Abstract of Early Wills (1801-1805)
Morris Co. Up


Abstract of Early Wills (1801-1805) - Morris County
The following information is from
Archives of the State of New Jersey; First Series Vol. XXXIX; Vol. X of Calendar of Wills; Edited by Elmer T. Hutchinson.

The tenth volume of Abstracts of Wills of New Jersey, includes wills, administrations and guardianships appearing on the records in Trenton as filed or recorded.

First dates in boldface indicate when the will to which the date refers was executed (not probated).

1804, May 24. ABER, Abner, of Mendham, Morris Co. Inventory, $26.55 1/2 (consisting of book accounts); made by David Arnold and John Owen. Not sworn to by any Adm'r. ~ File 1211N.

1801, Aug. 19. ABER, Israel, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'x—Dorothy Aber. Fellowbondsmen—William Hulburd and James Shores, of Mendham, Morris Co. ~ Lib. 29, p. 411.
     1801, Aug. 18. Inventory, $170.24; made by James Shores and Caleb Meeker. ~ File 1054N.

1796, Aug. 30. ABER, John, Sr., of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, household furniture to the value of £10. Sons, John and Aaron, each 5 shillings. Sons, Matthew, Abisha and Jabesh and my 3 daughters, Experience McHarfy, Johanna Bud and Hopefull Hercules, remainder of estate to be equally divided between them. Executors—Lebbeus Dod and Jacob Thompson. Witnesses—Stephen Dod, Stephen Thompson, Daniel Thompson. Proved Sept. 26, 1801.  ~ Lib. 39, p. 407.
    1801, Sept. 10. Inventory, $104.43; made by Abraham Howell and Daniel Thompson.

1798, Feb. 8. ALEXANDER, Janet, of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Son-in-law, John Morrow, one sheep. Daughter, Elizabeth Alexander, alias Morrow, one cow. Granddaughter, Janet Morrow, remainder of estate. Executor—friend, George Forsyeth, of Mendham. Witnesses—Elias Hudson, John Squier, George Forsyeth. Proved Aug. 27, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Trenton, Lib. A of Wills, p. 14.)
    1804, Sept. 20.  Inventory, $260.36; made by Elias Hudson and John L. Hudson. ~ File 1167N

1801, June 20. ALLEN, Daniel, of the Twsp. and Co. of Morris; will of.
Wife, Nancy, to be paid $125 by sons, David and John, after John is 21. Daughter, Elizabeth, one dollar. Sons, David and John, all real and residue of personal estate, to be divided between them. Daughters, Nancy and Hannah, to be maintained by sons, David and John. Executors—wife, Nancy, and friend, Joseph Ludlow. Witnesses—Aaron Ball, John Abel, Samuel Cory. Proved July 31, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 408.
    1801, July 20.  Inventory, $456.14; made by Aaron Ball and Gabriel Johnson. ~ File 1056N

1801, Sept. 17. ALLEN, John, of Morris Co.  Ward.  Son of Daniel Allen, of said Co., dec'd; being upwards of 14 years of age, by his petition makes choice of Joseph Ludlow.
    1801, Sept. 17.  Guardian—Joseph Ludlow. Fellowbondsmen—Gabriel Johnson and John Pool, of Morristown, said Co. Lib. 39, p. 412; File 1092N.

1804, Oct. 15. ANSON, Robert, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife (unnamed), bed and bedding, one cow and $250 in lieu of her dower. Mother, Mary Anson, $50. Brother, John Anson, $50. Residue of real and personal estate to my child or children if any hereafter, if not, then residue to be divided between my 3 brothers, Miles, Thomas and John Anson. Executors—Thomas Whallon and Elias Briant. Witnesses—Samuel Moore, Phebe Briant, Abraham Day, Jr. Proved Nov. 3, 1804.
    1804, Oct. 23. Inventory, $195.76; made by Jehiel Day and Samuel Moore. ~ File 1168N.
(Recorded Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Wills, p. 30.)

1803, June 23. ARMSTRONG, Nathaniel, Jr., of Morris Twsp. and Co.
Int. Adm'x—Mary Ann Armstrong (the widow). Fellowbondsmen—David Lindsly and Silas Allen, of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 360.
    1803, June 20. Inventory, $1,084.58; made by Thomas Miller and Silas Allen.  ~ File 1129N.

1805, April 4. ATNO, Henry, of Roxbury, Morris Co. Inventory, $427.79; made by Major John Budd and Benjamin Condict. ~ File 1212N.

1804, Nov. 12. BABBIT, Seth, of Morris Co. Inventory, $27.80; made by Joseph Sutton and Samuel Stanberry. Adm'r—Daniel Babbit. ~ File 1216N.

1803, May 1. BACON, Jeremiah, of Washington Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Eunice, one sorrel mare and colt, 2 cows and her choice of household furniture; also 1/2 of place whereon I now live, while my widow. Farm to remain in hands of executors, until youngest child is of age. Son, Jeremiah, other 1/2 of home farm and wife's half after her decease or marriage (100 acres in all); also farming utensils, after youngest child is of age. Son, Gershom, 200 acres of land in Upper Canada in Beverley Twsp. in the first concession, lot No. 5. Daughters, Anna Bacon, 100 acres in Upper Canada, lot No. 6; also bed and bedding and one cow. Daughter, Eunice Bacon, 100 acres in Upper Canada, lot No. 7; also bed and bedding and one cow. Daughter, Mary Bacon, lot of land purchased from Robert Emly adjoining land I now live on; also £30, bed and bedding and one cow, when 18. All my children in Upper Canada, to wit, John Bacon, Asa Bacon, Nathaniel Bacon, Gershon Bacon, Rebecca Forrester, Sarah Collner and Elizabeth Widener, have had their full portion and share of my estate and no more. Executors—wife, Eunice Bacon, son, Jeremiah Bacon, and daughter, Anne Bacon. Witnesses—Lawrance Hann, Daniel Dils, John Pearce. Proved June 30, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 358.
    1803, June 29. Inventory, $462.25; made by Daniel Dils and Elijah Blackwell. ~ File 1130N.

1801, Sept. 18. BAKER, Christopher, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.; Int. Adm'rs—John Baker and Christopher Baker. Fellowbondsmen—Daniel Horton and John Sweezey, of Chester, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 412.
    1801, Sept. 17. Inventory, $656.72; made by William Corwin and Daniel Horton. ~ File 1657N.

1803, April 27. BEACH, Pernah, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'rs—John McRandel and Phebe McRandel. Fellowbondsmen—James Kitchel and David Stiles, of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 360.
    1803, Sept. 5. Inventory, $81.78; made by David Beach and Matthew Hunting. ~ File 1131N.

1803, April 25. BEACH, Stephen, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'rs—David Beach and Peter Beach. Fellowbondsmen—John Seely and John McRandel, of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 359.
    1803, April 12. Inventory, $235.99 1/2; made by John Seely and Eliakim Anderson. ~ File 1132N.

1803, April 25. BEACH, Stephen, of Morris Co.; Inventory, $15.50; made by Eliakim Anderson and John Seely. Adm'rs—David Beach and Peter Beach. Sworn to June 25, 1805.  ~ File 1213N.

1805, Nov. 12. BELL, Abraham, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co., Inventory, $57.50; made by WIlliam Woodhull and Daniel Horton. ~ File 1214N.

1796, Dec. 14. BEMAN, David, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Eldest son, Josiah, £5. To Thomas Conger (husband of my daughter, Liddah, dec'd) and to her heirs, £5. To George Stikle [Stickle] (husband of my daughter, Sarah), £5; also a new cupboard and table I lent them. Son, Samuel, 2/3 of real and personal estate. Daughter, Joannah Beman, 1/3 of real and personal estate. Executors—son, Samuel Beman, and friends, Job Allen and James Kitchel. Witnesses—John Clark, Samuel Lindsly, Stephen Broadwell. Proved Jan. 4, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 286.
    1803, Jan. 1. Inventory, $379.26; made by Stephen Jackson and Benjamin Beach.  ~ File 1133N.

1804, May 25. BOMMELL, Samuel, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $6.20; made by Nathaniel Clark and Caleb Meeker.  ~ File 1170N.

1805, April 12. BRIANT, Samuel, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $547.51; made by David Horton and William Loveridge.  ~ File 1215N.

1802, Feb. 25. BRUEN, Barnabas, Jr., of Morris Co.  Ward. Son of Barnabas Bruen, of said Co., dec'd; by his petition makes choice of Samuel Muchmore, as his Guardian. Fellowbondsmen—Jonathan Thompson and Benjamin Thompson.  Lib. 39, p. 536; File 1097N.

1803, Mar. 18. BURNET, James, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Ruth, remainder of moveable estate; also use of 1/2 of my dwelling house and use of my farm in Hanover Twsp., said Co., adjoining land of Ephraim Sayre, Aaron Burnet and others, while my widow. Daughters, Ruth Burnet, use of small room in house, while unmarried. Son, Josiah, use of remaining part of my dwelling house, during his life. Son, Matthias, 30 acres of said farm on northwest side of meadow joining Robert Forrest's land. Daughter, Ruth Burnet, a parcel of land of said farm beginning at corner of Ephraim Sayre's land by road leading from Bottle Hill to Whippany; also 20 acres to be taken off before division is made with my other daughters (subject to use of by wife while my widow). Grandson, Malvin Burnet, lot of meadow and woodland, north corner of said farm bounded by lands of Noah Young and Jonathan Brewen. To my 2 great grandsons (sons of grandson, James Burnet, dec'd) 10 acres of said farm to begin in line of Aaron Burnet in front of house where said grandson died. Daughters, Mehetable Ward, Elizbabeth Brewen and Millisent Thompson, remainder of said farm (subject to use of by my widow), to be divided between them. Grandson, Malvin Burnet (son of Josiah Burnet), homestead farm where I now live on road from Bottle Hill to Morristown (subject to use of house herein given). Executors—sons-in-law, Enos Ward and Benjamin Thompson. Witnesses—David Howell, William Butler, John Blanchard. Proved Mar. 1, 1804.
    1804, Jan. 26. Inventory, $620.80; made by Luke Mills and William Brittin. ~ File 1171N.
(Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Wills, p. 4).

1804, Aug. 25. BURNET, James, Jr. and Electa, his wife, of Morris Co. Inventory, $610.93; made by Ephraim Sayrs and Luke Miller. ~ File 1169N.

1801, May 26. BURNET, Ralph, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'r—Thomas Orsborn, Jr. Fellowbondsmen—Daniel P. Crane and Benjamin Freeman; all of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 312; File 1059N.

1801, Sept. 22. CALDWELL, Hugh, Peter, Abraham, Robert and Jerry, of Morris Co. Wards. Children of John Caldwell, of said Co., dec'd; being infants under 14 years of age.
    1801, Sept. 22. Guardian—Nathaniel Littell. Fellowbondsmen—Aaron Ball and Gabriel Johnson; all of said Co. Lib. 39, p. 480; File 1066N.

1800, Aug. 20. CALDWELL, John, the Twsp. and Co. of Morris; will of.
Wife, Mary, in lieu of her right of dower, $650. Real and personal to be sold. Guardians to be appointed for sons and they to be educated and put to trades. Sons, John, Abraham, Hugh, Peter, Robert and Jerry, an equal division of money, when of age. Executors—friends, Benjamin Ludlow and Aaron Ball. Witnesses—Hugh Calwall, Gabriel Johnson, David Ginnins. Proved Sept. 22, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 410.
    1801, Sept. 19. Inventory, $1,312.23; made by Joseph Ludlow and Nathaniel Littell. ~ File 1065N.

1801, Oct. 20. CALDWELL, John, Jr., of Morris Co. Ward. Son of John Caldwell, of said Co., dec'd, being upwards of 14 years of age, by his petition makes choice of Benjamin Ludlow.
    1801, Oct. 20. Guardian—Benjamin Ludlow. Fellowbondsmen—Nathaniel Littell and Aaron Ball; all of said Co. Lib. 39, p. 480; File 1080N.

1805, June 6. CARLISLE, Robert, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co. Inventory, $2,074.00; made by Elias Howell and John Robbearts. ~ File 1218N.

1804, Sept. 8. CARMICHAEL, Daniel, of Morris Co. Inventory, $593.05; made by Stephen Youngs and Jacob Ball. ~ File 1172N.

1801, Jan. 8. CARNES, John, of Mendham, Morris Co.;  will of.
Wife, Martha, room in house with other privileges, one horse, cow, 4 sheep, other provision, and $75; also the household furniture she brought to me at our marriage, in lieu of her dower right. Grandson, John Carnes, when 21, 2/3 of several undivided lots, i.e., 2/3 of one lot deeded to Samuel Sweezy by Henry Clerk and conveyed to me by the last will and testament of said Samuel Sweezy, dated June 6, 1757, containing 62 1/2 acres; also 2/3 of lot deeded me by Jonathan Pitney, dated Dec. 1, 1760, containing 26 acres; also 2/3 of lot deeded me by William Akerman, dated June 22, 1759, containing 27 rods. Granddaughter, Martha Carnes, when 21, 1/3 part of said lots just mentioned. Son, Ephraim, 4 lots in Mendham containing 73 acres, i.e., one lot deeded to me by Elijah Holloway and Jonathan Pitney, dated Aug. 2, 1771 (18 acres); also lot deeded me by Lemeon Drake, deed dated Sept. 29, 1783, for 11 acres; also lot deeded me by Isaac Babbit, deed dated June 11, 1769, for 23 acres; also lot deeded me by Seth Babbit and Elijah Holloway, deed dated July 29, 1769, for 21 acres. Son, William, $5; and as said son at times appears to be in a state of lunacy he shall have the profits arising from several lots bequeathed to my grandchildren, John and Martha Carnes, for his maintenance. Son, Samuel, $100. Daughter, Penelope (wife of Daniel Thompson), $15. Daughter, Sarah (wife of Daniel Day), $15. Executors—son, Ephraim, and Ebenezer Drake. Witnesses—James Burnet, Jr., Jacob Hull, John Drake. Proved May 2, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 309.
    1802, Jan. 29. Inventory, $449.95; made by Jonah Garrison and Samuel Turner. ~ File 1067N.

1804, Sept. 13. CARSON, Edward, of Morris Co. Inventory (consisting of clothing), £1.8.7; made by Hugh Sweeny and Peter McDonnough. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Inv., p. 77.)  File 1173N.

1804, July 18. CARTER, Aaron, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, household furniture and 2 cows. Sons, Lewis and Caleb, each £5. Daughters, Hannah Marsh, Mary Condit and Sarah Carter, each £5. Son, Aaron, my dwelling house and other land and residue of personal estate; he to make provision for his mother and my daughter, Sarah, while she is single. Executors—sons, Aaron and Lewis Carter. Witnesses—Susan Dayton, Daniel Crane, John Blanchard. Proved Sept. 27, 1804.
(Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Inv., p. 22.)
    1804, Dec. 19. Inventory, $343.25; made by John Blanchard and Benjamin Marsh. ~ File 1174N.

1805, Aug. 11. COE, Jared, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Bethiah, use of real and personal estate, until children are of age; then wife 1/3 of lands, the boys, 2/3 of lands and the girls the moveable estate divided between them (children not named). Executors—wife, Bethiah and friend, David Stiles. Witnesses—James Young, David Dickerson, Mary Dickerson. Proved Aug. 30, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Wills, p. 59.)
    1805, Aug. 23. Inventory, $493.75; made by Joseph Smith and Samuel Williams. ~ File 1220N.

1804, Mar. 15. COLEMAN, Benjamin, of Washington Twsp., Morris Co. Inventory, $178.09; made by Simon Collier and Fred Ehrenman.  ~ File 1175N. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Inv., p. 7.)

1803, Sept. 28. COLWELL [CALDWELL], Abram, of Morris Co. Ward. Son of John Caldwell, of said Co., dec'd; being upwards of 14 years, by his petition, makes choice of John Caldwell [Colwell], as his Guardian. Fellowbondsman—Joseph Ludlow.  Lib. 40, p. 506; File 1134N. [See also Lib. 39; p. 480; File 1066N.]

1800, April 3. CONDICT, Philip, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Daughters (names not given), personal estate divided between them; daughter, Abigail's share to be divided between her children. Son, Jabez, all my lands. Executors—son, Jabez, and Onismus Whitehead. Witnesses—Ezra Owen, Ezekiel Condict, Silas Condict. Proved Jan. 21, 1802.  Lib. 39, p. 533.
    1802 Jan. 6. Inventory $735.16; made by Henry Axtell and Matthias Lum, Jr. ~ File 1098N.

1801, Jan. 10. CONDICT, Silas, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Abigail, all personal estate, together with the use and profits of 1/2 of my real estate, while my widow; provided that she liberate my negro boy, Bristor, when 28 years old, and my negro girl, Cloe, when 24 years old. Wife, also all my proprietary rights with the intention that she convey those lands to the persons at whose requests they were respectively surveyed and the monies received from the same to be her property. To Silas Condict Cook, a tract of 32 acres at Snake hill in Roxbury. Granddaughter, Elizabeth P. Cutler (whom I now constitute to be of lawful age), all the remainder of my lands and tenements; so, however, as not to dispossess my said wife during her life. Executors—wife, Abigail, and Joseph Cutler and Lewis Condict. Witnesses—Uzal Condict, Jabez Mills, Enos Ayers. Proved Sept. 30, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 411.
    1802, Aug. 1. Inventory, including personal and amounts due on deeds of land from Proprietary rights, $17,675.88; made by Benoni Hathaway and Jonathan Ogden. ~ File 1099N.

1804, Dec. 10. CONDIT, Jabez, of Morris Twsp. and Co. Inventory, $986.12; made by Matthew Lum, Jr. and Ezra Halsey. ~ File 1176N. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Inv., p. 100.)

1801, April 9. CONGER, Enoch, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Susannah, 1/3 of the money from sale of moveable estate; also the use of 1/3 of my real estate, during her life. Son, David, homestead farm of 90 acres; also 5 1/2 acres in the Great Swamp, purchased of Aaron Goble and 10 1/2 in Roxbury Twsp., said Co., which I purchased of Lemuel Cobb; also remaining half of Gardner lot, about 30 acres. Son, Enoch, Jr., £7. Daughter, Nancy, £100. Daughter, Theodosia Fairchild, £30. Residue to be divided between son, David, and daughter, Nancy. Executors—friends, Jedidiah Mills, Caleb Russell and son, David Conger. Witnesses—Samuel Oliver, Silas Allen, John Oliver. Proved Dec. 21, 1801. Lib. 39, p. 478.
    1801, Dec. 19. Inventory, $972.48; made by Gilbert Allen and Thomas Guerin. ~ File 1060N.

1805, Oct. 28. CONGER, James, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co. Inventory, $69.12; made by Thomas Mann and William Ross, Jr. ~ File 1221N.

1803, July 6. CONKLING, Moses, of Morris Twsp. and Co.  Int. Adm'r—Gabriel Johnson. Fellowbondsmen—Joseph Ludlow and Calvin Parker, of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 506.
    1803, July 8. Inventory, $302.02; made by Joseph Ludlow and Calvin Parker. ~ File 1136N.

1802, Jan. 8. CONNET, Mary, of Mendham, Morris Co. Int., widow. Adm'r—Lot D'Camp, of New York City. Fellowbondsmen—Nathaniel Armstrong and William Hudson; both of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 535.
    1802, Jan. 6.  Inventory, $422.49; made by Henry Axtel and Nathaniel Armstrong. ~ File 1100N.

1801, Jan. 21. CONNET, William, of Mendham, Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Mary Connet. Fellowbondsmen—William Hudson and Samuel Beach; all of Mendham, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 284.
    1801, Jan. 19.  Inventory, $607.43 1/2; made by Henry Axtell and Samuel Beach. ~ File 1061N.

1802, Jan. 7. CONNET, William, of Mendham, Morris Co. Int. Adm'r—D. B. N. Henry Connet. Administrator of said estate of William Connet, left unadministered by Mary Connet, who is also deceased. Fellowbondsmen—Zenus Condict and Abraham Roll; both of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 536.
    1802, June 1. Inventory, $186.44; made by William Hudson and Abraham Roll. ~ File 1101N.

1801, Aug. 29. COOK, Abraham, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Hannah Cook. Fellowbondsmen—John Coleman and George O'Hara, of said Co.   Lib. 39, p. 412.
    1801, Sept. 5. Inventory, $388.00; made by Bergon Montanye and Fulkerd Fulkerson. ~ File 1062N.

1801, Mar. 26. COOK, Benjamin, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Sarah Cook. Fellowbondsmen—Ephraim Sayre and Luke Miller; all of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 284.
    1801, Mar. 26. Inventory, $1,008.72; made by Ephraim Sayre and Benjamin Thompson. ~ File 1063N.

1802, Nov. 29. COOK, Michael, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
House, homestead farm and all out lands to be sold. Oldest son, Henry, £50. Son, Simeon, £50. Son, James, £50. Son, Michael, £60. To daughter Mary's 3 children, Anne, William and Elizabeth, £20 to be equally divided, when they come of age. Residue to be equally divided between all my children, "Mary, my daughter and my sons, Petter (?), Henry, Simeon, James, Michael." Executors—sons, Simeon and Michael. Witnesses—Matthew Hunting, Abraham Van Winkel, John Konouss [Knouse.]
    1802, Nov. 29.  Codicil. Daughter, Mary, 2 large pewter platters, 5 pewter plates, pewter bason, pewter tankard and looking glass. Son, Simeon, one horse colt. Son, Michael, one mare colt. Witnesses—Matthew Hunting, Abraham Van Winkel. Proved Jan. 18, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 286.
    1803, Jan. 15.  Inventory, $220.29; made by Abraham Van Winkel and John Cook. ~ File 1135N.

1802, May 15. COOPER, David, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Mary Cooper. Fellowbondsmen—Cornelius Davenport and William A. Hulm; all of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 72.
    1802, May 13.  Inventory, £630.0.4; made by William A. Hulm and John Davenport. [Articles listed in Inv. indicate he was a shopkeeper.] ~ File 1103N.

1802, Jan. 9. COOPER, George, of Morris Twsp., Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—Daniel C. Cooper and John G. Cooper. Fellowboundsmen—Benjamin Ludlow and Henry King; all of said Co.   Lib. 39, p. 535.
    1802, Jan. 8.  Inventory, $3,249.31; made by Benjamin Ludlow and John Williams. ~ File 1103N.

1803, Dec. 14. CORY, William, of Morris Co. Ward. Son of Israel Cory, of said Co., dec'd; being upwards of 14 years, by his petition, makes choice of John Colwell, as his Guardian. Fellowbondsman—Benjamin Ludlow; both of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 507; File 1137N.

1804, June 5. CRANE, Moses, of Morris Co. Inventory, $197.56; made by Daniel P. Crane and Daniel Farrand. ~ File 1177N.

1801, Sept. 15. CROWELL, Benjamin, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'rs—Zophar Freeman, Jr. and Thomas Eddy. Fellowbondsmen—Nathaniel Bond and Daniel Crane, of Morristown, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 412.
    1801, Aug. 29. Inventory, $119.50; made by Daniel Crane and Moses Allen.  ~ File 1064N.

1797, Jan. 16. DAY, Artemas, of Mendham, Morris Co., yeoman; will of.
Wife (unnamed), use of whole estate, during her widowhood. After wife's decease, son, Henry A. Day, £75, out of money he owes me. Son, Bethuel, house wherein he now lives and 2 acres adjoining. Daughter, Lydia, £5. Daughter, Mary, £10. Daughter, Sarah, £30. Daughter, Permely, £35. Son, Artemas, £70. Son, Luther, £70. Son, Daniel, £70. Executors—brother, Nehemiah Day, and son, Bethuel Day. Witnesses—Daniel Babbitt, Calvin Artell, William Hudson. Proved June 7, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 355.
    1803, May 9. Inventory, $268.00; made by Daniel Babbitt and Benjamin Leonard. ~ File 1138N.

1803, Aug. 22. DAY, George, of Morris Twsp. and Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, use of real and personal estate, during her life. Daughter, Mary, to live with her mother; should she outlive her, use of back room in house, while single. Grandsons, Thompson Wells and Elijah Wells (sons of Abijah Wells), all real estate to be divided between them, on condition their father, Abijah Wells, pays the following legacies: daughter, Mary, £50, in 7 years, to Charles Day (son of John Day), £50, when 21, George Day (son of John Day), £30, when 21, to Abraham (son of Samuel Clark), £50, when 21, to Martha (daughter of Samuel Clark), $50, when 18, daughter, Damaras Clark, $25, to 2 children my son John had by Mary Marsh, each 62 cents. Land not to be divided until grandson, Elijah, is 21; if wife dies before, farm to be rented and rents and profits divided between my children and grandchildren. Executors—sons-in-law, Samuel Clark, and Abijah Wells. Witnesses—Aaron Ball, Miller Walker, Joseph Crane. Proved Sept. 23, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 503.
    1803, Sept. 16. Inventory, $288.88; made by Aaron Ball and Caleb Dickinson. ~ File 1139N.

1798, June 30. DAY, Paul, of Morris Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Martha, bed and bedding, £10 worth of furniture, riding chair, one cow and 1/3 of grain and provisions; also use of my dwelling house, room in barn, small meadow near barn, use of 2 acres of plow land and 1/4 of yearly fruit, while my widow. Son, Moses, house and land purchased from Silas Ward, where he now lives, also my upper place beginning in line of Aaron Carter by a post by a line through my place to land of John Noe, being the southeast side of my land adjoining land of Caleb Dickinson; also piece of meadow below the fence where I sold to Enos Ward adjoining land of John Blanchard and Enos Ward (5 acres). Remaining part of upper place to be sold. Son, Thadues, residue of lands; he to pay my son, Matthias Day, £20. Daughter, Abigail, £10. Residue of moveable estate to be divided between daughters, Abigail, Rachel and Hannah, and grandson, Stephen Lum. Executors—son, Thaddeus Day, and brother, Stephen Day. Witnesses—David Ward, Benjamin Ward, John Blanchard. Proved Dec. 30, 1802.  Lib. 40, p. 236; File 1104N.

1801, Jan. 7. DeCAMP, Joseph, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Jane DeCamp. Fellowbondsmen—Moses Tuttle and Charles Hoff; all of said Co.   Lib. 39, p. 283.
    1800, Dec. 5. Inventory, $2,419.19; made by Joseph Dickeson and Ebenezer Tuttle. ~ File 1068N.

1804, June 16. DELL, Richard, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Elisabeth, horse and riding chair, 1/3 of moveable estate, use of dwelling house and benefit of land I hold by deed from Hayden and Churchill, during her life. Daughter, Elisabeth Dell, 1/3 of moveable estate. Granddaughter, Hannah D. Murphy, $30, when 18. After wife's decease, land to be divided into 9 shares. Sons, Richard and Thomas, each 2 shares. Daughters, Jane Hunt, Lydia Murphy, Elizabeth Dell, Mary Townsend and Rhoda Willson, each one share. Said shares to be divided by son, Richard, one year after his mother's decease when 1/2 is to be paid to his sisters and the other half in 2 years. Executors—sons, Thomas and Richard Dell. Witnesses—Nathaniel Bonnell, Elijah Pound, John Pound. Proved Sept. 19, 1804. ~ File 1179N.
(Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Wills, p. 19.)

1798, June 26. DEMODT, Hendrick, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co., farmer; will of. (Being aged.)
Wife, Yannetie, possession of real and personal estate, while my widow. Sons, Jacob and Cornelius, lands and tenaments lying between the south line and Pequanack river, extending southerly to the road leading to Demodt's bridge (excepting 5 acres around son, Garret's house, which I give to him). Sons, John and Garret, lands lying between the south line (south of said road). Remainder of tract between the south line and Pequanack River, to be divided between the 4 said sons, Jacob, Cornelius, John and Garret; also, the land in the Precinct of Saddle River, Bergen Co., purchased from heirs of Phillip Schuyler, to be divided between the 4 said sons, as also the wood land near Stonny Brook. Son, Hendrick, lands and tenaments now in his possession in Hanover Twsp., Morris Co. Son, Michael, £200; also negro man named Jack. Sons, Jacob and Cornelius, the crops on the ground; also my negro men, Manus and Harry and a young negro boy named Charles. To my 3 daughters, i.e., Geesje (wife of Hendrick Berry), Margaret (wife of John Mead), the children of daughter Catalymetie (late wife of John Hennion), and Antie Demodt, each £100; to be paid them in 10 years by my sons (Michael excepted); the children of daughter, Catalymetie, the £100, to be divided between them. Daughter, Antie, a new cupboard, bed and bedding and an outset equal to what my other daughters have had; also a negro wench. Daughters, Geesje and Margaret, each a negro wench. Granddaughter, Antie, negro girl named Mercy. Son, Hendrick, negro man named Bill. Sons, Jacob and Cornelius, the same outset that their brothers have had. Residue to be divided between all my children. Executors, sons John, Jacob and Cornelius. Witnesses—Henry Vanness, Yellas Vanness, Isaac Haulenbeck.  Proved July 12, 1802.  Lib. 40, p. 164.
    1802, July 10. Inventory, $2,180.06; made by John Debow and Ewout Van Gelder. ~ File 1106N.

1803, April 7. DeWINT, Christian, of Hanover, Morris Co.; will of.
Estate consisting mostly of bonds to be sold and money put out at interest. Wife, Lucinda, everything she was possessed of before our intermarriage; also 1/2 interest annually, while my widow. Daughter, Lucinda, 1/2 part of annual interest, during her life. Should she leave issue; estate to be divided between said issue. Should she die without issue before 21; estate to friend, Dr. William Campfield. Executors—wife, Lucinda, and friend, Dr. William Campfield. Witnesses—Sylvester D. Russell, George D. Brinckerhoff and John Drake. Proved June 20, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 357.
    1803, June 18.  Inventory, $23,360.68; made by Thomas Osborn and George D. Brinkerhoff. ~ File 1143N.

1803, Sept. 29. DeWINT, Lucinda, Jr., of Morris Co. Ward. Daughter of Christian DeWint, of said Co., dec'd; being an infant under 14 years. Guardian—Lucinda DeWint, Sr. Fellowbondsmen—William Campfield, Israel Canfield and Isaac Canfield; all of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 507; File 1144N.

1803, Dec. 31. DICKERSON, Joseph, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'r—Stephen Dickerson. Fellowbondsmen—John Dickerson and Conrad Miller, of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 506.
    1803, Sept. 9. Inventory, $576.17; made by Conrad Miller and Caleb Howell. ~ File 1141N.

1802, July 7. DILE, Mary, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'r—William Durlin. Fellowbondsmen—John Kinnan and Amos Starke; all of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 168.
    1802, May 18. Inventory, $85.81; made by John Kinnan and Samuel Cosad. ~ File 1105N.

1786, Sept. 28. DODS, John, of Pequannock Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Celiatia, 1/3 of what is raised on my whole estate, during her widowhood; also her choice of room, a bed, chest of drawers and large looking glass. To eldest son, Batholamew (by my first wife, who with his brother, Thomas, have both received their portions), 5 shillings for his birthright. Daughters, Cathrine and Jane Dods, each £60. Step-daughter, Sarah, £30. Sons, John and Jasper, all my lands, messauges and tenements, to be divided between them. Executors—son, Thomas Dods and wife, Celiatia Dods. Witnesses—David Mandeville, Benjamin Buscark, Charles Ailworth O'Brien. Proved Mar. 16, 1802. Lib. 39, p. 532.
    1788, Mar. 27. Inventory, £258.3.9; made by Henry Mandeville and John Debow.
    1802, Mar. 16.  Thomas Dods, having renounced and refused to serve as executor; Letter of Administration granted to Jasper Dods, as Adm'r. Fellowbondsmen—Thomas Dods and Garret Neafle, of Pequannock, said Co. ~ File 1107N.

1801, Feb. 17. DOREMUS, Cornelius, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Ann, to be maintained by son, John, during her life. Eldest son, Henry, 20 shillings. 50 acres of land at Bacchus Creek to be sold. Son, John, land whereon I now live, he to pay £100 York money for same. Residue to be equally divided between all my children, i.e., Henry, John, heirs of son Peter, dec'd, Anna (wife of Peter Francisco), Mary (wife of Bartholomew Dods), Jane (wife of John Day), Susannah (wife of Henry Van Ess), and Aletta (wife of Peter Ryker). Executors—sons, Henry and John Doremus. Witnesses—Isaac Haulenbeck, Peter Ackerarman [Ackerman], Garret Haulenbeck. Proved April 4, 1803. Lib. 40, p. 354.
    1803, Mar. 11.  Inventory, $419.58 1/2; made by James Young and James J. Jacobus.  ~ File 1142N.

1805, Nov. 12. DOTY, Mary, of Morris Co., widow. Inventory, $270.26; made by Caleb Meeker and Nathaniel Clark.
    1806, May 13. Additional Inventory, $33.80; made by Daniel Lawrance and William Pool, Adm'rs. ~ File 1223N.

1804, Sept. 20. DUNHAM, Daniel, of Washington, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, bed and bedding and $60 yearly, during her life. Son, Archilus, tract of land in Virginia on which he now lives. Son, Daniel, 50 acres off east end of plantation on which I now live purchased of Jacob Trimmer; he paying $260 over and above amount of a note I hold against him. Son, Jacob, 100 acres off west end of home plantation; also farm wagon; he paying $426. Tract of land on Elk River, State of Virginia, to be divided between 3 said sons. Granddaughter, Elizabeth Lanning, bed and bedding, 6 chairs and one cow. After wife's decease residue to be divided between my surviving daughters (unnamed) and said 3 sons. Executors—sons, Daniel and Jacob Dunham. Witnesses—John Dickerson, Jacob Wack, Samuel Kerns. Proved Sept. 29, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Book A of Wills, p. 23.)
    1804, Sept. 28. Inventory, $925.14; made by John Dickerson and Jacob Waugh. ~ File 1180N.

1803, April 23. DURLIN [DURLAND], William, of Roxbury Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Margaret, possession of real and personal estate, while my widow. After wife's decease or marriage estate to be divided among my children [unnamed], the sons 2 shares to daughters, one share. Whereas, I am Adm'r—of estate of Mary Doyle, dec'd, for the benefit of her son [unnamed] and only child, a minor; the money due in said estate to be collected and put at interest for said minor child until he is 21. Executors—wife, Margaret, and son, Robert Durland. Witnesses—James Smith, Anne Smith, Andrew Ch. Bryan. Proved June 9, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 356.
    1803, May 31. Inventory, $1,076.02; made by Thomas Dickerson and John Kinnan. ~ File 1140N.

1804, Jan. 5. DURYEA, Daniel, of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Son, Richard, my Bible and 62 cents above what I have given him. Son, Samuel, 62 cents. Son, Peter, my grist mill and ½ acre of land where the mill and house stands, 4½ acres adjoining (part of the Gould tract) and 11½ acres on east side of road leading from John C. Salter's to Pompton; also 5 acres at east end of my plantation on the mountain adjoining to Christian Vreeland's. Grandchildren, Daniel and Abraham Jacobus, each $52.50 (paid by son, Peter), when they are 21. Grandchildren, i. e., children of Mary Romayne (unnamed), $125, the males, 2 shares, and females, one share (paid by son, Peter), when that are of age. Grandchildren, i. e., children of Hanky Jacobus (unnamed), $125 (paid by son, Peter, as above). Daughter, Jane, $125 (paid by son, Peter) and $75 (paid by son, Garret). Daughter, Catharine Jacobus, 62 cents above that given her 2 sons, Daniel and Abraham. Son, Garret, remainder of lands and residue; he also to pay the children of Mary Romayne [Romine], $7.50. Executors—son, Richard Duryea, and friend, Yellis Manderville. Witnesses—Samuel Cobb, Jacob S. Ervin, Rebecca Farrand. Proved Sept. 10, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 17.)
    1804, Sept. 11. Inventory, £314.10.0; made by Thomas Doremus and John Blawers. ~ File 1182N.

1804, June 22. EASTON, Amos, of Morris Co.  Inventory, $169.46; made by Uzal Condit and Edward Condit.  File 1181N.

1794, Sept. 6. FAIRCHILD, Hannah, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co., will of.
Son, Moses, 7 acres of land adjoining land now in his possession along line of Daniel Ball. Sons, Lent and Soloman Fairchild, homestead farm to be divided between them; they to pay other legacies. To Benjamin Fairchild and Abraham Fairchild, each £15. Son, Isaac Fairchild, £50. To Lucy Baldwin, £10. Executors—Abraham and Lent Fairchild. Witnesses—John Kingham, David Cory, Ichabod Brien. Proved Jan. 24, 1805; sworn to by Abraham Fairchild, the surviving Executor. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Trenton, Lib. A. of Wills, p. 42.)
    1796, Feb. 2.  Inventory, $92.41; made by Daniel Tuttle and Stephen Kitchel. ~ File 1224N.

1801, Oct. 22. FAIRCHILD, Joseph, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Abigail, use of house and garden; also use of 1/3 of land and 1/3 of moveable estate, while my widow. Son, Peter, 2 acres in the Great Swamp purchased of Agur Lindsly. Son, Abner, remainder of land in the Great Swamp and elsewhere. Daughters, Phebe Talmage, Unis Cook, Charity Ogden and Metabel Wood, each $2.50. Residue to be divided between my 6 children. Executors—sons, Abner and Peter Fairchild. Witnesses—Ephraim Lindsly, Agur Lindsly. Proved Oct. 11, 1804. (Recorded Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 26.)
    1804, Oct. 8.  Inventory, $190.57; made by Ephraim Lindsly and David Conger.  ~ File 1183N.

1804, Nov. 1. FERRIS, Reuben, of Morristown, Morris Co.  Inventory, $716.39; made by Zedediah Mills and Ephraim Lindsly. ~ File 1184N.

1801, Jan. 17. FORCE, Moses, of the Town and Co. of Morris; will of.
Wife, Sarah, residue of moveable estate. Sons, Mahlon and David, all real estate to be divided between them. Executors—wife, Sarah, and Joseph Hallsey. Witnesses—Matthias Crane, David Mills, Joseph Miller. Proved Feb. 21, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 283.
    1801, Feb. 14.  Inventory, $248.14; made by Matthias Crane and David Mills. ~ File 1069N.

1805, July 1. FRANCHESCHO, Garret, of Pequannock Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Charlotta, real and personal estate. Executors—friend, Peter Fradricks and John Debow. Witnesses—Nicholas Fradricks, John Fredericks, Mary Fredericks. Proved Dec. 11, 1805. (Recorded Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 72.)
    1805, Nov. 1.  Inventory, $345.41; made by Ewot Van Gilder and John P. Francisco. ~ File 1226N.

1803, June 15. FRANCKISCHO [Francisco], John B., of Pequnick [Pequannock] Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
To Jacob P. Mead, one yoke of oxen. To Sarah Mead (wife of Peter J. Mead), remainder of estate. Executors—Peter J. Mead and Jacob P. Mead. Witnesses—Peter Sanford, Peter P. Sanford, John Debow. Proved Sept. 24, 1804.
    1803, Dec. 22. Inventory, $1,090.63; made by John Debow and Ewout Van Gilder. ~ File 1185N.
(Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A of Wills, p. 21.)

1800, Dec. 29. FREEMAN, Gilman, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, all my lands, messuage or tenement in said Twsp., together with all my goods and other property in said Twsp. Daughter, Phebe Aber, 10 shillings; also 3 certain lots of land in Bolton Twsp., Chittendon, Vermont. Executrix—wife, Mary. Witnesses—Joseph Pierson, Joshua Hulbard, Jotham Hulburd. Proved Aug. 29, 1801. Lib. 39, p. 409; File (missing).

1800, Dec. 13. GARDNER, Benjamin, of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Hannah, use of household furniture, one cow and the rents from ½ of my plantation, during her life. After wife's decease; daughter, Hannah Gardner, my great Bible, chest of drawers, great chair, round table, great wheel, 2 little wheels and ½ of pewter. Son-in-law, Francis Lawrence, 5 shillings, besides what I have given him before. Grandson, Gardner Ball, silver shoe buckles and knee buckles, desk, looking glass, gun and ¼ of pewter. Grandson, Samuel Ball, bed and bedding and ¼ of pewter. The said 2 grandsons, Gardner and Samuel Ball, the ½ of plantation with buildings, which was rented out for the support of my wife, during her life. Other half of plantation and rest of personal estate to be sold (after wife's decease), and proceeds divided between my 4 grandsons and 2 granddaughters, i.e., Calvin Lawrence, * Skuiler Lawrence, Henry Lawrence, Dayton Lawrence, Betsy Lawrence and Eunice Lawrence, the grandsons, each 2 shares and granddaughters, each one share. Executors—Alexander King and Thomas Dell. Witnesses—Richard Shotwell, Silvanus Williams, John Muir. Proved Sept. 13, 1802.  Lib. 40, p. 166.
    1802, Aug. 25. Inventory, $257.22; made by Silvanus Lawrence and Richard Shotwell. ~ File 1109N.
        * Schuyler.

1804, July 7. GLOVER, Thomas, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Sarah, use of dwelling house and lot adjoining, furniture, one cow and hog, while widow. Son, William, 3 acres of land adjoining John Woodruff. Sons, James, Samuel and Jeremiah, 8 acres of land adjoining John Hopping; also homestead lot, after wife's decease, to be divided between them. Daughter, Susan, remainder of household furniture, one cow and calf. Grandson, John Glover, $15. Residue to be divided between sons, James, Samuel, Jeremiah and William, and daughters, Nancy, Sally, Lydia and Susan. Executors—John Young and David Bedford. Witnesses—William Smith, Nathan Hand, John Durey. Proved Aug. 8, 1804. (Recorded Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 11.)
    1804, July 12. Inventory, $314.06; made by William Smith and William Cosgrove. ~ File 1186N.

1802, Mar. 22. GOBLE, Aaron, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'r—Thomas Miller. Fellowbondsmen—Isaac Miller and Henry Brees; all of Morristown, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 535.
    1802, Feb. 13. Inventory, $191.95; made by Jeremiah Hayden and Henry Brees. ~ File 1110N.

1803, Aug. 29. GREEN, Benjamin, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Sarah, $125. Land adjoining lands of Theophilus Miller, John Darcy and John Newton to be sold. Children, John Newton, Lucy, William Ely, Eliza Halsey, Albert and Susan Maria, the residue; sons, each 2 shares and daughters, each one share. Executors—wife, Sarah Green, James Ely and John Darcy. Witnesses—Edward Meeks, Ezra K. Squier, Joseph Green. Proved Sept. 13, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 502.
    1803, Sept. 6.  Inventory, $947.61; made by Cornelius Voorhees and John Halsted. ~ File 1146N.

1804, Oct. 29. GRINDER, John, of Pequannock Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $177.70; made by Moses Tuttle and David D'Camp. ~ File 1187N.

1804, Aug. 18. HALSEY, Jabez, of Morris Co.  Inventory, $1,211.38; made by Moses Prudden and Isaac Prudden. ~ File 1188N.

1801, Aug. 29. HART, Benjamin, of Roxbury, Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—William Hart and Benjamin Corwin. Fellowbondsmen—John Hathaway, Jr. and Daniel Dickerson, of Roxbury, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 412.
    1801, Aug. 25.  Inventory, $655.42; made by Benjamin Condit and Thomas Dickerson. ~ File 1071N.

1795, Oct. 8. HART [DeHart], William D', of Morristown, Morris Co., counsellor at law; will of.
Trustees—wife, Elizabeth, and friends, Matthias Williamson, Jr. and John Blanchard, real and personal estate to be sold by them. Wife, Elizabeth, 1/3 of estate; also the income of the remainder of estate, while my widow. Niece, Margaret Wood, 1/3 of estate, after wife ceases to be my widow. Niece, Margaret Wood, 1/3 of estate, after wife ceases to be my widow, but not until she is 21. Brother, Cryus D'Hart and sister, Amelia Thompson, each 1/4 part of 1/3 part for use of the children he has by my sister, Peggy, to be equally divided among them. Nephew, William D'Hart Freeman, the remaining 1/4 part. Executors—wife, Elizabeth, and friends, Matthias Williamson, Jr. and John Blanchard. Witnesses—Silas Condict, Mahlon Dickerson, Jabez Campfield.
    1795, Dec. 4.  Codicil.  Wife, Elizabeth, all my goods and personal chattels and negroes, except my law books and negro girl, Frances, who is now bound out to Jonas Phillips. Niece, Margaret Wood, said negro girl, Frances. To god-son, William D'Hart Williamson and friend, Mahlon Dickerson, my law books. I nominate and appoint Jabez Campfield, one of my execuators. Witnesses—Joseph Prudden, James Wood, Henry P. Russell. Proved July 9, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 406.
    1801, July 16.  Inventory, $1,340.36; made by Moses Estey and William Campfield.
    1804, June 28.  Further Inventory of bonds and notes, made by Sylvester D. Russell and William Campfield, but not totaled. ~ File 1072N.

1776, Aug. 2. HATHEWAY, John, of Roxbury Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Jemima. Children [names not given]. Residue of estate to be equally divided between wife and children when they arrive of age. Executors impowered to bind any or all my children, with consent of said wife. Executors—brothers, Henry Axtell and Benoni Hatheway. Witnesses—John Hatheway, Jr., Lidea Mitchell, Eleazer Hatheway. Proved July 12, 1802.  Lib. 40, p. 167.
    1802, July 12. Henry Axtell and Benoni Hatheway, executors named in will having renounced. Adm'rs—Jemima Hatheway and Henry Hatheway. Fellowbondsmen—John Hatheway and Calvin Hatheway; all of said Co.
    1802, July 5. Inventory, $949.96; made by Benjamin Condit and Thomas Dickerson. ~ File 1111N.

1803, Jan. 13. HATHEWAY, Silas, Sr., of Pequanack Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Prudence, privilege of dwelling house, farm and goods for her use, while my widow. Eldest son, Isaac, $100 and articles and goods charged against him. Daughter, Susanna Beach (wife of Allen Beach), $100. Daughter, Cloe Jackson (wife of John Jackson), $20; and the said John Jackson, all accounts charged against him. Daughter, Deney Hatheway, $100, when 18. Son, Mannen, $200, when 21. Son, Daniel, $200, when 21. Sons, Silas and David, remainder of real and personal, when 21; should they die before of age remainder of estate to be divided equally among my children that may be living. Executors—sons, Silas and David Hatheway, and friends, Benjamin Beach and Joseph Jackson. Witnesses—Stephen Jackson, John Harriman, David Conger. Proved Mar. 16, 1803.
    1803, Feb. 21.  Inventory, $764.81; made by David Peer and John Hinchman. ~ File 1147N.

1802, Feb. 9. HATHWAY, Zophar, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'r—Theophilus Hathway. Fellowbondsmen—David Y. Wheeler and Silas Carmichael; all of said Co.             Lib. 39, p. 535.
    1802, Mar. 15. Inventory, $237.91; made by William Campfield and David Lindsley. ~ File 1112N.

1802, June 10. HEADLEY, Isaac, of Hanover, Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs Elizabeth Headley and Frazee Headley. Fellowbondsmen—Samuel Headley and Daniel Dickerson; all of said Co.    Lib. 40, p. 72
    1802, June 5.  Inventory, $96.66; made by Daniel P. Crane and Daniel Dickerson. ~ File 1113N.

1802, Mar. 5. HEATON, Jabesh, Sr., of Roxbury Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, profits of mill and plantation until sons, Jabesh and Daniel, are 21; then after said sons, or any other child or children born (as wife may be pregnant at time of my death), are 21, she to have 1/3 of house and 1/3 of profits, while my widow. Sons, Jabesh and Daniel, my mill and plantation, as tenants in common; also lot of 60 acres on road from Flanders to Sucapena Plains, when 21; but should another child or children be born, then my real estate to be divided between them and my 2 said sons as law directs. To Christopher John Smith and Susanna Smith (children my wife had by her first marriage), 3 cows, 14 sheep and sundry household furniture which my wife brought with her at the time I married her. To my son, James, and daughters, Susannah Ayres, Sarah Stark and Ann Scudder, each $5. Residue to be divided between the children which I now have or may have by my present wife. Executors—wife, Elizabeth and friend, William Monro. Witnesses—Hill Runyan, James King, Peter Perrine. Proved Mar. 23, 1802.    Lib. 39, p. 533.
    1802, Mar. 20.  Inventory, $1,505.79; made by Benjamin Condict and Thomas Dickerson. ~ File 1114N.

1800, Jan. 15. HEDGES, Mercy, of Hanover, Morris Co.; will of.
My 2 brothers-in-law, Thomas Fish and Nathan Fish, real and personal estate. Executors—said 2 brothers-in-law, Thomas Fish and Nathan Fish. Witnesses—Thomas Glover, Mary Edwards, John Blanchard. Proved Sept. 16, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 503.
    1803, Sept. 15.  Inventory, £44.14.8; made by John Blanchard and Thomas Glover. ~ File 1148N.

1803, Oct. 12. HINDS, Samuel, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'r—Isaac Hinds. Fellowbondsmen—John Hinds, 3rd and Matthew Lum, Jr. of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 506.
    [Not dated]  Inventory, $283.78; made by Capt. Isaac Lindsly and Jedidiah Mills.  ~ File 1149N.

1805, April 3. HODGES, James, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $106.84; made by Daniel Wright and Titus Berry. ~ File 1228N.

1800, Aug. 24. HORTON, Nathaniel, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mehitable, use of farm I now live upon; also use of a farm in Mendham Twsp. joining lands of Thomas Logan, Jr. and Miles Janson; also household furniture, negro woman, Dinah and negro boy, Reuben and store of provisions, while my widow. Son, Nathaniel, lot of land on public highway joining lands lately owned by Gideon Morehouse. Son, David, my said farm in Mendham Twsp. and negro boy, Reuben, after wife's decease or marriage. Son, Daniel, one half of farm I now live upon joining lands of Nathan Horton and Daniel Skillenger, Jr.; he to pay my son, Benjamin, $225, after my wife's decease. Sons, Nathaniel, Benjamin, David and Daniel, lands held in partnership with brother, Nathan Horton, lying near head of Suckasunna Plains, to be divided between them. Grandson, Nathaniel Horton, part of farm I now live upon westward of a well of water near house he now lives in northwardly to Nathan Horton's line and eastwardly to John Cever's line; he to pay my son, Benjamin, $225. Daughter, Mehitable, negro woman, Dinah, and daughter, Mary, household furniture, to be divided between them, after wife's decease. Residue to be divided between my 4 said sons. Executors—sons, David and Daniel Horton. Witnesses—William Woodhull, Elizabeth Woodhull, Phinehus Horton. Proved Feb. 4, 1804. (Recorded Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A. of Wills, p. 1.)
    1804, Jan. 31.  Inventory, $1,123.37; made by Silas Horton and Samuel Moores. ~ File 1189N.

1805, Jan. 12.  HOWELL, Caleb, of Morris Co.  Inventory, $359.78; made by John P. Losey and Stephen Dickerson. ~ File 1229N

1803, Feb. 12. HOWELL, Gideon, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—Sarah Howell and Ezekiel Howell. Fellowbondsmen—Thomas Orsbourn, Jr. and Henry Vail, of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 289.
    1803, Feb. 9.  Inventory, $400.85; made by Henry Vail and Joseph Gard. ~ File 1150N.

1801, April 21. HOWELL, Henry, John and Maria, of Morris Co.  Wards, Children of Henry Howell, late of said Co., being upwards of 14 years of age. Their father having removed from the state and they having real and personal estate, petition that Richard Smith be appointed their Guardian until they are 21 years of age. Guardian—Richard Smith. Fellowbondsmen— Benjamin Smith, of Hanover, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 312; File 1073N.

1802, Dec. 13. HOWELL, Nathan, of Morristown, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Sarah, real and personal estate; she to pay other legacies. To Sarah Fairchild (wife of Abijah Fairchild), $75. Grandson, William Howell Bryan, $75, when 21; should he die before of age the $75 to be paid my daughter, Sarah Fairchild. Executors— friends, Daniel Phoenix, Jr. and Nathaniel Bull. Witnesses—Godfrey Reinhart, Abram T. Schenck, David Carmichael. Proved April 5, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 354.
    1803, April 4.  Inventory, $1,135.47; made by Benoni Hathaway and Jeduthum Condit. ~ File 1151N.

1804, Feb. 20. HYLER, John J., of Pequannack Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $365.25; made by Benjamin Beach and Aaron Biglow. ~ File 1190N.

1802, Feb. 15. JANSON, Miles, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, mary, $50 and her choice of beds; also $50 yearly, as long as she lives. Son, Thomas, $250. Sons, Miles, John and Robert, my plantation and residue of real and personal estate, to be divided between them. Executors—sons, Miles, John and Robert Janson. Witnesses—Abner Connet, David Horton, Thomas Dill. Proved Mar. 27, 1802.  Lib. 39, p. 534.
    1802, Mar. 20.  Inventory, $1,139.50; made by Nathaniel Clark and David Horton. ~ File 1115N.

1801, Dec. 14. JOHNSON, Benjamin, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Elizabeth Johnson. Fellowbondsmen—William Miller, of said Co. and John Crawford, of Essex Co.  Lib. 39, p. 479.
    1802, April 20.  Inventory, $719.48; made by Prudden Alling and William Miller. ~ File 1075N.

1803, Feb. 10. JOHNSON, Moses, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—Henry Vail and Seth Gregory. Fellowbondsmen—Ebenezer Johnson and Timothy Johnson, of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 289.
    1803, Feb. 7.   Inventory, $1,037.01; made by Daniel Pharis, Jr. and Noah Johnson. ~ File 1152N.

1804, May 13. JOHNSON, Uzal, of Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, use of 1/2 of my farm (east side including house and barn) until youngest daughter, Elizabeth, is 18, after which son, John, is to have possession and my wife, 1/3 profits of said half, while my widow. Daughters, Theodosia and Elizabeth, residue of person estate, after wife's decease or marriage. Son, Gabriel, 75 acres, on west side of farm. Sons, Theodorus and Uzal, remaining part of lands to be divided between them. Son, David, $125. Son, William, $12, and my 2 grandsons (children of son Charles), each $6; said sums to be paid by son, Gabriel. Executors—son, Gabriel and friend Aaron Ball. Witnesses—Joseph Ludlow, Miller Walker, Ellis Noe. Proved Nov. 1, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A. of Wills, p. 28.)
    1804, Oct. 10.  Inventory, $391.81; made by Ellis Noe and Miller Walker. ~ File 1193N.

1802, Dec. 16. JOHNSTON, James, of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Daughter, Sarah, riding chair and harness. Real and personal to be sold. Grandchildren, Mary, Jenny and James (children of son, James, dec'd), 1/12 part of whole net estate; Executors to be Guardians of said children and divide the principal and interest between them, when of age. Residue to be divided into 8 parts: sons, William, Daniel and Gaston, each 2/8 parts; daughters, Sarah and Jenny, each 1/8 part; son Gaston may not be alive, his share to be held for 2 years, and if not claimed by his heirs, same to be divided between other legatees. Executors—son-in-law, Thomas Logan, Jr., Jehiel Day and Nathaniel Clark. Witnesses—David Horton, Daniel Miller, James Logan. Proved Mar. 8, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 42.)
    1805, Mar. 5.  Inventory, $3,448.13; made by Caleb Meeker and David Horton. ~ File 1230N.

[A little piece of trivia: Assuming that everything was sold and it totaled out to $3,448.13 then each grandchild received $287.34; each son received $646.52; each daughter received $323.26]

1800, June 30. JONES, Elijah, Sr., of Hanover, Morris Co.; will of.
Son, Elijah, my great Bible and best suit. To Nancy Wortman, a bed and bedding, towards payment of a certain obligation she holds against me. Sons, Elijah and Joel, residue of real and personal estate to be divided between them. Executor—Aaron Kitchel. Witnesses—Hezekiah Broadwell, John Doty, David Kitchel. Proved Oct. 19, 1801.  Lib. 39, p. 477.
    1801, Aug. 24.  Inventory, $89.56; made by Moses Kitchel and David Kitchel. ~ File 1074N.

1804, Sept. 12. KEMBLE, Mrs. Elizabeth, of Morris Twsp. and Co.  Inventory, $1,932.00; made by Daniel Doty and George Bockoven. ~ File 1192N.

1796, July. KENNEY, John, of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, real and personal estate, during her life. After wife's decease: Sons, Charles, and James, each 10 shillings. Residue of real and personal estate to be divided between sons, Luke and William and daughter, Elizabeth. Executrix—wife, Elizabeth. Witnesses—Daniel Schellinger, Henry Burnet, Ziba Sanders. Proved April 1, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Trenton, Lib. A. of Wills, p. 48.)
    1805, Mar. 12.  Inventory, $25.71; made by Nathan Burnet and John Reeves. ~ File 2131N.

1794, Jan. 1. KING, George, of Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary and sons, John and George, to keep real and personal for 18 years for bringing up my children, at which time son, Jacob, will be of age. Sons, John, George, Absolam, Ralph, William and Jacob. Daughter, Sarah, an outset when she marries. Daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, each 10 shillings. Daughter, Margaret, an outset and 10 shillings. Residue to be divided between sons, when Jacob is of age. Executors—wife, Mary and sons, John and George. Witnesses—Peter Wolfe, William Inglis. Proved June 16, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 9.)
    1802, June 28. Inventory, $869.83; made by Alexander King and Abraham Wantage. ~ File 1194N.

1801, July 7. LAFEVER, Susannah, of Morris Co. Ward. Daughter of Minard Lafever, of said Co., dec'd; being an infant under 14 years of age. On petition of Azubah Lafever.
    1801, July 7.  Guardian—Azubah Lafever. Fellowbondsmen—David Horton and Hiram Condict, of said Co. Lib. 39, p. 412; File 1077N.

1803, May 30. LARASON [Larrison], Andrew, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—Sarah Larason and William Larason. Fellowbondsmen—John Carlile and John Sweezey, of said Co. Lib. 40, p. 360.
    1803, May 16.  Inventory, $2,548.58; made by John Sweezey and John Carlile. ~ File 1153N.

1804, Mar. 26. LAYTON, Peter, of Morris Twsp. and Co.; will of.
To sister, Sarah Baird, $500. Sister, Ann (formerly wife of Jonathan Caterline), $200. To my housekeeper, Abigail Maxwell, $250. Nephew, Rev. John Carle, remainder of real and personal estate. Executors—Henry Southard and Benjamin Ludlow. Witnesses—Richard Runyon, John Williams, Daniel Runyon. Proved April 5, 1804.  (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A. of Wills, p. 8.)
    1804, April 6.  Inventory, $1,474.79; made by Richard Runyon and John Williams. ~ File 1195N.

1804, Dec. 6. LEONARD, David, Sr., of Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Sarah, horse, cow, hog, sheep and household furniture. Witnesses—Daniel Hole and John Leonard. Proved Jan. 16, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A of Wills, p. 40.)
    1805, Jan. 15.  Inventory, $67.75; made by Daniel Brown and John Jagger. ~ File 1232N.

1801, Mar. 19. LINDSLY, Anna, of Morris Co.  Ward. Daughter of Zenus Lindsly. Guardian—Daniel Lindsly, until said infant is 14 years of age. Fellowbonsdmen—Benjamin Lindsly and Joseph Hallsey, of Morristown, said Co. Lib. 39, p. 284; File 1078N.

1802, Dec. 23. LINDSLY, Jacob, of Morris Twsp. and Co.  Int. Adm'r Byram Condict. Fellowbondsmen—David Lindsly and Silas Allen, of Morristown, said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 238.
    1802, Dec. 6.  Inventory, $379.85; made by David Lindsly and Jedediah Mills. ~ File 1116N.

1805, May 21. LINDSLY, Polly, Jonas and Peter, of Morris Co., children of Jacob Lindsly, dec'd. Inventory, $68, estate of said children delivered by Byram Condict, Adm'r, to Capt. Isaac Lindsly, Guardian; made by David Lindsly and Thomas Guerin. ~ File 1233N.

1801, May 14. LINDSLY, Zenus, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'r—William Campfield. Fellowbondsmen—Daniel Lindsly and Abraham Canfield, of Morristown, said Co.
    1801, May 15.  Inventory, $192.44; made by Stephen Ogden and Daniel Lindsly. ~ File 1079N.

1803, Sept. 12. LOREE, Samuel, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'x—Sarah Loree. Fellowbondsmen—Robert Rolfe and Ebenezer Condit, of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 506.
    1803, Sept. 6.  Inventory, $444.47; made by Henry Axtell and Robert Rolfe. ~ File 1145N.

1805, Oct. —. LOVEREDGE, William, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $1,235.81; made by Barnabas Horton and Jehial Day. ~ File 1234N.

1801, Dec. 13. LUDLUM, Gilbert, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'rs—Abigail Ludlum and Stephen Ludlum. Fellowbondsmen—Ebenezer Condict and John Smith; all of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 479.
    1801, Dec. 26.  Inventory, $312.64; made by William Hudson and John Smith. ~ File 1081N.

1797, Jan. 23. McILRATH, Samuel, of Mendham, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Isabella, moveable estate. Son, Andrew, 168 acres off south-easterly part of my plantation. Son, Alexander, remainder of home plantation (148 acres) next to James Johnston's land. Son, Thomas, £250. Daughter Mary, dec'd (formerly wife of John Hamler) hath heretofore received her portion. Daughter, Agnes (wife of Caleb Edy), £5. Daughter, Jane (wife of Samuel Cozad, Jr.) hath received her portion. Daughters, Elizabeth, Isabella and Sarah, each £30. Executors—sons, Andrew and Alexander. Witnesses—Lebbens Dod, David Thompson and Thomas Horman. Proved Aug. 13, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A. of Wills, p. 13.)
    1804, Aug. 13. Inventory, $361.67; made by William Loveridge and Aaron Robarts. ~ File 1191N.

1804, Feb. 20. MANDEVILLE, John, of Paquannock Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Clauchy, all free estate, while my widow. Sons, Giles and Henney, all lands to be divided between them (one log adjoins lands of Peter Mandeville, Anthony Mandeville, Abraham Mandeville and William Mandeville); they to pay other legacies. Daughters, Elizabeth and Jenny, each £25. Executors—sons, Giles and Hennery. Witnesses—Samuel Berry, Henry H. Mandeville, James Mandeville. Proved Aug. 31, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Trenton, Lib. A. of Wills, p. 61.)
    1805, Aug. 21. Inventory, $1,376.20; made by Henry H. Mandeville and James Mandeville. ~ File 1235N.

1803, Mar. 9. MESSLER, James, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Jane, use of residue of moveable estate; also to be supported by son, Jacob, while my widow. Son, Burgon, $250 and wearing apparel and one horse. Daughter, Mary Bird, $100. Daughters, Jane Slaght and Charitee Wortman, each $100. Daughter, Agnes Dickerson, $1.25. Granddaughter, Sarah Brown, $75. Son, Jacob, wagon, 2 horses, plows and harrows; also farm on which I now live (107 acres); he paying the above legacies. Grandson, James Messler, gun and sword. Granddaughter, Jane Wortman, Dutch cupboard. After wife's marriage or decease remainder of moveable estate to be divided between my children, sons, Burgon and Jacob, daughters, Mary Bird, Jane Slaght and Charitee Wortman and granddaughter, Sarah Brown. Executors—sons, Burgon and Jacob, and son-in-law, John Wortman, Jr. Witnesses—William Woodhull, Watson Craig, Margaret Wortman. Proved Oct. 7, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 63.)
    1805, Oct. 17. Inventory, $708.29; made by Israel Howell and William Logan. ~ File 1236N.

1803, Dec. 24. MILLS, Joseph, of Roxbury Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, £15.8.3; made by Thomas Tone, Jr. and Jeremiah Fairchild. ~ File 1196N.

1805, Mar. 21. MILLS, Zebedee, of Morris Co. Inventory, $18.94; made by William Mills and Joseph Waer. ~ File 1237N.

1801, June 23. MINTON, Jacob, of Hanover Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, use of homestead (33 acres), choice of cow and household furniture and provisions, while my widow; should wife marry, estate to be sold and divided among children, she to have $15 yearly, during her life. To sons, John, the heirs of Lemual and the heirs of William and the children of Peter and Jacob—James, Henry, Nathan and Daniel, each one eleventh part of my estate. Daughters, Rachel, Sarah, Mary and Hannah, each one twenty-second part of estate. Lot of meadow bought of Ichabod Cooper and 5 acres on the mountain near Nathan Reaves, together with residue of personal to be sold, and proceeds divided among children as above. Executors—friends, Ezekiel Howell and Henry Vail. Witnesses—Jacob Vail, Ebenezar Johnson and William Lee. Proved Nov. 15, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 31.)
    1804, Nov. 5. Inventory, $1,026.19; made by David Vail and Joseph Gard. ~ File 1197N.

1803, June 28. MONRO, Robert, of Roxbury Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, 1/3 of real and personal estate, during her life. Granddaughter, Elizabeth Monro (daughter of son, William), one mare, cow and 6 sheep. Sons, John, William, Robert and James, each 2 share of real and personal estate. The heirs of daughter, Ann, dec'd and daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, each one share. Lands to be sold. Executors—wife, Mary, and son, William Munro. Witnesses—Thomas Larracon, Robert R. Henry, Benjamin F. Bird. Proved Aug. 4, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 501.
    1803, July 23.  Inventory, $796.37; made by Thomas Larrason and Benjamin Condit. ~ File 1154N.

1805, Mar. 21. MORGAN, Elizabeth, of Pequanock Twsp., Morris Co., late Elizabeth Vanderhoff. Inventory, $175, being received from Phinehas Farrand for rents of land left the deceased by John Vanderhoff; made by Jonathan Morgan, Adm'r.
    1807, July 13. Inventory, $48.25 (received of Phinehas Farrand, executor of John Vanderhoff, as part of legacy due heirs of said Eliz Morgan). ~ File 1238N.

1805, Mar. 16. MORGAN, James, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $26.29; made by Jacob Drake, Jr. and Nathaniel Terry. ~ File 1239N.

1805, April 17, MORRIS, John, of Mendham Twsp., Morris Co.  Inventory, $479.88; made by Matthew Lum, Jr. and Isaac Gaston. ~ File 1240N.

1802, Mar. 18. MUCHMORE, John, of the Twsp. and Co. of Morris; will of.
Wife, Abigail, bed and bedding, one cow, horse and side saddle, 6 sheep, swine and 1/2 of household furniture. Son, Samuel, residue of moveables and 1/2 of lands including my dwelling house and buildings. Son, John Tyler Muchmore, 1/2 of lands with the house and buildings, called the Bruen house; his share to be held in trust until he is 21; should he die before of age, the same to my son Samuel. Daughter, Molly Crane (wife of Isaac Crane), £15. Daughter, Abigail Brant, £15. Daughter, Susanna, £40. Grandson, Moses Wood, £10, when 21. Executors—son, Samuel Muchmore, and Benjamin Thompson and Ephraim Sayre. Witnesses—Samuel Gardner, James Donaldson, Mary Muchmore. Proved May 13, 1802.  Lib. 40, p. 70.
    1802, May 12.  Inventory, $512.72; made by Darius Pierson and David Burnet. ~ File 1117N.

1805, Oct. 8. MUNSON, Stephen, of Hanover Town, Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Kozia, house and lot of land (8 acres) where I now live, beginning at a corner of land surveyed to my son, William, while my widow; also, black man, Tone, bay mare, riding chair, 2 milch cows and furniture she had when she became my wife. Son, William, lot of 9 1/2 acres across the road from the homestead. Daughter, Sarah Tappen (wife of John Tappen), $25. Daughter, Phebe Broadwel (wife of Asa Broadwel), $30. Son, Solomon, $15. Remainder of real and personal estate to be divided between, sons, Solomon and William, each 2 shares, and my 5 daughters, Nancy Day (widow of Samuel Day, dec'd), Sarah Tappen (wife of John Tappen), the 3 children of Ruth Hambelton, dec'd, (unnamed), Theodoshe Britten (wife of John Britten), and Phebe Broadwell (wife of Asa Broadwel), each one share. Son, Solomon's share to be held by him only during his life, after his decease the 10 acres of land whereon he now lives I give to my grandson, Stephen Munson, and the remainder to the 6 younger grandchildren of son, Solomon. Executors—Hiram Smith, James Thomas and Cornelius Voorhees. Witnesses—Jacob Gray, David Corey, Jacob Ball. Proved Dec. 17, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 69)
    1805, Nov. 13.  Inventory, $1,198.25; made by Jacob Gray and Abraham Fairchild. ~ File 1241N.

1803, Jan. 26. OLIVER, Sammans, of Chester Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Jemima, house where I now dwell, furniture, all lands and residue. Eldest son, Jeremiah John Craige Oliver, regimental clothes and sword and 1/2 of book accounts. Son, Samuel Coleman Oliver, other 1/2 of book accounts, when 21. Executors—wife Jemima Oliver and Jared Haines. Witnesses—Jared Haines, Anthony Stilts, Elias Howell. Proved Sept. 8, 1803.  Lib. 40, p. 502.
    1803, Sept. 8.  Renunciation by Jared Haines.
    1803, Aug. 22.  Inventory, $1,206.47; made by Elias Howell and Anthony Stilts. ~ File 1155N.

1802, April 5. PALMER, Jacob, of Morris Co. Int. Adm'x—Phebe Palmer. Fellowbondsmen—Samuel Palmer and David Stiles; all of said Co.  Lib. 40, p. 71.
    1802, Mar. 20.  Inventory, $284.87; made by David Stiles and Samuel Williams. ~ File 1118N.

1792, June 12. PARLAMAN, John, of Pequannock Twsp., Morris Co., yeoman; will of.
Wife, Mary, one cow, bed and bedding besides us of 1/3 of real estate. Son, John, my clock, all real estate and 1/4 part of personal estate; he to pay other legacies. Daughter, Rachel, £20. Daughter, Anna, £20. To my 3 grandchildren, i.e., Rachel Simmon, Mary Simmon, and John Simmon (children of daughter, Elizabeth, dec'd), each £7, when 21. Wife, Mary, monies due from Daniel Pier and Samuel Demorart [Demerest], and monies due from estate of her father, Nicholas Hyler. Said daughters, Rachel and Anna, each 1/4 of residue, and 3 grandchildren (said children of daughter, Elizabeth Simmon, dec'd), 1/4 part of residue. Executors—son, John Parlaman and son-in-law, John Low. Witnesses—Caleb Russell, Matthias Crane, Jared Russell. Proved May 2, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 51.)
    1805, April 27.  Inventory, $922.95; made by Thomas Van Winkle and Phinehas Farrand. ~ File 1242N.

1801, April 17, PARRITT, Elenor, of Morris Co. Ward.  Daughter of Silas Parritt, of said Co., being upwards of 14 years of age, having real and personal estate, by her petition makes choice of Dr. John Darcy as her Guardian, her father having renounced his right to the Guardianship. Guardian—John Darcy. Fellowbondsman—Abraham Fairchild, of Hanover, said Co. Lib. 39, p. 312; File 1083N.

1801, April 9. PARRITT, Dr. Joseph, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'rs—John Cobb, Ann Cobb, Hiram Smith and Eleanor Smith. Fellowbondsmen—Phinehas Farrand and Benjamin Smith, of Hanover, said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 311.
    1801, Mar. 26.  Inventory, $3,430; made by Phinehas Farrand and Stephen Munson. ~ File 1082N.

1800, June 21. PEER, Thunis, of Pequannock Twsp., Morris Co.; will of.
Wife, Nelly, household furniture, 2 cows and farming utensils; also profits of farm whereon I now live, during her widowhood. Sons, Abraham and Daniel, home plantation excepting 30 acres whereon my son, Thomas, dec'd lived and built a house for his son, Thunis; after the death or marriage of my wife, Abraham to have the house where he now lives, and Daniel the house where I now live. Grandson, Thunis Peer (only son of son, Thomas, dec'd), the said house with 30 acres, where son, Thomas lived. Sons, Abraham and Daniel, each $53. Daughters, Jane and Sarah and granddaughter, Nelly parleman, each $53. To the 3 children of son, Thomas, dec'd, i.e., Thunis, Mary and Matty, $53. Great grandchild, Nelly Cook (daughter of Peter M. Cook), £6.5. Executors—sons, Abraham and Daniel. Witnesses—John Darlie, Jacob Vreeland, Thomas Van Winkle. Proved Dec. 19, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Bk. A. of Wills, p. 33.)
    1805, Jan. 2. Inventory, $155.24; made by Thomas Van Winkle and Richard Gladson. ~ File 1198N.

1803, Jan. 18. PIERSON, Aaron, of Morris Twsp. and Co.; will of.
Wife, Mary, the profits of real and personal estate, while my widow; should she marry, her thirds of my estate. Son, Dr. Ebenezer Peirson [Pierson], $250. Granddaughter, Mary Ann Johnes, my negro child, Violet; under the care of her father, William Johnes, until 18. Grandson, Aaron Peirson Johnes, $50. Negro man, Jack, and negro wench, Silvia, to be manumitted, when they arrive to the age of 40 years. After wife's decease, whole estate to be equally divided between son, Dr. Ebenezer Peirson, and daughter, Charlotte Johnes. Executors—son, Dr. Ebenezer Johnes (sic), and son-in-law, William Johnes, and William Campfield. Witnesses—Jane Tuthill, Theodorus Tuthill, Samuel Tuthill, Jr.  Proved Mar. 8, 1803. Lib. 40, p. 287.
    1803, Mar. 1. Inventory, $6,776.22; made by Moses Estey and Nathaniel Bull. ~ File 1156N.

1801, Dec. 14. PIERSON, David, of Morris Twsp., Morris Co.  Int. Adm'x—Bethia Pierson. Fellowbondsmen—David Pierson, Jr. and Robert Arnold; all of said Co.  Lib. 39, p. 479.
    1802, Jan. 9. Inventory, $535.26; made by Robert Arnold and Abraham Bockoven. ~ File 1084N.

1802, Feb. 12. PRUDDEN, Timothy, of Morris Twsp., Morris Co. Int. Adm'rs—Polly Prudden and Byram Condict. Fellowbondsmen—David Lindsley and Silas Allen; all of said Co.           Lib. 39, p. 535.
    1802, Feb. 10.  Inventory, $566.54; made by David Lindsley and Silas Allen. ~ File 1119N.

1803, Jan. 31. RICHARDS, Joseph, of Morris Co.  Int. Adm'r—William Hand. Fellowbondsmen—Joseph Crane and Aaron Baker, of said Co.   Lib. 40, p. 25.
    1802, Oct. 8.   Inventory, $242.58; made by Robert Edmunds and Ephraim Huldreth. ~ File 761N.

1805, Sept. 13. ROBERTS, William, of Morris Twsp. and Co.; will of.
Wife, Elizabeth, use of real and personal estate, during her life. Grandsons, William and Joseph Pierson, wearing apparel. After wife's decease estate to be sold and divided into 6 shares. Granddaughters, Sarah, Elizabeth, Abigail and Moriah, each one share, granddaughter, Polly, 2 shares; also, Abigail and Moriah, each a gold ring, and Polly, 2 gold rings. Executors—David Lindsly and Randolph Ferris. Witnesses—John Lindsly, John Lindsly, Jr., John Sperling. Proved Oct. 8, 1805. (Recorded, Surrogate's Office, Morris Co., Lib. A. of Wills, p. 64.)
    1805, Oct. 9.  Inventory, $247.40; made by Ephraim Lindsly and Enoch Gobel. ~ File 1244N.

 

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