The following is an abstract of John's will from the Abstracts of Wills On File In the Surrogate's Office: City of New York:
"These Presents Witnesseth that I John Titus of Westbury in the town of Hempstead, in Queens County, Being this 19 day of Sept 1747, well in health. I leave to my youngest son, Richard Titus, 2 cows and calves and all my horses and 8 sheep to be put at use for him until he is 21. I leave to my wife's daughter, Mary Post, my round table and trundle bed. I leave to my wife Mary all the rest of my household goods and L30, now in the hands of my son William, also a negro woman, during her life or widowhood, and then to be sold and the money to be paid to my son Richard. I leave to my eldest sons, John, Jacob and William, all my lands mentioned in their several deeds under my hand and seal. Leaves legacies to his 4 daughters Mary, Philada, Sarah and Phebe. I make my wife and my son Jacobe, executors. Witnesses, Richard Post, Sarah Titus, Benjamin Smith.
Proved, 22 May 1751, Sarah titus being a known Quaker.
Children named in his will:
John, 1st son named
Jacob, 2nd son, co-executor with mother Mary (Post) Titus
William, 3rd son named
Richard, 4th and "youngest of my sons"
↑ 1.01.11.2 James E. Hazard Index, The Records of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends at Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.; Call Number N 452; Volume 3.1; Page 122; ID 71635
↑ William Wade Hinshaw. The Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930, Vol. III. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969- 1977.
↑ 3.03.1 James E. Hazard Index, The Records of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends at Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.; Call Number N 452; Volume 3.1; Page 20; ID 71592
↑ Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Reprinted by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2012, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020.
↑ Weygant, Charles H. "The Sacketts of America: their ancestors and descendants, 1630-1907; pub.1907; e-book image pg.368; online db reprinting by Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005, Provo, UT., USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020.
↑ New York (State). Surrogate's Court (New York County), John Keller, William S. (William Smith) Pelletreau, and New York (State). Prerogative court. Abstracts of Wills On File In the Surrogate's Office: City of New York. [New York: Printed for the Society, 18931913. volume unknown. p. 336
Genealogical Research Library, comp. New York City, Marriages, 1600s-1800s; Vital Record Extracts. Reprinted as "NY City, Compiled Marriage Index, 1600s-1800s by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020. Source text: Sarah Willis and John Titus m. 1695, Wesbury, New York. record marriage id: 2220322388. Reprinted by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Accessed 25 Jan 2020.
WikiTree profile Titus-342 created through the import of Clancy Family 9.ged on Aug 22, 2011 by Shirley Becker. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Shirley and others.
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