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William Brown of Genoa, Cayuga County, NY

This excerpt was found on Cayuga County Wills (Film 007815161 p 548 of 678) on FamilySearch. It refers to the death of William Brown of Genoa, Cayuga County, New York. Could it be a relation of Mary Polly (Brown) Leonard? Mary was born just two months after William died, in November of 1833, in the same place - Genoa.


William Brown of Genoa; died Sept. 24, 1833.

Mentions: Dated August 26, 1833

Probated Dec. 21, 1833

Mentions: daus: Mary Ann, Rebeckah Lydia, Sara, Joanna, Catherine, Elizabeth, Jane

son William

Executors: Daniel Thorp of Genoa and John Brown of Lansing, Tompkins County, NY

No witnesses.

Click here to learn more about Mary Polly Brown. Any information about her family would be greatly appreciated!

Note: This Brown family may also be related to my maternal 5th great-grandfather, John Brown of Lisle, Broome County, New York.


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