While viewing Westchester County, NY Cemetery inscriptions
on LDS FHC
Film # 0017999, I found the following KIRBY names. Maybe they will help
Elizabeth KIRBY Sands, wife of Merritt Sands and d/o caleb and Mary
Kirby died 9 Dec 1864 age 76 years 4 months 15 days
Joseph KIRBY died 12 Aug 1849 age 48 years 10 months 1 day
Mary KIRBY wife of James and d/o James and Martha Ferris born 2 Nov 1800
died 3 Feb 1879
Richard KIRBY died 21 Jul 1857 age 76 years 2 months 4 days
Rachiel KIRBY born 5 May 1804 died 5 Sep 1863 age 59 years 4 months
Albert E. KIRBY s/o Chas. H. and Jane E. died 9 Apr 1860 age 6 months 18
Abstracts of Wills Vol VI 1760-1766
Page 485.--In the name of God, Amen, November 16, 1749. I, RICHARD KIRBY, of
Oyster Bay, on the Island of Nassau, being in perfect health. I leave to my
loving sister, Elizabeth Croft, 60. To my brother, William Kirby, 30. I
leave all the rest of my estate to my brothers, Thomas and Daniel Kirby, and
to my sister, Mary Valentine. I make my brothers, Thomas Kirby and Henry
Witnesses, James Giles, Alexander Campbell, Mary Giles.
"This is to certify all whom it may concern, that we the subscribers, being
hired to attend, nurse and take care of Richard Kirbe, son of Thomas Kirbe
of Oyster Bay, with the Small Pox, in his last sickness, whereof he dyed,
And some days before he dyed, he the said Richard Kirbe, called us, his
nurses, and declared that he gave unto Stephen Weeks, son of Mary Weeks, the
sum of 40, when he was of age, but if he died under age then
he left it to his brother, William Kirbe, And as to the remainder of his
estate, he gave it to his brothers and sisters according to a will made some
time before. The above written is the substance of what we heard him declare
on the 21 day of March, 1760."
Jacob Weeks. Samuel Burr.
Proved, March 26, 1761. Upon oath of James Giles and Mary Giles, of New
York, "Schoolmaster and School mistress." Samuel Burr also made oath as to
the statement above.