Witnesses William W.
VanLoan and James D. Pickney.
Will Probated January 8 1839
Heirs: Wife, Polly; son, Henry
Bernard Bagley; three nephews:
Samuel Bagley of Windham; Bernard and
David Bagley of Hew
Hampshire, sons of deceased brother,
Executors: Wife, Polly and Amasa
Witnesses: Jacob Woodard and Anna
Earl, both of Durham.
ELISHA D. HALL of New Baltimore
Will Probated February 4 1839
Heirs: Wife, Sarah; sons:
Henry B., Jasper B., and Ransom E.;
daughters: Elizabeth and Rebecca,
wife of James Ostrander.
Executors: Two sons, Henry B. and
Jasper B. Hall.
Witnesses: Leonard Haight and
James W. Rea.
AARON VEDDER of Catskill
Will Probated February 25 1839
Heirs: Brothers: David
(eldest), Isaac (youngest), John Jr., Peter
and Abraham; sisters: Eliza
(eldest), Catharine and Maria.
Executors: David and Elias B.
Witnesses: John M. Decker and
JOHN FRAYER of Durham
Will Probated May 6 1839
Heirs: Wife, Esther; sons:
John, Abram, and Jacob; daughters:
Rachel, wife of Martin Orr and
Caroline; John Snider, son of
daughter Caty, now deceased.
Executors: David and Elias B.
Witnesses: Phineas Cooke
and Fletcher Smith.
JACOB H. KELLER of Cairo Will
Probated May 9 1839
Heirs: Wife, Clarissa; daughter,
Executors: George Wickes and
Witnesses: Leander N. Havena and
Samuel Portier, both of Cairo.
CHARLES LISK, JR. of Coxsackie Will
Probated May 22 1839
Heirs: Wife, Philena; duaghter,
Executors: Father, Charles Lisk and
Brother-in-law, John G. Bedell.
Witnesses: John Ely and Henry
PETER WOLFE of New Baltimore Will
Probated June 11 1839
Heirs: Wife, Hannah; son, John
P.; daughter, Maria, wife of
Executors: John P. Wolfe, Samuel
T. Powell and Gilbert Bedell.
Witnesses: John J. Youngs,
Jonathan A. Youngs of New Baltimore,
and J.C. Dorman of Coxsackie.
ROSWELL REED of Coxsackie
Will Probated June 25 1839
Heirs: Wife, Sally; sons:
Eliakim B., Almet, Ezra T., William and
Roswell Reed, Jr.,
daughters: Cornelia and Adaline, wife of H. C.
Adams, four children of daughter
Laura, deceased, wife of Robert
J. Vandenburgh, -- Angelica, Walter,
Isabella and Eliza
Executors: Theron Skeel, Almot
Reed, Ezra T. Reed and Roswell
Witnesses: Robert G. Doller and
JACOB C. HOAGLAND of Catskill Will
Probated July 1 1839
Heirs: Wife Silva; five
children of Solomon Grey, deceased: Maria,
Melissa, James O., Adaliza and Jane
Executors: John J. Ashley and
Francis N. Wilson.
Witnesses: Edward Person and Abel
BENJAMIN MABIN of Lexington
Will Probated July 3 1839
Heirs: Wife Diadama;
children (not mentioned by name).
Executors: Nathan Rowley, Solomon
Lament and Iretus L. Bushnell.
Witnesses: Iretus L. Bushnell and
JOEL BELLAMY of Catskill
Will Probated July 6 1839
Heirs: Wife, Esther;
daughters: Eunice, Corintha, Hannah,
Adaline, Sarah, Delia and Cornelia.
Executrix: Wife, Esther.
Witnesses: Robert Dorlon and John
DANIEL MILLER of Greenville Will
Probated July 8 1839
Heirs: Wife, Betsey; five
daughters: Charlotte, Phebe, Harriet, wife
of Erastus Hamilton; Betsey, wife of
Gilbert D. Philips and Sally
Maria Reed; sons: Timothy I.,
Edward H., Daniel S., and Elisha.
Executors: Timothy I. and Edward
H. Miller, sons; and son-in-law,
Witnesses: Andrew Lake of
Westerlo, Albany County and Levins F.
Hitchcock of the same place.
PHEBE BRADBURY of Athens Will
Probated July 29 1839
Heirs: Sisters: Naomi and Martha
Executors: Naomi and Martha
Witnesses: William Bedell, Jr.,
and Hannah Bedell.
WILLIAM SEAMAN of Catskill
Will Probated July 29 1839
Heirs: Wife, Ellen;
children mentioned but not named.
Executors: Wife and Peter Brasted.
Witnesses: John Adams and Lewis
JOSEPH REQUA of New Baltimore Will
Probated July 31 1839
Heirs: Sons: Garret, Henry
M. Gilbert B., James and William;
daughters: Caroline, Julia Ann,
Mariah, Jane Brown, wife of John F.
Brown; grandchildren, children of
Rebecca Brown, deceased.
Executors: James and Gilbert B.
Witnesses: Elisha D. and H.B.
JOHN A. OVERBAUGH of Catskill
Will Probated August 29 1839
Heirs: Wife, Sarah;
daughters: Annamaria, Rachel, Catherine;
sons: Addison, John Abraham,
William D., Peter and Lyman.
Executors: Sons---John Abraham
and William D. Overbagh.
two spellings of surname--AC)
Witnesses: L. Kiersted, Peter T.
Mesick and William D. Overbagh.
CASPER VAN HOESEN of Catskill Will
Probated October 1 1839
Heirs: Wife; daughter, Sarah;
sons: William, Peter, John, Robert,
and Cornelius; Michael Hoos.
Executors: Abraham VanVechten and
Witnesses: Robert Dorlon and John
ENOS COLLINS of Greenville
Will Probated October 7 1839
Heirs: Wife, Phebe; adopted son,
Garret Root; Sally R. Newell, wife
of Silas Newell.
Executors: Garret Root and
Timothy I. Miller.
Witnesses: Erastus Hamilton and
Caroline A. Hamilton.
THOMAS GEORGIE of Greenville Will
Probated October 21 1839
Heirs: Wife, Lydia; sons:
David, Lewis and Harvey; daughters:
Lois Francis, Huldah, Charity and Unice
Executors: Son, Harvey and
son-in-law, Joseph Martin and Abijah
Witnesses: Gideon Botsfoure (Botsford?-AC),
and Abijah Reed.
MARGARET REYNOLDS of Athens Will
Probated October 28 1839
Heirs: Children: Mary R. Park,
Abraham, Samuel; Tilton, William
and Thomas Reynolds; brother, Thomas;
Tilton's daughter Margaret
Reynolds; brother Abraham's son,
Abraham Reynolds and his sister
Ruth; Henry H. Reynolds; Patience, wife
of Samuel Waring; Susanna,
wife of John Jewett; Thankful Merritt,
wife of Benjamin Merritt; Ruth
Spencer, wife of Nathan Spencer; Alfred
Worden and his sister
Mariah Worden; Welthy Sheffield and her
sister Sinthy; nieces,
--Margaret Jane Myers, Mary R. Parks,
Amanda, wife of Abraham
Reynolds and Mary Jane, wife of Henry
H. Reynolds; Arthur, son of
Executors: Brother, Samuel Reynolds;
nephew, Mathew L. Myers.
Witnesses: William, Henry and
William Bedell, Jr.
ALBERT A. VAN LOON of Athens Will
Probated November 7 1839
Heirs: Mother, Polly Byrne;
brother, Ezra; adopted daughter,
Cornelia, born of Polly Stevens,
deceased, before her intermarriage
called Cornelia VanLoon--married Abner
Executors: Anthony R. Livingston of
Athens and James Powers
Witnesses William VanBergen
and H. Hill, Jr.
JAMES UTTER of Durham
Will Probated December 16 1839
Heirs: Wife; sons:
Stephen and Beni; daughter, Hannah, wife of
Zena Benjamin. Mentions deceased son as
Executor: Son, Beni Utter
Witnesses: Abner Flower and
SOLOMON WOOLCUTT of Windham Will
Probated December 23 1839
Heirs: Wife, Cornelia; daughters:
Dolly, Naomi and Clarry; sons:
Alvia, Solomon, Lyman and Julius.
Executors: Arad Lewis and Merit
Witnesses: Whiting Rice and
Witnesses to codicil: Arad Lewis
and James Lewis.
SILAS LEWIS of Windham
Will Probated December 27 1839
Heirs: Wife, Catharine;
daughter, Hannah Munson; sons: Nabeth
Executrix: Wife, Catharine.
Witnesses: Arad Lewis and Whiting
CORNELIUS FULLER of Greenville
Will Probated January 17 1840
Heirs: Children: Phoebe,
Hannah, Clark, Peter, Clay, Ornen,
Martha, Horace, Cornelius, Barney,
Elijah, Amos, Rebecca, John and
Sally, wife of Hiram Fox; grandson,
Executors: Hiram Fox,
son-in-law and Albert Parsons.
Witnesses: Howland Macomber and
Ely F. Parsons.
Will Probated February 3 1840
Heirs: Wife, Sophia; son,
William S. (other children mentioned, not
Executors: John Bennet and John
Witnesses: Allen Jorden of
Hudson; William H. Morton of Athens
and Casper Hollenbeck.
JOHN ROUSE of Athens
Will Probated February 26 1840
Heirs: Sons: Cornelius and John Jr.;
Eykie, wife of Henry Sax of
Cairo; daughter, May Greene, also
referred to as Mary, widow of
William Greene of Cairo,
deceased, and her son Barrent; three
grandchildren, -- sons and daughter
of Peter P. Rouse, deceased
,--John Scott Rouse, Anna Maria Rouse
and Peter Warren Rouse;
John Platt Rouse, son of Cornelius
Rouse; John Greene, son of
William Greene, deceased; John T.,
son of John Rouse, Jr.
Executors: Two sons, John
Rouse, Jr. and Cornelius Rouse.
Witnesses: John A. Greene of
Athens, Amy VanDyke of Cairo and
H. VanDyke of Cairo.
JAMES BROWN of Catskill
Will Probated February 29 1840
Heir: Daughter, Margaret May.
Executrix: Margaret May.
Witnesses: Caleb Day and Abel
GEORGE EVARTS of Athens
Will Probated March 31 1840
Heirs: Wife, Susan;
children mentioned, not by name.
Executors: Wife and Warren
Witnesses: Alexander Shaw and
William H. Shaw.
CLARK FINCH of Windham
Will Probated April 10 1840
Heirs: Wife, Lucinda; nephew,
Garry O. Baldwin.
Executors: Wife and Merrit
Witnesses: C. H. Goodrich,
Hervey Camp and Henry Osborn.
THOMAS SPENCER of Athens
Will Probated April 13 1840
Heirs: Wife, Deborah;
daughters: Mrs. Margaret Clark, wife of James
Clark, and Mary Parker.
Executors: Elijah Spencer of
Athens and Edward S. Clark of New
Witnesses: B.R. Wood and Jacob Winn
ANTHONY ABEEL of Catskill
Will Probated May 12 1840
Heirs: Wife, Nelly;
daughters: Mary E and Elizabeth Ann; sons:
Cornelius, Garret, Henry and Peter
M., John C. and William.
Executors: Wife and sons,
Garret and Cornelius.
Witnesses: Isaac I Dubois,
Josiah Bullis, Isaac F. Bullis.
THEOPHILUS PECK of Lexington
Will Probated May 25 1840
Heirs: Wife, Mary; son Charles;
children of son, Charles.
Executors: Henry Goslee and
Witnesses: Henry Goslee and
DORRANCE KIRTLAND of Coxsackie Will
Probated June 15 1840
Heirs: Wife, Agnes; two sons
and a daughter, --Ambrose, William,
and Harriet; grandson, Dorrance
Kirtland Mandeville; eldest male
child of son, William; grand
daughter, Frances, daughter of son,
Executors: Two sons, Ambrose
Witnesses: Martin C.
Hallenbeck, Matthias Vandenburgh
Will Probated April 15 1840
Heirs: Sister, Anna; Harriet
Curtis; parents, Benjamin & Kesiah
Executors: Joseph H. Bowman
and brother Butler Bement
Witnesses: Peleg C. Mattoon
and Anson L. Curtis
DAVID CONINE of Prattsville
Will Probated June 22, 1840
Heirs: Wife, Lana; two
daughters-Betsey Ann and Ellen;
John Henry Conine.
Executors: Wife and brother
Jacob Conine and Leverett Munson
Witnesses: Garwood Tuttle,
James Munson and Henry Conine
EM HALL of Greenville
Will Probated June 8, 1840
Heirs: Four sons, Abraham,
Harvey, William and David; three
daughters, Rhoda, wife of John
S. Gowdin, Polly, wife
of Ambrose Baker and Olive Hall;
grand daughter, Em
Eliza Yeomans; grandsons,
William Hudson Kinsley
and Addison James Kinsley
Executor: Son, David
Witnesses: David Hall, Rhoda Cowdin
and Olive Hall
JOHN PINE. SR. of Cairo
Will Probated July 15, 1840
Heirs: Oldest daughter, Phebe
Miller; second daughter,
Mary Williams; third
daughter, Caty Story; fourth
and youngest daughter, Sarah;
eldest son, John
Pine, Jr.; second son, Daniel.
Executors: Reuben Brundydge
and Richard Brownell
Witnesses: Harry, Joseph and
DAVID VINING of Cairo
Will Probated August 5, 1840
Heirs: Wife, Hannah; eldest
daughter, Polly, wife of James
Brown; third son, David Vining;
daughter Sally and son-
in-law Alexander Drew, her husband;
son Robert; four
youngest children--son Peter Smith
Washington Vining, Sely Jane Vining
Marie Vining; son, Robert.
Executors: Wife and son
Witnesses: Gilbert Vermilyea,
John VanVechten and Morris
John Winnea of Cairo
Will Probated September 14, 1840
Heirs: Wife Polly;
sons, Mathew, John and Richard; Eleanor
M. and John L. Winnea, children of
son Mathew, Grace, Hiram,
John Henry, Abigail, Elsie and
Sarah Jane Winnea, children of
son, John Winnea; daughter
Patty, wife of Albert Hoes;
daughter, Nelly, wife of Lewis
Boughton; daughter Maria, wife
of Jonas L. Mow; sons, Abraham and
Executor: Elisha Blackmar,
Witnesses: Caleb Day, P.A.
JAMES INGALLS of Greenville Will
Probated October 19 1840
Heirs: Wife, Catharine; four
sons, William, Darius, Reuben
and Elihu; daughter Sylvia
Husted; grandson, Joseph Sachet
Executors: William Ingalls
and Thomas Saxton
Ramsdell and Henry Williams
ISAAC VanLOAN of Catskill Will
Probated November 30, 1840
Heirs: Wife, Jane; sons,
William W. and Mathew D.; children
by first wife of Mathew D., Eliza
Isaac and Benjamin VanLoan, Betsey
Ely, wife of David Ely.
Executor: William W. VanLoan
Witnesses: John Adams and
PHILIP A. PINCKNEY of Catskill Will
Probated November 30, 1840
Heir: Charles B. Pinckney
Executor: Charles B. Pinckney
Witnesses: Abel Brace and