Person:Aaron Writer (1)

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Aaron Writer
d.25 Apr 1855
Facts and Events
Name[1][3][4] Aaron Writer
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 Apr 1776 Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States
Will[3] 25 JAN 1851 Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States
Death? 25 Apr 1855
Probate[3] 11 JUL 1855 Goshen (town), Orange, New York, United Statespetition filed by his son
Probate[3][4] 4 SEP 1855 Goshen (town), Orange, New York, United Stateswill proved

Aaron Writer settled on a part of his father's estate[2] and followed the occupation of his father (farming).[1]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Biography of Theodore Writer M.D., in Ruttenber, Edward Manning, and Lewis H Clark. History of Orange County, New York: with illustrations and biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men. (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1881), before 179.
  2. Ruttenber, Edward Manning, and Lewis H Clark. History of Orange County, New York: with illustrations and biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men. (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1881), 506.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 New York. Surrogate's Court (Orange County). Probate records, 1787-1916 ; Index to Surrogate's records, 1787-1941. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Wills, V: 8–15, FHL #835428 (image 22–25 of 247).

    Dated 25 January 1851. Aaron Writer, of Town of Mount Hope, Orange Co., New York, bequeaths to sons Jasper A., Mathew M., Aaron K., and John F.; daughters Eve Huff (wife of Daniel Huff), Jane Shay (wife of Benjamin Shay), Eleanor Van Allen (wife of Cornelius Van Allen), and Elizabeth Allen (wife of William Allen); and unspecified grandchildren (the heirs of “deceased” daughters Sarah Cortright, Catharine Vandemark, Jemima Depew, Margaret Van Tuyle). Sons Isaac V. and Benjamin N. were given their share of property in a previous article of agreement dated in late 1850/early 1851, and held by Stephen C. Writer. Ex. John F. Writer. Witnesses John K. Davis and David Hulse (both of Mount Hope).

    John F. Writer petitioned the court on 11 July 1855. Afterward citations were sent to the heirs. The will was proved 4 September 1855 by both witnesses. David Hulse said that he was the one who drew up and wrote the will for Aaron.

  4. 4.0 4.1 New York. Surrogate's Court (Orange County). Probate records, 1787-1916 ; Index to Surrogate's records, 1787-1941. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Letters of testamentary, C: 276, FHL #836341 (image 293 of 648).

    Will of Aaron Writer proved on 4 September 1855 before James W. Fowler, at Goshen. The deceased was an inhabitant of Mount Hope. Administration was granted solely to John F. Writer.