In the matter of the estate of FREDERICK POFF of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY: On 18 December 1854, ANDREW BALE of Orleans, petitioned to open probate.
MARIAH CATHARINE CHREST, wife of CONRAD CHREST
DORATHA RESH, wife of PHILIP RESH of Clayton
MARGARET BRETSH, wife of PHILIP BRETSH of Alexandria, all of full age.
FREDERICK POFF made his will at age 65. He named his daughter, MARIAH CATHERINE CHREST. Named his daughter, MARGARET BRETSH. Named his daughter, DORATHA RESH. Named his granddaughter, DORATHA POFF. To daughter, MARGRET BRETSH, DORATHA RESH and granddaughter DORATHA POFF. Appointed ANDREW BALTS as sole executor. Will dated 20 November 1854.
/s/ Frederick Poff
Witnesses: Waterman Johnson of Depauville and John D. Young of Orleans and Ludwig Hausz
Will proved: 10 January 1855.
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 302.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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