Born: 28 Jun 1743
Loc: Dutchess Co., NY
Died: 15 Sep 1822
Loc: Shelby, Orleans Co., NY
Bur: Old West Shelby Cemetery
Christening: 27 Jul 1743 Athens Luth Ch,
Queensbury, Columbia, NY
John Andreas Widerwachs
Mother: Jo Anna Edeli
|Married: Abt. 1770
|Both the Weatherwax and Grauberger families were Palentines.|
Pittstown, Rensselaer Co, NY
1810 Census: Pittstown, Rensselaer Co, NY
1820 Census for Shelby, Genesee Co, NY
|North part of
lots 22 and 25 - 100 acres were articled to Nicholas Smith, Sept.
28, 1811 and deeded to Jacob Weatherwax Sept. 29, 1819.
Lot 26, 338 acres were articles to Josha Park, June 18, 1810. The north end part of this, 288 acres were articled to David Weatherwax, June 19, 1820 and on the same day 50 acres were transferred to Jacob Weatherwax.
In 1811 David, Jacob and Thomas Weatherwax purchased some of the
lands that had been taken up here, and from them the place was known
as Weatherwax Corners.
In the name of God, amen. I Jacob Weatherwax of the town of Shelby, county of Genesse and state of New York ,being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given to God calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed
For all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Cathy, Four Hundred dollars and also the use and occupation of my real and personal estate during her natural life, and at her decease my personal estate to be equally divided between my for sons, excepting my household furniture which is to be equally divided between my three daughters, except my wearing apparel which is to be equally divided between my four sons. I further give and bequeath onto my grandson Christopher Weatherwax, my farm on which I now live
Who shall come into possession of the same at the decease of my wife, and I further give
And bequeath unto my daughter Caty Duryee Two Hundred and Twenty four dollars. And I hereby direct and order the above Six Hundred and twenty four dollars be paid out of my estate by my executor Jacob Weatherwax and David Weatherwax my sons, whom I hereby constitute and appoint the sole executors of this my last Will and Testament, and hereby revoke all former Wills by me made and executed ,declaring this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.
And I do hereby release each and everyone of my children from the payment of all moneys to them advanced as their part or portion of my estate. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight Hundred and twenty two.
Signed, sealed, published & declared as Jacob Weatherwax by said Jacob Weatherwax to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witness in the presence of the testator:
1822 March 22-Memorandum of money advanced to my children and what they are yet to receive, and pay back-
Andrew Weatherwax has recd- $1517.
Genessee County. Be it remembered that on the eleventh day of
November in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and
twenty two, personally came and appeared before me: Ebenezer Mix
,Surrogate of the County of Genessee: Adam Garber and Thomas
Weatherwax , who being duly sworn, declared that they saw Jacob
Weatherwax sign and seal the preceding instrument purported to be
the last Will and Testament of the said Jacob Weatherwax, bearing
the date the twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and twenty two, and heard him publish and
declare the same as his last.
|Old West Shelby
Town of Shelby, Orleans County, New York
WETHERWAX, JACOB JUN 3, 1743 SEP 15, 1822 HUS OF CATHERINE
WETHERWAX, CATHERINE OCT 21, 1751 AUG 9, 1829 WIFE OF JACOB