In the matter of the estate of ABRAHAM BECKER of Lyme, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 20 October 1842, WILLIAM CARLISLE of Lyme, petitioned to open probate on the estate and that he had been appointed executor in the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
MARY BECKER, widow of Abraham Becker, deceased
MARTIN A. BECKER
PETER P. SCHUYLER
HESTER VAN DOREN
JOSEPH VAN DOREN
LEAH H. BECKER, all residing in Lyme, NY
SARAH SCHUYLER and PHILIP SCHUYLER of Salina, Onondagua Co, NY.
CATHERINE McDUFFY and WILLIAM McDUFFY of Glen, Montgomery Co, NY
MARIA TITUS and LEONARD TITUS of the State of Ohio, residence unknown.
WILL OF ABRAHAM BECKER
ABRAHAM BECKER named his wife, MARY. When his daughter, LEAH HARRIET should marry that her support out of the farm would cease. Named his son, MARTIN. On the death of Martin, then equally divide estate to the children of his daughter, SARAH, wife of PHILIP SCHUYLER; to children of daughter, ELIZABETH, wife of PETER SCHUYLER; to children of daughter, HESTER, wife of JOSEPH VANDOREN; to children of daughter, ANN, wife of CHRISTOPHER DINGMAN; to children of daughter, MARIA, wife of LEONARD TITUS; to the children of daughter, SARAH, wife of STEPHEN WHITING; to children of daughter, LEAH HARRIET, should she marry and have children; to the children of son, MARTIN, should he marry and have children; to children of daughter, CATHERINE, wife of WILLIAM McDUFFY. Appointed his son-in-law, PHILIP J. SCHUYLER of Salina, Onondagua Co., NY and WILLIAM CARLISLE of Lyme as executors Will dated: 4 March 1842. /s/ Abraham X Becker, his mark
Witnesses: PETER WALDRON and JOHN C. CARLISLE of Lyme, NY
Will proved: 12 December 1842.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. B., p. 498.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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