (d/o Michael and Margaret (-) SLY) sons: Vincent m. Catharine SHOOP; Smith m. Abigail HUNT; John (Jonathan?) 27 Feb 1800 - bpt. at home of George ROTH; Daniel m. Elisabeth d/o Joseph and Sarah (-) PYSHOR; George Washington 29 Dec 1817 - m. 15 Jan 1849 Matilda E. d/o Charles HAGIN Henry - 9 Jan 1880 84yrs m. Sarah SAYLES Joseph m. Catharine BRITE/BRIGHT d/o Philip? Sly - 25 Jan 1875 65yrs m. Electa WHITE daus: Sarah m. Spencer APGAR Hannah m. Benjamin BROWN Catharine m. William CORSON wit: Benjamin B. Ferris and Ephraim LABAR of Lansing wit to codicil: Stephen FISH ex: Vincent TEETER and Jacob E. BOGARDUS land bounded by Jacob TEETER South to Abraham BLOOM thence W. along line of Daniel TEETER deeded to him by John and Peggy HESS Oct 4, 1804 and another piece from Elias and Rachel TEETER April 23, 1808 C:309 CURTIS, Amza of Newfield died 28 April 1838 age 72 yrs dated: 16 January 1838 - proved: 4 August 1838 wife: none mentioned sons: Edwin daus: Mary Ann, Lucinda, Angeline w/o Benjamin H. CLARK wit: M. R. BRUNDAGE, Leonard SMITH and Benjamin STARR ex: dau. Mary Ann CURTIS and friend Moses CROWELL Isaac S. SMITH to serve in case of death of another ex C:311 STARKS, Daniel of Newfield died 14 July 1838 age 51 yrs dated: 14 July 1838 - proved: 27 August 1838 wife: Caty children all un-named wit: son Ezra John STARKS, Stephen T. BROWN and H. B. CRAWFORD ex: wife Caty C:314 BRUYN, Andrew D.W. of Ithaca died 27 July 1838 age 48yrs dated: 29 June 1838 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York codicil: 30 June 1838 - proved: 3 September 1838 wife: Abigail only mentions dau. Mrs. MANN and Amasa DANA, Esq. partner codicil wit: George W. PHILLIPS and Maria KELLOGG wit: George W. PHILLIPS of Ithaca and Maria KELLOGG of New York (City?) ex: wife Abigail and Augustus SHERRILL to assist her (of Ithaca) C:316 SMITH, Ephraim of Danby died in forepart of 1838 60yrs + dated: 5 May 1836 - proved: 26 November 1838 wife: none named sons: Ephraim daus: Alma and Sophia wit: Walker BENNETT and Levi C. BEERS both of Danby ex: son-in-law Morris DAWSON C:319 MOOR(E), Meritt of Newfield died 24 August 1838 age 73 yrs dated: 7 February 1835 - proved: 27 November 1838 wife: Phebe sons: Adra H. daus: Elizabeth and Lydia gr. ch: ch/o son Adra H. Moore: Sally Jane, Ann and Phebe ch/o dau. Lydia: Phebe, Elizabeth, Meritt, Susanna, and Pircla no last name given. mentions sons-in-law: Jacob G. BUCKOUT and David TITUS living with me wit: William SARE(SEARS?) and Elisha ALLEN ex: Jacob G. BUCKOUT and David TITUS C:321 PERKINS, Rebecca G. of Ithaca died 10 June 1838 61yrs dated: 19 September 1831 - proved: 15 December 1838 gr.dau: Mary B. and Sarah A. PERKINS wit: Augustus SHERILL of Ithaca and George A. PERKINS of Athens, Bradford Co.,Pa. Legatee: Mary B. PERKINS C:323 MEAD, William of Ulysses died 9 July 1838 age 68yrs dated: 19 June 1836 - proved: 20 December 1838 wife: Sarah sons: William, Oliver H. and Isaiah daus: Sally, Mary, Joanna and Julia wit: Daniel BARTO, William WORTMAN of Ulysses & John COLLINS of Hector ex: wife Sarah MEAD C:326 VANORDER, James of Ithaca died 31 October 1838 age 70yrs * dated: 24 April 1838 - proved: 5 January 1839 wife: Cynthia (also called Catharine) sons: Moses, John A., Samuel and Frederick also names Abraham's wife (called dau-in-law) Deborah (widow?) daus: Mary Ann w/o George RYERSON and Nancy w/o Solomon DEVENPORT mentions: Charles O. HART (no relationship stated) wit: Caleb B. DRAKE of Ithaca and Stephen JARVIS of Ulysses ex: Lewis STEBBINS and John A. VANORDER C:329 BODLE, William of Hector died 23 January 1838 age 92 yrs dated: 27 September 1834 - proved: 7 January 1839 wife: Mary sons: William, Jonathan, Charles and James daus: Mary TUTHILL gr.ch.: William B. s/o dau. Mary TUTHILL, Loiz BENNET, Mary GOLDSMITH and Alexander BODLE wit: John SAYLOR, Calvin TREMAN and Zalmon BARKER, Jr. of Hector ex: Jonathan, William and James BODLE (had stock in Orange County Bank) C:332 MCCARY, Alexander of Hector died 18 November 1838 age 75yrs dated: 19 July 1836 - codicil: 20 February 1837 - proved: 17 January 1839 wife: Eunice sons: Joseph and John daus: Peggy, Abb(y), Hannah, Eunice, Sally, Betsey and Polly wit to codicil: Florence MCCARY, Horace SMITH and Peter STRADER wit: John W. VANDOREN, Benjamin MANNING and Robert MCCARY ex: Jonathan HAGER and Caleb SMITH C:335 STOWELL, Calvin of Groton died 8 November 1838 age 63 yrs dated: 8 November 1838 - proved: 16 February 1839 wife: Lucy sons: John C. and Daniel B. daus: Matilda w/o Calvin GRAY wit: Samuel W. BOTHWELL, Robert ARMSTRONG and Warren BRAYTON ex: John C. STOWELL C:338 DAR Rec says died in Tennessee born 1762 New Jersey TICHENOR, Zenus of Lansing died 27 November 1838 age 76yrs dated: 24 July 1838 - proved: 26 February 1839 wife: Electra (PIERSON) - died 22 March 1843 age 78yrs sons: Caleb W., Daniel, John P., Joseph and Zenas daus: Rebecca MINIER, Susan BOYL and Maria SMITH gr.ch.: 3 children of son Calvin (dec'd) un-named, 8 children of dau. Catharine KNETTLES (dec'd) - 9 November 1834 age 43yrs 2nd w/o Joseph KNETTLES - 8 October 1834 age 65yrs 11 mo all tombstones in Asbury M. E. Church Cemetery) wit: William P. LUSE and Jehiel LUDLOW of Ithaca ex: Joseph S. and Zenas TICHENOR C:340 HAMON, Alvin of Ithaca, late of City of Detroit (Michigan?) died 2 January 1838 age 29 yrs. dated: 21 December 1837 - proved: 21 February 1839 mentions: nephews Horace H. and Theodore A. HAMON brothers: Calvin W. and David HAMON sister: Harriet MOSHER wit: Samuel CRITTENDON, Jr. and George W. HAMON ex: brother David HAMON had land in Wisconsin Terrority, St. Clair, Michigan and at the mouth of St.Joseph River in Michigan. C:343-362 (attended church in Lower Saucon Twp. Northampton Co.Pa. & Evan. United Cong. of Milton and Scipio. FENNER, Casper of Lansing - 12 January 1839 age 77yrs dated: 3l March 1838 - proved: 25 February 1839 wife: Susanna - 10 March 1845 77yrs Lake Ridge Cem. sons: George 11 Apr 1788 - 4 Jul 1860 72yrs m. Catharine MERSH (John)Adam 13 Dec 1798 - 15 Sep 1875 77yrs m. Susanna --- 20 Feb 1861 57yrs Daniel m. Margaret d/o Philip and Mary (LEBAR) PECK John 1789 - 18 May/Aug 1875 85yrs m. Catharine - 20 Oct 1856 59yrs daus: Lucy (Sally?) m. Henry SHOEMAKER Elizabeth m. 7 Dec 1818 to Peter KINTZ Sally m. _____ MCDANIELS gr. son: Peter s/o John MOREY wit: Calvin and Nathan BARR both of Lansing (brothers) ex: sons-in-law John MOREY and Joseph FENNER (will was contested) Susanna (dec'd) 3 Aug 1793 - before 1850 m. John MOREY (c)6 Jan 1786 - 17 Feb 1877 91yrs 1mo 11da Lake Ridge Salome 16 Jun 1797 m. (Joseph FENNER?)- 25 Apr 1840 30yrs not mentioned nfr. Maria Magdalene 19 Jan 1790 - not mentioned Will says Lucy w/o Henry SHOEMAKER but church records shows Susanna as his wife? Unless this was a different Henry SHOEMAKER. Was Casper FENNER s/o Caspar, who was the pro. s/o Felix FENNER 1 Nov 1725 Germany - 18 Aug 1793 Pa. who married Mary Eva -- and was a Pvt in Pa. line DAR. We know there was one son Johann Henrich FENNER bapt. at the Augustus Evangelical Lutheran Ch. Trappe, Upper Providence, Montgomery Co. Pa. Or was the ancestor of the above families John and Elizabeth(Long) FENNER of the Revolutionary War 1760 Pa. d. perhaps 1795 Pa. Neither one had a will in Northampton County, Pa. Were they from Montgomery County, Pa.? ************* Evangelical United Congregations of Milton and Scipio FENNER, Adam and Susanna Joseph FENNER 5 Mar 1826 sponsors: Felix and Elizabeth FENNER Elizabeth FENNER 9 Jan 1838 ************* FENNER, Daniel and Margaret PECK Cornelius FENNER 24 Mar 1837 sponsors: Felix and Elizabeth FENNER ************* FENNER, Felix and Elizabeth Cornelius FENNER 4 Jul 1831 sponsors: Felix and Elizabeth FENNER Catharine FENNER 9 Dec 1826 sponsors: Felix and Elizabeth FENNER ************* FENNER, George and Elizabeth Caroline FENNER 19 Apr 1819 ************* FENNER, George and Catharine Mersh Caspar FENNER 2 Apr 1825 sponsors: Caspar and Susanna FENNER Caspar m. 1 Jan 1851 Elizabeth d/o Jared and Elizabeth [Clark] FOOT. Elizabeth FOOT was gt.gr.dau/o Jared FOOT Rev. War soldier from R.I. ************* FENNER, John and Catharine Susanna FENNER 20 Jul 1823 sponsors: Caspar and Susanna FENNER Lavina FENNER 18 Jul 1825 Veronica FENNER 27 Jan 1827 Amelia FENNER 30 Dec 1831 Daniel FENNER 15 Jul 1834 sponsors: Daniel and Margaret FENNER FENNER, John and Magdalena Calista FENNER 3 Oct 1836 ************* FENNER, Salome Thomas natural s/o Salome 31 May 1818 sponsors: her parents Caspar and Susanna FENNER (May has 30 days?) (note: was she the wife of ---- Fenner?) Intestates Tompkins County, New York DAR printed 1966 FENNER, Reuben of Lansing died 31 October probate 16 December 1859 Widow: Elizabeth daus: Elonora and Melvidora FENNER both minors MYERS, Andrew of Lansing died 2 April 1864 probate 27 April 1864 Widow: Mandana sons: Lorenzo, John Henry, Benjamin MYERS all of Lansing, James and Luther MYERS of Watkins Glen. daus: Arvilla FENNER of N.Y.C. and Eliza w/o Robert MILLS of Watkins Glen, N.Y. ************* Marriages and Deaths Notices of Tompkins Co.NY Mary Jackson Smith Macedon,NY 1993 30 F.A. FENNER of Cortland, N.Y. Harford,N.Y. Mary E. CHURCH of Harford, N.Y. 14 Sep 1881 55 Will FENNER of Lansing,N.Y. E.Lansing Ella d/o T.J. MAPES of E. Lansing,N.Y. 10 Aug 1881 158 A. M. FENNER of Ludlowville, N.Y. Anna M. HAVEN of Ludlowville, N.Y 31 Dec 1873 255 Jacob FENNER died in Covert, N.Y. in his 72th yr 13 Mar 1883 Lake Ridge Cem. Cornelia d/o J. and C. - 26 Dec 1856 no age Henry s/o John and Catherine - 22 Mar 1845 15yrs Lovina d/o John & Catherine - 26 Dec 1843 18yrs Luie L. FENNER - 13 Jun 1859 1yr Martha d/o John and Catherine - 8 Oct 1855 15yrs Mary w/o Nelson FREESE - 13 Apr 1845 21yrs among FENNER C:362 LUCE, Mary of Ithaca died 19 January 1839 age 73yrs * dated: 13 September 1838 - proved: 8 April 1839 hus: none mentioned sons: James and Israel daus: Catharine w/o William COATS, Mary Ann w/o Benjamin TABOR and Eleanor w/o of Israel COATS mentions: money left to Methodist Soc. of Missionaries of Episcopal Ch. wit: Chauncey G. HEATH and Asa B. CLARK ex: James LUCE and Samuel CRITTENDON, Jr. C:365 CALVIN, John H. of Ithaca died 14 March 1839 age 28yrs dated: 25 February 1839 - dated: 7 April 1839 or 23 May 1839? mentions: brother Harvey D. CALVIN of Syracuse, Onondaga Co. N.. wit: George WHITMORE and Henry J. GRANT ex: Chauncy L. GRANT and Henry HIBBART C:367 BRIGGS, Ebenezer of Danby died 10 March 1839 age 57yrs dated: 4 March 1839 - proved: 23 May 1839 wife: Elsey no children mentioned. mentions: William s/o Oliver MILLER dec'd and brothers and sisters' children un-named wit: Leonard FISHER of Spencer, Tioga County, New York, Reuben MEAKER, William MONTGOMERY of Danby and Sarah H. FISHER ex: Elsey BRIGGS C:369 HERRICK, Nathan of Ithaca died 26 May 1839 age 48yrs dated: 25 February 1839 - proved: 20 June 1839 wife: Charlotte sons: John Jacob and Nathan Griffith HERRICK (under 21) daus: none named wit: Henry INGERSOLL and Henry LEONARD ex: Augustus SHERRILL and Timothy S. WILLIAMS C:371 runs for 28 pages NIVER, George of Caroline died 16 April 1839 age 76yrs 5mo 22 da dated: 19 March 1839 - proved: 24 June 1839 wife: Julia sons: John and Alexander T. daus: Catharine VANAMBURGH mentions: Julia WHITMORE now UPHAM (felt he owed it to them) wit: Samuel H. DEAN, John Sullivan and Elisha NIVER ex: Samuel H. DEAN and Spencer HUNGERFORD of Caroline George NIVER came to Caroline l5/16 years before. Buried Central Chapel in Caroline. Will contested. END of BOOK C
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