In the matter of the estate of EDWARD FREEMAN of Brownville, Jeff. Co., NY: On 4 March 1856, FRANCIS FREEMAN of Orleans petitioned to open probate.
POLLY EMERSON, wife of JOHN EMERSON of Brownville, NY
ISAAC FREEMAN of Orleans, Jeff. Co.
WILLIAM FREEMAN of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co., Michigan
IRENA WILCOX, wife of NATHAN WILCOX of the state of Iowa, all of full age, except JOHN
FREEMAN, a minor having no general guardian.
SUSANNAH FREEMAN of full age, of Brownville, is the widow of the deceased.
EDWARD FREEMAN made his will at age 66. Named his wife, SUSANNAH. Named his son, WILLIAM. Named his three sons: ABRAM, PETER and JOHN. Named his daughter, POLLY EMERSON. Named his daughters: MARION and HANNAH. Named his daughter IRENA WILCOX.
Appointed his son, FRANCIS and ADAM WALRATH of Brownville as executors. Mentions his ten children: William, Abram, Peter, John, Francis, Isaac, Marion, Hannah, Polly Emerson and Irena Wilcox. Will dated 4 February 1855.
/s/ Edward X Freeman (his mark)
Wits: John M. Mount of Lyme, Jeff. Co., and Peter Smith, Town of Brownville, Jeff. Co.
Will proved: 21 April 1856.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 211.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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