In the matter of the estate of ASHLEY TANNER of Alexandria, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 23 February 1867, DAVID J. DEWEY of Orleans, Jefferson Co., the named executor in the will of Ashley Tanner, petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
JANE ANN PARKER
CELIA M. DRAKE all of Alexandria except July who resides in Orleans Co., all children of the deceased and of full age.
WINFIELD DEWEY, children of ANGELINE DEWEY, a deceased daughter of the testator
ALICE C. DEWEY
ETTA A. DEWEY, children of CORNELIA DEWEY, a deceased daughter of the testator and all of Watertown, NY
FRANCES S. PARKER
ADDISON A. TANNER, children of EDWIN TANNER, a deceased son of the testator, in Theresa, NY, all of full age except Alice C., Etta A., Candace and Winfield Dewey, having no general guardian
WILL OF ASHLEY TANNER
ASHLEY TANNER named his grandchildren: CANDACE DEWEY, WINFIELD DEWEY, ALICE C. DEWEY and ETTA ADELL DEWEY, children of HIRAM DEWEY of the Town of Orleans, Jefferson Co. Named grandchildren: ARTHUR TANNER, ADDISON A. TANNER and FRANCES S. PARKER, wife of JOHN PARKER of Alexandria, children of my son, EDWIN TANNER, late of Alexandria, deceased. Named his three daughters: JANE ANN PARKER, widow of HARVEY D. PARKER, late of Alexandria, deceased; JULIA DEWEY, wife of DAVID J. DEWEY of Orleans; MARY C. DRAKE, wife of DEXTER DRAKE, of Orleans. He appointed DAVID J. DEWEY sole executor. Will dated: 11 July 1864. /s/ Ashley Tanner
Witnesses: RUSSEL B. BIDDLECOME and LUTHER LAMSON both of Orleans, Jefferson Co., NY
Will proved: 8 March 1867.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 10-11, p. 259.
NOTE: Ashley Tanner settled in Alexandria in February 1819. He died 18 Feb. 1867 at 79 years.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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