Surrogate News from the
Watertown Re-Union Newspapers
Watertown, NY

March 1884



SURROGATE COURT NEWS

Summary of the Business Transacted Before Surrogate Scott during the Month of May, 1884, from the Watertown Re-Union Newspaper, April 9, 1884, p. 1: The following is a summary statement of the most important business transacted before Surrogate Scott during the month of March:


WILLS PROVED:

AUGUSTUS C. VANWORMER, deceased, Ellisburg. CHARLES A. VANWORMER, executor, Ellisburg.

ALVAN STAPLIN, deceased, Rutland; GEORGE S. STAPLIN and J. FRANK STAPLIN, executors, Rutland.

LOVINA WARD, deceased, Wilna; BUEL F. WARD, executor, Wilna.

ORPHA M. ELLIS, deceased, Ellisburgh; COLLINS F. ARMSBURY, executor, Ellisburgh.

FOSTER V. HALL, deceased, Clayton; REBECCA W. HALL, executrix, Clayton.

MORRIS S. MILLER, deceased, Champion; EMOGENE MILLER and FRANCES LOOMIS, executrixes, Champion.

JOHN S. FORD, deceased, Champion; CHARLES H. TOWNSEND, Denmark, Lewis Co., NY, and ANN J. FORD and SEWARD W. MERRILL, Champion, NY executors.

ACHSA WAKEFIELD, deceased, Alexandria; JOSEPH W. READE, executor, Watertown.

JOHN EVELEIGH, deceased, Hounsfield; AMOS M. MARSH, executor, Hounsfield.

JAY W. ORMSBY, deceased, Clayton; MARY J. ORMSBY, ALBERT H. PUTMAN, executors, Clayton.

LOUIS C. PLUCHE, deceased, Watertown; BETSEY PLUCHE, executrix, Watertown.

SAMUEL ROGERS, deceased, Philadelphia; ROYAL J. WHITNEY, Bunker Hills, Illinois, HENRY D. BROWN, Grand Rapids, Mich., and GEORGE E. TUCKER, Philadelphia, NY, executors.

RALPH GURNEE, deceased, Alexandria; EMILY M. GURNEE and FREDERICK R. GURNEE, executors, Alexandria.

HIRAM WHEELER, deceased Pamelia; contested, evidence closed, submitted and will admitted to probate. WILLIAM BEEBEE, LeRay, executor.

WILLS PRESENTED FOR PROBATE and CITATIONS ISSUED:

ELI L. DUNNING, deceased, Cape Vincent, returnable April 22d.

JAMES BENTLEY, deceased, ANTWERP, returnable May 5th.

GEORGE W. JENKS, deceased, Rodman, returnable May 5th.

SILAS WOOD, deceased, Philadelphia, returnable, April 7th.

JOHN L. BAKER, deceased, Watertown, returnable April 15th.

LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION ISSUED:

DAVID J. DEWEY, deceased, Orleans; JULIA A. DEWEY and GEORGE E. LEWIS, administrators, Orleans.

HARVEY SMITH, deceased, Henderson; LESTER MUZZY, administrator, Henderson.

EBENEZER D. SMITH, deceased, Alexandria, HANNAH D. SMITH and ALBERT L. WHITE, administrators, Alexandria.

WARNER NELLIS deceased, LeRay; JOHN D. NELLIS, administrator, LeRay.

WEALTHY FULLER, deceased, Adams; DANIEL FULLER, administrator, Adams.

THOMAS ROURKE, deceased, Wilna; CATHERINE ROURKE and PATRICK ROURKE, administrators, WILNA.

CHARLES E. DRAPER, deceased, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, died, leaving personal property in Jefferson Co., NY. LOUISE A. OLSON, administratrix, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

JOHN RAMSEY, deceased, Hounsfield; EPHRAIM RAMSEY, administrator, Henderson.

BETSEY LAWTON, deceased, Philadelphhia; petition for letters of administration filed; citation returnable April 7.

LETTERS OF GURADIANSHIP ISSUED:

BYRON J. CARPENTER, ward, Antwerp; JANE E. CULBERTSON, guardian, Antwerp.

HATTIE M. DEWEY, ward, Watertown; DELIA DEWEY, guardian, Watertown.

EDGAR J. ROBBINS, ward, Hounsfield; OTIS M. ROBBINS, guardian, Hounsfield

FRED EGGLESTON, FRANK EGGLESTON and DELLA EGGLESTON, wards, Antwerp; THOMAS T. RUTHERFORD, guardian, Antwerp.

FANNIE P. PUTNAM, ward, Watertown; ROSA PUTNAM, guardian, Antwerp.

EMMA COLE, ward, Orleans; ROSWELL HILDRETH, guardian, Orleans.

LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION with the will annexed, issued:

LOTHARIO D. MORGAN, deceased, Watertown, WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS, administrator &c., Watertown.

LYMAN H. ALBRO, deceased, Ellisburgh; PAMELIA NASH, Morrison, Illinois, and OLIVE PARKER, Ellisburg, NY, administrators &c.

ESTATES JUDICIALLY SETTLED:

JOHN C. MATHER, deceased, Watertown. HELEN MATHER, administrator, Watertown.

ADELPHIA A. BROWN, deceased, Philadelphia. DOLPHUS S. BROWN, Philadelphia, NY and STEPHEN S. OTIS, Denmark, NY, administrators.

GEORGE A. GRAPOTTE, ward, Watertown: JOHN E. GRAPOTTE, general guardian, Cape Vincent.

SALE OF REAL ESTATE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DEBTS OF DECEDENT:

ABRAHAM G. DEVENDORF, deceased, Clayton, decree entered March 25th, 1884. Sale to be made May 19th at court house, Watertown, NY, by HENRY HAREFORD, a disinterested freeholder.

PETITIONS FOR JUDICIAL SETTLEMENTS filed and citation issued:

JUSTUS GILLETT, deceased, Alexandria; returnable April 23d.

MARTIN WILLIAMS, deceased, Brownville; returnable May 12th

NATHAN FOREMAN, deceased, Ellisburgh; returnable April 24th

MARY A. WALTS, deceased, Pamelia; returnable April 28th.

STEPHEN SCOVILLE, deceased, Orleans, returnable April 29th.

JOHN H. KILBORN, deceased, Clayton; HELEN I. SMITH, executrix, cited to render account, on the petition of a creditor, returnable April 16th.


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