- Nicholas Brower, yeoman, left a will dated September 17, 1777, proved November 15, 1777. He named his wife Sarah, sons Nicholas, David, William, Jermiah, Jacob, daughters Jane, wife of William Conklin, Mary, Sarah, Lene and Catherine, one unborn child. Land in "Poughkeepsing Precinct," on Wappin's Creek, on N. side of Mohawk R., 9 miles above Schnectady, lots in Albany, personal estate. Executors, wife, son Nicholas and Henry I. Bogert. Witnessed by John David, George Enax, John Roorbach. "Calendar of Wills," Berthold Fernow, 1967.