In the matter of the estate of GARDNER WOOD of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
ADAM W. WALRATH of Brownville, general guardian of JOHN G. WOOD, a minor and son of the deceased, stated that GARDNER WOOD deceased on 8 September 1855 in Clayton, NY, a natural death, and without a will. Petition filed 20 Sept. 1855.
Heirs/next of kin:
HELEN M. WALRATH, wife of CHRISTOPHER WALRATH of full age
JOHN G. WOOD, a minor of the deceased
BATHSHEBA D. WOOD
CHARLIE WOOD, minors having no general guardian, all of Clayton, and children of the deceased
ARABELLA WOOD of Lowville, Lewis Co., NY, child of WILLIAM W. WOOD, deceased and she is a grandchild of the deceased, and a minor having no general guardian.
Jefferson Co., NY Estate Papers, Box W 1-3/5.
NOTE: Gardner Wood died 8 Sept. 1855 at 63 years of age and is buried in the Stone Mill Cemetery.
Bethsheby Wood, wife of Gardner, died 9 July 1853 at 46 years, 1 m 18 days and is buried in the Stone Mill Cemetery.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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