In the matter of the estate of DENNIS FARMER of Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY:
TERANCE FARMER of Hounsfield, and JESSE AYERS, petitioned to open probate on 14 July 1855. He stated that Dennis had deceased on 1 February 1855 in the State of California at a place called Mountain House and that he died of typhus fever, a natural death. He did not have a will.
Heirs/next of kin:
MARY FARMER of Hounsfield, NY, mother of the deceased
JAMES FARMER of Brownville and TERANCE FARMER, petitioner, brothers of the deceased.
BETSEY HUNT, wife of MICHAEL HUNT of Brownville, NY
MARGARET WHITE, wife of JOSEPH WHITE of Hounsfield
ANN POWERS, wife of JOSEPH POWERS of the State of Michigan, sister of deceased, all of full age.
Jefferson Co., NY Estate Papers, Box F1-4/14.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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