In the matter of the estate of EMORY SCOTT of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY: On 8 June 1852, LUCINDA SCOTT and HOPESTELL FOBES filed a petition to open probate:
Heirs/next of kin:
HOPESTELL FOBES, sole executor
LUCINDA SCOTT, widow of the deceased
LORENA FINETTE SCOTT of Ellisburg, a minor having no general guardian
EMORY SCOTT made his will at the age of 28. Named his wife, LUCINDA. Named his daughter, LORENA FINETTE when 21. Appointed HOPESTELL FOBES as Administrator.
Will dated 28 May 1852.
/s/ Emory Scott Witnesses: JAMES B. LITTLEFIELD and EDWIN SCOTT both of Ellisburgh, NY
Will proved: 8 June 1852
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 101
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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