In the matter of the estate of BAKER MASSEY of Watertown, NY;
On 6 January 1859, POLLY MASSEY petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
ELIZA L. WRIGHT, wife of CYRENUS H. WRIGHT
WARD E. MASSEY of Dubuque, Iowa
CLARISSA L. MILLARD, wife of NATHAN T. MILLARD of Princeton, Marquette Co., WI
WILLIAM MASSEY of Jefferson, Jefferson Co., all in the State of Wisconsin
MARTHA A. HEDGER, wife of DYONISIUS E. HEDGER of Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Illinois
ARMINA STACKHOUSE of Watertown, NY
FRANCES P. ROGERS of Watertown, wife of RALPH ROGERS, whose residence is unknown, all said heirs and next of kin are children of the deceased and of full age.
POLLY MASSEY of full age of Watertown and petitioner is the widow of the said Baker Massey, deceased.
BAKER MASSEY made his will at age 66 years. He appointed his beloved wife, POLLY MASSEY and his son, WARD E. MASSEY as co executors. He named his children: ELIZA L., wife of CYRENUS H. WRIGHT; ARMINA M., widow of SAMUEL N. STACKHOUSE; WARD E. MASSEY, CLARISSA L., wife of NATHAN T. MILLARD; FRANCES P., wife of RALPH H. ROGERS; SANFORD M. MASSEY; WILLIAM C. MASSEY and MARTHA A., wife of DYONISIUS E. HEDGER.
Will dated: 17 December 1857. /s/ Baker Massey
Witnesses: G. Bradford and James K. Bates both of Watertown, NY and Wm. Wendell Wright of Adams, NY
Will proved: 28 February 1859
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 6, p. 273.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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