To the Surrogate of the County of Jefferson, the petition of EUNICE FISH of the town of Ellisburgh in the County of Jefferson, sheweth that her husband GEORGE N. FISH late an inhabitant of said county, died there on or about the ninth day of April 1841 leaving real and personal estate therein to be administered. That he died intestate and the value of his personal estate is $750 and your petitioner prays that letters of administration may be granted to her being the widow of said deceased.
Dated 12 July 1841 /s/ Eunice Fish
Daniel Rounds and Eunice Fish named as administrators.
In a statement on the inventory of the estate, Eunice gave the names and ages of the heirs of George N. Fish:
DELIA FISH age 10
MASON FISH age 8, minors having no general guardian.
Eunice asked for permission to sell real estate on 13 May 1842 to settled debts as the estate was insolvent.
Estate papers of Jeff. Co., NY Box F4-8, Case 30-70 F-57
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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