In the matter of the estate of ALPHEUS WILSON of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 26 November 1850, AUSTIN FULLER of Rodman, NY and THOMAS WILSON petitioned to open probate as executors of the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
JOHN L. WILSON of Sycamore, Wyandot Co., Ohio
HULDAH BALL (or Bull), wife of ____BALL, of Richland Co., Oswego, NY
RICH B. WILSON of Watertown, NY of full age
BUCKLEY A. WILSON
MARY ANN WILSON
PHILENA WADLEY of Watertown
JOSIAH SHELDEN of Adams, NY, all minors having no general guardian in the state.
WILL OF ALPHEUS WILSON
ALPHEUS WILSON named his wife, CELIA WILSON. She was to retain the bed and bedding that she brought. Mentions his three minor daughters but not by name and appoints his wife, Celia, as their guardian. Named his son, BUCKLEY A. WILSON. Named his son, JOHN L. WILSON. Named his daughter, HULDAH BULL, a married woman. Finally names his three minor daughters: LYDIA WILSON, MARY ANN WILSON and JANE WILSON. Named his son, RICH B. WILSON. Named his granddaughter, PHILENA WADLEY. Named ISAIAH SHELDON, son of CELIA WILSON, his wife. Appointed trusty friends, THOMAS WILSON of Watertown and AUSTIN FULLER of Rodman as executors. Will dated 22 October 1850. /s/ Alpheus Wilson
Witnesses: G. W. JENKS and M. L. CHURCHILL both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 13 January 1851.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 355.
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