In the matter of the estate of FOSTER LEWIS of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY: On 2 September 1854, FIRMAN H. LEWIS of Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY, petitioned to open probate,
RUTH LEWIS of Rodman, NY
FIRMAN H. LEWIS, petitioner
MINERVA E. LEWIS
CHARLES G. LEWIS of Watertown, all of full age.
ESTHER ANN LEWIS of Watertown
ORVILLE LEWIS of Syracuse, NY
OLIVE LEWIS of Watertown, minors having no general guardian and all children of testator OSCAR LEWIS
OPHELIA LEWIS of Watertown, minors having no general guardian and grandchildren of testator.
SUBMIT P. LEWIS of Watertown of full age, widow of the testator.
FOSTER LEWIS named his wife, SUBMIT P. LEWIS. He named his daughters: RUTH, MINERVA E., ESTHER ANN and OLIVE LEWIS. Named his sons: FIRMAN H. LEWIS, CHARLES G. LEWIS and ORVILLE LEWIS. Named grandchildren: OSCAR LEWIS and OPHELIA LEWIS, children of his deceased son, HENRY C. LEWIS. Named FIRMAN A. LEWIS and JOHN A. SHERMAN, as executors of his will. Will dated 7 July 1853.
/s/ Foster Lewis
Witnesses: J. Moore, Jr. and A. Beach both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 23 September 1854
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 222.
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