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Lydia Culver (Lee)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Connecticut, USA
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hezekiah Lee, Jr. and Lydia Lee
Wife of Stephen Culver
Mother of Sybil Haskill; Moses Culver; Harriet Culver; Roswell Culver and Archibald Culver
Sister of Hezekiah Lee; William Lee and SARAH Lee

Managed by: Kris Stewart
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About Lydia Culver

Lydia Culver's will:

Lydia Culver's will, copy from Land Registry Office, Coborg, Ontario, Canada

105-1005 William St. Coborg Ontario K9AJ4

Also on file at th Registry Office in Port Hope Ontario, Canada

Memorial from Lydia Culver to Moses Culver

A Memorial to be Registered

pursuant to the Statuts in such cases made and pro-

vided of a Will in the word and forms to wit.

In the name of God Amen, I

Lydia Culver of the Township of Hope, County

of Durham, District of Newcastle in the Pro

vidence of Uppr Canada. Widow- being of perfect

health, mind and memory, but considering the

uncertainty of that mortal life, and to the end

I may be the better prepared to leave this world

whenever it shall please God to call me hence

I there fore make and publish this my last

will and testament in manner and form

following. That is to say: First I give and

devise to my loving son Moses Culver twenty (?)

five acres of land being comprised of that part

of the north half of lot number eighteen in

the third concession of the township of Hope

aforesaid. To hold to him my said son Moses

Culver and his heirs forever. I also give and

bequeath to each of my children, Archibald

Culver, Aaron Culver, Liby Haskill, and Harriett

Lott the sum of five shillings a piece. I

also give and bequeath to my Grandson

William Thompson the sum of five shillings.

I also give and bequeath to my daughter

Maria Kirwin (?) of Cavan all my household

furniture except one chest which that

formerly belonged to my son Roswell

which I allow to be given to my son Moses.

I here by appoint Benjamin Seamans and

Alexander Morrow of Hope aformentioned

to be my sole executors to this my last will

and testament, hereby revoking all my

former wills by me made.

ABSTRACT OF THE LAND MENTIONED IN THE WILL:

Abstract of Land for Township of Hope, Lot 18 in 3rd Consession.

Grant Sept. 15, 1803 The Crown Benjamin Marsh 200 acres

Jan 2, 1816-BS Jan 11, 1819 Benjamin Marsh Dyer Moore 100 acres S1/2

Jan 2, 1816-BSMar 24, 1819 Benjamin Marsh Lydia Culver 100 acres N1/2

Mar 27, 1830-BS Mar 27, 1830 Lydia Culver Alex. Morrow 25 acres S pt of N1/2

Nov 6, 1836 (will) June 13, 1836 Lydia Culver Moses Culver pt of N 1/2 (75 acres?)

Mar 22, 1866-BS Mar 27, 1866 Moses Culver Joseph Walker 75 acres N Pt

Lydia paid 50 pounds to Benjamin Marsh for her 100 acres. He sold the other 100 acres for 100 pounds to Dyer Moore (may have been better land). Lydia sold the 25 acres to Alex. Morrow for 18 pounds 15 shillings. Moses received his 75 acres through Lydia's will. Moses sold the 75 acres to Joseph Walker for $2200. The land was in the family from 1816 to 1866, 50 years.

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Lydia Culver's Timeline

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Connecticut, USA
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Age 19
Connecticut, USA
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