Will of Thomas Barret - 1788
Real and personal estate. The wife sole executrix.
In the proceedings to prove this will, Nehemiah B. Bassett of Albany City, goldsmith, says, that Richard Dunn and his wife Nancy, sister of Thomas Barret, had children James, Mary, wife of Jacob Salsman, and Sally, wife of Bartholomew Schram ; Peter I. Hilton and wife Jude, also sister of testator, had Elizabeth, wife of William Brown and Margaret, wife of George Brown junior; Daniel Hewson and wife Mary Barret, sister of testator, had Daniel, Thomas, John, Mary, wife of David Melick[,] Burger dec'd, who left widow Nancy (Mary ?) and children William, John and Maria, and that Mary van Kleeck, wife of Richard van Kleeck, Ann, the wife of Casparus F. Pruyn, Elisabeth, the wife of Jacob Lansing, who are the daughters of Robert, the son of said Mary Hewson and Robert Dunn, Thomas Dunn and Peter Dunn, the sons of said Nancy, wife of Richard Dunn, are the heirs of said Thomas Barret.
Albany Co. Records, Wills, I., part 2, p. 75.
first posted: 6/20/08