Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of ANTHONY WATSON, late inhabitant of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY:

On 22 June 1842, SYLVIA C. WATSON brought her Petition to Open Probate and stated that her husband had died intestate, leaving her, the petitioner a widow.

Peter O. Bates of Hounsfield was named administrator of the estate. On 29 June 1842.

Jefferson Co. NY Estate Papers, Box W1-3.

NOTE: In the final inventory of the estate, certain items were withheld for the widow and children but the children were not named. Anthony Watson died 1 June 1842 at 55 years and is buried in Sackets Harbor Cem. Louisa, his wife, died 6 Oct. 1828 at 30 years. No burial information for Sylvia.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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