In the matter of the estate of EPHRAIM REED of LeRay, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 11 March 1846, in the petition to open probate by GEORGE H. REED, of LeRay, son and heir of Ephraim, he stated that his father had deceased on 11 November 1842, and had left a will.
Heirs/next of kin:
THOMAS REED, both of Watertown, NY
SALLY THURBUR, wife of COLLINS THURBUR of Champion, NY
MARY ANN McDANIELS, wife of BENJAMIN of LeRay
CHARLES W. REED
VINCENT L. REED, both of LeRay
LOUISA REED of LeRay
LOUISA or PEDDY ALLEN, wife of CLARK ALLEN, who was deceased and her children formerly of Madison Co., NY - SAMSON REED, ALBERT REED
LAWRENCE REED, unknown residence
ALBERT REED, unknown residence
NANCY BUTTERFIELD, unknown residence, wife of ORIN BUTTERFIELD
GEORGE H. REED, son and petitioner.
WILL OF EPHRAIM REED
EPHRAIM REED named his wife, REBECCA. Named his son, GEORGE HENRY REED. Named his two sons and two daughters: MARY ANN; son, CHARLES W.; son VINCENT S; daughter, LOUISA. Named son, George Henry Reed as sole executor. Will dated 12 Feb. 1834. /s/ Ephraim Reed. Witnesses: PETER BELLINGER of Watertown and J. MACOMBER of LeRay. Will proved: 7 May 1846.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. D, p. 171.
NOTE: If this is the Ephraim Reed who served in the Revolutionary War, then he is on the Fonda List on this site. However, his deceased date given in the will does not agree with the cemetery/DAR information.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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