Two of William C. Holmanís Children Get the Bulk of Their Fatherís Estate
William C. Holman of Millstone township left to his son, John H. Holman, his farm near Red Valley, containing thirty acres and known as the Henderson place and, also left him a woodlot containing 25 acres, known as the Burden lot on the Mount Holly road. To his daughter, Abby Holman, Mr. Holman left the farm known as the Chamberlain farm, on the road from Clarksburg to Hightstown, and also the woodlot which he bought from the Humes girls and which is known as part of the Cox tract. Abby also gets $500 in cash. Five of Mr. Holmanís grandchildren who are the children of his daughter, Catherine A. Haviland, wife of William T. Haviland, get $150 each. These grandchildren are Reuben S. Haviland, John Haviland, Austin Haviland, Abby Haviland and Lizzie Haviland. William T. Haviland himself, and two of his children, Thomas Haviland and Alice Haviland, are each to get $1. All the rest of his estate is to be equally divided between his son, John H. Holman and his daughter, Abby Holman, and they are made the executors of the will. The will was made April 5th, 1900, and Mr. Holman died seven days later. The witnesses to the will were Henry Clay Gravatt, Sadie A Gilhuly and Wilson M. Brown.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, August 1, 1900