Last Will and Testament
Margaret E. [Hyser] Traver of East Greenbush


This will was recorded in Rensselaer County, NY Surrogate Court Will Book 179, page 351. Probate documents are in
Rensselaer County, NY Surrogate Court Probate File No. 464. Lin Van Buren made the verbatim transcription and submitted it.

Last Will and Testament of Margaret E. Traver of the town of East Greenbush Rensselaer County NY.

I MARGARET E. TRAVER of the town of East Greenbush Rensselaer County N.Y. for my last will and testament provide as follows:

1. After the payment of my just debts and funeral expenses I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate to my executor hereinafter named in trust for my said executor to have and hold said estate and sell and dispose of the said real and personal estate and convert the same into money and then to retain the same, and I direct my executor hereinafter named out of my real and personal estate or the proceeds thereof to pay the income thereof and so much of the principal as may be necessary and all of the principal if necessary for the care support and maintenance of my husband LEWIS P. TRAVER during his life and at his death to pay his funeral expenses out of my estate.

2. After the death of my husband Lewis P. Traver and payment for his care support and maintenance and funeral expenses out of my estate by my executor the rest residue and remainder of my estate I give devise and bequeath one third to my son AUGUSTUS D. TRAVER and one third thereof to my daughter JANE H. VAN DENBURGH and one third thereof to the children of my son WILLIAM H. TRAVER.

3. I make constitute and appoint my son WILLIAM H. TRAVER executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 29 day of October 1896.

Margaret E. Traver {seal}

The foregoing instrument was at the date thereof signed by the said Margaret E. Traver in our presence and she at the same time declared said instrument to be her last will and testament and requested us to sign the same as witnesses and we at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.

S. C. Curran of East Greenbush, N. Y.
W. H. Link of East Greenbush

To the Surrogate's Court of the County of Rensselaer:

The Petition of William H. Traver residing at No. 3 Prospect Place, in the City of Rensselaer in the County of Rensselaer, respectfully showeth, that your Petitioner is the Executor named in the last Will and Testament of Margaret E. Traver late of the County of Rensselaer, Deceased:

The said last Will and Testament of Margaret E. Traver above mentioned relates to both real and personal property, and bears date the 29th day of October 1896, and is signed at the end thereof by the said testatrix and by S. C. Curran and W. H. Link both of East Greenbush Rens. Co. NY

That Petitioner does not know of any codicil to said last Will and Testament, nor is there any codicil to the best of his information and belief.

That the said deceased was, at the time of her death, a resident of the County of Rensselaer, and departed this life at the town of East Greenbush in said County, on the 26th day of November 1897.

Your Petitioner further states that the Husband, all the heirs, and all the next of kin of said deceased, together with their residences, are as follows, to wit:

Your Petitioner WILLIAM H. TRAVER a son of deceased who resides at No 3 Prospect Place City of Rensselaer N. Y.
LEWIS P. TRAVER a husband of deceased who resides at the town of East Greenbush Rensselaer Co NY
AUGUSTUS D TRAVER a son of deceased who resides at the town of East Greenbush Rensselaer Co NY
JENNIE H VAN DENBURGH a daughter of deceased who resides near Cherry Dale in Alexandria County State of Virginia and her post office address is No 3221 M Street Washington D. C.

Dated, Troy, N. Y. March 10th 1898
William H. Traver, Petitioner

[Alternative search values: MARGARET ELIZA HYSER TRAVER, MARGARET E. HYSER, MARGARET HYSER, POLLY E. HYSER, POLLY HYSER, MARGARET ELIZA TRAVER, MARGARET TRAVER, LEWIS TRAVER, LOUIS TRAVER, AUGUSTUS DEWITT TRAVER, AUGUSTUS TRAVER, WILLIAM TRAVER, JANE TRAVER, JENNIE TRAVER, JANE H. TRAVER VAN DENBURGH, JANE H. TRAVER VANDENBERG, JANE H. VANDENBERG, JANE VAN DENBURGH, JANE VANDENBERG, JENNIE H. TRAVER VAN DENBURGH, JENNIE H. TRAVER VANDENBERG, JENNIE H. VANDENBERG, JENNIE H. VAN DENBURGH, JENNIE VAN DENBURGH, JENNIE VANDENBERG.]



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