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1826 Will of Daniel Murphy of Town of Junius, Seneca County, N.Y.



Daniel Murphy

p. 82
The People of the State of New York, By the Grace of God, Free and Independent: To all to whom these presents shall come, or may concern, Send Greeting. Know Ye, That at the town of Ovid in the County of Seneca, on the twenty sixth day of October in the Year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven before William Thompson Esq. Surrogate of our said County, the last Will and Testament of Daniel Murphy deceased, (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed ) was proved, and is now approved and allowed of by us: and the said deceased having whilst he lived, and at the time of his death, Goods Chattels or Credits, within this State, by means whereof the proving and registering the said Will, and the granting adminsitration of all and Singular, the said Goods, Chattels and Credits; and also the auditing, allowing, and final disharging the account thereof, doth belong unto us: the administration of all and Singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits, of the said deceased, and any way concerning his Will, is granted unto William Murphy & Lydia Murphy in the said Will named, they being first duty sworn well and faithfully to administer the same, and to make and exhibit a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the said Goods, Chattels and Credits; and also to render a just and true account thereof , when there unto required.
      In testimony whereof, We have caused the Seal of office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed.
     Witness, William Thompson Esq. Surrogateof the said County, at Ovid aforesaid, the
(L S)       twenty sixth Day of October in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
      twenty Sixth and of our Independence the fifty Seconds.

William Thompson


p. 321-322

(Daniel Murphy's Will)

I Daniel Murphy of the town of Junius Sencea County County, State of New York do make and ordain this my last Will & testament in manner and form following. I bequeath to my brother John Murphy six acres of land in the North East corner of a lot of land prchased by me of Isa Palmer being part of lot number ninety five in the town of Junius aforesaid which six acres are to be laid out in a square as soon as may be. I also bequeath unto my brother John Murphy two cows, six sheep, one feather bed, & bedding and one third of the fruit, yearly and every year, untill he has fruit of his own _ I bequeath unto my daughter Mary Murphy now Montunye the sum of Sixty dollars payable in two years after my decease. to my daughter Hannah D. Murphy now D Camp. I bequeath the sum of Sixty dollars payable in four years after my decease. & to my daughter Elizabeth Murphy now Mills I bequeath the sum of sixty dollars payable in five years after my decease to my loving wife Lydia Murphy I bequeath the use of all the remaining part of my landed property during the time she continues my widow reserving her & his own support but should my said son William Murphy or his wife or any person hired or living with him abuse or ill treat the said Lydia Murphy in words or otherwise then she shall be at full liberty to take the premises into her own hands during her widowhood provided however that said abuse or ill treatment if offered shall be provided to the satisfaction of three men chosen to hear & determine between the parties and their determination shall be final & conclusive, all my landed property that is to say eighteen acres & one quarter of an acre of land being part of lot number ninety five in the town of Junius & the north half of a survey of fifty acres of land purchased of Benjamin Hampton & described in a deed or bequitance given by my brother John Murphy also ten acres of land purchased from said Hampton both pieces of land being part of lot number sixty seven in Junius I bequeath unto my son William Murphy after his mothers widowhood or decease. I also bequeath unto my son William Murphy all my moveable property that is to say all that remains after satisfying my brother for the Item bequeathed to him, I nominate my son William Murphy & my loving wife Lydia Murphy Executor & Executrix of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twelfth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & twenty six.
Daniel Murphy (L. S.)
Signed sealed published & declared by said testator Daniel Murphy as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witness thereto in the presence of said testator.
Richard Dell
Rachel Dell
Mary Dell

(Probate of Daniel Murphy's Will)

Seneca County
Surrogate Office Be it remembered, That on the twenty sixth day of October one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven came Richard Dell & Rachel Dell before me, William Thompson Esq. Surrogate of said County, and being duly sworn deposed and said, That they saw Daniel Murphy in the annexed Will named, Execute the same, and that at the doing thereof, he was of sound and desposing mind and memory, and under no restraint; and that the Deponents saw each other & also Mary Dell subscribe the same, who, together with the Deponents severally attested and subscribed the same in the presence of the Testator.

William Thompson


(Probate of Daniel Murphy's Will continued)

Seneca County
Surrogates Office Be it remembered, That on the twenty sixth day of October one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven came William Murphy & Lydia Murphy Executors in the annexed Will named, before me, William Thompson Surrogate of the County of Seneca, who being duly sworn, deposed, and said, that they verily believed the same to be the last will and Testament of the said Daniel Murphy the Testator therein named; that they would well and truly administer the same by paying first the debts of the deceased and then the Legacies therein specified so far as the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said deceased would thereto extend, and the Law require: that they would make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of the Goods, Chattels and Credits which were of the said Testator at the time of his death, as far as the same have, or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the said deponant; and the same so made exhibit, or cause to be exhibited unto the office of the Surrogate of said County, at or before the expiration of six Calender months, and render a just and true account of Administration, where there unto lawfully required.

Wm. Thompson


Provided by Nina Mack, gr-gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel Murphy, descending from his daughter, Hannah Dell Murphy D'Camp. Daniel Murphy is buried at the Quaker Cemetery, Nine Foot Road, Waterloo, NY.



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