M, d. before 11 March 1687
William married Deborah Valentine, daughter of Richard Valentine I and Deborah (?), on 10 March 1673/74 in the Town of Hempstead, Queens County, Long Island, New York.1 William married 2nd (?) Hannah circa 1685 in the Town of Hempstead, Queens County, Long Island, New York. William made his will on 16 December 1687 at Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York. He bequeaths to his wife, Hannah, life use of his home and a third use of his personal estate, with remainder to daughter, Deborah. Deborah is to live with Mrs. Rebecca Woolsey until she reaches the age of eighteen years. He also makes bequests to John, son of Nicholas Stillwelll. The residue of his estate is to go to his daughters, Mary & Deborah. He appointed Mr. William Nichols as his executor. Benjamin Thurston and Richard Jones signed as witnessed of his will.2 William departed this life before 11 March 1687 in Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York. His will was probated the 2nd Tuesday in March 1687.3
|Deborah Valentine b. c 1657, d. b 16 Dec 1687|
- [S90] Genealogies of Long Island Families From the New York Genealogical & Biographical Record, Volume II: page 492 - Deborah b. c. 1657; m. 1674 William Foster.
- [S183] Hemry Bainbridge Hoff, Long Island Source Records From the New Yow York Biographical & Genealogical Record, page 129 - William Foster of Jamaaica, 18 Dec. 1687. To wife Hannah, life use of home and a third use of the personal estate, with remainder to dau. Deborah, who is to live with Mrs. Rebecca Woolsey til age eighteen. Bequests to John, son of Nicholas Stillwelll. Residue to daus. Mary & Deborah. Executors: Mr. William Nichols; Witnesses: Benjamin Thurston and Richard Jones. Probated: 2d Tuesday in March 1687.
- [S506] Note: Noted as the 2nd Tuesday in March 1687 - being that the date of his will was stated as in December of 1687, the yearof the will or the probate is in error - klm.