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Proceedings of Administration, Chautauqua County, vol. 3, 1851-1865, Family History Library microfilm 588092

Probate court proceedings for estates of deceased persons who did not leave wills.

 

For this extraction, information is ordered by page number.  However, in Proceedings of Administration volume 3, pages are in this order:  1-92, 94-187,190-193, 594-635, 236-488, unnumbered page [probate for Frank Rittenhouse], 489-566. 

 

p. 1, Amnie? Awrrie? Abbott died 5 Oct 1851 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Minerva L. Abbott of Busti, widow of full age, requested that Stephen S. Abbott, father of Busti, be joined with her as administrator

Court 13 Oct 1851, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner and Stephen Abbott, father

Administrator:  Minerva L. Abbott and Stephen S. Abbott

Appraisers:  Solomon Andrews and Abbot Mattison, both of Busti

 

p. 2, John H. Mattson died 11 Sep 1851 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Hannah Mattson of Harmony, widow, requested that Daniel Carpenter be joined with her as administrator

Court 9 Oct 1851, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Elisha Mattson and Richard Mattson of full age.  Charles Mattson, Zacharias Mattson, James Mattson and John H. Mattson, minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Hannah Mattson and Daniel Carpenter

Appraisers:  Ambrose Blackmer and Alonzo Farrand, both of Harmony

 

p. 3, Lois Sexton died 19 Aug 1851 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  William Sexton of Westfield, son

Court 13 Oct 1851, value of estate $123

Heirs and next of kin:  No person is entitled to administration before petitioner.

Administrator:  William Sexton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 4, Martha Prendergast died 30 Nov 1849 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Stephen Prendergast, nephew

Court 27 Aug 1851, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother William Prendergast, sister Minerva Marvin of Greenfield, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Stephen Prendergast

Appraisers:  William Gifford and William Green, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 5, Garrett Newbury died 26 Oct 1850 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Abigail Newbury of Ellicott, widow, consented that Joseph Harris be joined with her in administration

Court 29 Oct 1851, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Fanny Newbury and Eurette Newbury, minors under age 21

Administrator:  Abigail Newbury and Joseph Harris

Appraisers:  William Smith and Sumner Allen, both of Poland

 

p. 6, Levi Orton died 16 Oct 1851 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Stephen J. Brown of Busti, creditor

Court 3 Nov 1851, value of estate not $50

Heirs and next of kin:  No known kindred

Administrator:  Stephen J. Brown

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 7, John Dawley died 28 Oct 1851 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Mary Dawley of Busti, widow

Court 11 Nov 1851, value of estate $1320

Heirs and next of kin:  Children all of Busti, all minors under age 21:  Levantia Mead wife of Thompson G. Mead,Adaline Nutt wife of Irvin Nutt, Isabel Dawley, Mary Ann Dawley, Lucy Dawley, Benjamin Dawley, Drusilla Dawley, and Amanda Dawley

Administrator:  Mary Dawley

Appraisers:  Emri Davis and John Frank, both of Busti

 

p. 8, Nathan Wood died 19 Jan 1851 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Sarah Wood of Pomfret, relationship not given, consented that Ralph N. Wood be joined with her as administrator

Court 16 Sep 1851, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Reuben Wood, Sarah Wood, Hannah Wood, and Mary Wood, all residents of Pomfret and minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Sarah Wood and Ralph N. Wood

Appraisers:  Noble Martin and Henry Bradley, both of Pomfret

 

p. 9, Minard Wample died 26 Jul 1850 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Marcus N. Wample of Burton, Cattaraugus County, brother, consented that Harvey Love and Stephen Gates of Ellicott be joined with him as administrators

Court 12 Jan 1852, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Dion Askey mother of deceased of Ellicott, Marcus N. Wample petitioner of Burton, Cattaraugus County, Eliza Jane Covey wife of Willard Covey of Westfield sister of deceased, all of full age.  Minors under age 21:  Mary Ann Covey wife of Harrison Covey of Westfield, Sarah L. Wample, Rhoda E. Wample, and Julia F. Wample, all sisters residing in Ellicott.  Deceased left no widow, children, or father.

Administrator:  Marcus N. Wample, Harvey Love, and Stephen Gates

Appraisers:  Nathaniel Stow and Israel G. Moon of Ellicott

 

p. 10, Stephen Phillips died 15 Jan 1852 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Prudence Phillips of Ellicott, widow, consented that Henry Baker be joined with her in administration

Court 27 Jan 1852, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Prudence Phillips widow and George Phillips son, both of full age.  Minors Hiram Phillips, Nancy Phillips, Annis Phillips, and Lyman Phillips, children of deceased, all of Ellicott.

Administrator:  Henry Baker and Prudence Phillips

Appraisers:  Isaac Forbes and Russell D. Shaw, both of Ellicott

 

p. 11, John M. Alden died 13 Jan 1852 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Amanda Alden of Sheridan, widow, consented that John I. Eacker be joined with her as administrator

Court 10 Feb 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Amanda Alden.  Children of full age Alonzo Alden, Daniel Alden, Merrick Alden, Louisa Alden, all residents of Sheridan, and Emily Crouch wife of Ludien Crouch of State of Wisconsin.  Minor child Augustus Dumont Alden, resident of Sherican.

Administrator:  John I. Eacker and Amanda Alden

Appraisers:  Seth Ensign and James Brace, both of Sheridan

 

p. 12, Aaron Hyser died 8 Jan 1852 on board the steam ship Independence in the Pacific ocean on his passage to California

Petitioner:  Laura Hyser of Ellery, widow, consented that Asa A. Thum be joined with her in administration

Court 25 Feb 1852, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Laura Hyser, minor child under age 21 Frederick William Hyser, residence unknown but supposed to be in Michigan.

Administrator:  Laura Hyser and Asa A. Thum

Appraisers:  Willard Wood and John Mason, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 13, Rebecca Spencer died 25 Feb 1852 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Joel Spencer of Sheridan, son of deceased

Court 20 Mar 1852, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Joel Spencer, Rebecca Ferris wife of Abram Ferris of Pennsylvania, Mary Shepard wife of James Shepard of Sheridan, Lydia Spencer of Sheridan,  Walter Allen of Sheridan, and Spencer Allen of Wisconsin.  Children of Elizabeth Allen deceased daughter of Rebecca Spencer and wife of Worthy Allen.

Administrator:  Joel Spencer

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 14, Martha Prendergast died on or about the last day of November 1849 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  John Birdsall of town of Chautauqua, grandson

Court 24 Mar 1852, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  William Prendergast, Minerva Marvin, Mary Hunt wife of Samuel Hunt, Thomas Prendergast, Henry Prendergast, Stephen Prendergast, John Prendergast, Charles Bemus, James Bemus, Mrs. Griffith wife of John Griffith, Mehitabel Hazeltine wife of Daniel Hazeltine, Daniel Bemus, children of Thomas Bemus deceased, Martin Prendergast, William Prendergast 2nd, Maurice Prendergast, Willard W. Crafts, Catharine P. Merritt wife of William Hamilton Merritt, Maria Whiteside wife of Robertson Whiteside, Betsey Prendergast wife of William Prendergast 2nd, Alexander T. Prendergast, petitioner John Birdsall.  William Prendergast and Minerva Marvin renounced their right to letters of administration

Administrator:  John Birdsall

Appraisers:  Minor T. Bond and David Woods, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 15, Jane Ann Messenger died 25 Sep 1851 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Calvin C. Messenger of Harmony, husband

Court 19 Apr 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner is solely entitled to her estate

Administrator:  Calvin C. Messenger

Appraisers:  Hiram N. Gleason and Otis Skinner, both of Sherman

 

p. 16, Julius Abner Scovel died at a time and place unknown to petitioner

Petitioner:  John Scovel of Stockton, brother

Court 19 Apr 1852, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  John Scovel the petitioner, brother Jairus S. Scovel, mother Elizabeth Scovel, all of full age and residents of Stockton.  Brother Lorel Scovel, residence unknown.  Brother Jarvis Scovel, last known residence in Illinois.  Sister Renew Olds wife of Orson Olds of Watervliet, Van Buren County, Michigan, and sister Phebe Anderson wife of James Anderson of Gerry.  Sister Cynthia Scovel.  All of full age.

Administrator:  John Scovel

Appraisers:  John Webber and Ansel Mallory, both of Stockton

 

p. 17, William Farnsworth died 15 Oct 1835 in town of Perrysburgh, Cattaraugus County

Petitioner:  Chandler Farnsworth of Pomfret, son, requested that Allen Hinckley be joined with him in administration.

Court 19 Apr 1852, value of estate $120

Heirs and next of kin:  William Farnsworth, John Farnsworth, Lydia Farnsworth, Mary Farnsworth, petitioner Chandler Farnsworth, Reuel Farnsworth, and David Farnsworth, all children of deceased.

Administrator:  Chandler Farnsworth and Allen Hinckley

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 18, James Skellie died 7 Apr 1852 in town of Mina

Petitioner:  Janet Skellie of Mina, widow, requested that Edward Skellie be joined with her in administration

Court 28 Apr 1852, value of estate $3402

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Janet Skellie, children of full age Sarah Skellie, Jane Skellie, Robert Skellie.  Minor children Mary Skellie, James Skellie, Hannah Skellie, and Ebenezer Skellie.  All are residents of Mina.

Administrator:  Janet Skellie and Edward Skellie

Appraisers:  Alexander Eddy and Effingham W. Fine

 

p. 19, Eben Lawrence died 28 Apr 1852 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Harriette Lawrence of Harmony, sister, requested that Henry O. Lakin and Levi Lewis be joined with her in administration

Court 12 May 1852, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Dorcas Lawrence of Pepperill, Massachusetts, sister NancyLiney? wife of Archilbald Liney of Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, and petitioner and sister Hariette Lawrence of Harmony, all of full age.

Administrator:  Harriette Lawrence, Henry O. Lakin, and Levi Lewis

Appraisers:  John Steward and Moses Randall, both of Harmony

 

p. 20, Ransom Burrows died 28 Apr 1852 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Diademia Burrows of Busti, widow, consented that Lorenzo Mathews be joined with her in administration

Court 13 May 1852, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Diademia Burrows, daughter Mary Brown wife of Harvey Brown of Carroll, and minor children all residents of Busti:  Jennet Burrows, John Burrows, Lucretia Burrows, Sarah Burrows, Marshall Burrows, Franklin Burrows, Smith Burrows, Almira Burrows, and Prudy Ann Burrows.

Administrator:  Diademia Burrows and Lorenzo Mathews

Appraisers:  Emry Davis and Whitman Palmer, both of Busti

 

p. 21, Thomas F. Halladay died 21 May 1852 at or near Cincinnati, Ohio

Petitioner:  Louisa Halladay of Ellicott, widow, consented that Wellington Woodward and Reuben E. Fenton be joined with her as administrators

Court 2 Jun 1852, value of estate $6000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Louisa Halladay, minor children Samuel F. Halladay, Henry F. Halladay, and Louisa Jane Halladay, all of Ellicott

Administrator:  Louisa Halladay, Wellington Woodward, and Reuben E. Fenton

Appraisers:  Sumner Allen and Wilbur Ames, both of Poland

 

p. 22, Elias Ferguson died 31 Mar 1852 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Belinda Ferguson of Chautauqua, widow, requested that Hiram A. Pratt be joined with her in administration

Court 10 Jun 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Belinda Ferguson, son William S. Ferguson of full age, minor children Lytle P. Ferguson, Cornelia Ferguson, Mary Ferguson, Julana Ferguson, Benjamin S. Ferguson, Phebe Ferguson, John H. Ferguson, all of County of Chautauqua

Administrator:  Belinda Ferguson and Hiram A. Pratt

Appraisers:  Dwight L. Dutcher and Stephen Northrop, both of Chautauqua

 

p. 23, John H. Akin died 12 Mar 1852 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  John H. Akin of Carroll, son, consented that Emri Davis Jr and Charles Russell be joined with him in administration

Court 11 Jun 1852, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow.  Children John H. Akin, Perry Akin, Rhoda Davis wife of Adam Davis, all of full age.  Minor children Phineas Akin, David Akin, Fanny Akin, Lucinda Akin, Marshall Akin, Francis Marion Akin, and Dewitt C. Akin.

Administrator:  John H. Akin, Charles Russell, and Emri Davis

Appraisers:  Emri Davis and Cyrenus Blodget, both of Busti

 

p. 24, William H. Pickett died 7 Feb 1852 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Leman Pickett of Ellery, son

Court 19 Jun 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Leman? Pickett of Ellery, daughter Betsey Bowers wife of Daniel D. Bowers of Sheffield, Warren County, Pennsylvania, granddaughter Miranda West wife of Lewis West of Buffalo (daughter of Pamelia Husbrook deceased daughter), widow Charlotte Pickett of Stockton

Administrator:  Leman Pickett

Appraisers:  Newell Putnam and Archibald Bloomfield, both of Stockton

 

p. 25, David Bowen died 12 Dec 1851 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Diana Bowen of Pomfret, widow

Court 24 Jun 1852, value of estate $32

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Diana Bowen residing in Dunkirk and children all of full age: Daniel Bowen, David Bowen, Van Renssaler Bowen, Harriet Deland wife of Benjamin Deland, Rhoda Wright wife of Daniel Wright, and Abigail Deland.

Administrator:  Diana Bowen

Appraisers:  Phillip S. Cottle and Charles F. Mattison, both of Pomfret

 

p. 26, Edson Pratt died 17 May 1852 in town of Oil Creek, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Almira Pratt of Gerry, widow

Court 10 Jul 1852, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Almira Pratt and minor children Amelia A. Pratt and Maudrin? Mandrin? Pratt, all of Gerry

Administrator:  Almira Pratt

Appraisers:  Jairus S. Rice and John A. Rice, both of Gerry

 

p. 27, Nehemiah Mead died 2 Mar 1851 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Amanda Mead of Busti, widow, consented that Ira G. Mead be joined with her as administrator

Court 14 Jul 1852, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Amanda Mead.  Of full age:  William R. Mead, Ira G. Mead, Thompson G. Mead, Jane Ann Wilcox wife of Amos P. Wilcox, all residents of Busti.  Minors:  Francis James Mead, Sally M. Mead, and Mary Ann Mead, all of Busti.

Administrator:  Amanda Mead and Ira G. Mead

Appraisers:  Lorenzo Mathews and Emry Davis Jr, both of Busti

 

p. 28, John Wample died 23 Jun 1852 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Cornelius Wample of Ellicott, son, consented that Maria Wample be joined with him as administratrix

Court 16 Jul 1852, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Alida Wample.  Children of full age, all residents of Ellicott:   petitioner Cornelius Wample, Jane Van Vleck wife of Levi Van Vleck, Valkert Wample, and Maria Wample.  Son Minant? Wample of full age, resident of Newago County, Michigan.  Children of deceased daughter Sarah Frick?, minors under age 21:   Daughter Eleanor Smith wife of Aaron Smith, resident of Milton, Rock County,  Wisconsin, of full age.  Maria A., William B., Catharine M., John W., and Simon French?, children of deceased daughter Sarah Frick? French?, minors under age 21: 

Administrator:  Cornelius Wample and Maria Wample

Appraisers:  John Hopkins and Joseph Nice?, both of Ellicott

 

p. 29, Susan Ellis died 15 Jun 1852 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  William Coover of Erie, Pennsylvania, nephew

Court 21 Jul 1852, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Deceased left no children, father, or mother.  Brother George Coover of Warren County, Pennsylvania, sisters Elizabeth Coover and Amelia Coover of Venango County, Pennsylvania, Catharine Kerr wife of Samuel Kerr of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Polly Mead wife of Philip Mead of Warren County, Pennsylvania, and Eve Burwell wife of Thomas Burwell of Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  William Coover

Appraisers:  Charles B. Brockway and Moses A. Tenant, both of Ripley

 

p. 30, Stephen C. Russell died 15 Oct 1851 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Jannett C. Russell of Pomfret, widow

Court 4 Aug 1852, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jennet C. Russell, minor children John A.? Russell and Stephen A. Russell, all residents of Pomfret

Administrator:  Jannett C. Russell

Appraisers:  John Russell and Nelson Norman, both of Pomfret

 

p. 31, Thomas Frink died 9 Jun 1852 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sylvester Frink of Hanover, son

Court 7 Aug 1852, value of estate $25

Heirs and next of kin:  Children of deceased, all of full age:  Francis Frink of Richmond, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Lorain Frink of Pomfret, Rhoda Mixer wife of Nathan Mixer and Sylvester Frink of Hanover, Thomas Frink of Tyler, Winebago County, Illinois, Alonzo Frink of Sullivan, Ashland County, Ohio, Harry Frink of Perrysburgh, Cattaraugus County, New York.  Children of Lucina Corbin deceased, child of Thomas Frink:  Lorenzo D. Corbin of Hanover and Esther Ann Corbin of Minnesota, both of full age.

Administrator:  Sylvester Frink

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 32, William Scofield died 26 Sep 1851 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  William S. Scofield of Ellery, son, requested that Smith W. Scofield be joined with him as administrator

Court 9 Aug 1852, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  William S. Scofield, Patty Clark wife of Abijah Clark, Smith Scofield, and Polly Clark wife of Elias Clark. Deceased left no widow.

Administrator:  William S. Scofield and Smith W. Scofield

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 33, Thomas Fellows died 16 Apr 1852 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sarah Fellows of Pomfret, widow

Court 2 Sep 1852, value of estate $125

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Fellows of Pomfret, Seymour Fellows of Pomfret, George Fellows of the City of New York, Erastus Fellows, Sarah Ward wife of Fenner Ward, Roswell Fellows, and Thomas Fellows of Lake County, Illinois, children of deceased and all of full age, and Mary Fellows and Lora J. Fellows, minor children of deceased, both of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Sarah Fellows

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 34, Daniel W. Day died 20 Jul 1852 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Cordelia A. Day of Ellington, widow, requested that David G. Devoe be joined with her as administrator

Court 3 Sep 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Cordelia Day of full age of Ellington and daughter Julia A. Day, minor child, also of Ellington

Administrator:  Cordelia A. Day and David G. Devoe

Appraisers:  Robert P. Robinson and Martin Smith, both of Ellington

 

p. 35, John Clark died in month of Nov 1850 in town of Placerville, California

Petitioner:  William Clark of Busti, brother

Court 3 Sep 1852, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Wealthy Clark, brothers William Clark, Valentine Clark, and Samuel Clark, sisters Betsey Clark and Ann Eliza Cook wife of Aaron Cook, all of Busti, brother Alanthur Clark of Hancock County, Illinois, and Sarah Love of  Locke, Cayuga County, New York, all of full age.  Deceased left no widow, child, or father surviving.

Administrator:  William Clark

Appraisers:  Emry Davis and John Frank, both of Busti

 

p. 36, Caleb Freeman died 27 May 1852 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Silas Freemen of Lansing, Michigan, son, requested that Charles B. Green of Ellington be joined with him as administrator

Court 6 Sep 1852, value of estate $2300

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Phineas R. Freeman, Ruby Dunkle wife of Daniel M. Dunkle, and Silas Freeman, all residents of Lansing, Michigan and all of full age.  Minor children George Freeman and Hiram Freeman, also residents of Lansing, Michigan.  Deceased left no widow him surviving.

Administrator:  Silas Freeman and Charles B. Green

Appraisers:  George J. Phipany and John F. Farman, both of Ellington

 

p. 37, John Neat died 24 Dec 1835 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Huldah Babcock of Ellery, widow, petitioned that administration be granted to her husband Deloss Babcock

Court 11 Sep 1852, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Huldah Babcock, now the wife of Deloss Babcock, Lucy Ann Kent wife of Ara Kent, and Sarah Jane Neat

Administrator:  Deloss Babcock

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 38, Thomas R. Peacock died 11 Nov 1847 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  William P. Peacock of Westfield, general guardian of Frederick McKinzie Peacock

Court 15 Sep 1852, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Frederick McKinzie Peacock, minor child of deceased and the only next of kin.

Administrator:  William P. Peacock

Appraisers:  Nathaniel Crandall and John Crossgrove, both of Westfield

 

p. 39, Austin Clark died 25 Jul 1852 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Catharine Clark of Hanover, widow

Court 16 Oct 1852, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Catharine Clark, minor children Deloss Clark, Harriet Clark, William Clark, Martha Clark, and Mary Clark, all of Hanover.

Administrator:  Catharine Clark and Daniel Sherman

Appraisers:  Albert H. Camp and W. Thomas Wilson, both of Hanover

 

p. 40, Rimmon P. Colton died 21 Sep 1852 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Tryphena Colton of Gerry, widow, consented that Washburn Cook be joined with her as administrator

Court 19 Oct 1852, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Tryphena Colton and minor son Palmer Colton

Administrator:  Tryphena Colton and Washburn Cook

Appraisers:  Caleb J. Allen and Mylo Camp, both of Charlotte

 

p. 41, Loyd Mills died 9 Sep 1852 in town of Concord, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Isaac Mills of Concord, Erie County, Pennsylvania, father, consented that Alonzo Mills be joined with him as administrator

Court 29 Oct 1852, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow or children.  Left assets in Chautauqua County and Oswego County, New York.  Isaac Mills, father, is the only next of kin entitled to the estate.

Administrator:  Isaac Mills and Alonzo Mills

Appraisers:  Ira F. Gleason and Otis J. Hinckley, both of Clymer

 

p. 42, George Rossiter died 30 Jul 1852 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lydia Rossiter of Pomfret, widow

Court 3 Nov 1852, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia Rossiter, son Charles A. Rossiter, minor child

Administrator:  Lydia Rossiter

Appraisers:  William O. Holt and Lyman Rossiter, both of Pomfret

 

p. 43, Thomas Foster died 13 Oct 1852 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Jesse D. Foster of Carroll, son, requested that William H. H. Fenton be joined with him as administrator

Court 29 Nov 1852, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Bathana? Batharia? Foster.  Children Jesse D. Foster, Harmon Foster, Lucy Ann Osborn wife of Charles Osborn, George L. Foster, Fanny Osborn wife of Lyman Osborn, Mary Jane Lazell wife of Marshall Lazell, Harriet Alvord wife of Franklin Alvord, Valona Foster, Nancy Foster, Laura Foster, and Betsey Foster.

Administrator:  Jesse D. Foster and William H. H. Fenton

Appraisers:  Gordon Swift and Luther Forbush, both of Carroll

 

p. 44, John P. Sprague died 26 Jul 1852 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Hannah Sprague of Pomfret, widow, consented that Lewis B. Grant be joined with her as administrator

Court 4 Nov 1852, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Sprague and minor children Jerome Sprague and Emma Ann Sprague, all of Pomfret

Administrator:  Hannah Sprague and Lewis B. Grant

Appraisers:  John Chandler and Alford Stoddard, both of Pomfret

 

p. 45, Henry J. Clark died 19 Oct 1852 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Laura Clark of Hanover, widow, requested that Seth Grover of Hanover be joined with her as administrator

Court 4 Dec 1852, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Laura Clark, minor children Henry T. Clark, Melissa A. Clark, and Mary F. Clark, all of Hanover

Administrator:  Laura Clark and Seth Grover

Appraisers:  Ralph Roberts and Lyscom Mixer, both of Hanover

 

p. 46, John Jones died 12 Dec 1952 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Mary Jones of Pomfret, widow

Court 8 Jan 1853, value of estate $6000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Jones.  Minor children John Henry Jones, Anna Jones, Amorette Jones, William C. Jones.  Son Samuel B. Jones of full age.

Administrator:  Mary Jones

Appraisers:  Ebenezer A. Lester and Allen Hinckley, both of Pomfret

 

p. 47, Seth Child died 29 Dec 1852 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Mary R. Child of Ellery, widow, requested that John L. Hazer be joined with her as administrator.

Court 10 Jan 1853, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary R. Child, minor daughters Lydia H. Child and Mary D. Child, all of Ellery

Administrator:  Mary R. Child and John L. Hazer

Appraisers:  Newell Putnam and Oliver Putnam, both of Stockton

 

p. 48, George O. Trask died 11 Nov 1852 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  William E. Trask of Harmony, brother

Court 20 Jan 1853, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow or children.  Father Elijah Trask.  Brothers and sisters Sophronia Way wife of Chauncey Way, Huldah E. Derby wife of Silas Derby, William E. Trask, Silas B. Trask, Leander W. Trask, Irene Burrows wife of John D. Burrows, Chauncey Trask, Gardner Trask, and Delphina Trask, all of Chautauqua County.  Sister Polly Ann Trask wife of Oscar Trask, resident of Union Mills, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  William E. Trask

Appraisers:  William Kelso and Joseph L. DeCamp, both of Harmony

 

p. 49, William Lenox died 24 May 1849 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Diana Lenox of Ellery, daughter

Court 24 Jan 1853, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lany Lenox, now the wife of Benjamin Folley.  Children of full age Rebecca Jones wife of Freedom Jones of Wisconsin and Diana Lenox of Chautauqua County.  Minor children William W. Lenox, Wesley Lenox, Nancy Lenox, Sarah Lenox, Henry Lenox, Solomon Lenox, Electa Lenox, and Mary Lenox, all residents of Chautauqua County

Administrator:  Diana Lenox

Appraisers:  Elisha Tower and Otis Harris of Ellery and Gerry

 

p. 50, Sylvester Phelps died 7 Aug 1847 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Lucy Ann Wickwire of Harmony, widow

Court 24 Feb 1853, value of estate $467

Heirs and next of kin:  “Petitioner his widow who was lately and since the decease of the said Sylvester Phelps married to Samuel W. Wickwire who is also deceased.”  William S. Phelps, son and only child of deceased, minor under age 21, resides in Harmony

Administrator:  Lucy Ann Wickwire

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 51, Chauncey C. Arnold died 1 Feb 1853 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Pherie N. Arnold of Portland, widow, requested that Lemuel Webster of Westfield be joined with her as administrator

Court 23 Feb 1853, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Pherie N. Arnold.  Minor children Hellen P. Arnold, Lucy A. Arnold, Paulina A. Arnold, Aurilla S. Arnold, and Harmon C. Arnold

Administrator:  Pherie N. Arnold and Lemuel Webster

Appraisers:  Lenox Colburn and Delos Hall of Westfield and Portland

 

p.52 ,  Stephen Akin died 12 Feb 1853 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Eliza Akin of Ellicott, widow, consented that Henry Baker be joined with her as administrator

Court 28 Feb 1853, value of estate $1800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza Akin of full age.  Minor son and only child Daniel Akin.

Administrator:  Eliza Akin and Henry Baker

Appraisers:  Isaac Forbes and Charles Butler, both of Ellicott

 

p. 53, Levi Pease died 28 Jul 1852 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sally Pease of Pomfret, widow

Court 25 Mar 1853, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sally Pease.  Children of full age Sarah Corwin wife of Alonzo Corwin, Lucretia Hannah Thompson wife of Hudson Thompson, Mary Middleton wife of David Middleton, Chandler Pease, Chauncey Pease, Russell Pease.  Minor children George Pease and William Pease.

Administrator:  Sally Pease

Appraisers:  Willard W. Brigham and Edward Keyes, both of Pomfret

 

p. 54, Barnabas S. Wilcox died 13 Feb 1853 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Olive M. Wilcox of Cherry Creek, widow, consented that James P. Utter be joined with her as administrator

Court 5 Mar 1853, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Olive M. Wilcox of full age.  Minor son and only child Almond Wilcox.

Administrator:  Olive M. Wilcox and James P. Utter

Appraisers:  Abel Thompson and Harry James, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 55, Adolphus F. Morrison died 20 Sep 1852 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Ann Morrison of Hanover, widow

Court 16 Mar 1853, value of estate $7000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann Morrison of full age.  Minor child and only son Leverett A. Morrison.

Administrator:  Ann Morrison

Appraisers:  Jonathan S. Pattison and George Johnson, both of Hanover

 

p. 56, Abraham Casler died 21 Feb 1853 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Maria Casler of Sherman, widow, requested that Moses Stebbins of Sherman be joined with her as administrator

Court 16 Mar 1853, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Casler.  Children of full age Abraham Casler and Matilda Casler.  Minor children under age 21.  Robert Casler, Peter Casler, John Casler, Jacob Casler, Oliver Casler, and Rachel Casler.  Children of Ellen Wallace, deceased, who was the daughter of Abraham Casler, minors under age 21:  Abraham Wallace and Ellen Maria Wallace.

Administrator:  Moses Stebbins and Maria Casler

Appraisers:  Sylvester Sterns and J. William Huntley, both of Sherman

 

p. 57, Aaron Woodcock died 18 Mar 1853 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Elmira H. Woodcock of Carroll, widow, requested that Elias Woodcock be joined with her as administrator

Court 9 May 1853, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elmira U. Woodcock.   Brother Elias Woodcock, sister Polly Phillips wife of Elijah Phillips, and sister Lucy Mark, wife of James Mark.  No children, father, or mother him surviving.

Administrator:  Elmira U. Woodcock and Elias Woodcock

Appraisers:  James Wheeler and Nelson

 

p. 58, Austin Gleason died 12 Feb 1853 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Julia Gleason of Sherman, widow, consented that Ava Hart be joined with her as administrator

Court 10 May 1853, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Julia Gleason.  Children of full age Amanda Hull wife of John P. Hull, Edward B. Gleason, Lucius H. Gleason, Mary Ann Gleason, Justice L. Gleason.  Minor children Martin A. Gleason and Thomas E. Gleason.

Administrator:  Julia Gleason and Ava Hart

Appraisers:  Samuel Heustis and Seth Starr, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 59, Henry Bosworth died 3 May 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Henry Bosworth of Pomfret, son, consented that Noah D. Snow be joined with him as administrator

Court 12 May 1853, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary L. Danforth.  Children of full age Minerva A. Bosworth, Henry Bosworth, Love B. Snow wife of Francis Snow, and Samuel Bosworth.

Administrator:  Noah D. Snow and Henry Bosworth

Appraisers:  Abijah F. Taylor and Lewis D. Cole, both of Pomfret

 

p. 60, Noble Sherman died 27 Aug 1852 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Desdemona Sherman of Westfield, widow, requested that William T. Hysus? Hyins? be joined with her as administrator

Court 25 May 1853, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Desdemona Sherman

Administrator:  Desdemona Sherman and William T. Hysus? Hyins?

Appraisers:  Lemual Webster and Asa L…?, both of Westfield

 

p. 61, Jonathan Greenman died 17 Apr 1852 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Joanna Greenman of Cherry Creek, widow, requested that John P. Hadly be joined with her as administrator

Court 30 May 1853, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Joanna Greenman.  Minor children William Greenman, Job Greenman, Fanny Greenman, and Alpha Greenman.

Administrator:  Joanna Greenman and John P. Hadly

Appraisers:  Charles A. Spencer and Benjamin Bently, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 62, Mina? Ann Findley died 30 Oct 1851 in town of Mina

Petitioner:  Carson Findley of Mina, general guardian of minor children of deceased

Court 9 Jun 1853, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  James D. Findley, Julia Findly, Elizabeth Findly, Henry Findly, and Mary Findly, minor children of the deceased

Administrator:  Carson Findly

Appraisers:  Isaac Relf and Peter R. Montague, both of Mina

 

p. 63, Abel Beebe died 7 Jun 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sarah Beebe of Pomfret, widow, consented that Asa Ellis of Arkwright be joined with her as administrator

Court14 Jun 1853, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Lavina Landis wife of George B. Landas, Delos Beebe, James Beebe, Justus T. Beebe, Cyrenius C. Beebe, Elvira Teed wife of Charles Teed, and Lucy Lanas? Lands? wife of John Lanas?, all of full age and residents of Pomfret and Stockton except Justus T. Beebe who resides in McKeon Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Sarah Beebe and Asa Ellis

Appraisers:  Dow L. Smith and Charles Crawford of Pomfret and Arkwright

 

p. 64, Abraham See died 30 May 1853 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Pamela A. See of Ellery, widow, consented that Theodore Brown be joined with her as administrator

Court 21 Jun 1853, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Pamela A. See  Children of full age Clarissa R. Smith wife of Joseph Smith, Martha A. Goodenough wife of Edwin Goodenough, Eliza Jane Healy wife of Lewis Healy.  Minor child Mariann See.

Administrator:  Pamela See and Theodore Brown

Appraisers:  George B. Ford and Merrill Jenkins, both of Ellicott

 

p. 65, Eli Olds died 28 Feb 1853 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Laura Olds of town of Chautauqua, widow, consented that Hiram Pratt be joined with her as administrator

Court 22 Jun 1853, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  No father, mother, or child him surviving.  Sister Sally Curtis wife of David Curtis of Oxford, Canada West, and brothers Moses Olds and Ira Olds, residing somewhere in Michigan.

Administrator:  Laura Olds and Hiram A. Pratt

Appraisers:  Samuel Heustis and Seth Stover? Starr?, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 66, Daniel Henn died 1 Sep 1852 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Phebe Henn of Westfield, widow

Court 29 Jun 1853, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Phebe Henn.  Minor son and only heir Bernhart? Henn.

Administrator:  Phebe Henn

Appraisers:  Alexander McClurgh? Jr. and John Eason, both of Westfield

 

p. 67, Jeremiah A. Jones died 8 Jun 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Polly Jones of Sheridan, consented that Abel S. Giles be joined with her as administrator

Court 6 Jul 1853, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Jones, father Peter Jones.  No children.

Administrator:  Polly Jones and Abel S. Giles

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 68, Josiah Buell died 2 Jun 1853 in town of Mina

Petitioner:  Lois Buell of Mina, widow, consented that Edward Buss be joined with her as administrator

Court 7 Jul 1853, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lois Buell.  Minor daughter and only child Julia Olivia Buell.

Administrator:  Lois Buell and Edward Buss

Appraisers:  Edward Stewart and Wallace Buell, both of Mina

 

p. 69, Roswell Rowley died 14 Dec 1845 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lucretia Rowley of Pomfret, widow

Court 12 Jul 1853, value of estate:  “He left no personal estate, and the purposes and objects of the application are to authorize the petitioner to discharge of record and mortgage, standing in the name of the deceased which had been assigned in his life time.”

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucretia Rowley.  Children Susan Rowley, Lymon Rowley, Annie Rowley, Roswell Rowley, and Nancy Rowley.

Administrator:  Lucretia Rowley

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 70, Oliver Elliott died 7 Dec 1852 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Moses Elkins and Roxana his wife of Portland, requesting that administration be granted to Moses Elkins in right of his wife Roxana Elkins, daughter of deceased

Court 1 Jun 1853, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Oliver Elliott, Rebecca Smith wife of Henry Smith, James Elliott, Hutchinson Elliott, Jonathan B. Elliott, Betsey Cov…? Dar…?, Polly Moore wife of William P. Moore, Roxana Elkins wife of Moses Elkins, Joseph Elliott, Jacob Elliott, Oliver Hopson and James Hopson.  Citations were issued to those residing in New York and notice was published for six successive weeks to notify those residing out of New York.  None appeared to oppose administration.

Administrator:  Moses Elkins

Appraisers:  Alfred Mosher and Absalom Wolibers?, both of Portland

 

p. 71, Turpin H. Arnold, resident of Stockton, Chautauqua County, died 25 May 1851 in Providence, Rhode Island

Petitioner:  Betsey Arnold of Stockton, widow, consented that Marquis W. Arnold be joined with her as administrator

Court 5 Aug 1853, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Betsey Arnold.  Sons Marquis Wellington Arnold and William H. Arnold.  Children of deceased son Horatio N. Arnold:  George Arnold and Frank Arnold.

Administrator:  Betsey Arnold and Marquis W. Arnold

Appraisers:  Volkert Hendenburgh? and Nathan Alden, both of Stockton

 

p. 72, Benjamin Preston died in 1853 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Sarah Catharine Preston of Harmony, widow

Court 27 Aug 1853, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah C. Preston.  Children William E. Preston, Matilda Preston and Affa Preston, all minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Sarah C. Preston

Appraisers:  John Steward and John H. Pray, both of Harmony

 

p. 73, Amos Francis died 18 Aug 1853 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Joseph Francis of Stockton, son, consented that Timothy Judson be joined with him as administrator

Court 27 Aug 1853, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Joseph Francis, Emily Newell wife of Thomas Newell, Benjamin Francis, Lydia Bowen wife of Walter Bowen, all of full age and residents of Chautauqua County.  Minor children Elisha Francis, Amanda Francis, Harriett Francis, residents of Chautauqua County.  Children Huldah Todd wife of Jared Todd and Sally Nichols wife of Daniel T. Nichols, residents of Wisconsin of full age.  Son Theodore Francis of Illinois, of full age.  Mortimer Francis, Joshua Francis, and Samuel Francis, residents of Indiana.

Administrator:  Joseph Francis and Timothy Judson

Appraisers:  Nathaniel Fay and Job Barnet of Stockton and Chautauqua

 

p. 74, Chancy Andrews died 19 Jul 1853 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Lovisa Andrews of Charlotte, widow, consented that Alonzo Andrews be joined with her as administrator

Court 27 Aug 1853, value of estate $2600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lovisa Andrews.  Children Alonzo Andrews, Reuben Andrews, Horatio Andrews, Nelson Andrews, Josiah Andrews, and Lucy P. Andrews, of full age and residents of Chautauqua County.  Elzada Brainard wife of Levi Brainard, daughter of full age and resident of De Kalb County, Illinois.  Children of deceased son Lucas Andrews Joel Andrews and James A. Andrews, minors under age 21 and residents of Columbus, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Lovisa Andrews and Alonzo Andrews

Appraisers:  John M. Edson and William Wait, both of Charlotte

 

p. 75, Kate Elizabeth Glisan died 25 August 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Thomas W. Glisan of Pomfret, father

Court 7 Sep 1853, value of estate $6000

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Thomas W. Glisan is the only next of kin entitled to the estate

Administrator:  Thomas W. Glisan

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 76, Christopher C. Fenner died 14 Jul 1850 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Lucinda Fenner of Stockton, widow

Court 15 Sep 1853, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucinda Fenner.  Children of full age Franklin Fenner, Eliza Smith wife of George Smith, Rufus W. Fenner, and Pardon Fenner.  Minor children Christine Fenner, Wallace Fenner, Milton Fenner, Saladin Fenner, and Rossa Fenner.

Administrator:  Lucinda Fenner

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 77, Alvah Bates died 13 Sep 1853 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Elvira P. Bates of Ellington, widow, consented that John F. Farman and Charles B. Green be joined with her as administrators

Court 19 Sep 1853, value of estate $8000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elvira P. Bates.  Minor children Alvah Bates, Stanley Bates, Elvira Bates, George Bates, and Julia Bates.

Administrator:  Elvira Bates, John F. Farman, and Charles B. Green

Appraisers:  Henry McConnell and Richard W. Gates, both of Ellington

 

p. 78, George Bohall died May or June 1852 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  John Steward of Harmony, creditor

Court 5 Sep 1853, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eunice Bohall.  Only children Sarah Bohall and Lucretia Bohall, both minors.  Alvah Lewis of Harmony was appointed special guardian for the children to take care of their interests in the proceedings.

Administrator:  John Steward

Appraisers:  Henry O. Lakin and George B. Daniels, both of Harmony

 

p. 79, Polly Graves died 1 Jul 1853 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Ora Graves of Cherry Creek, son

Court 3 Oct 1853, value of estate $20

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Jason Graves, Lovisa Talcott, Josiah Graves, Alvin C. Graves, and Ora Graves, all of full age.

Administrator:  Ora Graves

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 80, Ann Maria Willson died 14 Sep 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lawson P. Phelps of Pomfret, creditor

Court 5 Oct 1853, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Minor children Mary Willson, Charles Willson, Sidney Willson, and Frank Willson.  Obed Edson of Charlotte was appointed special guardian for the children to take care of their interests in the proceedings.

Administrator:  Lawson P. Phelps

Appraisers:  Benjamin Griswold and William Graham, both of Pomfret

 

p. 81, Alexander Williams died 26 Aug 1853 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Caroline Williams of Sheridan, widow, consented that Denison Van Vleck [sic] be joined with her as administrator

Court 14 Oct 1853, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Caroline Williams.  Minor children Alexander Williams and John Williams.

Administrator:  Caroline Williams and Denison Van Vleet [sic]

Appraisers:  Orrin Barney and Ellis S. Spencer, both of Hanover

 

p. 82, George Carpenter died 23 Sep 1853 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Charles C. Palmer of Sherman, general guardian of James Henry Carpenter

Court 26 Oct 1853, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Minor child James Henry Carpenter.  No widow and no other children.

Administrator:  Charles C. Palmer

Appraisers:  Joel Hill and Edwin Bowman, both of Sherman

 

p. 83, Calvin Waggoner died 3 Sep 1834 in Walpole, Canada West, of which he was a resident

Petitioner:  Charles A. Waggoner of Ellington, son

Court 3 Nov 1853, value of estate $550

Heirs and next of kin:  Left assets in Chautauqua County and no other county in the State of New York.  No widow.  Children Daniel L. Waggoner, Mary M. Merchant wife of Roswell B. Merchant, Charles A. Waggoner of Chautauqua County.  Children Caroline S. Smith wife of Christopher Smith and Rebecca P. Williams wife of Charles Williams of Canada West and Charlotte F. Baugher wife of Michael Baugher of Steuben, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.  All children of full age.

Administrator:  Charles A. Waggoner

Appraisers:  Charles A. Spencer and Robert James, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 84, Roswell Bates died 3 Jun 1853 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Adine Willson of Arkwright, son-in-law, consented in writing that David L. Belden be joined with him as administrator

Court 29 Nov 1853, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Mercy Penhollow wife of Richard Penhollow, Lois Willson wife of petitioner, Mersycour? Bates, Martha Bates, Rosina Bates, Roswell Bates, Ansel Bates, Eunice Bates, Aurelia Bates wife of Seely Waterman, Marion Bates, and Almina Bates, all of full age except the last three.  No widow.  Roswell Bates renounced his right to administer.  Ansel Bates signified his wish that the petitioner be appointed administrator.  Marion Bates is a minor.

Administrator:  Adine Willson and David L. Belden

Appraisers:  Leman Pickett and Marshall Lewis

 

p. 85 [same as below], Dennis Connell died 10 Nov 1852 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Catharine Connell of Pomfret, widow

Court 20 Dec 1853, value of estate $0

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Catharine Connell.  Minor children “Mary Connell, a daughter by a deceased wife, Mary Connell daughter of the above named Catharine Connell, John Connell, Ellen Connell, and Margaret Connell.

Administrator:  Catharine Connell

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 85 [same as above], Nelson Normon died 18 Nov 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Marion Normon of Pomfret, widow, consented that John Miller be joined with her as administrator

Court 21 Dec 1853, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Marion Normon.  Children and only next of kin Hiram N. Normon, Henry E. Normon, and Hermon F. Normon, all minors.

Administrator:  Marion Normon and John Miller

Appraisers:  Stewart T. Christy and John Sloan, both of Pomfret

 

p. 86, Wesley Bedient, resident of Chicago, Illinois, died 27 Sep 1853 in Chicago, Illinois

Petitioner:  Amos H. and Ira S. Bedient of Ellicott, brothers

Court 2 Jan 1854, value of estate $60

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, child, or parents.  Brothers and sisters Austin C. Bedient, Amos H. Bedient, Ira S. Bedient, Franklin Bedient, and Harriet Williams wife of Martin Williams.

Administrator:  Amos H. Bedient and Ira S. Bedient

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 87, Isaac M. Avery died 3 Dec 1853 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Phebe L. Avery of Pomfret, widow

Court 4 Jan 1854, value of estate $4500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Phebe L. Avery. Daughter and only child Rebecca L. Avery, minor under age 21.

Administrator:  Phebe L. Avery. 

Appraisers:  Allen Hinckley and David Barrell, both of Pomfret

 

p. 88, Calvin Barnes died 18 Jan 1847 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Joshua S. West of Portland, son-in-law

Court 4 Jan 1854, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Rachel Barnes, who is since deceased.  Sons Calvin Barnes and Robert R. Barnes, both of whom are since deceased.  Lydia Fay wife of Nathaniel Fay, Anna Andrews wife of James Andrews, Maria B. Covey wife of Martin Covey, and Fatima B. West wife of Joshua S. West.

Administrator:  Joshua S. West

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 89, Cynthia M. Elston died 10 Oct 1853 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  William R. Elston of Harmony, husband

Court 12 Jan 1854, value of estate $1700

Heirs and next of kin:  No children.  Husband William R. Elston is the only person entitled to the personal estate.

Administrator:  William R. Elston

Appraisers:  John H. Pray and Ebenezer Y. Cook, both of Harmony

 

p. 90, Sullivan Howard died 9 May 1853 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Phebe Howard of Hanover, widow, consented that Edson Howard be joined with her as administrator

Court 1 Feb 1854, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Phebe Howard.  Minor children Mardin? Howard, Milton Howard, Mason Howard, and Helen Howard.

Administrator:  Phebe Howard and Edson Howard

Appraisers:  George Kirkland and Sullivan Gage, both of Hanover

 

p. 91, Lewis Sperry died 18 Jan 1854 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Emeline Sperry of Sherman, widow, consented that Hiram N. Gleason be joined with her in administration

Court 4 Feb 1854, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Emeline Sperry.  Minor children are mentioned but not named.

Administrator:  Emeline Sperry and Hiram N. Gleason

Appraisers:  Isaac E. Hawley of Sherman and Samuel Husts of Chautauqua

 

p. 93 [no page 92], David W. Merrick died on or about 1 Jan 1854 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Lucinda Merrick of Carroll, widow, consented that William H. Merrick be joined with her as administrator

Court 20 Feb 1854, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucinda Merrick.  Son William H. Merrick of full age.  Daughter Olive A. Merrick, minor under age 21.

Administrator:  Lucinda Merrick and William H. Merrick

Appraisers:  John Myers Jr. and Phineas A…? of Carroll

 

p. 94, Russell D. Shaw died 29 Jan 1854 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Maria Shaw of Ellicott, widow, consented that Warner D. Shaw of Ellicott be joined with her as administrator

Court 27 Feb 1854, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Shaw.  Children of full age Emily Griffith wife of Nelson Griffith, Thomas A. Shaw, and John D. Shaw.  Minor children Ann Willard wife of Darwin Willard, Catharine S. Shaw, Charles B. Shaw, Warner Shaw, Ernest Shaw, and Mary Jane Shaw.

Administrator:  Maria Shaw and Warner D. Shaw

Appraisers:  Isaac Forbes and Samuel Stow, both of Ellicott

 

p. 95, George W. Hopkins died 24 Jan 1854 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Waity Hopkins of Westfield, widow, consented that Ezra Bickford be joined with her as administrator.

Court 1 Mar 1854, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Waity Hopkins.  Child of full age Ira E. Hopkins.  Minor children Orrin E. Hopkins, Amanda M. Hopkins, Clarissa E. Hopkins, Caroline R. Hopkins, George A. Hopkins, Isabella W. Hopkins, and Allen Hopkins.

Administrator:  Waity Hopkins and Ezra Bickford

Appraisers:  Nicholas Jones and Isaac Porter, both of Westfield

 

p. 96, Henry Byron Hedges died 14 Feb 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Laura Ann Hedges of Ripley, mother

Court 1 Mar 1854, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, father, brother, sister; mother Laura Ann Hedges is the only person entitled to the estate

Administrator:  Laura Ann Hedges

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 97, Irene Ely died 11 Mar 1854 in town of  Pomfret

Petitioner:  Ezra S. Ely of Pomfret, son, consented that John Hamilton Jr. be joined with him as administrator

Court 21 Mar 1854, value of estate $8500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Ezra S. Ely and Augusta E. C. Hamilton wife of John Hamilton.

Administrator:  Ezra S. Ely and John Hamilton Jr.

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 98, Abeline Rattray died 22 Mar 1854 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Benjamin G. Tourtellatt of …tor, Ohio, son, consented that James N. Cooley be joined with him as administrator

Court 29 Mar 1854, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Fredrick Tourlettatt [sic], Marcus Tourtellatt, Benjamin G. Tourtellatt, Harriet Rogers wife of Madiso [sic] Rogers, Elsy Ann Rattray, and Maria Marcellus.  Franklin Cooley son of Polly S. Cooley deceased, who was a daughter of Abeline Rattray deceased.  Dow Bond, Harriet Bond, Lydia Bond, and Abelius Bond, children of Abeline Bond deceased, who was a daughter of Abeline Rattray deceased.

Administrator:  Benjamin G. Tourlettatt [sic] and James N. Cooley

Appraisers:  Austin S. Wells and Fisk Durand Jr., both of Westfield

 

p. 99, Samuel Brown died 11 Mar 1854 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Clarissa Brown of Harmony, widow, consented that F. Delos Brown and Sardius Steward be joined with her as administrator

Court 3 Apr 1854, value of estate $3700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Clarissa Brown.  Children F. Delos Brown, Orsell C. Brown, Charles G. Brown, Oliva A. Brown, Ellen E. Brown, and Mary E. Brown, all residents of Harmony.

Administrator:  Clarissa Brown, F. Delos Brown, and Sardius Steward

Appraisers:  Theron S. Bly and John Kent, both of Harmony

 

p. 100, David E. Pound died 15 Jan 1853 at sea on his passage to California

Petitioner:  Cyrus Pound of Eden, Erie County, brother, consented that Mary Ransom be joined with him as administrator

Court 5 Apr 1854, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, children, or father.  Mother Mary Ransom and brothers and sisters Sarah P. Call wife of William D. Call, Eli Pound, petitioner Cyrus Pound, Eliza S. Seamons wife of Cyrenus Seamons, and Emily M. Huyck wife of Ansel B. Huyck.

Administrator:  Cyrus Pound and Mary Ransom

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 101, Aspinwall Straight died 29 Mar 1854 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Wm J., Arba, and Hiram Straight of Villenova and Charlotte, sons

Court 10 Apr 1854, value of estate $1700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Straight.  Children Betsey Cropsey wife of Daniel Cropsey, William J. Straight, Sally Chase wife of Christopher Chase, Arba J. Straight, Hiram Straight, Hannah Stevens wife of David Stevens, Amanda Landas wife of Joseph Landas, Selinda Fisher wife of Lyman F. Fisher, and the children of George R. Chase deceased, to wit Mary Ann, William, Daniel, Lucia, and Lydia, and the children of Fidelia Stevens deceased, whose Christian names are unknown.  George R. and Fidelia were children of Aspinwall Straight deceased.

Administrator:  William J., Arba, and Hiram Straight

Appraisers:  Orton Clark and Albert C. Langworthy, both of Charlotte

 

p. 102, Elizabeth Baker died 29 Feb 1850 in town of Clymer

Petitioner:  Horace Baker of Clymer, grandson

Court 19 Apr 1854, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Roswell Baker and Betsey Russell.  Children of deceased sons of Elizabeth Baker, whose places of residence are unknown.

Administrator:  Horace Baker

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 103, William Holmes died in Mar 1852 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Daniel G. Smith of Hanover, creditor

Court 23 Mar 1854, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother whose name is unknown, a resident of Canada.  No widow, father, or children. 

Administrator:  Daniel G. Smith

Appraisers:  Lucius Cook and Ephraim R. Ballard, both of Hanover

 

p. 104, Phineas P. Johnson died 13 Feb 1853 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Northrup Nason of Ripley, unrelated

Court 23 May 1854, value of estate $270

Heirs and next of kin:  Children William M. and Justin A. Johnson, minors under age 21.  Widow who is now the wife of Lewis Chamberlain.  The widow and her husband have requested that the petitioner be named administrator.

Administrator:  Northrup Nason

Appraisers:  Thaddeus S. Ways and Benjamin F. Baird, both of Ripley

 

p. 105, Richard Hurlbert died 26 Feb 1853 at sea on the Pacific Ocean

Petitioner:  Thomas G. Wood of Arkwright, brother-in-law

Court 23 May 1854, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, children, or parents.  Brother Stephen M. Hulbert [sic] of Michigan, sister Matilda Hulbert [sic] of West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York, and sister Paulina Wood wife of petitioner Thomas G. Wood.

Administrator:  Thomas G. Wood

Appraisers:  Henry C. Frisbee and W. H. Marsh, both of Pomfret

 

p. 106, Henry Howard died 25 Aug 1853 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Emeline Howard of Westfield, widow

Court 3 Jun 1854, value of estate $1800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Emeline Howard.  Minor children William Douglass Howard and Ellen Elizabeth Howard.

Administrator:  Emeline Howard

Appraisers:  Alfred Co…? and Henry Babcock, both of Westfield

 

p. 107, Isaac Sedore, resident of Richmond, Canada, died 15 Jan 1848 in Canada

Petitioner:  Ann Chapman of Harmony, daughter, consented that John H. Pray be joined with her as administrator

Court 12 Jun 1854, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Since the decease of Isaac Sedore, assets have come into Chautauqua County.  Next of kin Abraham Sedore, Isaac Sedore, Susannah King, and petitioner Ann Chapman, all residents of Canada except Ann Chapman

Administrator:  John H. Pray and Ann Chapman

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 108, Mary Stanton died 6 Jun 1853 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Herrington Stanton of Ripley, son

Court 30 Jun 1854, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Herrington Stanton, Charles M. Stanton, Mary Stanton, Amy Stanton, and Hannah Stanton.  Mary, Amy, and Hannah Stanton are minors.

Administrator:  Herrington Stanton

Appraisers:  Ezra Bickford and Lockwood Wallis, both of Ripley

 

p. 109, Andrew Jubery? Imbery? died 11 Oct 1852 in Grand Duchy of Baden in Germany

Petitioner:  Caspar Jubery? Imbery? of Ripley, son

Court 13 Jul 1854, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Ann Jubery? Imbery?, son Joseph Jubery? Imbery?, and son Leopold Jubery? Imbery?, all of Germany.  Son Casper Jubery? Imbery? of Ripley.  All are of full age except Leopold Jubery? Imbery?.

Administrator:  Caspar Jubery? Imbery?

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 110, Hiram H. Sweet died 28 Jul 1854 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Thomas B. Sweet of Pomfret, brother, consented that Bingham K. Sweet be joined with him as administrator

Court 24 Aug 1854, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Elizabeth Sweet.  Brothers and sisters Thomas B. Sweet, E…tia? Pettit wife of Eben? Eber? Pettit, Emeline Stewart wife of William S. Stewart, Benjamin Sweet, Joseph C. Sweet, David G. Sweet, Mary E. Van Scooter wife of Richard Van Scooter, …elia Crosby, and Bingham K. Sweet, all of full age.  No widow, child, or father.

Administrator:  Thomas B. Sweet and Bingham K. Sweet

Appraisers:  John Hamilton Jr and Melancton S. Pettit, both of Pomfret

 

p. 111, George W. Shirland, resident of Leon, Lecross County, Wisconsin died 26 Jun 1854 in Leon, Lecross County, Wisconsin

Petitioner:  Benjamin H. Shirland of Charlotte, father

Court 23 Sep 1854, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner is the only next of kin.  No widow or children.

Administrator:  Benjamin H. Shirland

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 112, Rosina Fletcher died 14 Apr 1854 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Abigail Fletcher of Villenova, mother, consented that Horace Burgess of Villenova be joined with her as administrator

Court 23 Sep 1854, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Abigail Fletcher.  Brothers and sisters Clarinda Dye, Agnes McManus, Samuel Fletcher, Otis A. Fletcher, and Orlando Fletcher, the last three being minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Abigail Fletcher and Horace Burgess

Appraisers:  Hiram Wheelock and Giles S. True of Hanover and Villenova

 

p. 113, Wistell S. Daniels died 13 Sep 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Moses Randall of Harmony, father-in-law and general guardian of Moses Clayton Daniels

Court 26 Sep 1854, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow.  Only child Moses Clayton Daniels.

Administrator:  Moses Randall

Appraisers:  Henry O. Lakin and Daniel C. Glidden, both of Harmony

 

p. 114, Lemuel Brown died 6 Jun 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Martha Brown of Chautauqua, daughter, consented that Samuel J. Whallon be joined with her as administrator

Court 27 Sep 1854, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Martha Brown.  Minor child Alexander Brown who resides in Will County, Illinois.

Administrator:  Martha Brown and Samuel S. Whallon

Appraisers:  William Gifford and George W. Whallon

 

p. 115, Justin? Justice? Miner died 15 Jun 1854 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Elvira Miner of Sheridan, widow, consented that John C. Cranston be joined with her as administrator

Court 4 Oct 1854, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elvira Miner.  Minor children William R. Miner, Henry N. Miner, and Herbert S. Miner.

Administrator:  Elvira Miner and John C. Cranston

Appraisers:  John C. Bates and Canning Griswold

 

p. 116, Henry Conent [sic] died 16 Jul 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Charles Conant [sic] of Harmony, brother

Court 6 Oct 1854, value of estate $120

Heirs and next of kin:  No parents or children.  Brothers and sisters John Conent, Charles Conant, Lucy D. Conent, James Conant, Eliza Ann Conant, Robert J. Conant, Mary T. Conant, and Edward Conant, all of full age except Edward Conant.

Administrator:  Charles Conant

Appraisers:  Elizur Webster and Judd W. Cap, both of Ripley

 

p. 117, Otis Alvord died 7 Aug 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Jerusha Alvord of Caroll, widow, consented that Frederick K. Alvord be joined with her as administrator

Court 9 Oct 1854, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Children of deceased and residents of Chautauqua County Franklin D. Alvord, Frederick K. Alvord, Christiana S. wife of Lyman Price.  Son Francis M. Alvord, resident of Allegany County, New York.  Widow Jerusha Alvord.

Administrator:  Jerusha Alvord and Frederick K. Alvord

Appraisers:  William H. H. Fenton and Gordon Swift, both of Carroll

 

p. 118, Reuben C. Phelps died 21 Oct 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Harriet E. Phelps of Harmony, widow, requested that Noah D. Cornish be joined with her as administrator

Court 13 Nov 1854, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Father John Phelps.  No children.

Administrator:  Harriet E. Phelps and Noah D. Cornish

Appraisers:  Otis Skinner and Luther S. Jennings, both of Sherman

 

p. 119, Calvin Putnam died 2 Feb 1854 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Gilbert Putnam of Stockton, father

Court 27 Nov 1854, value of estate $275

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow or child.  Petitioner is the only next of kin.

Administrator:  Gilbert Putnam

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 120, James H. Briggs died 7 Nov 1854 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Willard Ransom and Maryetta his wife, sister of deceased

Court 11 Dec 1854, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  No father, brother, or child.  Mother Mary Briggs.  Sisters Harriet Kimball wife of Ira Kimball, Sarah Wolcott wife of Theodore Wolcott, and petitioner Maryetta Ransom wife of Willard Ransom.

Administrator:  Willard Ransom in right of his wife

Appraisers:  Eliakim Crosby? Crosly? and Norton B. Bill, both of Poland

 

p. 121, Justin Clark died 1 Apr 1854 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Charles Clark of Brookfield, Madison County, brother

Court 14 Dec 1854, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, child, father or mother.  Petitioner and William H. Clark of Wisconsin are the only next of kin entitled to his estate.

Administrator:  Charles Clark

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 122, Miller Slayton died 26 Nov 1854 in town of

Petitioner:  Martha Slayton of Busti, widow, consented that F. Delos Brown be joined with her as administrator

Court 18 Dec 1854, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Martha Slayton.  Minor children Burr Slayton and Mary Slayton.

Administrator:  Martha Slayton and F. Delos Brown

Appraisers:  Theron S. Bly and Peter Richards

 

p. 123, James Wyatt died 27 Oct 1854 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Francis Wyatt and John Wyatt of Portland, sons

Court 19 Dec 1854, value of estate $1650

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow.  Children Francis Wyatt, John Wyatt, James Wyatt, Samuel Wyatt, Mary Wyatt, Harriet Jane Wyatt, Hannah Wyatt, Jane Wyatt, and Nancy Hines wife of Charles Hines.

Administrator:  Francis Wyatt and John Wyatt

Appraisers:  Warren Couch and Norman Van Dusen, both of Portland

 

p. 124, Lyman C. [sic, but should be Hiram, see p. 127] Smith died 20 Jul 1846 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Lyman C. Smith of Busti, brother

Court 25 Dec 1854, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  No father, widow, or child.  Mother Polly Smith.  Brothers William Smith and Lyman C. Smith.  Sisters Ruth Rathbone wife of John Rathbone, Martha Howe wife of William Howe, Catharine M. Stoddard wife of Oren Stoddard, Sophia L. Bradish wife of Loyal Bradish, and Sally J. Smith.  Also minor children of Louisa Van Dyck deceased, who was a sister of Hiram Smith deceased.

Administrator:  Lyman C. Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 125, William Parment died 25 Sep 1852 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Sarah Parment of town of Chautauqua, widow, consented that William T. Howell be joined with her as administrator

Court 9 Jan 1855, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Parment.  Stephen Parment, Martha Colie wife of  Oliver Colie, Sally Willing wife of William Willing, Rachel Fish wife of Abraham Fish, Mary Ann Parment, Eliza Parment, George Parment, Henry Parment, William Parment, Jane Parment, and Edwin Parment

Administrator:  Sarah Parment and William T. Howell

Appraisers:  Thomas A. Osborne and William Gifford, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 126, Squire Button died 5 Oct 1854 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Louisa Button of Ellington, widow, consented that Charles Button and Jonathan Button be joined with her as administrators

Court 16 Jan 1855, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lovisa Button, Levi Button, William Button, Charles Button, Jonathan Button, Jane Putnam wife of Alvin Putnam, Sylvester Button, and an infant child of Laura Carpenter deceased who was a daughter of Squire Button

Administrator:  Lovisa Button, Charles Button, and Jonathan Button

Appraisers:  Lorenzo Fairbanks and John Hatch, both of Ellington

 

p. 127, Hiram Smith died 20 Jul 1846 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Lyman C. Smith of Busti, brother

Court 25 December 1854, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  No father, widow, or child.  Mother Polly Smith.  Brothers William Smith and Lyman C. Smith.  Sisters Ruth Rathbone wife of John Rathbone, Mary Howe wife of William Howe, Catharine M. Stoddard wife of Oren Stoddard, Sophia L. Bradish wife of Loyal Bradish, and Sally J. Smith.  Also minor children of Louisa Van Dyck deceased, who was a sister of Hiram Smith deceased.

Administrator:  Lyman C. Smith

Appraisers:  Valentine C. Clark and Albert Mattison, both of Busti

 

p. 128, Mary A. Orton died in month of November in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Daniel Sherman of Hanover, creditor

Court 5 Feb 1855, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Catharine Kimball and James Kimball of Franklin, Lenawee County, Michigan, who have renounced their claim to letters of administration

Administrator:  Daniel Sherman

Appraisers:  W. Thomas Wilson and Edwin C. Dix, both of Hanover

 

p. 129, George W. Arnold died 25 Dec 1854 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Almeda Arnold of Portland, widow, consented that Walter M. Arnold be joined with her as administrator

Court 21 Feb 1855, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Almeda Arnold.  Children:  Walter M. Arnold, Orrin W. Arnold, William S. Arnold, Eliza E. Arnold, and Daniel E. Arnold, the last three being minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Almeda Arnold and Walter M. Arnold

Appraisers:  David Granger and Lorenzo Bliss, both of Westfield

 

p. 130, Anne Brooks died 30 Aug 1851 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Samuel Sizer? Siger? of Buffalo, Erie County, brother

Court 2 Mar 1855, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  No husband, father, mother, or child.  Only one brother, the petitioner.

Administrator:  Samuel Sizer? Siger?

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 131, Lewis Shedd died 10 Mar 1855 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Phebe Shedd of Ellery, widow, consented that William Vorce of Westfield be joined with her as administrator

Court 26 Mar 1855, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Three children William D. Shedd, Charles Shedd, and Merritt Shedd, all minors under age 21.

Administrator:  William Vorce and Phebe Shedd

Appraisers:  Charles G. Maples and Clark Winsor, both of Ellery

 

p. 132, Elisha B. More died 4 Aug 1854 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Jonas L. More of Pomfret, father

Court 5 Apr 1855, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow is since deceased, leaving a daughter by a former husband named Perkins, but the name of the child is not known.  Father Jonas L. More.

Administrator:  Jonas L. More

Appraisers:  Erastus Grannis? and William F. Ha…er?, both of Pomfret

 

p. 133, Elizabeth Caldwell [should be James Caldwell], resident of Pomfret, died 16 Jun 1854 in Sacramento, California

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Caldwell of Charlotte, widow

Court 16 Apr 1855, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow and one daughter about 9 years old

Administrator:  Elizabeth Caldwell

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 134, Ruth Cooley died 12 Sep 1854 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  James N. Cooley of Westfield, husband

Court 17 Apr 1855, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Husband

Administrator:  James N. Cooley

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 135, Alanson Herriman died 10 Apr 1855 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Sophia Herriman of Sheridan, widow, consented that John C. Cranston be joined with her as administrator

Court 18 Apr 1855, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow, only child Edwin Herriman, minor under age 21.

Administrator:  Sophia Herriman and John C. Cranston

Appraisers:  Henry H. Hawkins of Hanover and Newton Smith of Sheridan

 

p. 136, John Bull died 20 Apr 1855 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lydia H. Bull of Pomfret, widow

Court 26 May 1855, value of estate $2300

Heirs and next of kin:  One child Alice M. Bull, minor under age 21

Administrator:  Lydia H. Bull

Appraisers:  Justus Harrington and Benjamin Griswold, both of Pomfret

 

p. 137, Sylvester Hull died 28 Oct 1854 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Julia Ann Hull of Cherry Creek, widow, consented that Lewis Rice of Ellington be joined with her as administrator

Court 18 Jun 1855, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Albert W. Hull, William L. Hull, John J. Hull, and Vileria? Hull, of full age.  Minor children Eli Hull, Henry B. Hull, Andrew J. Hull, Selina A. Hull, Sylvester Hull, Ozro A. Hull, and Viola Hull.  All are residents of Chautauqua County except William L. Hull of Indiana and John J. Hull whose residence is unknown.

Administrator:  Julia Ann Hull and Lewis Rice

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 138, Thomas Howard died 15 May 1855 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Matilda Howard of Villenova, widow, consented that Daniel Mathewson and Timothy G. Walker be joined with her as administrator

Court 2 Jul 1855, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Matilda Howard.  Children Mary Ann Dow wife of Fuller Dow, Lyman Howard, James Howard, Addison Howard, and Dallos Howard, the last three being minors.

Administrator:  Matilda Howard, Daniel Mathewson, and Timothy G. Walker

Appraisers:  Chauncy Abbey of Arkwright and Lorenzo Davis of Villenova

 

p. 139, Charles H. Chadwick died 12 Jan 1855 in town of Clymer

Petitioner:  Benj F. and Curtis W. Chadwick of Clymer, brothers

Court 2 Jul 1855, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow or child.  Father Archelaus Chadwick of Clymer.  Brothers Benjamin F. and Curtis W. Chadwick.

Administrator:  Benjamin F. Chadwick and Curtis W. Chadwick

Appraisers:  Reuben L. Rich and Rufus Tillottson, both of Clymer

 

p. 140, Simeon Lawrence died 20 Apr 1855 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Hannah Lawrence [sic] of Ellington, widow

Court 5 Jul 1855, value of estate $7000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Hodley [sic].  Orpha Hodley wife of Niles Hodley, Alvah Lawrence, Zeruah Putnam wife of Hiram Putnam, Hannah Smiley? wife of James Smiley, Mary Norris wife of Madison Norris, Rebecca Lawrence, Simon Lawrence, and John Lawrence, all of full age.  Mary Norris and Rebecca Lawrence reside at Rock Island, Illinois.

Administrator:  Hannah Lawrence

Appraisers:  John F. Farman and Charles B. Green, both of Ellington

 

p. 141, Bethia Hubbard died 24 Oct 1854 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Darwin Kenyon of Westfield, grandson

Court 9 Jul 1855, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Mary S. Kenyon, daughter of deceased and mother of petitioner, Eliza Evans wife of John Evans Jr., Jane Hubbard, and Daniel Hubbard, all of full age and residents of Girard, Eric County, Pennsylvania.  George McCord, Mary McCord, and Frankllin McCord, residents of North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania, minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Darwin Kenyon

Appraisers:  Rufus Jones and William S. Hedges, both of Ellicott

 

p. 142, Henry Hopson, resident of Minnesota Territory, died 15 May 1855 in Minnesota Territory

Petitioner:  Almeda Hopson of Westfield, widow

Court 29 Jul 1855, value of estate $1100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Almeda Hopson and two minor children Herman A Hopson and Milo E. Hopson.

Administrator:  Almeda Hopson

Appraisers:  Austin L. Wells and John M. Smith

 

p. 143, Jabez Burrows died 9 Mar 1855 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Edwin A. Burrows of Troy, Rensselaer County, son, consented that Thomas Archibald of town of Chautauqua be joined with him as administrator

Court 27 Jul 1855, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Jabez B. Burrows, Mary Ann Archibald wife of Thomas Archibald, and Laura Dodge wife of Orrin Dodge, children of deceased.  Children of Frances E. Teal deceased, and the children of Charles E. Burrows deceased, both Frances and Charles being children of Jabez Burrows.  No widow.  Petitioner Edwin A. Burrows is also a child of the deceased.

Administrator:  Edwin A. Burrows and Thomas Archibald

Appraisers:  Jesse Brooks and Albert J. Andrews, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 144, William C. Derby died 5 Apr 1855 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Margaret Derby of Pomfret, widow, consented that Elisha Norton of Pomfret be joined with her as administrator

Court 13 Aug 1855, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow and children William M. [sic] Derby, Martha Wilder wife of George Wilder, Mason Derby, Samantha Derby, Hanson Derby, and Daniel Derby.  All except William C. [sic] Derby are minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Margaret Derby and Elisha Norton

Appraisers:  George C. Rood and John Guest?, both of Pomfret

 

p. 145, Orry Wood died 9 Jun 1855 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Wood of Ellery, widow, consented that Jacob Peterson of Ellery be joined with her as administrator

Court 19 Sep 1855, value of estate $10000

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter and only child Lydia Ann Heath wife of James Heath of full age.

Administrator:  Elizabeth Wood and Jacob Peterson

Appraisers:  Henry Strunk of Ellicott and Jeremiah Griffith of Ellery

 

p. 146, William P. Holmes died 14 Sep 1855 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Rachel Holmes of Chautauqua, widow, consented that John F. Phelps of Chautauqua be joined with her as administrator

Court 20 Sep 1855, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Rachel Holmes.  Minor children William S. Holmes and George C. Holmes.

Administrator:  Rachel Holmes and John F. Phelps

Appraisers:  Harry Gifford and William A. Mayborn, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 147, Wilbur Gifford died 19 Oct 1855 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Charles C. Gifford of Pomfret, son, consented that Lysander B. Brown of Pomfret be joined with him as administrator

Court 3 Nov 1855, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Charles C. Gifford, Sally wife of Frederick F. Driggs, Francis C. wife of Dorman B. Howe, and Edward P. Gifford, children all of full age except Edward P. , minor who has Ralph Plumb as his general guardian.  No widow.

Administrator:  Charles C. Gifford and Lysander B. Brown

Appraisers:  Edward Keyes and Willard W. Brigham, both of Pomfret

 

p. 148, Salmon Brownson died 28 Oct 1855 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Martha Brownson of Ripley, widow, consented that Orrin Dunn of Ripley be joined with her as administrator

Court 16 Nov 1855, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Mary Brownson.  Brothers and sisters Elisha Brownson, James Brownson, Charles Brownson, David Brownson, Martha Pearce wife of Gardner Pearce, Mary Hess wife of John Hess, residing at Wayland, Steuben County, New York.  Brother Ira Brownson of Pennsylvania.  Brother William Brownson of Ohio.  All brothers and sisters of full age.  No child or father.

Administrator:  Martha Brownson and Orrin Dunn

Appraisers:  Northrup Nason and Henry Skelley, both of Ripley

 

p. 149, Milton Clements died 21 Apr 1855 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Dillon L. Clements of Portland, son, consented that Theodore S. Moss of Portland be joined with him as administrator

Court 5 Dec 1855, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eleanor Clements who has since died.  Son John D. Clements who has since died leaving a widow.  Ida Clements a daughter and only child under age 21 [sic].  Daughter Elizabeth Clements.  Son  Dillon Clements of full age.  Son Richard M. Clements also a minor under age 21 [sic].

Administrator:  Dillon L. Clements and Theodore S. Clements

Appraisers:  Ransom S. Morrison and William H. Jackson, both of Portland

 

p. 150, Perry Smith died about the month of April 1851 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Heman S. Stearns and Mabel W. his wife, daughter, requested that letters of administration be granted to Heman S. Stearns in right of his wife Mabel W. Stearns

Court 5 Dec 1855, value of estate $1300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mabel W. Smith.  Children Delia L. Smith wife of Levi Smith, Mabel W. Stearns wife of Heman S. Stearns, all of full age.  Daniel Smith Webster, son of Ann Eliza Webster deceased, who was a daughter of Perry Smith deceased.

Administrator:  Heman S. Stearns in right of his wife

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 151, Ruth Crissey, resident of Cherry Valley, Winebago County, Illinois died 18 Oct 1854 in town of Cherry Valley, Winebago County, Illinois

Petitioner:  Samuel Crissey of Stockton, creditor

Court 6 Dec 1855, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Maria Patterson wife of Alvah M. Patterson, Origen R. Crissey, Marilla wife of Hiram Waterbury, Alson Crissey, Isaac Crissey, Lutheria? Prieston wife of William Prieston, Orson Crissey, Marilla Crissey widow of Addison Crissey deceased, and Wilson Crissey son of Stephen H. Crissey deceased.  All the next of kin who are of full age reside out of the state of New York except Origen R. Crissey, who has renounced his right to administration.  No husband her surviving.

Administrator:  Samuel Crissey

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 152, Orrin Goodnow died 19 Nov 1855 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Charlotte Goodnow of Hanover, widow

Court 11 Dec 1855, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  No child.  Father Daniel Goodnow, resident of Perrysburgh.

Administrator:  Charlotte Goodnow

Appraisers:  Stilliman J. Harding and Martin Blodgett, both of Hanover

 

p. 153, James Bennett  died 11 Dec 1855 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Lois Bennett of Hanover, widow, consented that Gates A. Bennett and Elisha C. Farnham be joined with her as administrators

Court 29 Dec 1855, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lois Bennett.  Children all of full age James Bennett, Gates A. Bennett, P. Rivola Bennett, Elon A. Bennett, L. Fidelia Farnham wife of Elisha C. Farnham, L. Amelia Farnham wife of Fry Farnham, Helen McDonald wife of John R. McDonald, and Dorinda C. Bennett.

Administrator:  Lois Bennett, Gates A. Bennett, and Elisha C. Farnham

Appraisers:  Jonathan S. Pattison and George Johnson, both of Hanover

 

p. 154, Luther C. Blood died 12 Aug 1855 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Asa Blood of Portland, father

Court 27 Feb 1856, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Caroline Blood.  No children.

Administrator:  Asa Blood

Appraisers:  John Teft and Jason Webster, both of Portland

 

p. 155, Jeremiah Baldwin died 18 Feb 1856 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Mercy Baldwin of Pomfret, widow

Court 23 Feb 1856, value of estate $2200

Heirs and next of kin:  Emily Palmer wife of Nelson Palmer, Phoebe Ann Wait wife of Levi A. Wait, and James M. Baldwin, who is a minor under age 21.

Administrator:  Mercy Baldwin and Stephen Snow

Appraisers:  Benjamin Walworth and Isaac A. Saxton, both of Pomfret

 

p. 156, Samuel Ross died 23 Jan 1856 in town of Pottsville

Petitioner:  Maria Ross of Clymer, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Artemas Ross

Court 9 Feb 1956, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Ross.  Daughter Hannah Davis of full age.  Minor daughters Amy M. Ross and Dora L. Ross.  Minor sons Clodius B. Ross and Russell F. V. B. Ross.

Administrator:  Maria Ross and Artemas Ross

Appraisers:  Thomas D. Jones and Lyman Brown, both of Clymer

 

p. 157, Franklin D. Alvord died 27 Jul 1855 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  William M. Hatch of Carroll, guardian of Harriett E. Alvord

Court 11 Jan 1856, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow.  Minor child Harriett E. Alvord, only child of deceased.  Petitioner was appointed her general guardian 31 Dec 1855.

Administrator:  William M. Hatch

Appraisers:  W. H. H. Fenton and Erastus Johnson, both of Carroll

 

p. 158, Daniel Webster died 26 Jan 1856 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Julia [sic] Granger and David Granger of Portland, son-in-law, requested that administration be granted to David Granger

Court 27 Feb 1856, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Almina [Almiria in another place] Webster.  Daughters all of full age Juline Granger wife of David Granger, Maron Fuller wife of Ralph D. Fuller, and Almira Crocker wife of John Crocker.  No sons.

Administrator:  David Granger

Appraisers:  Amos Barton and William D. Keys

 

p. 159, Reuben Tinker died 26 Oct 1854 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Mary T. W. Tinker of Westfield, widow

Court 10 Mar 1856, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary T. W. Tinker.  Sons of full age Samuel H. Tinker and Joseph E. Tinker.  Daughter of full age Sarah Tinker.  Minor children Robert H. Tinker, Mary W. Tinker, Abby W. Tinker, and Charlotte E. Tinker.

Administrator:  Mary T. W. Tinker

Appraisers:  Levi A. Skinner and John G. Hinckley, both of Westfield

 

p. 160, James Bassett died 19 Dec 1855 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Hugh Johnston of Westfield, creditor

Court 10 Mar 1856, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow or children.  Sister Ellen Bassett of Westfield and sister Margaret McNeil of Norwich, Connecticut, both of full age, and both of whom brought into court renunciations of their rights to letters of administration.

Administrator:  Hugh Johnston

Appraisers:  John Johnston and William …?, both of Westfield

 

p. 161, Porter Phelps died 9 Mar 1856 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Hannah J. Phelps of Arkwright, widow, requested that Levi Baldwin be joined with her as administrator.

Court 18 Mar 1856, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah J. Phelps.  Caroline Eaton, Lawson P. Phelps, Lander L. Phelps, and Horatio J. Phelps, children of full age who reside in Chautauqua County.  Mila? Milo?Turner, child of full age who resides in Cattaraugus County.  Orlando S. Phelps, child of full age who resides in Beaverdam, Wisconsin.  Barna W. Phelps, child of full age, residence unknown.  Helen J. Phelps, minor child who resides in Arkwright.

Administrator:  Hannah J. Phelps and Levi Baldwin

Appraisers:  Erastus W. Ramsdell and James D. Wells, both of Pomfret

 

p. 162, Thomas Berry died 16 Feb 1856 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Melinda Berry of Cherry Creek, widow, requested that James D. Wheeler be joined with her as administrator

Court 17 Mar 1856, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Melinda E. Berry.  Harrison Berry, Julia Ann Gill, Lucinda Millspaugh, Susan Wheeler, of full age.  Jackson Berry, Elmina Berry, De ett Berry, Taylor Berry, Clara Berry, minor children of deceased.  Susan Bartlett, minor daughter of Polly Berry deceased, daughter of Thomas Berry deceased.  All of the above reside in Chautauqua County.  Alinda Bartlett of full age, resident of Wisconsin, Sarah Eddy of full age, resident of Illinois, and Elsie Clough of full age, residence unknown.

Administrator:  Melinda E. Berry and James D. Wheeler

Appraisers:  Perry Gilbett and Alvah Billings, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 163, John T. Barden, resident of Pomfret, died 25 Jul 1855 in town of Palatine, Cook County, Illinois

Petitioner:  Amorett P. Barden of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Emory F. Warren

Court 28 Mar 1856, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Children William A. Barden of full age and minor Gustavus E. Barden, both of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Amorett P. Barden and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers:  John Lamson and Abijah G.? Taylor, both of Pomfret

 

p. 164, Surranus W. Harris died 13 Feb 1856 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Otis Harris of Gerry, father, requested that administration be granted to him and to Milton Ford

Court 28 Mar 1856, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Otis Harris of Gerry.  Alfred Harris, a minor, Mary Jane Harris of full age, Margeret Ann Harris, a minor, all of Gerry.  Julia Urch wife of Jonas Urch, resident of Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Otis Harris and Milton Ford

Appraisers:  Rufus Pratt and Stephen B. Pratt, both of Gerry

 

p. 165 [same page number as following], Samuel E. Robinson died 11 Feb 1856 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Esther Robinson of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Helen Robinson

Court 7 Mar 1856, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Esther Robinson and daughter of full age Hellen Robinson of Westfield

Administrator:  Esther Robinson and Helen Robinson

Appraisers:  Austin L. Wells and David H. Taylor, both of Westfield

 

p. 165 [same page number as preceding], Severyn Stockton died 8 Jan 1856 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Harriett Stockton of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Austin L. Wells.

Court 15 Mar 1856, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriett Stockton. Daughters and only children Julia E. Lewis and Francis H. Babcock, both of full age and residents of Westfield.

Administrator:  Harriet Stockton and Austin L. Wells

Appraisers:  George hall and Albert White, both of Westfield

 

p. 166 [same page number as preceding], Marvin Morse died 10 Feb 1856 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Sally Ann Morse of Sheridan, widow

Court 26 Apr 1856, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Sanford Morse, Almira Morse, George Morse and John W. Morse, all minors except Sanford Morse, who is of full age.

Administrator:  Sally Ann Morse and Sanford Morse

Appraisers:  Seymour Ensign and Otis Ensign, both of Sheridan

 

p. 167, Adaline Allen died 26 Jan 1851 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Augustus F. Allen of Ellicott, brother

Court 5 May 1856, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers of full age Augustus F. Allen and Dascum Allen.  Abner Allen, minor child of a deceased brother of Adaline Allen; petitioner is guardian of Abner Allen. 

Administrator:  Augustus F. Allen

Appraisers:  Daniel H. Grandin and Samuel A. Barrett, both of Ellicott

 

p. 168, Harry King died 29 Mar 1856 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Olive King of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to Ebenezer G. Cook and Francis King

Court 19 May 1856, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Delos King of Silver Creek, Catharine King, Francis King, Jane King of Harmony, all of full age.  Widow Olive King of Hanover.  Minor child Henry King of Harmony

Administrator:  Ebenezer G. Cook and Francis King

Appraisers:  John W. Pray and David Moore, both of Harmony

 

p. 169, Seth Baker died 12 Jun 1842 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Edwin Grover of Poland, grandson

Court 22 May 1856, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Son of full age Jotham B. Baker.  Daughter of full age Harriet Grover wife of Charles Grover.  Benjamin F. Baker, Lucy Baker, Winfield S. Baker, Almenia? Almeria? Baker, David Baker, all of full age, and minor child Cynthia Baker, all children of Seth Baker Junior deceased, son of Seth Baker.  Daughter of deceased Martha Grover of St. Joseph County, Michigan, and Maryett Baker of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Seth Baker Junior, both of full age.  Jotham B. Baker, Harriett Grover, Charles Grover, Martha Grover, and George Grover her husband have all renounced their rights to letters of administration.

Administrator:  Edwin Grover

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 170, Polly Coe died 7 Sep 1854 in town of French Creek

Petitioner:  Philonzo Coe of French Creek, son

Court 12 Jun 1856, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Philonzo Coe and Birdsell Coe, both of French Creek, Willis Coe of Wisconsin, and Robert Coe of Illinois, all children of full age.

Administrator:  Philonzo Coe and John H. Skellie

Appraisers:  None named

 

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p. 181, Joseph Farnsworth, resident of Westfield, died 26 Sep 1855 in town of Milbury, Massachusetts

Petitioner:  Asa Farnsworth of Westfield, son

Court 11 Jul 1856, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Asa Farnsworth.  Sophia F. Tive…or? of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Asenath Baldwin of Westfield, Eliza Waters of Westfield, Joseph Farnsworth Jr of Madison Iowa, Jarius? Janius? Jansis? H. Farnsworth of Detroit, Michigan, Lucy Abbott of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Administrator:  Asa Farnsworth

Appraisers:  William Saxton and Austin L. Wells, both of Westfield

 

p. 182, David Cutting died 27 Jun 1856 in town of French Creek

Petitioner:  Zebe Cutting of French Creek, widow, requested that administration be granted to him and Eli N. Brown and Philip Reynolds

Court 14 Jul 1856, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Zebe Cutting.  Jonas Cutting of full age of Wisconsin, Lydia Scoville of Williamsville, New York, Alanson Cutting of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Linus Cutting of Ohio, Harley Cutting of California, Polly Kena? Kerr? of Ohio, Zeraldo Cutting of Ohio, Lodema Dow of Iowa, Lucy Case of Chautauqua County, Jeremiah Cutting of Wisconsin, Alvira Palmer of Wisconsin, David Cutting and German? Cutting, both of Addison County, Vermont, Artemas Flagg of Vermont, Azariah C. Flagg of New York City, Gusham? Flagg of Illinois, Willard Flagg, Wait Flagg, Mary Flagg, Roma Hodgman, Lucy Bull? Buck? Buel?, residence unknown supposed Illinois, Alexander Thompson of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Jonas Bridge and Belinda Baker of Conhockton, New York, all of full age.

Administrator:  Zebe Cutting, Eli N. Brown, and Philip Reynolds

Appraisers:  James Bemus and William P. Fuller, both of French Creek

 

p. 183, Samuel Foote died 9 May 1856 in town of Jamestown

Petitioner:  Augustus F. Allen of Ellicott, nephew

Court 12 Jul 1856, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Louisa Foote and son Horace J. Foote, both residents of Louisiana

Administrator:  Augustus F. Allen

Appraisers:  Horace Allen and William Hall, both of Ellicott

 

p. 184, Holland P. Gates, late of Arkwright, resident of Chautauqua County, died 15 Jun 1856 in Staten Island, New York

Petitioner:  Martha Gates of Arkwright, widow

Court 10 Jul 1856, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Martha Gates.  Minor children Minerva A. House wife of James E. House, Royal A. Gates, and Marsia? Marvin? Martin? E. Gates.

Administrator:  Martha Gates

Appraisers:  Charles Crawford and James Pearce, both of Arkwright

 

p. 185, David C. Lathrop died 22 Feb 1856 in town of Clymer

Petitioner:  Mary E. Lathrop of Clymer, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Reuben J. Beach

Court 1 Sep 1856, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Ella Jane Lathrop age 2 years, David C. Lathrop age 5 months, and widow Mary E. Lathrop of full age, all of Clymer.

Administrator:  Mary E. Lathrop and Reuben J. Beach

Appraisers:  Alvah W. Coy and William B. Gleason, both of Clymer

 

p. 186, Charles E. Smiley died 12 Jun 1856 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Charlotte Smiley of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William Smiley

Court 21 Aug 1856, value of estate $1100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Charlotte Smiley.  Minor children Altha J. Smiley age 8 last 26 Dec, Adelaide C. Smiley age 5 last 1 Dec, and Charles E. Smiley age 14 days on 19 Aug 1856.

Administrator:  Charlotte Smiley and William Smiley

Appraisers:  Samuel B. Bloomfield and Fowler Denton, both of Stockton

 

p. 187, Fisk Durand died 3 Nov 1855 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Nancy Durand of Westfield, widow

Court 6 Sep 1856, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Durand.  Son Carlile Durand of full age.  Minor daughters Nancy F. Durand and Adelaide P. Durand.

Administrator:  Nancy Durand

Appraisers:  John R. Forsyth and George Fawcett, both of Westfield

 

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p. 190, Emily Thayer died 1 Oct 1855 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Willard W. Hartwell of Steuben, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, brother-in-law, requested that administration be granted to him and to Lewis P. Waterman

Court 18 Sep 1856, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  “Philander M. Hartwell and Winfield W. Hartwell minor children and that the said petitioner is the general guardian of both of said minor children.”

Administrator:  Willard W. Hartwell and Lewis P. Waterman

Appraisers:  Liman Picket and Azariah Ingerson, both of Ellery

 

p. 191, Anna Converse died 28 Feb 1856 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  William Holbrook of Hanover, son

Court 2 Oct 1856, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Silas Holbrook of Warren County, Pennsylvania, Ann Mack wife of William J. Mack of Buffalo, NY, William Holbrook of Hanover, Chautauqua County, Eugene Holbrook of Sinclairville, Chautauqua County, Sarah E. Holbrook of Erie County, Pennsylvania, Martin V? Holbrook residence unknown, John Webster? Wekler? of Prescott County, Wisconsin, Daniel Holbrook of Rutledge, Cattaraugus County.

Administrator:  William Holbrook

Appraisers:  Leonard Johnson and Daniel Sherman, both of Hanover

 

p. 192, Jerusha Alvord died 8 Oct 1856 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Edwin Eaton of Carroll, relationship not stated

Court 4 Aug 1856, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Francis M. Alvord of Friendship, Alleghany County, NY, Frederick H. Alvord of Carroll, both of full age and brothers of deceased.  Christian Rice of Carroll, sister of deceased.  Harriett Alvord of Friendship age 12, daughter of deceased brother of intestate.

Administrator:  Edwin Eaton

Appraisers:  W. H. H. Fenton and Dorastus Johnson, both of Carroll

 

p. 193, Peter Myers died 24 Aug 1856 in Jefferson County, New York

Petitioner:  Lucinda Myers of Carroll, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Oliver Klock

Court 23 Oct 1856, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucinda Myers.  Mary Jane Myers and Emeline Myers, minor children under age 21.

Administrator:  Lucinda Myers and Oliver Klock

Appraisers:  Edwin Eaton and Charles D. Norton, both of Carroll

 

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p. 236, Geneva Rogers died 21 Feb 1858 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Serepta M. Rogers of Westfield, widow

Court 10 Mar 1858, value of estate $130

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Serepta M. Rogers, minor children Margaret Ella Rogers and Eva Mary Rogers, over age 14.

Administrator:  Serepta M. Rogers

Appraisers:  Laurel Nichols and John Hungerford, both of Westfield

 

p. 237, Amos Dunning, resident of Cherry Creek, died 6 Feb 1858 in town of Lockport, Niagara County

Petitioner:  George Dunning of Cherry Creek, son

Court 10 Mar 1858, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  Children George Dunning of Cherry Creek, Orrin Dunning of Buffalo, NY, Emeline Cole of Lockport, NY, Franklin Dunning of Wyoming County, NY, Chester Dunning of Villenova, Jane Wicks of Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan, Elizabeth Cory of Villenova, minor Harland P. Dunning of Cherry Creek.

Administrator:  George Dunning

Appraisers:  Martin Crowell and Reuben Warner, both of Villenova

 

p. 238, Joel Marsh died 21 Feb 1858 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Lydia Marsha of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Alonzo J. Marsh

Court 9 Mar 1858, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia Marsh, Alonzo P. Marsh of full age, minor Lucinda J. Marsh, minor Lydia L. Marsh, all of Jamestown, Adams V. Marsh of full age of Chautauqua County, Emely C. Wilson wife of Samuel Wilson of full age of Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Olive A. Robinson wife of William Robinson of full age of Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Lucius B. Marsh of full age of Zainesville, Muskingham County, Ohio, David W. V. Marsh of full age of New Lexington, Ohio

Administrator:  Lydia Marsh and Alonzo J. Marsha

Appraisers:  Abram Pier and Richard Hiller, both of Ellicott

 

p. 239, William K. Bush died 16 Jul 1857 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Mary L. Bush of Sheridan, widow

Court 18 Mar 1858, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary L. Bush, William E. Bush, born 9 Jan 1858

Administrator:  Mary L. Bush

Appraisers:  Newel Gould and Nathaniel Green, both of Sheridan

 

p. 240, John Felt, resident of Ellington, died 8 Mar 1858 in town of Spring Creek, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  James Felt and Elias H. Felt of Ellington, sons, requested that administration be granted to Hosea Felt

Court 27 Mar 1858, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Sons of full age James Felt and Elias H. Felt, son Oliver Felt age 18, all of Ellington.  Daughter Clarissa Felt age 14 in Apr 1858 of Wilson, Niagara County, NY.  Ruth Chandler wife of Daniel H. Chandler of full age of Albion, Noble County, Indiana.

Administrator:  Hosea Felt

Appraisers:  Albro S. Brown and Allen Baggs, both of Ellington

 

p. 241, Zacheus Hanchett died 7 May 1857 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Lucy Hanchett of Chautauqua, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William Gifford

Court 5 Apr 1858, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy Hanchett, Arel Hanchett and Ambrose Hanchett of full age of town of Chautauqua, William Hanchett of full age of Ellicott, Joseph C. Hanchett of full age of Belvidere, Boon County, Illinois, Amanda Parkhurst of full age wife of John Parkhurst of Marengo, Illinois, Clorinda Whitman of full age widow of Hiram Whitman deceased of Belvidere, Illinois, Wealthy Safford of full age wife of Franklin Safford of Marengo, Illinois, Lucy Leet of full age wife of Johnathan D. Leet of Westfield, Melinda Sherman of full age wife of David Sherman of town of Chautauqua.

Administrator:  Lucy Hanchett and William Gifford

Appraisers:  John F. Phelps and Jonas Underwood, both of Chautauqua

 

p. 242, Ichabod Sparks died 13 May 1858 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Stetson of Carroll, daughter, requested that administration be granted to John Bain of Carroll

Court 22 Apr 1858, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Harry J. Toby age 3 of …sti?, Pennsylvania, Elizabeth Stetson age 22 on 9 Jul next, wife of George W. Stetson of Carroll, Sarah J. Sparks age 15 in Jul 1857 of Carroll, Ichabod Sparks age 10 of Carroll

Administrator:  John Bain

Appraisers:  John Townsend and Samuel Cowan, both of Carroll

 

p. 243, Alfred Van Arnum died 29 Mar 1858 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Sallie M. Van Arnum of Ellery, widow

Court 3 May 1858, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sallie M. Van Arnum, daughter Lusella M. Van Arnum of Ellery

Administrator:  Sally M. Van Arnum

Appraisers:  Limon Pickett and Marshall L. Lewis, both of Ellery

 

p. 244, David N. Barber, resident of Secret Ravine, California, died 29 Jun 1857 in Secret Ravine, California

Petitioner:  Esther A. Brewer, daughter, and Andrew Brewer of Pomfret

Court 11 May 1858, value of estate $400 in Chautauqua County

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mariette R. Barber, Mary M. Stewart of Newport, Wisconsin, minor George W. Barber, and Esther A. Brewer of Pomfret

Administrator:  Andrew Brewer and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers:  Cephas Brainard and Horace White, both of Pomfret

 

p. 245, Abel S. Parker died 19 Apr 1858 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Lyman S. Parker of Stockton, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Otis Temple

Court 26 May 1858, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Lyman S. Parker age 22 of Stockton, Harriet F. Morgan age 26 of town of Chautauqua, Helen A. Mitchell age 20 wife of William Mitchell of town of Chautauqua, Caroline Parker age 15 of town of Chautauqua, Catharine E. Parker age 10 of Chautauqua, Emeline Parker age 12 of town of Chautauqua, Byron Parker age 8 of town of Chautauqua, Edgar Parker age 6 of town of Chautauqua, Sarah J. Parker age 28 of Cazenovia, Madison County, NY.

Administrator:  Lyman S. Parker and Otis Temple

Appraisers:  Amos K. Warren and E. McCullough, both of Stockton

 

p. 246, John S. Kelly died 4 May 1858 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Eliza Kelly of Hanover, widow

Court 4 Jun 1858, value of estate $550

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza Kelley, William Kelley of full age, Nancy Kelley age 15 on 25 Mar 1858, Thomas Kelley age 13 on 31 Jan 1858, Samuel Kelley age 11 on 10 Mar 1858, all of Hanover.  Julia Ann Howard of full age, Margaret Goodrich of full age, of Westfield.  Sarah Wilkins of full age of Spring Valley, Fillmore County, Minnesota Territory.  Isaac Kelley of full age of Clarendon, Monroe County, NY.  John Kelley of full age of Madison County, NY.

Administrator:  Eliza Kelly

Appraisers:  Henry W. Scott of Chautauqua and John Sackett of Hanover

 

p. 247, Daniel Reed Wheeler, resident of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, died 19 Nov 1857 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin

Petitioner:  Thomas J. Williams of Ellicottville, brother-in-law

Court 19 Jun 1858, value of estate $1000 in Chautauqua County

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Francis Wheeler, Alice Wheeler age 12, Herbert Wheeler age 9, Fanny Wheeler age 6, all of LaCrosse, Wisconsin

Administrator:  Thomas J. Williams

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 248, Wendell B. Young died 28 Jun 1858 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Prudence Young of Ellicott, requested that administration be granted to her and to Walter Strunk and Oliver Carpenter

Court 3 Jul 1858, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Prudence Young.  Eugene P. Young age 7 on 7 Nov 1857, Emmett P. Young age 1 on 11 Jan 1858, all of Ellicott.

Administrator:  Prudence Young, Otis Strunk, and Oliver Carpenter

Appraisers:  Robert Lenox and Edward Hollenbeck of Ellery and Gerry

 

p. 249, Mary Smith died 8 Sep 1856 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Abram B. Smith of town of Chautauqua, son

Court 19 Jun 1858, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Abram B. Smith of full age of town of Chautauqua, Sarah Raynor wife of John Raynor of full age of town of Chautauqua, Jenett M. Carpenter of full age wife of William Carpenter of Ellery, Hezekiah H. Smith of full age of Rutland, Jefferson County, NY, Mary L. Vender? Vieder? of full age wife of Sears R. Vender? Vieder? of Norway, Herkimer County, NY, William A. Spears of full age of Stockton, Harriett Potter, William Potter, Ann Potter, Delight Potter and John Potter, all of full age, residence unknown.

Administrator:  Abram B. Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 250, James D. T. McDonald died 6 Jul 1858 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Dana H. Allen of Ellicott, creditor

Court 19 Jul 1858, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  If any, they reside in Bath in Great Britain.  Deceased was a travelling dentist, who travelled considerably in this country.

Administrator:  Dana H. Allen

Appraisers:  Isaac Forbes and Augustus F. Allen, both of Ellery

 

p. 251, Samuel S. Whallon, resident of town of Chautauqua, died 6 Jul 1858 in Erie, Erie County, New York

Petitioner:  George W. Whallon of Chautauqua, son

Court 23 Jul 1858, value of estate $15,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Whallon.  George W. Whallon and William W. Whallon of full age.  Samuel S. Whallon Jr., Mary M. Whallon, and Francis H. Whallon, minors.

Administrator:  George W. Whallon

Appraisers:  William Gifford and William P. Tonkom?, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 252, Rozelle Haynes died 14 Jul 1858 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Jane E. Haynes of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William T. Haynes

Court 24 Jul 1858, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jane E. Haynes.  Children Clara Haynes age 9 on 28 Mar 1858, George E. Haynes age 5 on 10 Feb 1858, and Freddy Haynes age 3 on 2 Feb 1858.

Administrator:  Jane E. Haynes and William T. Haynes

Appraisers:  L. B. Mel…? and A.?. A. Comstock, both of Westfield

 

p. 253, Thomas Hurley died 2 Jan 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Cornelius Mecham and Julia Mecham of Sheridan, brother-in-law and sister

Court 2 Aug 1858, value of estate $180

Heirs and next of kin:  Julia Mecham of full age wife of Cornelius Mecham

Administrator:  Cornelius Mecham and Julia Mecham

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 254, Joseph Cardot died 29 May 1858 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Harriet Cardot of Arkwright, widow

Court 19 Aug 1858, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriet Cardot.  Children Hiram A. Cardot age 12 on 15 Apr 1858 and Jasper Cardot age 7 on 14 Jul 1858.

Administrator:  Harriet Cardot

Appraisers:  Chauncey Abbey and John P. Griswold, both of Arkwright

 

p. 255, Rufus W. Nevins died 28 May 1858 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Susan Nevins of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Norman W. Brown

Court 20 Aug 1858, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Susan Nevins.  Children Ransom L. Nevins of full age, Maria A. Nevins age 20 on 21 Jun 1858, John P. Nevins age 14 on 22 Jan 1858, all of Harmony, Kate H. Seamens of full age of Perry, Tama County, Iowa, and Amaretta Brown? Bronn? of full age of Evans, Erie County, NY

Administrator:  Susan Nevins and Norman W. Brown

Appraisers:  Stephen M. Ball and Elias Carrington, both of Hanover

 

p. 256, Stephen Messinger died 4 May 1858 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Rebeckah Messinger of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Samuel H. Dean

Court 30 Aug 1858, value of estate $1582

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Rebecca B. Messenger of Harmony.  George D. Messenger of full age of Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania, Laura Blanchard of full age wife of William Blanchard of Sheffield, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  Hiram E. Messenger age 9 and Mary E. Messinger age 8 of Warren County, Pennsylvania, children of Hiram Messinger, a son of the deceased.  Laura Messinger age 16, residence unknown.

Administrator:  Rebecca Messenger and Samuel H. Dean

Appraisers:  Morris Minton and F. Delos Brown, both of Harmony

 

p. 257, Horace Bemus died 31 Jan 1858 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Lucy Bemus of Ellington, widow

Court 31 Aug 1858, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy Bemus.  Children Franklin Bemus age 19 and Sarah Bemus age 12 of Ellington.  Children Eliza Debains of full age wife of Joshua Debains and Zenus Bemus of full age of Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York.

Administrator:  Lucy Bemus

Appraisers:  Mason Sheldon and Bucklin Jenks, both of Ellington

 

p. 258, Alvin Wheelock [no death information, document incomplete]

Petitioner:  Hiram N. Wheelock of Sheridan

Court 4 Sep 1858, value of estate blank

Heirs and next of kin:  blank

Administrator:  blank

Appraisers:  blank

 

p. 259, Samuel Town, resident of town of Arkwright, NY died 28 Mar 1858 in Joe Davis County, Illinois

Petitioner:  Levi Town of Conneaut, Ohio, son

Court 3 Sep 1858, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Town.  Children Gurdin Town of full age, William Town of full age, Lucretia W. Putnam of full age, all residents of Plainview, Minnesota Territory.  Children Levi Town of full age and Cora M. Ransom of full age of Conneaut, Ohio.  Children Mary Ann Mathewson of full age and Betsey E. Perry of full age of Joe Davies County, Illinois

Administrator:  Levi Town

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 260, Reuben Edwards, resident of Warren County, Pennsylvania, died 27 Sep 1851 in town of Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Noble W. Jones of Carroll, husband of the widow, as requested by the widow of deceased

Court 9 Sep 1858, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary M. Jones and son Steven M. Edwards age 7 on 22 Sep 1857, both residents of town of Carroll, Chautauqua County, New York

Administrator:  Noble W. Jones

Appraisers:  Lyman Crane and Theodore Brown

 

p. 261, Barzilla Barker died 17 Aug 1858 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  George W. Barker of Portland, son, requested that administration be granted to Theodoric Moss

Court 8 Sep 1858, value of estate $1100

Heirs and next of kin:  Corrington Barker and George W. Barker of full age, residents of Portland, Chautauqua County, New York.  Addison L. Baker [sic] of full age of Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York.  Zekah W. Bassett of full age of Fulton, Oswego County, New York.  Sarah W. Fay of full age of Fredonia, Chautauqua County.  Cynthia M. Bassett of full age of Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Mary L. Fellows age 10 of Portland, Chautauqua Cunty.

Administrator:  Theodoric S. Moss

Appraisers:  L.emi B. Barber and David B. Benjamin, both of Portland

 

p. 262, Ariel C. Chapman, resident of Hanover and Pomfret died 8 Aug 1858 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Anna C. Chapman of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to Edward Keyes

Court 20 Sep 1858, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Anna C. Chapman and son Edward Chapman age 3 of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Administrator:  Edward Keyes

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 263, Miner T. Bond died 30 Aug 1858 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Mary Bond of Chautauqua, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William Gifford

Court 20 Sep 1858, value of estate $6000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Bond.  Children Charlotte Bond, Bethuel Bond, and Orlando Bond, all of full age,  Francis Bond age 20 on 16 Nov 1857, Fernando Bond age 19 on 16 May 1859, Phebe Bond age 16 on 5 Jul 1858, Silas W. Bond age 14 on 9 Nov 1858.

Administrator:  Mary Bond and William Gifford

Appraisers:  Anson H. Goddard and Daniel E. Wallace

 

p. 264, Elmer Freeman died 3 May 1857 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Amanda Freeman of Ellicott, widow

Court 2 Oct 1858, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Amanda Freeman.  Children Maria Proudfit, Lucy Cunningham wife of Robert V. Cunningham, and Hannah Freeman, all of full age.  Son Horace H. Freeman of full age of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Typed memorandum on this page:  “It appears from one of the heirs that the name of Hull Freeman was omitted from the above list of heirs at law or next of kin.  The entire list of Elmer Freeman’s children will be found in Deed Book Vol. 80 at page 130 in the County Clerk’s Office.”

Administrator:  Amanda Freeman

Appraisers:  William H. Fenton and Isaac Forbes, both of Ellicott

 

p. 265, Norman Neff died 28 Sep 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  George E. Neff of Pomfret, brother, requested that administration be granted to Allen Hinkley

Court 15 Oct 1858, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Sephronia Bartlett, William Neff, Lucius E. Neff, Ebenezer A. Neff, Lydia A. Parkhurst, George E. Neff, Mary P. Smith, and the child of Pamelia Quint and the child of Joseph Neff deceased whose names are not known.

Administrator:  Allen Hinkley

Appraisers:  Nelson Gorham and Lynus Sage, both of Pomfret

 

p. 266, Daniel Peck died 3 Oct 1858 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Laurentine Peck of Sherman, daughter, requested that administration be granted to her and to Samuel Hustis

Court 21 Oct 1858, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Peck who is insane and resides in the Poor House.  David Peck of full age who is incapable of transacting business.  Daniel Peck age 14, Jerome Peck age 12, Peter Peck age 10, J. W. Peck age 8, Allen Peck age 5, Rachael Peck age 19, Laurentine Peck of full age, Harriet Peck age 17, all of Sherman.

Administrator:  Laurentine Peck and Samuel Hustis

Appraisers:  William Miller and Nehemiah Myrick, both of Sherman

 

p. 267, Joel S. Farnham died 20 May 1858 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Lydia A. Farnham of Portland, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Theodore S. Moss

Court 13 Oct 1858, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Lydia A. Farnham.  Children all of Portland:  Mariam E. Farnham age 17, Mary E. Farnham age 15, Urius Farnham age 14, James D. Farnham age 13, Louis A. Farnham age 11, Leroy Farnham age 9, Ellen Farnham age 5, Henry M. Farnham age 3, Joel S. Farnham age 3 months.

Administrator:  Lydia A. Farnham and Theodore S. Moss

Appraisers:  Charles Le Bar and John Porter, both of Portland

 

p. 268, Sarah Nash died 27 Sep 1858 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Dewitt Nash of Hanover, son, requested that administration be granted to Peter R. Allen

Court 1 Nov 1858, value of estate $1900

Heirs and next of kin:  Dewitt Nash of full age, Miranda Near of full age, Emeline Stricklin of full age, all of Dayton, Cattaraugus County.  Emeline Johnson of full age of Hanover.  Adaline Howlet of full age of Dayton.  Corodon Nash of full age, Eugene Nash of full age.  Jane Nash, Clinton Nash, Silas Nash, Hart Nash whose particular ages are unknown of Rock County, Wisconsin.

Administrator:  Peter R. Allen

Appraisers:  Aarunah Scofield and Peter White, both of Hanover

 

p. 269, Asa Fisher died 13 Oct 1858 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Phidelia Fisher of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Van Renseller Fisher

Court 16 Nov 1858, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Phidelia Fisher.  Children Cassius A. B. Fisher age 13 on 18 May 1858 and Marcius C. Fisher age 11 on 25 Jun 1858.

Administrator:  Phidelia Fisher and Van Renseller Fisher

Appraisers:  George E. Waite and Barnabus Bartram, both of town of Charlotte

 

p. 270, Sophia Webster died 12 May 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Luther Webster of Pomfret, son

Court 20 Nov 1858, value of estate $3600

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Luther Webster of full age, resident of Fredonia

Administrator:  Luther Webster

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 271, Anson Driggs died 15 Oct 1858 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Sylvia Driggs of Portland, widow, requested that administration be granted to Milo A. Driggs

Court 8 Dec 1858, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sylvia Driggs.  Andrew B. Driggs of full age, Martin Driggs of full age, Milo A. Driggs of full age, William H. H. Driggs age 18, Sylvia J. Taylor of full age, Mary A. Driggs of full age, all of Portland.  Oliva Hamlin of full age of Lockport, Will County, Illinois, Julia Dunse of full age of Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois, Emily Hamlin of full age of Lockport, Will County, Illinois, and Laura C. Martin of full age of Pawpaw, Illinois.  All children of deceased.

Administrator:  Milo A. Driggs

Appraisers:  John Dudley and Daniel Skinner, both of Portland.

 

p. 272, Mann Howard, resident of Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, New York, died 11 May 1858 in Point Plec, Canada

Petitioner:  Clarissa Howard of Cherry Creek, widow

Court 16 Dec 1858, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Clarissa Howard.  George W. Howard age 16 in Feb 1859, Oscar G. Howard age 13 in Aug 1858, Nancy E. Howard age 9 in Oct 1858, Erwin A. Howard age 7 in May 1858, all children of deceased and residents of Cherry Creek, NY

Administrator:  Clarissa Howard

Appraisers:  Chester L. Wilson and Harrison L. Nichols, both of town of Charlotte

 

p. 273, Chauncey R. Smith died 15 Sep 1858 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Lucy E. Smith of Villenova, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Frederick W. Searl

Court 4 Dec 1858, value of estate $170

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy E. Smith.  Children Mariam E. Smith age 18 on 14 Jul 1858 and DeEtte E. Smith age 12 on 18 Apr 1858, residents of Villenova.

Administrator:  Lucy E. Smith and Frederick W. Searl

Appraisers:  George Hopkins and James Wright, both of Villenova

 

p. 274, Walter C. Stevens died 9 Dec 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Philo H. Stevens of Pomfret, father

Court 14 Dec 1858, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann M. Stevens of full age and son of deceased Frank Stevens under age 14, both of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Philo H. Stevens

Appraisers:  Roselle Green and Aaron L. Putnam, both of Pomfret

 

p. 275, Charlotte Woodford died 19 Nov 1853 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Francis D. Woodford of Pomfret, husband

Court 30 Dec 1858, value of estate $348

Heirs and next of kin:  Husband Francis D. Woodford of full age and child Charlotte H. Woodford age 12 on 17 Dec 1858, both of Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut

Administrator:  Francis D. Woodford

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 276, David Cummings died 5 Sep 1858 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Hannah Cummings of Charlotte, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Walter Cummings

Court 14 Jan 1859, value of estate $125

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Cummings.  Walter Cummings of full age, Francis Cummings age 19 on 28 Nov 1858, Mary Cummings age 9 on 28 Nov 1858, all of town of Charlotte.  Eunice Phillips of full age wife of Charles Phillips of town of Stockton.  David H. Cummings of full age of Buffalo, New York.

Administrator:  Hannah Cummings and Walter Cummings

Appraisers:  George E. Waite and John Fife, both of Charlotte

 

p. 277, Henry C. Sherman died 6 Jan 1859 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Hepsibah S. Sherman, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Gustavus A. Bently

Court 19 Jan 1859, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hepsibah S. Sherman.  Reuben C. Sherman, Henry F. Sherman, Alice M. Sherman, all infant children of deceased.

Administrator:  Hepsibah S. Sherman and Gustavus A. Bently

Appraisers:  Simeon G. Bently and Daniel Gifford, both of Busti

 

p. 278, James Mullett died in 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sally Mullett of Pomfret, widow

Court 29 Jan 1859, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sally Mullett.  James P. Mullett, John C. Mullett, Sarah Grant wife of John M. Grant, all of full age of Chautauqua County

Administrator:  Sally Mullett

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 279, Lovina W. Blackmer, resident of Pine Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania died 15 Apr 1857 in town of Pine Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Seth L. Blackmer of Pine Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania, husband

Court 15 Feb 1859, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Husband Seth L. Blackmer.  John Blackmer age 9, James M. Blackmer age 7, both of Pine Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  Seth L. Blackmer

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 280, Joseph Fisher died 22 Dec 1854 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Sybil F. Phillips of Stockton, sister, requested that administration be granted to Barnabus Bartram

Court 9 Feb 1859, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Sybil Phillips of full age wife of Thomas D. Phillips, Lydia Fisher wife of Andrew Fisher of full age, both of Stockton.  Oliver H. P. Fisher of full age of Beaverdam, Wisconsin

Administrator:  Barnabus Bartram

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 281, Homer Wellman died 10 Dec 1858 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Charlotte Wellman of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to Homer H. Wellman, son of deceased

Court 19 Jan 1859, value of estate $7000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Charlotte Wellman.  Homer H. Wellman, Orris O. Wellman, Dewitt C. Wellman, Lucy Wellman, all of full age of Busti. Ira Wellman and Ardillea Wellman of full age of Harmony.  Celia Hinckley wife of Henry Hinckley of full age of Decatur, Van Buren, Michigan.

Administrator:  Homer H. Wellman

Appraisers:  Broughton W. Green and John Kent, both of Busti

 

p. 282, Melzer Hunt died 11 Jan 1858 in town of

Petitioner:  Abigail Hunt of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Henry Strunk

Court 12 Mar 1859, value of estate $1100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Abigail Hunt.  Gorham Hunt of full age of Charlotte. Judah H. Hunt of full age of Ellington.  Gorham Hunt of full age of Charlotte, Judah H Hunt of full age of Ellington, Mary J. Hall? of California, specific place unknown.  Charles A. Hunt of full age of Bloomingdale, Badax County, Wisconsin.  Warren Hunt of full age of Laurel Hill, Clayton County, Iowa

Administrator:  Abigail Hunt and Henry Strunk

Appraisers:  Alexander Bently and Thomas A. Shaw, both of Ellicott

 

p. 283, Sarah P. Whitmore died 16 Aug 1856 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  David R. Whitmore of Sherman, husband

Court 14 Mar 1859, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  David R. Whitmore of full age.  Davillo H. Whitmore child of deceased age 4.  Both of Sherman

Administrator:  David R. Whitmore

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 284, John L. Melvin died 23 Apr 1858 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  William Allis of Westfield, creditor

Court 14 Mar 1859, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Eugene Melvin and Cornelia M. Melvin children of deceased under age 21, residents of Wayne, Steuben County, New York

Administrator:  William Allis

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 285, Orson Gould died 12 Jan 1859 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lois Gould of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles Smith

Court 26 Mar 1859, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lois Gould.  Miles Gould of full age, Emeline Gould of full age, Henry Gould age 17, Maria Gould age 15, Deborah Ann Gould age 12, David Gould age 8, all residents of Pomfret

Administrator:  Lois Gould and Charles Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 286, Jane Gillis died 1 Nov 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Franklin Gillis of Pomfret, husband

Court 29 Mar 1859, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Husband Franklin Gillis of full age of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Franklin Gillis

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 287, Stephen B. Pratt died 9 Oct 1858 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Sukey Pratt of Gerry, widow

Court 30 Mar 1859, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sukey Pratt.  Levi S. Pratt of full age, Wallace R. Pratt age 17 in Jul 1858, Sepha A. Pratt age 12 in Sep 1858, all of Gerry.  Selma S. Gardiner of full age of Ellicott.

Administrator:  Sukey Pratt

Appraisers:  Sidney E. Palmer and William R. Wilson, both of Gerry

 

p. 288, Titus Mabbitt died 30 Jan 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Lydia P. Mabbitt of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to Theodore S. Moss

Court 6 Apr 1859, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia P. Mabbitt.  Frank Mabbitt of full age, Ruth Hall of full age, both of Pomfret.  Charlotte Case of full age of Indiana.  Augusta Tower of full age of Harpersfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio

Administrator:  Theodore S. Moss

Appraisers:  John H. Northrup and Slade Barber, both of Pomfret

 

p. 289, Seril Manton died 10 Apr 1859 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Porter M. Manton of Pomfret, son

Court 15 Apr 1859, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Porter M. Manton, Mary wife of Thomas Steward, Ann wife of Stephen Palmer, George W. Manton, William P. Manton, Daniel E. Manton, and Henry Manton, all of Pomfret except Mary Stewart and George W. Manton who reside at Bangor, Maine.  All of full age except William P., Daniel E. and Henry, who are under age 21.  All are children of deceased.

Administrator:  Porter M. Manton

Appraisers:  Philanda Sprague and Thomas W. Bristol

 

p. 290, James Dorr, resident of Ellicott, died 15 Feb 1859 in town of Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York

Petitioner:  Lucy O. Dow of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Albert G. Dow

Court 6 Apr 1859, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy O. Dow of Jamestown.  Albert G. Dow of full age, father of deceased who resides at Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York.

Administrator:  Lucy O. Dow and Albert G. Dow

Appraisers:  Levant L. Mason and Lysander Hall, both of Ellicott

 

p. 291, John Felt died 8 Mar 1858 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Daniel L. Bush of Ellington, general guardian of Clarissy Felt, infant of deceased, requested that administration be granted to Corydon Stoughton and Adelia Felt

Court 4 Jun 1859, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  James Felt of full age residence unknown, Ruth Chandler of full age of Indiana, particular place unknown, Clarissa Felt and Olive? Oliver? Felt, infant children of deceased, Harvey Felt of full age of Ellington

Administrator:  Corydon Stoughton and Adelia Felt

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 292, James Butler died 24 Jan 1854 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  George J. Butler of Ellicott, son

Court 27 Jun 1859, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Butler.  Samuel Butler, George J. Butler, Nancy Turner, Roswell Butler, all of full age of Chautauqua County.  Esther Small? Smallman? of full age of Pennsylvania, particular place unknown.  Adalaide Butler, Agnes Butler, Emma Bell, Sophia Butler and Mary Butler, infants under age 21 and residents of Chautauqua County.

Administrator:  George J. Butler

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 293, Norton Frazine died 24 Feb 1859 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  William Pond of Pomfret in right of his wife a creditor of deceased

Court 10 May 1859, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Cornelia R. Frazine of full age widow of deceased and William Frazine son of deceased under age 21.  Cornelia R. Frazine claimed that letters of administration should be granted to her as widow.

Administrator:  Cornelia R. Frazine

Appraisers:  Emory F. Warren and Allen Hinckley

 

p. 294, Sally Phillips died 15 Jan 1859 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Frederick C. Phillips and Sarah D.  Phillips of Villenova, daughter and son-in-law, requested that letters of administration be granted to Marcus T. Phillips

Court 20 May 1859, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Sarah D. Phillips, James H. Clark, both of full age of Villenova.  John T. Clark, Luther Clark, and Welem? Welenn? Clark of full age of Iowa, particular place unknown.

Administrator:  Marcus T. Phillips

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 295, Charlotte A. Cornell died 1 Jan 1859 in Washington County

Petitioner:  Maria Tallman of Busti, sister, requested that administration be granted to her and to Jerome Tallman

Court 18 May 1859, value of estate $180

Heirs and next of kin:  Maria Tallman of full age of Busti, Ira Cornell of full age of Tompkins County, Harry Cornell of full age residence unknown, James Cornell of full age of Vermont, particular place unknown

Administrator:  Maria Tallman and Jerome Tallman

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 296, Calvin Webb died 29 Mar 1859 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Aseneth Webb of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Nathan P. Tanner

Court 5 Aug 1859, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Aseneth Webb of full age.  James ?. Webb of full age and Nancy Cargill of full age, both of Corydon, Warren County, Pennsylvania.  Florinda Brown of Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  Asenith Webb and Nathan P. Tanner

Appraisers:  Cyrus D. Angell and Orren Morrison, both of Hanover

 

p. 297, Elmer Wood died 25 Jul 1859 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  William Wood of town of Chautauqua, son

Court 9 Aug 1859, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Philena Wood of full age.  William Wood, John Wood, Perry D. Wood, Sally Griffith wife of Franklin Griffith, all of full age of town of Chautauqua.  Williard Wood of full age of Ellery.  Roxana W. Walker of full age wife of Shadrack Walker of Putnam County, Illinois. 

Administrator:  William Wood

Appraisers:  Seely Scofield and Abner B. Van Namee, both of Chautauqua

 

p. 298, Turpin G. Hoyt died 1 Feb 1856 in town of Nettle Creek Green, Illinois

Petitioner:  Minot Hoyt of Ellery, father

Court 17 Sep 1859, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Minot Hoyt

Administrator:  Minot Hoyt

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 299, Otis Goulding died 25 Sep 1859 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Livonia Goulding of Arkwright, widow, requested that administration be granted to Elijah Wood and Andrew D. Fisher

Court 7 Oct 1859, value of estate $1450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Livonia Goulding of full age.  Charles L. Goulding, son age 1 year on 24 Nov 1858.

Administrator:  Elijah Wood and Andrew D. Fisher

Appraisers:  Asa Ellis and Franklin Ellis, both of Pomfret

 

p. 300, Luther Jewett died 13 Sep 1859 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Mary Jewett of Cherry Creek, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles A. Spencer

Court 21 Oct 1859, value of estate $1700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Jewett.  Jane Durkee of full age of Cherry Creek wife of William Durkee.  Jay Jewett of full age of Scriba?, Oswego County, NY.  James Jewett of full age of Washington, Will County, Illinois.  Sarah Comstock of full age wife of Nathan Comstock of Knoxville?, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Mary Jewett and Charles A. Spencer

Appraisers:  James Sweet and John P. Hadley, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 301, Abel Rous, resident of French Creek, died 30 Aug 1859 in town of Girard, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  John Y. Rous of French Creek, son

Court 28 Oct 1859, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  John Y. Rous, Clarissa Nason, both of full age of French Creek. Mary Haven of full age of town of Chautauqua, NY.  Elisha R. Nason of full age, Henrietta Root of full age, Sarah Nason, Augustus Nason, Solomon Nason and Elizabeth Nason children of Esther Nason deceased, all residents of Ripley, Chautauqua County.  David Nason of full age of Ripley.  Lydia Kesler? Hesler? of full age of Northeast, Pennsylvania.  Ezra D. Rous of full age of Jackson County, Iowa.   James H. Rous of full age of Girard, Pennsylvania.  Luther D. Rous of full age of Girard, Pa.  Monsyvan? Norsyvun? Eldred of full age of New York, particular place unknown.  Luther Eldred of full age of Ross, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.  Abel Eldred of full age of Ross, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.  Salina Eldred, William Eldred Jr. infant children of Rebecca Eldred deceased of Ross, Kalamazoo County, Michigan.  Calvin Rous of full age of Madison, Ashtabula, Ohio.  Lucy Ann Nicholson of full age of Waupin Wisconsin.  Martha Beckwith of full age of Mann?, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  John Y. Rous

Appraisers:  Lorenzo Goulding and Harvey Dean, both of French Creek

 

p. 302, James Feeny died 14 Jul 1859 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sarah J. Feeny of Hanover, relationship not given

Court 17 Nov 1859, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Sarah J. Feeny of full age of Hanover

Administrator:  Sarah J. Feeny

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 303, William Broughton died 14 Jul 1859 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Ann Broughton of Ellicott, widow

Court 13 Dec 1859, value of estate $125

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann Broughton of full age of Jamestown.  No other known heirs

Administrator:  Ann Broughton

Appraisers:  Abner Hazeltine and Robert Newland, both of Ellicott

 

p. 304, Mason D. Hatch died 27 Sep 1857 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Polly Hatch of Ellington, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Newell J. Wilson

Court 13 Dec 1859, value of estate $5500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Hatch.  Marian P. Hatch age 8 on 16 Jun 1859, Julia E. Hatch age 5 on 12 Nov 1859, Ethel L. Hatch age 3 on 25 Nov 1859, all children of deceased.

Administrator:  Polly Hatch and Newel J. Wilson

Appraisers:  David H. Treadway Jr and John M. Farnham, both of Ellington

 

p. 305, Cyrus F. Ballard died 11 Nov 1859 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Sarah Ballard of Ellery, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Seth H. Ballard

Court 19 Dec 1859, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Ballard of full age of Ellery.  Seth A. Ballard of full age, father of deceased, resident of Lawrence, St. Lawrence County, New York

Administrator:  Sarah Ballard and Seth H. Ballard

Appraisers:  Elisha Tower Jr. and Forbes Johnson of Ellery and Stockton

 

p. 306, Joseph Button died 10 Oct 1859 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Joseph F. Button of Harmony, son

Court 2 Jan 1860, value of estate $2300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Button.  Alvin Button, Alvin Button [sic], Lucius Button, and Joseph F. Button, all of full age of Harmony, and Ruby Wightman, Almira Lindsey, and Osmond Button, all of Ripon, Fondulac County, Wisconsin, his only surviving children.  Reuben M. Button of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California and Eveline Derby of Busti, the only surviving children of Benjamin Button deceased, who was the son of Joseph Button deceased.

Administrator:  Joseph F. Button

Appraisers:  Sylvester Fraryy? and Reuben Davis, both of Harmony

 

p. 307, La Fayette Aspinwall died 5 Dec 1859 in town of

Petitioner:  Jane Aspinwall of town of Chautauqua, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Andrew J. Seymour

Court 4 Jan 1860, value of estate not over $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jane Aspinwall of full age.  Sally Aspinwall, Caroline Aspinwall, and Miner? Aspinwall his children, all under age 14.

Administrator:  Jane Aspinwall and Andrew J. Seymour

Appraisers:  Samuel Hustis and Ara Hart, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 308, Vincent Campbell died 8 May 1859 in town of Clymer

Petitioner:  Phebe Campbell of Clymer, widow

Court 20 Jan 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Adeline Electa Fuller age 29 of French Creek.  Son Chauncey Fayette Campbell age 21 of Spring Creek, Warren, Pennsylvania.  Son John William Campbell age 18 of Clymer.

Administrator:  Phebe Campbell

Appraisers:  Samuel S. Bennet and David Beecher, both of Clymer

 

p. 309, Harlow Butler died 23 Jul 1852 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Humphrey and Maria Sherman of Ellicott, requested that administration be granted to Humphrey H. Sherman

Court 3 Feb 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Maria Sherman age 48 was widow of deceased and is now wife of Humphrey Sherman.  Henry M. Butler age 19 and Mary Butler age 12, children of deceased, residing at Ellicott

Administrator:  Humphrey H. Sherman

Appraisers:  Gideon Sherman of Ellicott and Daniel Gifford of Busti

 

p. 310, Ephraim C. Reed died 14 Jan 1858 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Andrew Reed of Gerry, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Ebenezer Moon

Court 4 Feb 1860, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza Reed who died 14 Nov 1859 at Gerry.  Daughter Sarah E. Munger age 23 of Pittsfield, Warren County, Pennsylvania, wife of William D. Munger.  Polly Reed age 21 of Gerry, Andrew Reed of Gerry age 26, George W. Reed age 20, James Reed age 18, John R. Reed age 15, David C. Reed age 10, R…? R. Reed age 7, all of Gerry

Administrator:  Andrew Reed and Ebenezer Moon

Appraisers:  Robert Le…? and Simeon M. Tower, both of Gerry

 

p. 311, Eliza Willard died 17 Jan 1860 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  John C. Stebbins of Sherman, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Hiram N. Gleason

Court 8 Feb 1860, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Cynthia Dutton wife of Henry Dutton of full age.  John C. Stebbins age 27.  Aaron D. Stebbins age 25.  Betsey H. Chamberlain wife of John T. Chamberlain age 22.  Sarah E. Stebbins age 17.  Hiram F. Stebbins age 15, whose guardian is Moses Stebbins of Sherman. All of Sherman except Betsey Chamberlain of Portland.

Administrator:  John C. Stebbins and Hiram N. Gleason

Appraisers:  Elliott B. Smith and Isaac Hanley, both of Sherman

 

p. 312, John W. Grant died 21 Sep 1859 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Eliza F. Grant of Stockton, widow, requested that Henry K. Grant be joined with her in administration

Court 14 Feb 1860, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza F. Grant age 33 of Stockton.  Eleaner L. Grant age 5, Delilah Adelia Grant age 2, and an unnamed infant 5 weeks old, all residing with their mother in Stockton.  Henry K. Grant, father of the deceased, George Grant his brother, Fidelia Cadwell wife of Wallace Cadwell, Almeda Grant. All residing in town of Chautauqua, all of full age except George and Almeda.

Administrator:  Eliza F. Grant and Henry K. Grant

Appraisers:  Nathan Cheeney of Chautauqua and William Smiley of Stockton

 

p. 313, Benajah Tubbs died 11 Feb 1860 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sylvia Tubbs of Harmony, widow, requested that John G. Browning be joined with her in administration

Court 18 Feb 1860, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sylvia Tubbs of Hanover.  Daughter Francis Jane Tubbs age 22.  Mary Dennison Browning wife of John G. Browning and daughter of deceased age 20, residing in New York City.  Son William Tubbs age 15 of Hanover.

Administrator:  Sylvia Tubbs and John G. Browning

Appraisers:  Joseph G. Hopkins and Albert H. Camp, both of Hanover

 

p. 314, Caleb Winn died 24 Feb 1860 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Betsey M. Winn of Charlotte, widow

Court 20 Feb 1860, value of estate $1050

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Betsey M. Winn of full age of Charlotte.  Harriet Amelia Winn age 15, Mary Elizabeth age 13, Cornelia Jane age 10, Lucy Viola age 8, Albert Duane Winn age 5, all children of deceased of Charlotte

Administrator:  Betsey M. Winn and Daniel B. Dorsett

Appraisers:  Orten Clark and William Waite, both of Charlotte

 

p. 315, Luther Lidle died 22 Nov 1859 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Mary Lidle of Poland, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William Lydle

Court 7 Mar 1860, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Lidle of full age.  Lucius? Lidle age 40 of Poland, William Lydle age 38 of Carroll, Luther Lidle age 21 of Poland, Maria Wilson age 36 wife of James Wilson of Indiana, Lyman Lydle age 32 of Carroll, Asenath Lidle age 14 of Poland.

Administrator:  Mary Lidle and William Lydle

Appraisers:  Wayne Tracy of Ellicott and Ezra Smith of Poland

 

p. 316, Susannah Hanes died 26 Feb 1860 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Henry Hanes of Gerry, husband

Court 13 Mar 1860, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Nathan E. B. Woodworth age 18, Charles R. Woodworth age 15, Angeline Hanes age 8, and Henrietta? Hanes age 3, residing in Ellery

Administrator:  Henry Hanes

Appraisers:  Christie S. Wilson and Samuel Harper, both of Charlotte

 

p. 317, Samuel Gracey died 20 Feb 1860 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Mary Gracey of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John Gracey

Court 22 Mar 1860, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Gracey. John Gracey age 49 of Westfield.  Robert Gracey age 36 of Westfield.  Jane Rhinehart age 45, wife of William Rhinehart of Exeter, Greene County, Wisconsin.  Samuel Gracey age 34 of Exeter, Greene County, Wisconsin.  William W. Gracey age 32 of Dayton, Greene County, Wisconsin

Administrator:  Mary Gracey and John Gracey

Appraisers:  John Weaver and John A. Cochran, both of Westfield

 

p. 318, Isaac Randall died 29 Oct 1859 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Stephen Snow of Pomfret, creditor, no relation

Court 29 Mar 1860, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Kindred entitled to estate as listed in the petition of Anson Randall, son of deceased and executor named in will of deceased, petition requesting that the will be admitted to probate and that Anson Randell, William L. Randall, and Isaac P. Randall be named as executors.  Stephen Snow filed the renunciation of Anson Randall, William L. Randall, and Isaac P. Randall of the executorship of the will.

Administrator:  Stephen Snow

Appraisers:  Hiram Adams and Ira Porter, both of Pomfret

 

p. 319, John R. Stearns died 7 Mar 1860 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Sarah A. Stearns of Busti, widow, requested that Levant B. Brown of Ellicott be joined with her in administration

Court 30 Mar 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Ann Stearns, Charlotte A. Sherman age 31 of Busti, son William J. Stearns age 28 of Busti, son Henry C. Stearns age 14, Sarah Stearns age 8 of Busti.

Administrator:  Sarah Ann Stearns and Levant B. Brown

Appraisers:  John H. Hall and Charles Russell of Busti and Kiantone

 

p. 320, Porter B. Smith died 24 Mar 1860 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Almina L. Smith of Hanover, widow, requested that William S. O. Donaghey be joined with her in administration

Court 21 Apr 1860, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Almina L. Smith age 32 of Hanover and one infant child named Jennie? Smith

Administrator:  Almina L. Smith and William S. J. Donaghey

Appraisers:  James H. Lee and Ephraim R. Bullard, both of Hanover

 

p. 321, Samuel Snow died 25 Jul in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Levi Snow of Sheridan, requested that administration be granted to him and to Buel Tolls and William O. Strang? Strong?

Court 13 Apr 1860, value of estate $1800

Heirs and next of kin:  Levi Snow, Ezra Snow, Marcius Snow, Wealthy Ann Fitzmorris wife of Thomas Fitzmorris, Rhoda Snow and Mary Eliza VanSchoonhaven? wife of Richard B. Van Schoonhoven, who are of full age. Hester Ann Snow, Linus R. Snow, and Abigail H. Snow who are minors under age 21 whose general guardian is Theophilis Wilson.  All of Chautauqua County except Wealthy Ann Fitzmorris of Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Administrator:  Levi Snow, Buel Tolls?, and William O. Strang? Strong?

Appraisers:  Newell Gould and James Slover, both of Sheridan

 

p. 322, Dexter Barnes died 11 Mar 1860 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Hiram L. Barnes of town of Chautauqua, son

Court 28 Apr 1860, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Phebe Barnes of town of Chautauqua, son Hiram D. Barnes age 41 of town of Chautauqua, Luman Barnes age 35 of …?, NY, son Terry S. Barnes age 30 of town of Chautauqua, daughter Cordelia Edgerton age about 45 wife of Edmund Edgerton of Elliott, Mary Brunson age 43 of Bradford, Ch… County, Iowa, L…ia Look of Westfield wife of Sherman B. Look, daughter Juliette Underwood age 33 wife of Cyrus Underwood of town of Chautauqua

Administrator:  Hiram Barnes

Appraisers:  William Gifford and William Green, both of Chautauqua

 

p. 323, Asa Stevens died 15 Nov 1859 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Harry C. Stephens of Westfield, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Nicholas Kessler

Court 20 Apr 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Stephens of Portland, son Harry C. Stephens age 42 of Westfield, son Henry H. Stevens age about 30 of Marengo, Illinois, daughter Marilla Goodman age 43 of Royalton, Niagara County, NY wife of Henry? Harry? Goodman.

Administrator:  Harry C. Stephens and Nicholas Kester

Appraisers:  Deloss Hall of Portland and … Hough of Westfield

 

p. 324, Charles Forsyth died 1 May 1860 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  John K. Forsyth of Ripley, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Joseph Derickson

Court 8 May 1860, value of estate $7000

Heirs and next of kin:  John K. Forsyth age 56, Nancy Durand, … Hill wife of Christopher Hill of Chautauqua County, Sarah M. Derickson wife of Joseph Derickson of Meadville, Pa, Asa Forsyth of Winona, Minnesota, Jane W. Dickey wife of Martin Dickey of St. Charles, Minnesota, all of full age.

Administrator:  John K. Forsyth and Joseph Derickson

Appraisers:  Lorrel Nichols of Westfield and Selden M Ely of Ripley

 

p. 325, John C. Hungerford died 3 Apr 1860 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Nancy Hungerford of Westfield, widow

Court 11 May 1860, value of estate $160

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Hungerford of Westfield and 7 children:  Nathan Hungerford age 34 of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, Parkhurst Hungerford age 30 of Ripley, Elizabeth Briggs age 30 wife of Garnder Briggs of Oronoko?, Olmstead county, Minnesota, Henry Hungerford age 27 of Union, Pa, R…? age 22 of Westfield, Alfred age 20 somewhere in Ohio, and Maria age 18 of Westfield.

Administrator:  Nancy Hungerford

Appraisers:  L…? Stevens and Franklin Ward, both of Westfield

 

p. 326, Alonzo Sears died 28 Mar 1860 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Maria Sears of Ellington, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles B. Green

Court 9 May 1860, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Sears, children Elsie Sears age 14, Rufus age 9, and Elliott and Leon Sears twins age 6, all of Ellington

Administrator:  Maria Sears and Charles B. Green

Appraisers:  Isaac H. Dean of Poland and El Gifford

 

p. 327, Asa Whitney died 18 May 1860 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Clarissa Whitney of Hanover, widow

Court 12 Jun 1860, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Clarissa Whitney and children Charlotte Beaty of Massillon, Ohio, Adelia Carr of Silver Creek, and Edward R. Whitney of Hanover.

Administrator:  Clarissa Whitney

Appraisers:  Clark C. Swift and Henry H. Hawkins, both of Hanover

 

p. 328, Hannah Hopkins died 19 Feb 1860 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Joseph G. Hopkins of Hanover, son

Court 21 Jun 1860, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  James Hopkins of full age of Cleveland, Ohio, Joseph G. Hopkins of full age of Hanover, Mary A. Patchin of full age wife of Herman Patchin of Westfield, Julia A. Camp of full age wife of Albert H. Camp of Hanover, George Hopkins of Villenova of full age, and grandchildren Francis Hopkins age 13 and Charles Hopkins age about 10 of Norfolk, Virginia

Administrator:  Joseph G. Hopkins

Appraisers:  Norman B. Brown and William Farnham, both of Hanover

 

p. 329, Seth Griffith died 5 Jul 1859 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Polly Griffith of Ellery, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Nelson Griffith, son of deceased

Court 19 April 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Griffith of Ellery.  Son Nelson Griffith age 25 of Ellery, Sarah Whittemore wife of Henry A. Whittemore of full age of Ellicott, and Josephine Crossman granddaughter of deceased about age 6 of Ellery.

Administrator:  Polly Griffith and Nelson Griffith

Appraisers:  Smiley and Henry Strunk, both of Ellicott

 

p. 330, Mark Crawford died 25 Jun 1860 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Ann Eliza Crawford of Charlotte, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles H. Blanchard

Court 5 Jul 1860, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann Eliza Crawford age about 21.  Sister Betsey Crawford age about 21 of Louisville, St. Lawrence County, New York, sister Nancy Hilton age 21 of Louisville, St. Lawrence County, New York, brother Lott Crawford above age 21 of St. Lawrence aforesaid, and brother John Crawford above age 21 of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Administrator:  Ann Eliza Crawford and Charles H. Blanchard

Appraisers:  Orton Clark and Albert Richmond

 

p. 331, James Wright died 15 Aug 1860 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Electa Wright of Villenova, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Daniel Wright

Court 14 Sep 1860, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Electa Wright.  Lucy Wheeler wife of Milo Wheeler, Mead Wright, and Betsey Wright his children of full age of Villenova.  Daniel Wright and Marilda Wright, Mary Wright, Grace Ann Wright, Polly Wright, and Electa Wright his children who are under age 21 of Villenova.

Administrator:  Electa Wright and Daniel Wright

Appraisers:  William Crowell and An…? J. Dye, both of Villenova

 

p. 332, John Townsend died 24 Aug 1860 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Adelia Townsend of Carroll, widow

Court 28 Sep 1860, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Adelia Townsend.  Sarah Bennett wife of Henry C. Bennett, Mary Townsend, Martha Townsend, Samuel Townsend, William Townsend, Susan Townsend, and Delinda Townsend, all over age 21 except Samuel, William, Susan, and Delinda.

Administrator:  Adelia Townsend

Appraisers:  Edward W.  Scowden and Oscar L. F. Bennett, both of Carroll

 

p. 333, James Dutton died 23 Mar 1860 on Lake Erie in the jurisdiction of Ohio

Petitioner:  Moses Dutton of Sherman, father

Court 5 Nov 1860, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Moses Dutton.  Brothers Henry Dutton of full age of Sherman, Julius Dutton of full age of Southington, Connecticut, and Dwight Dutton age 20 of Sherman.  Sisters Betsey Ann Root about 21 years old of Black River, Ohio, Narcissa Dutton, Jane Dutton, and Martha Dutton all under age of Sherman

Administrator:  Moses Dutton

Appraisers:  Henry Spray? and William Green, both of Sherman

 

p. 334, Clarissa D. Wheeler, resident of Ellicott, died 18 Oct 1860 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Thomas J. Wheeler of Conewango, Cattaraugus County, brother

Court 20 Oct 1860, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother Thomas J. Wheeler of full age of Conewango, Cattaraugus County.

Administrator:  Thomas J. Wheeler

Appraisers:  Samuel A. Brown and Charles B. Shaw, both of Ellicott

 

p. 335, William Baker died 26 Nov 1860 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  John Baker of Westfield, father

Court 4 Dec 1860, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Father John Baker.  Brothers Thomas Baker of full age of Westfield, George Baker of full age of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, John Baker of full age of Westfield.  Sisters Jane Baker age 19 of Westfield and Ann Baker age 15 of Westfield.

Administrator:  John Baker

Appraisers:  Gervis? Foote and William Johnston of Westfield

 

p. 336, William Dye died 21 Oct 1860 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Mary Dye, widow

Court 5 Dec 1860, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Dye.  Children of Iona Reynolds deceased who was a daughter of the deceased, whose ages and places of residence are not known.  Juramiah Reynolds, daughter of deceased of full age of Madison County, New York.  Heirs of Cornelia Greenman deceased who was a daughter of the deceased, some of whom reside in Chautauqua County and some in places unknown.  Children of Stephen Dye deceased who was a son of William Dye deceased, residing in the state of Ohio.  Son William Dye of full age whose residence is not known.  Betsey Feno? of full age of Pennsylvania.  Susan Marshall of full age of Erie County, NYLucetta Coxe of full age of Erie County, New York.

Administrator:  Mary Dye and Amasa L. Tompkins

Appraisers:  Edson Howard and William Nevins, both of Hanover

 

p. 337, Levi Adams, resident of Ripley, died 29 Nov 1860 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Seymour Adams of Troy, Michigan, brother, requested that administration be granted to him and to Jeremiah Mann

Court 4 Dec 1860, value of estate $15,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother Seymour Adams of full age of Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, Alonzo Adams of Minnesota, Jonathan Adams of California, Silva Webber of Missouri, all of full age.  Children of Sally Newton deceased whose names and places of residence are unknown, Henry H. Stetson of full age of Jackson, Michigan, Moses E. Stetson of full age of Ripley, Betsey Slater, Asenath Burrows, Marshall Stetson and Oliver Stetson, all of full age of Ripley, and the children of Delia Ann Taylor, some of whom reside in Illinois and some in Chautauqua County, all of full age. Mary A. Webster of full age wife of Harrison Webster residing in Ripley.  Jonathan Dickson of full age supposed to be in California.  Delia J. Henderson of full age wife of Amaziah Henderson of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Almira Peabody of full age wife of Ezra Peabody of Ripley.

Administrator:  Jeremiah Mann and Seymour Adams

Appraisers:  Charles B. Brockway and George Goodrich, both of Ripley

 

p. 338, Benjamin F. Greene died 7 Aug 1860 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Harriet S. Green of Pomfret, widow, requested that letters of administration with the will annexed be granted to her and to Joseph N. Green

Court 4 Dec 1860, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriet S. Greene of full age residing at Fredonia and children Nathaniel Greene and Susan Green, both under age 14 and residing at Fredonia

Administrator:  Harriet S. Greene and Joseph N. Greene.  Document indicates that deceased left a will.

Appraisers:  Orson Stiles and George Barker, both of Pomfret

 

p. 339, James Gawn died 1 Oct 1860 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Minerva H. Gawn of Pomfret, widow

Court 19 Dec 1860, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Minerva Gawn age 26 residing at Fredonia.  Children Leverett J. Gawn age 3 and Orville Gawn age 10 months, residing with their mother at Fredonia

Administrator:  Minerva H. Gawn

Appraisers:  Charles F. Mattison and Oscar W. Johnson, both of Pomfret

 

p. 340, Stephen A. Ross died 24 Sep 1860 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Laura M. Ross of Ellington, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Joseph E. Smith of Ellington

Court 22 Dec 1860, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Laura M. Ross age 25 residing at Ellington and daughter Lucy E. Ross age two and upwards residing at Ellington

Administrator:  Laura M. Ross and Joseph E. Smith

Appraisers:  Charles B. Greene and Reuben Penhallow, both of Ellington

 

p. 341, Mary Anderson died 9 Dec 1860 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Hugh O. Neill of Dunkirk, brother and guardian of her infant children

Court 8 Jan 1861, value of estate $175

Heirs and next of kin:  Two children Clarissa and Frank Anderson, each under age 14 and residing at Dunkirk.  Brothers Hugh O. Neill and Barney O. Neill residing in New York and father and mother residing in Massachusetts.

Administrator:  Hugh O. Neill

Appraisers:  George Bradley and Edwin Isham, both of Dunkirk

 

p. 342, Susannah Bigler, resident of Wayne, Erie County, Pennsylvania died 4 Nov 1858 in town of Wayne, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Franklin Bigler of Pomfret, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Amos W. Muzzy

Court 16 Feb 1861, value of estate $75

Heirs and next of kin:  Catharine Brown of full age wife of Thomas Brown of Illinois, Barbara Gifford of full age wife of Rufus Gifford of Coldwater, Michigan, Philip Bigler of full age of Ripley, Franklin Bigler of full age of Pomfret, Abraham Bigler of full age of Oregon, Peter G. Bigler of full age of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Franklin Bigler and Amos W. Muzzy

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 343, Abram Bowdish died 11 Jan 1861 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Abram H. Bowdish of Portland, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Franklin Fay

Court 14 Feb 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Ambrose H. Bowdish of Portland age 35, daughter Nancy D. Fay wife of Nathaniel Fay age about 39 of Portland, daughter Harriet E. Townsend wife of George H. Townsend age about 31 of Portland.  George A. Bowdish age 9 and Franklin Bowdish age 6 who reside at Portland and are children of Alonzo Bowdish deceased.  Wallie A. Bowdish age 22, Judith A. Bowdish age 20, Mary Bowdish age 18, Charles Bowdish age 15, Martha age 13, and Maria age 11 children of Daniel P. Bowdish deceased and residing at Portland.

Administrator:  Abram H. Bowdish and Franklin H. Fay

Appraisers:  Gilbert L. Townsend and Uriah S. La Due, both of Portland

 

p. 344, Thomas Chapman died 26 Feb 1861 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Rachel Chapman of Portland, widow

Court 8 Mar 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Rachel Chapman age 50.  Son Charles Chapman age 34 of B…nsville, Minnesota.  Son George Chapman age 32 of Mankato, Minnesota.  Son Edward Chapman age 28 of Columbus, Pa.  Daughter Mary Eliza Davis age 26 wife of Edward Davis residing at Concord, Pa.  Son Thomas Chapman age 24 residing at Portland.  Son Orrin D. Chapman age 22 residing at McGregor, Iowa.  Son Louis W.? H.? Chapman age 17 residing at Portland

Administrator:  Rachel Chapman

Appraisers:  Jason Bigelow and Bennett Skidmore, both of Portland

 

p. 345, Henry Dolittle, resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died 19 Aug 1860 in town of San Antonio, Texas

Petitioner:  Albert Dolittle of Portage County, Ohio, one of the executors of the will which was proved and recorded in the city of Philadelphia

Court 25 Feb 1861, value of estate $4000 in Chautauqua County

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Amelia Doolittle of full age of Philadelphia, Pa and children Henry Clay Doolittle and Theodore Clayton Doolittle, both under age 21 and residents of Portage County, Ohio

Administrator:  Albert Doolittle

Appraisers:  Henry O. Lakin and Samuel Bowen, both of Ellicott

 

p. 346, John Wetzell, resident of Hanover, died 27 Sep 1860 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Henry H. Hawkins of Hanover, no relation

Court ? [smeared] Mar 1861, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother Wunibold? Wetzell and sister Ann Maria Wetzell, neither of whom are citizens of the United States but are residents of B..on, Kingdom of Wurtemburg, County of Rudlangen?, Germany.  He left no father or mother.

Administrator:  Henry H. Hawkins

Appraisers:  Clark C. Swift of Hanover and William O. Stevens of Dunkirk

 

p. 347, John Arnold died 27 Oct 1860 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Mary B. Arnold of Ellery, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Edward B. Arnold

Court 11 Apr 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary B. Arnold of Ellery.  Daughter Triphenia Arnold age 30 of Ellery, daughter Annette Phillips age 30 wife of Joseph Phillips of Ellery, son Edward Arnold age 28 of Ellery, son Odin Arnold age 20 of Ellery, and daughter Mary Arnold age 13 of Ellery

Administrator:  Mary B. Arnold and Edward B. Arnold

Appraisers:  Israil Rush and Amos Halliday, both of Ellery

 

p. 348, Alvah Burns died 6 Apr 1861 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Ann Maria Burns of Stockton, widow

Court 12 Apr 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann Maria Burns age 39 and two children Lydia Burns age 13 and George Burns age 10, both residing at Stockton

Administrator:  Ann Maria Burns

Appraisers:  Royal Putnam and David Sabin, both of Stockton

 

p. 349, John Faulkner died 13 Mar 1861 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  John Faulkner Jr. of Villenova, son

Court 25 Apr 1861, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Faulkner.  Children Wilbur Falkner, John Faulkner, Harry S. Faulkner, Minerva wife of Norman B. Hubbard, Phebe wife of Isaac Ingham, Sarah wife of Elnathan Darling, Amanda wife of Obadiah Waters, and Louisa wife of Clark Wright.  Grandchildren who are children of Warren P. Faulkner deceased who was son of John Faulkner deceased: Frank, Janette wife of Frank Wilson, Nancy and Harriet.  Children of Betsey M. Tiffany deceased daughter:  Manly D., Otis E., Achsa L., and Lansing C.

Administrator:  John Faulkner and Jesse M. Tiffany

Appraisers:  George B. Aldrich and John Mather, both of Villenova

 

p. 350, George Darrow died 16 Jan 1852 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  George Darrow of town of Chautauqua, son

Court 30 Apr 1861, value of estate $22

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Elizabeth Bloomer of full age of town of Chautauqua, daughter Rhona Bloomer of full age residing at Parkersburg, Virginia, son George Darrow of full age of town of Chautauqua, daughter Sally Laris? of full age of Pennsylvania, the heirs of Russel Darrow of Pennsylvania, daughter Maria Perler of full age of Wood County, Ohio, daughter Polly Lewis of full age of Ohio.

Administrator:  George Darrow

Appraisers:  William A. Maybourn and John B. Davis, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 351, Charles C. Kimball died 23 Mar 1861 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Margaret M. Clark, sister, and William Clark of Busti, requested that administration be granted to William Clark and Charles Shuman

Court 25 Apr 1861, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Ann Kimball of Chautauqua County, Ev…? Kellogg wife of George W. Kellogg of Milwaukie, Wisconsin, Harriet Bly wife of D. Gaylord Bly of Mendota, Illinois, all over age 21.  Margaret Clark is wife of William Clark.

Administrator:  William Clark and Charles Shuman

Appraisers:  Daniel Williams of Hanover and Joseph Shuman of Busti

 

p. 352, Nancy J. Woodruff died 1 May 1860 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Heman Woodruff of Ripley, husband

Court , value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Chloe Woodruff age 13, Norris Woodruff age 11, Ella Woodruff age 8, and Hattie Woodruff age 2, residents of Ripley

Administrator:  Heman Woodruff

Appraisers:  Almon Little and Charles B. Brockway, both of Ripley

 

p. 353, Ruth James died 20 May 1859 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  David James of Ellicott, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Nathaniel C. Gale

Court 16 May 1861, value of estate $275

Heirs and next of kin:  Rowland James age 43 of Busti, son David James age 34 of Ellicott, daughter Sally Brainard age about 46 wife of John Brainard of Rhode Island, daughter Elsie Tefft age about 55 of Rhode Island.  Children of Benjamin James deceased:  Lucy Ann Shuman, Ellen Butler, Orsel James, Willard James, Delos James, Adelbert James, and a daughter whose name is not known, residents of Chautauqua County.  Children of daughter Eliza Bemus deceased:  john Bemus and one daughter whose name is not known, residents of Chautauqua County.

Administrator:  David James and Nathaniel C. Gale

Appraisers:  John Kent and John N. Bemus, both of Busti

 

p. 354, Albert Barker died 12 Apr 1861 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Elmina E. Barker of Cherry Creek, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to George Wilson

Court 21 May 1861, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elmina Barker, children Alfonse J. Barker and Lyra Barker, both under age 21

Administrator:  Elmina E. Barker and George Wilson

Appraisers:  John Jay of Villenova and George Woodbury of Cherry Creek

 

p. 355, Asher Cooley died 6 Mar 1861 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Mary Cooley of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Elias Cooley

Court 21 May 1861, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Cooley.  Children James Cooley, Samuel Cooley, Elmira Herrick wife of Alanson Herrick, Ann Housadell wife of Robert Housadell, and Clarissa Cooley.  Willis Cooley, Permelia S. Cooley, and Martha Cooley, children of Alvin B. Cooley deceased, who was a son of Asher Cooley deceased.

Administrator:  Mary Cooley and Elias Cooley

Appraisers:  John B. Kuch and Alvah Hyde, both of Hanover

 

p. 356, Warren P. Faulkner died 1 Dec 1860 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Frank W. Faulkner of Villenova, son

Court 21 May 1861, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Janett wife of Frank Wilson age about 20, Hansey Faulkner age about 18, Harriet Faulkner age about 16, Frank W. Faulkner age about 22.

Administrator:  Frank W. Faulkner

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 357, Caroline Thompson, resident of Randolph, Vermont died 14 Jul 1860 in town of Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, leaving a will by which she appointed David C. Hamblin executor of her estate

Petitioner:  David C. Hamblin of Youngsville, Pennsylvania, uncle and executor of her will

Court 30 May 1861, value of estate $100 in Chautauqua County

Heirs and next of kin:  Child Isabel Francis age 18 months, residing at Randolph, Orange County, Vermont

Administrator:  David C. Hamblin

Appraisers:  Joseph Hoyt and Thaddeus F. Randolph, both of Harmony

 

p. 358, Selden M. Ely died 6 Apr 1861 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Esther S. Ely of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John S. Ely

Court 5 Jun 1861, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Esther S. Ely of Ripley.  Daughter Mary E. Pratt age 35 wife of Charles Pratt of Orwell, Ashtabula County, Ohio, George G. Ely age 33 of California, John S. Ely age 30 of Erie, Pa, Catharine M. Ely age 25, Eben S. Ely age 23, Phebe Ann Ely age 21, and Francis G. Ely age 17, children of deceased residing at Ripley

Administrator:  Esther S. Ely and John S. Ely

Appraisers:  Simeon Collins and John B. Dinsmose? Dinsmore?, both of Ripley

 

p. 359, Alvin B. Cooley died 17 Apr 1861 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Cordelia Cooley of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Theophilus T. Wilson

Court 10 Jun 1861, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Cordelia Cooley.  Children all under age 14 Willis Cooley, Permelia S. Cooley and Martha Cooley, all residents of Hanover

Administrator:  Cordelia Cooley and Theophilus T. Wilson

Appraisers:  John B. Kuch and Alvah Hyde, both of Hanover

 

p. 360, Catharine Johnson died 4 Feb 1859 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Luke Johnson of Sheridan, brother

Court 20 Jun 1861, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Belinda Dalrymple, Donald Johnson, Philinda Johnson, and Luke Johnson

Administrator:  Luke Johnson

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 361, Amasa P. Root died 7 Jun 1861 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Prudence A. Root of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to her, Elias H. Jenner, and Charles J. Winchester

Court 20 Jul 1861, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Prudence A. Root of Busti.  Daughter Leonora C. Winchester over age 21 wife of Charles J. Winchester of Ellicott

Administrator:  Prudence A. Root, Elias H. Jenner, and Charles J. Winchester

Appraisers:  Esbi Kidder and Francis Delano, both of Busti

 

p. 362, Ansel Edwards died 15 July 1861 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Van Renselair Edwards of Ripley, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Benjamin F. Baird

Court 10 Aug 1861, value of estate $3200

Heirs and next of kin:  Van Ransselaer Edwards of Ripley, Laura Burgess wife of Celim Burgess of Ripley, Lorinda Ross wife of Lyman Ross of Mina, Clarrissa Edwards of Ripley.  Horace Edwards, a minor of Ripley.  Albert Edwards, a minor of Euclid, Cuyahogha County, Ohio

Administrator:  Van Ransselair Edwards and Benjamin F. Baird

Appraisers:  Northrop Nason and Harvey Mott Junr, both of Ripley

 

p. 363, Elias Crowell died 6 Mar 1859 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Susan Cos…? Cou…? of Warren County, Pa, daughter, requested that administration be granted to William Co…?, her husband

Court 25 Jul 1861, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Susan Co…?, Martha Knapp of Olmstead County, Minnesota, Laura Ann Horton wife of Asa Horton of Warren County, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  William Co…?

Appraisers:  William H. …? and Zalm…? G. Keeler, both of Ellicott

 

p. 364, Sally Wood died 12 May 1861 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Henry McClallen of Lorain County, Ohio, brother

Court 6 Sep 1861, value of estate $2200

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother Henry McClellan of full age of Lorain County, Ohio, brother George McClallen of full age of Stockton, brother Charles McClallen of Washington County, NY, William P. Horton of Cleveland, Ohio, Frederick Horton of Pittsfield, Ohio, Elmira Tuttle of Pittsfield, Ohio, Edwin Horton of Missouri, Rollin Horton of Virginia, Harriet Eliza Horton of Pittsfield, Ohio, Margaret J. Horton of Cleveland, Ohio, children of Nancy Horton deceased who was a sister of the deceased, the children of Mary Ann Foote daughter of Nancy Horton deceased, and Mary Edson of Pittsford [sic], Ohio, sister of deceased.

Administrator:  Henry McClallen

Appraisers:  Alonzo Flagg and Judge L. Bugbee, both of Stockton

 

p. 365, George Woodbury died 17 Jul 1861 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Julian [sic, but administrator’s name is Julia Ann] Woodbury of Cherry Creek, widow

Court 26 Aug 1861, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Julian Woodbury of Cherry Creek.  Son Franklin Woodbury age 20, daughter Arabella Woodbury age 18, daughter Josephine Woodbury age 12, son Warren Woodbury age 5, all residents of Cherry Creek.

Administrator:  Julian Ann Woodbury

Appraisers:  Lawrence C. Shattuck and Charles Judd, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 366, William H. Le Barnes died 3 Oct 1861 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Mary J. Le Barnes of Ellery, widow

Court 19 Oct 1861, value of estate $1300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary J. Le Barnes age 24 of Ellery, daughter Emma B. Le Barnes age 3 of Ellery

Administrator:  Mary J. Le Barnes

Appraisers:  Abner B. Van Nam…? and Franklin Griffith, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 367, David W. McNitt died 21 Oct 1861 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Amy [sic] E. McNitt of Stockton, widow

Court 9 Nov 1861, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary [sic] E. McNitt of Stockton age 30.  Children Lodema F. age 15, Amy L. age 9, and Roxa S. McNitt age 1, all of Stockton

Administrator:  Amly [sic] E. McNitt

Appraisers:  Lyman Link and Hiram Shedd, both of Stockton

 

p. 368, Rasselas Dickinson, resident of Pomfret, died 12 Oct 1861 in Georgetown District of Columbia, leaving a will

Petitioner:  Sarah Dickinson of Pomfret, widow

Court 26 Nov 1861, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  John M. Dickinson of Dunkirk, George A. Dickinson of Racine, Wisconsin, Mary A. Sunderland of Fredonia, all of full age.  Hartwell R. Dickinson of Fredonia who is in the army of the United States at or near Washington D. C. under age 21.  Sarah Dickinson, mother of the children and sole legatee mentioned in the will, resident of Fredonia.  No executors were appointed by the testator in the will.

Administrator:  Sarah Dickinson

Appraisers:  Jesse M. Tiffany and James B. Sprague, both of Pomfret

 

p. 369, Timothy G. Jenner died 17 Oct 1861 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Philinda Jenner of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Darius Knapp

Court 6 Dec 1861, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Philinda Jenner of Harmony.  Son Nathan B. Jenner age 23, daughter Clarrissa Carpenter age 19, son Timothy D. Jenner age 16, and daughter Mary A. Jenner age 6, all of Harmony

Administrator:  Philinda Jenner and Darius Knapp

Appraisers:  Alanson Scofield and James J. Morris, both of Harmony

 

p. 370, Perry Dewey died 13 Nov 1861 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  John Dewey of Charlotte, nephew

Court 19 Nov 1861, value of estate $30,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother John Dewey age about 79 of Napoleon, Jackson County, Michigan.  Sister Achsa Yale of full age of Turin, Lewis County, NY.  Petitioner John Dewey, son of Chester Dewey deceased, brother of Perry Dewey, and Ethe W. Dewey, Milton Dewey, Sangar Dewey, Ada Miller, Susan M. Bostwick, also children of the said Chester Dewey deceased.  John Lord, Nathan Lord, Mary Ann Lord, Sarah Kimball, and Lydia Hor?, children of Sarah Lord deceased.  Harriet M. Waffles, Lydia L. Dewey, daughters of Lester Dewey deceased.  John Dewey brother of deceased waived his right to administration and Achsa Yale is of unsound mind.

Administrator:  John Dewey of Sinclairville

Appraisers:  Albert Richmond and John R. Madison, both of Charlotte

 

p. 371, George M. Johnson died 14 Apr 1861 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Leverett R. Johnson of Hanover, brother, requested that administration be granted to him and to Samantha Johnson

Court 13 Dec 1861, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Samantha Johnson, sister Almira Johnson, brother Leverett R. Johnson, all of Hanover

Administrator:  Samantha Johnson and Leverett R. Johnson

Appraisers:  Almon E. Nash and Daniel Sherman, both of Hanover

 

p. 372, Valentine Archer died 14 Oct 1861 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Maria Archer of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Lucius G. Hamilton

Court 17 Dec 1861, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Maria Archer, son Horace J. Archer age 50, daughter Harriet Archer age 18, son Valentine Archer age 12, all of Ripley.  Daughter Lucy Hathaway age 52 of Washington, Susat West age about 45 of Wisconsin, Mary Clark age about 40 of Wisconsin, and Joseph Bliss and Samuel Bliss and Lucinda Littlefield, children of Naomi Bliss deceased who was a daughter of Valentine Archer deceased.

Administrator:  Maria Archer and Lucius G. Hamilton

Appraisers:  Charles Hamilton and Henry R. Gay, both of Ripley

 

p. 373, Byron Sargeant died in forepart of October 1861 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Job C. Gray of Sherman, guardian of Carrie Belle Sargeant

Court 17 Dec 1861, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Carrie Belle Sargeant age 5 residing at Sherman, guardian being Job C. Gray

Administrator:  Job C. Gray

Appraisers:  William Miller of Harmony and David L. Sheldon of Sherman

 

p. 374, Jonathan Alexander, resident of Jamestown died 8 Aug 1842 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Nathan A. Alexander of Riantone, the only son of deceased

Court 19 Dec 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Alexander age 90, son Nathan A. Alexander age 62, daughter Anna A. Muzzy age 59,

Administrator:  Nathan A. Alexander

Appraisers:  Morris Norton of Harmony and Orsel Cook of Ellicott

 

p. 375, Amos Congdon died 11 Dec 1861 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  William Congdon of Villenova, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Ichabod Congdon

Court 20 Dec 1861, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Deborah Baker of Portland, petitioner William Congdon, Aolula Congdon of Villenova, Lewis N. Congdon of Portland, Mary E. Crowell wife of Norman Crowell, Carmelia Congdon of Villenova, Dorlisca? Gardinier wife of Joseph Gardinier of Washington County, Wisconsin, children of deceased and all over age 21 except Carmelia Congdon.  Adelbert Congdon and Ann Eliza Congdon, children of Morgan Congdon deceased.

Administrator:  William Congdon and Ichabod Congdon

Appraisers:  Martin Crowell and George Wilson

 

p. 376, Jonathan Eddy died 18 Nov 1861 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Betsey B. Eddy of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John S. Holbrook

Court 20 Dec 1861, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Betsey B. Eddy of Harmony.  Children Myron Eddy age 24, Rufus W. Eddy age 22, Martin Eddy age 18, John S. Eddy age 16, Mary Eddy age 13, Lydia Jane Eddy age 9, Betsey Ann Eddy age 5, Jonathan H. Eddy age 3, all of Harmony, and Alonzo P. Eddy age 20 now in the army at or near Washington

Administrator:  Betsey B. Eddy and John S. Holbrook

Appraisers:  Sardius Steward and James J. Morris, both of Harmony

 

p. 377, John Hassett died 19 Dec 1861 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  William C. Hassett of Stockton, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Jacob Hardenburg

Court 30 Dec 1861, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Laban Hasset age 50 of Iowa, Lorinda Earll wife of Orlando Earll of Attica, NY, Susan Rhinehart wife of William Rhinehart of Stockton, William Hassett of Stockton age 33, John E. Hassett age 31 of Minnesota, Antoinette Hardenburg wife of Jacob Hardenburg of Stockton, Quincey A. Hassett age 28 of the army at Virginia

Administrator:  William C. Hassett and Jacob Hardenburg

Appraisers:  Philip Lazelle and Volkiet Hardenburg, both of Stockton

 

p. 378, Esther Scott died 12 Mar 1858 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Eliot Scott of Carroll, son

Court 16 Jan 1862, value of estate $80

Heirs and next of kin:  John Scott of Lorain, Ohio, Betsey Secor of Cold Spring, Cattaraugus County, Esther Eliot of North East, Pa, Phebe Vibbard of Illinois, and petitioner Eliot Scott of Carroll

Administrator:  Eliot Scott

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 379, William H. Atherly died 28 Sep 1861 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Jenette Atherly of Ellery, widow

Court 20 Jan 1862, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jenette Atherly.  Children James J. Atherly of Ellicott age 27,  Fernando A. Atherly of Kansas age 25, Emily Acocks wife of Grant Acocks age 22 of Pittsfield, Pa, Henry W. Atherly age 12 of Ellery, Willis F. Atherly of Ellery age 9, Jerome S. Atherly of Ellery age 6, and one unnamed infant son 9 months old

Administrator:  Jenette Atherly

Appraisers:  Jacob Peterson and Amos H. Halladah?, both of Ellery

 

p. 380, George S. Griswold died 5 Dec 1861 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Susan D. Griswold of Ellicott, widow

Court 27 Jan 1862, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Susan D. Griswold of Ellicott, Elias Griswold of full age whose residence is not known, Ralph Griswold of Gowanda, Cattaraugus County, Aaron Griswold of Wisconsin, Charles Griswold of Gowanda, Leonard Griswold of Wisconsin, Betsey Case of Wisconsin, Charles Spencer of New York, and Hannah Lee of Cincinati

Administrator:  Susan D. Griswold

Appraisers:  Gistern? A. Sherman and William Hicks, both of Ellicott

 

p. 381, Lyman Brown died 3 Dec 1861 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Lydia Brown of town of Chautauqua, widow, will attached

Court 16 Jan 1862, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia Brown of Chautauqua.  Children Emeline D. Neff wife of George M. Neff age 30 of Chautauqua, William H. Brown of Chautauqua age 27, Fanny Winslow wife of James Winslow of Jamestown age 25, Lucy Hopson age 21 wife of Hiram Hopson of Chautauqua, and Warren Brown age 19 of Chautauqua

Administrator:  Lydia Brown

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 382, Henry C. Bennett died 20 Dec 1861 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Sarah Bennett of Carroll, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Oscar L. Bennett

Court 11 Feb 1862, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Bennett about age 21 of Carroll.  Three children Eunice A. Bennett age 9, Jennie A. Bennett age 5, and John H. Bennett age 3, all of Carroll

Administrator:  Sarah Bennett and Oscar L. F. Bennett

Appraisers:  Rufus Green and Edward W. Scowden, both of Carroll

 

p. 383, Harry Van Duzen died 4 Jan 1862 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Ann E. Van Duzen of Ellicott, widow

Court 5 Feb 1862, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann E. Van Duzen of Ellicott.  Children Ada Isadore age 11 in November 1861, Janette age 6 on 27 Jun 1861, Jand? [underlined] age 4, and Jane age 2, all of Ellicott

Administrator:  Ann E. Van Duzen

Appraisers:  Levant B. Brown of Ellicott and Wellington Woodward

 

p. 384, George Van Every died 10 Dec 1861 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Mary E. Van Every of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Ira S. Bedient

Court ? Feb 1862, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary E. Van Every, about age 21 and resides in Ellicott.  Children Chester age 9 on 26 Oct last and Charles age 6 on 12 Aug last, all of Ellicott

Administrator:  Mary E. Van Every and Ira S. Bedient

Appraisers:  Samuel Horton and Thomas Hollenbeck, both of Gerry

 

p. 385, Samuel Johnson died 5 Dec 1861 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Abiah Johnson of Hanover, widow

Court 24 Feb 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Abiah Johnson of Hanover and daughter Ruby Tackett wife of Rev. Ignatius Tackett of Hanover

Administrator:  Abiah Johnson and Ignatius Tackett

Appraisers:  Francis D. Ellis and Chester Pope, both of Hanover

 

p. 386, Richard Waters, resident of Ro…ville?, Venango County, Pennsylvania, died 13 Dec 1861 in Ro…ville?, Venango County, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Salome Waters of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Thomas L. Higgins of Pomfret

Court 25 Feb 1862, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Half-brother whose name and residence are unknown.  Brothers and sisters, all residents of Annsville, Oneida County, New York:  Henry Waters, Margaret Waters, Susan Waters, Mary Vancor? a widow, and George Waters.  No children or representatives of any children him surviving.

Administrator: 

Appraisers: 

 

p. 387, Isaac H. Gifford died 18 Feb 1862 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Mary Ann Gifford of town of Chautauqua, widow

Court 27 Feb 1862, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Ann Gifford, child Lydia Gifford age 14, both residents of town of Chautauqua

Administrator:  Mary Ann Gifford

Appraisers:  James M. Hurst and John Morris, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 388, Joel R. Parker died 14 Feb 1862 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Levina Parker of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John Chandler

Court 28 Feb 1862, value of estate $20,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Levina Parker.  Children Julius J. Parker age 24, Julia Parker age 24, Calista Parker age 21, Cornelius age 19, Pulaski Parker age 18, all of whom reside at Pomfret

Administrator:  Levina Parker and John Chandler

Appraisers:  William Risley and David Barsels? Barrels?, both of Pomfret

 

p. 389, Richard Smith died 1 Oct 1861 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Irina (widow) and Charles Smith (son) of Sheridan

Court 25 Feb 1862, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Irena Smith.  Children of William Smith deceased, a son of said deceased: Caroline Smith age about 23, Charles Smith age about 20, Frank Smith age 14, Grant Smith age about 12.  Children Edgar Smith age about 41, Susan S. McCullough age about 45, and petitioner Charles Smith age 46

Administrator:  Irena Smith and Charles Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 390, Leonard Johnson died 28 Feb 1858 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Leverett R. Johnson of Hanover, son

Court 6 Mar 1862, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Samantha Johnson.  Children George M. Johnson, Almira Johnson wife of Edwin A. Johnson, Leverett R. Johnson.

Administrator:  Leverett R. Johnson

Appraisers:  Daniel Sherman and Almon E. Nash

 

p. 391, Julia Beals died 17 Jun 1860 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Henry Babbitt of Mina, brother

Court 27 Feb 1862, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers and sisters John C. Babbitt of Cold Brook, Connecticut, Lucy Lilly of Holland, Venango, Pennsylvania, Isaac Babbitt of Holland aforesaid, Henry Babbitt the petitioner, and Mary Murphy of Sherman, all over age 21.  Ruby Hedger of Richmond Mass, Zera Babbitt of Norfolk Conn, half brother and sister of deceased.  Laura, Edwin, William, Reuben, John, and Charles Babbitt, children of Anson? Amos? Babbitt deceased who was half brother of deceased.

Administrator:  Henry Babbitt

Appraisers:  Edward Buss and Charles Clark, both of Mina

 

p. 392, Allen Durham died 26 Jan 1862 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Wilbur Durham of town of Chautauqua, son

Court 13 Mar 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Durham.  Son Wilbur Durham over age 21 of Chautauqua, daughter Amanda Bond wife of W. D. Bond Jr of full age of Chautauqua, Willard Durham of McGregor, Iowa, James and Mary Robinson under age 21 children of Emily J. Robinson deceased

Administrator:  Wilbur Durham

Appraisers:  John Morris and Seth Stars, both of Chautauqua

 

p. 393, Peter Bratt died 13 Jan 1862 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Mary Bratt of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Levi Barrows

Court 26 Feb 1862, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Bratt and only child Kate Bratt age about 5 of Ellicott

Administrator:  Mary Bratt and Levi Barrows

Appraisers:  George Hunt and Anthony Bratt, both of Ellicott

 

p. 394, Preston Barmore died 4 Dec 1861 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Augusta H. Barmore of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Lorenzo Morris

Court 24 Mar 1862, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Augusta H. Barmore over age 21, mother Diana Barmore, Amon Barmore and L. Avery Barmore his brothers, and Alice Barmore and Mary Barmore his sisters.  No father or children

Administrator:  Augusta H. Barmore and Lorenzo Morris

Appraisers:  David Barrell and Franklin Be…ett?, both of Pomfret

 

p. 395, Ephraim Jones, resident of Sheridan, died 10 Feb 1862 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Ebenezer Harris of Sheridan, general guardian of children of deceased

Court 25 Mar 1862, value of estate $120

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Hellen C. Jones, William L. Jones, George S. Jones, Addison H. Jones, and Olive F. Jones, all under age 21.  He left a widow who has since died.

Administrator:  Ebenezer Harris

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 396, Elijah Dewey died 6 Mar 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sophia Dewey of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Henry E. Dewey and Joseph G. Hopkins

Court 26 Mar 1862, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sophia Dewey.  Children William Dewey, Harriet Rogers wife of Samuel Rogers, Henry E. Dewey, and Richard S. Dewey, all of Hanover and all of full age except Richard who is age 16.

Administrator:  Sophia Dewey, Henry E. Dewey, and Joseph G. Hopkins

Appraisers:  Norman B. Brown and Nahum S. Scott, both of Hanover

 

p. 397, Arthur P. Hubbard, resident of Harmony, died 18 Jan 1862 in Camp Wool?, Maryland

Petitioner:  Kiziah (mother) and James M. Hodges of Harmony, requested that administration be granted to James M. Hodges in right of his wife

Court 28 Mar 1862, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Keziah Hodges age 43 and brother Egbert J. Hubbard age 23, both of whom reside in Harmony.  James M. Hodges is husband of Keziah Hodges

Administrator:  James M. Hodges

Appraisers:  Morris Norton and …is? Barnes?, both of Harmony

 

p. 398, Olive C. Jones, resident of Sheridan, died 13 Feb 1862 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Ebenezer Harris of Sheridan, father

Court 3 Apr 1862, value of estate $40

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Hellen C. Jones, William L. Jones, George S. Jones, Addison H. Jones, and Olive F. Jones, all under age 21.  Ebenezer Harris has been appointed general guardian

Administrator:  Ebenezer Harris

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 399, John D. Parish died 20 Feb 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Betsey Parish of Hanover, widow

Court 6 Mar 1862, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Betsey Parish.  Children Adrian Parish, Adelbert Parish, Leonard Parish, George Parish, and Orpha Parish, all of Hanover and all under age 21 except Adrian Parish

Administrator:  Betsey Parish

Appraisers:  Niram Sackett and Adam F. Staring?, both of Hanover

 

p. 400, Orlando Fletcher died 11 Mar 1861 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Samuel Fletcher of Villenova, brother

Court 21 Apr 1862, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers Samuel Fletcher and Otis A. Fletcher, both of full age of Villenova.  Sister Clarrissa wife of Ledyard Dye of full age of Villenova.  Infant George McManus son of Nancy McManus deceased who was sister of deceased.

Administrator:  Samuel Fletcher

Appraisers:  Tyler H. Searl and Josiah Barker, both of Villenova

 

p. 401, Henry Wemple died 19 May 1858 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Lydia Wemple of Busti, widow

Court 23 Apr 1862, value of estate $20

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia Wemple age 77, son Peter C. Wemple age 57 of Busti, daughter Helen M. Nichols age 55 of Busti, son Hiram S. Wemple age 52 of Busti, son Joseph C. Wemple age 50 of Hampdon, Geauga County, Ohio, son Butler M. Wemple age 48 of Green Lake town and county, Wisconsin, daughter Charlotte Wood age 44 of Harmony, son Harvey A. Wemple age 42 of state of California, son J. Van Ness Wemple age 40 of Busti, son Rial C. Wemple age 38 of Busti, son Dexter D. Wemple age 36 of Homer, Washington County, Michigan

Administrator:  Lydia Wemple

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 402, William Green died 25 Mar 1862 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  John T. Green of Sherman, son

Court30 Apr 1862, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Martha Green of full age of Sherman.  Children John T. Green age 34 of Sherman, Mary Ann Gallup wife of Willis D. Gallup age 32 of Clymer, William F. Green of Tabeng?, Oneida County age 30, Edwin F. Green of Colden, Erie County age 25, and Otis J. Green of Clymer age 22.

Administrator:  John T. Green

Appraisers:  Hiram N. Gleason and Henry Bliss, both of Sherman

 

p. 403, Electa Norton died 16 Feb 1862 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  George W. Norton of Westfield, son

Court 14 Apr 1862, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Ann R. Colburn age about 21 of Fredonia wife of Alva Colburn, George W. Norton of Westfield age 32, Edward Norton of Fredonia age 30, and Hart S. Norton age 27 of Plattsburg, NY

Administrator:  George W. Norton

Appraisers:  Lorenzo M. Morris and Alen Hinckley, both of Pomfret

 

p. 404, Daniel D. Rexford died 14 Oct 1861 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Sarah A. Rexford of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Asa Badgley

Court 7 May 1862, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Rexford age 30, son Frank F. age 5 and son Edwin L. age 1, all of Harmony

Administrator:  Sarah Rexford and Asa Badgley

Appraisers:  Alanson Scofield and James J. Morris, both of Harmony

 

p. 405, Henry C. Caner died 31 Jan 1862 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Elam C. Bliss, Harriet Bliss (mother of deceased), and Abram Dixon of Westfield, requested that administration be granted to Elam C. Bliss and Abram Dixon

Court 14 May 1862, value of estate $2600

Heirs and next of kin:  Harriet Bliss his mother and wife of Elam C. Bliss of Westfield.  Brother Horatio N. Caner of Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, brother Robert J. Caner enlisted sailor in the United States Navy now in Brooklin, NY.  Infant children of a deceased brother Edward age 10, Alfred age 6, and Allice age 6, residing with their mother on Staten Island, New York, the mother having for her second husband Alfred Le Farge.

Administrator:  Elam C. Bliss and Abram Dixon

Appraisers:  William Sexton and William Alliz, both of Westfield

 

p. 406, Hannah Hatfield died 25 Jun 1861 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Nathan Hatfield of Poland, son

Court 16 Apr 1862, value of estate $430

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Nathan Hatfield of Poland.  Infants Nathan H. Simpson, John J. Simpson, and Ida C. Simpson of Poland.  Infants Mary Jane Babcock and William Babcock of Poland.

Administrator:  Nathan Hatfield

Appraisers:  Emory M. Cheney and Edwin H. Grover, both of Poland

 

p. 407, Jonathan Hempstead died 13 Sep 1861 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Isaac W. Hempstead of Pomfret, son

Court 20 May 1862, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy Hempstead.  Children Isaac W. Hempstead, John H. Hempstead, Mary Ann Jones wife of Amos P. Jones, and Jennet C. Hempstead.

Administrator:  Isaac W. Hempstead

Appraisers:  Aron L. Putnam and Suel H. Clark, both of Pomfret

 

p. 408, Miles J. Clark died 10 Feb 1862 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Delia L. Clark of Sherman, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Henry W. Sperry

Court 26 May 1862, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Delia L. Clark over age 21 of Sherman, Orville S. Clark age 5 and Elizabeth E. Clark age 2, both of Sherman

Administrator:  Delia L. Clark and Henry W. Sperry

Appraisers:  Samuel Hustis of Chautauqua and Isaac E. Hawley of Sherman

 

p. 409, Hiram Wheelock died 22 May 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sophia Wheelock of Hanover, widow

Court 9 Jun 1862, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sophia of Hanover. Jane Eggleston wife of Harry Eggleston, Maria McMannus wife of Almon McMannus, Sally Morey wife of Edwin Morey, and Alvin Wheelock, all over age 21.

Administrator:  Sophia Wheelock

Appraisers:  Nathan P. Tanner and Lucius Jones, both of Hanover

 

p. 410, Zilpha Pratt died 24 Apr 1862 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Leroy D. Pratt of Sheridan, son

Court 9 Jun 1862, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Ruth English age 62 widow of Sheridan, Dorcas Wais widow age 57 of Evans, Erie County, NY, Salmon R. Pratt age 53 of Wayne County, NY, Wealthy Sanford age 57 of Leon, Cattaraugus County, NY wife of Amos Sanford, Abraham A. Pratt age 49 of Wayne County, NY, Hiram H. Pratt age 46 of Calhoun County, Michigan, and petitioner Leroy D. Pratt of Sheridan age 40

Administrator:  Leroy D. Pratt

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 411, Charles D. Sackett died 27 May 1862 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Mary Ann Sackett of Ellicott, widow

Court 20 Jun 1862, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Ann Sackett age 30 of Jamestown, and 2 children Clarissa A. Sackett age 3 years and Charles Sackett age 5 months, all residing at Jamestown.

Administrator:  Mary Ann Sackett

Appraisers:  Adolphus Fletcher and Levant B. Brown, both of Ellicott

 

p. 412, Milton G. Freeman died 23 May 1862 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Mary E. Freeman of town of Chautauqua, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Horace Young

Court 21 Jun 1862, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary E. Freeman over age 21 of town of Chautauqua.  Children Francis Elizabeth Freeman age 12, Mark James Freeman age 8, Mary Ella Freeman age 3, and Henrietta Isabel Freeman age 2, all of town of Chautauqua

Administrator:  Mary E. Freeman and Horace Young

Appraisers:  William W. Pickett and Ammi Miles, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 413, Atherton Rockwell died 2 Feb 1862 in town of Hanover, leaving a will

Petitioner:  Mary Rockwell, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Adna B. Parsons

Court 1 Jul 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Rockwell.  Children Isaac Rockwell, William Rockwell, Daniel H. Rockwell, all of Hanover

Administrator:  Mary Rockwell and Adna B. Parsons

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 414, Robert Cook died 15 Jan 1862 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Augustus F. Allen of Ellicott in right of Margaret Allen his wife, daughter of deceased

Court 25 Jun 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elizabeth Cook of Jamestown.  Children Mary Ann Harshee wife of William Harshee of Detroit, Michigan, Margaret Allen wife of Augustus F. Allen, Elizabeth Bradshaw wife of William A. Bradshaw, Charlotte Brown wife of James M. Brown, Al…? J. Drury, all of Jamestown, Joseph S. Cook and Thomas Cook of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, grandchild Edmund J. Burns of Jamestown, all others being over age 21.

Administrator:  Augustus F. Allen

Appraisers:  Levant B. Brown and Job David, both of Ellicott

 

p. 415, Harmon J. Cowden died 23 May 1862 at White House in Virginia

Petitioner:  Mary M. Cowden of Westfield, widow

Court 11 Jul 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary M. Cowden and two children:  Minnie Cowden age about 6 and Lida Cowden age about 4

Administrator:  Mary M. Cowden

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 416, Lewis Healy died 10 Jun 1862 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Edwin Healy of Ellicott, general guardian of Alice M. Healy, infant daughter of deceased

Court 12 Jul 1862, value of estate $350

Heirs and next of kin:  Alice M. Healy, Jefferson Healy, Coura? Healy, Martha Janette Healy, and Lewis E. Healy, all infants under age 14 and residing in Ellicott

Administrator:  Edwin Healy

Appraisers:  Levant B. Brown and Job Davis, both of Ellicott

 

p. 417, Richard Rees, resident of Erie, Pennsylvania died 17 Jun 1862 in town of Erie, Pennsylvania

Petitioner:  Jane Ann Rees of Erie, Pennsylvania, widow

Court 24 Jul 1862, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jane Ann Rees age 29.  Children Philip Rees age 21, Davis Rees age 18, Ellen Jane Rees age 8, Alma Emma Rees age 5, Charles William Rees age 3, and George McClellan Rees age 9 months, all of Erie, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  Jane Ann Rees

Appraisers:  Daniel H. Hews and Martin Prendergast, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 418, Solomon Lenox died 26 Jun 1862 in Camp Lincoln, Virginia

Petitioner:  Laney Foley of Ellery, mother

Court 1 Aug 1862, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Laney Foley of Ellery

Administrator:  Laney Foley

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 419, Uriah Houghton died 18 Jun 1862 in Washington, District of Columbia

Petitioner:  Electa L. Houghton of Stockton, widow

Court 31 Jul 1862, value of estate $30

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Electa L. Houghton age 32.  Children William Henry age 12, George H. age 8, Hannah E. age 6, and Uriah E. age 1.

Administrator:  Electa L. Houghton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 420, Thomas Reed died 21 Jul 1862 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Eliza Reed of Poland, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles C. Allen

Court 22 Aug 1862, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza Reed of Poland of full age.  Children James M. Reed age 5, Asher D. Reed age 8, Charles M. Reed age 10, Wm L. Reed age 12, John Reed age 14, Thomas Reed age 19, all residents of Poland, Frank Reed and Edwin Reed over age 21 of Ottawa, Illinois, Helen Morse wife of Henry Morse of McKean County, Pennsylvania, Harriet Stedman wife of Nelson Stedman of Poland.

Administrator:  Eliza Reed and Charles C. Allen

Appraisers:  Seth W. Chandler and Daniel Griswold, both of Poland

 

p. 421, John P. Beck died 14 Jun 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Eunice A. G. Beck of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Ansel A. Stoddard

Court 13 Sep 1862, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Richard Beck, William Beck, Sally Thorn, Sarah Beck, Eliza Griffiths, Elizabeth Wright, Richard Barnecott, John F. Barnecott, J. N. Rowe, Mary A. Pigies? Pagus?, and Eliza Cappel

Administrator:  Eunice A. G. Beck and Ansel A. Stoddard

Appraisers:  A…? [smudged] Frank and Harmon G. Mitchel, both of Busti

 

p. 422, John Russell died 23 Jun 1862 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Hiram Russell of town of Chautauqua, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to James Russell

Court 12 Aug 1862, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner, James Russell of Chautauqua, Elizabeth Rush of Ellery, Lazarus Russell of Iowa, Zera Russell of Chautauqua, Mary Ann Putnam of Pennsylvania, John R. Russell of Ellery, Silas Russell of Iowa, Rhoda Jane Holmes of Tompkins County, NY, and Cary O. Russell of Ellery

Administrator:  Hiram Russell and James Russell

Appraisers:  Seeley Scofield and Abner B. Von…? V…? both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 423, Ira L. Dickinson died 30 Mar 1862 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Fanny Dickinson of Pomfret, widow

Court 23 Sep 1862, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Son and only child Frank R. Dickinson and widow Fanny Dickinson

Administrator:  Fanny Dickinson

Appraisers:  Lucius Hurlbut and Jesse M. Tiffany, both of Pomfret

 

p. 424, Horace Pemberton died 17 Sep 1862 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Ruth Pemberton of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Charles Smith

Court 30 Sep 1862, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ruth Pemburton of Pomfret over age 21 and one child Jennie Eliza Pemburton age 6 of Pomfret

Administrator:  Ruth Pemburton and Charles Smith

Appraisers:  Franklin Bennett? Burrett? and Stephen Snow, both of Pomfret

 

p. 425, Normandus Nelson died 31 Aug 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Prudence Nelson of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William F. Siggins

Court 28 Oct 1862, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Sons Normandus Nelson and Wilson H. Nelson, Edith D. Siggins wife of William F. Siggins of Youngsville, Pennsylvania, and widow Prudence Nelson

Administrator:  Prudence Nelson and William F. Siggins

Appraisers:  Ahaz Carpenter and Edwin Tuttle, both of Busti

 

p. 426, Edward Mann, resident of Chicago, died 18 Jan 1858 in Hartford, Connecticut

Petitioner:  Lucy B. Mann of Harmony, widow

Court , value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucy B. Mann, daughter Lucy S. J. Mann age 7, and children Virginia Long and Ellen Mann

Administrator:  Lucy B. Mann

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 427, Bela Todd died 23 Sep 1862 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Caleb L. Todd of Stockton, son

Court 27 Sep 1862, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Celia Ann Todd of Ellery.  Children Ora B. Todd of Stockton, Eliza Hewes? of North East, Pennsylvania, Elbridge Gerry Todd of Fredonia, Matilda Montgomery of California, Caleb L. Todd of Stockton, Philinda Payne of Ohio, Electa Alvord of Stockton, Levi G. Todd of Nebraska, Edwin Todd of California, Markus D. L. F. Todd of California.  Children of Cornelia Maxham deceased:  Hubert Maxham, Miss Maxham, and J. Maxham and one other.  Children of Andrew J. Todd deceased of Nebraska.

Administrator:  Caleb L. Todd

Appraisers:  Jeremiah E. Curtiss and Preston Fuller?, both of Stockton

 

p. 428, Orrin E. Jacobs died 29 Oct 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Mary D. Jacobs of Hanover, widow

Court 17 Nov 1862, value of estate does not exceed $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary D. Jacobs

Administrator:  Mary D. Jacobs

Appraisers:  Thomas G. Ellis and A. Sexton, both of Hanover

 

p. 429, Jonas Cloyes died 15 Nov 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Hannah Cloyes of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Harmon G. Mitchell

Court 19 Dec 1862, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Cloyes of Busti, brother Silas Cloyes of Frankfort, Herkimer County, New York, brother Alonzo Cloys of Sugar Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania, and sister Polly Silliman of Winfield, Herkimer County, New York.

Administrator:  Hannah Cloyes and Harmon G. Mitchell

Appraisers:  Elias H. Jenner and Eliakim Garfield, both of Busti

 

p. 430, Cyrus Ransom died 10 Dec 1862 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Thomas Ransom of Harmony, son

Court 24 Dec 1862, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Thomas Ransom and Samuel Ransom of Harmony, Mary Jenks of Harmony, Cyrus Ransom Jr of Harmony, Elisha Ransom of Grant County, Wisconsin, Willard Ransom of Harmony, Asa Ransom of Harmony, Elizabeth Loyce of Kendall County, Illinois, and Adelia Button of Harmony, all children of deceased

Administrator:  Thomas Ransom

Appraisers:  Reuben Davis and Sylvester Pray, both of Harmony

 

p. 431, Samuel Crowell died 11 Apr 1862 in town of

Petitioner:  Samuel Crowell of Hanover, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Harvey Baldwin and James Lewis

Court 9 Jan 1863, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Samuel Crowell age 26, Allen Crowell age 23, Tryphena Jane Blanding? [smudged] age 32, Mary E. Wright age 34, and Caroline Wea…? age 19, all of Chautauqua County.

Administrator:  Samuel Crowell, Harvey Baldwin and James Lewis

Appraisers:  Duty L. J…? and P…? Smith, both of Hanover

 

p. 432, Harry Dunham died 4 Nov 1862 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Thomas H. Dunham of Ellington, son

Court 12 Jan 1863, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Thomas H. Dunham of Ellington age 26, son of deceased

Administrator:  Thomas H. Dunham

Appraisers:  Joseph C. Shaw and Levi Waterhouse, both of Ellington

 

p. 433, William Cranston died 13 Nov 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Martha A. and Orrin Cranston of Hanover, widow and son

Court 12 Jan 1863, value of estate $1400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Martha A. Cranston.  Children Orrin Cranston, Crintha E. Cranston, Emma J. Cranston, and Esther Cranston over age 21 and daughter Amelia under age 21, all residing at Hanover

Administrator:  Martha A. and Orrin Cranston

Appraisers:  Thomas G. Ellis and Nathan P. Tanner, both of Hanover

 

p. 434, John Hulburt [sic] died 5 Nov 1862 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sarah Ann Hulburt of Hanover, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John F. Hulburt and Norman B. Brown

Court 22 Dec 1862, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Ann Hulburt of Forestville.  Children John F. Hulburt of Forestville, William P. Hulburt of San Francisco, California, Mary Ann Brown wife of Norman B. Brown of Forestville, Olive Jane Hulburt and Simeon LeRoy Hulburt of Forestville.

Administrator:  Sarah Ann Hulburt, John F. Hulburt, and Norman B. Brown

Appraisers:  George Johnson and Jonathan S. Pattison, both of Hanover

 

p. 435, John A. Berge died 7 May 1862 in David’s Island, NY

Petitioner:  Carl Berge of Busti, father

Court 19 Jan 1863, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Carl Berge his father of Busti

Administrator:  Carl Berge

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 436, James Houston, resident of California, died 1 Dec 1862 in California

Petitioner:  Ann Rider and David Rider of Gerry, requested that administration be granted to David Rider, husband of Ann Rider, who is sister of deceased

Court 2 Feb 1863, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Ann Rider, sister Sarah Brooks wife of Chancellor Brooks of Chautauqua County, and brother Warren Houston whose residence is unknown.

Administrator:  David Rider

Appraisers:  William T. Wilson and Elizur M. Peck, both of Charlotte

 

p. 437, Jethuel Churchill, resident of Oakland County, Michigan, died 1 Sep 1862 in Oakland County, Michigan

Petitioner:  Embru Furgason, administrator of estate of deceased in Oakland County, Michigan

Court 3 Feb 1863, value of estate $3300

Heirs and next of kin:  A copy of the Letters of Administration issued by the Judge of Probate of Oakland County was presented to the court

Administrator:  Embru Furgason

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 438, Henry Reed, resident of Poland, died  in Virginia 27 Jul 1862

Petitioner:  Eliza Ann Reed of Poland, mother, requested that administration be granted to her and to William Smith

Court 3 Feb 1863, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Eliza Ann Reed

Administrator:  Eliza Ann Reed and William Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 439, Robert H. Marshall died 13 Dec 1862 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  William Marshall of town of Chautauqua, brother, requested that administration be granted to him and to John Mason

Court 4 Feb 1863, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Jane Marshall of Chautauqua.  Margaret Smiley wife of Moses Smiley of Erie County, Pa, Mary Jane wife of John Thompson of Dubuque, Iowa, William Marshall of Chautauqua, John Marshall of Wanpum?, Wisconsin, James Marshall of Chautauqua now in Virginia, Eliza Willard wife of Erial Willard of Sherman

Administrator:  William Marshall and John Mason

Appraisers:  Abner B. Van Na…? and Seeley Scofield, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 440, Asahel Andrews died 4 Jul 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  George Andrews of Busti, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Emry Davis.  Deceased left a will which has been proved and recorded.

Court 13 Feb 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Enos Andrews and Louisa Dishu? of  Point? Abino, Canada West, Maria Clark of Busti, Louisa Knapp of Jamestown, Maria Safford of Minnesota, Marrietta Walkup, Thomas Walkup, George Walkup of Minnesota, Deloss Andrews of Busti, Merrils Andrews of Pilot Grove, Hancock County, Illinois, Lucy Ann Roberts of Pilot Grove, Hancock County, Illinois, Nancy Jane Mattison of Busti, and George Andrews.

Administrator:  George Andrews and Emry Davis

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 441, Noble Gates died 27 Jul 1862 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Polly Gates of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Asa Badgley

Court 18 Feb 1863, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Gates of Harmony age 59.  E. Allen Gates and Levi B. Gates his children over age 21 and Noble Gates a grandson of deceased, all of Harmony.

Administrator:  Polly Gates and Asa Badgley

Appraisers:  John Badgley and Edmund Handy, both of Harmony

 

p. 442, Evelyn Savage died 25 May 1859 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Simeon Savage of Pomfret, husband

Court 21 Feb 1863, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  The petitioner and two children Ellen and Hattie V. under age 21 of Fredonia

Administrator:  Simeon Savage

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 443, Justus Harrington died 30 Apr 1862 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Emeline Harrington of Pomfret, widow

Court 23 Feb 1863, value of estate $20

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Joel Harrington and widow Emeline Harrington, both of full age of Chautauqua County.  Elvira C. Christy and Ruth Risley his daughters of full age, residents of Chautauqua County.

Administrator:  Emeline Harrington

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 444, Lorenzo P. Evans died 17 Nov 1862 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Emorick Evans of Carroll, father

Court 24 Feb 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter E. Blanche Evans under age 21, brother Addie Evans and Lorinda D. Budlong wife of Charles W. Budlong, Augusta M. Frew wife of James R. Frew and Susan A. Evans, sisters of deceased and Emorick Evans father of deceased, all of full age of Carroll except E. Blanche Evans

Administrator:  Emerick Evans

Appraisers:  Edwin Eaton and Edward Scowden

 

p. 445, Stephen A. Ferguson, resident of Warsaw, Rice County, Minnesota, died 18 Jun 1862 in Rice County, Minnesota

Petitioner:  Celestia Ferguson of Warsaw, Rice County, Minnesota, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Morris Norton.  Will is annexed; deceased left property in Chautauqua County.

Court 7 Mar 1863, value of estate $900 in Chautauqua County

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Celestia Ferguson, Aramanda wife of Darius Warner, Samuel Ferguson, Diana C. wife of Charles Levy, who are over age 21.  Evan C.
Ferguson, George S. Ferguson, minors under age 21, children of deceased who reside in Chautauqua County.

Administrator:  Celestia Ferguson and Morris Norton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 446, Albert Bond, resident of Westfield, died 4 Sep 1862 in town of Buffalo, Erie County

Petitioner:  William D. Bond of Westfield, father

Court 7 Mar 1863, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Father William D. Bond.  No wife or child

Administrator:  William D. Bond

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 447, Henry C. Manton, resident of Pomfret, died 14 Sep 1862 in City of New York

Petitioner:  Porter M. Manton of Pomfret, brother

Court 16 Mar 1863, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers and sisters Porter M. Manton, Ann S. Palmer, Mary M. Stewart, George W. Manton, William P. Manton, and Daniel C. Manton

Administrator:  Porter M. Manton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 448, Mary Pickett died 25 Mar 1860 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Jared Pickett of Stockton, son

Court 18 Mar 1863, value of estate $75

Heirs and next of kin:  Son Jared Pickett of Stockton, daughter Cornelia Brunet? Burnet? of Crawford County, Pa, son Gilead Picket of Stockton, son Asahel Picket of Erie County, Pa., daughter Caroline Cheeney, daughter Betsey M. King of Erie County, Pa, and the children of daughter Mary Ann Goodrich deceased.

Administrator:  Jared Picket

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 449, Nelson Love died 11 Mar 1862 in town of Ellery

Petitioner:  Martin Love of Ellery, son

Court 16 Mar 1863, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Rosina Love.  Children Martin Love age 27, Adelbert Love age 19, Eliza Jane Love age 16, and Dascum Love age 14, all of Ellery.

Administrator:  Martin Love

Appraisers:  Fordyce Sylvester of Gerry and George W. Elliott

 

p. 450, Henry A. Prendergast died 9 Mar 1863 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Mary S. Prendergast of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Simeon Collins

Court 26 Mar 1863, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary S. Prendergast.  Daughter Minerva Elizabeth age about 15 and Charles Prendergast age about 13, all of Ripley

Administrator:  Mary S. Prendergast and Simeon Collins

Appraisers:  Victor M. Matteson and Harvey Hall, both of Ripley

 

p. 451, Laurence Carroll died 2 Mar 1863 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Margaret Carroll of Sheridan, widow

Court 6 Apr 1863, value of estate $60

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Margaret Carroll and six children: John Carroll age 13, Patrick age 12, Elizabeth age 8, Margaret age 6, Esther age 5, and Mary Ann age 2.

Administrator:  Margaret Carroll

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 452, Jerome Lane died 1 Feb 1863 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Lane of Ellington, widow

Court 6 Apr 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elizabeth Lane and two children:  Eunice age 6 and Cory age 3, all of Ellington

Administrator:  Elizabeth Lane

Appraisers:  James Wheeler and Charles B. Greene, both of Ellington

 

p. 453, Roswell R. Beckwith died 22 Dec 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Albert Mattison of Busti, creditor

Court 8 Apr 1863, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Mary J. Beckwith of Cazenovia, New York, and their brothers whose names and places of residence are not known.

Administrator:  Albert Mattison

Appraisers:  Peter Pickard and Jabez Whiting, both of Busti

 

p. 454, Levi Barrows died 11 Mar 1863 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Ransom J. Barrows of Ellicott, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to Solomon Jones

Court 17 Apr 1863, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sally E. Barrows and five children:  Ransom J. Barrows of full age, Henry R. Barrows of full age, Antoinette Barrows age 14, Halbert E. Barrows age 12, and Herbert E. Barrows age 12, all of Jamestown.

Administrator:  Ransom J. Barrows and Solomon Jones

Appraisers:  Angus F. Allen and William H. Fenton, both of Ellicott

 

p. 455, Asa Case died 22 Mar 1863 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  Abby B. Case of Charlotte, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Daniel B. Dorsett

Court 11 May 1863, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Abby B. Case and daughter Abby J. Case age 2, both of Charlotte

Administrator:  Abby B. Case and Daniel B. Dorsett

Appraisers:  Orton Clark and William Wait, both of Charlotte

 

p. 456, Lebbeus Wright died 13 Sep 1862 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Timothy Wright of Warren County, Pennsylvania, brother

Court 20 May 1863, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Simeon Wright and Sally Nichols of Rockdale, Crawford County, Pa, Jacob Wright of Columbus, Warren County, Pa, Elizabeth Sherlock wife of Stephen Sherlock and Phineas Wright of Spring Creek, Warren County, Pa, who are the brothers and sisters of the deceased, and also Timothy Wright a brother of deceased

Administrator:  Timothy Wright

Appraisers:  Hiram S. Wemple and David Albro, both of Busti

 

p. 457, Nathaniel Ireland died 7 Jun 1862 in town of Poland

Petitioner:  Mary A. Ireland of Poland, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to John D. Ireland

Court 13 May 1863, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary A. Ireland and seven children:  James Ireland, Martha A. Jopeth, Julia Ann Goodwin, Sarah A. Patterson, Irena E. Goodwin, Nancy P. Hills, John D. Ireland, Nathaniel S. Ireland, Joseph W. Ireland, Mary C. Ireland, and Cheeney A. Shepard, La Fayette Shepard, and Isabel Japeth, children of Hannah a daughter of deceased who is dead.

Administrator:  Mary A. Ireland and John D. Ireland

Appraisers:  W. S. Gaylord and Eldred Lott, both of Poland

 

p. 458, Charles Hamilton died 8 Nov 1862 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Lucius G. Hamilton of Ripley, son

Court 1 Jun 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza Hamilton of Ripley, children Lucius G. Hamilton of Ripley and Alonzo C. Hamilton of Nevada Territory.

Administrator:  Lucius G. Hamilton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 459, William Scott, resident of Greenbush, NY, died 12 Jan 1814 [sic] in town of Greenbush, NY

Petitioner:  Elliott Scott of Carroll, son

Court 4 Jun 1863, value of estate $10

Heirs and next of kin:  Sons Aaron, John, Asa, and Elliott Scott.  Daughters Betsey Secor, Esther, Elliott, and Phebe Vibbard.

Administrator:  Elliott Scott

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 460, Seraph Hamlin died 29 May 1863 in town of Villenova

Petitioner:  Marvin J. Hamlin of Villenova, husband

Court 4 Jun 1863, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Sybil Hammond and husband Marvin J. Hamlin, both of Villenova

Administrator:  Marvin J. Hamlin

Appraisers:  Daniel Ball Jr and John M. Grey, both of Villenova

 

p. 461, Joseph Nye died 3 May 1863 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Harriet Nye of Ellington, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to James Nye

Court 15 Jun 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriet Nye.  Children Lovina? Lovisa? Nye and Emeline E. Nye.  Worthy Wilcox, Florence Wilcox, and Devina? Wilcox, children of Harriet Wilcox deceased who was a daughter of Joseph Nye deceased.

Administrator:  Harriet Nye and James Nye

Appraisers:  Samuel Griffith and Charles B. Greene, both of Ellington

 

p. 462, Ezra Williams died in town of Dunkirk, no date given

Petitioner:  Erastus E. Williams of Dunkirk, son

Court 11 May 1863, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Julian T. Williams, Walter R. Williams, Erastus C. Williams, Emelia S. Heguembourg wife of Charles Heguembourg, Heloise E. Heguembourg wife of Theodore Heguembourg, all of Dunkirk.

Administrator:  Erastus C. Williams

Appraisers:  Harlon Coleman and Merritt J. Bellows, both of Dunkirk

 

p. 463, Frank L. Wilson, resident of Westfield, died 3 Nov 1862 in town of Suffolk, Va

Petitioner:  Harriet N. Wilson of Westfield, widow

Court 16 Jun 1863, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriet.  Mother Elizabeth Wilson and brothers John, William, and Nelson

Administrator:  Harriet N. Wilson

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 464, William M. Kimball died 1 Jun 1863 in town of French Creek

Petitioner:  Louisa Kimball of French Creek, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Leander Bickford

Court 26 Jun 1863, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Louisa Kimball of French Creek.  Children Frank R. Kimball age 7, Fred J. Kimball age 2, both of French Creek

Administrator:  Louisa Kimball and Leander Bickford

Appraisers:  John Sliter and John B. Bradley, both of French Creek

 

p. 465, Hiram B. Fenton died 5 Jul 1862 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Caroline Fenton of Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, widow

Court 1 Jul 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Caroline Fenton.  Children Hiram B., Matilda W., George H., Elsie Ann, and Alice Fenton

Administrator:  Caroline Fenton

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 466, Warren Shaw died 22 May 1861 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Ruby Shaw of Arkwright, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Warren Shaw

Court 18 Jul 1863, value of estate $30

Heirs and next of kin:  Philena Crowell, Amanda Bray, Florilla Warner, Lyman Shaw, Lysander Shaw, and Julia Ann Wright, children of deceased and residents of Chautauqua County except Julia Ann Wright of Iowa.

Administrator:  Ruby Ann Shaw and Richmond Putnam

Appraisers:  Chauncey Abbey and James P. Abbey, both of Arkwright

 

p. 467, George Hall died 24 Apr 1863 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Sally Hall of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Byron Hall and Niagara Hall

Court 24 Jul 1863, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  The petitioner, Byron Hall, Erie Hall, Niagara Hall, Miama Hall, Viola Hewett wife of William R. Hewett, all of Westfield.  Lydia A. Buck wife of G. P. Buck of Jamestown.  Archaleus P. Hall of Cornplanter, Venango County, Pa.  Also Allen Mallory, Viola Mallory, and Frank Mallory of Illinois children of Phebe Mallory deceased who was a daughter of the deceased.

Administrator:  Sally Hall, Byron Hall, and Niagara Hall

Appraisers:  Lorenzo Bliss and James Crossgrove, both of Westfield

 

p. 468, David Hogins died 16 Nov 1862 in town of

Petitioner:  Amos Hogins of Busti, father

Court 3 Aug 1863, value of estate $25

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Amos Hogins of Busti.  No wife or children.

Administrator:  Amos Hogins

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 469, George M. Doherty, resident of Chilicothe, Ohio, died 14 Jul 1863 in town of Gettysburg, Pa

Petitioner:  John G. Doherty of Dunkirk, brother

Court 6 Aug 1863, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  John G. Doherty of Dunkirk.  No wife or child.

Administrator:  John G. Doherty

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 470, Elisha Robinson died 16 Feb 1863 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Almond Robinson of Sheridan, son

Court 21 Aug 1863, value of estate $25

Heirs and next of kin:  Lucy Pope wife of Alanson Pope, George Robinson, Diana wife of John Rork, Welthy Bu…wick, and petitioner Almond Robinson who are children of the deceased, and children of Elisha Robinson Jr deceased who was a son of the deceased.

Administrator:  Almond Robinson and Daniel Lee

Appraisers:  Robert A. Shelley and James M. Jewell, both of Sheridan

 

p. 471, Hiram H. Reymond, resident of Westfield, died 8 Jul 1863 in Indiana

Petitioner:  Cynthia E. Reymond of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Hiram Tiffany

Court 21 Aug 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Cynthia E. Reymond of Westfield and children Isadore Arminda,  Ellen, and Jane Ann all under age 21.

Administrator:  Cynthia E. Reymond and Hiram Tiffany

Appraisers:  E. D. Waite and William R. Morse, both of Westfield

 

p. 472, Galen L. Randall died 30 Jul 1863 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Sarah Randall of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Stephen Allen

Court 19 Aug 1863, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Randall, children Delbert Randall age 12, Miron age 8, and Charley Randall age 5.

Administrator:  Sarah Randall and Stephen Allen

Appraisers:  Glover P. Wattles and John A. Newburg, both of Ripley

 

p. 473, F. Delos Brown died 14 Aug 1863 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Sarah J. Brown of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to Sardius Steward and Orrell Cook

Court 26 Aug 1863, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah J. Brown.  Fred S. Brown and Cora M. Brown under age 14, who reside with their mother the petitioner at Harmony.

Administrator:  Sardius Steward and Orrell Cook

Appraisers:  Homer H. Wellman of Busti and George W. Losee of Harmony

 

p. 474, Philander Olds, resident of Westfield, died 19 Jun 1863 in Alexandria, Va

Petitioner:  Eliza D. Olds of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Elisha W. Tucker

Court 28 Aug 1863, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza D. Olds of Westfield and daughter Alvantha Olds age 6.

Administrator:  Eliza D. Olds and Elisha W. Tucker

Appraisers:  Charles Jones and Abel Holcolmb [sic], both of Westfield

 

p. 475, Hezekiah W. Bull died 27 Jun 1863 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Thomas W. Bull of Pomfret, son

Court 8 Sep 1863, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Jane E. Ward wife of Ephraim Ward, Janette C. Gorham wife of Nelson Gorham, Armenia C. Russell, Peter W. Bull, Pulaski Bull, Volney P. Bull, Ency A. Bull, Francis Bull, and Thomas W. Bull.  Alice Bull daughter of John D. Bull “deceased who was of the said deceased.”  All of full age except Alice Bull.

Administrator:  Thomas W. Bull

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 476, Samuel Horton died 9 Jun 1863 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Dorinda Horton of Gerry, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Corydon B. Turner

Court 11 Aug 1863, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Dorinda Horton of Gerry.  Children Hannah Sigler wife of Lester Sigler of Trumbull County, Ohio, Emily Turner wife of Corydon Turner of Stockton, Serepta Horton and Grace Horton of Gerry.

Administrator:  Dorinda Horton and Corydon B. Turner

Appraisers:  George A. Aldrich and Newell Wilson, both of Gerry

 

p. 477, Isaac T. Jenkins, resident of Ripley, died 27 Jul 1863 in town of Richmond, Virginia

Petitioner:  Fanny Jenkins of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to Jeremiah Mann

Court 21 Sep 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Fanny Jenkins of Ripley, father David Jenkins of Ripley.  No surviving child.

Administrator:  Jeremiah Mann

Appraisers:  Platt Webster and Horace C. Sa…in, both of Chautauqua County

 

p. 478, John Z. Adkins died 10 Sep 1863 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Levi Adkins of Sherman, son

Court 30 sep 1863, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Almira Ottoway wife of Horace Ottoway of Westfield, Robert Adkins now at Sherman, Levi Adkins the petitioner, Thomas Adkins, Janette Adkins, and John Adkins all of Sherman.  Widow Grace Adkins and son Alvin Adkins have died since death of deceased.

Administrator:  Levi Adkins

Appraisers:  William …ith? of Harmony and John L. Parker of Sherman

 

p. 479, Alvin Adkins died 17 Sep 1863 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Levi Adkins of Sherman, brother

Court 30 Sep 1863, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers and sisters Robert Adkins, Levi Adkins, Thomas Adkins, Janette Adkins, and John Adkins of Sherman and Almira Ottaway wife of Horace Ottoway of Westfield.   His mother Grace Adkins was living but is now dead.

Administrator:  Levi Adkins

Appraisers:  William C. Miller of Harmony and John L. Parker of Sherman

 

p. 480, Philip Mark died 11 Aug 1863 in town of Mina

Petitioner:  David Mark of Mina, son

Court 21 Sep 1863, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  John S. Mark of Iowa, Marinda Heath of Sherman, Calvin A. Mark of Iowa, Phebe A. Butterfield of Pomfret, David Mark of Mina, Philip Mark of French Creek now of Hampton Va, Sarah Durfee of Mina, Lucy Willis of Sherman.  No widow him surviving.

Administrator:  David Mark

Appraisers:  Almon S. Parks of F. Creek and Ichabod Thayer of Mina

 

p. 481, Benjamin G. Keyes, resident of Warren, Pennsylvania, died 22 Sep 1863 in Washington, D.C.

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Keyes of Portland, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Chauncey Keyes

Court 29 Oct 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Elizabeth Keyes and children Frank R. Keyes and Charlie Pecor Keyes, now of Chautauqua County and under age 21.

Administrator:  Elizabeth Keyes and Chauncey Keyes

Appraisers:  Isaac Shattuck and James H. Minton, both of Portland

 

p. 482, Walter J. Waldron died in town of Dunkirk, no date given

Petitioner:  Ellen Waldron of Dunkirk

Court 20 Oct 18…, took oath on 5 Nov 1863, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ellen Waldron over age 21of Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and children Margaret Waldron, Bridget Waldron, Ellen Waldron, John L. Waldron, Walter J. Waldron, and Mary Waldron of Omro.

Administrator:  Ellen Waldron

Appraisers:  Nelson H. Hill and Carl D…oge?, both of Dunkirk

 

p. 483, James M. Copp died 29 Oct 1863 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  James O. Copp of Gerry, son

Court 10 Nov 1863, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Jane Copp of Gerry, children James O. Copp, Carlton Copp, Sarah Jane Copp, and Hellen M. Copp, all of Gerry.

Administrator:  James O. Copp

Appraisers:  Albert Andrus and Levi Love, both of Gerry

 

p. 484, Lyman Avery died 14 Aug 1863 in Baltimore, Maryland

Petitioner:  Mary C. Avery of Mina, widow

Court 13 Nov 1863, value of estate $550

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary C. Avery of Mina, children Emma L. Avery age 3 and Ida May Avery age 15 weeks, residing with the petitioner.

Administrator:  Mary C. Avery

Appraisers:  Andy Belknap and Hannibal Freeman, both of French Creek

 

p. 485, Oliver Coney, resident of Chautauqua County, died 19 May 1863 in Cattaraugus County

Petitioner:  Sophia Coney of Ellicott, mother, requested that administration be granted to her and to Ralph D. Fuller

Court 3 Dec 1863, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Sophia Coney of Ellicott, Lewis Coney of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, Dexter Coney, John Coney, Adeline wife of Ralph D. Fuller of Chautauqua County, DeWitt C. Coney of New York City, Jeremiah Coney whose residence is not known.  No widow or children.

Administrator:  Sophia Coney and Ralph D. Fuller

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 486, Jonathan O. Pratt died in Oct 1863 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Susan R. Pratt of Ripley, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Solomon B. Northam

Court 30 Nov 1863, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Susan R. Pratt and Catharine M. Pratt who is now the wife of William Wyllis of North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Administrator:  Susan R. Pratt and Solomon B. Northam

Appraisers:  Benjamin F. Baird and Arthur Bell, both of Ripley

 

p. 487, Zadock Root died 8 May 1863 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Polly Root of Busti, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Elias H. Jenner

Court 18 Dec 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Root of Busti.  Children Samantha Crouch wife of Levi Crouch of Sugar Grove, Pa., Philander Root of Correy, Pa., William Root of Busti, Lorain Root and T. Zadock Root infant children of Zadock Root Jr deceased, and Cynthia Homer wife of Harry Homer of Busti

Administrator:  Polly Root and Elias H. Jenner

Appraisers:  Eliakim Gasfield and Harmon G. Mitchell, both of Busti

 

p. 488, Frederick R. Platt, resident of Dunkirk, died 7 Jul 1863 in Gettysburg

Petitioner:  Sophia Platt of Dunkirk, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Carl Droge

Court 9 Nov 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Fritz Platt, John Platt, Christian Platt, Josephine Platt, and widow Sophia Platt, all of Dunkirk

Administrator:  Sophia Platt and Carl Droge

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. no page number, Frank Rittenhouse died 2 Dec 1863 in town of Clymer

Petitioner:  Wilson Rittenhouse of Clymer, father

Court 28 Dec 1863, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Wilson Rittenhouse of Clymer, no widow or children

Administrator:  Wilson Rittenhouse

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 489, Lucius Bump died 6 Dec 1863 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Eliza J. Bump of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Harlow Crissey

Court 22 Dec 1863, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eliza J. Bump of Stockton.  Newel Bump of Chautauqua, Julia Estella Bump of Stockton, Mary Wentworth of Marshfield, Tolland County, Connecticut. 

Administrator:  Eliza J. Bump and Harlow Crissey

Appraisers:  James S. Parkhurst and Merrell Crissey, both of Stockton

 

p. 490, Clarissa Fuller died 6 Nov 1863 in town of Pomfret, leaving a will

Petitioner:  Richard Arnold of Pomfret, son-in-law

Court 18 Jan 1864, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Wellington Fuller of Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio, Arminda Barden of Fredonia, and Sarepta Arnold wife of Richard Arnold of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Richard Arnold

Appraisers:  Sidney Stearns and Lyman Colvin, both of Pomfret

 

p. 491, Salmon T. Case died 25 Dec 1863 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Charles B. Green atty for Sarah L. Case and Franklin E. Case of Ellington, requested that administration be granted to Sarah L. Case and Franklin E. Case

Court 25 Jan 1864, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children John H. Case age 29, Franklin E. Case age 26, Helen Potwine age 24, and Theodore A. Case age 22, all of Chautauqua County.  Widow Sarah L. Case of Ellington.

Administrator:  Sarah L. Case and Franklin E. Case

Appraisers:  Charles B. Green and Hiram Putnam of Ellington

 

p. 492, Arminius Ely died 19 Feb 1864 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Clarissa A. Ely of Stockton, widow

Court 27 Feb 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Clarissa A. Ely.  Children all of full age Lucy Burr wife of Horace S. Burr of Elkhom, Walworth County, Wisconsin, Ralph Ely and Flavius Ely of Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan, Darwin Ely of Stockton.  Children Julia F. and Charles B. Ely, minors under age 21.

Administrator:  Clarissa A. Ely, William B. Todd and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers:  Edward L. McCullough and Eliphalet Mitchel, both of Stockton

 

p. 493, Catherine Cornish died 5 May 1802 [sic] in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Aron J. Cornish of Harmony, son

Court 2 Mar 1864, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Rhoda Jane Culver, Aron J. Cornish, Joel V. Cornish, Noah D. Cornish, Clarisa M. Grayham, all of Sherman except the petitioner.  Catharin M. Sawin? Savin? of Rock County, Wisconsin, and Rhoda Jane Gifford of Northeast, Pennsylvania, William Gifford of the same place, the last two being children of Mary Ann Giffords, deceased.

Administrator:  Aron J. Cornish

Appraisers:  John Green and Charles B. Sperry, both of Sherman

 

p. 494, George W. Damon died 10 Oct 1863 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Livonia Damon of Gerry, widow

Court 13 Feb 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Joel G. Damon age 20 on 1 Aug 1863, Emma L. Damon age 18 on 8 Sep 1863, Ralph O. Damon age 14 on 9 Mar 1863, Abby D. Damon age 10 on 22 Feb 1863,  Caroline D. Damon age 8 on 11 Sep 1863.

Administrator:  Livonia Damon and Hiram Sears

Appraisers:  Newell J. Willson and George A. Aldrich, both of Gerry

 

p. 495, George E. Neff died 24 Feb 1864 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Ruth M. Neff of Pomfret, widow

Court 3 Mar 1864, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ruth M. Neff of Pomfret and son and only child George E. Neff under age 21.

Administrator:  Ruth M. Neff

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 496, Lewis Cochran died 1864 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Mary Cochran of Sherman, widow

Court 8 Mar 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Harriet J. Cochran of Sherman, Clarissa H. Gulick wife of George C. Gulick of Harmony, and James H. Cochran of Sherman

Administrator:  Mary A. Cochran and Hiram N. Gleason

Appraisers:  Samuel Perkins and James C. Vincet, both of Sherman

 

p. 497, George B. Cottell died 22 Feb 1864 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Mary D. Cottell of Portland, widow

Court 11 Mar 1864, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner and father George Cottell of Carpenters Landing, New Jersey.  No children

Administrator:  Mary D. Cottell and George W. Marsh

Appraisers:  John P. Hill and John Barber, both of Portland

 

p. 498, Ruel Perkins died 24 Dec 1864 [sic] in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Chloe Perkins of Dunkirk, widow

Court 11 Mar 1864, value of estate $110

Heirs and next of kin:  Sarah Ann Perkins wife of Eli Perkins deceased.  Amelia Perkins, Mina Perkins, and Ruel Perkins, children of Eli and Sarah Ann Perkins, minors of Waterford, Pennsylvania.  Louis M. Finney husband of Mary Finney deceased who was daughter of the deceased.  Charles Finney, minor son of Lewis M. and Mary Finney.  William Choate husband of Charlotte Choate deceased who was daughter of deceased.  Walace Choate, minor son of William and Charlotte Choate of Middleburg, Wyoming County, New York.  William B. Perkins, eldest son of Ruel Perkins of Alexander, Genesee County, New York. 

Administrator:  Chloe Perkins and William R. Perkins

Appraisers:  Nelson Bartholomew and Edward Keys

 

p. 499, Theodore Johnson died 1 Mar 1864 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Thirza Johnson of Harmony, widow

Court 17 Mar 1864, value of estate $2350

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Thirza Johnson age 43, son Dennis Johnson age 18 on 21 Jan 1863, and son Eugene Johnson age 15 on 11 Jun 1863

Administrator:  Thirza Johnson

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 500, David Dye, resident of Villenova, died 15 Jan 1864 in Washington, District of Columbia

Petitioner:  Joel Dye, brother

Court 29 Mar 1864, value of estate $125

Heirs and next of kin:  No widow, child, or father

Administrator:  Joel Dye

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 501, Sabra Baldwin, resident of Amity, Erie County, Pa, died 8 Dec 1863 in town of Amity, Erie County

Petitioner:  Stephen Waters of Amity, Erie County, Pa, son

Court 21 Mar 1864, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner, Manly Cornwell of Carroll, Nancy wife of Henry Wilson, Benjamin Cornwell Jr and Lucina S. Blodget wife of Harrison Blodget who are the children of Lucina Cornwell deceased who was a daughter of Sabra Baldwin.  No husband or other surviving children.

Administrator:  Stephen Waters and Benjamin Cornwell

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 502, Lorenzo Mathews died 10 Jun 1863 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Jane Mathews of Busti, widow

Court ? Mar 1864, bond signed 8 Mar 1864, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  John Mathews, David Mathews, Sarah Harrison of Chautauqua County, Jonathan Mathews in Union Army all of full age and Thankful Mathews age 18 of Busti.

Administrator:  Jane Mathews and Abram Frank

Appraisers:  Amos Palmer and Charles Frank, both of Busti

 

p. 503, Paulina Foster, resident of Fredonia, died 14 Feb 1864 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Samuel D. Foster of Pomfret, son

Court 5 Apr 1864, value of estate $45

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Samuel D. Foster, William D. Foster, Sidney R. Foster, Franklin J. Foster.

Administrator:  Samuel D. Foster

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 504, Patrick Callahan died in town of Dunkirk, no date given

Petitioner:  Margret Callahan of Dunkirk, widow

Court 20 Apr 1864, value of estate $25

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Ann Callahan and Catharine Callahan, both minors of Dunkirk

Administrator:  Margaret Callahan

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 505, Henry Buffler died in town of Dunkirk, no date given

Petitioner:  Mary Buffler of Dunkirk, widow

Court 20 Apr 1864, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Elizabeth Buffler, minor, and her mother Mary Buffler, both of Dunkirk.

Administrator:  Mary Buffler

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 506, Dudley Waters died 9 Dec 1863 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Henry Waters of Cherry Creek, brother

Court 14 Apr 1864, value of estate $10

Heirs and next of kin:  Five brothers and two sisters Orrin Waters of Portage, Wisconsin, Obediah Waters of Hamlet, David Waters of Hamlet, Joseph Waters of Cherry Creek, Polly Waters of Exter, Osego County, New York, Lydia Waters of Ohio, and petitioner Henry Waters.

Administrator:  Dudley Waters

Appraisers:  Levi Wright and Charles Judd, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 507, Asa Gage died 9 Jan 1837 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Clarrissa Gage of Hanover, one of the heirs

Court 3 May 1864, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  A widow now deceased, Clarrissa Gage, Sullivan Gage, Ruben Gage, Asa Gage, Eunice B. Howard daughter of deceased, Betsey Howard daughter of deceased, and Parker Gage.   Isaac Gage and James Gage of Wisconsin, Nelson Gage of Hanover, and Polly Gage residing in or near Boston, Massachusetts claim to be heirs to the estate.

Administrator:  Clarrissa Gage and Ansel S. Nevans

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 508, Robert Freman died 11 Apr 1862 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Eliza Freman of Portland, widow

Court 10 May 1864, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Charley Freman age 10 years and upwards who resides with petitioner

Administrator:  Eliza J. Freman and David Churchill

Appraisers:  David Bacon and David Granger, both of Portland

 

p. 509, Maurice Pendugast died 29 Apr [year not given] in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Mariett Pendugast of Chautauqua, widow

Court 20 May 1864, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Sarah Ann Pendergast age 15 and widow Meriett Pendagast

Administrator:  Mariett Pendugast and John F. Taylor

Appraisers:  Martin Pendugast and Stewart J. Christy

 

p. 510, Israel Tiffany died 18 Nov 1863 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Merritt Cook of Ellicott, creditor

Court 23 May 1864, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Maxie Cowdin of Wisconsin of full age, Samuel Tiffany of Wisconsin of full age, Chapin Tiffany of Culpepper, Virginia of full age, Rosaline McDowell of Wisconsin of full age, Wallace J. Tiffany of Brandy Station, Virginia under age 21, Alonzo Tiffany of Wisconsin under age 21.  Petitioner is the general guardian of Wallace J. Tiffany and a creditor of the estate.  Citation was published for 6 weeks in the Albany Journal.

Administrator:  Merritt Cook

Appraisers:  Elick Jones and William H. Dinslow, both of Ellicott

 

p. 511, Hollis W. Streeter died 11 Jul 1862 at Ft. McHenry, Md in the service of the United States

Petitioner:  Hosea B. Cummings of Charlotte, husband of a sister

Court 28 May 1864, value of estate $156.76

Heirs and next of kin:  Wife of petitioner Elina H. Cummings of Charlotte, Eliza A. Cummings of Charlotte, age 36 years respectively, Martha M. Smith of Stockton age 30, Lucy Streeter age 20 of Jamestown, and Sarah J. Streeter age 15 on 27 Apr 1863, the latter two being wards of petitioner, all being sisters of deceased, who left neither widow, child, nor brothers

Administrator:  Hosea B. Cummings

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 512, Jared Irwin died 15 Oct 1863 in town of Harmony, leaving a will

Petitioner:  Eliza M. Irwin of Harmony, widow

Court 18 Apr 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Harriet Bates wife of George Bates of Harmony, George Irwin of Chautauqua, Martha Hunt wife of Stephen Hunt of Chautauqua, Mathew Irwin of Chautauqua, Edwin J. Irwin of Chautauqua, Abby Hughs wife of Hawks Hughs of Chautauqua, Eliza Wood a daughter of William Irwin who was a son of deceased, all over age 21. 

Administrator:  Eliza M. Irwin

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 513, William Strong, resident of Sinclairsville, died 11 Sep 1863 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Seely Strong of Ellicott, son

Court 18 Apr 1864, value of estate not given

Heirs and next of kin:  Parnal? Parnab? Burns wife of Frances Burns of Stockton, Seely Strong of Jamestown, William Strong of …anasha?, Michigan, Timothy Strong of Norwalk, Ohio, George Strong of Green Bay, Michigan, Philo Strong of Ellery, Mary Sylvester wife of Darwin Sylvester of Sinclairsville, Addison Strong of Portland, Cornelia Knapp wife of John Knapp of Sinclairsville, all over age 21 and children of the deceased

Administrator:  Seely Strong

Appraisers:  Obed Edson and Lewis Walker, both of Charlotte

 

p. 514, Uriah Houghton, resident of Stockton, died 9 Jul 1863 in Douglas Hospital, Washington, DC

Petitioner:  Ansel Mallory of Stockton, relationship not given

Court 6 Jun 1864, value of estate not given

Heirs and next of kin:  William born 29 Sep 1850, George born 25 Jul 1853, Hannah born 25 Feb 1856, and Elroy born 1 Aug 1861, his only surviving children and his only next of kin, all of Stockton

Administrator:  Ansel Mallroy/Mellroy

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 515, Adam Foly, resident of Ellory, died 6 May 1864 in Virginia

Petitioner:  Benjamin Foly of Ellory, father

Court 17 Jun 1864, value of estate $

Heirs and next of kin:  Adam Foly of full age at the time of his death was unmarried and orderly sergeant of Company A, 49th Regt of New York Volunteers, a reenlisted soldier due $200 bounty from Ellicott, Chautauqua County

Administrator:  Benjamin Foly

Appraisers:  Abner Hazeltine Jr and R. P. Sherman, both of Ellicott

 

p. 516, Wm S. Hart died 24 Jun 1864 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sarah Hart of Pomfret, mother

Court 24 Jun 1864, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Sarah Hart, Ellen Hart age 18, Mary Hart age 17, Charlotte Hart age 16, James Hart age 14, Elizabeth Hart age 12, John Hart age 10, and Thomas Hart age 6, all residents of Pomfret

Administrator:  Sarah Hart

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 517, Wm A. Noble died 19 Dec 1864 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Ellen W. Noble of Westfield, widow

Court 17 Jun 1864, value of estate not given

Heirs and next of kin:  The petitioner, and a father, Perez B. Noble of Westfield

Administrator:  Ellen W. Noble

Appraisers:  Russell Sunderlen and Elias S. Bargee, both of Westfield

 

p. 518, Perry Bly, resident of Harmony, died 17 May 1864 in Washington, D. C.

Petitioner:  Ester Bly of Harmony, relationship not given

Court 7 Jul 1864, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner of full age of Harmony, Edward P. Bly in the army age 21, Reuben J. Bly in the army age 17, Millard F. Bly of Harmony age 15, Eva M. Bly of Harmony age 9, Therson E. Bly of Harmony age 6.

Administrator:  Ester B. Bly

Appraisers:  George W. Losee and Alferd Cheney, both of Harmony

 

p. 519, Andrew Reed died 26 Jun 1864 in town of Busti

Petitioner:  Ellen Reed of Busti, widow

Court 12 Jul 1864, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Ellen Reed of Busti and child Edeth E. Reed age 8 months on 17 Jun 1864 and residing with her mother Ellen Reed

Administrator:  Ellen Reed

Appraisers:  Asa Phillips and Josiah Phillips, both of Busti

 

p. 520, Andrew Ingraham, resident of Hanover, died 15 May 1864, place not given

Petitioner:  Maria Ingraham of Hanover, widow

Court 9 Aug 1864, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner, no children

Administrator:  Maria E. Ingraham

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 521, Claus A. Johnson died 9 Jul 1864 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Alferd Johnson of Ellicott, brother

Court 9 1864, value of estate $450

Heirs and next of kin:  No father, no mother except a stepmother, and was never married.  Whole blood brothers and sisters Alferd Johnson, Matilda Johnson who is married and lives in Sweden but petitioner does not know husband’s name, Adolf Johnson who lives in Sweden, Christian Johnson who lives in Sweden, Charles E. Johnson of Ellicott who is a minor.  Four half-blood minor brothers and sisters who all live in Sweden, the eldest named Andrew, names of others are unknown due to long separation since petitioner came to America.

Administrator:  Alferd Johnson

Appraisers:  Abner Hazeltine Jr and Rufus P. Sherman, both of Ellicott

 

p. 522, Cynthia A. Keeler died Feb 1864 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  William H. Keeler of Sherman, son

Court 10 Aug 1864, value of estate $1250

Heirs and next of kin:  William H. Keeler of Sherman

Administrator:  William H. Keeler

Appraisers:  Hiram W. Gleason and Enoch Sherry of Chautauqua County

 

p. 523, Charlotte Homewood died 8 Apr 1864 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  James and Frank J. Homewood of Westfield, husband and son

Court 7 Sep 1864, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Frank J. Homewood age 24, James Homewood Jr age 18, Harriet Homewood age 16, Betsey Homewood age 14, William Homewood age 10, Walter Homewood age 6, all of Westfield

Administrator:  James and Frank J. Homewood

Appraisers:  Henry C. Kingsbury and William Vorck of Chautauqua County

 

p. 524, Lewis Dye died 15 Oct 1864 [sic] in the service of the United States

Petitioner:  Betsey Dye and Edwin [sic] Lewarthy of Villenova, mother [sic]

Court 12 Aug 1864 [sic], value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Betsey Dye, brother Joel Dye, Lucy A. Jackson, Elizabeth Kimball, Sarah West, sister Phebe F. Leworthy, niece Muhaly Dye daughter of Wm Dye deceased.

Administrator:  Betsey Dye and Edward [sic] Leworthy

Appraisers:  George Wilson and Eric? M. Saunders, both of Villenova

 

p. 525, Richard A. Comstock died 27 Aug 1864 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Louisa Fox of Amity, Erie, Pa, sister

Court 30 Aug 1864, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Three children Emmet Comstock age 10 of Amity, Erie County, pa, Merritt Comstock age about 7 of Pannama, Chautauqua County, NY, Albert Comstock age 3 years and upwards of Amity, Erie County, Pa, and sister Louisa Fox

Administrator:  Louisa Fox

Appraisers:  Lucus Hubbard and Albert Gates, both of Harmony

 

p. 526, Mark N. Gleason [sic, but name should be Edwin Gleason] died 21 Jul [year not given] in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Mark N. Gleason of Harmony, son

Court 1 Sep 1864, value of estate $800

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lucretia Gleason and 3 children Mark N. Gleason, Emily Lovejoy of Harmony, and Edwin B. Gleason of Harmony and 2 grandchildren Mary E. Gleason age 6 and Edward E. Gleason age 2, all other heirs being over age 21

Administrator:  Mark N. Gleason

Appraisers:  Amos Hollady and Hiram Marcy, both of Harmony

 

p. 527, Samuel H. Barker, resident of Pomfret, died 18 Aug 1864 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Watson H. Barker of Pomfret, son

Court 6 Sep 1864, value of estate $12,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner, James E. Barker and J. S. Herbert Barker, all residents of Pomfret, Frances M. Platt of Kewane?, Illinois, and Sarah C. Andrews of Iowa City, Iowa, all children of deceased and of full age except James E. and J. S. Herbert who are under age 21.

Administrator:  Watson H. Barker and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers:  David Barrell and Ahial Moss, both of Pomfret

 

p. 528, Laura J. Downer died 14 Jul 1864 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Edwin N. Downer of Hanover, husband

Court 19 Sep 1864, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Edwin M. Downer, no descendants

Administrator:  Edwin M. Downer

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 529, Gilbert D. Harris, resident of Poland, died 12 May 1864 in state of Virginia

Petitioner:  Mary S. Harris of Poland, widow

Court 24 Aug 1864, value of estate $550

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner Marry S. Harris over age 21 and 2 children Levitt C. Harris age 13 and upwards and Emerson P. Harris age 10

Administrator:  Mary S. Harris

Appraisers:  Charles S. Stratton and Daniel Griswould, both of Poland

 

p. 530, Robert Hall, resident of Busti, died 3 Jul 1864 in Gettisburgh

Petitioner:  John N. Hall of Busti, uncle

Court 20 Sep 1864, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Sister Issabella C. Hall of Kiantone who is now deceased and uncles Chauncy Marvin of Grand Blank, Michigan, Davis Hall of Warren, Pa, Chapen Hall of the same place, and the petitioner of Busti.

Administrator:  Aron J. Phillips

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 531, John Guile, resident of Villenova, died 15 Aug 1864 in state of Virginia

Petitioner:  Maria Lyon of Villenova, mother

Court 26 Sep 1864, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  No wife, children, or father.  Mother Maria Lyon.  One sister Lydia E. Guile and one brother Nelson Guile, both of full age.

Administrator:  Maria Lyon

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 532, Paul Colburn died 22 Feb 1853 in town of Greenfield, Erie, Pa

Petitioner:  Lorenzo Colburn of Mina

Court 20 Sep 1864, value of estate $1600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ruth Colburn whose residence is unknown, who moved to Michigan in 1854.  Frances W. Colburn of Hancock County, Iowa, Mary Morse? of French Creek, Carolin Blass? of Venango, Erie, Pa, James Burns of French Creek, Paul Colburn of Kane County, Illinois, Orvilla Colburn of Beauro [Bureau?] County, Illinois, Alvira Bush of Minnesota, post office not known, Rhoda Norton of French Creek, Oscar Colburn of French Creek.  Ruth Colburn is deceased.

Administrator:  Lorenzo Colburn

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 533, Aaron Taylor died 9 Jul 1864 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Marinda Taylor of Ellicott, widow

Court 19 Sep 1864, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Benjamin F. Taylor of Ricefille, Crawford County, Pa, Maria Taylor wife of Gurshua? Gurshera? Pope of Calidona, Huston  County, Minnesota, Bravity Taylor of Poland, Eveline Taylor wife of Nathan Pope Emory of Poland, Lyman [marked up, Lynn printed above] Taylor, son of Aaron Taylor who was a son of the deceased, Marinda Taylor widow of the deceased, Winston Taylor of Calidona aforesaid, Marvin Taylor of Batchersville, Saratoga County, NY, and George Taylor of Ellicott

Administrator:  Marinda Taylor

Appraisers:  Solomon Jones and William H. Fenton, both of Ellicott

 

p. 534, John Ambler died 15 Mar 1864 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Elizabeth Fargo of Poland, sister

Court 17 Sep 1864, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  No relatives in this county except sister Elizabeth Ambler wife of Samuel Fargo of Gerry

Administrator:  Elizabeth Fargo and Mathew Lane

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 535, John Ryan died 17 Oct 1864 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Mrs. Ann Ryan of Dunkirk, widow

Court 29 Sep 1864, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ann Ryan, infant child John R. Ryan since deceased, father Patrick Ryan and mother Elizabeth Ryan, Margaret Lan..r? San…r? and Hannah Ho…by? sister of deceased, father and mother and sister all of Jamesville, Wisconsin.

Administrator:  Ann Ryan

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 536, Victoria E. Ellis, resident of of Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, died 25 Nov 1864 [sic] in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Petitioner:  Electa E. Ellis of Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, mother

Court 27 Sep 1864, value of estate $721.36

Heirs and next of kin:  Mother Electa E. Ellis, whole-blood brother Albert B. Ellis, half-blood brother Elish [sic] W. Ellis of Baraboo, Samuel G. Ellis of Lima, NY, David E. Ellis of Belvidere, Illinois also half-blood brother, and half-blood sister Louisa Smith of Stocton [sic] NY

Administrator:  Electa E. Ellis and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 537, Edward P. Gifford died 13 Jun 1864 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Charles C. Gifford of Dunkirk, brother

Court 6 Oct 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Brother Charles C. Gifford of Dunkirk, sister Sarah C. Driggs wife of Frederick F. Driggs of Dunkirk, sister Frances G. Howe wife of Darmon B. Howe of Adrian, Michigan

Administrator:  Charles C. Gifford

Appraisers:  Edward Reap? Keep? and Willard W. Bingham, both of Dunkirk

 

p. 538, George W. Green died 30 Aug 1864 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  William Green of Ripley, father

Court 15 Oct 1864, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Father William Green

Administrator:  William Green

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 539, Luman Putnam, resident of Plymoth [sic], Hamfield [sic] County, state unclear, could be Min or Wisc, died 3 Oct, year not given, in town of Plymoth, Hamfield County

Petitioner:  Oren Putnam of Ellington, creditor

Court 3 Oct 1864, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  “The said petitioner is a creditor of the said deceased, and that he left personal property in the said County of Chautauqua and that as your petitioner is informed and believes no letters of administration have been granted upon the estate of said Luman Putnam.  That your petitioner is a creditor of the estate of the said Luman Putnam and there is no other creditor of the estate of Luman Putnam except the executor of the estate of L. Scofield deceased of whom your petitioner is informed That the personal estate of the said deceased in said county of Chautauqua is less than $500.00 that the said Luman Putnam left him surviving a widow of full age and several infant children whose names are to your petitioner unknown.”

Administrator:  Oren Putnam

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 540, Thomas Foster died 17 Oct 1864 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Juliett M. Foster and John H. Foster, the former of Westfield, widow and son

Court 15 Nov 1864, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioners, Sarah P. and Anna M. of Westfield, William T., Theodore M., and Edwin S., each of Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan, his remaining children, all of full age.

Administrator:  Juliett M. and John H. Foster

Appraisers:  John Eason and Daniel Rockwell, both of Westfield

 

p. 541, Bradford Burlin died 10 Nov 1864 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Amelia R. Burlin of Ellicott, widow

Court 19 Nov 1864, value of estate $6000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow of Jamestown, NY, Robert Burlin age 25 of Jamestown, Anson A. Burlin age 21 now in the U. S. Army, Louisa J. Burlin age 18 of Jamestown, Samuel P. Burlin age 13 of Jamestown.

Administrator:  Amelia R. Burlin, Augustus F. Allen, and Solomon Jones

Appraisers:  Isaac Forbs and Sylvester S. Cady, both of Ellicott

 

p. 542, Melvin H. Hunt, resident of Portland, died 14 Oct 1864 in Petersburg, Virginia

Petitioner:  Duoitt C. Hunt of Wayland, Allegan County, Michigan, Adaline F. P…r? of Orange, Allegan, Michigan, William H. Hunt, relationship not given

Court 15 Nov 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioners and two younger half brothers and sisters Hiram Brown age 13 of Elm Flats, Chautauqua County, NY and Almira Brown age 11 residing with petitioner Adeline in Michigan

Administrator:  Nicholas Kessler

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 543, Charles H. Williams, resident of Portland, died 5 Jul 1864 in Washington, D. C.

Petitioner:  Sarah H. Williams of Portland, widow

Court 15 Nov 1864, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah H. Williams, father Square [sic] Williams and mother Betsey Ann Williams, no children

Administrator:  Sarah H. Williams

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 544, John Callahan died 4 Dec 1864 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Mary Callahan of Dunkirk, widow

Court 8 Dec 1864, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Thomas W. Callahan of Medow, Ind, John P. Callahan of Dunkirk, Mary Ann Callahan, Patrick S. Callahan, Daniel S. Callahan, [interlined above: Mary Ette E. Callahan of Dunkirk, NY], Michiel Callahan, Jannath Callahan, James Callahan, William Callahan and Paul Callahan, all of Dunkirk, all children of deceased, all minors except Thomas W. Callahan.

Administrator:  Mary Callahan

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 545, Samuel B. Smith, resident of Fredonia, died  in 1864 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Libbie C. Smith of Fredonia, widow

Court 16 Nov 1864, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Wife Libbie C. Smith, father Jonathan H. Smith of Morristown, New Jersey

Administrator:  Libbie C. Smith and Oden Benedict

Appraisers:  George M. Abell and Harlan Colman, both of Dunkirk

 

p. 546, Jonas Peterson died 18 Nov 1864 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Louise Peterson of Ellicott, widow

Court 25 Nov 1864, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Frank A. Peterson age about 6, Andrew W. Peterson age about 2, and widow Louise Peterson.

Administrator:  Louise Peterson and M. W. Hutton

Appraisers:  Andrew J. Bowen and George Rice, both of Ellicott

 

p. 547, John D. Scudder died 27 Oct 1864 in town of Carroll

Petitioner:  Caroline Scudder of Carroll, widow

Court 9 Dec 1864, value of estate $699

Heirs and next of kin:  Isadore Scudder age 13, Imogene Scudder age 15, Delivan M. Scudder age 6, Rosalie Scudder age 2, all children of deceased who reside with their mother

Administrator:  Caroline Scudder and Lyman Myres

Appraisers:  William Smedley and Edward W. Scowden, both of Carroll

 

p. 548, Valentine Sheltz died 11 Aug 1864 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Byron Ellsworth, place not given, treasurer of Chautauqua County

Court 28 Jun 1864, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Deceased left no kindred entitled to his estate, was a German who had recentlye come into New York from Germany.

Administrator:  Byron Ellsworth

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 549, Robert Wilson died 26 May 1864 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Clarissa Wilson of Pomfret, widow

Court 19 Jul 1864, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Wife Clarissa Wilson of Pomfret, Alvan Wilson of Portland, Mary Summens? Simmens? of Ellery, Stephen D. Wilson of Pomfret, Nelson Wilson of town of Chautauqua, and Robert A. Wilson, Chas Wilson, Abigal M. Wilson, and Emaline Wilson, minors being with the petitioner.  Petitioner requests that Horace C. Taylor of Portland be associated with her in administration.

Administrator:  Clarissa Wilson and Horace C. Taylor

Appraisers:  Almon W. Baker and Ira Risley of Chautauqua County

 

p. 550, Nathan Penhallow died 25 Mar 1864 in town of Charlotte

Petitioner:  John W. Penhallow of Charlotte, relationship not given

Court 10 Oct 1864, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Nathan Penhallow of Columbus, Pa, Almira Pratt wife of Samuel Pratt of Watsburgh, Pa, Caroline Leroy wife of Charles B. Leroy of Charlotte Center, Melissa Phillips wife of Thomas Phillips of Charlotte Center, Clarentine Persons wife of John Persons of Charlotte, John W. Penhallow of Charlotte Center, William W. Penhallow of Charlotte, children of Nathan Penhallow, all over age 21.  Harriett Bush of Columbus, Pa, Charles Lamper in the Army of the Potomac, Marinda Lamper minor over age 14 of Columbus, Pa, Warren Lamper minor over age 14 of Columbus, Pa, Warren Lamper minor over age 14 of Columbus, Pa, Eugene Lamper and Emory Lamper of Columbus children of Dietha? Lamper deceased, daughter of Nathan Penhallow deceased.

Administrator:  John W. Penhallow and William W. Penhallow

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 551, Polly Wade died 5 May 1864 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Gerret E. Wade of Harmony, relationship not given

Court 12 Dec 1864, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Sally Wade (now Fargo) of Harmony, a widow, Temperence Wade now Ransom a widow of Pennsylvania, Peter Wade of Quincy, Illinois, Gerret E. Wade, Gehiley Wade (now Hyde) of Illinois, Polly Davis of Youngwville, Pa, Sally Wade of Illinois, Melissa Wade now Granger of California, Malvira Wade of Illis [sic, possibly abbreviation for Illinois?], Alexander Wade of Iowa City, Eleanor Wade of Harmony and Helen Park of Harmony.

Administrator:  Gerret E. Wade

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 552 [see also p. 544], John Callahan died 4 Dec 1864 in town of Dunkirk

Petitioner:  Mary Callaghan of Dunkirk, relationship not given

Court 8 Dec 1864, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Thomas W. Callahan of Medaw Ind, Maryaite E. Callahan of Dunkirk, John P. Callahan of Dunkirk, Mary Ann Callahan, Patrick S. Callahan, Daniel S. Callahan, Michiel Callahan, Joannah Callahan, James Callahan, William Callahan, and Paul Callahan, all of Dunkirk and all children of deceased and all minors except Thomas W. Callahan.  Petitioner is wodow of deceased of Dunkirk of full age

Administrator:  Mary Callahan

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 553, Richard O. Green, resident of Mayville, died 3 Mar 1865 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Caroline M. Green of town of Chautauqua, daughter

Court 16 Mar 1865, value of estate $3500

Heirs and next of kin:  Caroline M. Green

Administrator:  Caroline M. Green

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 554, Franklin Phillips, resident of Cherry Creek, died 8 May 1864 in Spottsylvania, Virginia

Petitioner:  Sebastian Loun of Charlotte, relationship not given

Court 19 Dec 1864, value of estate not given

Heirs and next of kin:  Father Otis Phillips of Cherry Creek, brother Charles Phillips, a minor of Charlotte whose general guardian is Sebastian Loun of Charlotte.  Deceased left a will dated 11 Apr 1864 which did not name an executor.

Administrator:  Sebastian Loun

Appraisers:  Wallace W. Henderson and John Dewey, both of Charlotte

 

p. 555, Amos Stilson died 18 May 1864 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Orlando C. Stilson of Sheridan, son

Court 10 Jan 1865, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Stilson, Sarah Giles wife of Abel S. Giles of Hanover, Philo B. Stilson of Laurel Factory, Maryland, and petitioner Orlando C.Stilson of Sheridan, all of full age

Administrator:  Orlando C. Stilson

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 556, Addison J. Harris, resident of Rasin, Minnesota, died 21 Dec 1864 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Delia Ann Harris and B. F. Skinner of Pomfret and Sheridan, wife and brother-in-law

Court 13 Jan 1865, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Mary Ellia Harris age 9, Katie F. Harris age 6, Freddie L. Harris age 3, and Joseph A. Harris age 9 months, all children of deceased who reside in Chautauqua County, and widow Delia Ann Harris

Administrator:  Delia Ann Harris and B. F. Skinner

Appraisers:  E. Harris and Martin Carey, both of Pomfret

 

p. 557, Samuel C. Barney died 15 Feb 1865 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Eliza Barney and George W. Losee, widow

Court 25 Feb 1865, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Betsey Losee over 21 of Harmony, Thomas Barney over 21 of Harmony, Jane A. Barney age 19, Luther Barney age 16, and widow Eliza Barney

Administrator:  Eliza Barney and George W. Lose

Appraisers:  Martin Prendergast and Thomas Bemus, both of town of Chautauqua

 

p. 558, Nathan Badgley died 22 Dec 1864 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Eliza Badgley of Harmony, widow

Court 13 Feb 1865, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Dighton Badgley of Harmony age 21, James Badgley of Harmony age 17, Margaret Badgley of Harmony age 15, Isabelle Badgley of Harmony age 13, and widow Eliza Badgley

Administrator:  Eliza Badgley and John Badgley

Appraisers:  John Smith and James Hunter, both of Harmony

 

p. 559, Jairus Richardson, resident of Denver City, Col. Ter, died 9 Jan 1865 at Fort Kearney, Nebraska

Petitioner:  Maria Richardson of Portland, widow

Court 21 Feb 1865, value of estate $2900

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Clara M. Richardson, Ida G. Richardson, and Harriet I. Richardson, all under age 21, and widow Maria Richardson.

Administrator:  Maria Richardson

Appraisers:  Hiram C. Taylor and Salmon Burton, both of Pomfret

 

p. 560, Hugh Johnston died 2 Feb 1865 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  James M. Johnston of Westfield, son, requested that administration be granted to him and to William Johnston

Court 16 Feb 1865, value of estate $20,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Agnes E. Johnston age 18, Francis Johnston age over 14 and under 21, widow Eleanor Johnston, petitioner James M. Johnston

Administrator:  James M. Johnston and William Johnston

Appraisers:  John M. Johnston and Joseph H. Hall, both of Westfield

 

p. 561, John Bowen died 10 Oct 1861 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Tabithy S. Browen of Harmony, widow

Court 9 Feb 1865, value of estate $40

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Sally Cole age 46, residence unknown, son John Bowen age 44, residence unknown, Edward Bowen age 39 in the Army, Ebenezer Bowen age 38 of Harmony, George Bowen of Hartfield, NY, and Eliza Willcox of Mooreheadville, Pa, twins age 26, son Isaac L. Bowen age 31 of Harmony, son Francis Bowen age 28 of Harmony, Joshua Bowen age 26 of La Grange, NY, daughter Juliette Bowen age 24 of Harmony, daughter Laura T. Bowen age 19 of Harmony, and widow Tabithy Bowen.

Administrator:  Tabithy S. Bowen

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 562, Conway W. Ayers died 19 Sep 1864 near Winchester, Virginia

Petitioner:  Joseph Ayers of Busti, father

Court 13 Feb 1865, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Albert Ayers of Jackson County, Michigan, Charles H. Ayers of Harmony, Alfred N. Ayers of Busti, now in the Army, Lissabeth F. Kelso wife of Sanford Kelso of Busti, Harriet A. Ayers of Busti, Chauncey L. Ayers minor of Busti now in the Army, Sereno Ayers minor of Busti, brothers and sisters of deceased, and father Joseph Ayers

Administrator:  Joseph Ayers

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 563, John F. Smith died 18 Jan 1865 in Fort Fisher, North Carolina

Petitioner:  Charlotte A. Smith of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to David N. Marvin

Court 14 Mar 1865, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Charlotte A. Smith, Richard Marvin Smith age 10, Reginald Smith age 6, all residents of town of Ellicott

Administrator:  Charlotte A. Smith and David N. Marvin

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 564, Erastus M. Only died 15 Nov 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri

Petitioner:  Hiram Tiffany of Westfield, relationship not given

Court 25 Mar 1865, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Father James T. Only

Administrator:  Hiram Tiffany

Appraisers:  William Vorce and Henry Kingsbury of Chautauqua County

 

p. 565, Caleb Hall died 18 Mar 1865 in town of Kiantone

Petitioner:  Harriet L. Hall of Kiantone, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Denison Palmer

Court 20 Mar 1865, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Franklin Hall age 10 and widow Harriet L. Hall

Administrator:  Harriet L. Hall and Denison Palmer

Appraisers:  James B. Slocum and Eliphalet Brown, both of Kiantone

 

p. 566, Mark Rork died 13 Feb 1864 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Rachel Rork of Sheridan, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Asa Daley and Eli S. Hubbell

Court 27 Mar 1865, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Mary Ann Griswold wife of Canning E. Griswold, Lucinda Butler wife of Sheldon Butler, Arvilla Smith wife of Chester M. Smith, Wesley Rork, Helen M. Hubbell wife of E. S. Hubbell and Fletcher E. Rork, residents of Sheridan of full age, and Emet Mark Rork and Rachel L. Rork, over 15 and under 21, who reside with petitioner Rachel Rork.

Administrator:  Rachel Rork, Asa Daley, and Eli S. Hubbell

Appraisers:  Seymore P. Ensign and Robert A. Shelly, both of Sheridan

 

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p. 594, William H. Brown died 25 Oct 1856 in town of French Creek

Petitioner:  Eunice Brown of French Creek, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Samuel Freligh

Court 24 Nov 1856, value of estate $250

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eunice Brown.  Minor children Mercy E. Brown, Morton Brown, Rebecca Brown, Ruel Brown, and Sarah M. Brown.

Administrator:  Eunice Brown and Samuel Freligh

Appraisers:  Lorenzo Goulding and Jeremiah Sweet

 

p. 595, George H. Sackett died 4 Oct 1856 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Esther J. Sackett of Ellicott, widow

Court 26 Nov 1856, value of estate $2500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow, who is the sole residuary legatee under the last will and testament of said deceased, which will was proved 7 Nov 1856 before the Surrogate of Chautauqua, but the will did not name an executor.

Administrator:  Esther J. Sackett

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 596, David R. Sheldon died 23 Aug 1856 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Louisa A. Sheldon of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Franklin Sheldon

Court 15 Dec 1856, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Louisa A. Sheldon.  Minor children Wallace W. Sheldon and Winnie Sheldon

Administrator:  Louisa A. Sheldon and Franklin Sheldon

Appraisers:  James Pratt and Tickenor Sheldon

 

p. 597, Stephen Brigham died 13 Nov 1856 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Polly Brigham of Sheridan, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Benjamin F. Stafford and William H. Brigham

Court 17 Dec 1856, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Polly Brigham.  Children Willard W. Brigham, William H. Brigham, Charlotte wife of Zephaniah Perkins, Paulina wife of Stillman …by, and Mary wife of John Lewis.  Kate and Willard Drake, children of Harriett Drake deceased and Merritt Devillo and Willard Bellows children of Luretta Bellows deceased, both Harriett and Luretta being children of Stephen Brigham deceased.

Administrator:  Polly Brigham, Benjamin F. Stafford, and William H. Brigham

Appraisers:  Harlan F. Bailey and Daniel H. Thompson, both of Sheridan

 

p. 598, Flora Brown died 6 Dec 1854 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Samuel Brown of Portland, father

Court 15 Dec 1856, value of estate $550

Heirs and next of kin:  Samuel Brown

Administrator:  Samuel Brown

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 599, William M. Sturgess died 10 Jun 1856 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  William Sturgess of Harmony, father

Court 27 Dec 1856, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  No kindred except the petitioner

Administrator:  William Sturgess

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 600, Eli Burr died 13 Jul 1853 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Cynthia Burr of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Jabez B. Burr

Court 4 Mar 1856, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Cynthia Burr.  Chilldren all of full age Cynthis S. Kinney wife of George Kinney, Benjamin F. Burr, Ansel Burr, Ann Maria Merrill wife of Ali Merrill, Jabez B. Burr, Mary P. Burr wife of Warren T. Burr, Horace S. Burr.

Administrator:  Cynthia Burr and Jabez B. Burr

Appraisers:  Harlow Crissey and Newton Crissey, both of Stockton

 

p. 601, Calvin N. Butler died 12 Feb 1857 in town of Ellicott

Petitioner:  Mary Ann Butler of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to William H. Tew and Lewis Hall

Court 21 Feb 1857, value of estate $14,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Ann Butler and children all under age 21 Nancy A. Butler, Agnes M. Butler, Evelyn E. Butler, Arabella C. Butler, Mary E. Butler, and Sophia G. Butler

Administrator:  Mary Butler, William H. Tew, and Lewis Hall

Appraisers:  William H. Fenton and Samuel Barrett, both of Ellicott

 

p. 602, John Loomis died 2 Mar 1857 in town of Ripley

Petitioner:  Naomi Loomis of Ripley, widow

Court 21 Mar 1857, value of estate $10,000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Naomi Loomis, William P. Loomis of full age, Charles O. Loomis of full age of Fipley, Charlotte Atherly of full age of Columbus, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

Administrator:  Naomi Loomis

Appraisers:  Orson Nichols and Moses Tenant, both of Ripley

 

p. 603, Harriett Murray died 12 Feb 1857 in town of Portland

Petitioner:  Addison Barringer of Portland, brother

Court 28 Feb 1857, value of estate $700

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Isadore R. Murry age 8, Bianca H. Murry age 6, and John Murry age 2, residents of Niagara County, New York.  No father, mother, or husband.

Administrator:  Addison Barringer

Appraisers:  Amos Barton and George B. Stoning, both of Portland

 

p. 604, Squire White, resident of Fredonia, died 2 Apr 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  George H. White and Devillo A. White of Pomfret, sons

Court 14 Apr 1857, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Lydia C. White, children William D. White, Devillo A. White, George H. White, Ellen D. Morgan, all of full age and residents of Fredonia, Mary B. Edwards and Clayton F. Edwards, infant children of Julia S. Edwards deceased who was a daughter of deceased, residents of Fredonia.

Administrator:  George H. White and Devillo A. white

Appraisers:  John Lampson and Frank Cushing, both of Pomfret

 

p. 605, Dewitt C. Frazell died 1 Jan 1857 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Julius B. Frazell of Hanover, brother

Court 13 Mar 1857, value of estate $5000

Heirs and next of kin:  Betsey Frazell of full age of Cazanovia, Madison County, NY, Julius B. Frazell of full age of Hanover, William Frazell of full age of Watertown, Jefferson County, NY, James Frazell of full age of Hanover, George Sumner Frazell of full age of Cazanovia, Madison County, NY, Sarah Frazell of full age of Cazanovia, Madison County, NY, Amanda Wheeler wife of Hosea Wheeler of full age of Cazanovia, Madison County, NY, Avery Frazell of full age residence unknown, Alvaro Frazell of full age residence unknown, John Frazell of full age residence unknown.

Administrator:  Julius B. Frazell

Appraisers:  Hiram Sackett and J. P. Kent, both of Hanover

 

p. 606, John Wilson died in town of Westfield, no date given

Petitioner:  Catharine Wilson of Westfield, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Daniel Wilson and John Wilson

Court 1 May 1857, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Daniel Wilson, John Wilson, Alexander Wilson, George Wilson, Henry Wilson, David Wilson, Caroline M. Wilson, Jane A. Wilson, Jenette R. Wilson, all of Westfield

Administrator:  Catharine Wilson, Daniel Wilson, and John Wilson

Appraisers:  William Vorce and Dan Sherman, both of Westfield

 

p. 607, Patrick Scanlon died 29 Apr 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Thomas Scanlon and John Scanlon of Buffalo, brothers

Court 5 May 1857, value of estate $900

Heirs and next of kin:  Brothers and sister Thomas Scanlon, John Scanlon, and Margaret Scanlon, all of full age of Buffalo, Erie County, New York.

Administrator:  Thomas Scanlon and John Scanlon

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 608, Walter Goodrich died 22 Apr 1857 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Olive Goodrich of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Leny H. Goodrich

Court 8 May 1857, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Olive Goodrich, Mary J. Goodrich of full age, Francis J. Goodrich age 17, Walter P. Goodrich age 15, George A. Goodrich age 10, all of Stockton, and Leny H. Goodrich of full age of Charlotte.

Administrator:  Olive Goodrich and Leny H. Goodrich

Appraisers:  Don C. Smith and Benjamin Merrill, both of Stockton

 

p. 609, Joseph Fisher died 22 Dec 1854 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Asa Fisher of Stockton, son

Court 13 Apr 1857, value of estate $1680

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Asa Fisher of full age of Charlotte, Oliver H. P. Fisher of full age of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, Sybil Phillips of full age wife of Thomas D. Phillips of Stockton, Lydia Fisher of full age wife of Andrew Fisher of Stockton.

Administrator:  Asa Fisher

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 610, William Dean died 14 Feb 1857 in town of Harmony

Petitioner:  Sarah Dean of Harmony, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Samuel H. Dean

Court 1 Jun 1857, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sarah Dean, sons Daniel P. Dean age 56, Samuel H. Dean age 53, Riley Dean age 48, Leander Dean age 41, all of Harmony, William Dean age 50 of Wayne, Erie County, Pennsylvania, Abner J. Dean age 43 of Edwardsburgh, Cass County, Michigan, Benjamin J. Dean age 39 of Elkhart, Indiana, daughter Elmina Allen age 45 of Tecumseh, Michigan, grandson William R. Auler age 35 of Elkhart, Indiana

Administrator:  Sarah Dean and Samuel H. Dean

Appraisers:  Calvin M. Wellman and Stephen Messinger

 

p. 611, Aaron Boyd died 21 Dec 1856 in town of Westfield

Petitioner:  Willaber A. Boyd, widow, and Thomas M. Knight of Westfield

Court 14 May 1857, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Willaber A. Boyd of Westfield.  Children Harriett Castle of Conneat, Ohio, Sybil Tucker of Ellery, Orrilla Sharer of Jamestown, Cordelia Williams of Jamestown.  Grandchildren Lucilia Fraser of Kansas and James S. Turner of Westfield.  All next of kin are over age 21.

Administrator:  Willaber A. Boyd and Thomas M. Knight

Appraisers:  William Vorce and Norman VanDusen, both of Westfield

 

p. 612, Thomas Huston died 1 Mar 1857 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Urania L. Bevis of town of Chautauqua, daughter

Court 24 Jun 1857, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughter Urania L. Beavis of full age.  George S. Beavis age 12 and Arthur H. Beavis age 10 of town of Chautauqua, children of a deceased daughter of deceased.

Administrator:  Stephen A. Beavis

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 613, Arah Irons died 2 Jul 1857 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Mary Irons of Sheridan, widow

Court 17 Jul 1857, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Irons, children Harriett Putnam, Elvira Irons, Albert Irons.

Administrator:  Mary Irons

Appraisers:  Smith Berry and Newton Smith, both of Sheridan

 

p. 614, John H. Heminway, resident of Dunkirk, died 7 Oct 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Ruth P. Heminway of Pomfret, widow

Court 5 Nov 1857, value of estate $350

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ruth P. Hemenway, daughter Hattie L. Hemenway age 15 months, both of Dunkirk.

Administrator:  Ruth P. Hemenway

Appraisers:  Willard W. Brigham and Edward Keyes, both of Pomfret

 

p. 615, Samuel S. Kuhn died 26 Sep 1857 in town of Hanover

Petitioner:  Sophia Kuhn of Hanover, widow

Court 23 Oct 1857, value of estate $200

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sophia Kuhn, children Frank A. Kuhn age 4 on 10 Dec 1856, Florance Kuhn age 2 on 13 Jun 1857, Carrie M. Kuhn age 8 months on 2 Oct 1857

Administrator:  Sophia Kuhn

Appraisers:  Charles Stebbins and John Parish, both of Hanover

 

p. 616, Rhoda Sweet died 20 Sep 1856 in town of Cherry Creek

Petitioner:  Hannah Cole and Clarissa T. Sweet of Allegany, daughters

Court 18 Sep 1857, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  George P. Sweet of full age of Kalamo, Eaton County, Michigan, Jarvis Sweet of full age of Cherry Creek, Harriett Cole of full age of Huron, Alleghany County, New York, and Clarissa T. Sweet of full age of Huron, Allegany County, NY

Administrator:  Horatio Hill

Appraisers:  Joseph Kent and Charles A. Spencer, both of Cherry Creek

 

p. 617, Charles G. Parker, resident of Jamestown, died 1 Aug 1857 in Mos…?, Ohio

Petitioner:  Sophronia Parker of Ellicott, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Edward Shaver

Court 11 Nov 1857, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Sophronia Parker, son Charles D. Parker age 3, both of Jamestown.

Administrator:  Sophronia Parker and Edward Shaver

Appraisers:  Levi Burrows and John Wilson, both of Ellicott

 

p. 618, David Cowden died 15 Jan 1857 in town of Gerry

Petitioner:  Priscilla Cowden of Gerry, widow

Court 10 Oct 1857, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Sarah Cook wife of Stephen Cook of full age of Gerry

Administrator:  Priscilla Cowden and Chester S. Wilson

Appraisers:  Washburn Cook and Truman Cook, both of Charlotte

 

p. 619, Lawson P. Phelps died 4 Oct 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Eleanor B. Phelps of Pomfret, widow

Court 7 Oct 1857, value of estate $600

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Eleanor B. Phelps, children Frank O. Phelps age 9 on 1 Jun 1857, Kate A. Phelps age 6 on 7 Feb 1857, Charlie A. Phelps age 16 months on 15 Sep 1857.

Administrator:  Eleanor B. Phelps

Appraisers:  Isaac George and John Hamilton Jr, both of Pomfret

 

p. 620, Scaevola Dejane died 19 Jun 1850 in town of Ellington

Petitioner:  Ira Porter of Ellington, brother-in-law

Court 7 Sep 1857, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Sarah L. DeJane of full age of Ellington, Rachel S. Howe of full age of Warren County, Pennsylvania, Calvin M. DeJane of full age, Sophrona DeJane age 15, Huldah M. DeJane age 13, the minor children all of Ellington

Administrator:  Ira Porter

Appraisers:  Allen Bagg and Hosea Felt, both of Ellington

 

p. 621, Sanford Merrill died 1 Jul 1857 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Keziah Merrill of Arkwright, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Benjamin Merrill

Court 3 Sep 1857, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Keziah Merrill of Arkwright, father Benjamin Merrill of Stockton, no children.

Administrator:  Keziah Merrill and Benjamin Merrill

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 622, Martin Smith, resident of Bennington, Wyoming County, died 12 May 1849 in town of Bennington, Wyoming County

Petitioner:  Harriet M. Smith of Westfield, widow

Court 8 Sep 1857, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Daughters of full age Margaret Stewart, Jane Smith, Ann Woodbury, Catharine Taylor, and Harriett Davis.  Sons of full age George Smith, Harvey Smith, and Martin I. Smith.  Places of residence unknown to petitioner Harriet M. Smith.

Administrator:  Harriet M. Smith

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 623, Henry Bosworth, resident of Chicago, Illinois, died 28 Aug 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Sarah B. Bosworth of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to George C. Lester

Court 3 Sep 1857, value of estate $3000

Heirs and next of kin:  Sisters of full age Love Snow wife of Frank Snow of Brant, Erie County, New York, and Minerva Bosworth of Fredonia.  Widow of full age Sarah B. Bosworth of Pomfret.

Administrator:  Sarah B. Bosworth and George C. Lester

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 624, Daniel Scannal died 11 Oct 1857 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Mary Scannal of Pomfret, widow

Court 13 Nov 1857, value of estate $100

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Scannal, children Bridget Scannal age 6, Daniel Scannal age 4.

Administrator:  Mary Scannal

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 625, Henry M. Taylor, resident of Cleveland, Ohio, died Aug 1856 in Cleveland, Ohio

Petitioner:  Henry [sic] M. Taylor of Westfield, brother, requested that administration be granted to him and to Harvey Peek

Court 17 Nov 1857, value of estate $150

Heirs and next of kin:  Deceased left assets in Westfield.  Widow Helen Taylor, children Lozzie Taylor age 6 and Henry G. Taylor age 2, reside in Kanzas.

Administrator:  Harvey [sic] M. Taylor and Harvey Peek

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 626, Dennis Plato, resident of town of Chautauqua, died 11 Feb 1857 in town of Woodville, Mississippi

Petitioner:  Sally Plato of town of Chautauqua, widow, requested that administration be granted to James Plato and Dennis Plato Jr, with the will annexed

Court 30 Nov 1857, value of estate $4000

Heirs and next of kin:  Petitioner is a legatee named in the will.  Will does not name an executor.

Administrator:  James Plato and Dennis Plato Jr

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 627, Stephen Tracy died 28 Jul 1857 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Nancy Tracy of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Merrill Crissey

Court 3 Dec 1857, value of estate $1200

Heirs and next of kin:  Children Thurie Briggs wife of Frederick M. Briggs, Eunice Crissey wife of Merrill Crissey, Keyes Tracy, all of Stockton and all of full age except Keyes Tracy, who is a minor.

Administrator:  Nancy Tracy and Merrill Crissey

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 628, William Prendergast died 11 Nov 1857 in town of Chautauqua

Petitioner:  Deborah Prendergast of town of Chautauqua, widow, will annexed

Court 1 Dec 1857, value of estate $2000

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow is sole legatee in the will

Administrator:  Deborah Prendergast

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 629, Marcus Cowden, resident of town of Chautauqua, died 12 Sep 1857 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Fidelia Cowden of Stockton, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Levi Cowden

Court 15 Jan 1858, value of estate $500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Fidelia Cowden, RobertE. Cowden, Ada E. Cowden, and Emma J. Cowden, infant children of deceased who reside in Stockton.

Administrator:  Fidelia Cowden and Levi Cowden

Appraisers:  Chester S. Wilson and Arthur B. Fenner

 

p. 630, Walter J. Waldron, resident of Dunkirk, died 5 Jan 1858 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Ellen Waldron of Pomfret, widow, requested that administration be granted to her and to Michael J. Waldron

Court 18 Jan 1858, value of estate $400

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Ellen Waldron, children Mary Waldron age 10 years 6 months, Margaret Waldron 8 years 6 months, Bright Waldron age 7, Ellen Waldron age 5, John L. Waldron age 2 years 7 months, all of Dunkirk

Administrator:  Ellen Waldron and Michael J. Waldron

Appraisers:  Andrew Lofits and John Lyon, both of Pomfret

 

p. 631, John Cross died 2 Nov 1856 in town of Pomfret

Petitioner:  Mary Cross of Pomfret, widow

Court 9 Feb 1858, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Mary Cross, Mary J. Cross age 15, Eliza Cross age 13, Michael Cross age 8, Katie Cross age 6, and Margaret A. Cross age 4, all of Dunkirk

Administrator:  Mary Cross

Appraisers:  None named

 

p. 632, Kimball Davis died 14 Aug 1857 in town of Stockton

Petitioner:  Harriet Davis of Stockton, widow

Court 24 Feb 1858, value of estate $300

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Harriet Davis, children Eunice Teresa Davis age 8, Hatty Lucinda Davis age 1, all of Stockton

Administrator:  Harriet Davis

Appraisers:  Asa Fisher and Andrew Fisher, both of Stockton

 

p. 633, Merrit Pratt, resident of Westfield, died 28 Oct 1856 in town of Sherman

Petitioner:  Ezra R. Sheldon of Westfield, creditor

Court 1 Mar 1858, value of estate $1000

Heirs and next of kin:  Father James Pratt of Westfield, widow Jenett Pratt of Sherman

Administrator:  Ezra R. Sheldon

Appraisers:  Isaac E. Hawley and Miles J. Clark, both of Sherman

 

p. 634, Homer Goulding died 7 Feb 1858 in town of Arkwright

Petitioner:  Nancy Ann Goulding of Arkwright, widow

Court 4 Mar 1858, value of estate $1500

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Nancy Ann Goulding, minor children Albert Goulding, Hanson Goulding, Esther Goulding, and Abby Jane Goulding, all of Arkwright

Administrator:  Mary Ann Goulding and Timothy Goulding

Appraisers:  Adin Wilson and Edwin McWetley, both of Pomfret

 

p. 635, Sylvanus Bassett died 15 Apr 1833 in town of Sheridan

Petitioner:  Ira Bassett of Savannah, Wayne County, brother

Court 5 Mar 1858, value of estate $50

Heirs and next of kin:  Widow Hannah Bassett who has since died, children William Bassett, Isaac Bassett, Polly Mason, Harriet Saxton, Paulona Fry and Ira Bassett.

Administrator:  Ira Bassett

Appraisers:  None named

 

 

End of volume 3 of Chautauqua County Proceedings of Administration