In the matter of the estate of BENJAMIN SPRAGUE of Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY: On 21 March 1855, MARSHALL SPRAGUE of Antwerp, petitioned to open probate.
RUFUS SPRAGUE of Hawley, Massachusetts
EMELINE HALL, wife of ALBA HALL
LUCY HOLMES, wife of JOSEPH HOLMES, all of Antwerp
LAWSON SPRAGUE of Fowler, St. Lawrence Co., all of full age
WILLIAM SPRAGUE of Antwerp, a minor having no general guardian, children of testator.
ACHSAH ANN PORTER
ELIZABETH PORTER of Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, minors having no general guardian and grandchildren of testator
SALLY SPRAGUE of Antwerp, of full age and widow of testator
BENJAMIN SPRAGUE named his three sons: MARSHALL, TIMOTHY and WILLIAM. Named his wife, SALLY. Mentioned the brothers and sisters of the sons, viz: RUFUS SPRAGUE, BENJAMIN J. SPRAGUE, LOSSON SPRAGUE, DEXTER SPRAGUE. Sisters: CAROLINE SPRAGUE, a single woman; LUCY, wife of JOSEPH HOLMES; EMELINE, wife of ALBA HALL, as said Alba Hall was bound to him on the sum of $125 in quit claim to saw mill and premises on Shingle Creek near the rear of Davenports, to be paid in sawing or lumber. Appointed MARSHALL SPRAGUE as executor. Will dated 18 January 1855.
/s/ Benjamin Sprague
Witnesses: Benjamin Cook, Leonard Pike, Sally Bell
Will proved: 11 May 1855
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, pp. 424-26.
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