Timothy Chapman

Male 1819 -


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  • Name  Timothy Chapman 
    Born  20 Nov 1819  Westbrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Will  21 Feb 1851  Lenox, Madison Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Last Will and Testament of Timothy Chapman Deceased. 2098

      Be it Remembered, That heretofore, to wit: on the 12th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, Timothy Chapman, sole Executor named in the Last Will and Testament of Timothy Chapman late of the town of Lenox in the County of Madison and made application to have the said Last Will and Testament, which relates to both Real and Personal Estate, proved and on such application the said Surrogate did ascertain by satisfactory evidence who were the ____ heirs at law and next of kin of the said testator, and their respective residences, viz. Charlotte Chapman the widow, and Mehitable Bushnell, Electa A. Ely, Susan M. Evans, Harriet L. Hart and Timothy Chapman heirs & next of kin of said deceased and said Surrogate did thereupon issue a Citation in the form of law directed to the widow heirs at law and next of kin above named by their respective names, stating their respective places of residence, requiring them to appear before said Surrogate at his office in the village of Morrisville in said County on the 4th day of February A. D. 1860, to attend the Probate of said Will.

      And afterward, to wit: on the 4th day of February A.D. 1860, satisfactory evidence by affidavit was produced to said Surrogate, of the due service of said Citation in the mode prescribed by law, and on that day, no one appearing to oppose the Probate of such Will such proceedings were thereupon had in said Court afterwards, that the said Surrogate took the proofs of said Will hereinafter set forth, upon this 4th day of February A. D. 1860 and the 18th day of February aforesaid to ________ and he thereupon adjudged the said Will to be a valid Will of Real and Personal Estate, and the proofs thereof to be sufficient, which said Last Will and Testament, and proofs are as follows, that is to say:

      Know all men by these present that I Timothy Chapman of the town of Lenox in the County of Madison and State of New York, farmer, Considering the uncertainty of this life and being of sound mind & memory do make declare and publish this my last will and testament.

      First I give & bequest to my beloved wife Charlott all my household goods to be at her disposal during her lifetime and what is not disposed of during her lifetime to go to my son Timothy.

      Second I give & bequeath to my daughter Electa Ann Ely one hundred dollars to be paid her by my son Timothy. I give & bequeath to my daughter Mehitable Bushnell one hundred dollars to be paid by my son Timothy. I give and bequeath to my daughter Susan Mariah Evans on hundred dollars. And I give & bequeath to my grand daughter Harriet Lavinia Ely one hundred dollars and to my grand daughter Charlott Manerva Ely the sum of fifty dollars.

      I give & bequeath to my son Timothy all the rest and residue of my personal & real estate after paying my debts and the aforesaid legacies and providing a comfortable support for my wifes sister Abigail Jones during her life.

      And lastly I give & bequeath to my son Timothy after paying & providing as aforesaid and performing all things as above provided all the rest and residue of my my(sic) real estate and personal property that I may die seized of or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease to have and to hold the same to him his heirs Executors administrators and assigns forever.

      I do nominate constitute and appoint my son Timothy Chapman Jun. to be the Executor of this my last will and testament.

      In Witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament contained on one sheet of paper to which I have subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 21st day of February 1851

      Timothy Chapman / L.S.

      Signed Sealed declared & published by the said Timothy Chapman as and for his last will & testament in presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness hereto.

      (illegible)Ira Bushnell (L.S.)
      A. Shuman J.P.Merritt Kelsey (L.S.)
    Person ID  I21945  Bryant
    Last Modified  18 Jun 2005 

    Father  Timothy Chapman,   b. 22 Nov 1779, Westbrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1859, Lenox, Madison Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Charlotte Jones,   b. Abt 1789, Westbrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880, probably, Madison Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Oct 1806  Westbrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID  F335  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Maria I.,   b. 1835, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860 
    Married  Abt 1855  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1490  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Jennie,   b. 1830, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1865  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1491  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1819 - Westbrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 21 Feb 1851 - Lenox, Madison Co, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Chapman Family, Chapman, Rev. F. W., A. M., (Case, Tiffany and Company, Hartford, CT, 1854), p.100.

    2. [S219] Bushnell, Bushnell Family Gen., Bushnell, George Eleazer, (Author, Nashville, TN, 1945).


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