New York, Wills, Administrations, & Inventories

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  • Abstract of will of Samuel Sackett of Jamaica, New York.
    Date: 26 Sep 1780.
    Proved: Fort George, New York City, 28 Nov 1780, by Christopher Smith & Cary Ludlow, two of the executors, the witnesses Jacob Sharpe & Samuel Welling having been sworn at Queens County, 25 Oct 1780.
    Source: "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999," digital image, Ancestry.com.
    Testator: Samuel Sackett, gentleman of Jamaica, Queens County, Nassau Island, New York.
    Beneficiaries:
    Wife Mary, use of all household furniture, bed, bedding, linen and woolen, wrought plate, Negro wench Mary, Negro girl Fan, my bay horse and chair, two of my best cows, the horse and chair and cows conditional on her living in the Country. If she chooses to live in the City, the back part of my house in Queen's Street, New York, or if she chooses to live in the Country, £50 a year instead of the apartment in my house in New York. Also one-fifth of income of estate after following legacies to 3 sons.
    Eldest son Samuel, £700 at 21 or on marriage.
    Son Richard, £500 at 21 or on marriage.
    Son Augustus £500 at 21 or on marriage.
    Wife Mary £50 a year for each child living with their mother during their minority.
    Executors to sell stock, farming utensils, and carriages, and rent out farm at Jamaica, as soon as convenient. Estate to be sold after youngest child reaches 21.
    Sons Samuel, Richard, Augustus, & daughter Sophia, one-fourth part each of residue, subject to wife Mary's one-fifth share of income of estate.
    Executors: relation Captain Thomas Lawrence of Newtown, friends James Desbrosses of New York, and Christopher Smith and Cary Ludlow of Jamaica.
    Witnesses: Jacob Sharpe, Charles Welling, Samuel Welling.
  • Abstract of grant of administration of estate of James Sackett of Frederickstown, Dutchess County, New York. Date of will: 19 Mar 1789. Testator: James Sackett of Frederickstown, Dutchess County, New York, practitioner of phisick. Beneficiaries: Mother Hannah Sackett, whole estate during lifetime. Residuary legatees: Nathaniel Sackett, Hannah Baldwin, Joseph Sackett son of Joseph, Deborah Peck daughter of sister Deborah. Executors: Joseph Sackett, Benjamin Peck. Administration granted at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, 4 Oct 1791, to Benjamin Pelton at request of executors and of residuary legatees, Hannah Sackett, Nathaniel Sackett, Hannah Baldwin and her husband Isaac Baldwin Jr, Joseph Sackett, and Deborah Mead and her husband Platt Mead.
  • Abstract of will of William A Sackett of Saratoga Springs, NY.
    Date: 11 Apr 1889.
    Proved: Surrogate's Court, Saratoga Springs, 4 Oct 1895.
    Source: "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999," digital image, Ancestry.com.
    Testator: William A Sackett.
    Beneficiaries:
    Wife Marie Louise, one-fifth of estate.
    Children of deceased daughter Zayde, one-fifth of estate.
    Daughter Zilla, one-fifth of estate.
    Daughter Hattie, one-fifth of estate.
    Son Edward S, one-fifth of estate less $3,000 advanced, to be held in trust for five years by sons-in-law Charles Stone and Charles Duell.
    Executors: sons-in-law Charles Stone and Charles Duell.
    Witnesses: R C McEwen, Lucy Carty.
  • Abstract of Will of Marvin Sackett of New Lebanon, Columbia County, NY. Date: 27 Sep 1901.
    Proved: Surrogate's Court, Columbia County, 26 Feb 1904, to Allen D Sackett, Fanny J Sackett, & Julia B Sackett.
    Source: "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999," digital image, Ancestry.com.
    Testator: Marvin Sackett of New Lebanon, Columbia County, NY.
    Beneficiaries:
    Wife Julia B Sackett, all estate, real and personal, during lifetime.
    Wife Julia, $1,000 to buy a place for heirs of Frederick G Sackett, my oldest son.
    After Julia's death, remains of estate to four children, Allen D, Harry M, Grace J, and Fanny J.
    Administratrix: Wife Julia.
    Executors: Allen D Sackett & Harry M Sackett.
    Witnesses: Henry D Bostwick, Helen E Bostwick, both of New Lebanon.
    Codicil dated 11 Dec 1902: Harry M Sackett has received his full equal share of the remainder of the estate and is not to receive further share. Harry M to be replaced as an executor by Fanny J Sackett.