In the matter of the estate of CHARLES HOLLISTER of Ellisburgh, Jeff. Co., NY: On 5 September 1855, HUMA HOLLISTER of Ellisburgh, by her attorney, petitioned to open probate.
ADELINE RUMSDELL, wife of NELSON RUMSDELL of Rutland, Kane Co., Illinois
JOHN HOLLISTER of Evanswood, Waupaca Co., Wisconsin
LOUISA HAMILTON, wife of CHARLES HAMILTON of New Haven, Oswego Co., NY
ELIZABETH E. HOLLISTER, of Rutland, Kane Co., Illinois, all of full age.
FLORA ANN HOLLISTER of Ellisburgh, NY
MARY SYLVESTER HOLLISTER
JOSEPH LEWIS HOLLISTER of Ellisburgh, minors having no general guardian, children of testator
ANN ELECTA HOLLISTER
ESTHER A. HOLLISTER of Jackson, McHENRY CO., minors having no general guardian, children of ROWLAND HOLLISTER, deceased, and grandchildren of testator.
CHARLES LANE of Yanka Jim's, Placer Co., California, of full age, child of MARY ANN LANE, deceased, and grandchild of testator.
CHARLES HOLLISTER made his will at age 70 years, of July next. Named his children: ELIZABETH, CLOE ANN, MARY and JOSEPH LEWIS to have a home with wife, PLUMA, until age 21. Gave wife, PLUMA, use of the real estate. Named his two daughters, ADALINE RUMSDELL and LOUISA HAMILTON and his son, JOHN. Appointed wife, Pluma, as executrix. Will dated 19 March 1855.
/s/ Charles Hollister.
Witnesses: Jeremiah Field and Henry E. Colvin both of Ellisburgh, NY
Will proved: 7 December 1855.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 93.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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