BOOK OF WILLS -- Schenectady County, New York - pages 362-366 - Will (pgs 363-364)
Lemuel Ladd of Town of Duanesburg, of Age 70 years -- to my Wife Phebe -- to my dau Ann -- to my dau Priscella -- to my dau Phebe -- my Son Lemuel -- to my Son Roswell -- my Son Charles -- to my son John -- to my Grdau Jane, dau of my son John -- Appt my Sons William and Charles, Exrs -- this 22 of Feb 1849.
Signature: Lemuel Ladd
Signatures: B.F. Wood, Duanesburg, Schenectady County
Alonzo Ladd, Duanesburg, Schenectady County. [Lemuel's nephew]
Proved: 26 May 1849 will of Lemuel Ladd, late of Town of Duanesburgh, County of Schenectady, deceased.
Proceedings show: Petition made fourth of April 1849 by William Ladd one of Exrs. On 26 May 1849 there appeared Wm Ladd, the petitioner Roswell Ladd, Phebe Ladd, Lemuel Ladd Jr and Edw Rosa Special guardian.
Phebe Ladd of Town of Duanesburg, County Schenectady, Aged 67 yrs, widow of the testator, deceased.
Lemuel Ladd [Jr.] of Town of Duanesburgh, County Schenectady, Aged 32 yrs, his mother Phebe Ladd, and his wife (no name).
At time of will, testator was about Age 70 yrs.
NOTE: A copy of this will was found on the Web site of the New England Historical Genealogical Society. See this URL: