Inventory, Peter Weatherwax, 1805
Peter Weatherwax

Information on this page was submitted by Wayne E. Weatherwax. Wayne writes, "This Peter Weatherwax, born 20 July 1752 in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY, was one of the 19 children of the immigrant, Johann Andreas WIEDERWACHS (1700-1783). Peter died intestate. Peter married Catharina CIPPERLEY (ZIPPERLE), whose sister Helena CIPPERLY married my ancestor David WEATHERWAX (born in 1747). At least five of the nine brothers in the Weatherwax family served in the American Revolution, mostly in the 14th Albany Militia. Peter's grave is a DAR patriot site located in the town of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, NY, on NY State Route 40 between Spiegletown and Melrose."

Probate of the estate of Petrus Weatherwax, 1752-1805

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS That we, Katy WEATHERWAX, Peter WEATHERWAX, J. BEEKMAN, Jacob WEATHERWAX, J. [BACHMAN?] in the County of Rensselaer and the state of New York, are held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of New York in the sum of sixteen hundred dollars, current money of this United States, for this true Payment of which we bind ourselves, our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our Hands and Seals, this Twenty-Eighth day of August in the year of our Lord One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Five.

The condition of this Obligation is such That if the above bounden Katy Weatherwax, Peter Weatherwax, & Jacob Bachman, administrators of all and singular Goods, Chattels and Credits of Peter Weatherwax, deceased, do make or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the Hands, Possession or Knowledge of the said Katy, Peter & Jacob, or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for the said Katy, Peter & Jacob and the same so made, do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into this office of the Surrogate of the County of Rensselaer, at or before the expiration of six months from the date of the above-written obligation; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits and all other Goods, Chattels and Credits of said deceased at the time of his death, which at any time after shall come to the Hands or possession of the said Katy, Peter & Jacob or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for the said Katy, Peter & Jacob do well and truly administer, according to law: And further, when thereunto lawfully required do make or cause to be made, a just and true account of Administration; and if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will or Testament was made by the said deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named or any person do exhibit the same and request to have it allowed and approved, then if said Katy, Peter & Jacob, being thereunto required, do render and deliver the [admin]istration granted on the Estate of said deceased to the office from which the same were issued, then this obligation to be void and of none effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue.

Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of
Katy Weatherwax (her mark)
Peter Weatherwax
before executor Jacob Bachman
(the word Bachman interlined)
Jacob Weatherwax
Jacob C. Cipperly (his mark)
Arch Bull (surrogate)

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A true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels herewith which were of Peter Weatherwax of Schaghticoke in the County of Rensselaer deceased, as well movable as inmovable, taken by Katy Weatherwax, Peter Weatherwax, and Jacob Bachman, administrators of all singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits of said deceased, taking to themselves Michael Weatherwax & Johnathan Brown, two honest and descreet persons in the neighborhood of the said deceased -- the fourteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and five.

one bay mare50__
one Gray mare40__
one three year old colt25__
one sucking colt1__
one spotted cow12-50
one red cow12__
one h------ cow10__
one H----- heffer12-50
one young bull(?)35__
seven young cattle48__
three sucking calfs3__
thirteen sheep13__
ten swine15__
one good wagon35__
one old wagon12-50
one slay7__
one himber slay7__
two plow & irons6__
one iron tooth dragg3-50
one plowed wagon harness with the C(????)5__
sixty bushels of wheat in the sheaf75__
thirty bushels of rye in the sheaf22-50
thirty bushels of oats in the sheaf (lined out not counted)
(carried forward)409-50 [sic - this column, as written, totals to 460.50]

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brought forward409-50
three feather bed(illegible)
two good coverlet6__
three old (illegible)3__
one good bed quilt6__
one old iron1__
seven blankets and sheats7__
two pillow cases3__
one [illegible table3__
one chest1__
one set of curtains & one bedstead2__
two ticking [illegible]1-5
one wooden clock4-50
one foot wheel1__
one woolen #23__
thirteen chairs2-50
kitchen furniture12-50
one loom7-50
tubs and casks2-50
farming utensils17-50
two old saddles and bridles4__
one French gun4__
one Buffalow skin2-50
two cow hides - two calf skins(illegible)
thirty pounds of wool??-50
wearing apparel60__

We do hereby certify that we have estimated (illegible) and appraised the different articles (illegible).

Michael Weatherwax
Jon n Brown, appraisor
Caty Weatherwax, administrator
Peter Weatherwax
Jacob Bachman

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