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ae fellow bondsman, both of Salem Co., N. J., gentlemen.

Salem Wills, Lib. 4, p. 80.

1786, Jaa. 81. WLumm* BemomU of Cohansey, Salem Co., yeoman. Int
Adm*x, Ann Ruffgr, (reliot). Bondsmen — John Wright, John Doe.
Witnesses — Thomas Pa^ett, DanL Mestayer. Lib. 4, p. 108.

1786, Jan. 26. Inventory. £64.6.9; made by Jonathan Mills, Thomas
Pagett

ITSt^ Feb. 96* Rvaiford* J«lUi, of Greenwich, Gloucester Co., yeo*
man. Int. Adm'x, Ann (relict). Bondsmen — Thomas and Jacob Rob-
erts, both of same place, yeoman. Witness— Robert Zane.

Lib. 4. p. 109.

1780. Feb. 11. Inventory, £788.12.0 1-3; made by Alexr. Randall,
Robert Zane.

1748. Nov. 28. Account of William Weatherby and Anne his wife, late
Ann Rumford. Payments to Henry Gray, G^orire Cook, Ganner Cox,
Nicholas Justice, Wm. Vanculln, Gabl. Friend, John Jones, Ellas Thomas,
Willm. Cobb. Michl, Homan. Wm. Griffith, William Harkley, Alexander
Randall, John Stamper, John Burch, Thomas Roberts, Joseph White,
Andrew Hofman. John Stow. Andrew Homan. Okannus Holme. Joseph
Ross. Saml. Shivers. Michael Hofman, Andrew MulUoo, Lawrence HofCman.

1T48» Jaib 18. Rnmalls, William, of Woodbridge, Middlesex Co.,
oordwainer. Int. Adm'x, Sarah Runalls (Reynolds), widow. John
Donham, of Woodbridffe, fellow bondsman. Lib. B, p. 860.

1748-7* Maveh 8. RomIob (R«Byoa)» Beajaiiila» of Somerset Co.
Int. Inventory (£101.4.6) includes ffun^ sword and halbert, one white
stallion. Made by Zebulon Stout and Benjamin Rounsavall.

1747. Dec. 4. Bond of Mary Fish, of Somerset County, widow, as ad-
ministratrix. James Clark, of New Windsor. Middlesex Co., farmer,
surety. Witness — William Coxe. Lib. 6. p. 468.

1766. April 19. Account of Josiah Furman and Mary his wife, late
Mary Fish, and James Clark, administrators of the estate, mentions Noel
Furman. Jno. Chanders. Richard Iverson, Jos. Disborrow. Benjamin
Hedges, Aaron Bateman. William Savaire, Jno. Hoff. Robert Campbell,
Jean Ganno. Thomas Solden, Abraham Striker, Jno. Berrian, Peter Van-
tilberry. Robert L. Hooper. Lewis Charles Fonnel, Thomas Soden, Jack-
emiah Denton, Jno. Norris. Sarah Bryant, Jno. Disbrow, Daniel McCartey,
Jos. Munow (or Murrow), Samuel Nelson, Jno. Berrian. Cornelius Steven-
son, Jos. Disborrow. Jacobus Voras, Jno. Hide. M. Blew. William Bryant,
Zebulon Stout, Andrew Reed. Jno. (3k>rdon, Mary Bryant, Jno. Radell,
Cornelius De Hart. William Phillips. Jno. Cull. Jno. F'ackendal. James
Clark. Peter Moon, John Opdyke. Jno. Johnson, William Slckel. Obadiah
Davison, Thomas Carehart. Jno. Runion. Eliakim Hedger.

1748, Nov. ao. Riuyoa* John, of (Rocky Hill), Somerset Co., yeo-
man. Int. Adm'x, Ann Elisabeth, his widow. Bondsman — Joseph
Freeman of Woodbridffe, Middlesex Co. Lib. D, p. 847^

, , — Vendue List. Richard £^ven. Cumerles Anderson,.

John McCrary. Blicom Hedirer. John Hyde. (George Larson. Avon Van-^
Houk, Charles Saxhous, Nicoles Wecoff, John Folkin, Jeromas Horn, Hen-
drick Vankirk, Lorance VonHook, Joseph Furman. George Coppin. Hen-^
nery Obey, William Bryant, Jerimiah Smith, Jones Wood, Capt. Stouts
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Baojamia An&&tB, Nud Burrte, Hoffh Howell. Hradrfok Luke, Rdbwt
Whood, John duBr<yw, Mary RunyoA,

174^ Nov. 18. Invontory of estate (£129.14.6) includes note from
Dflivid Crosher. bonds from Christlaen Corl, VtaoeMt Runyon. Appraisers
— Pletor Strycker. Hendrick WHsoa. Abeah Co«wenhovwi.

1748. Au^ 28. Account Payments to Doaa Skiler» John BerHen.
Robart Rosboffh, TiKMnas Qfoiies. Thomas Wklieliead, Joseph Dishery,
Eseblon Stoufirht, Lewis Charles Faneuel. Jacob Moon, Thomas Burrows.
Freemon Runyan. Mary Runyan. Abraham Cownover, Caleb Farle. Jon-
athon Hunt, John TUlyer. John Jublart <?). Hinson (?) Runyan. James
Nelson, Benjiman Tomson. Tunis Quick. Dr. Vanuahter. James Hood.
Peter Belyeu. William Oca, Benjiman Doughty. Samuell Ltainard. John
Mack Cray. Theo. Sevems (?), Leffert Waldron. John Hide. John
Heulick.

17d9» Oet, S. Rwnyom* Vta«eat, of Somerset Co., yeoman. Int. Adm'x.
daughter Bllsabeth. Fellow bondsmen — Nathaniel Runyon, James
Campbell of PIscatua. Lib. B, p. 888.

1749, Auff. 81. Inventory. £176.10.2 ; made by Hendrtek WiUson. John
Loder. Francis Hollinshead.

1751. April 26. "John Savage, who married the said Elissbeth Ranyon»"
•to. Account of Bliaabeth Savage, administratrix of VinoeAt Ruayoa.
"Aug. 26, 1749, To cash for a coffin. £1.6.0. Sept 12, 1749. cash paid
for rum at funerall, £1.7.8." etc.

1744-ft, Maveh 7. RanMll, Absakam, of Shrewsbury. Middleaez Co.
Int. Inventory, £73.9.2; made by Samuel Scott and Oeorgre Woolley.

1744-6, March 16. Bond of BCary RusseU. widow, and James Rasaell.
as administrators. Samuel Scott, of Shrewsbury, fellow bondsman.

Lib. D. p. tM.

1760. May 7. Account. Includes payments to John Williams and
Thomas Holmes.

174^ Dee. 4. RaMilU (ReeawlU), J^ha* of Trenton. Hunterdon Co.
Adm*r. Joseph Warrell, Bsquire, of Trenton. Abraham Cottnam, of
Trenton, surety. Hunterdon Wills, 8f& J.

17S8, MaMh 98. Ratherford, AUea, of Saleaa Co. lat • Adm'r, John
JPagrett Bondsman — William Murdook. Both of Salem Cojunty, yeo-
jaan. Witnesses — Abraham Reeves, DanL Mestayer.

Lib. 4. p. 6T.

1786, Aprtt 29. Inventory (£19.16.6) includes shoemalrar's tools. Ap-
l>ralser8 — James Rutherford, Thomas Pagett

173^. May 10. Account includes money paid dement Halt



1744* Nov. 17. Rathevfovd, JaaM«» of Salem Co. lat Adm'r, Sam-
uel Purveyance, of Alloways Creek, store keeper. Bondsmen — Andw.
Gardiner, John Cunningham. Witnesses — Oeor^e Qardiner, Chas.
O. Neill. Lib. 6, p. 96.

1744, Nov. 7. Renimciation of John Cunningham^ Salen Coimty, yeo-
man, nearest of kin to James Rutherford, shoemaker. W it nesse s
Stephen Caxmuok. Chas. O'NeilL

1744, Nov. 12. Inventory, £83.11.9; made by Robt Walker. Aleoer.
Walker.

1744, Jaly 21. Ryereoa, Oeorse, of Bergen Co.; will of. Bldest son.



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JoluL £4M to mw dauc^teiM. If^ry ReadlMT. BlaaAtiift Hall. »n4 tlie
cmidren of d«o«M«d OAOShter, Ann* W^sseU (br n%m« W«m«U).
0«OFCO* BSvert, Luke, Jannitle, Helena, Antje and Mary Son, John
JlreraoB, tho farm on whioh he now Utos at Waarflrrow. Boryen Co.,
exceptlnir the benefit of a brook and 2H acres on the west side and %
acre on the east side, at the most convenient place for buUdlngr a mill.
SonSk Qeorve and Luke, the two lots on which I now live at Par-
^uanaok, 3eriren Co., bounded N. by Henry Brockholst. W. by Par-
quanaok River, a by Ifarffrat Mead, B. by rear line of Parquanaok
Patent; the S. part to son George, the N. part to son Luke; also the
meadows at the Bast end of the said lots; also my two lots in the
Precinct of Parquanack, Morris Co., one of the said lots on a broek
called Beaver Pam, bounded N. by Gyles Mandefleld, S. by land of
the late John Mandefleld, W. by Abrm. Vantine and Brant Jacobus,
joininiT B. the lot of Saml. Berrien and so between the top of the
Mountain and the ffreat meadow. A tract held in partnership with
Derrick Dey In the precinct of Parquanack, Morris Co., at the upper
«nd of the Plain at the west side of the S. line shall be sold, with my
personal estate, to pay debts. The overplus, if any, to be divided Into
^iffht equal parts and ffiven to sons John, Martin, Oeorse, Luke,
dauflrhters Mary, Blandina, Blisabeth and the eigrht children of my
■dauffhter Anna, deceased. Bxecutors — sons. John, George and Luke.
Witnesses — Joseph Bartram, Jacob Mead, Henry Mandefleld. Proved
29 March, 1749. Lib. B. p. 288.

1741v April 99. Ryle» James* of Cohansey, Salem Co., sent. ; will of.
Bon, James, and his first born son, all my lands during their life time;
sfter their decease to sons Johii> Thomas and Joseph Byle, who shall
have' the moveable estate. Bxecutors — son, Jamss. and Benjamin
Daris. Witnesses — ^William Bllark, Mary Davis, Bster Davis. Proved
8 June, 1748. Lib. 4, p. 8|f -

1748, June 8. Inventory, £54.1.10 ; made by Nathaniel Whitaew. Abra-
ham Smith.

ITSSt Oct. as. Ryley, Patrick, of Piscataway, Middlesex Co. Int.
Adm'x, Mary Ryley, the widow. Aaron Faitout, Sea'r, of Perth
Amboy, fellow bondsman. Lib. C, p. 888.

1788-9, Jan. 17. Bond of William Jones and Anne Jones, his wife. 9M
administrators, the widow being: deceased. James Thomson and John
Brown, fellow bondsman, both of PisoaUway. Witne o s o s ■ Simon Walker,
Neal Macsusan. Ub. C, p. 270.

17S0W F«b. 96* Salmt* Herevles, of Gloucester Township and Co.,
yeoman. Int. Adm*x, Rebecca (relict). Bondsmen — Joslah Albert-
-son and Jacob Roberts of said county, yeomen. Lib. 4, p. 198.

1789-40, 12 mo. (Feb.), 22 da. Inventory. £71.07.8; made by Joseph
Tomlinson, Josiah Alberson.

1749, Jwly s. Salder, Alexander* of Burlingrton Co. Int. Adm'r,
Cliarles Tonkin. Charles How, fellow bondsman. Both of City of
Burllnffton. Lib. 6, p. 888; Lib. 7, p. 99.

17d6-IU Mas«h IJL S«le <MUee>» Paalel* of Blisabeth Town, Bssex
Co.. yeoman; will of. Wife, Orselea. Children — John, Mary, Martha,
Rebecca, Sarah, Hannah and Daniel. Real and personal estaU. Bx-



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•cutors— «on-in-law, James Collie, Joseph Offden and Samuel Meeker.
WitneMea— Sarah Roaa, John Ross, Mary Rom. Prored Sept. S8, 174C.

Lib. D, p. 404.
1746, Sept 27. Inventory, £72.15.11; made by Bdward Sale and John
Ogden.

17<M» Oct. 14. Sale* Thoauw* of Deptf ord, Qlonoester Co., laborer. Int.
Adm'r, John Sparks, yeoman. Bondsman — John Marshall, of same
place, blacksmith. Witness-— John Davis. Lib. 7, p. St.

1749. Aucr. 1. Inventory, £8.6.10; made by John Tredway and John
Davis.

174S* Avff. 16. Salmave* Jokn Peter, of the Borouffh of Elisabeth,
Bssex Co. Int. Adm'x, Sarah Salnave, the widow. Thomas Hill and
John Salnave, fellow bondsmen. Witnesses— Gershom Higrgrins, Rob-
ert Hine. Lib. D. p. 70.

17a8» Oct. 8. Saltar, BIlBabctb, of Freehold. Monmouth Co.; will of.
Lands in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to be sold, except 60 acres on
the Neck, at lower end of* husband's plantation and small piece of
land and the house testatrix lived in at the Iron Works. If suffici-
ent. £10 apiece to dausrhters, out of the 100 acres of land ffiven testa-
trix by her father. Daughters — Sarah. Lucy. Lidy and Blisabeth.
Executors — friends and brothers, Elisha Lawrence, John Lawrence,
John Emley. Richard Saltar. Jr. Witnesses — Robert Lawrence, Eb-
enezer Saltar. James Tapscott. Proved August 20. 1741.

1747-8* 1 mo. (Mar.), 17 da. Sandem, John, of Woodberry Creek.
Gloucester Co.. husbandman; will of. Wife, Blisabeth, sole executrix
and to have whole estate to bring up my children. Witnesses —
William Wilkins. John JefTeris, William Wood. Affirmed 12 April,
1748. Lib. 6. p. 503.

1748, 2 mo. (Apr.). 6 da. Inventory (£602) includes books, boat and
sails, oxen and cows. Appraisers — John Wilkins, William Wood.

1748-9, Feb. 16. SaaderMta, Bsbert, of Newark, Essex Co., yeoman;
will of. Children — Waallens, John and Peter Efirbertson. Elsie (wife
of Cornelius Deremus, Jun'r) and Antie Effbertson. Land bought of
executors of Joseph Wheeler. Joining land of Nathaniel Crane. Exe-
cutors — my three sons. Witnesses — Reiner VanOiesen, Peter Oarmo,
Jon'n Sergeant. Proved Aug. 7. 1749. Lib. E, p. 819.

1740, Nov. 6. Sandford, Peregrine, of New Barbadoes. Bergen Co..
yeoman: will of. Wife. Fiety, the whole estate for bringing up and
educating the children; if she marries, to enjoy same until youngest
child will be 18. "By reason of my son. William Sandford, being de-
prived of one of his arms, he shall have £60 for his education at the
discretion of the executors." Rest of estate to be divided equally
among five children, Enoch, William, Jane, Aphie, Elisabeth. Ex-
ecutors — wife, Fletye, brother Michael Sandford, and John Low.
Witnesses — Jonathan Sergeant, John Cochran, Thos. Turner. Proved
14 June, 1760. Fietie Sandford qualified as executrix. Renunciation
of John Low and Michael Sandford. Witness— Usall Ogden.

Lib. E. p. 488.

1782, Feb. M. Sandford, William, of New Barbadoes Neck, Bergen
Co.. yeoman: will of. Son, Richard, % of cedar swamp in Bergen Co.,



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between the rivere Pasayack and Hackinsack, with that tract of
meadow between the cedar swamp and Hackinsack River, begrinninff
at Ponka Kill, running to the swamp, thence by the side to Kingrs-
land'8 line, thence to Hackinsack River, etc Daugrhters, Frankie,
Jenne and Anna (all under agre) the other half of the cedar swamp,
with the remaining: part of the meadow. Wife, Mary, to have, ab-
solutely, personal estate and 100 acres at Rahway, Essex Co.. bought
of Mr. William Robinson, by deed dated 24 February, 1720; also the
use of the cedar swamp and meadows ffiven to Richard, until he will
be of agre. Executors — wife, Mary, John Kingr and Richard Bradberry.
Witnesses — Jno. Cooper, Oisbert VanEmburffh. Maria Tomasson.

1782, Feb. 24. Codicil. Wife, Mary, may dispose of the land and use
interest for the maintenance of herself and the children. 6 shilling to
each of my sons, William, Michael. John. Peregrine. Robert and Peter.
Witnesses — John Hill. Francis Harrison, Johannes Van EJmbureh. Proved
16 April. 1788. Mary Sandford and John Kins qualify. John Stagg,
surety. Witnesses — John Brown. Ragel Klnge.

1783, Apr. 16. Affidavit of Francis Harrison, aged 89 years, who wrote
the codicil. Names daughter Sarah as being overlooked, etc.. by his
error. Lib. B, p. 416.

1X40* Feb. 22. Sandford. William, of New Barbadoes Neck, Bergen
Co.. yeoman; will of. Only son, William, my plantation (300 acres)
and 150 acres of meadow on the eastward part. If he dies without
lawful heirs, said land and meadow to be divided equally among my
surviving children. Wife, Catherine, to have the use of same during
widowhood. Residue of my meadows on New Berbadoes Neck to be
divided equally between wife and daughters, viz: Mary, Benington,
Sarah, Elizabeth, Francis, Rachel and Catherine. To said wife the
grreat Bible, and to daughter Sarah the silver tankard. Executors —
John Low and John Vanderpool. Witnesses — James Still, John Sand-
ford, Jon. Sergeant. Proved 7 April. 1750. John Vanderpool re-
nounces and John Low qualifies. Witnesses — James Still, Elipt.
Johnson. Thomas Ailing. ^ Lib. E. p. 408.

1750» May 31. Sandford. William. Jnn*r. of Essex. Co. Int. Bond
of Samuel Plum, principal creditor, as administrator. James Nichol-
son, fellow bondsman. Both of Newark, Essex Co. Lib. E. p. 440.

1789, Mareh 27. Sarjant. John, of Perth Amboy. Middlesex Co.. Inn-
keeper. Int. Adm'x, Slssell Sarjant. Robert Hude, fellow bonds-
man. Witnesses — Robert Lane, Eze. Bloomfield. Lib. C, p. 268.

17S4. Jnne 7. Sattertliwalte. Oeorse. of Burlington, Burlington Co..
glasler. Int. Adm'x, Rebecca Satterthwalte. widow. John Doe and
Richard Roe, fellow bondsmen. Lib. 3. p. 411.

1724. Marcli 2. Sattertliwalte. Isaac, of Salem Town and Co.,
weaver; will of. Wife, Phebe. during life, house and plantation In
the Town of Salem where I dwell; also profits of a tract of land on
Cows Neck that I purchased of the Proprietor, Penn; also 20 acres
oC marsh that runs to Margate's lane. 2^ acres of meadow joining
Peter Carmack's land, and 16 acres of woodland joining Richard
Oaven's; all of which shall be my son Isaac's at her decease. Also
he shall have, when 21, 120 acres of upland and marsh In Cows Neck,
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P^tet Bard, fisq., t>n the payment of £10B, the purchlibe mohey. Wife,
l*helK», and dauffhters, Anne, llebecca, Sarah and llari^ate, t«> have
etinally residue of persbnal estate when they arrive at 21. itticecu-
tl>r8 — wife, and son Isaac Witnessen^Phihp ChetWood, William
fhompson, Danl. Mestayer. Ptoved 18 Dec, lt87. Lib. 4, p. 141.

1787. Dec. 26. Inventory (it2t.l^A%) includes cash in the house,
£l8fi.».9; cattle, £162.14; debtors— Dihah Bard. Thos. Rives, Joseph
Glregory, Jane Stow, John Thompson, fMward Trenchard. Htcholas Oasels,
Joshua Nicholson. Appraiser»^^Wm. Hancock, Clement HaU.

1741, ttk Aay* ted m: (Apr.). Satterfftwalte, Maiy* of Chester-
field, Burlington Co.; will of. Children— Hichard, Anne, Jonathan and
David. Anne to be placed with iDliz'b Watson to be a ''taylorfo."
Jonathan to be with Joseph Bustill, and David with John Sykes, each
until they are 17. Real and personal estate. Executors — fftend
Joseph Burr, and bro.-in^law Michael Buffin. Witnesses — ^Michael
Vanroon, Jos. Reckless. Proved May 4, 1741. Lib. 4, p. Bit.

1741, April 28. Inventory, £875.8.8; made by John Buffin and tsaac
DeCow, medius. Includes ne^ro man and giH, £63.

1781, aetli day, 6tli mo. <Aiig.). Sattertliwalte, William, of Chester-
field. Burlln^on Co. ; will of. Wife, Martha. Children, Samuel, William and
darah. 220 acres 1 bought of Qeoi*ge B^orris, and 14 acres 1 bought Of
John Dennis, both in Mansfield. 86 acres I bought of Allen Wbod In
New Hanovef, and 100 acres in Nottingham given me b:i^ William
diddle. Executor — son Samuel. Witnesses — Richat*d French, Mat-
thew Forsyth, Jos. Reckless. Proved Oct. 12, 1747, at Which tfmtt
Matthew Forsyth and Richard Ftench are both deceased.

Lib. 6, p. 86«.

17411, JvBe », 9». Sattertftwatte, Wllliam, of Mansfield, Burlingtott
Cb., yeoman. Int. Inventory, £1075.5.8; made by John Buffin and
Isaac DeCow, medius. Includes debts of Benjamin Tallman, Jacob
DeCow, Mathew Forsith, Henry Brown, Daniel Bacon, BenHtkttfn
Wright, Micajah How, Robert Wright. Jb,c<^ Wyss, BdWard HaitaM,
Bber DeCow, John Maulsby, Thomas Thompson, Darby Coneley,
Francis Fowler, JBtephen Wright, Jbhn Newland» Isaac Ivlns, Robert
W«bb, Charles Tbnkin, Hugh Hill, Samuel C^Hlto, Jdhn Mlddleton.
J^mes Cruse, Joshuay Quicksi^l; also negfo m4n, WtMMan and girl,
£95.

1740, July 17. Bond bf Adm'x, Mary ^ttetthwaite, widow. John
B^ilTfin and Michael Buffin, both of Mansfield, yeomen, fellow bondsmwi.

Lib. 4, p. t4f.

174«, Oet. 16. Saatter, Michael, of Woodberry Creek, Gloucester Co.;
win bf. Legacies to Charles Sautter of Cohah«ey Creek, Christian
Nads6ll bf Alloways Creek, LodoWick. son of LodoWlok Hauh, MIohael,
son of Christopher Cook, Elias Cook. Residue bf eaUte to filinabeth
Sanders. Executors — John Wilkins and William Wood. Witnesses —
Wm. Wilkins, Mary Wllklns, James Chatting. Aflirmed 7 Aug., 1160.

Lib. 7, p. lt».

17B0, 5 mo. (July), 28 da. Inventory, £160.15.4; nMtde by Wm. Wldr-
Inb, John Hues.

•^■^ , -^ — , —. Account. Moneys paid James Wood, Thos. CMnftnt,

Jbhn Ladd, Joseph Stiattergood, Wm. Wilkins. DOroae Hubs. NUthan Lbld,
Honhour Flemon. John Ramboe. Qarret Dewees, Samuel Cheiftftr, AMAt«W
Sloan, Elisabeth Sanders, Charles Sautter, J^hn MaMhall, Wm. Wood. JnA.
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irSS» l»eft. 49b fl#T«r» Jacob, of Penns Neck, 6al«yn Co., j&ommm
Int. Adm'z, Rhina Savoy. Bondsmen — Slnlck Sinicker, Thomas Mllofl.
All of said County. Witnesses — Elias Cottine:, Dan. Mestayer.

Lib. S, 9. MO.

1782-S, Jan. tt. InTentory, £63.4.4; made by Sinnlck Sinntdcbr. Tho6.
MUos.

irSS» 8c9t. ML toattOBt Wllltaai, 8r^ of FreehoM, Monmouth Co.,
FoovMin; will of. Wife, Anne. Children — William (eldest ion), Dah^
iel, Peter, Charles, James, flarah, Anne, Charity, Jemima, Elisabeth
a»4 Rebecca. Executors — wife, brother-in-law Strineram, son Wll-
Itam and friend John Steward. Witneeees — Thomas Shaw, David
Lil|»pincott and Joshua Wright (a Quaker). Proved Nov. 11, 17M.

Ldb. t, p. «1».

1782, 2«th d.. 8 mo. (Oct). Inventory (£216.S.6) UicladeB fowling
piece, cooper's tools and weaver's loom. Made by John Kbiff, Tbomais
I>ouirhty, Joshua Wright.

ITdO^ March 2. Bayve, A»aat— , Btoq^ aad DavM g lwylmr *^ both of
Oreenwich Township, Cnmberlahd Co., sruardlans of John and Hannah
Ifallinff, infants of 14 years and upwards, childnen of John Wallinv,
ImCe of the same county. Witnessee— -Stephen Ayets, EHlato Oottinv.

Cumberland Wills, M F.

174a» FMb. tt. 8ay«e» David* of Cohansey, Salem Co., h\isi>andttail;
Will of. Wifls, Ruth. Son, David, at the tanarriave of the widow to
liav% all ny lands and 16 acres of meadow purchased of Sphraim
Beeley, he payinc £16 to my sons Daniel and Williain, when they will
be 21. Son, Thomas, the loem and taekllnsi worsted, comb, cattle and
•ervice of my apprentice, Thomas Ryley. Son, James, at 21, H of
tlie saw mill with the lands and meadows thereto. Dangrhters —
Hannah Dayton, filenor, Ruth, BCary and Prudence when 16. Ehcecu-
torp — wife, Ruth, and eldest son, David. Witnesses — Job fiayre,
Nathaniel Whitacar, Jeremiah Buck, Jehiel Wheeler. Proved tf
ApHl, 1742. Lib. 4, p. 864.

1742, April 9. Ihventory (£412.1.1) includes 66 head of cattle, sheep,
hose and colt. Appraisers — ^Thomas Pagett, Btosee Shepherd.

174D-1» Feb. IC flayte, Bavld» Beaier, of Cohansey, Salem Oo.,
yeoman; will of. Sons— David (eldest) five shilllnffs; Job, the planta*
tton I live on. Dauffhters — Dorothy Pa«rett (eldest), Hannah Plukn-
mer. Christian Muif^rd, Rebecca (Selaepse, and Anne Sayre. (H'attd-
dattffhter, Mary Plaits. Executor — son-in-law, Thomas Pagr^tt. Wit-
BSMes — Alexander Maccoy, Nathan BacoA, Moses Pagett. Proved 6
jytc, 1744. Lib. 6, p. 66.

1744, Nov. 26. Inventory, £60.6.7 ; made by Richard Butcher, Jonathan
Platts.

ITdtt May 14. Sayre, Bphtalm* of Elisabeth Town, Essex Ck>., car-
penter. Int. Blisabeth Sayre, the widow, renounces right to ad-
minister. In favor of Bbeneser Sayre, brother, and Lewie MiilfbiiA,
principal creditor. Witneesee— Joseph Wllllbms, Jbnathan BayriB,
MdWaTd Orifflnir, Thomas Chapman. Bond of Ebenexer Bkyre kfod
Lewis Mulford. Joseph Williams, fellow bondsman. WItneee —
JMriah Broadwell. Lib. D, p. 886.

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4l6 NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS

JoMph Lintoy, John Rjulley, JoMph Hetfleld. Made by John Stils. JoMph
Cory.

1TM» Jam. St. Sayre, Jaaftea, of Elisabeth Town, Essex Co.; will of.
Cousin, Benjamin Price, Jun'r, of Elisabeth Town. Nephews — ^ESsekiel,
Benjamin and James Sayre, sons of brother Job Sayre, of Southamp-
ton. County of Suffolk, New York. Brother Job to care for estate
until nephews come to a^e. Real and personal estate. Executors —
wife, Sarah, and friend Benjamin Price, Jr. Witnesses — ^David More-
house, Benjamin Meeker, Samuel Whitehead. Proved Oct. 24, 1782.

Lib. B, p. SOf.

1797, Dee. 14. 8ayre» Jeaathaa, of Newark, Essex Co.; will of.
Daughter, Hannah Sayre, executrix and sole legatee. Real and per-
sonal estate. Witnesses — Benjamin Co, Caleb Sayre, Abigail Co.
Proved June 22, 1782. Hanna Offden, late Hannah Sayre, and John
Offden qualify as executors. Lib. B, p. 286.

17a«, Sept. 12. Sayre <Sayers). Rlckard, of Salem; will of. Sisters
— Mary Pledger, wife of John Pledgrer, Junior, £10 and one ffreat
iron pot, flTiven to my brother, Joseph Sayres, deceased, by my mother;
Ann Johnson, likewise. Legracies to brother, Robert Johnson, at 21;
cousins Richard, Thomas and Job Butcher (sons of Richard Butcher,
livinff at Stoe Creek). James, son of James Vance, carpenter of
Maningrton, and Tompson and Ruth Sayres (at 21). Richard Butcher
to have my Proprietary Rights, excepting lot of land in town of
Salem (purchased from Abiel Caril of Cohansey, fflasier), which shall
be for his son John when 21. Interest of £20 for propaffatingr a free
school in Salem for the education of the children of Friends. Execu-
tor — uncle. Richard Butcher. Witnesses — Joseph Ooodwin. Erasmus
Fetters, Joseph Carroll. Affirmed 18 Dec, 1788. Lib. 4. p. 181.

1738, Dec 19. Inventory (£208.16.6) includes horse, chest of books.
"Rume reced. from the West Indies.'* Appraisers — ^William Willice. John
White. Clemt. Hall.

1741, Nov. 6. Account. Mentions Hannah Smith, William Chandler,
Israel Potter, John Smith, Junr.. Eklward Trenchard. Vaylie Hunnell.
Philip Chetwood, Leonard Gibbon, Jonathan Walmsley. Phebe Sat-
terthwaite, Mary Willis, Jam. (^aruthers, Eklward Shepherd, John Goodwin.
John Efflinffton, Nicholas Gibbon, Wm. Handcock, Joseph (jk>odwin, David
Fitsrandolph, John Steward, Elisabeth Jones, John Turner, John Phillips,
Rebecca Sherrin, Wm. Crabb, Wm. Burroughs, Mary Ck>leman, John Pled-



Online LibraryWilliam Nelson New Jersey Historical SocietyCalendar of New Jersey wills, administrations, etc, Volume 30 → online text (page 52 of 85)