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Orrin Lake (1805-aft1892)

Born in Kortwright, Delaware County, NY;
died in Mount Morris, Livingston County, NY.
Lived at the Ridge; Baptist Minister & Farmer.
Children: Jerome; daughter born ca 1835
of which nothing is known.

Repository: Livingston County Courthouse, Geneseo, NY.
Wills Book 20, page 529.

LAKE, Orrin -- Mount Morris; 20-529; 01 Nov 1882. Livingston County at Geneseo.

His will indicates wife Elmira B. Lake; he leaves personal property and sums of money that are "exempt of appraisal". He leaves his wife $1200 to be paid in three annual payments of $400 each plus interest "in the stead and place of all dower interest in any of my real or personal estate". He also leaves her a china tea set, a silver plated coffee pot and a silver plated tea pot. He leaves $200 each to grandchildren: Orrin C. Lake, Harry Lake and Sarah Lake. The rest goes to his executor, Jerome A. Lake.

Contributors note:

Orrin Lake (1805-aft1892). Born in Delaware County, NY.; the son of Warmer Lake and Elizabeth Williams. Baptist Preacher, Farmer. Migrated to Ridge, Town of Mount Morris, Livingston County, NY ca 1830. His grandfather was John Lake (ca 1728-ca 1816) of Newtown, Fairfield County, CT. who was the son of Edward Lake (b. 13 July 1662). According to this information, Edward would have been age 68 when John Lake was born. It is possible this information is not correct. Edward was the son of Thomas Lake (1615-1676) and Mary Goodyear. This has not been proven.

Orrin married: 1) Sarah P. 2) Elmira B. Former residence: Main St. Mount Morris. 1851 & 1852 he served as State Senator; Justice of the Peace 12 years; Town Supervisor 7 years. Son Jerome A. Lake married Jouise M. Curtiss

Contributor: Liz Cornish.


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