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New Jersey Wills - June 30, 1897 - Mrs. Patience Burlew
Dividing Six Estates
Wills Probated At Freehold Last Week
Mrs. Mary H. Taylor's Property Goes to Her Two Children, Mary and Edward - Mrs. Patience Burlew's Estate-Other Wills
Six wills have been probated at Freehold during the past week. All but one of them were wills of women. The wills were those of Mrs. Mary Holmes Taylor of Middletown; Mrs. Patience Burlew of Middletown township; Mrs. Maria Sutphin of Marlboro township; Mrs. Sarah Estell of Greenville; Miss Susan Jefferson of Ocean township and New York; and Joel Woolley of Neptune township.
Mrs. Patience Burlew left to her husband, Jacob Burlew, a half a dozen chairs, a stove, bed, bedstead, four sheets, two pair of pillows and pillow cases, a mirror, carpet and all provisions which might be in Mrs. Burlew's house at the time of her death; also a frame out-kitchen and shop with the privilege of removing it to a lot which she also bequeathed to him for life. At his death the lot is to be sold and the proceeds divided among her children, share and share alike. All her wearing apparel she divided between her daughters and the rest of her estate among all her children. The executor was directed to sell all real estate except the lot bequeathed to her husband and her store goods and to divide the proceeds equally among her children. John S. Tilton was appointed executor. Rutsen S. Snyder and Annie Hackmaster witnessed the execution of the will on March 19th, 1895.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, June 30, 1897
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