Duncan Drummond Estate


In the matter of the estate of DUNCAN DRUMMOND of Henderson, Jeff. Co., NY: On 13 August 1855, RUSSEL WALLACE of Henderson petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:

CHRISTIAN DAVIDSON
MARY MATILDA DAVIDSON
JOHN DAVIDSON
WILLIAM DAVIDSON, grandchildren of testator
WALTER SCOTT, a great grandchild of testator, all minors having no general guardian

WILL OF DUNCAN DRUMMOND

DUNCAN DRUMMOND named his granddaughter, CHRISTIAN DAVIDSON. Named the following persons: MARY MATILDA DAVIDSON, WILLIAM DAVIDSON, JR., CHRISTIAN DAVIDSON, JOHN DAVIDSON and WALTER SCOTT, infant son of ELIZABETH MORREL, deceased. The first four were the children of his deceased daughter, TABITHA, and the last being her grandchild. Appointed ELIHU M. McNEIL and RUSSEL WALLACE as executors. Will dated 20 May 1852.
/s/ Duncan Drummond.
Witnesses: Welcome Clark and James Wallace both of Henderson, NY

CODICIL:
Gave WILLIAM DAVIDSON, SR. a reasonable support during his natural life out of the estate.
Dated ___day of October 1851. /s/ Duncan Drummond.
Witnesses: James Wallace and Welcome Clark of Henderson.
Will proved: 13 August 1855.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 30.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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