The Book of Forfeitures is located in the Washington County Archives, Washington County Clerk’s Office, Fort Edward, NY. It contains the list and description of Loyalist properties that were seized and sold. The names given here are the purchasers of the properties.
This is a list of early wills (1691-1703) occurring in a lost will book for Suffolk County New York – called the “Lester Will Book” after the family who had kept the manuscript in their personal possessions. Our list provides the testators name, date of will, date will was probated, along with the page number which you can use to reference the specific will in a freely available manuscript which contains a full extraction of the Lester Will Book.
The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: Joseph Knowlton, William Brothers, Solomon Gould, Chauncy H. Fay, Col. Solomon Spafford, Daniel Gould, James Bauter, David Kennedy, John Lynch, and Richard Flansburg, Jr.