In the matter of the estate of DEBBY WITT of Brownville, Jeff. Co., NY: On 1 April 1856, ELI WITT of Brownville petitioned to open probate.
ELI WITT, petitioner
LEVI WITT of Brownville
LOIS KNIGHT, wife of WILLIAM HENRY KNIGHT of Bureau Co., Illinois
CHARLES L. WITT of Brighton, Canada West, all of full age
JOHN WITT of full age of Brownville, husband of the deceased
DEBBY WITT named her husband, JOHN WITT. She named her two sons: ELI WITT and LEVI L. WITT. Named her two sons: CHARLES L. WITT and DYER P. WITT. Named her daughter, LOIS, wife of WILLIAM H. KNIGHT. She appointed her son, ELI WITT, as sole executor.
Will dated 6 May 1855. /s/ Debby X Witt (her mark)
Wits: Archd Stemberg and Philip Wever both of Brownville, NY
Will proved: 19 May 1856.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 205.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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