In the matter of the estate of GEORGE FARNHAM of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 13 November 1858, MARIA FARNHAM of Watertown petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
HENRY E. FARNHAM
PHILIP P. FARNHAM, all of Watertown, NY
GEORGE L. FARNHAM of Syracuse, NY
ABIGAIL SCRIBNER, wife of HENRY SCRIBNER of Des Moines, Iowa, all children of the deceased and of full age.
MARIA FANRHAM of full age, widow of the deceased.
GEORGE FARNHAM made his will at age 60, less from the date of this instrument until the 16th day of May next. Named his wife, MARIA, and named her executor. Named his children: NATHANIEL, GEORGE L., THADDEUS, ABIGAIL, HENRY E., PHILIP P.
Will dated 5 April 1856. /s/ George Farnham
N.B. my wishes would be to be buried in Masonic form if my Brethren should think we worthy of the rites.
Witnesses: James H. Meigs and Henry S. Munson, both of Watertown, NY.
Will proved: 20 December 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 6, p. 188.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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