Columbia County,

New York

Deed & Wills

[Transcribed from SAMPUBCO COPY

 by Bruce and Meredith Smith, 15 May 2006]



John Smith


Will Book, Stockport Vol. T, page 752. 


     Record of the last will and testament of John Smith, late of the Town of Stockport, Columbia County, NY deceased, as a will valid to pass real and personal property, together with the proofs relating thereto, taken in the Surrogate court of the County of Columbia, NY, and the decree admitting said will to probate.  Recorded December 10th 1891.

      I, John Smith of the town of Stockport, County of Columbia and State of New York, make this my last will and testament.

      First:  I give, devise and bequeath all my estate both real and personal to my sister Rachel Smith. 

      Second:  I appoint my brothers Isaac Smith and Jacob Smith sole executors.

      Third:  I hereby revoke all former wills made by me.

      In testimony whereof, I the said John Smith have subscribed my name, and affixed my seal this ___  ____ in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty two.

                                                                        John Smith (L.S.)

Signed, sealed, published in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.

      Edward C. Chittenden,

      Thomas Pilling