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New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817 Record for Mary Robeson - pages 426-427

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This is a reference that gives numerous relations and seems to be a treasure trove of information. That is until one diagrams the information and realizes that it does not fit. Many of the names are the same, but where Catherine Emmens last name is quite sure via the birth records of the children, she cannot be the Catherine Robeson who happens to mary a Nathaniel Westfall as well. Strangely one of Catherine Robeson's sisters, Rachel happens to marry an Emmons adding further confusion to the mix. In the end though, it is unlikely that this will is referencing our Nathaniel Westfall and Catherine.

I have not deleted the reference so that this doesn't get confused again in the future.

1773, Oct. 30. Robeson, Elinor, of Knowlton, Sussex Co., widow of Edward Robeson; will of. Granson, John Quick, son of Thomas Quick, and Rachel Emmons, my eldest daughter, 14 shillings. Daughter, Elinor, the wife of George Morden, Catharine, the wife of Nathaniel Westfall, and my granddaughter, Rachael Mountain, and daughter to the said Rachael Emmons, all that lately purchased land of Anthony George and William Riddle, situate in Knowlton, of 28 1/2 acres, and now occupied by Cornelius Bonscotten. Granddaughter, Rachel Mountain, my riding horse. Daughters, Elinor Morden, Catharine Westfall, Sarah Lowrey, Mary Alberson and Rachel Mountain, household goods. Granddaughter, Mary Westfall, and granddaughter, Catharine Morden, each a spinning wheel. Grandchildren, Thomas Quick's 4 children by Rachel Emens; Elinor Morden's 11 children; Mary Alberson's 6 children, to each one dollar. Granddaughter, Rachel, the wife of Richard Mountain, rest of goods. The money due me from John Lawrey and Cornelius Alberson is to go to the support of said Rachel and her children. Executors-- Robert Allison and Benjamin Depue, of Mount Bethel. Witnesses-- William Wortman, Cornelius Albertson, William Rea.  Proved Nov. 24, 1774.
  1774, Sept. 23. Inventory, £96.19.6, made by Thomas Van Etten and Peter Appelman.
  1776.  Account by Robert Ellison, Jr., acting Executor.
Lib. 16, p. 432; Lib. 16, p. 494.

Linked toCatherine Emmens; Nathaniel Westfall

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