In the matter of the estate of RUFUS SPENCER of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
No petition to open probate in the file.
WILL OF RUFUS SPENCER
RUFUS SPENCER named his daughter, SALLY WHITNEY, wife of NASH? WHITNEY of Morisstown, St. Lawrence Co., NY. Named son, DAVID SPENCER. Named son, CHRISTOPHER SPENCER. Named son, GARDNER SPENCER. Named daughter, ANNA KEYS, wife of RILEY KEYS, deceased, late of Watertown. Named his daughter, HULDAH MATTHERS, wife of ASAPH MATTHERS of Watertown. Appointed JOHN ADAMS of Watertown as executor of his will.
Will dated 23 May 1837. /s/ Rufus Spencer
Witnesses: L. BURCHARD and L. G. HOYT, both of Watertown, NY.
Will proved: 7 December 1837
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. A., p. 256.
NOTE: Rufus Spencer was born 1753 in E. Greenwich, Kent Co., RI. He died 14 July 1857 at 84 years at Watertown, NY. His wife, Eleanor, was born 1761 and died 9 July 1828 at 67 years, also in Watertown. See the Fonda List of Rev. War. Veterans of Jefferson Co., this site.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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