State of New York
Surrogate’s Court, County of Orleans
IN THE AMTTER OF THE APPLICATION FOR
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION ON THE
GOODS, CHATTELS AND CREDITS OF
ROY B. IVES, DECEASED.
To the Surrogate’s Court of the County of Orleans:
The petition of Margaret T. Ives of the Town of Carlton in the County of Orleans and State of New York, respectfully shows:
That your petition is of full age and is the widow of Roy B. Ives, late of the Town of Carlton in the said County of Orleans, deceased.
That the said decedent died on the 30th day of July, 1935; that at the time of his death he was a citizen of the United States and a resident of the said County of Orleans.
That your petition has made diligent search and inquiry for a will of said decedent and has found none; that to the best of your petitioner’s knowledge, information and belief the said decedent died intestate.
That said decedent left surviving the following distributes, whose names, degrees of relationship to decedent, their places of residence and post office addresses are as follows:
Margaret T. Ives, widow, Waterport, N.Y. petitioner herein.
Albert Ives, son, Waterport, N.Y.
Carolyn Ives, daughter, Waterport, N.Y.
That said decedent left his widow who is of full age and resides at Waterport, Orleans County, New York
That there are no other persons than those above mentioned interested in this application or proceeding, and that all of the above named persons are of full age and sound mind except Albert Ives and Carolyn Ives, who are infants under the age of fourteen years residing with their mother, the ptitioner herein.
That the said decedent died possessed of certain personal property in the County of Orleans and State of New York and that the value of all the personal property, wherever situated, of which the decedent died possessed does not exceed the sum of One Hundred Dollars.
That the said decedent died seized of no real property in the State of New York.
That McNall & McNall, of Albion, N.Y. were the undertakers who conducted the funeral of decedent, and the bill for such funeral expenses is $455 – and your petition has agreed in writing to pay the same to McNall & McNall, but has not been able to so pay the same in full up to present time.
That petition as widow of decedent is entitled to the total assets of the estate under her exemption as surviving spouse under Section #200 of the Surrogate’s Court Act.
That no right of action exists granted to the administrator of the decedent by special provision of law, the probable amount to be recovered in which cannot be ascertained and that it is impracticable to give a bond sufficient to cover the probable amount to be recovered in said action.
That no previous application ha been made for the appointment of an administrator of the goods chattels and credits of said decedent and no Surrogate’s Court in this State ha obtained jurisdiction of or over the estate of said decedent, as your petitioner is informed and believes.
Your petitioner therefore prays for a decree awarding eltters of administration upon the estate of said decedent to the petitioner, Margaret T. Ives, and that the person shaving a right to such administration prior or equal to that of said petition, Margaret T. Ives, be cited to show cause why such a decree should not be made.
Dated the 13th day of September, 1935.
/s/Margaret T. Ives
STATE OF NEW YORK,
COUNTY OF ORLEANS.
Margaret T. Ives, being duly sworn, deposes and says, that she is the petitioner named in the foregoing petition; that she has read said petition and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true to her own knowledge except as to the matters therein stated to be alleged on information and belief and as to those matters she believes it to be trued.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this
13th day of September, 1935. /s/Margaret T. Ives
/s/Laura L. Hood
Submitted by: Lynn Hammond 25 Jan 2004