Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Wallace Hale's Early New Brunswick Probate, 1785-1835

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Family NameCORY
Given NamesSarah
Was there a Will? Yes
Date of Will1815-02-11
Date Will was proved1816-12-14
Was an inventory completed? Yes
Date of inventory1816-12-14
Abstract references Blacks, Freemen,
Servants and/or Slaves?
Probate is for a woman? Yes
Abstract references a vessel? No
Abstract Parish of Gagetown, Queens County, Widow. Will dated 11 February 1815, proved 14 December 1816. "Far advanced in years." Son Griffin and daughter Hannah Lot 16 in Grimross fronting on the River St. John. Eldest son Thomas CORY £50. Daughter Elizabeth STORY £40. Son Morris CORY the farm in Gagetown. Sons Gilbert and Morris each a bed. Daughter Hannah my wearing apparel. My servant girl Dorithy(sic) with all her Children to be free from slavery "with her bed and bedding and wairing Clothing without any Demands of my Children above mentioned." Sons Griffin and Morris CORY executors. Witnesses: Samuel R. CLARKE, Nathaniel VAIL, Edward S. CORY. Inventory, dated 14 December 1816, listed only a lot of land in the parish of Gagetown appraised at £700 by Thomas CORY and Solomon DINGEE.
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