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Letters testamentary granted in the Will of Hosea Moffit (dead) Recorded 15th Sept 1825

on the fifteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred twenty five before Thomas Clowes Esquire Surrogate of our said county the Last Will & testament of Hosea Moffit late of the town of Stephentown

Stephen Wheeler

My most frustrating family line is my Wheeler line, given that I can’t find any parents for the subject of this essay. There isn’t a lot known about Stephen, other than he had several children, by at least three different “wives”, and the first two “wives” are unknown.

Ira Eddy's Store

Early Merchants

In the 1800’s and early 1900’s there was considerable manufacturing as well as farming throughout the area. Records tell us many stores were in operation.