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66. Jacob* RUSSELL660,913,914,915,916,917,918,919,920 signed a will on 10 Jul 1826 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB.660,921 "In the Name of God Amen I Jacob Russel of Kingsclear in the County of York and Province of New Brunswick being of sound and disposing mind and memory but considering the uncertainty of life do make publish and declare this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say I do give devise and bequeathe unto my dear beloved wife Elizabeth the sum of three hundred and sixty five pounds lauwful money of the Province aforsaid to be levied and paid by my executor out of my Estate real and personal with the sole use and benefit of all my Estate real and personal as aforsaid during her life. I do give and bequeath unto my son John Russel the sum of ten pounds and his two children William and Sarah five pounds each. I do further give and bequeath unto my dutiful son William Russel two hundred pound to his son Jacob William lid(?) ten pounds: and his two daughters five pounds each. To Jacob Russel one hundred pounds. Mary Russel twenty pounds. Phebe widow of the late Robert Turner one hundred pounds. Betsey Russel one hundred pounds. Hannah Beals four children five pounds a piece. George Turners three children five pounds a piece. Charlotte Turner ten pounds. Solomon Vail thirty pounds. Mary Russel Samuel's daughter twenty pounds. Daniel and George Russel ten pounds each, lawful money as aforesaid to be paid by my Executors within a reasonable time after the decease of my said wife Elizabeth. And I do give devise and bequeath the all the remainder of my Estate both real and pursonal, (sic) after the aforesaid bequests are paid with my just debts unto my dutiful son William Russel. And I do hereby nomninate constitute and appoint my wife Elizabeth, Executor and my won William Russel and my worthy Friend John Allen Esquire Executors of this my last will and Testament hereby revolking all former and other Wills and Testaments by me at any time heretofore made and I do declare this to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof to this my said last Will I have set my hand and affixed my seal the tenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
Signed Jacob Russell (note:
in a shaky hand he used two 'l's whereas the scribe used one)

Signed sealed, published and delivered by the said Jacob Russel as and for his last will and Testament inthe prescence of us, who at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each(?) other have here unto set our names as witnesses
Signed Mc Campbell
Coames Tinmme (?)
James Campbell"

First page registered 3 Oct 1827, registered finally 21 Apr 1830.
He died on 27 Jun 1827 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB. He had his estate probated on 15 Oct 1827 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB.922 Administrator: William Russell He was born.923,924 Waters gives his birth in Windsor, Ct in 1746, but this is a different Jacob Russell or Rossel, who was born in Kingston, CT, married Esther Dunham 28 May 1772 and died in Ohio! This other Jacob Russell's siblings were born in Windsor. He was Anglican. Freeholder, New Marlborough, Ulster Co., NY, 1767 assessed 15 shillings. A Jacobus Russell living near the Pawls, Ulster Co., NY 2 Jun 1777 gave 600-800 sterling counterfeit money to Jonathan Wood to buy a farm for him. A loyalist. Lieutenant in the New Jersey Volunteers. Land confiscated in New Marlborough, Ulster Co., NY. Settled first Sheffield, Sunbury Co., NB, then Kingsclear, York Co. Petitioned for a lot in Bilisle Bay, NB on 7 Nov 1785, abandoned by Benjamin Walker. On the 19th of Nov, this was granted on the condition that Walker had actually left.. Bought a lot in Kingsclear west of Col. Isaac Allen. Received lot 20 as a grant. Granted lot 17 (180 acres) next to his son Jacob ,Jr. who had Lot #18 (also 180 acres) on 13 Jan 1787 from King George III. On 10 Jan 1789 he, with Israel Perley, Jabez Newers, Samuel Newes and Samual Peabody petitioned the governor to not grant the land on which their sawmill and grist mill lay, in Maugerville and Sheffield, Sunbury Co. NB, to any new people as it would jepardize their mills and livelihood there. And this was agreed to by the government.

He administered along with William Russell, the estate of one Samuel Russell, of Kingsclear in, 1817, probably his son, who died at age 35 in 1816.. Jacob* RUSSELL and Elizabeth15* were married about 1765 in , , NY?.

67. Elizabeth15*652,660 was born on 13 May 1750 in NY?. She signed a will on 7 Jul 1827 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB.925 " In the name of God, Amen. I Elizabeth Russell, of Kingsclear, in the County of York, and Privince of New Brunswick, widow, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, but weak and feeble of body, and considering the uncertainty of life, do make, publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. That is to say I do give and bequeath unto my dutiful and affectionate daughter Hannah Veal, the sum of Fifty pounds lawful money, and to my affectionate grand daughter Catherine Turner the sum of Ten pounds lawful money as aforesaid to be paid by my executor within a reasonable time after my deceasek and all the remainder of my estate, both real and personal, I give and bequeath fto my dutiful son William Russell aforesaid, sole executor of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof to this my last Will, I set my hand and affixed my seal the seventh day of July in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and twenty seven (7 July 1827) Elizabeth Russell

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Elizabeth Russell as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request and in the presence of eah other have hereunto set our names as witnesses. John Dow, John Allen, George Waters"

Executed on 4 Feb 1832 by her son William. She died on 20 Aug 1827 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB. She had her estate probated in 1832 in , York Co., NB. Bequeathed 365 pounds by her husband Jacob in his will of 10 July 1826. He died only a few months before she did. Evidently she was Illiterate as she had her will read over to her and this was recalled by John Dow at the time that it was executed pm 4 Feb 1832. Children were:

i.

John RUSSELL652,660,926 was born on 23 Nov 1766. He was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 as an adult with several others. He died on 2 Apr 1875 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB. Possibly the John Russell who was granted 198 acres (Lot 8) in Waterborough Parish on 30 Jan 1787 by George III, along with three Esterbrooks and his father Jacob and brother Jacob. Bequeathed 10 pounds by his father Jacob in his will of 10 July 1826.

ii.

William RUSSELL660,927 was born in 1769 in , , CT.928 He was baptized on 13 Mar 1792 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 As an adult with several others. He died on 13 Jan 1849 in Grand Manan Is. , NB. He was buried in 1849 in Grand Manan Is., Charlotte Co., NB.928 St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery He was a Surveyor. He was Anglican. Loyalist. Bequeated the remainder of her estate by his mother after 60 pounds to Hannah Veal and Catherine Turner. Also appointed executor of her mother's estate. Bequeathed 200 pounds and the 'remainder of the estate' after the other bequests as well as 10 pounds to grandson Jacob and 5 pounds apiece for the two granddaughters in his will of 10 July 1826. William Moved to Grand Manan abt 1829.

iii.

Solomon RUSSELL660 was born on 27 Apr 1773. He was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.27,661 Anglican Church - as an adult with several others. He died before 1827.

iv.

Samuel RUSSELL660 was born on 19 Feb 1773. He died before 1781. He was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 as and adult with several others.

v.

Jacob RUSSELL652,660,929 was born on 19 Sep 1775. He was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 As an adult with several others. He was Anglican. Granted 180 acres in lot 19 next to his father Jacob's , lot 18 in 30 Jan 1787 by King George III. Bequeathed 100 pounds by his father in his will of 10 July 1826.

vi.

Mary RUSSELL652,660 was born on 27 Jun 1777. Bequeathed 20 pounds by her father in his will of 10 Jul 1826. At that time her name must have still been Russell.

vii.

Sary RUSSELL660 was born on 23 Oct 1779. She was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 as and adult with several others.

viii.

Samuel RUSSELL660 was born on 25 Sep 1781. He died in 1816 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB. He had his estate probated on 6 Jan 1817 in Fredericton, York Co., NB.930 Administered by his father Jacob and brother William. There are no records in the estate papers of an inventory or of the value of the estate, if any.

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ix.

Phoebe* RUSSELL.

x.

Elizabeth RUSSELL660 was born on 1 Sep 1785. She died before 1787.

xi.

Elizabeth RUSSELL652,660 was born on 12 Apr 1787. She was baptized on 10 Mar 1789 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 As a child with several others. Bequeated 100 pounds by her father in his will of 10 Jul 1826. She is identified as Betsy Russell.

xii.

Hannah RUSSELL660,925 was born in 1788 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.886 She was baptized on 13 Mar 1792 in Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB.661 She died on 23 Oct 1861 in Brockway, York Co., NB.886 Her father Jacob Russell bequeathed five pounds to each of her four children and to Solomon Veal 30 pounds in his will of 10 July 1826. Her mother Elizabeth bequeathed to her 50 pounds in her will of 7 July 1827.

xiii.

Catherine RUSSELL660 was born in 1799 in Kingsclear, York Co., NB.663 She died on 11 Mar 1841 in Fredericton, York Co., NB.886,931 'd. Fredericton, York Co., 11th inst., Catherine TURNER w/o George TURNER, age 41, left husband, 8 children. 20 March 1841' NBC

'died, at Fredericton, on the 14th instant, after a short and painful illness, Catherine, wife of Mr. George Turner, in the 41st year of her age, leaving a husband and eight children to lament the loss of an amiable companion, and a kind and affectionate mother ' Royal Gazette, Fredericton 17 Mar 1841

Also in the Morning News of Saint John, NB. She was buried in 1841 in Fredericton, York Co., NB.932 Upright marble slab darkened by lichen, in the Old Burying Ground: "ERECTED/IN/affectionate remembrance/ of/ CATHERINE/wife of / GEORGE TURNER/ who departed this life/March 14th 1841/ in the 42nd year/of her age." She was Methodist until 1839 in Fredericton, York Co., NB.933 Wilmot Wesleyan Methodist Church From Kingsclear at the time of her marriage.