In the matter of the estate of BETSEY BOWLES of Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY:
Petition to open estate brought by PERCIVAL D. BULLARD of Theresa, Jefferson Co. Betsey Bowles deceased on 15 April 1890 and left a will in which he was named Executor, petition opened 27 June 1890.
Heirs/next of kin named in Opening Petition:
JOHN BOWLES, surviving husband of Betsey Bowles
Schedule A, attached to the Petition revealed the following:
JOHN BOWLES, surviving husband of Antwerp
CALISTA A. DAYTON, niece of Brooklyn, Powshiek Co, Iowa
CLARA ROBERTSON, niece of Theresa, Jefferson Co.
LINA ELLIS, niece of Boyne Falles, Charlevoix Co., MI
IDA A. WALLACE, niece of Clayton, Jefferson Co.
FANNIE BRITTON, niece of Alexandria Bay, Jefferson Co.
HIRAM E. BOWLES, husband of niece of Theresa Jefferson Co.
JOHNNIE E. BOWLES, son of niece of Theresa, Jfferson Co.
GORDON E. BOWLES, son of niece of Theresa, Jefferson Co.
MARY BOLTON, sister-in-law of Alexandria Bay, Jefferson Co., who died 20 December 1891, intestate and left a husband and 6 children.
LUCINDA DEMSTER, niece now deceased of Glenwater, Ontario Canada, wife of THOMAS DEMSTER. She left 4 children; MAUD, age 10, GERTRUDE age 9, MAGGIE age 6, JAMES age 4. Mrs. Demster died in October 1890. Heirs of MARY BOLTON who died 29 Dec. 1891:
COLISTA A. DAYTON of Brooklyn, Iowa
FANNIE BRITTON of Alexandria Bay, NY
LIBBIE BOWLES of Antwerp, NY
GEORGE BOLTON of Alexandria Bay NY
JOHN N. BOLTON of Alexandria Bay NY
JAMES S. BOLTON of Plessis NY
JOHN BOLTON, husband of Mary Bolton at Alexandria Bay, NY
JANE BAKER, sister, of Plessis, NY
NOTE: Descendants claim that Mary Bolton, deceased wife of John Bolton, and Betsey Bowles, the deceased, were both daughters of Peter Larue of Leeds Canada and his wife, Fanny. Peter was the son of Henry Larue and Mary Mandeville.
WILL OF BETSEY BOWLES
BETSEY BOWLES named niece, CALISTA A. DAYTON. Named CLARA ROBERTSON; LINA ELLIS; LUCINDA DEMSTER; IDA A WALLACE; FANNIE BRITTON; HIRAM E. BOWLES; JOHNNIE E. BOWLES; GORDON E. BOWLES; JANE BAKER; MARY BOLTON; LIBBIE BOWLES. Named PERCIVAL D. BULLARD of Theresa as executor. Will dated 29 September 1888. /s/ Betsey Bowles
Witnesses: LOREN F. SHURTLEFF and WILLIAM WALRADT, both of Theresa, Jefferson Co.
Will proved: 27 June 1890.
Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. 29, p. 58-9.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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