In the matter of the estate of ABEL BASSETT of Adams, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 13 December 1841, ABEL BASSETT of Adams, Jefferson Co., petitioned to open probate and stated that Abel had deceased and left a will but no named executor.
Heirs/next of kin:
HANNAH BASSETT, his widow, of Adams
HANNAH BASSET of Adams, NY
AARON TYLER of Genessee Co.
CHAUNCEY PRIOR of Watertown, NY
ABEL BASSETT of Adams, the petitioner
WILL OF ABEL BASSETT
ABEL BASSETT named his wife, HANNAH. Named his daughter, ROXIE TYLER. Named his daughter, BETSEY TYLER. Named his daughters, MARY THOMPASON, CHLOE FASSETT and AMANDA PRIOR. Named his daughter, ELECTA BASSETT and HANNAH BASSETT. Named his son, ABEL BASSETT JR. Will dated 20 April 1841. /s/ Abel Bassett
Witnesses: LYDIA KING and SYLVESTER KING of Adams.
Will proved: 10 January 1842.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. B., p. 337.
NOTE: Abel Bassett was born in Connecticut on 29 Feb. 1759 and died 27 Nov. 1842. Cemetery location unknown. He was a Revolutionary War veteran. Wife was Hannah Chapin. See Fonda List of Jefferson Co. for details of this family.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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