In the matter of the estate of AMBROSE SEAMAN of Philadelphia, Jeff. Co., NY: On 29 December 1857, JAMES SEAMAN of Philadelphia, filed a petition to open probate.
JAMES SEAMAN of Philadelphia
BETSEY VAN NAMEE, wife of JOHN VAN NAMEE
ALMIRA CUNNINGHAM, wife of JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM
ANN FRY, wife of ADAM FRY
SALLY ANN HOLBROOK, wife of JOHN HOLBROOK
WILLIAM SEAMAN of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co.
LOUISA EMONS, wife of CHAUNCY EMONS of Rosie, St. Lawr. Co., all children of the deceased and of full age.
SARAH SEAMAN, of full age, of Philadelphia, widow of the deceased.
AMROSE SEAMAN made his will on 4 November 1856. He named his wife, SARAH. Mentions land given to him and his son, CHARLES, by EMERY ROWLEY and ALFRED SEAMAN and wife by deed of April 1846. Named his youngest daughter, MARIA. Named his sons: CHARLES and JAMES. Appointed his wife, SARAH, as executrix and son JAMES as executor.
/s/ Ambrose X Seaman (his mark)
Witnesses: D. J. Wager, attorney at law of Philadelphia and Abraham Barber, farmer, of Philadelphia
Will proved: 16 January 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 316
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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