In the matter of the estate of MATTHEW PRESSLER of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY:
No petition in the file; however, ABIAR, wife of the deceased, refused to serve as executrix of the estate and signed her renunciation with an X mark.
WILL OF MATTHEW PRESLER/PRESSLER
MATTHEW PRESSLER named his grandson MATTHEW L. PRESSLER. Named his wife, ABIAH PRESSLER. Named his daughter, BETSY PRESSLER. Named his oldest son, JOSEPH PRESSLER. Named his son, JOHN PRESSLER. Named son, MATTHEW PRESSLER. Named son, WILLIAM PRESSLER. Named JANE DUNLAP, wife of JOHN A. DUNLAP. Named AMANDA TAYLOR, wife of JEREMIAH TAYLOR. Named SALLY COLVIN, wife of WILLIAM COLVIN. Named LYDIA HILL, wife of LUDLUM HILL. He appointed his wife, ABIAH PRESSLER, executrix and his friends, MARTIN LIBBIE and MILLER R. LARMOUTH as executors. Sums to JOSEPH PRESSLER; JOHN PRESSLER; MATTHEW PRESSLER; WILLIAM PRESSLER; HIRAM PRESSLER and residue to LYDIA HILL, JANE DUNLAP, AMANDA TAYLOR, SALLY COLVIN and BETSY PRESSLER. Will dated 7 March 1839. /s/ Matthew Pressler
Witnesses: JACOB POWERS of Ellisburgh and ASA CALKINS, of Boylston, Orange Co., NY
Will proved: 14 Jan. 1840.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. A., p. 320.
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