The 1790 U.S. census shows our Eleazer living in Granville, Washington County, New York with 2 men and 6 women.
DEATH: 5 Jul 1808, Cayuga Co, NY WILL DATED Jan. 10, 1808 PROBATE:July 5, 1808, Aurelius, Cayuga Co, NY
Abstract of Wills of Cayuga County, New York, Book A-1, page 164: Will of Eleazer Allbee Dated Jan 10, 1808 Probated July 5, 1808 Mentions: Wife Dinah Joseph Albee Abigail Standish (husband Asa/Amasa was a descendant of Myles) John Albey Phebe Sprague Louise Sprague Susannah Morgan Elizabeth Munson Esther Spencer Mary Young Executors: Joseph Albey, John Calkins, William C. Taylor
The R.S. Albee book claims my ancestor was the Eleazer Albee born in 1740 in Mendon. But our family records say he came from Scotland, along with John Albee, his father. John died and Eleazer was appointed his own guardian in 1759. But I would like to know the source of R.S. Albee's assertion.
I hesitate to accept the fact that all Albees came from Benjamin, for I've found others with the last name who came completely on their own.
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