In the matter of the estate of ABIGAIL RUGG of Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY: On 3 August 1854, SILAS RUGG of Antwerp, petitioned to open probate.
OLIN HOLCOMB of Wilna, NY
PENELOPE D. DUNLAP of Green Bay, WI
WILLIAM L. HOLCOMB of California
SALLY D. HOLCOMB of Antwerp, Jeff. Co.
ADALINE HOLCOMB of Denmark, Lewis Co., all of full age.
SILAS RUGG, husband of testator.
ABIGAIL RUGG named her husband, SILAS RUGG. Bequeathed her right, title and interest in and to the estate real and personal of NATHANIEL KENT, late of the Town of Hermon, St. Lawrence Co., whether by will or as heir at law. Also, right to any part of two pieces or parcels of land lying in the Town of Harmon/Herman, aforesaid, the same as described in a deed executed by ORLIN HOLCOMB and his wife, MARIA HOLCOMB of the Village of Carthage, NY, to the said Silas Rugg and his wife, Abigail K. Rugg, bearing the date of 30 March 1852 and recorded in the St. Lawrence Co., Clerk's office the 10th day of April 1852 in Book of Deeds, No. 44, pages 485, 486, 487. Husband Silas was to provide for her sister, SALLY D. HOLCOMB, of Antwerp, during her natural life. She appointed SILAS RUGG and ORLIN HOLCOMB as her executors. Will dated 24 September 1853.
/s/ Abigail K. Rugg.
Witnesses: Charles Rugg and Timothy McCarthy of Antwerp, NY
Will proved: 19 September 1854
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 217
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