In the matter of the estate of EGBERT TEN EYCK of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 20 April 1844, JOSEPH MULLIN, ESQ., of Watertown filed a petition to open probate as the Executor of the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
REBECCA TEN EYCK, widow of Egbert Ten Eyck, deceased
LYDIA M. MULLIN, wife of JOSEPH MULLIN
ROBERT TEN EYCK
EGBERT TEN EYCK, minor children of the deceased
ANTHONY TEN EYCK of Detroit, Michigan
CATHERINE FOSTER, wife of JABEZ H. FOSTER of Newark, Ohio
WILL OF EGBERT TEN EYCK
EGBERT TEN EYCK named legacy to niece, ANN PIERCE, who had been for some time a member of his family. All personal and real property to be divided between his wife and children, subject to the legacy to Ann Pierce. Named his son, ANTHONY TEN EYCK in Michigan. Named his son-in-law, JABEZ H. FOSTER. Named his daughter, CATHERINE. Named his wife, REBECCA TEN EYCK and son, ANTHONY TEN EYCK, and son-in-law, JOSEPH MULLIN as executors. Will dated: 11 September 1843. /s/ Egbert Ten Eyck
Witnesses: LAWRENCE J. GOODALL and PERLEY G. KEYES, both of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY.
Will proved: 11 May 1844.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. C., p. 208.
NOTE: Egbert Ten Eyck was an attorney, served as a probate judge in Jefferson County and his name appears on many estate files. He also mentions various amounts of money he had advanced to Anthony and Catherine's husband, Foster, which was to decrease their interest in the money divided in the will.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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