Simon's Family History


Will  of Dr. Hezekiah Stites 1796   

Stites, Hezekiah, Dr., of Windsor Township, Middlesex County.

To nephew John Stites. Jr. (son of brother John Stites), my plain land on Long Island.

To Miss Sally Hampton, silver cup and mahogany bed and furnishings.

To Miss Anna Maria Hampton, gold watch and trinkets.

To William Wall (son of Dr. John G. Wall), floor carpets.

To Miss Juilian Woodruff, bed with short posts.

Negro boy, Horace to go to Jonathan Hampton until 21., when he is to have 5 and be set free.

To Betsy Chambers and Susan Chambers (daughters of James Chambers, dec'd of Cranbury), all my late wife's wearing apparel.

Nephew, Dr. Hezekiah S. Woodruff, the residue.

Executors - brother, John Stites, Jonathan Hampton and Hezekiah Stites Woodruff.

Witnesses - Hannah Woodruff, Isaac Morse and Lewis Woodruff.

Proved Dec 3 1796. Lib. 35. pg 512.

1796, Dec 6. Inventory 1612.18.6, made by Timothy Brush Jr., and Samuel Disbrow. File 8927-8936L.

New Jersey State Archives :- File NJ 08927(Will)  & NJ 08936 (Inv. 1797)

Source - 'New Jersey Post-Revolutionary Documents - Calendar of Wills 1796-1800'.


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