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 Adin Wait

Adin Wait

Birth
Death 15 Dec 1848 (aged 70)
Burial Sinclairville, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 79577172 · View Source
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son of
Parents William Wait 1738 – 1797Sarah Ingrahm 1745 – 1837
.Spouse & Children
Tabitha Osborne 1778 – 1858
Abigail Waite 1801 – 1871
Amanda Wait 1802 – 1883
Adin Wait 1804 – 1886
Eliel Wait 1807 – 1808
Emma Wait 1810 –
Laura Wait 1814 – 1889
William Daniel Wait 1815 – 1860
George Eliel Wait 1818 – 1859


The Will of Adin Wait

I Adin Wait of the town of Charlotte, in the County of Chautauqua & State of New York, of the
age of sixty eight years , considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, & being of sound
mind & memory, do make publish & ordain this my last will & testament, in manner following
I give & bequeath to my wife Tabitha Wait, all my household furniture, beds, bedding, wearing
apparel, & all other my household goods of every name & description whatever.
I give & devise to my son George E. Wait, all the real estate which I own, in the Town of
Charlotte, consisting of about one hundred & sixteen acres, being the north part of that, thirty
six acres in the Town of Stockton...these parcels of land are particularly described in two
deeds from the Holland Land Company to me bearing the dates as follows; the one describing
the lands lying in the Town of Charlotte, is dated September 29th 1835...the one describing
the land lying in the Town of Stockton is dated February 14th 1837
I give and bequeath to my son George E. Wait all the rest residue & remainder of my personal
estate...to my son Adin Wait Jr....
I also give and devise to my daughter Abigail Woodcock, wife of Charles Woodcock 26 acres of
land lying in the Town of Stockton...particularly described in a deed from Welthy Windsor to
me, bearing the date December 30th, 1844...and ten acres...particularly described in two
deeds of conveyance, the first from Charles Woodcock to me bearing date September 1st
1836 and the other from Washington Windsor & his wife, bearing date the 18th day of May
1837...
I also give and bequeath to my son William D. Wait, the sum of four hundred dollars...
I also give & bequeath, to my daughter Abigail Woodcock, wife of Charles Woodcock...the sum
of twenty-five dollars...
I also give & bequeath to my daughter Amanda Sisson, wife of John Sisson the sum of two
hundred & fifty dollars...
I also give & bequeath to my daughter Emma Forbush, wife of Samuel F. Forbush, the sum of
two hundred & fifty dollars...
I also give & bequeath, to my daughter, Laura Warren, wife of Luther D. Warren, the sum of
two hundred & fifty dollars.
It is also my will & desire, & I do hereby direct, that the sums of money, herein before
mentioned & bequeathed to my children, shall be paid to them by my son George E. Wait,
(who is herein after named as my executor) in the order of times, in which they are herein
named. He to make the payments of the said sums, as fast as he shall be able raise & procure
the sum, by a diligent & careful prosecution of the [ ] of farming upon the farm which is herein
before devised to him. It is not my desire or intention to require him to make sale of said
farm, or any part thereof, for the purpose of making such payments. In case he shall not be
able to pay & satisfy the said sums of money full within six years after my decease, I do
hereby direct that he shall pay interest upon such portions as remains unpaid, after the term
of six years...
Adin served in the War of 1812
William Wait's (William Jr. and Adin's father) second wife, Sarah, is buried in Adin's
lot in Sinclairville Cemetery.Sarah Wait lot 204 b. 1746 d. August 10,1837 ae 91-10-12


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  • Created by: Dolores Davidson
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79577172
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adin Wait (10 Apr 1778–15 Dec 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79577172, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Sinclairville, Chautauqua County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Dolores Davidson (contributor 46872356) .