IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLOTTE CROOK of Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 12 May 1860, JONATHAN GATES of Antwerp, NY petitioned to open probate.
CHORILLA BENTLY, wife of LATON BENTLY
HARRIET LIVINGSTON, wife of WILLIAM LIVINGSTON of Antwerp, Jeff. Co., NY
DEBORAH WINCHILL wife of MORRIS M. WINCHELL of Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
SOPHIA DUNTON, wife of FRANKLIN DUNTON of Ontario, Lee Co., Illinois, all children of the said Charlotte Crook, deceased, and all of full age
JAMES SIMMONS of Antwerp, a minor
CATHARINE BACON wife of ____BACON of Lexington, Michigan of full age
LAFAYETTE SIMMONS of Theresa, Jeff. Co., NY a minor
CORDELIA SIMMONS of Antwerp, of full age, children of LUCINDA SIMMONS, a deceased daughter of Charlotte Crook.
The minors have no general guardian. Charlotte left no husband surviving.
Charlotte made her will at age 74. Named JONATHAN GATES, the executor. Named her son, ALONZO CROOK of Antwerp, NY. Mentions that the executor, JONATHAN GATES of Antwerp is her brother.
Will dated 7 March 1860. /s/ Charlotte Crook
Witnesses: John H. Conklin and James E. Bentley of Antwerp, Jeff. Co., NY.
Will proved: 23 October 1860
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 418.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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