Estate of
Benjamin Allen, intestate


Information on this page was submitted by Laurie Curtis of Middlesex, Vermont, who transcribed it on 10 March 2004 from a photocopy of the original.

Estate of Benjamin ALLEN
who died in March 1866

Surrogate's Court
Troy, Rensselaer Co, NY

In the matter of the application for Letters of Administration on the Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, late of the city of Troy.

Filed 28th day of March 1866

County of Rensselaer, NY.
DARIUS ALLEN of the City of Troy in said County, being duly sworn, do depose and say that I am the brother of the said deceased; that said deceased died a natural death at the city of Troy in said county, on the fifth (?) day of March, 1866, without having a last Will and Testament; and that said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of certain personal property in the State of New York, the value thereof does not exceed the sum of seventeen hundred dollars, as I have been informed and believe; that the said deceased left him surviving no widow, children or descendants, father or mother, but brother and sisters as follows

full brothers of said deceased who have filed their ----- of rights to administer said estate half brother and half sister of said deceased, only next of kin; and that he was at or immediately previous to his death an inhabitant of the County of Rensselaer.

And I pray that Administration on the Estate of the said deceased is granted by the Surrogate Court of the County of Rensselaer to me.

Sworn before me this 24th? Day of March, 1886.

DARIUS ALLEN


County of Rensselaer
I DARIUS ALLEN will well, honestly, and faithfully discharge the duties of administrator of the estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN deceased, according to law.

Subscribed and sworn before me this 28th? day of March 1886.

Darius Allen


County of Rensselaer Surrogate Court.

In the matter of the administration of the goods chattels and credits of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased.

I, SYLVESTER ALLEN of the town of Sodus in the County of Wayne and State of New York, a brother of BENJAMIN ALLEN late of the City of Troy deceased intestate, do hereby renounce all right and claim to administration of the goods chattels and credits of the said intestate.

Witness my hand at Sodus New York this 20th? Day of March 1866.

Signed in the presence of [signature very faint/blurred].


State of New York
County of Rensselaer

On this 20? Day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six before me personally came the above named SYLVESTER ALLEN to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the above renunciation of letters of administration and he acknowledged that he executed the same for the purpose therein mentioned.

[signature faint]


In the matter of the Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, remonstration of LORENZO D. ALLEN.
Filed March 28, 1866.

I, LORENZO D. ALLEN of the town of Sodus in the County of Wayne and State of New York a brother of BENJAMIN ALLEN late of the City of Troy deceased intestate do hereby renounce all right and claim to administration of the goods chattels and credits of the said intestate.

Witness my hand at Sodus New York this 20th? Day of March 1866.

Lorenzo D Allen

Signed in the presence of}
PHILIP W CISSLEY [?]
S. VANDERHEYDEN


State of New York
County of Rensselaer

On this 20? Day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six before me personally came the above named LORENZO D ALLEN to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the above renunciation of letters of administration and he acknowledged that he executed the same for the purpose therein mentioned.

S Vanderheyden
Com'r of Deeds
Troy NY


In the matter of the Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, remonstration of SYLVESTRUS ALLEN [sic].
Filed March 28, 1866.

Know all men by these Presents that we, DARIUS ALLEN, LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN and EDWARD BROWNELL [sic] of the city of Troy, NY are held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of New York, the sum of thirty four hundred dollars current money of the United States of America, to be paid to the said People to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.

Sealed with our Seals, and dated the 26th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.

The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden DARIUS ALLEN Administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of BENJAMIN ALLEN deceased, shall faithfully execute the trust reposed in him as such, and also, that he obey all orders of the Surrogate of the County of Rensselaer, touching the Administration of the Estate committed to {blank}: - them this obligation to be void otherwise to be of force.

DARIUS ALLEN
EDWIN BROWNELL
LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN

Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
JAMES LANSING

LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN and EDWIN BROWNELL of this city of Troy in said county, being each duly sworn, do each depose and say that he is worth the sum of thirty four hundred dollars, over and above all debts due from, or liabilities incurred by, him.

Edwin Brownell
Lorimus Vanderheyden

Subscribed and Sworn before me this
28th day of March 1866
JAMES LANSING
Comm of Troy NY


State of New York
Rensselaer County

On this 26th day of March 1866, before me personally appeared DARIUS ALLEN, LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN and EDWIN BROWNELL to me well known to be the individuals described in and who executed the within Bond, and severally duly acknowledged the execution thereof, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

James Lansing
Comm of Deeds
Troy NY

[Alternative search value: JOANNA ALLEN, LORENZO ALLEN, LORENZO DOW ALLEN.]



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