|Birth||1813||Maria Lois Barnes was born in 1813 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut.1 |
|Marriage||5 August 1832||Norman Bailey and she were married on 5 August 1832 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut, She was married first to a Mr. Bailey, based on her obituary.|
There is a marriage recorded in Watertown, for a Norman Bailey of Bristol, marrying a Lois Maria Barnes, of Watertown, 5 Aug 1832, by Rev. D. O. Griswold. In her will, 1860 and 1870 censuses, and her death notice, she is called Maria L.
Since she married James Garnsey in 1859, this Norman Bailey would have died before 1859. There is a Norman Bailey in the Spencerport Cemetery, date of death 10 Nov 1857.
|Marriage||about 1859||James Bennett Garnsey and she were married about 1859 in Monroe County, New York,|
|Will||28 June 1889||She signed a will on 28 June 1889 in Spencerport, Monroe County, New York. The last Will and testament of Maria L. Garnsey of the Town of Ogden, County of Monroe and State of New York.|
I Maria L. Garnsey aware of the uncertainly of life, do make, ordain, publish and declare this my last Will and testament in the manner and form following, that is to say:
After the payment of my funeral charges, the expenses of Administering my Estate, and my lawful debts, I give, devise and bequesth my property as follows:
First: To my Grandchildren Charles B. Curtis, Frank J. Curtis and Arthur Dill Curtis each One hundred dollars ($100.00).
Second: To my Grandchildren William A. Brigham, Alletta M. Brigham and Hattie E. Brigham each One hundred dollars ($100.00).
Third: To my daughters Hannah E. Brigham and Ellen M. Curtis each one pair of my gold spectacles and all my clothing to be equally divided between them, also six silver teaspoons marked M.L.G, 24 silver plated knives, 12 silver forks marked M.L. G. and all that furniture which was formerly the property of Hannah Jewett now deceased and was given to me by the said Hannah Jewett. To be equally divided between them.
Fourth: To Hanah J. Garnsey, my gold Watch and chain.
Fifth: To Henry W. Garnsey and Lanah J. Garnsey, all the furniture and other articles which I have received from the estate of my late husband James B. Garnsey, now deceased, to be equally divided between them.
Sixth: To my daughters Hannah E. Brigham and Ellen M. Curtis all the residue and remainder of my estate of whatever name and nature to be equally divided between them.
Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint Charles Brigham of Spencerport, Monroe County, N.Y. to be Executor of this my last Weill and testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal the Twenty-Eighth day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Eighty Nine.
Signed Maria L. Garnsey L.S.
The above written instrument was subscribed by the said Maria L. Garnsey in our presence and acknowledged by her to each of us and she a the same time declared the above instrument so subscribed to be her last Will and Testament and we at her request, have signed our names as witnesses hereto in her presence and in the presence of each other and written opposite our names our respective places of residency.
James Coddington, Spencerport, N.Y.
Theron H. Coddington, Spencerport, N.Y.2
|Death||3 August 1892||She died on 3 August 1892 in Spencerport, Monroe County, New York, Death notice (attached) in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 5 Aug 18923|
|Obituary||4 August 1892||4 August 1892, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Obituary:. Mrs. Maria Garnsey, widow of the late J. B. Garnsey, died at her home in Spencerport yesterday morning after a protracted illness of many months, age 79 years. Mrs. Garnsey was born in Watertown, Conn., and came to Monroe county in 1844, where she has since resided. She was married twice, her first husband being Mr. Bailey. She leaves two daughters from her first marriage, Mrs. Charles Brigham of Spencerport and Mrs. Charles Curtis of Ogden. A step-son Henry Garnsey, of Wayland, and a niece, Miss Lena Garnsey of Spencerport also survive her. Mrs. Garnsey was a highly esteemed member of the Spencerport Congregational church, and has been a prominent and valued citizen of Spencerport for many years. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house.|