On 1 December 1847, WILLIAM HARRIS of Adams petitioned to open probate and Elijah had appointed him executor of the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
LYDIA HARRIS, widow of deceased
SIMEON H. HARRIS
JOHN HARRIS, all of Adams, NY
ELISHA HARRIS of Brownville, NY
TIMOTHY HARRIS of Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., NY
LOVINA CRONKWRIGHT and her husband, ABRAM CRONKWRIGHT of Lorraine, NY
ELIJAH HARRIS of Elyria, Lorraine Co., Ohio, all children of Elijah Harris, the deceased.
WILL OF ELIJAH HARRIS
ELIJAH HARRIS named his wife, LYDIA HARRIS. After her deceased to sons, SIMEON H. HARRIS. Named son, WILLIAM HARRIS. Named son, JOHN HARRIS. Named son, ELISHA HARRIS. Named son, TIMOTHY HARRIS. Named daughter, LOUVINAH CRONK. He appointed WILLIAM HARRIS and SIMEON H. HARRIS as administrators. Will dated 12 September 1847. /s/ Elijah Harris.
Witnesses: ELIAS BABOCK and EDWIN R. MAXSON both of Adams, NY
Will proved: 20 December 1848.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. E., p. 43.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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